Extracurricular Activities


Academic Decathlon
Sacramento Diocese Champions 2008-2023

The Junior High Academic Decathlon is a competition for students in grades 6-8.  There are ten events.  Two are collaborative team efforts – a logic quiz with 20 rigorous thinking problems, and a super quiz with 50 multiple choice questions on five broad academic themes.  The remaining eight events test individual knowledge of the Roman Catholic doctrine, English, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Current Events, Social Studies, and Fine Arts (Art and Music).  Awards are given for individual and team performance, and the winning school team


Art Club

Art Club Field Trip to ARC, Spring 2014

Art Club is currently on hold until the Covid pandemic restrictions are lifted.

St. Ignatius School supports each child’s creativity by offering the opportunity to participate in Art Club. The club is open to students in fifth through eighth grades. Art Club meets officially once a month, with occasional additional impromptu recess meetings to allow additional time to work on projects as needed.


St. Ignatius Chess Club

Students in first through eighth grade can join the St. Ignatius Chess Club.  Chess is a great game that can be enjoyed for an entire lifetime!  Club members can join as beginners and learn the game through the club. 



Magis Ministry

The mission of the Magis ministry is to do “the more” for the greater good of society and for the Greater Glory of God.  St.


Missoula Children’s Theater

St. Ignatius students participate in Missoula Children’s Theater Company once a year.  Our students spend many hours preparing for the culminating performances.


Soccer Club

While St. Ignatius School does not have a school soccer team, many families choose to participate in a soccer club operated by the River City Youth Soccer League.  Please follow this link to the club’s web page so you can learn about this organization.


STEM Classes

Explore the Lower Science classroom through structured, free choice STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities.   Each week will have a different topic focus.


Surgeon’s Club

Surgeon’s Club is an afterschool activity focusing on the anatomy of specific animals. This club is an introduction to dissection and a great resource for exploration. This club is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders, with a maximum of 20 students.