Newsletter June 3 – June 7, 2019

 

Mission Statement: The mission of St. Malachy’s Memorial High School is to create an environment in which students excel academically and to provide a safe and supportive community which encourages growth and contribution to the larger community.

Vision Statement: St. Malachy’s Memorial High School is committed to educating the whole person.  Through a rigorous and comprehensive program of studies we prepare students academically, socially and morally to assume their places as conscientious, involved and contributing members of society.

 

Congratulations to Stephen White and Matthew Peterson who placed first in the inaugural New Brunswick CyberDefence League championship this week.  Along with this significant accomplishment and the prizes received, Stephen and Matthew were also able to spend some valuable time with cybersecurity industry experts.  We look forward to celebrating their continued success in this field!

Congratulations to Allie Weir who competed in the NBIAA Provincial Track & Field meet yesterday.  Allie competed in javelin posting her personal best and took home the Bronze medal.  Great work Allie!!

Thank you to all students who ran for SRC Executive positions for the upcoming school year.  The following will represent St. Malachy’s next year: President – Alivia Warr, Vice-President- Brett Baxter, Spirit Representative – Darby Sullivan, Grade 12 Representative – JP Dobbelsteyn, Grade 11 Representative – Joseph Desmond and Grade 10 Representative – Josh Power.   Secretary – Valerie Cullinan, Finance and Promotions Team of Ava Smith, Sarah Boucher and Will Dauphinee.  I would like to thank all the students who put their name forward and offered for a position.

An Evening With the Arts, Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 pm, St. Malachy's Auditorium.

$2.00 for admission with refreshments following the concert:  Performances featuring solos from grade 12 music students, vocal ensemble, choir, and oratorical and poem competitors.

St. Malachy’s Maker Faire (6:00 – 7:00 pm) – Prior to the Evening With the Arts there will be displays of student innovation and creativity held in the Auditorium and Lower Hallway. 

St. Malachy’s Booster Club online auction is in full swing.  Jump online at https://www.32auctions.com/stmauction2019 to check out the great items and services. All proceeds will be going towards upgrades to our gymnasium.

Homestay Opportunities for Colombian Grade 9 students – We are looking for a home stay family interest for three boys from Colombia who will be attending school from Sept. 3 to Dec. 20, 2019.  Please contact Angela Calder, Atlantic Education International (AEI) Homestay Coordinator for more information. (506) 654-7574

Members of the SRC Executive will be contacting Parents/Guardians of Grade 11 students, the Class of 2020, for donations of sweets for the Graduation Reception for the Class of 2019, taking place after their Graduation Ceremony on June 20th.  The initial telephone call will be followed by a talk-mail message and a final telephone call informing you when and where to leave your contributions on June 20th.  In turn, the Class of 2021 will look after the reception for your sons/daughters.  On behalf of the Graduation Committee, I would like to thank you in advance for your continued support and generosity.

The annual St. Vincent’s Boys/ St. Malachy’s Alumni reunion dinner will take place Friday, June 14 – Bishop Bray Gymnasium – St. Malachy’s Memorial High School.  The evening will begin at 6:00p.m. with a Wine & Cheese social hour, followed by dinner at 7:00p.m.  Tickets are $45.00 ($20.00 for the members of the class of 2019) and are available at the front office

 

Schedule for the week:

Monday June 3rd – Regular Schedule

8:00 am CLT meeting in the Learning Commons.

11:00 Grade 11 meeting Photography Flewwelling

5:30 pm Grad Class BBQ – Grade 12 students will receive their yearbooks.

Tuesday June 4th – Regular Schedule

3:40 PLC Departmental Meetings. 

11:00 am Re-scheduled Grad Class “Class of 2019” meeting- Auditorium.

6:00 pm Maker Faire

7:00 pm Evening with the Arts.

Wednesday June 5th – Regular Schedule

9:15 ESST meeting in the Guidance Center.

11:00 am Grad Class Executive Speeches for 2019 -2020.

Thursday June 6th – Regular Schedule

At the beginning of Period 3, Students who purchased a ticket to the “Saints Care Street Fair” will proceed out to Leinster Street for the fair. Students who did not purchase a ticket will attend class and be dismissed at their regular lunch time.

Friday June 7th – Regular Schedule

We will begin our annual Year End Assembly starting at approximately 9:30 a.m.  After the assembly we’ll proceed directly to whichever period coincides with the time of the day… i.e. if the assembly finishes at 10:30a.m., we’ll proceed to Period 2.  Regular Classes are scheduled for the remainder of the day. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 3, Advisory

Interested in Policing as a Career?

St. Malachy’s Community Police Officer Constable Dwayne Squires will meet with interested students during Advisory in the Guidance Centre. Hear advice on how to apply to become a police officer. See Ms. Craft or Mrs. Pattman in the Guidance Centre to attend or questions.

NB and Canada Student Loan Application is now open for 2019-2020 at www.studentaid.gnb.ca

Important Information for Grade 12 students:

Grad Class BBQ – Tomorrow June 3rd – starting at 5:30 pm

Graduates planning to attend Safe Grad need to sign up with Mr. Gaudet by Tuesday, June 4th.

Final Transcripts to Post-secondary Institutions - Graduates are reminded to sign up at the Guidance Centre to have Final Transcripts in June forwarded to the post-secondary institution they will be attending in September.

Exams begin on Monday, June 10 and run through until Thursday, June 13th.  Students are asked to be present in the room where they will are writing at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am start time.  Please consult the Exam Schedule for details.

 

**Please Note: Students in Grade 12 will pick-up their report cards on Wednesday, June 19th at 9:00 am.

**Students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 will pick-up their report cards, from their advisory teacher on Friday, June 21 at 9:00 am.  Registration for Summer School will take place on Friday, June 21 in the Guidance Center.  For details pertaining to Summer School, please see Ms. Craft and Mrs. Currie in the Guidance Center.

 

Have a great summer!

With love,

Brad