Testimonials
  • It brought us together

    Dear Jack, Thank you so much for today. We met new people, and for us Grade 9’s it brought us together and showed us that at Madonna we aren’t alone. There are people here that are willing to listen to us. Jack, I promise that if I ever see anyone upset and they ...

  • You made a real difference in my life

    Dear Jack, I want to say thank you so much for showing me that there are people like me. That I’m not all that different from girls from what I always thought I was. Thank you for helping me make friends because high school has already brought me down a little. You didn’t ...

  • If this day had never existed…

    Dear Jack, Today I met a lot of people and my impressions of them had changed from when I first met them. I made a marshmallow pasta sculpture thing and I made a lot of great friends. I sincerely thank you for coming to our school and being with us here today, because ...

  • This experience today has been life changing

    Dear Jack, This experience today has been life changing. I was unsure of what to expect coming into this, but I have left with a complete new mindset. Today you taught me things that I’ve never known before. There’s a lot going on in my life and I’ve been through a lot. I ...

  • I had the best time here

    Dear Jack, When I first walked in, I thought we all are just going to play around, meet new people and watch a movie. But well I was so wrong. I had the best time here, met all new people, you made me feel special, safe and welcome. The most emotional part is ...

  • You showed us how to work together

    Dear Jack, Thank you for this experience, it really opened my eyes to so many things I experienced and learned today. You showed us how to work together and put us in groups so we can co-operate with each other, for us to be a leader, to be respectful and get to know ...

  • I feel so much closer to people

    I had some expectations that this would be a bonding day to get to know each other better. I for sure met my expectation. The Quest I’m On day allowed me to realize that my friends and peers are going through things that I could not even imagine. Therefore, the most important thing ...

  • It wasn’t boring at all

    Hi Jack, I really enjoyed this leadership workshop! It wasn’t boring at all :). The “Cross the line” game made me realize that we’re NEVER ALONE! People will always be there and I know I’ll be there too. I’m going to be my normal self: outgoing, humorous and loving & I promise to ...

  • You have made me learn new thing and make new friends

    Thank you for today. You have made me learn new thing and make new friends. You have shown me that there are other people who feel the way I do. I learned that certain things annoy people when they talk to me and that somethings seem to annoy me too. I have noticed ...

  • It was inspirational and fun filled

    Dear Jack, Thank you for today. It was inspirational and fun filled with activities, and communication! You’ve opened my mind to other perspectives and had my mind for sometime. Our activities from the marshmallow castle to the over the line activity, it was entertaining. I thank you for a great day and you ...

  • My second time going through this experience

    This is my second time going through this experience, and it has touched me both times. I know what was to be expected due to my previous experience. What I didn’t realize was how many people within my own school it had touched and how many people feel unsafe. The hardest thing for ...

  • Free our emotions

    It was great to let our emotions just be free for a day!!

    Emma age 14, grade 9

  • I enjoyed Quest I’m On very much

    I enjoyed Quest I’m On very much. I found that my group was very open and felt comfortable sharing their feelings. I enjoyed sharing my stories and views, and believe that they were welcome in my group. Thank you for allowing everyone open up and express themselves comfortably. (original message)Scott (Facilitator) age ...

  • I feel a lot better letting it out

    Thank you for today. I came in here this morning thinking it would be gay and I wasn’t going to come. But it turned out to be alright. The best activity (the line) was very emotional but I feel a lot better letting it out and for that I thank you guys very ...

  • The experience was successful and has affected many of the students

    Dear Jack, This experience with the younger students was interesting and inspiring. I felt that I have had done a pretty good job in reaching out, and also learned to do better with communication, thanks to your workshop training sessions. Although these workshops were surely successful and moving for the students at the ...

  • I felt safe and all attendees were willing to share

    Jack, I felt safe and all attendees were willing to share their experiences/frustrations. Even though my daughter and I were close, I believe this has only helped to enrich our relationship. I was surprised at how quickly the time flew and by how much I hope to take away with me. I am ...

  • You helped me put myself in another person’s shoe

    Dear Jack, I am really glad that I took this workshop. I thank you for being with us today. I thank you for all the things you taught us today. I hope all of this things will always stay with me. Thank you for helping us/me to open up and realize the things ...

  • It allowed me to communicate better with my peers

    Dear Jack, What I most enjoyed about this workshop is how you picked random people in our class for group leaders. By doing this, it allowed me to communicate better with my peers. Since I was in a group with random people, I was forced to talk and this helped build my communication ...

  • So much fun!

    “I was surprised an emotional day could be so much fun!!”

  • Excellent!

    Excellent! Thank you very much Jack! Our colleagues will greatly appreciate the list of wonderful and engaging activities!

    W. Lee (Vice Principal)