Clubs!

Here at Nepean we have a wide variety of clubs in which students can participate. Below, you will find information about them including descriptions, meeting times, Google Classroom codes, and Instagram pages. Joining clubs is a great way to meet like minded people and make connections :)
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Club

Club Description: This year, with an overwhelming wave of attendance, we’ve had to branch out quite a bit. Once a week, we all meet as a group. The other day, we break out into different rooms, with topics such as activism, event planning, chilling, and more. There is a space for everyone.
Meeting Time: We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays. 2SLGBTQ+ and allies, all welcome. Locations shift frequently because of COVID accommodations, so joining the classroom is extremely helpful for attendees.
Google Classroom Code: ajymc7l
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nepeanhs_gsa/ ...

Environment Club
Club

Club Description: We are a student lead club with a goal of creating a community of people who care about the environment. If you have any climate anxiety or would like to continue or start doing your part, we are the place for you. We are a welcoming group that does and have done lots of initiatives. We run the compost program, take care of the gardens in the front of the school, run community clean up initiatives, and so much more. We have many plans for this year but number one is always having fun, creating a stress free ...

Muslim Student Association
Club

Club Description: MSA provides a safe and positive environment for Muslim students to comfortably express their identity, beliefs, and cultures. MSA runs the weekly Friday prayers for interested students. MSA also organizes various fundraising events to build a sense of community among students and to help local charities.
Meeting Time: Meetings are alternate Tuesdays, during lunch and starting at 11:45 in the Drama room (3308). Anyone is welcome!
Google Classroom Code: hf42qho
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/msa_nepean/ ...

Diverse Student Union (DSU)
Club

Club Description: Our mission statement: DSU's goal is to disrupt racism, to support cultural diversity, and to develop advocates for equity and social justice. We seek to dismantle mental and physical segregation and create an environment of unity and understanding. Above all, we aim to provide a safe and open space for members to share their thoughts and experiences.
The Diverse Student Union was established as the Black History Month Club, in which members would work together to organize the Black History Month Assembly. While we now go by a different name and do many other things, including topical discussions and ...

Intersectional Feminist Alliance
Club

Club Description: We started the club two years ago after hearing stories of gender-based discrimination at Nepean. Our goal is to create a safe space for all students, and dismantle any patriarchal systems of oppression through education and action. At each meeting, we’ll have discussions focused on a variety of gender equality issues, and discuss actions/initiatives we can do to try to solve these problems in our community!
Meeting Time: Everyone is welcome! We are starting meetings November 15th, and are holding meetings every second Monday.
Google Classroom Code: 7t6ogb2
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weareifa/ ...

Key Club
Club

Club Description: Key Club is centered around leading volunteering projects for the community. Every week, club members will collect volunteer hours in meetings. We provide high school students with opportunities, so you can get your 40 hours of volunteer hours easily and steadily. You can expect projects such as making cards for isolated seniors, writing letters to soldiers on Remembrance day and creative project collaborations with organizations such as the Good Companions, Kiwanis, and local family centres. To adapt to this year's standards, we are holding our meetings online. This way, members can earn their volunteer hours while feeling safe ...

Nepean Reads Book Club
Club

Club Description: We meet once a month in a virtual meeting. Each month students and staff read a book based on one of the four themes. See Google Classroom with the list of the themes of this month.
Meeting Time: Last Wednesday of every month at 3:45pm, we meet virtually and we have open meetings. See Ms. MacKechnie in the library for more information!
Google Classroom: dpvtwk4 ...

NHS WISTEM (women in science, technology, engineering, and math)
Club

Club Description: NHS WISTEM is an inclusive club to empower individuals who identify as female to pursue STEM related post secondary education and career opportunities. This is the first year NHS will have a WISTEM club, so we are excited to work alongside students to make this club as inclusive and productive as possible. The club will include female scientists of the week, where we will learn about a historical female scientist, and a present female scientist, and their impacts in the world of STEM. The club will also include guest speakers of female NHS alumni who will talk to ...

Youth in Action
Club

Club Description: Our club is a space where young people can be a part of community initiatives that they themselves can start. Our goal is to allow youth to develop the experience in starting student-led initiatives to help their communities whether it is with the club or by themselves. Although we have some set projects for the future, we expect to do smaller initiatives throughout the year when they arise. Projects such as bottle drives, thank you notes to garbage collectors, cards for seniors, donations, and other projects are all within our scope to tackle, and we promote our ...