"In youth we learn; in age we understand."
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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SBL Surprised by a Special Guest

Tuesday July 28 started off as a regular day. As students walked into Osgoode Hall Law School they grabbed breakfast then headed to the auditorium for morning announcements. After quickly being dismissed from the auditorium, they walked towards their classes. As the morning progressed, students had no idea the surprise they were in for… Learn more...

Posted by admin on July 29, 2015 at 3:55 pmRead More

Jane Finch Environmental Project

  March break this year was very successful on many levels. A lot of great work has been coming out of the Jane and Finch community. Sabrina ‘Butterfly’ GoPaul along with others have held a week long conference from March 16-20 at Yorkgate mall Community Engagement Centre (CEC).   This conference continued the conversation of...

Posted by admin on March 30, 2015 at 11:27 amRead More

Hip Hop STEMposium: Why Are We Talking About Hip Hop and Education?

  The classroom has long been the exclusive domain of the traditional teacher. Educators, in this traditional sense, have been cast as human repositories of all essential knowledge: as sole experts in the classroom. Outdated teaching methods have been inherited, recycled and modeled by mentor teachers passing this model on to candidates about to...

Posted by admin on March 28, 2015 at 12:21 pmRead More

Today’s Future Sound and SBL

  On Wednesday, March 25, as a partner with the TDSB and the Hip Hop STEMposium, we were afforded the opportunity to host Elliot Gann and his team from Today’s Future Sound from Oakland, California who ran a 2 hour beat-making workshop with us.   Over the years we have worked with countless facilitators, but few...

Posted by admin on March 27, 2015 at 6:58 pmRead More

Student Profile – Mohamed Ibrahim

  Mohamed Ibrahim is an African Canadian Somali who moved to Toronto about a year and half ago from Calgary to the North west end of the city’s own Jane – Finch. This was where he crossed paths with the Success beyond Limits family through a friend of his who was already an SBL member; invited Mohamed...

Posted by admin on March 26, 2015 at 4:12 pmRead More

Snow Boarding and Skiing

  SBL students and staff got a chance to go snow boarding and skiing in our own city at Earl Bales. This was a first time for many and a second run for some. Those that fell quickly got back up in order to be ready for the bigger hill to come. After the...

Posted by admin on March 18, 2015 at 6:59 pmRead More