February 11, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White, Brian Somers for Carl Evans, Joseph Weale for Trisha Burrows, Michael Brothers for Sandra Hicken (am), and Janet MacDougall-Turner for Christie Beck.

Happy Birthday to Jillian Hume and Zachary Munroe.

Highlights for Today:

  • SAVE will be kicking off Family Violence Prevention Week by selling Hot Chocolate today at lunch time for $1.  Please come out and support our group.
  • Triathlon meeting in Learning Centre Room 90 at first break this morning for all members. 
  • If students are attending the spin class at Total Assets on Wednesday morning, please register with Ms. Mason in Room 90.  Cost is $5 and needs to be paid by the end of the day today.
  • The Disney Choir will be presenting the 3rd Annual Love Songs Concert “Gossip Girl: Love Abounds” this evening at 7:00. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. There will be snacks for sale, a cake auction, and a “Best Loveseat in the House” Contest. Come checkout this love-filled evening!
  • Students who have overdue Library items must see Mrs. Killeen at break time to renew or return. You can also use the drop box in the hallway outside the Library. All of these accounts will be restricted until items are returned.
  • Looking for a way to say something special for Valentine’s Day? Try CSLC’s cupcake grams that are on sale this week for $2. You will need to know where to find the recipient during C Block, so cupcakes can be delivered. 
  • Find your perfect match at MRHS by purchasing your matchmaker results this week for $2.
  • Want a new and interesting way to tell that special person that you love them? If you are interested in purchasing a singing love telegram to send to a loved one, see a member of the Disney Choir or contact Montague High School and choose from our list of songs. The telegrams cost $20 and will be delivered anywhere in Kings County or the Charlottetown area.

From the Library:

  • Today’s Quote: “A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you.” (Alan M.Dershowitz)
  • Olympic Fact: The first Winter Games to have a dedicated athlete’s village was in 1960 Squaw Valley, USA.
  • Mrs. Killeen and her Library Monitors will be busy over the next few weeks keeping track of Canadian athletes as they represent Canada at the Olympics. Please check out the display case and the medal count which will be updated twice daily outside the library. Featured sports of the day will also be indicated. Huge thanks to Ms. Garland and Anna Frankfurt for providing the beautiful coloured posters! Go Canada Go! There will be a home room contest next week! Stay tuned for more details!
  • If you are interested in supporting Montague High Environthon team, please see Mrs. Killeen to purchase a ticket for a $2000 travel voucher. Tickets are $20. Draw takes place Friday here at the school!

Athletic Department:

  • Today’s Home Games:
    • Women’s Basketball team plays Colonel Gray at 5:30 pm
    • Men’s Basketball team plays Colonel Gray at 7:30 pm
  • The MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Alanna VanWiechen for her offensive contributions (Alanna scored over half of her team’s points in a tough loss to Colonel Gray) as well as her tough defense.
  • Men’s Basketball players who have not yet paid their athletic fees in full must do so this week. The balance can be paid to Ms. Dowd or at the main office.
  • The Power Lifting Team trains on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:15pm in the Fitness Centre.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs practice Monday and Wednesday 3:30 to 5:00 at Montague Consolidated.


  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.
  • Any students who need the help of a free peer tutor should visit Learning Centre B for more information.
  • The Learning Centre is available at lunch from 12:05-12:30 for anyone wishing for a little extra help with that tricky paper, their math homework, or any other class they need help with.

Upcoming Events:

  • The Student-Teacher Hockey Game has been moved to March 13 at 6:30pm.
  • There will be a meeting this Wednesday at 12 in the Library Conference room for any Grade 12 students interested in helping out with Prom!
  • Readers’ Circle will meet at 12:05pm on Wednesday in the Library Seminar Room A.
  • Debate Club will rise from the ashes like a phoenix on Wednesday at 12:00 in Room 211.
  • Trip deposits for the Halifax Choir and Band trip are due to Ms. McInnis on Tuesday, February 18. 

Student Services:

  • Dalhousie will soon be hosting an information session for prospective students in Charlottetown on February 11 at Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St. at 7pm and in Summerside on February 12 at the Loyalist Inn at 7pm. Students are encouraged to register for either event online atwww.dal.ca/infosession and to bring along their family and friends.
  • On Thursday, February 13, a representative from Acadia will be doing an info session for students who have applied or are considering applying to Acadia. The meeting will take place at Student Services during lunch so students should bring their lunches to the meeting. Interested students are asked to sign up at Student Services.
  • Students wanting to apply to St. Thomas University can do so for FREE on Wednesday, February 19, at 1:30. A representative will be here to meet with students and accept applications. Please sign-up at Student Services as well as get your teachers’ permission to attend.  Session will be held at Student Services.
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