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 21st

If you missed the deadline, you can apply in the second semester. Details will be emailed in January.

There is now a new way to submit applications. Please follow directions below.

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 

Forms were due Oct 12th and Executive Council is currently reviewing all applications and will notify clubs by the week of Oct 22nd.

New forms will be available in January.

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

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: Dr. Isaac Strong

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)

Foster community within the Latino population and its allies at Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. Create a support network for members and their families. Encourage celebration and knowledge about Latino culture, history, and experiences at Saint Ignatius.

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

Awakened Mind (Social Club)

Awakened Mind is open to anyone and everyone willing to learn more about mindfulness and/or tools to achieve academic success. We believe that with our strong leadership and moderating team, we can invite others to explore the various mindlefulness and success practices that exist

Moderator: Mr. Calabrese, Mr. O'Shea, and Ms. Wilkinson

Bad Movie Club (Social Club)

This club aims to unite members of the student body through the viewing of humorously terrible movies. Some meetings will involve eating snacks and having mini snack-eating and board-game competitions.

This club meets once or twice a month on a Wednesday after school or on short school days.

Moderator: Dr. Annalise Morris

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: Ms. Ashley Withers, Mr. Chris Delaney 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: Robert Vergara

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

Chemistry Club (Academic Club)

The mission is to expose students to the fun side of chemistry and put curiosity and imagination about scientific matters into action.

Moderator: Mr. Matthew Stecher 

Chess Club (Social Club)

The Chess Club seeks to spread a love of all things chess throughout the Saint Ignatius community and to provide a forum for playing, discussing, and learning chess.

Moderator: Ms. Christine Wilkinson

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

Children's Hospital Volunteer Club (Community Engagement)

Info to come

Moderator: Ms. Nora Miller 

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

Coastal Cleanup Club (Community Engagement)

Our mission is to enlighten the SI community with knowledge on the effects we have on marine life, the reason we should care about marine life, and how we can make a positive impact on our coast.

Moderator: Ms. Patricia Kennedy

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

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

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

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. Cynthia Robertson

GEAR Club (Affinity Group)

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

Moderator: Ms. Carol Devincenzi and 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

Gift-a-Card Club (Social Justice Club)

This club gives the unrecognized a chance by giving gift cards to people who need it.

Moderator: Ms. Kate Kodors

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.

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 1 annual site visit to tech firms. Coding Languages include: PHP, MySQL, Python, HTML, XCode Swift. Coding workshops are weekly.

The club meets twice a week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00- 4:00PM in room 107

Moderator: Mrs. Jen Gaspar-Santos and Mr. Alan Siu (outside moderator: CS TA from USF and GirlTechPower: Sherry Feng.

Green Team (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 

I Love Me Club (Social Club)

Our goal is to create a welcoming community for students dealing with mental health issues in order to have a safe place to be themselves. I.L.M. Club is a club where people should feel whole with themselves and feel a sense of belonging.

Moderator: Ms. Ashley Withers

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

Immigration Nation (Social Club)

We strive to educate our student body on topics of immigration and emphasize the just and compassionate response to issues of immigration. As an active chapter of Kino teens, we work towards engaging our community by promoting dialogue with people around the border. In addition, we provide support for the Kino Border Initiative and similar organizations.

This club meets Friday at break.

Moderators: Mr. Patrick Lynch

InSide SI Newspaper (Publications)

Inside SI Online Newspaper

See Inside SI Archives

Moderator: Ms. Kate Denning and Mr. Peter Devine

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. Kate Denning

Italian Club (Social Club)

This club strives to create a community that honors the Italian culture and community.

Moderator: Ms. Giovanna Orepeza

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

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 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

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

Make a Wish (National Affiliate)

The mission of this club is to increase student support for children suffering from life threatening illnesses. As a club we strive to grant the wish of a make-a-wish child to make their dream come true.

Moderator: Ms. Jamie Lundy

Martial Arts Club (Social Club)

The Martial Arts Club seeks to offer SI's martial artists with a creative outlet to demonstrate their athleticism to all forms of martial arts. The Martial Arts Club hopes to promote the martials as a celebration of culture and history. This club introduces all martials artists to the SI community as unique aspect of the student body.

Moderator: Mr. Paul Maychrowitz

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

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 thorugh the years.

Moderator: Mr. Jerold Malone

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

Miss Unlimited (Community Engagement)

Miss Unlimited was founded on the principle of empowering the true beauty and unlimited potential of girls with special needs. The Miss Unlimited Organization provides the opportunity for these young girls to be celebrated for all they are inside and not just defined by what the world sees on the outside. The Miss Unlimited Club spreads awareness for these values and seeks the suport of the community.

Moderator: Ms. Jennifer Curtin

Mock Trials (Social Club)

This club provides students with the opportunities to think critically, research, and learn about the process of a trial.

Moderator: Mr. John Stiegeler

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

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

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

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)

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

Random Acts of Kindness (National Affiliate)

This clubs aims to spread charity and goodwill by promoting random acts of kindness throughout SI and by being a fundraising partner for Random Acts charity group.

Moderator: Dr. Isaac Strong

Red Cross Club (National Affiliate)

This clubs aims to raise awareness about humanitarian issues and strives to change compassion into action.

Moderator: Ms. Melissa Mendoza

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)

Sandy Cats (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. Theresa Bayze

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

Sauer Cat Reads (Academic Club)

The club's mission is to share the world of books in order to foster a greater community between Fr. Sauer Academy and SI High School students.

Moderator: Ms. Cara Brancoli

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 

Shatterproof (National Affiliate)

Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation the disease of addiction causes families.

Moderator: Ms. Danielle Devecenzi

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 Hockey Club (Social Club)

Our mission is to spread and share the marvelous game of hockey with SI.

Moderator: Ms. Donna DeBenedetti

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 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 Students Care Club (Community Engagement)

This club raises money to buy toys for less fortunate kids in foreign countries. The overall objective of this club is to make less fortunate kids in other parts of the world happy.

Moderator: Ms. Jocelyn Sideco 

SI Tours (Social Club)

The SI Tour Club is the SI community to come together and experience the world through travels and campus visits. The includes touring LA, San Diego, and even as close as Davis. We understand some students are not able to travel outside of SF, especially to college campuses and this club will provide such opportunities. In addition, we will plan visits to museums for educational purposes and hopefully Disneyland for a fun experience.

Moderator: Ms. Stephanie Wong

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

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: Mr. Joe Bommarito and 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

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. Kelly Miguens

Students in Action (National Affiliate)

SIA is a national youth development program that provides leadership training, encourages national recognition of community service and offers events and opportunities.

Moderator: Ms. Veronica Bricker

Sunset Aces Tennis Club (Social Club)

This club helps dedicated players and lovers of tennis share their passion for the game with others in the community. We are dedicated to trying to provide free tennis lessons and equipment to kids in our community.

Moderator: Ms. Jocelyn Sideco

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

Team Hepatitis B Virus: SI Chapter (Community Engagement)

Our mission is to increase awareness of the dangers of hepetitas B and liver cancer.

Moderator: Ms. Stephanie Wong

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: Nora Miller, Carole Nickolai, Elizabeth Purcell, Tim Reardon

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

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: Dr. Isaac Strong

VR Club (Social Club)

This club helps foster a multidisciplinary community dedicated to exploring and creating VR experiences.

Moderator: Dr. Don Gamble

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

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: Ms. Jaqueline Boland and 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

Wells for the World (National Affiliate)

The main goal of this club is to assist different organizations to spread awareness about the global water crisis and to raise funds to help build wells for communities who don't have fresh/clean water to drink.

Moderator: Mr. Yosup Joo

Wild Heart (Social Club)

Our mission is to raise money and spread awareness to everyone about the horrific treatment towards elephants and other endangered species. We seek to bring in more supporters and other helpers to make our club big enough to make a true difference.

Moderator: Ms. Haley Sanchez

Wildcat Memoirs (Publications)

Wildcat Memoirs is a literary publication dedicated to embracing the life experiences and perspectives that make up the SI community. This writing club is tasked with inviting peers to submit brief vignettes of their life experiences with the messages of hope and strength.

Moderator: Ms. Sarah Merrell and Mr. Dan Vollert

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

World Affairs Committee (Community Engagement)

Teens and students are the leaders of the future. When we decide to take action and choose to argue for what we believe in, it influences the world now and in the years to come. Our club will be dedicated to being with and for others while sharing our sides of each story.

Moderator: Mr. John Stiegeler

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: Ms. Chris Dunn

Youth Learning About Business (Social Club)

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

Moderator: Ms. Kristy Jacobson

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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: Dr. Isaac Strong