A major winter snowstorm, which shut down most of Toronto last month, couldn’t put a damper on this year’s Spirit Week, as the Senior and Middle School grade-friendly competition showcased Service Learning initiatives, hilarious Grade Cheers and inspired Lip Syncs.
Across North America, February’s Black History Month is a time to honour and remember the legacy of the black community. “We celebrate Black History Month not only because of Canada’s diversity but because learning about a different culture helps expose all of us to different perspectives,” said Kendal, a Grade 11 student.
Mental health matters at Branksome every day, but each year we designate a week for focused thinking, learning and discussion in an effort to increase our knowledge and reduce the stigma that so often accompanies mental illness.
The 2018 fall Athletics season was another slam dunk, with all of our teams celebrating amazing achievements. Hundreds of students participated on our 19 teams, including Basketball, Soccer, Field Hockey, Cross Country Running, Swimming and Rowing.