Richview’s Asian Heritage Month Assembly

By Kasie Tran

Throughout the month of May, the Asian Heritage Club has taken the time to have a meet every Friday and come up with ideas on how to represent the Asian community. When people think of Asia, most think of East Asia – China, Japan, Korea. This is mostly fine, but we sometimes forget that Asia is a large continent that includes South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Central Asia. The Asian Heritage Club does an amazing job at representing every Asian community.

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Richview’s Mental Health Assembly

By Abigail Marshall

May is the established National Mental Health Month, and this year the Mental Health club at Richview, run by Ms. Dougherty, arranged an assembly in honour of it. The assembly took place at 11:15 on Thursday, May 6th. The goal of the assembly was to bring attention to mental health and provide healthy ways to cope for those struggling with mental illness.

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A Complaint on the Richview Saint: It’s Time We Change our Mascot

By Sathya Siva

What do you think of when you hear the word saint? Do you think of high-school? A football team? How about a public school logo? Yeah, I didn’t think so. When I think of a saint, I think of a ‘holy person’ depicted in Christianity who is supposedly ‘close to God’. So is our school logo promoting Christianity?

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The Big Picture

By Diya Saha

During quarantine I have been thinking a lot- I mean I always think about everything, but it’s just that I have been thinking more about myself. I’ve been thinking about how we as humans tend to overthink everything at that very moment.

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Richview’s Science Stool Struggles

By Lauren Olszaniecki

Richview’s 30-year-old science labs have got to go. More specifically, the stools, lamented by students of all ages, genders and sizes. Even teachers agree that the science labs’ stools are one of the worst parts of teaching. I’ve learned that a significant part of the science department’s limited budget is spent on getting new stools to replace broken ones. 

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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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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”