EQAO results: MDHS ties best OSSLT result in at least nine years, Grade 9 Applied math achievement up over 20%

The results of the 2018–19 EQAO (Education Quality and Accountability Office) Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics and Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test were released Wednesday, showing admirable results for Milton District High School. Continue reading EQAO results: MDHS ties best OSSLT result in at least nine years, Grade 9 Applied math achievement up over 20%

Biology Club’s National Competition

BY TITHI MAYANI [Image Source] On April 25th, MDHS students wrote the National Biology Competition from the University of Toronto, in room 217. The contest consisted of fifty multiple choice questions. For every question that students got right, they gained a mark. However, for every question that students got wrong, they lost a third of a mark. Students had from 1:20 to 2:40pm to write … Continue reading Biology Club’s National Competition

Milton District High School Students go for Gold at DECA Internationals

BY ZIAN RAHEEM The 2019 DECA International Conference took place in Orlando, Florida from April 25th until May 1st. During this period participants practiced their respective case studies in their events and presented their final business modules to experienced judges. Over 215 000 competitors from all across the world including China, Germany, and Guam took part for the final stage of a year long conquest … Continue reading Milton District High School Students go for Gold at DECA Internationals

Demystifying Ramadan: What You Need to Know

BY IMAN UMAIR-QAISER Many students at MD celebrate Ramadan, an Islamic event where Muslims fast from sunrise to sundown for a month. If you are curious as to why Muslims fast during Ramadan, great! Curiosity is a natural human trait that is a derivative of our constant thirst for knowledge- you’ve come to the right place. Here are some FAQs about Ramadan, answered by a … Continue reading Demystifying Ramadan: What You Need to Know

Zuya Abro Voted Valedictorian

BY MAIJA SHEA Congratulations to Zuya Abro for being voted as the valedictorian for the class of 2019. Friday morning was the grad breakfast with pancakes, hash browns, fruits, vegetables, and juice. Five senior students gave fantastic speeches for a chance to be voted as the student that will represent their graduating class at commencement. Spencer Kramer, Shimmi Kelly, Anissa Ghandi, and Sameer Naderi ran … Continue reading Zuya Abro Voted Valedictorian

Some Important Dates for Grads

Last week’s grade 12 assembly reminded the graduating class about some important upcoming dates and information and announced some new ones. May 3 – Grad breakfast, the last day to accept college offers May 6 – Full disclosure: all courses dropped after this point will appear on a transcript May 17 – Grad gown size due May 22-24 – Prom tickets are on sale. The … Continue reading Some Important Dates for Grads