Clubs and societies
At SSHL many students are actively involved in the clubs and societies that are run at the school.
The Student Council
Every class is represented in the The Student Council, giving every pupil the chance to influence what happens at the school. The Student Council has regular meetings throughout the year with the school management to cooperate on important issues.
Other clubs and societies:
The Kenya Project and Life-Link are two international projects running at the school. Life-Link works to promote sustainable living whilst the Kenya Project works to raise funds for the Mama Norah Education Center.
Ace of Hearts strives for equality surrounding all the students by creating safe and fun filled events throughout the school year. Every class within the school has a representative for this organisation with an aim to express their suggestions and concerns surrounding a variety of issues with a focus on anti-bullying.
Arcu is the club that organises festivities and events such as discos and galas.
AV Club. Gives our students an opportunity to learn how to work with sound, light and video equipment, and support in our different school gatherings and events.
Capital is the school’s finance-related student organisation where members gather around a shared interest in the stock market and finance. Members of the organisation organise regular meetings where they present a stock and discuss different topics related to the stock market.
Chess club is a space where you can have great fun playing chess, improve or acquire many skills; decision-making, problem-solving, critical thinking, calculation, concentration, creativity, visual memory and sportsmanship skills. Every week we go over different chess openings, discuss tactics (chess puzzles) and analyse endgames, chess terms and chess notations. We will certainly play games on a regular basis: blitz, rapid, chess960, classical time control chess … you name it! The school chess club is open to anyone in our school community interested in the great game of chess, no matter what your level is! Join us anytime, even if it is once in a while. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Debating Society is committed to shaping students of the future. Debating is something that occurs on a daily basis at different levels. It is a process that involves formal discussion on a particular topic, opposing arguments are put forward and argued for/against. The SSHL Debate Society debates frequently, participates in competitions and looks to prepare students for the debates of the future.
Design and Technology group is an extra-curricular activity where students meet and work together on collaborative engineering projects based on sustainable design and technology. Through the support of the school, supervisors, re-use of discarded technology and donations, the group has refurbished and donated technology, held an Hour of Code event, building competitions, egg drop contests, and many other exciting projects, including the very popular environmentally friendly 3D printer.
Environmental Society (Miljöföreningen) works to help create and promote a sustainable, environmentally-aware school. There is a strong and positive focus on environmental issues at the school.
Estetföreningen arranges a range of activities within the creative arts throughout the year. This includes the Talent Show and annual school musical.
Fishing club is responsible for our fishing activities and other extracurricular activities and events.
Food group – a group for our students with an interest in food and a conscious mind about food waste, the environment and the importance of a healthy and balanced life style. We support the kitchen at the schools’ events and in many practical moments in our school kitchen where the members may try baking, cooking and planning.
History society works with the historic perspective on different areas, for example the feministic and economic perspective, also within cultures and times other than the ones typically included in a Swedish history course.
Make a Kid Smile at SSHL is engaged in activities and projects to collect funds for support to the global organisation that distributes scholarships to children in Nepal. This makes it possible for children to have an education, who would otherwise not be able to go to school. At the same time, we learn about different cultures, exchange experiences and contribute to additional projects such as purchasing toys, renovating classrooms and schoolyards, mainly in Nepal but also in other countries. Read more at makeakidsmile.net!
Music Association – Musikföreningen, encourage student’s interest in music by arranging shows throughout the year, creating opportunities to enjoy music both as a member of the audience, and as a performer. The board is made up of musically interested students that play instruments or sing.
The Pool Society encourages the students to socialize without too much physical effort. Pool is a social sport that can be practiced by most people. Our aim is also to create social interaction outside the classroom and between different grades.
School Sports Club, Idrottsföreningen, works actively to promote and arrange sporting activities and competitions at SSHL. This also involves cooperating with other schools on events.
Spread the Light – a philanthropic organisation that is dedicated to community service and global awareness. We work with Svenska Kyrkan to help the homeless and low-income families.
STELLAR An association connected to Astronomisk Ungdom that’s thinking about what is beyond our knowledge, deep in the depths of the universe. For the student who wants to not only learn about space but also have a splendid time doing experiments or joining movie nights.
Teach Me is an organisation that focuses on peer to peer studying. We give the opportunities for students from all ages and programmes to either tutor students or be the student.
Think Tank is made up of accomplished young researchers who have the strengths of creative analytical thinking, fearlessness, drive, and flexibility. As self-motivated students, we benefit from the skill development and applied experience gained in the Think Tank, as well as from offering service, and establishing relationships that can lead to PRAO opportunities, internships, great CV:s, entry to competitive universities, and top future employment. E-mail: ThinkTank@sshl.se.
Yellow Boats of Hope supports families in need in The Philippines to make their own living and for the children to be able to attend school.