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With 64 vibrant clubs and organizations, your child will have the opportunity to participate in such things as student leadership groups, community service groups,  national robotics club competitions, debates on domestic and international policies with Model United Nations club, or they may choose to write for our award-winning student newspaper.

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  • Student Publications

    Cranbrook Kingswood student publications provide a fresh, student-oriented look at our campus and our students' lives. Whether it is the in-depth perspective of campus, national and international news found in the Crane-Clarion, the memories we treasure from each year's yearbook and video yearbook, or the artistic expressions found in Gallimaufry, our publications demonstrate the extraordinary talents of our student writers, editors, and artists.
    As the student newspaper of the Cranbrook Upper School, the Crane-Clarion reports on events in and outside Cranbrook of relevance to our students, faculty, parents, and alums.  The Crane-Clarion was established in 1927 and is published six times a year, including a special Awards Issue each June that wraps up the year and announces the awards of our students and the college choices of our seniors.

    The School literary arts magazine, published yearly, is produced by a committee of students and faculty who select from submissions the finest student writing, art and photography. The literary group meets each week to discuss student work and to do writing exercises. These meetings are open to all Cranbrook Kingswood students.

    Student 'Zines
    Student 'Zines are independent, student-initiated publications that pop up every year on a host of topics. Although they usually don't last longer than the tenure of the editors and contributors, these 'zines exemplify the diversity of expression within our student body. Past 'zines have featured writing and art on topics such as cultural issues, animation, politics, and comedy and satire, and they are enjoyed widely by the entire community.

    Video Yearbook
    The Video Yearbook is an annual production which chronicles the school year on tape. Students use digital cameras to collect scenes of school life and activities and edit that tape at the end of the year in a presentation which includes professional quality effects and titles.

    Brook-Woodwinds is the upper school yearbook. In a publication averaging 400 pages, students record the highlights of the school year in words and photos. Editors and staff do page layout, take pictures, write copy, proofread and solicit advertising. Each section has its own editors and staff: Faculty and Administration, Underclassmen, Fine and Performing Arts, Sports, Boarding Life, Clubs and Activities and Advertising. The Seniors section has about half the pages in the book, and its editors also function as Editors-in-Chief.

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  • Student Clubs

    Whether you’re interested in mentoring, discussing political ideologies or working on the yearbook, there is a club at CK that will interest you. 

    African American Awareness Association
    Amnesty Cranbrook
    Book Club
    Bridge the Divide
    Brookside Tutoring
    Chamber Music Club
    Cranes for Change
    Crane Clarion Cinema Club
    Cranbrook Bible Study
    Cranbrook Empty Bowls
    Cranbrook Envisions a Cure Club
    Cranbrook Teens Art Council
    Cranbrook for Kids
    Cranes of Wall Street
    Debate Team
    Cranbrook Teens Art Council
    Drone Club
    Dance Club
    Drawing Club
    Middle Eastern European Cultural Club
    Ergasterion Club
    Feminism Club/Women's Alliance
    French Club
    Genes in Disease and Symptoms
    Girls Mentoring
    Glass Onion
    GO Club
    Global Issues Club
    Gold Key
    Guitar Club
    Hack Club
    HUB Gardening
    HUB Tutoring
    Indian Culture Club
    Japanese Club
    Korean Club
    Leaders in the Environment
    Math Club
    Michigan Youth in Government
    Model United Nations
    Namtenga Club
    Peer to Peer
    Philosophy Club
    Science Research Club
    Quiz Bowl
    Team of Radio Controllers
    Robotics Club
    Soccer Club
    Science Olympiad Club
    SINO Club
    (Space Club) The Beyond Earth Club
    Spanish Club
    Speech (Forensics)
    Squash Club
    Student Council
    Teenage American Republican Club
    Veteran Student Alliance
    Young Entrepreneuers Club
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