Student Activities

A number of co-curricular activities are available to students at certain grade levels. These include Declamations, Scholastic Bowl, Student Council, School Play, Cheerleading as well as sports.

Altar Servers

Blessed Sacrament School students along with Parish CCD students may become Altar Servers starting in 5th grade. Altar Servers serve during weekend Masses, daily Mass, as well as for Funerals and Weddings. All Altar Servers take turns throughout the year with BSS students serving Daily Mass during the school year.

Altar Server Schedule and More Information


Band for Blessed Sacrament students start in 5th grade and is directed by Mr. Tom Mindock. They perform during school programs, at the Peoria Court House as well at during a couple of weekly All School Masses during the school year. Please click the link above for additional information.


BSS provides an athletic program that includes Cross Country, basketball and track for boys and girls grades 5-8, Baseball for boys 7-8, volleyball for girls 6-8, and cheerleading for 8th grade girls. These programs are open to all students who meet the grade level and academic eligibility requirements.

For more information on the sports programs offered at Blessed Sacrament, please go to

School Play

The school play is open to students in the upper grades with a school performance and an evening performance.


Declamation contest is held each spring at Holy Family. It is open to students' 5th – 8th grade. Students can choose solo, duets or group skits.

Scholastic Bowl

Our 7th and 8th Grade students can be part of the Scholastic Bowl teams.

Spelling Bee

Students compete in their classes and the top students meet together for a school Spelling Bee. The top winners continue on to complete locally.

Student Council

Each year students 5th – 8th grade volunteer to serve on Student Council with elections for Officer positions. Mrs. Mersot meets with the students 2nd Wednesday each month. Their main projects are Crossing Guard and Recycling.

Catholic Schools Week

Each January we celebrate being a Catholic School. We focus on why being a Catholic School is special. We have many activities, some educational, others service orientated, some social; all fun.

Track and Field Day

We celebrate the end of the school year with an extremely fun day of Track and field. The students are divided up into teams, and have fun competitions against other teams. This is run by Mrs. Jeri Gilfillan.

American Heritage Girls

Our school has American Heritage Girls which are run by parents.

School in the Park (5th - 8th)

We celebrate the end of the school year with another extremely fun day of School in the Park for the upper grades. The students are divided up into teams and do four events led by each upper grade teacher.  Cold Lunch is mandatory on that day.  The eighth graders also have a fun water gun fight to celebrate their last moments at BSS.  Eight grade is also allowed to bring and ride their bikes, while the rest walk to Idlewood Park (0.6 miles from school grounds).

Student Activities