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COOKSmart – Grade 8s

Last week, on February 26th, we were lucky enough to have COOKSmart return to Chisholm for another day with our Grade 8s! First, the Grade 8 students had an opportunity to learn about what goes into a healthy diet and explored the 4 four food groups; Fruits, Vegetables, Protein and Grains (sorry Dairy, you got…

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Preparing for OSSLT

Twenty-one Chisholm Academy students and four teachers recently celebrated a collaborative Gallery Walk to help the students prepare for the March 27 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Working in seven small groups, the students researched strategies for reading and writing tasks of the Literacy Test. They then produced posters that were displayed in the gym…

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Kindness at Chisholm

On Friday, February 22, we celebrated community and kindness at our annual Anti-Bullying Pancake Breakfast! The events were coordinated by Mr. Mooney’s Grade 12 Leadership Class, with contributions from Chisholm’s Student Council, ME to We Team, Grade 10 Business Technology class, and Grade 11 Communication’s Technology, this was a truly collaborative effort. Students dressed down…

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CookSMART with Grade 7s

On Thursday, February 13, Grade 7 students participated in a healthy eating workshop hosted by CookSMART! Students had the opportunity to learn about healthy eating and skills, strategies and information they could use to live a healthier lifestyle! After learning about healthy food, students had a chance to put their knowledge into action. All Grade…

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ME to WE Motivational Speaker

On Tuesday, February 5, just as Chisholm was getting into the Semester 2 groove, we welcomed ME to WE Motivational Speaker, Mark Quattrochi, to host a school assembly. Mark is a teacher-turned- motivational speaker and one of few people to cycle around the world! He came to Chisholm ready to inspire students with his own…

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Mario Kart Championships

Congratulations to Will and Mark on winning this year’s Chisholm Academy Mario Kart Championship! Mark won the Senior Division and was runner-up overall, while Will won the Junior Division and managed to capture the overall school Championship. Way to go guys! Mr. ShawChisholm Academy Teacher

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Grade 7 & 8 Ontario Science Centre Trip

On Friday, January 24th, while the rest of high school was writing their exams, Grade 7 & 8 students had the chance to explore the Ontario Science Centre for the day. While we were there, we saw many incredible inventions, discoveries, and artifacts from all realms of science. Students had an opportunity to be part…

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Chisholm Students Successfully Complete CISCO IT Essentials Certificate

Congratulations to Peter, Dylan, Alex, Josh, and Tristan. Great job at successfully completing their Cisco IT Essential Certification.The IT Essentials Certification is a professional industry standard certification course offered through Cisco Systems which provides training for students at the entry level IT position. As a Cisco Academy, Chisholm helps students lean the basics of software,…

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Winter Arts Night – Chisholm Music Ensemble

The Chisholm Music Ensemble performed at Winter Arts Night on Tuesday, December 18th. Their set included Bruno Mars ‘Count on Me’, Jakin’s ‘War Song’, the holiday classic ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and ‘We are the World’. Taylor, Jakin and Michelle impressed the audience with their vocal skills. Sam ‘the piano man’ played some solid keyboards and Josh,…

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Hockey Season Begins

Hockey Club got off to a resounding start last Thursday. 13 students and 4 staff hit the ice, and the hockey was…well..interesting (but a whole lot of fun!) The Maple Leafs should be very scared of this Chisholm machine. A great day on the ice, and we look forward to the rest of the season!…

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