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Pieces of Wisdom from a Community Leader

Although I was unable to speak with someone from the organization I am currently volunteering for, I did have the pleasure of speaking with Mei, a children’s ministry pastor at my local church. She has spent a lot of time… Continue Reading →

Sharing my Embroidery Learning Progress through a Virtual In-Depth Night

Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation! My name is Grace Zhang, and I am a grade 10 TALONS student. Over the past few months, I have been learning the art and technical skills of embroidery. I’m very excited to have… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on My In-Depth Experience Thus Far

According to de Bono in his book How to Have a Beautiful Mind, “Concepts are the parents of practical ideas” (107). They “capture the main ‘essence’ but may not cover all aspects” (118). When defining concepts, it is generally most… Continue Reading →

Pieces of Wisdom Inspired by a Career in Nursing

As someone who has always loved helping others, deeply enjoys the sciences, and wants to make a positive impact on my community, I have found myself drawn to the healthcare field. I had the pleasure of speaking to a nursing… Continue Reading →

The Art of Valuing the Words of Others

“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.” – Dean Jackson   Over the past two weeks, I have continued to develop a better and deeper mentorship by emphasizing the importance of active… Continue Reading →

Learning to Hold Beautiful Conversations

“If you want to be interesting, be interested.” – David Ogilvy   In my in-depth journey this year, I have been emphasizing and focusing on my mentorship by learning to develop a beautiful mind. According to de Bono’s book, “being… Continue Reading →

The First of Many Stitches

There is a saying my mentor shared with me that one is not a true embroiderer until they have bled on their work and made it their own. There is something about these handsewn imperfections that make the result more… Continue Reading →

Grit and Resilience in Relation to Personal Awareness

Purpose: To expand Personal Awareness by reflecting on Q1 and setting goals for Q2 Why are we talking about Core Competencies? To help get better at “life.” COVID-19 has made life difficult and stressful for most families. At school, our… Continue Reading →

Developing the Leaders Around Me

Being a grade 10 in the TALONS program has given me the responsibility to step in the shoes of the former seniors of the program and to take on the role of a mentor. As a result, learning to develop… Continue Reading →

Sharing my Small Business through a Virtual In-Depth Night

Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation! My name is Grace Zhang, and I am a grade 9 TALONS student. Over the past few months, I have been pursuing the idea of creating a small business intended to gain and practice… Continue Reading →

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