De-Stressing

This week the grade 12 chemistry students investigated the implications of Le Chatelier’s principle, which predicts how a system at equilibrium will be affected when subject to stress. They performed an experiment using varsol and iodine. Based on types of solvents added, student will draw conclusions explaining why and how a system is affected by stress.

Ode to Man

This week, the grade 11 English students presented their choral readings based on “Ode to Man”, a famous passage from Sophocles’ Antigone. Students worked in groups to create their own versions of this piece, describing the greatness of mankind.

A Sea of Stories

The grade 9 English class began writing opinion essays based on Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories. In their essays, they dug deeper into the meaning of stories, focusing on the importance of stories that aren’t even true.  

20th Journey to the Falls

This weekend the grade 10 science students trekked across Hilton Falls Provincial Park in a 23 km hike.  They spent the day collecting data from sample stations, enjoying the picturesque scenery as they prepared for their upcoming trip to Algonquin park.