May 2, 2021

Upcoming Schedule
A WEEK
AP TESTING
B.A.S.H. WEEK!!!

MONDAY, MAY 3
PERIODS 1-4 (LARS-Z)
SENIOR DAY!

TUESDAY, MAY 4
PERIODS 5-8 (LARS-Z)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5
PERIODS 1-4 (A-LARR)

THURSDAY, MAY 6
PERIODS 5-8 (A-LARR)
MINER BLOCK

FRIDAY, MAY 7
PERIODS 1-4 (LARS-Z)
EARLY RELEASE
To see the complete 2020/2021 student and bell schedule, click HERE.
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Important updates regarding COVID-19 exclusions, vaccinations, and prom. 
My student is vaccinated. Does that mean he/she is excluded due to close contact?
If a student has had both doses of vaccine and it has been at least 14 days from the final dose, he or she will not be required to be excluded from on-campus events. If your student has received their vaccination and you would like the school to have it on record, please contact Mrs. Haeberlin-Cope: Sarah.Haeberlin-Cope@bishopmanogue.org 

Will BMCHS be offering a vaccine clinic? 
In coordination with the Diocese, Bishop Manogue is working to offer a vaccination event to those who are interested and eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Please stay tuned for details. 

My student has already tested positive for COVID-19, do they still need to be excluded? 
If your student has received a positive laboratory-issued PCR COVID-19 test within the past 90 days (and after they have completed the initial exclusion), they will not be excluded from on-campus events. Unfortunately, if your student has had COVID-19 and it has been over 90 days, they can still be excluded as a close contact. As a reminder, at-home COVID-19 test results do not count as a viable proof of test. 

Is there going to be a prom? 
Prom for Seniors and Juniors is scheduled for May 22, 2021. Please note that no guests from schools other than Bishop Manogue are permitted to attend. Specific details are to follow. 

Happy B.A.S.H. Week!
In order to celebrate BASH 2021 with the full love, spirit, and support of our school, our celebratory BASH WEEK will now take place May 3-7! We look forward to celebrating our school and raising the important funds to support Tuition Assistance at Bishop Manogue!
B.A.S.H. Bundles Mobile Auction!
Bidding is open for our B.A.S.H. Bundles Mobile Auction! Our incredible supporters have donated a bunch of bundles that would make incredible Mother's Day gifts, family trips, graduation gifts, and more! Start bidding at https://bmchsbash2021.ggo.bid/

For Students
CRUCIAL Information for AP Classes!

It is imperative that AP students and parents know the information below in order to take AP exams!

Students must take two key steps needed to get ready for their digital AP Exams:

  • Step 1: Download and install the 2021 AP digital testing application and log in. Click HERE to download the app on your computer that will be used to take your digital AP exams.

  • Step 2: Practice with example questions in the app. AP Teachers have been asked to have students practice with the app. Click HERE to learn more about how to practice taking AP exams with the app.

Detailed information about these steps is available in the updated AP Digital Testing Guide (.pdf/21.5 MB). 

Please take a look at our AP testing FAQ page HERE for some important updates!
Senior College Shirt Pictures Needed

Student Council will be collecting pictures of seniors wearing a shirt of the college they are planning to attend! If you do not have a shirt, you can use a sign or other creative way to showcase your college. Then we will have a weekly Instagram post (@manoguespirit) highlighting several seniors and celebrating their college plans!

You can email the picture directly to Shelly Gamble (shelly.gamble@bishopmanogue.org).

We are hoping to get pictures as soon as possible so we can start to highlight students, but this will be ongoing through the rest of the school year, so please send them in when you can!

For Parents
Parents of the Class of 2021 - UPDATED LETTER

Apologies if the letter did not download for you last week. Here is an updated senior parent letter!
Check Lunch Balance

We have many students with overdue lunch accounts. Please check that your student's account is full! They will not be able to purchase lunches with empty accounts.
Class of 2022 Senior Pictures

It’s that time! Class of 2022, schedule your senior photo session with Johnstone Studios/Photohouse before May 28th and enjoy a complimentary sitting fee. Choose from the following contracted dates:

May 25, 26, 27
June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10
August 10 & 13

Click on the link: https://photohouse.10to8.com/ to book your appointment for any of the above dates. Appointments booked after May 28th will incur a $25 sitting fee. Sessions booked after August 9th will incur a $50 sitting fee. These photos will appear in the yearbook and on ID cards. Please follow the Bishop Manogue Catholic High School appearance code regarding hair and attire for these formal photos.

Johnstone Studios also offers Lifestyle photo sessions embracing your personal style.
If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Guzzo, lisa.guzzo@bishopmanogue.org or call 775-336-6045.

Athletics
Football Preseason Information

Interested in playing football during the 2021-22 school year? Please contact Head Coach Ernie Howren by phone or email. Ernie.Howren@bishopmanogue.org
775-636-2229

Click Here for the 2021-22 calendar with all the dates for the upcoming summer workout program as well as the schedule for next season. 

Community
Casa de Vida's Mother's Day Fundraiser

Casa de Vida is a private nonprofit corporation providing housing and support services for pregnant teens. Please consider supporting this cause by attending their annual Mother's Day Lunch fundraiser, which this year will be held virtually. Find out more information here! If you cannot attend but would still like to donate, click here.
Miles for Meals

Fight food insecurity while supporting local restaurants by joining Miles for Meals during the month of May! Track your preferred activity and donate $1/mile (or your chosen amount) to Reno Gastro Project. Sign up here. Reno Gastro Project's current campaign is providing meals to at-risk and homeless youth served by Eddy House. You can learn more about Reno Gastro Project here or Eddy House here.

Job Opportunities
Chop Stop

The Chop Stop is a drive-thru salad place close to BMCHS! They are looking to hire full-time and part-time employees for the summer. Students can follow this link, or just stop by the restaurant from 9am-11am or 2pm-4:30pm any day and ask for Lori or Hayley.
Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

Service
Parent Volunteers Needed for Lunch Duty

Greg in the cafeteria is in need of coverage for breaks!
Parent Service Hours Provided for Facilities Projects

For parents that are still in need of service hours to complete the hours carried over from 19-20, Facilities Director Garth Wilson has several projects available. The hours available would consist of all outside work: parking lot and fence line clean up, pulling weeds in designated areas, and outside painting. Times available are Mon-Friday 7:00-4:00 and Saturdays 7:00-2:00.  Please contact Bonnie Hansen at 775-336-600 or email her at bonnie.hansen@bishopmanogue.org for scheduling and details.

All prior year service hours will become due and payable on May 21st. 
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  bonnie.hansen@bishopmanogue.org  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 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  eldaj@catholicreno.org  to be removed from the update list.

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