Hey MD! Over the course of the next couple of weeks, we’ll have daily submissions of what your fellow Mustangs have been doing during quarantine. You’ll be able to learn more about what students are doing to keep themselves busy and how they’re managing to cope. We hope you enjoy learning about your peers 🙂 Stay safe and continue social distancing! Continue reading MD at Home: Student Responses
By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source Bullying is an issue that many people have to deal with every day. In fact, according to dosomething.org, 1 in 5 students have experienced bullying in the forms of verbal harassment, social harassment, physical bullying and/or cyberbullying. Pink Shirt Day is a day to support victims of bullying and talk about how we can put a stop to bullying. The … Continue reading Wear Pink on February 24th!
By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021 is on Thursday, January 28. Everyone is encouraged to join the Canadian conversation that is driving the world in confronting the stigma around mental illness, and sharing ideas to promote mental health. In September of 2010, Bell Let’s Talk began a new conversation. At the time, the vast majority of Canadians were not talking about … Continue reading Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021
Hey MD! As our second quad-mester comes to a close, let’s take a look at some exciting initiatives and events happening this February! We will update this list with any changes or new material: Black History Month: stay tuned to our MDHS Instagram (@miltonmustangs) for posts to help you learn more about Black history in Canada! Grade 9 Night: on Thursday, February 4th from 4:00 … Continue reading Upcoming Events in February
By: Zopash Raja Over the past few weeks at MD, our national anthem has played in different languages. Our school is proud to represent a variety of diverse and beautiful cultures. In a video from CBC News, O Canada has been sung in 11 different languages: English, Spanish, French, Punjabi, Inuktitut, Ukrainian, Mi’kmaq, Mandrain, German, Cree and Italian. In Canada, one in five people speak … Continue reading O Canada
Wishing staff, students, parents and guardians a happy holiday season and a fantastic winter break! See you all in the new year! Happy holidays from the MD staff! Continue reading Happy Holidays, MDHS!
While the world is in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the already-existing issue of gender-based violence, which has, unfortunately, existed for many decades. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a campaign to challenge prejudice against women and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. This year, the campaign started on November 25 (International Day for the Elimination … Continue reading The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
By: Diya Shah MD students went out of their way this year to help out vulnerable members of our community in lockdown. These students are living in very stressful circumstances by undertaking voluntary initiatives throughout the year. Here are some ongoing projects that MD students currently have taken a part of with long term care homes and their residents: Last May, students in Grade 10 … Continue reading MD Students Making Life Better For Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic
By: Vinothan Siriranjan Happy holidays from the Eco Team! The winter holiday is a joyous time of year often spent on celebrations, get-togethers, shopping, eating delicious food and many more joyful events. Along with all of the fun, the holiday season brings a heavy load on the environment. That’s why our school’s Eco Team wants you to have both a fun and sustainable holiday this … Continue reading MD’s “Season’s GREENings” Holiday Challenge!
Meet the Mustang Messenger! Our student contributors have written about themselves and their writing interests: Hi! My name is Mariam Imran and I’m a grade 12 student. I like to write knit and bake in my spare time and my favourite subjects are Chemistry and Math. This year I’m a part of equity, MIB and obviously the news team. I’m interested in writing about social … Continue reading Introducing Ourselves!
By: Mariam Imran Emily Wesseling was a Mustang from 2012-2016. She was a 4 time athlete of the year and 8 time OFSAA competitor. Emily received a scholarship from the University of Idaho for Track and Field/Cross Country. While at Idaho she received the Big Sky Scholar Athlete Award and was consistently a member of the Big Sky’s All Academic teams. She graduated from Idaho … Continue reading MD Alumni: Emily Wesseling