BY TITHI MAYANI Image Source Let’s face it, high school students often aren’t the best at eating healthy. Trying to balance extracurriculars, academics, social life, and jobs often leaves us too stressed and too short on time to worry about personal health and diet. However, it may be possible that a lack of vitamins in your diet may be adding to your stress. A common … Continue reading Are you Lacking Vitamin B12?
by Hunter Culhane With the new school year now in full motion, things are heading into high gear for students at Milton District High School — but the new school year may not be the only thing gears are turning for. Perhaps it’s gears from a bike that students ride to school on. Whether it’s a bike, car, bus, or something else, we’re here to … Continue reading 4 Travel Tips for MDHS Students
BY IMAN UMAIR-QAISER School can be hard. Life can be hard. Heck, existence can be hard. The forces that shape our universe always seem ready to throw the next proverbial curveball into your week. You could fail that report you spent a week writing and running through Grammarly exactly seven times for extra good luck. You could blow a three-game streak on the volleyball team … Continue reading You Can Get Through This – Here Are Some People You Know Who Did
BY C. ABES If there’s one thing I learned from the process of applying for post-secondary, it’s that life after high school becomes a lot more expensive. The costs just seem to keep popping up! There is, however, a solution that can ease the pain of student debt: scholarships. Finding these scholarships and applying for them though, is easier said than done. A lot of … Continue reading Scholarship Tips and Tricks!
BY P. ISMAY The worst time of year is now upon us. Exams. Nobody likes exams and they tend to be hard to study for, however, there are some things you can do to make studying easier. The first thing to remember is not to over study. Study each subject you have an exam in for about a half hour a day. The second thing … Continue reading Exam Study Tips!
BY U. ABBAS Source: https://centennialcounseling.wikispaces.com/ A very common issue that every student at MD has to go through is the pressure of getting good grades. School is one thing that students can’t afford to fail. It ties in directly with their future and if anything goes wrong, they can only blame themselves. Senior year comes by pretty quick in high school, and if one’s studying … Continue reading The Pressure to Get Good Grades
BY SPENCER TURCOTTE Grade 12 is a whirlwind. Right up to senior year, many students have no clue which pathway to pursue. The majority are unaware of all the possibilities that are offered once they graduate. Here are the options: Apprenticeship: Woo, hands on! The trades are for me. Work: I want an income right out of high school. College: I learn how to actually … Continue reading Victory Laps: Vicious or Victorious?
BY RACHEL LUCE Everyone has stress. Stress can be good. People need stress to get motivated and do their best. BUT. Stress, especially in high school, can be hard to overcome. However, with the right techniques, you CAN have success in your school career and not go TOO crazy. Many students don’t handle stress as well as they could, resulting in them not … Continue reading Student STRESS (and how to cope with it)
BY R. DUNKLEY Finally. You decided what program you want; you’ve made a list of the universities that offer it; you’re slugging away to get the highest grades you can. Done. Right? Wrong. Wrong. Oh, so very very wrong. The most important piece is yet to come. How do you apply to said university? There’s so much information being hurdled at you at … Continue reading Happy Holidays… and Happy University Applications!
BY H. MYLES Today it is often expected that students graduating from high school either attend university or college. In 2013, Ipsos Reid released a poll for Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada and CIBC in which 73% of high school students planned on pursuing higher education. (http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=6235) However, it will cost you an outrageous amount. In Ontario alone, tuition for university is generally $5000-$9000, depending … Continue reading The Trea$ure Hunt: Tuition