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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoLast weekend we had boys shoveling snow from the rinks in order to engage in skating and curling. Others took advantage of the snow to head to the hills to do some sleigh riding with the girls from Gillin.. As part of distance learning, we had a Physics group working together in the...

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This week in Gillin

Ms. Kate Lane The February long weekend provided some much-needed down (and study) time for our Gillinites. With the news of March break being postponed (and IB exams not), our girls definitely deserved this opportunity to enjoy some rest and relaxing activities. Some highlights were: a “Galantines” Friday evening with rom-com movies and a celebration...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian Storosko Food, food, food; that seemed to be the theme of the week in our residence. It started on the February long weekend with some great food being brought in from the Mandarin and the Lone Star restaurants. The boys had endless amounts to eat and even leftovers into the week, and still...

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Self-Spa Saturday

Eva HeOn Saturday, our amazing res teacher, Ms. Kerr, organized a cool spa day activity. Several girls gathered in the kitchen and made their own face masks from scratch. Not only are those face masks colorful and fun, they are also edible! Cucumber, avocado, honey, Greek yogurt… all the good natural stuff that you can...

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This Week in Gillin

Ms. Kate Lane A fun-filled weekend was the perfect respite from the daily uncertainty of our current situation. Friday was energized through delicious snacks in the common room while the dream girls of Gillin watched a movie in their namesake (credit to Ms. Kerr). Then, on Saturday, the girls gathered for some soothing self-care practice;...

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Senior School Parent/Teacher Interviews February 17

The Senior School will be hosting parent/teacher interviews on Wednesday, February 17 between 1 and 9 p.m. Teachers are available for booking on those dates at times that allow co-curriculars and club meetings to run, and teacher meals and childcare around bookings. Meetings are held virtually on MS Teams this year.The parent link in Edsby for...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoIt has been a great social week for the boys in Matthews HouseLast Friday night there were plenty of snacks on hand for a special movie night that the students organized. The provincial shutdown prohibited the girls residence from visiting, but the extra food and pop made for a fun event. On Sunday...

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Weekend Team Building in Gillin

By Alexandra Bila and Vera EscobarThis past weekend, the girls in Gillin Residence made bird feeders. We used bacon and bird seeds to create a mixture which we then put into cookie cutters. During this experience, we got the opportunity to spend time together and bond as a family, and it was a great way...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian Storosko We have been fortunate to have temperatures that are not too cold and the boys have been getting outside. For those remaining inside, they are doing very well with mask routines and have had many pleasant social opportunities in our common spaces. Lastly, apologies for having photos that did not match the...

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This Week in Gillin

Ms. Kate Lane With the recent news of lessons returning to in-class learning on Monday, many of our boarders are thrilled to soon be back in front of their teachers and alongside their day-student friends. Our recent arrivals, in particular, are keen to connect in person with their classmates with whom they have already formed...

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