The grade 9 civics class went on a field trip to Hot Docs Cinema, where they watched an inspiring documentary about the life of Ilhan Omar. Afterward, they toured Ontario’s Legislative Building to learn about how legal decisions are made in Ontario.
This week, the grade 11 physics students began their study of kinematics. They learned about the basic units and terminology related to their first study of motion.
This Wednesday, students from grades 9 to 12 participated in the University of Waterloo’s Canadian Computing Contest. Students could choose to either undertake the junior level or the senior level in order to qualify for the Canadian Computing Olympiad in May.
This week, the grade 11 English students presented a choral reading based on the essay “Things You Should Know”, which they read in class. In groups, students compiled and presented a collective list of things one should know.
The grade 11 chemistry students learned about the different laws that can be applied to gases. They performed a lab to determine the standard molar volume of water and applied their knowledge of gas laws to make calculations.
The grade 12 AP Physics C students demoed their summative projects, a remote soil sampler and analyzer. It consisted of a robotic arm that could operate autonomously to sample soil in its surroundings at a position selected by the user from a live camera feed. Data such as the mass, temperature, reflective spectra, and volume were returned as appropriate.