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We had a great time (many entertaining stories!) at MCHS lunch meeting on Feb. 12, 2018 in Toronto

We currently have an email list in place for 1960s MCHS grads who are keen to get together for lunch, about once a month, in the Greater Toronto Area. We have eight people on our list, and are keen to add … Continue reading

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Update from Graeme Decarie, retired MCHS and Concordia history teacher: Three children in school, one at McGill, two at Concordia

I recently told Graeme Decarie that I would put together an update based on a recent email exchange with him. The update follows below. On Jan. 9, 2018, Graeme Decarie wrote: One of my boys, Nicholas, has been studying at … Continue reading

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Lynda Benoit seeks information about the life and times of Karin Lambertz of Malcolm Campbell High School

Lynda Benoit, whose email is benoitsrealestate@myfairpoint.net, has shared the following comment at a previous post. I am sharing her message as a separate post, in order to bring your attention to it: Hi Jaan, It is with great sadness I … Continue reading

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I often think of Harry Boshouwers Jr., Jenning Dai and other MCHS classmates who are no longer with us

Some previous posts that I have written include: Students and Staff Who Have Passed Away Among the posts are a series that mention Harry Boshouwers including this one: Information update regarding Harry Boshouwers, MCHS Alumnus who passed away some years … Continue reading

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Photo from Ulrich Laska (MCHS 1963) of Walter Rhead, Kathleen Dawson and Ulrich Laska reconnecting in Mexico

Ulrich Laska (MCHS 1963) – Nov. 17, 2017: Walter Rhead, Kathleen Dawson and Ulrich Laska reconnecting at Villa Estrella in Mexico. A lovely heartfelt reunion of dear old friends, in a magical place, catching up on whole lifetimes. Many hugs … Continue reading

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Alfred Ramcharan served as administrator at early 1960s External Aid Office conferences, while he studied education at Macdonald College and McGill

The Alfred Ramcharan story is fascinating – including the information that, before he became a  highly regarded math teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School, he taught elementary and secondary school in Trinidad for several years, without a formal secondary school education. … Continue reading

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Ken Kingsbury, who is writing about Alfred Ramcharan, shares 1965 Montreal Gazette public speaking piece related to MCHS

Ken Kingsbury writes (Nov. 10, 2016) I was browsing through the Montreal Gazette online (looking for FredRamcharan stuff), and came across this 1965 public speaking piece/photo related to MCHS… do with it what you will! [End]

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Ken Kingsbury is doing research on Alfred Ramcharan, who was a teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School

Update A subsequent post is entitled: Alfred Ramcharan served as administrator at early 1960s External Aid Office conferences, while he studied education at Macdonald College and McGill   I’ve recently been helping out Ken Kingsbury of Ottawa, who is doing … Continue reading

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I strongly support the striking Ontario college teachers; short-term faculty hiring is a bad-news trend

An Oct. 22, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “Ontario college strike spotlights ‘new norm’ of precarious labour in academia: Hiring short-term contract faculty in colleges and universities is a growing and worrisome trend, critics say.” A related bad-news trend, concerning … Continue reading

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Can you refer us to sources about the history of the watersheds at Stratford, Ontario?

A previous post is entitled: MCHS Sixties grads Daniel McPhail, Scott Munro, Bob Carswell and Jaan Pill met in Toronto in June 2017 At that post, I mentioned that: Among other things, I’ve been preoccupied with an Ontario Municipal Board hearing. … Continue reading

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