Better than Andrea.

A Partial Interview

Unfortunately I’m still waiting for an interview for my Eminent project. I’ve sent out a lot of e-mails to a bunch of people but nobody has responded yet. I didn’t really have to do anything to find these people because I’ve been a fan of these people for a long time. I sent some e-mails to people less well-known because I knew super famous magicians would probably not respond to.. Read More

Night of the Notables Assessment

WOW I’m not exactly sure how I feel, now that Eminent is over. It’s frankly quite hard to believe that I’m not currently practicing my speech, making something for my learning center, or doing grade nine committee work. Eminent was such a big part of my school life, so now that it’s over it feels like I don’t have a lot of work to do at school (although that’s unfortunately not.. Read More


Night of the Notables is only two days away! I’m excited to see all of the grade ten speeches and I wish them the best of luck. This is my bi”blog”raphy. It’s like a bibliography but inside a blog. It took me a while to realize that there was a difference in spelling between the two but it was a great feeling when I finally did.  Here’s a list of.. Read More

Eminent Doc of Learning

I can’t believe that Night of the Notables is coming so soon. Personally, I’m both nervous and excited. I think that it’ll be fun to see all of the Grade 10 speeches and the other TALONS students’ learning centers. I wish the Grade 10’s the best of luck and I hope that all of them know that all the Grade 9’s will be supporting them, just like they did when.. Read More

(Second Speech Draft for Eminent)

Here is my second draft.  I posted my second as it’s quite different from my first and I like it a lot better. If you have any feedback for me, please tell me! I’d greatly appreciate it. Eminent Draft #2 A letter from Joanie Spina, long-time assistant of David Copperfield David Copperfield, Do you remember when I worked for you? Never mind, that’s silly. Of course you remember, we worked together for.. Read More

SFU Library Blog Post by Frank

WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR  Frankly, I was quite excited for this trip. I was looking forward to becoming more familiar on the SFU campus. I was also excited to talk to some of the new TALONS students as well as get to know a little bit more about them.  I was also excited to find library books on my eminent person because I didn’t want to procrastinate on my speech and.. Read More

Eminent Intro Post

EMINENT PERSON – DAVID COPPERFIELD There are amazing scientific minds in this world that are able to do unbelievable things. But even some of the world’s smartest mathematicians and scientists are unable to figure out how David Copperfield has done some of his work.  David Copperfield is a 58-year-old illusionist, and is also known as the most financially successful magician in history. He has sold over 40 million tickets which.. Read More