September 29, 2019
"The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist." - Pope St. Gregory the Great

Upcoming Events!



Blood Drive
Tomorrow!

The drive will be from 8:00am - 1:30pm in the Small Gym. The drive is open to students over 16 (permission slip required if under 18), parents, faculty, and staff. Make sure to stay hydrated and eat a good breakfast!


For Students
Weekly Lunch Schedule: 9/30-10/4

Monday: Chicken alfredo, pasta, garlic bread
Tuesday: Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, waffle fries
Wednesday: PIZZA
Thursday: Chicken enchiladas, chips and salsa
Friday: No lunch
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 and junior 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
Roundabout Menu

Check out the meal program menu to know what your student may purchase daily in addition to the scheduled hot meals.

College Prep Information
PSAT

The counselors will be in classes tomorrow to distribute practice SAT (PSAT) booklets to students. Students should utilize this resource to familiarize themselves with the format and testing procedures. Absent students may see their counselor to obtain a booklet.

Click HERE to see what content is on the PSAT 9 for freshmen.

Click HERE to review content and complete a practice test for grades 10-11.

The PSAT will be administered to grades 9-11 at 8:00am on Wednesday, October 16. Please arrive at 7:45am. Freshmen will report to the SCC, Juniors to the Main Gym, and Sophomores to the Small Gym. Students will be dismissed around 11:30am. We will make all attempts to start and end on time, and apologize for any potential inconvenience with a delay in dismissal time.

No school for seniors on October 16!
Partnership with Princeton Review Test Preparation

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School has partnered with Princeton Review to offer ACT and SAT test preparation services digitally and on campus at a 40% off savings. Their mission is to provide personalized tutoring, test prep, and admission products and services to help students knock down barriers and achieve their academic goals. Princeton Review is not affiliated with any of the test developers. If your child does not receive a higher score at the conclusion of the test preparation service, you will be refunded. To check out the test preparation services and pricing, visit www.princetonreview.com/bishopmanogue .

We are pleased to offer the same digital package in person and live on our campus beginning in spring 2020. Check out the Wire in January for more details regarding on-campus registration.

Service Opportunities
Students:

Respect Life Baby Supplies Drive
The annual Respect Life Baby Supplies Drive will continue until October 4. All religion classes will be collecting diapers, baby wipes, powdered formulas, and other baby supplies. They will benefit Casa de Vida, a local charity that supports mothers in need. Students may earn up to five service hours, gaining one hour for every $15 spent on supplies.

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 .

Lexie's Prom Boutique
This non-profit organization is looking for prom clothing donations. They need prom dresses, purses, jewelry, dress pants, jackets, ties, etc. So please clean out those closets and bring them in to the office where there will be a box for donations. For any additional information, contact Manogue students Eric Sedlak at 737-3978 or Sean Sedlak at 737-3926.

Our Lady of the Snows Fall Festival
The 15th Annual Our Lady of the Snows Fall Festival returns this year on October 4 from 2:30-8:30pm. We are looking for volunteers to help with face painting, raffles, games, rides and event maintenance. Volunteer your time and help us make this year's Fall Festival the best yet! Visit olsparish.com to purchase tickets for dinner, games and rides. Stick around and join in the fun. Interested students please contact Katy at fallfestival@snowsnv.org
Parents:

Football Admissions Volunteers
We still need a few more volunteers for home football admission gate especially for what promises to be a BIG Game vs. Damonte Ranch on Friday Oct. 4. Please sign up  here  if you'd like to help out!

Jim Williams Miner Golf Classic Volunteers
We need parents to help with the Jim Williams Miner Golf Classic on October 18! Sign up here .

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.

The BMCHS Wire is your weekly guide to news and upcoming events at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. Events and times may change after publication. Please check the   Daily Announcements   for the most current schedules. 

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