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Park Christian School

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Park Christian School offers the following extra-curricular and co-curricular clubs and organizations for students:

Jr High Knowledge Bowl- grades 7-8

The season runs from September to November. Practices are over the lunch time 1 – 2 days a week. Meets are held during the school day. The cost to participate is $60.00. See the Jr High Knowledge Bowl coach for details.

Sr High Knowledge Bowl – grades 9-12

The season runs from December to mid-April. Practices are held at lunch 2 times a week during the season. 3 meets are held during the school day, culminating in Sub regions, regions, and state. PCS was the MN State Champ in 2004, runner up in 2003, 6th in 2018, and 5th in 2020! The cost to participate is $125.00. See the Sr. High Knowledge Bowl coach for details.

Speech – grades 7-12

The season runs from January – March. Individual practice. Meets are on Saturdays. The cost to participate is $75.00. The season is run by the MSHSL. Contact the PCS Speech Coach for details.

PaY (Philanthropy and Youth) – grades 9-12.

The club meets September – May every Wednesday during lunch. See the PCS PaY advisor with questions. There is no fee to participate.

National Honor Society - grades 10-12

Students must provide documentation to show they have met the areas of scholarship, character, service, and leadership. Resume invites are handed out to students who meet the scholarship cut off in late February. Resumes with documentation are due the end of March. The Induction ceremony is at the end of April. See PCS NHS Advisor for details. There is no fee to participate. Bi-annual cleaning of the Hwy is required for service hours; once in the spring and once in the fall. 

Student Council - grades 7-12

Representatives are voted on for 7th-12th grades, in addition to a President and Vice President. Voting takes place in the spring. 6th-11th graders should see the PCS co-advisors for application and details. Meetings take place the 1st Thursday of the month during lunch as well as the 3rd Thursday for recycling pick up.

Student Council is responsible for planning Homecoming events, the Fill the Dome Food Drive, Falcon Fever Week, and other activities throughout the year.

Yearbook - grades 7-12

All year. Students meet Thursdays at lunch and take a yearbook class spring semester. See Yearbook Advisor with questions.

MathCounts – grades 7-8

Each year Park Christian School participates in the national MathCounts competition. The mission of MathCounts is to inspire excellence, confidence, and curiosity in middle school students through fun and challenging math problems. All 7th and 8th grade students complete the school-level competition test in math class. The top twelve students practice for the regional contest from November to February during lunch or before or after school.  If the students do well at regionals, which occurs at MSUM in February, they advance to the state competition and then could move on to Nationals. There is no cost to participate.

Tri-College Math – grades 7-12

Each year Park Christian School participates in the annual local Tri-College Math contest, which is held on a rotating basis at NDSU, MSUM, and Concordia. To represent our school at the competition, students take a qualifying test through math class. There are no scheduled practices for this contest. There is no cost to participate.

First Lego League Robotics – Grades 4-6

Students will program an EV3 Lego robot to complete missions as part of the robot game and identify, design, and create a solution to a real-world problem. The PCS FLL Robotics team meets Mondays and Tuesdays from October to January after school. See the FLL PCS coach for details. There is a cost to participate that can vary from year to year, depending on grants.

Art Club – Grades 7-12

Open to all 7th-12th graders interested in art. The club meets once a week after school for the purpose of art exploration. Contact the Art Teacher with questions. The club is on a hiatus for the 2021-2022 school year, intending to return for 2022-2023.  There is a $20.00 participation fee to purchase supplies.

Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy - grades 9-12

The group has met at different times each year depending on student availability. It is a one-year commitment. Currently the group meets during 6th hour study hall. There is no cost to participate. The mission is to develop leadership skills while making an impact through action in our local community. See Mr. Levang for details.

Weight-Lifting Club - grades 7-12

Practices are typically before school, 3 days a week. They participate in approximately 3 local meets. Students can qualify for the State Lifting meet. The season runs from November - February. There is a cost to particpate. See the Weight-Lifting coach for details.