Extraordinary opportunities outside the classroom make the Rivers experience even more robust and meaningful. Our students perform in musicals and build robots and participate in dozens of clubs and co-curricular activities ranging from Model UN to affinity spaces to chess to fishing (yes, fishing!—in beautiful Nonesuch Pond, here on campus).
Clubs at Rivers are almost entirely student-led. While each club has a faculty advisor, students generally run club meetings independently, with the faculty member serving in an advisory or administrative capacity.
Our clubs and co-curricular activities cover an extraordinarily wide range of interests. There are perennial Rivers-specific clubs such as Red Key (student Admission volunteers,) The Rivers Edge (student newspaper), The Nonesuch (student yearbook), and The Current (literary magazine); clubs with an academic focus, like Latin Club, Spanish Club, and Math Club; and longstanding groups like the Debate Club and Model UN. There are a number of clubs dedicated to community engagement and others that are just for fun.
It may be no exaggeration to say that there’s a club for every interest at Rivers. And students are always encouraged to step up with new ideas. Our student life team is happy to support the creation of new clubs and co-curriculars, as students discover new passions and create leadership opportunities.