Interesting Money

This week, the grade 9 math class continued their study of money, exploring the intricacies of compound interest. Students learned about converting between nominal and effective interest rates, calculating changing compounding periods, as well as instantaneous compounding. They will soon go on to study logarithms.

Trick Taking Tacticians

Gr 9 Bridge

This week, the grade 9 math class continued learning about the intense and highly strategic card game of bridge. They learned bidding strategies and conventions, such as Stayman and Jacoby Transfers. After mastering these, students will move on to learn other tactics.

Understanding Comics

Grade 9 comics

This week, the grade 9 English class continued their study of comics. Students drew their own comics, creatively exploring the different styles of panel-to-panel transitions and expressing the advantages and drawbacks of the transitioning style. They will soon go on to study Greek Mythology.

Story Timelines

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This week, the grade 9 English class presented their story timelines to get to know each other better. Students made visual chronological representations of stories that were most important to them and created oral presentations explaining their significance. Students will go on to learn about the hero’s role in stories later this week.