Category Archives: Upper School Events

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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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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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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Ski Day 2014!

There is nothing better than enjoying the great outdoors in the winter.  It may have been a bit chilly, but on Friday we were blessed with sunny skies and perfect snow conditions for Ski Day 2014!  The entire Upper School … Continue reading

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Halloween at Ridley College

It was a spooktacular week at Ridley College with students participating in many Halloween activities. On Monday evening each house carved a pumpkin during cafe. Mandeville House carved pumpkins together in their common room and put the jack o’lanterns on … Continue reading

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Ridley College Boys Hockey “Walks a Mile in Her Shoes”

This weekend the First Boys Hockey team and five other brave souls participated in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event to raise money for Gillian’s place, a home for women in abusive relationships. The boys represented Ridley incredibly well … 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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