March 5, 2020
From Your Counselors:
Attention Parents of Seniors!
Graduation festivities will be here before you know it. Click HERE to read a letter from Bishop Manogue’s school administration regarding senior activities, dates, deadlines, and obligations.
  • Please submit a copy of all college acceptance and scholarship award letters to Lauren McBride as soon as you receive them from your son/daughter's institution. You may email them or drop them off in the front office.
  • If you (the parent or grandparent) graduated from Bishop Manogue, your graduating senior is eligible for a Tradition Award. Please complete the online Tradition Award application no later than April 17. Click HERE for the application.
  • Seniors who ordered graduation announcements, please pick them up in the registrar's office.

Attention Parents of Juniors!
Scores from the March 4 SAT will be released on March 26. As we are coming to the final weeks of the second semester, your son/daughter should have a list of colleges that they are thinking of applying to this fall. If you would like guidance on applying to college, please schedule an appointment with the school’s college counselor.

Attention Parents of Sophomores!
Want to learn more about how to prepare for college
admissions? Click HERE to learn what you and your child can be doing now to prepare.

Attention Parents of Freshmen!
Want to learn more about how to prepare for college
admissions? Click HERE to learn what you and your child can be doing now to prepare.
Enroll Today!
Attention Freshman Parents, 
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now open! In order to secure your spot for next year, you must complete the online enrollment. Attached to this email you will find detailed instructions to assist you with the enrollment process.
Early Bird Enrollment Fee is $700 and will be available until March 9th.  Enrollment Fee after March 9th will increase to $725.
If you are waiting for your financial aid offer letter before enrolling, please know letters will be mailed out on a weekly basis as applications are reviewed.  We are currently waiting for responses for donors as to their selection of scholarship recipients. We are hopeful that these letters will be mailed out by mid-March.
If you are looking to make tuition payments, you must create a FACTS account and set up a payment plan first.  If you have already applied for financial aid through FACTS or have an existing FACTS tuition payment plan account, you will use the same account you have already created.  When creating a tuition payment plan for the first time once completed, you will be given a 9-digit number. If you have an existing payment plan you must login to your account to retrieve this 9-digit number (example: 114-500-900).  This number will be needed to complete the online enrollment contract. Click here to be connected to FACTS.
Online Enrollment Instructions (see detailed instructions HERE ):

  1. Create a Payment Plan in FACTS or retrieve existing FACTS Payment Plan agreement number, if applicable.
  2. Log in to your MyBackpack account. You can also find the link to MyBackpack in the top right hand corner of our website.
  3. Click on the Enrollment/Re-Enrollment link.
  4. Click on the Review Profile button and review your contact information. If any changes are needed, please correct them. When finished or if all information is accurate, please check the box next to My Profile is Up-to-Date. Then click Submit.
  5. Click on the View Contract icon. Please review your tuition agreement, any applicable financial aid award, and health information by filling in the appropriate fields. Click the Submit Contract button on the bottom of the agreement to send your completed agreement to the school.
  6. Make your Enrollment Payment by checking the appropriate box and corresponding blue button.  You may use a credit or debit card, or withdraw funds from your checking or savings account by using e-check.  There is a 2.85% service fee to process the enrollment fee with a credit card. 
  7. Click on the Additional Forms to view the Parent Service Hour policy and also to access the Parish Discount Application, if applicable. 

Thank you, and we look forward to the 2020-2021 school year!
Featured Articles
Application Guide for Juniors

Get connected with everything you need to apply to college, research financial aid and scholarships, and get advice from counselors, advisors, and mentors through Common App. Juniors can check out this application guide in order to better prepare for the college application process.

Spring Group Counseling

Stress Management Group
High school students have a lot going on. Schoolwork and studying take up time, especially for honors or AP classes. Students have commitments after-school hours and are likely packed with extracurricular activities, a part-time job, a social life, and spending time with family. This could cause a lot of unwanted stress in a high schooler’s life.

Students will participate in adventure-based counseling, mindfulness, and stress management
skills activities in a small group setting for 6-8 weeks to support their understanding of stress
management. This group is open to 9th-12th grade students; groups will be upheld at different
times depending on numbers of students interested.

If you are interested in signing up for this group, please go to this link .
Time Management & Study Skills Group
Students support their own academic success through social emotional learning and academic readiness skills during each group session. Students will have personal reflections with others, track their own academic success and strategies used and support their own learning and growth with time management and studying.

This group is for 9th - 12th graders and is upheld during Miner Block over the Spring 2019

Please contact Ms. Jessica Koltz if you would like to be a part of either of these groups:
Sign up HERE .

College Visits
4/21/20: Texas Christian University - 11:20am

Location TBD, most college visits will take place in the Knowledge Center or Student Community Center.

Give Back Like Jack

Give Back Like Jack is a community pride campaign inspired by the selfless philosophy and extensive, but always understated, philanthropy of the late Jack Reviglio. He was active in fundraising for local non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Jack always gave generously to every cause, it was not in him to say no to anyone. This scholarship was created by Jack's family for one male and one female incoming freshman to "Give Back Like Jack" through deeds, service, and neighborly kindness.

Apply HERE.
Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

The deadline is March 15. Click HERE for information. Fill out application HERE .
Harvard Prize Book Award

Juniors with exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievements are encouraged to apply. Click HERE for details and to apply.
Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Offers scholarships to Northern Nevada high school athletes who have participated in baseball or softball. Scholarships are based upon the applicant's financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, baseball/softball program participation, and a strong desire to earn a college education. Applications can be found HERE .

All Summer Programs
Girls Summer Camp

Headwaters Science Institute (a 501c3 non-profit) is accepting registrations for our Girls Science
programs.The camp's goal is to teach the process of science and inspire more young women to pursue science careers. At Headwaters, our goal is to foster curiosity through science education. We are committed to helping more young females become future leaders in science careers.

1. Girls Spring Weekend Mini-Camp in Los Altos at the beautiful Black Mountain Backpack Camp Registration:
Date: April 4-6
Cost: $375 (early bird until March 10)
Scholarship application: Full and partial scholarships available, access application online
(due March 1)

2. Girls Summer Science Camp at the stunning Webber Lake near Truckee, CA. 
Date: July 12-17th
Cost: $700 (early bird until May 15)
Scholarship Application: Full and partial scholarships available, access application online (due April 1)

During these camps, professional female scientists will mentor young women through the process of
creating their own scientific research projects, collecting and analyzing data, and creating a research
presentation or paper for publication. This is a great chance for students to work with professional
scientists on a project of their choice.
UNR's Summer Freshman Start

Good news from  Summer Freshman Start ! If you are planning to attend UNR in the fall and are interested in taking classes this summer, the  Summer Session Activation  form is now available in  MyNEVADA . You may access the form by logging into your MyNEVADA account and navigating to the  Supplemental Forms  section. Answer ‘yes’ on the form to taking classes this summer, even if you change your mind later on. There’s no drawback to answering ‘yes’ and then not taking summer classes.
Once you complete the form, the next step (other than deciding which  classes  to take) will be to add summer classes starting on  April 1. After that, the  Summer Freshman Start Tuition Award  application will go live on our website ( ) on  May 1 . The tuition award is for $1500 towards summer tuition and is given out on a first come, first serve basis.
We have other options for getting ahead this summer! If you would like to place into a higher English or math class, you may attempt to do so through our free  Math Tutoring for Accuplacer Success series  or through our   First-Year Writing Placement Portfolio Workshops .
University of Miami (OH) Summer Scholars Program

Miami will offer two sessions of our Summer Scholars Program this July. The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early-college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for a 12-day residential program exploring a topic of their choice with an acclaimed Miami faculty member. Need-based scholarships are available. More information and the application is available at .
UCLA Model United Nations Summer Institute

The UCLA Model UN Summer Institute is for students of any level of Model United Nations experience. The program offers students to select among various committees and experience academic simulations suitable for novice and experienced MUN delegates, alike, allowing all to learn and improve their research, debate, caucus, and public speaking skills.

For more information, including registration for this year’s UCLA Model United Nations Summer Institute, visit our website at .   
University of Miami (FL) Summer Programs

Three-week Summer Scholars Program (credit) : For high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors The program runs July 4–17, 2020

Two-week UM Academies (non-credit) : For high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors The program runs July 4–17, 2020

Find more information  HERE.

Use the waiver code “ GUIDANCE ” to receive $25 off the application fee.
Cornell University Summer Program

At the summer college program, you have the opportunity to live and learn at Cornell University while also exploring majors and investigated potential careers. They also offer a college fair, college application preparation, and you can network with professors and staff at this prestigious university (in case you have an interest in attending in the future). You can access more information about the program  HERE.
Renown Volunteer Services Summer Program

Renown Volunteer Services is gearing up for the 2020 High School Summer Program! Their team will be accepting applications for the program from now until March 13. Students may scan their application packets to  or drop off at Renown Regional 1155 Mill Street, Tahoe Tower Ground floor desk by March 13, at 5pm.
TMCC's Summer Bridge Program 

TMCC's Success First Summer Bridge   seeks to increase college readiness, persistence, retention and graduation rates of first-time, full-time, first-generation students. The Summer Bridge program gives students a jump start to college, helping them gain information about science, technology, math and engineering, growing career fields and academic/motivational support during their first year at TMCC. Summer Bridge participants graduate at twice the rate of non-participants. They also have higher GPAs and persistence rates. This program is now accepting applicants for summer 2020.
USC Summer Program 

USC Summer Programs offers students a preview of "freshman year" through its college immersion experience. Read More   HERE .
Hillsdale College Summer Study Abroad

Interested in High School Summer Study Abroad Opportunities? Check out Hillsdale College  HERE .
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