E-NEWSLETTER: May 24, 2013



May 24, 2013

To reach Ms D. Linkewich, Principal, click here: debbie.linkewich@yrdsb.edu.on.ca

Ms. V. Bregg (virginia.bregg@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name A-H

 Ms. S. Cheong (suelyn.cheong@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name I-P

 Mr. G. Tsigaridis (george.tsigaridis@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name Q-Z

To send a message to our School Council click here: pierre.elliott.trudeau.hs@yrdsb.edu.on.ca


Sun.,  May 26
  • France Exchange returns
Mon., May 27
  • Girl’s Group Workshop, Period 2 (Jajbhay, Kahin)
  • Boys Baseball Team to Playoffs – place and time to be announced (Picken, Weber)
  • Gr. 9 Geography (CGC1D1\CGC1P1 to Green Walking Tour, 8:15 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., (Keystone\C. Butler\Vig\Shep)
  • Varsity girls’ soccer to Renaissance FHS, 1:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., (Graham\Kowalewski)
  • Girls P Ed. To Ashbridges Bay 9:15 am – 4:30 pm (Wong, M\Shin, L)
  • Student Success practice for Gr.8 workshops, period 5, (Kahin\Jajbhay)
Tues., May 28
  • Ultimate Frisbee Team to Bill Crothers S.S., 2:30 p.m. (Diep, A. Shin)
  • Room 104\105 to SNAP track and field meet, 9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (Mulchand\Gorman)
  • Spring Harmonies at Markham Theatre, 7:00 pm (Colley\Rawlins\Muller\Thomas\Zsebik)
Wed., May 29
  • Student Success to transition activities, 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., (Jajbhay\Kahin\Shep\Annette\Maharaj)
  • Co-op to Fast Track Conference, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., (Black)
Thur., May 30
  • Volleyball class to North Shore Beach Volleyball Tournament, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., (Kowalewski\L. Shin)
  • Prom at The Manor, 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Fri.,  May 31



Trudeau 10th Anniversary Celebration Week



Mon., June 3
  • Mosaic Dress Rehearsal, periods 2\3\4, (Boyd-Navazo)
  • Grad Tea, period 5
Tues., June 4
  • Ultimate Frisbee to Fletcher’s Field, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., (Diep\A.Shin)
Wed., June 5
  • Grade 10 Drama (ADA2O1) rehearsal, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., (Gillmore\Sulman)
  • SHSM Retail Presentation, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Library(McKague)
  • Mosaic Showcase, 7:00 p.m., drama room (Gillmore\Sulman\Boyd-Navazo)
Thur., June 6
Fri.,  June 7
  • Blazers Bash (Modified Schedule)


Trudeau Teacher Receives Award: 

Last week, Trudeau Music students attended and participated in the National Musicfest finals held at the University of Toronto.  Our music department was represented by four bands, one from each grade.  All four bands received a gold medal for their performance.

Mr. Greg Colley, Subject Head of Music was the recipient of the Keith Mann Outstanding Band director Award.  This award is extremely prestigious and we congratulate Mr. Colley on his success.

Music Alive Results:  Congratulations to our string students who won 6 Golds and 2 Silvers with both large and small ensembles at the Music Alive Festival.

We are very proud of the accomplishments of both our Music students and their teachers.

Euclid Math Contest:  We have just received the following info from the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) of University of Waterloo regarding Euclid Math Contest.

The 2013 Euclid Math Contest was written by a total of approximately 15 000 students from over 1200 schools. Our school has been named as Zone Championship in the 2013 Euclid Contest.  Our school Euclid Team has earned a total score of 260 and as a result of this we are placed 9th in Canada, 6th in Ontario and 1st in our Zone. The top 3 eligible students were: Yao Lu, Mike (Xinghao) Zhao and Wei Cui

We have received 33 certificates (score of at least 60%) and one medal for the highest score. Yao, Lu obtained the highest score of 88% as the school champion.  

 “On the pathway to Success”:  You are invited to attend and see what our co-op students have accomplished this semester at the co-op career fair on Tuesday May 28th in the library.  The fair will be open from 8:40 am – 11:25 am and from 12:55 pm – 3:30 pm.  Students will be displaying information on their job placements, related career information, and education and training. We will also have a display about SHSM and students will be able to answer questions about this program and the benefits they have derived so far.  The students are looking forward to sharing their learning and work experiences and answering questions about each of the careers profiled.

Gr. 11 Physics contest:

Congratulations to the 18 Trudeau students who participated in the Gr. 11 Physics contest this year.

Seven hundred and thirty-three students from 62 high schools wrote the contest with an average score of 68.4 / 150.  The average Trudeau score was 77.9 / 150.

Five of our students scored above the 80% percentile:

David Bahrami (80%) Raymond Ji (84%) James Ly (85%) Yao Lu (93%) James Lu (97%)

Final Exams:
Students received their schedules for the Semester 2, Final Examinations this morning in homeroom.  Please review the schedule with your son/daughter.


All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Library 


90 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L6C 2E6

Telephone: 905.887.2216, Fax: 905.887.7783

 Ms. D. Linkewich (debbie.linkewich@yrdsb.edu.on.ca)


 Ms. V. Bregg (virginia.bregg@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name A-H

 Ms. S. Cheong (suelyn.cheong@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name I-P

 Mr. G. Tsigaridis (george.tsigaridis@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name Q-Z


Rashmi Swarup


Allan Tam, Ada Yeung


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