Junior High/High School

Academic Challenge
This group of students compete in Academic Challenge meets against other schools. Students knowledge is tested in many academic subjects. The team practices during lunch. Questions? Please contact the JH advisor Mrs. Carolyn Meyer at cmeyer@ncsmail.org or HS advisor Jennifer Thobe at jthobe@ncsmail.org.

Class Officers
Class officers are elected by the students of each class. The class officers consist of president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer.

Eucharistic Ministers
All seniors have the choice to become a Eucharistic Minister, someone who distributes Eucharist at weekly and weekend masses.

Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation
HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service, and innovation. Each year one Sophomore is picked to attend the HOBY conference. To be picked you must write an essay about an assigned topic.

Mass Coordinators
Mass Coordinators are juniors that assist the Presider by preparing for weekly NCS school masses.

Math Counts

Mock Trial
May it please the Court. Mock Trial provides high school students with an opportunity to experience the ever day proceedings of the United States judicial system by critically thinking, reading, writing, and discussing about the original court case offered annually by the Ohio Center for Law Related Education (OCLRE).

Model UN
Ohio Model U.N. is a program put on by Ohio Leadership Institute and is held yearly in Columbus, Ohio. Over 1,000 students participate by researching, writing and presenting a resolution for an issue relating to their assigned nation. A resolution are evaluated by their peers and selected based on how well it is written, nature of the problem, and who well it is debated. In 2016, St. Paul won best resolution out of 200 resolutions submitted.

National Honor Society
To be a National Honor Society member, one must excel in leadership, academics, character, and community service. They must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA to be considered, fill out an application listing leadership roles and community service, and be a junior or senior. The faculty chooses members based on these applications. Once a member, they are to help with various service activities throughout the community and continue to be good leaders.

Prom Committee
Prom Committee is a group of junior students that meet at lunch and help plan prom.

Retreat Team Leaders
Each year, every class goes on retreat. Retreat Team Leaders help plan them. When the retreat takes place, the leaders lead a small group and/or give a speech. For the freshmen retreat, seniors are leaders. For the sophomore retreat, juniors and seniors can be leaders. For Kairos (the senior retreat), seniors are leaders. They apply during their junior year and are picked by the adult team members.

Robotics Team (VEX ROBOTICS)
The 2017-2018 school year will be the rookie year for the team which will be comprised of 9-12 grade students. The program will be run from mid October through February, with some possible activities through the end of April. This activity will be held primarily after school with some Saturdays. This program will provide students an opportunity to think out side the box and use hand tools in the construction of their robot. The programing is JAVA based, which is used in multiple types of robotics applications in the real world. Interested students should go to SIGN ME UP and complete the form. In order to sign up the student should be running Google Chrome and be signed in to their xxx@ncsmail.org account. You can also go to ABOUT VEXEDR, to learn more about the robot parts, pieces, programming, and what to expect.

Rocket Team

Want to be a rocket scientist? Well, you can at SPH with the Team America Rocketry Challenge! It's a fun national competition where students in grades 7-12 will use computers, science & math to compete against 700 other teams from across the USA. Students will work in small groups to design, build, and fly their own rocket to meet a very exact challenge issued by the Aerospace Industries of America. The top 100 teams go to Washington DC every spring to fly for a national championship. What better way to be a Flyer than flying rockets!

Student Ambassadors
The Student Ambassador program is invaluable to our school. Our student ambassadors assist with community service projects, special events hosted by our school, prospective students and shadow days, and most importantly, are representatives of our school. Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to apply for this program.

"I was an Ambassador when I was in school. It set me up for the development work I am currently working on." Fr. Eric Schild, Class of 1998

Student Council
Student Council consists of four elected officers (pres., vp, sec., treas.) and class representatives. Student Council sponsors several events throughout the year such as Homecoming and Spirit Week.

Team Managers
Team managers help coaches and players by keeping statistics, assisting with organization, and doing other odds and ends. Managers receive sports letters at the end of the season.

Teens Encounter Christ
This is open to juniors and seniors. It is a spiritual retreat held in Carey, Ohio, several times a year. There are individual TECs for boys and girls. To find dates and information, or to sign up, see Mrs Krystowski or Mrs. Fitzgerald.

Writing Club
The Writing Club meets during lunch and is open to all high school students. This group works to improve their own creative writing during lunch meetings and publishes the Writers Unblocked Literary Magazine. The group also holds readings at Sheri's Coffee House in Norwalk.

Writers Unblocked Literary Magazines