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 Groups & Competitions

​Mother of Sorrows School offers programs to students in order to enhance the learning experience. These programs are offered both in school and as extracurricular activities.

Students in third through eighth grade are permitted to audition for our drama club productions.
English Festival
Students in fourth through eighth grade participate in the English Festival, where they choose to read for fun and compete as a team.
Fast Fit
A speed and agility course for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. This program occurs after school.
Junior Achievement
Students in kindergarten through eighth grade have an opportunity to learn sound business sense with our Junior Achievement program. This is a specially designed program that bring our communities closer to our schools as the children learn skills that will translate into the business world they are working towards.
This after school program is offered to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students have an opportunity to broaden their love of science through varying projects.
Students in fourth through eighth grade may participate in any of three math competitions. These Mathletes meet and practice after school as they prepare to go to visit local universities and colleges to compete.
Music Lessons, Band, and Choir
Mother of Sorrows School offers instrument lessons and the opportunity to become a part of the school band. In addition, students may also join the Children's Choir, which performs at the weekly school liturgies.
Newspaper Club
Open to all students in fifth through eighth grade, this club meets once a week three times a month, after school, to create our Mother of Sorrows School newspaper.
Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS)
Sixth and eighth grade students participate in numerous science fairs including, but not limited to, the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS). We have found that this gives students a chance to learn the process, run the process, and employ the process of practical uses of the scientific method.
Students in seventh and eighth grade may join the Robotics Team. Our Robotics Team spends two to three months building, programming, and perfecting their robots in order to take them to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for a robotics competition.
Student Government
Students in fourth through eighth grade may run for student government in an effort to effectively change their own educational environment.