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Welcome To Moira Secondary School

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

INSPIRING EXCELLENCE

in Academics, Arts and Athletics

EMPOWERING LEADERSHIP

and Student Voice

GROWING AND DEVELOPING

as a member of the Moira Family

CREATING, CONNECTING AND SHARING

with Innovative Technology

CONTRIBUTING AND GIVING BACK

as a Caring Community

Inspiring Excellence

in Academics, Arts and Athletics

Empowering Student Leadership

and Student Voice

Growing and Developing

as a member of the Moira Family

Creating, Connecting and Sharing

with Innovative Technology

Contributing and Giving Back

as a Caring Community

SCHOOL EVENTS

Monday February 15 - All Day
Family Day
Monday March 14 - All Day
March Break
Friday March 25 - All Day
Good Friday
Monday March 28 - All Day
Easter Monday
Monday April 4, 6:30 PM
School Council meeting
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LATEST HEADLINES

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Grade 7 and 8 Day at MSS - February 2nd

We welcome all Grade 7 and 8 students from our elementary schools on Tuesday, February 2nd from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  This year, our Leadership class has taken a significant lead in organizing and running the exciting and engaging activities to show our Grade 7 and 8 students different aspects of the school.  We are looking forward to meeting our future Trojans!

NEW DATE - Grade 8 Parents and Students Pathways Information Night - Tuesday, January 19th

Update:   Due to the inclement weather, our Grade 8 Pathways Information night has been postponed from tonight (Jan 12th) and re-scheduled for next Tuesday, Jan 19th at 6:30 pm in the Library.

We welcome all Grade 8 parents and students on Tuesday, January 12th to join us at MSS for our Pathways Information night.   At this session, we will be covering highlights of MSS as well as continuing to discuss the transition process for students coming to the school next September.   The session will begin at 6:30 pm in the Library and we look forward to working with you to make you child's transition a smooth one.

FInal Culminating Activities Schedule - January 2016

FCA schedule graphicOur Final Culminating Activities for Semester 1 are scheduled from Tuesday, January 26th to Friday, January 29th with Monday, February designated as an additional timeslot if there should be an inclement weather day postponement in the schedule   The complete schedule and additional important information can be seen by clicking on the graphic of the schedule to the right.

Trojan Hoops

Trojan Hoops picTrojan Hoops is a basketball development program designed for players in grades3-8.  Players in this program will develop fundamental movement and basketball skills while improving their overall fitness in a fun, positive environment.

Teams play each week for one hour over an 8 hour span. The league is divided into three divisions:  a grade 3 and 4 division, a grade 5 and  6 division and a grade 7 and 8 division.   Moira Basketball Coaches along with student athletes from Moira provide leadership as coaches, referees, timers and scorers.  Players at all levels are invited to participate.   The $40.00 registration fee includes a team t-shirt and ball.

Click on the picture of the registration form to the right to access a copy of the actual registration form.

 

October 2015 Newsletter

November 2015 NewsletterOur October newsletter can be accessed by clicking on the picture of the Table of Comments on the right.   Check out all of the exciting activities and events that have been occuring.   Please note:  the newsletter is a 17 page PDF file and requires Adobe Acrobat reader. 

November 2015 Newsletter

November 2015 NewsletterOur November newsletter can be accessedd by clicking on the picture of the Table of Contents on the right.   Check out all of the exciting activities and events that have been occurring at the school.   Please note:  the newsletter is a 14 page PDF file and requires Adobe Acrobat reader.

Moira Cross Country Runners off to OFSSA!

Congratulations to Moira's midget boys who ran themselves into the ground on Friday at the COSSA championships in Peterbourough to qualify for OFSSA. The team finsihed second, Zach Uens had an outstanding race picking up second place as an individual.

At Bay of Quinte Championships our midget boys took first place, our midget girls took 3rd place.

The cross country page with photographs and more info is here:

Cross country update

The cross country page has been updated, it now includes pictures from all of the season's races. Trojan Cross County Page 

University of Waterloo Beaver Computing Competition

Last week 10 students from grade 9 and 10 took on the Beaver Computing Challenge (along with 6000 other competitors!)

Two students made the honour roll! Lucas Chan and Kevin Li both scored 86 out of a possible 90, this puts them in the top 2%! Only four points behind with 82 was Chance Gordon.

The rest of Moira's team was made up of Hatim Belhaghamidam, Alison Cooke, Saud Haseeb. Colin Phan, Brady Potter, Brianna Rockett, Michael Turcotte.

Details of the contest can be found here

Computer programming Club (MAFC) meets every Wednesday in room 11111010, see Mr Saunders for details. Certificates for all students will be available next week.

Wood Shop Projects

So what do they do in the wood shop with Mr Harpell? Here's one of the projects: 

For more details contact Mr Harpell - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MSS IB Diploma Students offered $238,500 in scholarships!

Our IB Diploma and IB Diploma Courses students graduating in June 2015 have been offered a total of $238,500 in scholarships from several universities and private scholarships.  This demonstrates how universities acknowledge and desire our IB Diploma students.  Our total scholarship offering will increase because many of our students are still waiting to hear about several scholarships.  Each graduating student has been offered an average of $11,000 thousand dollars in scholarships this year to date.  Stay tuned for an update at the end of the school year.

This year our IB students have been accepted to: Concordia U, Queen’s U, U of Toronto, York U, U of Dalhousie, U of Ottawa, McMaster U, McGill U,  Quest U,  U of Western Ontario, Carleton U, Guelph U, Ryerson U, Trent U, Laurier U, and U of Windsor. 

Our IB students have been accepted for the Bachelor of Arts Honours or Bachelor of Science Honours in the following programs: Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Bio-Med Sciences, Second Language Teaching French, Concurrent Education, Art History in Film Studies, Art History, Social Work, Media Information and Technology, Business Management, Theatre and Drama Studies, Engineering Science, Biomedical Engineering, Psychology, Biochemistry,  Bachelor of Arts and Science, Environmental Studies in French, and Forensic Science.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is growing at Moira. 

We have an IB Diploma and Diploma Courses 2015 graduating class of 21 students.

We have an IB Diploma and Diploma Courses 2016 graduating class of 24 students.

We have an IB Diploma and Diploma Courses 2017 graduating class of 31 students.

If you are interested in applying for entry into the IB Foundations (grade 9 and 10) or the IB Diploma (grade 11 and 12) pathway at Moira Secondary School please contact:

 

Mrs. Cooper, IB Coordinator at Moira: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 613-962-8668 x1119

Keynote Presentation to Ministry of Education Students as Researchers conference

 
Star Conference

Six of our MSS students. Keira Sommerville, Braelyn Guppy, Fiona Stanners, Daniel Meeks, Lesley Gordon and Ben Bacic along with Ms. Cole, Ms. Demianchuk and Mr. Montgomery travelled to Toronto last April to present a keynote presentation on the Student Voice, Speak up in a Box and
Inclusivity initiatives that have been taking place at the school for a couple of years now.   Take a look at the video of the conference presentation on our YouTube channelat http://youtu.be/b9BETyiikUU  .

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