By Olive Nugent We’ve all been there. You sit there every night, doing your other homework, trying to push down the niggling dread as your beat-up, dog-eared copy sits reproachfully on the corner of your desk. After math, you say, once I’m done that Spanish homework, I’ll get through Chapter 7. And so, after you’ve … Continue reading How To Handle Bad Class Readings
By Charles Zhang At Lisgar, there are plenty of great ways to show off your academic prowess to your peers, as well as impress future universities. Of course, I’m talking about contests! Lisgar hosts a plethora of contests for all the maths and sciences, in any style and at any grade level, from full solution … Continue reading Lisgar STEM Contests: A Wealth of Opportunity
By Olive Nugent Between the dump of post-midterm assignments and winter rearing its ugly head, the first week of December was a long slog for many. For the over thirty students involved in this year’s school production of Into the Woods, it was particularly gruelling - but the resounding success of the three-night production was … Continue reading Into the Woods: A Hard-Earned Final Curtain
By Abigail Potter It is the artist’s privilege to take reality and convey it the way their perspective shows it, but he can also be misleading. The artist can warp and twist the way things actually are, changing it as easily as metal fresh out of the forge. Once again, the artist has taken up … Continue reading Welcome To the Jungle?
By Tegwyn Hughes - Editor Reporters crowded outside of 121 Meadowland Drive this morning as Molly King emerged from the front door in her PJs and slippers, a look of awe on her face. Molly's mother had called the press half an hour earlier to report that her daughter, a grade 12 student at Lisgar … Continue reading 12th Grade Student Shocked to Receive Decent Sleep
By Cathy Jing On Monday, Lisgar students recently created a new phenomenon to relax their nerves before exam week. Lisgar Collegiate Institute's Council of Students club created Pyjama Week for its students to destress for their high school exams. To reach their nirvana, students must wear pyjamas to school the five days before exams. "I … Continue reading Students Battle Exam Blues with PJ Week
By Nathan Rideout To the outside world, Lisgar is a school that helps expand the minds of young geniuses. It seems to have a proper exterior, with all the stone detailing and the well behaved students, but what they don't know is that the people who enter the school are risking their lives every … Continue reading Lisgar Student Handbook 2016
By Tegwyn Hughes - Editor Monday, May 30th was the quietest day in Lisgar history. Don't believe me? I was there. My name is Mark Johnson, and I am in the 10th grade at Lisgar. I have the worst schedule ever. Every single one of my classes is in the North Building - two of … Continue reading The Day the North Building Stood Still
By Alinah Charania Lisgar's tunnel was a forbidden wonder until it was finally opened to the public this year, after too many years of being closed. Its closing constrained many unfortunate students to cross the mall in the nasty Canadian climate. It forced these poor students to tread out into the winter snow, slip on … Continue reading The Tunnel: The Most Essential Part of Lisgar
By Tegwyn Hughes - Editor Many grade 12 students are excited to move into a dorm room this fall, as they take their first steps into adulthood and go to college or university. Many of them may also be wondering - when should I start packing for university? Is it too early? What do I … Continue reading The Senior Scoop: When do I Pack?