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

Entry fees
Referees fees
Uniform costs
Practice facility fees e.g. hockey arenas, swimming pools. etc.
Transportation
Hotels food and costs if OFSAA bound
Medals, awards and trophies
Sports Banquet

° Yearbook

Publishing
Cameras
Developing costs
Transportation and training costs for students
Printing costs
Camera equipment
Computers and scanners for film

° Student Handbook/Agenda

° Guest Speakers (eg. Anti-Bullying Awareness)

° Clubs and Activities

Entry Fees
Equipment e.g. timers for REACH etc.
Transportation to events
Trophies and awards
Team uniforms

° School Band/Choir

Instruments
Sheet music
Reeds and mouthpieces
Cleaning equipment
Transportation

° Student Theatre

Rights to perform
Printing
Costumes
Staging
Cosmetics
Props
Tickets
Front of House
Backstage
Rentals i.e. technical equipment, stage etc.
Food
Paint, Lighting equipment, etc.

° Awards

° Graduation Awards

Internal Awards
Special Awards
Plaques and trophies

° Charity

Needy students (food, uniforms, equipment for sports, entry fees, yearbook, etc.)
Charitable organizations (Shifra House, Food Bank, United Way, etc.)

° Chaplaincy

Christmas baskets
Clothing for needy families
Conferences for students
Leadership activities for students

° School Council

funds for School Council Initiatives
Refreshments

° Student Council

Cables for events
Microphones – portable and remote
Speakers
Extension cords

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 school fees are encouraged to contact the School Principal.