February 1, 2017


Wednesday, February 1, 2017






Catholic Schools Week Mass TODAY, February 1st

All are welcome!



We are on a Late Start TODAY, February 1st .

Classes begin at 9:00 a.m.



WinterFest Week!! – “Game On”

Congratulations to our 2017 WinterFest Court:

Emi Higgins           Grace Nutter           Anjali Patel             Tatum Teats          Halle Turek


Alejandro Escobar          Jack Geil                      Tyler Humphreys           Tom Porter            Dawson Smith

TODAY, February 1, 2017 faith

All Schools’ Mass, St. Rose of Lima, 10:00 am
Mass Day Dress – white oxford shirts mandatory
Winterfest Dodgeball, 6:00pm in the Large Gym

Thursday, February 2, 2017 knowledge and service

Jeans for Teens

Bring a pair of new or gently used jeans to donate to teens in need.
All jeans will be donated to Catholic Charities for teens in need.
Winterfest Dress-Up: Winterfest T with jeans

Friday, February 3, 2017 service

Souper Bowl

The class who has donated the most canned food throughout the week gets ½ price admission to the dance!
Galena students can get free admission to that night’s game with canned food donation as well.
Wear jeans and a jersey to the game!
All canned soup will be donated to Catholic Charities’ food pantry.
Winterfest Dress-Up: Sports attire, jerseys and uniforms
Dance immediately following game vs. Galena



From the Counseling Office:

New Scholarships:

Miners! New scholarships are being added to the website weekly, please continue to check back for opportunities that could be a fit for you!


The priority application deadline for UNR is TODAY, February 1. If you plan to apply and have not yet requested a transcript be sent to UNR, please see Ms. Michels in the counseling office by the end of the day on Tuesday. Your online application must be submitted by 5pm TODAY, February 1 to meet the deadline.


If a colleges has requested that you send a mid-year report with your application, please request this through your Common App account or see Ms. Gamble. ONLY request a mid-year transcript if a college requests one. Not all applications will require a transcript at this time.


You have all met with your counselor to discuss your graduation review in October.  If you have not already done so, please turn the form back in to Ms. McClintock with a parent signature.  Failing to do so, will prevent you from registering for your classes next year.


From Campus Ministry:

Our Lady of the Snows Nursery- Volunteer Opportunities:

February 5th and 12th
April 9th and 23rd
May 7th and 14th

Volunteers would be responsible for providing supervision for children ages 6 months to 5 years of age during the 9:30 mass. An OLS Young Adult Minister will always be present as well and all toys/materials are provided.  Volunteers are simply needed to ensure we maintain a 1:4 adult to child ratio. We ask that volunteers come 15 minutes prior and stay 15 minutes after mass has ended for drop off and pick up.
Those interested in volunteering can sign up online at:

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers needed for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada Gala on April 8th. We are looking for 10-16 students from 2:00 – 5:00 to help set up tables for the Gala.  Please see email for contact and more information: torreycrawford@hotmail.com.



Please Remember: the Parking Lot is off limits during school hours!!

Students have all been issued school lockers. PLEASE DO NOT use your car as your locker as the parking lot is off limits during school hours. You may NOT go to your car for a forgotten binder, book or assignments or to get lunch or break money or food!!  All these items should be brought into school in the morning and placed in your school locker.



Do you know we have a Lost & Found?

We have several items that have been found around campus in the Front Office.  Have you lost a piece of jewelry? Glasses? Calculator? Etc. It may be here. Please ask and we will see if we have it.



SCHOOL LUNCH by Roundabout Catering:

There is a full lunch meal available every day for $6.50.
Today’s Meal:

Pizza Day
Soup &/or Salad and assorted “grab ‘n go” items

Tomorrow’s Meal:

Chicken Chow Mein
Soup &/or Salad and assorted “grab ‘n go” items




Winter Sports Practices as scheduled.

Boys Lacrosse players and potential players:

Practices for the next two weeks will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7-8:30 PM in the small gym.  Winter athletes don’t need to attend until their Winter sport commitments are over.

Are you a skier?

Would you love to win a new pair of skis, bindings and poles? Then you can’t miss the Ski Team Raffle with all proceeds going to the BMCHS Boys and Girls ski team. Buy your ticket for a chance to win this week only – winner’s name will be drawn this Saturday at the fundraiser dinner. Tickets are only $20 and the winner will get to order the best skis for their ability, style and likes. Get your tickets from Peggy Gant or any ski team member.





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