How can I create something beautiful from various materials?
In this option, we will experiment with various materials to create beautiful products. Students will research and organize materials so that their creations may come to life!
Course Fee: $15
How can I develop my sketching ability in order to draw people and portraits?
Students will be able to develop their sketching/shading abilities. We will start simple and work our way up to portraiture. Come join Mrs. Huedepohl in expression through visual arts!
Course Fee: $10
Junior High Band
How can I learn to play an instrument with proper technique and perform with a group of other instrumentalists?
Band is a Term 1 & 2 course for students to listen, learn and play music as part of a full musical team. All musical abilities are welcome: you can take part even if you have never played an instrument before!
Students can choose from the flute, clarinet, alto/tenor saxophone, trumpet, french horn, euphonium, trombone, percussion or tuba, all of which are provided by the school. The band will have many opportunities to perform at events in the community and at school.
Course Fee: $45 for instrument rental and supplies
How can I develop my fundamental basketball skills and train to become an elite level athlete?
Whether you are new to the sport or want to hone your skills, this option is for anyone who wants to improve at basketball. Emphasis will be placed on perfecting fundamental skills and pushing beyond your comfort zone. Be prepared to sweat it out on the court!
How can I develop my abilities in using a CAD program to create simple and more sophisticated 3D designs?
Students will learn how to use a Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD) program that will enable them to make custom 3D designs of anything they can imagine!
The program used is a?n easy, browser-based 3D design and modeling tool. It allows users to imagine anything and then design it!
Course Fee: $5
What pursuits are unique to being in an outdoor setting; and, how does one develop skills to engage in these activities safely?
This activity-based course provides opportunities for students to study and experience outdoor adventures. Acquire knowledge in the background of outdoor pursuits and specific skills related to these areas, including cross-country skiing, snow shelter building, skating, and tobogganing, and see if you want to take on these various recreational possibilities both now and in the future.
Course Fee: $20 for a cross-country skiing trip to the Strathcona Wilderness Centre in February.
Classroom Assistants & Service Leadership
What are the skills needed to work with younger kids?
Do you want to make our school a better place? Do you like to work with younger kids? If so, this is the option for you!
Students in this option will learn skills and strategies to work with younger children. You will have the opportunity to play games, read and mentor some of the younger students at our school.
Unwind the Mind
How can I learn the skills needed to maintain a healthy mind when faced with day-to-day stresses?
Tests, homework, chores, friends, siblings - who can say that life isn’t full of stressful things? In this option, students will learn how to de-stress in a healthy, fun and tech-free way. From board games to yoga, from making crafts to embarking on outdoor adventures, this option includes a variety of activities and lessons that will help students learn to “unwind their mind” and de-stress in our busy world.
Option A & B
Foods - Baking
How can I learn the skills needed to function safely in a kitchen and bake desserts?
In this course, we will be exploring some sweet treats while staying on a tight budget. Depending on your experience in the kitchen, you may learn many new techniques and terms that you will use throughout your life - yes, one day you will eventually move out on your own, and need these basic skills!
As well as learning new cooking and baking skills, you will also learn basic kitchen safety.
Course Fee: $30