BMCHS Wire, June 1, 2015

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School

Educating Through Faith, Leadership, Knowledge, and Compassion

Congratulations to the Class of 2015!  Have a wonderful summer!

Office hours from June 1 through August 5 will be 7 am to 2 pm, Monday – Thursday.

The office will be closed the week of June 29 – July 3.

Important Dates

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Good News

Big Congratulations to the Class 2015! We’re very proud of these 155 young men and women, whose Commencement Ceremony took place at 6 pm May 30.  Collectively they were offered $10,020,658 in scholarships and accepted at more than 120 colleges and universities. Four graduates earned Military Academy Appointments—Nicholas Turner and Stephen Osborne, United States Military Academy; and Cassandra McElwee and Christa Young, United States Air Force Academy—and 23 signed athletic letters of intent. Particular kudos to Valedictorian Emilee Shaheen, Salutatorian Sarah Pennington, National Merit Scholarship Finalist Braden Matthews, and the recipients of the special graduation awards: Braden Matthews and Lauren Mazurowski, Knights of Columbus Citizenship Award; Christa Young, Diana Meyer Award; Web Charles, Pat Monaghan Award; Derrick Wang and Emma Winkelman, Monsignor Williams Arts Award; Cassidy Crandell and Scott Hinxman, Sister Carmen Baca Service Award; Matthew Hendrickson, Father Chuck Campus Ministry Award; Hope McGowan, General Excellence Award; Zackary Teats, Manogue Spirit Award; Lauren Mazurowski and Elyse Zerweck, Morgan Rose Matthews Heart of Manogue Award; Ian DeValliere, Bishop Manogue Award.

Click here for some images from the 2015 Baccalaureate Mass and Dinner!

Read all about it!  The Good News in Catholic Education.

Madame R has begun her FOURTH Trek for Tuition Assistance, this time along the Camino Portuguese.  She sent this photo to share with you as she set off for her journey.   If you’d like to contribute, just click here, and choose Trekking Teacher from the fund dropdown menu.

Congratulations to the Spring athletes that won post season accolades.  We’re particularly proud of the FIVE NIAA Academic State Championships these student-athletes garnered, which brings Manogue’s total for the year to a beautiful DOZEN!  Click here the list of honored athletes and sports.

Please Enroll NOW!

While the end of THIS school year is the big news right now, there are some very important things to address for the NEXT school year as well.

It is crucial that all returning students complete the online enrollment process ASAP!

Counselors will begin the scheduling process very soon, and schedules will only be created for those students who have completed online enrollment.  The best way to ensure that your child will get the classes they want is to ENROLL NOW!  Begin the enrollment process by logging in to your MyBackpack account and selecting “Enrollment/Re-enrollment.”  For complete step-by-step instructions you can click here. 

If you have any trouble with online enrollment, or if your MyBack login needs to be reset, please call 336-6000.   If for some reason you have decided not to re-enroll your child at Bishop Manogue, please contact the administration as soon as possible to let them know of your decision.  Thank you!

Summer Camps

The Football program will hold two Youth camps this summer:

  • K – 4th grade on June 17-18
  • Grades 5 -6 on June 24-25

Click here for registration and information!

The Boys and Girls Soccer Program will be hosting the sixth annual youth soccer camp for boys and girls ages 8 – 14 (grades 2 – 8) from June 23 to June 26.  Cost is $125 per camper and you can get your registration from by clicking here!

The Girls Basketball Program will be holding a camp for girls in grades 7 – 12 this summer, June 10 – 12 at Bishop Manogue.  They’ve put together an impressive camp staff, and all interested Miners and prospective Miners are encouraged to attend!  Click here for details and registration information.

Summer Reading

All Manogue students, except incoming English 9 Regular students, have a summer reading requirement for the 2015-2016 school year.  This year, in addition to reading the assigned novel(s), students are also required to complete a summer reading assignment.  Every 9th, 10th, and 11th grade student received a hardcopy of this assignment in their English class.  Reading assignments are also posted on the Academics Page of the Manogue website.  Students need to turn in their completed summer reading assignment on the first day of English class next year.

Bank Some Christian Service Hours

The Women of St. Rose are hosting a Tea Party on Sun, June 28 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. They are looking for some female student volunteers to serve and clean up.  Contact Roxana Borne at 714-865-9259, call or text.

Great hours opportunity for next year’s Freshmen, Sophomores and Seniors:  Regent Care Center, a long term care facility, is looking for volunteers to spend time with residents.    Volunteers must first attend a third Tuesday of the month orientation from 3:30 pm to 4:15pm.  To sign up for orientation, contact Staff Development Coordinator Shannon Roberts RN at or 775-828-5600 Ext 2603.  To arrange volunteering times, contact Activity Director Pam Castner at or 775 828-5600 Ext 2609.

One Big Reunion

Bishop Manogue is holding its first All-School Reunion on June 20 at 5pm on the Alumni Patio.  Saturday’s Party on the Patio will feature the Jason King Band (Jason Roxas King ’88) and a yummy BBQ dinner by Roundabout Catering.  Please spread the word to alumni and alumni families!  Tickets and info at

AP Score Information

AP students can get their exam scores online in July.  To get AP scores students must sign up for a College Board account at The score access schedule is also available there.  If your student took an AP exam last year or has ever registered for the SAT, they may already have a College Board account. Students will receive an email in July at the email address they put on their AP answer sheet reminding them how and when to access their scores.

Help Wanted

We are looking for Girls Tennis Coach: Please click here to view the full job description.


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