December 6, 2012

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Happy Birthday to Mikayla Annear!

 Welcome to the following guest staff today: Jessica Campbell for Jared Cheverie (am) and Anne MacKinnon (pm), Jordan Daigle for Mary Ellen Lowther, Kevin Scully for Philip MacDonald (am) and Natasha Dowd (pm), Sara Prosser for Pamela Harris, Mike Hambly for Kim Mason, Donna White for Sandra Hicken (pm), Zak Likely for Karen Malone, Jonathan Gallant for Ronnie Munn (am) and Alana Trainor (pm), Michelle Dalton for Krista MacFarlane (am), and Tracy Schurman for Dawn Martell.

Missing Grad Write-Ups! (These are past due!) The following students have not submitted write-ups for the Yearbook: Emily Benoit, Kelly Butler, Cody Compton, Tyson Cooper, Lake Daley, Ryan Flaglor, Jessica Godfrey, Quinn Hennessey, Christopher Hill, Ryan Hopkins, Hailey Irving, Michael Jamieson, Lucas Jenkins, Morgan Jesso, Dakota Jones, Brian Keefe, Dustin Keen, Tyler Kemp, Grace Lanigan, Lydia LaVie, Tyler LeBlanc, Dalton MacDonald, Logan MacDonald, Morgan MacKay, Brandon MacKenzie, Rosemarie MacLean, Logan MacLeod, Maggie McCarthy, Carrick McTavish, Nicole Myers, Tanner Nicholson, Rachel O’Connor, Nicholas Penny, Alex Perrot, Jacob Perry, Mitchell Peters, Krystal Pirch, Joshua Reeves, Brittany Robertson, Alex Smith, Sara Smith, Kirsten Stewart, Sarah Thompson, Chandler Tourout, Max White, Drew Yorston, and Brian Young.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Today in the Cafeteria: Poutine (fries, cheese, gravy) for $2.60, perogies with salsa and sour cream for $2.35, or honey garlic chicken breast sandwich on a Kaiser bun for $3.95.
  • Peer Helpers: There will be block meetings today. Please be on time!
  • Students and Staff: Do not forget to bring in your money to support Autumn Newell. Home room collections will take place every Thursday, during A Block, for the rest of December.  Please see Ms. MacLeod if you would like to donate any additional money!  Together we can make a difference for this little girl!
  • Europe Travellers are reminded to get chocolate bar money in to Mme Flynn as soon as possible (bills or rolled coin please!).
  • If you didn’t order your yearbook last week and need to pay by cash or cheque, please see Dawna MacLean this week. She will make sure we order you one!
  • Important reminder: The CPF French Student Excellence Award deadline is December 7. Get all your documents in order immediately!
  • All students are responsible for a $20 Student Fee which is payable at the main office.

 Student Services:

  • Holland College Visit: A representative from Holland College will be here tomorrow at lunch. This is a great opportunity to find out about programs, tuition, scholarships and much more. All interested students please sign up in Student Services!
  • Upcoming Scholarship Info: TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are intended to serve the needs of all Canadian families and communities. Doing good for others during difficult times in one’s own life requires particularly outstanding commitment. This is why, as part of the selection process, the personal circumstances and/or challenges of each applicant will be considered. Scholarships are open to students across Canada who are in their final year of high school, or CEGEP (in Quebec), have demonstrated outstanding community leadership, and obtain a minimum overall average in their most recently completed full year of school of 75%. Deadline is December 7, 2012. Each scholarship is valued at up to $70,000 and includes up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7,500 a year toward living expenses, and an offer of paid summer employment.

 Athletic Department:

  • The womens basketball team played in a very physical game last night against Souris. Losing 45 – 31. Top scores were Alanna VanWiechen with 8 points, Claire Diehlmann with 6 points and Taylor Carroll with 6 points.  Monica Furness was picked as player of the game for her outstanding defense in the second half.
  • The MRHS Female Athlete of the Week for the week of November 26 – 30 is Michaela LaPorte. Michaela is a Grade Eleven student from Cardigan. Her aggressive play, along with her 12 points, helped her team to a decisive win over Charlottetown Rural last Monday.
  • The MRHS Male Athlete of the Week for November 26-30 is Joseph Richard. Joseph is a Grade 10 Student from Hopefield. He is recognized for his commitment to Men’s Basketball practices and fundraising efforts.
  • The Table Tennis Club will be starting again next Wednesday, December 12, after school in the PE area, and then will meet each Wednesday after school. All are invited to join. Mr. Murchison is the club advisor.
  • All interested men’s soccer players are invited to participate in indoor sessions on December 17, and 19.
  • The Fitness Centre will be open from 8:10 to 8:40 every morning for any students who would like to work out. Remember that it’s open to Power Lifters only on Fridays after school.

Library News:

  • MRHS Anime and Manga Club meets today!
  • 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:

  • Tomorrow in the Cafeteria: Homemade chili with a garlic bun and a small white milk for $5.
  • Our Culinary Class is preparing a meal again for next Thursday, December 13.
  • Grads: Heckberts will be at the school on Thursday during lunch break to distribute grad photo packages. Please check the list outside the Yearbook Office for any outstanding balances on orders.

Ann and her elves at Sir Isaac’s Restaurant in Montague are serving a Christmas dinner FREE of charge to anyone who wants to come from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm on December 25.  Call 838-2628 and reserve a time.  Everyone is welcome.

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