Annual Events

Student Life

Traditions create a sense of family

Traditions are very important to us at North Star Academy. We take pride in our students’ excitement and anticipation of these important events that happen throughout the year, every year. Traditions create a sense of family, togetherness and belonging that are at the core foundation of our schools’ culture.

Annual Events - Grade 7

Take me outside side Day

Earth Day Canada, EcoKids and NSAL's WEG club join in the action each year for Take Me Outside Day - an initiative with a mission to get people, young and old, outside! Students of the WEG club go for a fall hike at Oka Provincial Park to experience firsthand the beauty of the natural world this group of students are working to protect. EcoKids is a non-profit organization committed to educating Canadian students about their connection with nature and time spent outside and North Star Academy was proud to participate!

Shoreline Cleanup

As a part of the great Canadian Shoreline cleanup, NSAL participates every fall in this important initiative. They take canoes to islands along the Mille- Iles River to clean up trash that may have been left behind by summer visitors. The WEG is always looking for ways to help to save our planet!

Halloween

This is a fun day of dressing up and having fun. Students have a school dance, watch scary movies and play games. It is a great way to end the term.

Parlons Mieux

North Star Academy Laval students participate each year in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels submit their creations and compete against the rest of the province. Each year, we have students who are chosen as finalists from thousands across the province.

Remembrance Day

Every year, North Star students get to hear firsthand from a member of the legion about their experience in the war. It is always an eye opening event. As part of our community connection initiative, bringing in local survivors is important to making real world connections for the students.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Each year, the students welcome a speaker to NSA to teach them about addiction, drugs and alcohol. We as a school feel that this is an important topic to address with teenagers as it is something that they will be faced with at some point in their lives

AGAPE Food drive

Students, parents and teachers all work together to collect non-perishable food items for a local shelter around the holiday season. NSA believes in giving back to their community and always trying to lift up those in need.

Recognition Night

This formal gathering includes musical performances from our students and teachers, a wonderful cocktail hour and of course awards honoring our students. It is always a night to remember where we celebrate all the hard work of students and recognize some amazing accomplishments!

Science Fair

Each year, all of the students participate in our school science fair. Their projects showcase student ingenuity and creativity, and of course their passion for science. Three groups from each grade are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, with the top project overall going to the McGill Science fair to compete for our school.

NSA Gives Back

NSAL students spread their love and compassion on Valentine’s Day. Each year, North Star Academy Laval students give back to their community by distributing clothing donations, sandwiches and coffee to the less fortunate. NSAL students take pride in this event and believe that all acts of kindness have a positive ripple effect.

Anti-Bullying Month

February is Anti-bullying month here at NSAL! We kick off the month with an assembly on the topic and a powerful video. Our Ethics, Media and Art classes touch on this important topic as part of their curriculum this month as well and are working towards bringing more awareness to the student body. Each year, our students participate in our Pink T-Shirt Day for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The purpose of wearing the shirt was for the students to make a visible statement to stand up to bullying, what it is and how it affects us all; by wearing pink, the students pledge to stop and prevent bullying in all its' forms.

WE Day

WE is an organization that helps teens turn ME into WE; meaning it teaches them that they can make a difference in the world. This forces students to look outside of themselves and see how they can effect change for the better. This can include participation in WE events, WE speakers coming to the school to address the student body and attending WE day.

NSA Power Down

Every year NSA powers down for one day. Teachers, students, even the kitchen use as little power as possible to promote awareness about energy use in today’s society.

Variety Show

The gym gets transformed for a glamorous evening that showcases the talents of many of the school's students as they perform songs, instrumental pieces and skits that double as a chance to showcase the fashion contributions of a local stylist and designers. This annual event is a highlight for the students and parents and a wonderful time is had by all.

Terry Fox

Every year in May, the students and staff of NSA walk to support the Terry fox foundation. After the walk, the students are treated to a BBQ lunch. This is followed by awards, a teacher vs student football game and a dunk tank. A great day to kick off the spring season.

Spring Cleanup

Each Spring, the WEG takes to the outside to clean up our local area from trash that may have been left over from the winter months. The WEG fills dozens and bags with trash, making our Earth a little cleaner!

Fall garden cleanup

The WEG club prepares our gardens for the fall by taking a day outside to work on them. Students learn about different types of plants, how they grow and how to maintain them.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

NSA is always looking for ways to support important causes. This year students, parents and the cooking club worked together this year to make and sell pasta and sauces to sell as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer research.

TD Tree Planting

Students and their families have the opportunity to get outside and help the environment by planting a tree in local areas.

Equilibres Presentation

The Ethics teachers invite a speaker to explain how to see the body differently "Pour voir le corps autrement". This important initiative gives students important insight into body image and self-worth.

Girls Night In

As part of initiating and welcoming our sec 1 girls, the female teachers host an amazing annual event called Girls Night In”. The night consists of flowers, junk food, makeup, dancing... what more do you need for the best girls night in!

Boys Night Out

As part of initiating and welcoming our sec 1 boys, the male teachers host an amazing annual event called “Boys Night out”. Go-karting, shooting pool, and playing arcades – an action-packed evening is in store at our annual Boys Night Out! Join fellow students and staff for a night filled with the sounds of revving engines and roaring laughter, one that won’t soon be forgotten!

Cyber Bullying Workshop

During a one-hour workshop with a professional in the field, students learn about the different types of bullying, as well as the different ways that people can be bystanders. They discussed solutions to bullying and cyberbullying in a safe space. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on activity that demonstrates just how fast gossip can travel!

Carnival

The NSAL students and staff take a day each February will enjoy some winter fun! No one can resist the sheer thrill of tube sliding. This fun event is organized by our House committee to celebrate all of our students and their hard work. We wish to acknowledge the students for their commitment and hard work in their academic achievements, their participation in extracurricular activities and their dedication to volunteering their time in our community… not to mention the end of exams and term 2.

Fetes Gourmands

Each year, our ethics students host a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and fun. Parents and family members are invited to this International Gourmet Festival that offers unique and amazing dishes from more than twenty countries of the world! All attendees get to try new foods and learn about new cultures!

Annual Events - Grade 8

Take me outside side Day

Earth Day Canada, EcoKids and NSAL's WEG club join in the action each year for Take Me Outside Day - an initiative with a mission to get people, young and old, outside! Students of the WEG club go for a fall hike at Oka Provincial Park to experience firsthand the beauty of the natural world this group of students are working to protect. EcoKids is a non-profit organization committed to educating Canadian students about their connection with nature and time spent outside and North Star Academy was proud to participate!

Shoreline Cleanup

As a part of the great Canadian Shoreline cleanup, NSAL participates every fall in this important initiative. They take canoes to islands along the Mille- Iles river to clean up trash that may have been left behind by summer visitors. The WEG is always looking for ways to help to save our planet!

Halloween

This is a fun day of dressing up and having fun. Students have a school dance, watch scary movies and play games. It is a great way to end the term.

Parlons Mieux

North Star Academy Laval students participate each year in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels submit their creations and compete against the rest of the province. Each year, we have students who are chosen as finalists from thousands across the province.

Remembrance Day

Every year, North Star students get to hear firsthand from a member of the legion about their experience in the war. It is always an eye opening event. As part of our community connection initiative, bringing in local survivors is important to making real world connections for the students.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Each year, the students welcome a speaker to NSA to teach them about addiction, drugs and alcohol. We as a school feel that this is an important topic to address with teenagers as it is something that they will be faced with at some point in their lives

AGAPE Food drive

Students, parents and teachers all work together to collect non-perishable food items for a local shelter around the holiday season. NSA believes in giving back to their community and always trying to lift up those in need.

Recognition Night

This formal gathering includes musical performances from our students and teachers, a wonderful cocktail hour and of course awards honoring our students. It is always a night to remember where we celebrate all the hard work of students and recognize some amazing accomplishments!

Science Fair

Each year, all of the students participate in our school science fair. Their projects showcase student ingenuity and creativity, and of course their passion for science. Three groups from each grade are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, with the top project overall going to the McGill Science fair to compete for our school.

NSA Gives Back

NSAL students spread their love and compassion on Valentine’s Day. Each year, North Star Academy Laval students give back to their community by distributing clothing donations, sandwiches and coffee to the less fortunate. NSAL students take pride in this event and believe that all acts of kindness have a positive ripple effect.

Anti Bullying Month

February is Anti-bullying month here at NSAL! We kick off the month with an assembly on the topic and a powerful video. Our Ethics, Media and Art classes touch on this important topic as part of their curriculum this month as well and are working towards bringing more awareness to the student body. Each year, our students participate in our Pink T-Shirt Day for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The purpose of wearing the shirt was for the students to make a visible statement to stand up to bullying, what it is and how it affects us all; by wearing pink, the students pledge to stop and prevent bullying in all its' forms.

NSA Power Down

Every year NSA powers down for one day. Teachers, students, even the kitchen use as little power as possible to promote awareness about energy use in today’s society.

Variety Show

The gym gets transformed for a glamorous evening that showcases the talents of many of the school's students as they perform songs, instrumental pieces and skits that double as a chance to showcase the fashion contributions of a local stylist and designers. This annual event is a highlight for the students and parents and a wonderful time is had by all.

Terry Fox

Every year in May, the students and staff of NSA walk to support the Terry fox foundation. After the walk, the students are treated to a BBQ lunch. This is followed by awards, a teacher vs student football game and a dunk tank. A great day to kick off the spring season.

Spring Cleanup

Each Spring, the WEG takes to the outside to clean up our local area from trash that may have been left over from the winter months. The WEG fills dozens and bags with trash, making our Earth a little cleaner!

Fall garden cleanup

The WEG club prepares our gardens for the fall by taking a day outside to work on them. Students learn about different types of plants, how they grow and how to maintain them.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

NSA is always looking for ways to support important causes. This year students, parents and the cooking club worked together this year to make and sell pasta and sauces to sell as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer research.

Track and Field

Each year our students participate in the regional track and field event. This annual competition highlights some of our athletes in different areas of competition. Our students compete against other local high schools in races and various athletic events.

TD Tree Planting

Students and their families have the opportunity to get outside and help the environment by planting a tree in local areas.

Carnival

The NSAL students and staff take a day each February will enjoy some winter fun! No one can resist the sheer thrill of tube sliding. This fun event is organized by our House committee to celebrate all of our students and their hard work. We wish to acknowledge the students for their commitment and hard work in their academic achievements, their participation in extracurricular activities and their dedication to volunteering their time in our community… not to mention the end of exams and term 2.

WE Day

WE is an organization that helps teens turn ME into WE; meaning it teaches them that they can make a difference in the world. This forces students to look outside of themselves and see how they can effect change for the better. This can include participation in WE events, WE speakers coming to the school to address the student body and attending WE day.

Fetes Gourmands

Each year, our ethics students host a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and fun. Parents and family members are invited to this International Gourmet Festival that offers unique and amazing dishes from more than twenty countries of the world! All attendees get to try new foods and learn about new cultures!

Annual Events - Grade 9

Take me outside side Day

Earth Day Canada, EcoKids and NSAL's WEG club join in the action each year for Take Me Outside Day - an initiative with a mission to get people, young and old, outside! Students of the WEG club go for a fall hike at Oka Provincial Park to experience firsthand the beauty of the natural world this group of students are working to protect. EcoKids is a non-profit organization committed to educating Canadian students about their connection with nature and time spent outside and North Star Academy was proud to participate!

Shoreline Cleanup

As a part of the great Canadian Shoreline cleanup, NSAL participates every fall in this important initiative. They take canoes to islands along the Mille- Iles river to clean up trash that may have been left behind by summer visitors. The WEG is always looking for ways to help to save our planet!

Halloween

This is a fun day of dressing up and having fun. Students have a school dance, watch scary movies and play games. It is a great way to end the term.

Parlons Mieux

North Star Academy Laval students participate each year in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels submit their creations and compete against the rest of the province. Each year, we have students who are chosen as finalists from thousands across the province.

Remembrance Day

Every year, North Star students get to hear firsthand from a member of the legion about their experience in the war. It is always an eye opening event. As part of our community connection initiative, bringing in local survivors is important to making real world connections for the students.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Each year, the students welcome a speaker to NSA to teach them about addiction, drugs and alcohol. We as a school feel that this is an important topic to address with teenagers as it is something that they will be faced with at some point in their lives

AGAPE Food drive

Students, parents and teachers all work together to collect non-perishable food items for a local shelter around the holiday season. NSA believes in giving back to their community and always trying to lift up those in need.

Recognition Night

This formal gathering includes musical performances from our students and teachers, a wonderful cocktail hour and of course awards honoring our students. It is always a night to remember where we celebrate all the hard work of students and recognize some amazing accomplishments!

Science Fair

Each year, all of the students participate in our school science fair. Their projects showcase student ingenuity and creativity, and of course their passion for science. Three groups from each grade are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, with the top project overall going to the McGill Science fair to compete for our school.

NSA Gives Back

NSAL students spread their love and compassion on Valentine’s Day. Each year, North Star Academy Laval students give back to their community by distributing clothing donations, sandwiches and coffee to the less fortunate. NSAL students take pride in this event and believe that all acts of kindness have a positive ripple effect.

Anti Bullying Month

February is Anti-bullying month here at NSAL! We kick off the month with an assembly on the topic and a powerful video. Our Ethics, Media and Art classes touch on this important topic as part of their curriculum this month as well and are working towards bringing more awareness to the student body. Each year, our students participate in our Pink T-Shirt Day for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The purpose of wearing the shirt was for the students to make a visible statement to stand up to bullying, what it is and how it affects us all; by wearing pink, the students pledge to stop and prevent bullying in all its' forms.

NSA Power Down

Every year NSA powers down for one day. Teachers, students, even the kitchen use as little power as possible to promote awareness about energy use in today’s society.

Variety Show

The gym gets transformed for a glamorous evening that showcases the talents of many of the school's students as they perform songs, instrumental pieces and skits that double as a chance to showcase the fashion contributions of a local stylist and designers. This annual event is a highlight for the students and parents and a wonderful time is had by all.

Terry Fox

Every year in May, the students and staff of NSA walk to support the Terry fox foundation. After the walk, the students are treated to a BBQ lunch. This is followed by awards, a teacher vs student football game and a dunk tank. A great day to kick off the spring season.

Spring Cleanup

Each Spring, the WEG takes to the outside to clean up our local area from trash that may have been left over from the winter months. The WEG fills dozens and bags with trash, making our Earth a little cleaner!

Fall garden cleanup

The WEG club prepares our gardens for the fall by taking a day outside to work on them. Students learn about different types of plants, how they grow and how to maintain them.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

NSA is always looking for ways to support important causes. This year students, parents and the cooking club worked together this year to make and sell pasta and sauces to sell as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer research.

Track and Field

Each year our students participate in the regional track and field event. This annual competition highlights some of our athletes in different areas of competition. Our students compete against other local high schools in races and various athletic events.

TD Tree Planting

Students and their families have the opportunity to get outside and help the environment by planting a tree in local areas.

Carnival

The NSAL students and staff take a day each February will enjoy some winter fun! No one can resist the sheer thrill of tube sliding. This fun event is organized by our House committee to celebrate all of our students and their hard work. We wish to acknowledge the students for their commitment and hard work in their academic achievements, their participation in extracurricular activities and their dedication to volunteering their time in our community… not to mention the end of exams and term 2.

WE Day

WE is an organization that helps teens turn ME into WE; meaning it teaches them that they can make a difference in the world. This forces students to look outside of themselves and see how they can effect change for the better. This can include participation in WE events, WE speakers coming to the school to address the student body and attending WE day.

Fetes Gourmands

Each year, our ethics students host a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and fun. Parents and family members are invited to this International Gourmet Festival that offers unique and amazing dishes from more than twenty countries of the world! All attendees get to try new foods and learn about new cultures!

Annual Events - Grade 10

Take me outside side Day

Earth Day Canada, EcoKids and NSAL's WEG club join in the action each year for Take Me Outside Day - an initiative with a mission to get people, young and old, outside! Students of the WEG club go for a fall hike at Oka Provincial Park to experience firsthand the beauty of the natural world this group of students are working to protect. EcoKids is a non-profit organization committed to educating Canadian students about their connection with nature and time spent outside and North Star Academy was proud to participate!

Shoreline Cleanup

As a part of the great Canadian Shoreline cleanup, NSAL participates every fall in this important initiative. They take canoes to islands along the Mille- Iles river to clean up trash that may have been left behind by summer visitors. The WEG is always looking for ways to help to save our planet!

Halloween

This is a fun day of dressing up and having fun. Students have a school dance, watch scary movies and play games. It is a great way to end the term.

Parlons Mieux

North Star Academy Laval students participate each year in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels submit their creations and compete against the rest of the province. Each year, we have students who are chosen as finalists from thousands across the province.

Remembrance Day

Every year, North Star students get to hear firsthand from a member of the legion about their experience in the war. It is always an eye opening event. As part of our community connection initiative, bringing in local survivors is important to making real world connections for the students.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Each year, the students welcome a speaker to NSA to teach them about addiction, drugs and alcohol. We as a school feel that this is an important topic to address with teenagers as it is something that they will be faced with at some point in their lives

AGAPE Food drive

Students, parents and teachers all work together to collect non-perishable food items for a local shelter around the holiday season. NSA believes in giving back to their community and always trying to lift up those in need.

Recognition Night

This formal gathering includes musical performances from our students and teachers, a wonderful cocktail hour and of course awards honoring our students. It is always a night to remember where we celebrate all the hard work of students and recognize some amazing accomplishments!

Science Fair

Each year, all of the students participate in our school science fair. Their projects showcase student ingenuity and creativity, and of course their passion for science. Three groups from each grade are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, with the top project overall going to the McGill Science fair to compete for our school.

NSA Gives Back

NSAL students spread their love and compassion on Valentine’s Day. Each year, North Star Academy Laval students give back to their community by distributing clothing donations, sandwiches and coffee to the less fortunate. NSAL students take pride in this event and believe that all acts of kindness have a positive ripple effect.

Anti Bullying Month

February is Anti-bullying month here at NSAL! We kick off the month with an assembly on the topic and a powerful video. Our Ethics, Media and Art classes touch on this important topic as part of their curriculum this month as well and are working towards bringing more awareness to the student body. Each year, our students participate in our Pink T-Shirt Day for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The purpose of wearing the shirt was for the students to make a visible statement to stand up to bullying, what it is and how it affects us all; by wearing pink, the students pledge to stop and prevent bullying in all its' forms.

NSA Power Down

Every year NSA powers down for one day. Teachers, students, even the kitchen use as little power as possible to promote awareness about energy use in today’s society.

Variety Show

The gym gets transformed for a glamorous evening that showcases the talents of many of the school's students as they perform songs, instrumental pieces and skits that double as a chance to showcase the fashion contributions of a local stylist and designers. This annual event is a highlight for the students and parents and a wonderful time is had by all.

Terry Fox

Every year in May, the students and staff of NSA walk to support the Terry fox foundation. After the walk, the students are treated to a BBQ lunch. This is followed by awards, a teacher vs student football game and a dunk tank. A great day to kick off the spring season.

Spring Cleanup

Each Spring, the WEG takes to the outside to clean up our local area from trash that may have been left over from the winter months. The WEG fills dozens and bags with trash, making our Earth a little cleaner!

Fall garden cleanup

The WEG club prepares our gardens for the fall by taking a day outside to work on them. Students learn about different types of plants, how they grow and how to maintain them.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

NSA is always looking for ways to support important causes. This year students, parents and the cooking club worked together this year to make and sell pasta and sauces to sell as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer research.

Track and Field

Each year our students participate in the regional track and field event. This annual competition highlights some of our athletes in different areas of competition. Our students compete against other local high schools in races and various athletic events.

TD Tree Planting

Students and their families have the opportunity to get outside and help the environment by planting a tree in local areas.

Carnival

The NSAL students and staff take a day each February will enjoy some winter fun! No one can resist the sheer thrill of tube sliding. This fun event is organized by our House committee to celebrate all of our students and their hard work. We wish to acknowledge the students for their commitment and hard work in their academic achievements, their participation in extracurricular activities and their dedication to volunteering their time in our community… not to mention the end of exams and term 2.

WE Day

WE is an organization that helps teens turn ME into WE; meaning it teaches them that they can make a difference in the world. This forces students to look outside of themselves and see how they can effect change for the better. This can include participation in WE events, WE speakers coming to the school to address the student body and attending WE day.

Fetes Gourmands

Each year, our ethics students host a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and fun. Parents and family members are invited to this International Gourmet Festival that offers unique and amazing dishes from more than twenty countries of the world! All attendees get to try new foods and learn about new cultures!

Annual Events - Grade 11

Take me outside side Day

Earth Day Canada, EcoKids and NSAL's WEG club join in the action each year for Take Me Outside Day - an initiative with a mission to get people, young and old, outside! Students of the WEG club go for a fall hike at Oka Provincial Park to experience firsthand the beauty of the natural world this group of students are working to protect. EcoKids is a non-profit organization committed to educating Canadian students about their connection with nature and time spent outside and North Star Academy was proud to participate!

Shoreline Cleanup

As a part of the great Canadian Shoreline cleanup, NSAL participates every fall in this important initiative. They take canoes to islands along the Mille- Iles river to clean up trash that may have been left behind by summer visitors. The WEG is always looking for ways to help to save our planet!

Halloween

This is a fun day of dressing up and having fun. Students have a school dance, watch scary movies and play games. It is a great way to end the term.

Parlons Mieux

North Star Academy Laval students participate each year in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels submit their creations and compete against the rest of the province. Each year, we have students who are chosen as finalists from thousands across the province.

Remembrance Day

Every year, North Star students get to hear firsthand from a member of the legion about their experience in the war. It is always an eye opening event. As part of our community connection initiative, bringing in local survivors is important to making real world connections for the students.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Each year, the students welcome a speaker to NSA to teach them about addiction, drugs and alcohol. We as a school feel that this is an important topic to address with teenagers as it is something that they will be faced with at some point in their lives

AGAPE Food drive

Students, parents and teachers all work together to collect non-perishable food items for a local shelter around the holiday season. NSA believes in giving back to their community and always trying to lift up those in need.

Recognition Night

This formal gathering includes musical performances from our students and teachers, a wonderful cocktail hour and of course awards honoring our students. It is always a night to remember where we celebrate all the hard work of students and recognize some amazing accomplishments!

Science Fair

Each year, all of the students participate in our school science fair. Their projects showcase student ingenuity and creativity, and of course their passion for science. Three groups from each grade are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, with the top project overall going to the McGill Science fair to compete for our school.

NSA Gives Back

NSAL students spread their love and compassion on Valentine’s Day. Each year, North Star Academy Laval students give back to their community by distributing clothing donations, sandwiches and coffee to the less fortunate. NSAL students take pride in this event and believe that all acts of kindness have a positive ripple effect.

Anti Bullying Month

February is Anti-bullying month here at NSAL! We kick off the month with an assembly on the topic and a powerful video. Our Ethics, Media and Art classes touch on this important topic as part of their curriculum this month as well and are working towards bringing more awareness to the student body. Each year, our students participate in our Pink T-Shirt Day for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The purpose of wearing the shirt was for the students to make a visible statement to stand up to bullying, what it is and how it affects us all; by wearing pink, the students pledge to stop and prevent bullying in all its' forms.

NSA Power Down

Every year NSA powers down for one day. Teachers, students, even the kitchen use as little power as possible to promote awareness about energy use in today’s society.

Variety Show

The gym gets transformed for a glamorous evening that showcases the talents of many of the school's students as they perform songs, instrumental pieces and skits that double as a chance to showcase the fashion contributions of a local stylist and designers. This annual event is a highlight for the students and parents and a wonderful time is had by all.

Terry Fox

Every year in May, the students and staff of NSA walk to support the Terry fox foundation. After the walk, the students are treated to a BBQ lunch. This is followed by awards, a teacher vs student football game and a dunk tank. A great day to kick off the spring season.

Spring Cleanup

Each Spring, the WEG takes to the outside to clean up our local area from trash that may have been left over from the winter months. The WEG fills dozens and bags with trash, making our Earth a little cleaner!

Fall garden cleanup

The WEG club prepares our gardens for the fall by taking a day outside to work on them. Students learn about different types of plants, how they grow and how to maintain them.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

NSA is always looking for ways to support important causes. This year students, parents and the cooking club worked together this year to make and sell pasta and sauces to sell as a fundraiser for Breast Cancer research.

Track and Field

Each year our students participate in the regional track and field event. This annual competition highlights some of our athletes in different areas of competition. Our students compete against other local high schools in races and various athletic events.

TD Tree Planting

Students and their families have the opportunity to get outside and help the environment by planting a tree in local areas.

Carnival

The NSAL students and staff take a day each February will enjoy some winter fun! No one can resist the sheer thrill of tube sliding. This fun event is organized by our House committee to celebrate all of our students and their hard work. We wish to acknowledge the students for their commitment and hard work in their academic achievements, their participation in extracurricular activities and their dedication to volunteering their time in our community… not to mention the end of exams and term 2.

WE Day

WE is an organization that helps teens turn ME into WE; meaning it teaches them that they can make a difference in the world. This forces students to look outside of themselves and see how they can effect change for the better. This can include participation in WE events, WE speakers coming to the school to address the student body and attending WE day.

Fetes Gourmands

Each year, our ethics students host a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and fun. Parents and family members are invited to this International Gourmet Festival that offers unique and amazing dishes from more than twenty countries of the world! All attendees get to try new foods and learn about new cultures!

Italian Dinner Fundraiser

Every year, Grad committee hosts an "Italian Dinner" fundraising event. This is a wonderful evening of food, fun, games and live music. This is always a highlight of the school year and a top fundraiser for the graduating class

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