Chisholm Academy Blog

Student Council School Spirit BBQ

April 18, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, Chisholm Academy’s Student Council hosted an amazing School Spirit BBQ today, to celebrate the coming of Spring! It was the perfect day for a BBQ, with staff and students basking in the warm sunshine, enjoying grilled burgers or hotdogs, pop and chips, flag football, and more! With the Easter weekend just…

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2019 Forza Racing Tournament

April 18, 2019

Congratulations to Ryan and William. Ryan was our gold and Will our silver medal winners for our 2019 Forza Racing tournament. Great job guys; gear up for next year!   Mr. Shaw Computer Science & Engineering Teacher

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Improv at Second City

March 29, 2019

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Chisholm Academy’s Grade 10 students were hard at work completing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Meanwhile, the remainder of the Grades 6-12 student body developed their communication skills in an interactive and creative way at Second City in Toronto. In the morning, our students took part in interactive,…

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Soaring High!

March 29, 2019

We’re so proud of you, Thomas! This week, our hardworking Grade 11 student, Thomas, took his first solo flight from Billy Bishop Airport in Toronto! Thomas’ passion for aviation began in childhood. Three years ago, he was awarded a scholarship for flying lessons. On Wednesday, March 27th, his goal of attaining his Student Pilot Permit…

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COOKSmart – Grade 8s

March 7, 2019

Last week, on February 26th, we were lucky enough to have COOKSmart return to Chisholm for another day with our Grade 8s! First, the Grade 8 students had an opportunity to learn about what goes into a healthy diet and explored the 4 four food groups; Fruits, Vegetables, Protein and Grains (sorry Dairy, you got…

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Preparing for OSSLT

March 7, 2019

Twenty-one Chisholm Academy students and four teachers recently celebrated a collaborative Gallery Walk to help the students prepare for the March 27 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Working in seven small groups, the students researched strategies for reading and writing tasks of the Literacy Test. They then produced posters that were displayed in the gym…

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Kindness at Chisholm

February 22, 2019

On Friday, February 22, we celebrated community and kindness at our annual Anti-Bullying Pancake Breakfast! The events were coordinated by Mr. Mooney’s Grade 12 Leadership Class, with contributions from Chisholm’s Student Council, ME to We Team, Grade 10 Business Technology class, and Grade 11 Communication’s Technology, this was a truly collaborative effort. Students dressed down…

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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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