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Pictures: Degrassi in Ghana

Once again, Jessica Tyler proves herself to be one of our favourite Degrassians by posting an album of pictures from Degrassi’s recent trip to Ghana on her Facebook page!

The album includes pictures of the cast at the airport, on the beach in Ghana, and even in Amsterdam presumably traveling to/from Ghana. She got some great pictures!

Remember that We Day is less than a month away now (!!). I’m sure we will hear even more about the Ghana trip as we get closer to the event. For more information (and also pictures from the Degrassi Ghana trip), check out the Me to We Facebook Page!

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Interview: Jessica Tyler with Channel Guide Magazine

What’s going on with Jenna this season? We haven’t heard too much. But in a new interview with Channel Guide Magazine, Degrassi star Jessica Tyler gave us a few hints.

In the interview, Jessica also discusses the very popular (and intense) adoption storyline from season 11 as well as her music on and off the show. As for Jenna’s storyline in season 12, it looks like Jenna will be trying to move forward from last season:

So what’s going on in Season 12 so far? What should we expect for Jenna and in general?
Right now, we’re about halfway through the season that we’re filming now, but when we come back, in terms of Jenna, she will have just broken up with K.C. and given the baby away, so she’s coming back to school hoping to have a fresh start, maybe make some new friends and try to move on from the past in a positive way.
Basically, this whole season is about picking sides between the characters here. There’s all of this drama going on, as always, so Jenna and Becky — a new character — they become friends, and as Jenna’s values in life and views start to change, it’s all about picking sides and what’s right, what’s wrong this season. It’s kind of like that for every character

Are you excited for Jenna’s storyline this season? Read the full interview right here!

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Degrassi Cast Attends We Day in Montreal

Jessica Tyler, Sam Earle, and Melinda Shankar were in Montreal today for Free The Children’s event We Day.

For those of you who don’t know, We Day is an event designed to inspire and celebrate youth to give back and work for global change.

The cast of Degrassi was there to share their experiences volunteering during their recent trip to Haiti. The Degrassi cast has been involved with We Day from the beginning. They also appeared at the Toronto event last fall (which I was lucky enough to attend), as well as many other We Day’s from years past.

For more information on We Day and how you can get involved with Free The Children, visit! Also, don’t forget to ‘like’ We Day on Facebook. Every ‘like’ donates $1 to Free The Children!

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Degrassi Girls on the Cover of Faze Magazine

Melinda Shankar, Annie Clark, and Jessica Tyler have graced the cover of Faze Magazine this month! The Degrassi girls are interviewed in the Canadian teen magazine, and they also model some gorgeous dresses. Don’t they look fantastic?

You can purchase the magazine at Indigo and Chapters in Canada. For more, check out Faze’s official website and follow them @FazeMagazine.

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Degrassi Cast Live Tweeting

The Degrassi Cast will be hosting a live tweeting session from Much Music each night this week from 8:30 EST until 9:45 EST.  At least three cast members will be on during that time and will be interacting with fans. There are some special rules for this, the cast will only be responding to properly tagged tweets so make sure you include their name hashtagged for a chance at a response. They will not be responding to @ replies at during those times. Read more here.

Monday August 29th

Tweet Chloe Rose by including this hashtag: #chloerose

Tweet Daniel Kelly by including this hashtag: #danielkelly

Tweet Jessica Tyler by including this hashtag: #jessicatyler

Tweet a general question by including this hashtag: #DegrassiGrad

Tuesday August 30th

Tweet Sam Earle by including this hashtag: #samearle

Tweet Annie Clark by including this hashtag: #annieclark

Tweet Cristine Prosperi by including this hashtag: #cristineprosperi

Tweet a general question by including this hashtag: #DegrassiGrad

Wednesday August 31st

To Be Announced

Thursday September 1st

To Be Announced



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Q & A with the Degrassi Cast at Celebrate Bloor!

Some of the Degrassi Cast members will be doing a Q & A Session at 1PM from the Celebrity Interview Stage tomorrow (Sunday June 19th) at Celebrate Bloor!

Sam Earle (KC), Melinda Shankar (Alli), Jessica Tyler (Jenna) and Luke Bilyk (Drew) will be there to answer any of your questions! It says on the website that the Q&A will be 15 minutes. Many musical acts are also set to perform, such as Shawn Desman and Keisha Chante. Proceeds from the event are going to Artists for Peace and Justice!

A little bit more info from the site:

Bloor-Yorkville celebrates the completion of the Bloor Street Transformation Project in “Red Carpet Style” with a grand opening celebration!

Come experience ‘The New Bloor’ in full bloom!

From Church Street to Avenue Road, Bloor Street will be closed to vehicles, in order to roll out one kilometer of red carpet, as a welcome to you and all of our special guests. The day’s festivities will feature the Yorkville Exotic Car Show, Tasting Pavilions, a Concert Stage, celebrity appearances at the Celebrity Interview Stage, In-store Retail Promotions and an Official Opening Ceremony!

Are you planning on going to Celebrate Bloor? Let us know in the comments!

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New Video from Jessica Tyler

Jessica Tyler posted a new video this afternoon. This is from a Me To We speaking event Jessica was at with Luke and Jordan not long ago. They were at an elementary school to talk about their trip to India, and they screened the Degrassi In India documentary. This videos shows the 3 of them just being goofy and meeting with the kids at the school.

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Degrassi: The Boiling Point Soundtrack Now Available

The new soundtrack for Degrassi: The Boiling Point was released online today. It is available for download at Amazon. The soundtrack includes songs by Moneen, All Too Much, Jessica Tyler, as well as quotes from the show. Add it to your Degrassi music collection!

If you want to purchase the CD format, it will be released on Feb. 22, 2011

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Bid on Original Paintings by the Degrassi Cast

Support the Kidney Foundation of Canada & bid on an original painting by Jessica Tyler or Melinda Shankar! The 8×10 paintings were part of the Celebrity Paintings for Kidney Research. All proceeds will go to the Kidney Foundation of Canada’s funding for much needed research and improving the lives of people living with kidney disease. The bidding is happening on eBay and closes on Halloween. Click here for Melinda’s painting and here for Jessica’s.

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Degrassi Does India – Jessica’s Thoughts

Day 3 of Much Music’s Degrassi Does India blog features thoughts from The Next Teen Star herself Jessica Tyler. Here is a little of what she had to say on the experience:

India brought out my true colours. I felt like a kid again dancing in the rain, playing games, and hanging out with children! They really did change me and I thank them for that. They taught me to be who I am, the crazy, outgoing me, and not to hold anything back. They taught me to give people a chance, to believe in others, and to have trust. I’ll always remember their beautiful smiles and warm hearts. Those kids will always be remembered in my mind forever. I really do miss them.

Read the full blog entry over here! Remember: We Day is tomorrow and you can watch it live streamed online. The Degrassi cast wont be speaking this year, but it’s still sure to be an unforgettable event!

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We Love Jessica Tyler!

Jessica Tyler is joining the cast of Degrassi in season 9 as Jenna. Not only is she a talented actress but she is also a musician. You can now download three of her songs on iTunes! The songs are called “Shine,” “Just a Girl,” and “Crazy Love.” We’re loving the acoustic-pop feel to these songs. Check them out!

Jessica @ iTunes
Jessica @ Myspace
Jessica @ Twitter