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Milton Launches New Traffic Campaign Focusing on School Zones

via InHalton • Image Source As the new school year has begun, Milton is launching a new campaign to help both students and drivers stay safe in crossing zones. The campaign is looking to encourage drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians stay safe around school zones, school crossings, and pedestrian crossover locations. The campaign will ensure that residents, drivers, and cyclists are able to follow school zone … Continue reading Milton Launches New Traffic Campaign Focusing on School Zones

Let’s Talk Milton

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

Halton Learning Foundation’s Fundraiser

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

Demystifying Ramadan: What You Need to Know

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

Coming Up: Fashion Forward Open House at EC Drury

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

Are you Lacking Vitamin B12?

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?

Semester 2 Is Well Underway

A MESSAGE FROM MDHS Dear Parents, Guardians & Students, February is the start of Semester 2 and provides us with an opportunity to continue what is working well, improve on existing practices and to start new things as we continue to live our values of Belong. Elevate. and Respect. Our student achievement continues to be an area of excellence. Over 94% of our students have … Continue reading Semester 2 Is Well Underway

Opportunity Falls Silent

Iman Umair-Qaiser The internet was taken by storm when NASA officially announced their beloved Mars rover, Opportunity, died after the last attempt at communication with it failed. Opportunity and its twin, Spirit, were both planned for 90-day missions back in 2004, and they both exceeded expectations. While Spirit powered down after falling into a crater in 2010, they both made breakthroughs in research on Mars, … Continue reading Opportunity Falls Silent

Trudeau’s Tactical Town Hall

Eli Vodarek-Berman Last Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosted a town hall right here in Milton. Despite the chilling -20°C weather, over 1200 Miltonians made it out to hear the Prime Minister speak and answer their questions—this high turnout being notable given that Trudeau’s Liberal Party has never won the riding of Milton. The event took place in a town hall format. This is a … Continue reading Trudeau’s Tactical Town Hall