This year, the grade 10 classes invite FJORD’s readers to participate in the challenge: to help select the winner, vote on the cake with the best design. Continue reading WCI Poll: Cake Boss Challenge 2015
“You know, our teachers were right. They said to listen. And today we have a Prime Minister that’s saying ‘Let’s listen to Canadians’… to serve in [their] best interest,” said Chagger during her visit to WCI. Continue reading Hometown Hero Bardish Chagger Visits Alma Mater: WCI
Jasmine A loves art because it’s an escape. She described her love for art by saying, “I like art because there are no rules. I’m free to do whatever I want.” Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Jasmin A.
The GROOVE workshop included a speech and dance activity aimed at breaking down judgemental barriers that inhibit students from being inclusive, while highlighting qualities that will put students in “The Groove,” a term Amy Tepperman uses to describe a state of productivity and well-being. Continue reading Antibullying Intitiative: Amy Tepperman and The GROOVE
Doing the same thing everyday would drive me crazy, but with this [career] you get to do something different and it’s fun. Teaching is the best part of my day! Continue reading A Teacher Without Borders: Ms. R
Social studies always seemed like an afterthought in elementary school. It often ended with us doing textbook work or colouring in a map because the teachers seemed handcuffed to a curriculum that prioritized spending the extra couple minutes on a math lesson or practicing for the next big CASI test. Continue reading A Hidden Gem at WCI
It is a time of mourning and sadness for the loss of innocent lives this weekend, but also a indication that we need to look forward, towards building a world free from fear. Continue reading A World Free from Fear
Remembrance Day honours lives and affected lost by war. We interviewed a student who has been affected by war first-hand. Here is her story. Continue reading WCI Remembers: An Interview with Hoda
As WCI looks to continue this particular tradition going forward, Shaw hopes to remind the community that Remembrance Day is not only a time for solemn reminders, but one to inspire hope for the future. Continue reading Solemn Ceremony Creates Community, Hope
When WCI transitioned from a non-semestered to semestered timetable this year, intramurals became a possible reality. Many other high schools run intramurals, but in previous years, intramural activities were impossible at WCI due to the absence of a common lunch. The … Continue reading Second Round of Intramurals Begin
Staff and students alike were shocked by the news received last week, and some agreed to participate in a video sharing moments, memories and messages about the impact that Mrs. Edwards has and continues to have on them and the school: Continue reading A Farewell to Mrs. Edwards
Julian has been interested in, and experimenting with, art since he was a child, and it is something that has always come naturally to him. Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Julian M.
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
“There’s never been an easier time to do what you love. There are so many things! So many creative things! So many ways to make your passion into a career.” Continue reading Feminism, Fangirls and Life After High School: An Interview with Author Sam Maggs
The pair remains confident that there is room for personal growth along the race for university acceptance. Continue reading A View From the “Top”: Getting Involved and Getting Ahead at Waterloo Collegiate Institute