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Sunday, February 18, 2007

The TCS Chapel Choir and bell ringers travelled to Montreal during the February mid-term break to perform in a series of five concerts. Eleven singers and ringers were accompanied by associate faculty member James Aitchison and choir and bell director Randy Mills.

Music from Gregorian chant to California Dreamin' was featured in the concerts, which took place at McGill's Osler...

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Thursday, February 15, 2007

The snowy weather didn't stop the School's dedicated parent volunteers from organizing the annual Valentine's Day celebration for the TCS community, under the leadership of TCS Parents' Guild executive member Deb Patrick P'08 and Sylvia Vermeulem P'07 '10 '12.

From 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. students and staff flocked to the McLaughlin Gallery in LeVan Hall to pick up their Valentine...

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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

For the second year running TCS has launched the White Pine Reading Program. The program, which is run by the Ontario Library Association, is designed to promote reading for enjoyment among high school students.

The White Pine Reading Program offers high school-aged teens at all grade levels the opportunity to read the best of Canada's recent young adult fiction titles. Prior to the end...

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Wednesday, February 07, 2007

The TCS Wind Ensemble hit just the right note with a concert in LeVan Hall Theatre on Friday, February 2nd. Directed by Head of Fine Arts Ron Parker, "the Winds" were well received by the attending audience in this, the second annual free concert provided by a senior music ensemble at the School.

The hour-long concert included traditional and modern music for wind ensemble, and featured...

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Monday, February 05, 2007

TCS Senior School students turned out in great numbers to attend the annual Semi-Formal Dance on Saturday, February 3rd. It is a popular event with approximately 85% of the senior students donning their best evening wear to attend this year's dance.

Decorations, music and ticket sales were organized by the "heads of semi" which included students Sam Pepper, Lauren Wisniewski, Nate Dove...

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Monday, February 05, 2007

After months of anticipation, the entire campus was abuzz with excitement for this week's premiere of the television show Skooled II, which was filmed on location at TCS last summer.

To celebrate the launch of Skooled II, a reality show that switches the roles of teacher and student, two special events were held in recent days. On Tuesday, January 30, the Junior...

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Monday, February 05, 2007

The School's Outdoor Education students travelled to the northern Ontario region of Temagami over the mid-term break. The group of 13 students was accompanied by TCS faculty member Jennifer Powles and associate faculty member Nick Babiuk on an adventurous weekend featuring dog sledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.

Nestled between North Bay and Haileybury, Temagami has some of...

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Sunday, February 04, 2007

Senior School students raised close to $1,700 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation through a dodgeball tournament held over four nights in January. Over 100 students, on 16 teams, participated in the tournament which took place January 17th, 18th, 25th and 26th.

Before the first ball was thrown, last year's fundraising total had been surpassed by way of online pledges. Approximately $700...

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

On Tuesday, January 23rd, Trinity College Senior School students participated in the second round of house debates. Debating the resolution ""Resolved that sunrise is better than sunset,"" 80 students from all 10 houses competed for top honours in junior and senior categories.

Top junior debater was awarded to Verity Sylvester (Burns House) with Dayna Taylor (Rigby House) taking the top...

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

The young ladies of Rigby and Wright House held their annual cake auction beginning with a special chapel service on Tuesday, January 30th. The various cakes, each made with incredible skill and imagination, were paraded up the chapel aisle before the bidding wars began. In many cases, several students banded together to put in significant bids to the live auction, with all proceeds going to...

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