Monomoy Regional High School's Weekly Newsletter
Published: December 9th, 2022
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Adult English classes
MRHS Activities & Clubs Handbook 2022-2023
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- Many thanks to the MRHS students who volunteered their time to help out at the Harwich Elementary School Holiday Bazaar on Saturday -- the event wouldn't have been possible without them! The student volunteers were: Patrick Jordan, Grace Latta, Brodie LaValley, Lillian Lagreze, Bobbi Braz, Abigail Considine, Maggie Powers, Aubrie Schneeberger, Olivia Sims, Arianna Carchedi, Alexa Schneeberger, Agnese Cattadori, Natalie Larivee, Paul Carlson, Chloe Zaloom, Claire Hemeon, Olivia Willis, Hannah Sullivan, Alexa Ford, Marco-Dean Hart, Riley Vath, Megan Gogol, Juliana Ritchie, Emily Silvester, Stephen Kelly, Tanner Lebedivitch, Anna Carey, Cassadi Manchuk, Owen Cloney, Maya Jones, Sally Watson, Hannah Kurz, Chloe Jones, Nya Firth, Camden Jolibois, Meryn Boutin, and Olivia Eldredge. We appreciate them giving up part of their weekend to volunteer! ~Mrs. Jordan
- Madame Linnell would like to thank her French 4 Honors Class who worked hard on creating a display for the 2022 World Cup, as France is scheduled to compete against England in the Quarter Finals on Saturday, December 10th, at 2 PM. Allez les Bleus! -Madame Linnell
The Monomoy Theater Company invites you to audition for...
School Store News
The School Store will be open Thursday night, December 15th, from 6:00 until 7:00.
Many items are on sale, including clothing and gifts. Great prices.
Happy Holidays from the School Store!
Winter Spirit Week & Spirit Trees
The Spirit Trees are up on Main Street to begin decorating. For those of you who don't know, each class is asked to decorate their tree to win a cash prize for their class.
Decorating may begin on Monday December 5th. Winners will be announced Monday Dec. 19th of Spirit Week. Class participation for Spirit week will be tracked with daily forms. Both will be used to determine the winning class. There are cash prizes for 1st & 2nd Place!
We are looking for School Spirit, Creativity, Effort, and Teamwork.
Classes can even add a class charity to the tree if you would like! (Adding charities are commendable and encouraged, but they won't be included in the tree design competition this year)
No Glass/Liquids on the Trees. ONLY LED lights. Any altering to other classes trees will result in disqualification and discipline.
Here are the locations of the trees:
12th Grade: Largest Tree, left of Library
11th Grade: Second Largest Tree, Right of Library
10th Grade: Outside School Store Door
9th Grade: Left side of Cafeteria Entrance by Windows
8th Grade: Corner to right of Tech Office
Best Buddies: Farthest Corner Left of Library & Display Case
Stay tuned for the Spirit week days for December 19th -22nd!
Key Club holds bake sale for staff member in need
At the Harwich Christmas Stroll on December 2nd, the MRHS Key Club held a bake sale to raise money for Aleela Rose, a Monomoy faculty member and a beloved member of the SHORE program, who recently got into a severe car accident. She is currently recovering in Boston but has a tough road ahead. The Key Club raised about $270 at the bake sale and then put the remaining baked goods in the teacher’s lounge, raising an additional $100. All of the money will go towards helping with Aleela's medical expenses, personal needs, and financial support while recovering. Thank you to everyone who baked goods, ran the table, donated, and helped make this fundraiser possible! Happy Holidays from MRHS Key Club!
Sandscript & Creative Writing class make holiday candy houses
It's that time of year again when Sandscript and the Creative Writing class make holiday candy houses!! Students are now working on their stories about who or what lives in their houses. Once the stories are finished, both houses and stories will be on display in front of our library. Check out these photos of students working and their final products!
Junior Southeast MA District auditions results
Toys for Tots
The MRHS National Honor Society was able to collect and donate 71 toys for the Toys for Tots toy drive sponsored by the Marine Corps along with our local law enforcement. Pictured below are the NHS members (Wyatt Archibald, Mitchell Silva, Natalie Larivee, Ileana Babes-Deel, and Karah Deveau) who delivered the toys to the police station on Friday afternoon.
French Holiday Party … Oh Là Là !
The French club is hosting a French Holiday Party for all students who have signed up for the trip to France and the chaperones.
This will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students going on the trip and talk about our upcoming journey and further details.
The French club will provide tea/coffee/hot chocolate, chocolate croissants, and French cookies.
See you in room A218 on Thursday, December 15th, between 12:09 and 1:03!
Cape Cod Chronicle's Christmas Story Contest
GSA Holiday Socks Fundraiser
The GSA will be selling holiday-themed socks outside the cafeteria during Jawsome for the two weeks leading up to winter break. The sale benefits homeless youth.
Class of 2024 Candy Grams Fundraiser
Send a nice message and candy to your friends and favorite teachers! The class of 2024 will be selling Christmas Candy-grams for $2. Orders must be submitted by December 16th. Candy grams will be delivered on December 22nd. Information will be collected via the Google Form linked below! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Class of 2026 Flower Bulb Fundraiser
SHORE Program Food Pantry at MRHS
Monomoy Regional High School is pleased and thankful that we are able to reopen our SHORE FOOD PANTRY because of an extremely generous donation from the Harwich Stop and Shop.
Please know that students may visit the guidance office for snacks and access to the pantry. The pantry is organized, maintained, and facilitated by our post-graduate students in the SHORE program. The Harwich Stop and Shop has also contributed snacks for students in need at both Harwich and Chatham Elementary.
If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to contribute, please contact Cheri Armstrong at email@example.com.
Monomoy families, FOTA needs your help!
Friends of the Arts is an organization meant to help enrich our students' lives through the arts and artmaking, scholarships, and grants for arts engagement. To help raise funds for this meaningful organization, we need your help collecting items for a raffle happening during our Winter Concert. Items collected will go into these themed baskets:
Non perishables, gift cards, and small items are encouraged and preferred. All items must be delivered to room A266, the art studio room by 10/09/22 for the raffle on 10/15/22. For any questions about our raffel, please reach out to Ciara Gregoli, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts here at FOTA.
Interact Club Food Drive
Japan Trip: April Break 2023
ATTENTION ALL SENIORS and FAMILIES OF SENIORS
Attending the DC Senior Trip? The following link will take you to the Itinerary, Payment Schedule, and Services. Senior Trip Information Link. This has also been emailed to students and families multiple times. You can also find this information on our google classroom page and Instagram.
The next payment is due on 1/10/23. ALL payments will be sent by you directly to Adventure Travel. Cash and checks will not be accepted by advisors.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
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Cape Cod Community College Maintenance Technology Program
- CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
- PLYMOUTH CAMPUS VISIT ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13.
- PLEASE SEE MS. ARMSTRONG IN GUIDANCE. SPACE IS LIMITED!
The Aviation Maintenance Technology program will prepare you for FAA Certification, and lay the foundation for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Maintenance, and transfer into a variety of four-year programs.
5 credit class at Cape Cod Community College: Emergency Medical Technician
Students interested in the medical, military, or emergency services fields may want to consider enrolling in the Emergency Medical Technician program in January at Cape Cod Community College beginning on January 23, 2023. This five credit course will enable students to take the state exam at the end of April upon successful completion of the course. Please see your Guidance Counselor or Ms. Armstrong for a registration form and more details.
Junior and Senior students who are interested in an internship should meet with their school counselor to schedule an internship block. Once it is determined that the student’s schedule and other internship criteria are met, students should meet with Ms. Armstrong to discuss internship opportunities.
Attention: Advanced Placement (AP) Exams & Payment
If your student is enrolled in an AP course, you should have received a letter in the mail requesting payment. This post serves as a reminder.
All students enrolled in AP classes are expected to take the culminating exams in May 2023. Earning scores high enough on these tests could potentially lead to college credit. In addition, this exam takes the place of the course final. Exam fees are determined by College Board; each exam is $97.00. For those on free and reduced lunch, the cost is $35.00 per test.
One exam: $97
Two exams: $194
Three (or more exams): $291
We request a non-refundable* payment by (12/21), just prior to the holiday break. Checks should be made payable to MRSD, which should be given to Mrs. Casey, Guidance Assistant.
Thanks in advance for your attention to this matter. If you have questions contact Jonathan Bennett, AP Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Distribution dates and times: Harwich Children's Fund Outerwear & Gift Drive
Friday December 16th 4:00-7:00 pm
Saturday December 17th 9:00 am-Noon
728 Main Street (next to the Town Offices in Harwich)
Additional supports within our community
Below are some resources available to Monomoy families outside of school. If you would like any support accessing these resources, please feel free to contact our adjustment counselor at DBader-Natal@monomoy.edu or guidance counselor.
- Community Resource Navigator Program - Connects families with resources! Appointments can be scheduled by contacting CRNavigator@outercape.org or calling (774) 209-3222. They will meet you in your home or a place of your choice.
- The Outer Cape Health Services Community Navigator program helps assist residents with unmet medical, behavioral health, or human service needs through collaboration with local agencies, providers, and community groups. The Navigator meets clients at a safe location of their choosing, including their home, a public location, or Outer Cape Health Services at Provincetown, Wellfleet, and Harwich locations.
Care Solace - is a resource families can access either independently or with our guidance or adjustment counselor. Their purpose is to connect individuals with mental health counseling - often the services they identify will be online (telehealth). More information can be found on our district website: Care Solace
- School district families and staff may access Care Solace services in two ways:
- Call (888) 515-0595 to speak with someone from your Concierge team - Representatives are standing by to take your call or email 24/7/365.
- Visit your custom district link: Care Solace MRSD
- Family Resource Center (Hyannis) - (website) P: 508-815-5100
- The Family Resource Center offers a variety of services - with the goal to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others, and engage in their community. They offer a variety of groups, including Grandparent Groups, Moms Groups, Dads Groups and Teen Groups. Their monthly calendar can be found here.
- 988 - 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline). When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
Homeless for the Holidays (Dec 7-11 at Brooks Park)
Opportunities for Students
Get Ready for WaterWORKS 2023: Blue Economy Career Day at 4Cs:
Apply to be a NOAAA Ocean Guardian Youth Ambassador
Youth ages 12 - 18 are eligible; apply by January 3rd!
Are you a youth passionate about the ocean and the natural environment? Are you looking for a way to develop the skills you need to engage in conservation opportunities? Do you want to connect with like-minded youth and become an environmental leader in your community? Apply to the new NOAA Ocean Guardian Youth Ambassador Program! You will learn technical and leadership skills and complete a project in your community. More information here.
Cape Cod Climate Ambassador Program
Applications open for students in grades 9-12 until 1/6
Students who want to develop a better understanding of climate change, learn how to communicate effectively about climate issues, and are interested in discovering individual and collective ways to bring about change are encouraged to apply to participate in the five-month program. Each student will have the opportunity to show off their knowledge and creativity with a small project demonstrating how young people can have a personal impact on climate change at home or within their community. Read more here.
Children's Cove Teen Task Force first meeting
On Thursday, 12/8, the Children’s Cove Teen Task Force had their first meeting with Jacob Stapledon from Children’s Cove and Jonathan Thompson from JT’s Chronicles. The first meeting set the tone for a a great start to the task force!
PSAT Scores have been released
Students can access their codes through their College Board account. Students in Grade 10 and 11 will have a PSAT score interpretation assembly on 12/15 during Jawsome.
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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Athletics Weekly Schedule - Week of: December 12th, 2022
Athletics Dismissals - Week of: December 12th, 2022
Freshman Boys Basketball @ 2:45
Freshman Boys Basketball @ 3:00
Monomoy Booster Club: Brick Fundraiser
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Fuel Assistance Information Sessions
Advanced registration is required. Walk-ins cannot be accepted. Please call the HPC office to register!