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Clubs and Activities

Announcer Leaders

Grade 4 to 6 students interested in leadership can volunteer for a role to lead assemblies and make school announcements. 

Choir

Q.A. Choir begins the first week of October and is open to students from Grades 3-6.  The Choir meets during lunch once a week and performs at Assemblies, Christmas Concerts and within the community.  Students sign a commitment form to be involved and have an option for Term 1 Choir (October to December), Term 2 Choir (January to May) or for the full year. 

Coding 

Our Grade 5/6 students deepen their coding knowledge each year with the volunteer support of Old Scona High School students.  

The University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering offers the DiscoverE In-School Club at our school.  This year, 50 students from Grades 1 through 6 are participating in an 8-week lunchtime coding club.  The club engages students in various computer programming languages such as Scratch or Python. 

Heart of the City Music Program

Two days a week, students at the University of Alberta share their love of music with our students by providing one-on-one piano lessons and guitar lessons at our school. 

Intramural Sports

Intramurals is a leadership opportunity for Grade 3 students to plan cooperative games for Division 1 Intramurals with the support of teachers.  

Old Scona Volunteers 

Old Scona students volunteers support our students once a week with literacy and numberacy.   Every class has High School volunteers!

Popcorn Days

With the support of our Parent Community on a monthly basis, our students are able to purchase bags of popcorn during the lunch recess.  The Parent Association uses the proceeds of the popcorn sales to support the school community by paying the transportation costs for field trips.  

Royal Readers Club

Royal Readers is our home reading program where students hand in completed reading cards which moves their Royal Reading Knight to the next castle! 

Running Club

Running Club is active from October until May.  It is open to grades 3-6 and will meet once per week doing all kinds of fun running activities.

In conjunction with this club, a Running Team will be developed to enter into the Edmonton Journal Indoor Games in March.  The Running Team is open to grades 4-6 and will run from October to March.

Skiing at Snow Valley

Our Division 2 students participate in an annual field trip of skiing and snowboarding at Snow Valley.

Spirit Days

Approximately each month, our students participate in different spirit days for example Career Day and dressing up as your favourite story book character.  

Tribe Groups

At the start of each year, our students are put into one of twelve different tribe groups which are composed of students from each grade level with the purpose of building a community within the school that extends beyond their classrooms and age grouping.  Throughout the year, tribe groups will gather and complete an art project or celebratory activity together.  

100th Day of School 

Every year, our Division 1 students celebrate their 100th day of being in school by doing an activity with their classroom teacher. 

 

Assemblies and Chapels

Assemblies promote school spirit and a sense of “family”.  They occur monthly with a focus on learning different character traits and recognizing students who demonstrate exemplary attitudes towards their academic growth.

Chapels provide a special opportunity for students and staff to gather together for praise and worship.  These occur throughout the year in accordance with Christian calendar.

Parents and family members are welcome to attend our Assemblies and Chapels.