Leah Egery-Haley

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Harrison Bergeron

I believe that the most effective medium through which to view the story of “Harrison Bergeron” is text, the short story written by Kurt Vonnegut. My main reasoning for this point is this: reading a text allows you to expand… Continue Reading →

Eminent introductory blog post

“Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated” ~Rosalind Franklin~   Rosalind Franklin is one of the unknown founders of modern-day genetics. Her research and findings were the reason that those who we know to be the geniuses… Continue Reading →

The Danger Of A Single Story

Why should we begin to try and reject the single stories in our life? Perspective is a magical thing. It can recreate worlds, turn politics on its head and transform people and places into more than they originally were. We… Continue Reading →

Sabriel novel study. First 1/3

The first scene in which Sabriel impressed me was actually the first in the book, where she finds one of her classmate’s (Jacinth’s) pets, a rabbit, killed after being run over and eventually makes the decision to bring it back… Continue Reading →

Response to Stuart Mclean’s Emil

How can appearances influence how we treat people? In Stuart Mclean’s Emil, Morley learns that Emil, a homeless man who lives in her neighborhood, has a lot more to him than is first recognizable. Morley realizes after talking to Emil… Continue Reading →

Theory Wars response.

After watching Star Wars: A New Hope I believe that the best literary lens through which to view the film is the racial lens. Every new alien species that we encounter in Star Wars is a new race and should… Continue Reading →

Confederation speech. Final address

Bonjour Mes amis, Je M’appelle Sir George Étienne-Cartier I would like to finally speak on behalf of my beloved Canada east. It has always been of the utmost importance to me, that we, the French Canadians in this land, have… Continue Reading →

Science Final. LEAHtalk

  Here is the link to my narrated science final presentation. Enjoy! https://sd43bcca-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/125-legeryhaley_sd43_bc_ca/Efnas3_NUUNAnwN7VUCm7K4BZaIQmnYpoTFFE-K3MPbMWw?e=6O7huG   If you enjoyed my presentation, I highly recommend that you take a look into some of my sources, as this issue deserves as much awareness as… Continue Reading →

War of 1812, independent inquiry

In what ways did the Napoleonic wars directly affect the beginning of the war of 1812?   This question is important because, as we have seen, all wars and revolutions are interconnected and intertwined with one another; these two conflicts… Continue Reading →

Ecological footprint. How does the way we live affect Earth?

My plan: After completing the calculations booklet, I learned that my ecological footprint is 7.25 hectares. Which when compared to scores like Albert’s 7.46 and Elaine’s 7.45, seems pretty average, however with scores like Yunmin’s 13.85 and Sarah J’s 14.85… Continue Reading →

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