Exciting Additions to Academy Staff

We are excited to welcome our newest Academy staff this year! Kristy Baggetta:  Kristy is our new Office Administrative Assistant. Kristy has been dedicated to working with children for over 20 years in a variety of settings, and is looking forward to the opportunity to further contribute to her skills in the Academy Office! Jennifer…

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Congratulations Class of 2020-2021!

The 2020-2021 academic year at Chisholm was a true testament to the creativity, resilience and pride we have in our community. Planning a graduation ceremony amidst a pandemic is no easy feat, but we really wanted to make sure we were able to celebrate and honour the Grades 8 and 12 Graduating Class of 2021!…

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Academy Assemblies – Student Perspective

Chisholm Academy has special Morning Assemblies that take place every Wednesday during the beginning of Period 2. During these assemblies, different teachers present their class activities to the rest of the school by means of a video put together by the teachers in each of the classes. These assemblies have included Math, Physical Education, Nutrition,…

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Our Greatest Relay Yet!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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