April 24, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White for Sharon Anderson and Wanda Cheverie for Gail Johnston.

Happy Birthday to Shyanna McKenna and Isaac Power.

This is Spring Fling Week:

  • Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.).
  • Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance from 7 – 10 pm.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Peer Helpers: There will be Block Meetings today.
  • There will be Choir Grads rehearsal after school from 3:30-4:30.
  • There will be Disney Choir rehearsal today from 4:30-5:30.
  • There will be small ensemble rehearsal today from 5:30-6:00.
  • All choir members are reminded that they must be at the school on Sunday, in uniform, for the gig by 1:30 pm.
  • Choir and band students: All trip payments must be paid to Ms. McInnis today, if you haven’t already done so. Your release forms and info/contract forms must be passed in to Ms. Beck or Mr. White immediately too.
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled today from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Readers’ Circle will meet in Seminar Room A of the library today at 12:05.
  • Cafeteria: Subs will be available during lunch every day this week and next. This is a trial offer while Cafeteria staff members are checking the popularity of this menu item.
  • Are you missing a jump drive? We have two in the office; they were left behind last week.
  • Grade 12 students: Very few Viking Pin applications have been picked up in the library. Only 15 school days left to gather signatures and submit your application. Don’t miss out!

Athletic Department:

  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Whiteway won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton last week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week: Colton Morris won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton meet last week.
  • Men’s rugby players in Grade 11 or 12 who are interested in trying out for the PEI U18 Team should see Ms. Dowd or Mr. Connaughton for more information. Tryouts are on May 3-4.
  • Rugby and Softball consent forms will be collected Thursday and Friday of this week. The fee is $35 or reduced to $30 if you’ve already played a school sport this year. Forms and fees must be submitted before you can play in a game!
  • Men’s and Women’s Rugby Practice today.
  • Men’s Softball practice today at 5:30 pm. All those interested in trying out should attend. Practice will be outside.
  • Women’s Softball: today after school in the gym, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Trainor or Ms. Victor.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • CBC’s Canada Writes http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/ is running the “Shakespeare Selfie” writing challenge until May 9; and they’re giving away an iPad mini especially to entrants aged 12 to 18. Shakespeare used selfies all the time. But instead of a camera, he used a quill. And instead of “selfies,” they were called “soliloquies.” Canada Writes will be asking Canadians to take a Shakespearean character, situate him or her in a present-day scenario, and write a new soliloquy or monologue for that character.
  • Students and Staff: please stop by the library and make a pledge to stop racism! As a follow up initiative to winning 1st prize in the Anti Racism Writing Contest with PEI Association of Newcomers, Kelsey Johnston, along with Mrs. Killeen, will be creating an anti-racism pledge wall with students to continue raising awareness on this important issue. Students will have an opportunity to make a pledge against racism and it will be put on display in our school. It’s a simple, but effective way to remind students of their role. Some community members have already signed pledges during the Arts in Action evening and we will offer this again during Parent-Teacher Interviews.
  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Upcoming Events:

  • Relay for Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast this Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar or $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • Tacos in a Bag will be available again on Wednesday, April 30; $5 includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • Blood Donor Clinic: Students over 17 and staff are reminded of the Blood Donor Clinic on Thursday, May 1, from 12:00 to 3:00 in the MRHS Cafeteria. To book an appointment, call 1-888-2-Donate (that’s 1-888-263-6283) or go online at http://www.blood.ca.
  • The annual Battle of the Bands is coming again on Wednesday, May 7, from 7 to 9pm. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance from any CSLC or NASC students.
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here today from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • There is an opportunity for Island students to travel to Kenya in July 2015. This trip is part of Farmers Helping Farmers 35th Anniversary Celebration. This trip is named Kenya 2015 Educational Travel for Global Awareness and Volunteerism. Information meetings are scheduled for April 30 at 6:30 pm at a Charlottetown  Rural High.  Email questions to peikenya2015@gmail.com.
  • Dalhousie University will be in Charlottetownon Monday, May 5,at 7pm,at the Charlottetown Confederation Centre. This will be a follow-up to the February info sessions and a great opportunity to learn more about course selection, registration, residence, orientation and more. For more details and to register, please go to www.dal.ca/welcomesession.
  • Medes College will hold a Boot Camp on Saturday April 26. The students will have the chance to be a “student for a day”! There is an event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/227683874093108
  • Interested in going to vet school? The Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, is offering an exciting, academically based program to help students understand what is involved in veterinary medicine education. The AVC Summer Academy provides participants with a “big picture” of veterinary school through classroom lectures, field trips, and hands-on sessions.  Participants explore the curriculum covered in each year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Eligibility is based on those who are currently enrolled in, or who have been accepted into, university.  Participants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average or GPA 3.3, and be 18 years of age or older.  For more information, please visit upei.ca/avc/summerprograms. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2014.
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April 23, 2014

It’s a C-D day.

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Mike Hambly for Anne MacKinnon, Donna White for Sharon Anderson (pm), Joseph Weale for Trisha Burrows, Denise Carroll for Dawn Martell.

 Happy Birthday to Jake Banks and Mike Welsh.

 This is Spring Fling Week:

  • Wednesday is Work-Out Wednesday (80’s workout clothes).
  • Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.).
  • Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance from 7 – 10 pm.

 Today’s Highlights:

  • Prom Committee Meeting today at 12:00 in the Library Conference room.
  • Cafeteria: Subs will be available during lunch every day this week and next. This is a trial offer while Cafeteria staff members are checking the popularity of this menu item.
  • Are you missing a jump drive? We have two in the office; they were left behind last week.
  • A cell phone was found outside the school last Saturday. If you are missing your phone, please check at the main office.
  • Grade 12 students: Very few Viking Pin applications have been picked up in the library. Only 15 school days left to gather signatures and submit your application. Don’t miss out!

 Athletic Department:

  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Whiteway won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton last week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week: Colton Morris won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton meet last week.
  • Rugby and Softball consent forms will be collected Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. The fee is $35 or reduced to $30 if you’ve already played a school sport this year. Forms and fees must be submitted before you can play in a game!
  • Men’s and Women’s Rugby Practice on Wednesday and Thursday this week.
  • Men’s spring basketball training will continue for Grades 7-11 students today from 5-7pm.
  • Men’s Softball practice on Thursday at 5:30 pm. All those interested in trying out should attend. Practice will be outside.
  • Women’s Softball: Thursday of this week after school until 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Trainor or Ms. Victor.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

 Library News:

  • CBC’s Canada Writes http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/ is running the “Shakespeare Selfie” writing challenge until May 9; and they’re giving away an iPad mini especially to entrants aged 12 to 18. Shakespeare used selfies all the time. But instead of a camera, he used a quill. And instead of “selfies,” they were called “soliloquies.” Canada Writes will be asking Canadians to take a Shakespearean character, situate him or her in a present-day scenario, and write a new soliloquy or monologue for that character. Go to the link provided to enter: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/2014/03/celebrating-shakespeares-450th-with-new-writingchallenge-and-ya-fiction.html
  • Students and Staff: please stop by the library and make a pledge to stop racism! As a follow up initiative to winning 1st prize in the Anti Racism Writing Contest with PEI Association of Newcomers, Kelsey Johnston, along with Mrs. Killeen, will be creating an anti-racism pledge wall with students to continue raising awareness on this important issue. Students will have an opportunity to make a pledge against racism and it will be put on display in our school. It’s a simple, but effective way to remind students of their role. Some community members have already signed pledges during the Arts in Action evening and we will offer this again during Parent-Teacher Interviews.
  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

 Upcoming Events:

  • Peer Helpers: There will be Block Meetings tomorrow (Thursday).
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Readers’ Circle will meet in Seminar Room A of the library on Thursday, April 24, at 12:05.
  • Relay for Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast this Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar or $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • Tacos in a Bag will be available again on Wednesday, April 30; $5 includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • Blood Donor Clinic: Here at MRHS on Thursday, May 1. This clinic is for people 17 and over and is open to the public for appointments. Please book online at www.blood.ca or phone 1-888-2 Donate.
  • The annual Battle of the Bands is coming again on Wednesday, May 7, from 7 to 9pm. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance from any CSLC or NASC students.
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

 Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

 Student Services:

  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • Interested in going to vet school? The Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, is offering an exciting, academically based program to help students understand what is involved in veterinary medicine education. The AVC Summer Academy provides participants with a “big picture” of veterinary school through classroom lectures, field trips, and hands-on sessions.  Participants explore the curriculum covered in each year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Eligibility is based on those who are currently enrolled in, or who have been accepted into, university.  Participants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average or GPA 3.3, and be 18 years of age or older.  For more information, please visit upei.ca/avc/summerprograms. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2014.
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April 22, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Mike Hambly for Class Composition, Darrell Bradley for Jennifer Victor, and Glenda Kohli for Ralph Jamieson.

Happy Birthday to William Henbest and Alysha White. We extend belated greetings to the following students who celebrated their birthdays over this past weekend: Emily Benoit, Kayla Dunn, Kyle Robertson, and Sam Butler.

This is Spring Fling Week:

  • Tuesday is Twin Day.
  • Wednesday is Work-Out Wednesday (80’s workout clothes).
  • Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.).
  • Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance from 7 – 10 pm. Cost is $8/person. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth until Tuesday, April 22, so please don’t miss out! In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Dance Contract signed by your parents. The contract can be picked up in the main office. If you are bringing a “Sign-in”, the Sign-in Contracts were due last Thursday, April 17.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Are you missing a jump drive? We have two in the office; they were left behind last week.
  • MRHS’s Youth Blood for Life Club will be hosting a “What’s Your Type” blood-typing clinic today in the main lobby at lunch. This is a chance to find out what your blood type is. If you are under 17, you need a permission form that can be picked up from Mr. Trainor in Room 131. This clinic is to prepare us for the Blood Donor Clinic that will be held here on Thursday, May 1.
  • Prom Committee meeting today after school! Meeting is in Learning Centre B.
  • Grade 12 students: Very few Viking Pin applications have been picked up in the library. Only 17 school days left to gather signatures and submit your application. Don’t miss out!

Athletic Department:

  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Whiteway won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton last week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week: Colton Morris won both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Juvenile Badminton meet last week.
  • Men’s and Women’s Rugby Practice on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week.
  • Women’s Softball: Tuesday and Thursday of this week after school until 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Trainor or Ms. Victor.
  • Men’s spring basketball training will continue for Grades 7-11 students on Tuesday and Wednesday this week from 5-7pm.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • Students and Staff: please stop by the library and make a pledge to stop racism! As a follow up initiative to winning 1st prize in the Anti Racism Writing Contest with PEI Association of Newcomers, Kelsey Johnston, along with Mrs. Killeen, will be creating an anti-racism pledge wall with students to continue raising awareness on this important issue. Students will have an opportunity to make a pledge against racism and it will be put on display in our school. It’s a simple, but effective way to remind students of their role. Some community members have already signed pledges during the Arts in Action evening and we will offer this again during Parent-Teacher Interviews.
  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Upcoming Events:

  • Blood Donor Clinic: Here at MRHS on Thursday, May 1. This clinic is for people 17 and over and is open to the public for appointments. Please book online at www.blood.ca or phone 1-888-2 Donate.
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for this Thursday, April 24, from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Relay for Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast this Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar or $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • Tacos in a Bag will be available again on Wednesday, April 30; $5 includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • Interested in going to vet school? The Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, is offering an exciting, academically based program to help students understand what is involved in veterinary medicine education. The AVC Summer Academy provides participants with a “big picture” of veterinary school through classroom lectures, field trips, and hands-on sessions.  Participants explore the curriculum covered in each year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Eligibility is based on those who are currently enrolled in, or who have been accepted into, university.  Participants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average or GPA 3.3, and be 18 years of age or older.  For more information, please visit upei.ca/avc/summerprograms. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2014.
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April 17, 2014

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White for Angela Killeen, Michael Hambly for Matthew Killeen, Chad White for Earl Campbell, Michael Brothers for Kristina McLane (pm), Sara Prosser for Rod MacDonald (pm).

Happy Birthday to Jacob Bedell and Kathryn MacLeod.

Congratulations to the following students who qualified to the provincial badminton championships this week: Colton Morris, Kirsten Whiteway, Jake Banks, Tessa Steele, Maddy Delodder, and Amanda Gormley.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Relay for Life team will be having a Bake Sale today. Bring some extra change to support a good cause.

Athletic Department:

  • Male Athlete of the Week: Jason Reeves who won Gold at PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Female Athlete of the Week: Kaytlin Chandler who won Silver at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Badminton: Today for Grades 10, 11 and 12 from 5-6pm and again on Sunday from 7-9pm.
  • Women’s Softball: Tuesday and Thursday of next week after school until 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, contact Ms. Trainor or Ms. Victor.
  • Training sessions for the next year’s Men’s Basketball team will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 5 to 7pm.  Any Grades 10 and 11 students are welcome to attend.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Upcoming Events:

  • MRHS’s Youth Blood for Life Club will be hosting a “What’s Your Type” blood-typing clinic next Tuesday, April 22, in the main lobby at lunch. This is a chance to find out what your blood type is. If you are under 17, you need a permission form that can be picked up from Mr. Trainor in Room 131. This clinic is to prepare us for the Blood Donor Clinic that will be held at MRHS on Thursday, May 1. This clinic is for people 17 and over and is open to the public for appointments. Please book online at www.blood.ca or phone 1-888-2 Donate.
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, April 24, from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Relay for Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast on Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar or $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • Tacos in a Bag will be available again on Wednesday, April 30; $5 includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Spring Fling: Spring is in the air and MRHS is ready to celebrate! Next week is Spring Fling Week and activities are outlined as followed: Tuesday is Twin Day; Wednesday is Work-Out Wednesday (80’s workout clothes); Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.), and Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance.
  • Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 25, from 7 – 10 pm. Cost is $8/person. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth until Tuesday, April 22, so please don’t miss out – buy your tickets early. In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Dance Contract signed by your parents. The contract can be picked up in the main office. If you are bringing a “Sign-in”, the Sign-in Contracts must be returned to Ms. Evans-Renaud for approval no later than April 17.
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • Interested in going to vet school? The Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, is offering an exciting, academically based program to help students understand what is involved in veterinary medicine education. The AVC Summer Academy provides participants with a “big picture” of veterinary school through classroom lectures, field trips, and hands-on sessions.  Participants explore the curriculum covered in each year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Eligibility is based on those who are currently enrolled in, or who have been accepted into, university.  Participants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average or GPA 3.3, and be 18 years of age or older.  For more information, please visit upei.ca/avc/summerprograms. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2014.
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April 16, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Class Composition, Michael Brothers for Timothy Lea, Donna White for Kristina McLane and Brian Somers for Jared Cheverie.

Happy Birthday to Dallas Boudreault!

Today’s Highlights:

  • Home Room teachers are reminded to check with potential grads regarding the sheet listing all data pertaining to graduation documents. These sheets are to be passed in to the office as soon as possible.
  • Staff and students are reminded of today’s Easter Seals Ambassador Visit (Brett Robertson) at approx 10:50. An announcement will be made when to take your classes to the Cafeteria for a stand-up assembly lasting approx 10-12 minutes.
  • Adirondack Chair Silent Auction: The Adirondack Chair that has been donated by Mr. Connaughton’s Carpentry class will be sold by silent auction during the Arts in Action this evening. FYI…. If the bid is high enough, Colby will build you a matching chair for FREE! The proceeds will go towards the Easter Seals contributions from Montague High.
  • Prom Meeting today at 12 in the Library Conference room.
  • Tacos in a Bag are on sale today for $5 which includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. Go to the culinary room; all proceeds go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!

Athletic Department:

  • Male Athlete of the Week: Jason Reeves who won Gold at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Female Athlete of the Week: Kaytlin Chandler who won Silver at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Men’s Basketball has been cancelled for today. Next session will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 pm.
  • Training sessions for the next year’s Men’s Basketball team will be held weekly, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-7pm.  Any Grades 10 and 11 students are welcome to attend.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Upcoming Events:

  • Relay for Life team will be having a Bake Sale on Thursday. Bring some extra change to support a good cause.
  • MRHS’s Youth Blood for Life Club will be hosting a “What’s Your Type” blood-typing clinic next Tuesday, April 22, in the main lobby at lunch. This is a chance to find out what your blood type is. If you are under 17, you need a permission form that can be picked up from Mr. Trainor in Room 131. This clinic is to prepare us for the Blood Donor Clinic that will be held at MRHS on Thursday, May 1. This clinic is for people 17 and over and is open to the public for appointments. Please book online at www.blood.ca or phone 1-888-2 Donate.
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, April 24, from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Relay for Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast on Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar or $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • Tacos in a Bag will be available again on Wednesday, April 30; $5 includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Spring Fling: Spring is in the air and MRHS is ready to celebrate! Next week is Spring Fling Week and activities are outlined as followed: Tuesday is Twin Day; Wednesday is Work-Out Wednesday (80’s workout clothes); Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.), and Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance.
  • Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 25, from 7 – 10 pm. Cost is $8/person. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth until Tuesday, April 22, so please don’t miss out – buy your tickets early. In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Dance Contract signed by your parents. The contract can be picked up in the main office. If you are bringing a “Sign-in”, the Sign-in Contracts must be returned to Ms. Evans-Renaud for approval no later than April 17.
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • Any Grade 12 student applying for St. Dunstan’s University scholarships or bursaries should request a transcript soon.
  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • Interested in going to vet school? The Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, is offering an exciting, academically based program to help students understand what is involved in veterinary medicine education. The AVC Summer Academy provides participants with a “big picture” of veterinary school through classroom lectures, field trips, and hands-on sessions.  Participants explore the curriculum covered in each year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Eligibility is based on those who are currently enrolled in, or who have been accepted into, university.  Participants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average or GPA 3.3, and be 18 years of age or older.  For more information, please visit upei.ca/avc/summerprograms. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2014.
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April 15, 2014

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Class Composition, Michael Brothers for Natasha Dowd, Joseph Weale for Kim Mason (pm), Kirk White for Lianne Garland (am), and Brian Crane for Pauline Kelly (pm).

Happy Birthday to Kyla McGuigan.

Today’s Highlights:

  • SADD: There will be an important meeting today at 12 noon in Mr. Jamieson’s room.
  • Relay For Life: Meeting today in the Clothing Lab for all Relay For Life members.
  • Staff: Those interested in the hockey pool, please see Gar or Mrs. Killeen! Playoffs start Wednesday!

Athletic Department:

  • Male Athlete of the Week: Jason Reeves who won Gold at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Female Athlete of the Week: Kaytlin Chandler who won Silver at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Congratulations to the following students who qualified to the provincial badminton championships this week: Allie Boyle, Kathryn MacLeod, Laura Gallo, Cody Forrester, Jonah Wilton, and Mark Morrison.
  • There will be basketball on Wednesday of this week, from 5-7pm, for any male students interested in trying out for the Men’s Basketball team next year. Please follow the daily announcements for additional training times in the coming weeks.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club begins today and will offer the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Leadership Students’ Easter Seals Fundraisers:

  • Students will finish collecting change today. Your donations will be greatly appreciated.
  • Mr. Ronnie Munn has agreed to shave his head if $520 is raised today in the loonie slide collection box with his picture on it; that’s only $1 per student! Proceeds to Easter Seals.
  • Adirondack Chair Auction: Today at 12 noon in the Cafeteria, there will be an auction on a chair donated by Colby.
  • On Wednesday, April 16, there will be a stand-up assembly at 10:50am to welcome Brett Robinson, 2014 Easter Seals Ambassador. Our donations will be presented; let’s show him our generosity at MRHS!

Upcoming Events:

  • Prom Meeting this Wednesday at 12 in the Library conference room.
  • Relay For Life team will be having a Bake Sale on Thursday. Bring some extra change to support a good cause.
  • Tacos in a Bag – Tacos in a bag will be sold on Wednesday, April 16, and Wednesday, April 30, for $5 which includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, April 24, from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • Relay For Life team will be having a Pancake Breakfast on Friday, April 25. $3 for two pancakes & syrup. Pay an extra $1 for access to the topping bar! $1 for every extra pancake. Come to the Cafeteria from 7:50 to 8:35am for your pancakes!
  • For the month of April, MRHS will be hosting the second clothing drive of the year. This time, we are reaching out to the community and really pushing for a great turn out! If you have unwanted clothing at home, or know someone who does, pick up a donation bag at the Student Council Office and bring it in! All proceeds will go the Canadian Diabetes Association. You’ve got the rest of the month! Spread the word!
  • Spring Fling: Spring is in the air and MRHS is ready to celebrate! Next week is Spring Fling Week and activities are outlined as followed: Tuesday is Twin Day; Wednesday is Work-Out Wednesday (80’s workout clothes); Thursday is Viking Swag Day and Pie Smash in the Cafeteria (Come ready to bid on teachers and throw some pies in their faces.), and Friday is PJ Day and the Spring Fling Dance.
  • Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 25, from 7 – 10 pm. Cost is $8/person. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth from Tuesday, April 16 – Tuesday, April 22, so please don’t miss out – buy your tickets early. In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Dance Contract signed by your parents. The contract can be picked up in the main office. If you are bringing a “Sign-in”, the Sign-in Contracts must be returned to Ms. Evans-Renaud for approval no later than April 17.
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • Any Grade 12 student applying for St. Dunstan’s University scholarships or bursaries should request a transcript soon.
  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
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April 14, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Class Composition, Donna White for Seana Evans-Renaud, Darrell Bradley for Jonathan Hayes, Tanya McCarron for Lynn Hayes, Marcy Fillmore for Yvonne Higgins, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Johnston, Brian Crane for Pauline Kelly, Dean Lackie for Matthew Killeen, and Krista Boudreault for Alana Trainor.

Happy Birthday to Logan Robertson. We extend belated greetings to the following students who celebrated their birthdays over this past weekend: Bailie Campbell, Leah Jordan, Christina Rose, Willis VanWiechen, and Shianne Noseworthy.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Home room teachers: Green overdue library slips are in your mailboxes. Please post and share with students. Students may return or renew materials at breaks or lunch.
  • There will be a VERY important Disney Choir meeting at 12:05 today in Learning Centre B.
  • The following students are asked to see Mrs. Killeen today: Megan Walsh and Mitchell Johnston.
  • Congratulations to Alec Bryenton who was the winner of last week’s Cineplex Theatre Cafeteria promotion. Alex won a movie night for two, valued at $50.
  • Parent Council Meeting at 6:30pm this evening.
  • A Block Study students, please see Mrs. Killeen ASAP to review important graduation information.
  • Staff: Those interested in the hockey pool, please see Gar or Mrs. Killeen! Playoffs start Wednesday!

Athletic Department:

  • Male Athlete of the Week: Jason Reeves who won Gold at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Female Athlete of the Week: Kaytlin Chandler who won Silver at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships.
  • Congrats to Vikings wrestlers Kaytlin Chandler and Jason Reeves on their great performance at this weekend’s PEISAA Wrestling Provincials in Montague.  Jason won gold and Kaytlin won silver.  Congrats on a great season!
  • Grade 10, 11 & 12 Badminton today, Monday, from 5-7pm.
  • Spring League Volleyball, today Monday, 3:15-5pm.
  • All badminton players must hand their forms and fees in to Ms. Dowd today.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club begins on Tuesday, April 15, and will offer the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. If you are interested in training for sport or just to get in shape, come on out. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Badminton players who are interested in participating in the 2014 Atlantic Junior Badminton Championships in Summerside on May 2-4 should see Ms. Dowd for registration information.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • New Schedule: Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs practice Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.

Library News:

  • Readers’ Circle will meet today in Seminar Room A of the Library.
  • Scholastic Book orders for April and May are currently available in the Library. Stop by today! Orders will be placed periodically over the next few weeks!

Leadership Students’ Easter Seals Fundraisers:

  • Students will be collecting spare change at lunch until April 15 for Easter Seals. Collection cans will also be in the Cafeteria and office. Your donations will be greatly appreciated.
  • Mr. Ronnie Munn has agreed to shave his head on Tuesday, April 15, if $520 is raised in the loonie slide collection box with his picture on it; that’s only $1 per student! Proceeds to Easter Seals.
  • Adirondack Chair Auction: On Tuesday, April 15, 12 noon in the Cafeteria, there will be an auction on a chair donated by Colby.
  • On Wednesday, April 16, there will be a stand-up assembly at 10:50am to welcome Brett Robinson, 2014 Easter Seals Ambassador. Our donations will be presented; let’s show him our generosity at MRHS!

Upcoming Events:

  • SADD: There will be an important meeting tomorrow at 12 noon in Mr. Jamieson’s room.
  • Prom Meeting this Wednesday at 12 in the Library conference room.
  • Tacos in a Bag – Tacos in a bag will be sold on Wednesday, April 16, and Wednesday, April 30, for $5 which includes a bag of Doritos, all the fixings, and a juice. They will be sold from the culinary room and all proceeds will go to the CSLC and NASC students. Come early so you don’t miss out!
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, April 24, from 6:00 to 8:30pm.
  • The CSLC participants are holding a Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 25, from 7 – 10 pm. Cost is $8/person. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth from Tuesday, April 16 – Tuesday, April 22, so please don’t miss out – buy your tickets early. In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Dance Contract signed by your parents. The contract can be picked up in the main office. If you are bringing a “Sign-in”, the Sign-in Contracts must be returned to Ms. Evans-Renaud for approval no later than April 17.
  • Yard Sale There will be a giant yard sale at Montague High on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Admission is $2/person and tables are $10/table. You can contact Teresa MacKinnon at 962-4355 if interested in a table.

Reminders:

  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.

Student Services:

  • Any Grade 12 student applying for St. Dunstan’s University scholarships or bursaries should request a transcript soon.
  • UPEI First Advisement Centre will be here on April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.Even students in specialized programs should meet with them. Students can sign up for an appointment time in Student Services.
  • The PEI Fishermen’s Association Scholarship has extended their deadline to April 15, 2014.
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