The Ward Stories
from Mary Ward Secondary School
Drama students at Mary Ward CSS tell the truth about stress, gender, music, and more.

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Getting out of this love triangle is going to be a real killer.
Written by Elle Lumbao. Performed by Zoe Cino, Gabriel Sotelo Vargas, Elle Lumbao, Tyonna Elbably, and Selena Elliott-Franklyn. Sound design by Gabriel Sotelo Vargas.
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This flower shop specializes in roses, carnations…and death.
Written by Alexandrea Abungin. Performed by Alexandrea Abungin, Vince Ramos, Noah Simmons, Delilah Alvarez-Mahoney, and Joy Giaus-Obas. Sound design by Noah Simmons.
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A library study group is interrupted by a killer problem.
Written by Jayce Scott. Performed by Erin Montegrejo, Alexis Bayley, Sara Ortiz-Puentes, Jayce Scott, and Miqo Nimako. Sound design by Erin Montegrejo.
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Moving into a new home uncovers a frightening history that can’t be escaped.
Written by Alexa Rios. Performed by Alexa Rios, Joshua Nisce, and Kailah-Campbell McDowell. 
The music for this episode is “Through the Eyes of the Dead”, by Haunted Corpse,…

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Two former friends see each other at a high school reunion that quickly turns into a night of terror.
Written by Vanessa Ayala. Performed by Kayceane Dimalanta, Priyanka Krishnakumar, and Solomon Cheeda. Sound design by Lukas Reid.
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A request to stay over at a friend’s house is complicated by an evil twin and a cursed mirror.
Written by Breanna Browley. Performed by Stephanie Floreza, Giann Paulo Dela Cruz, and Cyane Reyes-Tyler. Sound design by Jesse Martin.
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Our Gr. 9 Drama class creates a choral narrative out of interviews with three Black Canadian veterans. 
To learn more about these veterans, and other Black Canadians who served, visit The Memory Project.
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Narek uses his dramatic skills to take you on an audio journey through one day in the life of a teenage boy.
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Written, Edited, and Recorded by: Narek Khodabahkshian…

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Pedro interviews Nicole about how the pressure of exams causes her to stress out, and what she does to deal with it.
Written and Performed by: Nicole Karzon and Pedro Betti
Editing and Sound Design by: Jayden Reis
Produced by: Mary Ward Drama…

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Antwan interviews three different students about life under quarantine, and gets three very different answers.
Recording, Editing, and Sound Production By: Antwan Barbar
Special Guests: Anna Palconit, Simone Noronah, and Shannora Lankanathar
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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.