The purpose of Student Council is to serve the needs of the students, teachers and school in general. It is also to build a sense of the democratic process with the students and to develop a practical sense of rights and responsibilities. The Council is made up of Officers and Commissioners elected from the 8th grade class, and one representative from each of the homerooms.
The Academic Junior High Decathlon is a competition for students in grades 6-8. There are ten events. Two are collaborative team efforts – a logic quiz with 20 rigorous thinking problems, and a super quiz with 50 multiple choice questions on five broad academic themes. The remaining eight events test individual knowledge of: