Student Cards and Student Life

Student Cards

The purpose of a student card is to identify yourself a student of the school and generate money to enhance student life at Madill. By purchasing a student card, three accomplishments can be made. First, to improve the quality of the programs and begin new ones to improve student life. Second, to ensure Madill can continue to offer the existing programs. Finally, to keep student costs to a minimum and allow maximum number of students to participate in the programs offered.

Student Card Fees

Grades 7-12:

  • $35.00 prior to September 30, 2015
  • $40.00 following this date.

Purchasing a student card will allow one to participate in the following activities in the school (grades and additional fees may vary for certain activities):

  • Excused from classes for Special Events such as Hypnotist, Guest Speakers and Sports Events.
  • Financial Support for busing to sports and special events
  • Participation in Student Life at the School
  • Dances, Semi and Grad Formals, Student Council Activities (Fear Fest, Halloween Carnival, Mustang Games)
  • Participation in any club
  • Robotics, Environmental, Peer Mentors, Drama Club, Bands, Photography, Reach for the Top, Yearbook, Student Council, OSAID
  • Participation in sports
  • Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Track & Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Rugby, Curling, Golf, Swimming, Badminton, Nordic Skiing, and Intramurals.

Extra Curricular Activities

Participation in extra curricular activities is a valuable experience for FE Madill students.  Positive citizenship must be displayed by students wishing to maintain that privilege.  Students must have a student card to participate.

Activities / Clubs:

  • Announcers Club
  • Drama Guild
  • Chess
  • Event Leadership
  • Environmental Club
  • Intermediate Concert Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Mustangs Making a Difference
  • Peer Mentors
  • Peer Tutors
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Reach for the Top
  • Senior Concert Band
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook


  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Curling
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Intramural Sports

Earning  the Big “M”

Graduating students who believe they qualify to receive a Big M must read through the criteria listed here, then complete the form on the other side of this information and return it to guidance by June 15. Students who achieve the Big M will be recognized at Commencement in the fall.

** Important – You can only earn the Big M when you are leaving the school. If you are returning for a fifth year, please complete the form at the end of that year. **

  1.  A student earns the required number of points in each of the three areas, as listed below, by participating in the activities as outlined in Appendix A.
  2.  A student earns enough points in two of the three areas, with DOUBLE the number of points in one of the two areas, as listed below, by participating in the activities as outlined in Appendix A.

Points required if you attended Madill from grades 7-12:

  • Scholastics – 27 points
  • Athletics – 22 points
  • Activities – 20 points

Points required if you attended Madill from grades 9-12:

  • Scholastics – 18 points
  • Athletics – 15 points
  • Activities – 14 points

Students need to complete an application form for the  “Big M” in their final year if  they wish to receive the senior letter (applications are available in Guidance).

Appendix A: Point Schedule

1. Scholastic Points:

  • 80% or over after each semester/reporting period 3 points
  • Ontario Scholar 18 points

2. Athletic Points:

  • Badminton 5 points
  • Basketball 5 points
  • Cross-Country 5 points
  • Curling 3 points
  • Golf 3 points
  • Hockey 5 points
  • Nordic Skiing 5 points
  • Rugby 5 points
  •  Soccer 5 points
  • Swimming.   5 points
  • Track and Field 5 points
  • Volleyball 5 points
  • Intramural Sports 1 point per intramural sport

3. Activity Points:

  • Announcers Club 5 points
  • Creative Writing Club 3 points
  • Drama Club 5 points
  • Event Leadership 2-5 points
  • Environmental Club 5 points
  • Glee Club 5 points
  • Intermediate Concert Band 5 points
  • Jazz Ensemble 5 points
  • Mustangs Making A Difference 5 points
  • OSAID 3 points
  • Peer Tutors/ Mentor 3 points
  • Percussion Ensemble 5 points
  • Reach for the Top 3 points
  • Senior Concert Band 5 points
  • Student Council 5 points
  • Yearbook 5 points


  1. For each of the clubs / activities, the staff advisor may award up to two additional points to a student who takes an active leadership role in that activity. If you believe this applies to you, attach a note from the staff advisor to this form.
  2. Teams / clubs / activities may vary from year to year. If you were involved in a team / club / activity not listed above, add it anyhow under Activity Points on the form on the back of this page, and consult with the staff advisor about the number of points.

Criteria for Athletic Awards:  Grades 9 – 12

Junior and Senior Athlete of the Year

  • Awarded to a male and a female athlete
  • Criteria for Junior applies to grades 9 and 10; Senior criteria applies to grade 11 and beyond
  • Excels athletically in a minimum of two sports during their Junior/Senior athletic career
  • Displays leadership within their chosen sports
  • A  role model to others
  • Axhibits citizenship

Madill Olympian

  • Awarded to a male or a female
  • Excels athletically in an Olympic sport during the student’s senior years

McKibbon Award

  • Awarded to a male and a female athlete
  • Criteria must be attained within the student’s senior years
  • Participates in a minimum of two sports
  • Displays sportsmanship and dedication to their chosen sports
  • Exhibits citizenship

Colin Hood OFSAA School Sport Award

  • Graduating student
  • Above average academic standing
  • Participated in a minimum of three different sports and has been an active member on a minimum of six teams throughout their high school career
  • A leader in all aspects of the school setting
  • Has a presence in their school and community

Awards will only be granted annually if an individual meets the specified criteria.