February 24, 2017

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Tori Billard, Dean Gordon, Jacob Gordon and Gabrielle Vandaele. 

Welcome to the Following Staff:  Marla McCarron, Lori Ann Campbell 

Today’s Highlights:

  • Treats are on sale again in Room 133 during breaks and lunch today – reduced prices!
  • Making Waves Group is meeting today at lunch in Student Services. 

 

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February 23, 2017

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Happy Birthday to Calleigh Matheson. 

Welcome to the Following Staff:  Morgan Hennessey, Chelsey MacDonald, Marla McCarron 

Today’s Highlights:

  • Treats for sale in Room 133 today during breaks and lunch. Proceeds to Disney Choir.
  • Social Justice and Diversity Club will meet in Room 210 during lunch break today.
  • Students are reminded that tomorrow (Friday, February 24) is the last day to order your yearbook for $50 here at the school. After that day, cost is increased to $60 and you can only order your yearbook on-line until Tuesday, February 28. 

Athletics:

  • Today: Yoga in Room 87 at noon, W.O.D. in Fitness Centre at noon, Viking Fit (Meltdown to March Break) after school from 3:20 to 4:10pm. 

Upcoming Events:

  • Next SADD meeting is February 27 at 12:05pm in the Library Conference room.
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February 22, 2017

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the Following Staff:  Morgan Hennessey, Jessica Campbell, Marla McCarron, Chelsey MacDonald

 Today’s Highlights:

  • SAVE meeting today at 11:50 in Library Conference room.
  • You’ll see pink shirts today, showing that MRHS doesn’t tolerate bullying.
  • Love Songs Concert is scheduled for this evening: 7:00 to 9:00.
  • Saint Mary’s Next Steps Event: Today, February 22, at 7:00pm, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown

 Athletics:

  • There will be a brief meeting at 11:45 in the fitness centre for all boys interested in playing rugby this spring.
  • Basketball teams host TOSH 2 today. Men play at 5:30pm and Women play at 7:30pm.
  • Today: Viking Fit from 7:30 to 8:00am, W.O.D. at noon in the Fitness Centre, Triathlon Spin Class at TCAP ($3: Sign up with Mr. MacDonald).

 Grads:

  • The Brookfield Ski Park is booked for March 8 for a grad class activity. This would involve leaving the school at 2:00, and being back at the school around 9:00 that evening.  Cost is $25.00 which will be collected in Room 119 from Feb. 27 to March 3.  Students must travel by bus so it is necessary to sign up in order for the buses to be booked ahead of time.

 Upcoming Events:

  • Celina McGuigan, Lily Levesque and Kyla White will be performing their spoken word poetry compositions on Thursday evening at 7:00pm at “The Receiver” Coffee Shop on Richmond Street in Charlottetown as part of the Public Schools Branch Arts Coffee House.

 Cast and Crew of Sister Act: Here is your NEW and up-to-date schedule for the next two weeks.

  • Thursday, Feb. 23 – 3:30-5:30 – Deloris, Curtis, Rosa, Joey, TJ, Tina, Michelle, Colby Whilt, Janie Davidson, Julie MacKay, all nuns. Working on Act 2 Scene 7 (Fabulous Baby Reprise Choreo) and Act 2 Scene 3 (Lady in the Long Black Dress Choreo).
  • Friday, Feb. 24 – 3:30-5:30 – All nuns, Deloris, and Mother Superior – music rehearsal
  • Thursday, March 2 – 3:30-5:30 – Eddie, Cop, Curtis, Joey, Rosa, TJ, – Act 1 Scene 8 & 9 (Police Station and Street – When I Find My Baby Choreo)
  • Friday, March 3 – 3:30-7:30 (NOTE THE TIME CHANGE!) – Full Cast – Working Act 2 Scene 8 (Find My Baby Reprise), Act 2 Scene 10 (The Chase) Act 2 Scene 11 (Finale)
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February 21, 2017

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Belated Greetings to the following students who celebrated birthdays over the past few days: Grace Boyce, Jaylyn Carroll, Keighan White, Alyssa Bedell, Alexa Cann, Janelle Quinn.

Welcome to the Following Staff:  David MacKay, Chelsey MacDonald, Morgan Hennessey, Anna Howlett 

Today’s Highlights:

  • SADD meeting is today at 12:05pm in Library Conference room.
  • Grad activity meeting today at 12 pm in Room 119.
  • Writers’ Group will meet today at 12:00 in Room 211.
  • Report cards were sent home last Wednesday afternoon. If students were absent, they can pick their report cards up from their homeroom teachers. Students without a homeroom may pick their report card up in the office.
  • The deadline for ordering yearbooks has been extended to this Friday, February 24. 

Athletics:

  • Congratulations to members of the Senior Gymnastics Team who competed at the PEISAA Provincial Championships on Saturday: Lily Levesque, Taylor MacDonald, Maya Hinks, Brianna MacDonald and Faith MacLeod. Although there were no official awards this season for the Senior category, Lily Levesque placed first on Floor, Vault and first all around.
  • Any triathlon members that are going to spin class tomorrow (Wednesday) at 3:45pm need to see Mr. MacDonald today with your $3 in order to reserve a bike.
  • Men’s and Women’s Rugby training will be starting today after school from 3:30 to 5:00. Training will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:00 until March Break.
  • Basketball Intramurals are starting up soon. Sign up in the gym area.
  • Today: Yoga in Room 87 at noon, W.O.D. in the Fitness Centre at noon, Viking Fit from 3:20 to 4:10 after school (Prepare for Prom Boot Camp).
  • Wednesday: Viking Fit from 7:30 to 8:00am, W.O.D. at noon in the Fitness Centre, Triathlon Spin Class at TCAP ($3: Sign up with Mr. MacDonald).
  • Thursday: Yoga in Room 87 at noon, W.O.D. in the Fitness Centre at noon, Viking Fit from 3:20 to 4:10 after school (Meltdown to March Break).
  • Friday: W.O.D. in the Fitness Centre at noon, Viking Fit from 3:20 to 4:10 (Prepare for Prom Boot Camp). 

Upcoming Events:

  • Wear a pink shirt this Wednesday (tomorrow) to show that MRHS doesn’t tolerate bullying.
  • Love Songs Concert is rescheduled again for Wednesday, February 22.
  • Sunday, Feb 26: “Freeze Your Gizzard” 5km/10km/Half Marathon @ TCAP. 

Grade 12 Students:

  • The Saint Mary’s University Next Steps event in Charlottetown has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00pm at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown. Students can still RSVP to the event at ca/events, and students who have already registered do not need to register again.

Public Service:

  • There are “Come Try Softball” events coming up in Charlottetown, sponsored by Holland College Hurricanes: Sunday, February 19, and Sunday, March 5, from 3:00 to 5:00pm both days. These free training camps are open to ages 4 to 12. For more information or to register, email ldlaird@hollandcollege.com.
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February 15, 2017

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Cameron MacLennan and Nolan McCarthy. Belated greetings to the following students who celebrated birthdays over the past few days:  Max Jenkins, Lily Levesque, Sarah Christensen, Paige Miller.

Welcome to the Following Staff:  Kenneth Nicolle, Adam Gauthier, Mindy Johnston 

Today’s Highlights:

  • Any students interested in competing in Poetry in Voice should go to Room 211 today at lunch.
  • Today in the Cafeteria: Hamburger pasta bake, chicken fingers, chicken burger combo, hamburger combo.
  • Love Songs Concert rescheduled to Thursday: 7:00 to 9:00pm. 

February 13 – 17 Family Violence Prevention Week:

  • Wednesday: “Walk in Silence” (leave Active Communities at 11:45, be back to school by 12:45).  Students are welcome to join in; leaving school at 11:30am.
  • Thursday: Bake Sale/Hot Chocolate at lunch
  • Friday: Wear Purple Day 

Athletics:

  • Basketball Intramurals are starting up soon. Sign up in the gym area.
  • Gymnastics practice today at MCS: 4:00pm. 

Upcoming Events:

  • SADD meeting is Tuesday, February 21, at 12:05pm in Library Conference room.
  • Acadia University is here on Thursday for Admissions on the Spot. Fees will be waived.
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February 9, 2017

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Belated Greetings to Brodie McCarthy and Justin McCarthy who had their birthdays yesterday.

Welcome to the Following Staff:  Denise McGillivray, Jessica Campbell, Kenneth Nicolle, Nancy Cudmore. 

Today’s Highlights:

  • SAVE members are asked to go to Learning Centre B at morning break.
  • Social Justice and Diversity Club meeting at lunch today, Room 210.
  • Sister Act rehearsal after school and Singing Telegrams rehearsal this evening are both cancelled due to the pending weather. Sister Act members should listen to the radio tomorrow to check the status of your rehearsal scheduled for Friday.
  • Due to a delay in receiving the Provincial Math Assessment results, report cards will be delayed.  We are hoping to send them out next week. 

Athletics:

  • The following students were successful in the gymnastic competition which was held on Monday and will be going on to the provincials: Lily Levesque 1st place, Taylor T. MacDonald 2nd place and Katie E. MacNeill 3rd  Congratulations, girls, and best of luck in the provincials!
  • There will be Yoga every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:05 in Room 87.
  • Gymnastics practices scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday next week.  Provincials are on February 18.
  • Wrestling 4:00 to 6:00pm today.
  • Gymnastics 3:00 to 4:30pm today. 

Upcoming Events:

  • Students who wish to participate in Poetry in Voice, should be prepared to present two poems on Monday or Tuesday at lunch in Room 211.  See Ms. Burrows if you have any questions.
  • Next SADD meeting is Tuesday, February 14, at 12:05pm in Library Conference room.
  • Family Violence Prevention Week is Feb 13-17:
    • Tuesday: Positive remarks on lockers
    • Wednesday: “Walk in Silence” (leave Active Communities at 11:45, be back to school by 12:45).  Students are welcome to join in; leaving school at 11:30am.
    • Thursday: Bake Sale/Hot Chocolate at lunch
    • Friday: Wear Purple Day
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February 7, 2017

It is a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Sarah Campion and Mackenzie Stewart.

Welcome to the Following Staff: Kenneth Nicolle, Helena Jamieson, Nicole Butler

 Today’s Highlights:

  • Brief but important Triathlon meeting today in room 141 at 12:00.
  • Writer’s group will meet today at 12:00 in Room 211.
  • Louis Walsh’s driver education classes start this evening 3:20-6:20.
  • SHAD rep will visiting during A Block today with information on their summer program.
  • UPEI will be in the lobby at lunch time today to answer questions and share information on the NEW scholarship application.
  • SADD meeting today at lunch time in the Library Conference Room.
  • Today in the Cafeteria: Chicken quesadilla with Mexican rice and side salad, Philly cheese steak flat bread hoagie, BBQ chicken pizza, BLT wrap

Grade 12 Students:

  • Applications are available at Student Services for the Canadian Association for Principals Leadership Award. For more information please stop into Student Services.   Please fill out applications and return to Ms. Toombs or Ms. Victor by February 24, 2017.  Successful applicant will be notified.

 Athletics:

  • Gymnastics practice Tuesday and Thursday after school at MCS.

 Upcoming Events:

  • Tomorrow in the Cafeteria: Spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce served with side salad and garlic breadstick, chicken parmesan wrap, panzerotti and hummus and veggie wrap.

Public Service:

  • PEI Field Hockey Association will hold an information meeting Wednesday, February 8, at Sport PEI at 7 pm for U-18 Nationals Field Hockey championships in Toronto in July, and information meeting for Future Stars Camp for players between the ages 12 and 17 with instructor Mark Pearson, former Olympic player. Camp will be held April 29 and 30 at UPEI. If unable to attend, but interested, please contact bcarmichael@eastlink.ca.

 

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