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My Lunch At Rideau Hall

On Sunday, December, 11, 2016 I had the honour of attending the Governor General’s annual holiday lunch at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Now you may be wondering how I had this opportunity to visit the Governor General of Canada, so let me tell you. My cousin is  The Honourable Maryam Monsef – Former Minister of…

Land Acknowledgements: A New Step for Richardson

Something new has come to J. Clarke Richardson.  Our school community is comprised of many different individuals, cultures, and religions. Every morning, the students and staff rise for the playing of O ’Canada.  Now, you may not only be hearing the national anthem of Canada at the beginning of the school day. Students Without Borders, has…

Mark Holland Visits J. Clarke Richardson.

On Monday, November 7th, 2016, J. Clarke Richardson welcomed our Member of Parliament, Mark Holland into the school to talk to a Grade 10 Civics/Careers class in a Q&A session. Eye on The Storm’s Yash Desai and Joshua Sankarlal got the opportunity to ask some questions. Eye on The Storm is represented in bold. Mark…

Because I’m a girl!

COR members have successfully run the ‘Because I’m a Girl’ campaign at J. Clarke Richardson, promoting the empowerment of women. They have created a ‘Because I’m a Girl’ banner, sold flower pins, brooches, baked goods and fundraised more than two-hundred dollars in two days. COR, Cultures of Richardson, is a club at J. Clarke Richardson…

Music Marathon 2016

On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, J. Clarke Richardson held their annual Music Marathon for a total of 6 hours. The Music Marathon, if you don’t know, is a celebration of musical arts that takes place across Canada. According to one of the teacher contributors, Ms. Prohaska, “It’s a good balance between the music courses that…

Should We Send Donald Trump To The Sun?

Personally, I liked it better when I had only known Donald Trump as the guy who likes to fire people. Does Donald Trump really need an introduction?  You already know who he is.  There are so many things that I could say about him and yet he never fails to leave me at a loss…

The Impact of ‘Humans of New York’ on Society

“HONY is one of the only things keeping people from getting lost in the matrix.”- New York City inhabitant Almost everyone with an account on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram has likely wondered what they would talk about if they were ever to come across popular photographer and storyteller, Brandon Stanton. His humanitarian work in…

The “Word” of the Year: 2015

A lot happened in 2015 and the Oxford English Dictionary thought that the best word to sum up the year was not a word at all, it’s . No that is not a mistake, for the first time ever the word of the year was a pictograph, or as most of us know it, an…

Winter Clothing Drive

The holiday season is all about giving back, and this is something the staff and students at Richardson excel in every school year. On December 7th, 2015, the newly renamed club Students without Borders did their share in providing for those in need by launching their first ever winter clothing drive called “Threads for Teens”….

DECA Regionals

On November 15, 2015, J Clarke Richardson’s DECA team attended the DECA regional competition at Sinclair Secondary School in Whitby Ontario and did exceedingly well. For those who do not know DECA stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America and it is an extracurricular program designed for secondary school students in Ontario to develop cultivate…

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