Monomoy Regional High School's Weekly Newsletter
Published: November 8th, 2019
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Upcoming Parent University at MRHS
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SHARK SHOUT OUTS
- A huge shark shoutout to the teachers and professional staff who worked overtime to make the grade 8 trip to Boston's Freedom Trail a success. The kids had a great time and learned a lot in "the cradle of liberty" because you took the time to make it all happen. A special shoutout to the grade 8 students as well, as they represented Monomoy with class and grace. -Mrs. Rachel Barnes
Maggie Dever Flms Artist Series in Collaboration with Chatham Orpheum Theater
The video below was filmed and edited by Junior Maggie Dever. The Chatham Orpheum theater does an artist of the month series that highlight a local artist. At the end of last school year, they came to us to see if any students would be interested in producing one of these series. Right off the bat, Maggie came to mind as she has shown tremendous talent from other classes she has had with me. This video is for the month of November and was on a local artist Chelsie Starrace. Maggie did an outstanding job and put in countless hours of filming and editing. Thanks to Dave Alexander for helping to facilitate this. -Mr. Stephen Cass
Sandscript Visits Kindergarten and 1st Grade Classrooms
Last week, members of SANDSCRIPT, our creative writing club, visited the kindergarteners and first graders at Chatham Elementary to read Halloween stories that they wrote and illustrated. This 20+ year tradition is being honored and continued by Principal Burkhead. Thank you Mr. Burkhead and a special thank you to CES teachers: Dawn King, Sandy Hanson, Brandi Frommeyer, and Margaret Turco for welcoming us!
Students Attend CCYP's Annual Community Breakfast
This year’s Annual Community Breakfast provided the Cape’s young professional community, business leaders, and local government stakeholders with insights and updates related to regional workforce retention and development, the state of the job market, and civic engagement.
CCYP was pleased to welcome the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Rosalin Acosta, as Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Community Breakfast event. Senator Julian Cyr was also in attendance.
More info here: https://capecodyoungprofessionals.org/events/community-breakfast
Lower Cape Community Housing Inc is looking for students to get involved
Lower Cape Community Housing Inc is looking for students to get involved in their project. The flyer is attached or you can go to the website www.lowercapecommunityhousing.com for the brochure. Students who participate will receive community service hours if they help in any way. They especially would love to see parents of students aged 22 or getting close to turning age 22 to get involved. Please contact Jeff Locantore if you have any questions: 774-237-0696
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The events listed below are Upcoming MRHS Events!
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Friday, November 8th
8th Grade Dance: Out of this World, Galaxy Theme Dance Party
LOCATION: MRHS Cafeteria
8th Grade Dance
Out of This World, Galaxy Theme Dance Party
Friday, November 8th
@ MRHS Cafeteria
Dressy Casual or Semi-Formal Attire Suggested
Parent/Guardian Food & Beverage Donation Sign Up: https://mealtrain.com/w35qre
Monday, November 11th
Tuesday, November 12th
Principal Advisory Council
LOCATION: Sharkness Room (A186)
Join Mr. Burkhead at the Sharkness Table to have meaningful conversations, share ideas, collaborate, and enjoy each others company!
Sign up in Enriching Students under:
The PAC is open to ALL MRHS students!
Wednesday, November 13th
Thursday, November 14th
Friday, November 15th
Saturday, November 16th
Monday, November 18th
Tuesday, November 19th
Club Photos/Senior Class Photo Day
Club photos will be taken in the Auditorium for the yearbook! Listen for your club to be announced and head down to the Auditorium to get your photo taken.
Seniors will have their photo taken outside on the bleachers during Jawsome A.
Wednesday, November 20th
Thursday, November 21st
Monday, November 25th
Wednesday, November 27th - Friday, November 29th
Monday, December 2nd
Tuesday, December 3rd
Thursday, December 12th
Friday, December 13th
Tuesday, December 17th
Wednesday, December 18th
Monday, December 23rd - Wednesday, January 1st
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10th Grade Classroom Visits
Guidance Counselors have gone into the Biology classrooms to review Naviance and had the students complete the Career Interest Profiler assessment. Discussions were held regarding career interests, activities students can do now to prepare for college and the workplace, as well as an overview of the uses of Naviance (college, career, and scholarship information). The results are saved in their Naviance accounts so please ask your student to share what they learned!
Seniors - Please get your counselors the paperwork necessary for your college applications at least two weeks in advance. If your school is not using the Common App or information is needed to mail to the schools, please make sure that you note that on the yellow information sheet.
Students - Please stay in touch with her your counselor’s and your teachers who are writing letters of your deadlines.
Students and Parents - Khan Academy is a great resource for those who are looking for some free SAT Test Prep! Sign up and register through the College Board, in addition to signing up for the SAT’s.
The FAFSA opened on October 1 for the 2020-2021 year. Please be mindful of the various deadlines that each school has. CSS Profiles are required by certain schools.
A great resource for Financial Aid information -
Visit from Cape Cod Community College
Cape Cod Community College will be here on November 19, 2019 to talk to prospective students. If your student is planning on attending CCCC next year, please encourage them to complete their application prior to November 19.
The School Counseling Team
Alison Burton - Grade 8 and Peer Leadership Instructor
Lindsay Ginnetty, A-F
Sean Burke, G-N
Jon Bennett, Instructional Leader, O-Z
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Athletics Weekly Summary
Written by: Emma Santoni
Friday, October 25 was a busy day for the athletes of Monomoy. Football and both soccer teams had games. Girl’s Soccer lost to the DY Dolphins 1:0, while the Boys’ Soccer team tied 0:0. This tie gave them the point they needed to qualify for the South Sectionals. Football lost to the Knights of Sandwich 32:6. Junior Tyler Potter scored the touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Field Hockey beat Nantucket 3:0 Sunday morning. Caroline DiGiovanni scored first with Amy Hinesly and Helen DiGiovanni scoring the next two. The Field Hockey team heads to Holliston for the first round of playoffs today, Friday, November 1st.
Cross Country had a meet and both teams did well. Girls finished 3rd overall and Boys finished 4th overall. Courtney Derry and Ryder Robbins were top scorers for their teams.
On Wednesday both Girls’ and Boys’ Soccer lost to Nauset. Girls lost 2-0 after keeping Nauset scoreless well into the second half.
Field Hockey lost in the first round of play-offs to Holliston 3:2. It was a hard-fought game where Caroline DiGiovanni scored both goals.
Boys’ Soccer beat Bourne and advanced into the next round of playoffs. AJ William lead the Shark’s offense and scored all three goals, with assists from Troy Olson and Matthew Velaquez. Goalie Sean Devaeu only let one goal in and had a couple of awesome saves. As the game got a little heated the Sharks kept it classy and played respectfully till the last whistle. They played Cohasset Tuesday afternoon where they were defeated 6:2. They played strong and as a unit. Sam Higgins scored the first goal, and AJ Williams scored the second goal with the help of a pass from Sam Chase. Another awesome game by Goalie Sean Deveau who had incredible saves.
Make sure to come out to support your Sharks Football at their last home game tonight!!
High School Reminders:
1. High School Fall Sports Awards Night is Monday November 25th. Refreshments at 6:00pm in the cafe followed by the ceremony at 6:30pm in the auditorium. All high school fall athletes and their families are invited.
2. High School Meet The Winter Coaches Night is Monday November 18th at 6:00pm in the gym.
3. Family ID for winter sports will open on November 1st. All high school student athletes must register on Family ID, have an updated physical on file with the school nurse and see our Athletic Trainer, Taylor Murray for an Impact Test prior to the first practice/tryout.
4. High school winter sports start Monday December 2nd. Coaches will have specific practice times at Meet The Coaches Night.