Clubs 2019-20





Animal Rescue Club

Student Contact(s): Lamees, Julie, Casie, Rebecca

Staff Sponsor: Mrs. S. Sundell
Meetings: Every other Wednesday at lunch in Room 102 (resource room)

The McRoberts Animal Rescue Club promotes animal welfare by fundraising for animals who are in need, inviting speakers to present to the club, and volunteering at local shelters. We raised over $2,500 last year and are now sponsoring a puppy training to become a service dog! Everyone is welcome to join!  :-)


Art Club

Staff Sponsor: Ms. Miller

Student Contact(s): Nawal M and Angie W

Meetings: Wednesdays after school, in Room 125

Welcome to the McRoberts Art Club! This is a club for anyone interested in creating arts while gaining service hours at the same time. No previous art experience is needed, just show up and show your passion! The McRoberts Art Club take on many projects for the school, such as decorating the haunted house and making murals and window paintings, as well as personal projects such as button making and so much more. New members are always welcome!


Cancer Awareness Club

Club leaders: Jaimie M, Sydney L, Emily G

Teacher sponsor: Mr. McBurney

The club will be raising cancer awareness by looking through stats as well as trying to get some organizations to come in and discuss the topic as well as ways we can help. We will also be fundraising throughout the year to donate to cancer, including a massive hair donation at the end of the year. 


McRoberts Buy and Sell Club

Student Contact: Ali B & Colin D

Staff Sponsor: Ms. Monette

Colin and I are are both very interested in hyped sneakers and we have been to many releases.Our club’s goal is to bring together kids from all grades who have the common interest of shoes. To some people shoes are just a tool to walk on, but to many, shoes are a way to express ourselves. Hyped shoes is a big trend right now around the world and within our school. We will be have exciting discussions about upcoming sneaker releases and having fun while doing so. We also may have a few events in the future: where we go out to sneaker stores as a group and try to buy some shoes. We also want to talk about the reselling aspect of our club. The “hype” of the sneakers comes from supply and demand which shows the entrepreneurship part of our club. We can’t wait to have this club going and express our passion with like-minded people.


Catering Club

Student Contact(s): Daniel N, Tamae M, Vivian H, Leanza L, and Crystal Y.

Staff Sponsor: Ms. Doyle

Meetings: TBA

Calling all food-enthusiasts, if you love food then this is the club for you! Catering club consists of a group of students including both beginners and experts interested in providing food services to school events throughout the year! By joining catering club, students can improve their communication skills, expand their knowledge of various food-related subjects such as nutritional facts and values and food preparation skills. Grab your aprons and join catering club today!


Chess Club

Student Contacts: Ray H, Kevin C

Teacher Sponsor: Mr. McBurney

When We Meet: Friday’s at lunch in Room 206

The chess club provides a friendly environment which gives you the opportunity to play chess against other players of the same caliber. Throughout the year, we will talk chess, learn chess, play chess, and possibly hold a tournament!


The Coin Club

Contact person: John Y Michael M Matthew W

Sponsor teacher: Mr Jonathan Malchy

Meeting time and locations: Portable 3 every Tuesday

This club is where people can collect and/or exchange coins/bills from other countries and territories together. There will be rules and agreements because we are dealing with objects with actual monetary value. We want people to explore different views of other countries and territories, and also improve on their social studies skills(Geography,  History, etc.)The Coins also engages in cross-cultural events. We support understanding and appreciating about culture and history of the world.



Debate Club

Student Contact: Grace Jia

Staff Sponsor: Mrs. McKenna 

Meetings: Every other Thursday at lunch in room 201

The debate club is a club dedicated to both politics and public speaking. If you want to learn how to debate or plainly just want to improve your argumentative and speaking skills, come to our meetings every other Thursday in room 201!


Drama Club

Student Contact(s): 

Staff Sponsor: Mr. Wilson

Meetings: tba

The McRoberts Drama Club is a place for all; whether you have dreams of being in the spotlight or working behind the scenes, we have a place for you! With multiple big events throughout the year such as but not limited to: One Acts, Haunted House, Sketch Theater, and our big Spring Production. We need plenty of hands on stage and off! 


Green Team

STUDENT CONTACTS: Toby D, Isaac C and Rafael G


MEETINGS: Once a month, dates tba in the school counselling seminar room. 

We are a team that makes awareness not only to our school but to others as well to be more eco-friendly. Green team is a fun team that encourages others to be more environmentally friendly.  We also make soap that you get to keep ! 


E-Sports Game Club

Staff Sponsor: Mr. Wittingham

Student Contact(s): Samuel M, Joshua L

Meetings: Thursdays after school in room 221 (Subject to change)

With the new age of media comes brand new ways to experience the world around us. The E-Sports club is trying to encourage more kids to come outside of their comfort zone and talk with others about their interests. Come participate and play with your friends or make new ones! Stay tuned for more coming in the future.


Engineering Club

Student Contact: Erik M., Latif D., Austin C, Ray H.

Staff Sponsor: Mr. S. Looney 

Meetings: Wednesday's after school in the Electronics room

Hey Strikers, are you interested in working with other students and group projects and intrigued by design and building? Do you want to learn more skills related to engineering? Then the Engineering Club is right for you! Projects are planned until the end of the year and new members are always welcome! Meetings are Wednesdays after school in the Electronics room and we are always open for suggestions about possible projects. 


First Responders

Student Contact(s): Cassie H

Staff Sponsor:  Ms. Stone-Charlton

Meetings: First Wednesday of each month at lunch in the Library Seminar Room

All First Responders have an interest in health care and have completed the Red Cross First Responder with CPR "Health Care Professional" course.  The First Responders have taken the role of providing first aid to students in the school.  Students with an interest in the health sciences are encouraged to come to a meeting to learn more about this program and to help volunteer in the community.


Investment Club

Student Contacts: Ling J W

Meetings: Mondays at lunch at the counseling office.

Staff Sponsor: Mr. Howlett

Welcome to The McRoberts Investment Club! Here at the club, our goal is to develop money management skills in all of our members. If you are eager to try something new, and if you are a dedicated student, we want to see you at our club meetings!


Math Club

Contact person: Michael M

Sponsor teacher: Mr Jeffrey Collins and Mr Gary Chan

Meeting time & location: 1) room 212 every Tuesday for non-contest session 2) The meeting time and room for contest-preparation session is yet to be determined

The McRoberts Mathematics Society promote and encourage meaningful, interactive dialogue between Math Lovers, teachers and scholars to cultivate the next generation of thinker, learner and leader. The educational outcome is to inspire our students to develop their critical and analytical skills through our innovative learning approaches. With at least 5 members (including myself) that have received numerous internationally recognized awards on math competitions, we are confident to say that your journey as one of our members will be undoubtedly filled with profound intellectual growth. What we want to achieve is beyond a record on resume, your growth and progress is what truly matters to us. Your achievements is our commitments. We believe we will carry out our functions by working closely with all stakeholders most effectively if at all times, OUR FOCUS IS ON THE LEARNER!



Meditation Club

Student Contact: Namya S

Staff Sponsor: Ms. Matheos

Meetings: Monday’s at lunch in room 214

The Meditation Club provides students with mindfulness tools and exercises to reduce stress and anxiety levels. The goal of the club is to teach students how to improve concentration, memory, and emotional health through meditation. During sessions members will actively learn mindfulness tips and interact through various group exercises. New members are always welcome!


Model UN

Student Contacts: Faaiz W.

Meetings: TBA

Staff Sponsor: Mme. Rost-Komiya

The Model United Nations club allows students to enhance their skills in debate and diplomacy by role-playing delegates to the United Nations (UN) and simulating UN committee. Through the club, students will also have the opportunity to apply their skills at local weekend Model UN conferences attended by students from across the country and around the world. Not only do conferences allow students to showcase their skills on a larger stage but they will also have the opportunity to meet hundreds of like-minded students and form meaningful life-long friendships. 


Multicultural Club

Staff Sponsor: Ms Yajima

Student contact(s): Tara Y

Meetings: Thursdays at lunch in room 223

Welcome to the McRoberts Multicultural Club! Today's generation is filled with an impressive amount of diversity and this club is all about embracing and accepting it.  The bubble tea sale is our most popular fundraiser however we still do much more. Come and join for a fun time, new members are always welcome.


MyEarthYourEarth Club

Staff Sponsor: Mrs. Stashuk

Student Contact(s): Abbas B, Hasan M

Meetings: Fridays at lunch, Library

Welcome to the MyEarthYourEarth club? In light of recent environmental issues, we have decided that our school needs a club that purely focuses on aiding the environment and the species that live on it. There is no need for any experiences, just show up and show your passion! Though this is a new club, we have a set of goals to complete by the end of the year and we wish for you to accompany us until the end of this journey. New members are always welcome.


Positivity Club

Student Contacts: Alanna G, Haniya S, Annabel W, Sorella Z

Staff Sponsor: Mr. Kamide

Meetings: TBA 

Positivity Club is a student-run organization that strives to promote a positive attitude and mindset through the McRoberts community. From small acts of kindness to school-wide events, Positivity club reminds many that they play an important leadership role, and what may seem like a small contribution to society often has significant impacts on people's lives. Working hand in hand with many different clubs such as Multicultural club, Social Justice, and Student Council, Positivity club hopes to be a part of everyone's life, reminding all that positivity starts with a smile. 

School can be difficult sometimes. The goal of Positivity Club is to help brighten up McRoberts and to build more positive relationships between students. Throughout the year, we'll hold advice sessions, help decorate the school, and hand out free refreshments during finals week. Join Positivity Club and help make McRoberts a brighter place! 


McRoberts Programming Club

Staff Sponsor: Ms. Dragomir

Student Contact(s): Jack H, Martin Y

Meetings: Wednesdays or Thursdays or Fridays at lunch, depending on if mrs. Dragomir is here or not.

Welcome to the 21st Century! Programming Club is an opportunity for students to learn how to design and develope games, website, and software. No prior coding experience required. First, we will spend a lot of time teaching the basic coding fundamentals that can be translated into any language. Next, we start building extremely simple applications to apply the fundamentals. Afterwards, each member will be able to build his own software. Once we reach that level, we can start competing to see who can build the most effictive algorithm. 


Rainbow Club

Student contact: Solace Purtill

Sponsor Teacher: Mme Martin, Ms Wolbers, Mr. Anco-Ascarza

Meetings: Tuesdays at lunch in room 204

The Rainbow Club is a safe space for LGBTQ+ members as well as allies. Everyone is welcome. Our goal is to make our school a safe and inclusive space for everyone and host fun events along the way.


The Social Justice Club

Student Contact(s): Madhav C, Rand W, Namya S, Manjot D, Sunanah G, Maxine S

Staff Sponsor: Ms Da Costa, Ms Groumoutis

Meetings: Tuesday’s at lunch in room 208.

The Social Justices Club is a group of passionate individuals who aim to improve our world and local community through social awareness events (such as Halloween for Hunger, Anti-Bully Week, Vow of Silence), fundraisers (rose sales, t-shirt sales, and many more!) for charities and group volunteering projects ( Windows of Hope, soup kitchen, BC Children’s Hospital, Me to We, etc).


Ukulele Club

Student Contact(s): Chelsea W, Emma H

Staff Sponsor: Mr. Schmidt

Meetings: TB

The Ukulele Club is a group of students that have come together to improve their ukulele skills. Whether you have been playing for years, or never even touched a ukulele before, everyone is welcome. Come on out to learn new songs from diverse genres of music and make new friends. Please try to bring your own ukulele to the meetings, but don’t worry if you don’t have one.