Monomoy Regional High School's Weekly Newsletter
Published: May 26, 2023
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End-of-Year Important Information
Dear MRHS Students & Parents/Guardians,
- Final exams will occur from Wednesday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 21. Please see the attached schedule. Wednesday, June 14 is a FULL day of school & the remaining final exam days are HALF days. Buses depart by 12:00 PM on HALF days. The last day of school is Wednesday, June 21.
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Our final day of school is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21. We will follow an abbreviated schedule.
It is extremely important that all students fulfill their obligations before leaving on June 21. All books/classroom materials should be turned in to classroom teachers. Please contact your child’s teacher with any questions or concerns relating to books or classroom materials.
- Other End-of-Year Student Obligations:
- Cafeteria balances paid in full
- Athletic equipment and uniforms turned in
- Library books returned
- Any outstanding balances need to be paid
- Please read the full MRHS Chromebook Policy 2023 here.
- To help facilitate year-round learning, all students with a school-issued Chromebook will be allowed to take the device home for the summer.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to the school. Thank you!
ATTENTION SENIORS: you must archive your Google account by June 30, 2023
SENIORS - CLASS OF 2023 ONLY:
We are writing to inform you that your student Google account will be archived effective June 30, 2023. This means that after July 1, 2023, you will no longer be able to access your Monomoy Google account or any of the data stored in it.
We understand that this may be a disruption, and we want to help you make the transition as smooth as possible. To download a copy of your data, please visit the following link:
Google Takeout is a free service that allows you to download a copy of all of your data from Google, including your emails, documents, photos, and more. Once you have downloaded your data, you can store it on your own computer or device, or you can transfer it to another cloud storage service.
Breaching Barriers to College
What you can do to prevent your child from using e-cigarettes
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to ensure that our entire school community has access to the resources that can help them and their families feel safe and supported.
- Our collaboration with Woodburn Press allows for access to a wide variety of documents and videos on mental health. I have attached a few sample resources that you may find helpful. Use the dropdown menu on the Woodburn site to select Mental Health & Wellness and view the specific guides. To access the full collection of Woodburn Press resources, click here.
- To find a mental health care provider, use Care Solace, a free and confidential care coordination service provided by Monomoy Regional School District. Contact Care Solace at 888-515-0595. Visit www.caresolace.com/mrsd and either search on your own or click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone. Support is available 24/7/365 in over 200 languages
- Text “Hello” or “Home” to 741741 to talk to a crisis counselor
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or access the online chat at https://988lifeline.org
- To learn how to get support for mental health, drug, and alcohol issues, visit FindSupport.gov
- To locate treatment facilities or providers, visit FindTreatment.gov or call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 800-662-HELP (4357)
- The Trevor Lifeline offers LGBTQQ+ Crisis Support at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help
- For emergency mental health support, call 911 and request a Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) response or go to the closest emergency room for support
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- Harwich Youth Services, Chatham Rec and Harwich Rec thank the following volunteers for helping at the Middle School Social on Friday night: Talia Perez, Natalie Larivee, Jordan MacRoberts, Jasper Hayes, Emily Gray, Yu Ying Zou, Orla Delaney, Sally Watson, and Molly Gramm. -Harwich Youth Services, Chatham & Harwich Recs
Parent University: Self-Esteem
All three sessions of our Parent University series on self-esteem in children are available on our website here: https://www.monomoy.edu/Page/5118. This includes video recordings, presentations, and handouts. Please share this link with anyone who you think may benefit from the information.
Audiobook SYNC 2023 Week 5: Thieves
It's week 5 of Audiobook SYNC! This week’s theme is “Thieves’ Tales.” This week’s pair of FREE audiobooks are not to be missed! Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller and Arsene Lupin Versus Herlock Sholmes by Maurice Leblanc are both mysteries told from the criminal’s point of view. Interested? Make sure to check out the library website for details.
Monomoy Dart Club
On Sunday May 21, some of the Monomoy Dart Club members attended their first youth dart tournament. The Tournament was held at Brewster Pizza and was sponsored and hosted by The Cape Cod Dart League and advisor for the Dart Club, Kerri Robinson. The event lasted all day long and there was fun to be had by kids ranging from age 6 to 17. Monomoy students did very well, bringing home 1 or more trophies!
Be on the lookout for more events next year. The Dart Club is open to all 9-12 grades (will make exceptions for 8th graders if possible) They meet on days 2, 5 & 7 during Jawsome A & B. Sign-up is required and space is limited to 12. Hope to see some new faces in the club!
101 Open <12: 1st Jonathan Marshall / 2nd Mason Bixby
101 Open 13+: 1st Aiden Bordan / 2nd Nolan Baker
301 Open <12: 1st Jonathan Marshall / 2nd Joseph Bixby
301 Open 13+: 1st Nolan Baker / 2nd Kyra Howard
501 boys <12: 1st Joseph Bixby / 2nd Aiden Castillias /
3rd Mason Bixby
501 boys 13+: 1st Nolan Baker / 2nd Aiden Kirin / 3rd Paxton Kuras
501 girls <12: 1st Sophia Alker / 2nd Skylar Pacheao
501 girls 13+: 1st Kyra Howard / 2nd Sarah Groves
LOD: 4th Joseph Bixby & Skylar Pacheao
3rd Sarah Groves & Kyra Howard
2nd Aiden Kirin & Paxton Kuras
1st Mason Bixby Orion Bordeleau
MVP'S: Girls Sarah Groves / Boys Nolan Baker
Monomoy staff and students participate in Annual Suicide Awareness Walk
There was a tremendous amount of Monomoy Shark Spirit at the Annual Suicide Awareness Walk sponsored by Sharing Kindness. Several of our students, including members of our Interact Club, volunteered to work at the walk and some of those students can be seen wearing the bright green volunteer shirts in this photo Other Monomoy students and teachers came to walk and support the cause, including several students in the National Honor Society and their advisor, Mary Hemeon (far left, back row). Guidance secretary and Interact advisor, Betsy Casey, took part in the photo as well (fourth from right in back). Teacher Lisa Forte-Doyle (front row, far right) is a member of the Sharing Kindness Walk Committee and captained our team. She made sure all volunteers and walkers had plenty of snacks and drinks!
Here are the fabulous student volunteers who came to the walk (not all are pictured): Molly Gramm, Abby Considine, Sophia Cohrs, Olivia Eldredge, Adrianna Saglibene, Emily Layton, Kate Small, Lily Gould, Neva Salta, Naranjargal Bold, and Caleb Harmann.
Congratulations to senior Wyatt Archibald
Wyatt recently earned his private pilots license. In order to achieve this, Wyatt has completed 70 hours of flying time and needed to pass the practical exam. Wyatt will be continuing his studies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the fall in Florida. Congratulations Wyatt - this is an incredible accomplishment to achieve!
Children’s Cove Teen Task Force
The teen task force concluded their work this week with airing a PSA to the MRHS students that addressed online sextortion and the role that men play in reducing abuse. The students worked for six months along with Jacob Stapledon (Community Engagement and Education Program Manager) to learn more about Children’s Cove and the topic of child sexual abuse and received guidance from the Pierce Cote communications firm as they created and produced the PSA. Thank you to all the community partners that were part of this project!
Pictured (left to right): Ryan Casey, Jacob Stapledon, Owen Ramler, Jacob Woodland, Chase Yarletts, Xavier Doyle, Max Ramler, Braden Burke, Finn Hyora
Host a Student from France!
Students from Lyon, France will be traveling to Cape Cod in October and we are seeking host families for 8 nights from the Monomoy Regional High School Community.
Dates: October 13th - October 22nd, 2023
The group will follow an itinerary including excursions and one day in school shadowing their host to classes & activities. They speak English and have their own spending money and insurance.
What is required for hosting?
High school-aged children in your household
3 Meals a day
A bed (sharing a room is ok)
Family time during evenings and weekends
Transportation to & from high school
For more information, please contact Hummingbird Student Tours : 617-333-8569 firstname.lastname@example.org
This program is being organized by Madame Linnell: email@example.com
Friends of the Arts (FOTA) fundraiser information
Senior Newsletter 2023: Graduation, End-of-Year Events, and More!
Adult ESL Classes
Ad Lucem Root Word of the Week
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Congratulations to MRHS Advanced Placement Nation!
191 Monomoy students, spanning grades 9-12, completed a total of 346 exams in 18 different subjects. All of these numbers represent a record breakinig year for our school. Great work students, teachers, proctors, administrative assistants, and custodians whose efforts made this our most successful exam season to date!
Spring Celebration of Excellence
On May 25, MRHS held their annual Celebration of Excellence. Student’s were recognized for the following categories: High Honors, Students of the Term, and Excellence in the Visual and Performing Arts. Congratulations to all and if a student was not able to attend, they can collect their certificate in the Guidance Office.
Fall 2023 SAT Dates
THE ASVAB is coming to Monomoy on June 7th at noon!
This event is for ALL interested JUNIORS.
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is designed to help you explore the "world of work" and find out about yourself. This program will help you identify and explore occupations and develop an effective strategy to realize those goals.
Career exploration scores can help you determine your readiness for further education and training in different career areas. Knowing your academic strengths and weaknesses gives you time to work to improve them before you start a job, begin college or vocational school, or enter the military.
See or email Mr. Bennett to register! firstname.lastname@example.org
- Grade 9 STE - June 6 and 7
CCCC STEM Summer Bridge
Wishing you health and safety,
The School Counseling Team
Caitlyn Hall, 8th Grade Counselor
Lindsay Ginnetty, A-F
Sean Burke, G-N
Jon Bennett, Instructional Leader, O-Z
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Congratulations to Alique Brown who finished first in the boys 100 meter dash and Rhiannon Vos who finished first in the girls 2 mile run at the Cape and Islands League Championship Meet!
Rhiannon Vos also placed third at Divisionals yesterday in the 2 mile and will compete at States next Thursday!
Monomoy All Sports Booster Club
Press Box Fundraiser
Help us fill the Shark Tank!
The Monomoy Booster Club is beginning fundraising efforts to build a press box at the turf field at the high school. A press box will make sporting events come to life and add enjoyment for all the student athletes that play this field. We need your support!
Donate by scanning the QR code on the flier or click here: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=SQ62XGBYEMGRQ&source=qr
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Social Media & Resource Summit for Parents: Tuesday, June 6
WHERE: Barnstable Intermediate School, 895 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis
Homebuyer Seminar 2023: Thursday, June 1
To register: email email@example.com
Housing Cape Cod: 10-Minute Survey
Urban Youth Collective
LIFE Inc. (Living Independently Forever, Inc.) is offering a unique, hands-on paid learning experience for students (18 years or older) who are considering a career in education, psychology, human services, social work, or other related industries.
Learn to Row: Saturday, June 3 (rain date: June 4)
TIME: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHO: All ages – from 12 to 90
WHERE: Long Pond Beach, Long Pond Drive, Harwich
Get ConnectEd: July 31-August 4
Register now: www.tfaforms.com/5034372