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Secondary School
Grade 7 to 12 School
90 Niven St, PO Box 4050, New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
ph 705
.647.7336 fx. 705.647.9260 email: tdss@dsb1.edu.on.ca
 

 

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  SCHOOL CLUBS


Athletic Association

This association promotes school spirit and pride at TDSS by organizing athletic activities and special events for the student body and staff. The association elects its own executive consisting of students from grades 9 to 12.

Band

The Music Department has four bands: the Junior Band (Gr. 9 Beginning music students), the Intermediate Band (Gr. 9 Advanced and Gr. 10 music students), the Stage Band (open to anyone with at least 2 years experience on an instrument), and the Senior Concert Band(Gr. 11 and 12 music students.)
All bands compete in the local Music Festival and perform at various functions around the school and the community. At least two major Band Concerts which feature these groups are held each year.


Drama Club

The Bring the House Down Players is an active and competitive drama club that produces a full length play each fall as well as two one-act plays for the Sears Drama Festival each spring. Back stage work, lighting, sound, acting, set design and construction, as well as writing and directing, are all part of this club. There is something to suit everyone.

Envirothon Club

Students learn about the environment and participate in a Provincial competition. There is a senior and junior team. You will learrn about, and discuss topics such as wildlife, forestry, and aquatics. You will participate in environmentally activities in and around the school and discuss current environmental problems. We meet once a week at lunch time.

If you care about the environment and like nature - this is the club for you!

Spectrum

The TDSS Spectrum is a safe place for all students, regardless of their sexual orientation.  At the TDSS GSA we discuss current issues, and plan activities within the school and community. The goal of the TDSS GSA is to create an environment where differences are celebrated.

For more information contact Kathryn Vinette
Child and Youth Worker
Timiskaming District Secondary School
705-647-7336 ext 40703

Green Team

The Green Team is responsible for green initiatives around the school including recycling projects and awareness of appropriate use of resources.


 
Math Club

This group meets to establish and discuss solutions to Math problems. Members are encouraged to take part in Math contests. The emphasis is on developing skills, insights and an appreciation for Mathematics. Participation is a good way to prepare for the annual Canadian Mathematics Competition and the Canadian National Mathematics League contests.

Powwow Committee

For several years now, the TDSS Powwow Committee in conjunction with First Nations students from the area organize a Powwow in early June. The event draws participants from throughout Northeastern Ontario and Northwestern Quebec. Fund raising events to help promote the Powwow occur throughout the year.


Semi-Formal/Prom Decorating Committee

The Decorating Committee begins meeting about 2 months before each dance and as a collective group, decides what the theme will be. Together they make the decorations, invitations, etc. and decorate the cafeteria in preparation for the spectacular event.


Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are students who act as ambassadors for the school on Parents Nights, Grade 8 Orientation Day, University Day and take visitors on a tour through the school. They have also been trained as effective peer helpers and have taken a leadership role to help the Grade 8's in their transition process. Student Ambassadors are positive people with school spirit.


Student Council

Student Council is tasked with organizing events for the study body throughout the year. A main council is elected in the Spring, followed by homeroom and grade representatives each fall.


Studio 132 Players

This group produces student assemblies. It strives to increase school spirit by entertaining the students, by featuring student talent and publicizing student achievements. All students are encouraged to cross the stage at some time during their high school career.


Volleyball Club

This club plays Monday evenings during the school year. Its purpose is to raise the level of skill among individuals in a non-competitive atmosphere. Anyone may join. Contact Mr. Barker or Ms. Cambridge.


Weightlifting Club

Every Monday through Thursday from 3:45 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. members of the TDSS Weightlifting Club engage in resistance exercises in the well-equipped upper gym. Under the supervision of TDSS Staff, the members pursue new levels of strength and fitness for only $15.00 per school year.