Category Archives: Upper School Events

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Trip to Pennsylvania.

Last Thursday a group of students chaperoned by Mr. Giles Campbell, Mr. Clyde Dawson and Miss Shannon Paisley left Ridley to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award trip to Pennsylvania. Arriving at 11pm to ‘The Cook County Scenic Trail … Continue reading

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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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Prize Day 2014

This past Sunday marked the 125th anniversary of Prize Day and the first graduating class of our students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. For 125 years Ridley College graduates have pursued higher education at some of the most prestigious post-secondary institutions … 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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RIFF- 6th Annual Ridley Independent Film Festival

Students in Ms. Thomas’ Grade 12 Film Studies Course recently showcased a collection of their films in the 6th Annual RIFF – Ridley Independent Film Festival. The festival is the culmination of months of hard work in pre-production, production and … Continue reading

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International Representation at Senior Public Speaking Competition

Last week students competed in the annual Senior Public Speaking Competition.  I am always impressed by the way the students make me think, laugh and evoke emotion.  The topics ranged from battling depression to terrorism. It is amazing to see … Continue reading

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Busy Spring Weekend for Ridleians!

It was a busy weekend for our students. On Friday evening, the Grade 12 IB Environmental Systems class participated in a ‘FrogWatch Investigation’ at the Burgoyne Outdoor Education Resource Centre. The students collected data that has now been uploaded to the NatureWatch … Continue reading

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The El-Salvador Experience – By: Odera Ebeze ’15

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”                                                                                                             C.S Lewis. In the hot and humid El Salvadoran sun, a group of eleven Ridleians and I spent our March Break digging the ground, twisting rebar, mixing … Continue reading

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Ridley Student Experiences Habitat for Humanity Build in Home Country

The two weeks I spent with Habitat China in Yunnan was actually the best March Break I have ever had. We experienced the culture, we connected with the local people and we helped make the world a better place. When … Continue reading

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