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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Student Council Spirit Week

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

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!

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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