Mariners Chronicle

January 2019

A note from the principal...

Happy New Year and welcome to 2019! It's the beginning of the new calendar year, with new resolutions, but here at MCHS we are getting ready for the end of the 1st Semester, with exams taking place January 23rd, 24th and 25th. From here on out, time is going to fly with important dates being upon us before we know it (to stay on top of dates, I have included a list of important ones to take note of, especially for our Seniors who are a few short steps away from graduation!)
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2018-2019 MCHS Important Dates

Every day of school is important and student school attendance is a high priority. This reminder is regarding several very important 2018-2019 school year events that are significantly impacted by any student absence. Please note these events on your calendars and avoid making any plans that may conflict with them.

January 23 - 25 FIRST SEMESTER EXAMS, ½ days, students dismissed at 10:53 am

Second Semester 2019

February 15 - 18 Mid-Winter Break

March 25 - March 29 Spring Break

April 9 - 11 Spring 2019 State of Michigan Testing

May 18 Prom, 11th & 12th Grade Students

May 24 Seniors last day, Senior breakfast and commencement practice -


May 29 Honors Convocation, 7pm @ PAC,


June 2 Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony,

1pm MCHS Gymnasium

June 11 - 13 Final Exams, ½ days

Students of the Month

Congratulations to our November Students of the Month:

Freshman: Ty Nelson

Sophomore: Abigail McKenzie

Junior: Jack Kammer

Senior: Vincent Gaytan

Thank you to the MCHS Boosters for providing our students with special MCHS Elite t-shirts and Crazy Cousins Cupcakes for the special sweet treats!!

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Budget Challenge

Congratulations to Hannah Tomasek. She placed 1st in the H & R Block Budget Challenge simulation out of the two Financial Management classes that participated. Thank you to Christine McNabb and Amber Mullins from Northstar Bank for presenting Hannah with a $500 scholarship.
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Budget Challenge Continued...

Congratulations to Morigan Vermilya. She placed 2nd in the H & R Block Budget Challenge simulation out of the two Financial Management classes that participated. Thank you to Cheryl Devereaux and John Notte and from H and R Block for presenting Morigan with a chromebook. Way to go!
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Mariner Drama News

Mariner Drama's spring musical will be a gutsy, more modern production of the musical Man of La Mancha. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, MAN OF LA MANCHA celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. We plan to set the context of this musical in a more modern setting that will relate to our young adults that attend.

Auditions for this show will be held for Marine City High School students on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Please check out for more information.

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2019 One Act Festivals

Mariner Drama is returning to the Mid-Michigan Theater Festival in Bay City on February 1-3, 2019. This year, we are presenting the beloved children's tale, THE LITTLE PRINCE. We are not just calling this a performance, but an "experience", as we plan to make this a very enchanted, visual presentation of the lonely prince and the stranded Aviator. In the story, we learn of the young prince's quest to return to his beloved "Rose." As he journeys, we learn a great deal about keeping a child-like perspective.

Following our performance at the Mid-Michigan Theater Festival, Mariner Drama will take our show to the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Associations REGIONAL Theater festival at Avondale High School on February 2, 2019. If we score high enough, we will move onto STATE Theater Festival on February 15th and 16th at Harper Woods High School.

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