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MMR Update Mar 1

posted Mar 3, 2019, 7:56 PM by Mary Page

Renovation Info:

We are pleased to share that final funding has been approved for the M.M. Robinson High School addition and renovation. With this Government of Ontario funding and Ministry of Education approval, we are on track to build a six classroom addition to the front of the school.  As well, this funding provides for a new culinary program teaching facility and renovations to the Cafeteria at the back of the school.


Halton District School Board invites students, parents, staff and public to complete online Have Your Say survey

Opportunity to provide feedback from Feb. 1 to March 29, 2019

The Halton District School Board is inviting students, parents, staff and community members to participate in the online engagement survey: Have Your Say. Topics for feedback include learning opportunities, communication, involvement in schools, technology use, equitable and inclusive learning environments, and transportation.

The surveys are open for all groups from Feb. 1 to March 29, 2019. The information gathered from the survey will help the Board continue to create a positive learning environment to help shape school improvement and well-being plans. The survey will be available at www.HaveYourSayHDSB.ca, or via the Board's website atwww.hdsb.ca. The survey is available in six additional languages: Arabic, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, and Urdu.

The Have Your Say survey will provide the Board with feedback regarding the goals and targets in the Halton District School Board’s Multi-Year Plan (2016-2020).

The Board will share a summary of the information collected with all stakeholders in June 2019. Infographics with highlights from the 2017-2018 survey are available at www.HaveYourSayHDSB.ca/SurveyResults. This data continues to support school and system improvement planning.


Athletics:

Congratulations to our Varsity Boys Hockey Team on their Halton Championship Win.  The boys played a strong team game and smothered Abbey Park with a winning combination of puck control, aggressive forecheck and stingy defense en route a very convincing 2-0 Win.  Although they waited until the 3rd period to give our MMR fans their first goal to celebrate, Abbey Park was unable to muster much of an attack against the relentless defensive efforts of our players and ended up with only 10 shots on net for the game.  The team would like to thank all of the great fans who came out and made their presence known throughout the game. The cheering and energy was appreciated.

The team has been on an impressive run since their sluggish start to the season, having lost only 3 of their last 14 games culminating with a strong playoff performance (and today's Championship Win!) with the team and starting Goalie Seamus Flynn surrendering only 1 goal in our last 3 games.

The team looks to continue its winning ways and qualify for the Provincial Championships starting on Monday as they travel to Oakville to face off against Blakelock for a berth in the GHAC Semi Finals. Good Luck Boys!


Guidance Updates:

A final reminder to Grade 10 students that the deadline to apply for the COLS leadership opportunity is 3 pm on Monday, March 4.  Students must use the link at http://bit.ly/COLS2019 to apply.  Information about this 3-day leadership conference can be found HERE.

The Volunteer Halton Roadshow is coming to MM Robinson over the lunch hour on Wednesday, March 20.   A variety of organizations that offer volunteer opportunities for students will have displays and information to share in the main lobby.

An information session for SHSM students wishing to do their co-op requirement this summer will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 11 am to 12 pm in the library.   Please contact Mrs. Galay for more information.

Calling all Grade 10 Future Leaders!  The Central Ontario Leadership Seminars offers an all expense-paid 3 day conference in May to one grade 10 student from each high school.  Details can be found HERE and the application (due by 3 pm on March 4) can be accessed at http://bit.ly/COLS2019.  


Drama Updates:


March 20th: Director pitches (grade 11 and 12 students only) are to be held in the LBP Community Theatre at lunch for those interested in directing a show in the Junior Arts Festival.

March 26th: auditions (grade 9 and 10 students only) are to be held in the LBP Community Theatre after school for those interested in performing in the Junior Arts Festival.


Upcoming Dates:

March 6 - OSSLT Gr. 10 Assembly in Studio Theatre - period 5

March 8 - 16 - Bon Voyage Italy Trip

March 11 - 15 - March Break

March 21 - 5th week reports emailed home

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