Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fanshawe Fashion Rocks Forum

High school teachers and students: Join us for a day at Fanshawe to check out our Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising programs

Date: May 27, 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 Separate sessions for teachers and students

Interactive sessions that end with a fashion show for students to show off their creations


  • Learn about the programs and career pathways in fashion
  • Meet graduates of the program

  • Tour and experience the facilities

    Lunch provided

    Limited spots Register NOW

    Fanshawe College 1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard

    Contact person:

    Christina Hoggart at 519-452-4430 Ext. 4078


    Upcoming Grade 8 Events

    Grade 8 Parents Night at F.E. Madill S.S.

    on Tuesday, February 8th

    at 7:15 p.m. in the large gym

    Parents and Grade 8 Students Welcome

    Guidance counsellors, teacher and reps from all four post secondary pathways available to speak to families


    Grade 8 Orientation Day at F.E. Madill S.S.

    on Thursday, February 10th

    from 9:20 a.m. until 11:4o a.m. or from 12:10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    (ask your elementary school whether you are going in the morning or afternoon)

    Visit a sampling of classes including the Arts, Canadian and World Studies, French, Business, Science, Technology


    A great way for you to meet other incoming grade 8 students and get ready for secondary school. We look forward to seeing you there!

    French University Credits

    Check out this opportunity if you are interested in improving your French and earning a university credit!


    Get an EXPLORE BURSARY to study French in Trois-Pistoles, QC, and potentially receive a university credit.

    Two sessions are available:

    May 16 – June 1711

    July 11 – Aug 12/11

    Go to for more information and application forms.

    Application deadline is February 28/11

    Student Summer Company Grant

    The application for Summer Company, a grant program that helps young entrepreneurs, is available online.

    Course Selection for 2011/2012

    Course selection for the next school year starts this week and next with guidance counsellors visiting period 1 classes. Like last year, course selection for students going into grades 10 – 12 will take place online using Students will be given a page of instructions and asked to complete the selection process, including bringing in the printout signed by parents, by February 19, 2011.

    Course calendars will not be given to every student this year. Students and parents can access the online Madill course calendar at:

    or by clicking on the link on the main Madill website.