Wednesday, September 20 2017, Day 6
Good Morning!
Picture Day today!
Grade 7 Boys Volleyball practice tomorrow at 3:30-4:45.
Grade 8 Boys Volleyball practice tomorrow 3:30-5:00
Remember to pick up your 2016/2017 yearbook from room 100 today if you still haven't done so.
Remember Check 3!

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017, Day 5
Good Morning!
Grade 8 Boys soccer practice today at 12:20. Please meet at the soccer field.
Did you order a year book from 2016-2017? Did you pick it up yesterday? If you did
not pick it up then please come to the guidance area at 12:05 today to pick up.
Grade 7 boys soccer Wednesday -tomorrow at 3:30-4:45.
Grade 7 boys volleyball Thursday 3:30-4:45
Grade 8 boys volleyball Thursday 3:30-5:00
Grade 6 Dodgeball intramurals today Tuesday September 19th -100 vs. 102
Grade 7 Dodgeball intramurals Wednesday September 20th- 203 vs. 208
Grade 8 Dodgeball intramurals Thursday September 21st -202 vs. 210
Have a great day !! Remember Check 3

Monday, September 18th 2017, Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Cross Country practice today at 3:30. Meet in the gym.
  • Grade 7 & 8 Girls soccer practice today 3:30 - 4:30.
  • Grade 7 Boys soccer practice on Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30.
  • Grade 7 Boys volleyball Thursday 3:30 - 4:45.
  • Grade 8 Boys volleyball Thursday 3:30 - 5:00.
  • Missing: one blue athsma inhaler with chamber. Last seen in the grade 6 wing. Please keep your eyes open for it and return it to the office if found.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals for this week are as follows:
    • Monday Grade 8 - Rm 210 vs Rm 214
    • Tuesday Grade 6 - Rm 100 vs Rm 102
    • Wednesday Grade 7 - Rm 203 vs Rm 208
    • Thursday Grade 8 - Rm 202 vs Rm 210
    • Friday Grade 6 - Rm 101 vs Rm 103
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, September 15th 2017, Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • For any Grade 7 & 8 students interested in playing volleyball, sign-up sheets are posted outside the gym doors.
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students today at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Last day to purchase your SPC cards. The card cost is $10.
  • Cross Country practice today at noon. Meet in the gym.
  • Computers will be down today during the noon hour. ICT is working on replacing some major components.
  • Chocolate Fundraiser is underway. Please return your chocolate money to the guidance area as soon as you enter the building.
  • Missing: one blue athsma inhaler with chamber. Last seen in the grade 6 wing. Please keep your eyes open for it and return it to the office if found.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals today are Grade 7 - Rm 208 vs Rm 209.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, September 14th 2017, Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students will be this Friday, September 15th at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • SPC cards are on sale today and tomorrow at 12:30 in the band room. They may also be purchased this evening at the BBQ. The card cost is $10.
  • For any Grade 7 & 8 students interested in playing volleyball, sign-up sheets are posted outside the gym doors.
  • Chocolate Fundraiser is underway. Please return your chocolate money to the guidance area as soon as you enter the building.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals today are Grade 6 - Rm 102 vs Rm103.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2017, Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Attention all planters: Meet in room 211 today at 12:30.
  • TAG points have been posted!
  • Grade 7 Boys soccer practice today 3:30-4:45.
  • Picture Day is Wednesday September 20th.
  • For any Grade 7 & 8 students interested in playing volleyball, sign-up sheets are posted outside the gym doors.
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students will be this Friday, September 15th at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • SPC cards are on sale today, tomorrow and Friday at 12:30 in the band room. They may also be purchased Thursday evening at the BBQ. The card cost is $10.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals today are Grade 8 - Rm 202 vs Rm 205.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, September 12th 2017, Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students will be Friday, September 15th at noon. Stop by the band room anytime to pick up your audition music.
  • SPC cards are on sale this week on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:30 in the band room. They may also be purchased Thursday evening at the BBQ. The card cost is $10.
  • Picture Day is Wednesday September 20th.
  • Cross Country practice today at 3:30. Meet in the gym.
  • Any Grade 8 girls wanting to try out for volleyball this year, please meet in room 205 today at 12:05 for a brief meeting.
  • Chocolate Fundraiser is underway. Please return your chocolate money to the guidance area as soon as you enter the building.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals today are Grade 7 - Rm 203 vs Rm 206.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, September 11th 2017, Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • For grade 7 & 8 students, soccer sign-up sheets are posted on the exit doors of the gym. Practices starting soon!
  • If you have not yet chosen a band instrument for band please go to the band room TODAY at lunch to make your decision.
  • Thank you to all students for your exemplary respectful behavior in the TAG Battle on Friday afternoon. Great start to the year!
  • Picture Day is Wednesday September 20th
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students will be next Friday, September 15th at noon. Stop by the band room anytime starting today to pick up your audition music.
  • Cross country practice today at 3:30. Meet in the gym.
  • Chocolate Fundraiser is underway. Please return your chocolate money to the guidance area as soon as you enter the building.
  • Dodgeball Intramurals for this week are as follows:
    • Monday Grade 6 - Rm 100 vs Rm 101
    • Tuesday Grade 7 - Rm 203 vs Rm 206
    • Wednesday Grade 8 - Rm 202 vs 205
    • Thursday Grade 6 - Rm 102 vs 103
    • Friday Grade 7 - Rm 208 vs 209
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, September 8th 2017, Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • If you have not yet chosen a band instrument for band please go to the band room on MONDAY at lunch to make your decision.
  • Cross country starting soon. There will be a meeting today at noon in room 203.
  • For all students over the noon hour, if you take a ball outside you must return it.
  • No food outside!
  • Grade 7 & 8 reminder for lunch time. At 12:00pm go downstairs to eat your lunch. No one should be in the hallways upstairs until 12:20pm. At that time you may put your lunch kits away and choose a location; library, computer lab, downstairs or outside.
  • Grade 6 reminder for lunch time, remain in your classroom until dismissed at 12:20pm.
  • Jazz band auditions for grade 7 & 8 band students will be next Friday, September 15th at noon. Stop by the band room anytime starting Monday to pick up your audition music.
  • For grade 7 & 8 students, soccer sign-up sheets are posted on the exit doors of the gym. Practices starting soon!
  • Open gym today at noon for grade 6's
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, September 7th 2017, Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • If you have not yet chosen a band instrument for band please go to the band room on MONDAY at lunch to make your decision.
  • Today's Service Learning class will be held in room 211.
  • Grade 7 & 8 reminder for lunch time. At 12:00pm go downstairs to eat your lunch. No one should be in the hallways upstairs until 12:20pm. At that time you may put your lunch kits away and choose a location; library, computer lab, downstairs or outside.
  • Grade 6 reminder for lunch time, remain in your classroom until dismissed at 12:20pm.
  • For all students over the noon hour, if you take a ball outside you must return it.
  • No food outside!
  • Cross country starting soon. There will be a meeting tomorrow at 12:00pm in room 203.
  • Open gym today at noon for grade 7's.
  • Open gym tomorrow at noon for grade 6's.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, June 29 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • Today is the last day of classes for students.
  • The awards assembly will start today at 9:30am in the Gym.
  • The school is open tomorrow if there are any last minute jersey or Library book returns.
  • Wishing all the best to the Grade 8 class moving onto SCI and other schools of choice next year! You will be missed!
  • Have a wonderful, safe summer!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, June 26 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • All Ukrainian students please report to the MPR ready to leave the building at the beginning of period 2.
  • All students who still have a SMS sports jersey please return it ASAP!
  • Please make sure your band instrument has been taken home.
  • There are many items in the lost and found. Please take a moment to look and see if anything is yours to go home.
  • Mrs. Fetterly is still waiting for several Library books to be handed in. Lists are available if you need to check and see if you have one of these books.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, June 23 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Please get all your Library books handed in to Mrs. Fetterly.
  • All SMS sports jerseys need to be brought back to the school and handed in to Mr. Cullen or Mrs. Skelly.
  • Today is Bump up Day! After TAG report to your homerooms and then head to your first period destination. All Grade 8s will be reporting to their Grade 6 class.
  • A huge thank you to all the parent volunteers who made the Grade 8 Farewell such a wonderful evening! The food, decorations and photo booth were awesome!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, June 22 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Band students listen up! Your absolute last opportunity to get a school instrument for the summer is this morning. Please come by the bandroom immediately following the morning announcements.
  • Grade 7 students please get your bowling team lists into MS Scaletta by break today.
  • Any students who still have an SMS jersey please get them to Mr. Cullen ASAP!
  • All Library books need to be returned to the Library.
  • Intramurals today at noon will be the Grade 8's.
  • Remember check 3!

  • Wednesday, June 21 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • If you are a band student who needs their instrument over the summer, you must come see Ms. Hirsch either at break, lunch or by the end of the day to make arrangements .
  • Please return all library books to Ms. Fetterly ASAP!
  • All Peer Mentors please meet in the MPR following O'Canada. .
  • The Bake sale to raise funds for school supplies to send overseas is happening today 12:00-12:30! Come support a great cause and get some delicious treats!
  • Please check your lockers, gym bags and laundry baskets for a SMS sports jersey! There are still a lot of them out there that need to be returned ASAP!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, June 20 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer mentors please meet in the Guidance area after O'Canada.
  • Remember the bake sale is tomorrow! Bring in some change to support an awesome cause!
  • Have a great day and remember Check 3!

  • Monday, June 19 Day 4
  • Good Moring!
  • Grade 6, 7 and 8 Track and Field team pictures for the year book to be taken at noon today in the Gym.
  • All grade 8 students going to SCI this morning meet Ms. Mason in the foyer.
  • The Grade 6 Band Rhythm contest pizza party has been postponed. Listen to announcements for the new date.
  • There will be a Bake Sale this Wednesday, June 21, at noon to raise money for schools overseas to buy school supplies. Peanut and Gluten free items will be made available.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, June 16 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8's who are interested in going to SCI on Monday with Ms. Mason need to get their forms in ASAP.
  • Yearbook photo of Track and Field team to be taken at noon in the Gym on Monday.
  • Thank you to the Coyotes Football Club for sponsoring the Mega Mountain bouncer set up in the Gym today. Each class is scheduled for a time to use it.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, June 15 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • All peer mentors have a meeting at afternoon break today in Room 203.
  • Grade 8's interested in going to SCI on Monday need to get their forms to Ms Mason.
  • Any Grade 6,7 and 8 students who have not completed the 12 minute run please meet in the gym at noon today. Bring someone to record laps for you.
  • All Track and Field participants please come to the gym at noon tomorrow to take a yearbook photo.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, June 14 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8 Girls and Grade 7 and 8 Boys softball teams meet in the gym at 12:10 with your jerseys to take yearbook pictures.
  • Congratulations to the Grade 8 Girls Softball team for their performance yesterday and for winning the championship banner! The teams represented the school well on and off the field. Well done!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, June 13 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • The Library will be closed to students today, unless supervised by a teacher. The computer lab and library will both be closed during lunch.
  • Wishing all our softball players the best today as they head out to the tournament today.
  • Red Jesters enjoy your Goldeyes game this afternoon!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, June 9 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 girls softball practice today at noon. Please meet in the gym.
  • Remember the fieldtrip forms to the Goldeyes game are due on Monday.
  • Congratulations to the Grade 6 track team who brought home the banner. Also congratulations to the Grade 7 and 8 teams who placed 2nd.
  • Those band students participating the this weekend's Co-op BBQ are to meet at lunch for rehearsal. Please bring your lunch.
  • All school rented instruments need to back at the school today.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, June 8 2017 Day 3
  • Jesters remember your permission forms for the Goldeyes game fieldtrip is due Monday.
  • All band students participating in this weekend's Co-op BBQ are reminded that we have a rehearsal tomorrow at noon. Please bring your lunch.
  • All band students are reminded that all school rented instruments are due back at the school tomorrow. If they're too large to transport on the bus, please make arrangements for a ride to school.
  • Reminder to get your SMS jerseys in ASAP, unless you're playing softball.
  • Grade 7 Girls softball practice Thursday and Friday at lunch. Please meet in in the gym at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, June 7 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • All band students are reminded that all school rented instruments are due back by Friday. Please arrange a ride to get it here if it's too big for the bus.
  • Grade 7 girls softball practice Thursday and Friday at lunch. Please meet in the Gym.
  • Grade 8 girls volleyball practice for SCI has been cancelled for Thursday.
  • Yesterday was the last day to sign out Library books. Please return all the books you have at home as soon as possible.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, June 6 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • All band students are reminded that all school rented instruments are due back by Friday. Please arrange a ride to get your instrument back by this Friday if too large to bring on the bus.
  • All band students participating in the Co-op Barbeque this coming weekend please come to the band room with your lunch today at noon for a meeting.
  • Grade 7 Girls softball practice at lunch today. Meet in the Gym at noon.
  • Grade 7 Boys Softball practice today 3:30-4:45.
  • Congratulations to all the Track and Field participants! It was a Great Day! A big thank you to all the staff who supported our students yesterday at the meet!
  • Rooms 206 and 101 meet in the Gym for Health class today.
  • For the second year in a row the Jesters have won the TAG challenge and will be cheering on the Goldeyes next Tuesday, June 13. Congratulations!
  • Please return all your SMS jerseys as soon as possible.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, June 5 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning
  • If you have a French Club fieldtrip form in your locker get it into Mrs. Bollegraf, Mrs Doig or Mrs. McColm after O'Canada.
  • Congratulations to all the band students who participated in the Eastman Interlake Honour Band this weekend! You truly represented SMS with much success!
  • Good luck to all the Track and Field participants representing SMS today!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, June 1 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Today at lunch there will be High Jump practice for Grade 6 and 7s. Tomorrow will be long jump and triple jump.
  • If you have not handed in a permission form for the Track and Field meet next week please get it in ASAP!
  • Honour Band rehearsal scheduled for today has be cancelled.
  • Planters meet in the Guidance area after O'Canada.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, May 31 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • There is a shot put practice today. Meet in the Gym at 12:15.
  • Would the "planters" please meet Mrs. Sward in the guidance area following O'Canada.
  • All Eastman/Interlake Honour Band students are reminded that we have rehearsal tomorrow at lunch. Please be there at noon with your lunch.
  • Bring in your plastic bags! To date we have collected 3,839 bags! Way to go SMS!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, May 30 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Today at lunch there will be High Jump practice. Tomorrow will be shot put/discus practice and Thursday will be triple jump/ long jump practice.
  • There is a practice for short distance runners (100 and 200m) today. Meet Mr. Kozak in the gym today at noon.
  • Grade 7 Boys Softball practice today after school.
  • Are you interested in joining the SMS French club for a Spring Field trip? There will be a brief meeting today at noon in room 206 for those interested.
  • Congratulations SMS! There were 1726 plastic bags handed in on DAY 1 if our 5 day challenge. Great Start! If TAGs could count their bags before they are handed in that would be greatly appreciated! Yesterday we collected enough bags to make a deck board. 12 thousand bags will make a bench!
  • Remember Check 31

  • Monday, May 29 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Yearbook is cancelled for today.
  • The Library will be closed today.
  • If you still haven't received your ribbon for a track and field event from last week, meet Mr. Cullen by the canteen at break this morning.
  • All SMS jerseys need to be returned, UNLESS you're playing softball.
  • There is a short meeting at noon for those participating in the Divisional Track and Field meet.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, May 26 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • More than one billion shopping bags are handed out in Canada every year and they can all be recycled. Let's make sure all bags in the SMS community are recycled. Bring your plastic bags to your TAG starting Monday.
  • Any Grade 7 Boys interested in playing Softball should meet in room 202 at 12:00 sharp today!
  • SMS Track and Field results are posted on the Gym bulletin board by the entrance doors. If you missed receiving your 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbons on Wednesday come see Mr. Cullen today at break or lunch in Room 202.
  • Congratulations band students for a stellar performance last night! You guys totally ROCKED IT! A big thank you to all the staff for all your support with this concert!! Ms. Hirsh you're amazing, thank you for all you do!
  • Eastman Interlake Honour Band rehearsal today at noon. Please bring your lunch.
  • Any Grade 8 boys who are interested in playing volleyball in grade nine at SCI have a practice Monday, May 30th 3:30- 5:00.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, May 25 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Thank you to all the staff and students who made our Track and Field meet such a success! An awesome day!
  • Dress rehearsals for the Spring Concert tonight are: Period 3 Grande 7, Period 4 Grade 8, and period 5 and 6 Grade 6.
  • Drama Festival students to the foyer immediately after O'Canada.
  • The first Eastman Interlake Honour Band rehearsal is tomorrow at noon. Please bring your lunch. All must attend.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, May 18 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • SMS Planters will be planting inside and out today. Come on up to room 211 to help. The Garden is looking great!
  • All Drama students participating in next week's festival: please see Ms. Pinkowski at noon today for a brief meeting.
  • Track and field at noon today. Shot put/discus meet in the gym and be prepared to go outside.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, May 17 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Good luck to all the grade 8 band students heading to Moose Jaw today for the band festival! Have a safe fun trip!
  • SMS planters, come on up at lunch to room 211 to plant inside and out!
  • Drama festival students final practice today for scene 4 in the art room at noon please.
  • Grade 8 students, after TAG this morning please report to the following rooms. Rooms 202 and 210 report to Mr. Cullen's room. Rooms 205 and 214 report to Mrs. Kavanagh's class.
  • Reminder to all students attending the Spring Feast to meet in the MPR after TAG ready to leave for the day.
  • No track at lunch today.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, May 16 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • All students attending the Spring Feast must report to Room 211 at noon for a very short meeting.
  • Drama festival students, today is our final rehearsal for scene 3. Please be in the art room at noon.
  • Grade 6 Saxophone practice today at 12:30.
  • Grade 8 girls softball practice is cancelled for today at lunch.
  • Track and field meeting in the gym at 12:15 all grades.
  • Triple jump and long jump participants meet in the gym at noon.
  • Any Grade 7 girls who are interested in playing softball meet in the MPR at first break for an important meeting.
  • All band students have full band rehearsals today. Grade 6 periods 6 and 7, Grade 7 periods 1 and 2 and Grade 8 periods 3 and 4. Grade 8 students bring a pen to rehearsal.
  • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students need to bring your fieldtrip permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh or the office immediately after announcements.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, May 15 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • All band students are reminded that we have full band rehearsals tomorrow. Grade 6 periods 6 and 7, Grade 7 periods 1 and 2, Grade 8 periods 3 and 4.
  • Grade 6 Saxophone practice tomorrow at 12:30.
  • First track and field practice today starting at 12:15 in the gym for all grades.
  • Tomorrow will be long jump/ triple jump meet in the gym at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, May 11 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Summer Band Camp scholarship applications are due today.
  • Grade 8 full band today periods 5 and 6.
  • First track and field practice on Monday starting at 12:15 in the gym for all grades.
  • Reminder there is no school for students tomorrow Friday May 12.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, May 10 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • All of Mr. Cullen's health classes meet in the MPR for today.
  • All band students are reminded that summer band camp scholarship applications are due tomorrow.
  • Grade 8 full band rehearsal tomorrow periods 5 and 6. Remember to bring your instruments!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, May 9 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • All band students are reminded that summer band camp scholarship applications are due this Thursday.
  • There is a Boys softball meeting today in room 205 at noon.
  • Please return all SMS jerseys to Mr. Cullen today.
  • Make a point of looking at all the lost and found items spread out on the table in the foyer today and take home what is yours!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday May 8, 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • SMS Badminton teams meet in the gym at 12:00 for team pictures. Bring your jerseys.
  • Grade 8 full band periods 3 and 4 today. Moose Jaw meeting for grade 8 band students today at noon. Please bring your lunch.
  • All band students are reminded that summer band camp scholarship applications are due this Thursday.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, May 4 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • SMS would like to wish the 15 students in Provincial Honour Band the best of luck in the next few days with their rehearsals and concert. We know you'll represent SMS with much success! We are proud of you!
  • The library and computer lab will be closed today at noon.
  • Grade 8 girls softball meeting today in room 210 at noon.
  • There is a football meeting today at noon in the band room at lunch. Pizza will be served to the first 30 people in attendance!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, May 3 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Congratulations to all the participants of the Badminton tournament yesterday and a big thank you to the coaches who went with our teams. Well done!
  • Grade 8 badminton intramurals today.
  • Youth Parliament participants leave today after O' Cananda. Thank you Mr. Kozak for organizing the students to go.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, May 2 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Good luck to all the Badminton Crossover players today!
  • The students participating in Youth Parliament will be leaving the school following O'Canada.
  • Youth Drama meeting today at noon in the art room.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, May 1 2017 Day 6
  • Good morning!
  • Any Grade 8 boys interested in trying out for the softball team can come to room 205 at noon for a brief meeting.
  • Any Grade 8 girls interested in playing softball are asked to meet in room 210 at noon for a short meeting.
  • All badminton players who have made the cross overs, there is a practice today at 3:30-5:00. Also, a permission form is due to Mrs. Skelly ASAP!
  • Grade 6 Badminton intramurals today at lunch time.
  • When the buses are in the bus loop there is to be no bike and skateboard riding in front of the school.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, April 28 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Spring Feast permission forms due to Mrs. Bollegraf today.
  • Youth Parliament students please come to a noon meeting in Room 208. Don't forget your signed permission forms!
  • A Crossover badminton practice will be Monday, time to be announced. Please come see Mrs. Skelly for a permission form if you are part of the crossover team.
  • A reminder to clean up after yourselves at lunch time. We are a check 3 school!
  • Have a wonderful weekend!

  • Wednesday, April 26 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • Please hand in all Spring Feast permission forms to Mrs. Bollegraf no later than Friday.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball Final Scrimmage of the year is this Friday morning at 7:45.
  • Mr. Cullen's Gym classes will be held in Room 202 today because of the Badminton tournament happening in the Gym.
  • No Intramurals today at lunch due to the tournament. Unfortunately SMS students are not able to go into the Gym today and watch the tournament in order to leave seating for participants from other schools and guests.
  • Youth Parliament students please bring your permission forms to Room 208 on Friday. We will be collecting them at the noon meeting.
  • A reminder that students are asked to remove their hats/hoods when they enter the school.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, April 24 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Would all the participants of the Eastman/Interlake divisional honour band please come see Ms. Hirsch today to pick up your music.
  • Youth Parliament students please come to a noon meeting today to collect your permission forms that are due Friday of this week. See you there.
  • Remember Check 3! Keep our MPR clean!

  • Thursday, April 20 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Remember tomorrow there is no school for students due to an in-service day.
  • Today is the last day for Grade 8's to sign up for their room for the Moose Jaw trip.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, April 19 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Youth Parliament meeting at noon today please meet in Room 208.
  • No Jazz practice tomorrow.
  • Grade 8 Moose Jaw forms were due yesterday. Please sign up for your rooms by the end of Thursday.
  • SMS would like to wish the Grade 7 Concert Band the best of luck on their trip to Brandon. We know you will represent our school with much success on and off the stage.
  • Please use your body sprays and perfumes at home and not in our halls and change rooms.
  • Grade 8 Farewell pictures are tomorrow!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, April 18 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8 band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due today by 3:30. Sign up for your room in Moose Jaw by Thursday please.
  • Grade 7 full band rehearsal today periods 2 and 3.
  • Junior Jazz cancelled tomorrow morning.
  • Senior Jazz cancelled for Thursday morning.
  • Please remember to clean up all your garbage after lunch.
  • Congratulations to the 13 students heading to the Provincial Honour Band!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, April 17 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Service Learning students make sure your Winnipeg Harvest field trip forms are in today. Bring them to Mrs. Doig this morning!
  • Reminder that School policy doesn't allow picture or video taking on personal devices at school. This includes things like snap chat.
  • Youth Parliament meeting today at noon in Room 208. Bring your lunch.
  • The Spring Feast applications are due today. Bring them to Mrs. Bollegraf in room 100 after O'Canada.
  • Grade 7 full band rehearsal tomorrow periods 2 and 3. Make sure your instrument is here.
  • Grade 8 "Farewell" photos are being taken Thursday April 20 starting at 9 am.
  • Grade 8 Moose Jaw Band trip money due tomorrow.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, April 10 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Make sure you come to the gym at 12:20 for badminton intramurals if you've signed up to play! Today is grade 6 intramurals.
  • Please remember to clean up after yourselves in the MPR and all areas of our school after lunch. There has been a lot of garbage left behind.
  • Just a reminder to stay off the new ball diamond fence.
  • There is no school this Friday because of Good Friday.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, April 6 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer Mentors will have a meeting periods 2 and 3 today. Check with your teacher before you go.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball will be scrimmaging on Fridays at 7:45 am.
  • Grade 6 Badminton practice today at noon. Bring your lunch
  • Grade 7 Badminton practice tomorrow at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Grade 6 full band today periods 6 and7.
  • Remember Check 3.

  • Wednesday, April 5 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer mentors will have a meeting on Thursday periods 2 and 3. Check with your teachers early.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball will be scrimmaging on Friday.
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that we have full band tomorrow periods 6 and 7. Please remember if you have to bring your "home" instrument for this rehearsal.
  • Grade 6 and 7 Badminton players (all) practice today after school 3:30-5:00.
  • Grade 7 Outdoor Ed students this is last call to get your permission forms in to Mrs. Kavanagh or the office. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shows for tomorrow's hike!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, April 4 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Students who are interested in participating in Youth Parliament should attend an informational meeting in room 208 today at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Peer mentors will have a meeting on Thursday periods 2 and 3. Check with your teachers early.
  • Grade 7 boys basketball will be scrimmaging on Friday.
  • Grade 7 Outdoor Ed students please bring permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh in room 214.
  • Grade 7 badminton intramurals today at lunch. Open to whoever wants to play.
  • Grade 6 and 7 badminton doubles players practice today 3:30-5:00.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, April 3 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning! Welcome back!
  • Reminder to Grade 8 badminton team you have your first practice tomorrow morning at 7:30 am. Please be on time.
  • Students who are interested in participation in Youth Parliament should attend an informational meeting in room 208 at 12:00 noon tomorrow. Bring your lunch.
  • The Grade 6 girls and boys badminton teams meet Mrs. Skelly in the foyer after morning announcements.
  • Badminton double intramurals sign up sheets will come down today at 12:00. Make sure you are signed up if interested.
  • Open gym today for Grade 8 students who wish to play some badminton.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, March 24 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Please remain out of the fields and muddy areas while playing outside. Use the hard top at recess.
  • Wishing everyone a safe and fun Spring Break! School resumes April 3.
  • Remember check 3!

  • Thursday, March 23 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that trip forms are due today!
  • Dance today 3:30-5:00. You need to have a cash donation to enter that will be going to The Dream Factory.
  • Grade 7 boys basketball practice tomorrow morning.
  • Please remember to clean up after yourselves in the MPR and the hallways. There has been a lot of garbage left lying around.
  • Tomorrow is wacky hair and house colors day.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, March 22 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that trip forms are due tomorrow!
  • Senior jazz resumes tomorrow morning at 7:30 sharp!
  • Grade 7 girls badminton try outs today 3:30-5:00.
  • Grade 7 boys 2nd try out today 5:00-6:00.
  • There are still 51 school jerseys that need to be returned ASAP to Mr. Cullen.
  • Equipment has been left outside following recess several days in a row! No equipment will be going out today and tomorrow.
  • Grade 7 band students are reminded that rooming lists for our band trip are up. Make sure you have chosen a room.
  • Science fair classes with Mrs. Bollegraf have been cancelled for today and are rescheduled for tomorrow morning period one.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, March 21 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Please get your school jerseys back to Mr. Cullen ASAP!
  • Grade 6 boys have badminton try outs today 3:30-5:00.
  • Grade 7 girls have badminton try outs tomorrow 3:30-5:00.
  • Please stay on the hard top if outside during the lunch break! The grounds are too muddy!
  • Grade 7 band students are reminded that rooming lists for our band trip go up today. Pease sign up for a room ASAP.
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that trip forms are due Thursday.
  • Tomorrow is Retro day! Step back into time and dust off those leg warmers! Don't forget you need 3 parts to your outfit for each days theme to collect points for your "house."
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, March 20 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • There are still 56 school jerseys not returned to the school! Please return your jersey to Mr. Culen ASAP.
  • Grade 7 girls badminton try outs Wednesday 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 6 girls badminton try outs today 3:30-5:00. Please let Mrs. Skelly know if you're not able to attend.
  • Grade 6 boys badminton try outs tomorrow 3:30-5:00. Please let Mrs. Skelly know if you're unable to attend.
  • Congratulations to all the SMS Jazzers for an excellent trip to the Brandon Jazz Festival! Your performances were outstanding and you represented the school with much success!
  • Grade 6 saxophone sectional today at 12:30.
  • No Senior Jazz practice tomorrow morning.
  • Thank you to everyone who participated in the book fair. The winner of the draw is a student from Mrs. Doig's room who won $25 in books for herself and $25 in books for her class! A big thank you again to Mrs. Fetterly for another amazing book fair!
  • Tomorrow is Sports day for Spirit week.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, March 16 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Today is the day! Service Learning Students will be selling dog blankets and toys in the foyer over the lunch hour. Come Check it out. All funds raise go to Musicians for Mutts.
  • The Book fair is open in the Library tonight and tomorrow morning during parent teacher hours. Make sure to come check it out!
  • Grade 7 Boys and Girls sign up sheets will come down today at 3:30 No late sign ups will be allowed.
  • Grade 7 boys badminton tryouts will be held Monday and Tuesday next week at noon hour.
  • Grade 7 girls tryouts will be Wednesday 3:30-5:00 next week.
  • Any students with SMS jerseys need to return them to Mr. Cullen ASAP!
  • The girls football information meeting is today at noon in the bandroom. Remember the first 30 girls get free pizza!
  • Reminder there is no school for students tomorrow due to the parent teacher meetings.
  • Spirit week is next week! Monday is PJ day, Tuesday is sports day, Wednesday is Retro day, Thursday is black and white day and Friday is Wacky hair and house colours day. Sounds like an awesome week!
  • The best of luck to our Jazz band who is heading to Brandon today!
  • Remember Check 3

  • Wednesday, March 15 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Tomorrow is the day. Service Learning Students will be selling dog blankets and toys in the foyer over the lunch hour. Come check it out.
  • Grade 7 boys badminton try outs will be Monday and Tuesday next week 12:00-1:00. You have to be signed up by this Thursday at 3:30. No late entries will be accepted.
  • Congratulations to the Destination Imagination team that won 1st place in the Provincial tournament yesterday. Well done!
  • Grade 7 boys basketball team please return your jerseys to Ms. Mason by tomorrow.
  • Any boys wanting to play club basketball pick up a form in the gym at first break. Teams are made on first come first serve basis.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, March 14 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • All Grade 8's trying out or badminton are reminded that your first tryout is today at 3:30. There will be another tryout tomorrow at 3:30.
  • Grade 8 Girls Basketball Team meet in the gym with your jersey at 12:00 for a team picture.
  • The Book fair is open each lunch hour this week in the Library, as well as Thursday evening and Friday morning for parent teacher.
  • There will be an information meeting for girls interested in playing football this year on Thursday at noon in the band room. There will be free pizza for the first 30 girls! Any girl on the Jazz Band Trip can see Mrs. Beddall for an information handout.
  • Please stay away from the new baseball diamond fence going up beside the school. Climbing it will damage it!
  • Spirit week committee meeting today at 12:30 in room 103.
  • Dance committee meeting today in room 100 at 12:30.
  • Grade 7 band students are reminded that trip forms are due today.
  • Remember there is no school for students Friday March 17.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, March 13 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 7 band students are reminded that trip forms are due tomorrow.
  • All band students are reminded that perogy and kulbassa fundraising forms are due today. If you have any forms please bring them to the bandroom right after O Canada.
  • Grade 6 saxophone sectional today at 12:30.
  • A huge congratulations to all the musicians who auditioned for Provincial Honour Band this year! SMS is well represented!
  • No Grade 7 boys basketball practice on Tuesday or Thursday morning this week.
  • The Book fair is set up and ready to go in the Library. Thank you Mrs. Fetterly for all your hard work.
  • Any Gr 8's interested in trying out for badminton please sign up outside the Gym. Today is the last day to sign up and try outs will be Tuesday and Wednesday at 3:30.
  • There will be a dance committee meeting tomorrow in room 100. Bring your markers and pencil crayons.
  • There is a Spirit Week Committee member meeting Tuesday at 12:30 in room 103.
  • Talented? Enthusiastic about your mad skills? Looking for an audience? Anyone interested in performing for the school in this year's talent show should check in with Mr. Douglas by morning break today. We need a variety of acts! Lights, camera YOU! There will be a brief meeting for all students interested in participating after I love to read this morning.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, March 7 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 6,7, and 8 bass players are reminded to come to the band room today at noon with their lunches and jackets.
  • Grade 6 saxophone sectional will begin today at 12:20 in the band room. Please eat your lunches in your homerooms first.
  • Grade 7 girls basketball practice today at 3:30-4:30 and Friday 3:30-5:00.
  • Remember check 3!

  • Monday, March 6 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 Girls basketball practices this week are Tuesday 3:30-4:30 and Friday 3:30-5:00.
  • All jazzers are reminded that we have a Brandon Jazz meeting today at lunch. All jazzers must attend. Please bring your lunch as we will start the meeting right at noon.
  • The Grade 8 boys and girls basketball tournament scheduled for tomorrow has been rescheduled for Thursday due to possible weather concerns.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, March 2 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • All jazzers are reminded that we have a Brandon Jazz meeting Monday at lunch. Please bring your lunch as we will start the meeting right at noon.
  • Peer Mentors to Guidance area following O'Canada
  • If anyone has T-shirt orders, they can be handed in to the office before period 1.
  • Any last minute perogy orders can be brought to Room 208 right after announcements today.
  • Thank you to all staff and students who cheered on the grade 7 boys basketball teams yesterday. It was great to have so many fans!
  • Reminder there is no school for students tomorrow because of an inservice day.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, March 1 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Perogy lunch orders are due today to TAG teachers. Some orders will be available tomorrow on a walk up basis. The grade 8 Ukrainian students thank you for your support.
  • French horn first lesson today at noon. Please bring your lunch.
  • Pink T-shirt orders need to be handed in to the office today.
  • Grade 7 boys basketball teams to report to the Gym immediately following O Canada to begin their tournament. Good luck today!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, February 28 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Day of Pink T-shirt orders are due Wednesday (tomorrow). Hand in your orders to Ms. Mason.
  • Math Contest Day today! Please bring a calculator, pencil, eraser and scrap paper to room 100. Period 3 is grade 8, period 4 is grade 6 and period 5 is grade 7.
  • Bring your $6.00 for perogy lunch orders to your TAG teachers by Wednesday (tomorrow) morning!
  • Grade 7 boys basketball tournament tomorrow at SMS.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, February 27 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 saxophone first lesson today at noon. Please bring your lunch.
  • No school Friday March 3
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, February 24 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Saxophone first lesson Monday February 26 at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Grade 8's meet in Foyer with a pen and your jacket, ready to head over to SCI after morning announcements.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, February 23 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8 Boys Basketball Intramural today at noon.
  • Mr.Cullen's 12 min runners meet in the gym today at 12:00. Bring a friend to count your laps.
  • Grade 6 saxophone first lesson Monday at lunch. Please bring your lunch.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, February 22 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Short Grade 7 girls basketball meeting in room 203 at noon.
  • Please check Mrs.Skelley's list to see if you're needing to complete the 12 min run. Come at noon today, bring your lunch and someone to count your laps.
  • Grade 6 and 7 peer mentors meet in the MPR following O Canada.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball Team A meet in the guidance area at 12:00, Team B meet in the gym at 2:35. Good luck to the boys on their first game of the year.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, February 21 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • All Grade 8's who need to complete the 12 minute run please meet in the gym today at noon. Bring someone to count your laps.
  • Tomorrow all grade 6 and 7 students who need to do the 12 minute run meet in the gym at noon and bring someone to count your laps.
  • Grade 6 and 7 peer Mentors to the Guidance Area following O Canada.
  • Meeting for all Grade 7 Boys Basketball teams in the Gym at 12:00 today.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, February 17 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • All Peer Mentors meet in the guidance area following O Canada.
  • Reminder that there is a Grade 6 math contest meeting today period 3 in room 100.
  • Grade 6 percussion first lesson today at lunch. We meet at noon so please bring your lunch.
  • All students still needing to do the 12 minute run please meet in the Gym on Tuesday February 21 at noon. Bring a friend to count your laps.
  • Have a wonderful long weekend! No School Monday February 20th.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Thursday, February 16 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 math contest students are meeting in Room 100 today period 1.
  • Grade 6 percussion practice tomorrow at 12:00 noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Please make sure you have Ms. Fetterly's permission to go into the Library before 9:00 am.
  • There is no school Monday February 20.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, February 14 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Basketball Intramurals start today with Grade 7 boys playing. First game is Team 1 vs Team 2 at 12:20. Game 2 is Team 3 vs Team 4 at 12:40. Teams and schedules are posted on the bulletin board by the gym entrance doors.
  • Please remember to walk home safely. Check for traffic, stay on the sidewalk and be careful on the icy roads.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, February 13 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • A reminder to all students walking home to please do so safely. The roads and SMS parking lot are very icy making it difficult for vehicles to stop quickly, even when moving slowly. Also please remember to walk around, not through, the parking lot so that staff and parents backing out know you're in a safe area.
  • Congratulations to the Ice Hawks Pee Wee hockey team for winning the Gold Medal this weekend! Way to go guys!
  • It's Café d'Hiver today. Thank you to all the staff and parents who came in early to prepare and serve the pancake breakfast to us.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, February 10 2017 Day 5
  • Good morning!
  • Basketball Intramural sign up sheets are on the gym exit doors. Please sign up if you are interested.
  • Students who have signed up to help at the French café please come to a meeting in Room 206 today at 12 noon. All students must attend.
  • Grade 8 boys Basketball free through competition at 12 noon today.
  • Grade 7 Free throw competition today at 12:20.
  • Peer Mentor meeting Period 7 Room 100. Bring your permission forms.
  • Jazzers are reminded that Brandon Jazz forms are due today by 3:30!
  • All grade 8 band students are asked to meet tin the foyer at the end of morning break today with your instrument, music and jackets to go over to SCI.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, February 8 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 8 Peer Mentors please meet in the guidance area following O' Canada
  • Peer Mentor video permission forms need to be handed in to Ms. Mason ASAP. Next meeting is Friday period 7.
  • A reminder to Grade 8 Service Learning students that today is our fieldtrip to Winnipeg Harvest. Please meet at 11:45 in the MPR for lunch and 12:05 in the foyer to go to the bus.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, February 7 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • All Grade 7 Outdoor Ed Students will be heading to Birdshill Park this afternoon. Everyone must be wearing winter boots, ski pants, hats, mitts and coats.
  • Peer mentors report to MPR after TAG.
  • A final reminder to all Service Learning students that our fieldtrip to Winnipeg Harvest is tomorrow and all permission forms must be handed in.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, February 6 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that saxophone try outs are today at noon. Please bring your lunch to the bandroom today.
  • Mrs.Sward's appointments will be cancelled this afternoon.
  • A reminder to Service Learning students to please hand in permission forms to Mrs. Doig ASAP. The fieldtrip to Winnipeg Harvest is Wednesday.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, February 1 2017
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer Mentors meet in Room 100 Periods 3 and 4 today and Periods 6 and 7 tomorrow.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball permission forms can be handed into the office or Ms. Mason as soon as possible.
  • Grade 8 Boys Basketball permission forms need to be handed into Mr. Cullen today.
  • There is no school Friday February 3.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, January 31 2017 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer Mentors meet Wednesday periods 3 and 4 and Thursday periods 6 and 7.
  • Grade 8 Boys Basketball players get your permission forms into Mr. Cullen.
  • Grade 6 Girls volleyball team windup today at SMS 3:30-5:00.
  • Interested in helping to plan, organize and serve a pancake breakfast francais for the school in February? Come to a meeting today room 100 at 12:30.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, January 20 2017 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Band students are reminded that switching and doubling forms are due on Monday along with all Grade 6 band textbooks.
  • All Grade 7 and 8 band students are reminded that Eastman/Interlake Honour Band application forms are due today!
  • All Grade 6 Outdoor Ed. students need to get their permission forms in ASAP to Mrs. Kavanagh.
  • Any student who was absent when their class wrote the math contest pre-test and would like to write the pre-test please report to room 100 period 4 with a calculator, pencil and eraser.
  • Thank you to the dance committee for planning and organizing our Warm up For Winter Dance!
  • Just a reminder, teachers post homework on the Online Agenda portion of our website each day. If you're away, just find the room you take the class in and an update of what is due will be posted.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, January 19 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Today is the Warm UP to Winter Dance! It starts at 3:00 and ends at 5:00. Admission is $3.00 or a new pair of mittens or socks to go to the Main Street Project.
  • The Dance Committee is reminded to meet in the Foyer today at 2:30 for set up.
  • Grade 6 band students are reminded that switching and doubling forms are due on Monday along with ALL grade 6 band textbooks.
  • All Grade 7 and 8 students are reminded that Eastman/Interlake Honour Band application forms are due tomorrow.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, January 18 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Are you going to the Warm UP the Winter Dance tomorrow? It will be held here in our Gym 3:30-5:00. Admission is $3.00 or the donation of a new pair of mitts or socks for Main Street Project.
  • Grade 8 Boys basketball practice at 3:30 today.
  • Grade 6 Girls Team Chabluk practice at OBE today 3:30-5:00.
  • There is a peer mentor meeting today period 4 room 100.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, January 17 2017 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer Mentor meeting rescheduled to Wednesday Day 6 Period 4 in room 100.
  • The Warm Up to Winter Dance is this Thursday 3:30-5:00. Admission is $3.00 OR the donation of a new pair of socks or mitts for the Main Street Project.
  • Grade 6 Boys Volleyball practice tonight 3:30- 5:00 at SMS.
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball practice tonight Team Hanson at OBE 3:30-5:00 (Meet at the front doors and walk over with coach)
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball practice Wednesday Team Chabluk at OBE 3:30-5:00.
  • Would all grade 7 band students please bring a highlighter to band today!
  • Remember Mrs. Sward is in Room 211 everyday at lunch to help you with your homework or study develop strategies.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, January 16 2017 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Peer Mentor meeting rescheduled to Wednesday Day 6 Period 4 in Room 100.
  • All Grade 8 Peer Mentors please come to guidance area after O'Canada.
  • Warm up to Winter Dance is on Thursday 3:30-5:00. Admission is $3.00 OR a new pair of socks or mittens for the Main Street Project.
  • Grade 6 Volleyball schedule for the week: Tuesday 3:30-5:00 Grade 6 Boys at SMS, and Grade6 Girls At OBE Team Hanson. Wednesday 3:30-5:00 Grade 6 Girls Team Chabluk at OBE. Please hand in permission forms for the tournament ASAP!
  • Would all grade 7 band students please bring a highlighter to band class tomorrow (Tuesday)
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, January 11 2017 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 girls basketball meeting today at noon in room 203.
  • Grade 8 Boys basketball tryouts today at 3:30.
  • Grade 6 Girls volleyball Team Chabluk practice at OBE today 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball Team Hanson practice tomorrow at OBE 3:30-5:00
  • Peer Mentors meeting on Thursday Period 4 in Room 202. Please make sure you talk to your teacher prior to the meeting!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, January 10 2017 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Boys Volleyball today from 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball Team Chabluk practice at OBE Wednesday 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball Team Hanson practice at OBE 3:30-5:00
  • Reminder there is a dance committee meeting today in room 100 at 12:30. Please bring markers and pencil crayons.
  • Provincial Honour Band rehearsals begin today at lunch. Honour Band rehearsals will be every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball practice every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 7:45.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, January 9 2017
  • Good Morning and Happy New Year!
  • Provincial Honour Band rehearsals begin tomorrow at lunch. Honour Band rehearsals will be every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball is Tuesday and Friday mornings at 7:45.
  • Grade 8 Girls Basketball practice today 3:30-5:00.
  • There is a Grade 6 Boys Volleyball practice Tuesday January 10 3:30-5:00.
  • There will be a dance committee meeting tomorrow, Tuesday January 10, in Room 100 at 12:30.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, December 21 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • There is a Grade 8 Boys Basketball practice today at 3:30.
  • The Grade 7 Boys volleyball wind-up is today 3:30-5:00.
  • Senior Jazz is cancelled for tomorrow morning.
  • All grade 6 students writing the Scholastic Challenge pre-test meet in the MPR period 1 with a pencil, eraser, calculator and scrap paper. No cell phones please.
  • Remember to dress warm for tomorrow morning's activities.
  • Early dismissal tomorrow.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, December 20 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • There will be no Grade 6 Boys Volleyball today.
  • Would all members of the Grade 8 Girls and Boys Volleyball teams please meet in the foyer immediately after announcements.
  • There will be a meeting in room 210 at noon for all Students participating in the Staff/Student hockey game on Thursday.
  • Dress warmly on Thursday for the walk to the arena to watch the Staff/Student hockey game.
  • There will be 2:30 dismissal on Thursday.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, December 19 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 7 and 8 band students interested in auditioning for Provincial Honour Band, we have a meeting today at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Grade 7 Boys Basketball Practice tomorrow morning at 7:45.
  • Grade 7 girls Volleyball wind-up today 3:30-5:00.
  • Just a reminder that there is early dismissal on Thursday December 22. School ends at 2:30.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, December 16 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 Boys Volleyball team wind-up Wednesday December 21 3:30-5:00 in the Gym. Please let Mrs. Skelly know if you will be attending.
  • If you are a grade 7 or 8 band student interested in auditioning for Provincial Honour Band, please come today at break or lunch to pick up audition music. We will be meeting at noon on Monday. Please bring your lunch.
  • To all grade 8 students writing the Scholastic challenge pre-test, please report to the MPR period 3 with a pencil, eraser and calculator. No cell phones please!
  • There will be a very short Peer Mentors meeting at 12 noon in room 113 today.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, December 15 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • There is a peer mentors meeting in room 113 tomorrow at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, December 14 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Mrs. Sward's appointments are cancelled today. She will be back tomorrow.
  • Peer Mentors will have a brief meeting Friday at noon in Room 113.
  • Congratulations to the Grade 8 Boys and Girls Volleyball teams for winning at Crossovers yesterday in Lac du Bonnet.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, December 13 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Today is the last day to bring food in for the Christmas hampers. TAG teachers please make sure all of your food is sent to Room 203 during TAG today! Thanks to all who donated for you generosity. It will bring Christmas joy to many people.
  • Mrs. Sward's appointments are cancelled this morning but will resume this afternoon.
  • Good luck to our Volleyball teams participating in crossovers today in Lac du Bonnet!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, December 12 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • All WE Day students have a meeting at noon in room 203. Bring your lunch.
  • Tomorrow is the last day to bring in non perishable food items for the Christmas hampers. Please bring your donations to your TAG room tomorrow morning!
  • Due to last weeks snow days, the November practice record for Band Students won't be due until tomorrow at 3:30. Thank you Ms Hirsh!
  • No Senior jazz tomorrow morning, we will resume practicing Thursday.
  • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's service learning students! Bring in your shoeboxes for Seniors items as soon as possible. We will be putting the boxes together tomorrow in class.
  • Grade 8 Boys Volleyball practice today at 3:30.
  • Good luck to our Volleyball teams heading to Lac du Bonnet for the Crossovers tomorrow!
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Friday, December 9 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Wow! Wow! Wow! SMS Bands and Jazz Bands Rock!! What an incredible concert last night! We are so proud of all the SMS musicians! You guys were absolutely awesome! A big thank you to Ms Hirsh for all the hard work put into making an evening like this happen and to all the parent volunteers and SMS staff for pulling together. What a team!
  • Jazz band cancelled Monday and Tuesday next week. We resume jazz Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Grade 8 Boys volleyball team practice at noon today and Monday at 3:30 as usual.
  • Tow more days to bring in food for the Christmas hampers. Please get those non perishable food items in to your TAG room and they will be given to the Springfield food bank.
  • Have a wonderful weekend!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, December 8 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Tonight is going to be a busy night at SMS with all 5 bands playing and the veggie/ perogy order pickup, so we thank you in advance for your patience! The grade 6's are to be in the bandroom by 6:30. The Grade 7's are going to be meeting in the Library at 7:00 and the Grade 8's will be meeting in the bandroom at 7:30. Please remember to pick up your Veggie/Peogy order following your child's concert.
  • We are collecting non perishable food items until Dec 13, not a lot of time left so please bring in your donation ASAP.
  • Sign up sheets for Basketball are outside the Gym doors. Please sign up today if you're interested in playing.
  • How many of you have noticed we have a visitor in the library? Our visitor needs a name! If you would like to suggest a name, please put I in the box in the library and wait to see if it is the one drawn next week.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, December 5 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning1
  • We will be collecting food donations for the Christmas hampers until December 13. That gives us one week to fill up the space under the Christmas tree in the foyer. Check out the bulletin board in front of the gym to see how your TAG house is doing.
  • On Wednesday the perogies and veggies will be arriving for the band fundraiser. Pick up will be after school.
  • Congratulations to our band members who participated in the Tuba Christmas. Well Done!
  • Thank you to all who participated in our book fair. The draw winner will be announced today for the $25 in books for themselves and $25 for their classroom.
  • Extra curricular Basketball sign up sheets are posted on the gym exit doors. Please sign up by Thursday if you are interested in playing Basketball after school.
  • Volleyball crossovers that were scheduled for tomorrow in Lac du Bonnet are being rescheduled for next week.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, December 1 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Yearbook committee will start meeting Day 1 period 3 next week.
  • We day students are collecting food from TAG bins starting today until December 16th. Please remember to bring in non perishable items that will be donated to the Springfield food bank.
  • Grade 6 band students please bring a pen to band today.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, November 30 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • There are full band practices today to get ready for our Concerts next week! Grade 6 periods 5 & 6, Grade 7 periods 1 & 2, Grade 8 periods 3 & 4.
  • Study group for grade 7 students in room 211 today at lunch.
  • Congratulations to our Grade 8 Girls and Boys Volleyball teams who are now heading to Cross overs next week! Cross overs are December 6 in Lac du Bonnet.
  • Dec 1-16 we will be collecting non perishable food items in our tags each morning! All donations will be going to the Springfield food bank.
  • Just a reminder to use Check 3 behavior in the MPR at all times, just as you do in the rest of our school!
  • Remember there is no school this Friday due to parent teacher meetings.
  • Have a great day!


  • Tuesday, November 29 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Good luck to all our teams participating in the Divisional volleyball tournament today!
  • Due to the Volleyball tournament the Gym will be closed at noon and all classes will meet in the MPR.
  • Full band rehearsals tomorrow. Grade 6 periods 5 and 6, Grade 7 periods 1 and 2, Grade 8 periods 3 and 4. Remember to bring your instrument!
  • Come Check out the book fair in the Library with your class or at lunch and breaks.
  • Today is Grade 6 study group with Mrs. Sward in Room 211 at 12:30-1:00 for anyone wanting to improve their studying skills. Bring your notes and your device and Mrs. Sward will help you create some very helpful strategies.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, November 28 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Due to the Divisional Volleyball tournament tomorrow, there will be no classes in the Gym. All Gym classes meet in the MPR and be prepared to go outside!
  • The Book Fair is open! Classes have scheduled visits to the book fair, but students can also come at lunch and breaks to purchase items. The Fair will also be open during Parent teacher meetings, Thursday evening until 8 pm and Friday morning until noon.
  • All students who attended We Day have a meeting today in room 203 at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Thank you to all the Service Learning students, SMS staff and students for the success of Friday's bake sale. $313.50 was raised for Manitoba Musicians for Mutts!
  • Reminder that Grade 6 Study Group is tomorrow in Room 211 from 12:30 -1:00. Bring your books, a device if you have one, and come ready to learn some new studying strategies. Grade 7 study group is Wednesday and Grade 8 Thursday.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, November 24 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Mrs. Sward's appointments will be cancelled for today and tomorrow. 211 will be closed at lunch. See you on Monday!
  • No Grade 6 Boys volleyball at lunch today!
  • The Bake Sale is tomorrow at lunch time! Service Learning Students remember to bring your baking to Room 103 first thing tomorrow morning! All procedes are going to Manitoba Musicians for Mutts. If you have any gently used towels, blankets and dog toys, or dog and puppy food you're welcome to donate them tomorrow as well.
  • Remember Check 2!

  • Wednesday, November 23 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • There will be no TAG intramurals today because all the Grade 7's are away on a fieldtrip.
  • Please get your Peer Mentor forms to Ms Mason ASAP.
  • Grade 8 Peer Mentors reminded of lunch meeting in Guidance area today.
  • Service Learning students remember to bring your baked goods to Room 103 first thing Friday morning.
  • Grade 7 study group is today from 12:30-1:00 in Room 211. If you're needing help developing some study skills, bring your device and your books and come see Mrs. Sward.
  • Please remember not to throw snowballs.
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Tuesday, November 22 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • A reminder to Service Learning students to bring your baked goods to Room 103 first thing Friday morning.
  • Grade 6 boys Volleyball practice today 3:30- 5:00
  • Peer Mentors remember to bring in your permission forms ASAP
  • Study groups start today 12:30-1:00 in Room 211. If you're looking to develop your study habits come see Mrs. Sward on Tuesdays if you're in Grade 6, Wednesdays if you're in Grade 7 and Thursdays if you're in Grade 8. She'll show you how to use Kahoot, study cards and peer quizzing. So bring your electronic device, your books and we'll see you there!
  • Remember check 3!


  • Monday, November 21 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Full band rehearsals today Periods 1 and 2 Grade 7, Periods 3 and 4 Grade 8, Periods 5 and 6 Grade 6.
  • Remember study groups can come to Room 211 Tuesday-Thursday at noon.
  • All Outdoor Ed students remember to get those permission forms in!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, November 18 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Looking for a place to study with your friends? Looking for people to study with? Room 211 is offering study group supports Tues-Thurs. for grade 6-8 . Grab your things, grab a friend and come on out.
  • All band students are reminded that we have full band rehearsals on Monday. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT!
  • Have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy the snow!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, November 16 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • The Magic of Kindness presentation is today starting at 10:45.
  • TAG intramurals continue at lunch.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, November 15 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • We Day participants are meeting in 203 at noon to finish posters. Bring your lunch.
  • The Library will be closed at lunch today because of picture retakes.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, November 14 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • There is a WE Day meeting today in Room 203 at 12 noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Peer Mentors to MPR following O'Canada.
  • Grade 8 Drama Students going to MTYP please hand your Field Trip forms and money in today.
  • No Grade 7 Boys Volleyball practice today.
  • Picture retakes tomorrow at 12:45 in the Library.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, November 10 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Band students are asked to bring any veggie or perogy orders to the guidance area right after announcements today.
  • Grade 8 Drama and service learning students are asked to get their permission forms handed in ASAP
  • Remember there is no school tomorrow November 11.
  • Remember Check 3 in our assembly today!


  • Wednesday, November 9 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 8 Drama and Service Learning students please remember to bring your field trip forms in ASAP.
  • Grade 8 Moose Jaw forms due by 3:30 today.
  • All band students are reminded that veggie and perogy orders are due tomorrow!
  • Grade 8 band students are reminded to wear concert dress to school tomorrow.
  • Reminder there is no school Friday because of Remembrance Day.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, November 8 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • All Grade 8 Drama and Service Learning students need to get their fieldtrip permission form handed in ASAP.
  • Moose Jaw band trip deposits are due tomorrow.
  • All peogy and veggie fund raising money is due Thursday.
  • The Gym will be closed to students not participating in the Volleyball Tournament today. Welcome to all our visitors and good luck to our teams!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, November 7 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8 Moose Jaw band trip deposits are due by Wednesday.
  • All band students are reminded that veggie and perogy orders are due Thursday!
  • There will be a short We Day meeting at noon in Room 203 for those students attending this year.
  • Any students who nave not completed the 12 minute run please meet in the Gym at noon. Bring your lunch and someone to keep track of your laps.
  • Picture re take day is November 15 at 12:45 in the Library.
  • Grade 8 Drama students please get your permission forms in ASAP.
  • Remembrance Day Service Thursday at the school. No School on Friday.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, November 2 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • All grade 6 students please come to band class today with a highlighter.
  • A reminder to that there is a grade 8 full band rehearsal tomorrow periods 3 and 4. If this isn't your normal band day, please remember to bring your instrument!
  • All students taking bus #95 will be riding bus #96 again today.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, November 1 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Any Grade 7 and 8 students who are interested in going on the Asessippi trip in February need to see Mr. Douglas at break in Room 210.
  • All grade 6 girls who are playing volleyball please meet in the gym at first break for a very important meeting!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, October 31 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Today is the final day to hand in Art assignments to Ms. Pinkowski. Please make an opportunity to see her ASAP.
  • All grade 7 We Day applications need to be handed in today.
  • Any students interested in practicing drawing for "inktober" are welcome in the art room today at lunch.
  • Sock hop today at 12:20. No fee to get into the dance, but a donation of a nonperishable food item is greatly appreciated.
  • The lost and found is out today, please take a minute to take a look.
  • Grade 6 Pumpkin math happening today. Thank you to all the parents who came out to volunteer.
  • No Grade 7 Girls Volleyball today after school.
  • Have a safe, fun Halloween!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, October 28 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • We Day applications are due Monday for the Grade 7 students who are interested in going.
  • Grade 8 full band today periods 6 and 7.
  • Halloween sock hop at noon on Monday. There is no admission to the dance, but bring a non perishable food item that we can donate to our local food bank. Remember all costumes worn to school must be school appropriate!
  • Remember Check 3!
  • Have a terrific weekend!


  • Thursday, October 27 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Any Grade 7 students who are interested in attending WE Day need to come to a short meeting at noon in room 203 today.
  • All students participating in Halloween for Hunger can pick your routes at lunch today. Please come to Ms Mason's office at the beginning of lunch.
  • Grade 8 full band practice tomorrow periods 6 and 7.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, October 24 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Hallowe'en for Hunger is fast approaching. Any students interested in learning about it or participating please come to the MPR tomorrow after announcements.
  • D.E.A.R . (Drop Everything And Read) is today from 11:00-11:20. Make sure you bring your book to period 3 today! The bookmarks will be judged after lunch today so remember to get your entries in!
  • TAG 4 corner soccer continues this week. Make sure you come out to help your TAG get some points with your participation!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, October 20 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Girls volleyball practice today 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 6 Boys volleyball team meet in the Gym at noon and bring your lunch.
  • Peer Mentor candidates get your permission forms to Ms. Mason.
  • Cross Country runners remember you have a pizza lunch in Room 203 today at noon.
  • Drop Everything and Read is October the 24. Check out the supplies for the bookmark contest in the Library. The winner will be announced on Tuesday!
  • Remember there is No School for students tomorrow October 21.
  • Have a wonderful weekend.


  • Wednesday, October 19 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • All cross country students need to come for a quick meeting at noon today in Room 203.
  • Congratulations to the Cross Country participants! There will be a pizza lunch celebrating your success tomorrow in Room 203 at noon.
  • Peer Mentor applicants please hand in your permission forms ASAP
  • Remember Grade 6 girls volleyball practice is tomorrow at 3:00-5:00 not today.
  • Grade 7 boys volleyball players who have not handed in their permission forms for the tournament this weekend please get them in ASAP!
  • DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) is October 24! There is a Bookmark Contest that day and if you'd like to participate, paper can be picked up in the library, entries should be colorful and represent our library or school. Please write your name on the back and hand it in to Ms. Fetterly by 1 pm Oct 24.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, October 18 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Boys Volleyball players have their first practice tonight 3:30- 5:00
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball players remember your practice has been changed from Wednesday to Thursday 3:30-5:00
  • Grade 7 Boy volleyball players who have not handed in a permission form for the volleyball tournament this weekend please hand in to Mrs. Skelly ASAP!
  • Please make sure your are cleaning up after yourself in the hallways! It's part of being Check 3, respect yourself, respect others and your environment.
  • TAG four corner soccer intramurals continue today at lunch. Please check the schedule outside the Gym doors and come support your TAG. Remember your TAG receives one point for each participant!
  • Have a great day and remember Check 3!



  • Monday, October 17 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • A change to the Gr 6 Girls Volleyball practice. It will be on Thursday instead of Wednesday.
  • Grade 6 Boys Volleyball practice is still on Tuesday this week.
  • Reminder Friday October 21 is an in-service day. No School.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Friday, October 14 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Have a great time at Oak Hammock Marsh today Grade 6! Remember Check 3!
  • Reminder Grade 6 Volleyball practices start next week 3:30-5:00. The Boys are on Tuesdays and the Girls are on Wednesdays.
  • Looking ahead to next week, there is an in-service day next Friday, October 21.
  • Enjoy the warm weather this weekend!


  • Thursday, October 13 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Good luck to our Cross Country Runners heading to Birds Hill Park today!
  • Open Art Room today at lunch today. The prompt will be "scared". Come in and be creative.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, October 12 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Boys Volleyball practices start next week, they will be Tuesdays 3:30-5:00.
  • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball practices start next week, they will be Wednesdays 3:30-5:00.
  • Cross country practice today at noon. Meet in the Foyer.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, October 11 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students are going to the curling club this afternoon. Make sure that you CARRY your clean indoor gym shoes to the hut at 1:00.
  • Grade 7 Outdoor Ed students bring in your fieldtrip permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh by tomorrow.
  • Chocolate money must be brought in ASAP
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Thursday, October 6 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Just a reminder Chocolate money is due.
  • Like to draw? Feeling creative? Join us for "Inktober" drawing club in the art room at noon. Bring your lunch.
  • Please check the Lost and Found for any items you may be missing!
  • Any grade 6 Girls and Boys who are interested in playing volleyball this year can sign up outside the Gym doors today. Practices will begin in 2 weeks.
  • Remember there is an In-service day tomorrow and Thanksgiving on Monday, so No School both days.
  • Have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!


  • Wednesday, October 5 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Student Price cards will be on sale for $10 at lunch today! Save hundreds of dollars at different stores and restaurants using your card.
  • Grade 7 Boys and Girls soccer teams meet Mr. Cullen in Room 202 at first break.
  • Please get all your Chocolate sales money in as soon as possible.
  • There will be a short cross country meeting in room 203 at noon today. You must attend if you are planning on running in the meet at Bird's Hill Park.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, October 4 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Student Price Cards are on sale Wednesday at lunch time. They are only $10 and give you discounts at several stores.
  • Remember to get in your chocolate sales money!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, September 30 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • We are only $131.25 away from our goal. Thank you to all the staff and students who volunteered to run events or play music. Hug endorsements to all who donated and made this years Terry Fox Campaign extraordinary.
  • Terry Fox walk begins are 11:40 with the $2 hotdog fund raiser to follow.
  • Have a wonderful weekend!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, September 29 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • A reminder to Service Learning students. Please hand in your fieldtrip permission forms to Mrs. Doig.
  • Any Grade 7 Girls and Boys, as well as any Grade 8 Girls soccer players, hand in jerseys ASAP unless you are playing Volleyball.
  • No soccer practice today for Grade 8 boys.
  • Grade 7 Girls Volleyball Team please meet in front foyer at first break.
  • Grade 7 $2 dodgeball today at 12:20 in the gym.
  • Terry Fox walk tomorrow at 11:40 followed by $2 hotdog and juice box lunch.
  • Remember to bring your chocolate money in to the guidance room each morning!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, September 28 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Would all band students who received a summer band camp scholarship please come to the bandroom today during morning break.
  • There will be a cross country practice today at noon. Meet on the football field.
  • There will be no Grade 8 Boys Volleyball practice tonight.
  • Please remember to get the chocolate money in as soon as possible.
  • Grade 6 $2 Dodgeball at lunch today.
  • Grade 7 $2 Dodgeball tomorrow.
  • Guess the number is still gong on at breaks in the Foyer. 25 cents a guess.
  • Thanks to all for your support on Toonie Hat day!
  • Remember the Terry Fox Walk is this Friday at 11:40 with a $2 hotdog BBQ afterwards.
  • The MPR has been left quite messy after lunch. Please clean up after yourself.
  • Good luck to all our soccer players competing today!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, September 27 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 Girls Volleyball Team players meet Mr. Cullen in front foyer at first break.
  • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Soccer Teams practice today at lunch. Meet in the gym at 12:00.
  • Grade 8 Toonie Dodgeball for intramurals today.
  • Grade 6 Toonie Dodgeball tomorrow.
  • Grade 7 Toonie Dodgeball Thursday.
  • Terry Fox walk on Friday at 11:40. $2 hot dog and juice barbeque to follow.
  • Remember to get in that Chocolate money! Bring it to the Guidance Room each morning!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, September 26 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • There is a cross country practice today at noon. Meet outside the front doors.
  • Congratulations and thank you to all the band students who performed this past weekend for Tag Days!
  • Senior Jazz first rehearsal tomorrow at 7:30 sharp!
  • Popcorn will be on sale in the guidance area at 12:00 for 50 cents. 2 bag limit.
  • The Terry Fox Movie will start at 12:10 in the gym. Please remember to clean up after yourselves.
  • Tomorrow is toonie hat Tuesday and Grade 8 $2 dodgeball
  • Please remember to bring in Chocolate money!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, September 23 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Would all the band students participating in tomorrow's TAG Days at Co Op please come to the bandroom today at noon with your lunch.
  • There are several events planned to raise money during Terry Fox 2016. Today there is a donation sock hop at 12:25 in the Gym.
  • Monday is Movie and popcorn in the Gym. Popcorn will be sold for 50 cents, the movie is A Dream as Big as Our Country.
  • Tuesday is Toonie hat day, as well as $2 Dodgeball for the Grad 8s.
  • Guess the number for 25 cents a guess is happening each break in the Foyer.
  • Remember Check 3! Have a wonderful weekend.


  • Thursday, September 22 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • The Terry Fox Assembly will be this morning at 11:30. Classes will be called down.
  • At 12:25 there will be Tuba-lympics in the gym to determine which Grade 8 will get to take the new tuba home. Come and support those tuba players!
  • Intramurals will follow tuba-lympics.
  • Grade 8 Girls Volleyball cancelled today after school. Next practice will be Tuesday next week. Keep an eye out for the team list that will be posted by end of the week.
  • Grade 7 boys Volleyball tonight 5:00-6:30.
  • Jazz band starts next week!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, September 20 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 and 8 boys soccer practice today at noon, meet in the Gym.
  • Soccer permission forms are due tomorrow!!
  • Remember to bring your chocolate money in to the Guidance room before TAG each morning.
  • Student Price Cards will be on sale here tomorrow at lunch. The SPC card is only $10 and it will give you savings at hundreds of restaurants and stores.
  • First Lesson Night is finally here!! Grade 6 band students are reminded to be here between 6:00-6:30.
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Monday, September 19 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • Cross Country runners practice today. Please meet on the football field.
  • Grade 6 band students.... only one more sleep until First Lesson night!!! Please be sure to arrive between 6- 6:30 tomorrow evening!
  • Student price cards will be on sale here at the school Wednesday at lunch. The SPC card is only $10 and it will give you savings at hundreds of restaurants and stores!
  • There will be a short meeting for all grade 8 boys Volleyball players at 1st break today in Room 214.
  • Grade 7 Girls Volleyball Practice today at 3:30-5:00
  • Reminder to soccer players to return your permission forms!
  • Grade 7 Girls soccer practice today at noon. Meet in the Gym.
  • Grade 7 Boys Volleyball first practice Thursday 5:00 to 6:30.
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Friday, September 16 2016 Day 3
  • Good Morning!
  • Student Price cards will be on sale here at the school next Wednesday at lunch. The SPC card is only $10 and it will give you savings at hundreds of restaurants and stores!
  • Jazz band auditions today at lunch. Please be in the bandroom at non with your lunch.
  • All gym classes in the MPR today.
  • Cross country practice will be held at lunch today. See you in the gym at noon.
  • Have a wonderful weekend:)
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, September 15 2016 Day 2
  • Good Morning!
  • Meet the Teacher starts at 6:30 tonight!!
  • Grade 7 Students who ordered a yearbook last year, please come to the guidance area today at noon to pick it up.
  • All grade 7 and 8 band students are reminded that Jazz band auditions are Friday at lunch. Please be in the band room with your lunch( one you can eat quickly) at noon.
  • Grade 7 Girls Soccer practice at noon Thursday. Be prepared to go outside.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, September 14 2016 Day 1
  • Good Morning!
  • Cross country meeting today in Room 203 at noon.
  • Grade 7 Girls Volleyball meeting in the Gym today at noon.
  • Remember Jazz auditions for Grade 7 and 8 band students are Friday at noon. Do you have your music?
  • Grade 7 yearbook will be handed out tomorrow at noon.
  • Grade 7 Girls Soccer practice at noon Thursday. Be prepared to go outside.
  • Thank you for not using your device to take pictures of yourself or friends at school. This is for your safety and the safety of those around you.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Tuesday, September 13 2016 Day 6
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 and 8 Band students listen up! Jazz auditions are this Friday at noon. Please come pick up your audition music at break or at lunch starting today.
  • Hey Grade 8 students who purchased last year's yearbook, please come today at noon to the guidance area to pick it up. Grade 7 students your yearbook will be handed out on Thursday.
  • Ready to run? We are having a cross country meeting tomorrow Room 203. Check it out!
  • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Soccer practice today at noon. Meet in the Gym.
  • Grade 7 Girls Volleyball team please meet in the Gym Wednesday at noon.
  • Just a reminder there should me no picture taking of any kind of yourself or others while at school. This guideline has been put in place for your protection as well as the safety of others.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Monday, September 12 2016 Day 5
  • Good Morning!
  • Any Gr. 7and 8 students who are interested in playing soccer and or volleyball this year, sign up sheets are outside Gym doors today.
  • Any Grade 8 girls interested in trying out for the volleyball team this year, please sign up outside the Gym doors and show up for tryouts this week Tuesday and Thursday after school 3:30-5:00.
  • Grade 7 & 8 band students listen up! Jazz auditions are this Friday at noon! Please come pick up your audition music at break or lunch starting today.
  • Thank you for the awesome Check 3 behavior last week. Just a reminder to please remove your hat once you've entered the school.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, September 9 2016 Day 4
  • Good Morning!
  • All band students are reminded that if you haven't chosen an instrument yet, you must meet with Ms. Hirsch today at lunch.
  • Grade 7 and 8 band students, listen up! Jazz auditions are next Friday at lunch. Please come pick up your audition music at break or at lunch starting Monday.
  • Any students interested in being part of sports leadership please meet in the Gym at 12:10 today.
  • Open Gym for grade 6 students today at noon.
  • Reminder no skateboards or bikes ridden in front of the school.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, September 8 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 7 and 8 students there are sign sheets for soccer and volleyball outside the gym door exit.
  • Attention to Mr. Doig's service learning class, please report to Room 211 for today's class.
  • If you are a band student and haven't chosen an instrument yet, please come to the band room tomorrow at lunch.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • Welcome Back! Have a great first day!

  • Monday, June 27 2016
  • Peer Mentor to the Guidance area following O' Canada.
  • Thank you to all the Grade 8 students who volunteered to run the events on Friday. You did a great job!
  • A huge thank you to Ms. Mason for all her hard work planning the Field Day on Friday. You Rock!
  • Sunglasses and earrings left behind at the Farewell are in the office.
  • There are still some overdue/lost Library books. Money or the book is due today!
  • School activity day tomorrow. Make sure you have your permission form is in!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, June 24 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • It's Field Day!!! Have fun!! Thanks to Ms Mason for all her hard work!
  • Go to homerooms after O' Canada.
  • Bring equipment to gym at lunch and pick up again at 1:00.
  • Sunscreen, bug spray station will be outside grade 6 wing. Use it!!
  • Sunglasses and earrings were left behind at the Farewell last night. They are in the office.
  • It was an awesome evening for the grade 8's last night at their Farewell!
  • There are still Library books that need to be returned!! Please get them in!!
  • Check your laundry baskets for a SMS Jersey please. Let's get them all back.


  • Thursday, June 23 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • If you still have a Library book out please get it back today!
  • Grade 8 Girls soccer meet at first break in the gym. We are taking the yearbook picture.
  • Student council meet outside by the tables right at the beginning of llunch for yearbook picture.
  • SMS Jersies should be back right away!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, June 22 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Any students going to SCI period 4 need to hand in permission forms after O"Canada
  • Field day rescheduled for this Friday weather and field conditions permitting.
  • Grade 7 students need to get their bowling teams into Ms. Scaletta by Thursday.
  • Get those SMS jersies in!
  • Wishing all the best to Mariah and her family as they move to Alberta!
  • Ukrainian students report to the MPR after announcements.
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Tuesday, June 21 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Anyone who has not handed in their SMS jersey please do so ASAP!
  • Boys and Girls softball teams please meet in Room 205 today at noon.
  • Happy Bump Up Day! We have a great morning planned for you where you will be able to spend some time with other teachers. Grade 6 & 7 students will be visiting your teachers for next year and the Grade 8's get to spend time with the teachers they had in Grade 6! TAG teachers please explain the schedule to your students.
  • No bike, skateboard riding allowed in front of our school when there are big orange things in the bus loop!!! NO More Warnings!
  • Grade 7 students need to get their bowling teams into Ms. Scaletta by Thursday.
  • Their are still students who need to take their instruments out of the band room for the summer. Please do that today!
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Monday, June 20 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Happy first day of Summer!
  • Field Day has been rescheduled for this Friday.... weather permitting.
  • All store rented instruments should have been removed from the band storage room on Friday, if you forgot to do that please do so today!
  • If you are using a school instrument over the summer please see Ms. Hirsch at morning break or lunch time for a few minutes.
  • Hand in all SMS jerseys.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, June 17 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Unfortunately our Field Day had to be cancelled for today, but has been rescheduled for next Friday June 24.
  • There is a special activity set up in the Gym today that each Home room will be able to participate in. Please see schedule for your time.
  • All store rented instruments must be out of the band storage room today!
  • If you are planning to use a school rented horn over the summer please come and see Mr. Hirsh at noon.
  • Team pictures for Grade 7 girls and boys Volleyball teams and Grade 8 boys Volleyball team will take place at noon in the Gym.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, June 16 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Field Day Packages have been placed in teacher's mailboxes.
  • Students- all events are outside tomorrow. Please remember to wear hats, sunscreen, bug spray and runners.
  • Congratulations SMS due to our efforts during Clean Air Week we won the Highest bike to school award! A draw will be made during field day for the prize.
  • Jesters you will meet our TAG teacher after the announcement around 10. TAG 110 MPR, 203 meet Mr. Douglas in the MPR, 206 meet Mrs. Radchenka in the foyer, 205 meet Mr. Maclennan in the foyer.
  • All band students who have rented instruments from the school are reminded that all instruments are due TODAY!! No exceptions.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, June 15 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Tomorrow morning all Jesters report to TAG. You will attend classes until called out of period 2. The bus will leave at 10 am. You are not allowed to bring any glass containers or hard coolers into the ballpark. Your permission forms were due today.
  • Grade 8 Farewell students, your $25 is due today if you're attending.
  • All band students who have rented their instrument from the school are reminded that they need to be back by Thursday at the latest.
  • Reminder Field day at the school Friday weather permitting. Bring your sunscreen, bug spray, water bottles and dress with appropriate footwear.
  • Grade 6,7,8 students who haven't completed their 12 min run meet in the gym today at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Tuesday, June 14 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Congratulations to the Grade 8 track team who brought home the divisional banner! SMS defeated Dugald by a slim margin of 2 points!
  • No intramurals due to Career day!
  • All band students who have rented their instrument from the school are reminded that they need to be back by Thursday at the latest.
  • Welcome to all our Career Day Guests.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, June 13 2016
  • Peer Mentors please report to the Guidance area following Oh Canada
  • Grade 5 classes will be touring our school this morning. If you do not want to be disturbed please close your classroom door.
  • No Grade 6 floor hockey there will be Grade 6 line soccer today at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Friday, June 10 2016
  • Good Morning1
  • Thank you to everyone for your generous donations for yesterday's sock hop. We donated $268.85 toward Kayla's new bike. Than you to Christian for supplying the music.
  • Way to go Jesters! Field trip forms will be handed out in TAG. Please continue to travel to school in an environmentally friendly way.
  • Gr. 7 line Soccer, no floor hockey today (will be rescheduled)
  • Congratulations to the boys and girls softball teams who won yesterday's tournament bringing home the banners!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, June 9 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • All library books are due this week so please hand them in to Ms. Fetterly
  • There will be a sock hop today at 12:25 to raise funds for a little girl whose bike was stolen. She needs a special bike due to her special needs.
  • Our clean air celebration will begin immediately after break this afternoon. Please report to the gym and sit with your TAG.
  • Gr 7 Health 203 please go to the MPR first period.
  • Gr 6 line soccer Intramurals today at noon.
  • Gr 8 to homeroom for your exam.
  • Due to the Grade 8 Exams in the library yearbook is cancelled today.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, June 6 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Good Luck to all the track participants!
  • Peer Mentors have a short meeting tomorrow in Room 113 at noon.
  • Remember check 3!


  • Friday, June 3 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Gr 6 line soccer cancelled at noon due to the star dome being set up.
  • Any students who have not handed in a permission form for track and field please do so today!
  • All Phys. Ed classes meet in the MPR for class.
  • Peer Mentors quick meeting after Oh Canada in the guidance room.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, June 2 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Today at lunch will be long and triple jump, shot put/ discus practices. Come to the gym at noon and remember to get those permission forms in for the Track and Field meet!
  • Teachers are reminded to submit their TAG Clean Air points with their attendance each morning. Some TAGs missed out yesterday!
  • Remember Check 3!

  • Wednesday, June 1 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • High Jump practice for all participants Gr. 6,7 and 8 girls and boys today at noon.
  • If you have not received or handed in your track and field permission form please do so ASAP.
  • Intramurals Gr 8 Line Soccer
  • Today is the start of SMS's Clean Air Week. This is the last chance to earn points for your TAG. Teacher's please tally your results and send them to the office with your attendance.
  • The final Grade 6 Boys Basketball practice is tomorrow morning.
  • French Club students please report to the MPR your rain attire after announcements.
  • Yearbook is cancelled today!
  • Remember Check 3

  • Tuesday, May 31 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Track and Field long jump/triple jump/shot put/discus cancelled at lunch due to weather. All runners please meet in the gym at noon for a meeting. If you have not handed in a permission form for the Track and Field meet please see Mrs. Skelly ASAP! No form No Go!
  • Soft Ball has been cancelled for today and tomorrow due to weather.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, May 30 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Track and Field runners have a practice at noon today.
  • If you still need a permission form for the Divisional Track and Field meet please see Mrs. Skelly ASAP!
  • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed Students bring your field trip permission forms to Room 214.
  • Boys and Girls softball practice today at noon.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Monday, May 9 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • 30 hour Famine funds due tomorrow.
  • There is an important 30 Hour Famine meeting today at noon in Room 209.
  • Track and Field Practice: Meet in Gym at noon on Monday Gr7&8 Girls High Jump, Sprints and Long distance running
  • Tuesday long jump, triple jump shotput and discus
  • Wednesday GR 7&8 Boys High Jump
  • Band students listen up! Springfield Music Association's summer band scholarship applications are due this coming Thursday. Please be sure to hand in our application forms before Thursday.
  • A HUGE congratulations goes out to: Chloe, Allegra, Damien, Emily, Kolby, Jonah for an absolutely outstanding 2016 Provincial Hour Band Concert this past weekend! SMS is so proud of you!
  • Are you interested in signing up for the spring French club fieldtrip? At lunch today outside of the office a signup sheet will be posted. Join us for an excellent day in St. Boniface.
  • Remember Check 3!



  • Friday, May 6 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • Grade 8 full band today periods 3 and 4.
  • Grade 8 percussion sectional today at lunch.
  • A reminder to get your 30 hour Famine funds in for next Tuesday May 10th.
  • Shot put and discus practice cancelled for today due the high winds, long distance and sprints instead in the gym.
  • Have a wonderful weekend!
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Thursday, May 5 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • 7/8 Boys interested in trying out for the softball team make sure your form has been picked up from Room 205, it needs to be signed and handed in by noon today.
  • Track practice has begun! Today's practice will be for long jump and triple jump. Tomorrow will be shot put and discus practice.
  • All 30 hour famine funds need to be handed in by next Tuesday, May 10th.
  • We want to wish the best of luck to all the members of the 2016 Provincial Honour Band as they start rehearsals today. SMS is so proud of you! We know you'll represent with much success in the next few days.
  • Grade 8 students please attend a short meeting in the band room right after O Canada.
  • Remember Check 3!


  • Wednesday, May 4 2016
  • Good Morning!
  • A reminder to Service Learning students, please meet Mrs. Doig by the front doors at 12:10 to board the bus for Winnipeg Harvest.
  • Remember to bring in your 30 Hour Famine funds by Tuesday May 10th. Thank you for your efforts to help others.
  • Peer Mentors meet today periods 3 and 4 in the MPR. Remember to get permission from your teacher and come prepared to present.
  • Grade 6 Boys Basketball practice 8:00 am tomorrow.
  • The equipment on the Rugby field is not to be touched. Please stay off of it!!!
  • Remember Check 3!




    • Tuesday, May 3 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Peer Mentors meet tomorrow periods 3 and 4 in the MPR. Remember to get teacher permission prior to attending and come prepared to present.
    • There will be a short 30 Hour Famine meeting in Room 209 today at 12:00. Please bring your lunch. Remember all funds are due by Tuesday, May 10th. Thank you for your efforts to help others.
    • Any grade 7/8 Boys interested in trying out for the softball team, come to room 205 to pick up a form. It needs to be signed and returned by Wednesday at 3:30 in order to be eligible for tryouts on Thursday at lunch.
    • Congratulations to our badminton players who did well at the Crossover tournament yesterday.
    • Track and Field sign up sheet outside the Gym
    • Remember check 3!

    • Monday, May 2 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • A reminder to 30 Hour Famine participants that all funds are due by Tuesday, May 10th.
    • Peer Mentors will meet on Wednesday periods 3 and 4. Come prepared to present.
    • There will be a short 30 Hour Famine meeting in Room 209 tomorrow at 12:00. Please bring your lunch.
    • There is No Grade 6 Boys Basketball tomorrow morning. Only Thursday!
    • Grade 6 Saxophone sectional today at lunch. All must attend.
    • Please eat your food in the school.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Friday, April 29 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • There will be a brief meeting in Room 205 at noon today (right at the start of lunch) for any grade 7/8 boys interested in trying out for the softball team this year. Please be punctual because the meeting is very quick.
    • A reminder to 30 Hour Famine participants that all funds are due by Tuesday May 10th.
    • All Badminton cross over players have a practice at noon today.
    • Remember check 3!

    • Thursday, April 28 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Manitoba Provincial Honour Band rehearsal today. Please be there at noon with your lunch.
    • Crossover Badminton players have a practice at noon.
    • Rehearsal for Drama Festival today at noon with Mrs. Pinkowski.
    • Congratulations SMS! You raised $140.00 from hat day, bringing your total raised to $460.00 to help bring a Syrian family to Canada.
    • A reminder to all 30 Hour Famine participants that all funds are due by Tuesday, May 10. Thank you for your efforts to help others.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Wednesday, April 27 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Toonie Hat Day today!
    • Bus evacuation practice this morning.
    • Wow! Wow! Wow! Congratulations to all the Grade7 band students for an Awesome trip! Not only was your performance spectacular, but you all represented SMS with great success! Thanks for a fantastic Trip! Congratulations you rock!
    • Grade 6 Boys remember your Basketball practice is only Thurs mornings from now on.
    • Grade 7 Badminton team picture will be Wednesday at 12:00 in the gym. Please bring your jersey.
    • Manitoba Provincial Honour Band rehearsal tomorrow at lunch. Please be there at noon. Bring our lunch.
    • Grade 6 percussion sectional today at lunch.
    • Badminton players who have qualified for cross overs have practice at noon every day this week.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday, April 26 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Badminton players who have qualified for cross overs there will be a practice at noon!
    • Good luck to the SMS Grade 7 Concert Band playing in Brandon today!
    • Toonie Hat day tomorrow.
    • Students riding your bikes to school please remember to keep your bikes out of the parking lot and bus loop!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, April 25 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 7 and 8 Badminton Players please meet in the Gym at 12:00 for team pictures. Bring your jersey!
    • There will be a brief meeting of all 30 hour Famine participants in Room 209.
    • Senior Jazz cancelled for tomorrow morning!
    • Badminton players who have qualified for cross overs there will only be practices at lunch starting at noon today.
    • Congratulations to all students who participated in the Provincial Science Fair this weekend at the University of Manitoba. Our students received Honourable Mentions, a Bronze medal, a Silver medal and a Gold medal with the top prize at the elementary level "Best Overall Project"! Way to go SMS Scientists!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Thursday April 21 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Today is the final day to bring in your 30 Hour Famine permission slip. Please bring it to Room 102 after announcements.
    • The final Eastman/Interlake Honour Band rehearsal is today at noon.
    • SMS wishes the best of luck to the Eastman/Interlake Honour Band participants this weekend. We know you'll represent SMS with much success.
    • Wednesday April 27 is Toonie Hat Day! Bring a toonie and you can wear your hat for the day. All funds go to aid a Syrian Refugee family come to Canada
    • No School tomorrow for students.
    • Mrs. Skelley and Mr Cullen PE classes in MPR today.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Wednesday April 20, 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Intramurals for Badminton are in our Gym today. Good luck to all the Grade 7 and 8 Badminton players who are competing in the divisional tournament.
    • All of Mr. Cullens and Mrs. Skelley's PE classes meet in the MPR today and tomorrow.
    • All students who have their permission slip signed for the 30 hour Famine should bring it to Room 102 following the announcements.
    • Grade 7 band students, please bring a pen to band class today.
    • Congratulations SMS for raising $326.54 during yesterday's cupcake sale and dance! This will greatly help in bringing a Syrian family to Winnipeg.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday April 19, 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Any student in Grade 7 or 8 who was absent yesterday and would like a permission form for the 30 hour famine please see Mrs. Rempel or Ms Scaletta today to get one. All permission forms are due back by this Thursday.
    • No intramurals today because of the Dance. Any amount donated and will give you entrance to the dance. Cupcakes will also be sold today as part of this fundraiser to help bring a Syrian family to Canada. The cupcakes will be $1.00 each.
    • Due to the Grade 8 photos in the library this morning yearbook is cancelled.
    • The library will be closed until the Grad pictures are finished.
    • Remember Check 3!


    • Monday, April 18 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • All members of the Grade 7 Badminton team please meet in the gym at noon.
    • Congratulations to the Selo Dancers for an awesome Brandon Troyanda Dance Festival!
    • Grade 7 full band today periods 3 and 4. Grade 8 band students are reminded to sign up for Moose Jaw rooms today by 3:30.
    • Any grade 7 and 8 students who are interested in taking part in the 30 hour Famine please come to a meeting in the art room at noon today.
    • Remember Check 3!


    • Friday, April 12 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 7 band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal Monday. Don't forget your instruments!
    • Registration Forms now overdue for next year classes.
    • Have a terrific weekend!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Thursday, April 14 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 6 and 7 student Registration forms due today! Turn them in to your home room teacher.
    • Day of Pink was yesterday. Respectful behavior should continue everyday with Check 3!
    • Tomorrow morning's Grade 7 double and mixed badminton practice is CANCELLED!
    • Have a great day! Remember check three!

    • Tuesday, April 12 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 7 full band rehearsal today periods 5 and 6
    • Grade 8 band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due Wednesday by 3:30.
    • Eastman/Interlake Honour Band rehearsal today at noon in the band room. All must attend. Please bring your lunch.
    • Any members of the Grade 6, 7 or 8 badminton team, if you would like to work on your skills, meet in the gym at noon any day this week.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, April 11 2016 Day 4
    • Good Morning!
    • Day of Pink celebration will be this Wednesday morning.
    • T-shirts will be handed out tomorrow in homerooms.
    • Let's continue to treat each other with kindness
    • Peer mentors to the Guidance Area following Oh Canada
    • Grade 6 band students please report to the band room immediately following Oh Canada this morning.
    • Grade 7 full band rehearsal tomorrow periods 5 and 6
    • Grade 8 band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due Wednesday by 3:30.
    • Remember Check 3!


    • Friday, April 8 2016 Day 3
    • Good Morning!
    • Peer Mentors please meet in the guidance area for a quick meeting following Oh Canada.
    • Grade 6 Badminton intramurals.
    • Lost and Found out today. See if anything is yours
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Wednesday , April 6 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 8 Badminton intramurals today.
    • Grade 6 percussion sectionals at lunch today
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday, April 5 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • There are many Grade 6 and 7 Outdoor Ed students that still need to bring their fieldtrip permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh in Room 214.
    • Grade 6 and 7 double/mix badminton practice 3:30-5:00 today.
    • Intramurals Badminton: Tues- Sports leadership mtg., Wed- G.r8 , Thurs. Gr.7 and Friday Gr.6.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, April 4 2016
    • Welcome Back!
    • All Science Fair students who have not registered yet for the science fair, please meet in room 100 at 12:20 today.
    • Grade 6 Basketball tomorrow morning
    • Yoga at 12:00 I Room 211 for anyone
    • All grade 6,7 and 8 singles badminton players.. your first practice is today from 3:30 - 5:00
    • Sports Leadership meeting today in the Gym at lunchtime
    • Grade 6 Badminton try outs starting today at noon. Check with your homeroom teacher for the list of times.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Thursday, March 24 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Honor Band rehearsal today at noon. Bring your lunch!
    • Grade 6 Boys Badminton try outs will be on Tuesday April 6 3:30 - 5:00. It is cancelled today!
    • Grade 7 and 8 students who have made the badminton team, practice schedules outside the gym on bulletin board near the exit doors.
    • Reminder no devices in the gym during the Talent Show. No pictures or filming.
    • All grade 7 Outdoor Ed students please turn your field trip permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh in Room 214 immediately after announcements!
    • Remember there is no school tomorrow. Wishing everyone a safe and happy Spring Break!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Wednesday, March 23 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Thank you to everyone who participated in the book fair. Our door prize winner is Josh Henschel who won $25.00 for himself and $25.00 for Mrs. McColms classroom.
    • Grade 7 band students are reminded that Brandon Trip forms are due today by 3:30!
    • Band students are reminded that perogy and kulbassa orders are to be picked up after school today between 3:30 - 8:00 in the SMS parking lot.
    • Eastman/Interlake Honour Band first rehearsal is tomorrow at noon in the bandroom. Please bring your lunch.
    • Today's dress up theme is formal day. TAG teachers, please send your fractions to Room 209 during TAG. If you checked the score board in the foyer you would notice that the Knights have a slight lead over the Jesters. It is still anybodys game!
    • Grade 6 Boys Badminton practice after school today.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday, March 22 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 7 Badminton practice Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00. All Must Attend!!
    • Today's dress up theme is pajama day. TAG teachers please write out your fraction and send it to 209 during TAG. You can check the chart in the foyer to see how your house is doing. Currently the Blue Knights are in first. TAGs are extended to 9:10.
    • Peer Mentors meet in the Guidance area for a short meeting following Oh Canada.
    • Band students are reminded that perogy and kulbassa orders are to be picked up Wednesday between 3:30 -8:00 pm in the SMS parking lot.
    • Grade 7 Band Students are reminded that Brandon trip forms are due Tomorrow!
    • Eastman/ Interlake Junior Jazz Band meeting today at noon. Bring your Lunch.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, March 21 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Grade 7 Badminton practice Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00. All Must Attend!
    • All TAG teachers, please send down your fraction of number of TAG students and adults in your room who are dressed up for Sports Day and send to Room 209.
    • The list of Talent show participants is posted outside Room 113. All participants are required to meet at 12:00 today in Room 113 for a very short meeting.
    • Book Fair open today until 3:30 and tomorrow until 1:00.
    • Remember Check 3!


    • Wednesday, March 16 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Next week is Spirit Week. The dress-up themes are: Monday Sports Day, Tuesday PJ Day, Wednesday Formal Day, Thursday House color day. Today's short assembly will showcase examples of each of the dress up days.
    • All students wearing a hat today, thank you for your $2 donation to the Dream Factory. If you haven't yet, please give your TAG teacher your toonie and you will receive a sticker and entry form. Thanks again for your support.
    • There will be a meeting for all Talent Show participants on Thursday at noon in Room 210.
    • Book Fair is open! Today all day and tomorrow all day until 8pm. It will not be open Friday.
    • A pair of silver wing earrings were left in the computer lab.
    • Grade 8 boys and girls badminton tryouts today 3:30 - 5:30.
    • Books collected for the Children's Hospital until tomorrow. Take all donations to Mrs. Doig's room please.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday, March 15 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Remember to bring a toonie and a hat to wear tomorrow. All donations go to The Dream Factory and will be collected in TAG.
    • Student council meeting in the gym at noon today....be ready to practice.
    • Peer Mentors meet in Room 210 today at noon.
    • Grade 7 Boys Badminton try outs today 3:30 - 5:30
    • Grade 8 Boys and Girls Badminton try outs will be Wednesday 3:30-5:30
    • Books for the Children's Hospital are still be collected until Thursday of this week.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, March 14 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Hat day this Wednesday. Bring a toonie, wear your hat! All donations going toThe Dream Factory.
    • Congratulations to the members of the 2016 Provincial Honour Band! Well Done!!
    • Student council is meeting at noon in Room 209 today. Bring your lunch.
    • Yoga is happening at 12:00 in Room 211. Everyone is welcome.
    • Peer Mentors meet tomorrow at 12:00. Bring your lunch.
    • Bring in those books for the Children's Hospital book drive. We're collecting them until March 17th, this Thursday.
    • Badminton try outs for Grade 8 Boys and Girls will be this Wednesday 3:30-5:30. Grade 7 Girls is tonight!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Friday, March 11 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Student Council will be collecting donations for The Dream Factory. This is a worthy organization that fulfills wishes for sick children and would benefit from our donations. On Wednesday, March 16th every student or staff member who wishes to donate a toonie may wear their hat for the day. Donations will be collected in TAG and sent to room 102 following Oh Canada.
    • Grade 7 Badminton try outs are Monday March 14th for the girls and Tues March 15 for the boys.
    • Reminder no devices in the Gym!
    • Books are being collected for the Children's Hospital until Thursday March 17th.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Thursday, March 10 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • Youth Parliament Students please report to the MPR immediately after TAG ready to leave.
    • There is a student council meeting today in Room 209 at noon. Bring your lunch and scissors.
    • Grade 7 badminton tryout for the girls is Monday March 14, and Tuesday March 15 for the Boys.
    • Auditioning for the Talent show today? See you in the band room at lunch.
    • Keep those books coming in for the Children's Hospital book drive!
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Wednesday, March 9 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • We are having a book drive to support the Children's Hospital. All gently used books are welcome. Bring them in each morning from March 7 - 17 and place them in your tag's bin in the Foyer. Everyone who brings in a book will get Candy!
    • Jazzers are reminded that we have our Final Brandon Jazz meeting today at lunch. Please bring your lunch. We start immediately at noon . All must attend.
    • There will be a student council meeting tomorrow at noon in Room 209. Please bring your lunches. Any student council member who has not yet given their dress up tallies to Mrs. Remple or Mrs. Scaletta must bring them to Room 102 right after O'Canada.
    • Grade 6 and 7 Girls Basketball practices are completed for the season. Badminton practices will start next week. Please see schedules posted on the gym bulletin board for your try out time.
    • Would all members of the Eastman/ Interlake honour band please stop by the bandroom today during break to pick up their music.
    • Informational meeting for girls interested in playing football this season at Oakbank Elementary School today from 7-8 pm.
    • Reminder No devices in the gym! They will be taken away if they are seen.
    • Youth Parliament students, your permission forms are due today. Please submit them ASAP to Mr. Kozak. Also, there will be a short meeting at noon in room 208.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Tuesday, March 8 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • There will be a student council meeting on Thursday at noon in Room 209. Please bring your lunch.
    • Peer Mentors meeting in Room 210 today period 4.
    • Jazzers are reminded that we have our Final Brandon Jazz meeting tomorrow at lunch. Please bring your lunch. We start immediately at noon. ALL must attend.
    • Grade 6 Term 4 Outdoor Ed students, please bring your permission forms to the office immediately after announcements.
    • The melting and freezing conditions have made it too dangerous to use snow skates on the playground any longer. We're asking all students to please leave them at home now for safety reasons.
    • Remember Check 3!

    • Monday, March 7 2016
    • Good Morning!
    • There will be a brief Student Council meeting today at noon in Room 209. Please bring your lunch.
    • Congratulations to Kolby for winning the silver medal this weekend at the Men's Provincial Figure Skating Championships.
    • All students who signed up for the Talent Show are asked to meet in Room 210 today at noon for a very brief meeting.
    • Youth Parliament participants will be meeting today at noon in Room 208. Please bring your lunch.
    • Remember Check 3!


      • Thursday, March 3 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Perogy and Kulbassa orders for band students are due today!
      • Any Grade 7 students interested in trying out for badminton team, there is a sign-up outside the gym exit doors.
      • Grade 8 badminton players.....today is the last day to sign up if you are interested in trying out. Please see Mr. Douglas to sign up. Try outs will start next week.
      • Remember there is NO SCHOOL TOMORROW March 4.
      • Last day for Day of Pink T-shirts today.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, March 2 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Please send all T-shirt orders to the office following O'Canada
      • Peer Mentors please meet in the MPR following O'Canada
      • A reminder to all band students that perogy and kolbassa order forms are due tomorrow
      • Attention Grade 8 Badminton players sign up outside the gym by Thursday if you would like to try out for this year's team.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, March 1 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Students who are interested in participating in Youth Parliament should attend a short informational meeting today in Room 208 At 12:30. Sunrise Youth Parliament is open to all grade levels, so any interested students are welcome.
      • The sign-up for the Talent Show auditions is now posted outside the office. If you have a talent to share, your name should be on the list!! Please sign up by Friday.
      • Day of Pink T-shirt orders are due today. Please see Ms. Mason if you would like to order but forgot to bring in your form and money.
      • Any girls interested in football? There will be a table set up in the foyer at noon tomorrow during lunch hour.
      • All Grade 8 Badminton players... if you are interested in trying out for the badminton team this year, the sign up is now posted outside the gym. Please sign up by Thursday of this week.
      • Grade 6 floor hockey tournament next Monday. See poster on the Gym door that explains what you need to do in order to play.
      • Band member's perogy orders are due this Thursday March 3.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, February 29 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 7 California Kickball finals postponed till Wednesday. Today will be grade 7 Badminton intramurals at noon.
      • Make sure you sign up outside the office to be a part of our annual Talent Show!
      • All Grade 6 and 7 girls interested in playing basketball after school , meet Mr. Cullen in the gym at first break today.
      • Grade 6 students are invited to participate in a floor hockey tournament next Monday during periods 5 and 6. To play you must bring either $2.00 or a piece of sports equipment, both will be donated to Jump Start. Sign up sheets are in the grade 6 wing.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, February 26 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Library and Computer lab are closed at lunch today. It's beautiful....go outside!
      • Remember if you're wanting a Day of Pink T-shirt, orders are due next Tuesday.
      • Talent show audition sign up sheet going up outside the office today! There is so much talent in our school.....let's see those names go up!
      • This morning is our "I love to Read" wrap up in the gym. We will start calling classes down at 9:30. A special guest reader will be here to read the last chapters of our book. The majority of the students here will know this guest reader and would have had this person read to them before. Tags- send down your guesses as to who the guest reader could be to the office.
      • Have a wonderful weekend!
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, February 25 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Welcome to our guest readers from Energy 106 today. They're expected to arrive around 10:45. Teachers please hold your classes until they are called to the gym.
      • Intramural Schedule: Thurs Feb. 25 209 vs 203, Friday Feb. 26 Grade 8 Final 210 vs 202, Mon Feb. 29 Grade 7 Final. Tuesday March 1 Grade 6 Final 103 vs 101
      • Pink T-shirt order forms due next Tuesday.
      • Talent show audition sign up sheet going up outside the office Friday. If you'd like to perform for the school, please sign up.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, February 24 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 6 tenor and Bari first lesson today at noon sharp!
      • Mrs. Skelly's Phys Ed classes meet in the guidance area.
      • Basketball cross over in our school today. Let's be Respectful to our guests!
      • No intramurals today. Gym closed at noon because of tournament.
      • All students going to the Day of Pink Film Festival meet in the MPR at 9:20 with all your winter clothes ready to go.
      • Grade 6 Phys Ed classes will be outside today. Please meet in the guidance area at the start of class.
      • Anyone wishing to order a Pink T-shirt for Day of Pink . Your forms are due next Tuesday with your $5.00.
      • Grade 6 Boys Basketball tomorrow morning at 8:00.
      • Thank you to all the Peer Mentors who took training the last couple of days. Well done! Thank you to Ms. Mason and Mrs. Sward for all their hard work during the training.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, February 23 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Perogy day, line up at the foods room at lunch time.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, February 22 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Peogy orders for lunch tomorrow due today.
      • Grade 6 alto Saxophone first lesson today @ noon.
      • Grade 6 Girls Basketball today 3:30- 4:45
      • Return all Basketball jerseys to Mr. Cullen
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, February 19 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • All Grade 8 students not going to Festival du Voyageur today are to report to Room 210 after TAG this morning.
      • Attention hungry SMS students ,the grade 8 Ukranian students are hosting a perogy lunch on Tuesday Feb. 23. Order forms are available from your homeroom teachers. The deadline is Monday Feb 22.
      • Any students who need to do the 12 minute run please meet in the gym at noon sharp today!
      • Attention Grade 8 students from Rooms 202 and 210 who are going to Festival today, please report immediately after announcements to the MPR with all of your "stuff" for the day.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, February 18 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Peer Mentors meet in the MPR following O'Canada. Please bring permission forms.
      • French club students going to Festival meet in the MPR right after announcements to leave on your fieldtrip.
      • Grade 8 students, you are heading to SCI today for orientation. After TAG this morning you are to report to the following rooms with your jackets. 202 report to Mr. Maclennan in rm 205, Room 205 report to Ms Pinowski in room 113, Room 210 report to Mr Douglas in room210, Room 214 report to Mrs. Kavanagh in room 214.
      • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Basketball Practice today after school. Grade 6 Girls Basketball Practice Monday 3:30-4:45.
      • Attention hungry SMS students. The grade 8 Uk students are hosting a perogy lunch on Tuesday Feb 23. Order forms are available from your homeroom teacher. Deadline is Monday Feb 22.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, February 17 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Reminder to Grade 6 100 and 103 your PE classes are outside today. Dress warmly and meet in the MPR
      • Grade 6 "postponed" percussion first lesson today @ noon. Please bring your lunch
      • All French club students who are going to Festival du Voyageur tomorrow, there will be a brief meeting today at noon in Room 206. All students must attend!
      • No intramurals today due to Basketball tournament.
      • All of Mrs. Skelly's PE classes please meet in the MPR today
      • Welcome to Ms Nesmith and students from SCI who will be making presentations to the Grade 8 French classes this morning.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, February 16 2016
      • Gr 7 Outdoor Ed students will be going to Birds hill Park tomorrow afternoon. You MUST wear snow boots to go snow shoeing. Come Prepared
      • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students are going to the Curling Club this afternoon. Do not forget to carry your clean indoor running shoes to the hut today.
      • Reminder I Love to Read period 2 today. Chapters 15-18
      • Math Contest Today Grade 6 period 1, Grade 7 period 4, Grade 8 period 5.
      • Girls Yoga at 12 noon today
      • Thursday grade 6 Boys Basketball 8:00 in the morning. It will be the last practice if there is no interest.....need a minimum of 5 players.
      • Grade 6 percussion first lesson today at noon sharp! Please bring your lunch.
      • Congratulations to Oakbank U12 girls Soccer team for winning gold at the Golden boy Soccer Tournament this weekend at the U of M.
      • Remember Check 3!


      • Friday, February 12 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • All grade 7 students report to homerooms immediately after TAG so we can get ready to board buses.
      • Lost and found out on the table in Foyer. Take a look to see if anything belongs to you.
      • Open Yoga today
      • Reminder there is no school Monday February 15. Tuesday February 16 will be day 1 on the school cycle.
      • Remember Check 3! Keep Warm!

      • Thursday, February 11 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Thank you to all the students who attended the Valentine's Dance and helped raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Also, many thanks to our student council who did an excellent job of organizing the dance and decorating. Thanks to the staff who helped supervise last night. Flowers will be available in the Foyer at noon today for $1.50 each. Thank you Mrs. Remple and Mrs. Scaletta for all their hard work!
      • Grade 6,7,8 girls Yoga today at noon
      • Grade 6 Boys Basketball every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8:00
      • All Grade 6 saxophone and percussion students Must visit Ms. Hirsh today to pick up important information at break or lunch
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, February 10 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Today is the Valentine's Dance. It goes from 3:30 to 5:30. Admission is $3.00, or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of Valentines Day themed clothing.
      • Candy grams and flowers are being sold in the Foyer for the first half of lunch for $1.50.
      • All boys invited to flexibility training at 12:00 in the gym.
      • Students who are participating in Science fair must attend a meeting today in Room 100 at 12:20.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, February 9 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Junior Jazz rehearsal tomorrow morning cancelled.
      • Grade 6 Boys Basketball every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8:00 am.
      • Peer Mentors please meet in the MPR following O'Cananda
      • Just a reminder that candy grams and flower pre orders will be sold in the Foyer at noon today.
      • Today's" I Love to Read" will be in TAG today. Keep your TAG until the end of period 1. Please read Chapters 9-11. An email will be sent out today on a make-up for yesterday.
      • Remember Check 3

      • Thursday, February 4 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Any boys, from all grades, interested in strength training and improving flexibility meet in the Gym at 12:00.
      • There will be a student council meeting today in Room 209 at noon sharp. Bring your lunch.
      • Grade 7 and8 boys basketball teams going to Beausejour today
      • Brandon Jazz forms due today
      • Remember No School tomorrow!
      • Remember Check 3!


      • Wednesday, February 3 2016
      • Good morning!
      • There will be a student council meeting tomorrow in room 209 at noon sharp! Bring your lunch.
      • Grade 7 and 8 boys basketball teams going to Beausejour tomorrow.
      • Grade 8 girls Yoga today at noon.
      • Use microwaves appropriately and safetly please.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, February 2 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 7 Boys flexibility building today at noon in the gym.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, February 1 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Please return your SMS Jersey to Mr. Cullen if you are no longer using it.
      • Snow skaters please use the back of the school.
      • Reminder that I love to read starts today, period 2!
      • Yoga for Grade 7 girls today at noon.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, January 29,2016
      • Good Morning!
      • All Grade 7 Eastman/Interlake honour band applications must be in to Ms. Hirsh by the end of lunch today.
      • For todays Voyageur Activity: Students will be coming to TAGS this morning to collect the remaining items. Students will be called down at 11:00 from their period 3 classes. Teachers are to bring down their classes to the gym and sit in their assigned house bleachers.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, January 28 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Attention TAGS students will be coming around to your TAG rooms this morning to collect your voyageur materials for tomorrow's activity. Please have them ready.
      • There is a student council meeting today at noon in Room 209. Bring your lunch.
      • Grade 6 Saxophone auditions today at lunch. We start at noon, don't be late!
      • Eastman/interlake Honour Band grade 7 forms due tomorrow morning.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, January 27 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Buses not running today, but schools are open to staff and students.
      • Just a reminder to use our blue recycling bins for recycling only. Garbage has been found in them recently, and because they aren't emptied daily like our garbage cans, they are getting smelly!
      • Remember Check 3!


      • Tuesday, January 26 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Yoga for Grade 8 boys will start shortly after noon today. Get there as soon as you can please.
      • Intramurals: 205 vs 202
      • Gym/Health in the MPR for periods one and two.
      • There will be a student council meeting this Thursday in Room 209 at noon. Bring your lunch.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, January 25 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Renegades Girls volleyball t-shirt sizing at lunch today.
      • Grade 7 Boys are invited to Yoga today in the Gym at 12:05. Grade 8 Boys tomorrow.
      • Reminder for students participating in the Grade 8 Scholastic Challenge to report to the computer lab, period 2 today, with a calculator (not a phone), paper and pencil.
      • Grade 6 Saxophone auditions begin today. Please see the board in the band room for your audition day.
      • California Kickball: 102 vs 103
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, January 22 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Peer Mentors to Guidance Area following O'Canada
      • Lunch hour Yoga starts Monday for Grade 7 Boys. Orange posters around the school will have schedules for other classes.
      • A reminder to Grade 8 Service Learning students; today is the Winnipeg Harvest fieldtrip. Please meet Mrs. Doig in the foyer at 12:10
      • A reminder to all students going on the Asessippi trip, you need to sign up for hotel rooms. Please do so by morning break.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, January 20 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 6 percussion auditions today promptly at noon. Please do not be late.
      • Math contest practice today. Grade 6 period 1, Grade 7 period 4, Grade 8 period 5.
      • Noon hour Yoga will be starting next week. Stay tuned for further updates.
      • Students still needing to pay their canteen bill, please head to the office after announcements.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, January 19 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 8 Band Students Eastman/Interlake Honour Band applications forms due today.
      • Please make sure your name is not on the list of students owing the canteen money.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, January 18 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 8 Band students are reminded that the Eastman/Interlake Honour Band applications are due tomorrow.
      • French club, Festival du Voyageur forms are due today! Please hand them in to Mrs. Doig.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, January 15 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • All Grade 6 switching and doubling forms for band are due today by 3:30
      • Festival fieldtrip forms due Monday.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, January 14 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • A reminder to Grade 6 and 7 French club students. Please hand in your Festival du Voyageur fieldtrip forms to Mrs. Doig by Monday.
      • Would all Grade 8 Band students please bring a highlighter to band class today.
      • Jazzers are reminded that the Brandon Jazz Festival rooming list goes up tomorrow morning. Please have your rooms ready Before you sign up!
      • Students involved in the WE Day group are asked to attend a brief meeting today @ lunch. Please report to Room 208 at noon today. We won't be long, bring your lunch.
      • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Basketball practice today 3:30-5:00
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, January 13 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 8 band students remember to bring a Highlighter to class.
      • Science Fair meeting today at noon in Room 100.
      • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Basketball practice tomorrow 3:30-5:00
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, January 12 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Would all Grade 8 Band Students please bring a highlighter to band class today and tomorrow
      • Math Contest Practice periods today are: Grade 6 period 1, Grade 7 Period 4, Grade 8 Period 5 all in Room 100
      • Grade 8 Boys Basketball practice today 3:30-5:00
      • Science Fair meeting in Room 100 tomorrow at noon.
      • Assessippi Trip forms due to Mr. Douglas tomorrow.
      • Remember check 3!

      • Monday , January 11 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Grade 7 Boys Basketball practice Monday 3:30-5:00
      • Grade 8 Boys Basketball practice Tuesday 3:30-5:00
      • Grade 7 and 8 Boys Basketball practice Thursday 3:30-5:00
      • Meeting in Room 100 this Wednesday at noon for those interested in participating in the Science Fair.
      • The lost and found is out in the Foyer this morning until break. Please claim any items that are yours.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, January 8 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Remember the information meeting for those interested participating in the Science Fair is next Wednesday at 12:30 in Room 100.
      • January weather is here! Please dress warmly to go outside for your breaks or walking across to SCI.
      • Have a terrific weekend!
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, January 7 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • Attention grade 6 and 7 French Club students who have signed up for the Festival du Voyageur fieldtrip. There will be a brief meeting at noon today in Room 206. There are still a few spots left! Sign up before break today!
      • Science fair meeting next Wednesday at 12:30 in Room 100.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, January 6 2015
      • Good morning!
      • French club students remember to sign up for the fieldtrip to Festival du Voyageur. Sign up sheet outside of the office.
      • Please stay away from the bus loop on your walk home. The drivers have been concerned about students taking risks crossing through the bus loop as they are pulling out.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, January 5 2016
      • Good Morning!
      • A reminder to all Grade 7 band students to bring a highlighter to band class today.
      • Attention Grade 6 and 7 French club students. If you are interested in attending the Festival du Voyageur fieldtrip please sign up outside of the office today.
      • Grade 7 Boys Basketball meeting today at first break in Room 202.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, January 4, 2016
      • Good Morning! Happy New Year!
      • Students who have already signed up for the Asessippi trip need to see Mr. Douglas today at lunch in Room 210 to pick up more information.
      • Basketball sign up sheets are still up. Please get signed up so we can get teams organized and start practicing.
      • All Grade 7 band students need to bring a highlighter to your next band class either today or tomorrow.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, December 17 2015 Day 5
      • Good Morning!
      • If you are interested in playing extra curricular Basketball, please sign up on the sheets that are on the gym doors.
      • Wishing a young man a wonderful birthday today!
      • Intramurals today, Grade 7 Girls vs Staff
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, December 16 2015 Day 4
      • Good Morning!
      • Reminder to all 202 students to head down to the foyer immediately after O' Canada this morning for your fieldtrip. Bring your jackets and any other winter gear you have incase you're walking!
      • Intramurals today: Grade 7 Boys vs the Staff
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, December 15 2015 Day 3
      • Good Morning!
      • Congratulations grade 7s for being the most giving grade for the Christmas hampers. In total our school will be donating 23 boxes full of non-perishable goods. The top three home rooms for donating were 208 in 3rd place, 102 in 2nd place and 209 in 1st place.
      • Throughout the day Mrs. Rempel and Ms. Scaletta will be handing out treats to lucky students wearing Christmas sweaters.
      • Remember to come quess the # candies in the jar until Thursday in the foyer! 25 cents a guess!
      • Intramurals : Today Gr 8 Girls vs Staff
      • Wed. Gr 7 Boys vs Staff
      • Thurs Gr 8 Boys vs Staff
      • Junior Jazz tomorrow at 8:00 Sharp! Senior Jazz Thursday morning.
      • Students will be called to their TAGs at 11:10 and then be called to the gym by TAGs
      • Teacher's please check your seating and try to explain it to your TAGs
      • Please remember to always use the crosswalks provided to get across the street. Bus drivers have been calling with concerns of students crossing the street in many areas unsafely.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday , December 14 2015 Day 2
      • Good Morning!
      • TAGs have an extra 10 minutes this morning to create ornaments for tomorrow's activity. Your ornament paper is in your envelope in your mailbox.
      • Rooms 206 and 203 go to room 211 for PE today. The DARE program assembly is taking place in the gym this morning.
      • Student Council Reps please bring your hamper donations to Room 209 at noon today.
      • Like Candy? Like estimating? Come to the foyer at breaks and noon this week to Guess the Number of candies in the jar. Each guess is 25 cents. All money collected will go to a local charity.
      • No Senior Jazz tomorrow.We do have Senior Jazz on Thursday!
      • Junior Jazz resumes on Wednesday! Be There!
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, December 11 2015 Day 1
      • A huge congratulations to the Grade 7, Grade 8, and Junior Jazz Bands who performed amazingly at last night's concert. Wow! SMS Band Students ROCK!!
( p.s. so does Ms.Hirsch!!!) Good luck to all the Grade 7 Tuba players who are performing at the Concert Hall this weekend!
      • Student Council members pick-up your food donations from your homerooms and take them to room 209 at noon. The last day to bring in your food donations will be Monday. Let's show that we have a lot of Christmas Spirit!
      • Please stay off the ice on the side of the school at all times!
      • Remember Tuesday December 15th is your opportunity to wear your Christmas sweaters, ugly or not!!! Your TAG will be keeping track of participants and the house with the most participants will be awarded points.
      • Grade 6 Mini-Volleyball practices are Tuesday December 15th 3:30-4:45 and Thursday December 17 3:30-5:00
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, December 10 2015 Day 6
      • Good Morning!
      • Wow! Wow! Wow! Absolutely Awesome performance last night! Huge congratulations goes out to the Grade 6 band students and the Senior Jazzers who played spectacularly last night! You Guys Rock!
      • Todays Band Rehersals : Grade 8 period2
      • Junior Jazz period 4
      • Grade 7 period 7
      • Congratulations for the Christmas hampers are continuing to come in. Currently in 3rd place with 201 points are the Grade 8's with room 210 leading the pack. In Second place are the Grade 6's with 333 points. Room 102 is leading that group. Leading by 12 points to take first place overall are the Grade 7's with 208 having the most points. You can bring in you food items until Monday.
      • Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! Do you have an ugly Christmas sweater or just a Christmas sweater? Well, if you do, Tuesday December 15 is your lucky day because you can wear your sweater to school! Also each TAG will be keeping track of participants, and the house with the most participants will be awarded points!
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, December 9 2015 Day 5
      • Dress rehearsal schedule for today is: Grade 6 periods 2&3
      • Senior Jazz period 5
      • Student council members are meeting at 12 noon in room 209. Bring the box of non-perishable items and your lunch.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, December 8 2015 Day 4
      • All students who are reading a speech at the winter concert are asked to come to the bandroom today at noon practice on the microphone. Please bring your lunch.
      • Today is the last day to submit Helmet orders to Ms. Mason
      • Short peer mentor meeting in Room 113 at 12:10 today
      • There will be a student council meeting tomorrow at noon in room 209. Bring your lunch.
      • Keep bringing in non-perishable items to your home room. The totals will be updated tomorrow. Try to get another stripe for your candy cane.
      • Full Band Rehearsals today: Grade 6 periods 6&7
      • Grade 7 periods 3&4
      • Grade 8 periods 1&2
      • All band students are reminded that tomorrow is veggie and perogy pick up day! Please be sure to pick up your order tomorrow between 3:30 and the end of the concert. They are heavy so be sure to have a ride!

      • Monday, December 7 2015 Day 3
      • Full band rehearsals tomorrow!
      • Please be sure to have everything you need- instruments, music, Santa hat and sunglasses for the grade 6's.
      • Band practice Schedule: Periods 1 and 2 Grade- 8
      • Periods 3 and 4 Grade 7
      • Periods 6 and 7 Grade 6
      • All WE Day students have a meeting today at noon in Room 208. Please bring your lunch.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, December 4 2015 Day 2
      • Good Morning!
      • Keep bringing in food donations for the Christmas hampers. Student council members need to bring their box of food to Room 209 at noon.
      • All students reading a speech at the winter concerts please come to the band roomTuesday at lunch time to practice. Bring your lunch.
      • Have a terrific weekend.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, December 3 2015 Day 1
      • Good Morning!
      • Thank you to everyone who has donated food for the hampers so far. We are collecting until December 14. Check out the candy canes in the foyer to see how your grade and homeroom are doing. 2 Candy canes already have a stripe! Is it yours? Help get one for your homeroom.
      • There are a group of students who owe money to the Canteen. Please make arrangements to pay the amount you owe as soon as possible.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, December 1 2015 Day 5
      • Reminder that bicycle helmet orders are due next Tuesday to Ms Mason
      • There are only 24 days until Christmas dinner. Have you brought in any non-perishable items so someone else can have a meal at Christmas too? Bring your items to your homeroom.
      • Band students are reminded that we have our full band rehearsal tomorrow! Grade 6's remember to bring in your Santa hat and sunglasses.
      • Today is the last day to order your French lunch. Mrs. Bollegraf has order forms or you can get them off of the SMS website.
      • Please use snow skates at the back of the school.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, November 30 2015 Day 4
      • Band students are reminded that we have our next full band rehearsal this coming Wednesday. Grade 6's please be sure to have your Santa hat and sunglasses ready for Wednesday.
      • Have you ordered your French lunch yet? Tomorrow is your last day to turn your order. See Mrs. Bollegraf in Room 100 if you need a form, or you can print one off the SMS homepage.
      • Reminder to the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball team that you have practice today from 3:30-5:30 pm.
      • All veggie and perogy orders must be turned in ASAP
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, November 26 2015 Day 2
      • Hey, have you ordered your French lunch for December 10th yet? Order forms are due December 1st. See Mrs. Bollegraf in room 100 if you need a form.
      • Band students are reminded that all veggie and perogy orders are due by 3:30 today. Be sure to hand them into Ms. Hirsch today!
      • Come out to the Sock Hop today at 12:25 to support Movember. Moustaches will also be available to purchase for $2.00 each!
      • The last day to donate to Mitties for Kiddies is today. Thank you for all your generous donations!
      • We are still collecting food items to put in hampers. Bring them to your homeroom. See the "Most requested items" list in your classroom.
      • Congratulations to the Grade 8 girls and boys Volleyball teams.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Wednesday, November 25 2015 Day 1
      • Good luck to all Volleyball players who are participating in the divisional tournament today. Gym closed at lunch today.
      • Mr. Cullen's PE classes meet in Room 202 for today. Please bring a pen or pencil with you.
      • Remember to bring a toonie to by a moustache tomorrow in support of Movember. There will be a sock hop tomorrow to raise funds as well. All Donations Accepted.
      • Tomorrow is the last day to bring in gently used winter clothing to give to Mitties for Kiddies
      • Food for hampers items can be brought in starting today. Lists of most requested items posted in each room.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, November 24 2015 Day 6
      • Grade 6 full band rehearsal today periods 5 &6
      • Come out to the Sock Hop on Thursday at 12:25 to support Movember. All Donations Accepted.
      • Moustaches will be sold Thursday for $2.00
      • Monday and Tuesday sports leadership meetings in the Gym at 12:25.
      • Student council is collecting food donations to put in Christmas hampers starting tomorrow.
      • You still have a few more school days to bring those gently used winter clothing items to support Mitties for Kiddies.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Monday, November 23 Day 5
      • There will be a student council meeting today in Room 209 at noon sharp! Bring your lunch.
      • Come out to the Sock Hop on Thursday at 12:25 to support Movember. All Donations Accepted
      • Grade 8 full band today periods 3&4
      • Grade 7 full band today periods 5&6
      • Grade 6 full band tomorrow.
      • Remember you can still bring in donations for Mitties for Kiddies until Thursday.
      • It's a short week this week...no School Friday.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Friday, November 20 Day 4
      • Thank you to all the students and teachers who bought goodies from the bake sale. We raised $102.60 to donated to the Ladybug Foundation!
      • We will be collecting winter items to donate to Mitties for Kiddies until next Thursday. Thank you to everyone who brought in some gently used winter clothing so far.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, November 19 Day 3
      • There will be a student council meeting in Room 209 today at noon. Bring your lunch.
      • There will be a brief meeting in Room 206 today at 12:00 for all French club students who signed up to go to the SCI French fashion show. All students must attend.
      • Team Morton Volleyball practice is cancelled today. Practice is Friday at 3:30.
      • We are still collecting winter clothing for Mitties for Kiddies until Friday.
      • Please check the lost and found display in the foyer today.
      • Remember Check 3!


      • Wednesday, November 18 Day 2
      • There will be a student council meeting tomorrow at noon in Room 209. Bring your lunch. See you there.
      • Remember to bring in your gently used winter clothing to donate to Mitties for Kiddies. Hats, mitts, snow boots, scarves and jackets are all appreciated. Drop them off in your TAG rooms until Friday.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, November 17, Day 1
      • Teachers please send your t-shirt votes to Ms Mason today
      • Jazzers are reminded to be in the band room today by 12:40 before we head over to SCI. Bring a pencil!!!
      • We will be collecting gently used winter clothes to support Mitties for Kiddies. Bring them to TAG each morning for the rest of the week.
      • Bake sale today to support The Ladybug Foundation.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Thursday, November 12 Day 4
      • Grade 8 boys Volleyball practice cancelled for today.
      • French club students have been invited to attend the Grade 9 French Fashion Show rehearsal at SCI next week. All students interested in attending there is a sign up sheet outside of the office. Sign up is on a first come basis.
      • All students going to We Day are meeting today at noon in Room 208. Bring Lunch.
      • There will be a short student council meeting today at 12:30 in Room 102
      • Tomorrow morning report to homerooms instead of Tag rooms.
      • Remember Check 3!

      • Tuesday, November 10 Day 3
      • Good Morning!
      • Peer Mentors meet in Room 113 today at 12:10. Bring your lunch.
      • If you were in grade 6 Outdoor Ed in term 1, please see Mrs. Kavanagh in Room 214 immediately after O"Canada.
      • Grade 8 Band students will be called down at 10:00 to prepare for the Remembrance Day Ceremony. Thank you to all of you for using respectful behavior during the assembly.
      • Remember Check 3!

        • Friday, November 6 Day 1
        • Good Morning!
        • There are still spots available for the Asessippi trip. Any interested Grade 7 and 8 students can speak to Mr. Douglas today in Romm 210
        • All students attending WE Day need to attend a meeting today at 12:25 in Room 208
        • Have a terrific weekend.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Thursday, November 5 2015 Day 6
        • Good Morning!
        • All PE classes will be in Room 211 for the day
        • Welcome to our guests, here today to participate in the Boys Divisional Invitational Volleyball tournament. Good luck to our Grade 7 and 8 boys!
        • The Gym will be closed at noon today due to the tournament
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Wednesday, November 4 2015 Day 5
        • Good Morning!
        • Several Birthday wishes going out today. You know who you are! Have a great day!
        • Peer Mentors have a great time on your fieldtrip today!
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Tuesday, November 3 2015 Day 4
        • Good Morning!
        • All of Mr. Cullen's PE classes please meet in Room 202, and all of Mrs. Skelly's PE classes please meet in Room 211 for today.
        • All Peer Mentors who are going on a field trip tomorrow, please meet in the guidance room after O'Canada.
        • Good Luck to the Grade 7 and 8 Girls who will be participating in the Divisional Invitational Volleyball tournament at SMS today.
        • Grade 7 and 8 students interested in going to Asessippi this year see Mr. Douglas at first break today.
        • Happy National Sandwich day!:}
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Monday, November 2 2015 Day 3
        • Good Morning!
        • Congratulations to the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball team after winning the Henry G Izatt tournament this weekend. Great weekend ladies!
        • Any grade 7and 8 students who are interested in going on the Asessippi trip this year need to pick up some information from Mr. Douglas in Room 210 today at lunch.
        • Grade 8's will be called to the gym for the 11:00 presentation,Grade 7's will be called from your period 5 class for your 1:00 presentation regarding CN safety.
        • We are still on a boiled water advisory at this time. Pleased continue to use hand sanitizer. Bottled water available in several areas of the school.
        • 12 min run students meet in the gym at noon today
        • Remember check 3!

        • Friday, October 30 2015 Day 2
        • Thank you to everyone for participating in yesterdays activities. All of our guests complimented the students on their behavior and Colin was especially impressed with the quality of your questions. Thank you for a great morning! So far Room 209 is leading in Kahoot.
        • Grade 8 full band practice today periods 6 and7
        • Grade 8 girls volleyball, please hand in all forms to Mr. Mac by the end of first break.
        • Grade 7 outdoor Ed, please carry your very clean indoor shoes to the hut for curling this afternoon. Thanks
        • The Halloween Dance was a huge success. Great costumes plus great student behavior equals great dance. In addition your donations meant we were able to give $130.00 to We Scare Hunger.
        • Remember to ride your bikes away from the front of the school at 3:30. People are trying to get to their buses and are finding difficult with the bike traffic. The basketball court is always available for you to ride in until the buses are gone.
        • Thanks for remembering to throw your used paper towel in to the garbage. Let's keep the washrooms clean!
        • Have a safe and Happy Halloween!
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Thursday, October 29 2015 Day 1
        • Good Morning!
        • Please Report to Home Rooms this morning!
        • Today's the day! The Halloween dance is here! It is from 3:30-5:30. There are prizes for best costumes. Remember to keep your costumes school appropriate with no weapons. The Canteen is open during the dance. See you there.
        • Please make sure you throw out your paper towels in the bathroom. It is getting very messy in there!
        • After school please do not ride your bikes in the the bus loop area in front of the school if there are still buses waiting to leave the area.
        • Remember your non perishable food items. Bring them into the guidance area by tomorrow.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Wednesday, October 28 2015 Day 6
        • Good Morning!
        • A reminder to Senior jazzors that jazz band is cancelled tomorrow morning.
        • We Scare Hunger scavenger hunt will be tomorrow morning prior to our Olympian's visit. Remember to bring your non-perishable food items to the Guidance area by Friday.
        • Anyone interested in helping SCI with We Scare Hunger please come to the MPR after O"Canada
        • Remember Check 3!


        • Tuesday, October 27 2015 Day 5
        • Good Morning!
        • There will be a short student council meeting this morning at first break in room 209.
        • The SMS Halloween Dance is being held this Thursday from 3:30-5:30. Admission is $3.00 but if you have 3 or more parts to your costume, you get in free! There will be prizes handed out for the best costumes in each grade. The canteen will be open.
        • Thursday morning we have the honor of hosting parolympic athlete Colin Mathieson. We will be combining Olympic events with We Scare Hunger. We are asking students to begin bringing in non-perishable food items to the guidance area. We will be collecting them until Friday morning. Go SMS!
        • Have a great fieldtrip to the Aviation Museum today Grade 6!
        • Remember Check 3!


        • Monday, October 26 2015 Day 4
        • Good Morning!
        • Peer Mentors please report to the guidance area following O'Canada
        • A special shout out goes to Jenna Cherneski who spoke on a student panel in front of 200 educators Thursday morning! Great job Jenna!
        • Congratulations to the Gr.8 boys volleyball team who placed 2nd at the Steinbach Christian tournament. Also congratulations to the Gr.7 girls (team Scott) who placed 3rd at the East Selkirk volleyball tournament.
        • No practice for Team Scott Tuesday
        • If you've found a 32 g orange and white USB with a name on the back please turn it into the office.
        • Grade 7 students We Day participant lists will be posted in your homerooms this morning. If your name is on the list, please get a permission form from Mr. Kozak.
        • Boil water Advisory continues for the week. Keep using hand sanitizer and drinking the bottled water available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • All Students report to homeroom tomorrow morning.
        • Birthday greetings to several students. Hope you have a wonderful day!
        • Remember Check 3!


        • Wednesday, October 21 2015 Day 1
        • Good Morning
        • Boil water advisory continues. Please make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • There will be a short cross country meeting at first break in Room 203 today.
        • Intramurals today. Dodge ball Room 214 vs 205 refs are as posted outside the gym.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Tuesday, October 20 2015 Day 6
        • Good Morning
        • Boil water advisory continues- make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • If your name is called during announcements, please see Mrs. Bollegraf right after O"Canada
        • Sports Leadership meeting today at noon
        • Great job during presentation yesterday!
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Monday, October 19, 2015 Day 5

        • Boil water advisory continues- make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.

        • Student council applications and permission forms are due to your homeroom teacher tomorrow.

        • Students will be called to the gym by grade from Period 5 class.

        • Period 7 students will report to homeroom.

        • Monday and Tuesday- Sports Leadership meeting

        • Congratulations to the Grade 7 Boys Volleyball Team who won the GOLD medal game in East Selkirk on Friday Night!

        • Second last inktober at lunch hour today! Over 500,000 posts have been added to the inktober hashtag! See you there!


        • Friday, October 16, 2015 Day 4
        • Boil water advisory continues-make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • Congratulations to all the cross country runners! It was quite a day with the chilly weather but all the attitudes were positive. Our school had numerous top ten finishes! A big shout out to the Grade 8's for winning the banner! Way to go!
        • Intramurals- Grade 6 100 vs 102

        • Thursday, October 15, 2015 Day 3
        • Boil water advisory continues- make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • Any soccer players who are not playing volleyball, please hand in SMS jerseys to Mrs. Skelly.
        • Last call to sign up for the fantastically awesome French Club field trip to the Cinemental Film Festival. Sign up is now in Mrs. Bollegraf's room. If you have signed up but have not seen Mrs. Bollegraf for a form please go after TAG.
        • Cross country students will be attending Period 1 class and then meeting in the MPR for Period 2 with all their supplies.
        • Intramurals-Grade 8 202 vs 214

        • Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Day 2
        • Boil water advisory continues - make sure you use hand sanitizer after using the washroom. Bottled water is available in the MPR, foyer and upstairs.
        • Reminder to all students who signed up for the super fun French Club field trip on October 28 - you must see Mrs. Bollegraf for a permission form after announcements. If you haven't yet signed up, there are a few spots left. The sign up sheet is outside the office.
        • Cross country practice at noon today.
        • Any students who haven't turned in a permission form for Cross Country need to hand them in to Ms. Scaletta after announcements.
        • Intramurals - Room 209 vs 206

        • Wednesday October 7, 2015 Day 4
        • Good Morning!
        • Reminder to those students who are interested in French club, there will be a meeting today in Room 206 at 12:05
        • There is a cross country practice today. It is important that you attend if you want to come to the meet.
        • Intermurals today, Gr 6 room 102 vs 103.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Tuesday October 6, 2015 Day 3
        • Good Morning!
        • Reminder to the Gr 8 girls Volleyball team of your practice this afternoon 3:30-5:00
        • Congratulations to the Gr 8 girls who won the divisional soccer championship yesterday. Also Congratulations to the Gr 7 girls who played amazingly well!
        • A reminder to the Service Learning students that they are dismissed today @11:45 for lunch. Please meet Mrs. Doig in the foyer at 12:10 sharp for the bus to Winnipeg Harvest.
        • There will be a French club meeting this Wednesday Oct 7 at 12:05 in Room 206
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Monday October 5, 2015 Day 2
        • Good Morning!
        • Good luck to all our soccer players playing today!
        • Last minute call for Service Learning fieldtrip forms. Please hand them in to Mrs. Doig this morning.
        • There is a cross country practice today at noon. See you in the gym.
        • Gr.7 Boys Volleyball Today at 3:30-5:00
        • Also Gr.7 Girls Volleyball Team Scott practice still on tomorrow 3:30-5:00 (It is not cancelled)
        • Intermurals:
        • Monday Gr7 203 vs 206
        • Tuesday Gr 8 202 vs 210
        • Wednesday Gr 6 102 vs 103
        • Thursday Gr7 208 vs 209
        • Friday no school
        • Those students interested in French club, there will be a meeting Wednesday Oct.7 at 12:05 in Room 206
        • Remember Check 3!




        • Friday October 2, 2015 Day 1
        • Good Morning!
        • The final total is not yet calculated, but, Springfield Middle School has exceeded their goal of $850.00 in support of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope. Way to support research!
        • TAGs try to finish your Kahoot today
        • Service learning students please hand in Wpg. Harvest field trip forms to Mrs. Doig today
        • There will be a cross country practice today at soon. Meet in the Gym.
        • Last Home game for the Coyotes is this Sunday October 4 starting at 9:00am
        • Good luck team Morten Gr 7 girls Volleyball team competing in Stienbach this weekend
        • Gr 6 Room100 vs 101 line soccer at noon today
        • No Gr 8 girls soccer today at lunch
        • Remember Check 3!


Thursday October 1, 2015 Day 6
        • Good Morning!
        • Toonie Hat Thursday is today. Teachers can send their toonies down in their TAG envelopes.
        • Popcorn sales will start at noon today from the Guidance area. The movie will begin at 12:05 in the gym.
        • Please Remember to put your Terry Fox sticker up in the MPR the first chance you get!
        • Inktober participants are welcome to drop into room 113 today at noon. It begins!
        • Gr 8 Girls soccer practice at lunch today. Meet in the gym at noon (bring lunch)
        • Gr 7 Boys Volleyball practice Monday Oct 5 3:30-5:00.
        • Gr 8 boys and girls will have a Soccer practice today at 12:20. Meet outside on the soccer field.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Wednesday September 30, 2015
        • Good Morning!
        • Terry Fox walk today during period 4. Walk safely and respectfully please.
        • Today is the donation Sock Hop at 12:20.
        • Tomorrow is toonie hat day as well as movie day. Popcorn will be sold at the movie for 50 cents.
        • Remember Check 3!

        • Tuesday September 29, 2015
        • Dodgeball Players Rock! You donated $198.20 to Cancer Research.
        • We are almost halfway to our goal of $850.00
        • Tomorrow we have Guess the number,and donation Sock Hop
        • Help SMS support the Marathon of Hope!
        • Kahoot Trivia: Tag 214 has taken the lead, followed by 205, 208, and 209. Top 4 earn points for their TAG.
        • Reminder that todays activities will take place on Thursday

        • Monday September 28, Day 3
        • Good Morning!
        • Tag 209 still leads Kahoot Trivia with 3615 points. Close behind are 214, 211, and 210 Teachers please remember to send down your points.
        • 2 dollar dodgeball for grade 8's today
        • Get involved, support Cancer Research
        • Tomorrow's Terry Fox activities- movie and popcorn have been moved to Thursday
        • If anyone has lost a football please come to the office
        • Grade 7 Girls Soccer team please meet in Room 202 at first break
        • Grade 7/8 Boys Soccer game today at 12:15

        • THURSDAY JUNE 25, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Sign up sheets for activities are in the MPR - Please pick 2 activities.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Sports Leadership meeting/party at noon!

        • A reminder to student council members to meet in the Guidance Area at noon. Bring a beverage with you.

        • If you need an instrument for the summer, see Ms. Hirsch at break or lunch

        • Sign up sheets for activities are in the MPR - Please pick 2 activities.

        • Remember Check 3!

        • TUESDAY JUNE 23, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • The following students STILL need to pick up their instruments: Marco, Kaelyn, Evan, Luther, Wesley, Christian, Patrick, Aidan, Perrin, Nick and 2 no-name trumpets. These instruments MUST be taken home today at 3:30

        • Ukrainian students: Please meet in the foyer at 9:40. Remember Check 3

        • Intramurals: Tuesday - Gr. 6, Wednesday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Happy Birthday Jenna!

        • Check Lost and Found. It will be put out in the morning. They will be put out on tables in the foyer.

        • All Peer Mentors please report to the Guidance area after O'Canada.

        • Happy Birthday Sera!

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • MONDAY JUNE 22, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • All store-rented instruments must be off the storage room shelves at 3:30 today!

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • FRIDAY JUNE 19, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: FRIDAY GR. 7

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY JUNE 18, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Thursday - Gr. 6, Friday Gr. 7.

        • There will be a very short student council meeting at morning break today in the Guidance Area.

        • This message is for Grade 7 students - anyone who has not yet seen Ms. Scaletta with their bowling team has until Friday. Then you will be placed on a bowling team.

        • Gr. 8 Boys Volleyball: please come to the Gym at first break for your yearbook picture.

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • WEDNESDAY JUNE 17, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Wednesday - Gr. 8, Thursday - Gr. 6, Friday Gr. 7.

        • The following teams please come to the Gym at first break: Gr. 8 Boys Soccer Teams, Gr. 7 & 8 boys Volleyball Teams, Grade 7 Girls Volleyball Teams, Gr. 7 Boys Basketball Team, Gr. 8 Girls Basketball Team

        • Students going to SCI today, please meet in the foyer at the beginning of Period 4.

        • Students who have forms for Ms Mason please get them to her following O'Canada.

        • Rm. 214: Please meet in the Gym for Health

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • TUESDAY JUNE 16, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentors please meet in the Guidance area following O'Canada

        • Intramurals: Thursday - Gr. 7 Badminton

        • Reminder to everyone that the Grade 5s will be here this morning. If you do not want them to enter your class on the tour, please shut your door.

        • All Gr. 7 & 8 Badminton team players need to meet in the Gym at a.m. break for yearbook pictures.

        • If you have not handed in a SMS T-shirt, please do ASAP

        • Remember Check 3!


        • MONDAY JUNE 15, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentor meeting in Rm. 113 at 12:05 today

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball meet in foyer at morning break for yearbook photo

        • If you have not handed in a SMS T-shirt, please do ASAP!

        • Intramurals: Monday - Gr. 6, Tuesday - Gr. 7, Wednesday - Gr. 8, Thursday - Gr. 6, Friday Gr. 7.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY JUNE 12, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Friday Grade 8 Badminton

        • If you have an SMS jersey (and you are not in track) please hand in ASAP.

        • ANY STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED THEIR 12 MINUTE RUN - (Mrs. Skelly's classes) please meet in Gym at Noon. Bring someone to record your laps etc.

        • HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO RAVEN!

        • Return checked out library books as soon as possible.

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • THURSDAY JUNE 11, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Band students are reminded that all SCHOOL RENTED instruments are due back at the school by this Thursday.

        • Intramurals: Thursday - Gr. 7 Badminton, Friday Grade 8 Badminton.

        • Peer Mentor meeting Thursday at lunch in Rm. 113

        • If any teachers have extra combination locks, could you please send them to the office with your attendance.

        • If you have an SMS jersey (and you are not in track) please hand in ASAP

        • Remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY JUNE 10, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Track & Field permission forms - please hand in ASAP!!!!

        • If you have an SMS jersey (and you are not in track) please hand in ASAP

        • Band students are reminded that all SCHOOL RENTED instruments are due back at the school by this Thursday.

        • Intramurals: Wednesday - Gr. 6 Badminton, Thursday - Gr. 7 Badminton, Friday Grade 8 Badminton.

        • Grade 6 Girls Basketball today - 3:30 -5:00

        • Peer Mentor meeting Thursday at lunch

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY JUNE 9, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Track Practices: Tuesday - High Jump (Grades 6, 7 & 8)

        • Track & Field permission forms - please hand in ASAP!!!!

        • If you have an SMS jersey (and you are not in track) please hand in ASAP

        • Band students are reminded that all SCHOOL RENTED instruments are due back at the school by this Thursday.

        • All student council students need to meet at 12 noon in Rm. 209 for a group photo. Please be prompt.

        • Intramurals: Tuesday - Gr. 6

        • Peer Mentor Meeting Thursday at Lunch.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • MONDAY JUNE 8, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • All P.E. classes please meet in the MPR. Please bring your running shoes.

        • Shot Put & Discus athletes can meet in the Gym at 12:00 if you want more practice.

        • Track Practices: Monday - Relay practice - try-out for Gr. 6 & 7 girls; Gr. 6 Boys, Gr. 7 Boys and Gr. 8 Girls & Boys please check outside of gym to see what relay team you are on. Tuesday - High Jump (6, 7 & 8)

        • Grade 8 student council members will meet today in Rm. 102 at 12:30

        • Track & Field permission forms - please hand in ASAP!!!!

        • If you have an SMS jersey (and you are not in track) please hand in ASAP

        • No Intramurals Monday!

        • Band students are reminded that all SCHOOL RENTED instruments are due back at the school by this Thursday.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY JUNE 5, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Schedule: Friday - No intramurals today due to construction.

        • Track and Field Schedule: Some changes to schedule please listen carefully! Friday - End runners and sprinters.

        • All morning Gym classes meet in the MPR

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY JUNE 4, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Thursday June 4 - 3:30-5:30

        • Intramural Schedule: Thursday Rm. 101 vs 100 Girls only; Friday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209

        • Track and Field Schedule: Some changes to schedule please listen carefully! Thursday - High Jump Gr. 7 & 8 ; Friday End runners and sprinters.

        • Shot and Discus Practice will be Thursday at 3:30-4:30


        • WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Thursday June 4 - 3:30-5:30

        • Intramural Schedule: Wednesday Gr. 8 all classes; Thursday Rm. 101 vs 100 Girls only; Friday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209.

        • Track and Field Schedule: Some changes to schedule please listen carefully! Wednesday - High Jump Gr. 6 only; Thursday - High Jump Gr. 7 & 8 ; Friday End runners and sprinters.

        • Good Luck to the softball teams that are headed out today!

        • Shot and Discus Practice will be Thursday at 3:30-4:30 - NOT Wednesday!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY JUNE 2, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Tuesday June 2 -3:30-5:30; Thursday June 4 - 3:30-5:30

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday - Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 206; Wednesday Gr. 8 all classes; Thursday Rm. 101 vs 100 Girls only; Friday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209.

        • Track and Field Schedule: Some changes to schedule please listen carefully! Tuesday - sprinters; Wednesday - High Jump Gr. 6 only; Thursday - High Jump Gr. 7 & 8 ; Friday End runners and sprinters.

        • All 7/8 boys softball team members are to return their permission forms to Mr. Mac ASAP today! If you don't have one, come and get one.

        • All Gr. 6 girls who are interested in playing basketball, there is a quick meeting at break this morning.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • MONDAY JUNE 1, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Tuesday June 2 -3:30-5:30; Thursday June 4 - 3:30-5:30

        • Intramural Schedule: Monday Rm. 101 vs 100 Boys only; Tuesday - Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 206; Wednesday Gr. 8 all classes; Thursday Rm. 101 vs 100 Girls only; Friday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209.

        • Boys Gr. 7 and 8 softball tryouts wrap up today at lunch. Meet in the Gym today at 12:05 and bring your glove

        • Attention French students attending Camp Arnes: There will be a meeting today at noon in Rm. 206. All participants must attend.

        • Track and Field Schedule: Some changes to schedule please listen carefully! Monday - Long/triple jump and endurance runners at noon; Tuesday - sprinters; Wednesday - High Jump Gr. 6 only; Thursday - High Jump Gr. 7 & 8 ; Friday End runners and sprinters.

        • Another excellent show put on by the Selo Ukrainian dancers. Way to go!

        • Girls softball today at noon. All players need to be in attendance. Please meet in the gym ready to go outside.

        • People who owe money to the canteen listen for your name and come down to the office.

        • Congratulations to the flag football team on winning the Middle School Division on Saturday. Way to go!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Tuesday June 2 3:30-5:30; Thursday June 4 3:30-5:30

        • Badminton Intramural Schedule: Friday Girls only - Rm. 101 vs 100

        • Track and Field Practice Schedule: Friday - Endurance Runners and Sprinters (All Grades) at noon.

        • Friday - Peer Mentor meeting in Rm. 113 at lunch

        • To all the Outdoor Ed students, please ensure that you are dressed appropriately for outdoor play today.

        • Peer Mentor meeting in Rm. 113 at noon today

        • A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE JAZZERS FOR AN AWESOME PERFORMANCE LAST NIGHT!! You guys were amazing!!! You Rock!!!


        • THURSDAY MAY 28, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Tuesday June 2 3:30-5:30; Thursday June 4 3:30-5:30

        • Badminton Intramural Schedule: Thursday - Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209; Friday Girls only - Rm. 101 vs 100

        • Track and Field Practice Schedule: Wednesday - High Jump (Gr. 6 only) at Noon; Thursday - High Jump (Gr. 7 & 8) at noon. Friday - Endurance Runners and Sprinters (All Grades) at noon.

        • Period 5 - Junior Jazz dress rehearsal; Period 6 - Senior Jazz dress rehearsal.

        • Friday - Peer Mentor meeting in Rm. 113 at lunch.

        • Colton to the office after O'Canada

        • Reminder to Gr. 7/8 Boys: Softball players 2nd tryout will be held today at lunch (weather permitting). Meet in the gym at 12:15. Eat your lunch before practice so that you can be ON TIME for period 5

        • REMEMBER CHECK 3!


        • WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCI Boys Volleyball tryouts: Tuesday June 2 3:30-5:30; Thursday June 4 3:30-5:30

        • Today after school: Shot put/discuss 3:30-4:45

        • Girls softball practice today. Please meet in the Gym at noon.

        • Boys softball practice today at lunch. Please meet in the gym.

        • Badminton Intramural Schedule: Wednesday- Boys only 103 vs 100; Thursday - Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209; Friday Girls only - Rm. 101 vs 100

        • Congratulations to HAILEY AUGUSTINE ON PLACING FIRST in her rhythmic gymnastics competition in the Hoop & Ball categories & THIRD in ribbon. WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU! GREAT JOB!

        • WOW! WOW! WOW! A HUGE congratulations goes out to all the band students for an incredible performance last night! You made SMS proud! Congratulations!

        • Track and Field Practice Schedule: Wednesday - High Jump (Gr. 6 only) at Noon; Thursday - High Jump (Gr. 7 & 8) at noon. Friday - Endurance Runners and Sprinters (All Grades) at noon.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY MAY 26, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Girls softball practices this week on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please meet in the Gym at noon.

        • Boys softball for today is cancelled. You will practice tomorrow at lunch instead.

        • It's concert day today! Whoo hoo!! Grade 6 arrival time at SCI is 6:30; Grade 7 arrival time is 6:45; Grade 8 arrival time is 7:00. PLEASE DON'T BE LATE!

        • Senior Jazzers are reminded that jazz has been postponed to Wednesday morning at 7:30. Junior Jazz begins at 8:00. Grade 6 saxes are reminded that we are meeting for 5-10 minutes right at the beginning of lunch today.

        • Badminton Intramural Schedule: Tuesday - Girls only Rm. 103 vs 100; Wednesday- Boys only 103 vs 100; Thursday - Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209; Friday Girls only - Rm. 101 vs 100

        • Track and Field Practice Schedule: Monday - Endurance runners and sprinters at noon; Tuesday - Triple Jump and Long Jump - all Grades @ Noon; Wednesday - High Jump (Gr. 6 only) at Noon; Thursday - High Jump (Gr. 7 & 8) at noon. Friday - Endurance Runners and Sprinters (All Grades) at noon.

        • First Gr. 7/8 Boys Softball practice will be today at lunch. Bring gloves and any outdoor clothing you will need. Meet in the Gym at 12:05

        • Happy Birthday Trinity from your friends!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • MONDAY MAY 25, 2015 DAY 3

        • Good Morning!

        • To those who ordered bicycle helmets, they should be sent out to us this week.

        • Girls softball practices this week on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please meet in the Gym at noon.

        • All grades are reminded that our dress rehearsals are today: Gr. 6: Periods 5 & 6; Gr. 7 - Periods 3 & 4; Gr. 8 - Periods 1 & 2

        • Senior jazzers are reminded that jazz tomorrow morning has been postponed to Wednesday morning at 7:30

        • Attention French Club students who are going to Camp Arnes - There will be a brief meeting in Rm. 206 at 12:00. All must attend!

        • Congratulations to all the students who performed at last night's Cooks Creek Dance Academy Recital. It was an entertaining evening with talented performances. Well done!

        • Badminton Intramural Schedule: Monday - Gr. 8 ( all groups); Tuesday - Girls only Rm. 103 vs 100; Wednesday- Boys only 103 vs 100; Thursday - Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 209; Friday Girls only - Rm. 101 vs 100

        • Track and Field Practice Schedule: Monday - Endurance runners and sprinters at noon; Tuesday - Triple Jump and Long Jump - all Grades @ Noon; Wednesday - High Jump (Gr. 6 only) at Noon; Thursday - High Jump (Gr. 7 & 8) at noon. Friday - Endurance Runners and Sprinters (All Grades) at noon.

        • Happy Birthday Michaela!

        • First Gr. 7/8 Boys Softball practice will be tomorrow at lunch. Bring gloves and any outdoor clothing you will need. Meet in the Gym at 12:05

        • Aidan and Sarah please come to the band room after announcements.

        • Late Busses - Get there or they will leave without you.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY MAY 22, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • BADMINTON: Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs 209

        • Track and Field is starting - sign up outside of Gym on exit door.

        • High jump practice - Gr. 6 & 7 Friday at lunch - noon sharp

        • Monday: Sprinting (Short distance) /Long Distance Runners meet in gym at noon

        • Girls Softball: Friday this week. Please meet in the gym at noon ready to go outside

        • A reminder to all band students that ALL grades have dress rehearsals on Monday! Don't forget your instrument on Monday!

        • Remember Check 3!

        • THURSDAY MAY 21, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Badminton: Thursday: Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203vs 209

        • Track and field is starting - sign up outside of gym on exit door.

        • High jump practice - Gr. 6 & 7 Friday at lunch - noon sharp

        • Monday: Sprinting/Long Distance

        • Girls softball: Friday this week. Please meet in the gym at noon ready to go outside.

        • There will be a brief meeting today for any Grade 7 & 8 boys interested in playing softball this year. Meeting starts at 12:05. Bring your lunch. (Rm. 205)

        • Remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Badminton: Wednesday: Gr. 8 all classes; Thursday: Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs 209

        • Band scholarship forms are due today

        • Senior Jazzers are reminded that pics are due tomorrow

        • There will be a brief meeting tomorrow (Thursday) for any Grade 7 & 8 boys interested in playing softball this year. Meeting starts at 12:05. Bring your lunch. (Rm. 205)

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY MAY 19, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Badminton: Tuesday: Boys - Rm. 101 vs 102; Wednesday: Gr. 8 all classes; Thursday: Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs 209

        • Tuesday: Gr. 8 Health meeting in Gym first period

        • Girls softball will be tomorrow (Wednesday) and Friday this week. Please meet in the Gym at noon ready to go outside

        • Congratulations to the Gr. 8 Band students for an awesome trip to Moose Jaw! You guys rock!!

        • A reminder to all band students that scholarship forms are due tomorrow

        • Today's Full Band - Periods 2 & 3 - Gr. 7; Period 5 & 6 Gr. 6.

        • Grade 8 girls interested in trying out for the Gr. 9 Girls Volleyball team at SCI next year are asked to attend a meeting today in Rm. 205 at 12:15 to discuss tryouts this week.

        • Congratulations to Grace, Leia, Brooklynn and Talia on their participation in 2015 Canadian Championships this past weekend in Calgary. All of the girls competed hard and represented their clubs well. Good job on a great season!

        • Please remember respectful behavior at lunch!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Friday: Gr. 6 Girls only Rm. 101 vs 102

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes please meet in Rm. 202 for class today.

        • Happy Early Birthday Kendra!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY MAY 14, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Thursday - Gr. 7 - Rm. 209 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 6 Girls only Rm. 101 vs 102

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball will have their last practice on Thursday morning at 8 o'clock.


        • WEDNESDAY MAY 13, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Badminton Schedule for May 12-15 Wednesday: All Gr. 8 Groups; Thursday - Gr. 7 - Rm. 209 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 6 Girls only Rm. 101 vs 102

        • Gr. 7 & 8 Girls Softball practice at lunch. Please meet in the Gym at 12:00 with your glove and be ready to go outside.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball will have their last practice on Thursday morning at 8 o'clock.

        • Please do not attempt to touch the bat that has been spotted near the doors of the Gr. 6 wing. They are becoming endangered. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask Ms. Rogers.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY MAY 12, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Badminton Schedule for May 12-15 - Tuesday: Gr. 6 Boys only Rm. 102 vs 100; Wednesday: All Gr. 8 Groups; Thursday - Gr. 7 - Rm. 209 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 6 Girls only Rm. 101 vs 102

        • All students who are part of Youth Parliament need to hand in their permission slips to Ms. Scaletta today.

        • Gr. 7 & 8 Girls Softball practice tomorrow at lunch. Please meet in the Gym at 12:00 with your glove and be ready to go outside.

        • Grade 8 dress rehearsal today during periods 3 & 4

        • Grade 8 Band Students will be gone on their band trip to Moose Jaw on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Please remember Respect 3 on your trip and at the concerts.

        • Grade 6 Band students are reminded that today at lunch we have our SHINE auditions.

        • YES! There IS Junior Jazz tomorrow morning at 8:00 sharp.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball will have their last practice on Thursday morning at 8 o'clock.

        • Thank you to all those who donated to the Andrew Dunn Walk. Our Sock Hop raised $65

        • Congratulations on a successful 30 Hour Famine. Over $4000.00 was raised thanks to the efforts of our students. Special recognition goes to our top fundraisers Trinity and Ashley, Kassie, Emma and Kylie. Thanks to all our participants for exhibiting Check 3 Behaviour throughout the evening activities and the night. It was an outstanding 30 Hour Famine. Finally a huge thank you to Mrs. Kavanagh, Mr. Douglas and the parent volunteers for their time, support and assistance.

        • A reminder that there is no skateboarding or bike riding when there are buses in the bus loop.

        • Remember Respect 3!


        • FRIDAY MAY 8, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Please discuss with your TAG: Why bike safety is important and why you should ride around the parking lot both in the morning and after school.

        • Grade 8 Full Band periods 1 & 2 today

        • Jacob to the office please

        • Intramural Badminton Schedule for May 12-15 - Tuesday: Gr. 6 Boys only Rm. 102 vs 100; Wednesday: All Gr. 8 Groups; Thursday - Gr. 7 - Rm. 209 vs 206; Friday: Gr. 6 Girls only Rm. 101 vs 102

        • If any French Club students have their Camp Arnes forms, please bring them to Mrs. Bollegraf right after announcements.

        • Today is the Day! - 30 Hour Famine - Remember that you are fasting all day and returning tonight at 7:00. Bring enough drink and rice with you for the whole evening.

        • Health Rm. 205: Please meet in the Gym period 1

        • Happy Birthday Kylie!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY MAY 7, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: No Intramurals today

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week (Wednesday) before TAG. We need each student to fundraise at least $75.00 to reach our $5000 goal. Also get into groups of 4 and let Mrs. Rempel know who is in your group and the group name.

        • Grade 8 full band rehearsal tomorrow during periods 1 & 2

        • There will be a Soc Hop on Thursday at 12:30. All donations are supporting the Andrew Dunn Walk.

        • Please remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY MAY 6, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Any Gr. 7 & 8 girls who are interested in playing softball this year are asked to meet in Rm. 210 today (Wednesday) at 12:00 for a very brief meeting.

        • Intramurals today - Rm. 101 vs 103. There will be no intramurals on Thursday.

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week (Wednesday) before TAG. We need each student to fundraise at least $75.00 to reach our $5000 goal. Also get into groups of 4 and let Mrs. Rempel know who is in your group and the group name.

        • Soc Hop on Thursday at 12:30 - All donations are to support the Andrew Dunn walk

        • Youth Parliament meeting today at 12:00 noon in Rm. 208. Bring your lunch.

        • A reminder to Service Learning students that they are dismissed for lunch at 11:45. Please meet Mrs. Doig at the front doors at 12:10 to load the bus to Winnipeg Harvest.

        • Library and Computer Lab will be closed at lunch. Teachers can take classes to the library but no books will be checked in or out.

        • Also, remember to respect the lunch monitors!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY MAY 5, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week (Wednesday) before TAG. We need each student to fundraise at least $75.00 to reach our $5000 goal. Also get into groups of 4 and let Mrs. Rempel know who is in your group and the group name. There will be a short 30 hour famine meeting on Tuesday. The Grade 7 & 8 participants will meet at noon in Rm. 102 and Gr. 6 at 12:15. Make sure that you come to the meeting on time.

        • Reminder to French Club students to hand in your Camp Arnes forms to Mrs. Bollegraf, Mrs. Doig or Mrs. McColm. Forms are due no later than May 8th

        • Congratulations to the Senior Jazz Band that put on an awesome performance at the Legislative Bldgs. yesterday!

        • Eric - Report to the office

        • Intramurals - Badminton - Rm. 203 vs. 208

        • Soc Hop on Thursday at 12:30 - All donations are to support the Andrew Dunn walk

        • Badminton Players- Meeting immediately in your tag rooms


        • MONDAY MAY 4, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Sports Schedule: Monday - Sports Leadership Meeting; If you would like to play badminton intramurals, please sign up with Mrs. Skelly today!!!

        • After announcements can the following students report to Rm. 103 - Sam & Eric

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week (Wednesday) before TAG. We need each student to fundraise at least $75.00 to reach our $5000 goal. Also get into groups of 4 and let Mrs. Rempel know who is in your group and the group name. There will be a short 30 hour famine meeting on Tuesday. The Grade 7 & 8 participants will meet at noon in Rm. 102 and Gr. 6 at 12:10

        • All students who are attending cross-over championships, there is a practice today after school - 3:30-5:00

        • Reminder to French Club students to hand in your Camp Arnes forms to Mrs. Bollegraf, Mrs. Doig or Mrs. McColm. Forms are due no later than May 8th

        • Badminton Practice for all students who have qualified for the Cross-over Championship- Monday May 4 - 3:30-5:00. All must attend!!!

        • Reminder: No physical contact when playing touch football

        • Senior Jazz Band - at Legislative Bldgs. today- Good Luck!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY MAY 1, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week (Wednesday)

        • Grade 8 Exams this a.m. - Bells will be turned off

        • Grades 7 & 6 - reminder to spend your breaks downstairs.

        • Intramurals: Friday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Reminder to French Club students to hand in your Camp Arnes forms to Mrs. Bollegraf, Mrs. Doig or Mrs. McColm. Forms are due no later than May 8th

        • Badminton Practice for all students who have qualified for the Cross-over Championship- Monday May 4 - 3:30-5:00. All must attend!!!

        • Please remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY APRIL 30, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week

        • Intramurals: Thursday - Rm. 209 vs. Rm. 206 Basketball; Friday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Grade 8 Band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal today during periods 1 & 2

        • SMS would like to wish the best of luck to all the SMS students beginning their Provincial Honour Band experience today! We know you'll represent SMS with much success! Have fun!

        • There will be a short 30 Hour Famine meeting today in Rm. 102. The Gr. 7's and 8's are meeting at 12 noon and the Gr. 6's are meeting at 12:15.

        • Caitlyn, Brooklyn, Nathan,Maya and Rachel please report to the MPR Per. 1

        • Reminder to French Club students to hand in your Camp Arnes forms to Mrs. Bollegraf, Mrs. Doig or Mrs. McColm. Forms are due no later than May 8th

        • Period 1 Health (205) will be in the Gym

        • Rm. 209 will be closed today


        • WEDNESDAY APRIL 29, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week

        • Intramurals: Wednesday - No intramurals; Thursday - Rm. 209 vs. Rm. 206 Basketball; Friday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Congratulations to the Grade 7 Band students for an awesome band trip!! Your performance was outstanding and you represented SMS fantastically during the entire trip!

        • Grade 8 Band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal tomorrow during periods 1 & 2

        • Ciara to the Band Rm. after announcements

        • All students who participated in the French/Ukrainian Art project must report to the MPR after announcements for 5 minutes.

        • Grade 8 Phys. Ed Classes meet in the MPR for your class today

        • No physical contact during football

        • Good Luck to the Gr. 6 Badminton players who are in the Divisional tournament today

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY APRIL 28, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP.

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week

        • Intramurals: Tuesday - No Intramurals; Wednesday - No intramurals; Thursday - Rm. 209 vs. Rm. 206 Basketball; Friday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Good luck to the Gr. 6 Badminton players who will be competing in the Division South Badminton tournament!!!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • MONDAY APRIL 27, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • A reminder to Mrs. Doig's Service Learning class, please hand in permission forms for Winnipeg Harvest ASAP.

        • Any students who have a SMS jersey, please return ASAP (if you are not playing badminton)

        • Yes, there IS Senior Jazz Band rehearsal tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. sharp!

        • Singles Badminton Practice today from 3:30 - 4:45, not 5:00 as originally scheduled.

        • 30 Hour Famine participants are reminded to keep fundraising because the money is due next week.

        • Talia and Jill, please report to Rm. 209 after announcements.

        • Congratulations to all our students who competed in the Manitoba Provincial Science Fair this weekend. Honourable Mention: Maggie and Victoria. Bronze Medal: Madi, Gold Medals: Maya, Ashley, Jessie and Hannah. Ashley won Woman in Science award and Jessie and Hannah won the Best Biological Project - Elementary Division. Way to Go!

        • Intramurals: Monday: Gr. 6 Badminton; Tuesday - No Intramurals; Wednesday - No intramurals; Thursday - Rm. 209 vs. Rm. 206 Basketball; Friday - Sports Leadership Meeting

        • All Gr. 6 Doubles/mixed players please meet in Gym at noon for practice (At Lunch)

        • Gr. 6 Basketball Practice tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY APRIL 23, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Basketball - Thursday - Rm. 208 vs 203, Friday - NO SCHOOL

        • Anyone who has old hockey sticks please give them to Mrs. Sward. She only needs the shafts for a construction project.

        • Ms. Mason is looking for runners for underprivileged children. If you can bring in your old runners, please put them in the guidance area.

        • A reminder that there is no school on Friday - School Inservice

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball practice cancelled for Thursday

        • Grade 7 full band periods 3 & 4 today

        • SMS would like to wish the best of luck to all of the Junior and Senior participants in the Eastman/Interlake Honour Band this weekend. We know you'll represent SMS with much success!

        • Singles badminton practice - Monday 3:30-5:00

        • The 30 Hour Famine permission slips are due today. Bring them to Rm. 209 during TAG.

        • If you have a jersey at home from Badminton and you are not playing, please return the jersey.


        • WEDNESDAY APRIL 22, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Basketball - Wednesday - Rm. 100 vs 103, Thursday - Rm. 208 vs 203, Friday - NO SCHOOL

        • Next Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed Badminton practice Thursday: 8 a.m.

        • Anyone who has old hockey sticks please give them to Mrs. Sward. She only needs the shafts for a construction project.

        • Ms. Mason is looking for runners for underprivileged children. If you can bring in your old runners, please put them in the guidance area

        • A reminder that there is no school on Friday - School Inservice

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball practice cancelled for Thursday

        • Eastman/Interlake JUNIOR rehearsal today at noon in the band room.

        • 30 Hour Famine permission slips are due tomorrow. Hand them in to Ms. Scaletta in Rm. 209 during TAG. If you were away when we had the meeting and are interested in doing 30 Hour Famine, come see Ms. Scaletta today

        • Ukrainian program Grade 7 students, please report to the MPR immediately after announcements.

        • If you have a jersey at home from Badminton and you are not playing, please return the jersey.

        • Grade 8's away at Career Symposium today.

        • Remember Check 3!



        • TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Basketball - Tuesday - Rm. 203 vs 209, Wednesday - Rm. 100 vs 103, Thursday - Rm. 208 vs 203, Friday - NO SCHOOL

        • Next Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed Badminton practice 3:30-5:00 (Tuesday) and Thursday: 8 a.m.

        • Anyone who has old hockey sticks please give them to Mrs. Sward. She only needs the shafts for a construction project.

        • Ms. Mason is looking for runners for underprivileged children. If you can bring in your old runners, please put them in the guidance area.

        • A reminder that there is no school on Friday - School Inservice

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball practice cancelled for Thursday

        • Reminder to French Club students and Ukrainian students the artist in the school is here today. Please check your schedules and meet in the MPR during your scheduled class. If you aren't sure when you are participating, please see Mrs. Bollegraf after TAG.

        • Grade 7 Band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal this morning periods 3 & 4

        • Eastman/Interlake SENIOR honour band rehearsal today at lunch. Please meet in the foyer today at noon with your lunch.

        • There will be a quick meeting for members of the Gr. 8 doubles and mixed doubles badminton teams today at 12:15 in Rm. 205. You can bring your lunch if you want to

        • Any students who have their 30 Hr. Famine permission slip can bring it to Rm. 209 during TAG. If you were absent yesterday and are interested in 30 Hr. Famine come see Ms. Scaletta today for information.

        • Two lost water bottles - 1 pink and 1 blue/green. Please return them to the office if found.


        • MONDAY APRIL 20, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Basketball - Monday - Rm. 206 vs. 208, Tuesday - Rm. 203 vs 209, Wednesday - Rm. 100 vs 103, Thursday - Rm. 208 vs 203, Friday - NO SCHOOL

        • Rm. 214 Gym class please report to Rm. 202 - Period 1

        • Students interested in participating in Youth Parliament should attend an informational meeting in Rm. 208 at 12:15 today. Please bring your agendas to note important dates.

        • Could the following students please report to Rm. 100 immediately after O'Canada: Maya, Maggie, Victoria, Chloe, and Kendra

        • Next Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed Badminton practice 3:30-5:00 (Tuesday) and Thursday: 8 a.m.

        • There will be a 30 Hour Famine meeting today at 12:05 in the art room today. Be there if you are interested in participating.

        • Singles Badminton practice - Monday at 3:30-5:00

        • Anyone who has old hockey sticks please give them to Mrs. Sward. She only needs the shafts for a construction project.

        • Ms. Mason is looking for runners for underprivileged children. If you can bring in your old runners, please put them in the guidance area.

        • Happy Birthday Carson!

        • Grade 7 Band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal tomorrow morning periods 3 & 4.

        • Grade 8 Grad pictures will be taken this morning in the Library


        • FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Friday: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Students interested in participating in Youth Parliament should attend an informational meeting in Rm. 208 at 12:15 on Monday, April 20th.

        • SMS would like to wish the best of luck to all the 2015 Provincial Honour Band members who will be representing at their first rehearsal tomorrow. We know you'll represent SMS with great success!

        • Would ALL members of the Eastman/Interlake Honour Band please stop by the Band Room today to get a very important letter.

        • Next Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed Badminton practice 3:30-5:00 (Tuesday)

        • Singles Badminton practice - Monday at 3:30-5:00

        • Anyone who has old hockey sticks please give them to Mrs. Sward. She only needs the shafts for a construction project.

        • Ms. Mason is looking for runners for underprivileged children. If you can bring in your old runners, please put them in the guidance area.

        • Please don't use your bicycles in the parking lot and no skateboards until buses have left.

        • Come out this weekend to cheer on 5 members of the Grade 8 girls as they compete in the Shock 14 open here at SMS and SCI all weekend long. Check the halls for schedule and come cheer loud for the girls!

        • Happy Birthday Talia!



        • THURSDAY APRIL 16, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Thurs: Rm. 103 vs. 101, Fri: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Gr. 6 Boys Basketball- Thurs. a.m. at 8:00

        • Please don't ride your bicycles through the parking lot.

        • Also, no skateboarding when there are buses in the bus loop.

        • Any badminton players who would like to purchase a badminton racquet, please meet in the gym at break!

        • Gr. 6 Mixed Doubles Badminton practice at lunch starting at noon.

        • Reminder to all French Club and Ukrainian students that Art Workshops are happening today. Please don't forget what period you are participating. Please bring a pencil, ruler and scissors. See Mrs. Doig, Mrs. Bollegraf or Mrs. McColm if you are unsure which period you are supposed to be there.

        • Students interested in participating in Youth Parliament should attend an informational meeting in Rm. 208 at 12:15 on Monday, April 20th.

        • Eastman/Interlake SENIOR rehearsal today at lunch. Please meet in the foyer with your lunch at noon.

        • All Gr. 8 students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due today.

        • Gr. 7 Full Band rehearsal today periods 3 & 4


        • WEDNESDAY APRIL 15, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Wed: Rm. 100 vs. 102, Thurs: Rm. 103 vs. 101, Fri: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Gr. 6 Boys Basketball- Thurs. a.m. at 8:00

        • All Gr. 8 Band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due

        • Reminder there is no badminton practice today after school.

        • Grade 7 Full Band - Periods 3 & 4 tomorrow!! (Thursday) Please don't forget your instrument.

        • Gr. 6 Doubles Badminton players only - practice at noon. Bring your lunch!

        • Senior Eastman-Interlake Honour Band Rehearsal at SCI tomorrow at lunch. Meet in the foyer at Noon and walk over together.


        • TUESDAY APRIL 14, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed - Tuesday - 3:30 - 5:00

        • Intramurals: Tues Rm. 214 vs. 210, Wed: Rm. 100 vs. 102, Thurs: Rm. 103 vs. 101, Fri: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Gr. 6 Boys Basketball Tues, Thurs. a.m. at 8:00

        • Singles badminton practice tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30 a.m.

        • Happy Birthday Caroline and Mackenzie

        • All of Ms. Hirsch's band classes need to report to the MPR this morning.

        • All Gr. 8 Band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due tomorrow.

        • A pair of glasses have been turned in to the office.

        • Please remember Check 3 and have a great day!

        • MONDAY APRIL 13, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 7 - 206 meet in Rm. 202 first period for Phys. Ed.; Rm. 101 Period 2 in Foyer

        • A reminder to French Club students that today there is an Art meeting in Rm. 211. Gr. 8's report periods 1 and 2 and Grade 6 & 7's periods 3 & 4

        • Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed - Practice at noon. Tuesday - 3:30 - 5:00

        • Monday: Gr. 8 Doubles/Mixed & Gr. 6, 7 &8 Singles - 3:30-5:00; Tuesday: 3:30-5:00 Gr. 6 Doubles/Mixed

        • No eating outside. If you bring food back from Esso, bring it inside.

        • Intramurals: Mon: Rm 209 vs. 206, Tues: Rm. 214 vs. 210, Wed: Rm. 100 vs. 102, Thurs: Rm. 103 vs. 101, Fri: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Could all of Ms. Hirsch's band classes this morning please report to the MPR for class. Please be sure to bring your band folder and pencil.

        • Eastman/Interlake Junior Honour Band rehearsal today at noon in the Band Rm.

        • Gr. 6 Boys Basketball Tues, Thurs. a.m. at 8:00

        • Gr. 6 Band Students report immediately after announcements to the Band Rm.


        • WEDNESDAY APRIL 8, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Day of Pink Activities in the a.m.

        • A reminder to all grade 7 and 8 Band students that you must sign up for rooms for your upcoming band trip by Thursday.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball is cancelled for this week.

        • Basketball Intramurals: Wed - Rm. 208 vs. 203 have been cancelled for today, Thurs- Rm. 202 vs 210, Fri - Rm. 103 vs 101.

        • Would all students participating in the 2015 Provincial Honour Band please stop by the Band Rm. today during break.

        • Grade 6 Band students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal tomorrow periods 6 and 7

        • Gr. 7 Girls Badminton final tryout on Wednesday. Please check the list by the gym exit doors if you need to attend.

        • All Singles badminton players practice today @ 7:30 a.m.


        • TUESDAY APRIL 7, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Badminton Tryouts: Gr. 6 students: Badminton try-outs will be held: Tuesday April 7 - Boys tryouts 3:30-5:30

        • A reminder to all grade 7 and 8 Band students that you must sign up for rooms for your upcoming band trip by Thursday.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball is cancelled for this week.

        • Basketball Intramurals: Tues- Rm. 102 vs 101, Wed - Rm. 208 vs. 203, Thurs- Rm. 202 vs 210, Fri - Rm. 103 vs 101.

        • Peer Mentor Meeting at 12:00 p.m. today

        • Gr. 7 Girls Badminton final tryout on Wednesday. Please check the list by the gym exit doors if you need to attend.

        • Day of Pink activities will be held tomorrow morning. Remember to bring/wear your pink tshirt.

        • Welcome to Ms. Fetterly who is our new Librarian at SMS!

        • All singles badminton players have practice tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30 a.m.


        • MONDAY APRIL 6, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING AND WELCOME BACK!

        • Badminton Tryouts: Gr. 6 students: Badminton try-outs will be held: Monday- April 6 - Girls tryouts - 3:30-5:30; Tuesday April 7 - Boys tryouts 3:30-5:30

        • All Grade 6 girls who are trying out for badminton please meet in the Gym at noon. (sharp) for a short meeting!!

        • A reminder to all grade 7 and 8 Band students that you must sign up for rooms for your upcoming band trip by Thursday.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball is cancelled for this week.

        • Basketball Intramurals: Mon- Rm. 214 vs 205, Tues- Rm. 102 vs 101, Wed - Rm. 208 vs. 203, Thurs- Rm. 202 vs 210, Fri - Rm. 103 vs 101.

        • Pink T-Shirts will be handed out to homeroom teachers tomorrow if anyone needs theirs before Tuesday please seem Ms. Mason.

        • Day of Pink activities will be Wednesday.


        • Friday March 27, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Friday - None

        • Be sure not to leave food in your lockers over Spring Break. Also, take your gym clothes home to wash over Spring Break.

        • After Period 2 - Break and then report to your TAG for Carnival Activities.

        • Badminton Tryouts: Gr. 6 students: Badminton try-outs will be held the first two days back after Spring Break. Monday- April 6 - Girls tryouts - 3:30-5:30; Tuesday April 7 - Boys tryouts 3:30-5:30


        • THURSDAY MARCH 26, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Members of the Junior Eastman/Interlake Honour Band have their first rehearsal today at lunch. Please bring your lunch.

        • Any Gr. 6 students who would like to try out for badminton, please sign up today.

        • Intramurals: Thursday - Rm. 203 vs Rm. 206, Friday- NO INTRAMURALS.

        • The race for the house with the most spirit is tightening up, so any house can win. In 4th place with 39 points are the Green Dragons. In third place are the blue Knights with 45 points and the Red Jesters are only 2 points behind the Orange Lancers who have 49 points.

        • French club meeting in Rm. 103 at lunch today

        • Happy Birthday Maya!

        • Remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Members of the Junior Eastman/Interlake Honour Band have their first rehearsal this THURSDAY at lunch.

        • Grade 7 Girls Badminton tryouts Wednesday 3:30-5:30

        • Any Gr. 6 students who would like to try out for badminton please sign up today and tomorrow.

        • Rm. 214- Health - Please meet in gym for class period 2. Bring your gym clothes.

        • TAG teachers please send down your fractions and percentages to Rm. 102 following announcements. Don't forget....tomorrow is formal day.

        • At the mid-way point in our spirit week activities the results are as follows: 4th place with 30 points - Blue Knights, 3rd place with 31 points - Green Dragons, 2nd place - Red Jesters with 35 points, 1st place are the Orange Lancers with 39 points. All houses are very close in points - come check out the results chart in the hallway by the office.

        • Intramurals: Wednesday - Rm. 205 vs 210, Thursday - Rm. 203 vs Rm. 206, Friday- NO INTRAMURALS.

        • Don't play in the puddles

        • Don't touch other locks on the lockers other than your own!



        • TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015 DAY 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Any Gr. 6 students who would like to try out for badminton please sign up today and tomorrow.

        • Intramurals: Tuesday: Rm. 100 vs. 101 Refs: Steffi, Lea, Raven, Kajla, Marissa, Thursday: Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 206, Friday: No Intramurals.

        • Tag Teachers: Count the number of students who are dressed in sports gear and send the form to Rm. 102. Today is the basketball shoot at noon. Get your TAG to help you and we'll see you in the gym.

        • All members of the SENIOR Eastman/Interlake Honour Band are reminded that you have a rehearsal at SCI today at lunch. Please meet in the foyer at noon to walk over together.

        • Members of the Junior Eastman/Interlake Honour Band have their first rehearsal this THURSDAY at lunch.

        • Grade 7 Girls Badminton tryouts Wednesday 3:30-5:30


        • WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball Tuesday and Thursday a.m.

        • Intramurals: Basketball Intramurals starting this week: Tuesday - Sports Leadership Meeting, Wednesday - Rm. 103 vs. Rm. 102, Thursday - Rm. 214 vs Rm. 202, Friday - NO SCHOOL!

        • Grade 7 Boys Badminton tryouts today from 3:30-5:30.

        • Reminder to get your SMS jerseys in to the P.E. teachers

        • Quick Talent Show meeting in Rm. 113 at 12:00

        • Happy Birthday Hope and Cassidy!

        • There will be no Rocks and Rings today.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball Tuesday and Thursday a.m.

        • Peer Mentors - Meeting at lunch

        • On Tuesday, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, we are having a TOONIE HAT DAY! If you bring a toonie, you can wear a hat, and your toonie will be donated to Dream Factory, an organization that works towards making sick children's dreams come true. On Tuesday, give a Toonie to your TAG teacher, and they will give you a sticker that gives you permission to wear your hat all day. There will also be a Crazy Hat Contest. The person with the craziest hat will win their own "Pot of Gold". Our school goal is $200. It doesn't have to be a crazy hat, any appropriate hat will be acceptable.

        • Intramurals: Basketball Intramurals starting this week: Tuesday - Sports Leadership Meeting, Wednesday - Rm. 103 vs. Rm. 102, Thursday - Rm. 214 vs Rm. 202, Friday - NO SCHOOL!

        • Grade 8 Boys Badminton today at 3:30-5:00

        • Please remember Check 3!

        • There will be a student council meeting today at noon in Rm 209.

        • Tag Teachers: Remember to hand out your hat day stickers and collect the Toonies for Dream Factory. Please send your envelopes to Rm. 102 or 209 at the end of TAG. Thanks to everyone for their donation.

        • Happy Birthday Jillian!

        • Gr. 8 Boys and girls Badminton players are asked to check the list posted outside the Gym to see if you are required to attend practice today at 3:30.

        • To all students who ordered bicycle helmets: They will not be delivered until May.

        • Guidance Rm. is closed at lunch due to garbage left behind.

        • RCMP Presentations today: Period 1 Rm. 202 and 214, Period 2 Rm. 101 and 102, Period 3 - Rm. 206 and 208, Period 4 Rm. 203 and 209, Period 5 Rm. 100 and 103, Period 6 Rm. 205 and 210.


        • MONDAY MARCH 16, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball Tuesday and Thursday a.m.

        • Peer Mentors - Tomorrow at lunch

        • There will be a student council meeting today at 12 noon in Rm. 209. Bring your lunch.

        • On Tuesday, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, we are having a TOONIE HAT DAY! If you bring a toonie, you can wear a hat, and your toonie will be donated to Dream Factory, an organization that works towards making sick children's dreams come true. On Tuesday, give a toonie to your TAG teacher, and they will give you a sticker that gives you permission to wear your hat all day. There will also be a Crazy Hat Contest. The person with the craziest hat will win their own "Pot of Gold". Our school goal is $200. It doesn't have to be a crazy hat, any appropriate hat will be acceptable.

        • Taylor and Richard, report to Rm. 102 right after announcements

        • Intramurals: Basketball Intramurals starting this week: Monday - Sports Leadership Meeting, Tuesday - Sports Leadership Meeting, Wednesday - Rm. 103 vs. Rm. 102, Thursday - Rm. 214 vs Rm. 202, Friday - NO SCHOOL!

        • Grade 8 Boys Badminton today and Tuesday at 3:30-5:00

        • Please remember Check 3!


        • FRIDAY MARCH 13, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Friday - Sports leadership meeting

        • After School sports this week: Friday - Gr. 7 Boys Windup practice. All students with school jerseys please hand in to Mr. Cullen or Mrs. Skelly before Friday.

        • On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the school will be hosting various events around the school to raise awareness and collect donations for the Red Cross. Today there will be Guess the Number in the front foyer at $0.25 per guess. The winner will be announced during the Soc Hop. To get into the Sock Hop, you must bring a donation. Soc Hop will be Friday at 12:30. Winners for guess the # will be announced.

        • On Tuesday, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, we are having a TOONIE HAT DAY! If you bring a toonie, you can wear a hat, and your toonie will be donated to Dream Factory, an organization that works towards making sick children's dreams come true. On Tuesday, give a toonie to your TAG teacher, and they will give you a sticker that gives you permission to wear your hat all day. There will also be a Crazy Hat Contest. The person with the craziest hat will win their own "Pot of Gold". Our school goal is $200. It doesn't have to be a crazy hat, any appropriate hat will be acceptable.

        • Talent show auditions continue today @ lunch in the band room. Those participants who are auditioning today need to be in the band room by 12:05.

        • Report cards will be handed out at 3:15 today

        • Remember Check 3!


        • THURSDAY MARCH 12, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 8 girls Basketball tryout at 3:300-5:30 today

        • Intramurals today: Thursday - sports lead. meeting. Friday - Sports lead. meeting

        • After School sports this week: Thursday - Gr. 8 Girls Badminton tryout, Friday - Gr. 7 Boys Windup practice. All students with school jerseys please hand in to Mr. Cullen or Mrs. Skelly before Friday.

        • On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the school will be hosting various events around the school to raise awareness and collect donations for the Red Cross. Today there will be Guess the Number in the front foyer at $0.25 per guess. The winner will be announced during the Soc Hop. To get into the Sock Hop, you must bring a donation. Soc Hop will be Friday at noon.

        • On Tuesday, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, we are having a TOONIE HAT DAY! If you bring a toonie, you can wear a hat, and your toonie will be donated to Dream Factory, an organization that works towards making sick children's dreams come true. On Tuesday, give a toonie to your TAG teacher, and they will give you a sticker that gives you permission to wear your hat all day. There will also be a Crazy Hat Contest. The person with the craziest hat will win their own "Pot of Gold". Our school goals $200. It doesn't have to be a crazy hat, any appropriate hat will be acceptable.

        • Jazzers - Noon meeting in the Band Rm.

        • Gr. 8 Girls Badminton - Today from 3:30-5:15

        • Gr. 8 Boys Badminton - Monday from 3:30-5:15

        • Grade 6 Boys - Basketball practices are back on for Thursday mornings. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Sign up sheets for Gr. 8 Badminton are now posted outside the Gym. All interested players are asked to sign up by Wednesday of this week. Grade 8 girls, your first tryout is Thursday from 3:30-5:30

        • All band students are reminded that Meat and Cheese order pickup is at SCI this Thursday, March 12 after school.

        • Intramurals today: Wednesday: Teachers vs Rm. 209, Thursday - sports lead. meeting. Friday - Sports lead meeting

        • Games Club will begin at 12:30 in the MPR on Wednesday. Come and play cards, board games, LEGO, or sit and chat.......it's where it's at! MPR...don't be far!

        • After School sports this week: Wednesday - Gr. 8 Boys final Basketball practice, Thursday - Gr. 8 Girls Badminton tryout, Friday - Gr. 7 Boys Windup practice. All students with school jerseys please hand in to Mr. Cullen or Mrs. Skelly before Friday.

        • On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the school will be hosting various events around the school to raise awareness and collect donations for the Red Cross. Today and tomorrow there will be Guess the Number in the front foyer at $0.25 per guess. the winner will be announced during the Soc Hop. To get into the Sock Hop, you must bring a donation. Soc Hop will be Friday at noon.

        • Thank you all Grade 6 students that donated money to the Winnipeg Humane Society! In total, we raised $111.80. Thank you for all your help!

        • Jazzers - Noon meeting tomorrow in the Band Rm.

        • Gr. 7 Outdoor Ed permission forms are overdue!


        • TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Sign up sheets for Gr. 8 Badminton are now posted outside the Gym. All interested players are asked to sign up by Wednesday of this week. Grade 8 girls, your first tryout is Thursday from 3:30-5:30

        • All band students are reminded that Meat and Cheese order pickup is at SCI this Thursday, March 12 after school

        • Peer Mentors will meet at Lunch. Please bring binders.

        • Ultimate Frisbee Finals: March 10th - Rm. 206 vs 209 Please bring a non perishable food item and all proceeds will go to Winnipeg Harvest

        • Students signed up to audition for the Talent show are asked to meet in Rm. 113 today @ 12:00 for 5 minutes

        • Intramurals today: Tuesday: Gr. 7 Ultimate finals 206 vs 209, Wednesday: Teachers vs Rm. 209, Thursday - sports lead. meeting. Friday - Sports lead meeting.

        • Games Club will begin at 12:30 in the MPR on Wednesday. Come and play cards, board games, LEGO, or sit and chat.......it's where it's at! MPR...don't be far!

        • After School sports this week: Wednesday - Gr. 8 Boys final Basketball practice, Thursday - Gr. 8 Girls Badminton tryout, Friday - Gr. 7 Boys Windup practice. All students with school jerseys please hand in to Mr. Cullen or Mrs. Skelly before Friday.


        • MONDAY MARCH 9, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Sign up sheets for Gr. 8 Badminton are now posted outside the Gym. All interested players are asked to sign up by Wednesday of this week.

        • All band students are reminded that Meat and Cheese order pickup is at SCI this Thursday, March 12 after school.

        • Senior Jazzers are reminded that Jazz Band rehearsal tomorrow morning is at SCI at 7:30 sharp

        • Peer Mentors will meet on Tuesday at Lunch. Please bring binders.

        • There will be a student council meeting today at 12:00 sharp in Rm. 209. Bring your lunches. See you then!

        • Intramurals: Rm. 202 vs 205

        • Student Council meeting at 12:00 today in Rm 209. Please bring your lunch

        • Ultimate Frisbee Finals: March 10th - Rm. 206 vs 209 Please bring a non perishable food item and all proceeds will go to Winnipeg Harvest

        • Remember Check 3


        • FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 6 there will be Ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class. Sign up sheets are in your home room

        • Talent Show sign ups are outside of Rm. 210 and Rm. 213.

        • All band students auditioning for Provincial Honour Band are reminded to get their forms and CD's to Ms. Hirsch Before Friday

        • Bake Sale today at lunch. Everything will be $0.75 and up. People with nut allergies....beware

        • I LOVE TO READ - Period 4 in the gym

        • Peer Mentors will meet on Tuesday at lunch. Please bring binders.

        • Quilting for Kids at lunch today

        • There will be a student council meeting on Monday at 12:00 sharp in Rm. 209. Bring your lunches. See you then.

        • Happy Birthday to Rya

        • Refs today at lunch: Damon, Will, Mason, Paden, Hunter



        • THURSDAY MARCH 5, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 6 there will be Ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class. Sign up sheets are in your home room

        • Talent Show sign ups are outside of Rm. 210 and Rm. 213.

        • Grade 6 Percussion French Horn Sectionals at lunch today.

        • All band students auditioning for Provincial Honour Band are reminded to get their forms and CD's to Ms. Hirsch Before Friday

        • Intramurals: Thursday Rm. 214 vs 210.

        • Reminder to Mr. Cullen's P.E. students who need to complete their 12 minute run to come to the gym today at 12:00 sharp with a friend.

        • Remember Check 3

        • Bake Sale tomorrow at lunch. Everything will be $0.75 and up. People with nut allergies....beware!


        • WEDNESDAY MARCH 4, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • There will be no intramurals today

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be Ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class

        • Grade 6 Percussion French Horn Sectionals at lunch today.

        • It's today!! Sign ups for talent show are outside Mr. Douglas and Ms. Pinkowski's classrooms!!!!!

        • Congratulations to Gr 8 Girls Basketball team for finishing 2nd at the Crossover Tournament yesterday. The girls made it to the final after an intense semi final match against Lac du Bonnet where we pulled off a 30-28 victory! Congratulations to the girls on representing SMS with pride.

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. students who still need to complete their 12 minute run will run Thursday at 12:00.

        • All band students auditioning for Provincial Honour Band are reminded to get their forms and CD's to Ms. Hirsch BEFORE Friday.


        • TUESDAY MARCH 3, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be Ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class.

        • Grade 6 saxophone sectional at lunch today. Please bring your lunch.

        • Grade 6 Percussion French Horn Sectionals tomorrow at lunch.

        • Watch for talent show sign ups!! More news to come!!

        • All band students auditioning for Provincial Honour Band are reminded to get their forms and CD's to Ms. Hirsch BEFORE Friday.

        • The following students need to report to Rm. 102 right after announcements: Nic, Wyatt, Trinity and Richard.

        • Outdoor Ed students: This is your last chance to bring reflection sheets to Mrs. Kavanagh. If she spoke to you yesterday, go immediately to Rm. 214 with your forms! Thank you.

        • Remember Check 3!

        • Intramurals: Rm. 100 vs 101


        • MONDAY MARCH 2, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be Ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class.

        • All Grade 6 saxophones are reminded that tomorrow @ lunch is our saxophone sectional. All students must be there.

        • Wednesday at lunch is the Grade 6 percussion sectional

        • There are people that owe money to the canteen. Please come down to the canteen to pay your bills.

        • Intramurals: Monday: Rm. 202 vs. 210, Tuesday Room 100 vs 101, Wednesday Rm. 208 vs 209, Thursday Rm. 214 vs 210.

        • Happy Birthday Cole!

        • Talent Show signup will be coming up. Please watch/listen for more information in the near future.

        • Happy Birthday to Jam!

        • Remember Check 3!



        • FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Friday Rm. 209 vs Rm. 203

        • Gr. 7 Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be an ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class.

        • Honour Band check in today at lunch. Bring your lunch please.

        • Please remember Check 3.

        • Grade 8 Girls Basketball meeting at first break in Rm. 202


        • THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Thursday - Rm. 101 vs 103, Friday Rm. 209 vs 203

        • Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be an ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class.

        • Thank you all SMS staff and students. Your support for our perogy lunch is very much appreciated.

        • Honour Band check in today and tomorrow at lunch. Bring your lunch please.

        • Please remember Check 3.

        • Lost and Found is displayed in the foyer. Whatever isn't picked up today will be donated.

        • Gr. 8 Dress appropriately to walk to SCI for the Orientation today. Please be respectful while you are there.


        • WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Wednesday - Rm. 208 vs. 206, Thursday - Rm. 101 vs 103, Friday Rm. 209 vs 203

        • Gr. 6 Percussion Sectionals at lunch today. Bring your lunch. Honour Band check in tomorrow and Friday at lunch.

        • Ultimate Frisbee Announcement : On March 4 and 6 there will be an ultimate Frisbee at lunch. Finals will be on the 10th. To be able to play you need to bring a non-perishable food item or donation. All proceeds will be going to Winnipeg Harvest. First place prize will be candy for each of the students in the class.

        • Remember Respect 3


        • TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Tuesday - No Intramurals, Wednesday - Rm. 208 vs. 206, Thursday - Rm. 101 vs 103, Friday Rm. 209 vs 203

        • Mrs. Skelly's P.E. classes meet in multipurpose room today.

        • Grade 6 Math Contest today- Period 4 in Rm. 100 (Bring your calculator, pencil/paper)

        • Tenor Sax first lesson @ noon today in the Band Room. Bring your lunch. Percussion sectionals tomorrow @ lunch.

        • Would the following students please come to the Band Room after announcements: Hunter, Kajla, Crystal and Sera

        • Perogy orders are due today. Some walk ups will be available tomorrow at lunch in the Foods Lab. Thank you all so much for your advance orders.

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes please meet in Rm. 202 today.

        • Good luck to all of the Basketball players in the tournament today.

        • Remember Check 3


        • MONDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Monday Rm. 100 vs 102, Tuesday - No Intramurals, Wednesday - Rm. 208 vs. 206, Thursday - Rm. 101 vs 103, Friday Rm. 209 vs 203

        • Congratulations to the U14 AA Eastman Flames Ringette team who won silver in a hard fought 3 game series. Congrats to Ciara, Rachel, Janelle, Kajla, Madison, Amy and Meagen.

        • Alto & Bari Sax First Lesson today at noon in the Band Rm. Tenor Sax, first lesson tomorrow!

        • Perogy orders- Get them in! You don't want to get left out. The orders are due tomorrow.

        • Congrats to Gr. 8 Girls Basketball team for finishing second in the Steinbach Christian School tournament on the weekend. The girls played exceptionally well especially in the final with only 5 players. Way to go girls. Any Gr. 7 & 8 basketball players who have not picked up their schedules for the South Basketball tournament tomorrow please see Mr. Cullen in Rm. 202 at first break.


        • FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: Gr. 7 Rm. 209 vs 206. Refs, please check the schedule.

        • Brandon Jazz forms are due today.

        • Grade 7 girls Basketball team meet in Rm. 202 at first break.

        • A reminder to French students attending Festival du Voyageur to report to period one class and wait for announcements to come down to catch the bus. Also remember Respect 3.

        • Quilting for Kids in the Guidance Area at lunch.

        • Thanks to the Grade 6 classes who donated to the Humane Society.

        • Team Lepp, Morton and Scott Volleyball Tournament at SMS after school today

        • Please return your perogy orders by Tuesday

        • Happy Birthday to Meagan!


        • THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS: Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. 102, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 209 vs 206. Refs, please check the schedule.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Thursday morning

        • Peer Mentors will meet Thursday at lunch in Rm. 113

        • Jazzers listen up! Brandon Jazz forms are due tomorrow! No exceptions!

        • Band students are reminded that all meat and cheese order forms are also due tomorrow.

        • Would Ryan please come to the Band Room after this morning's announcements.

        • Happy Birthday to Norris!

        • Students who have not completed their 12 minute run from P.E. come to the Gym at 12:00 sharp. Bring a friend with you to count your laps.

        • Please return your Outdoor Ed permission forms!

        • Math Contest practice during period 4 in Computer Lab.


        • WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: New Ultimate Frisbee: Wednesday - Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 208, Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. 102, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 209 vs 206. Refs, please check the schedule.

        • Grade 6 Percussion lesson today at noon in the Band Rm. Please bring your lunch

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Thursday morning

        • Peer Mentors will meet Thursday at lunch.



        • TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramurals: New Ultimate Frisbee: Tues - Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 103 Refs: Kylie, Meghan, Avery, Marissa, Madison, Kajla. Wednesday - Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 208, Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. 102, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 209 vs 206

        • Reminders to Gr. 7 & 8 teachers about the Circle Justice presentations happening this morning in the MPR. Please see the email for the schedule.

        • Math Contest today! Period 2 - Gr. 8, Period 6 - Grade 7, Bring pencil/scrap paper and calculator to Rm. 100.

        • Grade 6 Percussion first lesson tomorrow @ noon in the Band Room. Please bring your lunch.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Thursday morning

        • Peer Mentors will meet Thursday at lunch instead of today.

        • Attention French Club students who are attending Festival du Voyageur on Friday. There will be a brief meeting today @ noon in Rm. 206.

        • Grade 8 Festival du Voyageur field trip tomorrow. Please dress for the weather.


        • FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Thanks to all of the staff for coming to supervise the dance. Thanks to student council for helping with all of the fun activities this week. Lastly, thanks to everyone who attended the dance and showed Check 3 Behavior. It was a good time.

        • Could Leia and Brook go to Rm. 209 after today's question.

        • The Grade 8 Service Learning girls are putting on a Volleyball Clinic for the Grade 6 girls. It will be held in the afternoon of the 24th at 1:10-3:30. Sign up sheets will be posted in the Grade 6 wing. Please ask for your teacher's permission before sign up! Be sure to bring acceptable wear for this activity. If you have any questions, ask Janelle, Grace or Jenna.

        • There is no school on Monday - Louis Riel Day

        • Quilting for Kids in Guidance area today at lunch.

        • After P.M. break, students will go to their Tag Rooms and wait to be called to the Gym. Teachers, check your email for seating assignments.

        • Happy Birthday to Haley, Jade and Taylor!

        • Which state provides 60% of the roses- the winner is California (Rm. 206)!


        • THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • SCHOOL DANCE TODAY FROM 3:30-5:30. Cost will be $3 or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of clothing in either pink/purple/red or hearts.

        • The Grade 8 Service Learning girls are putting on a Volleyball Clinic for the Grade 6 girls. It will be held in the afternoon of the 24th at 1:10-3:30. Sign up sheets will be posted in the Grade 6 wing. Please ask for your teacher's permission before sign up! Be sure to bring acceptable wear for this activity. If you have any questions, ask Janelle, Grace or Jenna.

        • Intramurals: Rm. 102 vs 101

        • Pre-orders for flowers will be on sale in the Gr. 6 wing. Order one for yourself or someone special.

        • Happy Birthday Taylor!

        • Student Council who are on the Dance Committee please meet in Rm. 102 after O'Canada

        • Riddle: What was Juliet's last name?


        • WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY11,2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • February 12th - School Dance from 3:30-5:30. Cost will be $3 or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of clothing in either pink/purple/red. Please see poster for more information.

        • Grade 6 Math Contest practice Wednesday, February 11th period 6. Thank you.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Tuesday & Thursday morning at 8:00

        • Grade 8 & Grade 7 Boys will practice after school today

        • Would Amy, Rhianna and Logan please come to the band room after announcements this morning

        • Candygrams are on sale today in the Grade 6 wing at noon. You can also pre-order a flower for yourself or someone special. Flowers will be handed out at the dance. The dance is tomorrow from 3:30-5:30.

        • Just a reminder: Canteen will close at 12:30 today.

        • Period 1 - I Love to Read

        • Intramurals: Rm. 210 vs Rm 202


        • TUESDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • February 12 School Dance from 3:30-5:30 Cost will be $3 or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of clothing in either pink/purple/red.

        • Mrs. Skelly's class for 3rd period (8-209) is to report to Rm 211 for "I Love to Read"

        • Candygrams and carnation pre-orders will be on sale in the Grade Six Wing at noon today. Candygrams are $1.00 and carnations are $1.25.

        • Peer Mentors meet in Rm. 113 at 12:10

        • Gr. 7 Outdoor Ed students - carry your clean running shoes to the hut this afternoon as we will be going to the Curling Club today. Gr. 6 - Term 4 Outdoor Ed Students - you must bring your field trip permission forms to the office or to Mrs. Kavanagh immediately after announcements. Thank you!

        • Grade 6 Math Contest practice has been postponed to Wednesday, February 11th period 6. Thank you.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Tuesday & Thursday morning at 8:00.

        • Peer Mentor meeting at lunch in Rm. 113. All are requested to attend.

        • Intramurals - Rm. 206 vs 208


        • MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • February 12 School Dance from 3:30-5:30 Cost will be $3 or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of clothing in either pink/purple/red.

        • Aidan, Shayla and Raven to the Band Room after announcements

        • Happy Birthday Jenna! Have a great day!

        • Candygrams will be sold in the Grade Six wing today from 12:00-12:20. We will also be taking orders for carnations at this time.

        • Grade 6 Math Contest practice has been postponed to Wednesday, February 11th period 6. Thank you.

        • Grade 6 Boys Basketball - Tuesday & Thursday morning at 8:00.

        • Peer Mentor meeting tomorrow at lunch in Rm. 113. All are requested to attend.

        • Remember Check 3

        • Intramurals: Rm. 100 vs 103. Refs please check the schedule.

        • Staff appreciation week is this week.

        • Tag Riddle Contest starts tomorrow. Be sure to Buzz in your answers as soon as your Tag has it!


        • FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURAL SCHEDULE: FRIDAY: Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 214

        • Volleyball cancelled for Team Lepp and Team Moreton due to basketball tournament.

        • Anyone wearing sweats today please meet in the foyer at morning break for a school photo.

        • Quilting today at lunch in the guidance area

        • Student council members are needed today to make candygrams. We will be meeting in Rm. 102 at 12:30 today!

        • Remember Check 3!

        • Fruit Flies - Throw out your old lunches from your lockers. Also, recycling bins are for recycled items and not food.

        • February 12 School Dance from 3:30-5:30 Cost will be $3 or free if you are wearing 3 pieces of clothing in either pink/purple/red.



        • THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Schedule: Thursday: Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 209, Friday: Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 214.

        • Team Scott 3:30-5:00 at OBE; Friday: VB cancelled: Team Lepp & Team Moreton due to basketball tournament. NO PRACTICE!!!

        • Fruit Flies- No garbage! Empty cans only in the recycling bins. Also, empty any garbage out of your lockers.

        • Provincial Sweat Pant day is tomorrow in support of Sport Manitoba. Send a picture to Ace Burpee at # Sweat Pant Day and $ will be donated.

        • Grade 7 & 8 Honour Band applications are due this week.

        • 12:30 TODAY : Student Council meeting in Rm. 102


        • WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Schedule: Wednesday: Rm. 103 vs. Rm. 101, Thursday: Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 209, Friday: Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 214.

        • There will be a student council meeting today at 12 noon sharp in Rm. 209. Please bring your lunch.

        • Just a reminder that the Grade 7 and 8 Eastman/Interlake Honour Band application forms are due this week. If you are going to Asessippi, your form is due TODAY.

        • Hey Builders - Join us for LEGO club today @ 12:30 in the guidance area.

        • All Grade 6 Band students auditioning for saxophone are reminded that auditions continue today. Please be in the band room @ noon with your lunch.

        • Grade 6 Basketball @ 8 a.m. tomorrow morning

        • All Junior and Senior Jazzers please sign up for your rooms

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday: Rm. 205 vs. Rm 214 (Please check schedule to see when you ref). Wednesday: Rm. 103 vs. Rm. 101, Thursday: Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 209, Friday: Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 214.

        • To Grade 7 & 8 Homeroom Teachers: Please hand your completed surveys to Ms. Mason as soon as you can.

        • Gr. 7 Boys Basketball Team please meet in Rm. 202 at first break

        • All Junior and Senior Jazzers are reminded to sign up for rooms by 3:30 tomorrow.

        • There will be a student council meeting on Wednesday in Rm. 209 at 12 sharp. Bring your lunch

        • Just a reminder that the Grade 7 and 8 Eastman/Interlake Honour Band application forms are due this week. If you are going to Asessippi, your form is due TOMORROW.

        • The water fountain upstairs now has filtered water. Please use it.

        • Please respect your environment and remember Check 3.


        • MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015 DAY 2

        • INSERVICE DAY - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS


        • FRIDAY JANUARY 30TH, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Honour Band check in at lunch in Band Room. Please be sure to attend

        • Intramurals: Friday - Rm. 206 vs. 209. Sports leaderships students please check the schedule to see when you ref.

        • Gr. 6 girls Volleyball practice CANCELLED after school (Team Moreton)

        • Gr. 6 Boys Volleyball practice NOT CANCELLED (Team Lepp) 3:30-5:00

        • French Club Students: Period 1 & 2 students, please report to MPR after O'Canada

        • Staff: Your juice tickets are in your mailboxes.

        • Gr. 6 Math Club students - meet Period 4 in Computer Lab


        • THURSDAY JANUARY 29TH, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Today and Friday @ lunch in the Band Rm. are honour band check ins. Please be sure to attend.

        • Intramurals: Today: Rm. 100 vs. 102, Friday - Rm. 206 vs. 209. Sports leaderships students please check the schedule to see when you ref.

        • There is no Gr. 7 Girls Basketball Practice tonight after school. If you are interested in scorekeeping in a Basketball Tournament this weekend, please see Mr. Cullen at 12:00 in Rm. 202.

        • Lost and Found: It will be out until after the morning break. Please claim what is yours.

        • Extension of Tag until 9:05

        • Happy Birthday Dexter!

        • All classes will be called down to the Gym after Period 5 attendance today. There are no devices allowed in the Gym.

        • Library will be closed at break today. It will be closed at 12:00-12:30 but will be open after that time.


        • WEDNESDAY JANUARY 28TH, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Auditions for piano, guitar, bass and drums today in Band Rm. at noon. Please bring your lunch. Thursday and Friday @ lunch in the Band Room are honour band check-ins. Please be sure to attend.

        • Intramural Schedule: Wed - Rm. 202 vs 210, Thurs - Rm. 100 vs 102, Fri - Rm. 206 vs 209 *Sports leadership students please check the schedule when you ref.

        • Room 205 - Health 1st period - Please meet in Gym for health. Bring Gym clothes.

        • Happy Birthday Missa!

        • French Club Meeting in Rm. 103 at 12:25 today

        • Grade 7 Math Practice Period 4 today. Bring the following: calculator, scrap paper and a pen/pencil.


        • TUESDAY JANUARY 27TH, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 6 Percussion auditions at noon today in the Band Room. Please bring your lunch. Tomorrow's auditions are for piano, guitar, bass and drums.

        • Intramural Schedule: Tues - Rm. 203 vs. 208, Wed - Rm. 202 vs 210, Thurs - Rm. 100 vs 102, Fri - Rm. 206 vs 209 *Sports leadership students please check the schedule when you ref.

        • Computers: If you are having any computer issues which might include printing, try turning your computer off and then back on.

        • Daniel & Lenn to the office please after O'Canada

        • Jonah, Ryan, Maya, Emily to the office following O'Canada

        • Grade 6 French Horn auditions @ noon

        • Grade 8 students participating in Math Contest, there is a practice period 2 in the Computer Lab. Please bring a calculator and scrap paper/pencil.

        • Grade 8 Boys Basketball practice tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m Grade 8 Boys Basketball meeting at first break in the foyer.

        • A pair of glasses were found. Please come to the office to claim them

        • Happy Belated Birthday to Nick!


        • MONDAY JANUARY 26TH, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. DOUGLAS!

        • Grade 8 students participating in Math Contest, there is a practice period 2 in the computer lab. Please bring a calculator, scrap paper and pencil.

        • Grade 6 French Horn auditions today @ noon.

        • Grade 6 Percussion auditions tomorrow @ noon.

        • A reminder to Service Learning students. Please report to the MPR @ 11:45 for lunch. The bus will be leaving @ 12:10 for Winnipeg Harvest

        • All students going on the Asessippi trip who have not yet signed up for hotel rooms, please see Mr. Douglas in Rm. 210 today @ morning break to do so.

        • Intramural Schedule: Mon - Rm. 100 vs 101, Tues - Rm. 203 vs. 208, Wed - Rm. 202 vs 210, Thurs - Rm. 100 vs 102, Fri - Rm. 206 vs 209


        • FRIDAY JANUARY 23, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Friday Team Lepp and Team Moreton at 3:30 - 5:00

        • Intramurals: Friday: Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Reminder to Grade 6 students who are participating in the Math contest: There is a practice today Period 4. Please meet in Rm. 203 and bring a calculator.

        • There will be a student council meeting today in Rm. 209 at 12:30

        • Grade 6 Band students listen up! Auditions and tryouts will begin next week. Please see the band room board for your audition day. We start with French horn auditions Monday @ lunch. ALL auditions begin @ noon. Bring your lunch to the Band Rm.

        • Gr. 8 Boys Basketball meeting at first break in Rm. 202

        • Gr. 7 Girls Basketball meeting in Rm. 202 at 12:00

        • Happy Birthday to Lauryn!

        • All students going on the Asessippi trip are asked to meet in Rm. 210 today at lunch for an important/mandatory meeting at 12:05. BE ON TIME.

        • No electronic devices are allowed in the Gym!

        • A lost iphone was turned in to the office. Please visit the office to claim.


        • THURSDAY JANUARY 22, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 girls Basketball: No Practice on Thursday

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Thurdsay: Team Scott at OBE 3:30 - 5:00; Friday Team Lepp and Team Moreton at 3:30 - 5:00

        • Intramurals: The start of a new intramural - California Kickball! Thursday: Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209; Friday: Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Reminder to Grade 6 students who are participating in the math contest. There is a practice today Period 4. Please meet in Rm. 203 and bring your calculator

        • Gr. 8 Boys Basketball meeting at first break in Rm. 202.

        • Gr. 7 Girls Basketball meeting in Rm. 202 at 12:00

        • There will be a student council meeting today at 12:30. Plan to attend.

        • No electronic devices are allowed in the Gym!

        • Remember to be respectful in the MPR and please clean up after yourselves.


        • WEDNESDAY JANUARY 21, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Gr. 7 girls Basketball: No Practice on Thursday

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Wednesday: Team Moreton at OBE 3:30 - 5:00; Thurdsay: Team Scott at OBE 3:30 - 5:00; Friday Team Lepp and Team Moreton at 3:30 - 5:00

        • Intramurals: The start of a new intramural - California Kickball! Wednesday: Rm. 102 vs. Rm. 103; Thursday: Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209; Friday: Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Grade 7 and 8 students will be doing a 5 minute survey in the computer lab today. Grade 7 will be period 3, Grade 8's period 4. Ms. Mason will come to your class to get you.

        • If anyone has any pink t-shirt orders, they can be handed in before lunch today.

        • Any students caught with an electronic device in the gym during intramurals, will have it taken away. NO QUESTIONS ASKED!

        • From Mrs Rempel: There is a Student Council meeting tomorrow. Plan to attend.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • TUESDAY DAY 5 JANUARY 20, 2015

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Attention Service Learning Students: Please hand in Winnipeg Harvest permission forms ASAP

        • Any Grade 8 Girls on the Basketball Team who do not complete their computer survey please meet Ms. Mason in the Computer Lab at 1st Break

        • Gr. 7 girls Basketball Practice: Tuesday 5:00 - 6:30 No Practice on Thursday

        • Pint T-Shirt orders are due today

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Tuesday 7:30 a.m. Team Scott; Wednesday: Team Moreton at OBE 3:30 - 5:00; Thurdsay: Team Scott at OBE 3:30 - 5:00; Friday Team Lepp and Team Moreton at 3:30 - 5:00

        • Intramurals: The start of a new intramural - California Kickball! Tuesday: Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 205; Wednesday: Rm. 102 vs. Rm. 103; Thursday: Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209; Friday: Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Reminder to Grade 7 students who are participating in the Math Contest, there is a practice period today period 2 in the Computer Lab. Please bring your calculator.

        • Grade 7 Band students are asked to bring a highlighter to band class this morning

        • Grade 8 Boys Basketball players: Meet in Gym right after O'Canada

        • During Intramurals there are to be no electronic devices in the gym. Picture taking is not allowed.


        • MONDAY JANUARY 19, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!


        • FRIDAY JANUARY 16, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Intramural Schedule: Friday: Sports Leadership Meeting

        • Volleyball Schedule: Friday: Team Moreton/ Team Lepp 3:30-5:00

        • Peer Mentors presenting in Rm. 102 Period 1, Room 209 Period 2, Room 101 Period 3

        • Quilt for Kids please meet at beginning of lunch in the Guidance Area

        • Happy Birthday Simeon!


        • THURSDAY JANUARY 15, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentor Presentations: Gr. 8 - Rm. 205 Period 1, Rm. 214 Period 4

        • Friday: Hannah, Jenna, Megan, & Wyatt in Rm. 102 Period 1. Rm. 209 - Period 2 with Gr. 7's

        • Sports Leadership meeting today and tomorrow

        • Brass Ensemble rehearsal today at 12:30

        • Day of Pink forms can be handed in to the office

        • A reminder to Gr. 8 Service Learning students to please hand in field trip permission forms ASAP

        • Team Scott - Practice today 3:30 - 5:00 at OBE. Please meet coach in foyer at 3:30, Friday: Team Moreton/Team Lepp 3:30-5:00 practice today 3:30-5:00 at OBE. Please meet coach in foyer @ 3:30

        • Mr. Mac, Mrs. K, Mr. Cullen and Mr. Douglas - meet with Mr. Doell in his office at 12:05 today

        • WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentor Presentations today - Grade 7 - Rm 208 Period 1. Tomorrow: Grade 8 - Rm. 205 Period 1, Rm 214 Period 4.

        • Grade 8 Surveys in computer Lab Period 2. Grade 7 Period 3

        • French Club Meeting in Rm. 100 at 12:25 today. Bring markers and pencil crayons.

        • Intramural Schedule: Wednesday Rm. 100 vs. 101; Thursday Sports Leadership Meeting; Friday: Sports Leadership Meeting.

        • Grade 7 Boys Basketball starts Monday, January 19th at 3:30

        • Girls Gr. 6 Volleyball Team Moreton practices at OBE today. Please meet in foyer at 3:30.

        • Brass Ensemble rehearsal Friday at 12:30.

        • Day of Pink forms can be handed in to the office.


        • TUESDAY JANUARY 13, 2015 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • At the sound of the daily warning bell please head to your TAG class

        • Volleyball Schedule: Wednesday: Team Moreton 3:30 - 5:00 at OBE; Thursday: Team Scott 3:30-5:00 at OBE; Friday: Team Moreton/Team Lepp 3:30-5:00

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday Rm. 210 vs. 214; Wednesday Rm. 100 vs. 101; Thursday Sports Leadership Meeting; Friday: Sports Leadership Meeting.

        • Brass Ensemble rehearsal Friday at 12:30.

        • Day of Pink forms can be handed in to the office.

        • Gr. 7 Girls Basketball Practice tonight -- 5:00-6:00

        • Gr. 7 Girls playing Basketball please meet in Rm. 202 at first break.


        • MONDAY JANUARY 12, 2015 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentors can pick up their presentation schedules in the office. some start Wednesday.

        • Happy Birthday McKaely and Brooke!!

        • Attention French Club Students: It's not too late to hand in Festival du Voyageur field trip forms. Please do so ASAP to Mrs. Doig.

        • Volleyball Schedule: Mon: Gr. 6 Team Lepp 3:30 - 5:00; Wednesday: Team Moreton 3:30 - 5:00 at OBE; Thursday: Team Scott 3:30-5:00 at OBE; Friday: Team Moreton/Team Lepp 3:30-5:00

        • Intramural Schedule: Monday: 102 vs 103; Tuesday Rm. 210 vs. 214; Wednesday Rm. 100 vs. 101; Thursday Sports Leadership Meeting; Friday: sports Leadership Meeting.


        • FRIDAY JANUARY 9, 2015 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentors lunch today in Rm. 113

        • Quilting for Kids will resume next Friday

        • Day of Pink T-shirt orders can be handed in to the office

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball: Today - Team Moreton/Team Lepp at 3:30-5:00

        • Intramurals today: Rm 203 vs 206

        • Reminder: There is an information meeting for Science Fair at 12:30 in Rm. 100

        • Honour Band/Brass check in today at lunch

        • Remember Check 3


        • THURSDAY JANUARY 8, 2015 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Peer Mentors lunch tomorrow in Rm 113

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball: No Practice for Team Scott today; Friday - Team Moreton/Team Lepp 3:30-5:00

        • Intramurals today: Thursday-- Rm. 102 vs 100; Friday: Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 206

        • Gr. 8 Girls Basketball Practice today -- 3:30-5:00; Gr. 7 Girls Basketball Practice today 5:00-6:00; Gr. 7 Girls interested in playing Basketball please meet in Rm. 202 at first break


        • WEDNESDAY JANUARY 7, 2015 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • TAG TOPIC: WAYS WE CAN GET TO TAG ON TIME IN THE MORNING.

        • Lego Club today at lunch. See you in the Guidance area at 12:30!

        • Intramural Volleyball Schedule: Wednesday: Gr. 8 Rm. 205 vs. Rm. 202 -- Ref schedule will be posted outside Gym today. Please take a look when you ref.

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Wednesday: NO PRACTICE FOR TEAM MORETON. Thursday: NO PRACTICE for Team Scott. Friday: Team Moreton/Team Lepp - 3:30 - 5:00

        • Basketball Practice starts this week. Wednesday after school: Gr. 8 boys at 4:00-6:00

        • Grade 7 girls interested in playing basketball please meet in Rm. 202 at first break.

        • Happy Birthday Owen from all of your friends at SMS!


        • TUESDAY JANUARY 6, 2015 DAY 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Basketball sign up sheets are posted on the exit doors of the Gym. Practice will start this week. Gr. 8 Girls: Tuesday and Thursdays - 3:30-5:00; Grade 7 Girls: Tuesday and Thursdays - 5:00- 6:30; Gr. 8 Boys: Monday Mornings 7:30 -8:30 Wednesdays: 3:30-5:00; Gr. 7 Boys - still looking for a coach. If you know of someone, please let Mr. Cullen know.

        • Intramural Volleyball Schedule: Tuesday: Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209 - Refs: Janna, Bronwyn, Meagan, Rhianna, Hayley, Mariah, Jesse, Hannah. Wednesday: Gr. 8 Rm. 205 vs. Rm. 202 -- Ref schedule will be posted outside Gym today. Please take a look when you ref.

        • Gr. 6 Volleyball Schedule: Today: Gr. 6 Girls Team Scott -- 3:30 - 5:00. Wednesday: NO PRACTICE FOR TEAM MORETON. Thursday: NO PRACTICE for Team Scott. Friday: Team Moreton/Team Lepp - 3:30 - 5:00

        • A reminder to French Club students: Your Festival du Voyageur permission forms and money are due to Mrs. Doig. Also, Passport Cultural forms are due this week.

        • All Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students going to the curling club today, please carry your clean indoor running shoes to the hut at 1:00 p.m.

        • All students who have already signed up for the Asessippi trip are asked to see Mr. Douglas in Rm. 210 today @ noon to pick up some important information.

        • Peer Mentors: Please meet in Guidance area following O'Canada.


        • MONDAY JANUARY 5, 2015 DAY 6

        • Welcome back to a brand new year!

        • Basketball sign up sheets are posted on the exit doors of the Gym. Practice will start this week. Gr. 8 Girls: Tuesday and Thursdays - 3:30-5:00; Grade 7 Girls: Tuesday and Thursdays - 5:00- 6:30; Gr. 8 Boys: Monday Mornings 7:30 -8:30 Wednesdays: 3:30-5:00; Gr. 7 Boys - still looking for a coach. If you know of someone, please let Mr. Cullen know.

        • Happy Birthday to Mason from Hayden

        • Intramurals today: Gr. 6 Volleyball 103 vs 101 Refs: Perin, Josh, Paden, Will, Damon, Hunter, Austin. After School: Gr. 6 Boys Volleyball - 3:30 - 5:00

        • Bus 71 will be late



        • FRIDAY DECEMBER 12, 2014 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Attention Gr. 6 boys who are interested in playing volleyball - First practice will be Monday, December 15th from 3:30-5:00.

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers! Grade 7 classes are presently in the lead!

        • SMS students: Come check out the foyer to see how generous your homeroom has been so far in bringing in food donations for the Christmas hampers. Grade 8 has their first candy cane stripe and are on their way to achieving their 2nd stripe. Grade 6 is 29 points away from their 2nd stripe and Gr. 7 is working towards their 3rd stripe. Keep the donations coming!

        • WOW-ZERS!! GRADE 7 AND 8 BANDS AND THE SENIOR JAZZERS ROCKED IT LAST NIGHT! You guys made SMS proud!! YOU ROCK!!!

        • Attention Gr. 6 Boys who are interested in playing volleyball - first practice is Monday, December 15 from 3:30-5:00

        • Intramurals: Grade 8 Rm. 214 vs 205

        • Craft Club: has made 100 pens to sell. $2.50 for each pen if you would like to purchase.

        • If you have ordered a French Lunch, please report to the Foods Rm.


        • THURSDAY DECEMBER 11, 2014 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Room 209 please meet in Rm 211 for Gym

        • Attention Gr. 6 boys who are interested in playing volleyball - First practice will be Monday, December 15th from 3:30-5:00.

        • The following students to the office after O'Canada: Clara, Jenna, Dawson & Marco

        • Peer Mentors final prep today at lunch in Guidance Area. Presentations will be next week.

        • TAG discussion - Why pictures on the wall should not be written on or scratched out or vandalized in any way.

        • All P.E. classes meet in the MPR today.

        • Student council members, please bring hampers down to Rm. 102 during TAG today.

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers! Grade 7 classes are presently in the lead!

        • Congratulations to Gr. 6 Band and the Junior Jazzers for a fantastic concert last night!

        • Band Dress Rehearsal: Gr. 8 - Period 1, Gr. 7 Period 2 and Senior Jazz Period 4

        • WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10, 2014 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Congratulations to the students of SMS who have brought in a generous amount of donations for the Christmas hampers. Grade 7 continues to show the most generous spirit with 400 points. The Gr. 6's have brought in 256 points worth of food and Gr. 8's have almost achieved their first stripe with 192 points. Our campaign will run until December 16th.

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes will be outside today and Thursday. Please come dressed appropriately for the weather.

        • The following to the Guidance area after O'Canada: Andrew, Cane, Ryan, Ben, Matthew, Haley

        • LEGO CLUB: Today at 12:30 in the Guidance area. All builders welcome!

        • ICT reports that all systems are down. We will keep you updated.

        • All of Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes are to meet in the MPR room.

        • Brass and Woodwind Rehearsals will be in the Gym at noon today

        • Dress rehearsals today for tonight's concert Junior Jazz - period 3; Gr. 6 band - period 6 and 7

        • If you are reading a speech at the band concert and would like to practice on a microphone, please come to the band room immediately at noon before you eat lunch



        • TUESDAY DECEMBER 9, 2014 DAY 3

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers! Grade 7 classes are presently in the lead!

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes will be outside today, Wednesday and Thursday. Please come dressed appropriately for the weather.

        • Would all current Gr. 7 Outdoor Ed students please head to Rm 214 immediately after O'Canada to pick up your field trip permission forms!

        • All of Mrs. Skelly's P.E. classes please meet in the MPR for P.E.

        • Student council members are to bring their home room's hamper items to Rm. 102 during TAG today

        • Happy Birthday to Cassie!

        • TAG 203 report to the MPR

        • Peer Mentors meet in the Guidance area at beginning of lunch for a 5 minute meeting

        • Craft Club in Rm. 113 at 12:10

        • Band students listen up! Don't forget your Santa hat etc. for today's full band rehearsals: Gr. 6 during Periods 5 & 6, Gr. 7 during periods 3 & 4, Gr. 8 during periods 1 &2

        • Intramurals: Gr. 6 - Rm. 101 vs. 102 Refs: Brody, Kolby, Daniel, Josh, Kaelyn, Amy, Ashley.

        • Also Gr. 6 Girls Volleyball - practice today at OBE for team Moreton.

        • Tuesday: Gr. 6 Girls Volleyball team Scott at OBE

        • Any Gr. 8 students who have expressed interest in playing in the Staff vs Student hockey game are asked to meet in Rm. 210 today at 12:00 for a short meeting.


        • MONDAY DECEMBER 8, 2014 DAY 2

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers! Grade 7 classes are presently in the lead!


          Attention Grade 7 and 8 French Club students: Please sign up for the December French Club. Meetings outside of Rm. 103 today. Remember you must attend one meeting each month to be eligible for Field Trip outings.

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes will be outside for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please come dressed appropriately for the weather.

        • All Band Students are reminded that we have full band rehearsals tomorrow. Gr. 6 - Periods 5 & 6, Gr. 7 - Periods 3 & 4, Gr. 8 Periods 1 & 2

        • Gr. 6 students, don't forget your Santa hat and sunglasses. Grade 7 students, please remember your Santa hats.

        • Peer Mentors to the Guidance area following O'Canada

        • Please remember to be respectful in the hallways during your lunch and at break.

        • Intramurals: Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs 102


        • FRIDAY DECEMBER 5, 2014 DAY 1

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers!

        • Intramurals: Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 102 Refs and Scorekeepers please check the schedule to see when you ref.

        • Attention Mrs. Doig's Service Learning Class: Please hand in field trip forms ASAP

        • Student council members are to bring down their box of food to Mrs. Rempel's room during TAG

        • We want to wish good luck to all the Band students participating in the Manitoba Band Association Christmas festivities this weekend! Good luck and have fun! We know you'll represent SMS well.

        • Good Luck to the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball team as they travel to MBCI to compete in the Provincial Championships this weekend. First game is at 6 p.m. tonight

        • Wishing Anna a Happy Birthday today!!


        • THURSDAY DECEMBER 4, 2014 DAY 6

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • INTRAMURALS:


          Grade 8 Rm. 202 vs Rm. 210, Friday December 5 Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 102. Refs and Scorekeepers please check schedule to see when you ref.

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers!

        • A glove was left on the Destination Imagination field trip bus yesterday. If you have lost a black glove, see Mr. MacLennan

        • Would all band students please bring a pen to band class today. Would Ryan please come to the band room after announcements.

        • Lego Club today at 12:30 in the Guidance area. Be there or be square - or rectilinear.....

        • Happy Birthday to Mrs. Doig and Mrs. Bollegraf!



        • WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3, 2014 DAY 5

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • There is a Gr. 6 Girls Volleyball practice today after school from 3:30-5:00.

        • Gr. 8 Health 205 - 1st period, please meet in the Gym!

        • Intramurals: Wednesday December 3 Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 208, Thursday December 4 Grade 8 Rm. 202 vs Rm. 210, Friday December 5 Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 102. Refs and Scorekeepers please check schedule to see when you ref.

        • Peer Mentors in Guidance Area for Periods 5 & 6

        • Band students are reminded that veggie pickup is today from 3:30-6:00 p.m. Please have a ride arranged for this evening.

        • Attention French Club students: Sign ups for the December meetings are located outside of Rm. 103. Remember you must attend one meeting a month to be eligible for field trips.

        • Christmas Hampers!!!-- Hello. So as we do every year we are collecting non-perishable items for Christmas hampers. Starting Friday, the student council reps will be going to their home room during tag and bringing the boxes of items to Rm. 102. We will be collecting items until December 16th. The preferred items are posted in your home rooms. Items on the list are worth 3 points each and items not on the list are 1 point each. For every 50 points you get a stripe on your candy cane in the foyer. We hope you donate many non-perishable food items for the Christmas Hampers!

        • Lunch will be held in the Gymnasium. Meet in the foyer before going to the Gym.

        • Lost iphone: If you find an iphone that is white and is in a flower case, please turn it in to the office

        • There has been a pair of glasses that was turned in to the office

        • Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball Team on winning the Divisional Championships!


        • TUESDAY DECEMBER 2, 2014 DAY 4

        • GOOD MORNING!

        • Grade 6 Girls Volleyball Practice at 3:30-5:00

        • All of Mrs. Skelly's Gym classes please go to the gym for gym classes!

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes, please meet in the MPR for P.E. class

        • No Intramurals today!

        • Good luck to Team Mac Gr. 8 Girls and the Gr. 8 Boys Volleyball teams who will be competing for the divisional championship volleyball tournament. All players must go to TAG and attend period 1 classes. During period 2, please allow players to come down to the gym at 10:10.

        • All band students are reminded that veggie pick up is tomorrow from 3:30 - 6:00. Please arrange a ride to pick up your veggies.

        • A reminder that our Christmas Hamper drive will take place all this week and next week. Please bring in your non-perishable food items as soon as possible because Christmas is right around the corner.

        • Student council will meet today at 12:30 in Rm. 102

        • Peer Mentors in Guidance area following O'Canada

        • Craft Club in Rm. 113 at 12:10 today

        • Will the following students please meet in Rm. 214 with Mrs. Kavanagh immediately following O'Canada: Emily, Trinity, Joelle, Sara, Dawson, Connor, Shayla, Crystal, Sheldon, Carlos, William, and Michaela.

        • Remember Respect 3!


        • MONDAY DECEMBER 1, 2014 DAY 3

        • Good Morning!

        • Peer Mentor meeting periods 1 & 2 is cancelled.

        • Band students are reminded that we have full band rehearsals today: Gr. 6 - Periods 5 & 6, Gr. 7 - Periods 3 & 4, Gr. 8 - Periods 1 & 2

        • Intramurals today: Gr. 7 Rm. 209 vs. 206 Volleyball - Refs: Bronwyn, Rhianna, Meagan, Kaelyn, Janna, Hayley and Amy; Grade 6 Girls Volleyball Practice Tuesday December 2 -- 3:30- 5:00

        • There is a student council meeting today in Rm. 102 at 12:30.

        • Non perishable food is being collected for Christmas hampers starting today. Bring items in to your homeroom teacher.

        • Congratulations to the Grade 7 Girls volleyball team who have capped off the season with a 3rd place win at the John W. Gunn Invitational Tournament this weekend. Great job girls! A thank you to Mrs. Kavanagh for her assistance.

        • Brass Ensemble meeting after school today

        • Team Mac Girls Volleyball practice at 3:30-5:00 today

        • A reminder that there is to be no pushing at anytime in the hallways


        • THURSDAY NOVEMBER 27,2014 DAY 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Friday: School Inservice - No school for students

        • LEGO Club today at 12:30. Meet you in the Guidance Area!

        • Brass and Woodwind Ensemble today at lunch

        • ALL Band students are reminded that we have full band rehearsals on Monday. Don't forget your instrument Monday!

        • Happy Belated Birthday to Mrs. VanLoon!

        • Gr. 8 Girls who have order forms for t-shirts, please see Mr. MacLennan ASAP.

        • Student Council Meeting in Rm. 102 at lunch today

        • Peer Mentors please meet in Guidance Area after O'Canada

        • Reminder for parents who have Parent Teacher Conferences to come in


        • WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2014 DAY 6

        • Good Morning!

        • Honour Band Check-in today at lunch. Due to the Friday in-service, Brass are encouraged to attend.

        • Friday: School Inservice - No school for students

        • Meeting for all staff at first break today

        • Peer Mentor presentations prep in Rm. 113 at lunch

        • Happy 11th Birthday to Hannah from all of your wonderful friends!

        • Floor hockey at lunch - Rm. 100 vs. 103

        • Congratulations to the Gr. 8 Girls (Team Mac) and Gr. 8 Boys Volleyball teams who have advanced to the Cross-over Championship next week!

        • A big thank you to the Sports leadership students who helped make the south division tournament a success!

        • To homeroom teachers, please send down your French lunch envelopes to Room 100 after Tag today

        • Reminder: There is a French Club meeting today at lunch in Rm. 206 at 12:20

        • Gr. 6 students interested in Volleyball, please sign up

        • Reminder to teachers to vote for the t-shirt that they prefer

        • Student Council meeting in Rm. 102 at 12:30


        • TUESDAY NOVEMBER 25, 2014 DAY 5

        • Good Morning!

        • Reminder that French lunch forms are due on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Please hand them in to your homeroom teacher. MMMMMMM.....Poutine!

        • There will be an Ice Tea Booth set up today at 12:10. The funds from the sale will be used to support Free the Children

        • Peer Mentors presentation prep at lunch

        • Flower pens are for sale to help support Free the Children. They are $2.50 and can be bought in the office.

        • Guidance Area is closed today

        • Good Luck to the players in the Divisional Volleyball Tournament today

        • All of Mrs. Skelly's Gym classes - Report to Rm 211

        • All of Mr. Cullen's Gym classes - Report to Rm 202

        • Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball players, Gr. 8 Boys Volleyball players and the Sports Leadership students, please meet in the MPR after the announcements.

        • Remember Check 3



        • MONDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2014 DAY 4

        • Good Morning!

        • Full Band Rehearsals today: Periods 1 & 2 : Grade 8 Band; Periods 3 & 4 : Grade 7 Band; Periods 6 & 7 : Grade 6 Band

        • Peer Mentors in Guidance Area for lunch

        • Craft Club in Rm. 113 at 12:10

        • There will be a quick meeting today at 12:00 for all French Club students making tarts this week. Please report to Rm. 206

        • Today Intramurals: Gr. 8 Rm. 205 vs. Rm. 210 Refs: Kajla, Avery, Kylie, Madison, Will, Hunter

        • There is a Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball practice today at 5:00

        • Reminder that French lunch forms are due on Wednesday, November 26. Please hand them in to your homeroom teacher. MMMMMMM.....Poutine!

        • There will be an Ice Tea Booth set up on Tuesday at 12:10. The funds from the sale will be used to support Free the Children.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • Friday November 21, 2014 Day 3

        • Good Morning!

        • It's not too late! French diner forms are due to homeroom teachers by November 26th.

        • Quilting For Kids at 12:00 in Rm. 113

        • Peer Mentor presentation prep: Monday at lunch in Guidance Rm.

        • Craft Club on Monday at 12:10 in Rm. 113

        • Happy Birthday to Ms. Mason! Have the greatest day ever!!!

        • Intramurals: Friday - Soc Hop

        • All Band students are reminded that Veggie orders are due by 3:30 today

        • All Band students are also reminded that we have full band rehearsals on Monday. Don't forget your instrument on Monday

        • Honour Band check in today at noon. Please bring your lunch to the band room.

        • Please check lost and found for any lost items

        • Remember that we are still collecting for Coats for Kids

        • Remember Check 3

        • Return to your home room classroom at 3:15 to collect your report cards.


        • Thursday November 20, 2014 Day 2

        • Good Morning!

        • Today, after school, there is a Grade 7 Boys Volleyball practice from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

        • The Guidance Area will be closed for this week and next week due to kick off Check 3 behaviors at break.

        • Craft Club will meet on Monday at 12:10 in Rm113

        • Quilt for Kids meets tomorrow

        • Happy Birthday Mrs. Kavanagh! Also, Happy Birthday to Ms. Mason, Mrs. Rempel and Ms. Bollegraf!

        • Intramurals: Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 103 Refs: Janna, Haley, Jenna, Meghan, Hannah, Jesse, Bronwyn, Rhianna. Friday: Soc Hop

        • Attention Master Builders: Join us for a Bonus Lego Club meeting today at 12:30 in Rm. 211

        • Brass & Woodwind Ensemble rehearsal today at noon in the Band Rm.

        • Students auditioning for honour band are reminded that we have our first Honour Band Check in tomorrow at lunch

        • All band students are reminded that tomorrow is the deadline for Veggie Orders

        • Remember Check 3 all day and especially at lunch!


        • Wednesday November 19, 2014 Day 1

        • Good Morning!

        • It's not too late to order from "The French Diner" on December 18th. Please hand in your forms and money to your homeroom teacher before Nov. 26th

        • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students - bring your permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh in Rm. 214

        • All Peer Mentors meet in Guidance Area after O'Canada.

        • Sorry about the craft club mix up yesterday, in the process of rescheduling

        • Master Builders - Lego Club meets at 12:30 today in Guidance Area

        • Congratulations to all Peer Mentors who participated in the Day of Pink Kick Off yesterday - You were phenomenal!!

        • Intramurals: Wednesday - Gr. 8 Rm. 202 vs. Rm. 214 Refs: Paden, Austin, Josh, Perrin, Damon, Mason, Hunter. Thursday: Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. Rm. 103 Refs: Janna, Haley, Jenna, Meghan, Hannah, Jesse, Bronwyn, Rhianna. Friday - Soc Hop.


        • TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2014 DAY 6

        • Good Morning!

        • Craft Club in Room 113 at 12:10 today.

        • It's not too late to order from "The French Diner" on December 18th. Please hand in your forms and money to your homeroom teacher before Nov. 26th

        • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students - bring your permission forms to Mrs. Kavanagh in Rm. 214. They are due tomorrow.

        • The Gr. 8 Boys Volleyball practice today is cancelled! Today Intramurals: Gr. 6 Rm. 102 vs. Staff. Refs are: Kajla, Avery, Kylie, Madison, Megean.

        • Attention French Club students. Are you interested in making tarts for French Diner? There will be a sign up outside the office at noon today.


        • MONDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2014 DAY 5

        • Good Morning!

        • We will be collecting winter wear such as coats, ski pants, long johns, mittens and more on Nov. 18 (Tuesday) until Dec. 1st. We will also be taking money/coin donations that will be used to buy coats. There will be a booth set up for collecting at 8:30 to 8:45 every morning.

        • Today Intramurals: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 209 Refs: Nic, Conrad, Jaxx, Caitlyn, Jannelle, Jordynn, Talia and Leia. Tuesday: Staff vs. Rm. 102 in Dodgeball.


        • Friday NOVEMBER 14, 2014 DAY 4

        • Good Morning!

        • 2nd Year Peer Mentors will have a quick meeting after O'Canada in Guidance Area. Bring your permission forms.

        • Happy Birthday Natara!

        • Coats for Kids meeting today in Rm. 103 at 12:20 for Box Decorating


        • THURSDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2014 DAY 3

        • Good Morning!

        • Trinity, Carter and Katelynn, please report to Rm. 102 following the announcements.

        • Brass and Woodwind Ensemble rehearsal today at lunch

        • Reminder to students to dress for the weather

        • Peer Mentors need to get field trip forms in to Ms. Mason ASAP

        • Craft Club meets on Tuesday in Rm. 113

        • Quilt for Kids - Friday Room 113

        • There will be a French Club meeting today at 12:20 in Rm. 103


        • Wednesday November 12, 2014 Day 2

        • Good Morning!

        • The following students to the office following O'Canada: Devin, Jenna, Amy, Cara, Meagan, Mariah, Amy, Caroline

        • Craft Pens for Free the Children - Sign up outside Rm. 113

        • Attention French Club students: Today's French Club meeting will take place in Rm. 103 at 12:20

        • Dear Homeroom Teachers: If you have not yet given the name of your homeroom's student council member, please give it to Mrs. Rempel or Ms. Scaletta today

        • Toonies for Africa raised $101.00

        • No Snowballs!

        • Good luck to the boys who are playing volleyball today!



        • Tuesday November 11, 2014

        • REMEMBRANCE DAY - NO SCHOOL


        • Monday November 10, 2014 Day 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Grade 8 Band Students are asked to report to the Band Rm as soon as possible during this morning's break

        • Would the following students report to the Band Room after announcements this morning: Talia, Carter, Jaxx, Josh and Christian

        • Congratulations to Mr. MacLennan's Gr. 8 Girls Volleyball team who went undefeated and won the Transcona open this past weekend. Next practice is on Thursday after school.

        • Congratulations to the Gr. 7 Boy's and Girl's Volleyball teams for placing second this weekend!

        • Toonies for Africa: We will be collecting Toonies today until Friday to purchase a goat for people in Africa. This will be done at lunch time in the foyer. Ballots will be given out to those who contribute and there will be a prize drawn on Wednesday, November 12th.

        • Please remember that this is a very important assembly this morning.

        • Today at lunch: Sports Leadership Meeting!

        • Mr. Cullen's P.E. classes this morning please report to Rm. 202

        • Peer Mentor meeting at 12:25 today for all 2nd year Youth Facilitators. Please meet in the Guidance Area

        • Anyone interested in Free the Children flower making please sign up outside Rm. 113


        • Thursday November 6, 2014 Day 5

        • Good Morning!

        • Intramurals: Today - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. Rm. 103, Friday- Gr. 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 208

        • Bike Helmet Orders are due Friday

        • Quilts for Kids Group meets Friday in the Guidance Area

        • Grade 7 Volleyball Practice today: Time- 3:30-5:00

        • Toonies for Africa: We will be collecting Toonies today until Friday to purchase a goat for people in Africa. This will be done at lunch time in the foyer. Ballots will be given out to those who contribute and there will be a prize drawn on Wednesday, November 12th.

        • All Rm. 205 students who have not yet turned in their World View paper, please go to Rm. 102 right after announcements

        • Brass Quintet rehearsal will be at noon

        • Peer Mentors being interviewed by Red Cross at lunch - please meet in sewing room

        • Please remember Check 3!


        • Wednesday November 5, 2014 Day 4

        • Good Morning!

        • Intramurals - Wednesday: No Intramurals due to VB Tournament, Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. Rm. 103, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 208

        • Bike Helmet Orders due on Friday

        • Quilts for Kids Group meets Friday in the Guidance area

        • Peer Mentors to the Guidance area immediately following O'Canada

        • Happy Birthday to Michaela!

        • There are a lot of guests in our building today. Please be respectful. Cheer teams respectfully and do not wander the school. Play hard and make us proud.

        • Mrs. Skelly's Grade 6 Classes: Please meet in the MPR today for Gym.

        • Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball Practice today and tomorrow: Time: 3:30-5:00

        • Toonies for Africa: We will be collecting Toonies today-Friday to purchase a goat for people in Africa. Ballots will be given out to those who contribute and there will be a prize drawn on Wednesday, November 12th

        • Peer Mentors to the Guidance Area


        • Tuesday November 4, 2014 Day 3

        • Good Morning!

        • Craft Club in Rm. 113 at 12:10 today. Bring your pen and nail polish.

        • Attention Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball Team: Please meet in foyer after morning announcements!

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 206, Wednesday - No intramurals due to VB tournament, Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. Rm. 103, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 208

        • Students who need to do their 12 minute run, please meet in gym Tuesday at noon (sharp) !

        • The following people to the Guidance area following O'Canada: Jason, Ella, Hannah, Haley, Josh, Carson, Jonah, Wyatt, Leia, Mya, Jenna, Ryan

        • Happy 12th Birthday Allegra from all of your friends!

        • Happy Birthday Colleen! From: Holly, Trin, Julia, Bryana

        • Happy Birthday to Maggie from all of your friends.

        • Tuesday - Friday this week we will be collecting Toonies that will be used to purchase a goat for a family in Africa. Ballets will be given to those who contribute and there will be a prize draw at a later date.

        • Please remember Check 3!


        • Monday November 3, 2014 Day 2

        • Good Morning!

        • A reminder that all student council applications are due by tomorrow and need to be turned in to your homeroom teacher

        • Students who need to do their 12 minute run please meet in Gym TUESDAY at noon sharp!

        • Intramural Schedule: Monday: Gr. 6 Rm. 100 vs. 102: Refs: Seria, Meagan, Madison, Avery, Kylie; Tuesday Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. 206, Wednesday - No intramurals due to VB tournament, Thursday - Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. Rm. 103, Friday - Gr. 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 208

        • Craft Club will start at 12:15 in Rm. 113 today

        • Would the following students please come to the Band Room after announcements: Johannes, Sera, Marissa, Sheldon

        • The following students need to report to Rm. 102 immediately following the announcements: Cortney, Matthew, Tyrese, Jordan, Trinity, Luther, Eric, Matthew, Alex, and Taylor.


        • Friday October 31, 2014 Day 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Happy Halloween!

        • Intramural Schedule: Gr. 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 202

        • Bike helmet orders need to be in by next Friday to Ms. Mason

        • We Scare Hunger name tags and routes will be handed out today in MPR after O'Canada.

        • Peer Mentors please meet in Rm. 113 at 12:25 for a 5 minute meeting - Bring a pen.

        • Craft Club participants meet in the MPR at afternoon break for an update.

        • Would Nick and Will come to the Band Room after announcements.

        • All Grade 8 Band students are reminded that Moose Jaw forms are due today by 3:30. NO EXCEPTIONS.

        • Halloween Tag Period 4 . At 11:15 students will be asked to report to their TAGS. TAGS will be called to the Gym.

        • Tag Discussion - the importance of participation

        • Today at noon: The following students meet in the gym to do their 12 minute run: Jesse, Kaelyn, Olivia, Emma, Haley, Dominik, Chloe, Nick, Mya, Ethan

        • Remember, costumes should not interfere with learning. If it is distracting to you or others, you may be asked to take it off.

        • Grade 6 Outdoor Ed students - Carry your clean indoor running shoes to the hut this afternoon and those who need medication, bring it. The bus leaves for curling at 1:15 SHARP!

        • Thanks to all the staff and students who participated in the Halloween Dance last night.


        • Thursday October 30, 2014 Day 6

        • Good Morning!

        • A house key was found and has been turned into the office

        • Pumpkin Math in Gr. 6 area today

        • Intramural Schedule: Today: Grade 7 Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209, Friday: Gr. 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 202

        • As we do every year, we will be celebrating Halloween with a Halloween Dance! On October 30th we will hold a dance for all students from 3:30 to 5:30. Music will be provided by the group Crystal Sound! The admission price will be $3 and you can get in free if you wear 3 pieces of costume. We will also be holding a costume contest with prizes! It will be ghouoooooolishly fun!

        • Grade 8 Band Students are reminded that we have a full band rehearsal today during periods 2 & 3

        • Would all student council members from last year please come to Mrs. Rempel's room right after announcements.

        • Brass Quintet rehearsal today at 12:00 in the Band Rm.

        • A reminder that there is no skateboarding in school

        • We Scare Hunger name tags and routes will be handed out tomorrow

        • Bike helmet orders need to be in by next Friday to Ms. Mason


        • Wednesday October 29, 2014 Day 5

        • Good Morning!

        • Intramural Schedule: Wednesday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 208, Thursday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209, Friday Gr. 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 202.

        • As we do every year, we will be celebrating Halloween with a Halloween Dance! On October 30th we will hold a dance for all students from 3:30 to 5:30. Music will be provided by the group Crystal Sound! The admission price will be $3 and you can get in free if you wear 3 pieces of costume. We will also be holding a costume contest with prizes! It will be ghouoooooolishly fun!

        • There will be a Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball practice Wednesday at 5-6:30 p.m.

        • Reminder to Grade 6 Habitat for Humanity Talent Development students: We are meeting in Rm. 211 at 12:05 today. Please bring your lunch.

        • Would the following students please come to the Band Rm. after announcements: Janelle, Jenna, Gwen, Rachel and Shayla.

        • Happy Birthday to Colby from Rm. 100 and all of your friends!

        • Peer Mentors: Please meet in MPR after O Canada.

        • Remember Check 3


        • Tuesday October 28, 2014 Day 4

        • Good Morning!

        • French Club meeting today at 12:20 in Rms 100 and 103

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday Gr. 8 Rm. 205 vs. 214, Wednesday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 208, Thursday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209, Friday Gr. 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 202.

        • As we do every year, we will be celebrating Halloween with a Halloween Dance! On October 30th we will hold a dance for all students from 3:30 to 5:30. Music will be provided by the group Crystal Sound! The admission price will be $3 and you can get in free if you wear 3 pieces of costume. We will also be holding a costume contest with prizes! It will be ghouoooooolishly fun!

        • Peer Mentors report to TAG then meet Mr. Douglas in the MPR immediately after O Canada.

        • Bike Helmet orders are due next Friday. Please bring orders to Ms. Mason

        • There will be a Gr. 7 Boys Volleyball practice Wednesday at 5-6:30 p.m.

        • Would Austin and Shayla please come to the Band Rm. after announcements

        • There will be a quick meeting at noon for the WE Day participants in Rm. 209

        • There is a new retaining wall at the front of the building and there are plenty of stones in that area. Please do not throw any stones!

        • Also, there are new fences up outside that are not to be climbed

        • Grade 6 Wing, please stay away from the pipes that are in that area and be careful when walking


        • Monday October 27, 2014 Day 3

        • Good Morning!

        • Reminder about respectful behavior on today's field trips

        • There will be a French Club meeting tomorrow at 12:20 in Rooms 100 & 103

        • A reminder to Gr. 8 Service Learning students that today is the Winnipeg Harvest field-trip. Please meet at the front doors at 12:10 p.m. sharp with your coat and canned food item.

        • Intramural Schedule: Change in schedule: Monday Gr. 6 Rm. 103 vs. 100, Tuesday Gr. 8 Rm. 205 vs. 214, Wednesday: Gr. 7 Rm. 203 vs. Rm. 208, Thursday Gr. 7 Rm. 208 vs. Rm. 209, Friday Gr. 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 202.

        • Lucas, Josh, Leia: To the office please

        • Congratulations to the Gr. 8 Girls Volleyball Team MacLennan as they won the consolation final in a thriller vs. St. Mary's Academy at the Lockport Tournament this weekend. Great Job Girls!

        • As we do every year, we will be celebrating Halloween with a Halloween Dance! On October 30th we will hold a dance for all students from 3:30 to 5:30. Music will be provided by the group Crystal Sound! The admission price will be $3 and you can get in free if you wear 3 pieces of costume. We will also be holding a costume contest with prizes! It will be ghouoooooolishly fun!


        • Thursday October 23, 2014 Day 1

        • Good Morning!

        • Friday, October 24, 2014 -- Inservice -- No School for Students.

        • As we do every year, we will be celebrating Halloween with a Halloween Dance! On October 30th we will hold a dance for all students from 3:30 to 5:30. Music will be provided by the group Crystal Sound! The admission price will be $3 and you can get in free if you wear 3 pieces of costume. We will also be holding a costume contest with prizes! It will be ghouoooooolishly fun!

        • French club students please hand in your parent permission forms to Mrs. Doig ASAP

        • Attention Service Learning Students. Please hand your permission form for Winnipeg Harvest to Mrs. Doig. A reminder that the field trip is Monday.


        • Wednesday October 22,2014 Day 6

        • Good Morning!

        • Friday, October 24, 2014 -- Inservice --No School for Students.

        • Intramural Schedule: Wednesday October 22: Grade 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 209, Thursday October 23: Grade 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Would all the members of last year's student council please go to Rm. 102 at 12:20 today.

        • Peer Mentor forms need to be handed in.

        • SMS Brass Quintet meets in the office today at 12:00 noon.

        • Attention Gr. 7 WE DAY students: There will be a brief meeting today @ 12:00 noon in Rm. 209. All must attend.

        • There will be a quick Gr. 8 Girls Volleyball meeting in Mr. Mac's Rm. at 12:15 today. You can bring your lunch to eat as well.


        • Tuesday October 21, 2014 Day 5

        • Good Morning!

        • Friday, October 24, 2104 -- Inservice -- No School for Students.

        • Water bottles can still be dropped off in the Guidance Area

        • Peer Mentor forms need to be handed in

        • Would all members of last year's student council please see Mrs. Rempel right after announcements please.

        • Intramural Schedule: Tuesday October 21 Gr. 6 Rm. 101 vs. 102, Wednesday October 22 Grade 7 Rm. 206 vs. Rm. 209, Thursday October 23 Grade 8 Rm. 210 vs. Rm. 214

        • Last chance for WE Day forms. Please bring them to the office.

        • Brass Quintet meeting in foyer right after announcements.

        • Remember Check 3!


        • Monday October 20, 2014 Day 4

        • Good Morning!

        • Intramurals: Gr. 6 Rm. 102 vs. Rm. 103 Refs: Sera, Meagan, Kajla, Hunter, Mason.

        • Friday, October 24, 2014 -- Inservice -- No School for students.

        • If you ordered clothing and have not yet received it, please report to the office after O Canada

        • Peer Mentors please hand in trip forms to Ms. Mason as soon as possible.

        • Thank you to everyone for donating water bottles. We now have enough to get started , so no need to bring in anymore.

        • WE Day student list is now posted outside the office. If you applied to attend, please check list. Participants need to attend a brief meeting during p.m. Break in Guidance Area.

        • We Day permission slips are to by handed in by tomorrow.