Mother of Sorrows School offers programs to students in order to enhance the learning experience. These programs can be offered both in school and throughout extra-curricular activities.
MOSS has a terrific instrumental music teacher in Andrew Talarovich. Students may take lessons and have the opportunity to become part of an exceptional band.
Will Smith runs our Children's Choir, and they can be heard singing at Mass each Thursday morning of the school year at 9:30 a.m. Peggy Willard will even take some students to the county chorus.
Students in fourth through eighth grade may run for student government in an effort to effectively change their own educational environment.
Our sixth and eighth grade students participate in numerous science fairs including, but not limited to the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS). We have found that this gives students a chance to learn the process, run the process, and employ the process of practical uses of the scientific method.
Students in fourth through eighth grade may participate in any of three math competitions. These Mathletes meet and practice after school as they prepare to go to visit local universities/colleges to compete.
Students in seventh and eighth grade may join the Robotics Team. Our Robotics Teams spends two to three months building, programming, and perfecting their robots in order to take them to Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, for a robotics competition.
Students in kindergarten through eighth grade have an opportunity to learn sound business sense with our Junior Achievement Program. This is a specially designed program that brings our communities closer to our schools as the children learn skills that will translate into the business world they are working towards.
Students in third through eighth grade are permitted to audition for our drama club productions. This year, students will be performing a production of Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Some students will even participate in an English Festival Competition, where they will choose to read for fun and competition as a team.