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Haley Ngonadi

CIC hosts Crime Stoppers of Hamilton’s annual Evening of Appreciation

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Columbia International College has been a supporter of Hamilton Crime Stoppers Inc. since 1995.  Mr. Ron Rambarran, Columbia’s Emeritus Principal, has sat on the Board of Hamilton Crime Stoppers Inc. since 1995.  He has been thrice past chair of the program and received the 2015 International Civilian of the Year award from Crime Stoppers International. Crime Stoppers is a community…

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Google Classroom: Columbia International College as a Digital School

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Beginning in January 2019, Columbia teachers and students will take part in a pilot program using Google Classroom as a learning management system and digital classroom platform. Through the Classroom page and app, students have 24-7 access to all of their learning materials in addition to the applications offered through GSuite; Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar, Sites, Chats, Forms,…

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2018 Cedar Fall Talent Show

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Cedar’s got talent! Every year our ESL and Junior Middle School students lead by Student Development at Cedar Building, put together a show that celebrates talent, diversity and the spirit of the Canadian traditions for Christmas!!! Since the beginning of November, all the performers put their time and hard work to practice and rehearse. We are all so proud of…

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First-Ever CIC Character Awards

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CIC is devoted to building character in its students by teaching them key values that create responsible global citizens. On November 28, Columbia International College (CIC), held its first ever ‘Character Awards,’  an award ceremony particularly dedicated to recognizing students who excel not only excel in their academics but also their attitude in and out of the classroom. In the…

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Fall 2018 Award Ceremony

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During Columbia’s Fall Semester Award Ceremony, held on Nov 27th, accomplishments of our students in extracurricular activities were celebrated in a grand way. This is a bi-annual tradition hosted by the Student Development Office to “give credit where credit is due.” These recipients were honoured since they took upon themselves and achieved tremendous success in respective areas of school life:…

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2nd Annual “Arts in Unison” Showcase

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On Friday, November 16th, Columbia presented its second annual “Arts in Unison” showcase, composed of dramas, music performances and digital shorts. This acclaimed project is a collaboration amongst students from Grade 11 and 12 drama and vocal classes, as well as the school band. All props and backdrops were designed by volunteers from the visual arts class. The showcase featured:…

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JMS Participation in the Rotary Club of Ancaster Spelling Bee Contest

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Congratulations to our Junior-Middle School students who participated in the annual Rotary Club of Ancaster Spelling Bee on November 17th. This event took place at Mohawk College, with our JMS students competing against various public and private schools from Hamilton. Danielle Beepot Pryce represented CIC in the grade 4-6 division. Damir Khaipov, Meng Xiaoyu, Lebron Beepot Pryce, Woleolu Peters and…

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Junior Middle School (JMS) Students Participate in Telus’ #AntiBullying Event in Toronto

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On November 12th the JMS class travelled to Toronto to the WE Schools Global Learning Centre to participate in a program on the power of words to end Cyberbullying. Part of a week-long Anti-bullying event, the students participated in programming with other schools from Toronto and the surrounding area. They listened to a special performance by Vancouver-based rapper SonReal, participated in…

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The 2nd Annual CIC Model United Nations Conference

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This past weekend (November 2-4), we hosted the second annual Columbia International College Model United Nations Conference. We were very honoured to have The United Nations Association in Canada (UNAC) co-organize this conference for the Columbia International College students and for our partner school Columbia International School from Taiwan. Eight students from our partner school in Taiwan came to participate…

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