Activities

Clubs & Activities

List of 20 items.

  • Best Buddies

    Best Buddies International is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Mount's chapter hosts bi-monthly luncheons, friendship circles, socialization activities, and more with students from local schools. Members also support their buddies at various state functions. Interested high school students must apply for admission.
  • Chess and Games Club

    The Chess and Games Club provide a supervised, non-competitive atmosphere where students can play a variety of games of their choice. The purpose is simply to have fun, be with friends and make new friends. This club is open to students of any grade level and new 7th and 9th grades are particularly encouraged to attend.
  • Civil War Roundtable Club

    The Civil War Roundtable Club meets bi-weekly to discuss issues associated with the Civil War. Debates touch on questions dealing with military, political, social as well as diplomatic history. The main theme that is developed during the meetings is the central role that race and slavery played in bringing on the war.
  • Dance

    The Dance program explores a variety of dance styles including modern, jazz, ballet, and tap through a performance based program. Students also gain experience in choreography and performance in different settings.
  • Drama Clubs

    There are two drama clubs, one organized for students in grades 7-9 and the other for students in grades 10-12. Each club presents two plays per year. The theater experience provides each student with an opportunity to learn about the importance of responsibility, interdependence, and cooperation. Students are encouraged to participate in all aspects of a production, from costume and set preparation, to sound and lights to acting.
  • Environmental Club

    This club provides extended opportunities for students interested in science. Activities are planned and coordinated by three student committees: environment; biology/medicine; and physical science (physics, engineering, aerospace, chemistry). Participation in field trips, environmental projects, and the RI Science Olympiad as well as expanded awareness provided by guest lecturers and films encompass some of the means by which the club attempts to accomplish its goal.
  • Foreign Language Club

    This Club offers students opportunities for a cultural awareness different from their own. It offers students the chance to utilize the Spanish and the French language in various activities throughout the year.
  • Handbell Choirs

    The Fine Arts Department offers the opportunity to participate in handbell choirs performing at school concerts. The advanced group of Excelsior Bells also performs in the community on a regular basis.
  • Intramural Flag Football

    The Intramural Flag Football Club is open to all students grades 7 - 12.  The club's season takes place in November and December
  • Jazz Band

    Jazz Band members are devoted to popular music of American heritage ranging from early swing to the most contemporary works found in the jazz-rock idiom. This group is made up of students from grades 7-12, are chosen for their proficiency, and perform at annual concerts.
  • Junior National Honor Society

    A service organization comprised of eighth and ninth graders who have a career grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 and who have been successfully evaluated on qualities of leadership, service and character. Eligibility is based on at least two semesters at MSC. Members of the Junior NHS provide service to the school, to their peers and to the community.
  • Math Team

    Mount Saint Charles Academy is a member of the Rhode Island Math League. The junior high belongs to the New England Math League. Competitions in contests, as well as the American High School Exam, provide an opportunity to refine mathematical skills.
  • Mock Trial

    Students play the roles of attorneys and witnesses based on the evidence and witness statements. Professional attorneys or judges serve as the presiding judges and juror/evaluators. Teams are evaluated on their ability to make a logical, cohesive and persuasive presentation, rather than on the legal merits of the case. Teams compete in actual courtrooms across R.I. beginning with the regional competitions. Regional winners compete for the state title and the chance to advance to the National high School Mock trial Championship.
  • Model Legislature

    MSC participates in the Rhode Island Model Legislature program, which provides a hands-on approach to the study of state government. Students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to create debate and enact model legislation and take on the roles of senators, representatives, and lobbyists. Students have the opportunity to compete on a state level for leadership positions.
  • National Art Honor Society

    This group promotes and encourages the visual arts in the school and the surrounding community. It seeks to aid members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in art.
  • National Honor Society

    A service organization comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors who have a career grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 and who have been successfully evaluated on qualities of leadership, service and character.
    NHS members serve as tutors in the peer-tutoring program, lead tours at the annual Open House, and provide service at many other events.
  • Photography Club

    Students interested in learning to master the basic functions of the camera (aperture, shutter speed, film speed, flash) and the elements of composition are invited to join this hands-on club. Workshops, photo exercise, and trips will be arranged to show students how to use a camera to its full potential and to manipulate the images using digital editing techniques. This club is open to all students from beginners to advanced levels.
  • Service Opportunity Depot

    SOD is an organization dedicated to volunteering and planning service opportunities for and through the Academy. This activity is open to all students and offers many opportunities to volunteer after school and on weekends at the school, nursing homes, soup kitchens, fundraisers, and many other events.
  • Ski/Snowboard Club

    The Ski/Snowboard Club is open to all students.  The club makes 3 to 4 visits annually to different ski mountains throughout New England.
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions

    The Mount chapter of S.A.D.D. is a positive support organization that advocates the importance of life and informs students about the reality of substance abuse. It is open to students in grades 7-12 and its goal is to participate in activities of the Rhode Island area that publicize the dangers of substance abuse.