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Clubs and Teams

 

  Note: Active clubs/teams/activities and meetings change regularly - students and parents are advised to review Daily Announcements on a routines basis for the most up to date information about current opportunities.

FPSA Clubs and Teams for 2019/2020

(As of Sept 13, 2019)


Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

WEB Crew

Ms. Ovens, Mr. Savard, Ms. Kuiper, Mr. Herringtonn

TBD

TBD 

Club description:  WEB Crew is Where Everyone Belongs. If you want to get involved with the existing WEB crew to help out with leadership and spirit activities around the school, please chat with one of the teachers to express your interest. You can also tell your WEB leader you are interested and they will keep you informed about upcoming opportunities! 




Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Art Club

Ms. Abercrombie and Ms. Kuiper

125/128

Colder months, first break?

Club description:  



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Board Games

Mr. Mason

204

Tuesdays 10:55 -11:35

Club description:  Bring your lunch to Room 204 and join other students to play a favourite board game.  



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

BOOM!

Mr. Thomas

218-219

TBD

Club description:  BOOM is a percussion group. We play rhythms from West-Africa, Brazil and Cuba. BOOM! plays at the school and in the community throughout the year.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Cardboard Boats

Ms. McGuinness

D&T Room

To be announced (October or November)

Club description:  Build boats out of cardboard that will be tested for speed and strength. City wide event in January.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Climate Action

Club

Ms. Ovens

Student Services

TBD

Club description:  Bring your snack and join us in thinking and acting about and acting on our interactions with our environment.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Community Helpers

Mr. Herrington

301

Wednesday’s 1:35-2:15 (starting the first week of November)

Club description:  

Community Helpers, in partnership with Growing Futures, is a social enterprise that links FPSA students with Thyme and Again Catering and the Parkdale Food Centre. As a member of our social enterprise, you will use innovative growing systems to produce, market, and sell basil oil to the local food service industry. 30% of our profits go directly to the Parkdale Food Centre, helping combat hunger within our community. Come learn about business and community development with the Community Helpers every Wednesday (staring the first week in November)  from 1:35 - 2:15 in room 301. 



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

D&T Club

Ms. McGuinness

D&T Room

To be announced (October or November)

Club description:  Designing and building a variety of working models. This leads to a City wide competition.




Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Design District

Ms. Morgan 

Mr. Thomas

Library Design District 

Thursdays at 1:35

Club description:  All students are welcome to come and learn about the amazing equipment we have in our Design District - 3D printers, Vinyl cutter, Laser cutter, robots etc...We will decide as a group the direction/focus we would like to take for each month. 



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Dungeons and Dragons

Mr. Montplaisir

Room 221

Monday Morning or Lunch (TBD)

Club description:  A table role-playing and story-telling game in which each player has a character who will embark upon imaginary adventures in fantasy settings. 



Club Name 

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Elections Club

Mr. Herrington

301

Wednesday’s 1:35 - 2:15

Club description:  This club will investigate how to run a successful Student Vote program. We will host an All Candidates Town Hall and run a voting day for all FPSA students. Members of this club will act as MCs at our election events, read local candidate profiles at the Town Hall, act as returning officers and polling clerks on our vote day, and count FPSA ballots following our Student Vote on Thursday, October 17. If you want to be part of, or learn more about, our democratic system, this club is for you!

See you on Wednesday at lunch! 



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

French Help! 

Mme Takoff

224 

Fridays lunch (1:35 - 2:15)

Club description: Bring your lunch, or come after you eat in the cafeteria for help with your French projects, or to finish your unfinished work.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

GSA at FPSA

Ms Forsyth and Ms. Davis

TBD

TBD

A gay-straight alliance where all students are welcome.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Harry Potter Club 

Ms. Polowin and

Ms. Tayler

Room 205 (206?) 

Thursday Lunch (12:55 pm-1:35pm)

Club description:  The main goal is to make friends and create a community of Harry Potter readers. 




Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

International Lunch & Culture Club

Mme Takoff

Room 224

Tuesday morning break or Thursday lunch break (TBD)

Club description:  Do you love the food and language of another place? Do you want to share that, or get to know knew food and places? One Wednesday will be the planning day, and then the second meeting will be the eating and sharing! Listen to the announcements for start date. (We will start this month with Japan!)



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Kids Lit Quiz Team

Mr. Farley

Library Conference Room

Wednesday 1:35 Starting Sept. 18 through January 

Club description: Love to READ and enjoy TRIVIA related to books? We will share book recommendations, quiz each other, and prepare for the Kids Lit Quiz competition with other schools...



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Math Club

Mr. Mason

204

Tuesdays 10:55 -11:35

Club description:  We will be doing a variety of Math puzzles, challenges, problems, games and whatever I find to challenge your mathematical brain.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Student Leaders Club

Ms. Ovens

Student Services

TBD

Club description:  Responsible,organized, and global-minded students plan and run fundraisers in support of a variety of school, local and global causes. Get involved in as many or as few as you would like. New members are always welcome.



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Upcycle sewing and craft club

Mme. Takoff and Mr. Thomas

218/219

TBD (Tuesday second break?)

Club description:   Do you want to take your favourite old clothes and make something new instead of sending it to the landfill? Come and learn some tricks or share your ideas…. and remember sewing is not just for girls!



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Wrestling Club

Mr. Vyse

Small gym

Time TBD

October to March

Club description:  Learn the basics of Olympic sport, opportunity to watch Ottawa and OFSAA championships



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Girls’ volleyball

Ms. Kouretas and Ms. Kuiper

Gym

November/December

Club description:  Learn v-ball skills and tryout to be part of a school team (2 teams). Teams participate in both friendly regional and board tournaments. 



Club Name

Staff  Leader

Location

Date and Time

Ultimate Frisbee

Ms. Kouretas

Outside/Gym

September/October

April/May

Club description:  Learn/play the game of Ultimate Frisbee. Tournament both in the fall (Sept. 26th) and in the spring.



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