What activities are available for high school students?

Participating in activities at school is a great way for newcomer students to make friends, practise their English and feel part of the school community.

As well, many universities and colleges consider a student's extracurricular activities and community involvement when evaluating the student's application for admission or for scholarships.

Many schools offer extracurricular programs and activities before and after regular school hours. These include ESL help, sports, clubs, music, theatre, student government and many others.

Read What are extracurricular or cocurricular activities? for more information.

In high school, students must complete 40 hours of community involvement (volunteer work) in order to graduate. Read What does a student need to graduate from high school? for more information.

Many community agencies can help you find information about school for your children. To find help in your area, go to Services Near Me.

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Last updated: May 15, 2024 4001326