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This Week in Gillin

Ms. Kate LaneIt is hard to believe we are nearly in December, although our snow-covered campus certainly depicts the truth: winter is here! While not many of our boarders share the same excitement that I, and the other Gillin teachers do, we are encouraging them to get outside daily and enjoy some fun in the...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoIt has been a busy week in Matthews and our new format this year of having homework time on Wednesday afternoons has given a whole new meaning to Wednesday nights. We had students off to do community service, others were busy with peer to peer helping, and others met with the online mathematics...

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Junior School Interview 11/28/20

Ms. Young–Good afternoon, Nathan, Tamsen and Vaishnavi. Thank you for joining me today. You have been remote learners for a few months, and we are curious to know more about your learning experience. Could you please tell me what has been one the highlights for you of distance learning? TT-Being able to connect with my...

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Débattre en français

La semaine dernière, les élèves de 11e et 12e année Immersion ont approfondi leur pratique du débat en français. En partant des grands enjeux mondiaux proposés par l’Organisation du Baccalauréat international, ils ont pu 1) proposer leurs propres questions 2) en discuter en classe entière et choisir les plus pertinentes, par exemple : « La...

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This Week In Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoIt continues to be a busy time of the year as students are undergoing numerous academic assessments and teachers are busy marking and writing report cards. For the Grade 12 students, university marks are being submitted. It is during busy times that we must also remind ourselves and our students to take the...

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Escape Rooms in Gillin and Matthews House

Caleb HailemariamOn the first night of the long weekend, the other boarders and I went to an escape room together. Each residence was separated into three groups of 5-6 people and we were all put into three different rooms where we had to solve different kinds of puzzles to either find an item or exit...

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Fun with Earth Studies

Emma Tam and Sophia NicolelaOn Friday, we went to Quebec to do Earth Studies. We got to hike around the woods and learned many things about the earth and survival. Once we got to a clearing, we were separated into groups and were taught how to build a safe and controlled fire. Then we cooked...

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Scavenger Hunt Ottawa!

Mohammad GhazOn Sunday, boarding students took part in a scavenger hunt in the downtown area around and in the Rideau Centre. Students were given a set of things to find and photograph with their groups and send to the residence staff including colours of the rainbow, the “AWATTO” sign, Maman the spider, and others. After...

1891 Day
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1891 Day

Honour our history. Invest in our future. Give today! On Friday, November 20, Ashbury will establish a new tradition: 1891 Day, our inaugural day of giving dedicated to raising funds for needs-based financial assistance. Currently, one-in-ten Ashbury students receives financial assistance, at a minimum of 50% of tuition fees. This is a time like no...

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