November 10, 2014

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome the following guest staff today: Jessica Campbell for Angela Killeen, Adam Clow for Anne MacKinnon, Janet MacDougall for Bethany MacLeod, Brian Crane for Yvonne Higgins, Wanda Cheverie for Gail Johnston.

Happy Birthday to Tynan Murphy. Belated greetings are extended to Ellie Beck and Steven Hicken who celebrated their birthdays over this past weekend.

Today’s Highlights:

  • The following students still haven’t returned their Google Apps forms: Stephanie Bailey, Faith Best, Colden Clory, Peer Kristensen, Kyle Llewellyn, Brandon Lund, Zachary Lund, Tristan Ohl, Maegan Pauley, Donald Pepperdine, Jessica Pirch, Brandon JC Quinn, Derek Snook
  • Students are reminded that there are no classes tomorrow, Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day Quick Facts:

  • Many nations that are not members of the Commonwealth also observe Remembrance Day on November 11, including France, Belgium and Poland.
  • The United States used to commemorate Armistice Day on November 11. However in 1954, they changed the name to Veterans Day.

Student Services:

  • Holland College is having an Open House on November 15 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. You must register online at hollandcollege.com/campus-tour.  Bring your applications and resume and they will waive your registration fee.  If you have any questions please come see Ms. MacGregor-Harris or Ms. Victor.
  • The University of Toronto is inviting any Grade 12 students, along with their parents, to an information session on November 17 at 7:00 pm in Charlottetown at Colonel Gray High School.
  • Acadia University will have an information session for Grade 12 students on Wednesday, November 19, at 11:45 in the Library Conference room.  Please sign-up in Student Services if you are interested in attending the session.
  • Dalhousie University will have an information session for Grade 12 students on Wednesday, November 26, at 11:45 in the Library conference room.  Please sign-up in Student Services if you are interested in attending the session.
  • Holland Collegewill have an information session for Grade 12 students on Thursday, November 27, at 11:45 in the Library conference room.  Please sign-up in Student Services if you are interested in attending the session. 

Athletic Department:

  • Dodgeball has been cancelled today. The game when Who Let the Dodge Out takes on Dream Team 06 will be rescheduled for a later time. Next game is on Wednesday when Ball of Duty play Klumsy Kyle.
  • The Fitness Centre will be closed after school today.
  • The final open tryout for the Men’s Basketball team is today at 5:30pm. All interested are welcome to attend.
  • The following students have outstanding athletic fees. Payment due to Ms. Nabuurs or the main office immediately:
    • Men’s Soccer: Matthew Quinn, Milo Ryan
    • Women’s Field Hockey: Chloe Chapman, Bethany MacKenzie
    • Men’s Volleyball: Patrick Walsh, Jake Banks
    • Men’s Baseball: Colin MacIntyre, Dean Hicken, Max Morrison
    • Golf: Maria Ferguson
    • Cross Country: William Henbest, Patrick Walsh, Donavan Bears, Amanda Gormley, Sarah Christensen
    • Powerlifting: Anthony McGuigan, Morganne Rice, John Ross Young, Jasmine Knight, Breanna Ching
  • Are you looking for a way to get volunteer hours or make some money? Volunteers are needed for score keeping for home basketball games. Students are compensated by volunteer hours or $10 per game. Any students interested are asked to see Ms. Nabuurs or Ryan Ferguson.

Upcoming Events:

  • Auditions for MRHS’s production of the musical, Footloose, will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 13 and 14 after school and a dance call back on Monday, November 17, from 3:15-4:15. All students who are auditioning should prepare a monologue and a song. A sign-up sheet is posted outside the music room at MRHS.
  • Students are reminded that items left in the Lost and Found box are removed and donated at the end of each month. If you are missing any items, please check this box.
  • Yearbooks will be on sale for $48 until November 14 during lunch break.

Reminders:

  • All students are required to pay a $20 Student Fee. Payment may be made at the main office.
  • UPEI Nursing students, Natasha McHerron and Jennifer Morrison-Ryan, are working out of Room 220 (Teacher Prep Room beside Staff Room). Have a Question? Concern? Issue? Need to chat? Come see them in Room #202 and ask for Jenn and Tash or email them at jfmorrison@upei.ca or nlmcherron@upei.ca.
  • Any students who would like to have a peer tutor, please see Ms. Beck in Learning Centre B.
  • Homework Club is available every day in Learning Centre B from 12:00-12:20.
  • Wrestling practice from 4:00 to 5:30 at Montague Consolidated School every Monday and Wednesday.
  • Students may make requests for the “Friday Song”. Requests have to be submitted no later than Thursday to Noah Hoskins, Colton Matheson, or Ms. Natasha Nabuurs.
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