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.
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.
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.
This week, the grade 11 biology students began their plant growth investigation project. Students worked in groups to design experiments investigating the impacts of various variables on plant growth. They selected and planted their subjects, then began their experiments.