The Student Activity Fee is an annual voluntary fee that is used to offset costs for school initiatives, materials and activities, such as, but not limited to the following:

Athletics

o   Entry fees

o   Referees fees

o   Uniform costs

o   Practice facility fees e.g. hockey arenas, swimming pools. etc.

o   Transportation

o   Hotels food and costs if OFSAA bound

o   Medals, awards and trophies

o   Sports Banquet

 

Student Handbook/Agenda

 

Awards

o   Graduation Awards

o   Academic and Internal Awards

o   Special Awards

o   Plaques and trophies

 

Student Locks for Lockers

 

Mailings

o   Summer letters to families

o   Final June Report Card

 

Guest Speakers (e.g. Bullying Prevention)

 

Parent Engagement Events

o   Printing

o   Refreshments

Yearbook

o   Publishing

o   Cameras

o   Developing costs

o   Transportation and training costs for students

o   Printing costs

o   Camera equipment

o   Computers and scanners for film

 

Student Council

o   Cables for events

o   Microphones – portable and remote

o   Speakers

o   Extension cords

 

Student Theatre

o   Rights to perform

o   Printing

o   Costumes

o   Staging

o   Cosmetics

o   Props

o   Tickets

o   Front of House

o   Backstage

o   Rentals i.e. technical equipment, stage etc.

o   Food

o   Paint, Lighting equipment, etc.

Clubs and Activities

o   Entry Fees

o   Equipment e.g. timers for REACH etc.

o   Transportation to events

o   Trophies and awards

o   Team uniforms

 

Charity

o   Needy students (food, uniforms, equipment for sports, entry fees, yearbook, etc.)

o   Charitable organizations (St. Vincent de Paul, Good Shepherd, Food Bank, United Way, etc.)

 

Chaplaincy

o   Christmas baskets and winter clothing for needy families

o   Conferences for students

o   Leadership activities for students

 

School Council

o   Funds for School Council Initiatives

o   Refreshments

 

School Band/Choir

o   Instruments

o   Sheet music

o   Reeds and mouthpieces

o   Cleaning equipment

o   Transportation

The support of parents through the Student Activity Fee makes it possible for our school to continue to provide many of the valuable initiatives, materials and activities that enhance the school experience for our students.  

In accordance with Policy II-47, it is our school and Board’s commitment that every student should have an equal opportunity to benefit from the school environment, regardless of financial hardships or barriers. Families who are unable to pay the Student Activity Fee are encouraged to contact the School Principal.