May 22, 2015

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff today: Dean Lackie for Chantelle Beaton (am), Michael Hambly for Class Composition, Mindy Johnston for Philip MacDonald, Donna White for Bethany MacLeod, Hailey Butler for Angela Killeen, Nicole Butler for Mary Ellen Campbell, Jenny McCarron for Toby Murphy (am), Crystal Squires for Kelly Matheson.

Happy Birthday to Jake Rouzes, Mark Vandenberghe.

Mental Health Tip of the Week – Wake Up Your Playful Side! Enjoy your humorous side! Look at the comics! Pull out your stress toys! Look for the funny and keep life in perspective.

Today’s Highlights:

  • Today, the Culinary class is serving a “Summer Cookout”. Check it out in Room 136!
  • Don’t forget the Cake Auction today to support Relay for Life.
  • The following students are asked to see Mrs. Killeen in the Library ASAP: Brett Hicken, Chloe Chapman, Dalton Kemp, Lukas O’Connor, Kyle G Murphy.
  • Students are reminded that all missing items must be paid for or returned in order to receive final end of year reports. Home room teachers have been provided with listings of students with missing items. Payments may be made at the main office.
  • All Grade 12 students must pay Student Fees before purchasing a ticket for and attending Prom.
  • Money for Footloose DVD’s is required ASAP. Please give it to Mrs. Power in Learning Centre B.
  • Prom Committee is recruiting Grade 10 and 11 students to help out in Prom preparations and decoration the day of Prom. Grade 10 and 11 students have an opportunity to pay it forward and earn Viking Pin points for their graduating year. Students are invited to come to the next Prom Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 26, to find out more information and to sign up! Graduates and Prom Committee members thank you in advance!

Athletic Department:

  • The Rugby team bus will depart for Charlottetown Rural at 3:30 pm. Women play at 5:30 pm and the Men play at 6:30 pm.
  • MRHS Female Athlete of the Week: Emily Brothers. Emily pitched a strong game in the team’s win over Morell last week.
  • MRHS Male Athlete of the Week: Brett Hicken. Brett pitched in the team’s win over Morell last week and was also strong at bat and a leader on the team.
  • Athletes who owe money ($24) for their rugby or softball hoodies should pay today in the PE office at noon.
  • MRHS Awards Banquet – Tuesday, June 9, at 5:30 pm – Sign-up and ticket sales will take place from May 25 to 29 at noon in the ticket booth. Athletes have already paid for their tickets (included in the athletic fee) but MUST SIGN UP IN ORDER TO ATTEND. Cost for all other students is $5. Parents can purchase tickets through the school for $10. Deadline to sign-up/purchase tickets is Friday, May 29. Dress is business casual.
  • The following students owe badminton athletic fees ($10): Milo Ryan, Braden Stewart, Kirsten Whiteway, Sarah MacVarish, Jake Banks, Mark Morrison, Donavan Bears, Daniel Martell, Riley Lavandier, Dean Hicken, Jesse Campbell, Nolan Hicken. Please pay Ms. Nabuurs or the main office ASAP.
  • Fall and winter athlete photos are for sale for $5; check at the main office. Please purchase your photo!
  • MRHS Athletic Clothing is on sale! All articles are buy one and get one for 50% off! Hoodies are $30, gym pants are $30, and T-shirts are $10. Athletic clothing is on sale during mornings in the ticket booth.

Upcoming Events:

  • Student Loan Information meeting next Wednesday, May 27, at 6:30pm for parents and grads. Graduation information will also be provided.
  • Last STRIVE meeting will be May 28 at 11:45 in the Library Conference Room.  Please attend and take your journals with you.
  • Culinary “Home Cooked Classic” on May 29: A crunchy California salad topped off with candied almonds and juicy mandarin oranges, served with a fluffy biscuit and a creamy four-cheese pasta made with chioccole noodles that trap the four cheese sauce inside. For the main dish, a flavour packed meatloaf and for dessert a wonderful sweet and tangy lemon tart accompanied by a refreshing carrot-apple juice.


  • All students are required to pay the $20 Student Fee.

Public Service Announcements:

  • Come try softball on Wednesday, May 27, at the Montague Regional High School gym. Ages 6 to 8 are invited between 5:30 and 6:30, and ages 9 to 12 between 6:30 and 7:30. This program is free of charge and is for boys and girls aged 6 to 12. Gloves and necessary equipment will be provided. All you need is indoor sneakers, a positive attitude and a smile! For more information, contact Jody Kinney at or call 902-218-9079.
  • Relay for Life organizers are looking for volunteers to help out at this year’s event scheduled for Friday, June 5, at the Old Brudenell Campgrounds from 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight. Students are reminded that the time volunteering at this event can be put towards your bursary submissions. Parents and/or teachers are welcome to volunteer as well! If you have any questions, please call Paul Aitken at (902) 313-0899.
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