Extracurricular Activities

Maret’s 64+ extracurricular choices reflect our students’ broad range of backgrounds, cultures, viewpoints, and interests. From politics to publications, drama to debate, eating to engineering, and everything in between there’s something for everyone!

A Sampling of Extracurricular Activites

Lower School

  • Chess Club
  • Culture Club
  • French Club
  • Girls on the Run
  • Scales to Tails
  • Yoga

Middle School

  • Annual Musical or Play
  • Chess Club
  • Frogbotics Club
  • Girls on Track
  • Jazz Band
  • Math Counts
  • Math Club
  • Mythology Club
  • National Geographic Bee

Upper School

  • Asian Cultures Club
  • Baking Club
  • Black Student Union
  • Booster Club
  • Breakfast Club
  • Business Club
  • Cheese Club
  • Chess and Games Club
  • Community Service Club
  • Dance Club
  • Debate and Speech Team
  • Diversity at Maret
  • Drama
  • Dumbledore’s Army
  • Engineering Team
  • Entrepeneurship Club
  • Equestrian Club
  • Everything You Need to Know Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Fighting Homelessness in DC
  • Film Club
  • Foreign Policy Club
  • Grace Notes
  • Hiking Club
  • Hope for Tomorrow Club
  • Horizons at Maret
  • Impov Club
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Discussion Group
  • It’s Academic
  • Jazz Band
  • Jazz Combo
  • Jewish Culture Club
  • LGBTQ Affinity Group
  • Literary & Visual Arts Magazine
  • Maret Art Society
  • Math Club
  • Mentors and Tutors at Maret
  • Model United Nations/Model Congress Club
  • Mythology Club
  • Nightmare Society
  • Philosophy Discussion Club
  • Politics Club
  • Preserving Memories: Documentary Watching and Making
  • Queer-Straight Alliance
  • Readers United, Maret’s Book Club
  • Religion Club
  • Science Club
  • SEA—Students for Environmental Action
  • SETU Club
  • Ski and Snowboard Club
  • Social Action Initiative
  • Spanish Language Film Club
  • Sports Discussion Club
  • Step Team
  • Student Admissions Volunteer Group
  • Students Interested in Conversation (SIC)
  • Students Opposing Slavery (SOS)
  • Tea Club
  • The Company
  • We Read DC
  • Woodley Leaves (Newspaper)
  • Woodley Oaks (Yearbook)
  • Woodley Society

Performing Arts

Student Publications

Woodley Leaves



newspaper post

Maret’s student newspaper covers topics of interest to the School community. Woodley Leaves also reports on the lDC community, the nation, and the world. The newspaper strives to inform and entertain, to offer opinion and investigative reporting, and to deliver engaging content in a modern, professional style.


Maret Literary and Visual Arts Magazine

literary and visual arts

Nationally recognized as a leading independent school publication, Maret Literary and Visual Arts Magazine showcases poetry, prose, photography, and illustration by our talented Upper School students.

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limitless publication by students

Maret’s yearbook is a student-driven publication that offers hands-on experience in editing, publication design, photography, and the business side of publishing.