Extra-curricular Activities and Clubs

At Nashua Catholic, learning does not begin and end in the classroom.  We believe that involvement in extracurricular activities helps to inspire.

Students are encouraged to discover interests beyond the classroom and that is why we offer a a broad spectrum of extra-curricular activities includes clubs from drama to chess, MathCounts to writing, service to Minecraft.

 

Art Club

Coordinator: TBD

Meets Tuesdays at 3:30 – 5:30

Fees Based

The art club is a place for students to expand their love and knowledge of art and the art world all while enhancing their skills. While some students may just want to try something new, others will be starting a portfolio for high school and beyond. All abilities are welcome.

Chess Club

Coordinator: Mr. Bourne

Meets Wednesdays

chessclubThis challenging and fun club is open to all students are welcome to participate, from beginners to experts.  Learn new skills, compete against other students, and meet new friends.  Get your game on and join the fun!

 

Caritas Christi

Coordinator: Mrs. Kirkwood, Mrs. Maloney

Meets in the Leadership Room on the  first and the third Wednesdays of the month.

hearts to hands clubThe Caritas Christi Club will hold their meetings  from 2:45 – 3:30  All may join for the year or a project.  Drop ins are welcome. It is NEVER too late to join our club – listen for upcoming meeting announcements. All are welcome to join! This promises to be a banner year for our club, and it speaks volumes about the compassion of our students. Obviously, this begins at home. Thanks for sharing these great young students with us here at Nashua Catholic. Kudos moms and dads!

 

Destination Imagination Team

Coordinators: Mrs. Cohen and Emily Cohen ’13

This is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic Challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning.

Drama Club/Wildcat Theatre

Coordinator: Miss Daigle

Wildcat Theatre is one of Nashua Catholic’s most popular clubs and  allows students to be able to express themselves creatively.  The Wildcat Theatre performs a yearly musical and welcomes experienced and budding thespians to join this club. All acting parts include singing.

Students participate in many different ways: stage crew, props, or singing/acting.

For more information or to sign up visit the Wildcat Theatre page or email Miss Daigle at ldaigle@ncrjhs.net.

MakerSpace

Coordinator: Mr. Winkelmann

Meets Fridays in the Study Hall

MathCounts Club and Team

Coordinator: Ms. Andolina

Meets Fridays in room 407 from  3:00 – 4:00

math-club

The MathCounts Club is open to all 7th and 8th graders interested in honing their math skills. Students will work through problems individually and in groups.

Students also compete in regional MatchCounts competitions.  Last year our team placed 5th in the 2016 Southern New Hampshire competition.

 

Minecraft Club

Coordinator: TBD

Meets Mondays in the Computer Lab from 2:45 – 4:15

Minecraft-ClubJoin the Nashua Catholic Minecraft Club where we mine, explore, and share strategies in the wide world of Minecraft.

This fun club is ideal for experts and those learning the game.

 

Movie Making Club

Join the Movie Making Club and explore film making and digital media production.   Members will learn practical film skills including script-writing, directing, camera operation, video editing, and acting and performance skills. This fun and innovative club will allow budding videographers, directors, and producers to express themselves creatively while gaining valuable 21st century hands-on skills.  No experience needed!

Coordinator: Mr. Cohen

Thursdays 3-4pm in room 403

Running Club

Coordinator: Mr. Abercrombie

 

Ski Club

Coordinator: Mr. Farris 

ski-clubNashua Catholic’s Ski Club travels to Pats Peak for five Mondays in February and March.  Students will leave Nashua Catholic at 2:30 and return back to school at 7:00 PM.  Transportation will cost $20 per trip.

 

There is a separate fee for this activity.

For more information on Ski Club click here.

Student Council

Coordinator: Mrs. Matson-Champagne and Mrs. Gauvin

Meets in room 303 on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.

The student council’s mission is to promote school unity and spirit through collaboration and events. Meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month in the cafe from 3:00 – 3:30.

Student Council Page

Writing Club

Coordinator: Mrs. Pinsonneault

All 7th and 8th graders interested in writing are encouraged to participate.  The group helps develop creativity and nurtures our student’s love of the written word.  Projects include poems, stories, as well as a project where students develop, edit, and write stories for the Nashua Telegraph’s Educational section.

Yearbook Club

Coordinator: Mrs. Moore

Yearbook Recognition Ads are now available! If you’re interested in placing an ad in this year’s yearbook, please click here to download the instruction form, and to learn more about designing your very own ad! 

Meets the 2nd Friday of each month in the Computer Lab from 2:45 – 4:45.

Our meetings will typically be 1-2 Fridays per month.  Students will also be able to work on the yearbook at home, as they will have their own individual sign-in to the web-based system used to create the yearbook.
 
Please contact Betsy Moore at betsymoore@comcast.net with questions.  If I’m given your student’s name and school email, I can setup a Pictavo account.
 
The club will be fun, and we will using our creativity to explore the world of graphic design!
 
Parents who have photos of student events, please share them with me at betsymoore@comcast.net
The more photos, the better!  Please send as many as you can.