Secondary Division Clubs

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  • "Hurricanes" Team Managers

    The "Hurricanes" Team Managers is a club and a vital component of our interscholastic athletics program.  Student Managers are part of Junior Varsity and Varsity teams, and they provide support to coaches and athletic directors with everything regarding the team, travel, competitions, etc. They also work as a liaison between coach and team, assisting with communication, logistics and operational matters. They will work with any activities organized by the Athletic department including invitational tournaments and all sports awards ceremonies. - Advisor: Luis Camacho (Athletic Director)
     
  • Animal Allegiance Club

    For students who are passionate about helping animals, this club joins forces to help different organizations that promote and aid animals in need. (For students in grades 7-12) 
  • Art Club

    For students interested in art, this club allows an opportunity to delve further than the courses available through the curriculum, to learn and develop artistic skills, present work and celebrate art. (For students in grades 7-12) 
  • Chess Club

    This club promotes the growth of the chess program and aims to get students interested in becoming better players. It allows students the chance to play chess on a regular basis in the school library.   The club helps to plan, organize and implement one (1) yearly invitational or intramural tournaments.  (For students in grades 7 -12) 
  • Choir

    Students who are interested in vocal performances meet periodically during club days and some after school rehearsals. This ensemble performs in school functions and other events as requested.
  • Community Service Club

    This club provides opportunities for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding.  (For students in grades 7-12) 
  • Entrepreneurship Club

    For those interested in the world of business and startups, this club helps students channel their creativity, learn about business plans, meet entrepreneurs and try their hand at innovation, among other things.  (For students in grades 7-12)
  • Film Club

    At the Film Club students learn about film appreciation and script writing. They also organize the Saint John's School International Film Festival.  (For students in grades 9-12) 
  • Forensics in English

    It is the purpose of the English Forensics Club, through interscholastic contests in public speaking and in the dramatic arts, to prepare its members in the mechanics of the English language, in the effectiveness of oral presentations using persuasive methods, as well as to cultivate a wholesome spirit of competition. (For students in grades 7-12)
  • Forensics in Spanish (Oratoria)

    This club is dedicated to promoting interest and curiosity in Spanish and Latin American literature through annual competitions where participants study and create an original piece of work, reenact theater or read poetry. There is also a category where the student writes his/her own speech. Eighth grade students may be members of the club to gain experience, but cannot compete. This is a Spanish speaking club.(For students in grades 7-12)
  • French Club

    The French Club aims to plan and conduct events that celebrate the study of French language and culture.  It also continues to strengthen the partnership between Saint John’s and the Alliance Francoise.  (For students in grades 7 -12) 
  • French Honor Society

    The French Honor Society is an organization of students to recognize achievement in French and promote the study of French language and culture.  Membership is by invitation only, and students must have completed at least two years of French courses and demonstrate excellence in academics, service and dedication to the study of French.

  • Girls Who Code

    With the growth of STEM and coding in all fields of study, women continue to be underrepresented in these professions.  This club helps promote the study of programming and other related fields among girls and empowers those who are interested in pursuing careers in college and be successful in the future. (For students in grades 7-12)
  • International Thespian Society

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    This is the honor society for all students involved in the performing arts.  Any students in grades 7-12 may be invited to join based on commitment and level of excellence in the performing arts.  Eligibility for membership is determined by a point system based on participation in theater, both on-stage and backstage.
  • Investment Club

    For students who are interested in investment and wealth management, the group meets on designated days to learn about the world of finance, investment strategies, and professional fields and may actually conduct mock investments to implement what they are learning.  (For students in grades 7 -12)

  • Italian Club

    For students who are studying Italian and wish to engage and expand their understanding of Italian culture and history, while they have opportunities to further develop their Italian language skills.  (For students in grades 7-12) 
  • Journalism Club and "The Storm"

    The Saint John's School newspaper is a student activity moderated by a faculty member.  It is published approximately every two months and contains material contributed by students and faculty members of the school. (For students in grades 7-12)
  • Library Club

    This club offers students the opportunity to participate in carrying out activities held in the library as well as other tasks to keep the library up to date and organized.  Club members are involved in organizing such activities as the Visiting Author Program and A Night of Readers Theatre.  Students receive recognition through a merit point system which gives a special prize to the student with the most merit points at the end of the school year. (For students in grades  7-12)
  • Math Club

    This organization helps bring students together who are interested in mathematics. One of its foremost goals is to prepare students for participation in local interscholastic math competitions and participation in the AMC (American Math Competition.)  This club organizes participation in the Math Olympics.
  • Math Counts

    Math Counts is the nationwide math coaching and competition program for middle school students. It promotes student interest in math by making math achievement as challenging, exciting and prestigious as a school sport.
  • National Art Honor Society

    Students are inducted into this society based on service, leadership and ability.  Members are part of a national network of art students.  Membership is by invitation only and students must demonstrate a serious commitment to the visual and performing arts. 
  • National Honor Society

    Upon entry into 9th grade, all high school students are encouraged to aspire to membership in the National Honor Society. NHS members and faculty are committed to guiding students, through discussion and mentoring, in development of desirable qualities that will lead them to NHS membership eligibility. Membership eligibility is for students in grades 10-12) See the NHS By-laws  for more information.
  • National Junior Honor Society

    The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an organization of 7th, 8th and 9th grade students who are selected by a faculty council on the basis of strong scholarship (B+ average or better) and outstanding Character, Service, Leadership and Citizenship.  
  • Publications

    Perceptions (in English) and Perfiles (in Spanish), are the literary magazines of Saint John's School. Both publications are intended to be vehicles of literary and artistic expression for students. Students who work with these magazines, are provided with a hands-on experience in the basics of journalism.(For students in grades 7-12)
  • Robotics

    In our efforts to develop a Robotics’ Program, the Robotics Club will be part of the detailed three year integration plan.  Robotics is the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, structural disposition, manufacture and application of robots and computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. (For students in grades 7-12)
  • Science Bowl Team

    This team is for students interested in deepening their knowledge of traditional scientific subjects (biology, chemistry and physics).  The club members have the chance to represent Saint John's at local interscholastic competitions and meets to practice, study and train in the format of science bowl competitions. These students participate in the annual Saint John's School Scienc Bowl.
  • Science Club

    This organization brings students together who have special interests in the main scientific disciplines and related subjects. The club supports school iniatitives by requiring  members to participate and support events related to science in the community. These include Project H2O and World Water Day, Eco Escuelas as well as recycling and energy conservation initiatives. It also helps promote, support and engage students in topics related to science and create connections between the classrooom and real life application of scientific study. (for students grades 7-12)
    
  • SPECTRUM

    Stands for Sexuality, Pride, Education, Change, Truth, Respect and Unity Movement. This organization meets regularly to provide opportunities for all students, teachers and members of the community to gain understanding and strengthen the straight-LGTB alliance and create a safer, compassionate, respectful and more understanding environment for all people. (For students in grades 9-12)
  • Stock Market Game

    Students can join in teams of up to four (4) students to a virtual investment competition. (For students in grades 7-12)

  • Student Council

    The primary role of this organization is to sponsor projects and activities which stimulate spirit and improve the school, and to serve as a voice for student concerns.  Members of the Student Council include the President and Representatives of each class, plus the Council officers who are elected by the students in grades 8-11.  Students who are on either academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible to run for office. (For students in grades 7-12)
  • Technology Club

    The Technology Club at Saint John's School is comprised of a group of students with an interest in new technology trends and their impact on modern society. Members are active participants in integrating academic development with individual inquiry of research.   They work to bring students and school community members together by helping them relate to the latest technology trends and programs.  This club sponsors gaming events held on Saturdays with the proceeds donated to a worthwhile charity.  (For students in grades 7-12)
  • The Woman in Me Club

    An organization that helps create awareness of gender issues and promotes the interests and rights of women.  The club meets periodically and holds conferences, sponsors activities to support women organizations, and invites lecturers to help promote awareness.  (For students in grades 7-12)
  • UNICEF Club

    UNICEF is a leading humanitarian and development agency working globally for the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent nearly 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Working with and for children through adolescence and into adulthood requires a global presence whose goal is to produce results and monitor their effects. Child rights begin with safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflict and traverse the life cycle: pre-natal care for healthy births, clean water and sanitation, health care and education.  The Saint John’s School chapter supports and helps create awareness of the efforts conducted by UNICEF.  (For students in grades 7-12) 
  • Yearbook

    The publication of the school’s yearbook is a collaborative effort integrating student participation in the collection, editing and coordination of the production of the yearbook. Work schedule and meeting times vary throughout the year. (for students in grades 9-12)
The following conditions apply for clubs, organizations and teams which require students to travel outside of Puerto Rico, supervised by advisors:
  • Students with one grade of C- or lower, in the quarter preceding the trip, will not be allowed to miss school to go on any of these trips.
  • Students with excessive patterns of absences (5 school days or more in a quarter) may be excluded of participation.
  • Students may participate in a maximum (no more than) one (1) extracurricular activity per semester that requires travel outside of Puerto Rico.
Exceptions to the above policy will be considered and may be granted by the Principal.

Extra-Curricular Activities that Require Travel Outside of Puerto Rico

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  • Cultural Enrichment Travel

    Students may join a group of teachers on a journey to a designated region (multiple countries) of the world. Each year the trip is announced at the beginning of the school year and students and parents have the opportunity to attend orientation meetings where all details are explained.
  • Junior States of America Club

    The goal of this student run organization is to create political awareness.  The major activities of the club are student debates and problem solving activities.  Students must attend all meetings and fulfill requirements for membership. Some students from this club are selected to represent Saint John’s School at the JSA conference in VA.  (For students in grades 9-12)

  • Model United Nations Club

    The club’s purpose is to learn about the United Nations and to help students develop leadership and debate strategies.  Students study the UN’s parliamentary system and participate in debates and competitions held locally throughout the year.  Students have the chance to discuss current issues, represent international delegations and write viable resolutions designed to solve a “crisis.”  Once a year, distinguished delegates have the option to participate in the NAIMUN competitions in the U.S. and/or abroad.   (For students in grades 7-12) *note that while 7th and 8th graders may participate in the local competitions, only students in grades 9-12 are allowed to travel to the yearly competition in the U.S.
  • Organization of American States

    The O.A.S. Club consists of two (2) delegations of up to ten (10) students each who represent a different American country every year before the Organization of American States.  The members of a delegation participate in a model session held at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. in early December.  Throughout the first semester, members learn how to write resolutions, sharpen their ability to speak in public, learn to use parliamentary procedure as well as to work individually and as team members.  (For students in grades 9-12)
  • Space Academy

    Students are encouraged to attend Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama on a designated week during the second semester.  This program immerses campers into a 6-day experience that encourages teamwork, problem solving, communication skills and self-confidence.  It is directly based on the science curriculum that will be studied in 8th grade when they take physical science. (For students in grade 7)