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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane With evening prep starting later these nights, Gillinites are enjoying the hour between dinner and being back at their desks to be outside socializing on the field. On Monday night, it was so wonderful to see: rugby, American football, soccer, baseball, and even a dance-off, all happening at once on the main campus...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane The sun is shining, days are longer, and flowers are popping up along campus – these subtle shifts have made a tremendous impact on everyone’s mood and energy. This week, we loved seeing several of the Gillin and Maple students out supporting our sporting events, and their classmates – both the girls’ soccer...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane Happy Earth Day to all our boarding families across the globe.   Over the April long weekend, many of our boarding students remained on campus and enjoyed a variety of activities ranging from feeding wild animals at Park Omega to feasting on a traditional Canadian Easter dinner. On Monday evening, everyone was reporting that...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane Tuesday Rock Climbing by Paula Garcia  Going rock climbing was an amazing experience that boarding gave us. We had a fun time with our friends and learned the basics of climbing. We got the chance to bond with our friends while doing something fun and different. Thank you to Ms. Hickson and Mr....

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The Wilgress Archives

Ashbury College was founded in 1891 by George Penrose Woollcombe, an ambitious Oxford University graduate and a new Canadian, who served as Ashbury’s Headmaster for 42 years. The three-room school for boys was originally located on Wellington Street in downtown Ottawa, moving to larger quarters also on Wellington Street and then on to Argyle Street...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane On Sunday night we had our first full Gillin and Maple meeting since the March Break and enjoyed being back in each other’s company. The mood felt cheery and light, as everyone eases back into the spring term and celebrated all the March birthdays.  Another highlight of this week was seeing our very...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane After a solid two-week break, our Gillin and Maple students have returned well-rested and rejuvenated for a strong final spring term. For those who stayed with the March break programming, they too took many day trips and capped off their break with a five-day excursion to Quebec City, followed by an Ottawa Sens...

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This Week in Maple and Gillin

Kate Lane The past few weeks have been tremendously challenging for our boarding students, our Ashbury community, and our world at large. With Ukrainian and Russian students living in residence, along with others from neighbouring countries, the tragic events in Ukraine have hit very close to home. The sense of hopelessness and uncertainty can be...

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