Monomoy Regional High School's Weekly Newsletter
Published: December 16th, 2022
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Adult English classes
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Shark Shout Out to Gavin Varley and his successful hunting trip to South Carolina. Gavin brought back venison for our class to use in our venison chili recipe. Many thanks! -Ms. Freitas and the Culinary Arts & Nutrition students
The Monomoy Theater Company invites you to audition for...
The Lip Sync Battle is Wednesday, December 21st!
Monomoy's Student Newspaper: The Bite!
Winter Spirit Week & Spirit Trees
- Festive Jammies (Monday)
Tuesday Skier vs Surfer (Tuesday)
On Wednesdays "We Wear Pink"
Ugly sweater day (Thursday), (tally in classes)
Spirit trees will be judged on Monday, December 19th!
Sandscript hosts open mic
A FUN AND FABULOUS OPEN MIC was hosted by Sandscript on Wednesday, and both students and staff were invited to attend and perform. We heard wonderful music from Junior Talia Perez, Teacher Matt Brown, and School Psychologist Peter Norton. Fabulous poetry and prose were read by Sophomore Quill Adamsons, Senior Hope Jorgensen, Junior Talia Perez, Sophomore Jason Elhilow, and Teacher Rory Johnson! We were entertained by a rap written by Eighth grader Jude McMahon (with support from Eighth grader Sam Kelly), and finally, we were enthralled by the terrific Mongolian dancing of AFS student, Naranjin Bold in full costume!! Enjoy the photos!
Interact Club brings holiday cheer to our community's seniors
The Monomoy Interact Club donned their Santa hats and went on a fun field trip this week in the hopes of "delivering" some holiday cheer to our community. 24 students participated and the seniors at Liberty Commons in Chatham and the Harwich Council on Aging were smiling ear to ear! They were thrilled to meet these wonderful students and hear them sing beautiful Christmas carols. In addition, the students delivered homemade Christmas cards and cookies! Thank you to Chris Morris, who played the piano to accompany the singing, and a Shark Shout Out to Kerri Robinson and Lisa Forte-Doyle for donating the festive attire! These are the students who shared their time and enthusiasm to brighten someone else's day!
Ileana Babes-Deel, Justin Barr, Naranjargal Bold, Britanya Bucknor, Ryan Casey, Thomas Chase, Rood Cheron, Abby Considine, Marissa Dennis, Maya Flaherty, Alisha Germosen, Lilly Gould, Molly Gramm, A’Olani Hill, Maya Jones, Patrick Jordan, Patrick McMahon, Alyson Morris, Scarlett O’Malley, Kiki Pigo-Cronin, Brianna Ramos, Nicolai Robbins, Elizabeth Rodgers, and Jack Yuskaitis
I am so proud of all these amazing kids! -Betsy Casey
Key Club runs a holiday movie event for CES
On Saturday, December 10th, MRHS Key Club helped run a holiday movie event held at the Chatham Orpheum Theater by the Chatham Elementary School. Key Club members helped sort snack bags, watched the students, and kept the students entertained throughout the event as the elementary schoolers watched Elf. The Key Club also hosted a winter clothing drive during the month of December, and received numerous donations! Thank you to all who helped with these events, and Happy Holidays from the 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!
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.
AmeriCorps Cape Cod (ACC) MLK Day of Service 2023 Volunteer Registration
Volunteers needed for MLK Day 2023! The AmeriCorps Cape Cod team is eagerly preparing for a day of service on January 16th, 2023.
Register today by clicking the following link! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAIYWL53WrGONbrCEX8JaH-UkPdP1yvGgb-UM8RcWCCnYw-w/viewform
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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Seniors with January 1 Deadlines
Please connect with your counselor before going on break!
On 12/15/22, counselors held a PSAT Score Interpretation assembly to educate students on how to understand their PSAT scores and ways to prepare. For more information, please look here….at https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt
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
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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)
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.
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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Weekly Athletics Roundup: Week of December 12th, 2022
Boys Basketball: Michael Desir
Tuesday, December 13, we played against the Dolphins and brought a good fight and battled hard starting the first half of the game and going into the second half keeping the game tight, down 2. But then DY started to go on a crazy break and messed us up defensively and somewhat of our offense with their intense defense. At the end of the Day Finn and I were proud of everyone playing their hearts out and the bench being loud and giving everyone a lift with their motivation. Now we need to take this loss and turn it into a win against Cape Tech.
Girls Basketball: Lucy Mawn
Girls basketball is just getting started. We beat Nauset 45-36 to open our season last Friday. We played DY for our home opener on Tuesday. Through a very hard fought game we fell short 45-28. Great defensive game by the girls all around. Looking to get a win for our next game on Tuesday away at Falmouth.
Boys Hockey: Mitchell Silva
Boys hockey lost a tough home opener game 7-0 against DY. The boys were only down by 2 goals at the end of the first period in a great effort. Despite being a young team, everyone seemed to keep their heads high and not back down. Of course, we can continue to improve on our plays, communication, and other aspects of the game, but there are high hopes for the season to come. This was a first highschool hockey game for many of the team members, and myself alongside coaches and other older players on the team are very proud of how everyone is working together and how hard they are trying.
Girls Hockey: Morgan Willis
This past week, Furies ice hockey had a game on 12/11 against Pope Francis. It was a great game, and we beat them 3-2. From Monomoy, Gaby Bassett scored. We have been working hard during practices this week for our upcoming games including today, 12/15 against Nantucket, and this Saturday, 12/17 @ Martha’s Vineyard. (-Morgan Willis)
Athletics Weekly Schedule: Week of December 19th, 2022
Athletics Dismissals: Week of December 19th, 2022
V/JV Girls Basketball @ 2:45
V/JV Boys Basketball @ 1:30
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!