Clubs and Organizations - Other
ABC brings a group of students together who enjoy discussing books in a relaxed and intellectual environment filled with other enthusiastic readers. Each month we choose a new book to read as a group, but we also discuss current events in the literary world, how to promote reading, and what books we enjoy.
The Anime Manga Club (AMC)
AMC teaches students about the rising popularity of anime and manga in the U.S. Participants will explore different kinds of anime and manga genres and styles. Manga is graphic Japanese novels and anime is Japanese animation (usually derived from Manga).
ACC seeks to explore and celebrate Asian cultures including traditions, languages and food. Our goal is also to inform and educate the Nobles community about racial discrimination and stereotyping, and support Asian communities through fundraisers and outreach initiatives.
Brother 2 Brother is a group for young men of color at Nobles. The goal is to create a cohesive, tight-knit community among men of color at the school that will ultimately lead to a greater involvement in the broader Nobles community. The group also aims to create mentoring opportunities for Nobles upperclassmen both within the Nobles community and outside of it as well.
The Chess Club provides an instructive environment for students who are either interested in learning the game or eager for gentle competition. Students compete in the South Shore Interscholastic Chess League eight times a year with schools such as Roxbury Latin, B.C. High and Dedham High.
The Debate Club seeks to further students' public speaking and analytical reasoning skills through both formal and informal debates on current events, and other topics of interest. Each year students participate in the North American Invitational Model United Nations at Georgetown, the Roxbury Latin Invitational Parliamentary Debate Tournament and several other events.
The Diplomacy Club is dedicated to playing the game of Diplomacy, a board game—now mostly played online—that involves strategic and diplomatic relationships between nations. The game is engaging and indirectly teaches lessons about human and international relationships.
The Film Club provides a stimulating environment in which students and faculty can discuss every genre of movies available. From foreign language films to comedies, the club will attempt to educate and entertain the community with tasteful insight into the cinematic world.
The French Club allows students and teachers to speak and enjoy the French language without pressure. Participants are introduced to francophone culture through music, games, songs, films, etc., and also have an opportunity to write articles for the French Club Magazine. We also sample a variety of French food, organize field trips and participate in fundraising activities.
The general purpose of the group is to work toward breaking down stereotypes and misconceptions of those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual or transgender so that every student learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
ITC looks at current and emerging technologies and how they can be applied in productive ways both for an individual and within an academic environment. Hands-on opportunities will be available. Additionally, ITC will support the community with their use of technology and respond to requests for assistance.
The Investment Club at Nobles serves to provide a forum for students and faculty to understand the economic way of thinking, how economics affect our lives, and explore the frontiers of economic research and reasoning. More concrete concerns include the stock market, finance, and analyzing the economic consequences of current events.
The Irish-American Alliance is determined to celebrate and spread the knowledge of the Irish culture and Irish individuals, while doing service to aid the greater Nobles community in welcoming and encouraging participation of all backgrounds.
The Microfinance Club creates and promotes innovative opportunities for the community to engage in all aspects of micro-loans from fundraising to lending, as a catalyst for poverty alleviation. Our hope is to establish an open forum about the principles of microfinance in order to address the problem of poverty on a global level.
The Middle School mentors program comprise of Upper School students who are selected to serve as mentors to Class V and VI students. Upper School students forge strong connections with younger students, providing support during their Middle School career.
MSA celebrates diverse cultures and people. All people, regardless of race, gender, cultural heritage, sexual orientation or political beliefs are welcome. We seek to inform, educate and support. The association provides a comfortable environment for discussions and promotes cultural and social awareness inside and outside the Nobles community.
The Mythbusters Club aims to further student interest in scientific learning through the examination of myths. During each meeting the team will study a myth and then, through a series of experiments and tests, attempt to either 'bust the myth' (prove as false) or prove the myth true.
NTC Student Board is dedicated to promoting awareness about theatre opportunities at Nobles. We hope to make the performing arts more accessible to the entire community as participants or audience members.
The Nobles Outing Club sponsors approximately 10-12 trips throughout the school year. Past trips have included rock-climbing, kayaking, hiking, skiing and biking. No previous experience is required for most trips, and all technical gears such as harnesses, helmets, kayaks, etc. are supplied by the school.
PHP offers peer-to-peer help for students dealing with difficult situations. The main goals of PHP are to lead students in the right direction to get help, to provide information to the community on issues relevant to adolescence, and to provide free peer-to-peer tutoring.
Nobles sends two teams to compete in the Massachusetts Regional Science Bowl each winter. The competition covers a wide range of topics including biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, earth science and astronomy. In preparation, the Science Bowl Team meets weekly to study, practice and share the love of all things science.
A group of seniors selected by their classmates lead Assembly each morning and serve as a voice for their class. They meet with the Head of School on a weekly basis to express their comments or concerns about the school.
Shield is the tour guide program at Nobles. Students volunteer one to two periods a week to give back to the school community by sharing their experiences with incoming applicants. Each year 12 to 14 Shield Heads are chosen as Class I and Class II leaders where speak at public events and ceremonies as representatives of the school.
The Sister 2 Sister organization creates a comfortable and safe environment for women of color to openly express their views without fear of criticism or judgment. We encourage discussions about: racism, sexism, classism, and other issues that affect us here and throughout the world. By talking, bonding and encouraging each other to make healthy choices, we support each other to become leaders and educators within our communities.
The Spanish Club aims to educate the Nobles community about the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. We strive to provide opportunities for students to practice their language skills and experience unique parts of the Hispanic culture. Through activities and community service we hope to increase the awareness and enthusiasm for the diversity of Spanish speaking countries.
Dawg Pound generates school spirit and excitement for athletic games, concerts, plays, fundraisers and other school events. The goal is to make each and every member of the school feel that when they embark on an endeavor, they have the support of the entire Nobles community behind them.