Calling all photographers and page-designers! Didn't get into yearbook class but still really want to take photos or design pages? Join the yearbook club just by checking in with Ms. Colborne every Friday to pick-up a yearbook task which could be photography, pages design, advertising or even a bit of journalism.
Staff Sponsor(s): Ms. Colborne
Meeting Time (Day/time): Friday Flex Block check-ins
Meeting Location: Room 337
Environmental Action Team (EAT)
Are you concerned about climate change? Do you want to take part in school and community actions to make our lives more sustainable? Come to the first meeting of the Environmental Action Team (EAT) Friday, Sept. 20th in the Art Room to find out more. This is a great opportunity to get involved and make a difference! All grades welcome.
Staff Sponsor(s): Ms. Colborne, Ms. HT, Ms. Mather, Ms. Sieber, Ms. Brammall, Ms. Diederichs, Ms. Oliphant, Ms. Baker
Meeting Time (Day/time): Fridays at lunchtime
Meeting Location: The Art Room
Open to all students Grades 8-12. Create beaded jewelry, appliques, and other decorative items. Learn about Indigenous and Metis beading styles.
Staff Sponsor(s): Jenna Flint and Danielle Chartrand
Meeting Time (Day/time): Tuesday at Lunch
Meeting Location: Room 117
This club will revitalize and maintain the gardens around Highland. We will learn basic gardening and composting techniques as we work towards creating a space that will support our Foods program.
Staff Sponsor: Mr. MacLean
Meeting Time (Day/time): Mondays at 3:30
Meeting Place: Rm111
Cultural Exchange to Shanghai China
Host a student for a week in January with many local field trips and school experiences, and travel to China at Spring Break for 2 weeks to experience Shanghai, visit many tourist attractions (including Shanghai Disney and an ancient water town!), and end the trip with a 3-4 day trip to Beijing to see the Great Wall, an acrobat show, and many other attractions!
Staff Sponsor(s): Deanna Darlington/ Scott Middleton
Meeting Time (Day/time): TBA
Meeting Location: Rm 225
Highland Aboriginal Student Council (HASC)
The council has been engaged in fundraising and helping to bring awareness to Indigenous issues that our students face. Some of the activities have included cultural awareness days, leadership at school wide assemblies, supporting elders in the community, supporting the Red Dress and Moosehide Campaign, Cultural Camps, supporting the Attiwapiskat crisis, promoting cultural pride and creating an inclusive setting for all students.
Staff Sponsor(s): Danielle Chartrand & Jenna Flint
Meeting Time (Day/time): Thursdays at Lunch
Meeting Location: Room 117
This is a Rotary affiliated club for Grade 8 – 12 students wanting to make a positive impact on the school, community, and world through service initiatives - one local (e.g. YANA) and one Global (e.g. WE Charity). The club runs a variety of fundraisers and awareness campaign throughout the year.
Staff Sponsor(s): Ms. Baker, Tracey McKinney and Ms. Jerome
Meeting Time (Day/time): Tuesday lunch
Meeting Location: Room 212
Open to Grades 8-12, singing music in all styles, opportunities for solos, great training for Music Theatre
Staff Sponsor(s): Miss Cox
Meeting Time (Day/time): Monday lunch, Wednesday afterschool
Meeting Location: Music Room
Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA)
Are you someone who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer, Questioning, etc., and/or a straight ally who cares about acceptance and safer spaces in our school? Highland's Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) meets every Thursday at the beginning of lunch in Room 203 (red stairs). Come hang out, bring your lunch, and be a part of advocacy & events in our awesome community. Everyone welcome!
Staff Sponsor(s): Helen Oliphant, Kir Tancon, Jenna Flint, Sue Diedrichs, (Extra help): Jana Buckle, Amber-Skye Brammell
Meeting Time (Day/time): Thursdays at lunch
Meeting Location: Room 203 (ISP program, Red stairs)
If you like tinkering with mechanical things, come join the robot revolution and learn how to make the robots do as you command! Great opportunity to design, build and code VEX EDR robots to compete in regional tournaments.
Staff Sponsor(s): Mr. Buchanan, extra help: Mr. Vernon
Meeting Time (Day/time): Mondays and Thursdays,
Meeting Location: Autoshop