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MMR update April 5 -So Much Happening!

posted Apr 5, 2019, 12:52 PM by Mary Page

Friday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7 - Rambotics competing at McMaster University

58 students will be attending the District Event at McMaster University. 2200 is excited to have strong competition.

Click on this link to follow our standings:

https://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=37564

Venue location if you want to come watch:

https://firstroboticsmcmaster.ca/venue/

Link for live stream during the event:

https://firstroboticsmcmaster.ca/2018-schedule/live-stream/


Math  Dept. News:

Waterloo Euclid Math Contest

This week a number of grade 12 students participated in the Euclid Math Contest hosted.  The students individually applied their knowledge in a variety of challenging problems fueled by tasty treats.  Thanks to all for participating


Congrats:

A huge congratulations go out to Monica Mahut and Stefanie Mahut for their achievements at the Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair competition. Stefanie was the recipient of the Mohawk College Building & Construction Sciences Awards and a Bronze Merit Award. Monica was the recipient of the McMaster University Faculty of Engineering Entrance Award, Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award, the Primary Fluid Systems Award, the University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship Award, a Gold Merit Award, and will be moving on to the Canadian Championship.


Big congratulations to Ben Burke, Ben Clarkson, Avery McFarlane, Jayme Oehring, and Victoria Brouwer!  They all fought hard at the Badminton Divisional Tournament on Wednesday April 3rd to earn a qualifying spot in the Halton Championships next Wednesday April 10th at Frank Hayden.

The team did a fantastic job as a whole and these athletes added the cherry on the top by advancing to next week.  Go Rams Go!!


Congratulations to all of our MMR students who competed in the 2019 Halton Skills Competition at CKSS on April 2nd!

This event brought together students from elementary and secondary schools in the Halton and Halton Catholic District School Boards to compete in areas of technology and innovation.


Special congratulations to two of our MMR Electrical students who won gold and silver in the Electrical Installations competition.  Victoria Brouwer won silver and Callum Cornell won gold!

Callum will be competing next at the Ontario Skills Competition that takes place at the Toronto Congress Centre on May 6th-8th.   


Athletic Dept. News:

Spring sport season is under way!

The Regular season will start the last week of April and will run through May after which teams will head into playoffs.

Teams/sports that will run this spring season:

  • Track and Field

  • Girls Soccer Jr and Sr

  • Boys Soccer Sr and Jr

  • Girls Softball

  • Boys Baseball

  • Girls Rugby

  • Girls Touch Football

  • Boys Touch Football

  • Badminton is running and will be competing over the next few weeks in Halton and GHAC qualifiers.


Upcoming Dates in Music:

Musical:  The 25th Annual Spelling Bee is here! We’re bringing back the spelling bee and a musical!  Come support our wonderful Arts and Culture SHSM students!

Ever wanted to be in a musical and didn’t have the courage to do so? We are looking for audience members to come up and spell and be in the show. (No experience necessary)

May 2,3,4 @ 7PM and May 4th matinee at 2 pm.

$5 students/$10 adults

Spring Concert May 16th Music Department presents an evening of celebration of this year’s hard work from our jazz bands, concert bands, choir and music classes.

Tickets are $5

Commencement: All hands on deck-we need music students to sign up to perform at this year’s graduation ceremony and earn volunteer hours. See Mr. Rocco if you can help out. June 6th.


Upcoming Dates in Drama:

April 25th: Play In A Day

May 30th: Junior Arts Festival at 7pm in the LBP Community Theatre. Tickets are $5 at the door.

June 13: Arts Banquet. For all students in The Arts (music, visual art, dance and drama)  More information to come!

June 14th: Grade 11 Showcase. 7pm in the LBP Community Theatre. Tickets are $5 at the door.


Dance News::


On Thursday April 11 at MMR from 7:30-8:30 PM please come and support your RAM’s competitive dance team. We want to share all of our dances with you to practice before our first competition at our fundraiser showcase! All family & friends are welcome to attend with a ticket. Hope to see you there! Inquiries? Please email Ms. Martin - martina@hdsb.ca

  • Tickets on cashless April 2-11 10.25$, 10$ cash at the door April 11.

  • All proceeds towards MMR Dance Team

  • Doors to LBP Theatre open at 7:00 PM

  • Tickets entered for free give-aways!    


Cosmetology    

April 15 - Cosmetology is going to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the ‘Revel in Beauty’ International Trade Show - Forms due April 9th


Grad Breakfast

  • A celebration of our graduating class  held at MM Robinson on May 1st from 8:30-9:40am

  • Students will be hearing Valedictorian speeches and voting on their Valedictorians for this year

  • In addition, it will be a time to highlight end of the year activities and next steps


Fundraisers @ MMR:

Relay for Life

  • Cancer Fundraiser held at MM Robinson on May 10th from 1:45pm - 9:45pm

  • Students, Staff and Community Members join a team and pledge to Relay around the track for 8 hours. (one member of each team is required to be walking at all times)

  • Games, Food and Fun are guaranteed for the event

  • Register Online at www.relayforlife.ca/MMRobinson

  • $20 to register, with money going towards food and the luminary ceremony as well as to the total fundraising goal of $30000.

  • Donations and registration fee can be paid online at the relay for life website or on schoolcash


M.M.Robinson HS

Gift Card Fundraiser

We continue to offer our online gift card fundraiser through Fundscrip where  a percentage of your purchase goes directly to the school.

You can register, purchase and reload right from the comfort of your own home and your cards will be mailed directly to your house.

How to Sign Up:

  • Go to www.fundscrip.com

  • Select “Support Your Group”

  • Invitation Code: MHRS6F

  • Complete form

  • Click link in confirmation email

  • Start making orders

If you have any questions or concerns contact

Krista Reid - reidkr@hdsb.ca




Upcoming Dates:

April 8 - School Advisory Council (aka Parent Council) Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

April 15 - Chris Vollum will present to the grade 9s and 10s during 1st period in the LBP Theater on the safe and productive use of social media.

April 23 - Karina Gould MPP speaking to Gr. 10 students in the Library (Times to be determined )

April 29 - Mid-Term Report Cards distributed to students

May 23 - Prom at LeDome Banquet Centre, Oakville 6:00 - 11:00 pm, details to follow

May 30 - June 19 - Protected Time

June 6 - Gr. 12 Commencement

June 11 & 13 - Gr 9 Math EQAO (during Math class)

June 20-26 - Final Evaluations/Exams

        



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