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MMR Update Dec 6/ 19

posted Dec 6, 2019, 2:52 PM by Mary Page ‎[Staff]‎   [ updated Dec 6, 2019, 2:53 PM ]

NIGHT SCHOOL:  

Night School information is now available.  Students interested in taking a Night School course in semester 2 can visit their Guidance Google Classroom for further info and forms.  Guidance Google Classrooms

WINTER COAT DONATIONS WANTED!  

Please drop off any gently used, or new coats to the Donnell Insurance Coats For Kids Donation Box at the top of the stairs in the main foyer.  Last year, this initiative collected over 860 coats that went to children here in our Burlington community. Collections will be picked up on Dec. 16th.

Attention Programmers!

GlobeX Cup is a free 48-hour online programming competition taking place during December 6-8, 2019. There are two different divisions featuring problem difficulty from elementary to advanced. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced programmer, we have a division tailored to your skill level. From the comfort of your home, you will be able to apply programming knowledge and win up to $1000 in prizes! The contest will also prepare you for national competitions like the Canadian Computing Competition or international contest like the International Olympiad in Informatics. If you would like to register, please fill out this form https://forms.gle/E5kapBz7bDwkhXrd9.  Or see Mrs Warneke for details.

Engineering Info:

Our new MMR Engineering update video is available to watch. You can view it here (our teachers had a bit of fun after school playing with our green screen):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJc_EfCEjio

Pathway Destination & Scholarship Workshops

As next steps from our Pathways Assembly, Guidance will be providing application workshops to help students apply for their post secondary destinations, and Scholarship sessions to provide information for scholarships, awards and bursary opportunities.

Students are asked to complete the following form to sign up for a workshop/session that works best with their schedules.

#makeinformedchoices

http://bit.ly/mmrpathwayworkshop

Post secondary visits will be starting at MMR and will be continuing until the December Holiday Break.  Students in grade 12 can come for lunch time sessions to hear from a variety of post secondary liaisons (Trades, Colleges and Universities) to gain a better sense of what options are available to them next year.  

Students can sign up outside of Guidance.

Bantam Boys Basketball

All grade 9 boys who are interested in improving their basketball skills are welcome to join the Bantam Boys Basketball team.  Practices start next week; Monday at lunch and Friday at 7am. Please contact Krista Reid if you have any questions.

French Ski Trip

Calling all grade 9 and 10 FRENCH students this semester and next! Do you love winter sports? Don’t miss out on the chance to participate in MMR’s 2nd annual french ski trip to Saint Adèle, Québec! Sign up today as spots are filling up fast! Please contact Mr. Boileau for additional information. 


Gift Card Fundraiser

Holidays are coming! Purchase gift cards online through Fundscrip and 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

Contact Krista Reid (reidkr@hdsb.ca) if you have any questions. 

Inclement Weather Reminders

Please see the attached flyer with information regarding inclement weather:    

Inclement Weather Reminders 2019.pdf   

ONLINE MMR Spirit Wear Store

Check it out at https://spiritwearshop.ca/mmrrams/

Clothing will be delivered within four weeks of your order. 

Clothing will come to the school and be delivered to your student personally.

New items will be added seasonally throughout the school year 

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, December 9
Boys hockey game vs. Georgetown at Central Arena at 3:00
Girls hockey game vs. Abbey Park at Glen Abbey Blue at 3:10
Jr. girls volleyball game here vs. Central at 3:30
Sr. girls volleyball game here vs. Central at 4:45
Tuesday, December 10
HFN1O4 going to The Crepe Kitchen  - 9:30 - 2:30
LOCKDOWN DRILL at 9:30
USB Meeting at lunchtime
Bantam girls volleyball tournament at Craig Kielburger at 1:00
 Jr. boys basketball game here vs. White Oaks at 3:30
Sr. boys basketball game here vs. E.S. Sainte Trinite at 4:45
Wednesday, December 11
Girls hockey tournament all day at Stone Ridge Arena
Curling Team at Oakville Curling Club at 3:30
Thursday, December 12
15th week reports emailed home
MMR swim team competing at McMaster Halton Meet # 4 - all day
Sr. boys basketball game here vs. Robert Bateman at 3:30
Sr. girls volleyball game at Kings Christian Collegiate at 3:30
Jr. boys basketball game here vs. Oakville Trafalgar at 4:45
Jr. girls volleyball game at Kings Christian Collegiate at 4:45
Winter Concert in Studio Theatre - 7 - 9:30 p pm (tickets on cashless)
Friday, December 13
Jr. girls volleyball tournament at Milton District - all day
Assembly  in period 2- Smart Phones and Mental Health in Studio Theatre - gr. 9’s in 1st half, gr. 10’s in 2nd half
Boys hockey game vs. Iroquois Ridge at Joshua Creek Arena at 3:00
Girls hockey game vs. Abbey Park at Mainway Arena at 3:10