Clubs & Activities - Student Life - McDonogh School

extracurricular activities abound

McDonogh also boasts an impressive number of faculty-advised extracurricular opportunities. These Middle and Upper School clubs and activities are a testament to our students' eagerness to continue working with one another and with teachers after the academic day is over.

Academic

  • Allan Debate Club
  • Drone Club
  • Engineering Club
  • Girls Who Code
  • JCL (Junior Classical League)
  • Investing 
  • It’s Academic
  • MathCounts (Middle School)
  • Math Olympiads (Middle School)
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • Robotics
  • Scholastic Advising Society
  • The Art of Thinking

Arts and Entertainment

  • Gentleman Songsters
  • Gospel Choir
  • Improv Club and Sketch Comedy
  • Independent Filmmakers Club
  • Juggling Club
  • McDonogh Singers (Middle School)
  • Percussion Group (Middle School)
  • Rock Shop (Middle School)
  • Step Squad
  • Swing Dance Club 
  • Visual Arts Club
  • Women of Note

Awareness/Cultural

  • Between the Lines   
  • Chinese Culture Club
  • D4M (Diversity for McDonogh)  
  • Diversity (Middle School)             
  • GEM (Gender Equity Movement)
  • French Club
  • Hispanic Awareness
  • JAC (Jewish Awareness Club)
  • National Day
  • One Love
  • Sankofa (Black Awareness Club)
  • Spectrum (Gay-Straight Alliance)
  • Wellness Club

Leadership

  • Big Brother
  • Big Sister
  • Business Leaders
  • Peer Education 
  • FCA/FOCUS (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
  • 6th Grade Leadership (Middle School)
  • 8th Grade Leadership (Middle School)

Publications

  • Artifice (Literary Magazine) 
  • Legacy (Yearbook)
  • The Week (Newspaper)

Recreational and Special Interests

  • Auto Restoration Club
  • Chess Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Environmental Action
  • Design & Fashion
  • JAM Club
  • Paper Airplane Club
  • Ping Pong Club
  • Salsa Club
  • Step Club
  • Twist & Talk (Hair & Conversation)   

Robotics Teams

  • FIRST Robotics Competition (US)
  • FIRST Lego League Team (LS, MS)
  • FIRST Tech Challenge (MS, US)

Service

  • Baltimore Station
  • Big Brother/Big Sister
  • Charm City Lacrosse
  • Hispanic Tutoring
  • Empty Bowls
  • Krafts for Kids
  • Pancakes for Parkinson’s
  • Peer Tutors
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Sidelined
  • Special Olympics
  • Tech Consultants