Wearable Technology in the Classroom
June 12, 2015
With creative projects that included hair accessories, backpack pins, wrist cuffs for biking at night, and a dog collar for the Chow family dog, the Grade 7 MYP Design class was all about innovation!...
New Club Brings Global Awareness and Leadership Opportunities
June 11, 2015
Branksome is known for its many clubs—from knitting to animal rights, there is something for everyone. This year, the Middle School students started a new club to highlight global issues and help...
A Cultural Connection
June 3, 2015
Writing beautiful calligraphy, giving an impromptu speech and creating traditional Chinese paintings were just some of the unique talents showcased at the recent 15th Chinese Arts & Literary Contest...
Where There's a Well, There's a Waterwheel
May 25, 2015
Imagine stepping off a plane, head-loading your 40lb suitcase and then making a two- to three-kilometre walk home. Now imagine doing it several times a day, every day. "That's a reality for millions...
Girls Address Global Issues
May 4, 2015
Jane Marshall, faculty advisor for the Global Ideas Institute, promotes global mindedness every day, coaching girls to find creative solutions to real-world issues. “The Institute is the brainchild...
For the Love of Books
April 16, 2015
What is the name of the teacher who drives the Magic School Bus?Recently, a
group of Branksome girls met in the R. Samuel McLaughlin Resource Centre to
answer questions, like the one...
Solving Math Puzzles One Slice of Pi(zza) at a Time
April 8, 2015
What could be more fun than solving math problems and eating pizza? Students from a number of different independent schools came to Branksome recently to attend Problems and Pi(zza), a fun event...
Introducing the Branksome Business Review
April 1, 2015
Congratulations to the Senior School students who recently launched the Branksome Business Review, an online publication that focusses on informing the community about business initiatives on a local,...
Everyone Learns in Their Own, Unique Way
March 30, 2015
can transform an individual’s educational experience, speaker Elisa Blasi
recently told Branksome’s Senior School students involved with Learning Strategies.Elisa
shared her personal...
A Great Winter Athletics Season
March 26, 2015
You may call it a coincidence and some may think of it as karma. At Branksome, it was noticeable that at the same time that we opened the Athletics and Wellness Centre—this winter athletics season—all...