Cracking the Case on Black Holes

Black holes.  Parts of our unknown universe where the only pictures we have are the images we concoct in our minds. Until now. How are black holes formed? Near the end of their life cycles, stars collapse on themselves because of low fuel. This strong, quick collapse causes the star to explode—a supernova. The future…

Trending Ten of 2019: Jasmine Jagmohan-Singh

J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate is full to the brim with extraordinary students with many different passions. The staff at Eye on the Storm has decided that these students deserve to be recognized for their hard work and talent.  Explore the lives of these exceptional students who are profiled here as part of our new series:…

2019 Battle of The Books

J. Clarke Richardson’s Battle of the Books team participated in an annual book competition on May 9th. Although the team did not place, they were still fine representatives of our school. For those who are unfamiliar with Battle of the Books, it is a competition between Durham schools to test their knowledge about specific books….

Voices of the Storm – Episode 1

Hello everyone and welcome to the very first podcast of Voices Of The Storm. In this series, the newspaper club will cover school events, news, and more importantly, current media! Our first episode features Lana Wehbeh and Daniel Persaud discussing new films such as John Wick 3, End Game (no spoilers!) and all these new Disney…

Student Voices On The Recent Walkout

On Thursday April 4th, some J. Clarke Richardson students staged a walkout to protest Premier Doug Ford’s new policies. This was not a school-sponsored event and students left school during lunch to participate. A second walkout occurred later but with less traction and attendance. In our ongoing effort to represent the student voice, Eye on…

J. Clarke Richardson’s Honour Band

It’s that time of year again: J. Clarke Richardson’s Music Department is bringing back the Honour Band.  Also known as RFOSH, the Honour Band invites students from our feeder schools to participate in J. Clarke Richardson’s new band. The Honour Band features senior students from our school’s concert band as well as grade seven and…

Captain Marvel Movie Review (with some spoilers)

As the final movie before Avengers: Endgame, Marvel fans expect Captain Marvel to stimulate their appetite for the next big film. However, the movie critically panned. Perhaps because some people just can’t handle the idea of a woman taking the role of a Marvel hero who has also been portrayed as a male. Perhaps not. It follows the…

Three Reasons To Care About French

Did you know J. Clarke Richardson has a French Club? The French Club meets every Thursday after school to practice, read, and learn about French. They do everything from games and community circles, to French songs and art. Unfortunately, French class is often viewed as a chore or a ‘good riddance’ type of subject. I…

CROSSING AFRICA: Mario Rigby’s Journey

What would you do if money was not an object, if family and friends were not an influence?  That was one of the many questions that J. Clarke Richardson students contemplated on October 27 during Mario Rigby’s presentation at our school. Who is Mario Rigby? He is one man who decided to trek across Africa…

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