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2019 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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