April 9, 2013

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Chloe Mahar! 

Welcome Guest Staff: Donna White for Krista MacFarlane, Mike Hambly for Carla Richards, Trevor MacDonald for Jared Cheverie, and Denise McGillivray for Gail Greene. Earl Campbell is not here today. 

Highlights for Today:

  • Debate Club will meet today after school from 3:15 to 4:15pm.
  • Peer Helpers: Due to Mrs. Hicken’s absence yesterday and it being a short week, we will not have block meetings this week.
  • There will be no SADD meeting today. SADD will meet again next Tuesday at lunch.
  • Anime and Manga Club meeting at noon in the Library Conference room today and Thursday.
  • Students who have not yet paid Student Fees are reminded that your $20 must be paid in order to purchase a Prom Ticket.
  • Any grads who are interested in being on the Prom Committee are asked to please see Ms. MacDougall-Turner.
  • A student has misplaced a pair of Lululemon shorts, size 6. If you have found this item of clothing, please contact the office.

Athletic Department:

  • Men’s Softball: Today and Wednesday at lunch in the gym ASAP. Need indoor shoes/gym clothes.
  • All those who are interested in trying out for Women’s Softball are to meet at the beginning of first break in the gym area.
  • Women’s Rugby practice today at 3:15. Bring indoor and outdoor attire.
  • Men’s Rugby Tryouts for this week:
    • Tuesday 3:30 in the gym
    • Wednesday/Thursday 3:30 at intermediate fields
  • Viking Strength and Conditioning Club training times are as listed below. Meet in the Fitness Centre. All students are welcome!
    • Wednesday, April 10 @ 6:30 pm
    • Friday, April 12 @ 6:30 pm
    • Sunday, April 14 @ 1:15 pm
    • Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm
    • Friday, April 19 @ 6:30 pm
    • Sunday, April 21 @ 1:15 pm 

Upcoming Events:

  • SAVE meeting will start at 11:50am on Wednesday in the Library Conference room. All members must be on time with your SAVE shirts on for another yearbook photo. Also remember bake sale items and fundraiser ideas!
  • CSLC Billeting Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday at 12:00 noon in Ms. Hicken’s room.
  • Prom Committee will meet on Wednesday at noon in the library for this week.  Please see Ms. MacDougall-Turner if you can’t attend.
  • Patti Larsen’s Writing Club will meet briefly on Wednesday at noon in the Library for a yearbook photo.  Meeting with Ms. Larsen again in May.
  • The next STRIVE meeting will be this Thursday, April 11, at noon in the seminar room in the library.  Lunch will be provided.  See Mr. Conohan if you have any questions.
  • Here’s your opportunity to save lives. A Blood Donor Clinic is scheduled for Montague High this Thursday, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.  Book your appointment through Canadian Blood Services today! 1-888-236-6283 or online www.blood.ca
  • Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for this Thursday and Friday. Students are reminded that there are no classes on Friday.
  • PEI Potato Blossom Festival is seeking nominations for the PEI Potato Ambassador. Candidates must be friendly, enthusiastic, mature and reliable, have knowledge about the PEI potato industry, demonstrate good public speaking skills and be between the ages of 18-21. Successful applicant will be awarded a $500 bursary. Applications can be found in student services. Deadline to apply is June 22nd.

Information and Support Session for Parents and Students (Pre-Registration Required)

  • Does your son or daughter put unnecessary pressure on themselves regarding school achievement? Do they worry a lot about doing well? Do they “stress themselves out” when they don’t reach the achievement expectations they set for themselves?
  • If so, the school invites you to attend a session during Parent Teacher Interviews at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 12th, 2013. The session will give parents and students information and strategies for coping with the daily pressures of school.
  • The session will be led by Carolyn Thorne, Counselling Consultant from the English Language School Board. Pre-registration is required. Please call the school at 838-0835 to register by this Wednesday.

Congratulations to Ellen Holland and Beth MacRae for winning in their categories at the Concours D’Art Oratoire this weekend at UPEI. These two outstanding students each won a $2000 scholarship to UPEI and a trip to Ottawa in May to compete at the national level. Bravo les filles!!!

Congratulations to Jason Reeves who represented Red Rock Wrestling Club out of Montague and finished 4th out of 19 wrestlers in the cadet 58 kg weight class at the National Cadet Wrestling Championships in Saskatoon, SK. Jason went 3-0 before losing his semi final match. He won one more before making it into the bronze medal match. Jason is currently training to represent PEI at the 2013 Canada Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Prom 2013 Update:

  • Grads!  Prom Contracts and Procedures forms are available in the office.  Please pick up copies to be filled in and signed by you and your parents. Prom sign-in contact forms must be returned to Ms. Evans-Renaud no later than Friday, April 26, 2013.  Prom contracts must be signed and returned before prom tickets can be purchased.
  • Prom tickets will be on sale from May 6th to May 15th.  Watch for further announcements.

From 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 from Tim Horton’s, Subway, or Wendy’s.  A name is drawn from the ballots on the last day of classes each month.  Next draw date is April 30 and 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.

Community Events:

  • Summer Soccer Registration is being held at the Cavendish Wellness Centre again on Saturday, April 20, from 10am to 2pm. For more information, visit the following website: www.easterneagles.goalline.ca
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