Chisholm Academy Blog

At the Going Down of the Sun; We Will Remember Them

November 14, 2017

After hosting the From Vimy to Juno Exhibit at Chisholm Academy earlier this fall, Remembrance Day took on a whole new meaning for the students of Chisholm Academy. On Thursday, November 9th, 2017, the Chisholm student body gathered in the gym to learn about significant battles throughout the First and Second World Wars, pay their…

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Art Trip to the Art Gallery of Burlington

November 6, 2017

On Friday, November 3rd, the students enrolled in grade 8 and grade 10 Visual Art enjoyed a full day of hands-on, 3-D, studio art at The Art Gallery of Burlington.  One half of the day focused on an extended clay workshop involving the handbuilding slab method.  Students created birdhouses with an emphasis on slip decoration…

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Chisholm Community Scares Hunger in Oakville

November 5, 2017

Once again, the Chisholm Academy Community, led by the school’s Me to We team, fought to end hunger through the annual We Scare Hunger food drive. This year, grades were challenged to raise the highest total weight of food with their classes;  the teachers and staff also competed together to contribute to the food drive.…

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Lights Camera Action: Chisholm Takes in Guys and Dolls at Stratford

October 25, 2017

Chisholm Academy students and staff enjoyed an outstanding performance of Guys and Dolls at Stratford Festival Theatre on October 20th. The day started with lunch in downtown Stratford.  Students enjoyed their meals with their classmates before heading off to the theatre to take in the show. The performance of Guys and Dolls featured many talented…

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Creature Quest Visits Chisholm Academy

October 19, 2017

On Tuesday October 17th 2017, Chisholm Academy was excited to have a representative from Creature Quest Canada come to the school to showcase some of nature’s critters. Creature Quest Canada is a self-supporting, not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting people to the natural world. This was Creature Quest’s third year hosting a presentation at Chisholm. Students…

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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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