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MS St. Louis / Canada’s Perspective on the Holocaust

The MS St. Louis was a boat of over 900 Jewish refugees, departing Germany in 1939, just before the beginning of World War 2. The Jewish refugees were being heavily discriminated against in Nazi Germany, and were trying to enter… Continue Reading →

Costuming- Final Post

We’re perfecting our final run-throughs, and I got to see the show for the first time. It was great- BUY TICKETS TO SISTER ACT! I came back with a full page of notes and a greater appreciation for Anika’s raw… Continue Reading →

On the Erasure of Historical Discussion

        Canada is widely broadcasted as a nation full of intellectuals, people who are able and willing to learn and grow from our past. Despite his achievements in building the foundation of our country, and becoming a… Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation

Inquiry Question: To what extent did Sara Riel impact the Red River Colony? A: Outline the focus of your inquiry and provide background knowledge. Why is this an important question to ask about the past? Provide evidence from primary and… Continue Reading →

Costuming- Week 11

1. What kinds of learning opportunities does the mentor provide to expose you to new learning? We’re doing full run-throughs for the first time. This is a completely new experience- fixing costumes on the go, helping with quick-changes, and taking… Continue Reading →

Costuming- Week 7

Costuming Week 7! So far, costuming has been great. Recently, we have just been preparing for the murder mystery fundraiser. The cast of sister act is performing a few acts that we had not finished the costumes for. Therefore, the… Continue Reading →

My Grade 5-6 Journal- Historical Significance

Inquiry Question: What is the story of one of my childhood journals? Source: This is a primary source of my childhood. The actual book was manufactured by Indigo Canada in a Canadian Factory. The book was manufactured around 7 years… Continue Reading →

Humanities 10- Historical Thinking

Why do events happen, and what are their impacts? This question from Peter Seixas’ The Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts is nearly unanswerable: why do events happen, and what are their impacts? Let’s start with why events happen. The law of conservation of energy is a law of science that states that energy cannot… Continue Reading →

Costuming- Week 5

5 WEEKS IN! My meeting(s) with Ms. Leermonth are going very well. Theatre Production is Tuesdays and Thursdays, and so we meet at the start of every Tuesday class for 20-30 minutes, and then I go and work under her… Continue Reading →

Meyers Briggs- Juliet

The 16personalities test indicated that my perception of Juliet is an INFJ, which is an introverted, intuitive, feeling, judging person with a turbulent identity path. This personality is one of the rarest and is less than 1% of our population…. Continue Reading →

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