Student Life


St. Francis High School is a unique environment where students can find co-curricular activities to meet their myriad interests.

98% of St. Francis High School students participate in school-sponsored activities. Students are encouraged to engage in many different activities as a way to share their talents and create interpersonal bonds that last long after graduation. The goal of St. Francis High School's co-curricular activities is to foster an inclusive environment that allows all students an opportunity to explore their individual passions.

List of 27 items.

  • Arts & Crafts

    Mrs. Angelika Rupp | email

    The Arts & Crafts Club meets on two Mondays each month from 2:35 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Any student interested in joining, please contact Mrs. Rupp.
  • Band

    Mr. Bob Mamminga | email
  • Bass Fishing

    Mr. Jay Holinger | email

    Stay tuned for our next event. Email to get on the email list for all of our events.
  • Chorus

    Mrs. Nina Schroeder| email
  • Culinary Club

    Mrs. Karla Dannheim | email
  • Drama Club

    Mr. Brandon Lewis | email

    The Drama Club is not only for those students who have the desire to perform. Students with an interest in the behind-the-scenes or design aspects of theater should consider Drama Club.
  • Engineering Club

    Mr. Tom Julianoemail
    Ms. Kim Fermoyleemail
  • Evergreen

    Ms. Victoria Baran | email

    Every other Thursday after school
  • Fall Play

    Mr. Brandon Lewis | email
  • Intramurals

    Mr. Mike Lynch '77 | email
    Mrs. Shannon Bradt | email
  • Jazz Band

    Mr. Bob Mamminga | email

    Jazz Band is open to all students interested in playing a different genre of music. Students interested in joining jazz band should see Mr. Mamminga and complete the audition process in April.
  • Math Team

    Math Department

    The SFHS Math Team has finished in the top 10 at state 20 times in the past 22 years.
  • Music Ensemble

    Mr. Bob Mamminga | email
  • National Honor Society™

    Ms. Elizabeth Brand | email
    Ms. Christine Paolella | email
    Mr. James Quinn | email

    NHS Bylaws

  • Newspaper

    Mr. Matthew Ernst | email
  • One Acts

    Mr. Brandon Lewis | email

    One Acts are student written and student directed 10 minute or “One Act” plays. These unique plays are written by creative writing students. These plays are then selected by Junior and Senior directors to be performed on stage for one night only!
  • Orchestra

    Jennifer Hull | email

    Thursdays from 7:00 -7:50 a.m. in the music room
  • Photography Club

    Mrs. Beth Wiborg | email

    Photography Club will meet on Wednesdays during activity period. Meetings will be held in Room 1107. Please bring a camera (or your phone) to the meetings. All students are welcome to join the club throughout the year.
    Semester 2 Meeting Dates:
    • January 18, 2023
    • February 1, 2023
    • February 22, 2023
    • March 8, 2023
    • March 22, 2023
    • April 5, 2023
    • April 19, 2023

    Any questions please contact Mrs. Wiborg at
  • Ping Pong

    Mr. Tim Reist | email

    Ping Pong Club is open to all students and faculty to join.
  • Pop Culture Club

    Mr. John Schuller | email

    We usually hold one or two events per month. Each event will be announced on the morning announcements as well as through fliers posted in homerooms and in the hallways.
  • SADD

    Mrs. Angelika Rupp | email

    Our mission is… Students helping students make positive decisions about challenges in their everyday life!
  • Scholastic Bowl

    Mr. Jay Olaszek '91 | email
    Mrs. Patty Dahle | email

    The Scholastic Bowl team is composed of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who excel in quick recall of facts, figures and general trivia.
  • Smash Club

  • SpartanLife

    Mrs. Sada Boden | email

    The SpartanLife Team is a leadership team composed of sophomores, juniors and seniors who are assigned to a Freshman homeroom.

    The teams will help the students navigate the life of a high school student here at SFHS. Team members develop leadership skills while assisting the freshmen in becoming part of the Spartan community.
  • Spring Musical

    Mr. Brandon Lewis | email
  • Student Government

    This organization represents the thoughts and opinions of the student body which have a voice in different areas of decision-making from day to day. It includes the leaders of each class as elected by their peers in formal elections.

    Executive Board

    Ms. Christine Paolella '08 | email

    Senior Class
    Ms. Mary Pratscher | email

    Junior Class
    Mrs. Jenny Stiefel | email

    Sophomore Class
    Ms. Marcia Kadow | email

    Freshman Class
    Ms. Susan Fairhead | email
  • Summer Musical

    Ms. Jackie Martin | email


Student Activities

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Kathleen Michel '92 Kowalski

    Kathleen Michel '92 Kowalski 

    Teacher/Co-Director of Activities
  • Photo of Robert Mamminga

    Robert Mamminga 

    Performing & Visual Arts Department Chair/Teacher/Co-Director of Activities

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