Richview’s Black History Assembly: It’s a Movement Not a Trend

By Mona Urata

This year, in light of the pandemic, BHED+ presented their annual assembly virtually through teachers connecting to Zoom to watch the video presentation. The assembly, though different from previous years, was just as meaningful and wonderfully done.

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YIC Kahoot Night

By Mona Urata

On Friday, March 15th, Youth in Control hosted a Kahoot game night after school via Zoom. 

Youth in Control is the host of the annual M.A.D.D. assembly, as well as a yearly attendee of the Sunnybrook party program. In past years, Youth in Control has held impaired goggle workshops that mimic the eyesight of someone who is under the influence, as well as fundraisers such as bake sales. 

This year in place of the usual events, a Kahoot was held. Contestants were required to answer questions about mental health, substance abuse, and Covid-19. After each question, a member of Youth in Control explained the correct response, educating contestants.

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Girl’s E-Mentorship

By Maureen Saha

Mentorship has always been a vague domain for me … kind of like something that’s always there, but not really something that I care about. Kind of like how my phone tells me to update and I’m like “Update? Yeah maybe later” and promptly forget about it. It’s there floating on the edge of my mind but I’ve never heeded it. So when I heard about a mentorship program just for girls, (GEM- Girls E-Mentorship) , I was like “Uh, okay, cool”. My go-to response to life honestly.

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Open Clubs This Year At Richview

If you are new to Richview this year or just looking to make more friends, we have compiled a list of clubs that are currently open and running. We spoke to club presidents and executives and asked them what they had to say about their club. There are a variety of clubs running this year and we hope that by reading the information below, it might pique your interest to join something new. Continue reading Open Clubs This Year At Richview

Saints Chamber Strings

By Ashley Czumak

During November of this school year, the Saints Chamber Strings, a strings performance ensemble, was established by Ashley Czumak and Zora Zheng. The ensemble consists of eight students in grades 10-12, playing the violin, viola, and cello. The Richview ensemble performs at various events to fundraise. All donations collected go to MusiCounts, a foundation which provides musical instruments for schools in need. Continue reading “Saints Chamber Strings”

Best Buddies Halloween Event

By Zoya Babicheva

On Friday, October 26th, there was an event for RCI’s Best Buddies club in the cafeteria after school, where everyone dressed up, played games, danced, and more. It was fun for everyone, and the buddies really enjoyed themselves.

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Interact: Fall 2019

By Lauren Olszaniecki

Richview’s Interact Club members teamed up with Etobicoke Collegiate Institute’s Interact division to clean up James Gardens on October 6th, 2019. This was the first of Interact’s many initiatives for the 2019-2020 school year. Continue reading “Interact: Fall 2019”

Are You A Feminist?

 

By Kifi H.

(Art by Maia Fadd)

Are you a feminist? A simple question a lot of people shrug off or bluntly answer no to. Have you ever thought why, though? Why is it that we hear the word “Feminazi” before feminist. For what reason do we see overcorrection and extremism, instead of just an undermined correction?  Continue reading “Are You A Feminist?”

#BlackHistoryAssembliesMatter

By Christina Dinh

(Photo taken by RCI Yearbook)

The black history assembly took place on the 22nd of February in the auditorium. BHED+ had spent months organizing the event with the help of Mrs. McDonagh-Vella, Mrs. Thomas-Reynolds, and the AV crew. Many lunches, time after school, and even weekends were spent organizing and making sure the assembly went smoothly. Continue reading “#BlackHistoryAssembliesMatter”

Free the Children

By Jillian Sprenger Free The Children Club is up and running again – and they’re going to get things going with Richview’s first ever “Eggstravaganza”! For the entire month of April, students will be able to purchase delicious chocolate egg candy grams to send to all their friends. The candy grams will be available for purchase in the cafeteria at lunch. Send them to everyone … Continue reading Free the Children