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The Journey from Elementary School to High School

October 21, 2021
A student sits at their desk with a laptop studying. Papers fly around their head and there is a stack of books on their desk.
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It’s safe to say that the journey from elementary school to high school was definitely not an easy one. The immediate transition…

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Rethinking What it Really Means to be “Gifted”

July 29, 2021
Lightbulbs, books, gears and other academic-related graphics appear on the backdrop of a young person's head, signifying that they're gifted.
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Honours. Academic. Gifted. Every school has programs that separate the alleged elite from the ordinary. Meant to provide sharp students with an…

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Schooling in the United Kingdom versus Schooling in Canada

November 7, 2019
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It’s strange how fast and unexpectedly your future can change. You think you’re going to continue your life the same, boring, old…

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My Curriculum Wish List

July 11, 2019
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As a grade 11 student, I am saddened by the fact that all mandatory courses taught in our curriculum are academic. English,…

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To Be Able To Find Comfort in Your Journey

March 21, 2019
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When I first stepped into high school in Toronto, I had high expectations of how great a time I would have. I…

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