April 24, 2015

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Dean Lackie for Matthew Killeen, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Hailey Butler for Sandra Hicken, Ellen MacCannell for Lianne Garland, Pat Hewitt for Timothy Lea, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Greene.

Happy Birthday to Isaac Power.

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Take time for your mental health! Eat breakfast. Grab a healthy snack. Drink plenty of water. Get up and move around if you have been sitting for a while. What you do to energize yourself through food, water and exercise can have a significant impact on your mental health.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Those students who missed Mr. Trainor’s BIO test yesterday should make arrangements to write today at 11:45 in Mr. Trainor’s room.
  • Any grad who owes student fees are reminded to pay ASAP. These fees MUST be paid before attending the prom.
  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love today. Thanks to everyone who signed up for a meal. Which of the four selections will come out on top?
  • Footloose T-Shirt money due ASAP.
  • Spirit Week finishes up today at MRHS with “ER” Day.

Upcoming Events:

  • Students are reminded that SEVEC applications are due on Thursday, April 30.  Please submit your application to Mr. Kelly or Mr. Munn.

Student Services:

  • Any Grade 12 students who have been accepted to Post Secondary Institutions and are interested in information about the Student Loan Program should plan to attend the information session on Tuesday, April 28, at 11:30 in the Library Conference Room.  Students MUST sign up in Student Services prior to the session.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Congratulations to Jonah Wilton and Mark Morrison for advancing to the playoff round on Saturday at the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships.
  • All badminton players should return their eyewear to Mr. Hayes today.
  • Rugby players who have not yet signed up for a hoodie can do so today at noon in the PE office.
  • Track and Field team sign-up in the Phys. Ed. hallway. All interested athletes must sign up by next Friday!
  • Men’s Rugby practice today at 11:50 in the gym. Everyone must be there!
  • Fall and winter athlete photos are for sale for $5 in the ticket booth in the mornings. Please go purchase your photo!
  • On sale in the PE office daily from 12:00-12:20 pm: Rugby shorts $30, Mouth guards $5. All rugby athletes should be wearing mouth guards to practice.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.
  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Kirsten Whiteway. Kirsten placed first in both singles and mixed doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Kirsten advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week is Jonah Wilton. Jonah placed first in both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Jonah advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

Public Service Announcements:

  • The Treble With Girls has made it down to 225 from 3300 entries nationally in the CBC Spotlight Search and would love to have as many votes as possible http://music.cbc.ca/#!/blogs/2015/3/Searchlight-2015-voting-is-now-open. You can vote on all your devices each day Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Monday. Members include Maxine MacLennan, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Jolee Patkai, and Norman Stewart.
Posted in General

April 23, 2015

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Mike Hambly for Class Composition, Adam Clow for Ronnie Munn, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Dean Lackie for Matthew Killeen, Ellen MacCannell for Angela Killeen, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Greene, Amy McCarron for Gail Johnston (pm).

Happy Birthday to Jake Banks and Donavan Bears.

Canada Book Day is a yearly event celebrated in Canada on April 23 to promote reading and books. The week surrounding April 23 is celebrated as Canada Book Week. Canada Book Day is celebrated on the same day as World Book and Copyright Day, a yearly event organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. Canada Book Day was organized by the Writers’ Trust of Canada, a national organization whose mandate is to represent writers and support Canadian English-language literature.

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Take time for your mental health! Eat breakfast. Grab a healthy snack. Drink plenty of water. Get up and move around if you have been sitting for a while. What you do to energize yourself through food, water and exercise can have a significant impact on your mental health.

Today’s Highlights:

  • There will be an OREO meeting today at lunch in Room 113. All participants must attend!
  • There will be an important STRIVE meeting today at 11:45 in the Library Conference Room.  All members are encouraged to attend.
  • Wits and Words Poetry Slam rehearsal today at 11:43 in Mr. Lea’s room.
  • Footloose T-Shirt money due ASAP.
  • Any students looking for work are asked to please see Earl in (Student Services) to sign up for possible employment opportunities.
  • If any students are interested in volunteering in the summer as a Counsellor-In-Training at Oak Acres, please see Earl for an application.
  • Spirit Week continues at MRHS: Today is Throwback Thursday and Friday is ER Day.

Upcoming Events:

  • Students are reminded that SEVEC applications are due on Thursday, April 30.  Please submit your application to Mr. Kelly or Mr. Munn.
  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love tomorrow. Thanks to everyone who signed up for a meal. Which of the four selections will come out on top?

Student Services:

  • Any Grade 12 students who have been accepted to Post Secondary Institutions and are interested in information about the Student Loan Program should plan to attend the information session on Tuesday, April 28, at 11:30 in the Library Conference Room.  Students MUST sign up in Student Services prior to the session.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Good luck to all MRHS Badminton players who are competing at the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships tonight and Saturday at KISH and TOSH!
  • Rugby players who have not yet signed up for a hoodie can do so Friday at noon in the PE office. There will be no sign up today.
  • Track and Field team sign-up in the Phys. Ed. hallway. All interested athletes must sign up by next Friday!
  • Men’s Rugby practice today and tomorrow at 11:50 in the gym. Everyone must be there!
  • Fall and winter athlete photos are for sale for $5 in the ticket booth in the mornings. Please go purchase your photo!
  • Softball practice for Men and Women today at 4:00 pm.  If you cannot attend, please let Ms. Victor or Mrs. Trainor know.
  • On sale in the PE office daily from 12:00-12:20 pm: Rugby shorts $30, Mouth guards $5. All rugby athletes should be wearing mouth guards to practice.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.
  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Kirsten Whiteway. Kirsten placed first in both singles and mixed doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Kirsten advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week is Jonah Wilton. Jonah placed first in both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Jonah advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.
  • Badminton PEI Senior Provincials are being held on Sunday, May 3, at Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside. Registration is at 9:15am; all players must pre-register (deadline is Thursday, April 30). Men’s and Women’s Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles will be decided in single elimination with consolation, or round-robin, depending on the number of entries. Yonex Mavis 300 shuttles will be supplied. The entry fee is $30 for members for 1-3 events, and this includes a good-quality drawstring knapsack. Non members will be charged an extra $10. To enter, contact Nancy MacKinnon (854-2781) or mackinnon@route2.net. Dress code is a solid-coloured T-shirt, shorts and indoor sneakers. No hats/caps are allowed, but headbands are permitted.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

Public Service Announcements:

  • Parents with family members who have a disability are invited to a workshop on wills and estates and information on Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and the Disability Tax Credit to help plan for the future. Meeting is in Montague, CBDC Boardroom, Thursday, April 23, 6:30 pm.
  • Are you seeking employment? Attend the Kings County Job Fair, scheduled for Thursday, April 23, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre. Bring your resume! This event is sponsored by SkillsPEI, Division of Innovation and Advanced Learning.
  • The Treble With Girls has made it down to 225 from 3300 entries nationally in the CBC Spotlight Search and would love to have as many votes as possible http://music.cbc.ca/#!/blogs/2015/3/Searchlight-2015-voting-is-now-open. You can vote on all your devices each day Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Monday. Members include Maxine MacLennan, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Jolee Patkai, and Norman Stewart.
Posted in General

April 22, 2015

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Joseph Weale for Trisha Burrows, Dean Lackie for Kelly Pike, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Johnston

Happy Birthday to William Henbest!

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Take time for your mental health! Eat breakfast. Grab a healthy snack. Drink plenty of water. Get up and move around if you have been sitting for a while. What you do to energize yourself through food, water and exercise can have a significant impact on your mental health.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Cast and crew of Footloose need to select T-shirt choice before the end of the day or Mrs. Power has to select for you.
  • Guardian items due via email to Mrs. Killeen by noon today. Thank you!
  • There will be a Relay for Life meeting today in Room 85. Anyone is welcome. For more information or if you can’t make it to the meeting, talk to Chloe Jardine.
  • Garland’s after-school math help is today.
  • There will be an OREO meeting today (and Thursday) at lunch in Room 113. All participants must attend!
  • Any students looking for work are asked to please see Earl in (Student Services) to sign up for possible employment opportunities.
  • If any students are interested in volunteering in the summer as a Counsellor-In-Training at Oak Acres, please see Earl for an application.
  • Spirit Week continues at MRHS:
  • Wednesday: What Not to Wear!
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: ER Day

Upcoming Events:

  • There will be an important STRIVE meeting on Thursday, April 23, at 11:45 in the Library Conference Room.  All members are encouraged to attend.
  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love on Friday, April 24. There will be four choices to pick from and only ten of each choice will be available. Sign up and pay for your favourite because they’ll go fast! Cost is $8. Sign up for the meal of your choice in the ticket booth. Listen for the Burger Love announcement. Note: all Burger Love meals will be served with a bubbling grape juice to quench your thirst.
  1. The Meatrix: a juicy meatloaf burger with melted cheddar cheese, smoky maple BBQ sauce and crispy bacon on a fluffy Kaiser roll with a side of creamy garlic mashed PEI potatoes and paired with a tangy coleslaw. Your dessert is a refreshingly sweet mint Nanaimo bar.
  2. El Zorro: a seasoned 6 oz patty topped with all the classic taco fixings: crisp lettuce, sweet salsa, sour cream, banana peppers, served between freshly made tortillas with a side of Island potato wedges with gooey jalapeno cheese and pinto beans, and a Mexican chopped salad of tomatoes, avocados, crunchy bell peppers, black beans and corn. Dessert is a creamy yogurt popsicle packed with fresh fruit – designed to cleanse your palate.
  3. VỏoTlua (translation Noh-stima): Greek burger made with 100% PEI beef served on a toasted Ciabatta bun with crumbled Feta, Swiss cheese, crisp Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced red onion and a zingy tzatziki sauce. Sides are dollar fries made from the finest PEI potatoes and a crunchy coleslaw. Dessert is a double chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.
  4. The Homestyle Delight: a 6 oz cheese stuffed PEI beef burger topped with red onion, lettuce, crispy bacon, chipotle sauce and aioli on a homemade sesame seed bun, garnished with a dill pickle and hot pepper. Served with a side of loaded potato skins (sour cream, chives, cheese, salsa) and a Caesar salad. Finish off the meal with a gooey, chewy chocolate chip cookie.

Student Services:

  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Practice today (after school until 5:00 pm) for all Badminton players going to Provincials.
  • Women’s Rugby fitness practice today from 3:15 to 4:15 pm. Men’s Rugby players are welcome to join.
  • Fall and winter athlete photos are for sale for $5 in the ticket booth in the mornings. Please go purchase your photo!
  • Softball practice for Men and Women on Thursday at 4:00 pm.  If you cannot attend, please let Ms. Victor or Mrs. Trainor know.
  • On sale in the PE office daily from 12:00-12:20 pm: Rugby shorts $30, Mouth guards $5. All rugby athletes should be wearing mouth guards to practice.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.
  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Kirsten Whiteway. Kirsten placed first in both singles and mixed doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Kirsten advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week is Jonah Wilton. Jonah placed first in both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Jonah advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

PEI Field Hockey Meeting Scheduled for Today:

  • The PEI Field Hockey Association will hold an information meeting for players interested in representing PEI at the U-18 Field Hockey National in Vancouver, BC, from August 5 to 9, and to see if there is interest for U-16 Field Hockey Nationals in Brampton, Ontario, from July 28 to August 1.
  • The information meeting will be held at Sport PEI, Room 125, on Wednesday, April 22, at 7:30 pm. Parents must attend (U-18 born in 1997, U-16 born in 1999). If interested but unable to attend, please contact Barb at bcarmichael@eastlink.ca.

Public Service Announcements:

  • Are you seeking employment? Attend the Kings County Job Fair, scheduled for Thursday, April 23, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre. Bring your resume! This event is sponsored by SkillsPEI, Division of Innovation and Advanced Learning.
  • The YMCA Summer Work Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from 16-17 year olds and Charlottetown-area host families for this summer’s six week exchange to a Quebec community. Successful applicants are matched with a full-time position with a non-profit organization and a host family in their new Quebec community. Apply at http://www.summer-work.comor attend an information session on Wednesday April 22, at 7:00 pm at the Royalty Centre in Charlottetown (40 Enman Crescent, Room 234).
Posted in General

April 21, 2015

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Class Composition, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Joseph Weale for Trisha Burrows

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Take time for your mental health! Eat breakfast. Grab a healthy snack. Drink plenty of water. Get up and move around if you have been sitting for a while. What you do to energize yourself through food, water and exercise can have a significant impact on your mental health.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Damien Taylor, please see Mrs. Power today.
  • Wits and Words Poetry Slam contestants have a rehearsal today at 11:43 in Room 211.
  • There will be a Prom meeting today at 11:45 in Room 84.
  • Garland’s after-school math help is postponed until Wednesday after school.
  • There will be an OREO meeting today (and every day until Thursday) at lunch in Room 113. All participants must attend!
  • Any students looking for work are asked to please see Earl in (Student Services) to sign up for possible employment opportunities.
  • If any students are interested in volunteering in the summer as a Counsellor-In-Training at Oak Acres, please see Earl for an application.
  • Spirit Week continues at MRHS:
  • Tuesday: Tropical Tuesday
  • Wednesday: What Not to Wear!
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: ER Day

Upcoming Events:

  • There will be a Relay for Life meeting tomorrow in Room 85. Anyone is welcome. For more information or if you can’t make it to the meeting, talk to Chloe Jardine.
  • There will be an important STRIVE meeting on Thursday, April 23, at 11:45 in the Library conference room.  All members are encouraged to attend.
  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love on Friday, April 24. There will be four choices to pick from and only ten of each choice will be available. Sign up and pay for your favourite because they’ll go fast! Cost is $8. Sign up for the meal of your choice in the ticket booth. Listen for the Burger Love announcement. Note: all Burger Love meals will be served with a bubbling grape juice to quench your thirst.
  1. The Meatrix: a juicy meatloaf burger with melted cheddar cheese, smoky maple BBQ sauce and crispy bacon on a fluffy Kaiser roll with a side of creamy garlic mashed PEI potatoes and paired with a tangy coleslaw. Your dessert is a refreshingly sweet mint Nanaimo bar.
  2. El Zorro: a seasoned 6 oz patty topped with all the classic taco fixings: crisp lettuce, sweet salsa, sour cream, banana peppers, served between freshly made tortillas with a side of Island potato wedges with gooey jalapeno cheese and pinto beans, and a Mexican chopped salad of tomatoes, avocados, crunchy bell peppers, black beans and corn. Dessert is a creamy yogurt popsicle packed with fresh fruit – designed to cleanse your palate.
  3. VỏoTlua (translation Noh-stima): Greek burger made with 100% PEI beef served on a toasted Ciabatta bun with crumbled Feta, Swiss cheese, crisp Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced red onion and a zingy tzatziki sauce. Sides are dollar fries made from the finest PEI potatoes and a crunchy coleslaw. Dessert is a double chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.
  4. The Homestyle Delight: a 6 oz cheese stuffed PEI beef burger topped with red onion, lettuce, crispy bacon, chipotle sauce and aioli on a homemade sesame seed bun, garnished with a dill pickle and hot pepper. Served with a side of loaded potato skins (sour cream, chives, cheese, salsa) and a Caesar salad. Finish off the meal with a gooey, chewy chocolate chip cookie.

Student Services:

  • UNB will be here on April 21 at 11:45 to present to any Grade 11 students who are starting to think about post secondary schools.  Come and find out what UNB has to offer you.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Practice today and tomorrow (after school until 5:00 pm) for all Badminton players going to Provincials.
  • Mandatory Men’s Softball meeting in Student Services today at morning break. If there are not enough committed players at the meeting, there will not be a team.
  • Softball practice for Men and Women on Thursday at 4:00 pm.  If you cannot attend, please let Ms. Victor or Mrs. Trainor know.
  • On sale in the PE office daily from 12:00-12:20 pm: Rugby shorts $30, Mouth guards $5. All rugby athletes should be wearing mouth guards to practice.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.
  • Men’s and women’s rugby today after school. The women will also practice on Wednesday this week.
  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Kirsten Whiteway. Kirsten placed first in both singles and mixed doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Kirsten advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week is Jonah Wilton. Jonah placed first in both singles and doubles at the Zone 4 Badminton meet last week. Jonah advances to the PEISAA Provincial Badminton Championships being held at TOSH this week.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

PEI Field Hockey Meeting:

  • The PEI Field Hockey Association will hold an information meeting for players interested in representing PEI at the U-18 Field Hockey National in Vancouver, BC, from August 5 to 9, and to see if there is interest for U-16 Field Hockey Nationals in Brampton, Ontario, from July 28 to August 1.
  • The information meeting will be held at Sport PEI, Room 125, on Wednesday, April 22, at 7:30 pm. Parents must attend (U-18 born in 1997, U-16 born in 1999). If interested but unable to attend, please contact Barb at bcarmichael@eastlink.ca.

Public Service Announcements:

  • The YMCA Summer Work Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from 16-17 year olds and Charlottetown-area host families for this summer’s six week exchange to a Quebec community. Successful applicants are matched with a full-time position with a non-profit organization and a host family in their new Quebec community. Apply at http://www.summer-work.comor attend an information session on Wednesday April 22, at 7:00 pm at the Royalty Centre in Charlottetown (40 Enman Crescent, Room 234).
Posted in General

April 20, 2015

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Joseph Weale for Trisha Burrows, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Michael Hambly for Glenda McInnis (pm).

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Enjoy Life! Live in the moment, learn from the past and plan for the future. Focus on what you can influence or control, rather than things you cannot predict or change.

Congratulations to the Senior Badminton team on a very successful zone meet this past Friday. The placings at the tournament were as follows:

  • Girls Singles: 1st Kirsten Whiteway, 4th Maddy Delodder
  • Girls Doubles: 2nd Maddy Delodder / Tesse Steele. 3rd Carley Mclean / Emma Mullally
  • Mixed Doubles: 1st Kirsten Whiteway / Jake Banks, 3rd Sarah MacVarish / Mark Morrison
  • Boy Singles: 1st Jonah Wilton, 3rd Jake Banks
  • Boys Doubles: 1st Jonah Wilton / Mark Morrison, 3rd Riley Lavandier / Jesse Campbell, 4th Cody Fitzpatrick / Daniel Whalen

Congratulations to the Wrestling team on representing MRHS so well at the PEISAA Provincial Wrestling Championships and taking home the Midget Girls banner. All MRHS wrestlers finished in the top four:

  • Kaytlin Chandler – Gold
  • Alex Parsons – Gold
  • Marshal McLeod – Silver
  • Keegan Creed – Silver
  • Zak Chandler – Fourth

Happy Birthday to Brandon Lund, Zachary Lund and Sarah MacRae.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Fly Tyers meet today at lunch in Mr. Trainor’s room.
  • Footloose cast and crew are reminded to pay ASAP for your Footloose T-shirt. Sizes and money due as soon as possible.
  • There will be an OREO meeting today (and every day until Thursday) at lunch in Room 113. All participants must attend!
  • Any students looking for work are asked to please see Earl in (Student Services) to sign up for possible employment opportunities.
  • If any students are interested in volunteering in the summer as a Counsellor-In-Training at Oak Acres, please see Earl for an application.
  • This is MRHS Spirit Week:
  • Monday: I Don’t Care Wear!
  • Tuesday: Tropical Tuesday
  • Wednesday: What Not to Wear!
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: ER Day

Upcoming Events:

  • There will be a Prom meeting Tuesday at 11:45 in Room 84.
  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love on Friday, April 24. There will be four choices to pick from and only ten of each choice will be available. Sign up and pay for your favourite because they’ll go fast! Cost is $8. Sign up for the meal of your choice in the ticket booth. Listen for the Burger Love announcement. Note: all Burger Love meals will be served with a bubbling grape juice to quench your thirst.
  1. The Meatrix: a juicy meatloaf burger with melted cheddar cheese, smoky maple BBQ sauce and crispy bacon on a fluffy Kaiser roll with a side of creamy garlic mashed PEI potatoes and paired with a tangy coleslaw. Your dessert is a refreshingly sweet mint Nanaimo bar.
  2. El Zorro: a seasoned 6 oz patty topped with all the classic taco fixings: crisp lettuce, sweet salsa, sour cream, banana peppers, served between freshly made tortillas with a side of Island potato wedges with gooey jalapeno cheese and pinto beans, and a Mexican chopped salad of tomatoes, avocados, crunchy bell peppers, black beans and corn. Dessert is a creamy yogurt popsicle packed with fresh fruit – designed to cleanse your palate.
  3. VỏoTlua (translation Noh-stima): Greek burger made with 100% PEI beef served on a toasted Ciabatta bun with crumbled Feta, Swiss cheese, crisp Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced red onion and a zingy tzatziki sauce. Sides are dollar fries made from the finest PEI potatoes and a crunchy coleslaw. Dessert is a double chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.
  4. The Homestyle Delight: a 6 oz cheese stuffed PEI beef burger topped with red onion, lettuce, crispy bacon, chipotle sauce and aioli on a homemade sesame seed bun, garnished with a dill pickle and hot pepper. Served with a side of loaded potato skins (sour cream, chives, cheese, salsa) and a Caesar salad. Finish off the meal with a gooey, chewy chocolate chip cookie.

Student Services:

  • UNB will be here on April 21 at 11:45 to present to any Grade 11 students who are starting to think about post secondary schools.  Come and find out what UNB has to offer you.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Wrestling practice today from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.
  • Men’s and Women’s Rugby today after school.
  • Women’s and Men’s Softball: First practice today at 4pm in the Gym.
  • On sale in the PE office daily from 12:00-12:20 pm: Rugby shorts $30, Mouth guards $5
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.
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April 17, 2015

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Greene

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Enjoy Life! Live in the moment, learn from the past and plan for the future. Focus on what you can influence or control, rather than things you cannot predict or change.

Happy Birthday to Jacob Bedell!

Today’s Highlights:

  • Report Cards that were not picked up during Parent Teacher Interviews last evening will be going home with students today. Home room teachers are distributing reports this morning.
  • There will be a very important OREO meeting in Ms. Malone’s room (113) at 11:50.  All participants must attend!
  • Disney Choir members can pick up RCMP Musical Ride tickets from Christie today at break or lunch.
  • Any students looking for work are asked to please see Earl in (Student Services) to sign up for possible employment opportunities.

Library:

  • Scholastic Book orders for the month of May have arrived and are in the Library. New Teen Readers flyers are available. Come check it out!

Upcoming Events:

  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love on Friday, April 24. There will be four choices to pick from and only ten of each choice will be available. Sign up and pay for your favourite because they’ll go fast! Cost is $8. Sign up for the meal of your choice in the ticket booth. Listen for the Burger Love announcement. Note: all Burger Love meals will be served with a bubbling grape juice to quench your thirst.
  1. The Meatrix: a juicy meatloaf burger with melted cheddar cheese, smoky maple BBQ sauce and crispy bacon on a fluffy Kaiser roll with a side of creamy garlic mashed PEI potatoes and paired with a tangy coleslaw. Your dessert is a refreshingly sweet mint Nanaimo bar.
  2. El Zorro: a seasoned 6 oz patty topped with all the classic taco fixings: crisp lettuce, sweet salsa, sour cream, banana peppers, served between freshly made tortillas with a side of Island potato wedges with gooey jalapeno cheese and pinto beans, and a Mexican chopped salad of tomatoes, avocados, crunchy bell peppers, black beans and corn. Dessert is a creamy yogurt popsicle packed with fresh fruit – designed to cleanse your palate.
  3. VỏoTlua (translation Noh-stima): Greek burger made with 100% PEI beef served on a toasted Ciabatta bun with crumbled Feta, Swiss cheese, crisp Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced red onion and a zingy tzatziki sauce. Sides are dollar fries made from the finest PEI potatoes and a crunchy coleslaw. Dessert is a double chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.
  4. The Homestyle Delight: a 6 oz cheese stuffed PEI beef burger topped with red onion, lettuce, crispy bacon, chipotle sauce and aioli on a homemadese3same seed bun, garnished with a dill pickle and hot pepper. Served with a side of loaded potato skins (sour cream, chives, cheese, salsa) and a Caesar salad. Finish off the meal with a gooey, chewy chocolate chip cookie.
  • MRHS Spirit Week will be held from April 20 to 24:
  • Monday: I Don’t Care Wear!
  • Tuesday: Tropical Tuesday
  • Wednesday: What Not to Wear!
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: ER Day

Student Services:

  • UNB will be here on April 21 at 11:45 to present to any Grade 11 students who are starting to think about post secondary schools.  Come and find out what UNB has to offer you.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • MRHS is hosting the PEISAA Wrestling Provincial Championships this weekend. Junior high and high school aged wrestlers will compete on Friday beginning at 5 pm. Elementary aged wrestlers will compete on Saturday beginning at 10 am. Come join us for some great wrestling!
  • Congratulations to the Juvenile Badminton team, and their coach Mr. Jonathan Hayes, on a well played zone meet yesterday. The following athletes finished in the top four:
  • Girls Singles: Sarah MacRae – 1st, Ally Clements – 2nd, Lexy Mooney – 3rd
  • Boys Singles: Donavan Bears – 1st, Ryan Curran – 4th
  • Girls Doubles: Sarah MacRae/Rebecca Martens – 1st, Lexy Mooney/Maria Ferguson – 2nd, Ally Clements/Grace Boyce – 3rd
  • Boys Doubles: Donavan Bears/Nolan McKenna – 2nd, Ryan Curran/Daniel Martell – 3rd
  • Sign up today for Women’s and Men’s Softball at Student Services.  First practice will be Monday at 4pm in the Gym for both Women and Men.
  • Basketball PEI Announces Final U17 Girl’s Tryouts: The final two evaluation and selection sessions for the 2015 Provincial U17 Women’s Basketball team have been set. Times and locations are as follows: Thursday, April 16 (7:00 to 9:00 pm) at Slemon Park in Summerside, and Saturday, April 18 (5:00 to 7:00 pm) at MRHS in Montague. The coaching staff is looking forward to a competitive turnout. If you have any questions, please contact Head Coach Jared Cheverie by phone at 902-626-6261 or by email at coachcheverie@gmail.com.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.
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April 16, 2015

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Mary Ellen Campbell, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod and Jonathan Hayes.

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Enjoy Life! Live in the moment, learn from the past and plan for the future. Focus on what you can influence or control, rather than things you cannot predict or change.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Wits and Words Poetry Slam contestants are advised that you have an important rehearsal today at the beginning of lunch in Room 211.
  • The final payment for the Halifax Music Trip is $80.00 and must be submitted to Ms. McInnis by today!
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews will be held this evening from 6:00 – 8:30. Members of our Montague Regional School Health Team will also be setting up booths to distribute information on the services that the Health team can provide to youth and their families.
  • Students are reminded that the library will be open this evening during Parent-Teacher Interviews if you need a place to work or study!
  • Breanna Ching would like to thank everyone who donated to the IWK/QEH Toy Drive. Over $1000 was raised and more than 70 toys were donated. Your support was greatly appreciated!

Library:

  • Scholastic Book orders for the month of May have arrived and are in the Library. New Teen Readers flyers are available. Come check it out!

Upcoming Events:

  • It’s Burger Love time at MRHS! The CUL class is going to do their version of Burger Love on Friday, April 24. There will be four choices to pick from and only ten of each choice will be available. Sign up and pay for your favourite because they’ll go fast! Cost is $8. Sign up for the meal of your choice in the ticket booth. Listen for the Burger Love announcement. Note: all Burger Love meals will be served with a bubbling grape juice to quench your thirst.
  1. The Meatrix: a juicy meatloaf burger with melted cheddar cheese, smoky maple BBQ sauce and crispy bacon on a fluffy Kaiser roll with a side of creamy garlic mashed PEI potatoes and paired with a tangy coleslaw. Your dessert is a refreshingly sweet mint Nanaimo bar.
  2. El Zorro: a seasoned 6 oz patty topped with all the classic taco fixings: crisp lettuce, sweet salsa, sour cream, banana peppers, served between freshly made tortillas with a side of Island potato wedges with gooey jalapeno cheese and pinto beans, and a Mexican chopped salad of tomatoes, avocados, crunchy bell peppers, black beans and corn. Dessert is a creamy yogurt popsicle packed with fresh fruit – designed to cleanse your palate.
  3. VỏoTlua (translation Noh-stima): Greek burger made with 100% PEI beef served on a toasted Ciabatta bun with crumbled Feta, Swiss cheese, crisp Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced red onion and a zingy tzatziki sauce. Sides are dollar fries made from the finest PEI potatoes and a crunchy coleslaw. Dessert is a double chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips.
  4. TBA (still waiting for details)
  • MRHS Spirit Week will be held from April 20 to 24:
  • Monday: I Don’t Care Wear!
  • Tuesday: Tropical Tuesday
  • Wednesday: What Not to Wear!
  • Thursday: Throwback Thursday
  • Friday: ER Day

Student Services:

  • UNB will be here on April 21 at 11:45 to present to any Grade 11 students who are starting to think about post secondary schools.  Come and find out what UNB has to offer you.
  • There is a $1,000 bursary available for any Grade 12 student planning on attending a post secondary institution and has demonstrated leadership in environmental matters. Students should see Mrs. Kenny or Ms. Victor for an application.  Deadline for application May 1, 2015.
  • Credit Union Scholarship applications are due May 7. For more information and to apply online visit: https://www.provincialcu.com/Home/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/ScholarshipApp/
  • Encounters with Canada forms are now available in Student Services.  Interested students should see Mrs. Kenny and Ms. Victor for more information.  Deadline for forms is May 8, 2015.
  • E.I. Mutual Education Trust Centennial Scholarship is due May 11. For more information and an application form, please see Ms. Victor or Mrs. Kenny in Student Services.

Athletic Department:

  • Women’s and Men’s Softball sign up is posted at Student Services; please sign up by Friday.  First practice will be Monday at 4pm in the Gym for both Women and Men.
  • All badminton players must hand in their forms and athletic fees ($10) to Mr. Hayes or Ms. Nabuurs before the meet.
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is now on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.

Reminders:

  • Graduating students should visit the library for an application form for Viking Pins. Applications are due Friday, May 15, but can take time to complete! Don’t leave it until the last minute! Please see Ms. Nabuurs or Ms. Killeen with any questions. Further information available on page 15-16 of student handbook (available online at https://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/)
  • Triathlon morning training sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pool, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fitness Centre.
  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

Public Service Announcements:

  • The first U-16 Boys Premier Soccer tryout will be held at 5:30 pm today at Montague Intermediate School.
  • The registration dates for Cardigan Minor Baseball/Softball will be held Wednesday, April 22, from 6pm-9pm and Saturday, April 25, from 9am-12pm at the Fire Hall in Cardigan. This will be for players born between 1994 and 2011. For more information, please contact John Munro at mjmunro33@gmail.com, or go to their website at: baseballpei.ca and look under “Association Webpages”.
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