Newton’s Grove School news: June 2018

Milk Bag Initiative

Two of our youngest representatives of the NGS Environmental Committee delivered over 500 milk bags to the Woodgreen Community Seniors Active Living Centre. The donation will be weaved into mats for young children to sleep on in developing countries. It was a very interesting experience seeing the weaving process! Thank you to our generous Newton’s Grove Community. Your efforts will help so many! 

Graduation 2018

Last Thursday evening, our Newton's Grove Family celebrated the Grade 8 and Grade 12 graduates with a beautiful evening of awards, dinner and dancing. Thirty-six grade eight students will be heading to high school in the fall. There were 32 grade twelve graduates and 26 of those students were Ontario Scholars. The Gr. 12 grads accepted offers to universities throughout Ontario (Western, U of T, Queens and McMaster etc.) as well as several other schools outside of Ontario (McGill, University of Washington, University of Melbourne, and University of New South Wales). Twenty-three of the senior graduates received entrance scholarships to the University of their choice. Our graduates are a talented and diverse group and they will continue their studies in the following programs:  Engineering, Mechanical Science, Business/Commerce and Humanities. Congratulations, everyone. "Work hard and dream big!"

Grade 6 student wins 2018 Canadian Champion Pythagoras medal

Congratulations to our Gr. 6 student, Jinhyuk Lim!  Earlier this spring, 19840 students participated in the University of Waterloo’s 2018 Pythagoras Math contest. Jinhyuk was one of 39 students to score 100% and receive the Canadian Championship medal. Excellent work, Jinhyuk!

2018 Senior Prom

Last Friday evening, our grade 12 students celebrated their senior prom at the Islington Golf and Country club. Thank you to Mrs. Mehra, Mrs, Hewitt, Mr. Marshy and Dr. Hough for decorating and chaperoning the evening festivities. 

Grade 8 student wins first place at 2018 North York Music & Performing Arts Festival

Congratulations to Michael Husu for being awarded the First Place Trophy for piano at the 2018 Gala Concert & Awards Ceremony of the North York Music & Performing Arts Festival on June 2nd. We are all so proud of you! Bravo, Michael!

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