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Jul 24, 2018

NONNA’S KITCHEN: THIS I BELIEVE SUMMER SERIES #5

By |2018-07-24T09:22:40-07:00July 24, 2018|Summer Series|0 Comments

BY MATTHEA BELTRAME Italian culture has always been a big part of my life. We are known for being loud, lively, dark haired, and most of all, we cook amazing food. My Italian grandmother, who we call “Nonna,” is the last of our family who actually grew up and immigrated to Canada from Salvarosa, Italy [...]

Jul 10, 2018

A PROBLEMS SOLUTION: THIS I BELIEVE SUMMER SERIES #3

By |2018-07-10T08:31:57-07:00July 10, 2018|Summer Series|0 Comments

BY DAVID WILLIAMSON The struggles of math As a child, up until grade 6, I was home schooled. I dreaded getting up and starting the rigorous day filled with grammar, book reviews, social studies and new mathematical concepts. My days started off with my parents awakening me from my deep slumber to go on an early seven o'clock run. Following this, I began my studies. While I may not have been always focused, I [...]

Jul 3, 2018

I AM ALL SURROUNDED: THIS I BELIEVE SUMMER SERIES #2

By |2018-07-03T08:00:27-07:00July 3, 2018|Relationships, Summer Series|0 Comments

BY CHLOE MAARHUIS Sometimes siblings suck. They may boss me around and annoy me when I least need it, but I know I have siblings for a reason. I am a classic shy middle child. I share many of the same interests as my siblings, but I also enjoy time by myself. I have two [...]

Jun 25, 2018

NO MORE BRAIDS, JEWELS AND EXPENSIVE CLOTHES: THIS I BELIEVE SUMMER SERIES

By |2018-06-25T08:34:01-07:00June 25, 2018|Summer Series|0 Comments

BY FAITH BAARS Shorts, tank tops, skirts, ripped jeans, and low-cut shirts: one of the biggest battles between my generation and the one before it. The Dress Code isn’t a light subject. The fight Teachers, or more accurately schools, most likely enforce dress code rules for all of us students. Some schools might be stricter [...]

Aug 22, 2017

This I Believe: A NEW KIND OF RELATIONSHIP

By |2017-08-22T09:33:54-07:00August 22, 2017|Secondary, Summer Series|0 Comments

This past semester in English 11, Mrs. Dani DeJong shared a collection of essays from National Public Radio’s program, “This I Believe.” She then challenged her students to write their own personal credo about a core principle that defines their life. The array of topics, concerns, and passions were as diverse as the students themselves. [...]

Aug 14, 2017

This I Believe: THE JANITOR

By |2017-08-14T09:08:41-07:00August 14, 2017|Secondary, Summer Series|1 Comment

This past semester in English 11, Mrs. Dani DeJong shared a collection of essays from National Public Radio’s program, “This I Believe.” She then challenged her students to write their own personal credo about a core principle that defines their life. The array of topics, concerns, and passions were as diverse as the students themselves. [...]

Aug 8, 2017

This I Believe: SAYING GOODBYE

By |2017-08-08T09:04:56-07:00August 8, 2017|Secondary, Summer Series|0 Comments

This past semester in English 11, Mrs. Dani DeJong shared a collection of essays from National Public Radio’s program, “This I Believe.” She then challenged her students to write their own personal credo about a core principle that defines their life. The array of topics, concerns, and passions were as diverse as the students themselves. [...]

Aug 1, 2017

This I Believe: HELP OLD LADIES CROSS THE STREET

By |2017-08-01T09:04:11-07:00August 1, 2017|Secondary, Summer Series|0 Comments

This past semester in English 11, Mrs. Dani DeJong shared a collection of essays from National Public Radio’s program, “This I Believe.” She then challenged her students to write their own personal credo about a core principle that defines their life. The array of topics, concerns, and passions were as diverse as the students themselves. [...]

Jul 25, 2017

This I Believe: APPRECIATE YOUR SCARS

By |2017-07-25T09:28:24-07:00July 25, 2017|Secondary, Summer Series|0 Comments

This past semester in English 11, Mrs. Dani DeJong shared a collection of essays from National Public Radio’s program, “This I Believe.” She then challenged her students to write their own personal credo about a core principle that defines their life. The array of topics, concerns, and passions were as diverse as the students themselves. [...]

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