Newsletter November 13 – November 17, 2017


Mission Statement: The mission of St. Malachy’s Memorial High School is to create an environment in which students excel academically and to provide a safe and supportive community which encourages growth and contribution to the larger community.

Vision Statement: St. Malachy’s Memorial High School is committed to educating the whole person.  Through a rigorous and comprehensive program of studies we prepare students academically, socially and morally to assume their places as conscientious, involved and contributing members of society.

Congratulations to our football team an excellent season.  The team fell just short of their Championship goal with a tough loss in the final on Saturday.  A season like this does not happen without the hard work of many people: Our coaches: Travis Mackenzie, Danny Oliver, Devon Bradbury, Corey Morrell and Jen Brown, Team Manger Mrs. Lee McLean and faculty advisor Mrs. Kyra Marks “Thank you”.  To the enthusiastic support of a wonderful parent group, “Thank you” and to Ms. Carrie Shea and her Leadership class “Thank you”.


Congratulations to grade 9 student, Matthew Watson.  Matthew competed in the Provincial Cross Country meet last weekend and finished in 10th place.  Fantastic showing!


The entire St. Malachy’s Family is busy raising money for the Empty Stocking Fund.  The Empty Stocking Fund is an annual event in Saint John, raising money to ensure that all children enjoy a Merry Christmas.

St. Malachy’s Presents:  The Sound of Music starting on November 30th playing through to December 2nd.  Tickets are $15.00 and are available to purchase through the main office at the school.

Grade 9 students who have yet to pass in their immunization forms please do so ASAP.


Schedule this Week:

Monday, Nov 13th – Remembrance Day – No School

Tuesday, Nov 14th –   Assembly Day Schedule – Schedule as follows P1, P2, P3, Memorial Game Assembly, L, P5, P4.  ** CLT Meeting - 8:00 a.m. – Learning Commons.   **Josten’s – Main Hall during lunch.  ** 3:40 pm Staff Meeting in the Learning Commons.

Wednesday, Nov 15thRegular Schedule. **ESST meeting 9:15 a.m. Guidance Center. ** 11:00 am Memorial University Information session. ** Josten’s: Main Hall during Lunch ** David MacPherson Memorial Basketball Games – SJHS vs. St. Malachy’s 6:00 pm Senior Girls and 8:00 pm Senior Boys.

Thursday, Nov 16thStudy Hall/Saints in Action Schedule- Schedule as follows P1, Study Hall/Saints in Action, P2, P3, L, P5, P4.  ** 1:35 pm Guidance Presentation – Grades 11/12 then 9/10 in the auditorium (approx. 15 min each).

Friday, Nov 17thRegular Schedule. Report cards will be distributed to all students.


Upcoming Events:

NBTAP is a pre-apprentice program that connects high school students with New Brunswick skilled trade employers. Employers identify skilled trades jobs they will need to fill in the future and NBTAP helps them recruit, prepare, train and mentor interested and qualified students.

NBTAP Student Apprentices learn practical skilled trade and workplace skills with skilled trade mentors over 2 or 3 paid summer work terms. 


NBTAP applications open on November the 20th.  For more information please go to


November 18thSaint John Santa Clause Parade.  Final preparations are being made by students, Mrs. Peddle and Mr. Nichol for this year’s entry.  Thank you for all of your hard work.


Memorial University Info Session

Wednesday, Nov 15 at 11:00 am. Interested grade 12 must sign up at the Guidance Centre to attend.


Grads interested in ordering Grad Clothing the Grad Class Executive will be set up in the main hall Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week to take orders.  Parents interested in ordering grad clothing (as possible Christmas gifts), a table will be set-up in the main hall during parent/teacher interviews on both the evening and afternoon sessions.

November 17th – Report cards will be issued to students

November 23th – Parent Teacher Evening session 4:30 p.m. – 7:30p.m.

November 24th – Parent Teacher 1:30 p.m. – 3:30p.m.

December 14th – Christmas Cabaret

Have a great week!