Student Activity Fee

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:

o   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

o   Student Handbook/Agenda

o   Guest Speakers (eg. – Bullying Awareness)

o   Clubs and Activities

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

o   School Band/Choir

  • Instruments
  • Sheet music
  • Reeds and mouthpieces
  • Cleaning equipment

Transportation

o   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.

o   Awards

  • Graduation Awards
  • Internal Awards
  • Special Awards

Plaques and trophies

o   Charity

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

o   Chaplaincy

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

o   School Council

  • funds for School Council Initiatives
  • Refreshments

o   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.