Greenhill School has a wide variety of academic and special interest clubs and organizations. At the beginning of each academic school year, students have the chance to explore and join clubs. Greenhill clubs and organizations are student-initiated and give students the opportunity to enhance the quality of student life by encouraging leadership development and social interaction.
 
 

A Sample of Greenhill's Clubs & Activities:

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  • Advancing Core Principles

    Advancing Core Principles is an organization comprised of students from every grade in Upper School and Middle School as well as teachers and administrators from across the campus. ACP seeks to promote Greenhill's core principles of Honor, Respect and Compassion. The group's diverse membership assures a broad range of views and interesting discussions.
  • Arts Board of Representatives

    A representative to the Arts Board is responsible for the promotion of the arts to the Upper School student body. The duties include, but are not limited to, organizing regular coffeehouse events, communicating the dates of arts shows to the school, and hosting open meetings as often as necessary during club time. The board will act, on the whole, as the liaison between the Upper School and the Fine Arts Department through regular communication with the Head of the Fine Arts, the Student Council Officers, and any other faculty.
  • Athletics Board of Representatives

    A representative to the Athletics Board is responsible for the promotion of athletic spirit to the Upper School student body. The duties include, but are not limited to, hosting open meetings ‘once a schedule cycle’ during club time, be required to attend as many sports events as possible, and encourage attendance at all games year-round. The board will work closely with the Student Council Officers, the Varsity Cheerleading Coach, and the Head of Athletics & Physical Education regarding spirit at all athletic events.
  • Business Society

    Greenhill Business Society is a nationally-recognized club that discusses business and finance topics. Members will have the opportunity to hear from business leaders like the President of Match.com, and learn about investing in the stock market by participating in the Stock Market Game (SMG), a short-term, virtual simulation of the stock market. GBS is also responsible for investing a portfolio of real money. Throughout the year, members will discuss strategies to improve the performance of our portfolio and help earn real money!
  • Cavalcade

    The Yearbook staff works diligently to design the entirety of the Cavalcade from the first day of school to the last. Whether it is the sports, fine arts, or student life sections, there are a number of unique pages that the staff works on. Cavalcade strives on creativity, and provides a fun and relaxed atmosphere where students can learn web design and give back to the Greenhill community at the same time.
  • Community Service Board of Representatives

    The Community Service Board is comprised of a group of students who will work collectively to identify, plan and implement special community service opportunities that provide students with an awareness of immediate community needs. In keeping with Greenhill School’s mission, the Community Service Board will encourage service within the Greenhill Community and work closely with the Director of Service Learning and Community Service, Student Council leadership and area nonprofit agencies.
  • Ethics Club

    Ethics Club meets while consuming tasty snacks; we discuss relevant ethical dilemmas (anything from politics to sports) that appear in the news. We examine how these situations should be handled in order to promote a certain level of societal harmony.
  • Evergreen

    The Evergreen is an award-winning, school-sponsored, student-run newspaper that is published six times a year. Recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Evergreen has been honored for its overall design on 10 occasions. Every year, student editors are selected and work with a group of staff writers, photographers and artists to produce each issue.
  • Heartwork

    Heartwork is a club where students create and design artwork to donate to various organizations throughout Texas. The mission of the club is to bring fun and creativity to Greenhill while helping others in the surrounding community.
  • Honor Council

    The Honor Council is a group of 12 elected students and three faculty members that aims to promote a community based on honor, trust and integrity. We attempt to uphold Greenhill's honor code by trying to make honor a relevant issue as well as crafting recommendations when a student has breached the honor code.
 

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  • Improv Troupe

    The Greenhill Improv Troupe is an extracurricular, on-campus, student-based club with an audition in order to become a part of the troupe. Our goal is to bring fun and laughter to the Greenhill campus.
  • Jewish Studies Club

    Jewish Studies Club is Greenhill's forum for discussion about all things related to Jewish holidays, religious practices, culture and Israel.
  • Junior Classical League

    Junior Classical League (JCL) encourages Latin students to extend their interest in the language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome beyond the classroom. Not only does JCL provide local, state, and national tournaments for those Latin students who like to compete, but there are also fun activities on campus at club meetings. Latin students do not have to participate in competitions to join JCL.
  • Math Team

    The Math Team is not only a way to further your interests in math, but also the only club that can improve your school grades by just showing up. The Math Team also have competitions in the morning as well as off-campus competitions held over the weekend. Math Team helps teach valuable math skills in a fun environment.
  • Montage

    Montage is Greenhill's literary-art magazine. Each year, a student staff compiles, edits and designs a publication that highlights the creative vision on campus.
     
  • Political Action Club (PAC)

    Political Action Club (PAC) is an educational and discussion-based club for those who are passionate about politics and is an avenue through which students can discuss the various problems facing our local, national and international communities. PAC is an extracurricular organization that attracts groups of students from all walks of life and all political stripes. We give students the opportunity to explore and explain their own views and strengths and connect with and learn from others.
  • Quiz Bowl

    Quiz Bowl is for students who would like to compete in tournaments with other schools. Students will be asked questions from the following categories: history, literature, science, pop culture, fine arts (classical music, architecture, art), current events, geography and mathematics. All students should feel free to join - you will not be expected to answer questions from every category; in fact, we would encourage our players to become proficient in one category before trying to master another.
  • Spanish Club

    Spanish Club aims at capturing and celebrating the Spanish culture and language through various celebrations, presentations and activities. Our weekly meetings and consist of fun, learning and delicious food. Every club meeting offers a new learning experiences for all in attendance, and in previous years, we have celebrated the Spanish culture and language through festivities, such as bringing in native Spanish speakers to detail their lives back home, making quesadillas and guacamole, Spanish History Bingo and Pinata Day.
  • True Colors (Gay/Straight Alliance)

    True Colors is an alliance group between straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning members of the Greenhill community who are united in the belief that people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions should be treated equally. It is our goal to perpetuate acceptance and understanding and to combat all forms of homophobia and transphobia through education, open discussion, activism and events. Every member of the Greenhill community deserves the opportunity to thrive, learn and be respected regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
  • Upper School Student Council

    The Upper School Student Council is the representative of the student body. As committees, individuals, and a group, members of the Student Countil work together to help form and enforce school policy, coordinate student activities and do whatever work necessary with whomever necessary, to raise the quality of life at Greenhill. Whether it be planning dress-up days or decorating for Homecoming Week, the Upper School Student Council is involved in nearly all aspects of student life.
 
 

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