LHS Clubs & Activities
Use this site to find out more about LHS Clubs and Activities during the 2020 - 2021 school year!
LHS Clubs & Activities
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We work to raise awareness for current events in Armenia, organize fundraisers and donate to funds for Armenian relief, attend protests with AYF (Armenian Youth Federation) and other Armenian clubs in nearby schools. We are moving to work this year to find ways to aid Armenia in its current conflict.
Asian Student Union is a great community and a safe space to celebrate and discuss Asian heritage and culture. Our biggest event, Asian Night, fundraises for various charities each year and we’ll be working to hold a virtual this year. Feel free to reach out with any questions!
To learn tips and tricks for badminton while having fun! We will have a contest which will include other games like Kahoot, UNO, and other games. The winner will get a prize! There will be plenty of time to chill, socialize and have fun!
Do you consider yourself a Bookworm? Prefer fantasy lands over the real world? Then join the Bewitched Bookworms! Together we read fantasy books and meet up to discuss characters, plot twists, and conflicts. Open to all grades and recommendations.
The purpose of our club is to spark interest in kids who are passionate about Biology. We will use online slides based on a Campbell Biology textbook to teach biology concepts. Additionally, we plan to incorporate games like Kahoot and Quizlet in our club to make it more fun. We also might do some experiments online where one person is carrying out the experiment while the others watch(this is probably going to be in the future).
To allow students to destress, get organized, and have fun while bullet journaling and hanging out in a relaxed atmosphere where anyone can feel like they belong no matter their skill level in art and illustration.
This is a club that allows for high school kids who enjoy coding to help introduce coding to younger children in elementary school from grades 3-5. It is a chance for people to try being teachers and get a chance to develop a group curriculum. Members will work with kids in group sessions to teach them the fundamentals of programming.
To have fun and improve writing skills by exploring and sharing different aspects of creative writing. Students enjoy discussing topics related to writing and helping each other strengthen writing skills.
DECA is an international business and marketing competition that prepares high school students for their future. During our meetings we will prepare for tournaments and other events. Tournaments will be held online this year but we hope to go in person someday.
To prepare students to create a business concept for the Blue Ocean Entrepreneurship Competition, where teams use their creative minds and research skills to create a pitch, receive feedback, and win prizes.
Girl Up is a United Nations foundation that raises awareness and funds regarding equal opportunities for underprivileged, adolescent girls from developing countries. Our job in this club would be to campaign, educate and fundraise for this amazing cause. We will organize events to educate the people in our community, advocate to change the world, empower girls and motivate them to stand up for each other. This club is for all genders.
Global Citizens Corps is a club that typically goes to Harvard Square every Friday and serves food to those in need. Understanding the situation during this school year, we will be mainly fundraising and working on care packages to give to the homeless in Harvard/Boston Area. The club this year will not mandate that students go into Harvard Square to give out the care packages but instead would help make care packages.
The purpose of the club is to educate students about countries that have a large population of orphans and find ways to help, whether that be donating money, running food/toy drives, or connecting with orphans through letters
History club is a place for history enthusiasts to gather and discuss historical and current events. Last year, we played history versions of Who’s the Spy, watched film about Rwanda genocide, and conducted research with Boston archivists. Join if you want to learn history outside of the traditional curriculum!
To meet, update, and discuss the latest current events in regards to politics, sports, entertainment, etc in an open and safe environment while also providing an outlet for intersectional debate about important controversies
Lex Stop Hunger is a club that focuses on raising money to help feed hungry children in America. According to Feeding America, 18 million children in the United States will experience food insecurity this year. By raising $1,000, we can cover the cost of 10,000 meals. Please join us in the fight against child hunger!
The purpose of this club is to educate and work towards a more sustainable future. We have a plot in the community garden, among other things, and share the produce with local food banks. (Formerly SAFE)
LexPerform Club will look to bring together students interested in vocal performance and development. Members will work to become not just great singers, but appreciated performers. Centered around participation in vocal competitions, appliance to musical scholarships and performance in front of live audiences, this club will help build confidence in students as singers both emotionally and technically.
The LHSchat club, in association with LexChat, will be hosting a series of virtual events (1 per month) encouraging LHS to engage in thoughtful, productive conversations around race, racism, and social justice. The LHSchat club will be a group of teacher and student organizers who are trained to set up and facilitate these virtual events.
Music Discussion Club centers around being able to discuss, discover, and enjoy music in a safe environment. Each week members will listen to an album chosen the week before and then we will have an open discussion about it as well as what the members are interested in talking about.
A relaxing, social, paper-folding group of companions that you can join on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 every week! Regardless of your age, artistic skills, and even energy level, origami club is for you...
To make the lives of others in the community better through various projects, and to find ways to bring more happiness into our own lives with a focus on positivity and kindness.
SADD stands for Students Against Destructive Decisions. We work to empower young people and promote making positive life decisions through a variety of events and initiatives. Through SADD and Prevention you can be a leader at LHS and you help make a significant difference in the Lexington schools and community!
To encourage school unity by bringing students together to support each other and the LHS school community. In the past, we have planned a range of events during different I Blocks throughout the year such as game shows and also planned the school pep rally. We are open to how we may build community remotely and in person this year.
To alert students of opportunities within the Democratic Party and the Massachusetts High School Democrats, to engage with and spread awareness about political issues and work with the community to enact policies around them.
The Musket is our school's newspaper! Students publish news stories and columns, reporting and commenting on both events within our school and on the way in which our community intersects with larger societal news.
To spread awareness, fundraise, participate in community service, advocate, and more to support UNICEF USA. This work will aid UNICEF, the initiatives of which will benefit the survival, protection, and development of children in over 190 countries.
Missed traveling this year? You can travel from the comfort of your home and learn about different historical sites, cultures, and natural wonders through Google Earth! Join us to explore the world's marvels and hidden secrets every other week!
The LHS Bhangra Team is an Indian dance group— bhangra is a dance form that originated from Punjab, India, and is known for its upbeat and energetic style. In addition to bhangra, we do fusion of bollywood and hip-hop dance styles. Don’t worry if you don’t have prior experience in bhangra, we’re all here because we want to dance and have fun!
This is a club for playing and learning about chess. We will hold weekly lectures followed by gameplay in addition to monthly tournaments. We will also try to host presentations by chess masters in order to enhance our playing. All skill levels are welcome.
Our Mission: Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities Our Vision: One day every child will have the essentials they need to feel safe, warm, ready to learn, and valued.
Students participating in the club will engage in regular debates and other speaking activities, covering a host of contemporary topics. Several members of our Varsity Debate Team work with students in the Club.
To study economics, participate in simulations and interesting activities, and to prepare for spring economics competitions such as the Harvard Economics Challenge and the National Economics Challenge.
The Film Analysis club is a fun, chill place where students will watch moves/TV shows and have group discussions where they talk about the techniques used to create the theme and messages in the film. Dim the lights and bring your popcorn, blankets, and whatever you need to make yourself comfy!
The purpose of our club is to share STEM related occupations and majors that club members would be interested in. Many students at LHS enjoy STEM related activities, and this club will help guide them onto a path they may want to pursue in their future that they are not currently aware of.
"GIRLS; I Me You We" was created in hopes to bring girls together, not through their hobbies or backgrounds but bring them together as they are. The whole purpose of this group is to ultimately empower girls to know what they want for them & their future, to widen their perspectives to learn and live a deeper life, and simply to enjoy “right now”.
To bring together a group of students who are interested in making flyers/posters with quotes and sayings that will help everyone stay optimistic and overlook this challenging time.
Our club aims to raise money to donate to international food banks such as the Lebanese, Bangladesh, and Indian food banks. We would be fundraising by selling homemade masks and hosting bake sales.
Invention Club is a place for students who are interested in making the world a better place through inventions. Students will learn how to bring their ideas to life through the use of the engineering design process, learning about patents, and computer-aided design software. They will be challenged to create their own invention, pitch it, and then file a mock patent application for it.
The Investment Club aims to to educate LHS students in finance and investment. To achieve this, we will bring in finance professionals to share their knowledge and experience, as well as using virtual stock market simulations and creating portfolio management competitions.
"We are a club that does k-pop dance covers during our meetings. Our meetings are on Fridays from 1-2pm and we prepare for performances in groups. Generally, we work towards performing at Asian Night, but we are not sure about the details this year."
We aim to learn and discuss advanced applications of computer science on mathematics, such as data analysis, experimental physics simulation, and mathematical modeling. Furthermore, we will participate in many competitions like Hackathons, and even host our own competition, Lexington Informatics Tournament. Although you do not need to be an expert on programming, we do require members to have some familiarity with programming, such as understanding loops, functions, and arrays."
A simulation of a real court trial where students get to portray lawyers and/or witnesses and compete against other schools to fight imaginary cases provided by the Massachusetts Bar Association.
We want to build a community of people who are interested in music such as classical, jazz, traditional music, folk- anything! As a group, we seek to discuss our experience as music-lovers or musicians, share musical pieces that we like, provide low-stress performance opportunities, give constructive musical feedback on said practice performances, etc. If the club grows significantly, we could also perform virtual non-profit recitals and donate the proceeds to a charity!
The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization devoted to acknowledging high school students who have excelled in four characteristics during their high school years. These four characteristics are Leadership, Service, Character, and Scholarship. NHS members make every effort to work for the betterment of their community.
The purpose of PSDP is to check in with each other, express ideas on current events in the community and how they impact us, share resources for stress-relief, play games together such as Among Us, and build relationships.
If you need tips on becoming the next Charli D’amelio or you are just ready to climb out from the rock you are living under, join Pop Culture Club! We will watch, enjoy, and discuss a wide range of topics including: music, movies, TV shows, books, celebrities, foods, trends, or even conspiracy theories!
Our goal as a club is to make the kids at the Newton-Wellesley Children's hospital smile when they receive the toys donated by us this holiday season! As a collective, we will work towards collecting enough toys to give to these kids by fundraising, marketing, and hosting drives.
To learn how to go through the research process, from making hypotheses, to testing them, to gathering, interpreting, and analyzing data, and how to write it up in a paper. There will be some speakers who conduct research and can talk about their experiences in research as well as answer any questions you might have.
To expand participants knowledge and enjoyment in different fields of science including specific areas of biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science and engineering. Participants work collaboratively to prepare for tournaments.
To connect people with a love for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. Our goal is to practice Spanish, delve into the Latin American culture, and even discover differences between idiomatic expressions or accents in different Spanish speaking countries.
The Sunrise Movement is a movement of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. Here in Sunrise Lexington, we use non-violent direct action to bring the changes we want to see in Lexington, such as declaring a climate emergency and bringing us closer to net zero. We are the majority, and we will win.
This club is for anyone who has skills or interest in game development. Whether you're interested in level design, sound design, coding, and anything in between, this club is for you. This will be a space for members to share their ideas and skills related to game development. No experience necessary!
Virtuosi x Lexington is the Lexington chapter of Virtuosi Music Mentorship, a program that provides free, virtual music mentorship sessions for young musicians through high school/college volunteers. Aside from lessons, we also hold virtual classes and recitals, and offer community service hours for mentors. But these hours are not the goal - we uphold our mission to share our stories as performers, give advice, and most importantly, guide and help younger musicians who wish to further their musical journeys during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond in every way possible.