Category Archives: Ridley News

Ridley Rowing Competing at Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association Regatta

The opening races of the 69th annual Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association Regatta are being held today in Port Dalhousie. The Tiger Rowers enter the National regatta as one of the most decorated Ridley racing groups of the last decade … Continue reading

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2014-2015 Prefect Appointments Announced!

The following students have been appointed as School Prefects for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Prefects are the school’s strongest leaders, they are committed to Ridley and they subsequently uphold all its ideals and traditions. To a great extent, the … Continue reading

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Cadet Inspection 2014

Inspecting Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Orest Babij ’87, MSM, CD returned to the Ridley College this past Saturday for the 107th annual Cadet Inspection.  As an Old Ridleian the Inspecting Officer had a unique perspective having experienced cadets when he attended the … Continue reading

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Tigers on the Move- Early Bird Regatta, World VEX Championships and CAIS Rugby Tournament

This weekend many of our Tigers were on the road competing.  Ridley Robotics took on teams from around the world at the VEX Championships in Anaheim, California, the girls and boys rugby teams were in Lennoxville, Quebec for the CAIS … Continue reading

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Ridley College VEX Robotics Team Performs Well at Local Tournament

Saturday was a huge day for Ridley’s robotics program. We competed at the Holy Cross Vex robotics tournament along with 38 teams from Ontario (as far away as Ottawa) and one team from Bermuda. We had four teams at the … Continue reading

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Xin Nian Hao! Happy Chinese New Year Ridleians!

We had a rousing start to the day with an assembly this morning celebrating Chinese New Year.  Both Upper and Lower School students learned about the traditions of the holiday and were treated to a Lion Dance put on by … Continue reading

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Me to We Speaker Michel Chikwanine, Former Child Solider at Ridley College

Last night we had the honour of hosting former child solider and Me to We speaker Michel Chikwanine.  Over the course of his young life Chikwanine faced unthinkable atrocities during the Congo war.  In his talk Chikwanine challenged students to … Continue reading

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Would You Like Your Coffee Black? No We Prefer Ours Brown – the Story Behind Grade 12 Student Corrigan Brown’s Business Venture

You have seen him standing in the hallway during lunch, you have read the emails on Community News – but do you really know the story behind Brown Coffee? I interviewed Grade 12 student Corrigan Brown ’14 to find out … Continue reading

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HomeComing 2013

What a weekend! HomeComing 2013 started off with a spirit day on Friday – the entire school dressed in orange and black!  The students and faculty then headed outside to form 1-2-5 on the field in front of Lower School … Continue reading

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Ridley College Opening Day 2013

                  It has been a very eventful couple of days on the Ridley College campus. On Tuesday we welcomed over 200 new students to campus for move-in day and orientation. The field … Continue reading

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