École Windsor Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Clubs

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Clubs and groups are happy to have students join at any time during the year.  Some have limited seasons, so it is recommended that students check with the  teacher supervisor to find out meeting dates and activity schedules. Teachers and support staff volunteer their time for these extracurricular activities to enrich everyone's school  experience.

Ambassadors                                                                                    Ms. So - Teacher Sponsor

Windsor's Ambassadors Club is a group dedicated in promoting leadership and diversity. They volunteer their time to help Ms. So and the school during events such as the International and Grade 7 Orientations. While the rest of the school departs for early dismissal, Ambassadors can be seen happily welcoming parents during Parent Teacher Interviews.  Throughout their years as an Ambassador, they form strong bonds with each other, the internationals and school staff.  With our motto "to welcome and serve everyone", the Ambassadors Club is always open for anyone to join.

Chess Club                                                                                        Mr. Neal - Teacher Sponsor     

Whether seasoned or newbie, this club offers students an opportunity to learn and play in a fun, supportive and/or competitive atmosphere.

Coding Club                                                                                       Mr. Neal - Teacher Sponsor

The Coding Club is a place to explore the world of computer programming.  We will learn new languages, work on projects, and play with technology together.

Whether you are brand new to coding or an experienced programmer, everyone is welcome!

DSLC-District Student Leadership                                                Mr. McGowan - Sponsor

We are a group of highly engaged and active students who meet regularly to provide leadership, voice, and student's perspective on education in North Vancouver.  We represent students on many committees, at Board Meetings, and at many events both locally and throughout the Lower Mainland.  Every year we organize a student forum for students in North Vancouver, and often produce a collective project that is meaningful to all students.  Our monthly meetings at various Secondary Schools provide opportunities to engage in discussion and get to know other leadership students from across the School District.

Film Club                                                                                        Ms. Palaz/Ms. Ouellet - Teacher Sponsors

Film Club is all about film, filmmaking and film art. Members meet, watch, analyze and discuss movies on a weekly basis.  All are welcome!

Garden Club                                                                                    Ms.Oliver - Teacher Sponsor

To provide education and networking opportunities and to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.

Grad Council                                                                                      Ms.Wood -Teacher Sponsor         

A committee of Grade 12's elected in the spring to co-ordinate the following year's grad activities. Other grade 12 students are welcome to join the council as members at large, to help plan and prepare grad school sanctioned events.

Green Team                                                                                         Ms. Palaz - Teacher Sponsor

This team holds weekly get togethers and event participation to promote environmental awareness and responsibility.  Go Green and make a difference in your community.

Interact                                                                                                 Ms. Lazarova - Teacher Sponsor

Interact Club is a Rotary-sponsored service club.  We are pleased to have the Rotary Club of Lions Gate as our professional partner.  Windsor's Interact Club is noted as being one of the best int he Rotary District 5040.  Interact is a service organization for young adults (ages 14-18 years old) with a mission to provide funding and support for both local and global issues.  Interact Club runs the full school year and joining at any time is always welcome.

Le Franco Club                                                                                  Ms. Palaz - Teacher Sponsor

Le Franco Club aims to celebrate Francophone culture and the French language by offering variety of opportunities and activities for Core French and French Immersion students from Grades 8 - 12.

Model UN                                                                                            Ms. Layton & Mr. Myers -  Teacher Sponsor

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation and/or academic competition in which students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. We are looking for enthusiastic students looking for a challenge in providing solutions to world issues.

NAT 20 Club                                                                                        Mr. Myers - Teacher Sponsor

The NAT 20 Club is a group of students that come together once a week to play table top games with a primary focus on Dungeons & Dragons. The group meets on various days after school, in order to allow a multitude of players, and plays for 3 to 4 hours per session.  Club members are taught the basic prinicples of the game so they can take on the role of characters and those interested are taught the more intricate elements of the game so they can learn to become Game Masters and actually run campaigns.  The ultimate goal of the club is that members will begin their own campaigns outside of the club and expand their social circle by make new friends through Dungeons & Dragons.

Roadie Club                                                                                          Ms. Bertrand - Sponsor

The Roadie Club is Windsor's volunteer technical crew.  They are the people who make events at Windsor look and sound great.  Roadie Club members learn how to set up and operate sound mixer boards, speakers, microphones, lighting dimmer boards, amplifiers, drum-kits, projectors and much more.  To hone their skills, Roadie Club members work alongside Performing Arts staff as well as local sound and light.  Some students choose to get highly involved in the technical side of productions, while others prefer to do the hands on work of moving equipment on and off stage.  It's totally up to how each student chooses to be involved and everyone is welcome.  There is no specific meeting time - they just get together when a gig is coming. 

 Sewing for a Cause                                                                          Ms. Lazarova - Teacher Sponsor

Sewing for a Cause is an amazing opportunity to give back to the community. Throughout the year we will be working on several projects for both local and global organizations. We will also be sewing/crafting fun projects. We have weekly get-togethers.  You don't need to have sewing experience to join the club and help make a change in the community.

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Club (SOGI)                     Ms. Maquignaz & Mx. Rodrigue - Teacher Sponsor

The Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Club (SOGI) is a club where students can come together to promote awareness, acceptance and equality of the LGBTQ+ community.

Student Council                                                                                Mr. McGowan & Mr. Myers - Sponsors

The Windsor Student Council serves as the liaison between the student body and the faculty with an aim to improve the quality of life for all students at our school.  Members provide leadership by representing different grades and groups at Windsor and all members work towards giving all students a voice.  The Student Council  will strive to promote better work and learning environments and student involvement in school activities.  In the past, activities have included: a Welcome BBQ, Halloween Costume Contest, Santa's Breakfast, Valentine Candy Grams, Spirit Days and many more.  The Council will consider any suggestions to improve student life and learning at Windsor.

The Student  Council needs involvement from a wide variety of students at  Windsor. We are looking for people who can commit to spending some time in meetings and events to accomplish the Student Council goals and support all students and will take their responsibility seriously.

STEM Club                                                                                        Mr. Farrell - Sponsor Teacher

The STEM Club's goal is to encourage science based learning and growth through discussions, contests, experimentation and peer tutoring in a positive and supportive student environment.

Student Athletics Committee                                                         Mr. Fong - Sponsor Teacher

The Windsor Student Athletics Committee (SAC) is made up of student athletes of all grade levels from Windsor Secondary School to provide insight on the student athlete experience.  SAC offers input on the regulations and policies that affect student athletes' lives at Windsor Secondary and works to enhance the student athlete experience.  Members from the committee will represent students in the Athletic Council.

The mission statement of the Windsor SAC is to enhance the total student athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student athlete welfare, and fostering a positive student athlete image.  The focus of the committee is leadership and production: in the classroom, on their teams, across the school and in the community.

Student Council                                                                                      Mr. Myers & Mr. McGowan - Sponsors

The Windsor Student Council is an association that has representatives of our school from Grades 8 - 12.The executive and the grade reps are an elected body.  The members at large are volunteers.  Besides being a governing body for the school, the Student Council tries to put on events within the school to raise awareness of causes as well as promote school spirit.  We raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation, raise awareness about Anti-Bullying Day and Mental Health awareness, as well as other school initiatives the council may vote on during that year.  In addition, the Student Council puts on the Halloween Costume Contest which is held in the Dukes' Den at lunch on Halloween.  We also host the Annual Student Council Santa's Breakfast held the last school day in December from 7:30 to 8:30am.  All community and students are welcome at this event.  Student Council is an extremely active group within the school representing all grade levels at their meetings that meet every two weeks.

Windsor Garden Club                                                                        Ms. Lee Sun - Teacher Sponsor

The purpose of the club is to provide education and networking opportunities and to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.

 Yearbook Club                                                                                   Ms. Sihota - Teacher Sponsor

Interested in Journalism, Photography and Graphic Design? If so, the yearbook club is a place where you can exercise all three skills! Students work together to build a unique design and theme for each year's book to document and record all of the amazing people, events, clubs, sports, and academics this school has to offer. Join Yearbook to build, collect and remember your best times at Windsor!

YUJO (formerly Best Buddies) Club                                              Ms. Drew - Teacher Sponsor

Pairing student companions with peers with ability challenges, and having fun, is the point of this club.  We meet weekly for lunch and periodically for special events, advocacy, and to promote inclusiveness.