THE GOOD, THE BAD and THE BIZARRE
The Royal Canadian Legion awarded Jaqueline McDonald second place in their nationwide hunt for a piece of poetry or artwork that reflected the tradition of remembrance (of armed forces who have died in the line of duty) amongst Canadians. Not only did McDonald, who is a student at Country Day School, in King City, receive a plaque and a cheque, but her piece was featured on display at the Canadian War Museum on Canada Day.
The Canadian International School in Hong Kong is a private school that, up until now, had been the epitome of what an educational institution should be. The once beautiful, flourishing private school has now lost its head of school, two principals, a vice-principal and their director of business administration as well as seven people on the board of governors, in a dispute over who should be governing the institution.
A few students from the Bishop Strachan School’s robotics team decided to give their fellow students a hand during exams — literally. The team put their innovative minds to work and came up with a high-five machine to celebrate their hard work. Students could press the button on the machine, and a hand would pop up automatically to present said high-five.
The high-five machine