Students at Mary Queen of Apostles School participate in a variety of clubs and activities. Some activities offer competitions for students. Each club or activity has a sponsor to help students in their competitions. Students gain experience and knowledge from these competitions and also learn more about teamwork. These activities and competitions are great for students to learn and grow. A full listing is below. If you have any questions, please contact our school office at 724‑339‑4411.
|Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science|
PJAS is a science competition. Students present data and findings based on research and experimentation on a topic of interest to a panel of judges at the regional competition. Those earning first place awards go on to the state competition. Mrs. Cheryl Kestner is the advisor. Students then convert their projects into presentation boards for PRSEF.
|Diocese of Greensburg Reading Competition|
Students at Mary Queen of Apostles School and their sponsor, Mrs. Vicki Frantz participate in the Diocesan Reading Competition. Teams of 10 students compete to answer all types of questions about the assigned novels read over the course of the year.
|Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair|
Students at Mary Queen of Apostles School and their sponsor, Mrs. Cheryl Kestner participate in PRSEF, Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
Students at Mary Queen of Apostles School and their sponsor, Mrs. Cathy Collett participate in two robotics competitions. CMU hosts the annual First Lego League Competition. Students are judged on five areas: robotic design, software programming, robotic performance, research presentation, and teamwork.
|Southwestern Pennsylvania Forensic League|
Students at Mary Queen of Apostles and their sponsor, Mrs. Cathy Collett participate in the Southwestern Pennsylvania Forensic League tournaments. Three team tournaments are held though out the year. A Finals Tournament and All-Stars Tournament are the final tournaments for selected students.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas Education Contest
Serra Club Essay Contest
Patriots’ Pen Contest