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  • EXTRACURRICULAR

    ACTIVITIES

    2019 – 2020

    SWIFT CURRENT

    COMPREHENSIVE

    HIGH SCHOOL

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    SLC POINT SYSTEM AND AWARDS Students earn points for participation in all extra-curricular activities. Points shall be accumulated through their years at SCCHS and may lead to any of the SLC rank order awards: these being Minor, Major or Ring Awards. 1. Ring Awards - Two top point getters (1 male, 1 female). (Recipients are no longer eligible to

    receive a “Major Award”.) 2. Major Awards- 16 next highest point getters, irrespective of gender, after “Ring Award”

    winners. President’s Awards: subset of the “Major Award” winners. Recipients of the “President’s Award” are not eligible to receive either another “Major” SLC Award or the “Ring Award”. These are graduating students who were recipients of the SLC “Major Award” during their previous school year (i.e. Gr. 11).

    3. Minor Awards - 16 next highest point getters (irrespective of gender) after the 16 “Major Award” winners.

    4. Other SLC Awards Spirit Award - Upon nomination to recognize outstanding contribution to activities sponsored by the directorates (chosen jointly by the head and advisor of a given directorate). Kinetic Award - 2 graduating students (1 male, 1 female) as nominated by teachers or directorate heads, etc. – selected by the SLC Committee. Recipients are eligible to receive other awards.

    Points may be acquired from any of the following categories listed below to their indicated maximums: CATEGORY 1 – Athletics

    Team Points Team Points Volleyball Wrestling 25

    Grade 9 5 Soccer 15 Junior 10 Badminton 15 Senior 25 Rugby 15

    Football 25 Junior Curling Senior Curling

    10 15

    Basketball Track & Field 15 Grade 9 5 Cross Country 10

    Junior 10 Golf - Spring 5 Senior 25 Fall 5

    CATEGORY 2 – Councils Graduation SLC Senior Stick/Pin (each) 30 Co-Chairs (each) 40 Committee Members 20 Secretary 30 Committee Heads 30 General Members 10 CATEGORY 3 – School Clubs (Organizers can give an additional 5 points for students in a leadership role in the club) Outdoor Ed (10) GSA (10) SADD (10) Skills (10) Business Club (10) Archery (10) Art (10) Photography (10) Yearbook (10) Debate Club (10) Peer Support (10) Best Buddies (5) CATEGORY 4 – Music and Drama

    Band and Choral Drama Gr. 9 Band 5 Major Role 25 Gr. 10 Band 10 Supporting Role 15 Sr. Band 10 Minor Role 10 Jr. Band 10 Full Time Crew 15 Jr. Jazz 10 Part Time Crew 5 Sr. Jazz 10 Pit Band 15 Jazz Combos 10 Extra Skits 5 Vocal Jazz Combos 10 Student Director 25 Directorate 15 Stage manager 25 Meistersingers 5 Directorate 15 Chamber Singers 10

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    Clubs ART CLUB WORKSHOP What do we do? Create art with cool new materials.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? Our first meeting and creation day will be early September. We meet every other Thursday and create with cool new materials.

    Who can join? Anyone with a willingness to try new things!

    How do I join? Watch the announcements for meeting dates or talk to an advisor.

    Participation fee: Costs of materials may vary. Contact name(s): Ms. More

    BEST BUDDIES What do we do? Students with varying abilities are paired and participate in fun activities throughout the year. Best Buddies provided all participants with a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a new friend.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? September to June

    Who can join? Everyone is welcome to join.

    How do I join? Watch the announcements for meeting dates or talk to the advisor.

    Participation fee: None Contact name(s): Mrs. Hassett, Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Christiansen

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    BUSINESS CLUB What do we do? Our mission is to develop future leaders in our community by exposing our youth to business, finance, entrepreneurship and case competition activities. We host community speakers through a professional development series, attend Swift Current Chamber of Commerce events, attend provincial business events (i.e. forums in Regina or Saskatoon), practice case evaluations, host a provincial debate competition in November, host a case competition in Swift Current in April with our members, and attend provincial and interprovincial business competitions.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? Watch the announcements for organizational meeting in mid to late September. Club will run until June.

    Who can join? Anyone in grades 9 – 12 who wants to learn about business, economics, politics, marketing, finance and entrepreneurship.

    How do I join? Come to the organizational meeting in Room 263 in September or talk to Mrs. Lowe. Members are encouraged to join year round.

    Participation fee: Contact name(s): Mrs. Lowe, Mrs. Bender, Mrs. Arntsen, Mrs. Derksen

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    COSMO SKILLS CLUB What do we do? We practice hairstyling, and esthetics in preparation for completion at both the provincial and national level.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? We begin in the second week of September and run until the competition is completed.

    Who can join? Anyone who has an interest in the area of Cosmetology.

    How do I join? Listen for the start-up announcement and join us in the Cosmetology on that day.

    Participation fee: Contact name(s): Mrs. Hanna DEBATE CLUB What do we do? Our mission is to develop future leaders in our community by exposing our youth debate activities (prepared speech & impromptu). We will host and attend provincial debate events. There may also be opportunities for members to participate in national or international events with the Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association).

    When do we start? How long do we operate? Watch the announcements for organizational meeting in September. Club will run until end of May.

    Who can join? Anyone in grade 9 – 12 who wants to learn about current business, economics, and political topics around the world. You don’t need any previous knowledge of debate, just the willingness to learn and participate!

    How do I join? Come to the organizational meeting in Room 263 at the end of September or talk to Mrs. Lowe. Members are encouraged to join year around.

    Participation fee: This club is subsidized by corporate sponsors and a provincial debate fundraiser. There may be fees for members to travel to out of town events. Contact name(s): Mrs. Lowe

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    DRAMA DIRECTORATE/CLUB What do we do? We typically put on a full-length play/musical in the fall and several one act plays for competition in the spring. We attend regional and provincial drama festivals.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? Fall production – early September to end of November Spring production – late January to first weekend in May *It is important to be committed as rehearsals are usually after school everyday

    Who can join? Any student interested in cast or crew (acting or behind the scenes)

    How do I join? Watch the announcements for information on meeting for fall and spring productions or see Mr. Rumpel or Mr. Sharp.

    Participation fee: Minimal, there is a small Saskatchewan Drama Association fee in the spring. Contact name(s): Mr. Rumpel, Mr. Sharp, Mr. Derksen GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE What do we do? We educate ourselves and others about the LGBT+ community, in hopes of creating a safe and accepting environment for all. We help plan Swift Current Pride Week, as well as fundraise for ourselves and the Trevor Project, a help hotline for LGBT+ youth. The GSA is also a place where you can come and be yourself and feel welcome, no matter what your sexual or gender orientation may be.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? Listen to announcements for start-up; we operate the full school year.

    Who can join? Our GSA is an amazing group of students who are straight allies (supporters who may or may not have friends and family in the LGBT+ community) and members of the LGBT+ community. Any students Grade 9 – 12 is welcome to attend.

    How do I join? Listen to announcements for our first meeting which will be on Thursdays at noon in Room 218. Members are welcome to join all year.

    Participation fee: None Contact name(s): Mme Bailey, Mrs. Risdale

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    OUTDOOR EDUCATION (JUNIOR & SENIOR) What do we do? Outdoor ed members love the outside…we camp, hike, ski and paddle our way through some of Canada’s most beautiful wild places.

    When do we start? How long do we operate? We have an orientation trip in the fall that all new members must come on.

    Who can join? Anyone registered at SCCHS can join.. .but they must have come with on the orientation fall trip. Outdoor education is a lot of fun, and a lot of hard work. If you like being very physically active, love the outdoors and can’t wait to explore some cool places…this club is for you.

    How do I join? Come to our first orientation meeting in September.

    Participation fee: Cost varies according to the trip involved. There is also a club fee.

    Contact name(s): Mrs. Simonson, Mr. Wiens, Adam Jackson ROBOTICS CLUB What do w