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Extracurriculars Overview

St. Raphael School encourages its students to develop their existing interests or discover new ones by participating in extracurricular activities. Extracurriculars help to develop the whole child, fosters friendships, and enhances physical and intellectual skills, all while complementing what is learned within the classroom.

Registration for many of our extracurricular activities can be found on our Ongoing Registrations page.


Art Club





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Newspaper club allows students to show case their writing, artistic and creative talents while also working as a team to combine their efforts into one publicaiton. Key benefits include learning varied writing techniques, organizational skills and deadline accountability. Students are responsible for their newspaper folder, subject interviews, questionnaire polls and event notes. This is a cross curricular club offering students an opportunity to enhance skills and have a voice in their school community. 

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Student Council

The St. Raphael School Student Council is a group of students striving to live out their Catholic faith through service to others.  As a service group, its primary purpose is to encourage all students to reach their full spiritual, intellectual, physical, and emotional potential.  It works toward this goal through a variety of efforts and activities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Modeling strong Catholic morals and virtues that mirror the example of the Ultimate Teacher, Jesus Christ;
  • Representing St. Raphael students (Kindergarten through Eighth grade) before the school’s faculty and administration;
  • Facilitating the sharing of ideas among students, faculty, and administration;
  • Organizing service activities to benefit the school, its students, and the community;
  • Promoting positive school spirit and pride;
  • Promoting safety among all students and throughout the school;
  • Coordinating and promoting social activities;
  • Building character, fostering a strong sense of self-worth, and cultivating responsibility and leadership skills in student leaders through service to others.

Service through student government is considered a privilege and a responsibility at St. Raphael School.  As such, students seeking leadership positions are expected to meet high expectations in personal conduct and commitment to excellence.

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Yearbook Club

Yearbook club is open to seventh- and eighth-grade students interested in creating the annual school yearbook. Meetings are held monthly in the early part of the year but increase to weekly as deadlines approach. Students have the opportunity to learn the many components of putting together a keepsake that documents the life of the school.


Contact the instructor or Lara Roach in the school office for more information.