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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 →

The Unheard Secrets of Ants

Have you ever wondered how ants communicate with one another? Or how information passes on from one generation to the next in a colony?   I give some insight into the lives of ants, and how they might not be… 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 →

A Reflection of my Ecological Footprint

Two weeks ago, I completed a form to calculate the extent the way I live affects Earth. Overall, I was astonished by the impact my actions have on the planet. My ecological footprint was 7.1 hectares, which equates to 710… Continue Reading →

Biology Infographic: Seahorse Reproduction

To conclude the biology unit, I researched the reproduction of seahorses to delve deeper into the lives of these fascinating organisms. After gathering information, I shared my knowledge by creating an infographic featuring visual components such as sourced images taken… Continue Reading →

Eminent: Beatrix Potter

In order to bring light to influential figures who positively impacted our world, we were tasked with highlighting their accomplishments through a blog post, speech, learning center, and annotated bibliography. From October 11 to November 25, we conducted research from… Continue Reading →

PTI Presentation: Education for First Nations

After reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, a novel that openly explores topics that are generally frowned upon, I completed a presentation with three of my peers to examine the steps school systems have taken to serve… Continue Reading →

Finding Learning Opportunities During Difficult Times

“With every episode of struggle, there is a learning opportunity.” – Richard M. Schulze   It’s undoubtedly a strange time the world is facing. People are isolating themselves in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, businesses are… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on Challenges to Seek Improvement

“Don’t limit your challenges; challenge your limits. Each day we must strive for constant and neverending improvement.” – Tony Robbins   A challenge is defined as the situation of being faced with a task that needs great mental or physical… Continue Reading →

Annotated Bibliography: Works Cited for Eminent 2019

Works Cited Delaney, Frank. The Tale of Beatrix Potter. 26 May 2016. Website. 30 November 2019. <https://academichelp.net/samples/academics/essays/expository/the-tale-of-beatrix-potter.html>.   Giaimo, Cara. Beatrix Potter’s Greatest Work Was a Secret, Coded Journal She Kept as a Teen. 16 June 2017. Website. 28 November… Continue Reading →

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