A POEM: A Glass of Seasons

Raven hair entangles his sins, and pierces the rose, darkness pours freely. The petals of demise taken in the chilling breeze A drunken groom wonders aimlessly in the chill after Autumn, the darkness to bright to squint against. It’s as though he’s living a glass half full. His blood is too much for her.  …

The Sun Is Also A Star – Book Review

The Sun Is Also A Star is a heart warming yet quite depressing romance novel. It follows the story of Natasha, a girl of science and data, and Daniel, an unlikely poet. Both opposites, yet attract one another. Although, these high school seniors have issues much larger than the two of them. Nicola Yoon really…

Wood Meets Engineering

Richardson’s robotics team, Stormbots, competed at two three-day long competitions over the March Break. This year’s robotics challenge, Steamworks, is based around a steampunk theme and encourages students to gain a finer appreciation for steam-powered machines. The first competition was held at Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Center, where Stormbots eagerly competed with the utmost tenacity….

BAKING UP A STORM: 3 Ingredient Popcorn Chicken

Hi everyone and welcome back to Baking Up a Storm! I think you’ll all be happy to know that I’ve discovered a BAKED version of popcorn chicken using potato chips! Who doesn’t want a slightly healthier version of popcorn chicken so we don’t feel as guilty for eating it?! This recipe is fool-proof with only three ingredients which…

Richardson Visits Queens for Model WE Day

J. Clarke Richardson students involved in “Cultures of Richardson (COR)”, “Students Without Borders” and the social sciences had the opportunity to visit Queens University in Kingston on Saturday February 4th in order to participate in the second annual Model WE Day. Queen’s “Free The Children,” or FTC, is a social activist group moderated by Queens…

Cultures of Richardson’s Annual International Day

Last December, COR (also known as Cultures of Richardson), successfully ran their annual “International Day” promoting the various cultures in our school. The club has created many important ways to empower cultures within the school community but this has to be one of the biggest and most successful ways. Cultures of Richardson is a club,…

A PERSONAL ESSAY: My Greatest Deception

Have you ever felt death? Have you ever sank into it’s inky, little blanket? Most likely, the answer is no because you’re here, reading these words. Although, if you’ve ever been so close to death that you saw “The Light”, then you have felt the fear of death only. There is a large difference between feeling…

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…

Holiday Hot Chocolates

Welcome back to ‘Baking Up A Storm’ – the column that’s all about baking and cooking. As the weather is getting colder, what better way to spend the holiday season than snuggled up by the fireplace with a festive cup of hot chocolate. Well, you’re in luck because this week I’m going to share three…

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