Our students have the opportunity to learn teamwork, cooperation and more through a variety of activities conducted during, and outside the normal school day.

Academic Competitions

• Geography Bee – Grades 4-8
• Spelling Bee – Grades 4-8
• Bible Bowl – Grade 6
• Academic Team – Grades 7-8
• Model UN – Grades 7-8

Art Club

Students in Grades 4-8 are engaged in ceramics, painting and craft making experiences.


Instructional and advanced band classes are available as an elective two times per week during and after school for students in Grades 4 through 8.

Broadcasting Team

Students prepare and present morning announcements.


Students sing at school masses and prayer services.

Everybody Counts

Develops appreciation and respect for persons with disabilities for Kindergarten – Grade 5.

Girls’ Science Club

Visiting female scientists present programs to the girls and their mothers.

In Control

This program is designed for students in Grades 5-8 to teach the value of choosing chaste lifestyles. By demonstrating the value of self-respect and self-control, young people are given the tools necessary to remain chaste out of love for God, themselves, their families and their future spouse or vocation.

Kids Learn Theater (K.L.T.)

This program focuses on theater development and activities while preparing for a real production.

Magnified Giving

A philanthropy program for students in Grades 7 & 8.

Power of the Pen

Students develop and enhance their writing skills in preparation for a multi-school creative writing competition.

Science Club

Enriching science labs conducted after school.


• Girl Scouts – K-8
• Cub Scouts – Grades 2-5
• Boy Scouts – Grades 6-8


Service learning group led by students who are passionate at spreading God’s love to others.

Sports Programs

Any student attending JPIICS may play on the teams for St. Bartholomew Parish regardless of whether or not it is the family’s home parish:
• Fall: Basketball
• Winter: Girls’ Volleyball, Boys’ Basketball
• Spring: Boys’ Baseball, Boys’ Volleyball, Track

STEM Enrichment

Students work collaboratively on project-based lessons; in a hands-on way to solve real-world problems.

Student Council

The council emphasizes service and spirit.


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