Archive: December 2015 | Elmwood 100

The Jungalbook: A Mangificent Middle School Production

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  • December 10, 2015

This year's Middle School Production is a wonderful tale based on Rudyard Kipling's classic, "The Jungle Book." The Jungalbook is a fantastic opportunity to get lost in a jungle filled with exciting—and occasionally sinister—characters. As members of the cast, we have had the pleasure and privilege to stretch our performing abilities. We have worked with Ms. Josselyn and several senior school volunteers to make our production the best it can be. From the moment the cast was announced, the members...

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Meet our Mascots, Part 3: The Big Reveal!

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  • December 7, 2015

The moment has finally arrived and we can reveal our new mascots' names! Every student from the Junior, Middle, and Senior schools had a chance to submit a name for their house's mascot. Then a committee narrowed the very, very very long lists down to only three names per house. After that, the final three names for each mascot were posted on a survey and the entire school got to vote on which name they wanted. In the end, only one name for each house mascot could be chosen. Nightingale has welcomed...

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Two Grades, Two Trips, Two Great Adventures

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  • December 7, 2015
Two Grades, Two Trips, Two Great Adventures

Our Grade 8 Toronto trip was amazing! We took off bright and early on a Tuesday morning and arrived in the city at noon. We immediately headed to the Art Gallery of Ontario where took a self-guided visit. We saw many beautiful works of art, as well as an amazing collection of wooden ships. We then headed to a drama workshop at Second City. It was really interesting, as we learned new ways to use space and practised improvising. We then headed to dinner at Queen Margherita Pizza. By that point we were...

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