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Confederation DOL

Dear Mr. George Brown, I am terribly sorry to inform you that I’m no longer a member of the Clear Grit party and can’t write for your newspaper anymore. I still believe and fully support Confederation but my views on… Continue Reading →

Final In-depth Blog

It’s almost time for In-depth night and now, I am wrapping up the investigations aspect of the project. As I began preparing my learning center, I also wanted to make some cheese at home because I was unable to visit… Continue Reading →

Old Macdonald made a country – The John A. Macdonald Controversy

Mr. Morris Humanities April 20, 2018 Does glorifying an accomplished yet controversial historic figure perpetuate their wrongdoings and values that are no longer upheld in society? Or are people celebrating the necessary actions taken back then that provide a comfortable… Continue Reading →

Independant Investigation

How did the Canadian Pacific Railway impact our ideals and beliefs around multiculturalism? The Canadian Pacific Railway, or the CPR for short, was a transcontinental railroad built in the mid-1800’s to connect British Columbia with the rest of Canada and… Continue Reading →

Romeo and Juliet Act ll – Critical Response

Based on our readings so far, do you agree or disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of “‘infatuated children’ engaging in ‘puppy love’”? Why or why not? Provide at least two pieces of textual evidence. I agree with… Continue Reading →

Socials Blog Response #1: Historical Thinking

Looking at the 6 questions on the Guideposts to Historical Thinking, I believe that the most important question to consider for a vibrant and challenging Social Studies experience this year is “How do we know what we know about the… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #3

Over these past 2 weeks, I had my first official meeting with my mentor, Brendan Frater. Before we started, I got the opportunity to meet one of the owners of the business, Jenna. She was quite happy that I had… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #2

Going into this project, I had a feeling that I would have difficulty finding a mentor who had the time and willingness to help me through the cheese-making process. I was almost ready to change the project because it’s still… Continue Reading →

In-Depth 2018 #1

The second semester brings the second major project of this school year. For this year’s In-depth I wanted to incorporate food into science and have a hands-on aspect throughout these 5 months. After putting in lots of thought, I have… Continue Reading →

‘360 Degree Leaders’ Response

Leaders aren’t made overnight, they must face several hurdles and regularly step out of their comfort zone in order to gain experience leading; this is where leading from the middle comes in. The TALONS program provides many opportunities to take… Continue Reading →

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