Celebrate the Students: Goodbye, 2021!

2021 was yet another challenging year, but with school spirit and positivity, it’s easy to see how the Chisholm community is able to thrive. On our last day of school, the Celebrate the Students event started with everyone showing up to school dressed up! Lunch was an individually catered serving of delicious pasta or a…

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Winter Arts Night

A special “shout out” to all the students and staff who helped make this year’s Winter Arts Night a huge success. The students in the Drama Club performed a comedic version of a “Christmas Carol” which had us laughing in our seats. The Grade 11 and 12 Drama class performed the first act of the…

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Winter Spirit Week – Skating

On the second day of spirit week, Chisholm went skating! About 60 staff and students walked to CanLan ice-rink to enjoy an hour of skating over two rinks. The students who stayed behind watched “Home Sweet Home Alone” as a group. At noon, everyone made their way to the basketball court for some fresh hot…

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Winter Spirit Week – Silly Hats & Door Decorating

To kick off Chisholm’s Spirit Week, staff and students showed off their best holiday hats and brought out their competitive enthusiasm to decorate doors! The halls were bustling with music, lights, garland and more! Some top doors were the Math Problems, Advent Calendar and the North Pole. The winning door was a spectacular Gingerbread House!…

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Intramurals: Soccer

Soccer was the second intramural sport this year with tons of participation from each grade. It was a huge success! CONGRATULATIONS to the Ladies Soccer team, Girl Power, for winning 1-0 in the championship! Both teams played a great game. With regulation time expiring 0-0, the game had to continue in shootouts with Beatriz R.…

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Escape Room Takes Over Chisholm

On November 5, Mission Possible Escape Rooms set up a Survivor-style 20-minute escape room on Chisholm’s backfield! It was filled with island-themed puzzles to foster teamwork and problem-solving skills. The weather warmed up making it the perfect Friday fun-day! Congratulations to team Blue Jays for unlocking the puzzle in a record 15 minutes 28 seconds!

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Halloween & Fall Fair at Chisholm

On October 29th, Chisholm celebrated our 5th Annual Fall Fair and Halloween with a day of outdoor festivities. Students participated in numerous Fall Fair games and activities. These include the Egg Relay, a Scavenger Hunt, Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss, and the Drama Club’s The Haunted House. We also enjoyed lots of yummy treats and sipped…

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Back to the Movies

After nearly 18 months, Chisholm Academy was able to return to the cinemas! On Tuesday, October 26, 30 students and four staff members rented out a theatre at Film.ca Cinemas. We were able to enjoy an entire space to ourselves while eating some popcorn and soda (for breakfast, no less!). The film Ron’s Gone Wrong…

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Secret Path Week

On Wednesday, October 20, the Equity Club attended a virtual presentation for Secret Path Week where they were able to connect with members of the Indigenous community and hear about their accomplishments and commitment to actions towards reconciliation in Canada. Students were engaged and asked questions which helped with further understanding of Indigenous cultures in Canada.  Ms.…

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