Drumming Up A Storm

On February 19, 2020, students at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate received a special treat in the form of a musical assembly. Babarinde ‘Baba’  Williams, a musician and drummer, led the assembly. As a drummer, Williams’ career is impressive, having played in a variety of groups and even with Nelson Mandela. He is the CEO and…

Pink Shirt Day 2020 Event

Writer’s Note: What is pink shirt day? If you have forgotten or need a refresher, pink shirt day was a movement created by Canadian students who decided to stand up for a student getting bullied for wearing a pink shirt. These two students decided to stand up to the bully by also wearing pink and…

The New Console Generation: The PlayStation 5

The new year has arrived and with that follows the new releases of video games. This year, we get the release of Sony’s new console, the Playstation 5. With the start of this year, the current console generation between PlayStation and Xbox comes to an end bringing upon us the new generation. Both Sony and…

Black History Month

The House of Commons officially recognized in December of 1995 that Black History Month was to be celebrated each year from February 1 to 29. The purpose of Black History Month is to honour and recognize all the black people who have contributed to various causes both in Canada and around the world. There are…

The New Console Generation: The Xbox Series X

With the current console generation coming to an end, Microsoft unveiled its newest console: the Xbox Series X. It was unveiled at ‘The Game Awards’ on December 12, 2019. Given how new the console is, we don’t know everything about it yet, but here’s what we do know.  The Xbox Series X will be Microsoft’s…

FICTION: “5 Marks”

AUTHOR’S NOTE: “5 MARKS” IS A FICTIONAL SERIES ABOUT A TEENAGE GIRL NAMED AMANDA MCCONNELL WHO IS EXPERIENCING SOME COMPLICATED AND UNEXPLAINED SITUATIONS. SHE IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY SHE KEEPS “DYING” AND WAKING UP REPEATEDLY. THIS IS THE LAST INSTALLMENT OF THE SERIES. PART 3 It was very windy and I could hear…

FICTION: “5 Marks”

AUTHOR’S NOTE: “5 MARKS” IS A FICTIONAL SERIES ABOUT A TEENAGE GIRL NAMED AMANDA MCCONNELL WHO IS EXPERIENCING SOME COMPLICATED AND UNEXPLAINED SITUATIONS. SHE IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY SHE KEEPS “DYING” AND WAKING UP REPEATEDLY. THIS IS THE SECOND INSTALLMENT OF THE SERIES. A NEW INSTALLMENT WILL BE PUBLISHED EVERY WEEK. Part 2…

XO Kaia

AUTHOR’S NOTE: THIS IS THE 3RD INSTALLMENT OF THE SERIES WRITTEN WITH THE HELP OF GUEST AUTHOR NITHUSHA N. XO KAIA IS A FICTIONAL SERIES ABOUT A FRESHMAN GIRL NAMED KAIA WHO ATTENDS J. CLARKE RICHARDSON COLLEGIATE. IT SHOWS HER JOURNAL ENTRIES DOCUMENTING WHAT SHE LEARNED EACH DAY. A NEW INSTALLMENT OF THE SERIES IS…

XO Kaia// FRIENDS

XO Kaia is a series about a freshman girl named Kaia who goes to J. Clarke Richardson. It shows her journal entries documenting what she learned each day. This is the second entry in the series. Day 2: Dear Future Self, It has been over a month since school started and I still haven’t been…

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