Brain Teaser Challenge
number of MS boys showed up to Rm 106 to take on the Colour Over Word Brain
Teaser Challenge. The boys were asked to read out the colour of the words in the
list provided in under 13 seconds. While many of the boys fumbled and stumbled
over the list, a handful of them were able to earn points for their clan.
Montrose dominated with a total of 110 points, while Douglas earned 30. Bruce
and Wallace trailed behind with 20 points each.
The Hockey Shoot-Out
Dec. 11th, the MS boys took their turns trying to best Hayden "The Wall" Thorne
in our annual MS Clan Shootout Competition. Ultimately, fatigue set in and
Hayden faded as the onslaught of shots continued. By the end of the competition,
Douglas was able to pot 16 goals, while Montrose came in second with 12 goals.
Wallace scored 10 goals to while Bruce only managed 4 goals.
Price is Right - SAC Style!
30 boys came to test their game show skills during our Price Is Right:
Showcase Showdown clan event today. Guessing the cost of packages that
included Fortnite skins, Gucci belts, big screen TVs, and GoPro drones, the
Douglas crew came away victorious by getting the closest to the actual retail
price on both showcases.
Douglas received 200 points for their efforts,
while Wallace came in second with 150 points. Bruce and Montrose tied for third
and both earned 75 points.
The Spook-Fest Halloween Competition
In honour of Halloween, the MS conducted a variety
of 'spooky' events linked to the holiday. Grade Costume contests and a pumpkin pie
eating competition were the highlights and all clan members participated
completely and enthusiastically. The competition was fierce, but
Bruce and Douglas ended up on the top with 80 points each!
Clan Football Target Shoot
the US Houses were taking to the gridiron, the MS Clans battled it out in a
football throwing accuracy contest. Wallace led the way with a whopping 150
points, while Montrose finished second with 100. Douglas came in third with 80
points and Bruce's lack of participation left them with a mere 10 points.
Inter-Clan Volleyball Tournament
emerged victorious in the MS Clan Volleyball Championships against rival
Wallace. Douglas took third place while Bruce finished winless and in fourth.
Montrose earned 250 points for their win, while
Wallace's appearance in the finals brought them 175 points. Douglas earned 100
points with Bruce trailed behind with 75.
The Annual Cross Country Run
The Annual cross
country run is one of the longest standing traditions at SAC going
back to 1903. The winner of the race earns the coveted Wallace Cup
which has only been awarded to 62 different students in the 119 year
history of the school. The 2018 US race was won by Chattan Clan's
(Smith House) Chris Marton in a little over 12 minutes. Stewart Clan
(Sifton House) dominated the next 3 spots with Ethan Landry, Scott
Hood, and Willem Grier finishing 2nd to 4th respectively. These top
placings also catapulted Stewart Clan to an easy overall win for the
day bettering the next clan, Robertson (Laidlaw House) by average
finish of more than 15 places. Ramsey Clan (Ramsey House) finished
In the Middle
School run, a fantastic performances by Christan Mitsis earned him the
Olympic Medal plaque for winning the MS Cross country race. Following
close behind him was Noah Roberts and Max D'Angelo.
Given that the top three places in
the MS Race were earned by members of the Douglas Clan, in the overall clan competition this
Clan easily won the day with an average clan member placing of 68th. Montrose was close
behind with an average placing of 77th, followed by Wallace
and Bruce respectively.
Loose Change for Terry
September 20th, the MS boys took to the track to support the Terry Fox
Foundation and cancer research. The top 10 finishers in each grade division
earned points for their respective Clans. Wallace and Bruce led the way with 295
points each, while Montrose earned 285 points. Douglas rounded out the field
with 240 points.