BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK 5 actors, one stage. On Thursday, February 28th, Anna Mokina, Saad Khan and Amber Siddiqui, Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink took the stage as characters from the play Bivio Itineris. This year, the National Theatre School Drama Festival (or NTS) was held at Aldershot high school. The play, written by Catherine Pammenter and Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink, was a 20-minute one-act play featuring the story of a … Continue reading Mustangs Take Centre Stage at the National Theatre School Drama Festival
Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink Report cards are going home this Friday, February 8th. Congratulations on such an amazing first semester Mustangs! Here’s to having an even more successful second semester! Image Source Continue reading Report Cards Are Coming!
Evie Bhasin: Bohemian Rhapsody was, without a doubt, one of the best movies I have ever watched. The acting, the camerawork, the writing—all of it was phenomenal. I usually don’t enjoy biopics, but this one completely blew me away. Rami Malek portrayed Freddie Mercury so perfectly that it was hard to believe it was an actor playing Queen’s lead singer, and not Freddie himself. The … Continue reading The Mustang Mirror’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Movie Reviews!
By Emma-Grace Callan-Bennink On October 30th, the Drama classes got the incredible opportunity to attend the Stratford Festival’s production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The Stratford Festival is a world renowned event, featuring performances from July to October. 40 spots were given to students at MDHS to not only see the play, but also take part in a prologue. After the prologue, students watched the … Continue reading MDHS Students See Production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in Stratford!
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK Priscilla (left) and Nicole (right) at MDHS On Tuesday, May 1st, MDHS invited two special guests to come to the school to give a presentation about being a woman and working in the trades. Priscilla Ladouceur, an architect who is currently working on the new high school coming to Milton, talked about what it’s like to be an architect as well as … Continue reading Women in the Trades Presentations
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK Looking for something new and exciting to read? Try one of these four fantastic books! A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire Trilogy) by Jessica Cluess. This exciting fantasy series is sure to grab your interest and hold it until you’ve turned the last page. A Shadow Bright and Burning follows sixteen-year-old Henrietta Howel as she fights in a war against … Continue reading Four Fantastic Books to Read!
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK On Monday, March 19th, Olympian and MDHS graduate, Travis Gerrits returned to his former high school to give an inspiring talk to Mme. Baird’s grade 10 careers class. Travis Gerrits is a freestyle skier who competed in the Sochi 2014 Olympics. As a part of the careers course, guest speakers often come in and give presentations to the students about their success … Continue reading Travis Gerrits Visits MDHS
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN BENNINK March 8th, 2018 is International Women’s Day; a day to celebrate and recognize women’s achievements throughout the years as well as bring awareness to issues that need to be solved. Our world has come a long way when it comes to fighting against discrimination of women, but there’s still a long way to go. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 … Continue reading International Women’s Day
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK It’s time for the holiday food drive! The food drive is a chance for students at Milton District High School to donate food to Milton families in need. The class that raises the highest amount of food wins a free breakfast. This always makes for a heated battle between classes resulting in a huge amount of food being donated. As of Tuesday … Continue reading Holiday Food Drive Update – WE NEED FOOD
BY EMMA-GRACE CALLAN-BENNINK The ‘costume optional’ event was a chance for grade nine and ten students to dress up for Halloween if they chose to and dance the night away in the gym with their friends. Many students had a blast and made many fantastic memories as they danced to their favorite songs. If students ever needed a break from the dance floor, pizza was … Continue reading Fright Night at MD