Lighting Up Kids' Lit
February 11, 2016
Junior School students joined their Middle School teammates for the annual Kids' Lit Quiz competition, hosted by Ryerson University, earlier this month. "This tournament is a true reflection of great...
Pulling Out All the Stops
January 18, 2016
Music can be a multisensory and personal experience for many people, bringing on feelings and imagery as one listens. The physical way that music and sounds are created through sound waves is...
The Building Blocks of Teamwork
January 13, 2016
The Middle School Innovation Club was thrilled to participate in the FIRST Lego League tournament at Mary Ward C.S.S. in Scarborough. Fourteen teams from the GTA, competed in three different judged...
Inquiry in the Branksome Archives
January 8, 2016
Inquirers in Grade 2R9 enjoyed a field trip to the
Senior School Resource Centre to learn about Branksome Hall’s history for the current unit, Where we are in place in time. As you’ll see from this...
Order of Canada Awarded to Two Branksome Alumnae
January 6, 2016
Branksome Hall is very proud to announce that two of our alumnae have recently been appointed to the Order of Canada—Frances SHEPHERD’64 and Fiona SAMPSON’81.Dr. Shepherd, who was appointed as a...
A Book with an Interesting Life
December 16, 2015
being on the road for a year and a half promoting her new book, All My Puny Sorrows, renowned Canadian
author Miriam Toews was thrilled to end her tour at Branksome Hall.As
Junior Students' Heartwarming Holiday Initatives
December 14, 2015
“I believe in kids,” said teacher Kristin Buchanan. “Their capacity for joy, wonder and creativity never ceases to amaze me, and they are thoughtful and caring world citizens.” Ms B, as students...
Closing our Successful Campaign
November 19, 2015
“It is with great pride and excitement that we announce to our community that we have successfully completed our Branksome Becomes Campaign!” said Principal Karen Jurjevich recently, thanking all...
Arianna Huffington: Funny, Wise, Inspiring
November 12, 2015
“What would I tell my younger self?” Arianna Huffington, our 2015 Rachel Phillips Belash Speaker, asked a capacity audience of Grade 9 to 12 students and special guests. “Stop worrying and get a good...
David Suzuki Encourages Student Involvement
November 11, 2015
After reading Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring in 1962, Dr. David Suzuki’s life changed. “I had come back to Canada to pursue a career in science, but the book showed me there was a pressing issue with...