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Clubs and Activities

To make the high school experience truly amazing and memorable, students should do more than just show up for class and at Woodroffe, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. The teachers and staff at WHS are proud to host of a wide range of extracurricular activities for students in their spare time, and here are a few.

Group Name

Teacher Advisor

Time of Year

Brief Description (optional)

Cappies Critics

Ms. Gunter-Woods

Early Sept-June

Cappies Critics

Concert Band

Mr. Duncan

Sept-June

Concert Band actually involves 3 ensembles: Concert Band (grades 9&10), Wind Ensemble (grades 11&12) and Symphonic Band (9-12). Students rehearse twice per week in the morning and at one lunch hour rehearsal in an ensemble specific to their instrument. They participate in performances, social events, and an annual band trip.

Costa Rica Trip Club

Ms. Newsome

Sept - Feb

Costa Rica Trip Club

Culture Club

Mr. Pai, Ms. Abdulkadir

Sept-June

The cultural club is a new club aimed at providing opportunities for conversations about cultural persity at Woodroffe. This would include cultures inside and outside of school (e.g. communities, school culture...etc). Club activities would include:
- Share and learn about other cultures
- Organize events that celebrate cultural persity at Woodroffe

Eco Tigers

Holly Newsome

All Year

Eco Tigers

Habitat for Humanity Building Trip

Mr. Eskritt, Ms. Bennett, Mr. Conboy, Ms.Reid

March 2017 - March 2018

Students prepare for, and then participate in a trip where they contribute to a Habitat for Humanity Building project.

International Affairs Club

Mr. Lairson; Ms. Callaghan

All Year

The International Affairs Club participates in Model UN events in Ottawa & beyond, and brings in guest speakers about international events and works to increase global civic engagement. It also acts as an agency for the International Certificate Program.

International Certificate Program

Mr. Lairson

All Year

Woodroffe offers students a chance to study internationalized courses, learn a 3rd language and travel the world. This innovative, progressive opportunity allows students to explore the wider world beyond Ottawa in an engaging and rewarding fashion.

Lunch Bunch Choir

Mr. Duncan

Sept-June

This choir is a drop in singing opportunity for any Woodroffe students or staff members.

National Biology Competition Team

Ms. Bruski

Spring

Senior biology students are coached for 8 weeks leading up to this competition which is set by the University of Toronto. Inpidual and school team scores are calculated in the competition results.

Peru Trip

Ms. Callaghan, Mr. Lairson

March Break 2017

Peru Trip

Risk Club Games Room

Mr. Appel

all year

Students are welcome to come to Mr. Appel’s room all year to play board games at lunch time.

Stage Band

Mr. Duncan

Sept-June

The Stage Band is an ensemble using classic Big Band instrumentation (saxes, trumpets, trombones, piano, bass, guitar and drums) to perform music in various jazz idioms including swing, funk, rock fusion, and various Latin styles. Band members rehearse twice per week and participate in all the same concert, social, and travel activities as the concert band.

Students' Council

Mr. Prentice

All year

Students' Council

T-Crew

Mr. Prentice; Ms. McIntyre; Mr. Schmidt

All year

T-Crew

Tech Crew

Mr Easey

All year

We operate the equipment in the auditorium, and serve client needs within the school who require Audio/visual support for such events as school assemblies, dance shows, musical theatre, Oscars night. It's a lifestyle...

Yearbook Committee

Ms. Bech

Year-long

Yearbook Committee


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