Elevate is a flagship FCSS-FESC Programme that helps prepare current high school and secondary students for a variety of post-secondary pathways, offered in two streams. The support stream focuses on building resiliency skills and positive mental health strategies while empowering students to advocate for themselves in their schools.
Our Voyage // Notre Voyage
The Federation is pleased to announce its Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday June 3, 2017 at Toronto City Hall. The AGM will help to foster collaboration and understanding on various issues affecting the organisation, and provides the Federation with an opportunity to lay out a strong, broad vision for its future. Open to the public!
Standing Up For Students When It Matters Most
FORUM is a one-day in-person event to help us better represent and fight for Canadian high school students. It is our public consultation day in Toronto to talk to students about the Student Bill of Rights, issues they see in education, and how we can address those challenges. As our Student Bill of Rights evolves, we need to hear from students across Canada to ensure that we accomplish realistic objectives for each and every secondary student.
Inspire / Collaborate / Excel.
ICE. An interactive conference in which you will discover yourself, what you want to be, and others like you. This conference is unlike any other by having something for everybody - business, communication, science, technology, etc. There will be a wide variety of workshops ranging from different skills that can be applied anywhere. Whether you’re testing the water to learn more about a certain field or are set on going into this direction, this will provide a great opportunity to meet others with the same ambitions. Learning more while having a great time - what else could one ask for? It’s definitely not something you want to miss.
Inganno, meaning deception in Italian, is an epic semi-formal masquerade, where students can have a spectacular night with their friends full of fun, food, entertainment and dance! Come join us March 5th, 2016 at The Gates Venue for the most magical event of the year.
Amplify student voice.
The Ontario Student Leadership Roundtable (OSLR) is a one-day leadership retreat for students across Ontario to address the education system and cause profound and meaningful change. We give students a platform to take control of their education; their future.
Registration opens soon!
Network and Chill.
To end the year off, the FCSS-FESC held a formal evening of networking and amazing food before the holidays. The ICE Winter Gala aimed to connect aspiring students and youth leaders with each other, and introduce them to new opportunities and experiences through our student speakers. Gala was an opportunity to listen to 15 great speakers talk about their experiences and answer questions. The evening ended with a networking session for guests to meet students from all over the GTA and Ontario.
Infinite Possibilities 2.0
The Organization's first Annual General Meeting as the FCSS-FESC took place on December 6 at Toronto City Hall. The AGM helped to foster collaboration and understanding on various issues affecting the Organization, and provided the Organization with an opportunity to lay out a strong, broad vision for its future. Highlights of the AGM include the introduction of a new Constitution, and the discussion of future community service projects to be undertaken by FCSS-FESC. All in all, the AGM was a profound success.
By invitation only!
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Fundraiser
The FCSS-FESC believes strongly in human rights, and fights to protect, defend, and uphold them at every possible turn. Our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) Committee addresses pressing issues affecting individuals across Canada in the hopes of creating a more just world. The Stand Up. Speak Up. Fundraiser raised money for our EDI Programme to reach this end.
Inspire / Collaborate / Excel.
ICE. An interactive conference in which you will discover yourself, what you want to be, and others like you. This conference is unlike any other by having something for everybody - business, communication, science, technology, etc. There will be a wide variety of workshops ranging from different skills that can be applied anywhere.
Find your passion.
The Organization of Ontario Secondary Students will be hosting our youth outreach workshop set for Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at the Microlinks Centre, titled Opportunities Fair. This workshop aims to provide opportunities to youths and teenagers in York Region, including the Richmond Hill, Markham, and Toronto community. The purpose is to encourage students from 13 to 18 years old to participate in youth activities, youth councils, enrichment programs, conferences, workshops, and international exchanges. There will be organizations like AYJ Global, YMCA, Evergreen, YES Canada, Operation Dentistry School, SHAD, HOSA, YBH, Project 5K, Wirkn, OOSS (of course!) and A LOT MORE!
Admission is free!
The Annual General Meeting, to be held on Saturday, February 28th, 2015, will be by invite-only for members of the OOSS and select guests. With a theme of Infinite Possibilities, it is an annual gathering to discuss the organization’s progress and achievements, through the presentation of annual reports from the organization’s various programs and initiatives. The AGM provides the organization with the prime opportunity to discuss policy, in addition to determining its future objectives and plans.
Love is in the air.
Join us as we continue to raise money for our various efforts! On Valentine's Day, we will be doing another Chuck Your Change, selling Polaroid pictures, and carolling with some timeless love songs for all the couples out there and the ones who are there just to shop.
Our volunteers had a great time swaying and singing their hearts out as they collected change from people as they passed by to help us raise money for our donation streams! Check out the Applications page often for more volunteer opportunities and to join us.
The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness, and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
Join us in supporting the first of many HOSA Canada events! For more details, and to get tickets, click here.
After being invited to #OSLC36, Roman Ebadi (CEO) and Adree Khondker (CIO) attended to help spread our mission and introduce students from across Ontario to the ideals of the OOSS.
With VIP seats, and a booth at the corporate marketplace, #theOOSS took them by storm! Over 2500 students and teachers makes for a great time. If your school wasn't there this year, make sure you check out their site for next year's conference!