Monarch Student News

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Machu Picchu – Please see Ms. Kondratiuk for trip details in order to sign up ASAP!

Premier Students in the Gym Friday morning at 7:30.

The Martin Winter Carnival:  Will be held in the afternoon of Dec. 22nd. Ms. Giambattista is arranging a mini sticks tournament. Sign up your team on the sheet outside the office by Tuesday, Dec 19th to be eligible to play! Come see Ms. G. in Room 33 if you have questions. Ms. Harle is running a Mario Kart station but needs your help to be able to run it. Sign up on the sheet outside the office by Wednesday December 20 if you can bring a Wii, controllers, or a Mario Kart game. If we don’t have enough it will be cancelled.

December PRIDE Points: PRIDE points will be given out for participation in upcoming spirit days and for donations to the warm clothing and food bank collections.

Thursday, December 14th: Grinch and/or Whoville Day! Come dressed in your Grinch (green) or Whoville (crazy hair) attire to earn points for your PRIDE!

Christmas Ornament Challenge!: Don’t forget to create a unique Christmas ornament in your PRIDE to earn even more points. We have extended the deadline to Tuesday, December 19th. Your ornament needs to be hung on the Giving Tree by the office (coming soon) by PRIDE on Dec. 19th.

SRC Holiday Meeting: There will be an SRC meeting on Wednesday, December 20th at lunch in Room 22. Lunch and treats will be provided so sign up in Room 22 by Tuesday so you don’t miss out!

Blood Drive: The following students will be donating blood on Friday, December 15th starting at 9:00 am. Mr. Rissling and Ms. Wilson will be going with you. Remember to bring one piece of ID, and eat well and drink a lot of water that morning. Please watch for the Life Bus to pick you up! See Mrs. Taylor if you have any questions. Megan Neuman, Danica Finlay, Ai Lin, Amna Qazi, Nicholas Skaf, Harrison Rempel, Michael Warren, Larisse Uwimana, and Hayley Alexander-Meyer.

Canteen:  Chicken wraps for Thursday.

COOKIE DOUGH will be arriving this Friday December 15 in the afternoon.  Choir and Band students please pick up your orders between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm.  The school cannot keep this overnight therefore pick up on this day is needed.


CHOIR: Boys will rehearse this Friday at 12:05 in the Music Room.

Extra Curricular

Curling: Rec teams play Thursday at the Callie.

Debate Club:  Meeting on Thursday at 3:25 in Room 27.

Congratulations to the Junior Girls Basketball Team on their victory over Johnson last night.  The girls played well!  It was a team win.  The team is reminded of practice today after school at 3:30 pm.  Would Maggie Stonechild and Anna Dickson come see Mr. Pearce today at noon in Rm 38.

Basketball: Senior Boys have practice at lunch today.  The Junior Girls practice at 3:30 and the Senior Girls practice at 5:00.  The Junior Boys play today at 6:15 at O’Neill. The Senior Boys play at O’Neill at 8:00.  Also, the Senior Boys will be travelling to Medicine Hat for a Tournament for Friday and Saturday.

All grade 9s that attended the tournament at Campbell on Friday afternoon need to return their washed jerseys to Mr. Gardiner ASAP!!


Attention all football players:  Morning Workouts will continue every Thursday 7:30 am until Christmas.


Senior Girls Volleyball Players must return their jerseys to Ms Kondratiuk ASAP!

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