MDHS Holiday Market 2021

By: Abeeha, Arjun, Kary, and Kathan Just before the winter break, MDHS’s Social Justice SHSM organized a holiday market with all proceeds going towards the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society. The market featured live music, hot chocolate, and tables selling photocards, keychains, therapy bags and more!  The holiday market also included a used book store with books collected through donations and resold to … Continue reading MDHS Holiday Market 2021

How The Herd is Adjusting to The Semester Change

By: Sophie Craciunescu “I think the semester change is great! I enjoy no longer having to stretch my attention span across two-and-a-half hour courses. Alternating classes made me feel disconnected from the course, as I would continue with two different subjects for a week before coming back having forgotten material. It truly feels like the authentic high school experience, and I am very grateful.” – … Continue reading How The Herd is Adjusting to The Semester Change

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Not a Backpack Day at MDHS

By: Arjun Gupta and Kathan KapoorWhy carry a backpack to school when you could bring literally anything else? On December 1st, students got to show their Mustang spirit by bringing their school supplies in anything — except a backpack. From shopping carts and strollers, to trash bins and laundry hampers, the possibilities were endless! Our students’ wild creativity and imagination were on full display, as … Continue reading Not a Backpack Day at MDHS

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Holiday Candy Cane Grams

by Surabhi Arkalgud The 2021/2022 school year student government is excited to announce that we are having a Candy Cane Gram stand in front of the cafeteria from December 6th to December 9th. Each day during lunch, you can find two student government representatives at the stand in the entrance to the cafeteria. They are selling a bundle of one Christmas themed cookie, one hot … Continue reading Holiday Candy Cane Grams

Crossfit at MD

By: Mohammad Alqashqish Image source: Mohammad Alqashqish CrossFit at MDHS is being run by multiple teachers who are not necessarily gym teachers. What is CrossFit all about? “CrossFit is a fitness lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition. It really is just a kind of a method for being healthy in our bodies and minds! At MD – we really want CrossFit to … Continue reading Crossfit at MD

Student Trustees’ Fall General Meeting

By: Kacy Bao (HDSB Student Trustee) Photo credits: Student Trustee Adam Morgenstern As a Grade 12 student from MDHS, I am honoured to be one of the two HDSB student trustees during the 2021/2022 school year. I, along with my co-student trustee Vandy Widyalankara, attended the Student Trustee Conference earlier this month in Toronto. The annual Fall General Meeting was organized by the Ontario Student … Continue reading Student Trustees’ Fall General Meeting

MD Healthcare SHSM Donates Baby Kits to United Way

By: Surabhi Arkalgud and Eleena Sen Photo: Eleena Sen Each year, the Healthcare SHSM looks to involve staff and students in supporting a local charity that is working in the health sector. Recently, the Healthcare SHSM donated baby kits to United Way Halton & Hamilton to benefit refugee families new to Canada from Afghanistan.  Photo: Eleena Sen The kits were delivered to the UWHH Community … Continue reading MD Healthcare SHSM Donates Baby Kits to United Way

MD’s Drama Council Logo Contest

By: Ayesha Siddiqua & Vika Grochev Drama Council is back this year at MD with some exciting news! To start fresh this year, Rebekah Morales, a Grade 10 member of the team, came up with the idea of changing the logo for our Instagram and Twitter accounts.  The contest began accepting new logo suggestions starting early November and the last day to submit was November … Continue reading MD’s Drama Council Logo Contest