The Athletics club organizes spirit week and many more activities in our school. Mr. Clarke is the teacher organizer.
The CafJam is a student-run variety show that happens three times each school year. It is an evening showcase of student talent, featuring rock bands and singer/songwriters. It is open to all students. Teacher contact: Mr. Witterick, Mr. Scott, Mr. Scott
The Gay Straight Alliance meets weekly. Visit their webpage for more details. Teacher: Ms. Potts and Mrs. Cooper
HLC stands for Hoya Leadership Council – our students do a great job providing opportunities for fellow students. Mrs V Taylor is the teacher mentor.
Improv meets every Tuesday at lunch in the Drama Room. Students may participate or watch. No sign-up necessary.
Mrs Creasor is the contact person.
Link Crew is a team of senior students that work to welcome new HHS students to our school. They visit grade 8 classrooms in June and organize and run the annual grade 9 welcome dance. They participate in events throughout the school year that welcome guests into our building. The center piece of the Link Crew experience is the opportunity to deliver an amazing orientation day experience to our new students in September.
Me to We
Me to We believes in a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change.
Meets Thursday during lunch in the library seminar room. See Mrs. Taylor in the library for details.
Most ensembles run all year long, and all students who take Music are encouraged to participate. Our bands compete in local festivals every year. Annual band trips have been to American cities like Chicago, Cleveland and New York. HHS Bands have also travelled to France twice and to Cuba four times.
Grade Nine Band
Intermediate Concert Band
Senior Concert Band
Senior Stage Band
Choir (second semester only)
Huntsville High School produces top quality musicals. We audition in the spring of odd numbered years with the performance at the Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville during the next school year. Our most recent production was of Newsies in November 2019. Mr. McTavish is the artistic director.
May 2021 is when we hope to host auditions for the 2021-2022 musical! With Covid-19 we may need to postpone auditions.
https://www.skillsontario.com/competitions/secondary are competitions in a wide variety of areas. Baking, construction, robotics, welding and robotics are just a few of the options available. Students should contact the tech and art teachers (Mr. Spiers, Mrs. Spiers, Mr. McTavish, Mr. Brady, Mr Littlefield, Mr Lomas, Mr Palmer) in the fall to find out details.
The Eco-Outer’s Club meets Monday during lunch in room 337. Teacher contacts: Ms Myers, Mr Corbett, Mme Verkuyl
Since 2016 Hoya Robotics team 4152 has was awards in every district event they competed in. Some highlights include:
– winner of the Industrial Design Award sponsored by General Motors at Georgian College FRC event
2019 – winner of the Team Spirit Award sponsored by FCA Foundation at the Ontario provincial Championships
– winner of the Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi at the North Bay FRC event
– winner of the District Engineering Inspiration Award at the Durham College FRC event.
In the fall students participate in a training camp then learn the skills necessary for the sub-team they apply for. From January to February the team builds a robot from using tools such as a CNC router, 3d printers, laser cutters, drill press and more! Competitions are in March and April with provincial and world championships following. There are a variety of roles for students from the technical to business, photography and essay writing. There are also great scholarships! Contact Mr. McTavish or Mr. Palmer for details.
Only 12 percent of University Computer Science students are female. The Robotics team has created Techno Girls to level the playing field. Techno Girls have competed in programming competitions, learned how to design using CAD and made robots.
TLDSB Chess Club
Compete (socially or seriously) with students throughout the board!
Contact Mr Arndt for details.
Mr. Ross Clarke is the director of athletics. You can contact him to find out who the current coach is for any of the sports teams. Huntsville High School competes in MPS Athletics. The MPS Athletics website posts the game and competition schedules.
Basketball – Girls
Cross Country Running (Boys & Girls)
Golf (Boys & Girls)
Soccer – Boys
Tennis (Boys & Girls)
Volleyball – Boys
Badminton (Boys & Girls)
Field Lacrosse (Boys & Girls)
Mountain Bike Club (Boys & Girls)
Swimming (Boys & Girls)
Track & Field (Boys & Girls)