When will you begin accepting applications?
Applications open each fall.
Do you take transfer students?
Yes, however, the application process differs for your transfer student, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for detailed information.
What is a Preview day?
Preview days allow eighth graders spend the day at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School to see what it’s like to be a Miner. Reservations are required, and can be requested here.
Do you offer school tours?
Yes. Please call the Admissions office to make an appointment for a family tour.
What is a Shadow day?
A Shadow day is an opportunity for your child to shadow a Bishop Manogue student for a day prior to attending. This gives them a better understanding what a regular day at BMCHS is like.
What is the difference between financial aid and scholarship?
Scholarships are donor-based and are distributed based on merit and need. Financial aid is solely need-based, and it comes in the forms of tuition assistance and grants. You can learn more about scholarships and financial aid here.
Do you offer financial aid?
Yes, Bishop Manogue offers FACTS Grant and Aid. FACTS is an independent, third party agency that determines financial need based on information provided on the application, including an annual federal tax return. It is need-based and is distributed based on funds available. You can fill out the application here.
When can I apply for scholarships?
Please watch the BMCHS Wire email newsletter for information about scholarship deadlines. They are typically posted after finals week in December and due back in early February.
Can I make monthly tuition payments?
Yes. You will set up an account with FACTS tuition management for payments. You can do so here.
Are books included in the tuition fee?
No. Textbooks and other materials may be purchased here.
Is my child enrolled?
Please check your My BackPack account using your parent ID and password. If you see 3 green checks and the word paid your student is enrolled.
When will I receive my student’s schedule?
You will receive your student’s schedule in early July.
How do I check my student’s grades?
Log on to My Backpack using the parent ID and password and click on “Daily Assignment/Graded.”
How can I add money to my student’s account?
Log on to My Backpack using the parent ID and password, find “My Accounts,” and click on “Pay Online.” Please note there is a 2.75% convenience fee for using credit cards.
How does my student get spirit wear?
There is an online store available a few times a year for you to purchase spirit wear. If your student plays sports they will receive an order form for spirit packs. Student Leadership will also sell t-shirts for special events such as Welcome Back Week, Homecoming, Winterfest, etc.
Do you have an open campus?
No, Bishop Manogue is a closed campus.
Does my student need to do service hours?
Yes, each student needs to complete 100 service hours prior to graduation. For specific information, please view the Spiritual Life page.
How many parent hours due each year?
Each school year 20 service hours are required per family. If you have more than one student attending Bishop Manogue, you only need to fulfill the 20-hour requirement.
What is required of me to be allowed to work around students?
If you will be volunteering where you will be coming in contact with students you must first complete a Protecting God’s Children class through the Diocese. You will also be required to submit paperwork for a background check. Contact Bonnie Hansen at email@example.com for the appropriate paperwork and instruction. You will also have to stay up-to-date with the monthly Virtus news bulletins. Hours worked may be denied if proper steps have not been completed prior to volunteering.
How do I earn parent hours?
Parent hours must be performed with an activity directly benefitting Bishop Manogue. Parent service opportunities can be viewed on the Parent’s page.
What if I can’t work off the hours?
Each hour not completed will be billed at $25 per hour.
Do I get hours for driving students?
Yes, however, you must complete Bishop Manogue driver paperwork each year before driving students. Please contact Bonnie Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments about service hours.