School Clubs

CLUBS

Want to get involved? Start thinking about the different activities, clubs or teams you are interested in. Thursday, September 14th during Period 5 in the cafeteria, you will have an opportunity to sign up for any activity.

See you there!

GSA

The Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is a group of students committed to making Acton High a safe and inclusive environment for everybody, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Our group focuses on social justice and works to raise awareness about a variety of LGBT+ issues. Some of our activities include bake sales, movie nights, attending conferences, and educating staff. This club is a great opportunity for students to get connected, learn more about social justice, and get involved in school events. Please see Ms. Fossey for more details.

White Pine Reading Club

Do you like to read? The White Pine Book Club meets once a week after school in our library for snacks, fun activities and discussions about the best Canadian fiction and non-fiction books nominated by the Ontario Library Association each year. Students have the opportunity to vote for their favourite books and attend the OLA's Festival of Trees field trip in May to Harbourfront Centre in Toronto where the winning authors are announced. New readers always welcome! See Ms. Hall in the Library for details and check out http://pine.bibliocommons.com/

Choir

This group rehearses on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5:00. All singers are welcome, no experience is needed. We welcome singers of all voice types. In a typical year, students will perform in a winter and spring evening concert, compete in a few festivals and competitions throughout the year, and perform at various academic events.

* See the Programs: Music section of the website for further information about the Music department.

Concert Band

This extracurricular group is for students in all grades and meets Thursdays after school from 3:30-4:45. In a typical year, students will perform in a winter and spring evening concert, compete in a few festivals and competitions throughout the year, and perform at various academic events. Some experience on a concert band instrument is needed, but interested students are encouraged to come and try, even if their experience is limited or their skills are rusty. Note: it is recommended that Grade 9 students wishing to participate in Concert Band be enrolled in Grade 9 Music so that they develop the necessary skills to participate.

* See the Programs: Music section of the website for further information about the Music department.

Jazz Band

This group meets Mondays after school from 3:30-5:00. Repertoire for this group explores a variety of genres including swing, latin, pop, and funk. In a typical year, students will perform in a winter and spring evening concert, compete in a few festivals and competitions throughout the year, and perform at various academic events. Students need to be experienced players to be part of this ensemble, and Students who participate in this ensemble must also be members of Concert Band. Interested grade 9 students are welcome to audition. Note: it is recommended that Grade 9 students wishing to participate in Jazz Band be enrolled in Grade 9 Music so that they develop the necessary skills to participate.

* See the Programs: Music section of the website for further information about the Music department.

BearCat Crew

BearCat Crew is a mentorship program for grade 9 students. Visit our page to stay informed with upcoming events.

* See Acton BearCat Crew for further information.

Acton High Tech Crew

So, you like: climbing ladders, using a lighting board, build things for drama productions, putting batteries in wireless mics AND getting volunteer hours to do it! If interested, please see Mr. Brown for more deets--that means "details."

Reach For the Top - Senior and Intermediate Teams

​What Prime Minister was the first French Canadian? Or…What is the second perfect number? If you said “Wilfred Laurier” and “28” you have qualified to be a member of the senior school reach team. We are made up of grade 11 and grade 12 students who answer trivia questions of all kinds and then compete with other schools from around Halton. Meet times are TBD for this semester. Talk to Mr. Brown for more info.

Intermediate School REACH is led by Mr. Brown. Please speak with him for more details.

Improv Club

The improv club meets every Tuesday at 3:40 in the drama room. New members are always welcome. Come out and have some fun! See Mrs. Ross for more details.

Art Club

The Art Club meets each Tuesday, after school, until 5:00 pm. Acton High School students are welcome to join at any time during the school year. We do a variety of activities including: drawing, painting, clay sculpture, metal embossing and jewelry making. See Ms. Adlam for more details.

Me2We

We are all about Social change and doing what we can to help others. We have our own section on the website found here.