Extra-Curricular Activities


Clubs

Student Council

Adviser: Mrs. Johnson

Meetings: Mondays at lunch in room 115

This group of students works together to organize, advertise, and implement various activities throughout the school year.

Student Council consists elected positions on the executive, grade representatives, and auxiliary members that all work together to promote school spirit and inclusiveness

Pride of the Pack

Adviser: Mr. Mayo/Ms. Dulmage

Meetings: Tuesdays at lunch in room 214

Pride of the Pack is a club that promotes difference, diversity, and acceptance throughout the school. Their focus is to educate fellow students on issues facing students at the school ranging from mental health, sexuality, mobility, and beyond. They attend the yearly Dignity Day symposium put on by the Board and work with other schools to make Grand Erie the best place to learn and grow.

Link Crew

Advisers: Ms. Mercey/Mrs.Chanyi

Meetings: as needed throughout the year

Open to Grade 11 and 12 students. Members will receive leadership training which allows them to work with our Grade 9s as they adjust to life at high school. Starting in May, students may apply to become leaders and they will receive the training during the second last week in August. On our Registration Day in late August, Link Leaders will facilitate a number of activities with our Grade 9s, including some icebreaker games and a school tour. During the school year, leaders continue to work with their Grade 9 crews, helping them to prepare for exams and offering support and guidance as needed. Becoming a Link Leader is a great way for students to make a difference in the school community and learn some valuable transferable skills applicable to many work environments.


Anime Club

Adviser: Mr. Mayo

Meetings: Thursdays at lunch in room 214

Anime club is a place where students get together, once a week at lunch, and watch a variety of Anime series or movies, talk about manga, games, and all sorts amazing things. They normally team up with other schools and take a yearly trip to a convention or comicon. The goal is to have fun and enjoy everything the genre has to offer.

Yearbook

Adviser: Mrs. Mackenzie

Meetings: Wednesdays in B2

A club dedicated to capturing pictures and stories from all the various clubs, events, and student faces from around the school during the school year.

Photographers, copy writers and layout designers are always welcome to join!

Eco Club

Advisers: Mrs. Johnson/Mrs. Chanyi

Meetings: first Friday of the month at lunch in room 115

Eco Club focuses on education and implementation of different initiatives throughout the school year to reduce the carbon footprint of WDHS. Activities include an Eco-Week in February and a school wide community clean up on Earth Day in April.


Best Buddies

Advisers: Ms. Dulmage/Mrs. Pilling

One on one lunch activities with peer mentors for our special education students. A program designed to build relationships, empathy, and inclusiveness for all of the students at WDHS.

Ed Tech Crew

Advisor:

A student team that is trained and responsible for assisting peers and teachers with technology in an around the school.

Native Circle

Advisor: Ms. Black

A inclusive group that gathers to learn and explore Indigenous culture, history and heritage. All students are welcome to join.


MUSIC

Band

Adviser: Mrs. Dickson

Rehearsal: Band rehearses on Wed. and Fri. mornings at 7:29 am.

Band members are accepted by audition. See Mrs. Dickson for details.


Choir

Adviser: Mrs. Dickson

Rehearsal: Choir rehearses on Tues. at 7:29 am and Thursday at lunch.

All are welcome to join choir.

Spring Musical

Advisers: Mrs. Dickson/Mrs. Fess

Auditions are in November. Rehersals start in February on Monday and Wednesday evenings.