BelovED offers its scholars an array of onsite after school activities and clubs in which they can choose to participate. Some are led by teachers, parents and/or community members and are free. Some are provided by outside organizations and sometimes charge a participation fee. Teachers, parents, community members and organizations are welcome to propose and/or organize new activities and clubs for our scholars, which keeps the offerings fresh and varied.

Examples of some of the broad array of activities and clubs recently offered to our scholars include:

National Honor Society (High School)/ National Junior Honor Society (Middle school): The NHS/NJHS membership has been the true mark of student achievement for over 100 years, but it goes far beyond a report card. By empowering, championing, and recognizing well-rounded students, NHS/NJHS provides schools with a values-based framework to elevate a culture of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. The program empowers and equips students with the knowledge and skills to be transformative leaders in your school, community, and beyond. In addition, it provides a necessary bridge between students and school leaders—helping you to engage and hear what students think, feel, and need.

Student Council - A Student Council is a group of elected and volunteer students working together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership and encourage student / faculty / community relations.

Girls Who Code: Girls Who Code (GWC) Clubs are free extracurricular programs that teach participants about computer science (CS) in a fun and safe environment! GWC Clubs serve as a place for students to spend time together while learning about CS and building their confidence. Clubs provide participants with a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and an opportunity to use their skills to positively impact their community. The club welcomes into our community and programs anyone who identifies as female regardless of assignment at birth. Our programs also welcome people who identify as non-binary or gender nonconforming and want to be in a female-identified environment.

High School Key Club - Key Club members around the world are learning how to lead and stand for what’s right through service and volunteerism. In partnership with their local Kiwanis club, high school students are making a positive impact as they serve others in their schools and communities.

Pride Alliance: Embraces all gender identities. The club will unite LGBTQIA+ scholars and allies to provide opportunities for safe and interactive forums for its members.

Yearbook: Looking to shape the middle school or high school yearbook? You do not need to be a senior to join! Searching for scholars who want to: *Get involved *Gain Leadership Experience *Learn crucial life skills *Explore creative writing and journalism experiences.

Chess - Children can learn to play chess, continue practicing and improving their skills, and meet other children who are passionate about the game. The program is designed to take children from beginner to tournament level and guide them through the competitive process of becoming a USCF-rated chess player.

Lacrosse - This clinic, offered in conjunction with Jersey City Lacrosse, teaches students the basics of Lacrosse while encouraging fitness.

Dance Team/Cheerleading - Scholars learn teamwork via dance/cheerleading choreographies and develop strength and flexibility.

Bambino Chef - A class for future chefs and those looking to expand their interest in cooking.

LEGO Engineering - Scholars learn electrical engineering through the usage of legos, technology and electronics.

Acting Workshop - Scholars learn voice projection, improv, public speaking, how to be creative and confident in front of the camera and an audience.

Little Creatives - An exciting introduction to famous artists and artworks with simple, practical projects based on the techniques used by the artist.

Intro to Guitar – Scholars learn the fundamentals of how to read music and play the guitar.

Basketball Clinic for Boys/ Girls – Scholars are taught the fundamentals of basketball and participate in drills to sharpen their ball handling other basketball skills and learn the benefit of teamwork.

Intro to Gymnastics - In this introduction to gymnastics scholars focus on developing strength and flexibility, as well as good listening skills. They were also taught how to roll, do handstands, bridges, and cartwheels.