Students

Our students actively engage in creating a diverse community and exploring their own identity.

Student Reflections and Artwork

“Going to the Student Diversity Leadership Conference was a great experience. Being there made me realize that I’m not the only kid suffering and that some people have it a lot worse than I do. It really humbled me.”
— Class of ’15 student

Liz Jahng ’13 and Caroline Glazer ’12 created a shadow puppet film based on the Sanskrit epic Ramayana

Student Affinity Clubs

On-campus clubs provide opportunities to gather with fellow students around race or ethnicity, cultural interests, sexual orientation, and community service activities—just to name a few.

Here are some of the clubs currently active on campus:

  • A Menlo mochi partyA Menlo mochi partyAnime Club is an opportunity for students to share their interest in, or curiosity about, Japanese culture and food, past to present.
  • Asia Club raises awareness and appreciation for Asian culture.
  • French Club explores French culture, language, art, and food and raises funds to build schools in underdeveloped French-speaking countries.
  • Girls’ Leadership Club is for young women aspiring to create change in the world. Its focus is on helping our community, particularly organizations that benefit women around the world.
  • Hacky Sack Club is a service organization dedicated to aiding individuals with physical disabilities and to increase awareness of the needs of physically disabled individuals in high schools and the local community.
  • Knight Vision Club, a community service club, strives to perform hands-on service, fundraise for global and local causes, and create strong relationships within our local community.
  • Model United Nations is devoted to awareness of current international issues and participates in several conferences a year.
  • Persian Club explores the culture, food, history, and politics of Iran to gain a better understanding of Persian culture and identity.
  • Spectrum Club celebrates the spectrum of human identity. It’s is a place where anyone can fully express themselves in a safe environment, no matter their gender or gender identity, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural background or physical/mental ability.