Chisholm Academy Blog

The Art Gallery of Burlington

November 28, 2018

On October 30, the Grade 7, 10 and 11 Art Classes had a wonderful day trip to The Art Gallery of Burlington for a day of hands-on 3D studio Art. For half the day, students engaged in the creation of clay wild cat decorative masks suited for wall hanging. During the second half of the…

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Remembrance Day

November 9, 2018

On November 8, staff and students at Chisholm participated in the Remembrance Day Ceremony. The focus of the event was the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War One, and the 65th anniversary of the Armistice of the Korean War.  Staff and students were reminded of the sacrifices made by so many Canadians in…

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It’s the spookiest time of the year!

November 9, 2018

Halloween is always a spookily sweet time at Chisholm! With fall in full swing, our students descended decked out in some unique and magnificent gear (think Steam-Punk, The Joker and Mr. Mario). They were greeted first thing with some pumpkin-spiced hot chocolate served up by the Student Council. As the “Cereal Killer”, Air Canada Pilot…

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Chisholm’s Music Ensemble

November 8, 2018

I would like to introduce our new and exciting music group: The Chisholm Music Ensemble!  The C.M.E members include Jakin, Taylor and Michelle on vocals, Josh and Cameron on guitars, Sam on the keyboard and Kalob on drums. Their very first performance was at Chisholm’s Remembrance Day Assembly where they performed ‘War Song’ and  ‘Oh…

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Chisholm at The Cisco Innovation Centre

November 8, 2018

The Grade 11 and 12 Computer Science and Computer Engineering classes had a wonderful day trip into Toronto to visit the Cisco Innovation Centre. Students had the opportunity to see the newest technology being deployed in smart homes and offices as well as getting a look behind the scenes to become familiarized with new emerging…

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WE Scare Hunger – Food Drive

October 31, 2018

For 15 days in October, the students, parents and staff of Chisholm Academy and Chisholm Education Centre banded together to gather non-perishable items for our local food drive. The initiative is a part of Me to We’s WE Scare Hunger campaign which aims to contribute to our local community and raise awareness of the root…

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Grade 9s Visit the Toronto Zoo

October 29, 2018

The Grade 9 Science trip on Thursday, October 18th proved to be a resounding success! The event included thirteen students and three teachers, namely Mr. Leonard, Ms. Mihajlovska, and Mr. Katsouras. The Toronto Zoo is one of the largest zoos in Canada; home to over 5,000 animals representing 500 species. it offers full-year access to…

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Chisholm’s Annual Fall Fair

October 26, 2018

On October 19th, a crisp autumn day, the 2018-2019 Student Council team organized and ran Chisholm Academy’s annual Fall Fair! The event was a tremendous success for Student Council and a fantastic day was had by all!  Events included bobbing for apples, face painting, popcorn, flag football, Halloween movies, “Name the Baby Picture” contest, jellybean…

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Creature Quest

October 25, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23rd, the zoo came to visit our Grade 7 and 8! During the afternoon, Creature Quest brought in some wonderful animals for us to see and talked about their roles in food chains and food webs – which tied in perfectly with our Science unit. Firstly, we got to meet a cute…

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Chisholm at the Ontario Colleges Fair

October 24, 2018

As part of our Guidance Program, the Grade 12 students, and Grade 11 students from the Designing Your Future course visited the Ontario College Information Fair on Wednesday, October 24 at the Enercare Centre. The students were joined by Mr. Leonard, Ms. Gilbert, Ms. Belford and a number of parents. There were 26 Ontario Colleges…

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