Ms. Chander tells her story

Anyone reading a story about Ms. Shonila Chander, former economics teacher, must follow her most important rule: no gum chewing allowed. According to her, chewing gum is “the biggest way of showing disrespect.” Not only that, it violates the top rule of economics on a poster on display in her classroom: “Refrain from chewing gum: […]

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Neighbor’s wedding brings me no joy

As I look out my bedroom window into the neighbor’s garden, I see a young, beautiful girl getting henna put on her hand. It is the day before her wedding, and tomorrow she will move into a new family with a different lifestyle and expectations. She is 19 — only one year older than the […]

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My struggle buying a chocolate

And there I was, left in the middle of the streets, in New York City, upset and trying my best to hold on to the tears inside me. In the Summer of 2017, My family and I decided to visit the United States. I have always dreamed of visiting America. Sometimes, I daydream about roaming […]

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Jazz Jam creates chaos amongst students

As a freshman in 2017, I hurriedly ran to the Media Centre Auditorium before the second bell rang, trying to avoid a tardy from my advisor. My homeroom head announced the agenda of the day: “Jazz Jam Preparation.” Several gasps followed soon. The first thing the class governors announced was that “the whole class will […]

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Community engagement gets selective

Students are often desensitized to this school. It’s easy to overlook the opportunities available at their fingertips. Community Engagement is one of the best ways to develop teamwork, determination, compassion and giving back to the community. This year, students were admitted to Community Engagement clubs via a selection process. Discussing the selection process, Mrs. Sanjaya […]

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