Enrichment Programs

Enrichment Activities & Opportunities

At St. Mel School, we recognize that students engaged in activities outside of the classroom strengthen skills learned inside the classroom, foster team building, and spirit, and help introduce children to new worlds of learning. We are proud to offer a full range of extracurricular activities that help educate the whole child:

Field Trips:

Our robust field trip program is integrated into each class and includes exciting hands-on experiences for students and parents, such as Sutter’s Fort overnight, a week at Sly Park, a week at Journeys, as well as day experiences that include plays and museums.


St. Mel is proud to have its very own school choir that consists of students in grades 4th-8th. These talented and wonderful students help lead our school liturgies in song.

Yearbook Club:

Our students in 8th-grade design and create an annual school yearbook that highlights the year’s activities.

Academic Decathlon:

St. Mel students practice for and then compete against other area schools in academic subjects.

Religion Decathlon:

St. Mel students practice for and then compete against other area schools in a religious facts competition.

Christian Brothers Math Bowl Competition:

Math-loving students compete against other area schools in a math competition.


St. Mel School students experience a week of project-based activities in Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.

Service Club:

7th and 8th graders meet once per month to discuss the importance of service in the community and to participate in service activities.

In Addition, St. Mel has a number Of Extra-curricular Activities are available for our students:

  • Baton:
    Students in grades 1st-8th can participate in lunchtime instruction and perform at community events, school spirit rallies and the talent show.
  • Music Instruction/Band:
    Students in grades 2nd-8th can participate in a before-school instrumental music program.
  • Missoula Children’s Theater:
    The largest children’s touring theater company stops at St. Mel School once per year, and in one week students try out for and learn their parts, and then perform in a musical production.