clubs and Extracurriculars

Pursuing Interests and Passions

With offerings that focus on creative expression, social activism, student government, and STEAM, Hewitt's clubs and extracurriculars offer a variety of opportunities for girls to pursue their interests and passions. With the support of a faculty advisor, students spend time with other girls around a shared interest or commitment as they cultivate their leadership skills and collaborative abilities. Some clubs change annually depending on student interest, allowing for a ever-expanding roster of possibilities.


In Middle School

In the middle school, clubs are supervised by a middle school teacher, organized as 5/6 and 7/8 clubs, and take place during recess. Student Council includes all interested girls in fifth and sixth grade who want to make a commitment to learning about community leadership. In seventh and eighth grade, the student body elects their own officers.

 

Middle school club offerings include:

  • Student Council
  • Social Justice Committee
  • Sustainability and Service Committee

 

In addition to clubs, middle school students participate in our electives program, which features courses that introduce girls to new projects and opportunities beyond the regular curriculum. Recent elective options have included:

  • VEX Robotics
  • Math Olympiad
  • Social Media for Change Makers 
  • STEAMulating
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Enterprising Writers
  • Poetry and Watercolor
  • Choreography
  • Journalism
  • Literary Magazine/Creative Writing

In Upper School

All upper school clubs are student-led with the support of a faculty advisor, and all publications have a full student editorial staff. Advisors work with students to plan their time effectively and guide students in resisting resume padding in favor of curating a meaningful and substantive engagement with the things that matter to them. Thus, our co-curricular programs emphasize the depth of a commitment as opposed to a superficial list of activities.

Upper school club offerings include:

  • ACTION for Social Justice
  • Animal Rights Club
  • Asian Culture Club
  • Beyond 75th: Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Club
  • Debate Club
  • Earth Committee
  • Poetry Club
  • Film Club
  • Girls Who Code
  • Global Perspectives
  • Hawks TV
  • International Thespian Society
  • Jewish Culture Club
  • Medicine Club
  • Neuroscience Club
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Politics and Law Club
  • Renaissance Consort
  • Spectrum
  • Student Council
  • Student Service Board
  • The Hewitt Times
  • Tour Guide Program
  • Venturer Literary Magazine
  • Women's Health and Issues Club
  • Yearbook
  • Young Women's Cooperative (YWC)

 

We invite you to explore our full catalogue of upper school clubs and publications.

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