Daily Archives: February 19, 2016

RIA School Life Update

Students at RIA are active and involved!  It is great to see so much happening in our building!  We can’t say enough about how great our students are and we want you to continue to stay focused on academics while still having all the fun the comes with co-curricular activities.  

Semi-Formal Success

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A BIG congratulations to our Student Council for hosting such a great Semi-Formal Dance last night!  It was a great evening with lots of fun, food, and of course, dancing!  Thank you to our Student Council Executive and Teacher Sponsors, Mrs. Smith & Mr. Abbott, and for all the teacher chaperons including Mrs. Rogers, Mr. Cook, Mr. Mulrooney, and Mr. Blackmore…Well done everyone!  And finally, thank you to all our students that came and supported and had fun…you guys are great!

Candace Butt Will Be Representing RIA at Table Tennis Provincials


Random Island Academy has not sent students to Table Tennis Provincials in quite some time, but Candace Butt has earned her position and will represent us extremely well…of that we have no doubt!  Candace will be playing in the Female Singles category at the SSNL Provincials at Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts this Weekend.  Good Luck and Have a great time!!!

Gold For Senior Girls Basketball


Congratulations to our Senior Girls Basketball team on winning Gold at Regionals yesterday in Kings Cove.  The girls beat St. Marks 46 – 17 to earn a spot at the Provincial tournament hosted by St. Joseph’s.  The SSNL Provincials will be starting March 11.  A big thank you goes out to Mr. Baker and Ms. Marsh for your efforts in coaching this team, it is appreciated! Good luck at Provincials Crusaders!

Another Good Showing From Junior Boys Basketball


Our Junior Boys Basketball team moves to 2 – 1 on the season with a 49 – 46 win over CMS on Wednesday night.  Great job guys!  Thank you to our coaches, Mr. Darren Avery and Mr. Jon Stone and student coach Naasson Lambert for all your efforts with the boys!  Great work and keep it up Crusaders!!!

Anti-Bullying Day 

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RIA is having its Anti-bullying Day assembly next Wednesday which will include some music, a Glee performance, a Drama performance, and most importantly, some awareness about a serious topic.  Don’t forget that we are also wearing PINK that day Crusaders!  The performances at the assembly will also be presented to out entire school community next Thursday night.  We hope to see everyone there!!!

Senior Boys Basketball Headed to Rashoon for Invitational This Weekend 

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The Senior Boys Basketball team will be playing in the Kenway Classic this weekend which is hosted by Christ the King in Rashoon.  The Boys will be playing off against Christ the King (Rashoon), Holy Name of Mary (Lawn), Fortune Bay Academy (St. Bernard’s), and St. Lawrence Academy.  Thanks to Mr. Cook and Mr. Mulrooney for taking the boys and good luck Crusaders!

Education Week 2016

Teachers Change Lives Every Day!

Student Council has planned a full week of fun activities for this year’s Education Week!

Follow the schedule, and participate as much as you can!  The more involvement the more fun this week will be!

Day Dress Up Activity Other Activities
Monday,  Feb 22nd

(Dress up & activity for 7-12 will take place if ski trip is cancelled due to snow conditions)

School Colours

(Green & White)


Junk in the Trunk

Grade: 7-12

Ski Trip (7-12)
Tuesday, Feb 23rd

Role Reverse Day

What do you want to be when you grow up? Dress your homeroom teacher as a student/child!

Grade: K-12

*Bring in things to dress up your teachers!

Wednesday, Feb 24th

Anti-bullying Day

Pink Day Cookie Face

Grade: 7-12

Location: Main Lobby

Free Pink Treats

Anti-bullying Assembly at 12:45

Thursday, Feb 25th

Throw Back Thursday

Wear something from the past


Human Hungry Hungry Hippo

Grade: 7-12

Location: Gym

Grade 9 Students: Junior Achievement
Friday, Feb 26th

Favorite Famous Nerd Day

Dress as a famous nerd or your favorite subject   Period 4 & 5: (7-12)

Hide & Seek

Battle of the Brains