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Checkmate!

The Albert College Junior School chess club ran on Mondays after school from the first week in November until the first week of April this year.  Our hard work paid off in the end when we matched wits against the other schools in the area. Bayside School Group Tournament We hosted the Bayside School Group Tournament on April 17 at Albert College. The top four players in each grade qualified...

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The Exploring the Arts Class Attends the CIS Drama Festival

From April 25 to 27, the Exploring the Arts Class attended the annual CIS Drama Festival at the University of Toronto, along with faculty members Ms. Austin-Profit and Ms. Holland-MacLeod. While there, they performed their one-act play entitled I Don't Want to Talk About It for other CIS schools and received an excellent adjudication for their moving, dramatic play about mental...

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A Bronze Medal at the Canada-Wide Science Fair

Congratulations to three Albert College students (Aiden, Elliot and Isabella) who competed in the Canada-Wide Science Fair at Carleton University. Aidan was awarded a Bronze medal for his project “Small Engine Carbon Capture.” At the Canada-wide Science Fair they all had the opportunity to compete with the top 500 entries across the country and attend workshops and lectures with...

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A Wonderful Spring Concert

On Tuesday May 15, all of the school's performing ensembles put on a wonderful showcase of their musical talents at the Spring Concert. The show opened with the Albert College Community Winds performing pieces that qualified them for the OMFA Provincial Music Festival for the third year in a row. There were also band performances from the Grades 4/5 Band, the Grade 6 Band, the Saxophone...

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Speech Competition Award Winners

Congratulations to all students who participated in our Speech Competition on May 8. Students were evaluated by a panel of three external judges and the competition was tough to pick an award winner in four categories. The following students were our award winners:  Madelyn won in the Grades 7/8 category for her speech on “Why Everyone should learn a new language.” Rodrigo won in the...

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Adventure Awaits for Albert Students in Costa Rica

Albert College partnered with World Challenge this year, sending 12 students and two teachers on a 16-day adventure to Costa Rica.  The trip was planned to complete the requirements for the Gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh award program.  Students completed a practice acclimatization hike, a residential community service project, and a challenging five-day jungle trek.  Students...

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Albert Students at CISMF

Albert College sent 28 singers and instrumentalists to the CIS Music Festival in Toronto this month.  Students auditioned for various ensembles and had a memorable experience working with students from other CIS schools and conductors from around Ontario. The culminating event was a sold-out performance at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on Sunday, April 8. Albert College is very proud of these...

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Model United Nations Simulation

On Saturday, April 21, members of the senior Politics class traveled to Appleby College to participate in 13th Model United Nations Simulation. Model United Nations gives students an opportunity to use the United Nations framework to attempt to solve real-world issues. Representing countries such as Canada, India and Libya, Albert students were members of various committees including Human...

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