Although the COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled many club activities this year, the drama clubs are standing strong at MDHS. Every Wednesday after school the drama council meets, discusses theatre events and has a great time. Read this article for the background information about these clubs. Please note that all events will be virtual. Interested in joining? Here is the Google Classroom code for the drama … Continue reading Drama Clubs at MDHS: What’s Happening?
On November 14th of this year, many Hindus will be celebrating Diwali (Deepawali). Although it is a Hindu festival, many other faiths including Buddhists, Sikhs, and Jains take part in the festivities. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the celebration derives its name from the clay lamps that Hindus light and place outside of their homes. For Hindus, there are many interpretations of the … Continue reading Happy Diwali 2020!
There’s no better place to learn than outside… but whose land are we on? Have you ever wondered who walked this land before we did? What was here before our school? Indigenous people walked this land for up to ten thousand years before we did, and now we can learn more about that. Image Source In Canada, Truth and Reconciliation is one of the most … Continue reading Recognizing the Land We Stand On: Treaties Recognition Week 2020
By: Ben Hartshorn “Throughout our lives, my family and I have lived in predominantly white areas with almost no brown kids. It was difficult for my brother to make friends at a young age because of his skin colour and that he wore his hair in a turban. Several events in my story are roughly based on his experiences, and show what he went through … Continue reading Youth Speaker’s Award WINNER – MDHS 2020 Grad Saihaj Rehsi
By: Ben Hartshorn The spookiest season of the year has finally arrived, and although the COVID-19 pandemic has limited our ability to host in-person events this year, Milton District has some exciting things planned for this week. Halloween at MD is going virtual! Costume Contest #MDHalloween It’s an annual favourite, and it’s back with tons of prizes to win! Costumes will be judged based on … Continue reading Halloween Events @ MD!
The Milton Mustangs are a month into the new school year, and school-wide virtual communication is becoming increasingly important as COVID-19’s limitations remain constant. There are plenty of things happening this year and we want to help keep students, staff and parents informed and up-to-date on everything upcoming. The Mustang Messenger is BACK! The Mustang Messenger is Milton District’s school news team. It all started … Continue reading Welcome Back, Mustangs!
Image Source It has now been months since our school has had its students walk the halls. Staying safely inside, as recommended, has been a challenge for many different people, for many different reasons. We understand that adapting to this lifestyle can be extremely difficult. It is important to remember that it’s completely normal to feel stressed or anxious about the current situation, and that … Continue reading Quarantine—What To Do When You’re Stuck At Home
Image Source Stress comes naturally to all of us. We often feel stressed when an important assignment is due in the near future, or before we have to present an assignment to the entire class. This pandemic has proved to be a stressful occurrence to most, for various reasons. Whether you’re feeling stressed for emotional reasons, from homework, from being cooped up inside, or about … Continue reading How To De-Stress During Quarantine
First name: YasmineGrade: 12Fav method of keeping in touch: I like keeping in touch with friends through text messaging, facetime, or calling each other.What you’ve binge watched: I have gotten the chance to watch a lot of shows that i’ve been meaning to watching. For example, The Office and Elite and also some crime docuseries (ex. “The trials of Gabriel Fernandez”). A show that I … Continue reading MD at Home: Yasmine Kang
Image Source Even when we’re all stuck at home, it is important to be as eco-friendly as possible to reduce your ecological footprint and help our planet thrive. Check out these 5 important ways MD can stay green in quarantine! Use the right bins! Having extra time at home is no excuse to be throwing those banana peels in the garbage. If you are unsure … Continue reading How To Be Eco-Friendly During Quarantine!