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October Activities Preview – Enjoy the Canadian Fall Season to the Fullest

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As temperatures start to dip, are you eager to enjoy the incredible Canadian Fall season to the fullest? Here’s a sneak peek into what’s happening at CIC through October to keep you occupied while reinforcing important skills. Sign up on REACH App, mark your calendar ! Oct 1 (Sat) : Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Game | Hamilton Victory Gardens (volunteer…

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Experiential Learning Empowers Students to Build Real-World Skills

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Total Care Learning® at CIC focuses not only on what is learned, but also how it is learned. We’re excited to see our teachers work diligently to maximize student engagement through experiential learning activities. Here’re some recent snapshots of how CIC students expand their knowledge beyond textbook, build real-world skills and get ready for the future in many ways. Grade…

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Happy Chef Appreciation Week

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It’s Chef Appreciation Week! CIC has proudly partnered with Chartwells to provide students with delicious and nutritious meals needed to maintain a balanced diet. We are highlighting Chartwell’s Executive Chef Maxim who has been uniting us through food with new and exciting experiences, bringing the best of the local and international culinary scene to CIC staff and students. Chef Appreciation…

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Leadership Team Ready to Make an Impact

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Meet our 2022 Fall Semester Leadership Team. These aspiring leaders are fully ready to make an impact to the school and local community, develop leadership skills and grow as individuals. Congratulations! Student Council Mostly known for being the voice of the student body, the student council creates and promotes events on-campus, with the directive of creating an inclusive, social atmosphere….

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Universities Visiting CIC (Sep – Nov 2022)

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Universities are coming to visit CIC and help you move closer to your dreams. Don’t miss the opportunities to interact with university representatives, learn about their admission information, campuses and student life. * Please note that the schedule may be adjusted and more university visits may be added. Please listen to the school announcement and visit UPO for updated schedule….

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Volunteers Made a Difference at Canada’s Largest Ribfest

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CIC volunteers made a difference at Canada’s Largest Ribfest (Sep 2-5). The students worked hard to help sort waste and keep the event green and clean. Thanks to their efforts, 97% of the waste from the festival was diverted away from landfills. The Ribfest was organized by the Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore.  All proceeds go to local charities. Many…

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7-day Ivy League Trip Visiting Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Cornell & Much More

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CIC students are going on an amazing 7-day Ivy League trip, visiting Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Cornell and Parsons School of Design! The trip will also include popular tourist attractions in New York City and Boston. Time: Thursday, October 6 to Tuesday, October 11. How to sign up: the Student Development Office has sent an email about the Ivy League Trip…

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