Academics » Enrichment


San Gabriel Mission High School offers an Enrichment Program for students to learn specialized skills.

Below are the Enrichment Courses currently offered to students:

Course Title

Course Description 

Book Club

Featured reading: "I am not your Perfect Mexican Daughter" by Erika L. Sanchez

Introduction to Women’s Studies

Through articles, videos, and discussion we will explore historical perspectives, psychological studies, and contemporary understandings of women in our society so that we can foster advocacy, critical thinking, and sisterhood as Women of Mission. 

Ukulele Club

Learn about the Ukulele. The class has two parts. We will learn to play tunes on the Ukulele and at the same time build your own personalized Instrument.  We will build real concert size Ukuleles with your own choice of decorations and colors.  Lab fee of $25


We will read great poems and use them as models for writing our own poetry.

Logic Puzzles, Word Search & BINGO

One week you will complete logic puzzles (2), and /or word searches (2) 

Next week you will play bingo, loteria, and/or UNO.

Hula 2

Would you like to learn traditional Tahitian?  

Come and learn the basics to Hula/Tahitian, that is required to dance a cultural dance.

  • Hand motions    
  • Terminology 
  • Will participate in Spring Sing

Spring Sing:  Disney Princess & Villans

Embrace the magic of this year's Spring Sing theme – "Disney Princesses and Villains"! Join this enrichment and be part of an unforgettable experience. You'll have the chance to learn a dance routine that will be showcased at the Spring Sing.

Self Care

Taking steps to develop a healthier lifestyle can really pay off for everyone – especially for busy students. Reducing stress and improving physical health have both been shown to improve mental health as well. 

History through Film

Through this course you will gain an understanding of the events that shaped the 20th century, as well as involve yourselves in the critical analysis of films for their cultural bias and interpretation of historical events. You will be given the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities to develop your knowledge and awareness of History as well as display growing media literacy. The most important prerequisite for this class is a genuine interest in history

Esports / Robotics

Come join the fun with the Switch or computer.  We will play: Mario Ultimate, Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, Dance Dance Revolution and many more.

Do you want to be creative?  Join the fun and learn to build a robot… Learn to control while having fun.  Lego mindstorm, E5 and other robots.

Note Taking

Why is it important for taking notes? First, it is a wonderful opportunity to review your teacher’s lecture and recap what was discussed. It can be the best method in keeping track with your studies. Best of all by taking notes, it will help you prepare for your tests.  In this class:  students will identify important details in note taking and recognize their significance. Students will learn strategies for taking effective notes. Students will practice and evaluate note-taking skills.


A list of enrichment courses offered from the past:

  • Athletic Conditioning
  • Music/Choir
  • Business Etiquette
  • Math Intervention (Mathematics skills training)
  • Forensic Science
  • SAT Prep
  • Chinese Language/Culture
  • Film
  • Sweet Treats 101 with Fr. Ray, CMF
  • Astronomy 
  • Personal Finance
  • Learn Embroidery
  • Art Explored Through Painting and Craft
  • What is Love?  Baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me no more.
  • Relax and Shape Up! 
  • Dance / Choreography
  • College 101
  • Music Appreciation
  • Tai Chi
  • Public Speaking
  • Hula 1
  • Dream Interpretation
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
  • Forensic Science
  • Drumming
  • Strumming / Guitar