Marauder Family Connect
Keeping you in-the-know at Mariner High School!
Mariner High School Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mariner Families and Community,
We are about halfway through the first quarter of Distance Learning 2.0. We’ve been encouraged by the number of students who are logging on daily to Schoology, and our attendance numbers have been good. Beginning on October 5th, parents will receive phone calls home when students are absent from class. It will be important that you call or email the school to let us know when students are absent so they can be excused. Please continue to encourage your students to participate in their learning daily, whether it be through Zoom meetings, completing assignments, or communicating with teachers. We appreciate your patience as we work through the varying technology issues that come with this new model of learning. I’ve been impressed with the parent engagement this past month. It’s critical that parents continue to advocate for your students to ensure they have the best education possible. Teachers are required to update their grades in Schoology/Qmlativ at least twice per month so both students and parents can monitor progress. Please contact the teachers directly if you have any questions about the class or grades. We are excited to host two Town Hall style meetings in the month of October. The first Town Hall meeting is on Thursday, October 8th, and it will be for 9th graders and their parents. The other Town Hall meeting will be an Open House for the entire school community. You’ll find more information about these meetings later in the newsletter. We’re looking forward to sharing more information about Mariner High School, and we remain hopeful that we’ll see our students in person at some point this year!
Nate DuChesne - Principal
Currently projected 2020-21 Mariner High School - Seasons
Season 2 – December 28th – February 28th
Season 3 – March 1st – May 2nd (Football starts February 17th)
Season 4 – April 26th – June 26th
Each season will play 70% of a typical season followed by a week of Regional culminating events.
Boys and Girls Basketball
Boys and Girls Wrestling
Boys Swim and Dive
Track and Field
Mariner Freshmen Orientation
Thursday, Oct. 8th, 6pm
This is an online event.
On Thursday, October 8th at 6:30 P.M. Mariner High School will be hosting a Town Hall meeting for Freshmen Orientation. Families with freshman students should attend to learn more about what it means to be a student within the Mariner Community.
Mariner High School Open House
Wednesday, Oct. 21st, 6:30pm
This is an online event.
TWO MARINER STUDENTS COMMENDED IN NMSP
Mariner High School seniors Mahsheeb Khan and Nam Nguyen have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. They were recognized for their exceptional academic promise. They placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the contest. Congratulations to Mahsheeb and Nam!
Greetings from the counseling department!
We made it through our first month of school. We are happy to see everyone settling in their classes for the semester. Counselors will be working with every senior’s graduation plan in October. Check out our Schoology Social/Emotional Monday updates starting next week. All students will be invited to their assigned counselor’s Schoology course. Students are encouraged to message their counselors with questions, concerns, etc. via Schoology.
Need to get a hold of your counselors? Below is the break down by students' last name.
- Sockheng Centeno- Students with last names A-Da
- Catherine Jeffcoat- Students with last names Db-Ja
- Jessie Townsend- Students with last names Jb-Mi
- Luisa F. Zapata-Wilson- Students with last names Mj-Rt
- Sandie Vea- Students with last names Ru-Z
Career & College Readiness Center
Need $$$ for college? Fill out the FAFSA or WASFA starting October 1st. You will use your 2019 taxes to complete the 2021-22 FAFSA or WASFA.
In order to be eligible for the College Bound Scholarship you MUST complete the FAFSA or WASFA.
For helpful links, videos, and answers to FAQ’s, please refer to the financial aid link on our website. https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/4436
1. Start by creating an FSA ID. https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch
2. Complete the student section of the FAFSA. https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
3. Parents can create an FSA ID, upload their 2019 tax info with the “Data Retrieval Tool”, and complete the Parent section.
1. Go to the WASFA website. https://readysetgrad.wa.gov/wasfa-washington-application-state-financial-aid
2. Upon arriving at WASFA site, you will be prompted to answer a series of questions.
3. Fill out the WASFA application.
Virtual Rep Visits… check out these links!
College Links: https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/15007
Military Links: https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/15014
Fall 2020 Virtual PNACAC College Fair 10/19-10/22: https://pnacac.swoogo.com/PNACAC
letter of rec? https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/4467
community service log? https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/15015
News from the Library
If your child forgot to turn in library books, English novels, and textbooks from last year, there is a return cart outside the office where students can drop off books Monday through Friday from 7:00-3:00. Our library staff is also contacting students as well regarding items not returned from last year through their school Outlook account.
We started the process of curbside checkout on September 28th. Students can place library books on hold through the Mariner High School Library Catalog and come and pick items up on Monday and Thursday from 1:00-2:15 or Wednesdays from 9:00-12:00. Students must receive an email confirmation from library staff in order to come and pick up books on campus. The books will be picked up in the hallway by the main office.
Here are direct You Tube Links to Support Videos for the Destiny Library Catalog
What items do I have out?
Finding books in the library catalog
Placing a book on hold
Getting a recommendation via a visual list
Adding reviews to the library catalog
The Sno-Isle Public Library is also doing curbside checkout and our students are taking advantage of utilizing eBooks from the Libby and Overdrive App.
Here are some YouTube Links to Support Videos for the Sno-Isle Library Catalog
Finding books on the Sno-Isle Public Library
Using Novel List Plus to find a good book
Sno-Isle Homework Resources
Students may pick up meals at the schools below. Meals will include breakfast and lunch and will be available 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 to 5 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 28, students may pick up seven days' meals at a time. Please order ahead, if possible. Meal Bags will be served at 8 School Sites and 5 Mobile Route Sites. Tuesday/Thursday meals will come with the option of a hot or cold lunch entree. Mobile Meals will be cold entrees only. All breakfast and lunch entrees will be provided together with assorted fruits and vegetables and optional milk.
- Challenger Elementary School, 9600 Holly Drive, Everett, WA 98204
- Columbia Elementary School, 10520 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo, WA 98275
- Fairmount Elementary School, 11401 Beverly Park Road, Everett, WA 98204
- Horizon Elementary School, 222 W Casino Road, Everett, WA 98204
- Mukilteo Elementary School, 2600 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo, WA 98275
- Odyssey Elementary School, 13025 17th Avenue W., Everett, WA 98204
- Serene Lake Elementary School, 4709 Picnic Point Road, Edmonds, WA 98026
- Voyager Middle School, 11711 4th Ave. W, Everett, WA 98204
Have food allergies or need a vegetarian meal? Call Food and Nutrition at 425-356-1212 and let them know where your child picks up lunch so they can make a lunch that accommodates your child's food needs.
Information and news about Mariner High School are available in a variety of formats. This year, you will receive a phone message and email from the district if we close or delay school. This helps ensure we reach everyone, including those without an email address on file, before students stand outside at a bus stop, and before parents leave for work. If you added a text message number in the Blackboard portal https://mukilteoschooldistrict.bbcportal.com/ you would also receive a text message. As usual, school delays or closures will be posted on the district website and posted through FlashAlert, which also feeds into mainstream local news feeds.
Check out the following sites and join us on social media to stay connected:
Mukilteo School District App - Available in for Android phones and the Apple store very soon!
Mariner HS website: https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Domain/530
Blackboard Connect: https://mukilteoschooldistrict.bbcportal.com/
Mariner Twitter: @MHSEverett
Mariner Instagram: MarinerMarauders and MarinerCity
Mariner Facebook: Mariner Marauders
Mariner Compass (student newspaper): marinercompass.org
Mukilteo School District e-newsletter: sign up here e-newsletter