Chisholm Academy Blog

Chisholm Middle School Students Visit Quebec City

May 17, 2017

Bright and early on Monday, May 15th, Chisholm students in grades 7-9 arrived at the school, suitcases in tow for a week-long trip to Quebec City. Once the motor coach pulled in, the students and staff boarded and set off on a long bus ride. After several hours on the bus, students arrived safely in…

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The Adventure of a Life Time: Chisholm Academy in Ecuador

March 20, 2017

  The adventure of a life time began as fifteen Chisholm Academy students and two teachers, Mr. Mooney and Ms. Andrew, met at Toronto Pearson Airport at 8 am on March 10th. Their destination: Ecuador and the Amazon jungle for a week long service learning trip with ME to WE travel. Here is the story…

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2016 Intramural Flag Football – Fall Season

January 11, 2017

Fall 2016 saw the introduction of a new Intramural Sport at Chisholm – Flag Football. The season started in October with pickup games on Tuesday and Thursday There was a buzz in the backyard at lunch. It ended up being the best intramural program we have ever had at Chisholm. In November, the Championship tournament…

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Big Things Cooking at Chisholm with Cook Smart

December 14, 2016

With all the different food choices available, it can be a little daunting to get started in the kitchen. Yet cooking is a lifelong skill that will serve students well in the future, not to mention it’s a delicious hobby!Chisholm Middle School students learned through hands-on experience how to properly prepare a nutritious and colourful…

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Chisholm Academy Cuts for Cancer a Hair Raising Event!

November 22, 2016

Chisholm Academy has been a long-time supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society and its annual Relay for Life event each spring. For the past ten years, the school has been sending a delegation of students to the overnight event to raise money, awareness and to fight for a cure. This year, Chisholm’s Relay for Life…

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Matilda the Musical

November 17, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Chisholm Academy staff and students attended the thrilling production of Matilda the Musical, at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre. Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, who dared to take a stand and change her…

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Lest We Forget: Chisholm Academy Remembers

November 16, 2016

“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”- Laurence Binyon Over the past 100 years, countless Canadian soldiers and service men and women have laid down their lives for Canadians to protect our ideas and provide us with a peaceful and free nation to call home. They fought…

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Creature Quest!

November 16, 2016

On Thursday October 27th 2016, Chisholm Academy had 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. Students were able to touch and hold some of the animals, as well as take…

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We Scare Hunger!!!!!

November 8, 2016

Congratulations Chisholm Academy! Thanks to your generosity and hard work the Chisholm Academy “We Scare Hunger” food drive successfully collected 608 pounds of nonperishable food donations for the Kerr Street Mission in Oakville. We are so proud of the way the Chisholm community worked together to gather donations from students, parents, families, staff, and members…

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Chisholm Academy Students Lead the Way at WE Day Toronto

November 1, 2016

WE Day is part of WE charity’s social enterprise aimed at inspiring young people to take action and create meaningful change in their local and global communities. Thirteen members of the school’s Me to We team made their way to Toronto for WE Day. Tickets for the event were earned by supporting local and global…

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