December 8, 2019

Upcoming Dates
  • MON. Dec. 9 - FRI. Dec. 13: Christmas Spirit Week
  • TUES. Dec. 10: Senior Lunch
  • THUR. Dec 12: 3PM dismissal - ALL GRADES
  • FRI. Dec 13: 3PM dismissal- ALL GRADES

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This Week
Make Up Time for Weather-Related School Closure
Due to the weather-related school closure on Wednesday, November 27, Bishop Manogue will be making up missed class time by extending the school day on December 12 and 13. The updated release time for all students on 12/12 and 12/13 will be 3:00 p.m.
O Lord, stir up our hearts that we may prepare for Thy only begotten Son, that through His coming we may be made worthy to serve Thee with pure minds. Who livest and reignest forever.
We hope you'll enjoy this video which was shared with our students on behalf of our Campus Ministry Department! 

Christmas Spirit Week

Please keep in mind that all clothing must still adhere to the BMCHS dress-code.

For Students
Lunch Menu Schedule
Senior Reminders!!!!

  • Your December Senior lunch has been moved to Tuesday, December 10th. Please remember to bring your donated item for Project 150. If you have not received the information about the Disneyland trip, please contact Kari Woodhead at

  • Please be aware of your college application deadlines. Any letters of recommendation that you need from your counselor with December 15, January 1, or January 15 deadlines should have been requested by December 1 - No exceptions. Your request is not complete until you submit your brag sheet and a detailed resume to Ms. McClintock or Dr. McBride. The school is closed over Christmas break, and no calls or emails will be answered during the break, so please plan accordingly.
Locker Decorating Contest

Judging for the locker decorating contest will take place on Wednesday, December 11th, and winners will be announced on Miner TV on Monday the 16th.
Scholarship Applications Now Live!

Our scholarships at Bishop Manogue are created and funded by private donations and benefactor memorial gifts. We offer both need-based and merit-based scholarships and the criteria used for each scholarship is specific to each scholarship fund. Bishop Manogue Catholic High School does not offer any athletic-based scholarships.

To view the available scholarships, visit for more information.
Final Exams

Final Exams are scheduled for December 17-20, 2019. The school day starts at 8:00am and
ends at 12:00pm. The following courses do not have a traditional final exam, and do NOT
report on final exam day:
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Yearbook
  • Associated Student Body (Student Council)
  • Study Hall
  • Teacher/Office/Counseling Aide
  • Independent Study Senior Courses (proof of hours must be submitted to Mrs. Haeberlin-Cope for credit)
  • Leadership
  • Physical Education
  • Religion Courses

The final exam schedule is below:
Tuesday, December 17th : Periods 1 and 2 Finals
Wednesday, December 18th : Periods 3 and 4 Finals
Thursday, December 19th : Periods 5 and 6 Finals
Friday, December 20th : Periods 7 and 8 Finals

On each finals day, we will follow the schedule below:
Mod 1 Final Exam 8:00-9:50
Break 9:50 to 10:10
Mod 2 Final Exam: 10:15-12:00
Junior Graduation Review Forms

Juniors (R-Z), you should have met one-on-one with your counselor for your graduation review. Please return your form to Ms. McClintock with a parent/guardian signature no later than the end of the Semester.
For Parents
Want to meet about your child’s four year academic plan? 
Meet with your child’s counselor. To sign up to meet with a counselor, please access the links below to make an appointment: 

Last names A-G in Grade 9-11: Bethany Salter
Last names H-P in Grades 9-11: Jessie Koltz
Last names R-Z in Grades 9-11 (and all seniors): Cathy McClintock
Senior Yearbook Tributes

 Each year, we reserve some space in the yearbook for families to honor their seniors in their own way and words. Just send us your pictures and your message, and the Yearbook Staff will create a special yearbook ad to help you share them.

This year the deadline for submitting Senior Tribute photos and messages is Friday, January 10, 2020. Click  here  for information and instructions.

If you have any questions, contact Jackie Cavilia at .

Athletics and Extra Curriculars
Academic Team

Love Jeopardy or Trivial Pursuit? Maybe Academic Team is for you! We compete in academic quiz competitions against other northern Nevada schools. Please come to the first meeting and practice on Tuesday after school in Ms. Ledesma-Smith's room A-113. Practices are Tuesday after school and the competitions begin on Monday January 27th.

Service Opportunities

Catholic Charities 'Operation Stocking Stuffer'
On December 15th, Catholic Charities is hosting an "Operation Stocking Stuffer" party. They need 40 volunteers to face paint, play games, sweep, clean-up, or hand out stockings in the St. Vincent's Dining Room from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm. This is a fun and great way to earn service hours and help children in need this holiday season! You must sign up with Ms. Klekas beforehand in the Campus Ministry room, see her today!

Little Flower Christmas Social
Little Flower needs our help with their Christmas Social. The event is on Thursday December 19th from 5:45-8:30. You will be helping decorate, direct parents, serve food, and usher families to get their picture with Santa. Please see Ms. Lacombe in the front office to signup or for more details.

School Lunch
Need parent volunteers to help at lunchtime on Mondays, from 11:18 am - 11:48 am and then at 12:06pm - 12:36pm. Please contact Greg @ 775-225-1391 or Jane Festa @ 775-336-6061.

Admissions Gate
Athletics is looking for volunteers to work the admissions gate at our home basketball games.    Sign up here. 

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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