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Today is Monday, May 8th, 2017

May 08, 2017

The month of May has ushered in some beautiful weather! Please remember that at Miller we have a school dress policy and wearing appropriate clothing at school shows that we value self-respect. The dress policy can be found in our school handbook, which is on our school website. Please remember that skirts/shorts should not be shorter than your extended finger length when your arms are placed at your sides. Thank you for considering the dress policy each morning before coming to school.

Hey Marauders this is our 50th Anniversary week!!! Be sure to show your Miller pride this Wednesday at our school assembly by wearing Miller spirit wear. Yes we want the entire gym – staff and students to be a sea of red, white, blue and grey. This is Marauder territory so let’s make it look that way.

Teddy Bears Anonymous is a wonderful organization which provides teddy bears to sick children all across Saskatchewan.  It only costs $1 to donate and with each donation you get the chance to chop the hair off of the teacher of your choice.  Mrs. Piercy, Ms. Woytowich, Ms. Thibeault, or Tanessa Boutin.  Mark Johnston from Big Dog 92.7 has also volunteered to be pied in the face!  Get your ballots now, as the action will take place at the final Pep Rally in June!! You can find the volunteers in the concourse each day at lunch to purchase your ballots!

Tomorrow the library will be close due to AP exam from 8:00am until 3:20 include noon hour.

Any grade 11 or 12 student who is interested in checking out Career Spotlights for the month of May they are: Carpentry, Scaffolding, Landscape Architecture, Blacksmith and Powerline. Please see Student Services.

In FLOOR HOCKEY today, the Highlighters battle against Cheat Code. Tomorrow, the Vegas Golden Knights will play against the Dynasty and on Wednesday Tune Squad faces off against Barsi and the Big Bad Dogs.
Congratulations to CJ Balmes and Shaina Dela Rama, our Mixed Doubles Team, who fought in an unbelievably close Regional Badminton Tournament in Swift Current on Saturday.   Out of 6 mixed doubles teams, at the end of the tournament there was a 5-way tie with 5 teams all having won 3 matches each.  This is unheard of in badminton competition!!!  After calculating games won and lost, CJ and Shaina came in a very close 3rd place.   Good job team.    

Calling all St. Theresa Alumni, Mr. Forrest and the cast of this year’s drama production – A Snow White Extravaganza – is inviting you to join us on May 17th at 7:0. It would be great if you could join us and relive some of the good old days. That is May the 17th at 7:00 in the Tigerdome!

Your SRC will be sponsoring a lunch this Wednesday to celebrate Miller’s 50th Anniversary.  Every staff and student will receive a DQ cheeseburger, an ice cream sandwich & a cupcake following our assembly.

Your SRC needs you!  If you would like to apply to be on the 2017-2018 SRC- please pick up an application form Student Services or the Library.  All applications are due this Friday, May 12 by 3:20 P.M.

Congratulations to Mrs. Wickenheiser’ s period 2 Grade 12 Christian Ethics 30 class for being this weeks Library Class of the Week.

Calling all Book Club members- please R.S.V.P. to Mrs. Harding regarding the upcoming movie night for Book Club.

Attention graduating grade 12’s there will be a mandatory height measurement for your grad exercise gowns in Ms. Krueger’s room 294 at break on Thursday or Friday this week.

Miller Memory Moment:  Did you know that throughout 50 years Miller has graduated 1000’s of graduates who have gone on to pursue a variety of careers. Some of those grads were fortunate to succeed in the world of athletics at very elite levels…a few notable Miller grads include: Josh Harding – NHL goalie, Rob Bresciani, Nathan Hoffart, Mike Stadnyk, Brian O’Hara and Dwayne Ell – CFL players, Phoebe DeCiman – National Women’s Basketball Program, and Brandon Chow – Jr. National Men’s Handball Program. Our Marauders continue to demonstrate determination and spirit – well done!!

Cafeteria will be serving Soup and Sandwiches at Lunch on Wednesday May 10th.

Cafeteria Specials for Today:
Cheddar Soup – $2.25
Turkey Surprise - $4.00
Pasta Salad - $3.00
Specialty Sandwiches - $3.50
Sandwiches - $3.00
Chef’s Salad - $ 4.00
Garden Salad - $1.50
Bagels @ Break