Between the cheers and the applause of a packed auditorium, talented Malvern students showcased their music and vocal abilities for a shot at winning this year’s M-Factor competition. Five bands and five vocalists performed in the event on April 8 and were judged by a panel of music experts consisting of musician KC Roberts (KC […]
March 2016: in like a lion, out like a lion. But throughout the icy weather, the Beach community was bustling with events. Here are some of our favourite pictures from March.
October swept the neighbourhood with high winds, Blue Jays fans, Halloween costumes and a new leaf in politics, as both Beaches-East York and Scarborough Southwest turned Liberal red during the federal election on Oct. 19.
The intermittent downpours at Fletcher’s Fields in Markham could not put a damper on what was a hard-fought battle for the McCormick Cup, Ontario’s highest rugby reward, between Balmy Beach and the Toronto Scottish on Oct. 24. The Sottish were first to put a mark on the scoreboard after a penalty-kick by Dan Gordon just […]
Malvern Collegiate students marched through the Beach and packed Birchmount Stadium for the school’s annual Red and Black Day on Friday, Oct. 9. Despite a chilly fall wind and finding a tough rival in Lakeshore Collegiate during the varsity football game, Malvernites cheered and even managed to do the ‘wave’ as the girls field hockey, […]
On surfboards, kiteboards and windsurfers, all kinds of people were out braving the waves at Ashbridges Bay on Saturday, Oct. 3, where the winds clocked in at a steady 55 km/h and gusted up to 70 km/h. [flagallery gid=63]
September saw a 60-foot fish fly over Woodbine Beach and a red moon rise over R.C. Harris. Here are some of the month’s best photos from the Beach Metro News: [flagallery gid=62]
Teachers, staff, and student council members found themselves under a watery siege at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute after becoming willing targets in the school’s annual trebuchet contest on June 2. A type of medieval-era catapult, trebuchets can be loaded with different counter-weights to accurately hurl wall-busting weapons or, in Danforth’s case, water balloons, at a given range. Reid […]
It was standing room only on April 17 in the school’s gym for the annual Dance Off competition. Eleven dance crews from across the TCDSB competed in an energy-filled event. Both Notre Dame and Neil McNeil’s crews put on an impressive effort, but after all the judging was complete, the title went to St. Mary’s Secondary […]