Ottawa Trip

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This week, the grade 10 class travelled to Ottawa as an enrichment to their history course. From visiting Parliament and the Supreme Court, to exploring multiple art and history museums, the trip was both exciting and informative. In addition, the group had a wonderful experience skating on the Rideau Canal.

HOSA

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Students gathered to prepare for HOSA, a medical competition that attracts youth from across Canada. Topics covered range from Medical Terminology to EMT. Past participants from Marc Garneau have competed and placed highly on an international level – successful participants this year will compete at an international conference in Dallas, Texas.

World War II Novels

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This week, the grade 10 English class read books depicting World War II, such as Maus by Art Spiegelman and Night by Elie Wiesel. They were immersed in the devastation of Hitler’s commands, the complex and careful politics, and the overwhelming sense of fear. Group discussions of the students’ reading will be held next week.

Fitzgerald Commentary

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This week, the grade 10 English class participated in group discussions of Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby. Each group discussed a different topic or theme while the rest of the class observed their commentary. Prompts ranged from conversations about moderation, to love and obsession.