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  • Dare To Care Heritage’s first week of anti-bully awareness is wrapping up, with 3 more weeks of assemblies to go! Students already know what bullying is and “what not to do”. They know they should “tell an adult”. People are tired of talking about bullying. Every little conflict seems to be called bullying recently and it is doing a disservice to ...
  • Local & International University Fair This Tuesday! Heritage will be holding a Universities Fair at our campus on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 from 1:45 to 3:00pm in the MPR. We are inviting local universities and university consultant firms to come to our school to provide information to our Grade 10, 11 and 12 students and parents about respective universities and firms. Representatives ...
  • Anti-Bullying Awareness This week’s guidance assembly addressed bullying. Bullying is an ongoing misuse of power in relationships through repeated VERBAL, PHYSICAL and/or SOCIAL behaviours that causes physical and psychological harm. Proper Use of Technology Students, especially in elementary/middle school, should be supervised when they are using technology. Cyber-Bullying is a type of bullying which sees children bullying each other through social ...
  • Girls Talk Empowerment! Heritage has a #girltalkchapter coming to our school! Grade 7, 8 and 9s will meet this Tuesday, November 6th, in room 406 at lunch. Grades 10, 11, and 12 will meet next Wednesday, November 14th at lunch in Room 406 (the Drama Room). We will talk about: Body Image Goal Setting Community Involvement STEM Global Citizenship Leadership Self-Esteem Mental Health Mentorship Healthy Relationships and build our self-confidence ...
  • Plagiarism: Updates, Please Read! This week in Guidance Assembly we discussed Academic Honesty and how to avoid plagiarism. Parents, please review the attached presentation with your child. Students, please review the attached presentation on your own. It is imperative that you understand how to avoid being academically dishonest and know the consequences if you chose not to cite your ...
  • University Abroad Presentation Wednesday October 31st Lunch time Universal Education works with universities in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Malaysia, China and many other destinations. Subjects offered: Business Law Social Sciences Science Engineering Art & Design Medicine and many more. Come see how they can help you get into the university of your choice. Wednesday October 31st 12:05 pm Room 406 Open to all students in grades 10-12 with an emphasis on the senior ...
  • Research Skills There will be many times during school/university that you will be asked to do research.  This will be for things such as essays, projects, speeches etc. Your future job or career may also require you to do research for presentations, reports, etc. So it is important that you not only know how to do research quickly, but ...
  • Words of Wisdom We have been speaking a lot this month about “Growth Mindset”. A new bulletin board has been put up in the atrium for you to explore at break and lunch times. The aim is to infuse our space with positivity and train our brain to remain motivated. Students: Read over the quotations and answer the reflection questions ...
  • Upcoming Heritage University Fairs The Canadian University Fair will be held in the MPR Monday November 5th from 9-10am. Grade 12s will attend the full hour. Grade 11s will come from 9:30-10. Grade 10s can leave class five minutes early at 9:45 and explore the institutions through break. The Egyptian University Fair will be held in the MPR Tuesday November 27th from 2-3pm. Grade ...
  • Cornell Note-Taking Guide READ THIS: This note-taking style was designed because student tests scores were too low.  It has been proven to shown improvement in test scores and has been adopted by most major law schools as the preferred method of note-taking. WATCH THIS: Please find attached a helpful tutorial on how to take Cornell notes. This explains ...