Student Leadership and ClubsShare Your Voice

Find Purpose, Fuel the Passion

Welcome to a place where your interests, passions, and leadership aspirations take flight. Offering diverse clubs and leadership opportunities that cater to every student’s unique journey is something we are proud of as a community. Whether you choose to express yourself, lead, or make a meaningful impact, there is a place for your passion.

Embrace Leadership with Student Government

Student Government plays a pivotal role in shaping student life in both our Middle and Upper Schools. As a member, take on key roles, from Co-Presidents to VPs of various domains. Your voice is instrumental in organizing memorable events like spirit weeks and school dances and advocating for changes that enhance your community. Imagine yourself leading initiatives that bring better Wi-Fi in the Cafe or a more inclusive and gender-neutral dress code. Through leadership, your ideas can become a reality.

Competitive Teams: Debate, Mock Trial, Model UN, Robotics

Competitive teams offer you the perfect blend of challenge and collaboration. Whether you craft arguments for Debate, prepare cases for mock trials, represent nations in Model UN, or build robots, these teams are where you hone skills for regional, national, and even international competitions.

Engage and Grow in Clubs and Affinity Groups

With our wide array of clubs and affinity groups, you can delve into your interests weekly. From the Clubs Fair in the fall to regular meetings, these groups are student-led and centered around fostering safe spaces for discussion and exploration. Join a welcoming and nurturing environment, whether that's in an affinity group to connect over shared identities or participating in a club to pursue a passion.

Clubs as of 2023-24

  • A Capella
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asian Culture
  • Biomedical Research
  • Bridge USA
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Cooking for Causes
  • Crafts for Causes
  • Crü (Stage Crew)
  • Crystal Fashion
  • Crystal Investing
  • Crystal Start-Up
  • Crystal Visions
  • Crystal's Next Top Model
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Destress for Success
  • Drama
  • Examining Culture Through Cinema
  • Fencing
  • French
  • Game Analytics
  • Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
  • Girls Who Code
  • Green Team
  • Gryphon Business
  • Gryphon Gains
  • Gryphon Gazette
  • Gryphon Globe
  • Hispanic/Latiné/x Alianza Club (HLX Alianza Club)
  • Jew Crew
  • Keep It Real
  • Kinetics
  • Life Skills
  • Math Club
  • Model UN
  • Money Matters
  • Neurology
  • Nintendo Performances for Causes/Band
  • Philosophy
  • Polynesian Culture
  • Pre-Med
  • Racquet Society
  • Science for Causes
  • Science Olympiad
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Students for Social Justice
  • Vantage Magazine
  • Volleyball
  • Women in Sports
  • Write Here, Write Now
  • Yearbook

Affinity, Ally, and Identity Spaces

  • Latine
  • Neurodiverse/Students with Disabilities
  • Students on Financial Aid
  • Female-Identifying
  • Ally Space
  • Male-Identifying
  • Identity Space
  • Black
  • East Asian
  • South Asian
  • Southeast Asian
  • Multiracial
  • LGBTQ+
  • Jewish

Club Spotlights

Students for Social Justice

Be part of a movement that fosters an inclusive and equitable environment. Your involvement helps expand our community’s awareness of national and global issues and enhance civil rights literacy. Our mission is to acknowledge privilege, take accountability, and empower minority groups within our community.

The Gryphon Gazette

At the student-run newspaper, your writing reflects our student body’s diverse interests and experiences. Whether you report on school events, pen opinion pieces, or explore creative writing, the Gazette is your platform to inform, engage, and inspire. Dive into the world of journalism and join the Gryphon Gazette.


Celebrate culture and teamwork in Kinetics dance club. Focused on K-Pop choreography, express your love for dance, be part of a close-knit team, and represent the AAPI community. Share in dynamic performances, community building, and most importantly, have a great time.

Gryphon Globe

Political awareness and unbiased education converge at the Gryphon Globe. As a member, you engage in political discourse, are exposed to diverse viewpoints, and create spaces for open discussions. This club allows you to explore and form your political preferences in a supportive environment.

This is the start of Your Journey


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Middle School

10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002

Upper School

400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010
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