Student Life

Clubs, Groups & Organizations

Clubs, Groups & Organizations

Denver Academy students have the opportunity to participate in numerous clubs, groups and organizations that are actively involved in the school and community.  Some of these include after school clubs, student leadership and honors societies, as well as inclusive groups. 

Clubs

Denver Academy offers a variety of after school clubs to Middle and High School students. These are great opportunities for students to make friends, explore interests, and develop talents. Club offerings vary depending on the quarter and include art, theatre, games and such, writing, and photography club, to name a few. Clubs are provided as part of Middle and High School tuition to DA without an additional fee. Check out the descriptions of popular clubs at DA below. 

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Theatre Club

    Theatre Club is a way for students to learn more about all things theatre. In this club, students will play theatre and improv games and interact with other students who want to dive deeper into the world of theatre. Theatre club is also a great way to stay up to date on everything going on in the DA theatre community!
  • Art Club

    During art club, we will learn about, talk about, and of course MAKE art! Drawing, painting, sewing and 3D techniques will be the focus, but this club is a great way to explore the vast world of creativity...a place where students are welcome to share ideas and ARTiculate individual expression.
  • Games & Such

    Enjoy camaraderie, community, and fun! Play popular strategic games, card games, and collaborative games like Exploding Kittens, Munchkins, Blokus, Bears vs. Babies, Sushi Go and more. It's family game night - but after school with friends! Whether you are new to these types of games or an expert- this club is sure to be entertaining.

Groups

Denver Academy currently has two groups which include Gender and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) and Students of Color and Allies (SOCA). Questions? Contact Diversity Chair Katie Bradford. 

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Gender and Sexualities Alliance (GSA)

    Since 2009, DA has proudly supported the Gender and Sexualities Alliance (GSA). The goal of this group is to create a safe and affirming school community for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Denver Academy’s GSA groups in both Middle and High School are registered nationally with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network).
     
  • Students of Color and Allies (SOCA)

    Denver Academy proudly sponsors the inclusive group Students of Color and Allies (SOCA). This student-led group began in the 2019-20 school year and is open to ALL Middle and High School Students. The mission of SOCA is to embrace unity through respect in order to create an empowered, diverse and safe community. SOCA is unique to Denver Academy and was founded by student leaders.
     

Organizations

Students at DA have many opportunities to develop leadership skills and join honor societies in organizations such as the DA Senate, National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, and the International Thespian Society. 

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • National Honor Society (NHS)

    Denver Academy has its own chapter of the National Honor Society. The purpose of NHS is to honor students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership, service and character.
  • DA Student Senate

    Student Senate is a DA High School leadership committee. These students are charged with managing a wide range of events, activities, policies, and initiatives around the school. From planning Prom to giving out free breakfast for National Waffle Week, Senators help to drive Denver Academy's positive school culture and work to maintain long-held traditions. Student Senate aims to represent the best interests of the school’s student body and help shape the student experience on campus.  
     
    Applications for Senate are available at the start of each school year - all are encouraged to apply!
  • National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

    The purpose of NAHS is to assist student members to attain their highest potential in all forms of art and to raise awareness of art education throughout the school and community. DA is a chapter of the national organization of NAHS. Find out more here
  • International Thespian Society (IHS)

    The purpose is to honor student achievement in the arts. Denver Academy's Thespian troupe annually attends the Colorado State Thespian Festival in downtown Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Students that are inducted into this honor society help lead the theatre club every Thursday. For more information go to cothespians.com and schooltheatre.org
     

Middle & High School Clubs