In 2010, the Canadian Cancer Society estimated that “2 out of 5 Canadians (45% of men and 42% of women) are expected to develop cancer during their lifetimes.” It is safe to say that, according to this statistic, the majority … Continue reading Cailyn H.: A Fighting Spirit
This year’s ABCD speeches had a clear prevailing theme: how to include the wide range of diverse voices around our school. However, each candidate had a different idea of how to achieve this inclusion, while trying to make individual connections … Continue reading Highlights and Results from the ABCD Election Week
Lockers and walls plastered with colourful posters can feel overwhelming, especially when combined with mobs of friendly campaigners appealing to your school spirit with tiny, wrapped candies and chocolate. It’s easy for the information about who to vote for and how to vote to get lost in the bustle. Continue reading WCI Poll: Your Guide to the ABCD Elections
To get to know the mayoral candidates, FJORD contributors Emily Nighman and Kate Schneider asked them some questions about themselves and their campaigns. Continue reading Getting to Know Your Mayoral Candidates
Since this past fall, WCI administration has begun to gradually shut down the recycling program, a move that puts our designation as an EcoSchool at risk of being revoked. Continue reading WCI Losing Touch with its Green Thumb
Building connections within the school and with the outside community seemed to be a common theme during the night. Continue reading A New Focus at Fast for Freedom
It’s safe to say that most people break their New Year’s resolutions within a few weeks (maybe even a few days) of making them. Continue reading Being Realistic for the New Year
Our society constantly feels the urge to label people. Often, we are forced to sort ourselves into two groups based on gender on government forms, sports teams, and of course, when it comes to public washrooms. Continue reading “It’s Freedom”: Gender Neutral Washrooms at WCI
Students from every corner of the school put together two assemblies to inspire the student body to participate in WCI’s sponsorship of a Syrian refugee family. Continue reading Refugee Sponsorship Assembly Shares Important Message
WCI, along with community partners, aims to raise over $30,000 to support a refugee family from Syria for one year. Continue reading WCI Sets Goal of $30,000 to Sponsor Refugee Family
Vote for the entrepreneurial group you thought created the best product for the best price. Continue reading WCI Poll: Who Won the Entrepreneurial Challenge?
Many who go on the annual American history trip to Washington, D.C. come home saying that it is one of the best memories from their time at WCI. Continue reading WCI Takes Washington, D.C.
Society may push students towards STEM because people believe the arts are irrelevant, but there will forever be a demand for artists: we will always need books to fill our libraries, paintings to fill our museums, music to fill our ears. Continue reading From STEM to STEAM: The Value of an Arts Degree
MacAdams expressed an underlying principle of their business: “We’re a specialty shop, we aim to be the best at what we do.” Continue reading Local Conversations: Ryan MacAdam of Folkway Music
Here is a selection of photos from WCI’s fall coffee house on Thursday, October 22, 2015. To view the full gallery of coffee house photos, click … Continue reading Fall Coffee House Photos