Congratulations to Maria, who placed first in The Telegram Spelling Bee! Congratulations also to Tanish, MDJH’s other competitor. It was a great day for spelling! For more information, click here to go to The Telegram’s article. Best of luck to Maria on her upcoming trip to Washington, DC, to compete in the National Championships! (Photo… Continue reading Weekend Updates!
NLESD is once again offering Mini-Enrichment to students during the Spring of 2019. These mini-courses are held at locations such as Memorial University and the College of the North Atlantic, and give students the opportunity to explore new educational areas. The deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday, March 12th. Each application must be accompanied… Continue reading Mini-Enrichment 2019
Due to the impending weather, schools in the Metro region will be closing three hours early today (Monday, February 25th). MDJH will be closing for the day at 11:21 am, the end of our third period. Buses will begin their regular end of day runs at that time.
It’s Spirit Week! Here are the themes for the week: Monday: Pyjama Day Tuesday: Twin / Multiple Day Wednesday: PINK day Thursday: Pride Day Friday: Jersey Day / Hypnotist There will also be lunchtime activities organized for students. These are: Monday – volleyball teacher team vs grade 9 girls Tuesday – dodgeball teacher vs students… Continue reading Spirit Week – Feb. 25 – Mar. 1
On Wednesday, February 13, two grade nine classes were treated to a visit by Senator David Wells. The program SENgage sponsored the visit as a way to communicate the role of senators in the Upper Chamber of the Federal Government. Senator Wells immediately connected with students through stories of his days attending MDJH and his… Continue reading Senator David Wells Visits MDJH
For students and parents interested in attending Holy Heart in September, there will be an information session on Tuesday, Feb 26th at 6:00 pm at the Holy Heart Theatre. This session will cover such topics as course selection, the transfer process, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program.
Every year in Newfoundland and Labrador, children of life threatening sickness/disease hope to be granted their WISH from The Children’s Wish Foundation. In Newfoundland and Labrador, we have approximately 71 children on the WISH list. Back in 2018, the Children’s Wish Foundation decided to implement a WISH School Campaign. What that entails is that schools… Continue reading Request for WISH Donation
Reminder that there there is a parent meeting tonight for parents of current Grade 9 students. It will be at Gonzaga tonight (Tuesday) at 7pm in the Gonzaga school gym. This meeting will be about course selection for the 2019-20 school year.
Next weekend will be a long weekend as there will be no classes on Monday, February 18th. This is the District’s Mid-Winter Break.
The February Newsletter is here! Click here to view it!