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THE ACTIVIST ART CLUB (formerly known as Social Justice) (A) - Ms. T. Aylesworth (Rm. 248) Participate in lively Coffee House events featuring musicians, poets, and other performers.

ANIME (L) - Mr. N. Martin (Rm. 221) Students will explore Japanese animation in television and film and all aspects of this cultural phenomenon.

 

ATHLETIC SOCIETY (L/A) – Mr. R. Ashwood/Mr. D. Rodney/Ms. N. Broley (Phys. Ed. Office) Students support athletics at I.S.S. by hosting elementary level basketball and volleyball tournaments, run buy-ins throughout the year and year-end Athletic Banquet.

 

BOOK CLUB (A) – Ms. M. Heikamp (Rm. 201) Meets the second Monday of every month to discuss student-selected novels.

 

CHESS CLUB (A) –Mr. K. Wesley Students meet every Tuesday after school from 2:45 – 4:00 r(Rm. 201).  The first part of our meeting focuses on chess strategies and game-improving tips.  In the second half of the meeting, we practice the techniques we learn and work to improve our game.  Whether you are an experienced chess player or want to learn, members of all abilities are welcome.

 

CHRISTIAN CLUB (L) –Ms. Reimer This club seeks to develop Christian faith and leadership through Bible study and prayer.  We meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday during 3rd period lunch.

 

Classics Club-(A) M-A Gillis (Room 250) The Classics Club is the co-curricular extension of the Latin classes and we engage in a variety of activities ranging from social activities (our Hallowe'en Extravaganza, Saturnalia and Formal) to fundraising initiatives. We meet every Thursday at 2:50 p.m. in room 250 and welcome any students interested in the ancient world.

 

DANCE CREW (A) – Ms. C. McAuley (Rm. 169) The ISS Dance Crew meet once/wk and perform hip hop for a variety of school events.  Opportunities for competing may be available.

 

DANCE COMPANY (A) - Ms. J. Forder (Rm. 169) The ISS Dance Team meet twice/wk and perform for a variety of school events, even alongside the ISS band.  Opportunities for competing may be available.

 

DEBATE TEAM (A) – Ms. L. Holla (Library) For students who enjoy the competitive challenge of debating and want to improve their critical thinking and public speaking skills.

 

DECA (A) - Ms. S. Rhee-Schofield , Ms. Groulx- For students who are interested in meeting new people, travelling across North America and competing in Business case studies.  We travel to Orlando Florida, Salt Lake City, Utah, and California.  This club develops our future leaders! 

 

DRAMA  (A) – Mr. K. Jacquemain (Rm. 192) On the stage or back-stage, there is a place for you in yearly I.S.S. plays!

ECO  CLUB – K. Cairns A club for those students who enjoy taking part in activities and initiatives revolving around environmental stewardship, biodiversity and sustainability.  Students get involved in real life projects that help reduce ecological footprints within the school and community.  Examples of projects include school ground greening, habitat enhancements, tree planting, Ontario Eco-Schools Certification, gardening, composting and waste minimization.

 

GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE (A) – Mr. P. Flood, Mr. K. Wesley (Rm. 218) This group is open to all students.  As well as offering a supportive group environment, we also plan events to make our school a more accepting community for all students, regardless of an individual's sexual orientation.  We meet once a week.

Guitar Club (A) -- R. Ruttan, S. Bird.  Meets every Wednesday in Room 211 from 2:45 to 4:00.

 

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM (L) - Mr. S. Griffin (Rm. 120) Be a part of a team of students that manages catering events in our school community.  Come meet new people, eat great food, serve your school community and earn community service hours.

 

IMPROV CLUB/IMPROV TEAM (A) - Mr. K. Jacquemain (Rm. 192) Competitive improv that competes nationwide.  This club meets twice a week.

 

INTERNATIONAL CLUB (L) – Ms. S. Rhee-Schofield.  The International Club offers you a great way to learn about other cultures as well as an opportunity to use the language skills you have obtained in classes and in real life settings.  This club is open to everyone.  It's not just for international students or newcomers to Canada.

 

ISCF (EPIC) (L) – Ms. R. Reimer/Mr. C. Cudmore/Mr. J. Denes (Rm. 122) This club seeks to develop Christian faith and leadership through Bible study, fellowship, guest speakers, and social action.

 

LINK CREW (B,L,A) –Mr. J. Krawczyk/Mr. K. Jacquemain/Ms. K. Allen/Mr. M. Naccarato/M. Chambers l. Link Crew is a club that allows senior students to mentor grade nines.  Each Link Leader has a team of grade nines that they work with and support throughout their first year at Innisdale.  It is a great experience to develop leadership and teamwork skills, and make a positive change in our school environment.

 

MUSIC GROUPS (A) –Ms. L. Christie/Ms. K. Parnell - Groups include:  Jr. Concert Band:  Rehearsals occur once a week all year and is open to students in grades 9 & 10.  No musical experience is necessary.  Sr. Concert Band:  Rehearsals occur once a week all year and is open to experienced music students in grades 11 & 12.  Enrichment Band:  Open to students in grades 7 & 8 who attend Innisdale's family of schools.  Rehearsals begin in October.  Music Executive:  Students interested in taking on a leadership role in the Music Department.  They help to organize various music events throughout the year.  Music Executive meets weekly all year.  Choir:  Open to all students in grades 9 – 12 who love to sing.  They rehearse weekly.  No musical experience is necessary.  Show Band/Stage Band:  Intermediate Stage Band: Students perform jazz, blues, and latin music.  Open to students in grades 9&10.  Senior Stage Band:  Students have the opportunity to perform jazz, blues, and latin music.  Open to students in grades 11&12.

 

OELC Leadership Club (A) – Ms. S. Ffrench - "This club meets the 3rd Monday of every month after school in the cafeteria. It is a place where students can get together to challenge their leadership skills with a diverse group of activities in a fun and social environment. Our goal is to spread positivity throughout Innisdale and help to make it an even more amazing school."

 

OUTBOUND (A) –Mr. K. Cairns/Mr. E. Morin/ Ms. Malandrino Students will take part in a variety of activities throughout the year, such as fall hikes, winter camping, wall climbing, spring canoe trips and hikes etc.  Individuals can choose which events to participate in.

 

ROLE-PLAYING (A) - Mr. N. Martin (Rm. 221) The club invites members to expand their imaginations across the genres.  The club meets once a week after school.

 

SEARS DRAMA FESTIVAL - Mr. K. Jacquemain, S. Morgan (Rm. 192) The prime purpose of the Festival is to provide a showcase for participants to demonstrate their unique drama work. It brings together students, teachers, theatre professionals, and community members to view, discuss, critique and enjoy each other's creative efforts, under the guidance of experienced adjudicators

 

Sign Language Club(AL) Sara Carey / Roxy Reimer (Rm 226). A student-run club that meets every other week after school to learn and practice American Sign Language. All students are invited and encouraged to participate regardless of their skill level or prior knowledge.

 

Smash Bros. Club (A)-- R. Ruttan.  Meets every Friday from 2:45 - 4:00 in the Library.

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE (A) - Ms. T. Aylesworth (Rm. 248) Participate in lively Coffee House events featuring musicians, poets, and other performers.

 

STEM CLUB – Mr. A. Foote/Mr. C. Zimmerman (Rm 257) STEM Club meets Wednesdays after school in room 257 to explore projects and activities within the realms of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

 

STUDENT COUNCIL (A) Mr. N. Teremchuk/Ms. C. Jackson (Rm. 161).  This student-body elected, student-run group seeks to enhance school spirit and cohesiveness by organizing a wide variety of events, assemblies, and other activities throughout the year.  Independent members welcome too!

 

VISUAL ARTS – OPEN STUDIO (A) – On Tuesdays & Thursdays we have an open studio drop in program that is supervised by Arts teachers.  The visual arts and media arts studios are open for all students who want to come in and work on their art projects or simply
use an awesome space to create art.

Yearbook - Mrs. J. Béland, Ms. A. Whitman- Are you a creative artist or writer?  Do you love photography?  Then you have what it takes to become part of the dedicated group of students committed to producing Innisdale's award-winning yearbook.  Students interested in photojournalism should see Mrs.Béland for more information