February 26, 2014

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Donna White for Sandra Hicken, Mike Hambly for Chantelle Beaton, Brian Crane for Pauline Kelly, Brian Somers for Peter Connaughton, Janet MacDougall-Turner for Bethany MacLeod (am) and Charlie Trainor (pm), Michael Brothers for Natasha Dowd, Joseph Weale for Anne MacKinnon, Darrell Bradley for Lianne Garland, and Trent Whitty for Jared Cheverie.

Happy Birthday to Matthew Ferguson, Zachary Jenkins, and Bayley Matheson.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Any students who want to participate in the Poetry Recitation Contest should see Ms. Burrows in Room 213 during the first part of lunch break to set up a date and time.
  • Readers’ Circle will meet Thursday (tomorrow) at 12:05 in seminar room 106 of library. Bring your lunch…and a friend to join! New members welcome and encouraged!
  • SAVE meeting will be at 11:45 in Student Services.
  • Toda is Pink Shirt Day, a day designed to remind us all that we can stop bullying in it’s tracks!!
  • There will be a meeting today at 12 in the Library Conference room for any Grade 12 students interested in helping out with Prom!
  • Anyone interested in running for president for next year’s Student Council should forward their name to either Ms. MacLeod by Thursday, February 27.

From the Library:

  • Library will be closed during A, B and C Blocks today.
  • Over 6 dozen new books have arrived in the library. Mrs. Killeen has them ready for you now!
    New authors include John Green, Ellen Hopkins, Joseph Boyden, Ken Follett, Gayle Forman, Veronica Roth, Junot Diaz, & David Richard Adams-just to name a few!! There are new graphic novels as well!
  • New Scholastic book orders for March have arrived and are available in the library. Please see Mrs. Killeen with any questions.

Athletic Department:

  • The MRHS Female Athlete of the Week is Alanna VanWiechen for good all around play in a win. Alanna was an offensive force and played good defense to help lead the team. 
  • Intramural Badminton: Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00 to 12:20 in the gymnasium.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events:

  • SADD Bake Sale in the Cafeteria this Thursday at noon. Bring your loose change and support SADD.
  • Due to other meetings, the grad committee meeting has been switched to Thursday at noon in Room 119.
  • Peer Helpers will have Block Meetings on Thursday.
  • Grade 10 English 421/431 students will be participating in resource-based learning stations in the library resource centre this Wednesday and Thursday as part of their orientation curriculum, with their course teachers and Mrs. Killeen. Library will be closed during A, B and C Blocks on these days to accommodate!
  • Are you still interested in finding your perfect match? Matchmakers will be available until Thursday, Feb.27, from Mrs. Hicken in Room #133.

Student Services:

  • Any students who are applying to Baytech College are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship. Please see student services for more information
  • Reminder to students who are applying to UPEI that the scholarship deadline is March 1, 2014.  Don’t forget to apply for the John S. MacDonald Scholarship awarded only to a MRHS Graduate.

Public Service Announcement:

  • Montague High, along with other high schools across PEI will be participating in the 2014 Bluefield High School Friendship Hockey Tournament April 1-5, 2014. The committee is looking for any pieces of history related to High School Hockey-sweaters, jerseys, jackets, trophies etc. to be kept in the area in the CARI complex between the two rinks-hospitality rooms. If anyone in the Montague area would like to contribute to this display, please contact Earl Campbell at excampbell@edu.pe.ca to make arrangements.

Yearbook: The following people have missed the deadline for grad write-ups! If you have a submission for the yearbook, you MUST have your write up in by Thursday!

  • Madison Acorn
  • Anna Baird
  • Emily Benoit
  • Dallas Boudreault
  • Dillan Bourgeois
  • Chris Butler
  • Alec Bryenton
  • Danny Cain
  • Morgan Campbell
  • Colby Cheverie
  • Julia Clements
  • Vinny Crane
  • Patrick Cuddy
  • Kyle Dockendorf
  • Jake Doucette
  • Michael Ferguson
  • Cody Forrester
  • Jordan Fox
  • Chase Gauthier
  • Emily Gilbert
  • Ambyr Gillis
  • Branden Henderson
  • Robert Hicken
  • Hannah Higginbotham
  • Kayla Howe
  • Haley Irving
  • Evan Jackson
  • Jenna Jackson
  • Jordan Jamieson
  • Brandon Jesso
  • Mitchell Johnston
  • Khye Krolikowski
  • Tyler Laird
  • Brody Macdonald
  • Dustin Macdonald
  • Andrew Macleod
  • Brent Macleod
  • Chase Macleod
  • Ryan Macpherson
  • Parker MacRae
  • Chandler Matheson
  • Charlotte Matters
  • Trent McGuigan
  • Dakota McKearney
  • Cheryl McManus
  • Cliff McQuillan
  • Peter Mullally
  • Zachary Munroe
  • Tony Nabuurs
  • Shianne Noseworthy
  • Evan O’Brien
  • Dakota Quinn
  • Braden Richards
  • Kailley Robertson
  • Kyle Robertson
  • Madelaine Sibbick
  • Natasha Smith
  • Kim Stevenson
  • Dominick Vandale
  • Willis VanWeichen
  • Richard Woods
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