Grade 9 News

The New Year is upon us and we can hardly imagine a more exciting start. Frigid temperatures, wind storms and icy roads all make our daily commute to school an adventure. When we get here though, it’s always worth it. Where else can a kid learn about polynomials, human reproduction and child soldiers all in one day? The Human Development Index (HDI) is the standard by which countries are considered developed or developing. We’re learning about this in Social Studies and we’re also learning that Canada is a pretty terrific place to live. It’s not perfect, but by golly, it’s
the best out there. In Careers/Health we’ve started playing the stock market. Wild fun. One hundred thousand dollars (pretend money) is what we start with and we’ll see where it goes. If you have any hot stock tips, please pass them on.