Chisholm Academy Blog

Our Greatest Relay Yet!

June 14, 2021

On Saturday, June 12 at 8 PM, Chisholm Academy celebrated our fundraising efforts for Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. As a community, we raised $4,188.70 and walked 2000+ KM! This is a huge accomplishment for Chisholm! Congratulations to Jordan G., Rupert V., Ronan M. and Connor M. for collectively raising over $1000 amongst themselves!…

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2021 Arts Night – Featuring “Doors” by Susan Zeder

June 14, 2021

On Wednesday, June 9th, and Thursday, June 10th, 2021, Chisholm Academy hosted a very special Arts YouTube premier event. Both evenings showcased the very best of Chisholm’s drama, music, and artistic talent. My Grade 12 Drama class exquisitely performed Susan Zeder’s touching, emotional, funny, and relatable play about family, friendship, love, loss, and new beginnings.…

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Staff Trivia Night

June 9, 2021

It’s challenging not to see our colleagues daily, have our morning coffee and generally socialize outside of a Google Meet call. In order to foster a sense of some friendly competition, Chisholm held a Staff Trivia Night for the Psychology and Academy Staff. There were eight rounds of questions ranging from Canadian geography, sports and…

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Chisholm Academy’s Unplugged BINGO

June 8, 2021

On Friday, June 4, students were tasked with a series of items to complete offline on a BINGO card. To encourage some time away from their screens, tasks included fold laundry, load the dishwasher, make a smoothie, reach out to a friend you haven’t spoken to for a while, perform a dance, take a walk,…

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School Spirit with Academy Assemblies

May 27, 2021

Despite our continued presence in an online capacity, Chisholm has maintained the momentum of community with weekly Academy Assemblies.Two sessions every Wednesday allow for a brief period of time where staff and students can come together for Oh Canada, a land acknowledgement, morning announcements and a different weekly presentation.Some presentations include:  Grade 12 Healthy Living class…

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Indigenous Cooking Practices and Braising Food Lab in Grade 10 Food & Nutrition

May 25, 2021

As a result of the ongoing pandemic protocols, Chisholm Academy is continuing online learning sessions in Food & Nutrition class.  The class has covered the importance of Indigenous cuisine with a look at braising techniques. Ms. Curic discussed the manner in which the Indigenous prepared their meals and the class tried to simulate it virtually. …

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Plants in Grade 9 Geography

May 25, 2021

The Grade 9 Geography class has focused on learning about sustainable living and helping to make big and small impacts in our communities and the world. One of the reoccurring themes was making independent contributions to changes in our lives. We decided to add something to our daily routine that would teach us how to care for…

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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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