Ma’ayanot designates one period per week, on Wednesday afternoons, for student participation in clubs. Students look forward to “club hour” as a time to learn new skills, explore the arts, develop their talents, and have fun. Students may participate in one club per semester. Clubs are mandatory for 9th - 11th grades, and seniors may elect to participate as well.
The MSG Varsity club affords students the unique opportunity to learn how to report on school activities through numerous and varied media. MSG personnel train students how to act as reporters, interviewers, writers, still photographers, video photographers and editors of school events, and their productions are showcased on MSG Varsity’s cable TV station.
In this Introduction to Architecture club, students learn how to use Revit, a hands-on computer drafting program that allows for the production of 3D representations of floor plans and complete building structures.
Girls With Pearls is our new knitting club. This club affords students the opportunity to socialize in a fun and relaxing environment while learning a practical hobby that can provide life-long enjoyment.
The Yoga Club provides students an opportunity to learn basic skills in Yoga, including breathing exercises as well as relaxation and strengthening techniques and positions..
Dance Club is a student-run troupe that works to create choreographed dance routines. Members of the Dance Club improve their technical dance skills while using their own creativity. The students perform throughout the year at various school events and participate in interschool competitions.
Drama Club aims to teach acting in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Techniques such as improvisation, mirroring, pantomime, and movement games are used to teach character development, posing, sensory awareness, and communication skills. Drama Club members participate in the annual school play. Non-actors are involved in technical elements of production, such as sound, costume design, lighting, scenery, and stage management.
Hockey Club allows students to engage in athletic activities and learn skills specific to the sport, without competing in an athletic league. Many students enjoy their experience in Hockey Club so much that they later choose to join the hockey team.
Ma’ayanot is pleased to offer its students the opportunity to showcase their acting, singing, and dancing talents through Musical Comedy Club. The club works through the year toward the production of a full-length musical show. Students develop their natural talents and learn new skills related to costume and design, lighting, choreography, and staging.
Ma’ayanot students volunteer during club hour to provide homework help for elementary-age children. This year between forty to fifty children receive one-on-one homework help each week!
Zumba is a dance based popular work-out that combines Latin music and easy-to-follow dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms and resistance training. Our students love this club because it offers a fun and entertaining way to work out.
The Science club affords students an opportunity to conduct independent research activities in areas of their choosing related to science, technology and/or engineering. Students are trained to conduct literature-based research and to develop hypotheses, and they are encouraged to connect with academic mentors in their areas of interest.
The Art club is ideal for students who are interested in learning more about art or building an art portfolio. Students are encouraged to foster their creative impulses by producing artistic creations through a broad range of materials, including paint, pastels, ink and clay, to name just a few.