Clubs & Activities

Presently there are 113 clubs, representing various interests here at SI. Students meet at recess and after school to work on the school newspaper, help encourage ecological sustainability, organize rallies or prepare radio broadcasts. We encourage you, too, to be involved in student government to hone your leadership skills. All freshmen are required to engage in at least one extracurricular activity, and many develop lifelong interests and skills thanks to their start in clubs at SI.

All clubs at SI belong to one of the following categories:

  • Academic Clubs: Clubs that pertain to certain academic interests here on campus.
  • Affiliate Clubs: Clubs that are affiliated with a nationally recognized organization.
  • Affinity Groups: Groups that promote awareness and respect for diversity at St. Ignatius. Click for more information about Affinity Groups.
  • Community Engagement Clubs: (fka: Social Justice) Clubs pertaining to promoting social justice. 
  • Publications: Clubs that deal with any form of publication within the SI community.
  • Service Clubs: Clubs that serve our school community by assisting with certain events and/or providing a service to our school community.
  • Social Clubs: Clubs that promote the recreational interests of the student body. 

 

New Club Forms - Due Sept 13th

The deadline has passed for new club applications. There will be another opportunity to apply in January 2020.

Read the SI Club Handbook and make sure you understand all the requirements.

See Ms. Finn if you have any questions.

Club Financial Request Forms - Due Sept 27th

Financial request forms are now available. Click here to download.

Funding can not be used to buy ingredients for bake sales, shirts for members, or any other personal reason.

See Ms. Finn if you have any questions.

Club List

Agape Latte (Social Club)

Through faith bases speeches and talks given by SI faculty, Agape Latte aims to spark conversations between SI students about their own faith journeys or how God is present in their lives.

Moderator: Mr. Chad Evans

Ambassador Club (School Service)

This club functions in a specific role to help SI admissions throughout the year.  Our goal is to continue to make SI an inclusive community by assisting the Office of Admissions at the various events that are hosted for prospective families.  Some of those tasks include:

  • Representation at shadow visits
  • Accompanying and presenting with an admissions officer on official grammar school visits / high school information fairs
  • Representing SI at other various admissions-based events for our prospective families 

The members of our club represent the many different areas of diversity that we celebrate within our student body. 

Moderator: Mr. Kareem Guilbeaux

Anime Club (Social Club)

This club offers a place for anime fans at SI to gather and watch Anime.

Moderator: Mr. Paul Maychrowitz

Armenian Club (Social Club)

Our mission is to educate the St. Ignatius Community about Armenian's rich history and culture through activities, dances, collaboration with teachers, and amazing food. We strive to strengthen the bond between Armenians at SI and create an environment for all SI students to build on their knowledge of Armenians and the American diaspora.

Moderator: Mr. John Stiegler

Asian Student Coalition - ASC (Affinity Group)

The Asian Students’ Coalition is an affinity group that creates community for Asian and Asian American students at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. ASC provides a place to explore, share, and discuss the various Asian and Asian American heritages, cultures, and identities. ASC promotes ongoing education and dialogue about Asian American issues and seeks to support and empower students to contribute to an inclusive school community.

Moderators: Mr. Ray Orque and Ms. Stephanie Wong

Association of Latin American Students - ALAS (Affinity Group)

The mission of ALAS is to foster community and positive identity exploration and formation for the Latinx students at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. ALAS provides a space for reflection, dialogue, and support for Latinx students with the objective of empowering members to contribute to an inclusive school community. ALAS encourages celebration and education about Latinx culture, history, and experiences at Saint Ignatius.

Moderators: Ms. Kelly Miguens and Ms. Yolanda Medina Zevas

Badminton Club (Social Club)

The Badminton's Club's primary objective is for all or our members to have fun and improve in the sport regardless of their individual skill level. We aim to create a strong sense of community, confidence, and sportsmanship for anyone willing to expand their horizons. We hope you join our club and that we can all play together and have a great year!

This club meets Thursdays after school from 2:45pm - 4:30pm.

Moderator: Ms. Leona Pappas

Bio SI (Academic Club)

This club aims to spread awareness and interest in biomedical sciences and to promote engagement in the scientific community.

Moderator: Ms. Mona Dunne

Black Student Union - BSU (Affinity Group)

Mission Statement: BSU exists to Show students of color that they are not on the outside looking in and can make a difference in what goes on around them. Members of BSU strive to learn and teach the St. Ignatius community about the richness of African-American culture, past and present.

Moderators: Dr. Tasia Davis, Dr. Annelise Morris and Mr. Darius White

Block Club (Service Club)

The St. Ignatius Block Club is an organization for student-athletes at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. The role of the Block Club is to provide service to the school Administration and the Athletic Department. Members may be called upon to give their time both during school and at after-school activities. The Saint Ignatius Block Club is also a fraternity for athletes, sponsoring social events for the club and for the entire student body and offering the services of its members to groups outside the student body, for example, the Fathers’ Club, the Ignatian Guild, etc.

Click here for the Block Club constitution.

Moderator: Mr. John Mulkerrins

Break Free ( Community Engagement)

This club wants to spread awareness about the social justice issues on Human Trafficking and how we can make steps to change our community.

Moderator: Ms. Jennifer Curtin

Bring Change to Mind (Social Club)

The mission it to destigmatize and end discrimination of mental illness through education.

Moderator: Mr. Nick Calabrese

California Scholarship Federation - CSF (Affiliate Club)

CSF is a club that fosters service among students with good grades in academic classes. Past service activities have been making sandwiches for the homeless, tutoring fellow students, and participating in S.I.'s holiday food drive. For more information, see www.csf-cjsf.org or contact one of our moderators.

Moderators: Mr. Brian Murphy & Ms. Carol Quattrin

Callaghan Society (Social Club)

 The Callaghan Club exists to

(1) directly support students interested in military service            
(2) provide an opportunity for students to learn more about military service
(3) provide community service opportunities for students to support veterans and the men and women currently serving in the military

Moderator: Mr. Tom Lagomarsino

Cancer Awareness and Support Club (Community Engagement)

It is the mission of the Cancer Awareness Group to outreach to those both in the SI community and the greater community who is affected by cancer. The CAG strives to provide a safe and caring environment for students to give and receive support for cancer related grief and loss. We also seek to support the outside community by providing funding for cancer related organizations.

Moderator: Ms. Brice Campoverdi, Ms. Patricia Kennedy, and Ms. Donna Murphy

Canine Companions - SI Student Chapter (Social Club)

Our student chapter is part of an extensive community of Canine Companions staff and volunteers. Our mission is to raise awareness about the need and usefulness of service dogs, recruit new puppy raisers and volunteers, and support Canine Companions in the work they do.

Moderator: Fr. Eddie Reese & Mr. Ted Curry

Catch and Cook Club (Social Club)

Our mission is to promote going outdoors, using our natural environment to create tasty meals and a sense of community.

Moderator: Mr. Christian Rodriguez

Child Hunger Awareness Club (Social Club)

This club aims to raise money to supply children in need with food and increase the awareness of child hunger across America.

Moderator: Ms. Sarah Merrell

Chinese Culture Club (Social Club)

Chinese Culture Club strives to introduce and promote Chinese culture within the SI community and to enrich all students with a knowledge of Chinese customs, traditions, and activities. The club hopes to create a friendly environment suitable for experiencing  a unique and new culture.

Moderators: Ms. Leona Pappas & Ms. Xiaolin Chang

Core Tech Club (Academic Club)

This club inspires students to become passionate about technology.

Moderator: Mr. Don Gamble

Dance and Drill (Spirit Club)

Dance and Drill is a hip-hop dance group, made up of talented, spirited, and diverse students. Drill performs at certain events at SI to raise excitement and school spirit, especially during athletic games throughout the year. Drill meets three times a week to learn choreography and rehearse for the upcoming performances. 

Moderator: Ms. Emily Shick

De Marillac Club (Community Engagement)

This club provides engaging and educational courses in the De Marillac Academy enrichment program.

Moderator: Mr. Patrick Lannan

Directors Club (Social Club)

This club analyzes and discusses filmmaking, cameras, movie scenes, cinematography. We make our own movies for an organized movie festival at SI.

Moderator: Mr. Don Gamble

Disney Club (Social Club)

Our goal at Disney Club is to provide a couple hours to relax and enjoy each other’s company while watching some of our favorite or underappreciated Disney movies. In Disney Club, we try to create a safe space to meet new people, create new friendships, and bond over timeless movies. Each year we try to donate as much as possible to one of Disney’s biggest foundations, the Make a Wish Foundation. We hold multiple bake sales in order to raise the funds we send to the foundation. 

Moderator: Ms. Carol Quattrin

Ethical Clothing Club (Community Engagement)

This club promotes the support and purchase of sustainably/ethically produced clothing and to raise awareness about the injustices of sweatshop labor and the fast industry and the negative effects on the world.

Moderator: Ms. Melissa Medoza

Familias Sin Fronteras (Community Engagement)

This club aims to raise awareness for children immigrants being detained and witheld from their families.

Moderator: Mr. Pedro Cafasso

Fantasy Sports Club (Social Club)

This club brings together the fantasy sports fans of SI and talk about our teams so we can help each other.

Moderator: Mr. John Grealish

Father Sauer Academy Swim Club (School Service)

The club's goal is to not only teach, but also instill competence and confidence in the water.

Moderator: Ms. Diane Davis

Fashion and Style Club (Social Club)

The Fashion and Style Club is a space to collaborate and discuss various takes on upcoming trends, news, and industry. We appreciate fashion as an art and inspire the greater SI community to express one's self through clothing.

Moderator: Ms. Jennifer Curtin

Fashion for Everyone (Community Engagement)

This club makes cute and trendy clothes for people who may not be able to afford it.

Moderator: Ms. Veronica Bricker

Finance Club (Social Club)

SI Finance Club's purpose is to engage students in learning about basic investing and managing personal finances. Our mission is to help students develop financial literacy through an interactive stock market simulator, monthly meetings, and guest speakers who have worked in finance.

Moderator: Mr. John Grealish & Mr. Vollert

Click here for our website.

First Responders Club (Community Engagement)

First Responders Club would like to educate the entire community on issues related to Law Enforcement. This club aims to help widen students' view on national problems including Law Enforcement. It will also work with other clubs and groups to further benefit our community. Stand in solidarity to recognize the honesty, hardworking law enforcement officers serving our community. This club provides a space to people to express their opinions on matters regarding Law Enforcement, along with respecting the point of views of others in our community.

Moderator: Ms. Danielle Devencenzi & Mr. Patrick Cody

Food Science Club (Social Club)

This club explores the culinary arts and the science of food.

Moderator: Ms. Karen Cota

French Club (Academic Club)

The French Club seeks to introduce the SI community to the language and culture of the over 200 million people around the world who speak French. In order to achieve this mission activities are held throughout the year such as viewing French films, tasting French cheese, attending Mass at Notre Dame des Victoires, celebrating Mardi Gras, and playing petanque (the French form of Bocce).

Moderator: Ms. Corinne Gence

Gaming Club (Social Club)

This is a recreational club for students to join and have fun playing games of all kinds. It's an opportunity for students to find new friends with similar interests.

Moderator: Mr. Paul Maychrowitz

GEAR Club (Community Engagement)

GEAR club strives to promote gender equality at SI and create a welcoming environment for individuals of all gender identities and expressions.

Moderator: Ms. Marybeth McFarland

Genesius Club (Social Club)

This club, in the name of St. Genesius, the patron siant of converts and actors, does its best to live out Catholic values in both our private and public lives (values that are not necessarily limited to Catholicism), to be open to growth, to acknowledge and confront how our mainstream culture often depicts, especially on film, youth as an inherently immoral group, to explore what it means to bring holiness to our daily lives, to truly be men and women with and for others, and to share what we learn with our peers.

Moderator: Ms. Katie Wolf

Girl Scouts of NorCal (Community Engagement)

This club aims to provide a place to meet other fellow Girl Scouts and to open them to new service opportunities.

Moderator: Ms. Patricia Kennedy

Girls in STEM Pathways (Academic Club)

Girls in STEM Pathways strives to bridge the gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) careers by fostering and engaging young women's interest in the STEM fields. This club serves to provide various activities, opportunities, and resources to guide female student's into rewarding futures in STEM.

Website: https://www.girls-in-stem-pathways.com/

Moderator: Ms. Jen Gaspar-Santos

Girls Who Code (Academic Club)

Girls Who Code seeks to reduce the gender disparity within the tech field by empowering girls through coding workshops, connections with women leaders in tech, Hour of Code events, and an annual site visit to a tech firm. Girls Who Code is an amazing addition to your college portfolio or application. Coding Languages we have covered in the past include: PHP, MySQL, Python, HTML, XCode Swift. Coding workshops are weekly. Past field trips include Tesla and Stanford. Past Girls Who Code speakers include women from YouTube/Google, Tesla and Tech Crunch. Members of Girls Who Code can also apply to compete in Technovation. We have sent 4 teams every year to this coding + social justice competition. 

We meet weekly. Snacks and drinks at every meeting.  Email Abby Lam if you want information on meetings and workshops, or if you are interested in a leadership role: alam20@siprep.org

If you are interested in attending, create a Girls Who Code account here:  https://hq.girlswhocode.com/login?redirectTo=%2F

SI's club code is CA17111.

 

Moderators: Director of Ed Tech  & Innovation, Mrs. Jen Gaspar-Santos, jsantos@siprep.org 

Green Team and Green Living (Community Engagement)

The Green Team at SI exists to educate and inspire changes in action and attitude in all members of the SI community so that we can create sustainable practices regarding food, water, transportation, housing, energy, and general consumer practices. We also hope to deepen a connection with nature for members of the SI community so that we might truly find God in all things. We hope that the changes we inspire affect us personally, affect the institution of the school and go beyond the bounds of the school in ever widening circles.

Weekly meetings are held Thursday at break in room 320.

Moderator: Ms. Sarah Merrell & Mr. John Stiegeler 

Green Living is a sister club that provides fun activities that show how easily you can help the environment.

Meetings are held Tuesdays at break & lunch in room 320.

Health & Fitness Club (Social Club)

We strive to educate and spread awareness about proper nutrition and getting exercise in order to improve both mental state and quality of life.

Moderator: Ms. Christine Wilkinson

Ignatian - Yearbook (Publications)

The Ignatian’s goal is produce a yearbook that acts as a history book, memory book, and reference book that will be enjoyable to all for both today and the next fifty years. Using words and pictures, the book aims to capture all the actions, thoughts, feelings, joys, and frustrations that the student body will encounter in the school year.

Moderator: Ms. Deirdre McGovern and Ms. Sandra Schwarz

InSide SI Newspaper (Publications)

Inside SI Online Newspaper

See Inside SI Archives

Moderator: Mr. Peter Devine & Mrs. Carole Nickolai

Irish Club (Social Club)

The Irish Club aims to introduce participants of the SI community to the beauty and uniqueness of Irish culture as one of the many cultures represented at SI.  Students will participate in discussion of both Irish and Irish American history and culture. As we discuss the trends of historical change and modern politics, we will develop a greater understanding of the need for social justice in the modern world. Respect for the beauty of all cultures within the context of the American fabric will be a focus of this group. Movies, good food, and dancing are part of the Irish Club experience.  

Moderator: Ms. Jamie Lundy

Janet Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Society (Community Engagement)

The JPC is a student led club that each month spends time working with the mentally and physically handicapped clients of the Pomeroy Center.  The club members strive to find and embrace the similarities that bond us all together rather than our differences.

Moderator: John DeBenedetti

Japanese Culture Club (Social Club)

Members of this club will be able to share appreciation and enjoyment for Japanese culture.

Moderator: Mr. Ray Orque

Jewish Club (Social Club)

This club is a social club that celebrates and shares the Jewish culture with the SI community.

Moderator: Mr. Patrick Lannan

Junior Ambassador for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Club (COmmunity Engagement)

Our goal is to support the hospital and the patients because of our interest in medicine, social work, philanthropy, community outreach and volunteerism. We, Junior Ambassadors, are committed to contributing our time and effort in ways that support patients and their families during their time at the hospital.

Moderator: Ms. Lisa Traum

Junior Classical League - JCL (Affiliate Club)

We, the members of the JCL, covenant to hand on the torch of classical civilization in the modern world. We believe an acquaintance with the civilization of Greece and Rome will help us understand and appraise the world of today, which is indebted to the ancient civilization in its governments and laws, literature, language, and arts. We affirm the JCL experience develops responsibility, fosters brotherhood, promotes enthusiasm, encourages competition, inspires dedication, and enriches our total growth. The St. Ignatius JCL seeks to affirm the goals of the California Junior Classical League in the light of our Jesuit educational objectives.

Moderator: Ms. Grace Curcio and Ms. Lana Sum

Key Club (National Affiliate)

Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to serve others, build character, and develop leadership. Key Club aims to cooperate with students from other schools in the Bay Area and other key clubs in the world to allow our members to have the chance to form new friendships outside SI and to render unselfish service to build better communities as well as to grow as a person. 

Moderator: Ms. Meredith Mannion

Kino Teens (National Affiliate)

This club supports the Kino border initiative and spread their message and goals to SI students and share our Nogales immersion experience with the whole school.

Moderator: Ms. Carol Quattrin

Latino Dance Club (Social Club)

The goal of this club is to promote and teach the SI community about Latino culture through dance and music.

Moderator: Mr. Joe Bommarito

Listen-In Lunches (Social Club)

Listen-In Lunches is a club where students are able to solve a communal jigsaw puzzle while listening to audio short stories.

Moderator: Ms. Cara Brancoli

Make A Wish Club (Community Engagement)

This club helps provide through our community, money and assistance to those who need it.

Moderator: Mr. Brian Rhodes 

MedCats (Social Club)

MedCats wishes to create a community for students to express their interest in various branches of the medical field. MedCats will provide group discussions, guest speakers, and potential field trips to satisfy the curious minds of students and increase their motivation through the years.

Moderator: Mrs. Kaitlin Shorrock-Chen

Mililani Ukulele Ohana AKA The Ukulele Club (Social)

This club wants to bring uku players together to help those who want to learn to play.

Moderator: Mr. Joe Bommarito

Model United Nations (National Affiliate)

The club aims to provide a deeper understanding of multilateral diplomacy, to strengthen negotiations and leadership skills, to discuss complex issues.

Moderator: Ms. Helena Miller-Fleig

Mountain Biking Club (Social Club)

The Mountain Biking Club at St. Ignatius exists to foster student passion for the sport of mountain biking. Members are invited and encouraged to join in on group rides, get involved in local bike related events, and ride their bikes as much as possible! Go Ride! Go 'Cats!

Click here for our website

Moderator: Mr. Tony Calvello

 

Music for Others (Community Engagement)

To serve the San Francisco community by sharing our musical talents with the elderly of local convalescent homes.

Moderator: Carol Quattrin

National Parks Club (Social Club)

The club's mission is to raise money and awarenss of our country's national parks. People often don't appreciate these wonders that we have and we aim to change that.

Moderator: Ms. Christine Wilkinson

One Love (Social Justice)

This club aims to increase the sense amongst the 95% of young people who are not perpetrating abuse, that this is their social issue to solve and that they have the ability to begin working for change within their communities. 

Moderator: Mr. Nick Calabrese, Ms. Amy Harms, & Ms. Julie St.Clair

Operation Smile (National Affiliate)

"Operation Smile Student Programs empowers youth globally through education, leadership, and service", by increasing student support for the access of safe cleft lip surgeries in third world countries.

Moderator: Mr. Bob Vergara

Origami Club (Social Club)

This club is for everyone to learn and share their love for origami. It is awesome to create something out of a plain piece of paper and it is better to learn with others.

Moderator: Ms. Carol Quattrin

Outdoors Club (Social Club)

The SI Outdoors Club strives to bring together peers who share a love of the outdoors through engaging off-campus excursions and through raising awareness about environmental issues in the SI community. We hope to deepen students’ appreciation for nature by taking trips to places that may not be far away, but that are not well known to the community to experience the beauty in the world around us. We want our members to develop a love for being surrounded by the outdoors and a desire to preserve the natural world.

 

Moderator: Ms. Christina Wenger

Pet Nation (School Service)

A club in which pet lovers have a mssion: to share their unique experiences  and bonds with their pets. SI students can share the unconditional love and happiness that pets bring to people. Reaching out as community service, pets can bring comfort to people in times of need; to children in hospitals and seniors in care centers. We can assist with therapy dog visits during exam weeks.

Moderator: Fr. Eddie Reese & Ms. Sarah Merrell

Philosophy Club (Social Club)

The Philosophy Club hosts meetings that allow the thinkers and scholars of tomorrow. OUr goal is to argue, learn, and think differently about topics only an in-depth on philosophy could offer.

Moderator: Dr. Alex Macmillan

Photography Club (Social Club)

The Photo Club is a social club where students meet to explore traditional and digital photography. Some of the activities are shooting with SLR cameras, processing film, making prints, using photo applications to manipulate images and visit photo exhibitions.

Moderator: Mr. Carlos Gazulla

Podcasting Club (Social Club)

Poker Club (Social Club)

A fun environment where students can compete light-heartedly without risk.

Moderator: Mr. Matthew Stecher

Polynesian Dance Club (Social Club)

Polynesian Dance Club, formerly known as the Hawaiian Club, strives to provide to learn about and participate in the beautiful dances of the Polynesian Islands. All are welcome!

Moderator: Ms. Slatt

Recycle for Africa (Community Engagement)

Our mission is to collect recyclables at SI and donations to give to students in Africa to benefit and further their education. We give 100% of our donations to benefit the schools in Tanzania to provide kids with the necessary supplies to attend and succeed in school. We are committed to making our community and world a better place through using our recycling to further other students education.

Moderator: Ms. Jennifer Curtin

Red Cross Club (National Affiliate)

Rooted in our faith, we strive to do our part in our community by raising awareness and obtaining school-wide support for world crises.

Moderator: Mr. Robert Vergara

Robotics Club (Academic Club)

Moderators: Mr. Pedro Cafasso, Ms. Sarah Merrell, & Mr. Brian Murphy

 

Safe Space (Affinity Group)

Safe Space Christian Life Community creates a forum in which LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning) students and faculty, along with their straight allies, are able to discuss discrimination issues based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Through our work as men and women for and with others, we hope to establish and nurture an atmosphere of compassion, respect and awareness on the St. Ignatius campus.  

Moderator: Ms. Sharon Brannen;  Ms. Amy Harms

Contact: lgbtq@siprep.org

Sailing Club (Social Club)

See the full Sailing Club website here.

Moderator: Fr. Eddie Reese

Sandy Cats Beach Volleyball (Social Club)

The club's goal is to provide the beach to our community by promoting a healthy and active lifestyle while building team skills within our club. We strive to create a fun and positive environment for our club members and to encourage others to expand their interpersonal connections.

Moderator: Ms. Samantha Recinos

Save the Turtles (Community Engagement)

This club is dedicated to using the resources and SI community to raise awareness and support for the marine wildlife that is so important to our earth.

Moderator: Mr. Chad Evans

Service Club (Service Club)

Established in 1969, The St. Ignatius Service Club is an organization of upper-division students. The Service Club provides myriad types of assistance facilitating SI events. The Service Club serves the SI community during events such as The Mass of the Holy Spirit, Back to School Night, Campus Exploration, Baccalaureate  Mass, Fine Arts performances, Counseling Nights, Graduation, and more. Membership lasts until graduation. Members must be in good standing with the Principal’s Office and with the Dean’s Office. 

Moderator: Mr. Charlie Stanley & Mr. Dan Vollert

SF Backpack Buddies (Community Engagement)

SF Backpack Buddies works to provide underpriviledged students with the necessary school supplies for their upcoming school year in hopes of alleviating stress and allowing them to feel comfortable in their school environment.

Moderator: Ms. Megan Pryor-Lorentz 

She's the First (National Affiliate)

Our mission statement is to give a hand up to girls in need of education. We believe that creating global citizenship using empathy and understanding at SI will enrich our school community as well as provide a platform for the voices of girls in need.

Moderator: Ms. Donna DeBenedetti

SI Gives (School Service)

This club provides Saint Andrew’s Catholic Church with helping hands for their food and item drives during the holiday season.

Moderator: Ms. Grace Curcio

SI Live (Social Club)

SI Live is a club for the creation and implementation of excellent jokes. We write and perform sketch comedy in our yearly show, where we lampoon all aspects of life at SI. We are not a cult. But you should definitely join and never leave. 

Moderator:  Dr. Annelise Morris & Mr. Mike Santos

SI STEM Club (Academic Club)

Promote and facilitate student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Moderator: Ms. Jessica Keller, Mr. Mike  Ugawa, &  Mr. Kevin Woodward

SI to Go (Social Club)

A club specifically for freshmen and sophomores, this group meets monthly for lunch and goes on field trips around the city each semester.  Looking to meet more people on campus?  Join us!

Moderators: Ms. Julie St. Clair & Ms. Stephanie Wong

SI Running Club (Social Club)

This club advances the practice and habbit of running for health and fitness.

Moderator: Mr. Eric Castro

SI Skate Club (Social Club)

This club's mission is to assemble an association of SI students willing to use their passion for skating to support and improve both our school-wide and citywide communities.

Moderator: Mr. Charlie Stanley

SI on the Wild Side (Social Club)

We hope to raise money through supporting World Wildlife Fun (WWF) as well as enjoy the nature around us.

Moderator: Mr. Christian Rodriguez

SI Sports Network (School Service)

This club provides on air play by play, commentary, and production for all live streaming of SI varsity games.

Moderator: Mr. Sean Lawhon

SI UNICEF Club (National Affiliate)

This club partners with the U.S Fund for UNICEF in order to fundraise and educate students on global issues.

Moderator: Ms. Sarah Merrell

SIHI (Social Club)

This club helps provide a space for hip-hop dancers at SI to increase their skills in preparation for future performances on Dance & Drill.

Moderator: Ms. Emily Shick

Sit 'n' Knit (Social Justice)

Students come to room 321 every Wednesday at break and after school, knit scarves and then donate them to St. Anthony's.

Moderators: Ms. Katy Dumas

SITV (School Service)

SITV seeks to showcase all aspects of St. Ignatius College Preparatory through the delivery of announcements on Tuesdays and Fridays.  We spotlight all of our student body with its different gifts and talents by shifting the lens to show all of the different shapes, sizes, and colors that make up SI. To create a sense of community, SITV is an environment where students can come and learn the mechanics of filming, editing, sound engineering, and broadcasting.

Moderators: Mr. Yosup Joo, Mr. Mike Santos, and Ms. Lisa Traum

S.O.U.L (Student Outreach Unified Links) Food Initiative (School Service)

S.O.U.L Food Initiative finds commons ground of love, support, and unity through a simple act: providing food to nourish students' mind and soul at our most stressful times - midterms and finals.

Moderator: Ms. Sarah Merrell

Spike Ball Club ( Social Club)

The Spike Ball Club aims to build relationships and foster a stress free environment through co-Ed athletics that promote spirit and community.

Moderator: Mr. Jeff Glosser

Speech and Debate (Academic & Affiliate Club)

Speech and Debates promotes public speaking and rhetoric, explores ideas, and fosters healthy dialogue, discussion, and debate here on campus and at outside competitions. 

Moderators: Dr. Alex Macmillan

Spoken Word (Social Club)

Spoken Word is a student group focused on the written expression and the performance of poetry. Students come together to exchange ideas, write poetry, and perform pieces amongst themselves or with an audience. There is also a traveling team of poets who compete around the Bay Area against other high school collectives. Students audition in order to be selected for the team; otherwise, general meetings and open mic sessions are open to anyone who wants to share their words.  

Moderator: Mr. Darius White

Sports and Debate Club (Social Club)

The Sports and Debate Club strives to help members develop public speaking skills while encouraging each other to share their passion of sports. It will provide members to support and respect each other's opinions, training our minds that we hear.

Moderator: Mr. Darius White

St. Ignatius Interact (National Affiliate)

Interact is a community service club with the intention of serving the community alongside fellow students, Rotarians, and other Interact Clubs throughout the Bay Area. Our motto is "Service above self."

Moderator: Ms. Ericka Scott

St. Jude's Club (Community Engagement)

We want to spread awareness and help support kids and teens fighting against cancer or other life threatening diseases.

Moderator: Mr. Christian Rodriguez

St. Martin de Porres (Community Engagement)

Our mission is to serve in the spirit of compassion, understanding and love, working with the Martin de Porres of Hospitality.

Moderator: Ms. Cara Brancoli

Stand By Me (Social Club)

Stand By Me is committed to sharing the diversity in our school community to the Freshmen Class by showcasing the talent of the student body, bringing a community of kindness to provide support and strengthen our connection to stand tall with each other. As Freshmen, our support will help us stand together as we journey through high school.

Moderator: Ms. Haley Sanchez

Stand Up Comedy Club (Social Club)

This club is dedicated to helping people who want an outlet for their comedy and have an opportunity to work on stand up routines.

Moderator: Mr. Joseph Bommarito

Strings Club (Social Club)

This club wants to bring guitarists and other strings players together to make music and learn together.

Moderator: Mr. Joe Bommarito

Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (National Affiliate)

We hope to spread awareness about gun violence to our school and raise money for "Moms Demand Action".

Moderator: Mr. Christian Rodriguez

Surf Club (Social Club)

Moderator: Anthony Cavello

The SI Surf Club is a student-centered club whose purpose is to promote community among SI students, faculty and staff who share a passion for surfing and beach culture. The SI Surf Club strives to serve the community and the environment through its actions and words, in and out of the water.

  • Community Building: pizza nights/guest speakers
  • Fostering Love for the Ocean: surf camp, dawn patrol, other beach activites...
  • Commitment to environment: beach clean ups
  • Commitiment to surf-related causes: sponsor an inner-city kid surf camp scholarship

Local Surf Forcasts

Surf Club Website

The Daraja Club (Arrupe & Social Justice)

In the Daraja Club, we are bringing awareness to the lack of educational opportunities for women, specifically by working with the Daraja School for Girls in Kenya, and to provide more opportunities for girls to attend the school.

Moderator: Ms. Meredith Mannion

The Filipino Culture Club (Social Club)

The Filipino Culture Club, hereby known as TFC strives to introduce and promote the awareness of the Filipino culture and community on campus through education and social activities and events while enriching all students of its heritage, traditions, and relationships. The club offers a safe and friendly environment suitable for experiences a unique and new culture for all.

Moderators: Mr. Ryan Dilag and Ms. Melissa Mendoza

The Quill Literary Magazine (Publications)

The Quill is St. Ignatius College Preparatory’s student-run literary magazine. Under the auspices of the English Department, this publication prints creative short fiction, poetry, and art from SI students. After reviewing submissions from students at every grade level, the editorial board chooses, edits, and lays out the material for the magazine. The magazine is distributed to the SI community in May of every year.

Moderators: Ms. Donna Debenedetti, Ms. Nora Miller, & Ms. Kristen Moraine

The Russian Club (Social Club)

The club promotes Russian culture to those who are interested about it and help Russian students preserve their cultural background.

Moderator: Mrs. Donna Debenedetti

Thursday Morning Comfort Run (Arrupe Club)

The Comfort Run team facilitates student trips to accompany our tenderloin neighbors through the distribution of sandwiches, juice and smiles.

Moderator: Mr. Carlos Escobar

TYM - Today's Youth Matter (Community Engagement)

This club's mission is to have a positive impact on youth from the Bay Area urban communities and expand leadership skills.

Moderator: Ms. Ana Lopez

We Day Club (Social Justice)

The goal is to empower and inspire youth to take action and serve their community and the world. At the end, groups can participate in the We Day event.

Moderator: Ms. Karen Cota

West African Dance Club (Social Club)

Our goal is to teach our dancers the cultural history behind each move and song, along with the history and importance of dance in West Africa.

Moderator: Ms. Ashley Withers

Wildcat Nation (Social Club)

Wildcat Nations’s main goal is to improve and support all areas of school spirit by setting a prime example for the rest of the student body.  The Wildcat Nation Leadership team encourages students to participate in spirit weeks, attend and cheer at all school events, and show school spirit and pride for SI.

Moderators: Mr. Ryan Dilag

Wildcat Welcoming Club - WWC (Service Club)

The WWC is an SI service organization for freshman and sophomore students.  Members of the WWC assist the Admissions Office and represent SI at various events, including the Student Visitation Program and Open House.  Members are also responsible for fulfilling the same service club duties expected of our Service Club and Block Club and other requests made by the SI Administration.

Moderator: Ms. Lori Yap

Wildcat Writers (Publications)

The goal of this club is spread the joy of creating writing throughout the SI community. We also want to share this love of creative writing with elementary and middle school students.

Moderators: Ms. Kristen Moraine

Young Democrats (National Affiliate)

In the face of injustice, Young Democrats around the United States must create a safe country where all human rights are protected. Through education of both parties, the practice and political and social activism, the exercise of freedom of speech, and the liberation of extraordinary ideas trapped by social pressures. Young Democrats of America will foster change.

Moderator: Ms. Kate Kodros

Young Republicans (Academic Club)

This club aims to promote discussion and understanding of Republican ideals, increase viewpoint diversity, unite Republican students at SI, and use our resources to help the community.

Moderator: Mr. Chris Dunn

Youth Learning About Business (Social Club)

This club educates youth about business today and inspires future business leaders tomorrow.

Moderator: Ms. Samantha Recinos

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Youth Policy Initiative (Social Justice)

YPI strives to promote civic engagement in underserved youth communities by empowering students to impart their passion for leadership and policy to the next generation.

Moderator: Ms. Jamie Lundy