Graphical User Interface Animations

This week, the grade 10 Computer Science class was introduced to looping structures in Java. After they experimented with the “while”, “for”, and “do while” looping mechanisms by completing various puzzles, the students implemented the concepts in basic Graphical User Interface animations.

C++ Programming

This week, students in the Grade 12 Robotics course worked on polishing their basic programming skills in C++, finishing off the unit with functions and arrays. They will soon begin to delve into the realm of hardware and begin wiring circuits.  

Derivatives in Calculus

Grade 11 students have learned about the chain rule, the derivative of trigonometric functions and implicit functions. Now, by studying the differentiation of logarithmic equations, they are able to expand their spectrum of mathematical knowledge.

Country Heritage

This week, the grade 10 TOPS students went on a field trip to Country Heritage Farm in Milton. The grade 10’s experienced life as the pioneers did, learning about the ways of the pioneers, and observing a demonstration by Mr. van Bemmel on the wonders of sausage making!

Entrepreneurial Careers

This week, the Grade 9 Careers class debated their entrepreneurial ideas, with each student giving reasons why their product or service would be innovative and useful in the real world. The students are learning how to manage their own money, records, and life after high school.

Stratford Festival

TOPS students explored the wonderful world of literature and theatre in the city of Stratford, where all got the opportunity to experience the magic of Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, tap dance in Crazy For You, and soar through the magical world of Alice Through The Looking Glass.