Student Activities


Lisa Mansfield

Student Activities Coordinator



The staff at Salem High School has found that students who involve themselves in extracurricular activities are often happier and more successful students. Salem High School offers a wide variety of opportunities including: academic and service clubs, music and drama activities, and sports. Please take the time to review the activities below with your child and select those activities that appeal to him/her.

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions about student activities, please feel free to contact Lisa Mansfield, Student Activities Coordinator at 978-740-1121 or

The following are clubs and activities students may be interested in to round out their high school education.

Art Club

meets to explore art and produce art projects that can be shared with the school

and community

Best Buddies

Best Buddies is a program that matches up special needs students with regular

education students to participate in recreational and community excursions to build


College Bowl

an activity that is very similar to the game show Jeopardy, four member teams

compete in four rounds, with seven meets each year against 11 high schools

on the North Shore

Color Guard

performs in exhibitions at school, national festivals, and local state and

national color guard shows, fall and winter

Dance Team

A hip hop/step dance team that would potentially perform in the school talent show,

Senior Show, pep rally and recitals as well as participate in competitions

Drama Club

performs one major production per year, smaller productions may

be performed for the school population


group open to all students to promote tolerance and understanding of

persity within the school and community

Environmental Club

A group that meets biweekly to prepare for envirothon, organize igreeni events,

And oversee developing school and community projects

Fall Color Guard

A drill team that performs at football games during half time and competes locally and nationally

French Club

for students interested in the French language, people, and culture who

are currently taking French

Games Club

Students participate in playing board, computer and game system games.

Girls Football

a flag football team of senior girls to challenge a team of Beverly players

prior to the annual Thanksgiving Game (seniors only)

Harvard Model


a mock legislative assembly run by Harvard students in Boston during February

vacation and an opportunity to participate in a nation a wide congress

Interact Club

a high school branch of Rotary International that meets with local Rotarians to

explore job options, participate in community service events and are offered the opportunity to spend a year studying in a foreign country

Jazz Band

performs at school concerts and state and national music festivals, only for students in of the S.H.S. Band with the exception of those instruments not covered by band (bass

guitar, piano, et al)


La Union Latina

a club involved in fund raising and social events to benefit members of the club

Literary Magazine

students produce literary works and select from other studentsi work, stories,

poems, art work, etc., to publish a yearly magazine, The Advance

Marching Band

performs at football games, school programs, city and state civic functions

and participates in exhibitions

Math Team

an intellectual and social experience for students interested in math, with

monthly meets against other schools

Mock Trial

for students interested in learning about law, while improving their public

speaking and acting skills; students act out parts of attorneys and witnesses

in competition with other school groups

National History


A club to promote reading, writing, discussion and enjoyment of history among

high school students and participating in activities that deepen their appreciation

of our local, national and global past

National Honor


membership is an honor bestowed upon a student, selection if made by a faculty

council and is based on outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service

National Art Honor


membership is an honor bestowed upon a student based on academic

achievement and artistic interest and ability



performs at school concerts, in the New England Scholastic Band Circuit, and at

national events open by audition only to students in the Band

Photography Club

learn how to use a camera, develop your own film, and print your own


Physics Club

weekly meetings to prepare for competitions on physics, engineering, and design

Poetry Club

Students write, create, and create all forms of poetry/writing

Rachel's Challenge

a group dedicated to spreading kindness/ co exists with the embrace club

Science Team

a team that works together to solve problems, answer questions, design equipment, etc. and compete against other members of the North Shore Science League

Senior Show

an annual variety show for members of the senior class

Ski Club and

Outdoor Activities

Open to all students who enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding,

hiking, canoeing, etc

Spanish Club

for students interested in the Spanish language, people and culture

String Orchestra

a co-curricular rehearsal for string students that includes weekly practices

(Mondays 6-8 PM), concerts, and civic functions throughout the year

Tri-M Music Honor Society

this society recognizes students who have maintained an A average in their

music courses, a B average or better in all their other courses, and have

participated in at least 3 years as part of a performing ensemble: membership by

application and approval of faculty council

Witches Brew

the school newspaper - students learn reporting, editing, and production skills

and produce quarterly editions of the newspaper


a staff comprised of students learning yearbook production and completing the

tasks to produce a yearbook

Clubs this Year:

Future Doctors of America, Pokemon, and Care Packages Club

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