Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

Academia in Romance

by Da Beattie Since this is a school blog, we assume you are at least somewhat into academia. Although it’s a competitive place, there are many exciting things going on, like tests, papers, studying, research. All of these things and more are in The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. Tropes like fake dating combined with […]

Sunday, January 30th, 2022

Striped Horses in Trouble!

January 31st is International Zebra Day! If it is your first time hearing of this, read on to learn more about this holiday and the role this unique animal has in the ecosystem.   According to the Nikolaev Zoo in Ukraine, International Zebra Day was initiated by conservation organizations, including the Smithsonian National Zoo and the Conservation Biology […]

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

All About Viruses

By Da Beattie It’s coming up on two whole years of being in a pandemic, and some people are still confused as to what a virus is. Whether you are a non-science student, or my family members, this general post aims to tackle the basics. What is a virus? Viruses are parasites that can multiply […]

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Scientific Breakthroughs and Their Impact on the Earth

By Da Beattie DNA is the genetic information for all living things. Although you cannot see it from the naked eye while looking at a given organism, it is hard to believe that it was once unknown. First discovered by Friedrich Miescher in 1869, it was James Watson and Francis Crick that identified the double-stranded […]

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

The Best Books of 2021 (Romance, Fantasy, and Young Adult)

by Da Beattie If you’ve been following this blog for a long time, then you know I am a big fan of the library and reading. Here is my top ten list of books in 2021.  The Wedding Ringer by Kerry Rea Shipped by Angie Hockman Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer  As If on […]

Saturday, November 27th, 2021

The Kinds of Christmas trees

by Da Beattie If you haven’t figures out already, I love Christmas!!! Although my previous article explains some of the pros and cons to fake and real Christmas trees, this post is dedicated to the different kinds of real Christmas trees. There are many types of evergreens that are exploited for holiday use. The genus […]

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Christmas Tree Farms

by Da Beattie It’s November and for many that means Christmas! While we Canadians have already had Thanksgiving, there is no reason to wait to start your Christmas cheer! Like the Halloween and pumpkin debate, there are many pros and cons to disposable versus reusable plastic Christmas trees. Although real trees are single use, trees […]

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

November 1st: “What should I do with all these pumpkins?”

by Simran Randhawa Okay, so, somehow?? It’s November?? I swear it was like 2020 two days ago, but no, it’s November 2021. I’m shocked. Anyway, October was our thrilling spooky season, and I went trick-or-treating because I still pass for sixteen (especially when I wear a mask), but now it’s November. So, why do I […]

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

#TeamSeas and their Goal to Raise $30 Million before 2022

By Simran Randhawa On October 29th, 2021, Jimmy Donaldson, popularly known as the YouTuber and philanthropist, MrBeast, started trending on YouTube with another eco-friendly challenge for viewers: to help clean the seas. Collaborating with Mark Rober, a fellow Youtuber and former NASA engineer, MrBeast hopes to beat his previous record with #TeamTrees, where he helped […]

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

Where the Leaves Fall

By Da Beattie It’s officially Fall! While the weather may be a bit warm for jackets and cozy flannels, the leaves are changing colour and the apple orchards and pumpkin patches are open. If fall fruit is not your passion but you still want amazing fall photos, Hockley Valley Provincial Park is one of the […]