It’s a development so bright even the Vatican is keeping an eye on it. Woodbridge’s St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School officially launched its new solar photovoltaic system Monday. The system, which includes five solar panels arranged in the shape of a cross above the school’s main entrance, is the first of its kind in the York Catholic District School Board.
After four years in high school Elaine MacPherson has left nothing undone Elaine MacPherson made a promise to herself before entering high school over three years ago: “That I would get involved in as many school events and activities as I possibly could while maintaining a respectable academic average.”
Starting at a new school is a tough ordeal for any student under the best circumstances. But what if, on top of making new friends and finding their way through unfamiliar halls, those new students are also new to the country?
Starting school is challenging for most students and their parents. Even more so when the school is in a new country. A pair of upcoming free workshops offer immigrant high-school students and their parents a friendly introduction to academic life in York Region. Attendees at
The suicides of two Leaside High School students in 1989 stunned the school community. When grieving staff, students and parents turned to caring professionals for comfort and guidance, Oolagen Community Services was right there to lend a hand.