Opportunity Falls Silent

Iman Umair-Qaiser The internet was taken by storm when NASA officially announced their beloved Mars rover, Opportunity, died after the last attempt at communication with it failed. Opportunity and its twin, Spirit, were both planned for 90-day missions back in 2004, and they both exceeded expectations. While Spirit powered down after falling into a crater in 2010, they both made breakthroughs in research on Mars, … Continue reading Opportunity Falls Silent

Food and Travel Classes Visit Nations Fresh Foods

Iman Umair-Qaiser On December 6th, Grade 10, 11, and 12 food and travel students took a trip to the Nations Fresh Foods in Hamilton’s Jackson Square shopping centre. Nations Fresh Foods is a supermarket/food court where patrons can buy groceries, products, hot meals and eat inside the store. An exploratory culinary experience, students worked in groups to complete a scavenger hunt and see all of … Continue reading Food and Travel Classes Visit Nations Fresh Foods

MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #2

By Iman Umair-Qaiser Following annual tradition, various music groups and extracurriculars at MD took to the road on December 3rd to continue this year’s Feeder School Tour. The Senior Concert Band, Foster’s Funk Band, and the A Capella group performed and promoted MD’s music program to elementary schools whose students are to attend MD in the coming years. After Day 1 at Sam Sherratt and … Continue reading MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #2

MDHS’s 2019 Stage Production Is…

By Iman Umair-Qaiser Listen up, thespians! In 2019, after three years of theatrical hiatus, MD will be performing a stage production in 2019, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The play is one of Shakespeare’s most well-known, and it depicts the story of how the devious Petruchio ‘tames’ the headstrong Katherina into becoming a soft-spoken, obedient wife. Many have commented how this … Continue reading MDHS’s 2019 Stage Production Is…

Grade 10s Visit Country Heritage Park for Halton Pathways Day

By Iman Umair-Qaiser As part of the Grade 10 Careers Course, where students learned about potential educational pathways and future careers they could take, Careers students attended the Halton Pathways Day at Country Heritage Park on Wednesday November 14th. The event provided students information about SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) programs at various schools, where students inclined to specific workforces could familiarize themselves with the … Continue reading Grade 10s Visit Country Heritage Park for Halton Pathways Day

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

2018 Halloween Costume Ideas

By Iman Umair-Qaiser The leaves have gone from green to gold, the temperature is fluctuating like the Behemoth at Wonderland, and plaid has now re-integrated itself into my wardrobe. Fall is here—and that means Halloween is right around the corner. If you do celebrate Halloween, what you’re going to dress up for Halloween might be an annual struggle. Luckily, I have your back. Here are … Continue reading 2018 Halloween Costume Ideas