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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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Ridley College Prefects Announced for Next Year!

Eighteen students have agreed to act as School Prefects for the academic year 2013 – 2014. 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 … Continue reading

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Ridley College VEX Robotics Comes Away with Top Prizes from Local Competition

The Ridley College VEX Robotics team competited in a tournament at local high school Holy Cross on Saturday.  Three of our teams had a 5 win 1 loss record and one team had a 6-0 record (one of only two … Continue reading

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MGI Gordon Distinguished Speakers’ Series: Spencer West at Ridley College

Last night we had the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Spencer West to speak as a part of the MGI Gordon Distinguished Speakers’ Series.  The speakers’ series is made possible through the generosity of former Chairman of the Board Crawford Gordon … Continue reading

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Spencer West to Speak as Part of Distinguished Speakers’ Series

Spencer West overcame after losing his legs at the age of five. He speaks about overcoming stereotyping and bullying, about finding meaning and happiness in a material world and how he never lost the hope or courage needed to surmount … Continue reading

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