DECA is a global student network that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in hospitality, marketing, law, finance and management in high schools and post-secondary institutions across Ontario. Through competition and conferences, students develop essential professional workplace skills. Pickering High School’s DECA chapter has over 50 members, here are some of the projects the team has been working on...
EditorialThe 4 BEST Websites for Researching Universities
With post-secondary application deadlines coming up, it is difficult to ignore the big question looming over our heads: What are we going to do with our lives? Where are we going to study? While these are certainly stressful decisions to be making, it is imperative that we learn as much as possible about our desired schools and/or programs in order to take charge of our futures.
We’ve all done it. Promised ourselves that we would go straight home after our busy day and study for that test we’ve been dreading all week, or finish that essay that we waited until the last minute to do because we just could not be bothered by it, or start working on that three-part ISU project that we know will take what feels like years to finish. It happens to the best of us. As teenagers, the desire to procrastinate has never been higher, no matter what grade you’re in. However, we all know that test, essay or project needs to get done at some point. Here are some personal study tips and habits to help keep you on a productive grind.
Pickering High School’s Me to We club just wrapped up their We Scare Hunger food drive initiative for Halloween.
Taking the school by storm, I was so eager to learn all about the Me to We club.
I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to grade 10 students Katherine Elder, a member of Me to We, and Disha Tandon, who is an executive representative for the club.
EditorialDrama at Pickering High
When we hear the words “Drama at Pickering high school”, our brains do not immediately think of amazing theatre productions put on by the school’s talented students and faculty. Many of us stray towards the idea that there is some sort of altercation between two students. Someone said this horrible thing about this person and they found out. Boom. Drama. Little do many know of the fantastic theatrical productions put on every year by their very own high school.
“The Good Ol’ Days”
Everyone is tired of hearing adults say that. “Remember the good ol’ days?” The time where no one walked with a cellphone, everyone went to school with a paper bag lunch, baggy clothes were a hit, and everything seemed simple.
Looking to volunteer somewhere? Help out at Footprints 4 Autism!
Still need to finish your hours? Footprints 4 Autism is an organization that provides respite services to families with children diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder).
Unwind: 5 (fall) things to do when you just can’t deal with life at the moment
Everyone has mixed feelings about fall. Some love the colours, pumpkin spice, and sweater weather, while others complain about the cold and the long wait until Christmas.