MPHS Cougar Connection

April 9, 2021

Upcoming Events at MPHS

Monday, April 12-Spring Sports Practices Begin

Tuesday, April 13-Golf Regional Tournament @ Shenandoah GC

Cross Country Regionals @ Central

Cap & Gown Pick Up (Bus Loop): 12:00-2:00 & 4:00-6:00

Wednesday, April 14-

Thursday, April 15-

Friday, April 16-

Class of 2021 Information

The first round of Cap & Gown Pick-up will be on April 13 from 12:00-2:00 and 4:00-6:00 in the MPHS Bus Loop. If you ordered your cap and gown, you may pick it up then. This will be a drive-thru event.

If you have not ordered your cap and gown yet, please do so ASAP. The deadline for ordering is May 1st. Orders can be placed in one of two ways:

1. Online at

2. Jostens Call Center at 1-800-Jostens (567-8367) *Bilingual available in Spanish

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Partners for Safe Teen Driving Presentation for Health & PE 10--Information & Save the Date

We are aware if you have not yet attended the 90-minute parent/teen presentation to meet the HPE 10 course requirement and the Virginia Code §22.1-205 requirement. We will be holding a virtual meeting for our students and parents on Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00pm. For this meeting you will need to sign-up through the following link Partners for Safe Teen Driving Presentation, so we are better able to prepare. The deadline to sign-up will be Monday, April 19th before 11:59 P.M.

A parent and student must attend the entire virtual presentation together sitting side-by-side using a device. This presentation will entail watching a recorded PowerPoint video and answering questions at the end of the presentation. We will send the information and link out to the presentation through email on Tuesday, April 20th (Two days before the virtual meeting). You will just need to click the link to join the presentation. If unable to attend the virtual presentation this semester, there will be another opportunity to attend the 90-minute parent/teen driver education presentation next school year (2021 Fall Semester) to meet this requirement.

Need to see a counselor virtually or when you are at school for Hybrid?

Please complete this form requesting a meeting with your school counselor:

Upcoming SAT tests

The next SAT is May 8 at MPHS. Registration is limited due to COVID-19 protocols. The regular registration deadline was April 8 however, the late registration deadline (late fee added) is April 27.

Students must register for the SAT using their College Board Account. Once registered, please read all information carefully. The last SAT for 2020-21 is June 5. There will NOT be an SAT administered at MPHS on this date.

Spring SOL Parent Information


Following Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) guidelines, Manassas Park City Schools (MPCS) will be administering Standards of Learning (SOL) tests between May 3 and June 8, 2021. The VDOE requires that SOL tests be administered under secure, standardized testing conditions at school and in the presence of school personnel. Schools will set their own test schedule within the testing window and will communicate this information to families.

Parent Survey

To finalize testing plans and to coordinate transportation, MPCS is asking parents of all students who are scheduled to test to complete an SOL survey through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. This survey must be completed for each child who may be taking an SOL test.

Please read the attached document for important information about SOL testing before completing the survey.

Please complete this survey no later than Friday, April 16.

To access the survey:

  • Login into your PowerSchool Parent Portal account

  • In the left menu, click on Forms

  • Click on SOL Survey

  • Select the language preference for the survey (English or Spanish)

  • Complete the survey and click Submit when done

If you have any questions about SOL testing, please email me at or contact your child’s school.


Jon Mamon
Director of Assessment and Accountability

Vaccine Sign Up for Students 16 and Older!

We have another opportunity for your child to be vaccinated through Novant next weekend! If you are interested in this opportunity for you child, please complete this form:

All appointment information will come directly from Novant.

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