If you like writing or want to try something new, click here to read more about the contests and send in a submission as a student of MD for a chance to be published. You could win a monetary prize for yourself and MD! Continue reading Send in submissions for Polar Expressions Publishing!
MD’s certified therapy dogs celebrated Halloween fashionably this year. Continue reading Woof! MD’s therapy dogs share their Halloween spirit with students
Each year, those of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain creeds celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, which is regarded as the biggest and most celebrated holiday for Hindus around the world. Continue reading Diwali: The festival of lights
With the threat of climate change looming, you have the opportunity to be a climate action leader by joining other youth in standing up for the environment. Continue reading Learn how to register for the Halton Climate Collective’s Generation Green Youth Un-Conference
Each year, the UN chooses a theme to mark the day and this year, it’s GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable. Continue reading GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable
Let’s Talk Milton is a community engagement platform for community members to follow and participate in different opportunities to help shape projects, policies, and initiatives in our community. Let’s Talk Milton allows you to be a bigger part of your community by sharing ideas, staying up-to-date on projects and giving your input about what’s going in Milton. Register by October 14 for a chance to … Continue reading Let’s Talk Milton
This year, the Halton Learning Foundation is holding its annual back-to-school fundraiser to help provide students with a variety of necessities including clothing and school supplies. The Halton Learning Foundation understands that some families do not have the means to send their children back to school with all needed educational materials and extra activity fees. With your donations, you can help ensure that students will … Continue reading Halton Learning Foundation’s Fundraiser
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
Fashion Forward is an initiative within the Halton District School Board to help provide all Grade 8 and 12 students with the opportunity to access formal wear in a safe and welcoming environment. Students are welcome to choose from a variety of new and gently-used formal wear that have been donated for this event. All formal wear is available at no cost to the students. … Continue reading Coming Up: Fashion Forward Open House at EC Drury
BY TITHI MAYANI Image Source Let’s face it, high school students often aren’t the best at eating healthy. Trying to balance extracurriculars, academics, social life, and jobs often leaves us too stressed and too short on time to worry about personal health and diet. However, it may be possible that a lack of vitamins in your diet may be adding to your stress. A common … Continue reading Are you Lacking Vitamin B12?