January 10, 2020

Upcoming Schedule





To see the complete 2020/2021 student and bell schedule, click HERE.
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Text YES to 87569 to receive important text message updates from BMCHS.
COVID-19 Protocol Who to Contact

If your student: 
Has a known exposure to COVID-19
Has tested positive for COVID-19
Is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms 
Or shares a household with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

Please contact Assistant Academic Dean Sarah Haeberlin-Cope:
(775) 336-6030

This is the most efficient way to ensure we are following proper protocol and can give you the most accurate information and next steps. 

Thank you!

For Students
Report Cards

Report cards for last semester are available in My Backpack. To access, go to your My Backpack page and click on "New Documents."
Final Day to Apply for Scholarships - TODAY

Scholarships for the 2021-22 school year are open! The deadline to apply for all scholarships is January 10, 2021. All students are welcome to apply, whether you are new to Bishop Manogue in the fall of 2021, are a returning student, or a senior graduating in 2022.

All applicants (except Seniors) need to fill out the BMCHS General Scholarship Application. You can access the application on the website below.

To be considered for any need-based scholarships, please complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Application first. Parents will need to have their 2019 tax returns and copies of their W-2’s in order to complete the FACTS Application.

Seniors will need to submit individual applications for each Scholarship posted. You can access the application at the link below.

To view scholarships, please visit: https://www.bishopmanogue.org/admissions/scholarships/

Thank you! Best of luck! 

For Parents
Exciting Summer Plans

If you haven't gotten to read Bri's email from January 5th, you can read it on a PDF copy here.
Free Therapy Through Talkspace

The City of Reno has made it possible for residents ages 13+ to receive private mental health support from Talkspace at no charge. Send unlimited text, voice, and video messages﹣ anytime, anywhere. Your dedicated therapist will engage daily, 5 days per week. Monthly video appointments and self-help exercises are also available.‍ You must complete the form linked below to request access. Talkspace will validate your eligibility, and after, send a custom registration link to the email address provided. You can expect this email within 1-2 business days of completing the form. This information will be required to register under the Reno program. To request access information, please complete this form.

‍*Talkspace is confidential and secure. The city will never know if or why you’re using Talkspace.
Schedule Update

The College Board has moved the SAT from Tuesday, March 2nd to Wednesday, March 3rd. We will shift our schedule that week to reflect the change. Wednesday will be virtual instead of Tuesday. We will still have the PSAT on Tuesday, January 26th.
Senior Tributes

Senior Parents/Guardians,
The Christmas break is a great time to pull together a yearbook Senior Tribute for your child!

Remember the deadline to submit Senior Tribute photos, messages and payment is Friday, January 15, 2021. Check out bishopmanogue.org/senior_tributes to find out how.

We have a finite number of pages set aside for tributes, so we may not be able to honor late requests. 

If you have any questions or problems, contact Jackie Cavilia at jackie.cavilia@bishopmanogue.org or 775-336-6017

Boys Basketball Tryouts Delayed
Boys Basketball Tryouts have been delayed. Tryouts will NOT begin on Monday, Jan. 11. We will update you on Monday, Jan 11 with the new tryout dates, so please keep an eye on your inbox, and/or our athletics website for the latest. The current tryout schedule is HERE.

Please also read through the important information below if your child is planning to participate. We are allowing essential personnel only at tryouts, no spectators, so please plan to drop off and pick up your child. 

Complete BMCHS and NIAA Athletic Clearance before attending tryouts. Clearance instructions are HERE. If you have questions or need help contact jackie.cavilia@bishopmanogue.org
  • Complete the Health Screening Form prior to arrival at the tryout site. 
  • Enter the building through the main north-facing student entrance doors.
  • Arrive dressed in tryout gear--no changing on campus--and with their own water. 
  • Wear face coverings at all times unless engaged in active play, and maintain a physical distance of at least six feet from other participants. 

Thank you!
Off-Season Schedule

Off-season activities for some of our sports will begin on Monday, January 18.

If your child will be participating in any of these preseason activities, please read the important information here.

Community & Service
Donate or Volunteer to Refurbish Devices for Distanced Learning

Eagle Scout Owen D. is currently seeking used devices such as phones, tablets, laptops, and iPods for his Eagle Scout project. The devices will be refurbished and cleaned so that they may be donated to underprivileged students who don't have a device for Distanced Learning.

Up to four service hours can be given to students willing to volunteer to help clean and refurbish the used devices.

Contact him at owendavis04@hotmail.com.
Fundraiser for Alzheimer's Disease

The Longest Day is the day with the most sunlight--the summer solstice--when thousands of participants across the world stand up to the darkness of Alzheimer's through an activity of their choice. Students can earn service hours by creating a fundraiser to raise money and awareness in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Learn more here, or email gmbrackett@alz.org

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