By: Kathan Kapoor LGBTQIA+ History Month celebrates the historical achievements of those who identify within the LGBTQIA+ community. In 1994, Rodney Wilson, a Missouri High School teacher, proposed the idea that a month should be dedicated to celebrate and educate about LGBTQIA+ history. The month of October was chosen as schools are in session and existing occasions such as National Coming Out Day (October 11th) … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ History Month at MDHS
By: Abeeha Zehra and Eleena Sen On Wednesday, October 13th, Ms. Gorska-Anderson’s Grade 9 English class received Booster Juice for fundraising the highest amount during MD’s Terry Fox Run event fundraiser. They raised a total of $367 for cancer research! Through collaboration and unity, the students raised funds higher than those in other grades this year. According to Ms. Gorska, the school’s Grade 12 classes … Continue reading Grade 9 English Class Raises The Most Money For Terry Fox
By: Eleena Sen The girls’ basketball season is finally underway! Due to COVID-19, all sports and clubs including basketball were shut down last year. While the return of basketball at MD is very exciting, the season is going to look a little different this year. Normally, the teams would have at least a month to prepare for the games and get familiar with one another, … Continue reading MD’s Girls Basketball Team Goes Up Against Iroquois Ridge and Dr. Frank J. Hayden
By: Arjun Gupta On Thursday, Oct. 7th, our teachers showed their school spirit by wearing their brightest, loudest and most tropical shirts! Image Source: @mdhsathletics on Instagram The challenge went out to all teachers to ramp up for the long weekend, by splashing some colour around the school and inspiring enthusiasm for future spirit days. The Phys-Ed department had the most colourful array of shirts, … Continue reading Aloha from the Mustang Herd!
Image Source By: Kathan Kapoor Terrance Stanley Fox was born on July 28, 1958 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is a national hero and inspiration to many. In 1977, Terry Fox had to get his right leg amputated due to a serious bone cancer called osteogenic sarcoma. While he was recovering, Terry Fox felt inspired to raise money for cancer by running across Canada. In 1980, … Continue reading MD’s Annual Terry Fox Run
By: Rayed Khan and A. Gleeson The Social Justice SHSM students at MDHS wanted to come up with a significant way to honour and bring attention to the over 1000 children whose uncovered and unmarked graves were discovered across Canada over the course of the summer of 2021. And they did exactly that, in a very powerful way. The popsicle sticks with orange ribbons represent … Continue reading A Tribute to Over 1000 Lost Children
Image Source By: Sophie Craciunescu Orange Shirt Day is taking place at MD, and it is important to learn about the meaning behind this nationally recognized event. Orange Shirt Day was first recognized in 2013 and started with the real story of Phyllis Webstad of the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, a residential school survivor. The federal government officially named September 30th the National Day for … Continue reading Why is September 30 Truth and Reconciliation Day?
Special contribution by M. O’Brien Big congrats to our boys (pictured above) for their efforts and in representing the school in any way shape or form in a real life live event for the first time since early March 2020…. It was the best thing ever to see students getting to compete against and enjoy being around other student athletes. Huge thank you to Greg … Continue reading The MDHS Golf Team is Back!
Scholarship goes toward Science, Technology, Engineering and Math studies The Halton District School Board is proud to announce that Lisa Bera, Grade 12 student at Milton District High School, has been selected to receive a Schulich Leader Scholarship, valued at $100,000, to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in her post-secondary education. Selected for her outstanding academic and extracurricular activities, Bera is one of … Continue reading Lisa Bera, Grade 12 student at Milton District High School, receives $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship
Congratulations to Amber Siddiqui (Grade 11) for winning the Milton Youth Change Maker Award! Amber received this award for all of her hard work in the community and in leading MD’s Equity Team, advocating and raising awareness for social change. Here are some pictures from the ceremony: Congratulations Amber, MD is very proud of you! Continue reading MD Student Wins Milton Youth Change Maker Award