Chisholm Academy Blog

Grade 12 Drama Class Production: 7 Minutes in Heaven a Huge Success

June 1, 2018

On May 30th 2018 at 9:30am, the grade 12 drama class walked into the Queen Elizabeth Park black box theatre all geared up to spend the next 13 hours together.  It was a beautiful day and was a memory that forever binds this dynamic, loving and spirited group. With the help of fantastic lighting and…

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Intramural Sports: Team Spirit at Chisholm Academy

June 1, 2018

The Intramural season for 2017-2018 at Chisholm was a resounding success. Led by Ms. Edmonds, and her incredible enthusiasm and energy, over half the school population, from Grade 7 to Grade 12, participated in the six different tournaments from September to June. The incredible spirit of Chisholm was displayed with interactions of the kids from…

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Chisholm Sports Day: School Spirit on and Off the Track

May 30, 2018

The Chisholm Sports Day, where Chisholm student’s bring passion and heart to the field, was celebrated this year on Friday, May 11th. Students had the opportunity to participate in a large variety of events such as individual races, relay races, shot put, and the three legged race among other activities. For those students more interested…

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Spring Arts Night: Showcasing Chisholm’s Musical, Dramatic and Artistic Talents

May 28, 2018

The lights dimmed, and the music began; the 2018 Spring Arts Night was underway. Featuring performances by Chisholm’s Music Club student and teacher singers, guitar players, and drummers, the ensambles treated the audience to songs from the hit movie Moana and the much loved “Cup Song”, among others. The Chisholm Drama Club performed a poignant…

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Chisholm Chess Club

May 26, 2018

Rooks, Queens and Knights moved across the board with skill during regular Chisholm Chess Club games held daily at lunch in the Principal’s office. Many students participated in casual daily games and several even competed in the semester long tournaments where competition was fierce.   Tournament Champions, Sam and Tristan, each played Chisholm Staff Champion,…

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Chisholm Academy Middle School Explores Ottawa

May 20, 2018

During Chisholm Academy’s 4-day excursion to Ottawa in May, 2018, our Grade 7-9 students participated in many exciting activities while exploring our nation’s capital with their peers. Their trip started off with a guided tour of the Supreme Court of Canada, where they experienced  first-hand what happens in a court trial by actually participating in…

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Jerseys For Humboldt at Chisholm Academy

April 12, 2018

In response to last Friday’s tragic accident involving the Humboldt Junior Hockey team, Chisholm Academy joined thousands of students and people across Canada by wearing jerseys to show their support for the families in Saskatchewan who are grieving. As the bell rang, bright colours filled the Chisholm hallways as students and staff filed into classrooms…

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Viva Cuba! Fun, Food, Inspiration

March 30, 2018

The 2018 Chisholm Academy trip to Havana, Cuba over the March Break was one of exploration and leisure, filled with good people, good food, and, best of all, good experiences. The focus of the Cuba trip, led by Mr. Leonard and Ms. Edmonds, was to help out the Caribbean island nation by bringing donations from Chisholm…

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Anonymous: Chisholm Academy on Stage at the National Theatre School Drama Festival

March 2, 2018

On Tuesday February 27th 2018, Chisholm Academy competed at the National Theatre School Drama Festival. Performing the play, Anonymous by Allison Green, the four member cast performed a moving show which received an excellent adjudication and earned two acting awards. Kayla Ferrin, Chisholm Academy Drama teacher and director of the production said, “Proud isn’t even…

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Chisholm Academy Stands Up Against Bullying

February 28, 2018

Chisholm Academy marked Anti Bullying Day 2018 with our annual Pancake Breakfast and school wide assembly. Students and staff wore pink to show our support and solidarity as we stood up and spoke out against bullying. Teachers cooked delicious pancakes which students and staff enjoyed with fruit and juice. After everyone had eaten their fill,…

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