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New Parking Rules at Memorial High

Effective September 3, 2015 there will be new parking areas here at Memorial High. On the shop (pool) side of the school, this area will be staff parking only. In the large parking area to the right of the school, this will be student and staff parking with administration continuing to park in front of the school. There will no longer be any requirement for traffic behind the school with entrances and exits on each side of the school.

 

The new bus loop in front of the school is for busses only. It is not to be used as a drop off point.

 

Traffic control will be onsite for the first 2 weeks in September as we adjust to the new parking configuration.

Scent and Nut Free

Please Note that Memorial High School Strives to be Scent and Nut Free.

Peanut Free

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

mathejeff@staff.ednet.ns.ca

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@nspes.ca)

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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.
Become a Host Family

Please consider becoming a Host Famly for an International Student.

For more information click here!

S- Trips & Breakaway Tours

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

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.

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February 12, 2016

There is a game today for JV Girl's Basketball between MHS verses Cabot at 4:15 p.m.

We will have a 50/50 draw next Friday!

February 11, 2016

We are challenging students and staff to help replenish food bank shelves.  Each "A" period class is asked to bring as many food bank items as possible, the class with the largest number of items per student will win a pizza party.  We will run this contest starting tomorrow and continue next week.

February 9, 2016

Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council offers 3 scholarships for students pursuing education in tourism and hospitality and culinary.  For information, see the display case outside of the biology lab.

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia (CPANS) is offering four $1000 scholarships to students who will be attending University in September to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Commerce for a copy of the application form, please see the guidance office.

The African Nova Scotian scholarships are on the website listed in the scholarship booklet.  For any assistance, please see the guidance office.

 

February 8, 2016

Cupe Nova Scotia has cancelled the meetings that were to be held on February 8th in Sydney at the Grand Lake Hall at 7 p.m..  or February 9th in Baddeck at The Inverery at 7 p.m. to give Locals information about developments on the provincial scene.

There will be a drama club meeting in room 103 at lunch today.

There is a mandatory GSA meeting today at lunch time in room 103, all members must attend.

International students and student liaisons are reminded of today's lunch meeting in Mr. Hawboldt's room.

Students who are applying to university are reminded to submit their request for transcripts to the office by the end of this week.  This would also include students who applied prior to the end of January.

Students who are applying to Cape Breton University are reminded that they need to include (1) a scholarship application form (2) a cover letter and (3) an academic reference letter if they wish to be considered for scholarships.

 

February 5, 2016

The sign up sheet will be posted until Monday for the 1st. annual MHS Lip sync battle entries must be in to determine how many rounds it will take.  All students may participate.  All students may participate and remember to BYO guitar.

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  New members are always welcome.

Memorial University will be hosting an information session for prospective grade 11 and 12 students at The Holiday Inn in Sydney, on Monday, February 8th at 7 p.m.

 A reminder to staff and students that our school must be scent free.  We have students with Asthma, this is a life-threatening condition that is aggrevated by scents produced from things such as perfume, strong soaps, deordorants and especially scented hand sanitizers.  Please be mindful.

 

February 4, 2016

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time today in Room 103.  New members are always welcome.

There will be a meeting for the decorating committee today at lunch time in the drama room.  New members welcome.

Tuesday Feb. 9 and Wednesday Feb. 10 MHS will be holding its first annual lip sync battle at during lunch.  Teams and clubs who sign up will need to prepare 3 songs and it will happen in a 9 series of rounds!  Sign up sheet is in the office now.

February 3, 2016

There will be a GSA meeting today at lunch time in room 103 on the first level.  All new members are welcome.

Our staff and students would like to wish Matthew MacDonald, Josh Prince, and Thomas Foster Good Luck in the Boxing Tournament this weekend!

February 2, 2016 - 2nd Semester starts today

There is a Marauders game tonight against Riverview at the Emera Center in North sydney at 7:20 p.m.

There will not be a drama club meeting today at lunch.  Instead, the drama club will meet on Thursday, February 4 at lunch time in Room 103 for this week only.

The scholarship booklets are now available in the office at a cost of $2.00.  The information is also on the school website under scholarship information.

Students are reminded that St.F.X. University is hosting an information session Thursday, February 4th from 6:30 - 8:00p.m. at the Joan Harris Pavilion in Sydney.

January 27, 2016

St.F.X. will be hosting an information session at the Joan Harris Pavillion on Thursday, February  4th, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  For more information or to register, please see one of our guidance counsellors.

Students are reminded today is Bell Let's Talk Day and are encouraged to participate in the social media campaign to raise awareness about mental illness!

January 25, 2016

Dalhousie University will be hosting an information session at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre on Monday, February 1st at 7 p.m.  For more infomation or to register please see one of our guidance counsellors.

January 22, 2016

Entrance Scholarship Applications are now being accepted Online at Cape Breton University for students who are planning to attend in September 2016.  The deadline to accept applications is March 7, 2016.  Check the CBU Scholarship website or see one of us in the Guidance Office for further information.

January 21, 2016

The girls JV Varsity Basketball game Memorial defeated Glace Bay 44 - 37.  Faith Denny scored 14 pts, with Jillian Finney with 12 pts. and Jenna Finney with 12 pts.  Congratulations girls.

The Div. 1 girls Basketball game SA defeated MHS 57 - 44 with Toni Bianchini scored 18 pts, and Cameryn Evans had 12 pts.  Good game girls.

January 20, 2016

There will be a GSA meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  All members are welcome!

There is rehearsal Thursday after school for all band members.

The dance II final recital will be Thursday, January 21, 2016 night at 7 p.m. in the lecture theatre.  There is no admission cost and everyone is welcome!

Grade 10 students who have English this semester will write the Provincial Exam on Monday morning, January 25th, in the English Wing.  Teachers names and class lists will be posted on the walls next to classrooms so you will know which classroom you are writing in.  ***Please bring a pen - Blue or Black ink.***

January 19, 2016

There will be a drama club meeting in room 103 at lunch time today.

The boy's hockey team will play S.A. tonight at the Emera Center at 7:20 p.m.

January 18, 2016

Memorial Cafe' will be closed this week, due to exam preparation.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause.  We will reopen Feb. 10, with a breakfast menu.  Our breakfast menus will run until March break.

The girls JV basketball tournament over the weekend for Game 1 MHS defeated North Nova 52 - 25 with Maggie Forbes scoring 12 points.  Game 2 MHS defeated RHS II 59 - 47 with Jillian Finney scoring 20 points and the Final game RHS I defeated MHS 51 - 41 with Faith Denney scoring 10 pts.  Congratulations girl's.

January 15, 2016

The hockey game on last night MHS defeated Galce Bay 2 - 1.  Goals scored by Jacob Keagan and Mike MacDonald.  The assists were from Matt Ryan, Glen MacInnis and Owen Higgins.  Brad LeBlanc played a strong game in nets.  Congratulations boy's!

January 14, 2016

There is a General Meeting for NSTU members Thursday, January 14th at 6:00 p.m. at the Hotel North (formerly the North Star Inn)  All NSTU members are encouraged to attend.

The Jr.V. Girl's basketball have a game tonight at 8 pm here at MHS verses Sydney Academy.

There is a Marauders Hockey game tonight at 7:20 p.m.at the Emera Centre Marauders verses Glace Bay.

Any female grade 9 or 10 who has an aptitude for math and little or no exposure to computer science is eligible to apply for a week long computer science event to take place at the University of Waterloo.  See your math teacher for the information you will need.

The deadline for major scholarships for University of Kings College is january 15, 2016.  Please see someone in the Guidance Office ASAP for further information.

Jananuary 11, 2016

Girl's  J.V.  Basketball Tournament at Amherst!  In game 1 Citadel beat MHS 67 - 33.  Second game CP Allen beat MHS 45 - 25 and the third game MHS defeated North Nova 77 - 35 with Kirsten Cantwell with 17 pts, Meaghan MacDonald with 14 pts. and Jenna Finney with 12 pts..

Interact Toy Drive is going on all week for the Clifford House.  There is a bin in the lobby that will be emptied everyday.  Puzzles, books and board games are needed.

Attention to all potential graduates of 2016!   This year as in previous years, student council will be taking each of the grad signatures.  You must go to class this week as Rebecca Bennett will be going around to collect your signatures.  If you do not attend class, you will not get your signature on the back of the sweater.

New EAL schedule will be posted on classroom door in library.

 

January 8, 2016

There will be a GSA meeting today at lunch for all members, everyone is welcome.

January 5, 2016

We will be having our first school 50/50 draw January 15, 2016.

Schulich Leader Scholarships are prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathmatics programs at our Canadian Partner Universities.  Nominees must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and financial need.  For more information on this scholarship please see someone in the guidance office by january 15 for further information.

Rehearsals start this week for all Band members.  Even splits are due.

Students are not to be walking in the bus lane!  Stay on the sidewalk please.

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.

January 4, 2016

The Donald R.Sobey Scholarship, valued at 25,000 is open to first year students applying to Kings College for September 2016.  Deadline for applying for this scholarship is Friday, January 15th.  First semester final marks must be received by Kings College by Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  For more information please see someone in the Guidance Office.

December 15, 2015


There will be a Drama club meeting today in the lecture theatre at lunch.

All Library books are due!  Please return before the Christmas Break begins.

There is a GSA meeting today at lunch in room 103, all members must attend.

December 10, 2015

If any teachers have hat money or would like to donate to casual day funds, could you please leave the funds, could you please leave the money in KL Power's mailbox.  We would like to make our donation before the holidays.

Band pies will not be available for pick up today.  Mr. MacInnis will let everyone know through email when they will be available.

If any one has questions, they can see Steve MacInnis in the bandroom before lunch.

December 9, 2015

There will be a drama club meeting today after school in the lecture theatre.

Reminder to all of Mrs. Aiken's Tech ED9 class that they are going to Protocase tomorrow so all permission slips need to be in by tomorrow at 9 a.m.  The bus will leave at 9:15 a.m.

Just a reminder that the deadline for the Building Futures for Youth summer employment program is next week.  Please see Mr. Collier if there are any questions.

December 8, 2015

Memorial Cafe will be having their Christmas Dinner on Thursday, December 10.  It will feature a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings.  Price $6.00

There will be a Drama Club meeting today at lunch in room 103.

Today at lunch time there will be tickets on sale for anyone who wishes to attend our annual Christmas Daddies Talent Show.  all proceeds will be given to Christmas Daddies.  all donations are appreciated.

At lunch today there is a manditory meeting for anyone who wishes to participate in the talent show.  If you do not attend or tell student council that you are in it but cannot make the meeting, you will not be permitted to participate in the show.  The meeting will be in room 308.

Band members are to return all Fundraising money before the Christmas Break.  They are also reminded their December New York deposit is due.

Any band member who is going to Festival this year has to see Steve MacInnis in the music room sometime today.

GSA will be selling tickets on a Christmas Basket in the lobby today at lunch tickets are $1/each or 3 for 2.

December 7, 2015

Anyone who ordered fruit cakes or Cherry loaf, from the cooking program is asked to pick up their cakes as soon as possible.  Thank you

There will be a staff meeting today!

The Girls basketball tournament  held at the DJH Gillis over the weekend in the first game JHGillis defeated MHS 75 - 49.  Top scorer was Toni Bianchini with 20 points.  The second game MHS defeated Halifax County 47 - 41 with Jessie Beddow with 14 pts and Toni Bianchini with 13 pts.  In the third game North Nova defeated MHS 64 - 48 with Cameron Evans with 12 points.

The Boys Hockey Glace Bay Panther Classic tournament MHS won the championship game against JLIsley 2 - 1.  Glen McInnis with 2 goals and Jacob Keagan with 2 assists. The 2nd allstar award went to Glen McInnis and the for 1st team all star Matt LeBlanc, Jacob Keagan and Evan Jardine received the award.  "The tournament MVP was Evan Jardine.  Congratulations Boy's.

 

December 4, 2015

The Christmas Daddies talent show tickets will be on sale today at lunch time.

There will be a meeting at lunch in Mrs. Power's room for anyone who is attending this year's NSSSA conference.

In an effort to flood the Sydney Mines and North Sydney Food banks this Christmas, the staff of Memorial High are invited to place a food item donation in a box in the office.  For each food item you donate you can enter your name for a grand prize draw, you'll want to enter often.....because the prize will be your choice of the services a male administrator, Mr. Chris MacInnis , Mr. Chris Nicholson (niki) or Mr. Ken Collier.  You can have them spend the day in your shoes... pick your best day, give them the key to your room, your class lists, and maybe your backlog of correcting, in case they have some spare time!  The draw will be the last day before Christmas.  Enter often and enjoy the anticipation!

The application deadline for the next round of SAT testing is December 28th.  For more information please see one of the guidance counsellors.

December 3, 2015

There will be a meeting at lunch tomorrow in Mrs. Power's room for anyone who is attending this year's NSSSA conference.

December 2, 2015

There will be a drama club meeting today after school in the lecture theatre.  Attendance is mandatory.

The Dr. P. Anthony Johnson Scholarship is a $6000.00 annual scholarship established by the province.  Information about this scholarship can be found in the display case outside of the biology lab.

December 1, 2015

The Christmas Daddies Talent Show will be Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the lecture Theatre.  Anyone who wishes to sign up and put in an act, there is a signup sheet in the office.  Any questions contact Catherine Briand or Niclole Porier.

There are Christmas wreaths for sale for $25 from Theresa Power.  There is a signup sheet in the office if you are interested.

Girl's J.V. basketball win 69 - 54 against RHS.  The top scorers were Maggie Forbes with 15 points and Kirsten Cantwell with 11 points.

Boy's J.V. basketball MHS 94 - 74 RHS

Div. 1 Girls game MHS defeated SA 71 - 67.  The top scorers were Toni B with 26, Marlie McInnis with 13 and Jessie Beddow with 10 points.

November 30, 2015

The talent show scheduled for this Wednesday evening has been moved to next week - Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30p.m.

There will be a very brief manditory GSA meeting today at lunch.  All members MUST attend.

Just a reminder that all cake orders must be in by Friday.  We cannot guarantee any cakes after that date.

Anyone who has permission slips for the "Digital Skills Quest", they must be turned in today.

The Savoy's production of "The Nutcracker" ballet is the Sunday, December 6th.  Tickets are on sale online, at the box office at the savoy, or you can call to reserve tickets.  Come support your classmates.  Tickets are $34.50.

Band members are reminded to bring their Bake Sale items Thursday.

November 26, 2015

Basketball!  MHS girls defeated by RHS 59 - 49.  Alisha McNeil with 15 pts, Toni Bianchine with 12 pts.  Good game girls!

MHS Boy's defeated RHS in second game.  Congratulations Boy's!

November 25, 2015

Memorial  girls JV basketball team played and defeated Glace Bay 45 - 22.  Way to go girls!!!

There will be a short drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  Also, there will be a drama club meeting today afterschool in the lecture theatre.

Any students in the Italy or Paris travel groups that want to participate in the Christmas basket fundraiser should bring in an item to Mrs. Aikens Room 307.  Students can pick up tickets to sell Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in room 307.

November 24, 2015

The drama club meeting today has been cancelled.  Sorry for any inconvience.

Teachers who bought Poinsetta's from Hayley Tobin to support Interact.  The money is due by lunch time on Thursday!  There is a list with an envelop in the office to pass your money in or you can give it to Hayley.

There will be an Open House at CBU Saturday, November 28th from 2 - 5 p.m..  All ages are welcome!  Visit CBU.ca/openhouse to pre-register for your chance to win an IPad Air.  The application fee is waived for that day.

Band members are reminded even splits and other fundraisers are due Thursday at the rehearsal.  New York Festival deposits are due as well.

Any NSSSA forms need to be passed in to Mrs. Aikens in room 307 by 12:15 p.m. today.

November 23, 2015

There is a sign up sheet in the office for anyone interested in participating in our 4th Annual Christmas Daddies Variety Show.   Everyone is encouraged to come and support this wonderful cause.

Jr. V Boys practice at 4:00 p.m. today.

Jr. V Girl's GB @ MHS 6:30 p.m.

November 20, 2015

Transgender day of remembrance is today so please keep in mind all those who we lost due to transphobia.

There will be a GSA meeting today at lunch in room#103.  New members from all grades are welcome.

You have the power to give life!  Register to donate stem cells and join the movement today.  Memorial High School One Match Swab Event: Monday November 23, 11 a,- 2pm.

November 19, 2015

NSCC Port Hawsbury Campus will be hosting it's National Institue's Marine Day on Thursday, November 26, 2015.  Any students who wish to see the programs offered at this Campus can see someone in the Guidance Office for registration information.

Memorial High is hosting an event called "Digital Skills Quest" on Tuesday, December 8.  This event promotes technology use and innovation through educational, fun, and interactive workshops.  Any Grade 9 or 10 students that are interested in attending this event, please sign the "Sign-up" sheet in the office.  Numbers are limited.

November 18, 2015

There will be a Drama Club meeting today after school in the lecture theatre.

Meeting for the Paris/Amsterdam trip (2017) will be held Thursday in room #308.  It will be a very brief meeting right at the lunch bell.

Meeting Wednesday evening for parents/students of Italy trip (current Gr. 12's) 7:00p.m.

November 16, 2015

There will be a meeting in Room 308 Tuesday, Nov. 17th. at lunch time for anyone interested in learning about this years NSSSA conference.  Everyone is welcome!

Grad proofs can be picked up in the Lecture Theater today at lunch time.

Important Safe Grad meeting today at 12:15 p.m..  Tickets should be returned in and auction items to room 226.

Student fees are due and they have to be paid before receiving report cards on Thursday!

Jr. Varsity Boy's Basketball 2nd tryout tomorrow night at 8 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 draw Friday.  All sport teams need to get there tickets in by Friday for the draw!!!

Jr.Varsity Girl's basketball will have a game Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m. RHA verses MHS at Memorial High School.

November 13, 2015

There will be a meeting at lunch time in room 308 (Kerri Lynn Power's room) for anyone interested in learning about this year's NSSSA Regional Conference.  Everyone is welcome!

 

November 12, 2015

The G.S.A. has moved its weekly meetings from Wednesdays to Fridays.  This change will be in effect starting tomorrow.

The Interact list for the Quebec trip is in the office.

Band members are reminded there is rehearsal today after school. 

November 10, 2015

The Safe Grad Auction is moved to December 5th not Saturday, Nov. 14th.  Please let your parents know.

There will be a parent meeting for the Italy trip on Thursday evening at 7:00p.m. here at the school.  Please let Mrs. Power know if your parent / guardian is unable to attend.

November 9, 2015

Teachers are reminded that the front teachers' parking lot (the Quadrangle) will be closed tomorrow morning to allow for veterans parking.  It will be open as usual in the afternoon.  Thank you for your cooperation.

There will be a parent meeting for the Italy trip on Thursday evening at 7:00pm here at the school.  Please let Mrs. Power know if your parent/guardian is unable to attend.

November 6, 2015

There will be afterschool yoga for staff starting Monday, November 9, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Free 2BU is happening today in room 315 for grade 11 and 12.

 

November 5, 2015

Militia shirts and beanies will be handed out today at lunch time in the drama room.  Also anyone who had a misprint or did not receive their's, please come to the drama room at lunch time so that the student council can take care of this.

Friday is going to be spirit day!  Everyone is encouraged to where their school colours in support of the Green & Gold Hockey tournament.

There is a tailgate party tonight at the Green & Gold tournament at 7 p.m.

 

November 4, 2015

Students are reminded that information and application forms for the TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are available from our guidance counsellors. The deadline for applications is November 27th.

There is a OH&S meeting on Friday, November 6th at 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Room.  If anyone has anything they would like brought up at the meeting, please submit in writing to Kenny before the meeting.  New members are welcome.

 

 November 3, 2015

Gr 12 students interested in attending St. mary's Universoty can attend an Open House on Tuesday, November 3 at the Cambridge Suites in Sydney.  Students may apply on the spot for free as long as you bring your official transcripts that include Gr.11 makrs as well as the Gr. 12 courses you are enrolled in currently. 

Any Sea, Air or Army Cadets or Militia Reserve members wishing to take part in the remebrance Day Service at Memorial on November 10, please contact Cst. Shane Baker in the office or forward your names to the secretary. 

Cape Breton Uviversity is hosting activities for Global Entrepreneuship Day on Friday, Nov. 20th. Interested students can speak with a guidance counsellor for more information. November 10 is the final day to register. 

Hockey passes will be for sale for the tournament tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday at lunch. $5.00 each student. 

November 2, 2015

Militia Shirts will be available tpday at lunch in the drama room.

"MUST" meeting today at 12:30 pm Room 226. SAFE GRAD.

Island Cresting Clothing order in tomorrow at lecture theatre. Balance Owing is due!

If any staff that get their snow tires installed by the MVR shop, require them on before Christmas Break, they should come down ASAP to make an appointment or we will not be able to accomodate them. 

Memorial Cheerteam is having tryouts tomorrow (Tuesday, November 3) from 4-6 in the gym. This is your last chance to be on the team for 2015-16 season.  Anyoe is welcome! 

October 30, 2015

St Mary's Community Info Session!  Grade 12 students interested in attending St. Mary's University can attend an Open House on Tuesday, November 3 at the Cambridge Suites in Sydney.  Students may apply on the spot for free at this time as long as you bring your official transcripts that include Grade 11 marks as well as the Grade 12 courses your are enrolled in currently.

The talent show is at 1:20 p.m. this afternoon.  Students are to go to their classes until they are called down over the page.  There will be no tickets sold at the the door.  Your last chance to get your tickets will be at lunch time in the lobby.

There will be Cheerleading tryouts Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4 p.m..

October 29, 2015

Tryouts for Jr. Mauarders girls Midget 2 BBall team Saturday 12-2 @ TL Sullivan.

There will be a very brief meeting for students attending tomorrows GSA conference today between afternoon classes in Room 103.  All students attending the conference are required to be there.

October 28, 2015

Fruit cakes are for sale again this year by the cookintg program.  The cost is $15 each.  There is a sign up sheet by the photo copier in the office.

There is a G.S.A. Meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  New members from all grades are welcome.

Memorial Cafe' will be closed on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 due to the Talent show in the afternoon.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

October 27, 2015

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.

Any students interested in signing up for the talent show must do so before the end of lunch today.  The sign up sheet can be found in the office.

Internationsl students will have lunch together tomorrow in Mr. Hawboldts room.

October 26, 2015

Could Bonnie McCormick's Co-op class please see her at sometime today.

Grad Photos are being taken November 3, 4, 5th. The signup list is in the office.

Grade 12 students who are considering applying to Memorial University in Newfoundland should be applying to residence  now as space is limited and living on campus at Memorial Univeristy is in high demand.

RTV Horror Fest!  This Wednesday October 28th, RTV will host the 13th annual Horror Fest in the Lecture Theatre starting at 3 p.m.  This year's three films are Silent Hill, the Babadook and Ginger Snaps.  Once again this year, admission will be $6 for all three films and you will get a free pop as you enter.  the movies start at 3 p.m. and will end at about 9 p.m.  Popcorn and pizza will be on sale in the theatre during the shows.  tickets will be on sale everyday this week during lunchtime in the main lobby.  Tickets will also be available at the door on Wednesday afternoon.

Any Sea, Air or Army Cadets or Militia Reserve members wishing to take part in the Remembrance Day Service held at Memorial on November 10th , please contact Cst. Shane Baker in the office or forward your names to the secretary.  Thank you

 

October 22, 2015

There is an interact meeting will be held in the drama room today.

October 21, 2015

Free 2BU is starting in room 315 today.

There is a GSA meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  New members from all grades are welcome.

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation!  Students in Grades 9 and up are invited to register for Confirmation classes on Tuesday, November 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Hall (St. Pius X).  Students, Parent / Guardian and a Sponsor need to attend.  Any questions call Rosalind at (902)565-0257.

The girl's soccer team has a game today at 4:00 p.m. at Riverview.  They are to be excused at 2:00 p.m. with teacher's permission.

Band members are reminded, there is rehearsal Thursday, October 22  after school. 

Candle order forms are due Thursday as well!

 

October 20, 2015

There is a Grad Meeting today 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.  Please return your tickets!

There is for D1 Basketball tonight at 8 p.m.

There is tryouts for Jr. V Basketball Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m.

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  All new members are welcome, and be sure to bring your lunch with you.

There will be a meeting for the decorating committee today at lunch in the drama room.

today is the last day to buy school clothing including milita shirts and it is also the last day to make payments and any changes to your order.  They will be available in the lecture theatre at lunch time.

There is a sign up sheet in the office for anyone wishing to participate in our first Talent Show on October 30th.  All talents are welcome.  Any questions or concerns please contact Catherine Briand or Nicole Porier.

Information and application forms for the Campeche International Leadership Camp are now available from our guidance counsellors.  This camp is open to grade eleven students.  It is a two week camp held in Campeche, Mexico in March.  Applications must be submitted to guidance by Monday, November 9th.  School Board representatives will select the winner(s).

CBU is having an information session here on Tuesday, october 27th.  The session is at lunch time and CBU is providing pizza for lunch.  There is a sign-up sheet at the office.  Please sign up by Thursday if you plan to attend.

 

October 19, 2015

CBU has a variety of activities planned for this Friday, Oct. 23 to celebrate National Chemistry week.  Two of Memorial's graduates, Kori Andrea and james Marsh will be presenting on this day .  For more information and a schedule of events see one of our guidance counsellors.

October 16, 2015

Any staff member wanting to purchase scented candles in support of the school band can fill out the order form in the office.

Any Air, Sea or Army cadets or Militia Reserve members wishing to take part in the Remembrance Day service at memorial High School on Tuesday, November 10th, please contact the School Liason Officer Cst. Baker in the office..

Student council will be selling Memorial clothing today at lunch as well as on Monday and Tuesday of next week.  There are hoodies, militia shirts, leggings and beanies.

Monday there will be a list posted in 6the office for anyone interested in our Halloween talent show.  This is our first talent show of the year and we encourage anyone who wants to participate to do so.


October 15, 2015

Hockey Game tonight at 7:20 vs. Sydney Academy at the Emera Center.

Baseball Provincials tomorrow 11:30 vs. Dartmouth, 2:30 vs. Horton rest of tournatment at the Marsh field in New Waterford.

Any students interested in being part of the Youth Committee can go to the health center today at noon.

Girls soccor team has a game today at 4:00 at Open Hearth Park.  They are excused from last period.

October 14, 2015

Militia shirt orders are being taken today, tomorrow and Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.  They are $12 with a nickname on the back and $10 for just the shirt.

Interviews for Grade 9 and 10 student government applications will be today at lunch in the library.

There will be a meeting at lunch in Mrs. Power's room #308 for anyone interested in cheering on the runners at the fiddlers run on Sunday.

There is a GSA meeting today at lunch in room 100.  New members from all grades are welcome.

Any students interested in being on the Youth Advisory Committe in conjuction with the Youth Health Center are advised to meet Thursday, Oct 15/15 at 12:15 in the health center.

Students please remind your parents of the "Parents as Career Coaches" being offered here at the school the evenings of November 2 & 3rd.  For further information, please check the school website or see someone in the Guidance Office.

October 13, 2015

There will be a drama club meeting today at lunch time in room 103.  All are welcome.  Be sure to bring your lunch with you.

There will be a very important meeting for the International students and ambassadors today at 12:45 p.m. in room 300.

There is a girl's soccer game at Munroe Park at 3:45 p.m today.   Girl's are to be excused at 2:30 p.m. with teachers permission.

There will be Jr. Marauders Midget Boy's basketball  tryouts Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. here at MHS.  Grade 9 and 10 only!

There will be a meeting of all those trying out for school basketball this year tomorrow 2nd period in the lecture theartre.

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October 9, 2015

There is Midget Boy's Basketball tryouts Saturday at TLS at 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Information on the SHAD summer program is available from our guidance counsellors.  The deadline for applications is November 30th.

Reminder!  We are a scent free environment!!!!  People with allergies can have severe reactions.  Please respect the air we share and stop wearing scented products.

October 8, 2015

The girls soccer team have a game today in Glace Bay at the Recreation Park at 4:00 p.m.  They are excused from last class at 2:00 p.m.

Anyone interested in performing a musical selection at our Remembrance Day Service, please contact Brenda MacNeil, Heather Thompson or Hugh MacNeil. 

There are forms in the office for anyone interested in working with the Johnny Miles Haunted house this year.

There is one final tryout for Volley Ball at 6 p.m.  There is a sign up sheet in the office.

October 7, 2015

Interviews for Grade 9/10 student council positions will be next Wednesday, October 14th at 12:15 ip.m. in the library.

The baseball game 2 of 3 MHS defeated RHS 9 - 2.  Jacob Keagan with a single and a double and Andrew Brewer with a double.  The final championship game is at 3:30p.m. in Glace Bay.

 

October 6, 2015

A mandatory quick meeting at lunch time in Mr. Sampsons room for the Interact Club.

There is a girl's soccer game tonight at 8:00 pm. in New Waterford which is at BEC.

The Drama Club meeting scheduled for today at lunch time is cancelled.  It will resume next Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at lunch time in room 103.  Sorry for any inconvience this may have caused.

Information on the TD Scholarships for community leadership is now available from our guidance counsellors.  The main criterion for these awards is outstanding community leadership.  The deadline for applications to be received by TD is November 27, 2015.

MHS is having a food drive to support local food banks as we approach Thanksgiving.  Each homeroom is asked to collect non-perisable items until this Friday, at which time the food will be collected and delivered.  The homeroom class who collects the most items will win a pizza party!

There is an important NSTU meeting on Wednesday, October 7th. here at Memorial at 7:15 p.m.

The Maurders Hockey Players are to see Teddy Cleman sometime today.

Congradulations to the golf team.  They competed in the Provincial Tournament at Penhills.  They had a great showing and were excellent representatives for the school.  The team members are Aaron Shaw, MacKenzie Cadwell, Ian Fraser and Colin Fraser.

In the boys Regional  Baseball Playoffs game #1 MHS defeated with a shutout against RHS 2 out 3.  Zach Sutherland had a no hitter and 2 doubles, Josh Capstick had 2 singles, Evan LeBlanc,Mike Skinner and Jacob Keagan had a single each. 

Game #2 is at Brown Street at 4 p.m. MHS verses RHS.
  

October 5, 2015

Girl's soccer practice today at 4:00 at Munro Park.

Memorial cheerteam conditioning Tuesday and Thursday this week from 4 - 6 both days.  anybody is welcome.  Bring water and wear appropriate clothing.

 

October 1, 2015

There will be cheer conditioning in the gym tomorrow from 4 - 6 p.m. in the gym.  Everyone is welcome!

September 30, 2015

 There is a GSA meeting today at lunch time in room 100.  All new members are welcome.

There is Band rehearsal this week.  Band members are reminded to submit their first festival deposit by October 7th!

Memorial Boy's Soccer "A" team to be dismissed at 3 p.m..   Game at Riverview at 4:15 p.m.

Information on the SAT's is now available from our guidance counsellors.  The first test date is December 5th and the application deadline is November 5th.

The Peter Kohler Scholarship! Information about this scholarship is now available at the Guidance Office.  This is a Scholarship for students going into an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada in September 2016.  Deadline for applications is November 30, 2015.

Grade 12 students are reminded that Friday is the last day to bring a resume in, if you want to be considered for nomination to the Loran Scholarship Program.

No Parking in unmarked or un-lined areas!   Tickets will be given!  Example next to grass area across from shops.

 

September 29, 2015

There is Cheer conditioning today at 4 p.m. !  Everyone is welcome.

There is a Safe Grad meeting today at 12:15 p.m. in Room 226.

There will be a Drama Club meeting today at lunch in room 335.  Everyone is welcome!

 

September 28, 2015

GSA Announcement!  The gender Sexuality Alliance would like to share a few points with you.  We are a group of students coming todgether to create a non-judgemental environment for those who one allies or apart of the LGBT and community.  We intend to fight issues such as homophobia, equality rights, as well as transphobia and much more around our schools and communities.  So come and join us in the fight, come show your support for Memorial's GSA by getting involved or come to just show your support.  don't be shy, all students are welcome - we are in room 100 on the first level every Wednesday.  We hope to see you there.

There is girl's soccer practice today at 4:00 p.m. at Munro Park.

There will be a Marauders hockey practice at 4:50 p.m. today, Monday at the Emera Center.

September 25, 2015

Information about the Angad Hundal Memorial Award ($5000.00) can be found in the display case outside the bilogy lab.

On Monday, Sept.28th any students interested in being part of the Youth Advisory Committee in conjunction with the youth health center can sign up at lunch time.

 

 

September 24, 2015

Band members are reminded rehearsals start today at 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Girl's soccer game today at 4:00 p.m. at Munroe Park.  Students are to be excused from class at 2:45 p.m. with the teachers permission.

There will be a meeting for International students at 12:45 p.m. in Room 300.

The first Interact Club meeting is at 12:15 p.m. today  in William Sampson's room, all new members are welcome!

There will be a drama club  meeting next Tuesday Sept. 29th at lunch time in room 335.  Everyone is welcome.

The Canadian Armed Forces "Army Reserve" will be set up in the main foyer at lunch time.  Stop by for information and applications.

We will be having  the first dance this evening starting at 8:00  to 11:00 p.m.  The cost is $5.00.   The dance is for grades 9 - 12 students only!!!

Today (Thursday) is the final day for grade 12 students to pass in permission slips for the CBU t5rip on Monday.  there will be no more slips accepted after 3 p.m. today.

There will be skills & Conditioning Basketball today at 6 - 7:30 p.m.

 

September 23, 2015

The GSA will ne having its first meeting today at lunch time in room 100.  New members from all grades are welcome to join.

There is a boy's soccer team game today at Open Hearth Turf at 4:15 p.m..  Dismissal at 3:00 p.m.

Welcome to Memorial Cafe!  Opening day will be Friday, Sept. 25th. for a Luncheon buffet. 

 

September 22, 2015

There will be a drama  club meeting next Tuesday, Sept. 29 th at lunch in room 335.  All new members are welcome.

 

September 17,2015

The Breakfast Program will be starting on Mnday, September 21st.  this is served in the cafeteria from 8:20 to 8:55 a.m. each day.  All students and staff are invited to take part in this program.  There is no cost.  We expect you to clean off the table and put your garbage in the proper bins before you leave the cafeteria.

Any grade 10 - 12 students interested in being part of the Volunteen program, in conjunction with the Cape Breton Regional Hospital and its local sites here on the Northside, can receive further information at the Youth Health Center.

Girls Free to be You will begin soon.  Sign up at the Youth Health Center.   There will be 2 groups, grade 9 and 10 and a second group of grade 11 and 12.  All interested are encouraged to sign up but a limited number will be selected. 

  

September 16, 2015

Scholarship Information on the Horatio Alger Scholarship Program is now available.  this is a national program aimed at students who have overcome adversity and wish to make a unique contribution to society.  The deadline for applications is October 25, 2015.  For more information see one of our guidance counsellors.

Grade 12 students are invited to take part in a field trip to Cape Breton University on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.  The purpose of the trip is to meet with representatives of post-secondary institutions in the Atlantic provinces.  Students will have one hour at CBU for this event.  Bussing is provided.  Students can get a permission slip at the office.  Limited seating on the busses.

Information on the Loran Scholarship Program is now available from one of our guidance counsellors.  The deadline for applications is October 21st for sponsored applicants and October 28th for direct pool candidates.

All Run for the Cure participation forms are to be passed to the office today, before 3:00 p.m.

There will be a meeting for the decorating committee at lunch time today.

Girl's soccer practice for today is cancelled.

Band members have a meeting Thursday at 12:45 p.m. in the band room.  All band members are required to attend (Grades 9 - 12).  Any student in the school who wishes to join the band can attend as well.

Toonie Ball for boy's Wednesday at 8:00 pm.

Girl's Toonie Ball is Thursday at 8:00 p.m.

Baseball tryouts today at 4 p.m. at the Brown Street Park.

  

September 15, 2015

Safe Grad meeting today in room 226!  Very important meeting.

The Anime Club will be starting up once again in room 352.  It will be every Tuesday ad Thursday at lunch time. New members are welcome.

There will be a decorating Committee meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16 at 12:15 p.m. in the Drama Room.

Girls soccer today at 4:00 p.m. at Riverview.  Soccer players are excused from classes at 2:45 p.m.

High school try outs today at 4:00 p.m. for Baseball at the Brown Street Ball Park in Sydney Mines.

Jr. Varsity Girls soccer is cancelled today.

On Thursday, September 17th, Credit Checks will be conducted with our grade 12 students in the lecture theatre.  Students will be called down shortly after the start of each class in alphabetical order.  They will remain in their classroom until we call for them over the PA.  Thank you for your cooperation.

 

September 14, 2015

Marauders practice today (Monday) at 6:50 p.m. at the Emera Center.

Any student who wishes to try out for the golf team must see Mr. Coleman in room 340 today.

Anybody interested in trying out for C.B. Expos Big League, there will be a meeting Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Memorial High  in the Lecture Theatre.

J.V. Boys Soccer game today at 4:15 p.m. at the Open Hearth Park verses Sydney Academy.

Varsity Boy's Soccer game today at 4:30 at Monroe Park verses Riverview JV.

  

September 11, 2015

Boy's Volley Ball tryouts starts Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.

Lockers given out today at lunch time.

 

September 10, 2015

School pictures are being taken Thursday, Sept. 10 and Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.  Listen to the announcement for your grade and class room to be called.

Reminder!  The school is a scent free environment, please refrain from wearing any scented products.

 

September 9, 2015

Anyone wishing to try out for High School baseball are asked to sign the list in the office.

If anyone is interested in joining the decorating committee, please contact Katie Unsworth or Catherine Briand.  there will be a meeting for anyone wanting to join Sept. 10, 2015 at 12:15 p.m. in the Drama Room.

There will be a meeting for any boys interested in trying out for the Marauders Hockey team.  The meeting will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12:45 p.m. in room 340.

 

September 8, 2015

There is girls twoonie ball Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.

There is boys twoonie ball Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 for conditioning.

Anyone who is interested in playing on the school golf team and who has not already talked to Mr. Coleman, please see him sometime soon.

CaperCon, which is am Anime, Sci-Fi, gaming, fantasy, and comic convention, is happening at Cape Breton University from Sept. 11 - 13, 2015.  Come check out this awesome array of activities.  There is something for everyone.  Full weekend and day passes are available at the door.  Visit www.capercon.ca for more information.

Students who sold tickets for the travel group are reminded that all tickets and money are due back.  Bring to Mrs. Power asap in room 308.

Lockers will be given out Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week.

 

June 18, 2015

NSCC has 30 new scholarships valued at $1000.  The deadline to apply for these is July 31st.  See a guidance counsellor for more information.

Band members are reminded they have rehearsal Monday evening at 6:00 and Tuesday afternoon at 1:00.

There are still nine students who haven't picked up their $10 refund from the prom video pre-sale.  If you ordered a prom video, you may pick up the down payment you made from Mr. Gregory in Room 352 before or after the exam periods in the next 3 days.  Please bring an ID to identify yourself.

Exam Schedule : Thursday, June 18, 2015 : 9:15am = English 10  1:00pm= "D" All grades plus Grade 11 Shops.

                                Friday, June 19, 2015: 9:15am = Math 10, Math @ Work 10, Math 12 Common Exam.  1:00pm = "C" All Grades.

                                Monday, June 22, 2015: 9:15pm= "B" All Grades plus Grade 12 Shop.  1:00pm= "A" All Grades.

For the information of grads, Next Thursday you will be given gowns, report cards, grad tickets, and extra requests (if available).  Everyone requires a ticket to enter.  Tell Mrs. Pedersen regarding disabled seating.

 

June 17, 2015

Students who are reading at the Ecumenical Service please pick up thieir readings from Brenda macNeil in room 301.

June 16, 2015

The Breakfast Program is now closed for the year.  We would like to thank the staff members who volunteered their time during the year.  Your help was greatly appreciated.

Grade 10 students who have English this semester will write the provincial Exam on Thursday morning, June 18th, in the English Wing, in rooms 300, 302, 303 and 305.  Signs will be posted on the walls next to classrooms so you will know which classroom you are writing in.  Please bring a pen Blue or Black ink.

 

June 12, 2015

Anyone elnrolled in the Europe trip (Grade 10 or 11) who didn't see Mrs. Power yesterday (Thurs) should see her sometime today in Room# 308.

June 11, 2015

Would students who are reading at the Ecumenical Service please pick up their readings today from Brenda MacNeil in room# 301. 

June 10, 2015

Students who paid a down payment on the prom video, may get refunded from Mr. Gregory in Room 352 anytime today between classes.

The RTV class will present day 2 of their best films of the year starting after the vocational bbq at around 12:15 today in the RTV room, Room 352.  It's Oscar night at MHS.  Everyone is welcome!  Ballots will be handed out to all that attend and you may vote for your favorite.  The winners will be announced later today.  Come and be enter

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