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Student Activities

Ways to Enjoy Your Time at Salem!

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One thing’s for sure—there are endless opportunities for our students to be engaged. In fact, the hard part is choosing from all the options. Here are a few ways our students make the most of their time:

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Joining Student Groups Like These:

Venture Off Campus Into Winston-Salem and Beyond For:

  • Organized outings — shopping, dances, day trips, camping, and more
  • Arts and culture — theater, live music, films, dance, and more
  • Athletic events — at other local high schools, Wake Forest University, minor league baseball, and more
  • Lunch, dinner or coffee with friends

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Just Hang Out

Down time is essential! Here’s what Academy students do to relax and have fun:

  • “We have great water gun wars!”
  • “Late-night talks in each other’s rooms”
  • “Movies in the Student Lounge”
  • “Going to the Salem College café”
  • “Canoeing at Salem Lake”
  • “Last minute dance parties”
  • “Getting coffee in Winston-Salem”
  • “Shopping trips”
  • “Playing board games”
  • “Studying together – it’s so helpful and even fun at times”
  • “Going to my friend’s tennis matches”
  • “Jamming together on our ukulele & guitar”
  • “Thrift shopping”
  • “Walking in Old Salem & going to the Moravian Bakery”

Daily Activities

There are many activities that our students can participate in.

  • Clubs and extracurricular activities are built into the school day for students
  • After school, students have the opportunity to participate in:
    • Athletic practices
    • Theater rehearsals
    • Wellness activities
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