Miller News

Thursday, September 19, 2019 

  1. Lunch Meeting for all Italy and Greece travelers Thursday the 25th in the choir room. We’ll start at 12:15 so bring your lunch. We’ll be discussing our first stop Athens and our island cruise!

  2. Italy and Greece 2020: Important meeting for all travelers and parents/guardians. Be in the MPR on Thursday, September 26th at 7pm to go over our new itinerary, meet the whole group and our chaperones, and get the forms you need to complete and hand-in ASAP.

  3. ORANGE SHIRT DAY: On Monday, September 30th our school will be marking Orange Shirt Day. The day is meant to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation.
    Ways you can participate:
        1. Wear an orange shirt on the day. We will be having an Assembly that
    would be great to see an Orange Wave!
        2. Colouring Contest: Design a T-Shirt. See Ms. Sheree Wahl in the
            Library for a colouring 
        3. You might win an Official 2019 Orange Shirt Day T-Shirt!
            Listen for other announcements on how to win a T-Shirt.  

  4. Attention students interested in Medicine or Health Sciences!!! The University of Manitoba will be hosting their Discovery Day on November 1 and we have room for 2 students to attend this fabulous hands-on day! Grade 12 students have priority but Grade 11 students are welcome to inquire. You must inform Ms. Tonna of your interest no later than 9:00 am Monday morning! Note: The day starts very early to arrive on time, please make sure you are committed to this before sharing your interest. 

  5. The lost and found is full of items that have been removed from the gym change rooms.  If you are missing something please come and look as the items will eventually be donated to MCC.  The gym change rooms are not for storage; please do not leave items overnight as they will be removed.  

  6. The scholarship applications begin! Check the website for information on an upcoming scholarship.

  7. Miller T-shirts are available for purchase in the office.  Shirts are $10/each.  

  8. Fitness Testing for Aces Hockey will be happening Tuesday, September 24 at 3:45 pm. If you cannot make it, please make other arrangements with Mr. Duda.

  9. Wednesday, Sept. 25 is the W.C. Miller Terry Fox Run! The event will begin with an assembly in Period 3 followed by our annual run and free hot dog lunch. Please donate a loonie or a toonie for cancer research at the table set up in front on the MPR!  Parent Council will be providing our lunch which will include an all beef hotdog or halal hot dog, a drink, and a monster cookie.  Thank you to Access Credit Union for sponsoring this event.

  10. Grade Group pictures will happen Monday September 23rd.  
    Gr. 10's - P3 Gr. 11's - P2, Gr. 12's - P4 (You will be called from your class when it is time to take the pictures)

  11. The Preseason schedule for the Aces Hockey has been posted on the bulletin board outside the MPR. 

  12. IGA Fundraiser will be Monday September 16th - 27th.  Forms will be available in the office Monday, September 16th.  All forms and monies need to be handed in to the office no later than Friday September 27th.  

  13. The Weight Room will be open to students starting this week, please find times below


    (Time AM))

    (Time PM)


    Mr. Neufeld
    (7:30-8:40 AM)

    Mr. Lovatt
    (3:30-4:35 PM)


    Ms. Henschel
    (8:00-8:40 AM)

    Mr. Liu-Asomua
    (3:30-4:35 PM)


    Mr. Neufeld
    (7:30-8:40 AM)

    Mme. Falk
    (3:30-4:35 PM)


    Ms. Wall
    (8:00-8:40 AM)

    Mr. Brock
    (3:30-4:35 PM)


    Ms. Henschel
    (8:00-8:40 AM)


  14.  Look for Intramural Sign ups this week (bulletin board outside MPR). Sign up with a partner or as an individual. First game played will be Speed Ball.