Wear Pink on February 24th!

By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source Bullying is an issue that many people have to deal with every day. In fact, according to dosomething.org, 1 in 5 students have experienced bullying in the forms of verbal harassment, social harassment, physical bullying and/or cyberbullying. Pink Shirt Day is a day to support victims of bullying and talk about how we can put a stop to bullying. The … Continue reading Wear Pink on February 24th!

Peer Tutoring at MDHS

By: Kary Chung Image Source Are you struggling to keep up with one of your courses and your grades are not where you would like them to be? In that case, peer tutoring at MD would be a great option for you. What is Peer Tutoring?  Peer tutoring is an opportunity for students at MDHS to receive extra help/support in more difficult subjects, from students … Continue reading Peer Tutoring at MDHS

Transportation: 10 Ways to Keep it Green

By: Rayed Khan & Vinothan Siriranjan  Image Source   For decades, transportation has been a major producer of carbon emissions and contributor to global warming. Reducing emissions when we travel and making better choices of how we travel is key in the fight against climate change.  Image Source Here are 10 pointers to help you to become greener and inspire others.  Walk or bike as much … Continue reading Transportation: 10 Ways to Keep it Green

Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021

By: Kathan Kapoor Image Source Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021 is on Thursday, January 28. Everyone is encouraged to join the Canadian conversation that is driving the world in confronting the stigma around mental illness, and sharing ideas to promote mental health. In September of 2010, Bell Let’s Talk began a new conversation. At the time, the vast majority of Canadians were not talking about … Continue reading Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021

O Canada

By: Zopash Raja Over the past few weeks at MD, our national anthem has played in different languages. Our school is proud to represent a variety of diverse and beautiful cultures. In a video from CBC News, O Canada has been sung in 11 different languages: English, Spanish, French, Punjabi, Inuktitut, Ukrainian, Mi’kmaq, Mandrain, German, Cree and Italian. In Canada, one in five people speak … Continue reading O Canada

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

While the world is in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the already-existing issue of gender-based violence, which has, unfortunately, existed for many decades. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a campaign to challenge prejudice against women and members of the LGBTQ2+ community.  This year, the campaign started on November 25 (International Day for the Elimination … Continue reading The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence