June 2016

  • Grade 12 students are reminded to check the grad information link on our home page for very important dates and times of this week’s activities.
  • Grades 10 and 11 students will receive report cards on Tuesday, June 28. Buses will be travelling for students on that day. Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • The following students have overdue Library materials and will be responsible for payment if not returned: Justin Bailey, Colton Blaisdell, Cordell Blaisdell (2), Dawn Boudreault (2), Kevin Burke, Lydia Butler, Marlee Clark, Colden Clory, Robin Dann, Katelyn DeCoste, Chaucer Fraser, Noah Garnhum, Jakob Gosbee, Chloe Harris, Jasmine Katz, Isaac Kemp, Avery Lewis, Brent MacDonald,   Justin MacKay, Tori MacSwain, Jared Pirch, Samantha Pirch, Halle Quinn, Alex Sanderson, Skyler Sentner, Charity Shepard, Cody Taylor, Alyta VandenBroek, Keighan White.
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June 17, 2016

Today is Prom! Grads and dates are reminded to arrive at the school between 5:00 and 5:15pm. All access to the main entrance road will be cut off at 5:15pm after which no vehicles will be permitted to enter. The procession will begin at 5:30pm.

The following students have overdue Library materials and will be responsible for payment if not returned: Lydia Acorn (2), Justin Bailey, Colton Blaisdell, Cordell Blaisdell (2), Dawn Boudreault (2), Kevin Burke, Lydia Butler, Marlee Clark, Colden Clory, Robin Dann, Katelyn DeCoste, Chaucer Fraser, Ben Gallant, Noah Garnhum, Jakob Gosbee, Chloe Harris, Noah Inman (2), Mitchell Irving, Jasmine Katz, Isaac Kemp, Avery Lewis, Ryan Lowery, Brent MacDonald, Jessie MacDonald, Taylor G. MacDonald, Justin MacKay, Alex MacKinnon, Hannah MacKinnon (2), Kyle MacMaster, Tori MacSwain, Samantha Martell, Jared Pirch, Samantha Pirch, Halle Quinn, Matthew Quinn, Alex Sanderson, Skyler Sentner, Charity Shepard, Brandon Smith, Cody Taylor, Alyta VandenBroek, Keighan White.

Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!

Grad Activity Day (paintball, hypnotist, banquet with slide show and awards) is Wednesday, June 22. Students should be at the school at 10:30am to board the bus. Paintball is from 11:00am to 2:00pm, hypnotist show is from 3:00 to 5:00pm, and BBQ/slideshow/awards event from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

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June 16, 2016

Today’s Highlights:

  • C Block exams are being written this morning.
  • Students who are not writing exams are reminded that the Library is for individual quiet study only as there are exams being written in the seminar rooms. Large groups should study in the Cafeteria.
  • The following students have overdue Library materials and will be responsible for payment if not returned: Lydia Acorn (2), Justin Bailey, Colton Blaisdell, Cordell Blaisdell (2), Dawn Boudreault (2), Kevin Burke, Lydia Butler, Marlee Clark, Colden Clory, Keegan Creed, Robin Dann, Katelyn DeCoste, Chaucer Fraser, Ben Gallant, Noah Garnhum, Jakob Gosbee, Chloe Harris, Noah Inman (2), Mitchell Irving, Jasmine Katz, Isaac Kemp, Avery Lewis, Ryan Lowery, Brent MacDonald, Jessie MacDonald, Taylor G. MacDonald, Justin MacKay, Alex MacKinnon, Hannah MacKinnon (2), Cameron MacLennan (1), Kyle MacMaster, Tori MacSwain, Samantha Martell, Nicholas Matheson, Jackson Moore, Jared Pirch, Samantha Pirch, Halle Quinn, Matthew Quinn, Alex Sanderson, Skyler Sentner, Charity Shepard, Brandon Smith, Cody Taylor, Alyta VandenBroek, Keighan White.

 Reminders:

  • Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • Grad Activity Day (paintball, hypnotist, banquet with slide show and awards) is Wednesday, June 22. Students should be at the school at 10:30am to board the bus. Paintball is from 11:00am to 2:00pm, hypnotist show is from 3:00 to 5:00pm, and BBQ/slideshow/awards event from 5:00 to 7:00pm.
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June 15, 2016

Happy Birthday to Jacqueline Dourte and Garrett MacKay.

 Today’s Highlights:

  • B Block exams are being written this morning.
  • Students who are not writing exams are reminded that the Library is for individual quiet study only as there are exams being written in the seminar rooms. Large groups should study in the Cafeteria.
  • The following students have overdue Library materials and will be responsible for payment if not returned: Lydia Acorn (2), Justin Bailey, Colton Blaisdell, Cordell Blaisdell (2), Dawn Boudreault (2), Kevin Burke, Lydia Butler, Marlee Clark, Colden Clory, Keegan Creed, Robin Dann, Katelyn DeCoste, Ashley Fillmore, Chaucer Fraser, Ben Gallant, Noah Garnhum, Jakob Gosbee, Chloe Harris, Liam Hatton, Noah Inman (2), Mitchell Irving, Jasmine Katz, Isaac Kemp, Avery Lewis, Ryan Lowery, Brent MacDonald, Jessie MacDonald, Taylor G. MacDonald, Justin MacKay, Kyla MacKenzie, Alex MacKinnon, Hannah MacKinnon (2), Cameron MacLennan (2), Kyle MacMaster, Tori MacSwain, Samantha Martell, Nicholas Matheson, Jackson Moore, Jared Pirch, Samantha Pirch, Halle Quinn, Matthew Quinn, Alex Sanderson, Skyler Sentner, Charity Shepard, Brandon Smith, Cody Taylor, Alyta VandenBroek, Hailee White, Keighan White.

 Reminders:

  • Exams: Students are reminded that C Block exams are written tomorrow, June 16.
  • Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • Grad Activity Day (paintball, hypnotist, banquet with slide show and awards) is Wednesday, June 22. Students should be at the school at 10:30am to board the bus. Paintball is from 11:00am to 2:00pm, hypnotist show is from 3:00 to 5:00pm, and BBQ/slideshow/awards event from 5:00 to 7:00pm.
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June 14, 2016

Happy Birthday to Lydia Butler, Janie Davidson, Faith MacLeod and Johnny Panton-MacDonald.

 Today’s Highlights:

  • A Block exams are being written this morning.
  • Students who are not writing exams are reminded that the Library is for individual quiet study only as there are exams being written in the seminar rooms. Large groups should study in the Cafeteria.
  • The Provincial Education Engagement Survey for Parents is being conducted this week, June 13 to 20, 2016. The link to a letter, which contains additional information and the survey link, was sent out yesterday to parents/guardians via SAS. Anyone wishing a paper copy of the survey can pick one up at the school office.
  • Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins on their Stanley Cup victory this past Sunday! As a result, the top three finishers in the MRHS Envirothon Hockey Pool were: (1) Caleb N Sullivan’s Clan with $200; (2) Kenneth Nicolle with $100, and (3) HalfSlappers with $50.
  • There will be one more fundraising opportunity on Saturday, July 2, at Atlantic Superstore in Montague. The Envirothon team will be bagging groceries from 10am to 4pm. Please stop by and show your support over the Canada Day weekend!

 Upcoming Events:

  • Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • Exams: Students are reminded that B Block exams are written on June 15 and C Block exams on June 16.
  • Grad Activity Day (paintball, hypnotist, banquet with slide show and awards) is Wednesday, June 22. Students should be at the school at 10:30am to board the bus. Paintball is from 11:00am to 2:00pm, hypnotist show is from 3:00 to 5:00pm, and BBQ/slideshow/awards event from 5:00 to 7:00pm.
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June 13, 2016

Happy Birthday to Mark Morrison and Taylor Myers.  Belated greetings to Noah Anderson and Alena MacLeod who celebrated their birthdays over this past weekend.

 Today’s Highlights:

  • D Block exams are being written this morning.

 Upcoming Events:

  • Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before leaving. All possessions must be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • Exams: Students are reminded that A Block exams are on June 14, B Block exams on June 15, and C Block exams on June 16.
  • Grad Activity Day (paintball, hypnotist, banquet with slide show and awards) is Wednesday, June 22.
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June 10, 2016

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Hannah Aitken and Cassidy Morrison.

Welcome to the following guest staff:  Adam Clow for Angela Killeen, Emma Donovan for Earl Campbell, Ralph Jamieson and Chelsey MacDonald for the Math Assessment.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Special thank you to Dennis King for the donation of a signed copy of his book The Day They Shot Reveen: Stories from a PEI small town to the School Library. Dennis is a graduate of MRHS class of 1990.
  • Students: Check out the wanted poster on the Library door! Wink, wink!
  • Students are reminded that Library materials are due today. Please try to return everything by lunch. You can expect a charge of $12 per missing or damaged book, so clear up your accounts before leaving!
  • Check out the Library fishing trap for a copy of a book list of summer reads for teens!
  • There will be a meeting today for the Prom Decorating Committee in the Library Conference room at 12:00 noon.
  • Students who have signed up to help serve at Prom need to meet with Ms. Pike in Room 87 at 11:45 today.
  • Yoga at Lunch today from 11:55am to 12:15pm with Ms Toombs in Room 201. Mats are provided.
  • All students who have a Phys Ed lock should pass the lock into the Phys Ed department today (Friday). These lockers will be cleaned out by next week, and any remaining gear will be put in the lost and found.
  • The following students are asked to see Ms. Trainor today:  Abby Munro, Allie Cheverie, Luke Myers, Kirsten Whiteway, Sarah Visser, Jory Donovan, Hannah Glover, Ryan MacEachern, Kyle Parlee, Billie MacKay, Jonah Wilton, Sarah Furness, Emma Prosper, Zoie Farrish, Carley MacLean, Jacob Bedell, Ryan Osbourne, Cordell Blaisdell, Brandon Cann, Amanda Gormley.
  • Grade 12 students are reminded that the green post-secondary form is due into Ms. Victor or Ms. Toombs today.
  • Car Smash! The car smash scheduled for Wednesday is now being held at lunchtime today. Help support the Relay for Life by paying $2 for a whack at the car or $5 for a minute of swinging at the vehicle.

 Attention Graduates:

  • Wednesday, June 22, is an activity day for the graduating class.
  • 11am – 2pm Brooklyn Paintball, (Students must travel by bus)
  • 3 – 5 pm  Hypnotist Show in the cafeteria
  • 5 – 7 pm Banquet, Grad Slide Show, awards
  • Total cost for the day is $30.  If students cannot participate in the full day of activities, the paintball activity is $20 and the hypnotist/banquet is $10.
  • Today is the last day to get your money and paintball permission forms in.

Upcoming Events:

  • Students are reminded that lockers should be cleaned out before exams. All possessions should be removed as the maintenance staff will be emptying and cleaning the lockers over the summer. All items left behind will be discarded/given away!
  • Exams: Students are reminded that exams start today with the Gr.11 Math Assessment, then D Block exams on June 13, A Block exams on June 14, B Block exams on June 15, and C Block exams on June 16.

 Athletic Department:

  • All athletes with uniforms must hand them in at the PE office at lunch time.
  • Outstanding Athletic Fees: Ally Clements ($10), Kirsten Buchanan ($35), Jake Banks ($30), Jacob Bedell ($75)
  • MRHS Juice Box Female Athlete of the Week: Grace Gormley. Grace finished first in Juvenile Girls Triple Jump and anchored both the 4×100 and 4×400 Meter Relay teams to first place at the PEISAA Provincial Track and Field Championships.
  • MRHS Juice Box Female Athlete of the Week: Emily Brothers. Emily, the team captain of the Women’s Softball team, led the team this season in both offensive and defensive roles.  One of our graduating players, we will miss her dominating pitching style, averaging at least one strike out per inning.  We will also miss her strong, and irreplaceable, bat in the line-up.  Emily has played a prominent role in the Women’s Softball team winning a medal in each of the past three years.
  • MRHS Juice Box Male Athlete of the Week: Daniel Whalen. Daniel finished first in the Senior Men’s 400 Metre Dash, 2nd in Triple Jump, and 3rd in Long Jump at the PEISAA Provincial Track and Field Championships. He was also a member of the 4×400 Metre and 4×100 Metre Relay teams who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.

 Reminders:

  • There are three spots open for Encounters for next school year. This is a great opportunity for students in Grades Ten and Eleven! Pick up the application form in Student Services. See Ms. Victor or Ms. Toombs if you have any questions about this program.
  • Polar Expressions Summer 2016 National Poetry Contest and National Short-Story Contest is now accepting entries. Deadline is July 31, 2016. Please see Mrs. Killeen for more information before June 9 or check the website http://www.polarexpressions.ca/SummerContests.html
  • The Job Bank is up and running! Check out the bulletin board across from Student Services.
  • Friday Song Requests can be submitted to Ms. Nabuurs or Haley MacLeod.
  • Breakfast Club is up and running, and is open for all students.
  • The Fitness Centre is open for students Monday to Thursday from 3:15 to 4:00 pm.
  • Anyone who would like to have a free peer tutor to help with his or her subjects, see Ms. Christie Beck.
  • All students are required to pay a $20 Student Fee each year. Payment should be made to the office.
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