NEW: School Start/Closing Times for September

École Intermédiare Macdonald Drive Junior High School 110 Macdonald Drive, St. John’s, NL A1A 2K9 T: (709) 753-8240 F: (709) 753-1243  April 27th, 2016 Dear Parents and Guardians, This correspondence is to advise you of planned changes to our student transportation schedule and school opening and dismissal times commencing in September for the 2016-17 school… Continue reading NEW: School Start/Closing Times for September

Mini-Enrichment Update

The following courses that started yesterday will have a delayed opening of 10:00 am: Course 01A Trumpets and Lasers at MUN Course 02A Animal Psychology at MUN Course 03A Introduction to Chemistry at MUN Course 32 A Robots Controlled Micro Computers at CNA on Ridge Road Courses that were to start today 28 A The… Continue reading Mini-Enrichment Update

Baby Pictures Needed for Grade 9 School Leaving Ceremony

BABY PICTURES NEEDED for GRADE 9 STUDENTS The email in this week’s newsletter has been corrected (see below). In preparation for the School Leaving Ceremony on May 27th we are asking students in grade 9 to submit a baby picture (1- 5 yrs.) either by hard copy or by scanning and email to  It… Continue reading Baby Pictures Needed for Grade 9 School Leaving Ceremony

MDJH Win Team Chess Title Third Year in a Row

Macdonald Drive Junior High recently won its third Team Chess Championship defeating St. Paul’s and Beaconsfield Junior Highs. The 2016 team is comprised of the following students (l – r): Luke Brockerville, Laxman Saravanakumar, Xingbo Huang, Ryan Pickard, Stefan Boon-Peterson, Ahmad Salah. Individual winners from MDJH were: Xingbo Huang (silver medal), Stefan Boon-Peterson (bronze medal).… Continue reading MDJH Win Team Chess Title Third Year in a Row

Ted Talks Student Event

TEDx Talks Event- Leadership Opportunity for students   TEDx St. John’s is proud to present TEDxYouth@StJohns, the first youth-oriented TEDx event in the province. Designed for youth aged 12-18, these events inspire curiosity, ignite new ideas, and empower young leaders through the mission of TED: ideas worth spreading. Newfoundland and Labrador’s first-ever TEDx Youth event… Continue reading Ted Talks Student Event

Congratulations to the Drama Club

Congratulations to Ms. Donna Mills and the MDJH Drama Club. They were the concluding performance of the 2016 Eastern Avalon Drama Festival, and won the “Tear Your Heart Out” Award, as well as  “Best Cameo” for a special video appearance by Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Dale Kirby!

A Great Weekend for Basketball

It was a great weekend for Macdonald Drive Junior High basketball. Congratulations to our Grade 9 Boys for winning the provincial championship! Congratulations also to our Grade 9 Girls for placing third in the provincial championship!

Macdonald Drive Junior High Community Market – May 7th

Parents we need your help! The first MDJH Community Market is creeping up on us and need your help in spreading the word. If you have Facebook, please use the following link to access our event page. Please invite as many people as you can! If there are any parents that would like to… Continue reading Macdonald Drive Junior High Community Market – May 7th