By: Hannah Beckford On December 8th and 9th, Milton District students tuned in to the HDSB Human Rights Symposium. This year’s speakers were Sheila Watt-Cloutier and Kehkashan Basu. Sheila Watt Cloutier is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, TEDX speaker, and the former Canadian President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council—an organization dedicated to bringing Inuit people from Alaska, Greenland, Russia and Canada together to discuss internationally … Continue reading Human Rights Symposium
By: Meghan Slipak and Addison Hoogendoorn Remembrance day is a day to reflect on the lives lost during World Wars I & II, in addition to the countless military efforts Canada has participated in over the decades. November 11th marks the day WWI ended and on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, people all around Canada take a moment of … Continue reading Remembrance Day Recap 2022
By: Khaled Ragab What is Halloween? Halloween originated from the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain, which was held on November 1st. It was believed that on that day, the souls of the dead returned to their homes. What Does Halloween Mean to Students? Halloween is a day where students can go out and have fun with their friends. It’s a day that creates fond … Continue reading Halloween: What does Halloween Mean for Students at MD?
By: Yahya Elbadawi and Prithvi Sharma The Gaming Club has been a huge success with its after- school meetings every Wednesday and Thursday. There are more than enough members to have a great time, but new members are always welcome. The gaming club includes lots of variety within games and genres, titles including Borderlands 2, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Roblox, Fortnite, … Continue reading Gaming Club
By: Ranvir Sharma, Aryan Sarnaik, Abdul Hadi Kamran, Shafi Asif, and Yahya Farzam On Tuesday October 18th, Dan Dawson and Adam Jay from the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Team visited MD to talk to our NBE3C students. Their presentation covered the Indigenous legacy of lacrosse and their own personal experiences with the sport. After learning together, the players took the staff and students outside to the … Continue reading Toronto Rock School Program
By: Eleena SenOur Jr. Girls basketball team had a very successful first half of the season! With four wins and only one loss the girls snatched the top spot in the standings. On September 27, the season started off with a home-opener against Elsie MacGill. The Mustangs gained a 10-point lead, but in the second half Elsie made a huge comeback and stole their chance … Continue reading Jr. Girls Mustangs On Top of the Standings for Basketball!
By: Abdul, Namkha, Yahya, Hashir, Liam, Evan, Daniel & Aryan Thanks to Terry Fox, over eight hundred, fifty million dollars have been raised for cancer research so far Terry Fox was a Canadian athlete who embarked on a run from eastern Canada to the west, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for cancer research with his prosthetic leg. The last words of Terry … Continue reading Terry Fox Day @ MD
By: Gabby Beckford Five thousand, two hundred and eighty. That’s the amount of Black individuals who live in Milton, out of one hundred and thirty-two thousand total. It’s no surprise that socializing is tough, especially when you’re one of two or three black kids in class or worst case scenario – the only black kid in your class. I know the feeling, and I’m over … Continue reading MD Recognizes Black and Bi-Racial Students in New Club and Program!
By Yazmin Bon-Gosse and Raghav Singh . A devastating loss to the Spartans last Wednesday afternoon, kicks off the beginning of the 2022 Sr. football season for the Mustangs. We showed our school spirit with lots of students in the crowd wearing face paint and school swag! It was an intense game, the Mustangs struggling to get the ball to the … Continue reading Mustangs Struggle Defensively as CK Spartans Win 21-0 in Home Opener
By: Hannah, Addison, and Meghan The students’ favorite part of high school is back! The clubs at MD will play a huge role in the development of high school friendships and memories. After the pandemic, students were excited to be able to join clubs that interested them with like-minded people. Throughout the school day, grades 9 to 12 gathered in the gymnasium for a presentation … Continue reading Clubs and Teams Day