Clubs and Activities

VRCS commits itself to nurturing an atmosphere of cooperation, understanding, and compassion within and outside of the classroom.


SSS Extra-Curriculars

Current extra-curricular activities at our St. Stephen Elementary campus include:

  • Robotics
  • Boys Scouts*
  • Student Council (Primarily for 5th and 6th Grade; 4th Grade Votes for Officers)
  • EDGE Program*
  • 6th Grade Service at St. Elizabeth Center
  • Altar Serving
  • Mass Cantoring

*Sponsored through the Parish

    VC Electives + Extra-Curriculars

    At Venango Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, we currently offer the following activities and clubs:

    • Jr. High Robotics
    • Sr. High Robotics
    • Bell Choir
    • Mass Choir
    • District Chorus
    • Student Council
    • Altar Serving

    Our students also participate in Civil Air Patrol, 4-H, YMCA swimming, YMCA gymnastics, dance, music lessons, and TaeKwonDo.

    During 8th period electives, students can choose to do an activity or take an extra class. Elective options are subject to change, but currently include:

    • Fencing
    • Ring and Sing
    • Psychology
    • Publications
    • Forensic Science
    • Sr. High Home Economics
    • Jr. High Home Economics
    • Jr. High Study Hall

      Did you know?

      For St. Joseph

      • That St. Joseph High School’s colors were green and gold.
      • That the school was funded in large part by Henry McSweeney, a friend of Fr. Driscoll’s.
      • That student athlete Forey Hall went on to play for the San Francisco 49ers.
      • That the yearbook “Spires” was originally called the “Shamrock”

        For VC

        • That VC has attained and retained the highest rating possible for accreditation offered by the Middle States Accreditation Association.
        • The cost to build VC was $832,500 – about $15 million in today’s money!
        • The largest graduating class to date has been 452 students in 1968.
        • Mark Garbacz still holds the PA and National record of 55 rebounds in one game, a feat which he performed during a game on February 22, 1970 against East Forest.

        Contact Us

        Venango Region Catholic School

        Venango Catholic Campus

        1505 W. First Street
        Oil City, PA 16301


        Saint Stephen Campus

        214 Reed Street
        Oil City, PA 16301


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