Matanzas HS Weekly Update

December 9, 2022

Algebra 1 and Geometry EOC Testing

10th, 11th and 12th grade students who need to take the Algebra 1 or Geometry EOC will be testing beginning on Monday, December 12th at 8:10AM. Please check Schoology for your testing location.

MHS Bell Schedule December 19 - 22

On December 19, 20, 21 and 22, Matanzas will operate a modified bell schedule to allow for 90 minute exam periods for semester course common district final testing, quarterly exams and teachers administering midterm examinations. All periods will meet each day, but at different times than the typical schedule.

Please see attached modified bell schedule for the week.

Make up exams for common district finals will take place the week of January 9th.

Lunchtime Reminder

Parents, please remember that Matanzas HS is a closed campus. Students are not permitted to leave campus during the school day to get lunch.

We also do not permit students to order food and have it delivered. If a student is in need of lunch or breakfast our wonderful food service employees will ensure they are taken care of.

For more information about check out and attendance procedures, please visit:

MHS Staffing Update

Parents, Matanzas is seeking candidates for the following positions:

  • Science Teacher
  • ELA Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Security Guard
  • Paraprofessional

The positions are posted and accepting applications on the Flagler Schools website:

Spotlight - DECA "On Deck" Coffee Spot

Our DECA Club, which is an organization to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs, recently re-opened the "On Deck" Coffee Spot, a student-run enterprise. These students make and sell coffee milkshakes to students and faculty every Monday, Wednesday and Friday before school in the Upper Spot!

MHS Daily Announcements

Did you know that the MHS Daily Announcements are posted on our Matanzas HS website? To view, click the "Daily Announcements" megaphone on

School Counseling Department Update

As you know, one of our school counselors Ms. Carue Davis passed away a few weeks ago. In addition, due to our growth we were recently allocated an additional counseling position. This means that we are seeking two school counselors at this time. While we work through filling these positions, we wanted to make sure our students and parents know who to reach out to if they are in need of guidance services.

Ms. Cuevas - Last Names But - Cou, F-J (12th Grade Only) and AICE Students

Ms. Feist - Last Names A - Benne, Ru-Z and ESE Access Points

Dr. Fitzgerald - Last Names Cox - Maq

Ms. Stuve - Last Names Bennf - Bus and Mar - Ro and ESE Access

Tutoring Schedule

Every Tuesday and Thursday after school MHS offers tutoring from certified teachers in Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies. We also facilitate test make ups and retakes both days. Tutoring is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45PM to 4:20PM and includes bus transportation for students residing in the MHS attendance zone.

The last tutoring session before winter break will be Thursday, December 20th. Tutoring will not be offered on December 22nd.

Mark your Calendars!!!

Starlight Parade - JROTC Marching!

Saturday, Dec. 10th, 5pm

Town Center Boulevard

Palm Coast, FL

Book Review Committee Meeting

Monday, Dec. 12th, 3pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Matanzas HS Media Review Committee meeting regarding The Nowhere Girls.

Chorus Winter Performance

Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 7pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Performance will take place in the Pirate Theater.

SAC Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 14th, 6pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

This meeting will take place in The Plank.

Blue Steel Holiday Extravaganza

Thursday, Dec. 15th, 7pm

5500 State Route 100

Palm Coast, FL

Big picture

Junior Ring Ceremony

Tuesday, Dec. 20th, 6pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

This event will take place in the Pirate Theater
Big picture

Band Holiday Concert

Wednesday, Dec. 21st, 6pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Concert will take place in the Pirate Theater

Winter Break - No School for Students

Friday, Dec. 23rd, 8am to Sunday, Jan. 8th 2023 at 3pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Upcoming Home Athletic Events

Boys Soccer vs. Beachside HS

Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 5:30pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

JV @ 5:30PM and V @ 7:00PM

Boys Basketball vs. Upperman (TN)

Thursday, Dec. 15th, 6pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

JV @ 6PM, Varsity @ 7:30PM

Girls Soccer @ FPCHS

Friday, Dec. 16th, 5:30pm

5500 State Route 100

Palm Coast, FL

JV @ 5:30PM and V @ 7:30PM

Kiwanis Girls Basketball Tournament at Matanzas HS

Friday, Dec. 16th, 5pm to Saturday, Dec. 17th, 5:30pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

MHS Girls play at 9:30AM and 3:30PM on Saturday

MHS Contact Information

Community Information

Virtual Teen Town Hall "Natural High"

Teens have your voice heard! Check out the flyer for the upcoming virtual "Teen Town Hall" featuring the theme "Natural High" hosted by our Student School Board Representative Isabela!