San Jose Academy envisions creating responsible Christian achievers by providing an excellent Catholic education. The Student Activity Program is one means of achieving this. It aims to provide a wide range of additional enriching experiences and opportunities for students outside of the regular classroom. With this, students have an opportunity to cultivate, learn, and develop other areas of their well-being. It complements the academic program in order to promote the integral development of the students and offers avenues for students to live the theories acquired in the classroom hereby facilitating academic achievement.
Through the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that the school provides, students are able to develop their Catholic faith and values. Students can also have the opportunity to grow and develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
To provide opportunities for living the school’s core values;
To strengthen the student’s self-esteem and high regard for the personhood of others
To help students make critical analysis of social realities through individual and group reflections and to undertake proactive, coherent and sustain action plans;
To develop in student leaders conceptual, human relations, and technical skills in planning, implementing and evaluating projects and activities
A. Co-Curricular & Extra Curricular Activities
Co-curricular activities are closely integrated with and supplementary to the academic program. Clubs and organizations are formed according to the thrusts of each subject area. Hence, co-curricular activities are opportunities for the application of concepts, theories, values, attitudes and skills learned in the classroom.
Extra-curricular activities are designed to promote the integral development of students along areas not directly falling under the responsibilities of any subject area.
- Junior Lingua Franca (for Grades 4-6); Lingua Franca Circle (Grades 7-10)
It is the official English Language Communications club. It promotes English skills attuned to the school’s Mission and Vision and seeks to enhance the members’ appreciation of reading books and the discipline of library research.
- Liga Historia (Grades 7-10)
The Liga Historia is a club that aims to enhance the student’s social awareness and understanding of the past among the students of San Jose Academy. The club is composed of Josenians who have interest in knowing the past and understanding the present. The club promotes critical thinking in the study of history as well as awareness regarding our culture and society through different forms of activities.
- Junior Mathink (Grades 4-6) and Mathink Club (Grades 7-10)
This club helps to foster a love for mathematics and problem solving. It also provides an opportunity to explore mathematics beyond the classroom curriculum in a collaborative, small-group setting.
- Super Science Club (Grades 4-6) and Catalysts’ Club (Grades 7-10)
The club is organized to provide year-round opportunities for students to explore science and to help them find ways in order to save mother earth. Members participate in an activity, project, or volunteer activity related to science and have the opportunity to participate in various projects in the community.
- Duyog-siKLAB (Grades 7-10)
It is the school’s official Filipino Club. It seeks to enhance students’ appreciation of Filipino heritage and culture through language and literature.
- Likhaang San Jose
The club seeks to expose the grades 1-3 pupils in different activities in relation to the major learning areas such as English, Mathematics, Science and Arts. The club activities focus on one learning area per quarter: (a) 1 st Qtr – Munting Daliri (Creative Arts), (b) 2 nd Qtr – Engage (English), (c) 3 rd Qtr – Little Mathink (Mathematics), (d) 4 th Qtr – Earth Savers (Science).
- Boy Scouts (Grades 4-10)
The club carries out the scout oath and law. Its main concern is to develop the total well-being of the young men. It promotes social, educational and recreational activities for its members.
- Girl Scouts (Grades 4-10)
The GSP is the national guiding association for girls and young women of the Philippines. It focuses on well-being, family life, heritage, citizenship, world community, preparedness, economic, self-sufficiency, arts and environment. Its mission is to help young girls to realize the ideals of womanhood.
- Healthcare Club (Grades 7-10)
The club helps the school community to enhance their skills in performing basic first aid during emergencies. It also aims to increase the awareness of students on the different natural hazards like earthquakes, floods and typhoons and take an active role in helping to prevent and/or reduce the damage the said hazards may cause.
- Peacemakers Club (Grades 7-12)
The club was established to help the school in promoting a harmonious and peaceful relationship among every Josenians.
- Josenian Tribune (Grades 4-12)
It is the official student publication of the San Jose Academy. It seeks to exemplify the ideals that are attuned to the goals and thrusts of the school. It gears towards honing a community of readers, artists and writers out of newspapers and literature that is not only informative and inspiring but is also significant in enriching and forming a wise collective conscience
- Supreme Pupil Government (Grades 4-6)/Supreme Student Government(Grades 7-12)
The SSG and SPG develop the youth as future leaders. It embodies the ideals and principles of democracy. It also promotes the welfare of all students and the academic standards of San Jose Academy
- Little Star (Grades 4-6) and Spotlight Club (Grades 7-12)
The Little Star and Spotlight Club is for students who display an inclination towards dance. It aims to give students the opportunity to develop and enhance their talents in music and dance, to ac quire emotional sensitivity and to awaken the sense of creativeness that will provide an avenue of self – expression.
- Glee Club (Grades 7-12)
The club aims to stimulate growth of character through cooperative effort, self discipline, responsibility, patience, attention to detail and desire for excellence and praise and thank the Lord through music
- Ensemble Club (Grades 7-12)
The club offers a different experience that would give its members an avenue for them to express themselves by playing differe nt musical instruments.
- Balay Club (Grades 7-12)
The Balay Club focuses in the development of responsible and worthy home membership that will lead into strengthening of the family. The activities shall emphasize the development of the individuals, their characteristics, appearance, values and relationship with other people.
- Digital Arts Club (Grades 7-12)
The Digital Arts Club includes students with particular interest in developing their mechanical skills in basic photography and video editing. It is also tasked to train students in using digital technology
- Obra (Grades 7-12)The club is a visual arts club in San Jose Academy that is organized to encourage students’ creativity and sense of expression through painting in different medium. It also gives better opportunities to its members to develop its imagination skill and artistic skills. The club also gives students’ visual, tactile and sensory experiences that would enable them to express themselves
- Speakers’ Bureau (Grades 7-12)The club is composed of Josenian Junior and Senior High School students with interest and passion for communicating through art of public speaking.
- Book Lovers Club (Grades 4-10)The club is designed for students to foster love, fun and enjoyment reading without fearing to be tested after. The club believes that through reading, students can deepen their comprehension, expands their vocabulary, develop their creativity and imagination and gives its members a time for recreation, relaxation and seeking answers and reasons in their curious mind about the world.
- Lingkod ni San Jose (Grades 7-12)
The Lingkod ni San Jose aims to train students as Lectors, Commentators and
Acolytes to be able to serve the community in all Liturgical Celebrations.
- Legion of Mary (Grades 4-6)
The Legion of Mary is a religious organization dedicated in propagating a true
devotion to Mary through self sanctification and service to others. The basic unit of the
Legion of Mary is Praesidium headed by a set of officers.
- Student Catholic Action, Taize and YouCat (Grades 7-12)
Student Catholic Action is an organized group of students striving to become a community of disciples of Jesus Christ by being evangelized and evangelizing. Also, it is a fast-growing organization of credible student leaders esteemed by the Church as an excellent movement making waves in serving the needs of the Filipino youth and students contributing to the transformation of society into a just and compassion community. Taize is a way of being disciple of Jesus through the life and practices of the Taize Brothers of France. The Taize prayer caters to the young people who find a more intimate relationship with Jesus through chants and prayers.
- Vocation Club (Grades 7-12)
Vocation Club is a religious club in San Jose Academy that gives avenue for its
members to become a holistic individual with a high sense of responsibility as a human
person and a strong faith on its religion. The club gives opportunities to its members how
to become a responsible servant of God.
- Varsity Club
The Varsity Club aims to help the students attain self-realization and to develop desirable physical fitness habits, improve human relationships, and make them conscious of their social and civic responsibilities. Members of the varsity team are selected through try-outs and are expected to have met the qualifications set by the constitution and bylaws of the league they will be participating in.
B. Varsity Program
The Varsity Program aims to provide opportunities for the students to develop their skills in different sports. It also aims to facilitate team try-outs and recruitment, provide training and upkeep of different facilities that the varsity teams uses. The San Jose Varsity Team participates in different local, regional and national competitions. The varsity players also help in the annual Intramurals.
C. Leadership Development Program
San Jose Academy envisioned creating responsible Christian achievers. These achievers are not limited to Academics, they should also possess the right leadership qualities. The school wants to enhance students’ leadership potentials in order for them to become authentic Catholic servant leaders. Thus, one of the major activities for them is the workshops/seminars that will enable them to possess the right qualities.
D. Community Involvement Program
School activities are directed towards forming a holistic student. Josenians have compassion and care not only for the community where s/he belongs, but also to his/her bigger community. Students also take an active role in the schools’ community outreach programs.