‘Unbelievable’ win for Glen Ames robotics team

Everything clicked for the Glen Ames Senior Public School’s robotics team at the Legoland North America Open Competition, with the team winning second place in the innovative solution category for their canine-centric project. “They’re all really excited,” said their coach, Glen Ames teacher Luke Martin. “It was unbelievable… they were just in their glory the […]

Raising funds to build a school in Haiti

More than 30 students crammed into a classroom at Glen Ames Senior Public School last week, debating how best to turn cookies into cash. The lunch hour discussion last week covered all sorts of details for the bake sale. Would there be a cookie contest? Would the winner cost more? Should the goodies be divided […]

Beach swimmer will run with Pan Am torch

She trains in the Pan Am pool with the Scarborough Swim Club, and has tickets to watch swimming with her family during the upcoming Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. So you can imagine how thrilled Lily McDonald was to be chosen as one of the 3,000-plus torchbearers taking part in the 41-day Pan Am Games […]

Glen Ames robotics team earns provincial spot

When their LEGO robot grabs a rescue truck, rams an ambulance and scoots both across a typhoon-swept model town, the Glen Ames robotics team hold their cheers. Not until the plane flies, all pets are rescued and the tricky evacuation sign flips just so do the Grade 7 and 8s break out smiling. It’s the […]