Lego Engineering

Mondays & Tuesdays after school – Fall and Spring Sessions

Thanks to our school’s partnership with Play-Well TEKnologies, Kids are able to dive into massive collections of LEGOs while they build elaborate objects, structures, and vehicles and explore principles of engineering and physics.  They also learn to collaborate without fear of mistakes. The experience is joyful and long lasting!


The Kids Theater Company

Wednesdays after school – Fall and Spring Sessions

TKTC and St. Joseph’s are so excited to bring this after school theater program to St. Joseph’s families!  Each rehearsal features a perfect blend of theatre games, improv, singing, dancing, and stage combat, all while putting an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime musical together.  We meet every week after school and all students are guaranteed to grow as artists and people!


TGA Junior Golf

Mondays after school – Fall and Spring Sessions

As the leader in Youth Sports, TGA Junior Golf programs are designed to help players progress their skills and to develop passion for playing.  Programs include sport skill development, academics & steam, and lessons sportsmanship, perseverance, and leadership.


Chess Club

Fridays after school – Fall and Spring Sessions

Have you ever wanted to learn to play the game of chess?  Or, would you like to improve your practice?  Students are placed in a low-stakes environment to learn and master the game of chess.  No experience necessary!



Academic Decathlon

St. Joseph Catholic School students in grades 6-8 have the opportunity to participate in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles sponsored, Academic Junior High Decathlon.  The Academic Junior High Decathlon is a competition for students in grades 6-8. There are ten events. Two are collaborative team efforts – a logic quiz with 20 rigorous thinking problems, and a super quiz with 50 multiple choice questions on five broad academic themes. The remaining eight events test individual knowledge of the Roman Catholic doctrine, English, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Current Events, Social Studies, and Fine Arts (Art and Music). Awards are given for individual and team performance, and the winning school team from each geographic diocese competes in a state championship the first Saturday of March.

St. Joseph Catholic School Band

Students in Grades 6-8 are given the opportunity to join the St. Joseph Catholic School Band.  They can attend after school practices with our music teacher to receive personalized music instruction for a wide variety of instruments.  Students perform together in competitions throughout Southern California.  Our band received a Silver Rating at the Forum Music Festival in May 2022!

Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition

St. Joseph Catholic School students in grades 7-8 have the opportunity to compete in the Annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition.

The Los Angeles Mock Trial Program is an academic competition in which senior high schools and middle schools compete at the county level. This year, participation is expected to include over 2,000 students in Los Angeles County. The trial itself is a simulation of a criminal case, in which students portray each of the principals in the cast of courtroom characters. Student teams study a hypothetical case, conduct legal research, and receive guidance from volunteer attorneys in courtroom procedures and trial preparation. Students participate as lawyers, witnesses, court clerks, and bailiffs, thus acquiring a working knowledge of our judicial system. The Mock Trial Program encourages young people to develop their analytical abilities and communication skills while gaining increased self-confidence.

CYO Sports

Students in 5th-8th Grade are given the opportunity to play for Catholic Youth Organization sports.  Parents are encouraged to assist in coaching and receive training from the Play Like a Champion program.  These sports include, but are not limited to: boys and girls volleyball, basketball, track and field, soccer, and flag football.

Student Council

Students in grades 4-8 are elected to positions such as spokesperson, secretary, publicist, spirit and athletics, religious affairs, or class representative through a school wide voting and election process. Students vote for the five candidates that they believe will uphold the duties and responsibilities of our Student Council. Along with the five main council members, grades 4-8 hold class representative elections where one member from each class is elected to be on the Student Council.  Students must uphold being a Disciple of Christ, Tenacious Scholar and 21st Century Learner while being in office. Students also must maintain a 3.0 GPA and Outstanding / Good in Behavior and Work Habits.