50/50 Winner!

Congratulations to Ms. Gillian Trainer, the winner in our 50/50 draw! The winning ticket was drawn today, and Ms. Trainer takes home just under $4500.00!

We would like to send out a big “Thank You!” to all our ticket sellers, the contest organizers, and to everyone who supported MDJH by buying a ticket!

MDJH Gold in Cheerleading

A big congratulations to the MDJH cheerleading team who completed in provincials this past weekend. The girls won gold in their division, Junior High Grand Champs, and a bid to the World Championships in Orlando Florida. Great job, girls!

PowerSchool Changes – Easter Break

Starting 4pm on Thursday April 18, 2019 to Friday Evening April 26, 2019 PowerSchool will be unavailable to all users (Staff, Parents, and Students).

USERS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO ACCESS POWERSCHOOL UNTIL AFTER April 26, 2019.

After maintenance is completed:

  • (All Users) There will be no change required to the PowerSchool app on your mobile device. If a user does encounter problems with their mobile device, it is recommended to do a clean uninstall of the app and reinstall it to clear older cached data. Please see the attached file for instructions – PowerSchool Mobile App Installation Instructions.pdf
  • (All Users) Home users will have to update their systems to use the new URL links. Please see the attached file for instructions on how to update your Browser Bookmarks – Editing Bookmarks.pdf
  • (Admin Staff/Teachers) No change is required on school systems – this transition should be transparent for Admin Staff and Teachers. However, if you do run into problems with access you can use the new URL links listed below.

New URL Links:

The new portals for Admin Staff, Teachers, Parents and Students will be:

 

Closing Out Volunteer Week

MDJH students attended a Volunteer Appreciation Event at St. Pat’s Mercy Home last week for our Adopt a Senior campaign and Duke of Edinburgh volunteers.

As well, on behalf of Board Chair Goronwy Price, please see the attached message.

MDJH at the Regional Science Fair

MDJH was well represented at the Regional Science Fair this year. They all did a fantastic job both displaying and presenting their projects to judges and the public.

The following students received awards:

Junior Physical Science Bronze Medal
-Sara Stuckless and Lauren House
-Julia Maunder

Junior Physical Science Gold
-Liam Power
-Leila McCrate

Junior Life Science Bronze
-Maria Antle

Junior Life Science Gold
-Tanish Bhatt
-Grace Brown and Sophia Hawco

Special Awards:
Memorial University Dept. of Earth Science Award
-Leila McCrate

Memorial Department of Psychology Award
-Tanish Bhatt

Memorial University Faculty of Engineering Award
-Adeola Oloruntobi

SHAD NL Innovation Award
-Leila McCrate

Women in Science and Engineering Award
-Emma Pittman and Abby Lynch

Grizzley Sports

Congratulations to Jacob C., who represented MDJH at the NLAA Spring Indoor Track and Field meet this past Saturday (April 6). Jacob finished first in both the 60 Metre Sprint and the 200 Metre Sprint in the boys junior high school category.

Way to go!

MDJH at the High School Drama Festival

This past weekend, MDJH Drama Club performed a one act play entitled “The Secret Life of Toads” at the LSPU Hall as part of the High School Drama Festival. 18 of our students participated in a full day of workshops, along with the opportunity to view the performances of 10 other schools. The students received a special recognition for their ensemble work, another for costumes, and Best Actor (Junior) was awarded to Grade 7 student Sydney C. Congratulations to all the students involved, and to Ms. D. Mills, Mr. Flynn, and Ms. Penney for the Toad Heads.