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07/09/21
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Arts Fest 2021

The arts play an important role in the balanced life of a Trafalgar student. From music, drama, creative writing, and fine art, our girls create incredible works of art. Arts Fest, Trafalgar’s annual celebration of the arts, was another smash hit this year and showcased the amazing talents of our students! Watch the Arts Fest assembly […]

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Kim Wheatley
06/21/21
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National Indigenous History Month

Trafalgar Castle School is commemorating National Indigenous History Month by recognizing the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Through a series of events, open conversations, and guest speakers, we are honouring First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. We were pleased to welcome Kim Wheatley, a cultural knowledge keeper, to the school earlier […]

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06/10/21
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Col. Chris Hadfield Inspires Students

At nine-years-old, Col. Chris Hadfield decided he wanted to be an astronaut, around the same age as some of our Lower School students who had the incredible opportunity to speak with the Canadian astronaut and spaceship commander. “I watched Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey as a kid and I thought it was so […]

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05/06/21
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Board of Directors Candidate Process 2021

The Board of Directors of Trafalgar Castle School is a hard-working and committed group of volunteers working for the best interests of the School. The Board is particularly focused on having a membership that is representative of all its stakeholders and is therefore comprised of parents, alumnae and external friends of the School. The President […]

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05/03/21
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Grade 12 Girls Learn In-Person and Virtual Business Etiquette

  Last week,, our Grade 12 students participated in a Business Etiquette Dinner hosted by Leanne Pepper from the University of Toronto Faculty Club. Leanne shares proper etiquette for professional dinners and social engagements through table manners and preparation. This year’s business etiquette session also included video call etiquette tips! Always turn on your camera […]

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04/06/21
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The Dollars and Cents of a Money Fair

Are credit cards good or bad? What is the true cost of owning a pet? How can you make money on YouTube? These are just some of the burning questions today’s youth have about money and some of the topics the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) and Scotiabank have seen presented in their National […]

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02/26/21
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Student shares original Composition

It is no secret that the arts program at Trafalgar Castle School is thriving.  Whether it’s visual arts with Ms. Welbourn or vocal and instrumental music with Ms. Newman in the lower school, creativity and collaboration in the arts is alive and well. Trafalgar Music teacher Mr. Smerdon recently shared an original composition from Grade […]

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01/22/21
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The Shine Collective Logo Design Challenge

Over the past several months visual arts teacher Ms. Welbourn has worked hard on a partnership with The Shine Collective.  The Shine Collective is a non-profit that’s mission is to “[revolutionize] the workforce by giving talented high school graduates the chance to shine in professional roles at partner companies who advocate for equity, diversity, and […]

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01/15/21
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Greetings from a 98-year-old Alumna

In 1939 Kathleen (Gordon) Preston came to Trafalgar Castle School, then known as Ontario Ladies’ College.  Her grandson Drew recently came across Trafalgar’s online yearbooks and shared with her the Vox Collegi 1939 when Kathleen was a Junior. Drew emailed us to share that Kathleen holds many memories from her time at Ontario Ladies’ College […]

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Trafalgar Small Ensemble coursework 2020
12/17/20
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Music Class Small Ensemble Recordings

Mr. Smerdon’s Grade 11 and 12 music students completed another share-worthy assignment before the winter break. This time, they learned and recorded a part in an ensemble that they combined with one or two other students’ work.  The result were the following fantastic small ensemble recordings:   Allegro by Mozart from Yasmine A., Yuki G. […]

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