Clubs & Activities

At MHS student activities are about connecting with others, creating something new, and learning to lead. Whether your passion is singing, writing short stories, gathering trivia on Oscar winning movies, raising money to help fund a girls' school in Rwanda, or organizing an event for Special Olympics, you will be able to connect with others in a Miss Hall's club or activity. When girls come together around something they care about, there is no limit to what they can make happen. 

Girls also join together through cherished traditions that create strong community bonds with other MHS girls today and unite current students with generations of women who have enjoyed the same traditions in earlier years. Blue-Gold competitions, Music & Dance Night, Senior Ring Dinner, and Big/Little Sisters are only a few of the wonderful activities that create memories that last a lifetime. 

Part of a Family: Big and Little Sisters at MHS

    • Big and Little Sisters at MHS

      Anna '15 talks about the support provided by "big sisters" at MHS.

Clubs

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  • Admission Ambassadors

    The Admission Ambassadors assist the Admission Office with prospective family tours, open houses, class visits, phonathons, and other Admission events.
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  • Anime Club

    Members will meet to further an appreciation for anime, by producing our own hand-drawn animation for a comic or manga series.
  • Art Club

    The Miss Hall's School Art Club offers students an opportunity to have fun with arts and crafts in a non-academic setting. Club members plan their own projects, enjoy visit from guest artists, and collaborate on fundraisers. Members also meet to work on creative projects.
  • Athletic Association

    The Athletic Association assists the Director of Athletics in organizing and supervising the School’s sports activities, both interscholastic and intramural. Association membership is broad-based and includes the Athletic Association co-Presidents, Blue and Gold team captains, and class representatives from each class who are elected in the fall. Because the Athletic Association sponsors Blue-Gold activities on the weekends, the co-Presidents are permanent members of the Social Committee.
  • Big Sisters

    Big Sisters are students who volunteer to play an important role in the life of a new student at Miss Hall's School. Whether acting as friends, mentors, or role models, Big Sisters make the transition to MHS smoother and are an integral presence in the life of new students. Big Sisters play an important leadership role in the school community, and both students and faculty rely on these students. Watch the video.
  • Ceramics Club

    Students who have an interest in Ceramics but whose academic schedules do not enable them to enroll in a class have the opportunity to learn to make pieces outside of their academic day under supervision of the advisor.
     
  • Chess and Games Club

    Members meet in a relaxing environment and challenge themselves by playing a variety of skilled games.
  • Cooking Club

    Students meet and cook together, sharing cooking interests and cultural dishes.
  • Debate Club

    Members will learn skills they need to speak confidently and publically about different topics.
  • Design Club

    Members will serve the community by learning about design and creating posters for community events. 
  • Diversity Coalition

  • Droppin' Mics

    Members practice public speaking skills by reciting poetry and other written pieces before an audience. 
  • Essence

    Essence is a club devoted to the creation of harmony and tolerance among all students, regardless of race and ethnicity. All members of the School community are encouraged to participate in Essence meetings, activities, and events.
  • Grace Notes (a cappella group)

    Grace Notes is a student-selected a cappella group that sings popular and classical songs. Membership in Grace Notes, which is determined by the group in the spring, is an honor.

    Learn more about our music program.
  • Hall's Environmental Action Team (HEAT)

    The Hall's Environmental Action Team (HEAT) is a forum in which students can learn more about current issues facing our environment. HEAT strives to educate the community about climate change, wise resource use, and sustainable practices. Members will raise awareness about environmental issues and educate the MHS community about water and electricity conservation.
  • Hallmark

    Members work together to produce and publish the School's yearbook.
  • Hallways

    Members inform the MHS community of current events by publishing a newspaper.
  • Instrumental Ensembles

    Instrumental music groups showcase the musical talent in the School community. In the past, there have been rock bands, recorder groups, and wind and string ensembles. They perform at School events and, occasionally, at other schools. Read more about our ensembles.
  • International Student Alliance (ISA)

    The International Student Alliance (ISA) is made up of students from all of the countries represented in our student body. Throughout the year, ISA sponsors language seminars, cultural programs, and international meals.
  • Math Club

    Members who are interested in Math explore fun activities in a non-competitive atmosphere.
  • Model UN

    Members have the opportunity to represent delegates of different countries, simulate UN committees, and debate over current events and controversial issues. 
  • Moves Like Mira (STEP Club)

    Members will enjoy fitness activities by learning step dancing.
  • Poetry Club

    Members meet to create a space for people to feel comfortable writing, sharing, reading and listening to poetry.
  • ReAD Club

    The Recommendation and Discussion (ReAD) Club is a student advisory body to the Humes Euston Hall Library. The group meets to discuss and choose fiction for the Library collection and, through various activities, to promote recreational reading. More about the Humes Euston Hall Library.
  • Science Bowl

    Members prepare for a team competition called Science Bowl. 
  • Social Committee

    The Social Committee is a club that meets every Monday night. The committee's leadership and the School's Director of Student Activities lead the meetings. The committee is comprised of elected representatives from each class, and the representatives help plan events offered during weekends. Members should have the ability to generate new ideas, a willingness to talk to classmates about their interests, and an interest in participating in the weekend events.
  • Sol

    Sol is the School’s literary magazine, which is published in print once each year under student direction. The entire School community is encouraged to contribute literary material or art work for publication.
  • Spectrum

    Spectrum is a club devoted to the creation of harmony and tolerance among all students, regardless of sexual orientation. Members educate and raise awareness within the MHS community abouts news in the LGBTQ community.
  • Technical Theater

    Technical theater is open to anyone interested in set design, construction, lighting, and backstage work. Participants learn skills and techniques and construct sets in the workshop. Learn more about our Theater program.
  • Technology Club

    Members explore the use of technology and share their knowledge with the MHS community.
  • Theater Ensemble

    The MHS Theater Ensemble puts on two productions each year. Auditions for the fall play are held in September. Auditions for the winter musical are held in November.  No prior experience is necessary, and auditions are open to all students. Learn more about our Theater program.
  • Video Game Club

    Members learn coding, 3D modeling, and game design in a fun and friendly environment.
  • Vocal Ensemble

    The Vocal Ensemble is a singing group that is open to all students. The group performs at a number of school events and participates in a coordinated concert with other schools in the area during the winter. Learn more about our Music program.
  • Yoga and Meditation

    Members enjoy finding one’s inner peace and experiencing relaxation through the practice of yoga and meditation.
     
MHS offers nearly three dozen student-led groups, clubs, ensembles, and publications that allow girls to explore their passions, test the reins of leadership, and energize the school community.

Clubs and Activities Photos

  • International Student Alliance Holiday Performance - 12.12.16

    The International Student Alliance Holiday Performance featured girls offering holiday and New Year wishes from 22 countries, and there were a dozen song and dance performances representing the cultures of MHS students. Photos by Brian Majewski.

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    • Step Club at Activities Fair Fall 2014

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