KES Apple Day!

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Kids Eat Smart Clubs will be serving Apple themed recipes in their programs on March 27, 2015!

You Can Help!!!

Your child can join in the fun and support his or her Kids Eat Smart Club by wearing Red for Apple Day!

To support your Kids Eat Smart Club please send along $1 with your child on KES Apple Day, March 27!

All monies will be collected by your child’s teacher and given to the Kids Eat Smart Club volunteer coordinator at your school to buy food for your child’s program!

 For more information please contact your child’s teacher or principal.

Thank you for supporting your Kids Eat Smart Club Apple Day.

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Reminder – School Climate Survey

Can we have five minutes of your time? Can we get your opinion of our school and your child’s school life? The School Climate Parent Survey is your chance to let your voice be heard.

Click on the pictures below to read more about the Survey, and when you’re ready, click here to go to the survey page. Your responses are completely anonymous – we will never see your name, and all reporting will be done at a school, regional or provincial level. The results will be posted on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s website when they are available.
School Climate Survey 2015 - coverSchool Climate Survey 2015 - insideFor more information on the survey, please click here for the Parent Memo.

Weather Cancellations and School Closures

Due to the weather today, all afterschool activities for students are cancelled.

As well, due to parent-teacher interviews on Thursday, March 19th, students will be dismissed for the day at 11:38, the regular lunchtime.

There will also be no school for students on Friday, March 20th due to a Teacher Professional Development Day. Classes will resume on Monday, March 23rd, when it will be Day 3 on the calendar.


Hats for Haiti – Wednesday, March 18th

In support of a Haiti based non-profit charity called “Hands across the Sea”, MDJH will have a “Hats for Haiti Day” on Wednesday, March 18th. Students are encouraged to wear a hat and donate a loonie. Money raised will be donated to an orphanage and school in Haiti run by a Newfoundland woman.

Hats must be appropriate. Any logos and language must be acceptable and no sombreros or large hats are permitted as they obstruct the view of students in class.

Term 2 Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews

  • Report Cards for Term 2 will be released Friday, March 13th
  • Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, March 19th from 1:00 – 5:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:30 PM
  • School will dismiss on Thursday, March 19th at the regular lunch time
  • We will once again be using OPTIS for parents/guardians to book interviews times, beginning Friday, March 13th, from 3:30 P.M onwards:
  • OPTIS Scheduler

Click here to download OPTIS Parent Instructions

Enrichment Mini-Courses Are Coming!


Looking to add extra zing to your school year? Enrichment mini-courses are back for 2015! These short courses are hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), College of the North Atlantic (CNA), Marine Institute (MI) and District School (DS), and topics available range from Science and Technology to Sports to the ArtsClick here for the Course Catalogue, and if you find something to your liking, click here for the Course Application and Consent Form. Applications have to be submitted to the Main Office by March 19th. You’ll also need to download and fill out this waiver, and bring it with you to our course when you go. If you have any questions, please contact the Office.

MDJH Science Fair

Tomorrow, Thursday March 12th is MDJH Science Fair Day!

MDJH School Science Fair 2015 is tomorrow March 13th, from 1:30 to approximately 5:00 pm. Parents and friends are invited to visit starting at 2:30. Our science students have been busily and creatively at work designing and performing experiments and building models, and many of them will be proudly showing off their work at our School Science Fair. Come and talk science with us!