Crossfit at MD

By: Mohammad Alqashqish Image source: Mohammad Alqashqish CrossFit at MDHS is being run by multiple teachers who are not necessarily gym teachers. What is CrossFit all about? “CrossFit is a fitness lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition. It really is just a kind of a method for being healthy in our bodies and minds! At MD – we really want CrossFit to … Continue reading Crossfit at MD

Curious About How to Get a GREAT CAREER in the Skilled Trades?

Image Source A FREE one hour webinar on how to get employed in the skilled trades is happening on Thursday, Nov. 25 from 12 – 1 p.m. This is for anyone who is at all interested in navigating their way to a solid career after high school. The registration link is below.  It’s an opportunity to learn about what skilled trade employers are looking for, … Continue reading Curious About How to Get a GREAT CAREER in the Skilled Trades?

Evan Taylor Achieves Podium Finish at OFSAA

By: Eleena Sen Evan Taylor claims the title of the 3rd fastest senior boy in Ontario!  Advancing from the Golden Horseshoe Athletic Conference (GHAC) after winning first place, he headed to Lakefield for the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) 2021! With a time of 19:27, he ran 6km with lots of hills and elevation throughout the course. He’s worked incredibly hard day in … Continue reading Evan Taylor Achieves Podium Finish at OFSAA

Mustang Messenger Marketing

By: Sophie Craciunescu The Mustang Messenger team was hard at work leading up to the MDHS football game on Wednesday, November 10th! At our weekly Tuesday meeting after school, our team was busy putting together a sign to advertise the website. Working into overtime and using up our lunch the next day, the sign was completed.  Using a creative design and real newspapers collected by … Continue reading Mustang Messenger Marketing

Remembrance Day at MDHS

By: Julia Langille On November 11th, we all stood together to commemorate all the armed forces who fought and protected our country to keep us free. It is an important part of our history and our lives to remember the sacrifices of Canadian soldiers then and now. Our MD letters were redesigned in honour of Remembrance Day. A big thank you to Mr. Jones’ Art … Continue reading Remembrance Day at MDHS

Peer Tutoring Volunteer Opportunities!

By: Sophie Craciunescu Photo Credit: Sang Ha Baek Peer Tutoring is back at MD!  With meetings every Wednesday at lunch in room 108, Peer Tutoring is a great way to get involved in the Mustang community. Tutors will receive volunteer hours for every session they attend!  Tutoring is a simple method of gaining teaching and leadership experience, while helping students in need. It also develops … Continue reading Peer Tutoring Volunteer Opportunities!

The Mystery Joker / Le Blagueur Mystérieux

By: Julia Dunham Mme. Beriault-Orr, a French and history teacher, has been receiving little slips of paper with french jokes on them since the second day of school by someone who has received the name “Mystery Joker.” Mme. Bériault-Orr, une professeure de français et d’histoire, reçoit des petits bouts de papier en ayant des blagues en français depuis le deuxième jour d’école par quelqu’un qui … Continue reading The Mystery Joker / Le Blagueur Mystérieux

A Very Merry Volunteer Opportunity!

By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source Milton’s annual Santa Claus Parade will take place on Sunday, November 21st along Main Street, starting at Whitmer St. at 1:30PM and ending at the GO station around 3:30PM.  This year’s parade is a salute to the generosity and courage of the everyday heroes of this pandemic – from healthcare workers on the front lines, to all the essential workers, … Continue reading A Very Merry Volunteer Opportunity!

Treaties Recognition Week

By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source The first week of November marks Treaties Recognition Week to recognize the importance of treaties and increase awareness of treaty relationships between Indigenous Nations and the Government. Learning about treaties and treaty relationships is a part of truth and reconciliation. Treaties are negotiated agreements that define the rights, responsibilities and relationships between Indigenous groups and Federal and Provincial Governments. Treaties … Continue reading Treaties Recognition Week