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ANIME CLUB
Description: The club mission is to explore anime and manga as modes of artistic expression and give a view into their pop culture significance. It’s also an opportunity for students to share and collaborate on their own original anime ideas and art work as well as develop and improve their skills.
Meetings: Once a month to bi-monthly on Tuesdays and Open Studio
Qualifications: Application required. Open to students in grades 9-12 who have an interest in anime and manga. There is no art class requirement.
Enrollment Deadline: Open
Leadership Opportunities: None

BEOWULF PLAYERS
Description: To develop and further theatrical training through experience and competition in the field of dramatic arts. All students are welcome. Students may qualify to become members of Saint Francis Catholic Academy’s Troupe 7202 of the International Thespian Society.
Meetings: Rehearsals as needed before competitions and school-wide performances.
Qualifications: Any interested student in grades 9-12 may compete with the ITS Troupe and audition for school performances.
Enrollment Deadline: Audition and competition dates will be posted throughout the year
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations

CHORUS
Description: The Saint Francis Chorus performs at both our Fall and Spring Fine Arts Nights and leads music for our weekly liturgies.
Meetings: Chorus is a class and members must be registered.
Qualifications: Any interested student with a desire to sing in an ensemble.
Enrollment Deadline: Open

CONCERT BAND
Description: The Saint Francis Concert Band performs at both our Fall and Spring Fine Arts Nights. Students can participate in regional competitions such as the All-County Bank, MPA and Solo and Ensemble competitions.
Meetings: Concert Band is a class and members must be registered.
Qualifications: Any interested student with a desire to play a musical instrument.
Enrollment Deadline: Open

INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY
Description: To develop and further theatrical training through experience and competition in the field of dramatic arts. All students are welcome. Students may qualify to become members of Saint Francis Catholic Academy’s Troupe 7202 of the International Thespian Society.
Meetings: Rehearsals as needed before competitions and school-wide performances.
Qualifications: Any interested student in grades 9-12 may compete with the ITS Troupe and audition for school performances. To be recognized as a member of the International Thespian Society students must meet the standards set by the International Thespian Society and the faculty advisor. See advisor for details.
Enrollment Deadline: Audition and competition dates will be posted throughout the year. ITS inductions take place in the spring.
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations

LA SOCIEDAD HONORIA HISPANICA
Description: “San Francisco Javier” is the SFCA chapter of this national honor society sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The purpose of the chapter is to recognize high achievement in Spanish, to promote interest in the Hispanic studies, and to tutor students who are having difficulty in Spanish.
Meetings: Four times per year; members are available to tutor students who request help.
Qualifications: Students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters of high school Spanish with an “A” average and have an overall GPA of 3.0 to be eligible to join. Students must exhibit exceptional character, leadership, cooperation, honesty, service and commitment to others.
Enrollment Deadline: Invitations are issued during the third quarter, followed by an induction ceremony.
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer are elected. All officers must be taking Spanish class.

LATIN CLUB
Description: The purpose of the Latin Club is to promote the understanding of Latin culture, language and civilization, and to invite students to participate to classical competitions all over the country.
Meetings: At least five in each semester.
Qualifications: Enrollment in Latin class is required.
Enrollment Deadline: By Latin Regionals (end of January)
Leadership Opportunities: President, 1st Vice-President, 2nd Vice-President, Parliamentarian, Publicities, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian.
Activities: Turkey Challenge, before Thanksgiving, to raise money for Catholic Charities; Regional (January) and State (April) Latin Forum, Toga Day.

LATIN HONOR SOCIETY
Description: The purpose of Latin Honor Society is to award students who prove themselves scholars in Latin, and are active participants in Wolves Latin Club.
Qualifications: All members must meet the requirements set by the Latin Club Constitution. See advisor for details.
Enrollment Deadline: Invitations are issued at the end of third quarter, followed by an induction ceremony.

MU APLHA THETA
Description: Mu Alpha Theta is an international secondary and community college mathematics honor society. Its purpose is to stimulate further interest in mathematics. Opportunities exist for interested students to compete in math competitions. Students also act as peer tutors to help other students in math.
Meetings: As needed. For math competitions, weekly practices are required.
Enrollment Deadline: Mu Alpha Theta inductions are held in the Spring.
Qualifications: Students who have an unweighted 3.5 grade average in math classes taken in high school and teacher recommendation are invited.
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Peer Tutors.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Description: The Saint Francis Wolves Chapter is a chartered member of the National Honor Society. The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals to recognize academic achievement while encouraging the positive attributes of service to community, worthy leadership, and the development of citizens of good character.
Meetings: Monthly or as needed
Qualifications: Students, no earlier than the end of their sophomore year with at least two semesters completed at SFCA, who hold an overall weighted GPA of 3.75 or higher are eligible to apply. Applications are evaluated by the faculty on Scholarship, Leadership, Character, Service and Faith.
Enrollment Deadline: Invitations to apply are issued during the third quarter, followed by an induction ceremony.
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chaplain

PALS LEADERSHIP CLUB
Description: The PLC is a club where students can learn leadership skills, acquire stress management techniques, develop greater problem solving strategies and provide support to peers. Students will have the opportunity to implement creative ideas in the group for the benefit of others. The PALS motto is “No One Sits Alone”.
Meetings: Weekly on Monday, at 3:15 pm
Qualifications: Any interested student aspiring to gain leadership skills.
Enrollment Deadline: Open

PEP BAND
Description: The Saint Francis Pep Band performs at all home football games and pep rallies.
Meetings: After school, as needed, during football season
Qualifications: Any interested student with the ability to play a musical instrument
Enrollment Deadline: Open

RUNNING CLUB
Description: The Running Club consists of students who want to learn and participate in running experiences. Students will run, strength train and learn together. They will support each other in their running goals and other aspects to build community.
Meetings: Daily
Qualifications: Any interested student with a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0.
Enrollment Deadline: Open
Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice President and Race Directors.

SPANISH CLUB
Description: The purpose of Spanish Club is to promote interest in Spanish language and cultures.
Meetings: Four times per year
Qualifications: Members must be currently enrolled in a Spanish class (Saint Francis or FLVS), or have completed the highest level of Spanish, or be of Hispanic background. Officers must be enrolled in Spanish class in the year they hold office.
Enrollment Deadline: Open
Leadership Opportunities: Four officers are elected

STUDENT AMBASSADORS
Description: Saint Francis Student Ambassadors are a small group of students dedicated to the positive promotion of Saint Francis Catholic Academy. They serve as liaisons between the current Saint Francis community and prospective students. The Student Ambassador’s main job is to be a helpful, friendly face for the new freshmen and transfer students on their first day of school and for the remainder of the school year. Student Ambassadors may be asked to volunteer for Open House,
Freshman & Transfer Orientation, Back to School Night, Partner School Visits, Speaking after mass
Meetings: As needed and prior to events
Qualifications: Open to students interested in promoting SFCA. Application is required, Ambassadors are chosen by the Administration
Enrollment Deadline: Open

STUDENT GOVERNMENT
Description: Student Government is composed of students who are interested in leadership opportunities and value the role of being a leader, as well as, having the chance to make a difference. Members include Honor Society representatives, Club representative and Class Officers. Student Council is an organization of Class Officers, elected officers from each class who provide leadership in student activities. Student Council act as the liaison with school administration on
matters of policy, school spirit and community service. Freshman Orientation, Homecoming activities, Catholic Schools Week, Prom, Mini Dance Marathon for Children’s Miracle Network and collections for Catholic Charities are some of the projects coordinated by the organization. The Student Council strives to promote harmonious relations throughout the school.
Meetings: The Student Council meets every first and third Wednesday; more often for planning larger events. Student Government meets the first Wednesday of each month with Student Council.
Class Officer Qualifications: Registered student at Saint Francis Catholic Academy for the school year they will represent, minimum GPA of 2.5, satisfactory recommendations, good standing with the Dean’s Office, an interview and election by class.
Enrollment Deadline: Elections for officers of the sophomore, junior and senior classes are held in the spring of the previous year. Current freshman class elections take place in the fall after freshman retreat.
Leadership Opportunities: Each grade elects a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Historian. Each Honor Society and Club elects/appoints an SGA representative. Student Council participates in leadership workshops through the annual FASC (Florida Association of Student Councils) State Conference and District 2 of the FASC of which they are continuous members.

TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY
Description: This music honor society is designed for students wanting to show pride in their accomplishments as musicians. Tri-M members help find new avenues of performance as well as participate in annual service projects.
Meetings: One meeting quarterly
Qualifications: Be enrolled and active in a music=based class maintaining a grade of “B” or better.
Enrollment Deadline: Four weeks prior to Spring induction ceremony.
Leadership Opportunities: Officers elected by members.

WOLFBOTICS
Description: The purpose of this team is to increase teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills through building and programming robots. Team members are expected to contribute a significant amount of their after-school time towards their project between August and March. Students participate in regional competitions and can qualify for competition on the international
level. Students are also expected to work when the team hosts an event called Swamp Stomp for younger students as a fundraiser.
Meetings: Meetings schedule is at least weekly. Students will meet more often during build season (January to March).
Qualifications: Open to interested students. No previous skills with engineering or programming needed.
Enrollment Deadline: During Fall Semester.
Leadership Opportunities: Leadership roles in design, programming, controls, documenting, organization, and business.

YEARBOOK: LUPI
Description: LUPI is Saint Francis Catholic Academy’s student-produced yearbook. Under faculty supervision, students write journalistic styled pieces, take photographs, learn business management, and arrange the layout of the pages.
Meetings: During class and outside of class as scheduled
Qualifications: Journalism I/Yearbook: interested students with a grade of 80 or higher in English II; Journalism II/Yearbook: approval of the instructor
Enrollment Deadline: During course selection in the spring
Leadership Opportunities: Journalism II/ Yearbook gives students an opportunity to act in positions of leadership. From this group the Editor-in-chief, Business Manager, Photo Editor, Copy Editor, and Section Editors are selected.

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