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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…

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…

Dear World: Educate Yourself, Change, and Move On

Over the course of November 2015, we have witnessed many tragedies.  There’s no point in sugar coating it; the world has reached one of its all time lows, and it sucks.  We started off the month strong by remembering our veterans on Remembrance Day; as for the rest of the month, this is where things…

Remembrance Day? What’s That?

BY:: Emilyanne Stocks and Lakshman Hariharan Over 66,000 Canadian soldiers gave their lives to fight in World War I so we could live our lives free from fear. More than 172,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen were wounded. The war lasted 4 years and ended in 1918 on the eleventh month of the eleventh day on…

JCR FOOD DRIVE

From Sept 18th- Oct 7th J Clarke Richardson Collegiate took part in the annual Thanksgiving food drive. In order to collect food, donation boxes were placed in every homeroom class courtesy of our student council. Students were asked to bring in non-perishable edible canned goods. Over the two weeks students successfully brought in donations that…

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