Auto Classes Visit the Canadian Int’l AutoShow

MAIJA SHEA Last Friday, students with a passion for cars and vehicles took a day trip to Downtown Toronto for the Canadian International AutoShow. This trip runs annually each time the show comes to the city. From Back to the Future Delorians to a LEGO Technic Bugatti, there were all sorts of cool rides to check out. Photos by Travis Mont Continue reading Auto Classes Visit the Canadian Int’l AutoShow

OneMatch Event Gets HUGE Mustang Turnout

MAIJA SHEA Today’s OneMatch event was a success! 102 students and staff between the ages of 17 and 35 took five minutes out of their day to register and get a cheek swab to find a stem cell match for future donation. The goal was 50 volunteers, and MD doubled that today at this life saving event. Visit OneMatch’s website if you’re interested in the … Continue reading OneMatch Event Gets HUGE Mustang Turnout

Teachers from Across the HDSB Consult Students for Classroom Advice

MAIJA SHEA Today, 30 teachers and HDSB staff held a meeting at Milton District High School in their new room, “The Shift”. The team at “The Shift” promotes learning in new ways and for students to expand their learning skills while stretching their mind. The HDSB staff collaborated and each came up with their own lesson plan that demonstrates this type of learning, and had … Continue reading Teachers from Across the HDSB Consult Students for Classroom Advice

Guelph University Professor Gives Advice to Future Post-Secondary Students

Maija Shea Yesterday, the library was closed for a presentation on transitioning to university or college with advice from a Professor from University of Guelph. Grade 12 students were sorted by last name to provide a safer and smaller presentation groups running throughout the day. Professor Deanna Behnke-Cook is a sociology professor with children of her own transitioning or already living the life of university. … Continue reading Guelph University Professor Gives Advice to Future Post-Secondary Students

Student Designed Heating Bag Sale Was a Success!

Maija Shea Principal Ms. Baksys browsing the bags and the beautiful banner The fashion class designed heating bags that were sold as a nifty gifts for the holiday season. The bags were sold Monday and Tuesday in the cafeteria for $7 a piece and $15 for three. The purchase got buyers a free cupcake too! Great job students on your sale and for your hard … Continue reading Student Designed Heating Bag Sale Was a Success!

Sign Up For Graduation Photos Online!

By Maija Shea Appointments for grad photos will be starting this Monday, December 3rd in the library, and will be running until the 13th. Grade 12 students must select their appointment time online at… https://www.edgeimaging.ca/en/book-your-grad-session.html School Code: MDS You will be selecting your commencement gown size as well, and the fee for photo poses and packages are included upfront with the appointment. Don’t miss out … Continue reading Sign Up For Graduation Photos Online!

The Globe and Mail: Sex discrimination felt early, despite belief in equality, according to survey of Canadian teens

Click here to view the article on The Globe and Mail THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED OCTOBER 26, 2018 Image Source Canadian teenagers begin noticing gender-based inequality early on, with girls feeling the effects especially acutely in sports and in cyberspace, a new survey suggests. The online survey of teens aged 12 to 17 indicates that girls are far more likely than boys to say they … Continue reading The Globe and Mail: Sex discrimination felt early, despite belief in equality, according to survey of Canadian teens