Need an outlet for your creativity? Art Club is student run and directed; possible activities include drawing, printmaking and animation. We enjoy the art of conversation and working while listening to great music! The Art Club will meet every Wednesday afternoon in room 502, 2:05 -3:00 p.m.
The beekeeping club is dedicated to bettering our environment and spreading awareness regarding importance of bees and all they do for us. We hope to achieve many goals with this club including getting hives at Bauer Park and fundraising for environmental charities. Join us and learn more.
Bike club meets some Fridays after school to talk about bikes, plan bike rides, sometimes ride as a group from school, and sometimes hold events related to biking (and unicycling). Meetings in school at room 220. Google classroom code 2q4jwqq for updates and info.
Build Bright Beginnings (BBB) meets every other Wednesday after school in room 339. We work with a family shelter to provide support to families transitioning out of homelessness (donation drives, children's events, etc.)
The chess club is open to chess players of all levels. Students will engage in casual matches, tournaments, and strategy discussions. Play is conducted both in person with chess boards and using an online forum. The club meets on Fridays in room 310. The Google Classroom join code is wg3iuue.
Students go to Polson Middle School during the school day and speak to the eighth grade health classes about making good choices, and present that it is possible to be an active high school student and not use substances.
Debate is open to all students. The team competes in the Connecticut Debate Association tournaments each month ( http://ctdebate.org for schedule and details) at both the Varsity and Novice level. Experienced debaters have the opportunity to compete at tournaments sponsored by Yale, Columbia, Vassar and others.
Meetings are once per week, currently on Thursdays from 5-6PM, via Zoom.
Technology Student Association (TSA) is a club that enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs.
The Dungeons and Dragons Club is a group meant to organize and play campaigns designed by students. Create and play your character, like a Barbarian Goliath, or Elfish Sorceror, amongst other combinations. Roll for initiative! The Club meets on varying days depending on attendance and Game Masters. See Mr. Brine in room 238 for a list of campaigns, dates, and GMs.
The Eco Club is a student-led organization that promotes civic engagement for environmental causes at school, locally and beyond. We are continually involved in initiatives that include decreasing our school carbon footprint/plastic use, creating habitats and food sources for native pollinators, Bauer Park and coastal trash collection, and animal welfare and rehabilitation, to name a few.
Eco Club meets Mondays in room 226 and our Classroom code is iaffifu
GAINS stands for Girls Advancing in STEM. We host presentations by women in various fields of science (biotechnology, veterinary medicine, nursing, engineering, and ecology to name a few) who share their stories of what they do and how they got there. We also meet for STEM socials, tours of local science labs and businesses, science outreach at Polson School, and fun science activities. Our goal is to help girls explore possible career paths in science, network with female scientists and high school students, and just celebrate what makes science fun.
GAINS meets every Wednesday from 2-3pm in room 226. Join us on Google Classroom (code is vzidt6x)
Girls Who Code is a club for all girls or non-binary students who want to learn about computer programming, which is also known as coding. We will work on different coding projects each week, and will also take time learn about female mentors and role models in the technology fields, and to socialize.
Meetings times are to be determined, and the club hasn’t officially begun for the 2021-22 school year.
Giving Bach is a student-run club for students who are interested in learning to play music with other students for an audience that may not have the opportunity to access live music. We have performed at nursing homes as well as events through Scranton Library, including the first ever String Instrument Petting Zoo.
Hands on Stage is an ALL INCLUSIVE theatre arts program. All students who want to explore their inner creativity - on stage and off - are welcome, encouraged and guaranteed to get a chance to participate! We offer a Fall Play, a Spring Musical and a Student Directed play each year. Being in a show is exciting. It builds confidence, nurtures creativity, and fosters friendships that will last a lifetime!
Habitat for Humanity works closely with Raise the Roof, Madison's local chapter, by helping to build homes along with the Greater New Haven Habitat organization. The club plans and runs fundraisers to help raise money for Habitat homes, helps with Gala of the Stars Dance competition, participates in Build on the Green and many other amazing projects and activities!
This program matches K-3rd graders with highly-motivated, well qualified high school students to provide guidance and positive role modeling. Each high school mentor has to complete a mentor training before participating in the program. Jeffrey students are referred by staff at Jeffrey school.
JV Math team is for freshmen and sophomores. We compete with other Connecticut schools at 4 math meets between Sept and Dec. The team is open to anyone in grades 9 and 10. We practice twice a week and we have lots of fun.
The Magic the Gathering club is a group designed by students to play and learn the game of Magic the Gathering. We welcome players from all levels of expertise. Come and enjoy us is exciting 1v1 and 2v2 games. The Club meets on varying days depending on attendance.
See Mr. Kaeser in room 222 if you have questions and/or want to join.
Mini golf club meets during trimester 2 on a day decided by the group. We create a mini golf course throughout the school with holes varying in level of difficulty. Come join us and see how low you can shoot!
This program trains students to be resources to their fellow peers. The 11 week training focuses on self-awareness, communication skills, crisis intervention, and knowledge of available resources. Following the training, monthly “Alumni” meetings are held with all members.
Roots is a student-led group that empowers youth to grow, strengthen, and support one another and their community. By welcoming all students, Roots enables members to advocate, lead, and engage in important issues through creating a caring and positive culture.
She's the First is a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for equal access to education and funds in support of women in developing countries who will be the first in their family to graduate high school.
Smiles for Smilow was started by a former student in order to raise funds to purchase gifts for teen cancer patients receiving treatment at Yale's Smilow Cancer Hospital. Unlike many organizations that collect toys for younger children, this group focuses on teens, who are often forgotten in the toy drives. The club's Google Classroom join code is yszlygq.
Activities include: watching Spanish movies, making arts and crafts, tasting Spanish foods, learning about holidays and traditions, playing board games, puzzles, engaging in community service, etc. Everyone is welcome!
Spanish Club meets every Friday in Room 239 from 2:00-2:30pm.
Stage Crew is the technical side of Hands on Stage theatre productions (and other shows throughout the school year). Crew members design and build sets, props, costumes(some), and learn/design lighting and sound. The Crew then runs the production for performances which are open to the public.
Student Council is a volunteer student leadership group. Historically Student Council has taken input across the student body to run events and fundraisers campus wide. Annual traditions include the Pep Rallies and Homecoming.
Meetings are every Wednesday afternoon at 2:05 in room 303.