As their chemistry unit came to a close, the grade 9 science class completed one final lab. They observed and recorded the results of the reactions of calcium, aluminum, zinc, and other metals with water and hydrochloric acid to learn interactively about different trends on the periodic table.
On September 25, the grade 9 geography class went on a trip to Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. After examining various geographic features, they created presentations this week which explained how the features influenced urban and rural settlements in the past and the present.
In September, the grade 9 students packed their bags and headed on an excursion to YMCA Camp Pinecrest. Accompanied a group of senior students, the class spent four days engaging in numerous team-building activities, including canoeing, archery, and many more traditions of the TOPS program.
“Some are born great, others achieve greatness” – so goes the iconic line from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, which the grade 9 English students read this week. Having seen a performance of Twelfth Night in Stratford earlier this year, their analysis of the text furthered their understanding of the play.