Aldershot Clubs

Welcome to Aldershot Student Clubs/Councils - Grade 7-12





Club/Council

Teachers Involved/ Lead(s)

Description about the Club/Council (include time commitment)


Athletic Council

Ms. Bower

bowerj@hdsb.ca


Group of students helping to facilitate fundraisers & events (Terry Fox, Inside Ride), promote athletics in the school, scorekeepers, Athletic Banquet, etc.


Arts Council

Mr. Uzarowski

uzarowskip@hdsb.ca


Students will be involved with planning Arts related events.


Chess Club

Ms. Riley

rileyj@hdsb.ca


Mr. Bennett

bennetth@hdsb.ca


Open to all grades. An opportunity to learn how to play and learn strategy. Will meet every Friday at lunch (flexible) for matches. Students need to sign up in advance for the matches. Eventually, if it is popular enough, we will explore tournaments.


DECA

Mr. MacDonald

macdonaldju@hdsb.ca


Meets every other week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Focus is on business.


DECA is an international association where high school students learn and apply skills in marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. The organization prepares leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and other business areas.


I-STEM Council

Ms. Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca


Mr. Mitchell

mitchellja@hdsb.ca


Sounding board for I-STEM Students to share about how they would like the program to grow and adapt.


Equity Team

Ms. Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca


Ms. Barreto

barretov@hdsb.ca


Ms. Lalli

lallia@hdsb.ca


The purpose of the team is to ensure student voice informs the strategies to eliminate anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, and other forms of discrimination in schools and improve student learning and engagement. Every-one is welcome! We have big plans for September (conferences, events, campaigns, FUN)


Aldershot Positive Space

(Lions Pride)

Ms. Bower

bowerj@hdsb.ca

Ms. Hickey

hickeym@hdsb.ca


This group of students will continue to promote allyship, raise awareness for and create safe & brave spaces in our school for the LGBTQ+ community


LINK Crew

Mr. Sephton

sephtonj@hdsb.ca


Mr. Maguire

mcguirem@hdsb.ca


Ms. Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca


What Link Crew is:

  • Link crew is a program for Gr.9s to get them ready for and give them an amazing high school experience!

  • The link crew is made of Gr.11 and 12 students who mentor and have some fun with the Gr.9s!

  • We have a link orientation on the first day of school so we can get to know our grade nines, and do super cool activities (like a link dance) throughout the year!


Model UN

Ms. Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at MUN conferences, which is usually organized by a high school or college MUN club. At the end of most conferences, outstanding delegates in each committee are recognized and given an award certificate; the Best Delegate in each committee, however, receives a gavel!


Math Contest Club

Ms. Gannon

gannons@hdsb.ca


Mrs. Efantis

efantisn@hdsb.ca


Love math? Enjoy solving problems under strict time constraints? Have a very sharp #2 pencil? Math Contest Club is for you! Participate in several provincial math contests throughout the school year.


Hackathon Club

Mr. Mitchell

mitchellja@hdsb.ca


A Hackathon is a social event where participants are given a challenge that must be completed within a set timeframe. The challenges usually involve building and coding an object that can solve a defined problem. Students in this club will practice the skills of prototyping while designing 3D printed objects to solve mini challenges. If we can, we will participate in various Ontario Wide Hackathon events.


Well-Being Team

Ms. Hickey

hickeym@hdsb.ca

Ms. Lalli

lallia@hdsb.ca

Ms Peterson

petersonk@hdsb.ca


This group of staff & students will create and share virtual newsletters, organize activities, and raise awareness for healthy practices of maintaining and improving overall wellness.


School Repair and Improvement Team

Mr. Uzarowski

uzarowskip@hdsb.ca


Students will be involved hands on with projects to improve the appearance of our grounds and building.


ECO Club/ EcoSchools

Ms. Gupta

guptai@hdsb.ca


Ms. Rajack

rajackr@hdsb.ca


Eco Club is a student-lead group that provides students, teachers and the community with an opportunity to create a greener future.


Lions Leadership! Student Council

Mrs. Robertson

robertsonsa@hdsb.ca


Ms. Paterson

patersonk@hdsb.ca


Mr. Koorjee

koorjeek@hdsb.ca


Ms. Mizerovsky

mizerovskyl@hdsb.ca


To create a collaborative and cohesive school community where all team/clubs are supported by one another, create a shared calendar and plan events together.


Each team/council is invited to be part of the whole school planning.


DND club

Mr. Maguire

maguirem@hdsb.ca


Mr. McKinley Evans

evanss@hdsb.ca


Lions Athletics

Fall Coaching Staff


Girls Basketball:

Mr. Hogan

hoganz@hdsb.ca

Ms. Bertola

bertolan@hdsb.ca

Ms. Hellmann

hellmannd@hdsb.ca



Boys Volleyball:

Ms. Mattos

mattosg@hdsb.ca



Girls Field Hockey:

Ms. Robertson

robertsonsa@hdsb.ca

Ms. Dermott

dermottm@hdsb.ca



Cross Country:

Ms. Greenslade

greensladec@hdsb.ca

Ms. Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca



Fitness / Wellness Club:

Ms. Greenslade

greensladec@hdsb.ca


Swim Team

Mr. Micheli

michelir@hdsb.ca


Mr. Henry

henrym@hdsb.ca


Winter Sports

Team: Boys Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Hockey, Curling

Individual: Swimming, Ski/Snowboard, Badminton


Spring Sports

Team: Rugby, Soccer, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Ultimate Frisbee

Individual: Badminton, Tennis, Track & Field



Please Note:

Student athletes MUST submit a fully completed and printed HDSB Interschool Athletics Package 2021-2022 to the Head Coach prior to participating in any try-outs or practices with a team. A student CANNOT participate in any activity if this package is incomplete or not submitted.



Please direct any questions or inquiries to our Athletics Director:

Ms. Bower

bowerj@hdsb.ca


Yearbook Team

Ms. Hickey

hickeym@hdsb.ca


Mr. Djurdjevic

djurdjevicj@hdsb.ca


Ms. Allemano

aallemanoa@hdsb.ca


Mme LeLièvre

lelievredec@hdsb.ca


Ms. Gannon

gannons@hdsb.ca


The yearbook team has their finger on the pulse of the school. We are responsible for documenting the school year in photographs. We attend as many sports events, assemblies, music events, and pretty much everything we can get to, in order to take pictures that will be included in the school’s yearbook. We need photographers of every skill level and grade!


Tim’s Mural

Ms. Yang

yangc@hdsb.ca

Ms. Rollo

rolloa@hdsb.ca

Students will plan and create a mural for a community member.


Spanish Club

Mr. Stuart

stuarti@hdsb.ca


Ms. Barreto

barretov@hdsb.ca


Students will learn some basic spoken Spanish, and be exposed to the culture of different Spanish-speaking countries. We meet on Fridays in room 241 from 12:20-1:00.


Choir

Ms. Barreto

barretov@hdsb.ca


Students will engage in choral music of different genres and learn how to work with one another by listening to each other


Art Club

Ms. Confente

confentes@hdsb.ca


Ms. Lalli

lallia@hdsb.ca

Students will engage with various art styles, and explore different artists. They may submit their work to art contests.


Coding Club (Gr. 7 & 8)

Ms. Di Giantomasso

digiantomassod@hdsb.ca


Ms. Lalli

lallia@hdsb.ca

Students will engage with coding using Scratch and move toward Lego robotic challenges.


Muslim Student Union

Kerry Sagar

sagark@hdsb.ca


Karim Koorjee

koorjeek@hdsb.ca

The MSU will act to lead a series of youth driven events meant to ignite the spirit of community and give people a chance to contribute to build a better society.

The MSU will also set up a prayer room.


Aldershot News Media Club

Ms. Hickey

hickeym@hdsb.ca


Mr. Hutton

huttonw@hdsb.ca


The Aldershot Newspaper joins with the Comm Tech club to create an online journal that includes articles about the school community.


Knitting Circle

Ms. Hickey

hickeym@hdsb.ca

Ms. Peterson

petersonk@hdsb.ca

Ms. Tanner

tannerc@hdsb.ca


The knitting circle meets every Thursday in the library. We have members who are working on projects like sweaters and blankets, and members who are learning how to knit. Everyone is welcome. We have knitting needles and yarn to provide if anyone needs it, and we can show you how to knit!


Rock Band

Mr. Kerr

kerrb@hdsb.ca


Mr. Lemp

lempe@hdsb.ca


Students work in small group bands to learn to cover others, and write their own songs. Instruments include guitar, bass, voice, and piano. Each student brings their own perspective, and taste to contribute to one overall awesome band!


Anime Club

Mr. Micheli

michelir@hdsb.ca


Students come together to create/draw/sketch anime style art.


Magic: The Gathering Club

Mr. McKinley Evans

evanss@hdsb.ca


Students come together to play Magic: The Gathering (card game) in small groups.


Debate Team

Ms. Rajcak

rajackr@hdsb.ca


Students come together for in-house debate tournaments amongst themselves (until we are able to compete with other schools). We meet every Wednesday in either room 132 (to plan/prep) or the Auditorium (to deliver/speak arguments), and also run bi-weekly Debate Clinics too that review a debating skill to help improve persuasive techniques .