October 5, 2016 C-D day

Morning Announcements – Wednesday, October 5 – “C-D” Day


Happy Birthday to Alexander MacKinnon and Hailey Skrynsky!

 Welcome to the following guest staff: Chelsey MacDonald for Sandra Hicken (pm),    Lisa Johnston for Dawn Martell

 Today’s Highlights:

  • Grad class photo will be taken today; bus is leaving at 9:15.  All students will travel to the picture location by bus and return to school before the end of A-Block.
  • Fly Tyers are meeting today at 11:45 in Mr. Trainor’s room.
  • Matthew Lannigan and Kayla MacLeod are asked to please see Mrs. Killeen today.
  • Today’s Cafeteria Special: Thanksgiving Dinner – Virginia baked ham, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, small white milk and two small cookies, all for $6.25.
  • Heckberts are here, in Room 229, between 11:45 and 12:30 today to take orders for grad photos.
  • Please visit the library and check out the new display. Featured Author of the Month for October is Walter Dean Myers. His award winning books include Monster and The Autobiography of my Dead Brothe Other books available in the library include: Fallen Angels, Game & What They Found.
    Please feel free to offer suggestions for future authors. Library week will be celebrated soon. Stay tuned to announcements for ways to win!
  • Enivothon team meeting today @ 12 noon in rm 129
  • There is a brief meeting of the grad committee at 12:00 noon in Mr. MacDonald’s room.

 Attn: Grads!

  • There are a number of Grade 12 students who owe the $12 sitting fee for Heckbert’s Studios. You are reminded that you cannot view your grad proofs until this fee is paid. The following students are asked to pay Ms. Kristina McLane: Anthony Cormier, Nate VanIderstine, Nolan McCarthy, Jake Rouzes, Rebecca Martens, Lachlainn de Montbrun, Austin Sorrie, John Ferguson, Braden Stewart, Matthew Lannigan, Isaac Kemp, Taylor McDonald.

Student Services:

  • Any students who are looking for volunteer opportunities, can see Ms. Victor in Student Services.
  • Applications are now open for the Loran Scholarship.  Application packages are available in Student Services, but must be returned to Ms. Victor by October 11 at 3pm.
  • The Legislative Assembly is once again looking for students to participate in this year’s Legislative Assembly Page Program.  Students must be in either Grade 11 or 12, interested in Legislative Assembly and must be able to have transportation to and from Charlottetown.  It is a wonderful opportunity for students who have a keen interest in politics.  Application forms are available in Student Services and must be returned by October 12, 2016.
  • October 20: St. Mary’s University will be here at lunch time for an information session for Grade 12’s.
  • December 1: Acadia University will be here at lunch time to offer admissions on the spot to Grade 12 students.


  • Women’s Soccer practice today at 3:30pm.
  • Power Lifting practice today after school from 3:15 to 5:00pm.
  • Today: Men’s Volleyball Team home against Francois Buote at 4:30pm.
  • Today: Women’s Volleyball Team Red home against Francois Buote at 4:30pm.
  • Thursday: Field Hockey Team plays at TOSH at 5:30pm.
  • Congratulations to the cross country team for representing MRHS very well at the regional qualifying meet at Rural yesterday.

In Juvenile women’s division both Jenna White and Marya MacPherson places in the top twenty.

In the Juvenile men’s division we had 3 runners place in the top twenty. Owen MacNeil places first and Zac Arsenault was fifty and TJ MacLeod was also in the top finishing twelfth.

MRHS was dominant in the senior women’s division with 5 top 20 finishes. Ally Clements second, Grace Gormley fourth, Kelly Clements tenth, Chloe Murphy thirteenth, and Sarah Christensen seventh.

The senior men all ran well with Brodie McCarthy finishing fourteenth in a very fast and competitive race.

Well done to all runners and good luck at provincials on the 20th.

Upcoming Events:

  • Debate Club meets on Friday at 12:00 noon in Room 211.
  • First Culinary meal is being served on Friday, October 7, at 11:50am, in Room 136: Greek Cuisine. Chickpea Hummus paired with Pita Chips, followed by the crunch of a crisp Greek Salad with homemade dressing. At the heart of the meal, there are spicy Kofta meatballs served on top of white rice. Finish the meal off with Galaktoboureko, a flaky golden pastry filled with custard, and the cool refreshment of Pineapple Magic Drink.
  • Culinary meal #2 is Mexican Fiesta: Mexican Chopped Salad with homemade Honey-Lime Dressing, Bolillos (Mexican Dinner Rolls), locally raised Cilantro Lime Chicken served with a side of Jasmine Rice and Stir -Fried Peppers. The dessert is a rich Orange and Almond Flan, served with a Non-Alcoholic Raspberry-Mango Sangria. Friday, October 15th at 11:50am in Room 136.
  • For those who missed Picture Day, please note that retakes are Monday, October 17 (morning only).
  • School photo orders are due to homeroom teachers on Tuesday, October 18.


  • Any student interested in playing board or card games should go to Room 84 at lunch time.
  • Grad Activity Committee is collecting photos for the graduation ceremony slideshow. Send your candid photos to mrhsgrad2017@gmail.com or post to MRHS 2017 GRADS Facebook page.
  • Choir runs Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:00pm and every Wednesday at 7:30am.
  • All students are required to pay a $20 Student Fee. Payments can be made at the front office.
  • All Grade 12 students are asked to pay $40 to help defray costs of this year’s planned grad activities.
  • Friday the Cafeteria will be serving Chinese Dinner including Asian chicken with fried rice and egg roll for $5.25
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