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Pinetree Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Clubs

​Pinetree Secondary is known for having great extra-curricular clubs and activities! There’s something for anyone and everyone. If you’re looking for a way to get involved in your community, make new friends, and maybe learn a skill or two, then look no further for here is a compilation of all of our school’s clubs! Contact the leaders listed below if you have questions or would like to find out more information.

Alpha​ ​Wolves Leaders:​ ​Marisa​ ​Lin,​ ​Kira​ ​Yip,​ ​Coco​ ​Lee,​ ​Cameron​ ​Lee,​ ​Henry​ ​Qi,​ ​Kyle​ ​Fernandez,​ ​Chloe​ ​So Meetings:​ ​Variable​ ​meeting​ ​times,​ ​usually​ ​on​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A100 Description:​ ​The​ ​official​ ​volunteering​ ​club​ ​of​ ​Pinetree​ ​Secondary.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​want​ ​to​ ​gain​ ​leadership skills​ ​and​ ​volunteer​ ​in​ ​various​ ​school​ ​events,​ ​then​ ​Alpha​ ​Wolves​ ​is​ ​the​ ​club​ ​for​ ​you.​ ​We​ ​help organize​ ​all​ ​school​ ​events,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​the​ ​grade​ ​9​ ​orientation. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Leaders​ ​of​ ​Alpha​ ​Wolves​ ​are​ ​called​ ​Delta​ ​Wolves.

 British​ ​Columbia​ ​Student​ ​Alliance​ ​(BCSA) Leader:​ ​Anna​ ​Ma Meetings:​ ​Occasional​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A119 Description:​ ​The​ ​British​ ​Columbia​ ​Student​ ​Alliance​ ​is​ ​an​ ​educational​ ​club​ ​looking​ ​to​ ​give students​ ​a​ ​say​ ​in​ ​the​ ​education​ ​that​ ​they​ ​receive.​ ​The​ ​planned​ ​events​ ​and​ ​programs​ ​will​ ​both inform​ ​students​ ​and​ ​allow​ ​them​ ​a​ ​chance​ ​to​ ​make​ ​a​ ​difference​ ​in​ ​issues​ ​such​ ​as​ ​giving international​ ​students​ ​a​ ​voice​ ​within​ ​schools.​ ​BCSA​ ​is​ ​about​ ​empowering​ ​students. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​The​ ​BCSA​ ​is​ ​a​ ​completely​ ​student-led​ ​organization​ ​spread​ ​all​ ​over​ ​the​ ​greater Vancouver​ ​area.

 Business​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Celina​ ​Chen​ ​and​ ​Kevin​ ​Nishimura Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A222 Description:​ ​WE​ ​WANT​ ​YOU!​ ​Don't​ ​miss​ ​this​ ​amazing​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​join​ ​the​ ​only​ ​club​ ​in Pinetree​ ​that​ ​focuses​ ​primarily​ ​on​ ​business​ ​related​ ​topics.​ ​Business​ ​club​ ​provides​ ​a​ ​unique opportunity​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​not​ ​only​ ​about​ ​the​ ​field​ ​of​ ​organizations,​ ​but​ ​also​ ​gets​ ​members​ ​involved​ ​in events​ ​like​ ​case​ ​competitions,​ ​networking​ ​events,​ ​and​ ​entrepreneurial​ ​activities!​ ​Feel​ ​free​ ​to come​ ​drop​ ​by​ ​our​ ​meetings​ ​to​ ​see​ ​what​ ​the​ ​club​ ​is​ ​all​ ​about!

 Charity​ ​Brighouse Leaders:​ ​Deborah​ ​Berman,​ ​Andrea​ ​Demeter,​ ​Kate​ ​Chou,​ ​Kira​ ​Yip,​ ​Marisa​ ​Lin,​ ​Anika​ ​Jang Meetings:​ ​Alternating​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A111 Description:​ ​Charity​ ​Brighouse​ ​is​ ​a​ ​student-run​ ​NPO​ ​with​ ​branches​ ​all​ ​across​ ​Metro​ ​Vancouver that​ ​supports​ ​international​ ​causes.​ ​We​ ​advocate​ ​for​ ​youth​ ​leadership​ ​through​ ​volunteerism​ ​and global​ ​citizenship.​ ​Our​ ​mission​ ​is​ ​to​ ​enable​ ​youth​ ​to​ ​become​ ​the​ ​leaders​ ​of​ ​today​ ​and​ ​tomorrow. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Charity​ ​Brighouse​ ​organized​ ​Candy​ ​Grams​ ​for​ ​the​ ​school​ ​last​ ​year.

 Christian​ ​Club​ ​(Club​ ​180) Leaders:​ ​Jessie​ ​Lau,​ ​Moon​ ​Lau,​ ​and​ ​Sophie​ ​Greenwood Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A201 Description:​ ​If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​questions​ ​about​ ​life,​ ​religion,​ ​and​ ​Christianity,​ ​feel​ ​most​ ​welcome​ ​to​ ​join us​ ​at​ ​our​ ​meetings​ ​where​ ​we​ ​discuss​ ​matters​ ​of​ ​faith​ ​and​ ​belief,​ ​and​ ​explore​ ​religion​ ​together. Everyone​ ​is​ ​welcome!​ ​Remember,​ ​there​ ​is​ ​no​ ​wrong​ ​question! Fun​ ​Fact:​ ​This​ ​club​ ​has​ ​been​ ​around​ ​since​ ​Pinetree​ ​Secondary’s​ ​founding.
 
Code​ ​Orange​ ​-​ ​Pinetree​ ​Improv​ ​Theatre​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Natasha​ ​Beauregard,​ ​April​ ​Rae,​ ​Devon​ ​Chung,​ ​and​ ​Cynthia​ ​Chen Meetings:​ ​​ ​Tuesdays​ ​after​ ​school​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Drama​ ​Room Description:​ ​Do​ ​you​ ​like​ ​drama?​ ​Do​ ​you​ ​like​ ​acting?​ ​Do​ ​you​ ​hate​ ​preparation?​ ​Well​ ​then​ ​Code Orange​ ​Improv​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​for​ ​you!​ ​Here,​ ​you​ ​can​ ​collaboratively​ ​act​ ​out​ ​your​ ​own​ ​scenes​ ​without the​ ​need​ ​for​ ​pre-written​ ​scripts!​ ​Anyone​ ​can​ ​join​ ​at​ ​any​ ​time​ ​in​ ​the​ ​year,​ ​so​ ​don't​ ​worry​ ​about signups,​ ​just​ ​come​ ​down​ ​to​ ​the​ ​drama​ ​room​ ​after​ ​school​ ​on​ ​Tuesday​ ​from​ ​3:45​ ​to​ ​5:00pm.

 Community​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Yoshihiro​ ​Nakano​ ​and​ ​Jacob​ ​Wee Meetings:​ ​Mondays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A105 Description:​ ​Pinetree’s​ ​Community​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​for​ ​those​ ​who​ ​are​ ​new​ ​to​ ​the​ ​school​ ​or​ ​even​ ​new​ ​to Canada,​ ​where​ ​we​ ​give​ ​newcomers​ ​a​ ​taste​ ​of​ ​‘Pinetree​ ​life’.​ ​Doing​ ​community​ ​service,​ ​exploring the​ ​city​ ​or​ ​just​ ​having​ ​a​ ​conversation.​ ​We​ ​try​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​a​ ​tight​ ​knit​ ​group​ ​of​ ​friends,​ ​but​ ​anyone​ ​is welcome​ ​to​ ​join!

 Culture​ ​Club Meetings:​ ​Tuesdays​ ​after​ ​school​ ​in​ ​A100 Description:​ ​Culture​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​a​ ​place​ ​for​ ​people​ ​of​ ​all​ ​different​ ​backgrounds​ ​to​ ​connect​ ​with​ ​each other.​ ​Besides​ ​the​ ​sharing​ ​of​ ​culture,​ ​food,​ ​and​ ​information,​ ​there​ ​will​ ​also​ ​be​ ​available opportunities​ ​for​ ​volunteer​ ​hours​ ​and​ ​workshops.​ ​Come​ ​to​ ​Culture​ ​Club​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​new​ ​people​ ​and new​ ​perspectives!

 Environment​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Amy​ ​Zeng​ ​and​ ​Amy​ ​Lee Meetings:​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A111  Description:​ ​Environment​ ​club​ ​serves​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​students​ ​with​ ​local​ ​volunteer​ ​opportunities​ ​and empower​ ​them​ ​to​ ​make​ ​a​ ​change​ ​in​ ​their​ ​communities.​ ​We​ ​will​ ​be​ ​participating​ ​in​ ​invasive​ ​plant removal,​ ​going​ ​on​ ​field​ ​trips,​ ​running​ ​workshops,​ ​and​ ​planning​ ​initiatives​ ​in​ ​our​ ​community. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​The​ ​leaders​ ​of​ ​this​ ​year​ ​have​ ​a​ ​professed​ ​enthusiasm​ ​for​ ​gardens.

 First​ ​Aid​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Anna​ ​Ma,​ ​Christina​ ​Zhang,​ ​and​ ​Bernice​ ​Wong Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A114 Description:​ ​The​ ​Pinetree​ ​First​ ​Aid​ ​Club​ ​helps​ ​educate​ ​students​ ​on​ ​the​ ​importance​ ​of​ ​first​ ​aid. Drop​ ​by​ ​during​ ​weekly​ ​lessons​ ​to​ ​gain​ ​new​ ​knowledge​ ​that​ ​could​ ​save​ ​a​ ​life.​ ​Topics​ ​covered include:​ ​cardiovascular​ ​emergencies,​ ​broken​ ​bones,​ ​severe​ ​bleeding,​ ​medical​ ​emergencies, and​ ​more.​ ​As​ ​well,​ ​the​ ​First​ ​Aid​ ​Club​ ​provides​ ​opportunities​ ​to​ ​gain​ ​volunteer​ ​hours​ ​and​ ​first hand​ ​experience​ ​for​ ​our​ ​members​ ​by​ ​providing​ ​first​ ​aid​ ​coverage​ ​at​ ​school​ ​events.​ ​No​ ​previous experience​ ​necessary,​ ​all​ ​are​ ​welcome!

 Hope​ ​For​ ​Tomorrow Leaders:​ ​Tina​ ​Cao​ ​and​ ​Ella​ ​Tian
Meetings:​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A110 Description:​ ​The​ ​Hope​ ​For​ ​Tomorrow​ ​club​ ​raises​ ​awareness​ ​of​ ​cancer​ ​research​ ​while​ ​holding various​ ​fundraisers​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​year.​ ​​ ​100%​ ​of​ ​the​ ​profits​ ​made​ ​are​ ​donated​ ​to​ ​the​ ​British Columbia​ ​Cancer​ ​Foundation. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Hope​ ​for​ ​Tomorrow​ ​organizes​ ​fundraisers​ ​such​ ​as​ ​bubble​ ​tea​ ​sales,​ ​bake​ ​sales,​ ​and Amazing​ ​Race​ ​style​ ​games​ ​for​ ​students.

 Hot​ ​Potato​ ​Initiative Leader:​ ​Anna​ ​Ma Meetings:​ ​First​ ​Tuesday​ ​of​ ​each​ ​month​ ​in​ ​A118 Description:​ ​The​ ​Hot​ ​Potato​ ​Initiative​ ​(legally​ ​the​ ​Hot​ ​Potato​ ​Initiative​ ​Foundation)​ ​is​ ​a​ ​non-profit organization​ ​working​ ​to​ ​destigmatize​ ​homelessness​ ​in​ ​Canada​ ​and​ ​inspire​ ​citizens​ ​to​ ​take action.​ ​Founded​ ​in​ ​September​ ​2016,​ ​the​ ​movement​ ​has​ ​since​ ​grown​ ​to​ ​a​ ​team​ ​of​ ​more​ ​than​ ​fifty high​ ​school​ ​students​ ​and​ ​over​ ​1700​ ​likes​ ​on​ ​Facebook.​ ​Recognizing​ ​that​ ​homelessness​ ​is​ ​a severe​ ​problem​ ​not​ ​only​ ​in​ ​Vancouver​ ​but​ ​also​ ​the​ ​rest​ ​of​ ​Canada,​ ​The​ ​Initiative’s​ ​team​ ​is actively​ ​working​ ​on​ ​a​ ​national​ ​expansion​ ​strategy​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​the​ ​movement​ ​to​ ​cities​ ​across​ ​the country.

 HYPE​ ​(Humanitarian​ ​Youth​ ​with​ ​a​ ​Purpose) Leaders:​ ​Alice​ ​Gao​ ​and​ ​Veron​ ​Cheng Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B107 Description:​ ​Pinetree's​ ​H.Y.P.E​ ​(Humanitarian​ ​Youth​ ​with​ ​Purpose)​ ​is​ ​a​ ​Gleneagle​ ​Secondary founded​ ​club,​ ​dedicated​ ​​ ​to​ ​helping​ ​local​ ​homeless​ ​youth,​ ​specifically​ ​in​ ​Rain​ ​City​ ​Housing situated​ ​in​ ​Coquitlam.​ ​60%​ ​of​ ​homeless​ ​youth​ ​are​ ​dependent​ ​on​ ​youth​ ​shelters​ ​just​ ​like​ ​Rain City.​ ​With​ ​over​ ​4​ ​H.Y.P.E​ ​branches​ ​and​ ​with​ ​the​ ​number​ ​growing​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Tri-Cities,​ ​our​ ​goal​ ​is​ ​to break​ ​the​ ​stereotypes​ ​on​ ​homelessness.

 Indian​ ​Umbrella Leaders:​ ​Judit​ ​Nagy​ ​and​ ​Beth​ ​Miyanaga Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B101 Description:​ ​Indian​ ​Umbrella​ ​is​ ​an​ ​organization​ ​founded​ ​on​ ​the​ ​belief​ ​that​ ​everyone​ ​deserves the​ ​chance​ ​for​ ​a​ ​better​ ​life,​ ​regardless​ ​of​ ​their​ ​current​ ​situation.​ ​We​ ​work​ ​with​ ​grassroots charities​ ​in​ ​India​ ​to​ ​raise​ ​funds​ ​and​ ​awareness​ ​for​ ​them​ ​throughout​ ​Canada.​ ​Currently,​ ​we​ ​are working​ ​with​ ​Amcha​ ​Ghar​ ​to​ ​build​ ​a​ ​school​ ​in​ ​Mumbai.​ ​Join​ ​us​ ​every​ ​Wednesday​ ​in​ ​A112​ ​if you’re​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​building​ ​your​ ​leadership​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​organizing​ ​our​ ​henna​ ​sales​ ​and​ ​other fundraisers! Fun​ ​fact:​ ​There​ ​is​ ​a​ ​gala​ ​every​ ​year​ ​for​ ​organization​ ​members.

 Key​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Eric​ ​Wu,​ ​Daniel​ ​Tan,​ ​Michelle​ ​Deng,​ ​Kate​ ​Chou,​ ​Nancy​ ​Liu,​ ​and​ ​Kay​ ​Yang Meetings:​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A100 Description:​ ​The​ ​Pinetree​ ​Secondary​ ​Key​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​a​ ​student-led​ ​club​ ​sponsored​ ​by​ ​Kiwanis International.​ ​It​ ​is​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​Key​ ​Club​ ​International,​ ​an​ ​organization​ ​spanning​ ​over​ ​thirty​ ​countries in the world with more than 270,000 members.  Our activities include serving the school and community, and fundraising for causes such as the Elminate Project.  Fun fact:  This year, the district's efforts will be directed towards the Kiwanis Children's Cancer Program. 
 
KidSport Leaders:​ ​Cameron​ ​Lee,​ ​Aidan​ ​Hamilton,​ ​Alyssa​ ​Lee,​ ​Christina​ ​Co,​ ​Gordon​ ​Wong Meetings:​ ​Mondays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A101 Description:​ ​KidSport​ ​is​ ​a​ ​non-profit​ ​organization​ ​that​ ​developed​ ​in​ ​Canada​ ​that​ ​provides financial​ ​aid​ ​to​ ​athletic​ ​children​ ​with​ ​economic​ ​difficulties.​ ​This​ ​includes​ ​covering​ ​registration fees​ ​and​ ​the​ ​costs​ ​of​ ​equipment,​ ​which​ ​so​ ​often​ ​bar​ ​young​ ​people​ ​from​ ​participating​ ​in​ ​the sports​ ​that​ ​they​ ​love.​ ​KidSport​ ​fosters​ ​the​ ​potential​ ​in​ ​these​ ​kids​ ​by​ ​holding​ ​fundraisers distributing​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​those​ ​who​ ​need​ ​it. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​KidSport​ ​supports​ ​52​ ​different​ ​sports​ ​organizations.

 Me​ ​to​ ​We Leaders:​ ​Coco​ ​Chen​ ​and​ ​Sonia​ ​Sandhu Meetings:​ ​Mondays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B203  Description:​ ​Me​ ​to​ ​We​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​a​ ​club​ ​that​ ​hosts​ ​events​ ​and​ ​fundraisers​ ​for​ ​campaigns​ ​created by​ ​Free​ ​the​ ​Children​ ​and​ ​Me​ ​to​ ​We.​ ​These​ ​groups,​ ​along​ ​with​ ​the​ ​club,​ ​hope​ ​to​ ​establish​ ​safe, healthy,​ ​and​ ​well-educated​ ​societies​ ​around​ ​the​ ​globe.​ ​Our​ ​campaigns,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Halloween​ ​for Hunger,​ ​We​ ​Are​ ​Silent,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​ever-popular​ ​Krispy​ ​Kreme​ ​sales​ ​go​ ​toward​ ​meeting​ ​that​ ​exact goal. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​We​ ​Day,​ ​the​ ​Me​ ​to​ ​We​ ​yearly​ ​kickoff​ ​event,​ ​brings​ ​together​ ​performers​ ​and​ ​speakers of​ ​all​ ​types​ ​to​ ​inspire​ ​young​ ​people​ ​to​ ​act. 

 MUN/Debate​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Celina​ ​Chen,​ ​Jason​ ​Shi,​ ​and​ ​Emily​ ​Liang Meetings:​ ​Mondays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A100 Description:​ ​The​ ​Model​ ​United​ ​Nations​ ​and​ ​Debate​ ​club​ ​is​ ​one​ ​of​ ​Pinetree’s​ ​biggest extracurricular-oriented​ ​clubs.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​your​ ​public​ ​speaking​ ​skills​ ​or​ ​have​ ​an interest​ ​in​ ​government,​ ​then​ ​our​ ​club​ ​is​ ​right​ ​for​ ​you!​ ​In​ ​both​ ​MUN​ ​and​ ​Debate,​ ​your​ ​voice​ ​and ideas​ ​can​ ​be​ ​heard​ ​as​ ​you​ ​represent​ ​different​ ​nations​ ​and​ ​perspectives​ ​in​ ​various​ ​MUN​ ​or Debate​ ​conferences. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Despite​ ​the​ ​major​ ​differences​ ​of​ ​the​ ​activities,​ ​MUN​ ​and​ ​Debate​ ​have​ ​traditionally​ ​had a​ ​great​ ​deal​ ​of​ ​overlap​ ​in​ ​membership.

 Music​ ​Council Leaders:​ ​Rick​ ​Son,​ ​Ina​ ​Huang,​ ​and​ ​Jennifer​ ​Hsu Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​the​ ​choir​ ​room Description:​ ​The​ ​Music​ ​Council​ ​consists​ ​of​ ​music​ ​students​ ​who​ ​wish​ ​to​ ​assist​ ​in​ ​all​ ​events related​ ​to​ ​the​ ​music​ ​department.​ ​From​ ​large​ ​concerts​ ​to​ ​smaller​ ​performances,​ ​in​ ​this​ ​club, there​ ​is​ ​no​ ​shortage​ ​of​ ​chances​ ​to​ ​get​ ​involved.

 Neuroscience​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Julia​ ​Park,​ ​Kelvin​ ​Zhang,​ ​Joanne​ ​Jung,​ ​Kaiser​ ​Lee,​ ​and​ ​Emily​ ​Liang Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B201 Description:​ ​What​ ​does​ ​your​ ​brain​ ​know​ ​about​ ​the​ ​brain?​ ​At​ ​the​ ​Neuroscience​ ​Club,​ ​we​ ​hope​ ​to increase​ ​that​ ​knowledge,​ ​through​ ​presentations,​ ​lectures​ ​from​ ​experienced​ ​speakers,​ ​and exciting​ ​activities​ ​such​ ​as​ ​dissections​ ​and​ ​using​ ​an​ ​electroencephalogram​ ​(EEG)​ ​in​ ​real​ ​time. Track​ ​your​ ​facial​ ​expressions,​ ​play​ ​Tetris​ ​with​ ​your​ ​mind,​ ​and​ ​compete​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Brain​ ​Bee​ ​in​ ​April, with​ ​the​ ​Neuroscience​ ​Club! Fun​ ​fact:​ ​The​ ​use​ ​of​ ​an​ ​EEG​ ​usually​ ​requires​ ​the​ ​wearer​ ​to​ ​have​ ​very​ ​little​ ​hair.

 Operation​ ​Smile Leader:​ ​Veron​ ​Cheng​ ​and​ ​Victoria​ ​Citruszko Meetings:​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B207 Description:​ ​Operation​ ​Smile​ ​is​ ​a​ ​nonprofit​ ​medical​ ​service​ ​organization​ ​that​ ​aims​ ​to​ ​fundraise for​ ​children​ ​with​ ​cleft​ ​palates,​ ​so​ ​they​ ​can​ ​get​ ​corrective​ ​surgeries.​ ​Without​ ​surgery,​ ​cleft​ ​palates can​ ​negatively​ ​affect​ ​how​ ​a​ ​child​ ​eats,​ ​speaks,​ ​and​ ​develops.​ ​With​ ​increased​ ​access​ ​to​ ​the necessary​ ​surgical​ ​procedures,​ ​children​ ​suffering​ ​from​ ​a​ ​cleft​ ​condition​ ​can​ ​be​ ​saved. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Although​ ​the​ ​organization​ ​first​ ​started​ ​in​ ​Virginia,​ ​it​ ​has​ ​now​ ​spread​ ​worldwide.

 Pinetree​ ​Post Leader:​ ​Emily​ ​Liang​ ​and​ ​Julia​ ​Park Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A204 Description:​ ​The​ ​Pinetree​ ​Post​ ​is​ ​an​ ​independent​ ​student-run​ ​newspaper​ ​that​ ​distributes​ ​one issue​ ​every​ ​month,​ ​available​ ​in​ ​both​ ​print​ ​and​ ​digital.​ ​We​ ​cover​ ​relevant​ ​topics​ ​with​ ​honest perception.​ ​Pinetree​ ​Post​ ​is​ ​an​ ​excellent​ ​way​ ​to​ ​network​ ​as​ ​we’re​ ​constantly​ ​in​ ​collaboration with​ ​other​ ​clubs.​ ​We​ ​are​ ​made​ ​for​ ​the​ ​students,​ ​by​ ​students,​ ​looking​ ​to​ ​tell​ ​the​ ​stories​ ​of Pinetree​ ​in​ ​a​ ​way​ ​that​ ​no​ ​other​ ​organization​ ​can.​ ​Anyone​ ​can​ ​submit​ ​guest​ ​articles​ ​to thepinetreepost@gmail.com​​ ​or​ ​opinions​ ​to​ ​facebook.com/thepinetreepost Fun​ ​fact:​ ​When​ ​the​ ​Pinetree​ ​Post​ ​underwent​ ​a​ ​major​ ​redesign​ ​in​ ​2015,​ ​it​ ​kept​ ​the​ ​half-tree​ ​logo, but​ ​adapted​ ​it​ ​to​ ​a​ ​modern​ ​flair.

 Reach Leaders:​ ​Julie​ ​Wang…? Meetings:​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B203 Description:​ ​The​ ​Red​ ​Cross​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​focused​ ​around​ ​raising​ ​awareness​ ​on​ ​global​ ​issues.​ ​If​ ​you are​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​taking​ ​part​ ​in​ ​several​ ​leadership​ ​workshops,​ ​humanitarian​ ​events,​ ​meeting like-minded​ ​students,​ ​and​ ​raising​ ​awareness​ ​for​ ​a​ ​plethora​ ​of​ ​global​ ​issues,​ ​come​ ​join​ ​us​ ​at B203​ ​on​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch. 

 Rubik’s​ ​Cube​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Alex​ ​Liu​ ​and​ ​Michael​ ​Liu Meetings:​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A113
Description:​ ​Compete.​ ​Communicate.​ ​Cube.​ ​Come​ ​to​ ​Rubik’s​ ​Cube​ ​Club​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​more​ ​about this​ ​fascinating​ ​puzzle​ ​and​ ​the​ ​tricks​ ​and​ ​tutorials​ ​it​ ​comes​ ​with! Fun​ ​fact:​ ​It​ ​is​ ​considered​ ​a​ ​good​ ​alternative​ ​to​ ​a​ ​fidget​ ​spinner​ ​by​ ​the​ ​club​ ​leaders.

 Save​ ​the​ ​Children Leaders:​ ​Anjellique​ ​King​ ​and​ ​Sormeh​ ​Najafi Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A107 Description:​ ​​Save​ ​the​ ​Children​ ​International​ ​is​ ​the​ ​world’s​ ​leading​ ​independent​ ​organization​ ​for children.​ ​We​ ​strive​ ​to​ ​give​ ​children​ ​an​ ​environment​ ​in​ ​which​ ​their​ ​human​ ​rights​ ​and​ ​needs​ ​are respected​ ​and​ ​protected,​ ​so​ ​they​ ​can​ ​realize​ ​their​ ​fullest​ ​potential.​ ​To​ ​achieve​ ​this,​ ​our programs​ ​focus​ ​on​ ​child​ ​rights​ ​and​ ​protection,​ ​health​ ​and​ ​nutrition,​ ​clean​ ​water,​ ​education, sustainable​ ​livelihoods,​ ​emergency​ ​relief​ ​and​ ​survival. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Save​ ​the​ ​Children​ ​has​ ​reached​ ​and​ ​benefited​ ​150​ ​million​ ​lives.

 Social​ ​Diversity​ ​for​ ​Children Leader:​ ​Chenille​ ​Wong Meetings:​ ​Thursdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A210 Description:​ ​Our​ ​mission​ ​is​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​social​ ​learning​ ​programs​ ​to​ ​empower​ ​children​ ​with disabilities​ ​and​ ​children​ ​without​ ​disabilities​ ​to​ ​become​ ​the​ ​world’s​ ​future​ ​leaders.​ ​Our​ ​programs recognize​ ​the​ ​uniqueness​ ​of​ ​each​ ​individual​ ​and​ ​encourage​ ​self-expression​ ​and​ ​creativity.​ ​They promote​ ​interaction​ ​and​ ​connection​ ​between​ ​children​ ​of​ ​all​ ​abilities.​ ​With​ ​an​ ​appreciation​ ​for long-lasting,​ ​diverse​ ​friendships,​ ​we​ ​move​ ​towards​ ​a​ ​more​ ​inclusive​ ​and​ ​compassionate community​ ​everyday.

 SPCA​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Coco​ ​Lee,​ ​Kira​ ​Yip​ ​and​ ​Christopher​ ​Lee Meetings:​ ​Alternating​ ​Wednesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​B200 Description:​ ​Welcome​ ​to​ ​Pinetree's​ ​SPCA​ ​Club​ ​of​ ​2016-2017!​ ​Our​ ​purpose​ ​is​ ​to​ ​raise awareness​ ​of​ ​animal​ ​issues​ ​and​ ​to​ ​enrich​ ​the​ ​lives​ ​of​ ​animals​ ​in​ ​need.​ ​We​ ​plan​ ​to​ ​reach​ ​our goal​ ​by​ ​volunteering,​ ​fundraising,​ ​and​ ​promoting​ ​our​ ​cause​ ​to​ ​the​ ​students​ ​of​ ​Pinetree Secondary.​ ​For​ ​more​ ​information​ ​about​ ​the​ ​SPCA​ ​community,​ ​check​ ​out​ ​the website:​http://www.spca.bc.ca/ Fun​ ​fact:​ ​All​ ​leaders​ ​of​ ​SPCA​ ​have​ ​a​ ​pet​ ​dog.

 Spectrum​ ​(GSA) Leaders:​ ​Jodie​ ​Barros​ ​and​ ​Kimiya​ ​Bahreini Meetings:​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A220 Description:​ ​GSA​ ​(Gay​ ​Straight​ ​Alliance)​ ​-​ ​come​ ​for​ ​the​ ​free​ ​food,​ ​stay​ ​for​ ​the​ ​conversation​ ​and bad​ ​puns.​ ​Casual​ ​hangout​ ​for​ ​anyone​ ​who​ ​identifies​ ​as​ ​LGBTQ+,​ ​or​ ​an​ ​ally.​ ​Meet​ ​like-minded individuals​ ​and​ ​work​ ​together​ ​in​ ​school​ ​initiatives​ ​to​ ​create​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​change. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​This​ ​club​ ​may​ ​sometimes​ ​visit​ ​the​ ​GSAs​ ​of​ ​other​ ​schools​ ​to​ ​foster​ ​further​ ​community connections.
 
Tech​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Joanne​ ​Jung,​ ​Allen​ ​Zhang,​ ​Kelvin​ ​Zhang,​ ​and​ ​Simon​ ​Zhang Meetings:​ ​Tuesdays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A221 Description:​ ​Tech​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​a​ ​hobby​ ​and​ ​educational​ ​club​ ​that​ ​works​ ​on​ ​various​ ​projects,​ ​from graphic​ ​design,​ ​to​ ​coding,​ ​to​ ​hacking.​ ​Anything​ ​that​ ​has​ ​to​ ​do​ ​with​ ​computers​ ​or​ ​related technology​ ​that​ ​you​ ​have​ ​an​ ​interest​ ​in,​ ​Tech​ ​Club​ ​has​ ​a​ ​project​ ​for​ ​you! Fun​ ​fact:​ ​All​ ​the​ ​hacking​ ​is​ ​legal.

 UNICEF Leaders:​ ​Michelle​ ​Shuai,​ ​Eiden​ ​Jeong,​ ​Jinny​ ​Kim Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A209 Description:​ ​UNICEF​ ​works​ ​with​ ​the​ ​United​ ​Nations​ ​to​ ​help​ ​women​ ​and​ ​children​ ​in​ ​developing countries​ ​fight​ ​for​ ​their​ ​rights,​ ​survival,​ ​development​ ​and​ ​protection.
 
Wish​ ​Youth​ ​Network​ ​Society Leaders:​ ​Michelle​ ​Shuai,​ ​Chiku​ ​Ngosi,​ ​Jinho​ ​Baek Meetings:​ ​Mondays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A217 Description:​ ​Wish​ ​Youth​ ​Network​ ​Society​ ​(WYNS)​ ​is​ ​a​ ​provincial​ ​wide​ ​NPO​ ​that​ ​reaches​ ​out​ ​to terminally​ ​ill​ ​children​ ​and​ ​their​ ​families.​ ​We​ ​seek​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​hope​ ​to​ ​youth​ ​with​ ​serious​ ​medical conditions​ ​and​ ​opportunities​ ​for​ ​youth​ ​to​ ​give​ ​back​ ​to​ ​their​ ​community.​ ​Our​ ​vision​ ​is​ ​to​ ​help youth​ ​realize​ ​the​ ​significance​ ​of​ ​things​ ​we​ ​neglect​ ​so​ ​easily​ ​in​ ​life:​ ​fragility​ ​of​ ​happiness,​ ​the importance​ ​of​ ​health,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​value​ ​of​ ​hope. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​club​ ​leaders​ ​at​ ​Pinetree​ ​are​ ​also​ ​regional​ ​representatives​ ​of​ ​WYNS.

 Worldwide​ ​Education​ ​Club Leaders:​ ​Chiku​ ​Ngosi​ ​and​ ​Jan​ ​Patel Meetings:​ ​Fridays​ ​at​ ​lunch​ ​in​ ​A200 Description:​ ​​Worldwide​ ​Education​ ​Club​ ​is​ ​a​ ​group​ ​greated​ ​by​ ​the​ ​United​ ​Nations​ ​to​ ​fundraise​ ​for​ ​at risk​ ​girls​ ​to​ ​get​ ​them​ ​the​ ​education​ ​they​ ​deserve.​ ​We​ ​raise​ ​money​ ​to​ ​help​ ​girls​ ​get​ ​an​ ​education​ ​in countries​ ​like​ ​Malawi,​ ​India,​ ​and​ ​Guatemala. Fun​ ​fact:​ ​Last​ ​year,​ ​the​ ​club​ ​was​ ​called​ ​GirlUp,​ ​but​ ​it​ ​has​ ​come​ ​back​ ​this​ ​year​ ​with​ ​a​ ​new​ ​name.
 
 


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