December 9, 2016

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Happy Birthday to Katie Davidson! 

Welcome to the following guest staff: Patricia Hewitt for Caleigh Oehlke, Lori Ann Campbell for Carla Richards, Nicole Butler for Chantelle Beaton, Michael MacAdam for Kelly Pike, Colleen Norris for Jennifer Murphy, Robert Kaufman for Ronnie Munn, Theresa Spingle for Christie Beck 

Today’s Highlights:

  • If you are planning on ordering any school apparel before Christmas you must do so by today. Please stop by Learning Centre A to place an order.
  • The Women’s Basketball team will be dismissed from class at 1:15pm today, to get ready for their game at 2:00pm.
  • Christmas Dance is being held this evening: 7:30 to 9:30.
  • Found: A gold-coloured key (looks like a house key) on a silver chain… also a set of black head-phones. If you are missing either of these items, please check at the main office.
  • Culinary class is serving a traditional Christmas dinner today. Don’t forget to pick up your meal from the Culinary Lab at 11:50am.


  • Dodgeball Today: Moose Bone vs the Tribe. Next action is on Monday when KUWTK take on Snoop Doggy Dodge.
  • Badminton: MRHS is developing a Badminton Club which will meet after school to enjoy the game. Anyone interested is invited to stay after school on Monday, December 12, from 3:15 to 5:00pm. This is a club, not a team, so anyone can come out!
  • The following students still have outstanding athletic fees: Dawson Lund (Volleyball) and Austin deVries (Powerlifting). 

Basketball Tournament: Montague Regional High School is pleased to be hosting the women’s side of the MRHS/Souris Basketball Tournament this weekend.

Women’s schedule (all games played at Montague High):

  • Friday, December 9: 2 pm – Montague vs Rural 2
  • Friday, December 9: 4 pm – Morell vs Souris
  • Friday, December 9: 6 pm – Rural vs Morell
  • Saturday, December 10: 9 am – Montague vs Souris
  • Saturday, December 10: 11 am – Montague vs Morell
  • Saturday, December 10: 1 pm – Souris vs Rural
  • Saturday, December 10: 3 pm – Top two teams

Men’s schedule (all games played at Souris Regional School):

  • Pool A: Souris, Rural 2 and Morell
  • Pool B: Montague, TOSH 2, and Gray 2
  • Friday, December 9: 1:30 pm – Souris vs. Morell
  • Friday, December 9: 3:00 pm – Rural 2 vs. Souris
  • Friday, December 9: 4:45 pm – Montague vs. TOSH 2
  • Friday, December 9: 6:15 pm – Morell vs. Rural 2
  • Friday, December 9: 8:00 am – Gray 2 vs. TOSH 2
  • Saturday, December 10: 10:00 am – Gray 2 vs. Montague
  • Saturday, December 10: 11:45 am – Skills Competition
  • Saturday, December 10: 12:00 pm -3rd Pool A vs. 3rd Pool B
  • Saturday, December 10: 1:45 pm – 2 vs. 2
  • Saturday, December 10: 3:30 pm – 1 vs. 1

Upcoming Events:

  • Round 2 of CUL Meals: Save the dates! Meals will be served on December 16, January 6 and 13.
  • Heckbert’s will return to school with grad photo orders on Wednesday, December 14, from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm. Payment is due at that time and students will be notified about their balance owing beforehand. Payment can be made by credit card by contacting Heckbert’s at (902)566-5500. Parents and guardians should note that grad photos can be ordered at any time by getting in touch with Heckbert’s.


  • Visit the new December author of the month display in the Library, featuring Lee Child, show-casing some of his award-winning books. Child is the author of Killing Floor, the first in the Jack Reacher series- all popular books in our school library.
  • This year Mr. Munn’s GEO 631 is doing a toy drive. There will be numerous activities going on from now till December 16 to raise money to purchase toys. Together we can help make this Christmas special for many children in our community. PS: Keep an eye out in your home room for the collection jars. The home room that raises the most money wins a PIZZA PARTY!
  • School Clothing: Students will be advertising and taking orders every Wednesday from the ticket booth. Students are encouraged to check out the options and consider ordering school apparel. MRHS Apparel Website URL:
  • On Wednesday, December 14, the Montague High Athletic Department will be hosting the Island Storm for an intersquad game. Game time is 7:00pm.  Tickets for the game are on a first-come, first-serve basis and can only be purchased at the game.  Adult tickets cost $7, Seniors (over 55 years) cost $5, Children under 18 and students with a valid student ID will get in for just $2.    All proceeds go towards the school’s athletic programs.
  • Yearbooks can be ordered until February 17, 2017. Cost is $50; payment can be made by cash or by cheque made payable to MRHS. Yearbooks can also be ordered on-line using a credit card. The link is available on the school’s website. Do it now; avoid the rush! If you don’t order one, you won’t get one!
  • SAVE group meets every Wednesday at 11:50am in the Library Conference Room.
  • Wrestling practices run at MCS on Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm and Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm.
  • Craft Group meets Monday at lunch hour in Room #133. Check it out! New members welcome!
  • The Fitness Center is closed on Wednesday after school to all students except Power Lifters.
  • 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 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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