Sunday, November 23, 2008


This blackberry is one of our latest, up to date phone. There are different ones such as the curve or Pearl or bold. The one in the picture is a Blackberry Storm, Blackberry created this new model. It is differnet from the rest of the Blackberry's, it is a touch screen. This new phone comes with everything that all the other phones had, and more. It has ski rocketed ever since it came out on the market.

Trism for the iPhone: Game Makes Big Dollars

Trisim is a new game application put on to the iphone, this game is a huge success. Steve Demeter the inventor or the Trisim has become a huge hit and brought in $250,000 in profits the first two months. The price for this game started at $2.99.
The following Link is for further in formation containing the Trisim:


The One Laptop Per Child Association, Inc. (OLPC) is an U.S. non-profit organization set up to oversee the creation of an affordable educational device for use in the developing world. This Laptop has differnet features (hard drive, CD/DVD drives, etc.), it is a self-powered device that generates it's power from a hand-crank generator.

For more updates on One Laptop Per Child, check out this following link:

Lest we Forget

Here at Notre Dame Regional Secondary Vancouver, BC, a Remembrance Day service is held each year in honour of those who fought and died for our country. We hold a service every year to remember the brave soldiers and cililians who died to protect their country.Remembrance Day, Armistice Day and Poppy Day all commemerate the end of World War 1, which was the sighning of the Armistice treaty on the 11th day, on the 11th hour. of the 11th month in 1918.
"Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields....."

Here are some photos taken during the service

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Visual Basic

On November 4th, we started a new programming language called Visual Basic. We started the new language with a Hello World program. We used various tools such as the "command" button and "label" control, allignment and such.