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Come From Away!

October 21, 2019

On Thursday, October 17, Chisholm Academy made their way to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre in downtown Toronto to experience the award-winning musical “Come From Away”.120 students and staff watched as a cast of 12 portrayed a tale of Canadian compassion during the 9/11 tragedy. The setting is in Gander, Newfoundland and epitomizes how…

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Movie Club Kick-Off!

October 11, 2019

Movie Club at Chisholm kicked off on Tuesday, October 8 with 33 students and five teachers heading to the Cineplex Odeon to watch the emotional roller-coaster: Abominable. Students were both laughing and teary while exploring the beautiful landscapes of China with the yeti who was trying to find his way home! Popcorn and flavoured soda…

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Terry Fox Walk

September 30, 2019

On Tuesday, September 24th our school celebrated the incredible achievements of Terry Fox, and his efforts to raise awareness and money to fight against cancer. His journey inspired a nation and to show our respect and appreciation for Terry’s sacrifice, our Grade 12 Recreation & Leadership students accepted the responsibility of organizing a fun-filled day…

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WE Day 2019

September 23, 2019

Early Thursday, September 19, 12 students and three staff members beat the sunrise to downtown Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena for the annual WE Day! Everyone donned blue in order and rocked cool jewels (to improve our chances of being captured on live television!). The day was jam-packed with performances and inspirational talks by change-makers like Rupi…

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Back to School 2019

September 9, 2019

Chisholm Academy is back in full swing this week! With many new faces gracing our halls, students are working to get into the routine of classes and clubs. The 2019-2020 school year is already shaping up to be an extremely exciting one. Some events that will be kicking off the Fall are the Terry Fox…

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2019 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

July 4, 2019

Unity was the overwhelming sentiment at the joyous 2019 Chisholm Academy Graduation on June 20 at Noble Hall in Oakville. Together with their family, friends and teachers, seventeen Grade-8 graduates and nineteen Grade-12 graduates were honoured for their achievement. Everyone celebrated the supporters that helped them reach their academic and social goals. Grade 12 co-valedictorians…

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Sports at Chisholm

July 4, 2019

Chisholm ran our Second Annual Sports Day with great participation from our students and enjoyed an amazing BBQ provided by Student Council and the Leadership class.  As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, we can all look back at the incredible extra-curricular activities we ran over the course of this year. I would…

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Chisholm Takes on Canada’s Wonderland

June 20, 2019

As we wrap up another fantastic school year, Chisholm headed to Canada’s Wonderland. Students and teachers were able to go on many rides including the world’s tallest dive coaster: Yukon Striker! We enjoyed some delicious funnel cake and slushies in between the day’s festivities. We were especially lucky with some great weather!Great day for our…

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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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