Chisholm Academy Blog

End-Of-Year Chess Tournament Final

June 13, 2019

After a tough fight, Chisholm Academy Student Chess Champion Sam beat our Liaison Officer, Shawn Thomas, in the Chisholm End-of-Year Chess Tournament Final! Congratulations to Sam and a special thank you to Officer Shawn Thomas for all his valued support this year. As part of the Liaison Program, Officer Thomas would visit our school to assist…

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Student Chess Championship, Semester 2

June 11, 2019

Congratulations to Tristan and Sam who made it to the Student Chess Championship Finals, Semester 2. It was a gruelling final match that spilled into overtime, and Sam squeaked out the win for the title as the Semester 2 Student Champion. Sam now will represent the Chisholm Students in the year-end Chisholm Super Chess Bowl…

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Relay for Life 2019

June 9, 2019

Chisholm Academy is continuously partaking in charitable events to help raise awareness and make change in our community. Friday, June 7, was a perfect summation of all of the wonderful change we contribute to. On the beautiful, sunny day, 14 students and four teachers participated in the 18th Annual Burlington-Oakville Relay of Life. The event…

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Learning Strategies Class at Air Riderz

June 9, 2019

As a part of culminating tasks, the Grade 9 Learning Strategies class banded together in order apply skills of teamwork, resilience, organization, budgeting and growth mindset as they planned a trip for their year group. Students were required to map out the entire day and propose it to their peers in late April. After presenting…

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Visit From Blair M-F

June 6, 2019

On Friday, May 31,  the Civics and Careers classes were pleased to host a special presentation by former Chisholm Student Blair M-F who is currently studying at the Royal Military College. He gave a detailed description of Mod-1 of BMOQ (a.k.a basic training) and the mental and physical discipline required to succeed in a career…

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HFA Snack Sale at Arts Night

June 6, 2019

Almost a month in the making, the Grade 12 Food & Nutrition class’ snack sale was a huge success at the Celebration of Arts at Chisholm on Wednesday, May 29th.The culminating activity for the course required students to plan a food fundraiser for a large group to raise awareness of food insecurity in Canada. Students…

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Grade 11 & 12 Drama Production

June 5, 2019

On Monday, June 3, 2019, the Grade 11/12 Drama Class performed their production, “No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall” at Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre Black Box Theatre.  My stunning cast of Sam, Abigail, Murad, Izabel, Matthew, Jackson, Victor, Tristan and Dylan, entertained a packed theatre with a beautiful show about family,…

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Grade 11 Music Class

June 4, 2019

The students in the Chisholm Academy Grade 11 Music Class started with the fundamentals and worked their way up from there. The students who were beginners received a solid foundation, while the more advanced students took their previous knowledge to the next level. Performing together at the Spring Arts Night enabled these students to incorporate…

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Artwork from Spring Art’s Night

May 31, 2019

Chisholm’s senior Art students were delighted to share a selection of their artwork they created this term. Tim received numerous compliments for the beautiful Van Gogh style portrait, as well as the provocative apple entitled “Lurid”.  Yasmeen was happy to exhibit her geometrical piece inspired by Wassily Kandinsky and her wolf painted in the impasto…

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Drama Club – Spring Arts Night

May 31, 2019

On Wednesday May 29th 2019, Chisholm Academy’s Drama Club performed their second production of the year, “Louder I Can’t Hear You”. Written by William Gleason, the show is a comedy about a sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, aspect of life today—the fact that people don’t listen anymore, that people don’t hear each other.  The cast, consisting of…

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