Is a male dressing up as a female for laughs something that should’ve ended a long time ago? For those who aren’t familiar with the term “transgender”, they are people who have a gender identity, or gender expression, that differs … Continue reading Think First
We all know that when students get in trouble they go to the principal or vice principal’s office to discuss their wrongdoings. But what happens to teachers? Can they get in trouble too? Teachers work for a union that can … Continue reading Can Teachers Get Punished Too?
Craig Nickel is head of the Student Activities department and a guidance counsellor at Waterloo Collegiate Institute, but to many he is also a friend. This week Mr. Nickel will begin to spend less time at WCI as he will … Continue reading Mr. Nickel to Coach UW Women’s Basketball Team
At WCI there are many people working hard behind the scenes. One of many names would be our new Custodial Department Head, Josh. You may not not recognize him by his name but you have surely seen his kind … Continue reading Meet The Josh
Mr.Chapman, our new vice principal is a friendly and easily approachable person, He graduated from teacher’s college in 2001, he has taught in two provinces: … Continue reading Meet the Educator: Mr. Chapman
The Battle of Waterloo has been built up to be one of the biggest and most important events of the school year. The whole school is dismissed from their classes to attend an assembly to get everyone “hyped” for the … Continue reading Is Football the Right Sport to Represent our School?
In our society, a lot of people are exposed to the presence of technological material on a daily basis and can not live without them. With the constant technological exposure students have within the school, WRDSB had decided to implement … Continue reading New Aspect to Teaching: Chromebook Addition
Could this be the end of WCI as we know it? Talk around town is that there are big plans for WCI. The future of our school is currently being discussed including a partnership between the Waterloo Region District School … Continue reading Future of WCI
Minutes away from Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, is CTRL V, a recently opened arcade with a modern twist. This arcade was created by Laurier alumnus Robert Bruski and his partners, Ryan Brooks and James Elligson who … Continue reading Canada’s First Virtual Reality Arcade?
As many of you could imagine, being a principal is a very hard task. Knowing that it’s been over 7 years since a new principal had placed within Waterloo Collegiate Institute, Mrs. Kolb’s position marks a significant change. If you … Continue reading Meet the Principal: Mrs. Kolb
Hey what’s that in your pocket there? Is that a…library? Just think about it thanks to technology now you can carry an entire library in your … Continue reading The library in your pocket
Zeros and lates have been a controversial topic amongst students and faculty at WCI for many years. The debate continues, arguing whether it benefits the student or hinders their ability to reach their full academic potential. In 2013 the Board … Continue reading Late? Just Wait!
Commencement, the event that concludes our four year long journey through high school. The highly anticipated event all parents and high school students look forward to. At Waterloo Collegiate Institute commencement occurs in November the following year of high school, … Continue reading The Inconvenient Commencement
First steps are always tough. Escaping from war, saying goodbye to family and friends, leaving hometowns and starting a new life. Newcomers feel nervous and anxious with several expectations about how life could be in Canada. From living in a unfamiliar place, to struggling … Continue reading The Newcomer’s Experience
Have you ever been running late and didn’t have time for breakfast? If so you may have been feeling not so prepared for the day. Nutrition for Learning is a program run every morning within our school and many others … Continue reading Nutrition for Learning: Is it Being Exploited?