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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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Winter Arts Night: “Baker’s Dozen”

On December 18, 2018, Chisholm Academy’s Drama Club thrilled audiences with two performances of their winter production, “Baker’s Dozen” by Pat Cook. In this hilarious and touching story of the bond between two brothers, Jeffy and Jimmy Baker, we are taken back by the now-grown Jeff to look in on “the summer I learned not…

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World Cultures Potluck

​On Friday, December 14, the World Cultures class banded together to celebrate heritage, hard-work and the holidays! As we unpacked the complex concept of culture, it made complete sense to tie in food with the notion of cultural expression and values. What started off as a simple plan to eat together grew into a beautiful…

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Chemistry for Christmas

Christmas week is upon us at Chisholm, and nothing says festive like chemical reactions! On Monday, December 17, with a couple of brave Grade 7 students, we attempted to separate some chemical mixtures and create our own explosion. In Grade 7, we have been studying solutions and mixtures, and the students wanted to finish the unit…

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Flag Football Tournament

The Chisholm Academy Fall Flag Football tournament was a huge success this year.  We had six full teams this year comprised of staff and students modelling teamwork and sportsmanship. Thanks to all the students and staff for their participation. The picture shows our two teams from the finals. A shout out to Team 2 with…

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Holidays at Chisholm

The Holidays are here and in full swing at Chisholm! On Friday, December 14, we had our first event: Pajama Day. All students dressed up in their comfiest clothing to raise money for Halton Women’s Shelter. Everyone looked cozy and ready to stay snuggled up for chilly Friday. During Period 2, students and their teachers…

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Robotics

Our TEJ2O Grade 10 Computer Engineering class is working hard on creating VEX IQ “clawbots” for our Robotics competition.  As we move forward the students will design their own bots for our Robot drag races and Sumo battles. Stay tuned; in Grades 11 and 12 they will be programming them to be autonomous. Neal Shaw Chisholm…

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