Hijab: What’s Up With That?

The Hijab is a philosophy which represents the idea of modesty that is essential to practicing Muslims. The headscarf worn by Muslim women is a physical manifestation of this ideology. After reading this I hope you will have a better understanding of the hijab. Thanks to Hiba Siddiqui, a graduate of 2015 currently studying at Wilfrid Laurier, for providing her insights: Q: What is the … Continue reading Hijab: What’s Up With That?

An Interview with the Deputy Prime Minister

BY O. SHAHID The school’s new student body leaders were elected this semester. Natalie Woodland was elected as Prime Minister, while Muqtasid Mansoor was elected as Deputy Prime Minister. Recently, the news team approached the new DP to find out more about him, the process of election, and parliament itself. Muqtasid is a Grade 10 student who is quite involved in extracurricular activities. Although slightly … Continue reading An Interview with the Deputy Prime Minister

Adventures of our International Exchange Student, Brittney Botelho

BY H. TAYLOR-SINGH Brittney Botelho travelled across the world to Sweden for a year long exchange program with Rotary Youth, coming back to MDHS to complete her Grade 13 year of highschool. We chatted with her about everything from a typical Swedish lifestyle to Ikea. Inbound Exchange Students to Sweden 2014. What program did you exchange through? How did it work? I did my exchange … Continue reading Adventures of our International Exchange Student, Brittney Botelho

The Latest Word from the Head of the Herd

BY N. JAFFARY What is different about this year from others? Any stand out events that happened? We’ve had an amazing semester so far, we have celebrated a number of wonderful things! We had a great start to the year with Excellence Night when alumnus Mark Saunders, the Toronto Chief of Police,  returned to the school and gave an inspirational speech. MDHS was also fortunate … Continue reading The Latest Word from the Head of the Herd

A look at Student Parliament!

BY N. JAFFARY Photo courtesy of MDHS Facebook page: facebook.com/miltondistrict This year we have two amazing new leaders of Student Parliament; Natalie Woodland (Grade 11) as Prime Minister and Muqtasid Mansoor (Grade 10) as Deputy Prime Minister! Here are a few questions answered so that you get to know your school leaders! Why did you join Student Parliament? Natalie: Student parliament is the place for … Continue reading A look at Student Parliament!

Teacher Feature: Mrs. MacIntyre

Hey Mustangs! This “Teacher Feature” is to help you create a stronger bond with your teacher and see the school through their eyes! To kick-off this feature we have Mrs.Macintyre sharing her insights. Q:Why did you become a teacher? A: Since I was a high school student I have wanted to be a teacher.  I cannot remember wanting to do anything else.  I coached for … Continue reading Teacher Feature: Mrs. MacIntyre