​NEWS & EVENTS

"ONE" Charity Event raises over $55,000

Posted June 20, 2016

 

One of the big year-end assignments in the program is organizing a fundraising gala event to raise money for research into Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome at Mount Sinai Hospital.

 

This is a unique experiential learning project that allows students to focus on organizational stratgies, marketing campaigns, sales tatics, operations and more.

Students raised over $55,000 for Mt. Sinai Hosptial with only 6 weeks to execute the project.

Guelph teacher snags Prime Minister’s Award

Story posted May 24th, 2016 - Guelph Mercury - by Jessica Lovell

 

For local high school teacher Mike Parsons, winning a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence is recognition that his unique business program is having a positive impact on students.

“It’s great, because I’ve put my heart and soul into this program,” Parsons said.

Since 1993, the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence have honoured exceptional teachers in all disciplines. Teachers are recognized for their achievements in education and for their commitment to preparing students for a digital, innovation-based economy.

For the full story visit... 

http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/6677559-guelph-teacher-snags-prime-minister-s-award-for-program-that-gets-kids-learning-outside-classroom/

Beyond Borders Student receives Guelph Police Jr. Citizen of the Year Award

Posted June 9th, 2016

 

These annual awards, handed out by the Guelph Police Service, aim to recognize the young citizens in the city who have assisted officers in some way to help keep the city safe.

 

Congratulations Joel, you continue to make us proud.

Beyond Borders Students Travel to Nashville, USA for Deca Competition

Posted April 20, 2016

 

Students from Beyond Borders are travelling to Nashville, Tennesse to compete in the years ICDC Deca Business Competition.

Good luck to all competitors!

Slytherin Wins House Cup

Posted January 21, 2016

 

Students in Beyond Borders compete in Hogwarts Challenges (divided in four teams) throughout the semester. These experiential challenges truly test their leadership abilities. Slytherin was a dominate team this year. Winning numerous competitions throughout the semester. Congratuations Slytherin!

 

Beyond Borders Sponsors Michael House

Posted January 21, 2016

 

This semester Beyond Borders students raised over $2400 to sponsor a unit at Michael House. Students designed concepts and presented financial plans to Michael House exectuives. Following approval students exectued the project with a "build day" to renovate the new suite. Congratulations BB 2015. You should be proud of your work.

 

Eagle's Flight Supports Beyond Borders

Posted June 21, 2016

 

This fall Eagles Flight will be supporting Beyond Borders with numerous leaderhip development workshops. Our students will gain so much from their innovative lessons.

We cant think of a better organization to work with as we share many of the same principles and values.

 

Upcoming Events

 

FRI SEP 8, 10:00 AM

HOGWARTS CHALLENGE:

BOHT RACE

FRI SEP 15, 1:00 PM

HOGWARTS CHALLENGE:

CAR WASH

MON SEP 18, 7:30 AM
TESLA TRIP: TORONTO

 

TUES SEPT 19, 7:30 AM

CAMP TAWINGO TRIP: HUNTSVILLE

WED SEP 27, 8:30 AM
TESLA PRESENTATIONS
@ UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

THURS SEP 28,  8:45 AM - 4 PM

EAGLES FLIGHT WORKSHOP
 

FRI SEP 29, 9:00 AM
PD DAY

WED OCT4, 8:30 AM

MICHAEL HOUSE BUILD

FRI OCT 10-12, 6:45 AM 

GRAND RIVER PROJECT

TUES OCT 18, 7:00 AM
NEW YORK CITY TRIP

TUES OCT 24, 8:30 AM 

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

WED OCT 25, 8:30 AM

HOGWARTS CHALLEGE:

@STROMS FARM

THURS OCT 26, 9:00 AM

MIDTERM EVALUATION WEEK BEGINS

WED NOV 3, 8:00 AM

WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY

TUES NOV 10, 7:30 AM

IVEY BUSINESS WORKSHOP

FRI NOV 4, 10:30 AM

HOGWARTS CHALLENGE:

SOCIAL IMPACT PROJECT

MON NOV 7, 8:00 AM

ANGELS DINER SPEECHES

TUES NOV 8, 12:30 PM

GUEST SPEAKER: SALES STRATEGIES

FRI NOV 11, 10:30 AM

REMEMBRANCE DAY

CEO SPEECHES

MON NOV 14, 11:30 AM

MBA - GRADE 8 DAY

TUES NOV 14, 11:30 AM

CEO - GRADE 8 DAY

WED NOV 16, 11:30 AM

GUEST SPEAKER: 

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

THU NOV 17, 11:30 AM

INTERVIEW DAY

FRI NOV 18, 11:30 AM

MANAGEMENT LUNCH

MON NOV 21, 8:45 AM

MANAGEMENT @ EAGLES FLIGHT

THU NOV 24, 6:30 AM

TORONTO TRIP

MON NOV 28, 9:00 AM

EAGLES FLIGHT @THE NEST

TUES NOV 29, 10:30 AM

CHARITY EVENT PROJECT BEGINS

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