December 13, 2016

It’s a “C-D” Day!

Today’s Highlights:

  • Classes are running on a one-hour delay today.
  • Mikayla Gill is asked to please see Mrs. Killeen in the library.
  • There will be a Christmas-themed art battle in the Cafeteria today during lunch break. Mr. Trainor will be hosting. Artists include Mr. Stewart, Grace Boyce, Lily Levesque, and Jasmine Katz. Come out and cheer for who you think should win!
  • SAVE meeting Wednesday at 12:50. All members should wear their purple shirts for a photo.
  • Don’t forget that our Christmas Concert, Santa’s Poppin’ Christmas, is this Thursday night at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria. Cost is $6 per person or $5 for students and seniors. All are welcome!! It is going to be a super fun night of music!!
  • Friday’s Culinary Meal: Served on December 16 at 11:50am in Room 136, meals include winter salad with a balsamic vinaigrette, beef stew, buttermilk biscuits, rice pudding and a ginger beer for the beverage.
  • Attention Grads: There has been a request for a second order of Grad Clothing.  We will accept additional orders until Friday, December 16, at noon.  Payment is required to place an order.  There is a minimum number of 12 items to be able to place an order.  If we do not reach the minimum number of items, payments will be returned on Friday.  Orders can be placed during lunch break in Room 141 each day.
  • 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.


  • Badminton: MRHS is developing a Badminton Club which will meet after school to enjoy the game. Anyone interested is invited to stay after school today from 3:15 to 5:00pm. This is a club, not a team, so anyone can come out!
  • Next Dodgeball Action is on Wednesday when the Squad Balls take on the Underdodge.
  • Next Basketball games are scheduled for Friday evening when teams host Francois Buote: Men play at 4:30pm and Women play at 6:30pm.
  • The following students still have outstanding athletic fees: Dawson Lund (Volleyball) and Austin deVries (Powerlifting).

 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 this 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.
  • Encounters Contest: Celebrate Canada’s shared history with Belgium by creating a personalized, contemporary vision of John McCrae’s celebrated poem, In Flanders Fields – a symbol of the sacrifices of all who fought in the First World War. Contest submissions may be in the form of a card, poem, recital, play, video, photo, audio recording, choreography, visual artwork or essay, expressing whatIn Flanders Fields means to you. Get inspired by learning more about John McCrae’s history and what led him to write his celebrated poem, In Flanders Fields. Visit contest deadline is February 28, 2017. See Mrs. Killeen for more details.
  • If anyone is interested in being part of the crew of the upcoming musical, please sign up on the door of the music room. People are needed to work with props and sets, front of house (advertising, ushering,etc.), costumes/make up/hair, etc. If you have any questions, see Ms. Beck.
  • There will be a full cast rehearsal for Sister Act: The Musical on Friday, December 16, from 3:15-5:00 in the music room. All cast and crew members must attend.


  • 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!
  • 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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