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St. Benedict Catholic School
Preschool through 8th Grade

Student Activities

St. Benedict Catholic School supports a number of programs to engage its students in learning and life outside the classroom.  Some of these programs are short trimester-long commitments, while others last the entire school year.

Altar Servers:

Each year St. Benedict Catholic School students have the opportunity to assist the school and parish by acting as altar servers during school and parish Masses.  Altar servers carry the processional cross, hold the Roman Missal for the priest celebrant, help prepare the altar for the Liturgy of the Eucharist, assist the priest when he receives the gifts during the offertory, wash the hands of the priest, and assist the priest celebrant as necessary during Mass. This role is open to all Catholic students, regardless of their parish affiliation, who are enrolled in 5th – 8th grade.

If you are interested in being an altar server or have any questions about this ministry, please email Joe Fellores at or contact the Parish Office.

Youth Group:

N Seattle Catholic Youth is a youth ministry partnership between seven parishes in the North Seattle area, including St. Benedict Parish.  Middle School meets on Sunday evenings from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at St. Catherine Parish (814 NE 85th St, Seattle).  Students gather together for a time of fun and faith-sharing, and conclude the evening with a free, healthy meal.  This programs runs most Sundays from October 7 to June 9.  For a complete calendar and more information, please go to

Feel free to contact Youth Ministry Director, Kate Brown at or 206-488-5970.

Spring Musical:

Each spring students in our 5th – 8th grade are invited to audition for the Spring Musical.  Participation in the musical is a decades old rite of passage for the older students at St. Benedict.  All students are welcome to participate as an actor, member of the chorus, or part of the stage crew.  Auditions take place each January.

Talent Show:

The annual Talent Show is an opportunity for all students (PS-8) to share their special talents with the school students and other special guests.  This event takes place at the end of January during Catholic School Week.

Knitting Club:

Knitting classes will be held on Tuesdays beginning October 8, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Reading Room. Bring knitting needles and yarn (if you have some). Instructors: Margaret Vance and Jane Fellores (grandmothers of current students).

Permission slip: PDF

Chess Club:

Chess club provides an opportunity for students of all ages to learn about and play Chess. The current session started on Tuesday, October 1st. There are 11 sessions ending on December 10th.

Registration form can be downloaded here (PDF) or visit