May 21, 2014

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Michael Hambly for Chantelle Beaton, Donna White for Kelly Pike, Graham MacDonald for Jonathan Hayes, Dean Lackie for Matthew Killeen, Glenda Kohli for Alana Trainor, Michael Brothers for Bobby Nicholson, and Brittany Peters for Toby Murphy.

Happy Birthday to: C.J Young.

Today’s Highlights:

  • There will be a dessert party today in the Cafeteria from 6 – 8pm. Tickets are $5/person and all proceeds will go to the students traveling to CSLC and NASC. Come out and enjoy some great treats.

Athletic Department:

  • Mandatory meeting for all track and field athletes in the PE area at morning break. Athletes must attend in order to be registered for the meet!
  • Men’s Spring Basketball training will continue today from 5-7pm.  From these training sessions a group will be chosen to scrimmage against the Provincial U-15 team this Saturday at 12pm.
  • Today’s Home Games: Women’s Rugby team plays Westisle at 5:45pm and the Men’s Rugby team takes on Westisle at 6:45pm.
  • Women’s Softball team bus departs for Charlottetown Rural at 3:45 pm and Men’s Softball team bus departs for Morell at 4:30 pm. Game time is 6:00pm.
  • The Viking Strength & Conditioning Club offers the following training times: Tuesday 6:15-7:45, Thursday 6:15-7:45 and Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm. For more information contact Ron Annear at 628-7762.
  • Spring Basketball on Mondays from 7-9 pm for all girls interested in playing for MRHS next year.
  • Vikings & Red Rock Wrestling Clubs new practice times: Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Montague Consolidated.        
  • Congratulations to all athletes (Megan Walsh, Patrick Walsh, Sarah Brothers, William Henbest, Amanda Gormley and Emily Brothers) that participated in the Triathlon this past weekend in Summerside. Great job!!

Upcoming Events:

  • Yearbooks will be passed out this Thursday. If you have not finished paying, please do so ASAP.
  • Annual MRHS Awards Banquet is being held on Monday, June 2, at 6 pm. Tickets will be on sale all week in the ticket booth during mornings and at lunch time. Athletes have already paid. $5.00 for students and $10 for parents. All are welcome!

This Week’s Culinary Meal: (Book your meal at the ticket booth!)

  • Friday, May 23, Louisiana Meal: Main is a real Louisiana jambalaya, fluffy rice piled high with steamed vegetables, chicken and sausage simmered in a delectable Creole sauce, served with a side of fluffy sky high buttermilk biscuits. These delectable biscuits will melt in your mouth and will leave you wanting more. Wash down your meal with a fruity and extremely colourful Shirley Temple made with fizzy lemon drink, sweet grenadine, and a flavourful orange/pineapple juice, topped with a ravishing red cherry. Dessert is a miniature creamy key lime pie with a dollop of fresh whipped cream which will take you to the tropics. Cost is $6.


  • Requests for the Friday song: Submit a copy of lyrics and your name to Ms. Dowd or Colton Matheson.
  • All students are responsible for Student Fees which are payable at the main office.
  • Yearsbooks will be passed out Thursday. If you have not finished paying, please do so asap.

Student Services:

  • All Grade 12 students who plan to attend the information session on Student Loans are asked to please sign up at Student Services before or during lunch.  Barry Gosby will be speaking to students at 1:00pm in the conference room in the Library.  Session will last approximately 45 minutes and you must have your teacher’s permission to attend. 
  • There are a number of scholarship deadlines coming up: 2014 Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom – Scholarship Contest (May 23), Learning Matters Education Charity (May 30), Monsanto Canada Opportunity Scholarship (May 30), PEI Roadrunners Bursary (May 31), PEI Women’s Institute Education Scholarship (May 31), SSTA Society Saint-Thomas-D’Aquin Scholarships and Bursary Competitions (May 31).  Students are reminded that the Grade 12 Grad Prize applications are due June 6, except for the Belfast Minor Hockey Award which is due on May 22.
  • Applications are now available for Encounters with Canada (next school year). This is an amazing opportunity for our current Grade 10 and 11 students.  We have 12 spots available for next school year’s program. EWC is Canada’s largest youth forum!  Student selected for the program spend an amazing week in Ottawa with 150 teens from across Canada (ages 14-17) where they discover their country through each other, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, explore exciting career options, develop their civic leadership skills and live an extraordinary experience.  If you would like to find out more about the program or pick up an application stop by Student Services.  Application deadline is Friday, May 23.
  • Any Grade 12 students who are enrolled in the Community Service Bursary Program are reminded that they have until the end of June to accumulate hours. You must follow up with the organization contact to ensure that your hours have been submitted.  Students must submit their Student Information sheet by September 30 found on website- http://www.student  If for some reason you want to put your bursary on hold for one year you must ensure your hours are submitted by Sept 30 and notify the community service office (

Public Service Annnouncements:

  • Miss Montague Pageant: The Town of Montague is holding a pageant this year as part of Montague Days scheduled for July 11, 12, and 13, 2014. Application forms are available at the main office.
  • Provincial Parks such as Panmure are currently seeking to fill lifeguard positions for the summer that pay between $12.50 and $14.00 an hour.  Contact James Sullivan at or 368-6209 if you are interested.  They will also provide training for those who do not have the qualifications.
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