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This Week in Gillin

Ms. Kate LaneOver the weekend we had a couple ambitious bakers and, true to the tone of Gillin this year, they were eager to share their delicious cake and scones with everyone in residence. Not only did Eva and Anna bake Saturday, Eva received flowers and cake — which she also shared for her 18th...

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This Week In Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoThis was a festive-oriented week which all began last weekend when a small crew of boys went into the country to a local tree farm to cut down a Christmas tree. The boys were able to saw down three trees that were set up in Gillin Residence, Matthews House, and the Teron Foyer...

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StayUp Ottawa in Support of the Youth Services Bureau

Inadum Monale Sira-Wiwa and Sean Joe-EzigboOn November 27, 15 boarding students and four boarding staff slept out on campus in support of the initiatives conducted by the Youth Services Bureau and to raise awareness about the issue of youth homlessness in Ottawa. Two students share their personal accounts about what this experience meant to them...

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This Week in Gillin

Ms. Kate LaneThe holiday spirit has officially begun in Gillin Residence! Thanks to Ms. Kerr and a group of eager Gillinites, the tree went up last weekend and a variety of decorations were created and hung throughout the week. It is looking very festive! A “countdown” is posted and with only 10 more school days...

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This Week In Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoLast week we had a number of Boarding students participate in StayUP Ottawa. This initiative brings attention to the homeless youth in the city. There is fundraising, an education component and an activity where students across the city spend the night outside. Our students set up their gear in the snow, watched the...

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Interview with Alex Zhang (Grade 8)

When did you first play tennis and what has inspired you to remain committed to this sport? I started playing when I was 6 for fun, and then at 7, I wanted to play competitively. I love the sound of the ball striking the ground, there are few injuries and players respect each other. I...

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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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Senior School Closing Ceremony

Watch a livestream of the Senior School closing celebration by clicking here! A recording of the event will also be available next week.