Enrichment Opportunities for 2018

Click on the links below to learn more about each event.

Queens University Enrichment Studies Unit      May 6 to May 11   2018
for any student in Grades 9-12.  It is strongly recommended you go to this if you are planning to go to university.  This gives you a quick look at university life and courses.

2018 Course List     Registration opens Dec.1st.  Cost  $895.00

Parent Information Night:  

EngAGE at Queen's University in Summer 2016! (click on title for more detail)

EngAGE (the Queen’s Engineering Academy Guided Experience) is an engineering-focused educational summer program that exposes you to the main engineering fields of Chemical, Civil, Electrical & Computing, and Mechanical engineering.

EngAGE presents students with a broad engineering overview, using lab facilities and thought-provoking projects to inform and engage students without being technically overwhelming.

The program runs from July 18th to August 19th.  The residence program includes: on-campus residence with three meals/day, full time supervision and supervised activities each evening.

See Mrs. Lang for more details or follow this link (this link has been updated with current info as of Dec. 15)

Oratorical Contest (click on title for more detail)

Optimist Club of Oakville presents its annual oratorical contest.

The topic this year is "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others".

Prepare a 4-5 minute speech on the above topic.  Further information and rules can be found on their website here

Cash prizes:
1st Place: $500.00
2nd Place: $350.00
3rd Place: $150.00

Deadline for entries is Monday March 14, 2016
Contest held on Monday March 21, 2016.

See Mrs. Lang for further details!!

Join a biodiversity research program this summer!! (click on title for more detail)

  • 21 research programmes in 10 countries.
  • university course credit available
  • field DNA labs, etc.
  • academic collaborations with 150 university staff
  • specialist expeditions for high school students

______________________________________________________________________Bootcamp For Brains (click on title for more detail)

Bootcamp for Brains is a skills-building course designed specifically for girls, aged 15-17, who are motivated to crash through ceilings and inspired to make a difference!

Bootcamp for Brains will run two one-week sessions in Summer 2016. 

Applications are now available online! Check out their website for more information: http://www.girls20.org/programs/bootcamp-for-brains/


Are you interested in Fair Trade? Then read this:

Imaginaction is looking for schools to become Fair Trade designated by June 30, 2016.

"Fairtrade Canada
Fairtrade empowers millions of farmers and workers in the Global South by providing a Fairtrade Minimum Price for their product and a Fairtrade Premium that they can use to invest in their businesses and communities such as improvements to education, health care and overall quality of life. Products include bananas, coffee, cocoa, tea, sugar, flower, soccer balls and many others."

Click on this LINK to find out more.  As an incentive to help get our school started, they are offering a $300 fund to utilize to cover expenses (ie. website, info lunch or info night, posters, etc.).

Don't wait, get involved!  Form a group/club and get started now.  Use your skills and develop new ones!