Activities & Clubs

At Saint Katharine of Siena School we offer a variety of activities and clubs that are held either during school or after school. Concert Band, visual arts, community service, forensics, sports and craft club are just a few of the activities available to our students. We welcome ideas or suggestions for new programs that will help enhance each child’s experience at SKS.

SKS Chess is back!

Practice your chess skills with new program moderator Mr. Gavin, where players will challenge each other and learn more about the game . Click here for registration information and program details.

Snapology Winter Session

Practice your engineering skills in Snapology, where students will design and build robots to be used for rescue tasks. Click here for registration information and program details.

Irish Dance through CYO

We are excited to announce that SKS Irish Dance is open for registration. Cost for the program is $185.

Irish Dance is Open to Grades K – 8.  Practices will be every Thursday starting January 4th.   Be on the lookout for additional information about practice dates and times in the coming weeks.

The Irish Dance Recital will take place on March 7th  followed by the Philadelphia St Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday March 10th.   Marianne Lauber and Eleanor Daddesi will reach out to update everyone as you register!

Registration Link:  https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/407646

Registration will close Thursday January 4th!

Pack 219 Cub Scouts

Our SKS Parish sponsors a Cub Scout program (Pack 219) for boys kindergarten through fifth grade. We are a welcoming pack, focused on individual growth, the outdoors, camaraderie, as well as service to God and Country. We welcome those with no Cub Scout experience at all, in addition to Cub Scouts crossing over from other packs. We typically host one pack meeting per month in the SKS Cafeteria and one fun activity per month. Join us! Please email skspack219@gmail.com if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you soon.

SKS Math Olympiad Club

Join us for a Math Olympiad (MOEMS) program at SKS for 4th, 5th and 6th graders.  MOEMS (moems.org) is a worldwide math competition program, with over 120,000 students from every state and 39 countries participating.  The objectives of MOEMS are to teach multiple strategies for outside-the-box problem solving, develop mathematical flexibility in solving those problems, and foster mathematical creativity and ingenuity through challenging competitions. Click here for program information and registration. 

SKS CYO Dance Team

We are excited to announce our brand new SKS Wildcats Dance Team to CYO Winter Sports.  Open to Grades 1 -4The dance team will learn energetic dance routines to perform at the SKS basketball games and various school functions!  Practices will be held after school on Wednesdays, games will be on the weekends.

Bring your energy and get ready to show us your dance moves! Registration Link https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/405387

Registration will close December 6th

SKS Concert Band

SKS and Mrs. Twohig offer instrumental lessons for 4th -8th grades

Instrument choices are:    Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone horn

Lessons will be held during the student’s general music class, 30 minute lesson once a week. The day and time of the lesson will change when they are preparing for Tableau. There for, I will be assessing the student and will be giving them their music grade on their report card. Click here for the registration and signup information.

Craft Club

Join your k-5 friends for crafts, snacks and fun! Click here for the April 2024 program flyer.

Lego Club

Enjoy construction and engineering with all kinds of Lego kits! Click here for the program registration and information.

Homework Club

An after-school program that provides a structured and supportive environment for students to complete homework, work on projects, or study for tests while receiving academic assistance and organizational tips. Click here for the information and spring registration flyer.

SKS Parish Children’s Choir

Any SKS student in grades 1st – 8th grade is welcome to join the St. Katharine of Siena parish Children’s Church Choir. We will rehearse every Tuesday during lunch in the library. The kids will sing and lead the worship two times a month at the 9:30 am Mass. Please see the flyer attached for the fall/winter Mass dates.

After School Sports

Mrs. Marchese is ready for our spring season of the after-school sports program for kindergarten through 4th grade students. If your child likes to play games and intramural sports, this is the place for them! Click here for the program registration and information.

STEM Club

Students are invited to join the SKS STEM Club which meets every other Thursday after school. Miss Miller helps students with building challenges, designing, use of technology and more! The program flyer and registration link is here.

Tosti Basketball Clinic

The Tosti basketball clinics will be held in March, April and May for anyone who wants to work on their skills! For more information click here.

SKS Choir

The SKS Choir is open to students in third through eighth grade. The choir rehearses once per month during lunch recess, and has five opportunities to sing this school year! The SKS Choir sings a mix of sacred and secular music. In addition to learning songs by rote, singers will learn the basics of music theory and music reading. If your child would like to sing in the choir, please fill out this form to enroll him or her by September 15, 2023. Please click here for the schedule. Singers are expected to attend all five choir events. Please make note that the Spring Cultural Arts Night and 8th Grade Graduation will take place on weekday evenings. Do not hesitate to reach out to me at sburman@sksschool.org with any questions!
All the best,
Sean Burman
Music Teacher

CYO Sports

Students who are interested in sports can join their teammates on the SKS parish CYO teams. Click here for the program registration and information.

Altar Servers

This ministry is open to all boys and girls of the parish in grades 5 through 8. Some continue while in high school. A desire to serve, responsibility, responsiveness and reverence are traits sought in a server.

Youth servers will typically have 4-5 weekday (6:30 AM or 8:00 AM) assignments during the school year; for weekends, it is usually one every four weeks or so. Servers are expected to arrive 15 minutes before Mass and stay for about 10 minutes after Mass in performing their duties.

Click here for the program information.