November 5, 2012

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Happy Birthday to Carolyn Chandler and Travis Duncan. We also extend greetings to the following students who celebrated their birthdays over the weekend: Tyson Cooper, Jenny McCarron, and Patrick Cuddy.

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Andrew Murchison for Ralph Jamieson (pm), Wanda Cheverie for Toby Murphy, and Caleigh Burhoe for Gail Greene (pm).

Today’s Highlights:

  • This is your last week to buy school clothes. Order forms and sizes can be found in Room #87 or in the main student lobby at lunch time.
  • Peer Helpers: There will be no block meetings this week.
  • All Student Fees can now be paid at the main office.

Athletic Department:

  • The MRHS Athlete of the Week for the week of November 5 to 9 is Jessica MacKay of the Women’s Volleyball team. Jessica is a Grade Twelve student from Strathcona. She is a dedicated player, the team’s co-captain, manager and setter. Jessica was instrumental in the Women’s Bronze Medal win over Westisle last week.
  • The following students are asked to see Ms. Dowd in her office immediately following announcements: Heather Drake, Cassie MacLean, Brett Birt, and Charles MacLellan.
  • The first try-out for the Women’s Basketball team is today from 3:15 to 5:15 pm.
  • The 3rd and final open tryout for the Men’s Basketball team will be held today from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The selection process (“cuts”) will begin after this session.
  • Any athletes who still have fall sport uniforms must return them to Ms. Dowd this week!
  • The Fitness Centre will be open from 8:10 to 8:40 every morning for any students who would like to work out. The Fitness Centre will be open to Power Lifters Only on Fridays after school.

Student Services:

  • The SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Group is having its first meeting this Wednesday at 11:45am in Student Services! Feel free to bring your lunch!
  • The following schools are scheduled to visit MRHS in November. Sign up sheets to attend these sessions are on Ms. Coady’s door in Student Services.
    • Acadia University on Nov. 8 at 9:00am, offering “admission on the spot”.
    • Saint Mary’s University on Nov. 26 at 11:45am
    • Dalhousie University on Nov. 28 at 9:15am
  • University of New Brunswick: A representative will be at the Delta in Charlottetown on November 6 (tomorrow evening) at 7:00 to speak with students, parents and guardians about UNB programs, scholarships, campus life, admission on the spot, and more.
  • Canadian Coast Guard: The selection processes for the Canadian Coast Guard College Officer Training Program (OTP) is currently open with a deadline of January 18, 2013.  For more information, visit student services.

Library News:

  • Book club meets today at noon.  Bring your lunch and your favorite book!
  • MRHS Library is selling 4 GB or 8 GB flash drives to raise money for new books!  Come see the sample in the library and place your order.  All orders must be pre-paid by November 23 for delivery in early December.  Get your Lizard!
  • Forgot your pen or pencil? Come to the Library and buy a pen or pencil for $1.  All proceeds going to purchasing new books for the library.

Upcoming Events:

  • The Global Action Club will be hosting a bake sale on Tuesday. All profits go towards Hurricane Sandy victims.
  • The SNAC committee will be selling fruit smoothies at lunch tomorrow in the cafeteria for $2.00.  Come support our Student Nutrition Action Committee!
  • ABC (Anti-Bullying Club) is meeting tomorrow, November 6, at 11:45, in the Library Conference room. Sign up sheet is with the Librarian for anyone wanting to join! Come and help stop bullying before it starts.
  • JAM will be meeting at 11:45 on Thursday this week. All are welcome.
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