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Remembrance Day

On November 8, staff and students at Chisholm participated in the Remembrance Day Ceremony. The focus of the event was the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War One, and the 65th anniversary of the Armistice of the Korean War.  Staff and students were reminded of the sacrifices made by so many Canadians in…

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Chisholm’s Music Ensemble

I would like to introduce our new and exciting music group: The Chisholm Music Ensemble!  The C.M.E members include Jakin, Taylor and Michelle on vocals, Josh and Cameron on guitars, Sam on the keyboard and Kalob on drums. Their very first performance was at Chisholm’s Remembrance Day Assembly where they performed ‘War Song’ and  ‘Oh…

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Chisholm at The Cisco Innovation Centre

The Grade 11 and 12 Computer Science and Computer Engineering classes had a wonderful day trip into Toronto to visit the Cisco Innovation Centre. Students had the opportunity to see the newest technology being deployed in smart homes and offices as well as getting a look behind the scenes to become familiarized with new emerging…

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WE Scare Hunger – Food Drive

For 15 days in October, the students, parents and staff of Chisholm Academy and Chisholm Education Centre banded together to gather non-perishable items for our local food drive. The initiative is a part of Me to We’s WE Scare Hunger campaign which aims to contribute to our local community and raise awareness of the root…

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Chisholm’s Annual Fall Fair

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

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

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

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”

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!

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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