Our Grade 12 Kinesiology students were tasked with constructing a model of a synovial joint; the joints that allow larger movements like the elbow, knee or hip joint. Their teacher, Mrs. Ross-Kydd, challenged the students to replicate the exact anatomy of the joint recreating the bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, bursae and cartilage. At the ‘Online Anatomy Fair’ students presented … Continue reading Kinesiology time!
Thank you to all the staff who entered our Staff Halloween Costume Competition. Parents, students and staff had a chance to vote online and of the 122 votes received, the winner with 24 votes is *drum roll* our Principal Mr. Rozario a.k.a. Spider-Man! Other popular contestants include Senorita Carolina with 16 votes, Ms. Burdick with … Continue reading And the winners are…
Banned Books Week at Maple Leaf
Banned Books Week – September 27 – October 3, 2020 This annual event celebrates the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of … Continue reading Banned Books Week at Maple Leaf
Academic Awards – June 2020
Congratulations to our Secondary and Intermediate Academic Award Winners Congratulations to all our students who worked hard and achieved an Academic Award last term/semester. We are are proud of you and your accomplishment and encourage you to keep up the good work. AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: In recognition of high academic achievement with an overall average … Continue reading Academic Awards – June 2020
Teacher Appreciation Message from the PTA
In commemoration of Teacher Appreciation Week 2020, the PTA had a message for all Maple Leaf teachers. PTA Thank You Message
Poem from a Gr 12 student – Power in Change
This poem was submitted to Ms. Sanders in her Grade 12 Writer’s Craft class. Power in Change by Emerald Jean-Baptiste Humans are dying But the world is thriving. Trading roles, Different stories told. Mother nature taking her time To sit back and unwind. The first clear blue sky for a new generation, Cool clean air … Continue reading Poem from a Gr 12 student – Power in Change
Free Reading, Writing and Math Web Resources
Our Librarian, Ms. Mohammed, has compiled these Math, Writing and Reading resources below. Writing and Math Web Resources No Red Ink (Grades 6 and up; ages 11 and up). No Red Ink is a website dedicated to helping students develop their grammar and writing skills. It is free to sign up and if you want premium … Continue reading Free Reading, Writing and Math Web Resources
Pink T-Shirt Day Winning Design
Congratulations to Anabel Fraites, Liam Maharaj and Tamara Siu Chong of Grade 3!
Vacation Adventures in Costa Rica
Kristin Aanensen of Grade 12 shares her experience.
Vacation Adventures in Oxford, UK
I came to the life-changing idea of choosing a career other than medicine. I liked the comfort and pride that came with becoming a doctor; when I really thought about my passion in life, it was easy to decide on Film.