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Parent Portal

The Parent Portal is available to parents who wish to check on the attendance and marks of their student(s). It is available at https://siscbvrsb.ednet.ns.ca/public/home.html . This can be set up by contacting Charmaine Cox through her email (charmainecox@staff.ednet.ns.ca)

S- Trips & Breakaway Tours

Please be advised that Memorial High School is not affiliated with S-Trips or Breakaway Tours.

Become a Host Family

Please consider becoming a Host Famly for an International Student.

For more information click here!

Options and Opportunities (O2)

Options and Opportunities (O2) 

O2 is a new program being offered at Memorial High.

Options and Opportunities is ideally suited for students who do not flourish in traditional classroom settings and are looking for a more hands on, career oriented approach to education. Our class size is small – no more than 20 – and our goal is to help students start out on a self-guided career path which they can pursue through the rest of their high school experience and give their post-secondary education some direction.

O2  can connect students to a career, help them to select the proper courses to follow that career path, and assist them in gaining work experience and certifications in the process. Students will learn about workplace safety, resume and portfolio building, job/ career shadowing, different professions from working professionals, as well as field trips and hands on instruction.

When students complete O2 in 2017, they will have a Nova Scotia Community College seat in the program of their choice held for them.

O2 is recognized by most major industries including hospitality, tourism, all trades and many more. If you are interested, and would like more information, please contact

 Jeff Matheson


Vocational Programs


Nova Scotia International Student Program.
Nova Scotia International Student Program (click for flyer)

If you or someone you know would be interested in taking part in the NSISP by hosting an international student, please contact Tammy Sampson at 577-0349. Host families are expected to treat their student like one of the family. All families and students receive a handbook of guidelines for a successful homestay experience. Families are encouraged to become Nova Scotia ambassadors by providing opportunities for tours of the local area, shopping trips, cultural experiences, and sports and recreational activities. The families are provided with a monthly stipend to compensate for the student’s basic accommodations.
Cell Phone and Electronic Device Policy (Revised):

Cell phones and electronic recordable devices are not to be used within the school. Before entering the building, all cell phones and electronic devices are to be powered down and put in backpacks, lockers or out of view and shall not be accessible to students.

If staff members see any of these items, they will take it from the student and pass it in to the office for safekeeping. A parent/guardian must come to pick up the device. It is the student's responsibility to inform you of this infraction.

Shoud misuse continue to subsequent offences, the issue will be dealt with as a discipline matter.

Thank you for your co-operation.

School Administration

Standards of Dress

Students are required to dress in a dignified and appropriate manner. In general, clothing must be modest.

  • hiking or walking shorts are allowed
  • skirts or shorts must be at least mid-thigh in length
  • t-shirts and blouses must provide adequate coverage
  • low rider jeans must be appropriate in rise
  • undergarments must be worn at all times

Not Allowed

  • tube tops, tank tops, spaghetti-straps, mini skirts, PJ pants
  • clothing that implies or suggests violence
  • clothing with obscene language or pictures
  • caps and hats are not permitted in classrooms
Transcript Requests
Official transcripts are only available in person from the Memorial Composite High School Office.
There is a transcript request form available which much be filled out and signed to process the request.
We cannot process transcript requests made by phone or email.
There is a $5.00 charge for all transcripts.

Transcript Request Contact


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Daily Announcements

March 27, 2015

Grad sweaters are going to be $45.00 each!  Orders will be taken Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31st.


There will be a school 50/50 draw today at 2:30 p.m.


Nova Scotia Community College has a new award opportunity which has a mid-May deadline.  It is available to a student from one of the local High Schools who is entering any Trades and Technology Program at Marconi.  There are three $1000.00 awards available.  This is a great opportunity.  For more information please see Mr. MacNeil in the guidance office. 

March 26, 2015


 Today is World Epilepsy Day!  Here are some epilepsy facts!  42 people in Canada learn they have epilepsy each day.  In 55% of cases, the cause of epilepsy is unknown , 44% of people are diagnosed with epilepsy before the age of 5, Only 0.6% of the canadian population has epilepsy, in honor of these people, we thank everyone who has worn purple today.

Grad Sweater orders will be taken Monday and Tuesday of next week as we are still waiting on a confirmed price.  Please watch the student council twitter account for further information.

One Match Swabbing Event!  Thanks to all students who helped out.


 March 25, 2015


There will be a Prom meeting today at 12:15 p.m. in Room 341.


There is a Gender Sexualty Alliance meeting at lunch time in the drama room.


March 24, 2015

This year's provincial NSSSA Conference is being held at STFX University in May.  Anyone interested in attending should attend a meeting Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in room 308.

All those participating in the fundraiser for next year's Italy trip are reminded that orders are due back Friday, march 27th.


Any grade ten students who are interested in the Grad Trip to Europe in 2017 are asked to attend a meeting on Tuesday, March 31st. at 12:30 p.m. in room 308.


There will be a drama club meeting today after school in room 106.


There is a Safe Grad meeting today in room 226.


There will be math help today at lunch in room 327.  You must sign the sheet in the office to attend.  this is the only requirement.


Applications for the Sister Rita Clair Music Scholarship are available in the office.  This is an $800.00 scholarship offered to students persuing full-time studies in music or music education.  The deadline is May 15.


March 23, 2015


Course selection process will be starting tomorrow.  Grade 10 students will do their selection on Tuesday, grade 11 students on Wednesday and all others on Thursday morning.  Students will be called to the Lecture Theatre in alphabetical order.


100 Youth Who Care - CBRM - register at http://100kidscbrm.wix.com/100kidscbrm


Grad sweater orders will be taken Thursday and Friday ONLY.  More information will be provided later in the week.  There will be an important safe grad meeting tomorrow at lunch.  All grade 12's are encouraged to attend.


Boys Softball meeting tomorrow, March 25 at 7:30 in the Lecture Theatre.  Anyone wanting to try out, MUST attend the meeting.


A representative from University of King's college will be here at noon today in the main foyer.  Please take advantage of this learning opportunity. 

Enjoy the March Break Everyone!  See you all on Monday, March 23, 2015


March 13, 2015

 There will be Free Public Skating at the Emera Centre Northside:

Saturday, March 14 - 5:10 - 6:10 p.m.

Monday March 16 - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday March 18,  - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday March 20 - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday March 21 - 2:20 - 3:20 p.m.



March 12, 2015

The meeting for boy's softball is postponed.

Memorial  Cheerleading team placed 3rd in last night at RHS competition.  They lost to 2nd place by 0.65 points and lost to 1st place by 3 points.  Congratulations girls!


The Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Campaign is underway.  The daffodils must be ordered this week for delivery just prior to Easter.

The cost is $8 per bunch of 10 flowers.  heather Thomson will be collecting orders.  The Cancer Society thanks you for your support.


The Whitney Pier Youth Club is offering scholarships of $750 - $4000 to gr4aduating students from the Sydney area.  The application deadline is Friday March 20th.  For more information please see Mr. MacNeil in the guidance office.



March 11, 2015

Prom Committee meeting today at lunch in Troy Jenkins classroom.


Anyone wanting to try out for the Boys Softball Team can attend a meeting on Sunday, March 15 at 2:00 at the Rambler Room on Pitt St. in Sydney Mines.


Anyone who missed the yearbook meeting yesterday, must contact Tiffany MacLennan ASAP


Information concerning the following scholarships can be found in the display case outside the biology lab and applications can be found in the office:  Atlantic Commerce Scholarship, Kares Scholarship, and Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Scholarships.

Reminder to Grade 10 & 11 students!  The deadline for applications for the Math Camp at St.F.X. is Friday, March 13, 2015.  Please see guidance if you are interested in attending.



March 10, 2015

Memorial Cheerleaders placed 3rd out of 5 teams.


Math help today at lunch in Room 327 - Kim Corbett's room.  Sign the sheet in the office.


Drama Club meeting after school in room 106.  Attendance is mandatory.


March 9, 2015

Candle orders can be picked up by Band Members.


Memorial Cheerleading Competition tonight.  Doors open at 6:00 and starts at 6:30.  $5.00 at the door.


Meeting regarding yearbooks and yearbook deposit refunds tomorrow.


There is a Gender Sexuallity Alliance Executive meeting in Mr. Matheson's room at lunch.


Teachers who participated in the Healthy Eating presentations, please send a representative to the Youth Health Center to pick up the evaluation forms.  Please provide the representative with the number of evaluations you require for each class that attended.


CBU is hosting a FREE Tech Camp at CBU this March Break.  It is designed to give young people an exciting, hands on introduction to technology.  They will have a chance to do basic coding (build a video game), program a robot, and learn the steps in building their own app.  The camp will also highlight entrepreneurship- with a mock pitch competition and hackathon sessions.  This is a beginner tech intro - a non-intimidating look at all things tech - no experience necessary.  There will be prizes and interesting guest speakers.  Lunch will be provided. For more information see one of the guidance counsellors.

Candle orders can be picked up by Band members today.

Please do not park in Health Center spots at Exit 8.

There is a Gender Sexuality Alliance Executive Meeting in Mr. Matheson's room at lunch.

There will be a meeting regarding yearbooks, and yearbook deposit refunds tomorrow.

Memorial Cheerleading competition tonight.  doors open at 6, starting at 6:30.  The cost is $5 at the door.  Come support your cheerleaders at their first comepetition of the year.  Hope to see you there!!



March 6, 2015

There will be a meeting Monday regarding the next fundraiser for the Italy trip.  Anyone still interested in joining the trip is welcome to attend. Room#308 at 12:15.


March 4, 2015

Free 2BU girls are meeting at 11:10 in room 315.

Youth art connection is seeking youth ages 16-25 who are looking to turn their artistics passions into a career and business... singers, artists, rap artists, dancers, painters, drawers, poets, writers, sculptors, videographers, and all forms of art are welcomed to apply.  The deadline is March 6, 2015 and more information is available at the youth health center.

There are Drama Club auditions today at lunch in room 106.  This will be the only day for auditions, so be there!  As you were informed, if you do not show up, you will be assigned the part we find fits you best.

Math Help that would have been yesterday at noon will be held next Tuesday in Room# 327 Kim Corbett's room.


March 3, 2015

Strom Day


February 2, 2015

There is a Safe Grad meeting Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at 12:30 p.m. in room 226.

There will be a prom meeting this Thursday, Feb.5th. in room 341 for anyone interested in helping with the prom this year.  All are encouraged to attend.  It is your prom!

The London travel group has a very important meeting Tuesday, Feb 3rd. at 12:30 p.m. in Mrs. Power's room.

If you are looking to purchase a yearbook for this year, you have to put a deposit down before Friday, March 6th.  We need to sell 175 yearbooks before that date and so far we sold 12 only!  Please see Tiffany MacLennan to order one.


There will be Blood Services Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

Information on the Pengrowth Scholarship Program is now available.  Students must be entering a Science, Business or Engineering Program at University next fall.  Students must have a minimum average of 75 and no more than $2500 in University Scholarships to qualify.  Students wishing to apply must have their application in to Mr. MacNeil by April 2nd.  For more information see a guidance counsellor.  Pengrowth Scholarships are also available to students entering Nova Scotia community College next fall.  Please see a guidance counsellor for more information.

There is a High School Hackathon Saturday, March 7th at 8 am to 8 pm at 37 Nepean Street, Sydney.  It is free for all students and Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided.  You can Register at https://uithackathon.eventbrite.ca or contact Jacklin MacLeod in Room 320.



February 27, 2015

Hypnotist tickets will be sold at lunch for a cost of $3.00.  You must go to first class after lunch for attendance. 

The hockey Maurader's concluded their season with a 6-2 loss to Glace Bay in game 4 of the series at the Emera Center.  Kyle Dunville with 1 goal, Ryan Lettice 1 goal and 1 assist, Glenn McInnis 2 assists.  The Maruader's would like to thank all their fans for the positive support throughout the season.

Blood Services Tuesday March 3, 2015



February 26, 2015

Due to recent school cancellations, the deadline for Entrance Scholarships at CBU has been extended to Monday March 9, 2015.  Students are encouraged to complete the on-line scholarship application form.

Memorial Cafe is closed Friday February 27 due to the hypnotist in  the afternoon.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Reminder to band students there is no rehearsal today after school.

Blood Services next Tuesday March 3, 2015.



February 25, 2015

Survivor will be tomorrow third class.  Sign up sheet is in the office.  Popcorn bar is today at lunch, the cost is $1.

There will be a GSA meeting today at lunch in the Drama room.

There will be a Drama club meeting at lunch today in room 106.  This is a manditory meeting, as you will get your audition parts.  New members always welcome.

Memorial cafe is open today Wednesday February 25.


February 24, 2015

Math support will be offered today at lunch in Kim Corbett's room Rm# 327.  Please make sure you sign the list down in the office, as this is a requirement to attend.

Cape Breton University is hosting an open house on Wednesday February 25th, starting at 6:30 pm.  This will take place in the Verschuren Centre.  Tours and University information will be provided.  All students and parents are welcome.


February 23, 2015

This Saturday February 28th is the Formally Yours dress sale.  It is being held at the Emera Center from 1:00pm-4:00pm.  If you're interested in selling a dress, the drop off time is 9:00am-11:00am with a cost of $10 for one dress.  For more information email formallyyours2012@gmail.com or see Maggie Bunbury.

Any band members with a candle order please bring them to Mr. MacInnis in the band room today.

A reminder to those students who signed up for the CBU presentation today at noon that you are to go Mr. Bowne's room (206) at 12:15.  Pizza is provided for you.  There is still room for 4 more students at the presentation.

African Heritage month is a good opportunity to reflect on contributions made  to our country by those of African Heritage.

Boys Hockey Maurader's lost 5-4 in overtime to the Glace Bay Panthers.  Michael MacDonald with 3 goals and 1 assist,  and Ryan Lawless with 1 goal.  Game #3 will be played tomorrow night at the Bayplex at 7:30 pm.

Girls Division 1 basketball MHS 58- RHS 41.  Maggie Bunbury with 17 points, Karina Kutchka with 14, and toni Bianchini with 12.

Jr. V. Girls Basketball won both games in a qualifying tournament in Wolfville Saturday. 1) MHS 45 - Amherts 43, Jillian Finney with 16 points, and Brittany Buis with 10 points.  2) MHS 73 - Datmouth 38, Jillian Finney with 16 points, Brittany Buis with 15 points, and Maggie Forbes with 11.


February 20, 2015

Snow Day


February 19, 2015

Information regarding the John Abbass Sr. Scholarship can now be found in the display case outsided the biology lab.

The Healthy Eating Presentation has been rescheduled and will take place on Monday February 23. 

Volunteer restrictions have been lifted by the Cape Breton District Health Authority.  Volunteers should inquire at their sites regarding their schedule.


February 18, 2015

Information is available concerning Sable Island and Neptune Theater Scholarships.  Please check the display case outside the biology lab for information.

Memorial Cafe is closed today and will  be open tomorrow and Friday.

Dalhousie University Information Session will be held tonight at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre at 7:00 p.m.  Please see Guidence for registration details.

Reminder to all band students that Cuba tickets are due TODAY .  Please bring to Mr. MacInnis if they are sold or not.

The winner of the Twitter retweet draw is Amber Haakman.

GSA will be meeting in Jeff Matheson's room today.  Room 314.

Due to previous and upcoming weather conditions winter carnival will be moved to next week.  This includes all activities and theme days, such as the dance, hypnotist, and survivor.  The sign up sheet for survivor is still in the office for any teachers or students who want to participate.



February 13, 2015

Storm Day


February 12, 2015

Important notice for graduating students:

All students intending to apply for a post secondary program for next year must send their transcripts by the middle of February.  Students who sent a transcript to a university or college prior to the end of semester one must send another one by the middle of February.

Also, some universities (e.g. Dalhousie) have an additional scholarship application form that must be submitted along with your admission application.  Some universities (e.g. CBU) have additional forms which will be used to award scholarships outside of the guarenteed entrance scholarships.

Make sure that you are aware of the individual requirements for the university you are applying to.  For more information, please speak with a guidence counsellor.


 February 11,2015

There is a GSA meeting at lunch today in the Drama room.

Friday, February 13/15 is Purple Friday signifying the end of Family Violence prevention week.  Students and staff are encouraged to wear something purple on Friday to promote awareness and recognition of this issue.

Ballon gram sale at lunch in support of the cheerleaders.  Send a balloon to a special friend or best friend for $1 and for an extra $1 a secret message inside the balloon.

Healthy Eating Presentation Tuesday February 17, in the Lecture Theatre.  There will be 3 session and they will run from 9-12:15.  Contact the Youth Health Center for details.

Memorial Cafe will be reopening today Wednesday February 11.  We will be featuring our breakfast menu for the next several weeks.

Next Steps Information Session for St. Mary's University will be held on Weds Feb 11 from 7:00-8:00 at Cambridge Suites in Sydney.


February 10,2015

There will be a drama club meeting after school today.  All members must attend.  New members are always welcome.

Balloon gram sale at lunch for Valentines Day for the cheerleaders $1 for the balloon, and an extra $1 for a secret message inside!

Lunch time Math help offered in Room 327 Kim Corbett's room will resume next Tuesday.  There will NOT be help today.  Students are reminded to please sign the sheet in the office to attend next Tuesday at lunch.

There will be an important meeting at 12:30 in Room 308 for all those going in the London trip.  Attendance is mandatory.  If you cannot attend, please see Mrs. Power beforehand.


February 9, 2015

Scholarship information booklets are now available in the office at a cost of $2.00.  This information is also found on the schools website.  Any applications necessary for scholarships in the booklet can also be obtained in the office.


Any first semester Chemistry 12 student who would like to pick up their lab scribbler can do so anytime this week.


Those students in Business Tech "A" Block with Mr. Pyke, please go to Room # 220 today.


To all students who signed up for Co-op for next September; There is no list posted because several people who wanted an interview did not because of storm days.  Anyone still wanting to interview, please see Mr. Matheson.  The list will be up sometime after all interviews are done.


Valentines Day balloon sale all week.  $ 1 for Balloon and $1 for your message.  Support Memorial Cheerleaders!!


Game tonight Girls Division 1 Basketball at 6:30 p.m. vs. Glace Bay.


February 5, 2015

Grading & Classifying


February 4, 2015

9:15 a.m. Math 12 & Conflict Day


February 3, 2015

Storm Day

The Information session from St. Mary's University has been re-scheduled for Wednesday February 11th at 7:00 p.m. at the Cambridge Suites in Sydney.


February 2, 2015

9:15 a.m. "A" & Grade 12 Shops


January 30, 2015

9:15 a.m. "C" & Grade 11 Shops

1:00 p.m.  "D" Exam


January 29, 2015

9:15 a.m. "B" & Math at Work 10 Provincial

Safe Grad grocery bagging at Sobey's for January 30th & 31st has been cancelled.

January 28, 2015

Storm Day


January 27, 2015

Storm Day 


January 26, 2015

9:15 a.m. English 10 Provincial


January 23, 2015

Storm Day - No School


January 22, 2015

Girls Division 1 basketball MHS defeated BEC 66-44.  Toni Bianchini with 22 points, and Maggie Bunbury with 16 points.

Boys Hockey against Riverview tonight at the Emera Centre at 7pm.


January 21, 2015

There will be a 50/50 this week in support of the sports teams.

Ben Smith - a grade 10 student here at Memorial has been selected for the NS Canada Games Speed Skating Team February 13 - March 1, 2015 in Prince George, BC.  Congratulations Ben!

The Dance 11 class will be having their final recital tonight at 7 p.m. in the lecture theatre.  Everyone is welcome!

Free 2 BU Girl's will begin February 4, 2015 at 11:10 a.m.  Announcement will be made the day of to remind everyone.


January 20, 2015

Safe Grad Meeting Room 226 at 12:30


Grade 10 students who have English this semester will write the Provincial Exam Monday morning, January 26th, in English Wing.  Class lists will be posted on the walls next to the classrooms so you will know which classroom you are writing in.  ***PLEASE BRING A PEN - BLUE OR BLACK INK***



January 19, 2015

Dance 11 class members are reminded to go to Mrs. Aiken's room at lunch time today to finish their t-shirts.

Also, the dance 11 final recital will be held Wednesday in the lecture theater at 7 p.m..  Every one is welcome!


Could all Co-op applicants please turn in your applications and sign up for an interview time.  If you have already done so, please remember your interview time and show up! Thanks


Girls Division 1 Basketball MHS defeated BEC 64-32.  Toni Bianchini with 16 points.


January 16, 2015

Division 1 hockey MHS were defeated by Glace Bay High 4-2.  Scoring Sam Snow 1 Goal, Glenn McInnis 1 goal and Evan Jardine made 36 saves in nets.

Division 1 Girls Basketball MHS defeated Sydney Academy 69-44.  Tony Bianchini with 19 points, Karina Kuchta with 16 points, Jenna Jessome with 15 points, and Maggie Bunbury with 14 points.

Division 1 Boys Basketball Sydney Academy defeated MHS 86-72.  Pap Diop with 31 points, Maebou Secka with 21 points.



January 15, 2015

Please make sure you sign the sheet in the office if you plan to attend Math Help today at Lunch in Kim Corbett's room #327.


For anyone in the Volunteer Program, all volunteering has been suspended at all hospitals until further notice.



January 14, 2015

There is an important Safe Grad meeting at 12:40 p.m. on Friday!  It is important to attent this meeting!

Co-op applications must be passed in to Mr. Matheson by Friday, Jan. 16th and you must sign up for an interview time.  Sign-up sheets are outside Mr.Matheson's class room 314.

The Jr. Varsity Girl's Basketball last evening MHS  defeated RHS 36 - 32.  Jillian Finney with 10 pts., Emily McGuire with 8 pts. and Emma Strickland with 6 pts.  Congratulations girls!


January 13, 2015

There will be a drama club meeting after school today.

The Tuesday noon time math help that was scheduled for today will be rescheduled for this Thursday, January 15, 2015 at noon in Kim Corbett's room # 327.  Please make sur you sign the sheet in the office.

There will be a 50/50 draw Friday, January 16th.  You can get your tickets from any of the sport teams or from Mr. MacInnis in the office.


January 12, 2015

There will be a meeting this Wednesday at lunch time in Mr. Bowne's room for anyone interesed in being a buddy for the International students second semester.

Any staff member interested in purchasing tickets on a trip for 4 to Cuba, in support of the band, can see Jerri Fraser.

Results  from Girl's J.V. Basketball tournament in Amherst are as follows:

Game 1 MHS 50 - Amherst 44 with Jillian Finney 13 pts., and Emily McGuire with 9 pts.

Game 2 MHS 35 - C.P. Allen 46 with Jillian Finney 14 pts.

Game 3 MHS 30 - North Nova 44 with Jillian Finney 14 pts.  Good Job girl's!


Girl's Basketball game tonight at 6:30 p.m. here at MHS verses BEC.

Girl's Basketball game is now cancelled due to inclement weather!



January 9, 2015

There will be a 50/50 draw today.  Good Luck to everyone!

There is an occupational Health & Safety Committee meeting today at 11:30 a.m. in the conference room.

The  Hockey Tournament MHS tied Hampton NB 3 - 3.  Glenn macInnis had 1 goal and 1 assist, Jacob keagan had 1 goal & 1 assist, Ryan Lettice had 1 goal and Aaron Caldwell was goalie.


January 8, 2015

There is an Important Safe Grad Meeting today at 12:45 p.m. in Room 226. 

There is a parent meeting for London Trip tonight at 7:00 p.m.

Div. 1 girl's basketball game last evening MHS defeated SA 60 - 52 with Toni Binchini scoring 20 pts, Karina Kuchta with 13 and Jenna Jessome with 9 pts.  Way to go girls!


January 7, 2015

Just a reminder for International students will be meeting at lunch time in Room 327 on Friday's ranther than Wednesday's for the remainder of the semester. 

There will be a doubleheader basketball game verses SA.  Girl's game is at 6:30 p.m. and the boy's game is at 8:00 p.m.  There is free admission. 

The boy's hockey game MHS defeated Glace Bay 7 - 6.  With Kyle Dunville scoring 2 goals and 2 assists, Jacob Keagan with 2 goals and 1 assist, Kale Andrea with 2 assists and Michael MacDonald, Glenn McInnis, and Matthew Fraser with 1 goal each.  Good game boys!


January 6, 2015

There is badminton  after school today at 4 - 5 p.m.


Book order is due.  Any teachers requiring books see Chris Nicholson.


There will be a drama club meeting afterschool today.  New members always welcome. 


There is Band practice this Thursday after school.


The Memorial  2015 Yearbook can be ordered between now and March Break.  See Mr. Matheson in Room 314.   Books are $50.00 and half is required at time of order.

Any potential graduates who have not had a grad photo taken.  Please see Mr. Matheson in Room 314.


There is Boy's Hockey tonight at the Emera Centre verses GBH at 7:30 p.m.


Jr.V girl's game is cancelled but there will be a practice.


There is a short staff meeting after school.


Are you interested in working in the community and getting a high school credit for it?  Co-op has a 25 hour in class component and a 100 hour job placement in the community.  You must fill out an application and complete an interview.  Please see Mr. Matheson in Room 314 for more information.  Interviews for next year's co-op class will be held January 19th to the 23rd.

January 5, 2015

There will be a mandatory meeting for students going to London on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.  Please bring a lunch.  Also, there will be a parent meeting for that trip on Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

A huge thankyou goes out to all teachers, students and classes who were part of this year's adopt-a-family program.  As a result of your thoughtfulness and generosity, Christmas was brightened for others who needed a helping hand.  Your kindness is appreciated.

Attention Grade Twelve Students!  On Thursday and Friday of this week, the guidance counsellors will be doing presentations to grade 12 students who are planning any Post-Secondary Education next year.  Students will be called to the lecture theatre in alphabetical order.  These presentations will focus on information pertaining to :  University and College Applications, Scholarships and Bursaries, and Student Loans. 


December 17, 2014

Volunteer of the Year for Skills Canada is Arno Raymakers. Congratulations!!!

If anyone has found a cell phone, please return it to the office!

There is a GSA meeting today at lunch time in the drama room.


December 16, 2014

Homerooms participating in Adopt A Family, gifts are to be dropped of to Mrs. McCormick by Thursday.

Travel Group tickets are due Wednesday.

There will be an important meeting Wednesday at 12:45 for the London Trip. Attendance is mandatory.

The Grade 12 Carpentry Class will be selling tickets on a Nativity Scene in support of Adopt A Family, tickets are $1.00 and all money is going towards making someone's Christmas special. We thank you for your support. Draw will take place on Friday.

Any staff members interested in purchasing a lotto calendar to support the Band Program can see Steve MacInnis in the bandroom. Calendars are $20 each and there is a draw everyday starting in January for $40, plus bonus draws.

There is a Safe Grad Meeting today at 12:30 in room 226.

There will be a Drama Club Meeting afterschool today in room 106.



December 15, 2014

Reminder that the deadline for applications for the Construction Association of Nova Scotia Summer Employment Program is Friday, December 19th. Applications will not be accepted after that date.

Band members are reminded that the pies are arriving this afternoon. Even split tickets and money are to be turned in today or tomorrow morning. All calendars and money as well as trip deposits are due before the Christmas Break as well.

Division 1 Girls Basketball Horton Tournament results are as followed.

CPA 78 v MHS 56   Toni Bianchini 23   Maggie Bunbury 15

Horton 85 v MHS 64   Toni Bianchini 29   Karina Kuchta

Halifax 78 v MHS 69   Toni Bianchini 28   Maggie Bunbury 25

Girls Basketball Tournament at SAERC results are as followed.

MHS 58 v Guysborough 16   Jillian Finney 12   Maggie Forbes 10

MHS 55 v GBH 33   Maggie Forbes 11   Meaghan MacDonald 10

Championship Game MHS 39 v RHS 49   Brittany Buis 11


December 12, 2014

Inservice Day

December 11, 2014

There will be an important meeting for all band students at 12:45 today. All members are to be on time!

Reminder to grads to pick up their photos in the office before leaving today. The yearbook form needs to be filled out and passed in before the end of the day on Monday.

The school 50/50 draw will be held on Tuesday of next week.

There will be a meeting in room 206 at 11:50 today regarding the Blood Donor Clinic.

There is a Hockey game tonight at 7pm at the Emera Centre between MHS and RHS.

The winners of the cakes from the Dining Room are Pius Stephenson and Dale Deering-Bert. Enjoy...


December 10, 2014

There is a GSA meeting today at lunch time in the drama room.


December 9, 2014

There is a very important meeting for anyone on M-Crew Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the lecture theatre.

There is a Girl's Hockey practice on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Sydney Mines Rink.

There is a Safe Grad meeting today at 12:30 p.m. in Room 226.  Please return your tickets!  The draw is next week!!!!!

Ugly Christmas sweater day is tomorrow!!!

Reminder to debators that there is a meeting today!


December 8, 2014

Round 2 Winner of Lotto 10/49 was the Cafeteria Girls!  Congratulations girls!

Wednesday, December 10th will be Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!  Wear your ugliest sweater you have.


December 5, 2014

All staff interested in attending the Christmas Party next Thursday, December 11th are asked to please sign their name on the list in the office. An accurate number of people who are attending is needed by Tuesday.

A Lunch and Learn conversation on Sexual Consent will take place December 16, 2014 from 11am-1pm. Your opinions matter... Please join us!

Lunch will be provided and there is limited seating so you must register. Please do so at the Youth Health Centre.

Panther Classic results are as follows...

MHS - 5 v RHS - 3  

Glenn MacInnis - 3 goals ... Sam Snow - 1 goal & 2 assists ... Michael MacDonald 1 goal ... Jacob Keagan/Ryan Lettice 2 assists each

Aaron Caldwell made 33 stops to record the win.

The Decorating Committee will be meeting Friday, December 5th at lunch time in the Drama Room.


December 4, 2014

Student Council would like to thank everyone who participated, contributed to and attended our 3rd Christmas Daddies fundraising talent show! We raised $514.35! Thank you again.

December 3, 2014

There will be no Jr. Varsity Girls Basketball tomorrow night due to Band Concert.

Thank you to all who performed or helped out in any way with last nights Christmas Daddies Talent Show. It was a huge success and a wonderful night of music and fun. We were successful in raising over $500.00. Any students or staff who would like to make a donation before Saturday's Telethon should see Kerri Lynn Power or Chris Nicholson.


December 2, 2014

There will be a Blood Donor Clinic on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

The Grad Retake Proofs are in the office, please pick up as soon as possible.

There will be a Drama Club Meeting at lunch time today as well as after school in room 106.

Just a reminder to debators of today's meeting.

There will be Badminton today at 4:00pm here at Memorial.

Division 1 Basketball finished 4th in the Tournament at C P Allen last weekend.

C P Allen - 69   v  MHS - 50   Karina Kuchta 25pts

MHS - 80   v   Dartmouth High - 56   Toni Bianchini 20pts   Maggie Bunbury 20pts

Auburn High - 86   v   MHS - 48   Karina Kuchta 19pts

NSTU Northside-Victoria Local General Meeting to be held Wednesday December 3, 2012 at Northside-Victoria Local union office next to the Yacht Club in North Sydney at 6:30 pm


December 1, 2014

Christmas Daddies talent show is tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre.  Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults and will be sold at the door.  Any acts who haven't met with Maggie and Tiffany could you please come to the drama room at lunch today.

A representative from St.Thomas University will be here tomorrow, Tuesday morning to speak to interested students!

There will be a meeting for all talent show acts at 1 p.m. in the drama room.  it is mandatory to be here unless you are doing a test!

Please contact Jeri at noon today if you are attending after school yoga today, Monday December 1, 2014.


November 28, 2014

Professional Learning Day and Parent Teacher Day.  No students present!


November 27, 2014

There will be a meeting today at lunch time for all members of the drama club.  We will meet in room 106.

There will be an Interact meeting today at lunchtime in Mr. Sampsons room.  All members should attend.

Students in grade 11 and 12 who are interested in getting information on the Armed Forces paid education programs and The Regular Officer Training Program (ROTP) are asked to sign the list in the office.

Representatives from CBU will be here for an information session on Tuesday, December 2nd at noon time.  Lunch is being provided.  Please sign your name on the list in the office.


November 26, 2014

There is a girl's hockey meeting Thursday at 12:15 p.m. in the lecture theatre.

The cooking Program will be taking orders for Cherry Cakes for Christmas.  They are $8.00 each.  There is a sign-up sheet in the office.  Please order before December 5, 2014.

The Girl's J.V. Basketball game last night MHS defeated Glace Bay 54 - 22.  Jillian finney had 11 pts and Taylor Dugas had 10 pts.  Congratulations girl's!


November 25, 2014

There will be a meeting Wednesday at lunch time in room 308 for all those involved in both the Italy and London trips.  It is regarding fundraising.  Students involved are asked to have thier items for the Xmas basket in at this time.

There will be a drama club meeting today after school in room 106.  Attendence is mandatory.  If people continue to miss days, there roles will be taken away and someone else will get them.

Those students who were absent for the Law test yesterday will write in the Library at lunch time today.  Jacinta Gracie

There is a basketball game today at 6:15 p.m. here at Memorial and MHS verses Glace Bay.

There is a NSTU meeting Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Northside Victoria Local union office next to the Yacht club in North Sydney at 6:30 p.m.


November 24, 2014

There is a sign up sheet in the office for anyone interested in being apart of the Christmas Daddies Talent show.  If you want more information see Tiffany MacLennan or Maggie Bunbury.

No after school yoga today.  there will be yoga on Wednesday.

Representatives from Mt.St.Vincent will be in the school on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to speak to interested students.

There is a sign-up sheet in the office for students interested in attending a "General Information Session by Cape Breton University.  This will be held in room 206 on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 during the lunch hour!

The Youth Advisory Council will meet in the Youth Health Center on Tuesday, November 25th. at lunch time.  New members welcome!

The Sexual Violence Strategy of Nova Scotia is seeking input from youth who identify as LGBTQ.  Those interesed can register directly online at heartwood.ns.ca, or contact the Youth Health Center.  Preregistration is required and the conversations will take place on November 26, 2014, 4:30-8:00 p.m. at the New Dawn Innovation Center (formerly Holy Angels High School) in Sydney.  Students must provide their own transportation.

The Girl's J.V. Basketball league game MHS defeated Riverview 43 - 37.  Jillian Finney had 18 pts. Brittany Buis with 10 pts.

Tournament at East Hants Friday - Saturday Game #1  MHS defeated Northumberland 48 - 44 with Jillian Finney with 14 pts and Kirsten Cantwell 10 pts.

Game #2 MHS defeated Hants North 69 - 35 with Brittany Buis with 12 pts. and Jillian Finney with 11 pts.

Game #3 MHS were defeated by Hants East 55 - 44.  Jillian Finney with 16 pts.

November 3-20, 2014

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