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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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Moving Forward: Transitioning to High School

September 16, 2021
A student with a graduation cap sits against a background of a laptop and a notebook, along with a balloon that says "life" on it.
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As we’re all well aware, change is a huge part of life. Maybe you once had to move or perhaps you adopted a…

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What A Freshman Year!

September 2, 2021
A student enters an online video call to begin a virtual learning session.
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Who knew this pandemic would rapidly become a global pandemic that had the potential to shake the world and my first year…

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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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Balancing My Part-Time Job and School

July 1, 2021
A person sits on a cartoon clock face and puts pieces of paper, which represents tasks they must accomplish, at the different hour marks.
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During the Covid-19 pandemic, my schoolwork started piling up more and my job became stricter with rules and regulations. The amount of…

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Study Techniques to Get You Straight As

June 17, 2021
A person rests on top of a pile of books while reading another book. The stack of books is situated next to a large letter 'A' with a lightbulb above it.
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Life during the pandemic has been an emotional rollercoaster for everyone, including students. It can be so hard to keep up with…

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Online School vs. In-Person Learning

April 15, 2021
One student doing online learning is sitting on a see-saw. On the other side is a student reading a book who represents in-person learning.
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Due to the pandemic, schools have moved teachers and students online. Depending on where your school is, you may have already had…

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Online and Class-Time: 6 Tips for Balancing Remote Learning

April 1, 2021
A person sits cross-legged, as she is engaged in online learning on a tablet. Clouds and musical notes surround them.
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Technology has been our friend for the last few months. Zoom calls for classes, YouTube for workouts, and Amazon for shopping. This…

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Keys to Creating More Time

February 11, 2021
A white desktop clock sits next to a pen and a notebook with a white cellphone on it. The desk is a shiny white.
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Over the last year, I had to learn how to better my time management and be more independent because of the pandemic….

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Beyond Birthdays

January 7, 2021
A family tree connecting members of the same family is overlaid on top of an actual tree.
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My grandmother doesn’t know her birthday. Come to think of it, neither does my grandfather. The reason why is unique in each…

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