These last couple of weeks have culminated in some very proud moments for me as an English teacher at Cardinal Carter. I have had the opportunity to witness students truly caring about literature (and not just classical literature). These students moved beyond their comfortable reading patterns and chose a supplementary book to read that was both contemporary and Canadian. There was no need to look ... Continue reading "Canada Reads"
The Interior Design class of 2016/17 had the honour of creating a mobile Escape Room for Crypto Escape Rooms in Newmarket. They planned, created, and then presented their proposals to the owners of Crypto. The winning design will be used by the company!
Ann Brand, the Interior Design teacher created a video reflection of the project. Check it out!
Again this year, the Library Learning Commons will have looms available for students to come and create milk-bag mats and pillows to send to Milk Bags Unlimited.
Students are welcome to come in during their spare, lunch, or after school to weave a mat.
Here is a write-up from the perspective of Tyler Burgess, a member of ... Continue reading "Milk Bags Unlimited–Doing Good with our spare time"
O God of all beginnings and endings, we praise and thank you for the gifts of this school year. It has been a time filled with grace and blessings, with challenges and opportunities, joys and sorrows.
The days have passed quickly, O Lord. the weeks, the months, the seasons, the holidays and holy days, have all come forth from Your hand.
“The reason I am in Canada” is an art piece I made as a tribute to The Right Hon. Justin Trudeau who is the Prime Minister of Canada and for Canada 150. The reason I chose Mr. Trudeau was because he had a very big hand in me being here today. I migrated to Canada in December 2016; my application took a short time which ... Continue reading "Environmental Art Project + Canada 150"