August 11, 2019
"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person." - Mother Teresa

This Week

Student Parking Permits will be issued on Monday, August 12th at the Attendance Window.  Times are listed below:
Seniors: 8:00 - 9:30am 
Juniors: 9:30 - 11:00am
Sophomores: 11:00am - 12:00pm
All Students: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
The $50 parking fee will be paid at the time that the permit is issued. When you come in for your parking permit, you will need to bring a COMPLETED parking contract with parent signature, the $50 parking fee (checks made out to Bishop Manogue Catholic High School), a COPY of your Driver's License and a COPY of your current vehicle registration (if you will be driving two different cars, registration copies are needed for both vehicles). 


SENIORS ONLY: submit a sketch of space painting plan for Administrator approval. Make sure your name is on the plan.If you are unable to be present on Monday, you may come to the Attendance Desk Tuesday, August 13th through Thursday, August 15th from 8:30am - 3:00pm to reserve your space.

PLEASE NOTE: Spaces will be assigned on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. The only people who may reserve a space for you, besides you, is your parents. 


You must have a valid driver's license and current vehicle registration to reserve a space. Driver's permits will NOT be accepted.
If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs. Paine at (775)336-6020 or by email at  
--------------------------Parking Permit Check List -----------------------------
  • Signed Parking Permit Request /Contract (please see other side)
  • Copy of Driver's License
  • Copy of Current Vehicle Registration
  • $50 fee. Spaces may not be reserved without payment.
  • SENIORS ONLY: Need to submit sketch of space painting plan for approval
Last Chance for Tickets!
Green and Gold 2019

Join us for bites, beverages, music, lawn games, wine draw, 'count-me-in's, and silent auction. All proceeds will support the academic and co-curricular needs of Bishop Manogue Catholic High school!

Friday, August 23, 2019
6:00 to 9:00 pm
BMCHS Front Patio

For Students
  • Senior Activity Fee of $300 is due by Monday, August 26th. Payment or partial payment is required in order for students to receive his/her senior sweatshirt. If you have any questions, please contact Kari Woodhead at

  • There will be a final on-campus opportunity for senior portraits on August 22 from 1pm-3pm in the Knowledge Center.

For Parents

Parent Communications Survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in the parent communication survey! We thoroughly appreciated the opportunity to hear your preferences and ideas, and we are looking forward to implementing communication methods to serve you best. Stay tuned!
Green and Gold Auction Items

The silent auction at this year's Green and Gold will include prizes that will benefit parents, students, and families.
A few of these auction items are:
  • An evening of whiskey and cigars with Father Tom
  • A BBQ lunch cooked by the administration team for your student and three friends
  • Mass and dinner at your own home for your family with Father Tom
  • A 20-person dinner at the 50 yard line, home plate, center court, or center circle.

Extra Curricular
Upcoming Athletic Info
Cross Country Schedule:

All students are welcome to join the Cross Country team, there will not be tryouts.

Saturday 8/10 Bartley Ranch Regional Park 9:00am
Monday 8/12 BMCHS Track 3:30pm
Tuesday 8/13 Mira Loma Park 3:30pm
Wednesday 8/14 Hidden Valley Regional Park 3:30pm
Thursday 8/15 Bartley Ranch Regional Park 3:30pm\
Friday 8/16 Horseman's Park 1:30pm
Students interested in playing Fall Sports must complete the Athletic Clearance process before tryouts.
Boys' Soccer

Aug 12 and 13, 4 - 6 pm 
Girls' Soccer 

Aug 13, 14, 15, time TBA
Boys' Tennis 

Aug 10, 10:30 -12 pm
Aug 12 and 13, 4 - 5:30 pm 
Aug.14, 15, 16, 4 - 5:30 pm
Aug 17, 10:30 - 12 pm
Aug 19, 3:30-5 pm 
Girls' Tennis 

Aug 10, 9-10:30 am
Aug 12 and 13, 3-4:30 pm 
Aug.14, 15, 16, 3-4:30 pm
Aug 17, 9-10:30 am
Aug 19, 20, 21, 3:30-5 pm 

Freshmen/JV Tryouts: 
Aug.12, 13, and 14,
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Scholarships, Special Programs and College Visits
Scheduled College Visits:  

9/12/19: Vanderbilt University - 10:05am 
9/20/19: Dartmouth College - 1:00pm
10/17/19: Colgate University - 10:05am 
10/18/19: Colorado Christian University - 9:30am 
10/18/19: Portland State University - 10:30am
10/21/19: Hillsdale College - 8:30am 
10/21/19: Montana State University, Bozeman - 8:30am 
10/21/19: Willamette University - 9:30am 
10/22/19: The University of Arizona - 9:15 am  
10/22/19: University of Portland- 11:19 am and 12:53pm 

Location TBD, most college visits will take place in the Knowledge Center or Student Community Center.
Discover UChicago Fly-In Program
This program is an all-expenses-paid opportunity for underrepresented high school seniors (e.g., low-income students, students of color, or first-gen). Students will discover the city of Chicago with current UChicago students, spend a night on campus, and learn more about the academic and student life programs that the University of Chicago offers.

Find more information here, or contact the Assistant Director of Admissions, Maddy Jacobs, at
Case Western Reserve University Diversity Program
Case Western Reserve University is currently accepting student applications for their  Diversity Overnight programs , Oct. 13 and 14 or Nov. 10 and 11. Applications are due by Sept. 1 for the October program and Oct. 1 for the November program. Diversity Overnight is designed for smart and curious high school seniors from diverse backgrounds, to give them an in-depth look at the opportunities available to our students. Click Here to apply.
Service Hours

The Community Health Alliance is hosting their annual Wine and Ribs fundraiser on Saturday, August 24th at 5pm at Idlewild Park. They need volunteers to assist with set up, selling raffle tickers, and showing guests to their tables.This would be a great opportunity gain service hours.

Contact Jane Festa at 775-336-6061 or at for more information.

We also need parents to help with set-up, check-in, clean-up, and other roles at Green and Gold. Sign up for a shift here. Contact Jane Festa at 775-336-6061 if you have any questions.

If you would like to get a jump start on your service hours, here is your chance! We are looking for wine donations for Green and Gold. For every two bottles donated (valued at $20 or more per bottle), we will give you two service hours. Please Contact Jane Festa at 775-336-6061 no later than August 22.
Remember, the Diocese of Reno has mandatory requirements for volunteering at all Diocesan schools, including Bishop Manogue, and you cannot earn service hours until those requirements have been met. Contact Bonnie Hansen at  or 775-336-6000 with questions.

Parents will have to enroll in Protecting God's Children through Virtus and stay up to date on monthly bulletins for two years. After the two years, you have completed all the necessary bulletins. This transfers over from any of the Diocesan schools. If you are still receiving bulletins after two complete years, contact Elda Juarez at  to be removed from the update list.
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