Francophones seek new school

Trustees at Toronto’s largest school board got a tough assignment this winter, but local francophone parents are hoping they have at least one of the answers. In January, Ontario’s education minister assigned the Toronto District School Board a list of 13 reforms, including a call to look at selling some underused schools. When TDSB trustees […]

Students over the moon at Space Day

After spinning blindfolded, firing Alka-Seltzer rockets, and trying to thread PVC pipes together while standing on skateboards, the Grade 6 students who got to play astronauts at Monarch Park Collegiate last month learned a funny thing about zero gravity. It doesn’t exist. “A lot of people don’t understand gravity,” says Steve Lang, an educator at […]

News in Brief

Ward 32 Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon will lead the Maple Leaf Forever Tree Tour on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon. The neighbourhood walk will begin at Maple Cottage, 62 Laing St., the site of the historic maple which stood for over a century and inspired Alexander Muir, in 1867, to write The Maple […]