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 Veronica Lysaght at vlysaght@ncsmail.org.

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

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.

Junior High Math Counts 

Mock Trial
May it please the Court. Mock Trial provides high school students with an opportunity to experience the every 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. Resolutions are evaluated by peers and selected based on how well it is written, nature of the problem, and how 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, a student 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, all grade levels attend a class retreat. Retreat Team Leaders help plan and guide these religious retreats. Retreat leaders take part in small group discussions. The Freshmen retreat has Seniors as leaders. For the Sophomore retreat, Juniors and Seniors can be leaders. Kairos is the Senior Retreat. Seniors are leaders for this retreat. Application for leadership during Kairos occurs during their junior year and selection is done by the adult team members.

Robotics Team (VEX ROBOTICS)
The 2017-2018 school year was the rookie year for the team which is comprised of 9-12 grade students. The program runs 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 outside 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.

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 including 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, student should talk to their Theology Teacher.

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