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UTS Stage 2 Preparation

JANUARY 31ST, 2020

In January, Brain Power’s UTS Stage 2 Preparation workshop prepared some amazing students for their UTS interviews! We were very pleased to have three current UTS students (Grades 7, 8 & 12)–who are also Brain Power students/alumni–join us! They came back to Brain Power to share their tips and do a Q&A with our UTS hopefuls for 2020. The parents and students loved their anecdotes and shared wisdom! Good luck to all of our amazing students!

Andrew Zhou’s Team Wins at VRC!

JANUARY 31ST, 2020

On December 15, Andrew Zhou’s robotics team won the Vex Robotics Competition (VRC) contest for Southern Ontario!  This win secures them a place in the Provincials! WAY TO GO, ANDREW!

Daniel Khazin at Speaker Slam!


Daniel Khazin at Speaker Slam On November 20, 2019, our Brain Power Public Speaking students had an amazing field trip to Speaker Slam! Brain Power Public Speaking student Daniel Khazin rocked the stage in front of an audience of 600+ people (see the video below)! He’s 15 years old, and he impressed everyone with his speech (standing ovation!) on the assigned theme: “Conquer.” Daniel wrote the following to our founder, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky: “Thank you so much for providing me with an amazing experience and being an...

Veda Aditri Gadde Places 7th at CYSA!


Congratulations to Brain Power student Veda Aditri Gadde who placed 7th in Canada in the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) National competition (see video below). The competition provides an opportunity for youth to express their opinions on current topics related to agriculture and agri-food. Veda gave a powerful speech on Food Fraud! CONGRATULATIONS, VEDA!

Charlotte Wong Receives Medal from Johns Hopkins!


On November 23, 2019, Brain Power student Charlotte Wong received a medal and award (in Baltimore) from Johns Hopkins University for achieving Advanced Center for Talented Youth (CTY) scores (above 99%) in their CTY Talent Search. CONGRATULATIONS, CHARLOTTE!