> Extra Curriculars
At St. John Neumann, we offer a variety of extra-curricular activities that students may participate in, some of which are:
- Academic Decathlon - an educational competition that challenges students in ten areas of academic achievement - science, literature, art, music, social science, economics, mathematics, an essay, public speaking and the team competition. There are two scrimmages, a regional meet, a state meet and a national meet annually. Students in Grades 9-12 take part in Ac Dec. The Neumann Ac Dec team is coached by Mr. Mike Flanagan. For more information, visit www.usad.org.
- Odyssey of the Mind - a creative problem-solving compeition that encourges "out of the box" thinking skills. Students Grades 3-12 are encouraged to join teams of 5-7 participants. Parents are encouraged to coach the team. OotM teams perform at the regional, state and world level. We are proud to be one of the few schools in the area that consistently has a team or teams qualify for the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, a prestigious event that features teams from across the USA and around the world. Since 2001, SJNRA has sent 28 teams to World Finals; 17 of them placed in the Top 6 in the world, ten of them placed in the Top 3 and one was a World Champion. Mrs. Kathy Bahr is the coordinator of the Odyssey of the Mind program at SJNRA. For more information, visit www.odysseyofthemind.com.
- National Honor Society
- Folk Group/Liturgical Ensemble - students in Grades 6-12 are encouraged to be a part of our Folk Group/Liturgical Ensemble. Members of this group provide the musical accompaniment at our weekly Academy masses.
- Interscholastic Reading Team