Chisholm Academy Blog

Chisholm Academy finds Inspiration and Motivation at WE Day 2017

October 3, 2017

Once again a delegation from Chisholm Academy found themselves downtown Toronto in late September for WE Day; the annual celebration concert for young changemakers put on by WE Charity. Chisholm students earn their way to WE Day each year through participating in fundraising and action campaigns aimed at making a difference in local and global…

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From Vimy to Juno Lands at Chisholm Academy

September 23, 2017

History came to life this fall at Chisholm Academy as the school hosted the national traveling exhibit “From Vimy to Juno” from September 11th to September 22nd. The exhibit, on loan from the Juno Beach Centre Association (JBCA), chronicles the Canadian contributes to the First and Second World War with a focus on the victory…

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Welcome Back! Chisholm Academy Student Council Elections

September 16, 2017

On Friday, September 15th, Chisholm had our first Barbecue of the year. This barbecue was a lead up to our student council election speeches. We had some delicious hot dogs, burgers, and chips. The food was cooked by some of the candidates and enjoyed by students who also participated in a dress down day. After…

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Goodbye and Good Luck to the Chisholm Academy Graduates

June 27, 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017! On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, the Chisholm Academy community said goodbye and good luck to their graduates in a moving celebration of achievement. Graduates, surrounded by proud parents, teachers and friends celebrated their academic and extra-curricular success. Academic, athletic and arts awards were presented by senior administrated to the…

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Chisholm Academy Fights Back Against Cancer at Relay for Life

June 9, 2017

On Friday, June 2nd, a group of 15 dedicated students from Chisholm Academy arrived at Bronte Provincial Park to participate in the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life fundraising event. They spent the night in the park, walking laps in honour and memory of those brave individuals who have fought cancer or are still…

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“Among Friends and Clutter”- Grade 12 Production

June 5, 2017

On May 31st 2017 at 7pm, the lights at the Queen Elizabeth Park Black Box Theatre shone bright on ten ecstatic grade 12 drama students.  The class had one goal-to put on the best show possible.  Among Friends and Clutter was their endeavour.   A play that follows the lives of characters as they experience the…

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Chisholm Middle School Students Visit Quebec City

May 17, 2017

Bright and early on Monday, May 15th, Chisholm students in grades 7-9 arrived at the school, suitcases in tow for a week-long trip to Quebec City. Once the motor coach pulled in, the students and staff boarded and set off on a long bus ride. After several hours on the bus, students arrived safely in…

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The Adventure of a Life Time: Chisholm Academy in Ecuador

March 20, 2017

  The adventure of a life time began as fifteen Chisholm Academy students and two teachers, Mr. Mooney and Ms. Andrew, met at Toronto Pearson Airport at 8 am on March 10th. Their destination: Ecuador and the Amazon jungle for a week long service learning trip with ME to WE travel. Here is the story…

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2016 Intramural Flag Football – Fall Season

January 11, 2017

Fall 2016 saw the introduction of a new Intramural Sport at Chisholm – Flag Football. The season started in October with pickup games on Tuesday and Thursday There was a buzz in the backyard at lunch. It ended up being the best intramural program we have ever had at Chisholm. In November, the Championship tournament…

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Big Things Cooking at Chisholm with Cook Smart

December 14, 2016

With all the different food choices available, it can be a little daunting to get started in the kitchen. Yet cooking is a lifelong skill that will serve students well in the future, not to mention it’s a delicious hobby!Chisholm Middle School students learned through hands-on experience how to properly prepare a nutritious and colourful…

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