Grade 6, 7, and 8 students at KCS participate in leadership classes. They use their talents and gifts to make positive change in their community. Students in all grades have the opportunity to initiate, plan, and execute leadership projects at any time. At KCS, we know that leadership means making the world better for all. Take a look at some of the many student leadership projects that we’re working on right now and keep checking back throughout the school year!
iMovie about self esteem
Grade 6 students: Gabby, Kathryn, Sierra, and Summer are going to make an iMovie for the school about positive self image. They are going to show it in assembly.
911 Awareness Posters
Ife, Jackson, and Theo are making an awareness project to remind students about safety.
Mini We Day
For the first time in our school, Tessa, Mary, Kathryn, Ava, Ankeet, Thomas, Dylan, and Kalin in grade 7 are organizing a Mini We Day at KCS. They will be leading an inspirational assembly on February 8, which hopes to inspire everyone to be the change and make a difference.
Soles for Souls
Darius, Daniel, Spencer, Ben, Josh, Ryan G, and Logan are organizing a shoe drive for children in need.
Christmas Placemats for St. George’s Church Dinner
Students in grade 1 service learning club, the 7G class, and grade 6,7 and 8 community service club made 100 placemats for a Christmas dinner at St. George's on-the-Hill Church.
Kathryn, Mary, and Tessa (grade 7) are organizing a penny drive for Free the Children's clean water project.
November Food Drive
Kayla and Soheila (grade 7) organized, promoted, and persisted in their food drive for the Mississauga Food Bank. Their hard work was recognized in The Etobicoke Guardian newspaper.
A group of grade 7 students are arranging dodgeball tournaments for students at lunch time. Students will pay a small donation to play in the tournament, which will be donated to a local charity.
A group of grade 4 boys is working on setting up a haunted house in their garage to raise money for breast cancer.
Lights Out Lunch
Carys and Sellah in grade 6 are challenging the classes to turn off their lights at lunch. Students will check the classrooms on Tuesdays at lunch.
Pop Tabs for Wheelchairs
Claire, Silvana, Kayla, and Kathryn in grade 7 have collected over 9,000 pop tabs to give to Sick Kids in order to make wheelchairs.
Ice Hockey Leader
Gabby in grade 6 is going to be a leader as she helps the students in ice hockey club.
Math Enrichment Leaders
Sam M and Natasha L in grade 8 will lead math enrichment sessions with grade 4 students.
Help for Camp Oochigeas
Sammy C in grade 8 is working on collecting Canadian Tire money for Camp Oochigeas.
Owen in grade 5 is helping Mr. Logan and Mr. Marshall with the U14 football team.
Janna, Maddy, Eden, Katy, and Abby in grade two plan to organize a food drive for the grade two classes.
Taylor, Ashley, Olivia M, and Olivia C are planning to organize a toy drive for children in need.
Sadie and Natasha L in grade 8 are organizing an anti-bullying project.
Vow of Silence
Mackenzie, Kalin, Hailey, and Jessie in grade 7 are going to inspire the KCS community to take part in Vow of Silence, a day to raise awareness for children around the world who do not have a voice.
High Park Awareness
Kalin, Mackenzie, and Jessie in grade 7 are going to try and raise awareness about High Park.
Adopt a Family at Christmas
Sadie and Sophie in grade 8 are going to help collect donations of food and presents for a family who needs it this Christmas.
Walk to School Wednesday
Puneet, Brendan, and Robert in grade 8 are going to encourage everyone in the KCS community to walk to school on Wednesdays, with hopes that it will become a habit for those who live close to our school.
Cate, Sophie, Emmie, Taegan, Gemma, and Sadie in grade 8 are leading Compliment Friday this year. Students are encouraged to come forward in assembly and compliment others. This idea was invented by KCS students!
Free Hug and High Five Friday
Katie, Caroline, Lauren, and Ardiana in grade 8 are going to be giving free hugs and high fives to our school community on Friday mornings. It’s a great way to start the weekend.
Jonny W, Patrick, Samantha, and Spencer (grade 7 & 8) will be organizing this year’s coat drive. They’ll be donated to a local dry cleaner, who will clean them and give them to children in need.
Amelia, Carys, Maddie, and Claudia in grade 6 are going to be making Christmas cards to send to children who spend Christmas at Sick Kids Hospital.
Sadie, Cate, Emmie, Taegan, Gemma, Sophie, and Tessa are going to organize students to volunteer to make gift baskets for local women’s shelters.
Floor Hockey for Food Bank
Claire in grade 7 is working on organizing a floor hockey game, and the admission price for the game will be a can of food for the food bank.
Poster to Canvas Contest
Amelia N, Carys, Maddie, Claudia, and Gwen in grade 6 are challenging students’ art abilities by asking them to design a poster that will be turned into a canvas to decorate our school.
Talent for Treats
Rachael, Nicole, Alexa, Erin, Soheila, Silvana, Ankeet, Tessa, Thera, and Theo are going to put together a talent show for our school community.