CLUBS: Mater Dei offers an extensive club program to meet the interests of all of our students. There are over 60 active clubs offering everything from learning origami to competing in the Mock Trial competition. Depending on a student’s schedule, they are able to join multiple clubs expanding on experiences and friendships.
Wrapping Up 2016!
It has been a busy semester for our clubs…here are just a few highlights!
Act on Alzheimer’s Club: participated in the Walk4Alz to help fund services for Alzheimer’s Orange County.
A Friend in Need: hosted a drive for used jackets and belts to be given to the homeless suffering from mental challenges. In addition, this club also volunteered at “A Home 4 Ever Dog Rescue” providing care and entertaining hopeful dogs.
The All for One Club: placed plastic jars around campus to collect funds to be donated to Saint Jude’s research on Type 1 Diabetes.
The ASL Club: signed the National Anthem during several football games.
Blessings in Backpack: held a three day bake sale. Funds were used to purchase groceries for local families.
The Break the Silence Club: sold bracelets made by survivors of human trafficking . These funds were donated to a local organization focused on prevention of human trafficking.
The Comic Book Club: met several times to enjoy and discuss current topics such as Rogue One.
The Dodge Ball Club and the Interact Club: joined forces in our first Dodgeball tournament of the year. Funds raised went towards a charity selected by the Interact Club.
The DSAOC Hand in Hand Literacy program: attended events hosted by the DSAOC working with the children in building reading and social skills.
FIDM Fashion Club: decorated socks for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Foundation’s Holiday Party.
The Fun Run Club: participated in two 5K runs, with a third coming up this semester.
Key Club: participated in the Clothe The Children event hosted by the Kiwanis, providing not only basic necessities, but also helping Santa hand out toys.
KidsWorks Club: put together over 60 Christmas bags which the Club Officers handed out to the children at KidsWorks Santa Ana.
Magical Monarchs: held a “Jammie Drive” to collect new pajamas to be given to a local charity.
The Ping Pong Club: purchased two new tables, which are put to use once a week.
The Scarlet Scroll Club: sold Candygrams to raise money to help offset publication costs
The Surfrider Club: held a beach clean-up day, which they plan to repeat next semester.