Chisholm Academy Blog

Easter Spirit Week

April 7, 2021

Last week Chisholm Academy hosted another wonderful spirit week!  On Monday, we started the week strong with a door decorating competition. All the doors turned out great and gave the school a very festive feel. After careful consideration, two winners were chosen from the bunch and won a special lunch of their choice later in…

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Motivational Talk with Canadian Teen Author, Sophie Torro

March 23, 2021

On March 23, 2021, our Grade 7-8 students participated in a motivational creative writing presentation by a Canadian Teen Author, Sophie Torro.  Sophie talked about setting personal goals in order to achieve your dreams.  During her inspirational message, she discussed how she began writing at the age of 11, and how she was inspired to…

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Creative Writing with Sheridan College Students

March 23, 2021

On Monday, March 22, four students from Sheridan College’s Creative Writing & Publishing program joined the Grade 10 English class via Google Meet to share how to write in a way that spruces up the “everyday mundane”. They offered fun prompts inspired by TikTok challenges, writing based on senses, discussed what makes writing creepy or…

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Student Council Spirit Week

March 23, 2021

Last week Chisholm Academy’s Student Council was proud to organize a wonderful week of Spring Spirit. The week consisted of some dress-down events – dressing down in our favourite team jerseys, rocking out in our 80’s gear, and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day dressed in green; some games including a four-leaf clover search game and an…

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Pink Shirt Day

March 1, 2021

On Friday, February 26, Chisholm Academy celebrated our annual Pink Shirt Day as a part of the anti-bullying and kindness-centred initiative. Students all rocked the colour pink (with pink masks too!) and participated in a whole school assembly put on by Ms. Curic and the Equity Committee. Students reflected on actively participating in standing up…

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Welcome Back and Happy New Year Chisholm Academy!

January 7, 2021

Welcome Back and Happy New Year Chisholm Academy! The weeks leading up to the winter holiday were fun-filled and had the whole school bustling with holiday spirit!Some of the festivities included: a staff choir came together to sing “I want a hippopotamus for Christmas” in masks! Student council arranged for great activities including a door…

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The Gift of Giving

December 14, 2020

The generosity of our “small but mighty” Chisholm community has once again proven to shine as over $1800 in gift cards were collected for The Good Shepherd in Hamilton and Halton Women’s Place.  It capped off an incredible week of activities and fun at Chisholm where the holiday spirit was alive and well in all corners…

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Snow Fall Upon Chisholm

December 2, 2020

Snow has the ability to bring out the kid in all of us! December 1st brought with it a blast of winter weather which provided many opportunities for students (and staff) at Chisholm to partake snowman building, fort-creating, colossal-sized snowball rolling and even football playing on the field.  Mask breaks turned into opportunities for different cohorts to…

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Academy Assemblies

November 12, 2020

Being cohorted, online, in-school and physically-distanced means we don’t always get to enjoy what’s happening with our peers in different classes or grades. To bring the school together, Chisholm Academy has started our very own Academy Assemblies on Wednesday mornings. During this time, a homeroom class puts together a video showcasing what they have learned or something…

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Remembrance Day

November 12, 2020

This year’s Remembrance Day maintained the integrity of honouring fallen soldiers, veterans and current service men and women who continue to protect our country and drive peacekeeping efforts abroad. Most years, Chisholm Academy would come together for a Remembrance Day Assembly, but this year it took place in a digital format and was viewed in Period 2…

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