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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

By Mr. Cory McKercher, Foundation Year Coordinator

On Thursday, May 10th, Foundation Year students visited Toronto's Ontario Place for their annual day trip to participate in the theme park's "4-Event Challenge." The organized event would challenge students' endurance, coordination, memory and strategy and also required team dynamics and spirit.

At the "H2O Generation...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

On the heels of the Breast Cancer Awareness Day and chapel held earlier this month, Dean of Faculty and Curriculum Paul Elsley continued a tradition by dressing head to toe in pink to recognize the School's fundraising efforts and to announce that over $3,000 was raised for breast cancer research.

On Thursday, May 3, a special chapel was held during which students learned more about...

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Friday, May 11, 2007

As Victoria Day weekend quickly approaches, boarding students who are not travelling home for the holiday now have several options to consider before the break arrives.

A "homestay" option is available which includes complete parental supervision, three meals per day with snacks and participation in numerous family activities. Students will be picked up and dropped off at TCS meeting...

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Friday, May 11, 2007

Parents, alumni and friends of the School came out to support the sciences at the Big Bang Gala held on Saturday, May 5th at the beautifully decorated Clarington Beech Centre in Bowmanville, Ontario.

Party-goers arrived to a champagne reception and musical performances by alumni Clara Jin '06, Jeff Biggar '03 and Max Osuszek '03. The silent auction was an enormous success this year, and...

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Thursday, May 10, 2007

On Tuesday, May 1st, Junior School students participated in the Hoops for Heart event in the School's upper and lower gymnasiums raising over $7,500 to benefit the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Students were split into two teams, aptly called the Cool Capillaries and the Awesome Arteries, and participated in games including "Bump" and "Around the World." In Bump, two students...

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Tuesday, May 08, 2007

On Monday, April 16th, members of the Trinity College School faculty took part in a professional development day which saw various departments attend informative sessions on campus or at venues across the province.

The mathematics department travelled to Kingston to attend a class by Queen's University Professor Bill Higginson which featured student presentations on "Foreign Curricula."...

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Friday, May 04, 2007

Toronto Argonauts head coach Michael "Pinball" Clemons visited LeVan Hall Theatre on Tuesday, May 1st, to speak with Senior School students, faculty and staff about leadership, teamwork and community building.

Mr. Clemons was introduced by Year 2 student D.J. Allen, who has had the privilege of knowing him personally for several years. Instantly, Mr. Clemons captured the interest and...

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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Results for the semi-final round of House Debates have been announced, with Bethune House taking the top spot in both the junior and senior standings. The participating teams debated the resolution that "political correctness is benefiting society" in the semi-final round on Tuesday, April 17th.

The top junior was Quinn Flaherty of Hodgetts House with 165 points, and he was also part of...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Kevin Callan, world renowned canoer, author and film maker, came to speak with TCS students and faculty on April 24th. His presentation about Quetico Provincial Park was informative, entertaining and definitely memorable. In fact, it was the type of presentation that stayed with you and became funnier as you remembered all of the stories he told, says Mrs. Powles, who organized his visit on...

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

On Thursday April 26th, Senior and Junior School students attended a seminar on Internet safety in LeVan Hall Theatre.

The seminar, which was presented by information technology specialist and educator Jacqui Vercruyssen and Ontario Provincial Police Constable Glen Childerley, dealt with varying topics such as the history of the Internet, the Internet and the law, cyber-bullying, digital...

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