Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
If you see a club you are interested in or would like to learn more about, email the moderator for meeting dates and information!
- Best Buddies
- Campus Ministry
- Chess Club
- CrossRoads (Music Ministry)
- Dance Company
- French Club
- Film Club
- Freshman Forum
- Italian Club
- Junior Classical League
Best Buddies is dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. For individuals within this community, Best Buddies helps them form meaningful friendships with their peers, secure successful jobs, live independently, improve public speaking, self-advocacy and communications skills, and feel valued by society.
Mrs. Alex Sarich & Mrs. Mary-Kate O'Mara
The Chess Club aims to improve critical thinking skills, build camaraderie, and master the game of Chess, a universal game of strategy. Check your skills and meet some mates.
Mr. Ron Wohlert
Vocalists, musicians/instrumentalists, and composers call others to witness Christ through their humble performances at various liturgies and community events throughout the year.
Mr. Michael McCormack
Our competitive and performance-based dance company consists of well-trained dancers and provides them with opportunities to continue their passion during and after school hours. Dancers interested must be able to execute various technical dance skills in order to be a member. Students can sign up for elective dance classes during their school day to help with their competitive edge. Dancers who remain in the Dance Company through their Senior year have the opportunity to be inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.
Ms. Maria Virginio
President: Kristina Franco '20
Vice President: Lily Coniglio '21
As students discover the rich culture within the French-speaking world, they explore its diversity and participate in service projects, benefitting charities within the French community.
Ms. May Basse
To develop an eye for film, students critique new releases, directors’ styles, news, and favorites within genres during discussion sessions.
MS. jennifer Demchar
As students discover the rich culture within the Italian-speaking world, they explore its diversity and participate in service projects, benefitting charities within the Italian-speaking community.
Dedicated to promoting an appreciation of classical Greco-Roman civilization and culture, the JCL participates in a variety of academic, service, and social events.
MRS. BRENDA NATIELLO
Moderator: Mrs. Jennifer Bernardo
Grades Eligible: 9-12
Qualifications for Acceptance:
- Students are eligible for membership after participation in two local tournaments
- GPA: No “C” allowed in order to travel
DUES: $75/YEAR PLUS TRAVEL EXPENSEs
President: Jessica Uvino
Interp: Samantha Paradella
Oratory: Janey Gauthier
Congress: David Charles
Debate: John Hunschofsky and Michael Anise
- liturgical Art & Environment
- Raider Review
- Raiders for Life
- Recycling Corps
- Silver Knights
- Table Tennis
- Veritas (Yearbook)
- Witnesses for Christ (Liturgical Ministry)
Collaborating in a student/teacher environment, the committee not only creates original works of art for each liturgy throughout the year but also transforms our gymnatorium into a sacred space for worship during mass.
MR. MICHAEL MCCORMACK
Every Monday, Interact offers students an opportunity to volunteer and to receive service hours at the Jack and Jill Children’s Center, an underprivileged day care center in the heart of Fort Lauderdale. By playing, reading, and engaging with the children, students mature into compassionate individuals with a heart for service.
Mrs. Marianne Jones
Raider Review provides an opportunity to cultivate skills as a writer, editor, photographer, and videographer while members research stories, conduct interviews, compile content, compose articles, and design the page layouts that are featured on our newspaper’s site, www.raiderreview.org. Active club members may become eligible to apply for membership in the Quill & Scroll International Honor Society during their second year of club participation.
Mrs. Helena Asquini
Promoting the value of life from womb to the tomb, students partner with the Respect Life Office to sponsor service projects such as diaper drives and to participate in the Life Chain, March for Life, and 40 Days for Life.
Ms. Michaela Ecker
Our students prevent recyclable waste from contributing to our landfills by collecting items from recyclable containers in each classrooms. The Recycling Corps assigns students to specific classrooms to retrieve the material.
Mrs. Aimee Lowe
This prestigious award recognizes outstanding students leaders who have not only maintained good grades but also who have unselfishly applied their special knowledge and talents to contribute significant service to their schools and communities.
The application process is open to high school seniors. Winners will receive $2,000 and a round-trip airplane ticket from American Airlines.
Mrs. Karen Krugman
Mrs. Jeanne Mingarelli
Yearbook, a club and an elective course during the year, affords marketable experience in print media publishing, as they work toward the creation, marketing, and sale of Veritas, the Saint Thomas Aquinas yearbook.
Mrs. Stacey Rosonow
Witnesses for Christ, a liturgical ministry, allows students to profess their faith publicly by responding to Jesus’s call to serve in ministry to the spiritual and sacramental needs of the STA family.