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Empower Hour

All SJA students choose and participate in a 13-week course that gives them the opportunity to earn credits towards graduation focused on enriching skills and activities. Empower Hour courses are chosen by the students at the start of the school year and allows them to explore their passions.

  • All-Hands Boatworks — Learn basic construction/building skills — 1 Math Credit
  • Danceworks — Hip hop dance class — 1 Fine Arts Credit
  • Driver’s Ed — 1 Elective Credit
  • Explore MKE — History of Milwaukee through local site exploration — 1 social studies credit
  • Faith in Action — Active service learning with Marquette University —1 Theology Credit
  • Journalism — Students will learn the basics of journalism — 1 English Credit
  • Ko-Thi Dance Company — African drumming — 1 Fine Arts Credit
  • MATC Career Exploration — 1 Fine Arts Credit