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HIGH SCHOOL REPORTS: Students recognized for their contributions

P.E.I. students busy with studies, extracurricular activities.
P.E.I. students are busy with year-end activities. SUBMITTED

Charlottetown Rural High School

The 2018 yearbook is now available for pre-ordering through the school office, online through the CRHS website, or in the student store during lunch on Thursdays and Fridays in the upcoming weeks. Books are $50. Students who order a yearbook are guaranteed they will get one.

The deadline for final transcript requests is June 1. Students need to inform Student Services where the final marks are to be sent.

Maddie Snell is the P.E.I. winner of the Michael Smith Challenge, a national competition written by students in Grade 10 science (or lower) which emphasizes logical thinking, and covers material in the science curriculum common to all provinces. It is named in honour of UBC's Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Michael Smith and is sponsored by the UBC faculty of Science. Prizes are awarded to the top students (and their teachers) in each province and nationally.

Congratulations to CRHS students and the creative forces behind the recent success of “High School Musical”. This includes Richard Haines, Mark Parsons, Ian Toms as well as producers Steve Wynne, Nancy Connolly and all staff, family and any others who helped to pull off this high quality and unique experience for students.

The CRHS French Department and Ms. Rioux recently completed a successful facilitation of this year’s DELF assessment.

CRHS was the provincial team champion in the 2018 Fermat Mathematics Competition (Anastasia Li, Violet Zhou, and Zengyu Huang) and the 2018 Caley Mathematics competition (Mingyu Shim, Hanqi Xu and Owen Brown). Both competitions are facilitated through the University of Waterloo.

Leadership 621 students hosted a full week of events recently to promote healthy living. The emotional, environmental and physical domains of health were considered. Events included omnikin ball, veggie giveaways, outdoor class time and clean up; finishing with the Raider 5K/2K run/walk and outdoor fun activities.

Montague Regional High School

MRHS Student Council congratulates Airika Pollard and Allison Vandaele, the two co-presidents for student council. Also to vice-president Morgan Jardine.

On Friday, June 1 MADD Canada representatives will be in the building delivering the 2018 school program, The Pact. This presentation will help students think about the seriousness of impaired driving and what they can do to stop it. The film and discussion will highlight alcohol but also cannabis use. This will be a powerful presentation for all students.

From May 30-31, the Hospitality and Tourism class will be heading out on a tour of the Island. The students will be getting to experience many things that a lot of Islanders never take time to do, such as making soap from seaweed, touring North Cape, visiting the Potato Museum, viewing the Tea Cup Rocks and learning about oyster farming. There will also be fun at venues in Cavendish including a bonfire in the evening with some s'mores.

Kinkora Regional High School

Closing supper and social for ADP students at Lotus Gardens in Kensington is June 1. It will be followed by a trip to Burlington Amusement Park.

KRHS athletic awards will be presented on Tuesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. A potluck meal will be served.

Last day of classes for Grades 10-12 is June 7. Lockers must be cleaned out.

Final exams run June 8-22.

Individuals, businesses, or community groups wishing to donate to the Kinkora Regional High School Prize Fund may do so prior to June 11 in order to be acknowledged in the program.

Grad barbeque is June 14, 3-8 p.m., at Maggie Linkletter’s cottage.

Grad breakfast is June 22 at the home of Payton Reeves at 8 a.m. Grad rehearsal is at 9:30 a.m. Attendance is mandatory. Report cards and transcripts will be passed out at this time.

The 56th annual commencement exercises of Kinkora Regional High School will take place on Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. Student council president Callie Thomson will deliver the salutation. Graduate Liam Arsenault will deliver the valedictory.

Safe Grad Night will follow. Grads are going to the Bell Aliant Centre where they will enjoy pizza, activities and the full use of the facilities for the evening. The Safe Grad bus leaves KRHS at 11:30 p.m.

Congratulations to Grade 9 student Hannah Rogers for being the only P.E.I. recipient of the 2018 Beaverbrook Vimy Prize. Only 16 students were selected to participate in the Vimy Foundation’s premiere immersive educational program in England, Belgium, and France. This is an all-expense paid two-week-long (Aug. 9-23) learning experience during which exceptional youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France.

Grade 12 student Liam Arsenault and Grade 11 student Robert Greenan won gold in robotics at the 2018 P.E.I. Provincial Skills Canada Competition. As gold medalists, the students, along with teacher Ryan McAleer, will represent their province at the National Skills Canada Competition in Edmonton, Alta. from June 4-5.

Any grad receiving a scholarship/bursary/award from a university/college or outside group must forward Mrs. McCarthy the email/copy of official school letter so that this award may be recognized at graduation

Students are asked to return overdue books as soon as possible as staff need to complete their end-of-the-year inventory.

Colonel Gray High School

Graduating students wishing to be considered for bursaries and awards, specific to Colonel Gray, should complete the general application form in Student Services by May 28.

The Graymies will be held on May 31, 7:30 p.m.

The Grade 11 Provincial Math Assessment will be written the morning of June 8, followed by Block B final exams in the afternoon. This will also be the last day for cafeteria service.

The Athletic Banquet will be held on June 8.

Chris Xu is the successful candidate for this year’s valedictorian.

Graduates should bring home a copy of the memo outlining important dates and detailed information. Post on the fridge door for quick reference of events and times.

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