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.

Historical Book Talks

The grade 10 English class conducted book talks on one of a selection of texts related to WWII. Students discussed aspects of their chosen book, such as themes or symbols, in groups of 4 or 5. They will prepare and present a picture and quotes that are significant to their text.

Complex Calculations

The grade 10 math class began their unit on imaginary numbers this week. They performed calculations involving imaginary numbers and learned about the implications of imaginary numbers in the graphs of functions. Next, they will begin studying graphing on an imaginary plane.

Up Up and Away

The grade 10 ICS students created programs which depicted rockets blasting off into space. They learned how to import backgrounds, graphics, and audio files into their code to enhance their programs. In the next few weeks, they will begin learning about the advantages of using arrays to manage data sets.