Upper School Clubs
For many, social distancing will impact club events and projects that they hoped to explore this year, but each club is adapting to make their time together the best experience possible. Model United Nations (MUN) members, Ayres ‘22, Leo ’22, and Isabel ‘22 wonder what MUN events will look like this year, but say the normal MUN format is easily transferred to an online format. Parker ‘22, who leads the environmental club said she and fellow club members will move a majority of their meetings outside to enjoy nature and to get to know each other. The Stock Market Club co-leaders, Andrew T. ‘21 and Andrew F. ‘21 are running a digital stock management competition and having outside presenters teach about the stock market on Zoom.
Social connection and passion about important topics drive many students to join clubs at Breck. Kyana ‘22, Fiona ‘22, and Lulu ‘22 of GSA are excited to have open discussions with their peers and to connect with teachers and students about LGBTQ+ topics. Kevin ‘24 shared that the fundraising club is a place where he can get involved and support great organizations like Feeding America and the Salvation Army. Ellie ‘22 from Student Council and Kyndal ‘22 from SDIC and Race in America are looking forward to club meeting times to learn new things, raise awareness, push forward education about race in America, and see friends from Blue Cohort.
More information about how clubs are adapting and the activities they are doing will be posted in our news throughout the year.
We've posted photos from the Club Fair on our gallery site.
The 2021 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards were announced and Breck artists received 96 awards in the Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention categories. Congratulations!
Breck Upper School students Joseph Purvis ‘21, Ayres Warren ‘22 and Maddie McDermott ‘22 share their experience interviewing Leslie Redmond, a local community organizer and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP. They also share their excitement for the MLK Symposium and Amplify Our Love with Pie events happening at Breck this upcoming week. Ms. Redmond will be the Upper School keynote speaker for the our 20th annual MLK Symposium.
On Sunday, January 17th, Breck will co-host Sweet Potato Comfort Pie’s seventh annual MLK Holiday event: Amplify Our Love with Pie, to honor the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breck student, Kai Miller ‘22, has been working behind the scenes to get ready for the event. The communications team at Breck did a brief interview with Kai to ask about her experience working on the event.