Let’s Talk Milton

Let’s Talk Milton is a community engagement platform for community members to follow and participate in different opportunities to help shape projects, policies, and initiatives in our community. Let’s Talk Milton allows you to be a bigger part of your community by sharing ideas, staying up-to-date on projects and giving your input about what’s going in Milton. Register by October 14 for a chance to … Continue reading Let’s Talk Milton

Halton Learning Foundation’s Fundraiser

This year, the Halton Learning Foundation is holding its annual back-to-school fundraiser to help provide students with a variety of necessities including clothing and school supplies. The Halton Learning Foundation understands that some families do not have the means to send their children back to school with all needed educational materials and extra activity fees. With your donations, you can help ensure that students will … Continue reading Halton Learning Foundation’s Fundraiser

Peel Regions New Chief of Police

Image Source On Friday, August 2nd, Halton Region’s former Deputy Chief, Nish Duraiappah, became Peel Region’s Chief of Police. Duraiappah made history, becoming the first South Asian police chief in Ontario. As some may know, Nish is a former graduate of Milton District High School, bringing the MD alumni Police Chief count to two, with Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders as the first. Duraiappah has … Continue reading Peel Regions New Chief of Police

Timetables

BY: TASMIA JAMIL  Hey MD! With the end of the school year fast approaching, guidance is trying their best to prepare for the next school year. With these preparations come a few new changes to the student body. Since we want to accommodate as many course selections as possible, Grade 11 and 12 students may not be given their usual common lunch during period 4. … Continue reading Timetables

How to De-stress Before Exams

BY: BEN HARTSHORN Everyone knows the feeling you get before a big test. It’s natural to feel stressed and nervous while preparing for (and writing) a much-dreaded final. While a little bit of pressure is normal, too much stress can not only negatively affect your mental health, but your exam performance as well. When your mind is overcome by strong feelings of anxiety or tension, … Continue reading How to De-stress Before Exams

Pride Flag Raising at Town Hall

On June 4th, ten students and three staff members enjoyed a morning walk over to Town Hall on Tuesday to witness the raising of the Pride Flag. Town and school officials joined local community members, several families with young children, to celebrate the start of Pride month, which is being recognized worldwide. Similar ceremonies were held at City and Town Halls across the GTA and … Continue reading Pride Flag Raising at Town Hall

Slo Pitch

Yesterday the Girls Slo-pitch team competed in their playoffs. In the first game, the girls pulled off an amazing win against Abby Park 14-4. Highlights from game one included Kylie Day’s home-run hit and her double play to close an inning. The girls cheered their hearts out and showed great spirit. Multiple great hits from Megan Evans, Jill McCallum, Erin Clark, and Hope Hamill. The … Continue reading Slo Pitch

Service and Learning in Ecuador March Break 2020

Next year, from March 12 – 20, students at MD will have the chance to visit Ecuador on a service and learning trip. Led by Ms. Gleeson, the trip combines service and learning through travel. From high in the Andes to a trip in the Amazon, this excursion includes unforgettable experiences and accommodations in several locations. On Thursday, June 6th, students are invited to a brief meeting … Continue reading Service and Learning in Ecuador March Break 2020

Biology Club’s National Competition

BY TITHI MAYANI [Image Source] On April 25th, MDHS students wrote the National Biology Competition from the University of Toronto, in room 217. The contest consisted of fifty multiple choice questions. For every question that students got right, they gained a mark. However, for every question that students got wrong, they lost a third of a mark. Students had from 1:20 to 2:40pm to write … Continue reading Biology Club’s National Competition