Our high school, New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS), is proud to offer clubs and activities that speak to a wide range of interests – from the Dance or Physics clubs to the wide range of clubs to support local non-profits and charities, there’s sure to be something that will get you excited and engaged. These clubs change year to year, based on the interests of students and staff. Below is a list of some of the most recent clubs that you or your child may be interested in.

Club Location When Description
Badminton Club Gym Fridays 7-8:15AM The Badminton Club is open to anyone who enjoys playing badminton.  Students must be part of the Club MS Teams to be able to sign up for drop in times to ensure playing time and reduce over crowding.
BC Children’s Hospital Club 3006 Thursdays at Lunch BC Children’s Hospital Club fundraises and spreads awareness for our local children’s hospital by organizing sales and informative donation events.
BCSPCA Club 1003 Wednesdays 11:30AM monthly The BC SPCA club raises money to help in the prevention of animal cruelty and works to enhance and protect animal rights.
Canadian Cancer Society 2025 Tuesdays 11:30AM The Cancer Society club promotes cancer awareness and raises funds to support the Royal Columbian Hospital Oncology department as wall as cancer research.
Chess Club 3015 Mondays 11:30AM The Chess Club provides space for students to learn, play and compete in chess.
Chinese Board Game Club 2004 Fridays 11:30AM The Chinese Board Game Club plays traditional Chinese strategy board games such as Chinese Chess, Gomakum, Go, Mahjong and Dou Dizhu.
Create Change Club 2002 Thursdays 11:30AM Create Change fundraises for and spreads awareness about girl’s education in Northern Ghana.
Creative Writing Club 3017 Wednesdays 11:30AM The Creative Writing club is a space for students who enjoy creative writing and reading and hosts open mike nights.
Debate Club 2002 Tuesdays 11:30AM and 3:15PM The Debate Clubs provides students opportunities to learn public speaking skills and build confidence while participating in debate tournaments.
Engineering Club 1007 1012 Wednesdays 3:04PM The Engineering Club is a place for students to build, make, think and share their creations and experiments.  They build robots, program devices and build structures.
Fiction and Novel Club 3017 Thursdays 11:30AM This book club biweekly to discuss famous literature including but not limited to “The Great Gatsby” and “The Catcher in the Rye”
Environmental Club 3004 Tuesdays 11:30AM The Environment club  meets for students to learn about and discuss climate crisis issues and pursues these issues inside the school and within our local community.
Esports Club 3032 Fridays 11:30AM The Esports Club meets to play recreational and competitive games.
French Peer Tutoring Club 3003 Wednesdays 11:30AM The French Tutoring club helps students with their French communication skills and celebrates Francophone culture by hosting events.
Fun and Games Club 2010 M-F 11:30AM This is a safe space for student to hang out and play games of all sorts.
Future Foundation Club 2035 Thursdays 11:30AM The Future Foundation’s goal is the prevention of drug use and abuse.  They host workshops at elementary and middle schools in New Westminster.
Grad Committee Library  Wednesday 11:30AM The Grad Committee plans and carries out grad events and is responsible for the sale of grad merchandise.
GSA 2003 Wednesdays 11:30AM The GSA works to create welcoming, caring and safe spaces and community connections for students of diverse genders and sexual orientations and their allies.
Hyackey Sack Club 1222 (Band Room) Mondays 11:30AM The Hyackey Sack Club is open to everyone who wishes to improve their skill level and compete in a tournament held in June.
Hip Hop Club 1221 Thursdays 3:15PM Dancers of all levels gather weekly to learn various styles of dance under the umbrella of “Street Dance”-  Locking, Popping, Hip Hop House etc.
Honour Society Club 3010 Mondays 11:30AM The Honour Society raises money for girls education in Kenya and Tanzania, countries where girls are not often given the chance to pursue and education
Indigenous Book Club 3001 Tuesdays 11:30AM The Indigenous Book Club  studies and discusses Indigenous-authored texts I order to broaden their understanding of Indigenous perspectives, issues and life experiences.
Indigenous Events Club 3001 Thursdays 11:30AM The purpose of this committee is to support the Indigenous community by raising awareness about historical and present-day issues. We raise money and organize events that help students to gain insight into the Indigenous community.
Interact Club 3006 Thursdays 11:30AM Interact works in conjunction with the New West Rotary Club and fundraises for Polio and the Elizabeth Fry Society in an effort to promote community outreach.
Japan Club 2004 Thursdays 11:30AM The Japan Club celebrates Japanese culture by hosting workshops, fundraisers and participating in a online cultural exchange.
Jewelry Club 1004 Wednesdays 11:30AM The Jewelry Club is open to anyone interested in making jewelry.
K-Pop Music Club 2004 Thursdays 11:30AM The K-Pop Music Club is a space where K-Pop music fans meet to enjoy K-Pop culture and music.
Lend A Hand Club 3008 Mondays 11:30AM The Lend a Hand Club provides community volunteering opportunities  for students such as garbage clean up and volunteering a local seniors homes.
Math Club 3008 Mondays 3:15PM The Math Club prepares students for math contests and encourages student to share and learn math techniques that they have learned.
Mental Health Awareness Club Library Fridays 11:35AM The Mental Health Awareness Clubs aims to destigmatize mental illnesses and spread the importance of mental well-being.  The club will also fundraise to donate to mental health organizations.
Model UN Club 2014 Fridays 11:30AM The Model UN Club exposes student to world issues and encourages students to have a global perspective while practicing their public speaking skills.
Music Club TBA TBA TBA
Peer Tutoring Club 3001 Tuesdays and Fridays 3:15PM Peer tutoring club helps students in need of help with their school work.
Physics Club 2030 Wednesdays 3:15PM The Physics Team aims to enhance problem-solving skills of physics enthusiasts with the goal for preparing for physics competitions.
Podcast Club 2010 TBA Students will create and broadcast a podcast focusing on the overall life of an NWSS student and the world situation.
Powerlifting Club Weight Room Mon-Thurs 11:30AM The Powerlifting Club is open to anyone interested in learning how to powerlift.
Philosophy and Discourse Club 3023 TBA @ 3:05PM The Philosophy and Discourse Club is a club that raises questions and discusses about the world and its structures focusing on philosophy, politics, economics and sociology.
Reach for the Top Club 2004 Tuesdays 11:30AM Reach for the Top is a trivia competition team that competes against other schools in the Vancouver area through the school reach program.
Rubik’s Cube Club 2013 Thursdays 3:05PM The Rubik’s Cube Club is open to all students who wish to learn how to solve the Rubik’s Cube and compete in local competitions.
SEAS Club Black Box Theatre Thursdays 11:30AM SEAS is an collaborative advocacy group who aims to uplift the voices of NWSS students to create a safe school environment.
Science “Ninja” Demo Club 2010 Wednesdays 3:15PM This science club allows student to get “hands on” with science”.
Science Challengers Club 3012 Weds 11:30AM & Fridays 3:15PM The Science Club prepares for and competes in regional science competitions and contests.
Student Press Club 1003 and Online TBA The Student Press produces a publication that presents topics pertaining to the needs and interests of the student body which are published in the school newspaper.
STEM Initiative Club 2030 Mondays 3:15PM The STEM club creates opportunities to have “hands-on” experience in STEM fields focusing on innovations, creativity and problem solving.
Student Voice Club 2016 Tuesdays 11:30AM Student Voice advocates for students and acts as a consultation group for the school board administration and trustees as well as the school administration.
Theatre Tech Club NWSS Theatre Mondays 3:15PM The Theatre Tech Club teaches students how to operate theatre equipment and how to make designs for plays, concerts and dance shows.
UNICEF Club 3014 Tuesdays 11:30AM The UNICEF Club raises money and awareness for and about children’s issues (UNICEF Canada)
Women’s Shelter and Rights Club 2032 Thursdays 11:30AM The WSR Club fundraises in support of a local New Westminster shelter.