Emma Douglas and Tobin Boon-Petersen just wrapped up a season with the Newfoundland Symphony Youth Orchestra as two of this year’s Youth Ambassadors. They attended three NSO performances and blogged about their experiences – click here to read what they had to say!
There are still some spaces left in mini-enrichment courses. These courses are offered to students in Grades 7, 8, and 9, and allow them to investigate areas of interest that are not offered in the regular classroom. Applications are available from the office or by clicking here, and must be accompanied by a $45.00 deposit… Continue reading Spaces Left For Mini-Enrichment!
Two of our Grade 9 classes took in presentations from MUN’s School of Pharmacy on prescription drug abuse awareness. They also got to learn about the Pharmacy program.
There will be a Breakfast Blitz in support of our Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Program. Starting Tuesday, March 19th, students are asked to donate breakfast items. If you able to help out, the following items are requested: Grade 7s: Paper Plates Mini Muffins Mini Wheats Original Grade 8s: Granola Bars (peanut free) Breakfast Cereal Bars… Continue reading Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Blitz – March 19 – 29
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is highlighting their work on improving numeracy throughout the district. If you would like more information, click here to visit their website. You can also check out their latest newsletter, Numeracy Spotlight, by clicking here.
Another year, another science fair! We are again very proud of the students who took part, mostly grade 7’s of course but also a few dedicated grade 8 and 9 science students. We had 109 projects registered by about 150 students, and 13 judges. Judges were very impressed with the overall caliber of the projects… Continue reading Science Fair Results
Congratulations to the Grade 9 Boys Basketball team, who took Silver in the Grade 9A Basketball Provincials this past weekend! Congratulations to the Grade 7 Girls Basketball Team, who also took Silver at the Grade 7A Provincial Basketball Tournament! Way to go, Grizzlies!
In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day on Monday, April 1, Macdonald Drive Junior High will take part in Be Cool for Autism. Wear your sunglasses to spread the theme that it’s cool to be accepting of everyone. On Monday, April 1: Wear your sunglasses Share your best selfie or group photo with us! Tag… Continue reading Be Cool For Autism – April 1
The latest MDJH newsletter is now available! Click here to view it!