Friday, November 20, 2020

The Ridge's TrailHacks Virtual hackathon

Are you an aspiring web developer? Software engineer? Computer engineer? Are you interested in coding? 3-D Printing? Assembly? TrailHacks is the event for you! 

On Saturday, December 12th, participate in Iroquois Ridge High School’s first ever virtual hackathon from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. 

Follow TrailHacks on Instagram at “irhs_trailhacks” for more information and look out for posters around the school for the link to the TrailHack official website to register!

Virtual Discovery Day McGill University


A modified virtual ½ day program comprises a keynote lecture, one interactive workshop and a career panel discussion. As always, participants will be able select the workshop of their choice amongst a list of many. 

If you are a student in grades 10 to 12  interested in science, perhaps this is something you can consider attending.


Friday, November 13, 2020

SHAD Applications

REMINDER: Deadline for applying to the summer SHAD program is December 7th.


Michael Smith Science Challenge


The Michael Smith Science Challenge is a bilingual national competition written by students in Grade 10 Science or lower. It emphasizes logical thinking and covers material in the science curriculum common to all provinces. It is named in honour of UBC’s Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Michael Smith and is sponsored by the UBC Faculty of Science. Prizes are awarded to the top students (and their teachers) in each province, territory, and nationally.

Here is the link if you are interested in reading about it some more.

You need to have a teacher who will register you.  Contact me if you are interested.

The registration deadline is February 24, 2020.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Studying Business in the United States

This month, EducationUSA is highlighting options for studying Business in the United States. Please feel free to distribute this webinar information to any student or educator who may be interested. As always, these events are free to attend. 

EducationUSA webinar: How to study business in the U.S.

Tuesday, November 10 at 4 pm EST. Register here.

This session is meant to be attended prior to the events during International Education Week (IEW). This session is a primer on the various pathways to studying Business including Associate's, Bachelors, and graduate degrees (including MBAs). Students will take away the various outcomes of the degree options available. EducationUSA Canada adviser Jenika Heim will present.

EducationUSA IEW Business Showcase: Undergraduate Part 1

Tuesday, November 17 at 4 pm EST. Register here.

During this two-hour session, you will hear about 8 diverse undergraduate Business programs including Bentley University, Creighton University, Doane University, Florida Institute of Technology, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Marquette University, Rowan University, and St. John's University. You can also attend the second session on Thursday, November 19th. #IEW2020

EducationUSA IEW Business Showcase: Undergraduate Part 2 

Thursday, November 19 at 4 pm EST. Register here.

During this two-hour session, you will hear about 8 diverse undergraduate Business programs including California State University Northridge, Felician University, Hillsborough Community College, Hope College, Lane Community College, La Roche University, Monroe College, and the University of Missouri. You can also attend the first session on Tuesday, November 17th. #IEW2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

ShadOnline for 2021


In 2021 Shad is partnering with universities to host virtual campuses that provide specialized STEAM and entrepreneurship content in synchronous real-time sessions, with keynote speakers and Shad’s signature design project.

For grade 10 and 11 students.

Applications for ShadOnline for the 2021 summer is now OPEN!