Rick Mercer Rants

The grade 11 English classes are creating Rick Mercer-style video rants about a topic of their choice. The topics range from climate change to romantic comedies and beyond. To fully replicate Mercer’s style, some students are filming their rants in Toronto’s graffiti alleys.  

Timeless Timelines

This week, the grade 9 English students completed their summative presentations. The students were required to create a story timeline using the books they read throughout the semester. Free to use any media, they were asked to be creative and connect each story to their academic and personal growth.

History Debate

This week, the grade 10 history students completed their unit on the Canadian Labour Movement from 1914 to 2017. As one of the final projects, two groups debated over the topic of “Should the labour movement fight for ‘maximum wage’ legislation as a complement to the minimum wage?” with supporting points and arguments that were taught in class.

Vector Theory

In their second-last week of high school the grade 12 students began their final unit on vector theory. The students learned about vector spaces and eigenvalues, concepts that will become very important as students transition into higher education.