Arizona Music and Fine Arts offers in Band at Christ the King School under the leadership of Mr. Ray Nelson, Band Director. Beginning Band is offered to students 4th grade and higher with an emphasis on note reading and instrument fundamentals. Advanced Band is offered to any student who has successfully completed one year of class or who has had private music instruction. Click here for more information.
One of the primary objectives of Catholic education is the development of Christian leadership and citizenship. Through participation in student government, students learn responsibility, planning, organization, and leadership skills. Christ the King Student Council also provides service to the Church, school, and the community. The CTK School Student Council is comprised of elected members from the 5th – 8th grades.
CTK students participate in the local Catholic Youth Athletic Association (CYAA) program. As part of the program, our students learn the value of teamwork, good sportsmanship and fair play while developing athletic skills. All eligible students in grades 5th – 8th are given the opportunity to participate and learn the fundamentals of the sport. Teams are coached by parent volunteers who lead after-school practices and schedule games with other schools that participate in the CYAA program. The following sports are offered to all students, regardless of skill level: Flag football, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball. Click here for more information.
Our CTK Ambassador Program serves to teach and promote leadership and citizenship. Each year students are asked to apply to become a student Ambassador. The Ambassadors represent CTK at a variety of school and community functions.
Choir is open to all interested students with the support of the parent. Choir meets at 12:50 on Wednesday and arrives early on Mass Days. Choir sings at the Wednesday School Mass and at special Sunday Masses during the year.
Current production is Disney’s Lion King, Jr. scheduled for early December. Students in grades 4th through 8th grade are invited to audition for musical theater production. Currently, there are 2 productions each year. Recent productions included 101 Dalmatians, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast.
Servants of the Altar
Students in grades 4th and up are invited to join the Servants of the Altar Club. Initial training, monthly meetings, and annual retreats are highlights for students wishing to serve the Church.
Students in grades K through 5th grade play chess on Friday afternoons. Run by Chess Emporium, student learn to play, practice against each other and the coaches, and participate in city wide tournaments. Visit ChessEmporium.com for more information.