Chisholm Academy Blog

CookSMART with Grade 7s

February 15, 2019

On Thursday, February 13, Grade 7 students participated in a healthy eating workshop hosted by CookSMART! Students had the opportunity to learn about healthy eating and skills, strategies and information they could use to live a healthier lifestyle! After learning about healthy food, students had a chance to put their knowledge into action. All Grade…

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ME to WE Motivational Speaker

February 7, 2019

On Tuesday, February 5, just as Chisholm was getting into the Semester 2 groove, we welcomed ME to WE Motivational Speaker, Mark Quattrochi, to host a school assembly. Mark is a teacher-turned- motivational speaker and one of few people to cycle around the world! He came to Chisholm ready to inspire students with his own…

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Mario Kart Championships

January 30, 2019

Congratulations to Will and Mark on winning this year’s Chisholm Academy Mario Kart Championship! Mark won the Senior Division and was runner-up overall, while Will won the Junior Division and managed to capture the overall school Championship. Way to go guys! Mr. ShawChisholm Academy Teacher

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Grade 7 & 8 Ontario Science Centre Trip

January 24, 2019

On Friday, January 24th, while the rest of high school was writing their exams, Grade 7 & 8 students had the chance to explore the Ontario Science Centre for the day. While we were there, we saw many incredible inventions, discoveries, and artifacts from all realms of science. Students had an opportunity to be part…

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Chisholm Students Successfully Complete CISCO IT Essentials Certificate

January 16, 2019

Congratulations to Peter, Dylan, Alex, Josh, and Tristan. Great job at successfully completing their Cisco IT Essential Certification.The IT Essentials Certification is a professional industry standard certification course offered through Cisco Systems which provides training for students at the entry level IT position. As a Cisco Academy, Chisholm helps students lean the basics of software,…

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Winter Arts Night – Chisholm Music Ensemble

January 15, 2019

The Chisholm Music Ensemble performed at Winter Arts Night on Tuesday, December 18th. Their set included Bruno Mars ‘Count on Me’, Jakin’s ‘War Song’, the holiday classic ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and ‘We are the World’. Taylor, Jakin and Michelle impressed the audience with their vocal skills. Sam ‘the piano man’ played some solid keyboards and Josh,…

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Hockey Season Begins

January 15, 2019

Hockey Club got off to a resounding start last Thursday. 13 students and 4 staff hit the ice, and the hockey was…well..interesting (but a whole lot of fun!) The Maple Leafs should be very scared of this Chisholm machine. A great day on the ice, and we look forward to the rest of the season!…

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Winter Arts Night: “Baker’s Dozen”

January 9, 2019

On December 18, 2018, Chisholm Academy’s Drama Club thrilled audiences with two performances of their winter production, “Baker’s Dozen” by Pat Cook. In this hilarious and touching story of the bond between two brothers, Jeffy and Jimmy Baker, we are taken back by the now-grown Jeff to look in on “the summer I learned not…

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World Cultures Potluck

December 19, 2018

​On Friday, December 14, the World Cultures class banded together to celebrate heritage, hard-work and the holidays! As we unpacked the complex concept of culture, it made complete sense to tie in food with the notion of cultural expression and values. What started off as a simple plan to eat together grew into a beautiful…

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Chemistry for Christmas

December 19, 2018

Christmas week is upon us at Chisholm, and nothing says festive like chemical reactions! On Monday, December 17, with a couple of brave Grade 7 students, we attempted to separate some chemical mixtures and create our own explosion. In Grade 7, we have been studying solutions and mixtures, and the students wanted to finish the unit…

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