Chisholm Academy Blog

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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Chisholm’s Soccer Tournament

October 17, 2018

This year, Chisholm Academy’s intramural Soccer season was a great success! Students of all grades participated in a well-rounded league where games were always close and immensely exciting.  Even our teachers and Administrative staff competed and were cheered on by our many student spectators. This year’s Soccer Finals finished with a 3-0 victory, with Charlie…

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Chisholm Academy Shaw Festival Outing to “The Magician’s Nephew”

October 12, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, Chisholm Academy staff and students enjoyed a wonderful afternoon at Niagara-on-the-Lake.  While basking in the warm sunshine, our school enjoyed a relaxing lunch in Simcoe Park, followed by a leisurely stroll up and down Queen Street to savour some ice cream or fudge, and to browse the shops in the…

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Movie Club Begins!

October 8, 2018

Movie Club at Chisholm has grown to become a truly wonderful event that promotes socializing outside of the school setting. Last week, nearly 35 students voted on film and dinner options. On October 2, they set out to enjoy our first movie, “The House With A Clock in Its Walls” which was both hilarious and…

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Terry Fox Walk

October 8, 2018

On Friday, September 28, Chisholm once again proved to be so very mighty! Mr. Mooney and his Grade 12 Leadership class spent two weeks leading up the Terry Fox Walk to organize the event and raise money for the charity. The day was full of sunshine and Chisholm embarked on the walk to the local…

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WE Day 2018

October 8, 2018

Before the break of dawn, on September 20 some of Chisholm’s Me to We members arrived bright-eyed and ready to participate in the exciting event that takes place annually. We made our way to the Scotiabank Arena where the party to celebrate our philanthropic endeavours ensued. Students were given some cool Me to We swag…

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Back to School at Chisholm

September 24, 2018

We are just over three weeks into the 2018-2019 school year and Chisholm burst into action after the summer holidays! With a record-breaking 40+ students attending New Student Orientation on September 5, the newest members of the Chisholm family were welcomed by Student Ambassadors and teachers. The day was filled with tours, games, icebreakers, a…

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