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Special Music School High School supports student-generated and student-led clubs and electives such as Visual Arts, Student Government, Sailing Club, Sustainability Club, Recording Studio Club, Yearbook, Gospel Choir, National Honor Society, Comic Book Club and others.

Students may also participate in several unique music programs offered at Kaufman Music Center:

  • The Toulmin Luna Composition Lab Fellowship at Special Music School High School supports the work of one female, non-binary, or gender nonconforming composer at SMS High School, including both curricular music education at SMS and mentorship, through Luna Composition LabLearn how to apply for the fellowship.
  • Face the Music, Kaufman Music Center's contemporary music program for teens dedicated to learning and performing music by living composers.
  • ComposerCraft, where young composers work with faculty and professional performers to complete and workshop original compositions.
  • Young Artist Program, a comprehensive program for advanced teen musicians.

Special Music School High School also supports the following:

  • Practicing: Being a musician requires practice. Incorporate practice into your daily routine!
  • Cover Me: A school wide cover song competition that takes place monthly.
  • Town Hall: A monthly High School meeting where we review rules and policies and celebrate students who have done impressive work.
  • The Ambassadors: A service organization for students who want to give back and learn about Philanthropy, while also helping to improve the quality of the school.
  • Battle of the Bands: Twice yearly competition where student led-bands compete for prizes and glory.

Public School Athletic League sports

PSAL Sports - Girls

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Flag Football
  • Handball
  • indoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

PSAL Sports - Boys

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

PSAL Sports - Coed

  • Double Dutch