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Pink T-Shirt Day - Wednesday February 27th

posted Feb 25, 2019, 7:17 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 7:27 AM ]

Pink Day started in 2007, when a grade 9 student in Cambridge, Nova Scotia was bullied by classmates for wearing a pink shirt to school.
Now the movement is worldwide, educating & inspiring others to stand together & take action against violence & bullying. Kindness can come in small acts, but also in great numbers. Encourage kindness and stand against bullying by wearing pink this Wed Feb 27th! To honour Pink T shirt Day, attend Keka DasGupta’s TedTalk presentation about gratitude on Wednesday February 27th, register here. Continue being kind!

PIC Presents "Gratitude Mirrors" with TEDx Talk Speaker Keka DasGupta

posted Feb 19, 2019, 12:02 PM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 7:23 AM ]

In honour of Pink Shirt Day, Milton District High School’s Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to present, TEDx speaker, Keka DasGupta who will be sharing new and proactive ways to fight bullying using principles of positive psychology. All Grade 7 - 12 families are invited! This talk has received rave reviews by educators across Ontario – you don’t want to miss this!  Register
here to let us know you are coming.  When: Wednesday February 27th, 2019, 7pm - 8pm                                                                    

Black Panther Movie Night Cancelled for Thursday February 7th

posted Feb 7, 2019, 6:31 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Feb 19, 2019, 12:02 PM ]

Due to the weather and cancellation of school buses today, the Black History Month Kick-off Dinner and Movie Night (Black Panther), is cancelled for tonight, Thursday February 7, 2019.

January 29 - MDHS Closed

posted Jan 29, 2019, 3:30 AM by Cindy Craik

January 29 - Milton District High School is CLOSED and BUSES CANCELLED

*The exam scheduled for ALL students on January 29th will be moved to January 30th at 8:30 am.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau @ Craig Kielburger SS

posted Jan 28, 2019, 9:43 AM by Cindy Craik

On Thursday January 31 at 7:00 pm, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be leading a Town Hall to discuss how we can create growth that works for everyone, prepare for the jobs of the future and build a stronger more resilient middle class.

Doors will open at 5:00 pm, Town Hall begins at 7:00 pm
Craig Kielburger Secondary School
1151 Ferguson Drive, Milton, ON L9T 7V8

School Council Hosts Special Guests to Discuss Student Safety

posted Jan 16, 2019, 7:36 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 7:19 AM ]

SPECIAL GUESTS: Donna Danielli (our HDSB Trustee), Cst. Bowes (Community Officer) and Kristina Tesser-Derksen (Town Councillor) will be joining our School Council Meeting to engage in discussions around student safety during morning drop-offs and afternoon pick-ups. We hope to see you there! January 21st @ 6:30pm, MDHS Library

MD Connects: Understanding Course Selection, Special Programs at MDHS, Supporting Students with Special Needs

posted Jan 9, 2019, 12:35 PM by Cindy Craik

Join us on Thursday January 17th from 6pm - 8:15pm for our next MD Connects Session taking place during the Pathways Information Evening at MD.  In informal discussions will be held on Understanding Course Selection, Special Programs at MDHS (Advanced Placement, French Immersion, Specialist High School Major, Cooperative Education, etc.) and Supporting Students with Special Needs.  
6:00 - 6:30 Displays & Pathways Videos
6:30 - 7:15 Pathways Presentation
7:15 - 7:45 MD Connects Session 1*
7:45 - 8:15 MD Connects Session 2*
*choose to attend either Session 1 or Session 2

MD's Robotics Team 3571

posted Jan 3, 2019, 8:33 AM by Susan Lamarre   [ updated Jan 3, 2019, 8:33 AM ]

Milton's Robotics Team will be participating in the first HDSB For Inspiration & Recognition in Science & Technology (FIRST) Robotics kickoff on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at New Street Education Centre in Burlington.

Students and mentors will receive their challenge on January 5 via a virtual feed.  Teams will then have six  weeks to build their robot before taking it to competitions across North America.   Good luck team!

For more info about this event, please contact Veronical Kleinsmith, Instructional Program Leader, Technological Education at 
905-631-6120 ext. 424.

Career Pathways Day Coming to MD

posted Dec 20, 2018, 10:39 AM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 11:27 AM ]

On Thursday January 17th, 6pm - 8pm, the Halton District School Board is hosting a Pathways Information Evening to allow Grade 7 - 12 students and families to explore program opportunities offered at high schools in Halton.  The Board offers more than 80 regional Pathways Programs designed to meet individual needs and help students succeed after high school, whether they are pursuing a pathway toward apprenticeship, college, community, university or the workplace.  The Information Evenings help students be better prepared for a rapidly changing world while receiving   a relevant and engaging education.  We look forward to having you join us! For more information click here.

Wali Shah Shares His Road to Success

posted Nov 22, 2018, 12:45 PM by Cindy Craik   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 10:51 AM ]

Next Thursday, November 29th from 7pm - 8pm we have the opportunity to host Wali Shah, Mississauga’s Poet Laureate, while he shares his family’s Road to Success presentation here at Milton District High School and we would love for you to join us.

U of T graduate, professional speaker and renowned artist Wali Shah tells the success story of his family. From their arrival at the Toronto airport from Pakistan when he was three years old, learn how they lived their dream of seeing him receive a world class education. Join us to hear what he learned along the way, both in and outside of his classes, and how his parents’ support profoundly affected his dreams and his success. You will be fascinated, inspired, and entertained. Mark your calendar and plan to register early, since this session is sure to fill up quickly. Click here to register.

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