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The grade 11 calculus classes began their first unit: a review on functions. They blazed through transformations, composite functions, piecewise functions, and function families, reviewing everything they had learned in math last year in just two weeks. Students will write one final test on these concepts before their next unit on limits and continuity.

TOPS Video

TOPS video

This week, each grade was in the midst of making their TOPS video for the upcoming TOPS night. For grades 9 to 11, it is a video they make as a farewell to the graduating seniors. For the grade 12s, the video will reveal the university each student plans to attend.

Algonquin Analysis

For their science summatives, the grade 10 students presented their findings from the Algonquin expedition. Each group analyzed a specific aspect of the park; examples of topics included dissolved oxygen, soil type, water pH, birds, mammals, trees, soil pH, water ions and others. They communicated their findings through a formal scientific paper and a 15-minute presentation to the class in …

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History Summatives

This week, the grade 10 history students presented their history summative project. Students each chose a topic and put together a visual timeline of its evolution in Canada throughout the past century. Topics that were presented include technology, immigration, and the economy.

“Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit”

“Some are born great, others achieve greatness” – so goes the iconic line from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, which the grade 9 English students read this week. Having seen a performance of Twelfth Night in Stratford earlier this year, their analysis of the text furthered their understanding of the play.

Coordination Compounds

Grade 12 Photo - May 16

The grade 12 chemistry students had the opportunity to make their own coordination compounds. The class had the freedom to design their own procedures in groups and spent several classes making the compounds. In addition, they will be discussing their findings in a lab report in the coming weeks.