October 13, 2019
" The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it ." 
- Robert Schuller

It's Homecoming 2019!!!!!!!
Homecoming Theme: "Keeping up with the Miners!"

Monday 10/14 : "Untold Stories of the ER"
Dress up day - doctor/hospital wear
Karaoke/Lip Sync Contest - auditions at both lunches 
Bonfire - 6:00 pm 

Tuesday 10/15 : "Survivor" 
Dress up Day - camo / island wear
Roller Kingdom - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (80s wear)

Wednesday 10/16 : PSAT (no school for seniors)
Jam the Gym - 6:00 pm - wear homecoming tees

Thursday 10/17 : "So You Think You Can Dance/Dancing with the Stars"
Dress up Day - workout / activewear

Friday 10/18 :  "Real Housewives" 
Dress up Day - preppy/fancy attire
Rally - 1:30 pm
Football Game - 7:00 pm - Crowning of Homecoming King & Queen at halftime
Saturday 10/19 :  :The Bachelor" - Homecoming Dance - 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Parents: There is still time to sign up for the Jim William's Golf Tournament on 10/18! And join us for the Homecoming Social on 10:18 at 4pm!

For Students
Junior American Citizens Contests

The Sierra Nevada Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring several contests for students in the Reno area. Contests revolve around the theme of the 19th Amendment and students may compete in several different categories: art, creative expression, and/or community service. Winning entrants will receive a certificate and cash prize. Read more here.
The Girls Retreat

The All Girls Retreat will be held from October 30th - November 1st at Grizzly Ranch. The retreat is open to all sophomore, junior, and senior girls. Sign ups are happening now and forms can be picked up either with Mrs. Sexton or Ms. Klekas. Space is limited so don't wait!
For Parents
Honoring Local Active Duty Law Enforcement

Parents! Fr. Tom needs your help!

He is organizing three events for our Active Duty Law Enforcement. The first event will be on Thanksgiving Day, the second will be on Christmas Day, and the final event will be on May 23, 2020.
He will be hosting a "Power Meeting" on Tuesday, October 22nd at 6pm at Bishop Manogue's Student Center. There, he will give more information about how parents can volunteer their time and donate to the cause. 

We are all excited for these events that honor our local Law Enforcement in new ways!

Hope to see you there!
Father's Network Tesla Gigafactory Tour

Come join the BMCHS Father's Network for a tour of the Tesla Gigafactory on Friday, November 1 from 2-4 PM. Sign up here.

October Adoration

Adoration will only take place on Friday, October 18th 1:30pm-3:00pm in the Chapel.
Any parents, students, and faculty are welcome. This will be a great way to end Homecoming Week before students go off to their big games and dance.
Dodgeball for D.O.R.S.

Get your team of 5 players together for the DODGEBALL FOR D.O.R.S. tournament on November 17th. Proceeds benefit the  D.O.R.S. Scholarship program .

The tournament begins at 10am. Sign up here.

Service Opportunities

Build On
Build On is a service organization that builds schools globally. If you would like to participate in an upcoming trip, please visit BuildOn.org .

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.

Volunteer Drivers
We are looking for parents to volunteer to drive students to and from retreats. It will be counted for three service hours for parents. The dates needed for drivers are as follows:
Girl's Retreat 10/30/2019-11/1/2019
Kairos 59 12/1/2019-12/3/2019
Kairos 60 1/26/2020 - 1/28/2020
Quest 53 2/24/2020 - 2/25/2020
Kairos 61 3/1/2020 - 3/3/2020
Quest 54 5/10/2020 - 5/11/2020
If you have not driven in the past, you will need to fill out a Driver information Packet. You can pick this up in the front office. Contact campusministry@bishopmanogue.org for more information.
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 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  eldaj@catholicreno.org  to be removed from the update list.

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