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 an ever-expanding roster of possibilities.



In Middle School

Middle school clubs are organized into 5th/6th and 7th/8th groupings. With the support of a middle school advisor, students have an opportunity to spend time with other girls around a shared interest or commitment. Students who want to make a commitment to learning about community leadership serve on Student Council in a range of roles, some elected and some by application.

Middle school club offerings include:

  • Student Council
  • Sustainability and Social Activism 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:

  • Hawks Robotics
  • Architecture and Design
  • Math Olympiad
  • A Novel Idea Book Club
  • STEM Challenge
  • Hooks and Loops
  • Model Congress
  • Big Questions: Reading and Writing Philosophy
  • Enterprising Writers and Designers (arts and literary magazine)
  • Roller Coaster Design and Engineering 
  • Making Music

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.

Hewitt's academic philosophy and program are thoughtfully designed based on the latest research.
The Hewitt community embraces and celebrates difference.