Health and Wellness SHSM Sweatshirts!

By Tithi Mayani On November 22nd, 2018, students taking the Health and Wellness SHSM during the first semester received their own SHSM sweatshirts. They had been designing, planning, and working together to make SHSM sweaters become a reality since the beginning of the school year. Students sampled out different sizes on October 22nd to decide their sizes and choice of vendor. With a heart design … Continue reading Health and Wellness SHSM Sweatshirts!

H&W SHSM Visits The Michener Institute

By Tithi Mayani On Saturday mornings, most students are sleeping in, relaxing, or working—but not the Health and Wellness SHSM students! They woke up early Saturday morning to go on a trip to the Michener Institute of the Applied Health Sciences in Toronto. In the morning, the students got dropped off at MDHS, where they met up and waited for the school bus. The bus … Continue reading H&W SHSM Visits The Michener Institute

The Health and Wellness SHSM’s Road to Hope

By Tithi Mayani Last weekend, students from the Health and Wellness SHSM acted as First Aid responders for the Road to Hope race in Hamilton, which has one of the highest percentage of finishers that qualify for the Boston Marathon in the world: 23%. Students had earned their CPR/First Aid HCP Level—which is the highest level—certificate the previous Friday. The race took place at Confederation … Continue reading The Health and Wellness SHSM’s Road to Hope

New Health and Wellness SHSM Display

By Tithi Mayani Over the Thanksgiving long weekend, the display board outside of room 209 got transformed from a bland and boring canvas to a super-cute, super-fun display. It now showcases a Halloween-themed tic-tac-toe game, an anatomically correct skeleton, and Health and Wellness SHSM information pamphlets. As well, it featured an Instagram page showcasing all the wonderful things that Milton District’s Health and Wellness program … Continue reading New Health and Wellness SHSM Display

Social Justice SHSM Trip to Winnipeg

By Prema Kapoor From September 28 to the 30th, the Social Justice SHSM travelled to Winnipeg, Manitoba to learn more about Social Justice issues in both Canada and around the world. While the trip started off on a rather frigid note, with it snow as soon as we arrived, it was an amazing trip overall. During the first day of arrival, we had some time … Continue reading Social Justice SHSM Trip to Winnipeg