To fulfill the school mission of "preparing students spiritually, academically, and socially to take personal responsibility for a lifetime of learning, service, faith and leadership," a variety of extra-curricular activities are available to students. Activities include but are not limited to:
Honor Guard, altar servers, choir, Student Council (see below), yearbook committee, Ice Cream Social, service projects, Spirit Week, Catholic Schools Week, Move-Up Day, Recognition Assembly, Las Posadas, after school sports (see below), after school enrichment (see Cougar Community School below), field trips, fundraisers, Language Fair, musicals/plays, instrumental ensembles, the Tucson Fall Fair, scouting (boys site), mass planning and participation, dances (see below), fine arts enrichment and special season events.
*Note: Some extracurricular activities may have specific requirements in order to participate. All student participation requires appropriate behavior and dress attire.
The Student Council is a representative group of elected students who work with their moderator and the principal to achieve certain goals related to the quality of student life. To be eligible to run for Student Council office (Grade 6-8), one must meet academic and leadership requirements. Student Council members must attend the Leadership Orientation and acknowledge their willingness to follow and support school procedures. View the Student Council Blog...
Student Council members include:
Executive Cabinent: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer
Representatives: 4th - 8th graders represent each homeroom
Jr. High Dances
Jr. High dances are held two to three times a year to develop social and community skills. Dances are for St. Cyril Junior High students only. Appropriate dress and behavior are required when attending these dances. For students who are unable to appropriately use the skills of cooperation, communication and social interaction, their parents will be called to pick them up. Students may not attend a dance on the same day he/she is absent from school or absent for any portion of the day. Chaperones are required to be present at all dances. More information can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook.
The Sports Program gives students grades 4th through 8th the opportunity to participate in after school sports. Fifth through eighth graders may particiapte in basketball, volleyball and track and field. Fourth graders may particapte in track and field. For more information about Cougar Sports, please view the Athletics page.
Cougar Community School
In its second year, Cougar Coomunity School offers various extra curricular classes throughout the year. These classes will be advertised in advance through the Cougar Tracks or by email. The program is designed to provide choice‐based enrichment opportunities through a diversified curriculum with enhanced activities. We believe this opportunity will stimulate and nurture intellectual and social growth and instill a desire for lifelong learning. Classes are available for both students and adults. More information and course listings...
*Payment for these classes must be paid before attending. Students who must attend detention may not attend the community classes on the day of the detention.