IN PHOTOS: MD’s Calligraffiti art on display at Welcome Centre

Last week, several of Mr. Sumner’s grade eleven students put up a temporary installation displaying their recent work at the Milton Welcome Centre. Their work is in a style of art called calligraffiti which uses different written forms of language as the basis to create the piece. Calligraffiti blends modern graffiti and street art with classical calligraphy letterforms to create distinctive and personalized forms of art.  Continue reading IN PHOTOS: MD’s Calligraffiti art on display at Welcome Centre

Student Voice Grant Inspires School Wide Project

Andrea Gleeson Two senior students applied for a Speak Up Grant last year. They won $2000 to implement their vision of having every student in the school leave their mark by painting or coloring a small canvas. These will be added to panels and hung all around the school to reflect our value of BELONGING. The art completed so far looks incredible, and we can’t … Continue reading Student Voice Grant Inspires School Wide Project

New Student Art Displays to Communicate School Values

By Aleena Hashmi and Haleema Sadia Milton District High School has a new project in the making! Ms. Baksys has recruited a few students to create an artwork that visually communicates our school vision and values: Belong, Elevate, Respect. The artworks represent how we as a school live our values and our journey towards our vision. Ms. Baksys has asked the students to capture what … Continue reading New Student Art Displays to Communicate School Values

Submit Yearbook Art!

By Aleena Hashmi Attention Students of MD! Yearbook Team is looking for art submissions to be forever immortalized in this year’s yearbook. No art experience is required and you can submit any medium (i.e. watercolour, digital, etc). The deadline is December 1, 2018. Chosen submissions will receive prizes! Art works can be submitted digitally to Ms. Gignac at gignacn@hdsb.ca or brought to the Media Lab. Continue reading Submit Yearbook Art!

Arts Café: A HUGE Success

by Iman Umair-Qaiser Thursday, October 27, 2018 was a big day for the Arts and Music departments. A night filled with music, poetry, and theatrics, Milton District High School hosted its first ever Arts Café from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m,  presented by the students and faculty of MDHS. Held in the cafeteria with free entry and refreshments, the event saw a full house. Nearly … Continue reading Arts Café: A HUGE Success

Painting Dedication to a Lost MD Student

BY E. BIGNELL When a beloved student of Milton District named Ben passed away, a group of his peers gathered together to decide how he could best be remembered. Of all the ideas that were considered, it was decided that a painting would be an excellent way to commemorate him. I only knew him from a class that we had together, and through the several … Continue reading Painting Dedication to a Lost MD Student