We enjoy providing opportunities for our
students to shine!
St. Anne & St. Jude students participate in the
following South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA)
SCISA Battle of the Books - Selected
students from lower and middle school compete in a statewide
team competition that tests their knowledge on selected novels.
SCISA Quiz Bowl - Selected students in
grades sixth through eith grades compete in a statewide team
competition that tests their knowledge in all academic areas.
- Selected students in fifth through eighth grades compete in
the section according to their grade. Five 30 minute timed
matches will determine the highest four that advance to the
semi-finals and finals competition.
- Selected students choose to participate in one of the
following categories: Essay, Extemporaneous Speaking, Oral
Interpretation, Poetry Recitation, or Storytelling.
- Through this competition with other area schools students have
the opportunity to apply and expand on the various math skills
that are taught in Middle School.
- Students in third through eighth grades participate in the St.
Anne & St. Jude Science Fair.
Students are required to use the scientific method and
than merely doing research or model building.
The winners of the fair go on to
represent our school in the statewide SCISA
- Students participate in the state Spelling Bee competition.
Students are chosen from third through eighth grade based on
performance in their classroom's spelling bee.
offer the opportunity to excel in the following competitions:
- Students in grades four through eight are eligible to
participate in this entertaining and challenging test of
knowledge prepared by the National Geographic Society.
of Foreign Wars (VFW) Patriot Pen Essay Contest
- Students proudly describe the reasons for their patriotism
based on the essay topics provided each year by the VFW.
- We partner with Central Carolina Technical College
Engineering Department to see who can build the strongest bridge
made of popsicle sticks and glue. Students in the seventh and
eighth grade compete against each other in this annual event.
Bloser National Handwriting Contest
- Students from Kindergarten through eighth grade demonstrate
their best handwriting.
- Students from second through fourth grade form a team which
participates in this global STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math) competition.
Students are required to invent a solution to a
particular problem which they demonstrate through a group skit.
They must also compete in instant challenges.