Toronto, ON | Grades 7 - 12 | Shortlist
I loved all six years that I spent at Metro and feel extremely grateful that I got to spend so much time there. When thinking about what contributed to my quality of life, the thing that sticks out most are the people (students and faculty). The people I got to meet at Metro are now my family and I know that Metro is and will always be like a second home. During lessons - teachers always made sure theirs were very engaging and got students involved in the discussion. The classes aren’t easy and therefore students do get stressed, (like in any other high school), but what relieves the stress is knowing that the teachers are always there for you and whenever you need help, they’ll do everything to make sure you can reach your fullest potential.
If I were asked to give a tour of the school I'd probably take them to the drama room or to the principals office. I spend a lot of my time in both spaces and they both mean so much to me. Wayne's office is so fun and interesting. Every time you enter his office you have a laugh and you walk out learning something new that is what makes him so loveable. The drama room is decorated nicely and everyone in the room has a laugh with everyone. I have spent my fair share of time in that room and it is such a creative space to be in. The drama teacher, Ryan, is an amazing person to be around. He brings out the creative side of people that enter the room. Both these places are areas in the school that any student would love to be in.