Best Buddies Club: Moderator: Mr. Cox - Best Buddies High Schools matches students with intellectual disabilities with other high school students and creates one-to-one friendships between them. By introducing Best Buddies to high schools, we are crossing the invisible line that too often separates those with disabilities from those without.
Blue-Gold Club: Moderator: Mr. DiNardo –- The purpose of this organization is to raise awareness about people with cognitive disabilities. All events directly benefit the Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with Cognitive Disabilities and the All- Star Football Game held in June. Students organize fundraisers and oversee the annual Blue-Gold 5K Run/Walk.
Interact Club: Moderator: Mr. Horn - The Interact Club at Salesianum School is a club that is sponsored in par t by the Rotary Club of Wilmington-West. The members of the club focus on doing community ser vice in both our local community of New Castle County, but also do work on an International project each year. The club elects officers who act as the governing body for the club. It is a great way to have fun and also earn ser vice hours. The club is very active in a wide variety of activities. It is a great way to connect with local business and community leaders, who are often guest speakers at meetings.
Jefferson Awards: Moderator: Mrs. Ballintyn - The Jefferson Awards are a prestigious national recognition system honoring community and public service in America. The Jefferson Awards are presented on two levels: national and local. They began in 1972 to create a Nobel Prize for public service. Today, their primary purpose is to serve as a "Call to Action for Volunteers" in local communities. Click here for more information.
Key Club: Moderator: Mrs. Looney - Students receive activities credit for serving as runners for the office and hosts for school visitors.
Minority Coalition: Moderator: Mr. Mieczkowski - This club is open to all minority students to provide a forum for discussion and interaction with other private/independent schools concerning the issues that confront minorities.
Minutemen: Moderator: Mr. Gallagher - The primary function of the Minutemen is to provide service to the school in two areas: to facilitate traffic during change of classes, and to serve as hall assistants during their unscheduled time. A direct recommendation from the Dean of Students and Faculty invites eligible Junior and Senior students to join this service group.
SADD/YELL: Moderator: Mrs. Eastlack - Students Against Destructive Decisions and Youth to Eliminate Loss of Life is a group of students who provide information and programs for their fellow students in an attempt to combat alcohol abuse and destructive behavior within the school community.
SALS-Salesians Assisting Local Students: Moderator: Fr. Kifolo, OSFS –- SALS is a program in which Salesianum students (of any classes) share their time and talent with local children in a public school. Once a week after school SALS go to Warner Elementary to tutor students in English and Math.
Senior Class: Important information for members of the Senior Class and their families. Click here for their web page
Student Council: Moderator: Mr. McConaghy - The leadership positions of our Student Council officers and Class officers are governed by the same academic and disciplinary eligibility as all other activities. The following additional criteria must be satisfactorily met for a student to be a candidate and seek office:
- Student Council candidates submit 20 student signatures to the Student Council Moderator;
- Be approved by the school administration;
- Student Council President and Vice-President as well as all senior class office candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.60.
- Senior Class Moderator: Mrs. Bartkowski
- Junior Class Moderator: Mr. Szaroleta
- Sophomore Class Moderator: Mr. Winchell
- Freshman Class Moderator: Mrs. Longo
Salesianum's commitment to worship, service, community, and faith is evident throughout the school's programs and activities. Salesianum is rooted in the spirituality of the gentleman saint, Francis de Sales. The core of a “Salesian” education is rooted in prayer and faith formation. The Office of Campus Ministry is entrusted to provide opportunities for spiritual development for all students.
As Salesianum means “House of Sales” Campus Ministry emphasizes the spirituality and focus of Francis de Sales. Francis de Sales is particularly meaningful to students: his practical philosophy is attainable for all. All can “Live today well” and “Do ordinary things extraordinarily well,” as Saint Francis de Sales has commissioned us to do.
Each year the Salesianum community focuses on a specific thought from Francis de Sales. This year’s thought calls attention to the importance of true faith in our spiritual journey:
Let God lead us to perfection, one step at a time.
Seeds of Service Program
This is an exciting and dynamic program that will aid you in your journey as a Salesian gentleman. The Christian Service Program is a mandatory requirement that is met by accomplishing service at a service organization of your choice that meets the parameters as stipulated by the program.
The grade for this program is independent of your class work. In order to proceed to the following grade level, your service requirement must be fulfilled. For each year, you have a service requirement to meet. Freshman year it is 10 hours; sophomores it is 20 hours (five of which will come from your retreat day); 20 hours in your junior year and 10 hours in your Senior year. All service requires a reflection paper.