IRISH EYES February 2 - 7 2015 Clancy Salutes: • A Big “Irish Thank You” is extended to Peter Van Buskirk who will be on our campus Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm presenting “The Admissions Game!” All are welcome. • Hat’s off to the BMCHS National Honor Society whose members worked on a service project last Tuesday, January 27 at Special Care. Students helped clean recently acquired Disney displays and the facility’s indoor play area in addition to playing with children in their classrooms and outside. Pictured are Brenna Gibson, Jennings Jarman, Hayden Crandall, Kieran Raj, Hayden Bartlett, Garrett Pierce, Caitlin Grundy and Madison Dean. Others participating were Addy Bell, Tillie Allen, Hannah Reen, Brock Smith, Braden Farris, Olivia Head, Ben Jones, Hannah Williams, Lindsey Frogge and Jackie Gibson. • Congratulations to the Swim team for their performance last week at the Big 10 Conference at Edmond Y in Mitch Park in Edmond. The Girls finished 4th while the Boys finished 3rd. Leading the Girls were Gabby Dube placing 1st in the 200 Freestyle and 2nd in the 500 Yard Freestyle; the Girls 400 Freestyle Relay nabbing 1st place (Head, Reen, Dube, Borders); Olivia Head with 2nd place in the 50 Freestyle; Monica Borders in 2nd place in the 100 Butterfly. For the Boys, Chase Skelton received 3rd in the 50 Freestyle, while the 400 Freestyle Relay team of Yokell, Hopkins, Heinen and Fortin took home 3rd. The 200 Free Relay team captured 4th. Team members were Hopkins, Reen, Crandall and Skelton. Next up for the Irish is regionals this weekend at Mitch Park. • A big round of applause goes to the Irish Forensic Speech & Debate Team on their outstanding success this weekend at the 40th Annual Monty Python Invitational held at Norman High School! The team finished 2nd in both the 5A and the Championship divisions gaining 7 new Regional Qualifications, and senior Allison Hopfer was awarded the National Speech & Debate Association high point trophy in the acting division for outstanding performance. Additional team participants included: Canyen Ashworth, Bryan Box, Isabella Curling, Shane Dolan, Carly Downey, Sheila Gaffney, Lilly Haave, Anne-Marie Hagan, Madison Hart, Jack Jacobi, Juliette James, Hunter Lau, Morgan Lau, Lucas Litchfield, Cheyenne Martin, Kate McConnell, Anh Nguyen, Luke Ray, and Matthew Tran. • Clancy wishes to congratulate 1985 Bishop McGuinness graduate and 1981 Christ the King graduate, Dana Brou Hill for being named the 2015 Christ the King Catholic School “Distinguished Alumnus.” Dana’s husband Ron is also a BMCHS Class of 1985 alum as well as daughter, Maddie who graduated in 2014. Son Austin is a freshman and daughter Marlee is a junior. • Best of luck to our Academic team who will be competing in the State Academic Championship at Redlands Community College in El Reno on Saturday. Team members include Hayden Bartlett, Connor Bannon, Nathan Blagg, John Kalk, Baron O’Connor, Lucas Litchfiled, Caden Lockard, Chris Labarthe and Molly Ross. Coaches are Nicky Goff and Julie Anderson-Holt. If the team defeats Eisenhower in the first round, there is a good chance they will be playing on a webcast on Saturday. Anyone interested can go to www.foxsportsoklahoma.com and live stream the game that is scheduled to start at 10:50 am. The bracket can be found at the following link: http://www.ossaaonline.com/docs/2014-15/AcademicBowl/AC_2014-15_State5ABracket.pdf. • Congratulations to Jennings Jarman, Braden Roy and Chase Skelton for being named to the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association Class 5A AllStar Team. Special congratulations to Chase Skelton for also being named an Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Football Player. Chase will represent Bishop McGuinness in the All-State Game in July. • Congratulations to the 42 BMCHS students who were named as Oklahoma Academic Scholars. Any senior with a 3.7 on the unweighted 4.0 scale, and at least a 27 Composite on the ACT or 1220 (Critical Reading and Math) SAT through the April ACT National Test date, is a recognized scholar of Oklahoma. All scholars will be recognized at the Awards ceremony in April. • Hat’s Off to the Wrestling team for their performance last week at the Chickasha tournament. Brent Wilson placed 1st at 152 lbs and Zach Straughn placed 4th at 145 lbs. Special Congratulations to Brent Wilson who tied the McGuinness school record for most career pins. Brent will have an opportunity to BREAK the all time school record Tuesday night as the Irish host Casady for senior night. Come cheer Brent and the team to victory! • Congratulations to Kyle Fitzgerald, Liam Kelley and Conor Maguire, members of Boy Scout Troop 120 who recently received the rank of Eagle Scout. • Congratulations to all the young men who made their KAIROS retreat last weekend. A “Big Thanks” is extended to student leaders Coley Lee, Henry Novak, Elbin Gonzalez, Dominic Perrault, Landon Strunk, John Kalk, and adult leaders Alex Genheimer, Joseph Welch and Peter McConnell for all their work preparing for the retreat. • The Girls Kairos retreat is scheduled for February 26-29. Junior/senior girls can sign up with Mrs. Phillips. • Congratulations to the Boys and Girls basketball teams for their performance last week. The girls played well but lost two tough games against PC West and Del City. The boys fought hard against the 6A #2 Patriots before losing, but they rebounded on Friday as they defeated Del City 48-31. Both teams will be back in action on Saturday when they face Putnam City. Tip off for the girls is at 3:30 pm and the boys at 5:00 pm. Both games will be held in the Pirate fieldhouse. • Congratulations to sophomore Kaitlin McAuley who recently received “All Tournament Team,” honors from the “Battle of the Fort,” Ft. Smith Volleyball Tournament this past weekend as her Charge Nationals Club Volleyball team placed 3rd in the tournament. Kaitlin is pictured with older sis, Brianna McAuley who graduated in 2013. • Happy Birthday to the following staff members who will celebrate birthdays this week: Tony Pennington and Mandy Thomson. Clancy Speaks: The Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Museum will be the site for the 29th annual Bishop McGuinness auction. A Big Irish “Thank You” is extended to Auction Chairpersons Melanie Maguire and Lori Fitzgerald for their many hours of work preparing for this year’s event. A special “Thank You” is also extended to Honorary Chairpersons Judy Love and Barbara Brou for their support in helping make this year’s event so successful. Proceeds from the event will be used to help support the schools work grant program and help renovate one of our science labs. “Clancy Goes Country” promises to be the largest and most successful auction since the school’s first event held in 1986. Chairpersons that year were Mary Ann and Greg Edwards. I look forward to seeing you there. If you have not made a reservation and would like to inquire about tickets, please call Linda Mares in the Development office. Finally, Peter Van Buskirk will be presenting the Admission Game to all interested 9th, 10th, and 11th grade parents Tuesday evening February 3rd from 7:00-8:30 pm. Mr. Van Buskirk will present the many obstacles that must be navigated when applying and seeking acceptance to a college or university of your choice. This is our annual required college night for all junior parents and their student. Please try to arrive early because we are expecting a large crowd. It’s Homecoming Week! Candidates and escorts will be revealed during an assembly Tuesday morning. There are special dress up days for this week: Wednesday - Future Career dress Thursday - International dress Friday - Fashion don’ts dress Monday - Decades (9th - 50’s; 10th -60’s, 11th - 70’s, 12th - 80’s) Tuesday - Spirit dress The Homecoming Dance will be held in the BMCHS Commons area Saturday evening from 8:30 -11:00 pm. Dance bids will be on sale Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for $10.00 and Friday for $12.00. Crowning of the queen will be during halftime of the boys basketball game on Tuesday, February 10th. ACT Prep Workshop Bishop McGuinness will provide ACT Prep for students who have taken or are planning to take the ACT this spring or summer. The after-school workshop of 2015 will take place the week of February 2-5, from 3:00-5:00 pm. This workshop will be for students who have taken the ACT previously and are interested in boosting their scores through concentrated instruction and practice. Please see Mrs. Lyons in Room 23 or Dr. Worthington with any questions and information on signing up. Cost is $100. Students may register for the February ACT Prep Workshops by visiting the following link: February ACT Prep -- February 2-5 http://goo.gl/forms/UC76Kv7i96 Incoming Freshmen Registration Enrollment night is determined by the first initial of your last name: A – G Monday, February 23, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 pm H –N Tuesday, February 24, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 pm O – Z Monday, March 2, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 pm For more information, please contact Ms. Laura O’Hara at 842-6638, extension 225 or [email protected] What’s Happening at BMCHS! Bulletin #23! ! February ! ! 2-7 February 2nd - February Homecoming Week 8th Monday 2nd: * 7-4 Regular Schedule * Technology Meeting in Library 3:00 PM * ACT Prep Workshop in Lecture Hall 3:00 - 5:00 PM Tuesday 3rd: * 7-5 Extended Homeroom for Homecoming Reveal * Fall Curriculum Meeting Pre-K - 8th / Theology * Admissions Game Speaker in Auditorium 7:00 PM * ACT Prep Workshop in Lecture Hall 3:00 - 5:00 PM Wednesday 4th: * 7-6 Late Start / Future Career Dress-Up Day * Fall Curriculum Meeting Pre-K - 12th / English * ACT Prep Workshop in Lecture Hall 3:00 - 5:00 PM Thursday 5th: * 7-0 Regular Schedule / International Dress-Up Day * 9th Boys Basketball vs PC 6:00 PM * Wrestling vs Heritage Hall 5:00 & 6:00 PM * ACT Prep Workshop in Lecture Hall 3:00 - 5:00 PM Friday 6th: * 7-1 Regular Schedule / Fashion Don’ts Dress-Up Day * BMCHS Auction @ Cowboy & Western Museum 6:00 PM * Track @ OBA Indoor Meet in Enid 11:00 AM * Swimming Regionals @ Mitch Park in Edmond * ACT Prep Workshop in Lecture Hall 3:00 - 5:00 PM Saturday 7th: * Academic Team @ State / Redlands Community College * Basketball @ PC 1:00 - 5:00 PM * Swimming Regionals @ Mitch Park in Edmond Homecoming Dance in Commons 8:30 - 11:00 PM Sunday 8th: Birthdays BMCHS Homecoming Dance Theme: SKI PARTY Students from all grades are invited Saturday, February 7, 2015 BMCHS Commons 8:30 - 11:00 pM Dance bids will be on sale Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday for $10 and Friday for $12. Dates to Remember February 2 February 3 February 6 February 7 February 10 February 12-15 February 13 February 16 February 23,24 February 26 March 2 March 8 March 10 March 16-20 Junior Homecoming Week Junior College Night 7:00 Auditorium BMCHS Auction - “Clancy Goes Country” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum 5:30 pm Homecoming Dance, All grades Homecoming Basketball game, Irish vs Choctaw Spring Musical “Anything Goes” End of 1st six weeks Archdiocesan Inservice - NO SCHOOL Freshman Registration for 2015-16 school year Girls KAIROS retreat Freshman Registration for 2015-16 school year Bingo Night sponsored by Alumni Association 5:30 pm All School Mass Spring Break - NO SCHOOL Students! Parents! Friends! Attention! Monday, Feb. 16 is the final day for the 2015 Chi Rho yearbook to be sold online at jostensyearbook.com for the price of $80. Beginning Feb. 17 through Apr. 20, the books will again be sold at school only for $85. Please pick up an order form in the main office or in Rm. 132. If there are any extra books, they will be sold after all the pre-‐ sold books are delivered on Delivery Day. The cost will be $85. Bishop McGuinness February 2015 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Hot Sandwich Line ______Daily_____ Cheeseburger Hamburger Breaded Chicken Patty Grilled Chicken Rotating Hot Sandwich __________________ M-Grill Cheese T– Corndog W– Chicken Fajita T– Chicken Fried Steak F-Bacon Cheeseburger Kiosk—Every Week __________________ M– Planet Sub $2.75 T- Ckn Strip $2.00 W– Chick-Fil-A $2.75 T- Ckn Poppers$2.00 F– Pizza HUt $2.00 2 3 4 5 6 Chicken Fried Steak Mashed Pot/Gravy Peas Roll Fruit Milk BBQ Beef Sandwich Baked Beans Chips Gelatin Fruit Milk Egg Rolls Rice Noodles Veggies Spicy Peaches Fruit Milk Taquitos Beans Corn Rice Fruit Milk Tilapia Green Beans Breadstick Fruit Milk 9 10 11 12 13 Chicken Nuggets Mashed Pot/gravy Carrots Soup Roll Fruit Milk Oriental Rice Veggies Gelatin Fruit Milk Manager Special Broccoli Spicy Peaches Fruit Milk Tacos Beans Rice Corn Soup Fruit Milk Lasagna Roll Vegetables Breadstick Fruit Milk 16 No School 17MARDI GRAS 18 19 20 Philly Cheese Scallop Potatoes Vegetables Gelatin Fruit Milk Chicken Spaghetti Spicy Peaches Vegetables Fruit Milk Quesadilla Corn Rice Fruit Milk Pasta w marinara or Alfredo Green beans Breadstick Fruit Milk 23 24 25 26 27 Chicken Fried Steak Mashed Pot/gravy Carrots Roll Fruit Milk Manager Special Vegetable Gelatin Soup Fruit Milk Sloppy Joe Potato Wedges Vegetables Crisp Fruit Milk Burrito Corn Rice Beans Soup Fruit Milk Ziti Green Beans Breadstick Fruit Milk Archdiocesan Inservice DID YOU KNOW??? ASH WEDNESDAY Notes and Announcements Milk can help rebuild muscle after your workout!!!! Lunch Meal $3.25 Breakfast Served Every Morning from 7:20-7:50 "In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992(voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136(Spanish)USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.” The annual auction is this Friday, Feb. 6th Clancy Goes Country Attire: Country Chic (ex. dress and boots, sports coat and jeans) To view the Auction Catalog, please click on the following link: Here is your link to the auction catalog. http://www.bmchs.org/page.cfm?p=496 We need help loading/unloading: Friday, February 6: 8am-10am (Cowboy Museum) Saturday, February 7: 10am-noon (BMCHS) Contact Melanie Maguire if you are available ([email protected]) NEW THIS YEAR The Pony Express Premium Silent Auction replacing the Big Board. You’ll find fantastic items that could easily have been sold in the Lock, Stock, and Barrel Live Auction. This premiere auction will close temporarily at 8:30 and re-open immediately after the live auction. Thank you to our 2015 auction sponsors Sheriff The Love Family 7-11 Stores Cowboy American Fidelity Foundation Jenny and David Chansolme Class of 2018 Carol and Mark Lester K. Anthony Shanbour, MD Drs. Chambers and Toal/Susan and Mike Turpen Bronco Buster Bank SNB Dana and Ronald Hill Beasley Oil Company Shannon and David Hill The Becker Family Shelly and Gant Lambertz Jane and David Best Michael Olay, MD and (Best Companies, Inc.) Sabrina Olay, MD Bowen Pipeline Services, Inc. Bradley J. Reddick, D.O. Barbara and Paul Brou Manda and Mark Ruffin Connelly Paving Co. Patty and Rick Ruffin Scott de la Garza, MD Sequoyah Communications/ Lisa and Bentley Edmonds Alan and Kacee VanHorn Fitzgerald Associates Dr’s. Steven M. Sullivan and Architects Kevin S. Smith Shellie and Don Greiner Dr. William Tunell, MD Thank you to our sponsors Outlaw Anderson & House, Inc. Mollie and Don Andrews Mindy and Cory Baze Jennifer and Steve Bentley Dr. Georgianne Snowden and Porter Berry Bohanon Dentistry Toby and Rick Boothe Rainy and Kirk Broussard Ana and George Browning Toni and Tom Casso Melanie and Tom Davis Mary Ann and Greg Edwards Carlos Egas, MD Tracy and Tim Hughes Dr. Jay and Susan Johnston Debbie and John Jones Ruthie and Bob Klabzuba Drs. Mark and Sallie Lau LeAnn and Paul Lienhard First National Bank of Oklahoma Brenda and Tom McDaniel Tish and Mike Milligan Sue and Tom Nix Armand and Amanda Paliotta Kim and David Rainbolt Holly and Carl Raczkowski Cindy and Hugh Rice Drs. Denise and Mark Scott Sylvia and Robert Slater Jean and Bill Smith Marnie and Clayton Taylor Wranglers and Ranch Hands Betty Jo Bradley Jennifer Brim Mary Jane Calvey Stephen A. Chastain, DDS Classen Tag Agency Elaine and Tim DeGiusti Susan and Robert Dolan Tish and Doug Eason Nancy Payne Ellis Jamie and Clay Farha The Garrett Family and The Harris Foundation Drs. Brad and Liz Gawey Dr. and Mrs. Robert Jarman Kathy and Fred Kempf Larry Killebrew, M.D. Stacy and Mark McDaniel Kelly and Brent Moody Bliss and John Morris Xavier and Linda Neira James and Sandy Novak Jeannie and James P. O’Brien Kim and Joe O'Connor Pat's Tire & Auto Repair Ross Family Foundation Drs. Lois and John Salmeron Schmidt & Associates PC Gayle and Barney Semtner, III Shyla and John Slay Steffan & Farrow Orthodontics Tristar Pension Consulting Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School presents … THE ADMISSION GAME® An Interactive Presentation of the College Admission Process Tuesday - February 3, 2015 - 7:00 PM BMCHS Auditorium College Night for Juniors & Parents Featuring Peter Van Buskirk Author, Motivational Speaker and Former Dean of Admission Featured:The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Family Circle,and“Oprah and Friends” with Jean Chatzky Learn what will happen to your application behind closed doors! Become a member of an admission committee Review four candidates’ credentials Debate their strengths and weaknesses Vote to determine who gets in Want to buy one of Peter Van Buskirk’s workbooks after his presentation? www.BestCollegeFit.com The Peru Mission team will be selling his workbook before and after his presentation as a fundraiser to help our missionaries pay for their trips. The workbook is titled Prepare, Compete, Win! The Ultimate College Planning Workbook for Students, (formerly The College Planning Workbook). The workbook is an interactive guide that provides contextual interpretations of the college admission process, reﬂective exercises, calendars and to-do lists, and planning exercises that prepare students to compete for admission. This most recent edition, released in August 2014, is up-to-date regarding the overall student enrollment process, online applications and financial aid. The workbook sells for $20, and the Peru Mission will receive $5 for every book sale, so please support the mission while also preparing for college! Dear Patrons, Bishop McGuinness’ spring production of Anything Goes is providing you with the opportunity to advertise your business, or to simply send a message to members of the cast and crew by purchasing ad space in our programs. Performances will be held February 12th – 14th at 7:00pm and Sunday, February 15th at 3:00pm in the Petuskey Performing Arts Auditorium. We appreciate any and all support that you provide. If you have any questions, For the BMCHS spring musical production: please feel free to contact me. AUDITIONS Thank you, Mrs. Jennifer Sokolosky Vocal Music Director Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School [email protected] 405-204-2193 cell -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Petuskey Performing Arts Auditorium NOVEMBER 5th – Music Audition* NOVEMBER 6th – Callbacks 3:00pm - 6:00pm *Please email your ad in digital format if at all possible. You may do so by sending it to Lisa McConnell at [email protected] Payments need to be given to Mrs. Sokolosky. Please keep in mind that the program ads will be printed in black white. You can make checks payable to BMCHS. The ad sizes and prices are listed below. *All students auditioning must prepare 18 bars or one minute of a song from any musical and learn a brief choreographed dance. Callbacks will consist of a cold reading from the script. Questions? Contact Mrs. Sokolosky Please Choose Your Desired Ad Size(s): _____ 1/2 page advertisement (approx. 3.25” x 4.25”) $50 _____ Full page advertisement (approx. 6.5” x 4.25”) $100 *Deadline: Digital Ad & payment must be submitted by February 6th, 2015. READY FOR IRISH POM ? AUDITION CLINIC: Monday, March 23rd 5-8pm BMCHS Gym OFFICIAL AUDITION: Friday, March 27th 6-8pm Dance Visions Room MANDATORY CAMP DATES: MAY 27TH-30TH ¥ IRISH POM PARENT/CHILD INFORMATIONAL MEETING HELD: MARCH 5th @ 6pm BMCHS lecture hall (NW entrance). ¥ -Expectations, commitments, schedules & overall pom program details will be presented & discussed with Coach Jamie Lane. ¥ -Attendance is required to pursue pom tryouts. ¥ -For questions & concerns, contact: [email protected] ¥ -Check out our pom page under the BMCHS athletics tab or go to www.bmchspom.com Please visit our website at www.bmchs.org and click Alumni Events to download a copy of this form. Date: SUNDAY, March 8, 2015 At 5:30 BMCHS Commons Area Those that register on 3/8/15 Dinner Starts: 5:30 Bingo packs will be $10.00 Bingo Starts: 6:00 Name: _______________________________ ***PRE REGISTER*** by 3/6/15 Bingo Packs: $7.00 for 10 games Raffle Tickets: $1.00 a ticket or $5.00 for 6 tickets Sponsored by: BMCHS Alumni Association Questions ?? Contact: Carly Tribbey: 405-761-0997 [email protected] Address: _____________________________ City, Zip: _____________________________ Phone: _______________________________ Email: _______________________________ # of Packs: __________________________ Total Amount Enclosed $______________ Make Checks payable to BMCHS 801 NW 50th, OKC, OK 73118 Attention: Family Bingo Night **7 Spots are still available** Contact Ms.Wood at [email protected] or Ms. Begansky at [email protected] SPEND THE SUMMER IN EUROPE Signup deadline is February 18 Ms. Wood, Spanish teacher, and Ms. Begansky, French teacher, at BMCHS are sponsoring a trip to Paris and Mediterranean Europe: Paris, Barcelona, Provence, French Riviera, Monaco, Pisa, Florence, Assisi and Rome. The trip will last 14 days from June 8 - June 21, 2015. For information, please email Ms. Wood at [email protected] or Ms. Begansky at [email protected] To enroll and obtain all necessary information please visit the following website: www.eftours.com/tour-website/1638049MH Open to students - 14 Days Tour Number: 1638049MH Group Leader: Mayra Wood Requested Departure Date: 6/8/2015 Requested Return Date: 6/21/2015 Requested Departure Gateway: Oklahoma City, 14 days France, Spain, Italy Experience iconic landmarks, priceless works of art, and cities rich in history. Paris has all these and more, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre. Down in the Mediterranean region, the Parque Guell in Barcelona, the Duomo in Florence, and the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City blur the line between civic beautification and artistic masterpiece. Parents, we would like to invite you to participate in PARENTS IN TOUCH a campus prayer ministry, every Tuesday at 2:25 pm. PRAYER GROUP “Parents In Touch” Are you worried about your children? Would you like to uplift them in prayer? Join the BMCHS Parents In Touch group is a volunteer group of parents that meet to accept at 11:30 and support Wednesdays the prayer request of our students and In the BMCHS Chapel To faculty. pray for You yourare children and BMCHS staff. welcome to attend. For more information, moreprayer information or For to email requests, please contactMr. Aimee Phillips, please contact: Joe Welch at Campus Minister, [email protected] [email protected] or 858-4756. ATTENTION ALL FAMILIES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORK GRANT FINANCIAL AID PROGRAM Work Grant Financial Aid applications for next year (2015-16) are now available in the Business Office. You must reapply each year. The submission deadline is March 15, 2015. Failure to complete the application process by March 15 2015 jeopardizes your participation in the program.
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