January 21, 2013

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Kayla Coady for Craig Conohan and Wanda Cheverie for Toby Murphy.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Students who need to write the biology quiz for Mrs. Beaton are to go to Room 129 at the beginning of lunch today.
  • Students are encouraged to submit requests for the Friday Song to the office by Thursday each week. Students who want to request a song must submit a printed copy of the lyrics with your name on the top.

Athletic Department:

  • The MRHS Female Athlete of the week for the week of January 14 -18 is Claire Diehlmann of Point Pleasant Road. Claire is a Grade Ten student. Her knowledge of the game, along with her solid defense and her ability to set good solid screens make her a real asset to the team.
  • Congratulations to the Women’s Basketball team on their good showing at their tournament this weekend. The ladies only lost one game and it was to Kensington, who won the tournament. Great job ladies!!
  • Come out and cheer on our basketball teams as they take on Souris at home tonight. Women play at 5:30 pm, men at 7:30 pm.
  • Congratulations to Jon Murphy, Jagger Acorn, Ben Shaw and Brent Gilbert for helping to run an excellent basketball tournament this past weekend.
  • All students who are interested in playing on the badminton team this year are encouraged to attend recreational badminton which is held in the high school gym on Sunday evenings from 7 to 9 pm.
  • The Fitness Centre is open from 8:10 to 8:40 every morning, lunch breaks, and most days after school for any students who would like to work out or make up time for their physical education classes.
  • All are invited to the Team Canada Pep Rally tomorrow from 6 to 7:30pm in the Hambly Room of the Cavendish Wellness Centre in Montague. Alyssa Chapman and Ellen MacNearney will be competing at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea and this would be a great opportunity to cheer them on.

Upcoming Events:

  • The Global Action club ice cream fundraiser is scheduled for this Wednesday: $1.50 for plain ice cream and $2 for ice cream and toppings. All proceeds will be going to our twin school in Kiirua, Kenya.
  • Exams will begin this Friday, January 25.

From the Library:

  • Quit 4 Life meeting today in the Library Conference room at 11:30am.
  • Stop Cyberbullying members, please see Ms. Turner ASAP with survey questions.
  • Need a Library study room or a computer to use during exam week? Please sign up in the Library.
  • MRHS Library is in quiet exam mode from now until end of semester.  Please respect the study time of others while in the Library.  No food, no drinks, no talking in the Library.
  • Continue to use your MRHS student ID to check a book out of the Library and receive a ballot to win a $10 gift card; draw date is the last day of classes each month. The Kobo draw will be in June!
  • 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.

Student Services Notices: (More Information Available in Student Services Office)

  • Holland College will be hosting a Community Night in the Library this Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30. All members of the community are welcome to come and learn more about the many programs and opportunities Holland College has to offer.
  • UPEI Music Program Application Deadline: February 1, 2013. More information available on the UPEI website at www.upei.ca/music
  • McGill University Application Deadline: February 1, 2013. All interested students must be sure to submit their application as well as fill out a transcript request form.
  • UNB is doing an “Admission on the Spot” event here at the school in the Library on February 27 at 9:30 am. To sign up, please visit Student Services.
  • Explore Program: Includes a bursary of $2,000, covers tuition fees for the course, instructional materials, meals and accommodation. Deadline to apply: February 28, 2013.
  • UPEI Scholarship and Bursary Applications Deadline: March 1, 2013. Copies are available online or in Student Services.
  • UNB Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2013. Available only online! http://www.unb.ca/sweb/application/entrance_schol.html. One application for all scholarships with a few exceptions.
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