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
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
BY MAIJA SHEA Hello, readers of mdhsnews.ca. This is the editor coming to you to announce that for the new term, we are changing the websites name back to the classic “Scene & Herd” name. On the scene to share the news with the herd, we will no longer be going by “Mustang Mirror.” Happy reading, and good luck in the final term of the … Continue reading We Changed Our Name Back to “Scene & Herd”
Finally, we are at the halfway point of the semester! With holiday weekends, summatives, and final exams, it will all go by in a blast. Freshmen, keep going strong; your first high school year is almost over. Sophomores, remember how fast things went by last year. This year will be the same. Juniors, once this term is done, you’re on your way to your final … Continue reading Term 2 is Here!
BY MAIJA SHEA On Wednesday last week, Mr. Newman’s senior law class took the GO Train to Downtown Toronto to visit the Court House on University Avenue. To kick off the day, there was a Q&A session with a judge and two experienced lawyers where students could ask any question about how the law or the court system works. From there it was a free … Continue reading Grade 12 Law Class Annual Courthouse Trip
BY MAIJA SHEA Elly Gotz is a favourite of the guest speakers who visit Milton District High School. A Holocaust survivor with an amazing story, all classes, staff, and students who listen for his visits take something from it. This year, he presented in the theatre on Wednesday, April 3rd for history classes, geography classes, and any other classes relating to the ways of the world. … Continue reading Elly Gotz Visits Again
BY MAIJA SHEA A tradition started last school year, period 0 ran again today for all students. The goal of period 0 is to allow extra study and catch-up time for the students. They pick a classroom or designated workspace to study in with their subject or teacher of choice and they can ask one-on-one questions or group study for the entire period without extra … Continue reading Another Great Period 0
BY BEN HARTSHORN This year’s Eco Club at MDHS has been working tirelessly to create and promote eco-initiatives in and around the school. With Earth Day just around the corner, our student leaders have some exciting new projects planned to help make our school and community even greener! If you have a fun, environmentally-friendly eco project you would like to see in MDHS, or want … Continue reading The Eco Club Wants YOUR HELP!
BY TITHI MAYANI The Health and Wellness Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students of Milton District High School participated in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) on March 25th and 26th. Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention, HOSA is a two-day competition for students that wish to pursue a career in healthcare. Students who participate in HOSA must choose an event to participate in, … Continue reading Huge Success at HOSA Canada Competition
Thank you to all the staff and students who made Milton District’s Swim to Survive session a successful one from Monday to Wednesday this week. Swim to Survive teaches the minimum skills needed to survive an unexpected fall into deep water. These are expressed in a skill sequence in the Canadian Swim to Survive standard: roll into deep water, tread water for one minute, swim … Continue reading Grade 9 Swim to Survive a Success