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Afternoon Programs

Episcopal's varied afternoon programs are incorporated into our curriculum. They offer students a wide range of new experiences and help each EHS student pursue his or her strengths and interests.

List of 7 items.

  • Athletics

    Our Athletics Department includes 43 interscholastic teams (including junior varsity teams) in 15 different sports. Episcopal’s goal is for every student to experience interscholastic athletic competition, no matter what his or her ability and talent. Thus, physical education requirements are usually met through participation on an interscholastic team. 
  • Community Service

    Activities in the community service program vary each year depending on the schedules and needs of local organizations. Students often work as tutors in local elementary schools and as volunteers in day care centers and homeless shelters.
  • Applied Journalism

    Students participating in this activity produce the School's yearbook, "Whispers," and learn about journalistic writing, photography, and layout, as well as other practical publishing techniques.
  • Dance

    Dance is open to both boys and girls in any season. Offerings vary each season, and include ballet, jazz, and modern dance. Students taking the winter jazz offering are cast in the winter musical. Currently, twelve dance classes are offered each week, allowing students to “specialize.” Evening classes are open to everyone.
  • Drama

    Drama students produce a play each season for the School community. Students act, dance, build scenery, operate the lighting and sound systems, and help plan, direct, choreograph, and produce these plays. The winter play is usually a musical.
  • Portfolio Art

    Portfolio Art offers a chance for the serious art student to build an art portfolio under faculty direction. Most frequently, these students participate in Advanced Placement art courses or have demonstrated strong interest in art through another course.
  • Theater Orchestra

    Students in this Theater Orchestra perform as part of the winter musical’s pit orchestra. This activity is open to experienced musicians who are accepted after an audition in the first week of the season.
Episcopal’s afternoon program is designed to provide each student with a quality structured experience that, through athletic and/or artistic pursuit, imbues values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, creativity, and competition, while encouraging students to develop and pursue special school-sponsored activities each afternoon during the school year.
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