Chisholm Academy Blog

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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Chisholm Music Ensemble – Spring Arts Night

May 31, 2019

Once again, The Chisholm Music Ensemble wowed their audience at Chisholm’s Arts Night. Members include Sam, Jakin and Kalob, Josh, Cameron and Taylor. The ensemble welcomed two new members this semester: Izabel and Cole. The Ensemble’s repertoire consisted of a variety of songs from different genres including, jazz, classic rock, pop and musical theatre. Even…

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Chisholm’s Week in Montreal

May 22, 2019

On Monday, May 13, twenty-nine high school students and four Chisholm Academy staff members trekked for nine hours to our neighbouring metropolis: Montreal. To compensate for the long hours on the road, we were thrown into trapezing, tightrope-walking and juggling taught by the pros at The Dream Circus. It was incredible to see our students…

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Chisholm Explores Quebec City

May 22, 2019

Wow, what a wonderful week in Quebec City! After four exhilarating days, two long bus rides and a bunch of fun, the Grade 6, 7 and 8 students are back at Chisholm! We started our trip by getting into Quebec City around 6 PM on Monday afternoon after an 11-hour bus ride. We had Wi-Fi…

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Chisholm Visits the ROM

May 11, 2019

On Wednesday, May 1, the Grade 6, 7 and 8’s went to the Royal Ontario Museum to learn about Canadian History. The Grade 6 and 7 classes learned about the Canadian Fur Trade and the War of 1812. While the Grade 8 learned about Canada after confederation. Each group took part in their own workshop…

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WE Walk for Water

May 9, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8, the ME to WE team conducted their final charitable event for the school year. With the help of the Leadership Class, the school held a dress-down in blue for the event WE Walk for Water. During lunch, students were able to walk around the track with a big bucket of water…

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Robots at Chisholm

May 3, 2019

Great day as our grade 12 ICS Computer Science class run their claw-bots. Build, code, revise and run.  Next step: the block competition! Neal ShawChisholm Academy Teacher

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Art Trip to the Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB)

April 24, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the students enrolled in grade 8 and grade 12 Visual Art enjoyed a full day of hands-on, 3-D, studio art at The Art Gallery of Burlington.  One half of the day focused on an extended clay workshop involving the hand-building slab method during which students created whimsical, melting ice cream cones…

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