Academic Spotlight
Three Manogue Students Earn National Merit Commendations. Congratulations, Miners!
Emma King
Senior Emma King challenges herself to have high academic and athletic standards in order to open her future up to the brightest possibilities. Emma has juggled ten AP classes, volunteered internationally, and served as a Kairos leader. She is a worthy role-model who values leadership in all her activities. As the soccer captain, she has helped to cultivate camaraderie in her team, and she has learned to grow stronger by overcoming challenges and injuries. Her talent and hard work was rewarded by becoming the All Region Goalkeeper of the Year in soccer. Emma hopes to apply her drive to a future career studying Neuroscience and Philosophy. 
Alyssa Devincenzi

Senior Alyssa Devincenzi has been very focused on her academic and extracurricular activities during her time at BMCHS. She has competed on the varsity swim team for three years and cross country for two years, earning a varsity letter her second year. Alyssa is deeply compassionate and makes giving back a huge priority in her life. St. Rose of Lima’s Family Homeless Shelter has been her favorite place to volunteer for the past three years. Alyssa is busy exploring universities that will be the best fit for her and for her aspiration of majoring in Atmospheric Science. 
Brandon Leary

Senior Brandon Leary is a well-rounded student full of passion for his school and community. He has stayed focused on academics throughout his high school career, pushing himself to take fifteen AP classes. He also spends his time volunteering with the UNR Community Healthcare Outreach for rural and underserved youth in our city. He has played four years of baseball for BMCHS, has been involved in Miner Men, and is the President of Squires. He hopes to continue doing good for his community by following a career in medicine. 
Brian Wiebe Wins
Harvard Prize Book Award
Junior Brian Wiebe and five other outstanding high school juniors from across Northern Nevada and the Sierra region of California have been selected as 2020 Harvard Prize Book Award winners. It is a high honor to be selected for this award and signifies that Brian is viewed as remarkable by local Harvard alumni.  The award is recognized by not just Harvard alumni, but signals one's exceptional caliber to many other colleges and universities as well.
Sarah Cantwell Earns Paid Internship at Carson Law Firm
Senior Sarah Cantwell was hired by Allison Mackenzie Law Firm in Carson City as a paid Intern for the summer. She learned about how a Law Firm operates, worked with Lawyers and assisted office management.
In July, she attended Launch Generation, a business camp in San Diego that taught the kids how to create a business and deal with the cost of living. She toured companies GoPro and Sector 9 Skateboards. Her team created a business and she was named CEO. The business won the camps' competition for best idea and was awarded a $1000 scholarship to donate towards the business.
American Mathematics Competition
Congratulations to the Miners who placed in the AMC!

AMC 12
1. Yutaro Kikuchi
2. Grace Foster
3. Matthew Stenvold

AMC 10
1. Megan Pautler
2. Racquel Buenting
3. Parsa Sar Sangi and Logan Shannon
Yutaro Kikuchi
Grace Foster
Matthew Stenvold
Megan Paulter
Racquel Buenting
Parsa Sar Sangi
Logan Shannon
Service Spotlight
Three BMCHS Students Honored by Soroptimist International
Juniors Cort Ballinger and Helena Libang have been awarded the Fiat Luxe Award and Junior Jenna Sterrett was awarded the Violet Richardson award. Congratulations, Miners! Find out more about Soroptimist International of Washoe County on their website .
Artistic Spotlight

Students Enter Logo Competition for South Reno Veterinary Clinic

Jarod Larson, Madeline Lee, and Quitzia Gonzalez Navarro entered their logo ideas to the South Reno Veterinary clinic. They each won a monetary prize for their submissions.

Jared Lorson
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Madeline Lee
Quitzia Gonzalez Navarro

Choir Students Awarded at Solo/Small Ensemble Festival

Six of our Miners participated in the Solo/Small Ensemble Festival. This festival draws solo instrumental students, choirs, and bands from all over the Washoe County School District who perform before an adjudicator for a rating and comments.

The choir sang "A Girl's Garden" by Randall Thompson from memory. They received a Superior I rating (the highest possible rating) and were awarded lapel medals!

Congratulations to:
Jillian Beilke
Afsaneh Hormuzdi
Helena Libang
Teagan Olmstead
Kate Ravazzini
Alyssa Rice
Tamarack Junction Athletic Spotlight
Winter Sports at BMCHS
Our winter sports teams had a fantastic season that came with many team and individual accomplishments. The Girls Basketball team dominated the north, was the regional runner up and made it to the State playoffs. The Boys Basketball team fought hard in the regional playoff tournament and lost a thrilling semifinal game. Kenna Holt and Cort Ballinger were both honored as Player of the Year for Northern Nevada. 

Our Ski Team brought home both Girls and Boys Team State titles, while Clare Eberle was an individual state champion for both slalom and giant slalom. 

Finally, our Wrestling team competed well all season and then hosted the northern regional tournament. The team won the Academic State Championship, and sent 4 wrestlers to the State Tournament.
Kenna Holt Honored Athlete of the Week
Senior Kenna Holt was honored as the Dolan Athlete of the Week. She has scored more than 1,000 points in her high school career playing in more than 65 varsity games.

She is a two-time Sierra League Player of the Year and was named second-team all-state by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and second-team All-USA Nevada by USA Today following her junior year.

Kenna will take the next step in her basketball career and play for Amanda Levens after signing her letter of intent with the Nevada women's basketball team.
Nicole Wetta Triumphs in Gymnastics
Freshman Nicole Wetta is an incredible Gymnast who recently competed in the Jake Dalton Open at the GSR. She competed in all events and she took 1st place in the floor routine and 2nd place in All Around.
Ski Team Wins State Championship
Both Boys and Girls Ski Teams won the combined State Championship!

In addition, the boys team won both the slalom and giant slalom state championship. The girls team won state for slalom, and Clare Eberle was the overall top female racer and is a combined state champion, as well as slalom and giant slalom state champion.

This is a huge accomplishment and we are so proud of all of our ski racers! Congratulations to all our athletes and coaches!
Michael Schneider Honored Athlete of the Year
Congratulations to Michael Schneider who received the Bishop Manogue Football 'Athlete of the Year" Award. 
Athletic Signings for April 15, 2020
Three of our student-athletes were scheduled to sign today, and while we can't all be together to celebrate with them, we can still share the moment. Click on the photos below to hear from the students!

Congratulations to:

On December 20, 2019, the Bishop Manogue Student Spotlight published information regarding the National Latin Exam test results. After further review, this information was incorrect and has been retracted. 

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