End of the Year for the Mustang Messenger…

Hi MD!  It’s been a great year! We’ve had a great time covering all of the wonderful and exciting events throughout the 2022-2023 school year.  Many thanks to each and every student, staff, and member of the public who supported and contributed to our club and the entire MD community this year! During our wrap up meeting, our members shared their favourite moments from this … Continue reading End of the Year for the Mustang Messenger…

MDHS’ ESL and Newcomers Students’ Sweet Expedition

By: Purvi Shenoy On March 21st, our ESL and Newcomers students got to experience one of Canada’s most historic, delicious, and interactive traditions: the Sugar Bush! Sugar bushes are woods in which maple trees are utilized for maple syrup. Mountsberg’s Maple Town, home to the Mountsberg Sugar Bush, has been educating the public for 40 years, and has been producing maple syrup for 150 years. … Continue reading MDHS’ ESL and Newcomers Students’ Sweet Expedition

Billianne Visits MDHS!

By: Kathan Kapoor Photo Credits On Tuesday, March 28, local musician Billianne visited Milton District to speak with the Music and Audio SHSM about her musical journey, the industry, and songwriting. She even performed a few songs for the students! Billianne Lowry is a twenty year old artist who grew up in Milton, Ontario and attended Milton District High School. Following her graduation, she began … Continue reading Billianne Visits MDHS!

Trip to ROM

By: Abdul Hadi Kamran On March 7th, the Grade 11 NBE3U classes went on a trip to ROM to see Kent Monkman’s Being Legendary exhibit. Kent Monkman is a 57 year old Canadian First Nations artist of Cree ancestry. He is a visual as well as a performance artist who works in painting, video/film and installation. Some paintings which Kent Monkman has made are Resurgence … Continue reading Trip to ROM

Words are Acts

By: Melissa Nwaogu Some contend that while words alone don’t mean much, deeds do. Although the concept iscommon, it is not founded in fact. Words are incredibly important. They are actions, and they count just asmuch as any other kind of action, if not more. People are influenced heavily by words and even whenyou’re not attempting to be significant, words still have an influence. Words … Continue reading Words are Acts

Human Rights Symposium

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

Halloween: What does Halloween Mean for Students at MD? 

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? 

Interviewing the Prime Ministers

By: Yahya Elbadawi and Sang Ha This week, we sat down with our school Prime Ministers Sarala and Liam to ask them a couple of questions about how they became prime ministers, what they plan on doing, what challenges they overcame and more.  Sarala and Liam have planned a lot of new and returning activities spread throughout the years, this includes school spirit day, dances … Continue reading Interviewing the Prime Ministers

Toronto Rock School Program

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