Extra Curricular

The various competitive and noncompetitive extracurricular sports offered after school include: Cross Country Running, Soccer, Basketball, Skating, Hockey, Tennis, Badminton, K-3 sports skills program and Track & Field. Within these activities, there are many opportunities for students to meet and interact with people.

Other extracurricular activities include chess club, science club, robotics club, yearbook club, bookworm club, library helpers, glee club, and community service.

Extracurricular sessions usually run for a semester. Parents and students are provided with an outline of the variety of extracurricular activities available during each semester. For parents this schedule is available on the school website each semester.


In addition to the ongoing extracurricular activities available to all students, a Lakecrest School Year includes many special co-curricular grade level and school wide events and activities as listed below

School Wide Activities

  • New family orientation activities
  • Dress Down Day
  • Student Council
  • Farm Field Day
  • Junior High Overnight Excursion
  • Junior High St. Pierre Excursion
  • Lakecrest Christmas Concert
  • Lakecrest Spring Orchestral and Choral Concert
  • Christmas Assembly
  • Family Skate at Mile One Centre
  • Terry Fox Walk
  • Thanksgiving Family Dinner
  • Jamamara Day for the Janeway Children’s Hospital
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Assemblies
  • Rotary and Kiwanis Music Festivals
  • Presentations by visiting authors
  • Mandarin and Spanish mini courses
  • Halloween Activities
  • Student Spirit Week Activities
  • Remembrance Day Assembly
  • Robotics Instruction – junior high elective
  • Computer Programming Classes – junior high elective
  • International Fair Day
  • Christmas Food Drive to support local food bank
  • “Hour of Code”– computer programming activity
  • Orchestra and Sectional Group presentations
  • School Recycling Program
  • Family Literacy Day
  • Pancake Day
  • Student Led Conferences
  • Peaceful Schools International Week
  • Pi Day Activities
  • St. Patrick’s Day Activities
  • Public Speaking Day
  • Grade Level Orientations for new students
  • Volunteer Tea
  • Sports Day
  • CAINS Arcade Day

Grade Level Co-curricular Activities

  • Idea Factory
  • “The Rooms” museum
  • Colony of Avalon – Archaeological Dig
  • DARE Program
  • Author’s Tea
  • Floating Classroom Day
  • Senior Graduation
  • Kindergarten Graduation
  • First Aid Mini Course
  • Mothers’ Day Tea
  • Science Fair
  • Heritage Fair
  • NL Fluvarium
  • Johnson Geo Centre
  • St. John’s Council Chambers
  • NL Provincial Legislature
  • St. John’s Clean and Beautiful Art Competition