Outdoor Ed Goes Ziplining and Mountain Biking

By Hargun Saini From October 30th to 31st, the Outdoor Education class headed south of Peterborough to Treetop Trekking for their second trip of the season. The group spent two days out in the Ganaraska Forest participating in a variety of outdoor activities, including mountain biking and ziplining. Although they encountered some difficulties when setting up a camp base in the forest, the hardworking students … Continue reading Outdoor Ed Goes Ziplining and Mountain Biking

GLE Students in Their Element at McMaster Altitude Program

By Hargun Saini According to a student attending the McMaster climbing trip this past Friday, “This is going to be the first field trip that isn’t going to suck.” GLE students recently had the opportunity to be in their “element” at the McMaster Altitude Program. Outdoors all day, with many collaborative, and leadership activities to experience, they put a whole new meaning to Milton District’s … Continue reading GLE Students in Their Element at McMaster Altitude Program

What’s Happening in the Grade 11 Food & Culture Course?

By Hargun Saini Have you heard of the saying “you can’t have your cake and eat it too”? Well, that’s not exactly true—at least not in the Grade 11 Food and Cultures classroom! That’s because in this course you actually eat the food you make. The entire program focuses on the origins and stories of food from a variety of regions around the globe. People … Continue reading What’s Happening in the Grade 11 Food & Culture Course?