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Student Activities
Art Club: meets to explore art and produce art projects that can be shared withthe school and community

Business Professionals of America: a national student organization dedicated to helping students be successful contributors in the business community of tomorrow by providing leadership workshops and state and national competitions

Cheerleading: squads for football, basketball, and hockey, all students may try out

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

Drama Club: performs one major production per year as well, smaller productions may be performed for the school population

French Club: for students interested in the French language, people, and culture who are currently taking French

Future Teachers of America: an opportunity to explore teaching as a career

German-American Exchange: an exchange program with the Otto Hahn Gymnasium, occurring every other year

Girls Football: a flag football team of senior girls to challenge a team of Beverly players prior to the annual Thanksgiving Game

Harvard Model Congress: a mock legislative assembly run by Harvard students in Boston during February vacation

Jazz Band: performs at school concerts and state and national music festivals, open only to students in S.H.S.Band with the exception of those instruments not covered by students in the 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 students' 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

National Honor Society: 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 Society: membership is an honor bestowed upon a student-based on academic achievement and artistic interest and ability

Organization of American States: for students interested in law,politics, human rights, or international diplomacy, a model general assembly is held each December in Washington D.C.

Percussion Ensemble: performs at school concerts, in the New England Scholastic Band Circuit, and at national events open by audition only to students in the S.H.S. Band

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

Photography Club: learn how to use a camera, develop your own film, and print your own photographs, students must have completed exploring photography

Project 540: an all inclusive student governing body consisting of two levels of involvement; the 540 Council made up of elected officers and Student Facilitators open to any interested student

R.O.C.S.: Salem High's community service group, linking students and the Salem community

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: open to all students who ski or snowboard and involves mostly day trips to the mountains in New Hampshire and Maine

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

T.A.D.: a group open to all students to promote tolerance and understanding of diversity within the school and community

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

Yearbook: a staff comprised of students learning yearbook production and completing the tasks to produce a yearbook.