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Friday, April 27, 2007

On Thursday, April 12th, the School hosted a very successful Careers Night with professionals from a wide range of fields such as advertising, medicine, film, journalism and architecture meeting with Year 2 to Year 4 students to discuss their career paths.

The speakers included several alumni, former faculty, parents and past parents of the School. All of the presenters spoke about key...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

On April 15th-16th faculty from the School's department of social sciences visited Ottawa for two days of professional development. The visit included interesting stops to the War Museum, the IMAX theatre at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Laurier House and a guided tour of Parliament Hill from Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for our local region of Northumberland Quinte West.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

On Friday, April 20th, TCS students participated in the White Pine Jeopardy Challenge, coming away as the winners. The event was hosted by St. Mary's Secondary School in Cobourg as part of the White Pine Reading Program. Competing against teams from St Mary's and St Peter's Secondary School in Peterborough, TCS came from behind in the "final jeopardy" round to claim the top spot.

For the...

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Friday, April 20, 2007

On Friday, April 20th, Korean spirit and pride was evident as the TCS Cultural Awareness Group presented a chapel service in LeVan Hall Theatre.

The sound of Korean music filled the theatre as students entered, and then the service began with a traditional dance performed by one student. The Korean students, dressed in traditional garb and flags, proceeded down the LeVan Hall aisles...

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Friday, April 20, 2007

On Saturday, April 14th, TCS students participated in a community service day, which included a Trinity Environmental Action Committee (TEAC) workshop and conference, performing maintenance work at the Ganaraska Forest, and visiting at a seniors' residence.

Year 3 students Sarah Chan and Regina Arnold organized a workshop where students used recycled newspapers to make shopping bags. The...

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Friday, April 20, 2007

On Thursday, April 26th, TCS will host a performance by the La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra, one of Port Hope's most distinguished musical ensembles. The orchestra, which features several TCS students among its ranks, will perform a one hour concert for students in the School's music programme beginning at 10:30 a.m. in LeVan Hall Theatre.

The mission of La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra is to...

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Friday, April 20, 2007

On Thursday, April 12th, the TCS Senior Vocal Jazz Ensemble travelled to participate at the Ontario Vocal Jazz Festival. This two day festival is an annual event. Close to 40 choirs from around the province performed for adjudication in front of a panel of professional jazz musicians from Canada and the United States.

Following their on-stage performance, the jazz choir participated in a...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

On Thursday, April 12th, 6 teams representing the introductory, intermediate and senior Latin classes competed in the Ontario Classical League Certamen held in Markham, Ontario.

This year the students of the Latin programme at TCS became members of the National Junior Classical League and were therefore eligible to compete in the Certamen. (The Latin term Certamen...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Rather than a unit test, the Grade 12 (Year 4) Exercise Science class embarked on a nutrition project which allowed students to choose how they were going to communicate their research based on which one of Gardner's intelligences they were most suited to. Multiple intelligences theory, in a nutshell, is a pluralized way of understanding the intellect. Recent advances in cognitive science,...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

TCS is pleased to welcome Ken Dryden, former Montreal Canadiens goalkeeper, federal cabinet minister and Liberal leadership contender, for the School's annual Centennial Lecture on Friday, April 20th at 7:00 p.m. in LeVan Hall Theatre.

Following an NHL career in which he won six Stanley Cups and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (1983), Mr. Dryden became a best-selling author and...

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