Carson Graham Secondary
North Vancouver School District
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​​​Clubs List for 2021-2022

If you are interested in creating a club, please contact Eileen Kim (Student Council: Club Coordinator) or Mr Wong in the main office

Club 

Description

 Sponsor & Contact 

 Meeting Days

Math Club 

The math club is aiming at:

  1. Helping students prepare for different Canadian contests.
  2. Helping students develop or improve problem solving skills.
  3. Cultivating students’ interest in learning math
  4. Engaging students in mathematical thinking


Ms.  Dai

The students will meet in room D312 every other Tuesday. 

Model UN 

Model United Nations (MUN) is a great opportunity to improve your public speaking skills through debating global issues.


Type of activities

* Building Research, Public Speaking, Debate, and Conflict Resolution skills.

* Participating in Model United Nations Conferences in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Ms. Tolliday



Meeting times will be determined based on member availability. All information about meetings will be posted on the Microsoft Teams Group

Boy’s Club 

The Boys Club network is a mentorship program for boys from ages 13 - 19 helping them define their own personal moral compasses and understand how they can proactively participate in the world as successful citizens. 


The club is for boys only and has been running for 17 years and 10 at Carson. Many of the topics are of personal nature: such as finances, health, addiction, service, and citizenship.

Mr. Olson 


Fashion and Sustainability Club

"At fashion club we strive to develop our personal expression and style while looking into making our wardrobes more environmentally sustainable. In Fashion club we will discuss the influences between fashion and: culture, the environment, movies and media, and ways to create outfits and clothing with minimal waste."

Ms. De Beer


Please email Mrs. de Beer at wdebeer@sd44.ca, or message her on Teams to be added to the Fashion and Sustainability Club on Teams.


Environmental Club

The Carson environmental club is a place for students to learn and take action on environmental issues. Our club focuses on a diverse range of climate initiatives from climate strikes to growing a pollinator-friendly garden. We are a group of passionate individuals, and we hope to pave an eco-friendly future for Carson Graham

List of activities

  • Climate Advocacy and Activism 
  • Environmental initiatives within the school and community

Mr. Bond 

If you have any questions direct message @carson_climate on Instagram.

TBD, based on member availability. 


First Responders

The First Responders Team consists of 14 grade 11-12 students who will be trained over the summer as professional First Responders. Students will be trained up to the standards of Medical First Responders as set by the guidelines of the Canadian Red Cross. 


Students undergo between 40 to 60 hours of training, depending on if the students already have some previous training. Students receive Standard First Aid + CPR C training and additional First Responders training. 


The team will provide first aid coverage for the student population as well as for school events.

Mr. J Wong 


Esports 

The Esports Club is a safe space for students who are interested in esports and gaming in general to connect and play together. While most of our activity are virtual, we will have some in person meet ups. Any in person activity will have all appropriate COVID safety measures.

Mr. Lo

Mr. J Wong 


GSA 

GSA - Gender Sexuality Alliance. This club is for youth who identify LGBTQ2S+ as well as their Allies. It is a safe space for youth to gather to discuss their experiences as well as issues that may be impacting them. The club will meet once a week to celebrate diversity and find ways to raise awareness around gender orientation and sexuality. 

Ms. Robb

Meetings will take place in person following safety protocols or online using TEAMS (whichever the group feels is in their best interest). 

jack.org

Jack Chapters are groups of young people working year-round to dismantle stigma and empower each other in changing the way our community talks about mental health. 

Carson Graham’s chapter of jack.orgempowers young leaders to revolutionize mental health, dismantling barriers in their schools and communities. 

Ms. Weyell


Interact Club 

The Carson Graham Interact Club provides opportunities for students to get involved with their community and provide service to those in need while making a great personal foundation for their own leadership, organization, and collaboration skills. The Interact Club will provide you with an abundance of experience while you work with peers in organizing events, to make a difference in the community, especially for people who are struggling with social issues and the current global pandemic. This club will also be a great opportunity for you to score service hours in the meetings, and during the execution of initiatives.

Mr. Bjornson 

 Meetings will be Wednesdays at lunch in E308

WINGS 

W.I.N.G.S (We Inspire New Generations of Students)


W.I.N.G.S is a club that aims to bring together and inspire new generations of students to spread their learnings through a variety of social events and initiatives. The club focuses on building a positive and welcoming Carson community for new, international and elementary school students.


If you are interested in joining the club or wish to find out more contact us at cgsswings@gmail.com and check out the link: https://linktr.ee/cgsswings!

Ms. Hornstein



Meetings will take place in person, bi-weekly in the theatre, on Friday’s at lunch 

Spanish Club 

It's a lunch-hour fiesta! Come and practise your Spanish with native and non-native speakers alike. Listen to the latest music from the Spanish-speaking world, watch some Netflix shows and just hang out and chat with us.   

Ms. Roche 


Learner’s Link (Business Club)

Learner’s Link is a student-led organization based in North Vancouver, Canada. We have developed the opportunity for like-minded, ambitious students to learn about cutting-edge industries from successful business and technology leaders. We offer interactive, virtual events in which keynote speaker introduce us to their industry or area of expertise and discuss its business applications.

Mr. Grant

Virtual meetings will take place every second Thursday, starting on September 23, via MS Teams. 

Remote Control Cars Club


If you like remote control cars (driving, learning tricks, repairing them, or designing tracks and features) this a club for you! You can develop a in depth understanding of the different parts of a car and how the different designs affect performance. You will learn how to use tools to service and repair the cars to keep them in optimal shape. We will also discuss and agree on how to keep other drivers and public safe. Do you have a remote-control car? Big? Small? it does not matter, bring it to the club. We will meet rain or shine, everybody is welcome!


Mr. Dawson



Marketing Club


Carson Marketing Team (CMT) is all about helping other student leaders promote their initiatives and events. Through making posters, banners, creating social media posts, writing announcements and much more, our team is able to make promoting an event easy! With close relations to the public library and Foundry, CMT is able to help promote events across North Van as well. Skills including teamworking, communication, leadership, creativity and much more are continuously strengthened. Join our team and learn promotional tactics and the creation of digital media.  

Ms. Bowcott


Meeting times are usually once a month, exact dates are not set.  

Chess Club

Chess Club is for everyone and anyone interested in playing chess while socializing with friends. All experience levels are welcome! You can expect plenty of fun, tournaments, socialization, and chess games played on the large chess board in the agora. Lots of fun awaits you at the Carson Graham Chess Club!

Mr. J Wong

Mr. D Wong

Meetings will take place twice a week in room D303

Film Club

We are the Carson Graham Film Club! We are a group of people who have a strong passion for film-making as it is an art of expression. In this club, you will be given the opportunity and freedom to create films alongside others who share the same passion as you! We will be creating films in all different genres, as well as exploring how to edit videos using different software’s. Ultimately, the CGFC is a space to express and deliver messages through the profound art of film. No experience is required, just a passion to learn and be immersed in the art of motion picture. Our goal is to create a space for all students to come together and create films for themselves, the school and the community while also learning and fueling their knowledge in the area of film-making.
 
Opportunities That Await…
 -Learning how to film and edit
 -Making films not only for personal use but for the school and for film festivals
 -Movie Night Screenings
 -Making films for the community outside of school
 -Learning how to act
 -Learning the intricacy of creating movie sets
 -Making new friends that have the same passions as you
 -Group fundraisers
 -Community partnerships
 -Creating YouTube channels

Ms. Bowcott

We meet every Wednesday in the photography room @ lunch
 
Contact Us!
 carsongrahamfilmclub@gmail.com

Dance Club

If you love to dance, the Carson dance clubs are the place for you! Carson will be running two separate dance groups: Contemporary dance club and Hip-Hop dance club. The dance clubs invite students who love to dance, perform, and learn new choreography. Students will refine their dance skills and make new friends in a fun and supportive environment. Performance opportunities include school dance shows, with the possibility of competitions.

Ms. Hives

Sr. Hip Hop (Grades 10-12) (Mondays 3:15-4:30pm) 


Jr. Hip Hop (Grades 8-9) (Wednesdays 3:15-4:15pm)


Contemporary (Fridays 3:15-4:30pm)


Contemporary club will start on September 24th, Senior Hip Hop (gr. 10-12) on September 27th, and Junior Hip (gr. 8-9) Hop on September 29th.

Tech Crew 

Tech crew is a gang of people also known as "Technicians" who work behind the scenes or backstage to control all technical needs of school events such as Assemblies and Theater productions. We strive for our best work and execute the event perfectly without technical difficulties.

Mr. J Wong

Mr. Walker

Meetings will be announced in the CGSS tech crew teams, be alert for sudden events that may change depending on the event.

Drama/Glee Club


Mr. Walker


Spanish Club


Ms. Roche


MAY Club

The MAY (Multicultural Asian Youth) Club aims to create a community for all Asian youths. A safe-space for educational and insightful discussions to shed light on topics of gender, age, race, ethnic/national origin, sexuality or sexual orientation, mental or physical abilities, language, and social class from the Asian perspective, in an anti-oppressive and equitable standpoint, where all people shall be respected and given respect.

Mr. D Wong

In-person meetings at lunch on Thursdays 😊 Meeting times may be subject to change; updates will be posted on teams.

US Club 


Ms. Fitzgibbons


Rocket Club


Ms. Mile


Best Buddies

Best Buddies is a global organization that aims to reduce the stigma surrounding intellectual disability. Our club hosts fun interactive meetings to form meaningful friendships with the Intellectually disabled community at Carson. Join for service hours and for a deeper understanding of communicating with the special education community!

Mr. Bronson

We will have in person meetings at lunch on Mondays in room C105. 

Knitting Club


Ms Postl 

Thursday at lunch in B211​