Clubs & Activities

Junior School Activities (7th & 8th grades)

List of 13 items.

  • 3D Design and Printing

    Students will learn to design and create physical objects and then use the 3D printer to build them. This is a creative, collaborative, design-thinking and innovative activity.
  • Coding Club

    Coding Club teaches students how to make computer games, tell digitial stories or make Android Apps. All levels, from absolute beginners to experts, are welcome. The activitiy uses Scratch and MIT APP Inventor to create and collaborate, while learning some real coding tools.
  • Community Service

    The Community Service activity exposes students to a variety of service opportunities both on and off campus. The activity hopes to inspire participants and inform participants about various local and international needs, and effective ways to educate classmates, and encourages them to donate to worthy causes. Students will team up for a shared community service effort during the activity.
  • Graphic Design

    Graphic Design will teach the students the basics of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Students will gain practical skills to use in other classes, and produce their own books, magazines or independent projects.
  • Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (required)

    The purpose of the HBHM program is to share information about health and well-being
    and address questions students may have about topics that may be important to their lives. This program is not just about their physical health, but mental and emotional health as well. Grade 7 addresses: communication styles, internet and personal interactions, stress reduction, sleep and its effect on learning and memory, hygiene, and nutrition. Grade 8 addresses: exercise and its benefits, stress and how it affects one’s health, body image, tobacco, alcohol and drug use and its effects.
  • Hilltopper (J School student newspaper)

    The Hilltopper is the Junior School newspaper that offers students an opportunity to report on school events and to experience the different aspects of creating and publishing journalistic articles. Students design and write their own pieces.
  • Improvisation / Public Speaking (8th grade only)

    The improvisation and public speaking activity helps students become comfortable speaking in front of a large group by discussing good public speaking habits, rehearsing fun improvisational games that incorporate those habits and performing them for the Junior School.
  • Junior School Chorus (Fall only)

    Junior School Chorus performs at the Winter Concert held in December, as well as at the Winter Assembly. All are welcome!
  • Junior School Play: Comedy Tonight (Spring only)

    The budding thespians of the Junior School will perform Comedy Tonight for the entire school community. Performances May 8 and 9.
  • Model United Nations

    This activity is designed for students who want to learn about and discuss international topics through the lens of the U.N. It culminates with the chance to participate in a "mock" U.N. session.
  • Robotics

    In Robotics, students will learn engineering skills needed to design, build and code a robot that can complete a set of tasks. Working in teams, students will assemble hardware and code their robot using Java  programming language. They will have an opportunity to design a custom add-on piece for their robot and then participate in an in-class challenge.
  • Scrapbook (JS photo book)

    The Scrapbook is the Junior School yearbook that offers students an opportunity to learn about photography, copy writing, and graphic design. The Scrapbook is published at the end of the year and records the J School in pictures that include adviser groups, sports, activities, and trips.
  • Seventh Grade Study Skills (required 7th Grade)

    The Seventh Grade Study Skills activity meets for three weeks in September, to introduce
    students to the academic community and culture here on the Hill. Topics covered include: time management, organization, study techniques, active learning, and learning styles.

Clubs & Activities (Middle and Senior School, Grades 9-12)

The following is a list of clubs and activities for high school students at Hopkins. Many of these clubs have existed for years, while others are newer and based on student interest at the time. Students wishing to start a club may present a proposal in the spring with the support of a faculty adviser. 


1660 Ambassadors
A Novel Idea
AASA (Asian-American Student Association)
Black/Latinx Student Union
Busking For Change
Chapel Haven
Chess Club
Chinese Culture Club
Classics Club
Columbus House
Conservation Conversation
Dance Crew
Daystar
Davis Street Arts and Sciences
Debate Club
DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
Eagle and Child
Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Club
ERRO (Equal Rights, Respect, and Opportunities)
Ethics Bowl Club
FBLA (Future Business Leader of America)
First Serve Bridgeport
Geography Club
Girls Who Code
HDA (Hopkins Drama Association)
Habitat for Humanity
Harmonaires (all male a cappella)
Harmonies for Healing
High School Science Bowl





Hockey Club
Hop For Make-A-Wish
HopAI
HopBakes
Hopkins Chess Haven Alliance
Hopkins Economic History and Investment Club
Hopkins Environmental Action Coalition
Hopkins History Club
Hopkins Humane Society
Hopkins Ink.
Hopkins Makers Club
Hopkins Model Congress
Hopkins Robotics Gray Team
Hopkins Robotics Maroon Team
Hopkins Songwriting Club
Hopkins STEM Journal
HopTop Games
Interact Club
Jam Club
Jeopardy Club
Jewish Culture Club
Lifesavers
Linguistics/NACLO Club
Little Blue World
Maroon Key
Math Team
Mental Health Awareness
Model United Nations
Natural Disaster Relief
Noodleship





PAWS (Protecting Animals Worldwide Society)
Pathfinder
Peaches
Peer Tutoring
Pep Band
Per Annos (Yearbook)
Photography Club
Power To Play
Reading Haven
Red Cross Club
SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Advocates)
Science Olympiad
SHOUTTE (Screen Host Outreach to Understand & Talk about Trafficking and Education)
Spanish Culture Club
Spirens (all female a cappella)
Student Council
Students Against Xenophobia, visit their website
Students United for Racial Equality
Sustainability Committee
The Hopkins Climbing Club
The Random Acts of Kindness Club
The Razor (Student Newspaper)
The Save the Children Club
Tour Guides
Triple Trio (all female a cappella)
Ultimate Frisbee Club
Water for the World
Young Democrats
Young Republicans