Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Mon
all-day B Week
B Week
Mar 1 – Mar 5 all-day
 
Mar
5
Fri
all-day Field Day
Field Day
Mar 5 all-day
academic programming morning until lunch break, then Field Day programming 1pm-4pm, including student-crafted and delivered spotlights honoring Black women, particularly Chicago Black women (as a connection between Black History Month and Womens’ History Month)OR morning: lessons/spotlights[...]
1:00 pm CJA Chapel
CJA Chapel
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
 
Mar
8
Mon
all-day A Week
A Week
Mar 8 – Mar 12 all-day
 
Mar
12
Fri
all-day Pi Day
Pi Day
Mar 12 all-day
 
1:00 pm CJA Chapel
CJA Chapel
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
 
Mar
15
Mon
all-day B Week
B Week
Mar 15 – Mar 19 all-day
 

Co-Curricular Activities

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At Chicago Jesuit Academy, we believe in the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, or care for the whole person. As a result, participation in co-curricular activities is an essential and mandatory part of a student’s education at CJA.

CJA students participate in four co-curricular activities each year which are woven into the regular school day. Activities include athletic options as well as a wide variety of non-athletic offerings. Some recent activities offered to students include:

Anime Club
Black American Music Ensemble
Drumline
Robotics Club
Basketball
Creativity Club
Football
Soccer
Bike Club
Culinary Arts Club
Lacrosse
Track

Athletic co-curricular activities enable students to practice healthful physical activity. In turn, students develop healthy habits related to exercise and well-being which we hope they will carry into adulthood. Nonathletic co-curricular activities offer students the opportunity to develop a new skill or interest. For many students, this sparks a passion that continues on to high school or even college.

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Because there is at least 30 minutes and often 45-60 minutes of daily physical activity built into each student’s schedule aside from co-curricular activity, our students have ample opportunity to stay physically healthy while choosing musical, artistic or culinary activities, for example, to round out their educational experience at school.

For more information on co-curricular activities at CJA, please contact our Dean of Programs, Terese Hagerty, at hagerty@cjacademy.org.