Matanzas HS Weekly Update

December 16, 2022

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.

Tutoring Schedule Dec 19 - 22

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

Tutoring will resume on January 17, 2023.

Holiday Week Dress up Days for Students

Tuesday, December 20th - "Baby it's Cold Outside" - Wear your holiday 'ugly' sweater

Wednesday, December 21st - "How the Grinch Stole Matanzas" - Wear Grinch or Green attire

Thursday, December 22nd - "All Aboard the Polar Express" - Wear Holiday PJs

*Student attire should follow Flagler Schools dress code guidelines*

Quarter 2 Grade Timeline

Wednesday, January 11th - End of Quarter 2

Friday, January 20th - Report Cards Issued

Spotlight - MHS Choir at Disney Candlelight Processional

Our MHS Advanced Women's Choir, under the direction of Mr. Oliva, was selected for the prestigious opportunity to perform at Disney's EPCOT Candlelight Processional show on December 7th. The choir learned the music for the show and traveled to EPCOT to perform alongside choirs from around the state and nation
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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:

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

Mark your Calendars!!!

Junior Ring Ceremony

Tuesday, Dec. 20th, 6pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

This event will take place in the Pirate Theater
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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

Book Review Committee

Tuesday, Jan. 10th 2023 at 3pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Book Review Committee will meet in The Plank to review Crank by Ellen Hopkins.

End of 2nd Quarter

Wednesday, Jan. 11th 2023 at 3pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

Upcoming Home Athletic Events

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

Kiwanis Boys Basketball Tournament at Matanzas HS

Tuesday, Dec. 20th, 3:30pm to Wednesday, Dec. 21st, 9pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

MHS Boys play Monday at 3:30PM vs. Joshua and Monday at 8:00PM vs. Beachside

Girls Soccer vs. First Baptist (Senior Night)

Tuesday, Dec. 20th, 5:30pm

3535 Pirate Nation Way

Palm Coast, FL

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!