Thursday, December 7, 2017

AP Exam sign up

This is a reminder that you should be handing in your signed AP Exam contract and registration fee (in US dollars) to Mr Pearce if you want to write an exam in May.

Come see Mr Pearce if you have any questions.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Queen's EMC Registration is now OPEN!



Queen's EMC May 6-11, 2018

 Choice of one academic course from a variety of disciplines 
 20 hours of classroom instruction over five days 
 Intensive, hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities 
 Courses taught by Queen’s students, faculty, and community professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their field 
 Learn and connect with like-minded peers 
 Mentorship by Queen’s undergraduate students 
 Participation in Wednesday Morning Workshops: presentations highlighting university life, resources for planning your post-secondary future, and the unique Queen’s University experience

- Installment plan available -
- Visit their website for a list of additional funding options esu.queensu.ca - 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Robotics Anyone???


If you know of anyone interested in robotics, then check out these two organizations.  



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Black History Month student essay contest

The Royal Bank of Canada is accepting submissions for its 2018 RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition.
The contest is open to Grade 12 students who are applying to post-secondary schools for the 2018-19 academic year.
Students are being asked to share their thoughts on how black Canadians have helped to define the country’s diverse heritage and identity through their achievements and contributions to society.
Celebrating the past, present and future contributions of black Canadians, the competition, now in its ninth year, has grown from a grassroots endeavor to a national scholarship competition.
Essays should be 750 words or less and must be submitted by Dec. 1.
There are 30 available scholarships including three top prizes — of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500.
The competition will be judged by a jury of members from across Canada. The winners will be announced Feb. 9, 2018, during Black History Month.
Details can be found at www.rbc.com/essay.

McGill Unviersity's Summer Academy



We are happy to announce next summer's McGill Summer Academy for high school students currently in grades 10 and 11.

Unfolding over two weeks of classes, workshops, activities, and trips in and around Montreal, this experience will introduce your students to university life and is sure to make their summer memorable!


Mark your calendars: next year's Summer Academy will be from July 15-28, 2018!


Registration will open on February 7, 2018.


Please find out more on our website.

If you or any of your students have any questions about the program, do not hesitate to email us.

Sincerely,

The McGill Summer Academy Team
Enrolment Services
McGill University

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ridge Hacks




Ridge Hacks II

Local Hack Day @ Iroquois Ridge High School

Saturday December 2nd, 2017

9am to 9pm

Register Now

Forum for Young Canadians



The Forum for Young Canadians is Canada's civic education program for students aged 15-19 years old.  Forum brings over 100 students per week to Ottawa for an intensive academic adventure immersing them in the exciting world of national politics and public affairs.  

 Attend a Reception with Members of Parliament 
 Enjoy breakfast at the Senate with Senators 
 Forge new friendships with other young Canadians from across the country 
 Take part in International Trade, Federal Budget and National Election simulations 
  • THERE ARE MULTIPLE SIMULATIONS OVER THE COURSE OF THE WEEK THAT ALLOW YOU TO UNDERSTAND HOW THE DECISIONS GET MADE BY TAKING PART IN THEM.

    These include:
    • Attend a Cabinet Simulation where each participant becomes a Cabinet Minister and must defend their ministry’s point of view when discussing a topic.
    • Be a part of exciting simulations over the course of the week to understand how change happens.

    • Be a part of a World Trade Simulation.
    • Attend a Provincial-Federal Conference Simulation.
    The simulations are constantly being updated and may be different during your session.
2018 SESSION DATES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) 
 JANUARY 28 TO FEBRUARY 2 
FEBRUARY 19 TO 24 
MARCH 18 TO 23

So if you're a young leader, or an aspiring leader, this might be the program for you to sign up for!!

Here is the LINK