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
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
Each year on December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is commemorated to promote full equality for people with disabilities and to expand inclusion to all aspects of society. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was first held in 1992, formed by the United Nations to promote the overall wellbeing of people with disabilities and to ensure they have access to basic … Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities
On November 14th of this year, many Hindus will be celebrating Diwali (Deepawali). Although it is a Hindu festival, many other faiths including Buddhists, Sikhs, and Jains take part in the festivities. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the celebration derives its name from the clay lamps that Hindus light and place outside of their homes. For Hindus, there are many interpretations of the … Continue reading Happy Diwali 2020!
There’s no better place to learn than outside… but whose land are we on? Have you ever wondered who walked this land before we did? What was here before our school? Indigenous people walked this land for up to ten thousand years before we did, and now we can learn more about that. Image Source In Canada, Truth and Reconciliation is one of the most … Continue reading Recognizing the Land We Stand On: Treaties Recognition Week 2020
The Milton Mustangs are a month into the new school year, and school-wide virtual communication is becoming increasingly important as COVID-19’s limitations remain constant. There are plenty of things happening this year and we want to help keep students, staff and parents informed and up-to-date on everything upcoming. The Mustang Messenger is BACK! The Mustang Messenger is Milton District’s school news team. It all started … Continue reading Welcome Back, Mustangs!