Newton’s Grove School news: March 2018

Intermediate students accepted into Carnegie Honour Band series

We are so proud of our awesome musicians. Michael Husu and Connor Turk were accepted into the prestigious Carnegie Honour Band Performance Series. They will have the opportunity to travel to New York City for a week of master classes, ending with a concert at Carnegie Hall. Congratulations gentlemen!

Newton’s Grove Hosts University of London Law Seminars

This past weekend, Newton’s Grove hosted QED Law, a program offered by the University of London for students working towards a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. Our association with QED Law developed through our Director, Dr. Amr Hassanein, who completed his Law degree from the University of London International Programme. Dr. Hassanein offered our new campus as a site for hosting the programme, and we are delighted to be associated with this prestigious institution.The University of London is made up of eighteen Colleges and nine specialist research institutes. Among these Colleges are some of the best ranked universities worldwide, including University College London, King’s College London, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. All three of these colleges are ranked in the top 20 worldwide for law, according to the QS World Rankings 2017. Although rich in tradition, this federation of colleges is noted for its innovation. In 1858, the University of London accepted its first female students and established the University of London International Programmes. The intent was to give students around the world access to first-class higher education. This makes their International Programmes the world’s oldest provider of distance and flexible learning.We are excited about supporting the University of London International Programmes’ initiative in Toronto. Currently, there are only two law schools offering programmes in this area: the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall. The very limited annual enrollment of these institutions has resulted in fierce competition and limited access, coupled with prohibitive tuition costs. QED Law is convinced that there is a real demand for an affordable international Law programme, particularly for one that offers weekend or evening courses, allowing individuals to pursue their degrees while remaining in the work force. So far, the interest in the QED seminars suggests that he is correct. QED Law is now seeking final certification from the University of London Consortium of Law Schools for the Toronto programme, and petitioning the Ontario Bar Association for recognition. Receiving an LLB from the University of London would not allow one to immediately practice law in Ontario, but it would mean that approaching the Bar would involve only an additional course after completing the degree. Since so many Ontario students currently attend law schools in Britain, it is reasonable to believe that many students would be interested in attaining their degree while staying closer to home. At Newton’s Grove, we are proud to play a hosting role as this programme grows. Among our many other claims, we would be delighted to say, “Newton’s Grove, Home of the University of London International Law Programme in Canada.” 

Science Fair March 2018

The 2018 Newton's Grove School Science Fair was an outstanding display of STEM concepts put into practice. It was an impressive group of experiments demonstrating student achievement in their scientific education here at Newton's Grove School. The students from grades 7-12 who placed first in the Newton's Grove School Science Fair are invited to present their experiments to third-party judges at the Peel Regional Science Fair in April 2018. The Peel Region Science Fair (PRSF) is a unique opportunity to promote project based science for the youth of today. This science exhibition is one of nearly 100 fairs across Canada and 27 across Ontario that celebrates the work of young scientists and recognizes excellence in their research and innovation.We are very proud of our students for their outstanding accomplishments within the STEM program and the 2018 Science Fair at Newton's Grove School. 

Grade 7 Student wins Kiwanis Music Competition in trombone

Congratulations to our amazing Gr. 7 musician, Marissa for winning her Kiwanis Music Competition class in trombone. We are so proud of you!  

Join our Brick Campaign Legacy Wall while you can!

Our Parent Connection committee started off the year by welcoming Newton’s Grove families to “Add a Brick to our Wall.”  For a minimum contribution of $500, we engrave tiles with a message of the donor’s choice.  If you’re interested, please inquire at the front office because spaces are limited.  This is a great opportunity to contribute to our growing campus and honour a student, family member or favourite teacher.  Forms are available at the front desk or by clicking here.  Brick Campaign 

Grade 11 Biology

Ms. M’s Grade 11 students are studying anatomy and dissected fetal pigs during yesterday’s lab. 

U10 Floor Hockey Champs

Congratulations to our U10 Floor Hockey team. They went undefeated and won the championship.Great group effort! Thank you to Mr. P and Ms. M for coaching.

Newton's Grove Flutist Shines at Kiwanis Music Competition

The Music Department and the rest of the school would like to congratulate Emily Yeung for winning all three of her Grade 10 level classes at the Kiwanis Music Festival this week. Emily played a concerto by CPE Bach, a piece by Gaubert, and Vasks," Landscapes With Birds".  For achieving marks all above 90 in this tough competition, Emily is now a Platinum winner. 


Congratulations to our senior student, Emily. She won all three classes of her Kiwanis flute competition. Bravo, Emily. We are extremely proud of you!

Spring Open House

Newton's Grove School welcomes you to our Open House on Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Student ambassadors will be on hand to take you on a tour of our wonderful facilities at our beautiful new campus. Faculty will be available to discuss our enhanced academic, drama, music and athletics programs.  Be sure to also check out our Science Fair, where our talented student's projects will be on display. 

Come join us and see for yourself how a Newton's Grove education could be the right fit for your child.

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