Once again this year, one of our students has been chosen as a finalist in the 34th edition of the french poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux! We’d like to congratulate Aakarsh Dhar for making the cut! The competition this year was fierce as just over 1000 poems were reviewed. The final will take place at the Lion D’Or in Montreal on March 25, 2018. Go Aakarsh!!
Today our NSA students are participating in our annual Waterloo Math contest. This national contest offers a challenging take on simple mathematical concepts, with 25 multiple choice questions that can stump even the brightest math students. Good luck to our students!
The first basketball game of the House tournament was a close one. It was between the Amber and Emerald house but after a great back and forth game, a last second basket and a thrilling overtime Amber house won and will be moving on.
Players of the match
Amber house: Chris P. – 14 points
Emerald house: Mazine R. – 12 points
At the end of the second match, Ruby house was able to easily withstand Sapphire house’s early pressure. The final will be between the Amber and Ruby house.
Players of the match
Ruby house: Jeremy V. – 8 points
Sapphire house: Leslie Z. – 6 points
Our Secondary 2 students got to experience one of the world’s largest winter carnivals in beautiful Québec City. The Carnival was a unique winter experience where over 3 days they enjoyed many activities such as the snow slides and snow sculptures. They also visited the famous Ice Hotel, the aquarium and Citadelle.
Once again this year, North Star Academy Laval students will be participating in the 34th edition of the poetry contest Mouvement Parlons Mieux. Students from all levels will be submitting their creations and competing against the rest of the province. With 3 students who were chosen as finalists last year we’re very excited and looking forward to the finals which will take place in March 2018 at the Lion D’Or in Montreal. Stay tuned as NSAL may have discovered the next Émile Nelligan!