February 10, 2016

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Happy Birthday to Cody Fitzpatrick and Samuel Hopkins.

Welcome to the following guest staff: Adam Clow for Matt Killeen, Bethany Norris for Andrew Henderson (am), Dean Lackie, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Greene.

Today’s Highlights:

  • There will be a brief meeting for the Maple Leaf Exchange students today in Room 139 at 12:00.
  • Environmental Group: There will be a meeting of the new environmental group being put on by the Southeast Environmental Association today at 12:00 noon in Room 131. Come find out what this group is about!
  • Saint FX will hold an information session today from 6:30 to 8:00pm at Hotel On Pownal (146 Pownal St, Charlottetown).  Please RSVP to Erin Draper at edraper@stfx.ca.
  • Match Makers are on sale for $2 in the ticket booth until next Tuesday, February 16.
  • A reminder for Grade 12 students who are planning on applying to UPEI Nursing Program that the deadline is February 15, 2016, and there is a supplementary form that is required.
  • Students, and staff are invited to Learning Centre B to sign a memory journal that will be presented to Mary Ellen Campbell’s family at the end of the week. You are welcome to leave a memory, a thought, a note of sympathy, a sketch or drawing, or whatever is in your heart. Please see Ms. Beck or Mrs. Power if you have any questions.
  • Choir Members – Pick up time for the Steerman Quality Meat orders has been changed to 1:00pm on Monday, February 15. Please be on time.

 

Athletic Department:

  • MRHS Juice Box Male Athlete of the Week: Denver “Hollywood” MacDonald, Grade 10 Forward. Denver continues to demonstrate hard work and dedication to his training; and in return, he is showing improvements every day. Last week, Denver had a season high 8 points and led the team with 8 rebounds in a very important win versus Kinkora.
  • Gymnastics athletes are reminded to return their signed consent forms to Ms. Nabuurs today.
  • Faith MacLeod, please see Ms. Nabuurs to get a form.
  • Men’s Rugby Practice: Today from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Fitness Centre.
  • Wrestling practice goes until 6:00pm on Wednesdays from now on.
  • Gymnastics practice is Thursday after school until 5:00pm at MCS.

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Saint Mary’s University Information Session: Thursday, February 11, at 7:00pm at Confederation Centre. Interested students should register at info@smu.ca.
  • Out of respect for the late Mary Ellen Campbell, there will be no classes for students on Friday, Feb.12.
  • Holland College visit is now scheduled for February 18 at 11:45am. They will have one on one meetings with students who would like to meet individually with representatives from Holland College.  They will assist with applications, scholarships, as well any other questions students may have.  Please sign up at Student Services for a time.
  • Acadia University will be back for a winter visit on February 24 from 11:45 to 12:30 in the Library Conference Room.  There will be on the spot admissions.  This visit will be more focused on scholarships and residences.
  • The Canadian Association of Principals are proud to sponsor the CAP Student Leadership Award. Criteria for Selection (100 points) includes Leadership in School Activities (1 to max. of 25 points), Leadership in the Community (1 to max. of 25 points), Academic Achievement (1 to max. of 20 points), Essay (1 to max. of 20 points), and Recognition, Awards, Honours and Scholarships (1 to max. of 10 points). Award amount is $250.00. Students should see Ms. Victor for an application.  The deadline is March 1, 2016.

Reminders:

  • Want to win a Galaxy Tablet? Visit scholastic.ca/contests for complete details or contact Mrs. Killeen for more information. Deadline for entries is March 11, 2016.
  • Triathlon: If you are training with Ms. Evans-Renaud and Mr. MacDonald, swimming will be at 7:00am at the AFC on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings will be in the Fitness Centre at MRHS.  An athletic fee of $10 must be paid to Ms. Evans-Renaud or Mr. MacDonald to help defray the cost of the pool.
  • Ordering Your Yearbook: 2015-16 Yearbooks are on sale until February 26. Don’t be disappointed.
  • Friday Song Requests can be submitted to Ms. Nabuurs.
  • 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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Monday, February 8, 2016

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Brodie McCarthy and Justin McCarthy.  We extend belated greetings to Sarah Campion and Mackenzie Stewart who celebrated their birthdays yesterday.

Welcome to the following guest staff: Adam Clow for Angela Killeen, Dean Lackie for Andrew Henderson.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Students, and staff are invited to Learning Centre B to sign a memory journal that will be presented to Mary Ellen Campbell’s family at the end of the week. You are welcome to leave a memory, a thought, a note of sympathy, a sketch or drawing, or whatever is in your heart. Please see Ms. Beck or Mrs. Power if you have any questions.
  • Malone’s 521 students should see her today to get your math marks.
  • Home room teachers will be posting lists of overdue Library books in class rooms this morning. Students are asked to return books as soon as possible.
  • Student Council sweaters can be picked up in Room 139 at lunch.

 Athletic Department:

  • Men’s Rugby Practice Schedule: Today from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym, Wednesday, February 10, from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Fitness Centre, and Friday, February 12, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym.

 Upcoming Events:

  • Environmental Group: There will be a meeting of the new environmental group being put on by the Southeast Environmental Association on Wednesday at 12:00 noon in Room 131. Come find out what this group is about!
  • Saint FX will hold an information session on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:00pm at Hotel On Pownal (146 Pownal St, Charlottetown).  Please RSVP to Erin Draper at edraper@stfx.ca.
  • Saint Mary’s University Information Session: Thursday, February 11, at 7:00pm at Confederation Centre. Interested students should register at info@smu.ca.
  • Out of respect for the late Mary Ellen Campbell, there will be no classes for students on Friday, Feb.12.
  • Holland College visit is now scheduled for February 18 at 11:45am. They will have one on one meetings with students who would like to meet individually with representatives from Holland College.  They will assist with applications, scholarships, as well any other questions students may have.  Please sign up at Student Services for a time.
  • Acadia University will be back for a winter visit on February 24 from 11:45 to 12:30 in the Library Conference Room.  There will be on the spot admissions.  This visit will be more focused on scholarships and residences.
  • The Canadian Association of Principals are proud to sponsor the CAP Student Leadership Award. Criteria for Selection (100 points) includes Leadership in School Activities (1 to max. of 25 points), Leadership in the Community (1 to max. of 25 points), Academic Achievement (1 to max. of 20 points), Essay (1 to max. of 20 points), and Recognition, Awards, Honours and Scholarships (1 to max. of 10 points). Award amount is $250.00. Students should see Ms. Victor for an application.  The deadline is March 1, 2016.

Reminders:

  • Want to win a Galaxy Tablet? Visit scholastic.ca/contests for complete details or contact Mrs. Killeen for more information. Deadline for entries is March 11, 2016.
  • Triathlon: If you are training with Ms. Evans-Renaud and Mr. MacDonald, swimming will be at 7:00am at the AFC on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings will be in the Fitness Centre at MRHS.  An athletic fee of $10 must be paid to Ms. Evans-Renaud or Mr. MacDonald to help defray the cost of the pool.
  • Ordering Your Yearbook: 2015-16 Yearbooks are on sale until February 26. Don’t be disappointed.
  • Friday Song Requests can be submitted to Ms. Nabuurs.
  • 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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Funeral Arrangements – Mary Ellen Campbell

As most of you know by now, we lost a dear friend and teacher, Mary Ellen Campbell, last Thursday. We anticipate that tomorrow (Monday, February 8) may be a difficult one for our staff and students. Therefore, members of the ELSB’s Student Services Department will be available to support staff and students. If you feel that your son or daughter is having particular difficulty with this loss, please do not hesitate to contact the school counsellor or myself and we will arrange for him or her to speak with one of the counsellors.

The Funeral arrangements for Mary Ellen are entrusted to Belvedere Funeral Home with visiting on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 6 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass to take place on Friday, February 12, at 1:00 pm from St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, Vernon River. As a sign of respect, there will be no classes at Montague Regional High School on Friday, February 12th. This will give staff and students the opportunity to attend the service.

I know that you join with me in sending our condolences to her family as we all mourn the loss of Mary Ellen.

Seana Evans-Renaud
BA, BEd., MEd.
Principal – Montague Regional High School
tel – 902-838-0835 ext. 225

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Mary Ellen Campbell -Teacher at MRHS

It is with profound sadness that I inform you of the death of our dear
friend and colleague, Mary Ellen Campbell. Mary Ellen has been a
valuable part of our staff for the last ten years – during this time she
has touched so many lives.

She was a very important part of our school and community and we are deeply
saddened by her unexpected death. I know that you join with me in
sending our condolences to her family.

We will let you know when arrangements are made for Mary Ellen’s funeral. In the meantime, we will offer support to staff and students in this difficult time.

Seana Evans-Renaud
BA, BEd., MEd.
Principal – Montague Regional High School
tel – 902-838-0835 ext. 225

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February 4, 2016

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Happy Birthday to Brady Barter.

Welcome to the following guest staff:  Adam Clow for Kristina McLane, Dean Lackie for Charlie Trainor, Wanda Cheverie for Yvonne Higgins.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Congratulations to Emily Brothers who was chosen as the Schulich nomination for 2016.
  • Study Block students this semester should see Mrs. Killeen for a guideline sheet on expectations for the block.
  • Kenny Richard should see Mrs. Killeen in the Library.
  • The following students are asked to please see Mrs. Killeen at break: Christine Howlett, Dawson McCarthy, Cody Fitzpatrick, Ashton Ryan, Michael VanderZwaag, Jory Donovan, Kayla MacLeod, rose Henbest, Ethan MacKay, Cailyn Ferguson, and Brandon Cann.
  • Student Council sweaters can be picked up in Room 139 at lunch.
  • UNB Transition to University Event: Tonight at 7:00 pm at Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown. 

Athletic Department:

  • Men’s Rugby Practice Schedule: Monday, February 8, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym, Wednesday, February 10, from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Fitness Centre, and Friday, February 12, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym. 

Upcoming Events:

  • Saint FX will hold an information session on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:00pm at Hotel On Pownal (146 Pownal St, Charlottetown).  Please RSVP to Erin Draper at edraper@stfx.ca.
  • Saint Mary’s University Information Session: Thursday, February 11, at 7:00pm at Confederation Centre. Interested students should register at info@smu.ca.
  • Holland College visit is now scheduled for February 18 at 11:45am. They will have one on one meetings with students who would like to meet individually with representatives from Holland College.  They will assist with applications, scholarships, as well any other questions students may have.  Please sign up at Student Services for a time.
  • Acadia University will be back for a winter visit on February 24 from 11:45 to 12:30 in the Library Conference Room.  There will be on the spot admissions.  This visit will be more focused on scholarships and residences.
  • The Canadian Association of Principals are proud to sponsor the CAP Student Leadership Award. Criteria for Selection (100 points) includes Leadership in School Activities (1 to max. of 25 points), Leadership in the Community (1 to max. of 25 points), Academic Achievement (1 to max. of 20 points), Essay (1 to max. of 20 points), and Recognition, Awards, Honours and Scholarships (1 to max. of 10 points). Award amount is $250.00. Students should see Ms. Victor for an application.  The deadline is March 1, 2016.

Reminders:

  • Want to win a Galaxy Tablet? Visit scholastic.ca/contests for complete details or contact Mrs. Killeen for more information. Deadline for entries is March 11, 2016.
  • Triathlon: If you are training with Ms. Evans-Renaud and Mr. MacDonald, swimming will be at 7:00am at the AFC on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings will be in the Fitness Centre at MRHS.  An athletic fee of $10 must be paid to Ms. Evans-Renaud or Mr. MacDonald to help defray the cost of the pool.
  • Ordering Your Yearbook: 2015-16 Yearbooks are on sale until February 26. Don’t be disappointed.
  • Friday Song Requests can be submitted to Ms. Nabuurs.
  • 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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February 3, 2016

It’s a “C-D” Day

Today’s Class Schedule:

  • 08:45 – 09:00 am – First Semester A Block
  • 09:01 – 09:15 am – First Semester B Block
  • 09:16 – 09:30 am – First Semester C Block
  • 09:31 – 09:45 am – First Semester D Block
  • 09:45 – 09:55 am – Break
  • 09:55 – 10:48 am – Second Semester A Block
  • 10:50 – 11:43 am – Second Semester B Block
  • 11:43 – 12:30 pm – Lunch Break
  • 12:30 – 01:45 pm – Second Semester C Block
  • 01:45 – 01:55 pm – Break
  • 01:55 – 03:10 pm – Second Semester D Block

Happy Belated Birthday to the following students who have celebrated in the past few days: Kai Boyle, Dustin Fleming, Denver MacDonald, Dawson Chatman, Hannah Keefe, and Cameron Pollard.

Welcome to the following guest staff: Dean Lackie for Charles Trainor, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Johnston

Today’s Highlights:

  • Student Council sweaters can be picked up in Room 139 at lunch.
  • Congratulations to the following students have been selected to attend the Maple Leaf Exchange trip to Boston; Taylor MacDonald, Hannah Aiken, Chandler Gordon, Eve MacKinnon, Hayley Kemp, Owen Collier, Nolan HIcken, Sara McRae, Grace Rooney, and Lauren Smith.  Please watch the announcements as there will be a meeting very soon to discuss details.
  • Holland College visit today has been rescheduled to February 18 at 11:45am. They will have one on one meetings with students who would like to meet individually with representatives from Holland College.  They will assist with applications, scholarships, as well any other questions students may have.  Please sign up at Student Services for a time.
  • Dalhousie University will be having an information session tonight at 7:00pm at Rodd Charlottetown, 75 Kent St.  Please go to dal/connect.ca for more details and to register.
  • Want to win a Galaxy Tablet? Watch a news segment or read an article about an issue affecting the world today. Then, in two pages or less, write about how it relates to your life. Grand prize winner will receive a Galaxy tablet and 2 ten-book libraries for home and for his or her library. Deadline is March 11, 2016. Visit scholastic.ca/contests for complete details or contact Mrs. Killeen for more information. 

Athletic Department:

  • Men’s Rugby Practice Schedule: Monday, February 8, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym, Wednesday, February 10, from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Fitness Centre, and Friday, February 12, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the gym. 

Upcoming Events:

  • UNB Transition to University Event: Thursday, February 4, 3016, at 7:00 pm at Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown. Do you have questions or want to find out what university will be like? Are you just a little worried about this next step? Come and have your questions about UNB answers: time and budget management, campus life, financial aid and scholarships, next steps, and lots more! Please visit go.unb.ca/recruitment to register.
  • Saint FX will hold an information session on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:00pm at Hotel On Pownal (146 Pownal St, Charlottetown).  Please RSVP to Erin Draper at edraper@stfx.ca.
  • Saint Mary’s University Information Session: Thursday, February 11, at 7:00pm at Confederation Centre. Interested students should register at info@smu.ca.
  • Student Biz PEI provides support to students between 16-24 years of age interested in starting their own summer business. Qualifying students receive $1,000 to offset startup costs to get their business off the ground, access to up to $1,000 in repayable loan (if needed), and upon successful completion of the program, a $500 contribution towards their post-secondary studies. In addition to the financial support, Student Biz PEI provides the students with mentorship and training in business planning, financial management, advertising and marketing. This mentorship and training will help build the foundation for each student to successfully operate their business throughout the summer. Applications are being accepted from now until February 20, 2016. For more information you can visit our website at http://www.centraldevelopmentcorp.com/student-biz/
  • Acadia University will be back for a winter visit on February 24 from 11:45 to 12:30 in the Library Conference Room.  There will be on the spot admissions.  This visit will be more focused on scholarships and residences.
  • The Canadian Association of Principals are proud to sponsor the CAP Student Leadership Award. Criteria for Selection (100 points) includes Leadership in School Activities (1 to max. of 25 points), Leadership in the Community (1 to max. of 25 points), Academic Achievement (1 to max. of 20 points), Essay (1 to max. of 20 points), and Recognition, Awards, Honours and Scholarships (1 to max. of 10 points). Award amount is $250.00. Students should see Ms. Victor for an application.  The deadline is March 1, 2016.

Reminders:

  • Triathlon: If you are training with Ms. Evans-Renaud and Mr. MacDonald, swimming will be at 7:00am at the AFC on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings will be in the Fitness Centre at MRHS.  An athletic fee of $10 must be paid to Ms. Evans-Renaud or Mr. MacDonald to help defray the cost of the pool.
  • Ordering Your Yearbook: 2015-16 Yearbooks are on sale until February 26. Don’t be disappointed.
  • Friday Song Requests can be submitted to Ms. Nabuurs.
  • 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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Second Semester Begins on Feb.3, 2016

Schedule of Classes for Wednesday, February 3, 2016:

  • 08:45 – 09:00 am – First Semester A Block
  • 09:01 – 09:15 am – First Semester B Block
  • 09:16 – 09:30 am – First Semester C Block
  • 09:31 – 09:45 am – First Semester D Block
  • 09:45 – 09:55 am – Break
  • 09:55 – 10:48 am – Second Semester A Block
  • 10:50 – 11:43 am – Second Semester B Block
  • 11:43 – 12:30 pm – Lunch Break
  • 12:30 – 01:45 pm – Second Semester C Block
  • 01:45 – 01:55 pm – Break
  • 01:55 – 03:10 pm – Second Semester D Block
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