Geek Squad: The Most Underrated Club At School

Geek Squad: The Most Underrated Club At School

I am part of my school’s “Student Digital Leadership Team,” aka Geek Squad. We help students, parents, and faculty members fix any problems they have…

Avoiding the Mid-Year Slump

Avoiding the Mid-Year Slump

Life after first semester is tough. Motivation is hard to come by, and it’s so easy to just binge on a season of Grey’s Anatomy…

Academic Decathlon? More Like Nerd-athlon

Academic Decathlon? More Like Nerd-athlon

Whenever I mention my school’s Academic Decathlon team, people’s first response tends to be “What? What did you say?” Admittedly, Academic Decathlon (commonly referred to…

Op-Ed: Learning to Quit

Op-Ed: Learning to Quit

You’ve been taught that you shouldn’t quit during your entire life. Parents, teachers, and peers alike tell you to “stick with it” and to “not…

How to Successfully Join an Extracurricular: There’s No “I” in “Club”

How to Successfully Join an Extracurricular: There’s No “I” in “Club”

So, you’ve become a member of an extracurricular club at school. Great! You’re following your passions and getting some awesome stuff to fluff up your…

Club Spotlight: Sources of Strength

Club Spotlight: Sources of Strength

High school is a very stressful, difficult time.  With relationships, rigorous course loads, trying to fit in, and bullying, it can undeniably be a tough…

Club Spotlight: Mindfulness Club

Club Spotlight: Mindfulness Club

Have you ever heard people say that they wish naptime were an elective? This statement is usually made deep into the semester, when finals are…

The Schoolwork and Extracurriculars Juggling Act (and How to Deal)

The Schoolwork and Extracurriculars Juggling Act (and How to Deal)

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, the college application process was an entirely different experience. First and foremost, applications were…

How To Get Involved Midway Through the Year

How To Get Involved Midway Through the Year

College is a wonderful time full of a ton of organizations and things to do. If college life slipped by you during the first semester,…

Picking the Right Clubs: The Do’s and Don’ts

Picking the Right Clubs: The Do’s and Don’ts

The week after club fair my freshman year, I found myself sifting through nearly 20 emails from the presidents of various clubs that I signed…

Extracurricular Aficionado: 4 Easy Steps to Starting a Club

Extracurricular Aficionado: 4 Easy Steps to Starting a Club

As the new 2013-2014 school year starts, you’re probably thinking about what to do to occupy your time, other than ridiculous amounts of studying and…

5 Things to Do When You Find Yourself Club-less

5 Things to Do When You Find Yourself Club-less

Some people thrive on athletic competition. Others are passionate about music, community service, or debate. Luckily for them, high school provides the perfect forum to…

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