Middle School Clubs and Activities

Outside of the classroom, SRDS students participate in a vibrant culture of clubs, organizations, and activities to enrich their learning experience.  Participation fosters student growth in the school community and promotes engagement with personal passions and areas of curiosity. 

There are abundant opportunities for students to participate and lead in an array of extracurricular activities.  Below is a list of clubs co-curricular programs available to all SRDS middle school students. 

Clubs, Activities and Sports

N Block Classes and Clubs

  • Chess
  • Closing Bell - Stock Market Club
  • Coding, A.I. and Robotics
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • Debate Team
  • Digital Media and Minecraft
  • Film Critique
  • Geography Club
  • Girls Who Code (3rd-6th)
  • Math League
  • Math Competitions
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Open Art Studio
  • Open Graphics Lab
  • Parkour
  • Theater Arts

Middle School Athletics

  • Basketball*

  • Bowling**

  • Cross Country**

  • Equestrian

  • Flag Football

  • Floor Hockey

  • Fencing**

  • Golf**

  • Lacrosse**

  • Outdoor Field Games

  • Pickleball

  • Ski Club

  • Soccer*

  • Tennis*

  • Track**

  • Volleyball*

    *Competitive schedule
    ** Will add competitive schedule in Spring 2024



As part of the continued effort to give students "experiential" learning opportunities, Middle and Upper School students participate in a wide variety of "mini course" offerings for four days after the Thanksgiving break. The mini courses culminated with students presenting their projects to peers, teachers, and community members.

Past Topics Include:

  • Create Your Own Music!
  • The World Through my Eyes: Writing Poetry and Fiction
  • Finance
  • How to Win an Argument: An Introduction to Debate
  • Italian-French Sweets, Chats, & Films
  • Molecular Gastronomy 
  • Mindfulness
  • Making a 5-minute Horror Movie
  • The Middle Way: a Nature Trail
  • Robo-Car Clean Up Activity
  • Sports Medicine
  • Virtual Escape from SRDS!
  • 40 Hour Film Contest
  • 50 Shades of Blue -- influence of the color blue throughout history
  • Bike Across New Jersey

Saturday STEAM Bootcamps

Events are hosted about once every two months on a Saturday morning.  Free, and open to the community, the STEAM bootcamps are a great way for kids to create and connect!