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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Local Boxer Inspires Youth to Live Fearlessly

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Dedicated, driven and focused are all words that best describe aspiring professional boxer Mohammed Feroze Abedeen, a young man out of Mississauga...

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

Forward March

BY KATHY MCDONALD I don’t think there is a happier person on this planet than myself that 2016 is over. I truly shudder at several...

Jean Augustine S.S. Set to Open September 2016

BY KATHY MCDONALD  February is a busy month filled with many holidays and celebrations. There is Valentine’s Day, Family Day, Chinese New Year and Black...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Humble and Kind

BY KATHY MCDONALD  In my humble opinion, pun intended, these two character traits (humility and kindness) are the most important coupling of traits. I say...

Education: 2016 in Review

BY KATHY MCDONALD I am writing this article in disbelief that this is my final article for the year 2016. It appears that as “mi...

We Rise Together

BY KATHY MCDONALD  We Rise Together: The Peel District School Board’s Action Plan to Support Black Students was officially approved on October 27th 2016. The...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

Professional Development

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...

Not Just Another Change Leadership Event

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Toronto will be hosting a leadership event that will offer knowledge and tips on improving a business or organization in today's changing...