October 13, 2016

It’s a “D-C” Day!

Welcome to the following guest staff: Denise McGillivray for Gail Greene, Wanda Cheverie for Toby Murphy 

Today’s Highlights:

  • Mikayla Gill and Amy Squires, please see Mrs. Killeen at break.
  • There will be a meeting for both the Staff and Student Corporate Relay Teams today at 12:00 in Room 141.  It is really important that all team members attend to get information for the race which is this Sunday!
  • Social Justice and Diversity meets today at 12:00 noon in Room 211.
  • Any individual or class interested in participating in the Remembrance Day services this year are asked to please contact Faith Best, Karley Condon or Faith MacLeod.
  • Grad Clothing for the class of 2017 will be sold until Friday, October 21.   Students can try on samples to determine appropriate sizes; visit Room 141 and see Mr. MacDonald.

Student Services:

  • Any students who are looking for volunteer opportunities, can see Ms. Victor in Student Services.
  • October 20: St. Mary’s University will be here at lunch time for an information session for Grade 12’s.
  • October 21: Crandall University will be here from 11:45am to 12:30pm. Be sure to stop by to see what they have to offer.
  • October 24: The University of New Brunswick will be hosting a “Future Student Night” at 7:00pm at the Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown and on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00pm at Lakeview Loyalist, Summerside.  Please arrive at 6:30pm for admission on the spot.  RSVP onlone at unb.ca/recruitment
  • December 1: Acadia University will be here at lunch time to offer admissions on the spot to Grade 12 students.


  • Today: Men’s Soccer Wall of Fame Cup
  • Today: Women’s Soccer Team plays at Charlottetown Rural at 5:00pm.
  • Today: Women’s Volleyball (Team Black) plays at Charlottetown Rural at 5:30pm.
  • October 14: Men’s Soccer Wall of Fame Cup
  • October 14: Field Hockey Team is home to Bluefield at 5:15pm.
  • October 15: Men’s Soccer Wall of Fame Cup
  • There will be a Women’s Basketball scrimmage on Sunday, October 16, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, for any girls who are interested in trying out this year.
  • Women’s Basketball Shoot Around: Monday, October 17, from 5:00 to 6:30pm.

Awesome Athletics:

  • Men’s Volleyball: Hunter Wight’s dedication to the team is impressive. He gets the job done at crucial points of the game when the team needs him.
  • Powerlifting: Shayla Downe is a hard worker and is always dedicated to getting better.
  • Women’s Soccer: Katelyn Visser played an unfamiliar position and was able to excel in that role!
  • Women’s Volleyball Team Black: Morgan Jardine has made the transition to high school volleyball with great ease. She is a strong leader on our team and makes many contributions on and off the court.
  • Women’s Volleyball Team Red: Sarah MacRae stepped up and led the team with her setting and aggressive net-play. Her serves proved to be trouble for Francois Buote.
  • Men’s Soccer: Brandon Lund has led his team to an undefeated season with outstanding play!
  • Field Hockey: Sami-Dee Chiasson works hard the whole time she’s on the field as a full back. She’s an excellent player to get back if need be.
  • Cross Country: Owen MacNeill finished first in Juvenile Men’s at the Cross Country meet this past week.
  • Golf: Cam White was the overall first place finisher in the recent Men’s AAA Golf Championship.

Upcoming Events:

  • BioGenious Challenge: Meeting at 12:00 noon in Room 129 tomorrow (Friday) with Mr. Keith Tomkins to explain the competition.
  • Envirothon meeting after school tomorrow (Friday) in Room 129 with Mr. Peter Sheppard.
  • Fly Tyers meet Friday at 11:45am in Room 131.
  • Debate Club meets Friday at 12:00 noon in Room 211.
  • Culinary meal #2 is being served this Friday, October 14. Mexican Fiesta includes 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.
  • 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.
  • Very important SADD meeting on Tuesday, October 18, from 11:45am to 12:25pm in the Library Conference room. Bring your lunch! Attendance is mandatory.
  • Readers’ Circle will meet on Monday, October 24, at 12:05pm.


  • 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.
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