Civics and Careers – July

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The Bronx Tale

July 14, 2017

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Travel Blog,

We started the day off by celebrating Carly’s surprise Harry Potter theme birthday party. (She got a cupcake from Carlos’s bakery). We had a loooonnnnnngggg walk on the bridge it was very very hot, we visited “Wall Street” it was…

Great trek to New York city

July 14, 2017

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Travel Blog,

Today was the great trek to New York city!  During our 6 HOUR bus ride, I had the experience of sampling a Twinkie for the first time in my life!  It was a majestic sweet treat, the decadent fluffy marshmallow…

Luxurious New York

July 13, 2017

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Travel Blog,

      New York, incredible grimy, yet luxurious New York.  We were finally here, and what better place to start then not being in America.  I get it, you’re confused, we were at the UN.  UN although being located…

Shopping in Sulus

July 12, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

To begin the day, we went up to the classroom and started a new unit in biology. We had a nice view while we were working, since the classroom is on top of a hill overlooking the ocean. Today we…

Mud pools and Sleeping Giants

July 12, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today, I woke up at 6 o’clock to see the sunrise over the ocean from the top of the resort with a few of the other students. The excursions we went on today were: the Garden of the Sleeping Giant…

Our First Day In Fiji!

July 11, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Our first day in Fiji started when we landed at 6:00 AM Fijian time. After a 16 hour plane ride we were pretty excited to get off the plane! We quickly went through Fiji Airlines security before boarding our coach…

Second Day on the Road

July 11, 2017

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Travel Blog,

The second day of our trip was started with a hefty meal at the U of Ottawa residence bright and early in the morning. After that delicious, albeit extremely rich meal of everything from bacon to waffles, we checked out…

Great first day in Ottawa!

July 11, 2017

Filed Under: Civics and Careers – July, Travel Blog,

Today was the first day on our trip and it couldn’t have started out any better! Even though we had to bus five hours to get to Ottawa it was definitely worth it! Our first stop was Byward Market where…

Making Wishes and Discovering the Ancient Roman Architecture

July 7, 2017

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

We were beyond lucky to walk the streets of Rome getting to see the Pantheon, and after the Trevi Fountain.   Once we got to view the fountain and throw our coins in wishing for some luck, we headed back…

When in Rome…

July 6, 2017

Filed Under: Discover Italy, Discover Italy, Halton Catholic District School Board, Travel Blog,

Buongiorno! Just one of the many words we said to our bus driver this morning on our way to the smallest country in the world. Only 110 acres large, and located in the beautiful city of Rome is The Vatican…