Our students have shown growth personally and academically. They have already started to be leaders in their community.
May was a very busy as well as exciting month for MTMS students.
- MTMS students had an opportunity in May to work with artist, Megan Carich, a B.C. mask maker at the Regina Place Branch of the Regina Public Library.
- A Parent Night that was held in May gave the students an opportunity to showcase their cultures through their Mosaic Displays. The students did a wonderful job displaying their cultural backgrounds.
- Some of our students competed in the Regina Catholic Schools City Track and Field Meet in May at Douglas Park. A special congratulations to Charles Tabije who took the city titles in the 100m, Long Jump and Triple Jump. and to Draydin Cyr who took second in boy's shot put, as well as to Amber Stone who took eighth in the girls' shot put. These are the first city championships for Mother Teresa Middle School and we couldn’t be more proud of all of our track athletes. We look forward to continued success next year.
- A fundraising event also took place in May, with the highlight being the sale of a major art piece that was created by the students, Mr. Bellavance and Ms. Cote. The piece sold at the auction for $3000.
- Students’ musical abilities were showcased when they participated in the North Zone Area Christmas Band Concert, and the Regina Catholic Schools North Area Band Concert in May. They also attended Band Days and the Optimist Band Festival.
A Donor Appreciation Luncheon was held to thank all the donors who generously gave of their time and support. Principal, Curtis Kleisinger opened the luncheon by thanking everyone for coming and exclaiming “you are an incredible gift to us.”
About 50 people attended the luncheon prepared by students, and aided by staff and served by the 33 students. Dressed in their school uniforms, the students weaved in and around the tables expertly carrying trays of soup, sandwiches and desserts offered to the donors. The guests were either donors themselves or represented firms who donated time, money, or expertise to the school.
The luncheon began with a prayer and ended with students handing out miniature lights representing the light of Christ, light of the world to each guest while verbally thanking them for their support. Two students alternately read a brief story about Christmas and the birth of the Christ Child with the student body lining the walls in the darkened room holding the little lights. (Archdiocese of Regina – December 10, 2012)
- December kept the students busy as they showed their artistic talents when they decorated windows for the Christmas season at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre.
- In December, MTMS students, along with their good friends at MLT, volunteered at the Regina Food Bank.
- As part of their Me To We Project, the students hosted their first annual Gingerbread House Making Competition. They rose over $1,200 which was donated to the Regina Public Library Regent Place Branch to purchase culturally relevant books for their collection.
- Fall and winter kept the students busy as they participated in the Breakfast For Learning – Flipping for Kids Event. Flipping for Kids is hosted by Breakfast for Learning to raise funds and awareness for school breakfast, lunch and snack programs.
Reading Buddies - MTMS grade 6 & 7 students were paired up with 4 year olds from the Come & Learn Aboriginal Head Start Program. The children truly enjoyed this time where they were engaged for a good 20 minutes as they read a few different books and shared with their classmates at this event.