Mountain Range Principal's Update

24 August 2021

Back to School Night

This Wednesday, August 25th, is Back to School Night. It will start at 4:00 pm and goes until 6:00 pm. Please make sure to have a copy of your students schedule or be able to access it through IC on your mobile device. Parents and guardians will have the opportunity to see where their students' classes are located and meet the teachers. This is a drop in format so there will be no formal presentations from teachers, just a meet and greet.

9th Grade Students and Parents: The counseling department will be holding “Transition to High School” sessions throughout back to school night. Each session will cover the same material and will take about 20 minutes. Sessions will run as follows:

    • 4:00 pm to 4:20 pm

    • 4:30 pm to 4:50 pm

    • 5:00 pm to 5:20 pm

    • 5:30 pm to 5:50 pm

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Academic Support

  • Starts this Wednesday, August 25th.

  • It will be every Wednesday from 7:45 am to 8:20 am. All staff will be available at this time to provide additional support to students. This is a great opportunity for students to ask clarifying questions on assignments, prepare for an upcoming assessment or get caught up on material they missed due to an absence.

  • All staff are assigned to a location for academic support. Click here for staff locations.

Lockers & Parking Permits

Students looking to purchase a locker can do so now from the bookkeeping office from 7:45am - 3:45pm. Starting Wednesday, August 25th, students looking to purchase a parking permit can do so at the bookkeeping office from 7:45am -3:45pm.

If your student purchased a locker and/or a parking permit paid for online through, please see the bookkeeper for the locker information and parking permit from 7:45am - 3:30pm.

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications

All students will receive FREE meals for the 2021-22 school year. However, all families are still encouraged to complete the free/reduced lunch application. Applying can help families receive assistance with athletic fees, course fees, field trips, gym memberships, discounted internet services and more. To apply online, please click here.

Mask Mandate on Buses

Just a reminder that it is required that all students that ride a district bus MUST wear a mask. If you do not have a mask before getting on the bus, you will not be allowed to ride. Thank you for your cooperation.

Students can stop by the main office and grab one if it is lost during the day.

Daily Announcements

Announcements will be read daily during 3rd hour. Just in case your student misses them, they can be found on our website.

Service Dog on School Grounds

Beginning on Friday, August 27th, a service dog will begin accompanying a student throughout the day here at Mountain Range High School.

It is important for our parents to understand that the service dog may be in your child’s classroom at some point during the school day. Additionally, the dog will pass between classes with the student and, therefore, may be in common areas such as hallways, bathrooms, or other areas before, or at the same time as your student.

It is also important to understand that this is a working dog; please help your student to understand that a service dog is not a pet, and should not be treated as such. Avoid petting or playing with a service animal to help ensure that the service dog will be most effective and will help ensure the safety of all students.

Our school staff will make reasonable accommodations to ensure that those students with severe dog allergies or related issues do not come in contact with the service dog. To do this we need your help. If your child does have an allergy to dogs, or you have other concerns related to the service dog, please email Ms. Tiffany Hansen, principal at

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Auditions for Addams Family the Musical will be Thursday, August 26th in the auditorium. Sign ups for audition times will be on the callboard by the auditorium.

We will also have a workshop for anyone that needs help learning the music for the audition. This OPTIONAL workshop will be Tuesday, August 24th from 3:45 - 4:15 in E121.

Materials for auditions are posted in our Google Classroom. Join with code: kbwgtiu

See Ms. Schenck in Room E121 with any questions or email

Covid Updates

Students and staff will not be required to quarantine in the event of an exposure during the school day. If a school is experiencing an outbreak, quarantines may be necessary. An outbreak is defined as five cases or more tied to the original positive case.

  • Quarantines may be necessary following exposures that occur during certain indoor co-curricular activities and athletics.

  • Vaccinated individuals will not need to quarantine in the event of an outbreak or identified exposure during co-curricular activities and athletics.

  • While quarantines may not always be necessary, the district will notify families and staff if they are considered a close contact of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 as a result of a school-based exposure.

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September 13th - September 18th

  • Powder Puff

    • If you missed the meeting last week, see Mr. Simpson for more information. Practices start Monday, August 30th. All paperwork must be turned in in order to participate.

    • Powder Puff Football Game will be on Wednesday, September 15th. More information to come.

  • Spirit week days will be announced as we get closer. Pay attention to the daily announcements for more information.

  • Homecoming football game vs. Rangeview on Friday, September 17th at North Stadium at 7:00 pm.

  • Homecoming dance on Saturday, September 18th at North Stadium from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Mountain Range High School General Information (repeat)

If you need basic information about Mountain Range High School, check out the Mountain Range Info link in our contact information below or by following this link.

This information will be at the bottom of the newsletter each month.

Notice a mistake?

Please be aware MRHS makes every effort to produce a correct and accurate newsletter. However, errors can happen. If you notice a mistake, please notify Reshaun Castro, Office Manager at 720-972-6301.

Mountain Range High School

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