By Tithi Mayani Editor’s Note: This article does not mean in any way to bring down the school. There are several wheelchair accessible classrooms, and we are fortunate enough to have had an elevator installed within the last decade. This is meant to be an eye opener that even seemingly accessible buildings will have some flaws that able-bodied people won’t always notice when designing it. … Continue reading A Day in a Wheelchair at MDHS
By Hunter Culhane Spoken word poet Wali Shah will be at MDHS Thursday evening to talk with parent’s about his road to success. Click here for more information about the event and to sign up to be there. (It’s free!) Here is Wali Shah performing “Thank You U of T”: Continue reading Hear Wali Shah Perform “Thank You U of T”
Via The Toronto Star When he was in eighth grade, Benjamin Cherkasky quit the swim team. He loved swimming. But he wasn’t winning every time, and he felt he should already be an Olympic-like talent. “I’m not Michael Phelps at swimming, so why am I even on the team?” he remembers thinking. A therapist who researches perfectionism at Northwestern University’s Family Institute, he realized years … Continue reading As Millennials Strive for Perfection, Anxiety and Depression Increase
Evie Bhasin: Bohemian Rhapsody was, without a doubt, one of the best movies I have ever watched. The acting, the camerawork, the writing—all of it was phenomenal. I usually don’t enjoy biopics, but this one completely blew me away. Rami Malek portrayed Freddie Mercury so perfectly that it was hard to believe it was an actor playing Queen’s lead singer, and not Freddie himself. The … Continue reading The Mustang Mirror’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Movie Reviews!
That’s right! You can now view our Fall 2018 Newsletter online! We’ve compiled a bunch of our major articles into one, easy-to-read newsletter with all the stories so far this school year. Instead of clicking through all of our articles online, you can view the major ones in the newsletter. Click HERE to view The Mustang Mirror’s Fall 2018 Highlights newsletter. Continue reading The Mustang Mirror Fall 2018 Newsletter Is out Now!
We’ve changed! Milton District’s student news team has been known as Scene & Herd since it was founded in late 2014. This year, we’ve decided to change our name to a more school-oriented name. The name of MDHS’s mascot, the Mustang, is now a part of our new name, The Mustang Mirror. The “Mirror” part of our name means that we will reflect all that … Continue reading Scene & Herd Becomes The Mustang Mirror
Massimo Stefanovic On November 8, 2018, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna gave a speech at an insulation factory in Milton, Ontario. She stated that the federal government would take back the unused $420 million that was originally put into Ontario Low Carbon Economy Fund. The minister said that the money would be pumped into hospitals, educational institutions, and businesses to support eco-friendly operations. The original Low … Continue reading Federal Government Reacts to Ontario Climate Program Cancellation
By Prema Kapoor Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest and most celebrated holiday for Hindus around the world. The festival gets its name from the clay lamps (diyas) Hindus light and place inside and outside of their homes. While it’s a common celebration for Hindus, many other faiths join in on the festivities, such as Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs. There … Continue reading What is Diwali?
By Ben Hartshorn Last month, a documentary portraying the legacy and message left behind by late Toronto filmmaker/activist Rob Stewart captivated people across the world and increased awareness of the devastation of an ecosystem unbeknownst to many. Recently released to theatres across Canada, “Sharkwater: Extinction” is the sequel to the 2006 film “Sharkwater”. It’s an eye-opening documentary about the devastating impact the million-dollar shark finning … Continue reading Sharkwater: ExtinctionーThe Legacy of Rob Stewart
Students who wish to acknowledge Halloween at school on Wednesday, October 31st, are encouraged to wear orange and black. If a student wishes to wear a costume at school, it is expected that the costume will be respectful, appropriate and reflective of our school values: Belong. Elevate. Respect. The following should not be part of a costume at school: Masks that cover faces. Costumes that … Continue reading Your Guidelines for Wearing a Costume at MDHS This Halloween