By: Abdul, Namkha, Yahya, Hashir, Liam, Evan, Daniel & Aryan Thanks to Terry Fox, over eight hundred, fifty million dollars have been raised for cancer research so far Terry Fox was a Canadian athlete who embarked on a run from eastern Canada to the west, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for cancer research with his prosthetic leg. The last words of Terry … Continue reading Terry Fox Day @ MD
By: Gabby Beckford Five thousand, two hundred and eighty. That’s the amount of Black individuals who live in Milton, out of one hundred and thirty-two thousand total. It’s no surprise that socializing is tough, especially when you’re one of two or three black kids in class or worst case scenario – the only black kid in your class. I know the feeling, and I’m over … Continue reading MD Recognizes Black and Bi-Racial Students in New Club and Program!
By: Arjun Gupta On Friday, May 20, Milton District was proud to celebrate its very own Culture Day! Students were encouraged to wear clothes from their ethnic backgrounds and take pictures in front of the background with their friends. People came in droves to show off their ethnic pride. There was even another round of cafeteria karaoke, a new mainstay for MD culture days. It … Continue reading Culture Day at MDHS
By: Kathan Kapoor and Arjun Gupta This May, not one, but TWO classes of Mr. Matt Jones’ grade 11 Outdoor Education experienced the adventure of their lives when they spent four nights camping and canoeing out in Algonquin Provincial Park. For each trip, thirty students were able to go, plus two teachers and three graduate students who came as camp leaders. They made two trips … Continue reading An Experience to Remember: The Spring Outdoor Ed (Canoe) Trip(s)
By: Hannah Beckford It may have been Friday the 13th, but there’s nothing superstitious about MD’s summer spirit! It was bright and sunny, perfect weather for Milton District’s long awaited Beach Day. The hallways were full of bright colours, floral prints, summery dresses and other eye-catching assortments of beachwear. Continue reading Beach Day at MDHS
By: Hannah Beckford On April 29th MD had its first ever Formal Friday! It was a roaring success! The halls were filled with people dressed in their very best for the event, but we can all agree that the karaoke was the real highlight of the day. During lunchtime people pressed shoulder to shoulder, cheering on the singers. Energy filled the air and things became … Continue reading Formal Friday
By: Hannah Beckford On April 13th Milton District celebrated the Day of Pink We wore pink to show our support for victims of bullying and homophobia. Day of Pink began in Berwick, Nova Scotia, in 2007 when Grade 12 students David Shepherd, Travis Price and their friends witnessed a Grade 9 student being bullied for the pink shirt they were wearing on their first day … Continue reading MD Goes Pink
By Hamza Serieh, Kathan Kapoor and Arjun Gupta A week into this change and the face of Milton District High School is looking different. Ontario has loosened its COVID-19 health restrictions and dropped its mask mandate, but what are the Mustangs’ thoughts on this significant change that has been a part of our lives for two years? Roger Kiritharan – How do you feel about … Continue reading The End of the Mask Mandate at MD!
By Arjun Gupta and Kathan Kapoor This semester, Milton District is employing new and old strategies to improve the mental health of students and make our community a better place. On February 23, Milton District honored National Pink Shirt Day, a day put aside to combat bullying in schools across Canada. Many students throughout the school participated in the event, standing against the issue and … Continue reading MD Recognizes Anti-Bullying and Mental Health
By: Abeeha, Arjun, Kary, and Kathan Just before the winter break, MDHS’s Social Justice SHSM organized a holiday market with all proceeds going towards the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society. The market featured live music, hot chocolate, and tables selling photocards, keychains, therapy bags and more! The holiday market also included a used book store with books collected through donations and resold to … Continue reading MDHS Holiday Market 2021