Visit from Capt. Rhind

SOLE was proud to host a visit on Wed June 12, 2019 of World War 2 veteran, Capt. John Jack Rhind, 99, who came to us courtesy of Historica Canada as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944). Although Capt. Rhind was not part of the Allied Armada that led the eastern push into Europe, he was part of the Allied push north towards Germany from Italy, where he served with the 11th Field Artillery as a commander of a troop of 30 men.

Capt. Rhind shared with our students his experiences during the war, particularly the Battle for Montecassino. Capt. Rhind was also part of the Allied troops that liberated several villages in The Netherlands that had been under Nazi occupation for four years.

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Financial Literacy: Goal-Setting

Did you attend today’s Financial Literacy workshop (or wish you did!)? Here are a few helpful resources from Heather, the workshop leader, to help you reach your financial goals!

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada – bank account and credit card selector tools and lots of other good stuff.h

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities comply with consumer protection measures, promotes financial education and raises consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities.

Toronto Public Library – job search help for teens

Put your hand up if you want a job! The library can help you get there. The library is a great place to start your job search. We offer job search and career workshops across the city, just for teens. All sorts of job opportunities and resources are out there…

SOLE Art Show opening

We had a fabulous kick-off to our annual Art Show with a packed opening night gala. Students, parents, community members, and people from all walks of life descended on Fresh Paint Studio to celebrate the tremendous creative achievement of our students. With music, food, and opening remarks from MPP Rima Berns-McGown, it was a night to remember. A huge thanks to everyone who helped out, and congratulations to all of our emerging artists!

The show is up until Thursday, May 30th, so drop by to see the work (and maybe even buy a piece!). Gallery hours are posted on Fresh Paint Studio’s website.

Financial literacy

Students participating in budgeting and saving workshop as part of a financial literacy series given by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Next workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd at lunch.

Prom tickets are now on sale!

If you’re interested in attending the MPC Prom, tickets are on sale starting TODAY downstairs. Welcome to Hollywood will take place on Thursday, June 6th from 6 pm-11 pm at the Liberty Grand. The ticket cost of $85 ($90 for guests) includes appetizers, a three-course meal, dancing, and a keepsake photo booth. Tickets are on sale all week in the MPC foyer.

SOLE Alternative Arts Gala

Join us for the 6th annual SOLE Alternative Art Show, featuring the visual arts, photography, and graphic design of our student artists. Opening night is Thursday, May 23 from 6:30-9:30, and the show will be up in Fresh Paint Studio + Cafe all week.

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