March Madness Fever comes to an end

March Madness Fever comes to an end

The Madness has come and gone. All teams had the opportunity to carry home the gold but only one could accomplish that feat. Players of all kinds faced each other in grueling match-ups. The weak were eliminated by the strong. Those who were injured fought through the pain. In the end, two teams squared off for the prestigious title as […]

Grad-posal

Grad-posal

Last year around this time, our alumnus Ethan Wilkinson asked his girlfriend out to grad over the PA. This year, Malavan Subramaniam has topped that amazing feat by asking his best friend, Anna Mahmoodi, at a GQ meeting in front of 60 friends. They’ve been best friends for 4 years now and bonded through trying out for the basketball team. […]

March Madness Dodgeball Tournament

March Madness Dodgeball Tournament

The March Madness Dodgeball hits Walnut Grove again with plenty of action. With 12 teams ranging from Grade Nine to Twelve, there’s no guarantee that the senior boys will once again emerge victorious. Check out the action in all gyms from March 10th to 14th as the players throw and catch for their lives!  

Addictions

Addictions

What do you think when you hear about addictions? Drugs? Well, this post is not about drugs. This post is about things that everyone is exposed to on a daily basis that can become addictions. First of all, what is an addiction? Something you do too often? Something you want to do every second of your life? Everyone has their […]

PAD – The highest grossing pinnacle of puzzle games

PAD – The highest grossing pinnacle of puzzle games

PAD – The highest grossing pinnacle of puzzle games Anywhere you go nowadays, you see people of all ages and creeds playing Candy Crush Saga on their mobile devices. You’ll get the occasional Plants vs Zombies 2, Temple Run, and sometimes Flappy Bird. There’s no question about it that Candy Crush is king, BUT did you know there’s a mobile […]

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Debate Team goes to Fraser Heights 0
by / on January 9, 2014 at 8:11 pm / in Clubs, Debate club

Debate Team goes to Fraser Heights

The WGSS Debate Team participated in a local tournament at Fraser Heights with over nine participating schools. Two junior participants, Dareum Park and Cindy Kang placed third in their category among the tough competition, a phenomenal result. Walnut Grove Secondary’s debate team has been a student-led club after Mr. Bonnar took his leave two years ago. While other clubs may […]

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What does the Fawkes say? 0
by / on December 24, 2013 at 1:32 pm / in Events

What does the Fawkes say?

The teachers have done it again! WGSS’ annual Christmas assembly kicked off with Walnut Grove’s Got Talent’s Top 3 teams: Hayley and Connie, Niki and Aisley and Ian, the Gollum impersonator. After much heated debate, one person emerged victorious: Ian the Gollum. His spot-on acting can be seen in the first video below. However, the highlight of the day was […]

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The Boys are Back 0
by / on December 24, 2013 at 3:32 am / in Basketball, Sports

The Boys are Back

Attention all Gators, the boys are back! Your defending champion senior boys basketball team returned to the floor on  November 29th to face the rival Gleneagle Talons. It was clear that the boys worked hard throughout the off-season as they did not miss a beat; defeating the Talons 77-59. “We had a good first game…lots of pressure and intensity” – […]

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Palmer And Co. #1- Why Am I so Awkward 2
by / on December 11, 2013 at 5:22 pm / in Advice Column, Teachers & Admin

Palmer And Co. #1- Why Am I so Awkward

  On this first issue of Palmer & Co. one of our editors, Andy Palmer, has a one-on-one conversation with Ms. Murdoch.

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Wonderful Week of Christmas 0
by / on December 9, 2013 at 7:47 pm / in Clubs, Student Council

Wonderful Week of Christmas

The last week of school before the Christmas break at Walnut Grove is going to be filled with amazing, fun events full of the holiday spirit! Student council once again presents the Wonderful Week Of Christmas Monday is the EGGNOG CHUG: sign up with your team in front of room 201 and enter this awesome competition! It’s completely free to enter and prizes […]

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WGSS Christmas Concert 0
by / on December 6, 2013 at 11:07 pm / in Band, Choir, Events, Music

WGSS Christmas Concert

Walnut Grove Secondary School’s music department recently hosted their annual Christmas concert. It was a great evening full of awesome music and amazing performances from our junior concert band, intermediate concert band, senior concert band, concert choir, and chamber choir. The concert kicked off with a special duet performance by Kevin Choi and Stephen Li. They wowed the audience with […]

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Green Gators 1
by / on November 20, 2013 at 10:50 pm / in Clubs, Environmental Club

Green Gators

This Week the Environment Club’s “Green Team” kicked off their first meeting with a long list they hope to accomplish throughout the school year. With a handful of projects in line, club leader Andrew Palmer feels confident that this year will be quite different from the previous. “There is a passionate group of teens this year. We are all really […]

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Movember- I Moustache you a question 0
by / on November 18, 2013 at 11:51 pm / in Clubs, Events, Grad Council

Movember- I Moustache you a question

It’s that time of year again when beards and mustaches appear on men’s faces everywhere.  It’s Movember, the one month in a year when a mustache is welcomed no matter how bad it looks. Whether it is proper, nearly invisible, hideous or made with your girlfriends’ mascara, you are supporting men’s health and the prevention of various male cancers while […]

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Snow’s in the Forecast 4
by / on November 18, 2013 at 11:23 pm / in Student Articles

Snow’s in the Forecast

It is snowing in Toronto, Ontario as Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to being under the influence of cocaine while attempting to run the city. Drugs are no strangers to Ford as he recently admitted he has been using for the past year. Though Ford has a past of rowdy behaviour, he still remained a candidate for office. In 1999, […]

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Starbucks Secret Menu: Winter Edition- Food Blog #2 3
by / on November 12, 2013 at 11:32 pm / in Events, Food Blog, Pop Culture

Starbucks Secret Menu: Winter Edition- Food Blog #2

Tired of the same old drinks at Starbucks or just want to try something that suits the season? Try out the following menu that GNN has picked out for you this month. 

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