Music Workshop with Composer Samuel Hazo

BY V. NG Samuel R. Hazo demonstrating his skill on the piano. On the morning of November 5th, members of the Senior Concert Band and music class bussed to T.A. Blakelock High School in Oakville to attend a music workshop led by the acclaimed American composer Samuel R. Hazo. A lengthy band rehearsal of over three hours saw the Blakelock Senior Winds working with Hazo … Continue reading Music Workshop with Composer Samuel Hazo

Citizenship Ceremony

BY V. NG The afternoon of October 15th, 2015, thirty people stood side by side and took the Oath of Citizenship that officially made them Canadian. Hosted at our school for the first time, the Citizenship Ceremony was presided over by Judge Persichilli, who made a humorous but very moving speech about what it really means to be Canadian, talking about his own experiences as … Continue reading Citizenship Ceremony

Excellence Night

BY V. NG The keynote speaker, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders, with Mr. Caughlin and Students of Excellence, Jake Kimmerer and Drew Durante. On the evening of Thursday October 15th, 2015, the many well dressed scholars of MD gathered for Excellence Night to celebrate their academic achievements in the past year. Excellence Night, all you may all know, is an annual event that commemorates the … Continue reading Excellence Night