Extracurricular and Sports

Westmount High School administration and staff have made extracurricular activities (ECA's) a special priority as we feel it is important for students to become active in their school community outside of their classrooms. Below you will find a brief description of the diverse activities offered. There is sure to be something to meet the interests of all students.

 

Social/Cultural  

Breakfast Club

When? Year round

What? The Breakfast Club is an initiative of the WestmountStudent Council. It is run with the help of the Generations Foundation.  Members of Student Council and volunteers serve breakfast to the student body. Tasks involve preparing and serving food and ensuring a good clean up.  Plus, you get to eat cereal with Ms. B.!!!

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? C-J Turner, Ms. Bergevin

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Drama Department

When? March 21st (Spring Concert), April 3rd (Les Miserables) & April 17th (A Raisin in the Sun)

What? The Drama Department will be performing 3 plays this year in Spring 2014.

Who? All students who are interested.

Who to see for more info? Mr. Garrety & Ms. Stevenson

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EMSB Student Leadership Program

When? Jan - May

What? WHS is a very active member in the EMSB student leadership development program. There are 2 major activities each year; Mega-Day student leadership conference and Camp Kinkora. The emphasis of both activities is the development of student leaders. Students will participate in a number of experiential activities and hear various guest speakers. Each activity involves a small fee

Who to see for more info? C-J Turner

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Enough for Everyone, Everywhere, Forever

When? Year round. One lunchtime a week.

What? When I buy a Mars Bar do I support child slavery? Does it matter to the world that so many little girls can't read? When I spend a dollar on bananas, how much does the farmer get? Is Canada's farmland disappearing? If you want to know how to help create a world of equality, a world where all little children can make real plans for their future; if you want to understand how you affect people all over the planet almost every time you part with a looney, come and join us. We will work on projects that help change the future lives of children and their families.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Gladys Batten

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Games Room

When? Year round

What? The Games Room is organized by the Westmount Student Council. The Games Room is a place where students can hang out and enjoy a game of pool, table-top hockey, Ping-Pong, bumper-pool and various other games.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? C-J Turner

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Grad Committee

When? Year round

What? The Grad Committee helps plan events for Wetmount's graduating class.

Who? Sec 5

Who to see for more info? Ms. Sipos & Ms. Anania

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Guitar Club

When? Year round

What? - Wanna jam like Jimmy? Come find your pick of destiny with the Westmount guitar club. Beginners welcome!

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Mr. Bedard

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Helping Montreal Families @ Welcome Hall Mission

When? Year round. Wednesday mornings 8-10AM

What? Welcome Hall Mission lends a helping hand to families in need. Come and be a part of our Wednesday morning team as we greet clients and help them obtain needed clothing, food, and household items. We begin with a picnic breakfast in the volunteer breakfast nook, wake-up conversation, and even extra studying if needed. Our efforts at greeting and directing clients, and organizing and tidying are much appreciated by the staff of the Mission.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Gladys Batten

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Improv Club

When? Year round

What? Westmount's Improve club will compete at the Canadian Improv Games (Dates to be determined)

Who? Junior (Sec 1,2,3) & Senior (4,5)

Who to see for more info? Mr. Garrety

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Mentoring & Welcoming Westmount Park Students

When? Year round. Once a week, after school

What? Westmount High students know how to welcome elementary students! This team will go weekly after school to tutor grade five and six students at Westmount Park School. As the year progresses we will develop a project together that will help prepare the elementary school students for high school. Last we wrote and published our own Welcome Booklet with our own questions and answers about what we believed a new student would want to know about high school.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Gladys Batten

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Multicultural Club

When? Year round

What? Hi, bonjour, Shalom, She:kon"(pronounced "say-goh"), Salaam Alaikum, Namasté, Nengadef, bonjourno, Ahn-nyong-ha-se-yo, Hola. If your culture is missing come and tell us about it. Share yourself with Westmount. This club meets twice a month.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Ms. Jafralie

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Prefect Board

When? Year round

What? The Prefect Board is a group of students from grades 9, 10 and 11, selected by interview, who act as hosts and school representatives, as well as organize the Big Brother/Sister support system for new students.

Who? Sec 3 - 5

Who to see for more info? Karen Allen, Ms.Drakopoulos, Ms. Le Huquet, Mr. Wilder, Mr. Leclaire

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Production Crew

When?  Terms 3 and 4, Tuesdays after school

What?  Students in the Production Crew will learn recording and production technology as well as the business aspect to music.  Students will record musicians, create CD's and promote and prepare for shows.  These students will be the road crew for the Touring Band.

Who?  Interested students from all grade levels.

Who to contact for more info?  Mr. Incze - music teacher

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Splash & Dash Fundraiser

When? November

What? Splash and Dash is a wonderful chance to support an important cause during a fun filled day of friendly competition. Get a group of 3 together (2 runners and 1 swimmer) and raise funds that will directly support the Montreal Children's Hematology/Oncology department (cancer ward). We will train and fundraiser then participate! We have won the "most funds raised" award the past 2 years and have won several spirit awards.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Ms. Heasman

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Student Council

When? Year round

What? The Student Council's mission is simple: to make a difference at Westmount High. The council is responsible for organizing and implementing a wide range of activities within the school and the community. This includes; Wacky Olympics, Family Breakfast and Winter Carnival, to name few. One meeting per week is open to all students so if you have ideas come out and get involved.

Who? Sec 1-5 (executive members Sec 2-5)

Who to see for more info? C-J Turner, Ms. Bergevin, Mr. Green

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Vanier Club

When?  Terms 2 and 3, Mondays after school

What?  Students in this club are preparing for auditions to the Vanier Music Department.

Who?  Grade 11 students interested in applying to the Vanier Music Department.

Who to contact for more info?  Mr. Incze - music teacher

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Visiting Senior Citizens

When? Year round. Once a week, after school

What? Visiting senior citizens can be very interesting and rewarding! We will have a team of students visit a nearby residence, under the attentive supervision of the staff there. Students learn a great deal from the senior citizens and make a big difference in the lives.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Gladys Batten

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Yearbook

When? Year round

What? The Yearbook Club is dedicated to the production of the school yearbook "Vox Docum". The club is run by an executive committee of graduating students. The book is created by students using computers, digital cameras, scanners etc. There are compulsory meetings every Tuesday at lunch.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Ms. Franklin

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Academic 

Mathematics Competition

When? Varied times throughout the year.

What? Come improve your math skills and compete on behalf of Westmount. Participate in the mathematics competition.

Who? Mr. Belanzaran

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Underground Tutoring Program

When? Monday - Friday. 3:15pm to 5:15pm

What? If you are interested in becoming a tutor or if you need extra help, come to room 202

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Come to room 202

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Sports 

Badminton

When? Jan - Mar

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Basketball

Bantam Boys

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 12 - 13

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Midget Boys

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 14 - 15

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Boys

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Bantam Girls

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 12 - 13

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Midget Girls

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 14 - 15

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Girls

When? Oct - Feb

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Curling

When? Dec - Mar

What? Come enjoy the great game of curling.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Mr. Desjardins

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Floor Hockey Intramurals

When? TBA

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Indoor Soccer

Juvenile Boys

When? Jan - Mar

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Mr. Leclaire


Midget Girls

When? Jan - Mar

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Girls

When? Feb - Apr

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Mr. Robinson/Mr. Wilder

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Rugby

Juvenile Boys

When? Spring 2014

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

 

Juvenile Girls

When? Spring 2014

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Running Club

When? After school Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

What? Do you like running? Would you like to see more of Westmount during your lunch hour? Then join us every Tuesday in Step 120. Bring comfortable shoes and a big smile.

Who? Sec 1 - 5

Who to see for more info? Mr. Christie

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Skating Club

When? Winter 2013-2014

What? All Cycle 1 students come join us at Westmount Arena every Thursday lunch hour for some fun and free Ice Skating. Beginners and advanced are welcomed. Space is limited.

Who? Sec 1 & 2

Who to see for more info? Mrs. Fanning

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Soccer

Bantam Boys

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Age 12 - 13

Who to see for more info? Mr. Wilder/Mr. Epstein


Midget Boys

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Age 14 - 15

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Boys

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Girls Soccer

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Softball

Boys Softball

When? Aug - Nov

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Tennis Club

When? Fall & Spring

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Mr. Christie

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Track & Field

When? Indoor beginning Dec, outdoor beginning Apr.

Who? Sec 1-5

Who to see for more info? Mr. Wilder

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Volleyball

Bantam Girls

When? Sep -Oct

Who? Age 12 - 13

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Midget Boys

When? Sep - Nov

Who? Age 14 - 15

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Midget Girls

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Age 14 - 15

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Boys

When? Sep - Nov

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.


Juvenile Girls

When? Sep - Oct

Who? Age 16 - 17

Who to see for more info? Your Physical Education teacher.

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Walking Club

When? Every Tuesday at lunch hour

What? Do you like walking? Would you like to see more of Westmount during your lunch hour? Then join us every Tuesday in Step 120. Bring comfortable shoes and a big smile.

Who? Sec 1 & 2

Who to see for more info? Mrs. Fanning

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