Category Archives: Upper School Events

Church Parade 2015

The sky was sunny and the breeze was just right not to interfere with the traditional mace toss over the Marriott Gates as part of the annual Church Parade.  Drum Sergeant Major Alexander Matovic ’15 tossed the mace with the … Continue reading

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VEX Robotics – World Championships

Ridley’s three teams competed at the VEX Robotics World Championship against some amazing machines from 29 countries, the strongest teams coming from the US, China and New Zealand. From Niagara teams, Ridley’s 1509Z team was the only one selected for … Continue reading

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El Salvador Experience – Habitat for Humanity Trip

Written by Liam Wilson ‘ 16 This March Break, a group of 17 Ridley students, one Ridley teacher, and a Ridley nurse had an experience that none of them will forget for the rest of their lives. It is not … Continue reading

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Ridley College Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Last week audiences in the Mandeville Theatre – and the world (this was the first Ridley musical to be live streamed using TigerNET Live) were introduced to the contestants in the ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  This hilarious musical … Continue reading

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Students Travel to Washington D.C. for North American Invitational Model UN

Through the generous support of the W. Darcy McKeough ’51 Fund a group consisting of ten students and two staff members was able to attend the prestigious North American Invitational Model United Nations (NAIMUN) hosted by Georgetown University in Washington … Continue reading

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Dogsledding Trip

This year the trip could only be described as cold! The group included: Alex Jones, Elliott Jones, Anthony Nguyen, Paul Rosenbaum, Jack Hilditch, Luis Marcelo de la Garza, Willem Van Sittert, Eric Cheng, Dmitrii Kozak, Izzat Homsi, Reece Wilson-Poynton, Cassandra … Continue reading

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Ski Day 2015!

On Friday the entire Upper School and the senior students of the Lower School enjoyed the winter season with a trip to Kissing Bridge in Glenwood, New York or Horseshoe Valley in Barrie, Ontario. Students spent the day skiing, snowboarding … Continue reading

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Senior Public Speaking Competition

This week we held the annual senior public speaking competition at Ridley.  As a longstanding tradition at Ridley, the public speaking awards are much sought after prizes. There are three categories for the public speaking contest: Junior, English as a … Continue reading

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Ridley VEX Robotics Team Wins Toronto Tournament

Over 70 VEX Robotics teams met in Toronto to battle it out in the first tournament of the season. For the Ridley team, our first matches were shaky. Ray Gao’s team (1509) of himself, Nina Haag and Daniel Marcos settled … Continue reading

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Ridley Drama Presents: Ascension Day

This year’s fall play, “Ascension Day” opened over the weekend in the Ross Morrow Theatre. It is a short script by Tim Wilson about a group of ten teens at a traditional Bible camp in Wyoming in the summer after World … Continue reading

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