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Congratulations Class of 2017

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Congratulations to  over 420 Grade 12 students who crossed the stage at the RTHS graduation ceremony on May 31st.  Student MCs Catherine A. and Madiha R. welcomed the large crowd at the Corral and introduced CBE Trustee Joy Bowen-Eyre, who spoke on behalf of

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Awesome Grade 10 Social Action Night

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Congratulations to our Grade 10 students and teachers who showcased their Social Action Projects at a wonderful evening event on May  24th!  This year the students completed an incredible total of 812 volunteer hours and collected $13,028.60 for various organizations in

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Jazz band workshop with Grammy-winning Saxophonist

Jazz Band Workshop With a Grammy Winner!

Our jazz band students were fortunate to take part in a jazz workshop with 2 time Grammy Award winning saxophonist and composer and current member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Ted Nash. It was an extremely rewarding experience for

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Mail it Forward Campaign

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The Student Wellness Action Team (SWAT) prepared a unique campaign for the school to encourage positive relationships and promote wellness in support of  Canadian Mental Health Week.  Students were invited to write personal and encouraging notes to individuals in the

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Slammin’ at Grandin


SLAM Team 2017 –RTHS Slam poets rocked their words this weekend – Shaelynn B., Shulamit P., Travis I., Kyra B., Skyler G. and Harley D. !! They placed first in the first round ( knocking off last years champions )

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First Edition of the Hubble

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Click here for the 1st edition! Welcome to Thirsk’s very own student-run newspaper! As of now we’re comprised of six students; Madiha Rana, Shane Yu, Ethan Kennedy, Aishah Ismail, Tasleem Sarwar, and Alyssa Duncan. If you have any suggestions on

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Studio Bell Field Trip

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The Choir and General Music students had a wonderful trip to the Studio Bell National Music Centre, where they engaged in rich learning about Canadian music. The students were able to participate in hands-on activities that took them through the

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Listen to the City

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Thirsk Fine Arts students wowed at the “Listen to the City” performance at Jack Singer Concert Hall on April 24th! Five dancers, Amaka E., Glory N., Lovelann  P., Derian P, and Karen S. performed to a unique piece of music created and recorded by RTHS

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FinAl Project

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We are fortunate to have been able to welcome our colleagues and some amazing students from Finland, as a part of our participation in the FinAl project. Thirsk has partnered with Bowness High School and three high schools from Helsinki,

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Grad ticket sales open April 12th

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