This week, grade 9 students experimented with different kinds of elements. Students tested the properties of metals, metalloids, and non-metals to gain better understanding of the different elemental families in the periodic table. Hands-on experiments are a fun way to reinforce theoretical lessons!
Grade 10 students are continuing their weekly Bridge lessons, taught by Mr. Shapiro. After moving on from the basics of bidding, the classes are now focused on learning how to defend a contract. A welcome break from traditional math classes, students look forward to these lessons every week!
Grade 10 students are currently learning about software programming in Java. After mastering the basics of the language, they have worked on programs that display detailed images and execute various calculations, and are now in the process of developing interactive software!
The new grade nine TOPS students have returned from Camp Pinecrest, having had a fun-filled three-day trip which helped them get to know each other.
Some of the Algonquin trip seniors on their practice hike for the big trip in May.
Once a year, Mr. van Bemmel dissects a pig to show the intricate networking of the flesh and organs in the animal.