Welcome Back Sailors!
We are thrilled to be starting the 2023-24 School year!
Attached you will find the Week’s Events Calendar for the upcoming activities at MSHS.
Week’s Events Calendar
First Day of School is Tuesday, September 5
No late start Wednesday, September 6
Late Orientation Sept. 5 LMC 7:15-7:45 am
Sailor Salute Week Sept 5-8 - Dress in Red, White & Blue on Friday
WIN time begins the week of Tuesday, Sept. 12 & Thursday, Sept. 14
Off to a great start! So great to see the hallways filled with Sailors during the recent Student Orientations, Staff Welcome Back Meetings and Open house!
We are ready to have a great school year!
Sailors, Seize the Day!
Making the most of each moment!
Sailor Salute a night to honor our Military, Veterans and First Responders
Friday, September 8th Sailor Stadium
Back to School Updates and Reminders:
School starts at 7:45 am and dismisses at 2:55 pm
Things to bring for the first day: Your fully charged chromebook, backpack with personal belongings & personal water bottle. Be sure to check your power school portal for your most up to date class schedule.
General School Supplies: A spiral notebook with paper, pens/pencils for your classes.
Student Drop Off and Pick up: When dropping off your student in the morning please use the front circle drive and the east parking lot. When using the front circle drive please do not use the bus lane for drop off. Parent drop off is the lane closest to Seminole. In planning for after school pick up, please know that students will be directed to use the crosswalk at Seminole and Padelt.
Student drivers please plan to park in the West lot during the marching band season. Moped Parking is also available in the West lot on the marked sidewalk.
Students have 1st or 2nd lunch based on their 3rd hour teacher and are assigned a location for lunch based on their last name.
Lunch is free to all students
Information for CTC students: You will all receive monthly email reminders throughout the school year. More information can be found in the following link. September CTC Information Letter
Please visit the MSPS Transportation website for Bus information and student expectations. https://www.monashores.net/page/transportation
Late Orientation: For those students who missed Orientation, on your first day of school please report to the LMC. Doors will open for you at 7:15 am. Reminder for parents to complete your demographic information on the portal for your student to be issued a chromebook.
Communication: Each Friday you will receive a Sailor Family Update email communication of school updates and reminders from the Principal’s office. In addition, the HS webpage and MSPS App is a tremendous resource for school wide information. Follow us on twitter and facebook for updates on student events and activities. www.monashores.net @mshspride
Extended Day Academic support Will be offered starting week #2 of the school year. Location: LMC Time: 3:00- 3:45 pm
Raising the Bar! Sailor Academic Highlights
In the Spring of 2023, MSHS students excelled in College Board Advanced Placement exams, which give high school students the opportunity to take challenging college-level coursework while still in high school. Sailor accomplishments are outlined by the numbers below.
- 85% of MSHS students received a passing score of at least 3 or higher. Well above the state and national average.
- 50 students were named AP Scholars by receiving passing scores on at least three AP exams.
- 13 examinees were named AP Scholars with Honor by averaging 3.25 on all tests and passing at least 4 others.
- 31 students were dubbed AP Scholars with Distinction for their 3.5 average score on all tests while passing at least 5 more exams.
- The AP Capstone Diploma is awarded to students who pass both the AP Seminar and AP Research tests while scoring 3 or higher on 4 other exams. Mona Shores had 4 recipients of this honor: Cienna Billingsley, Carly Califf, Cecilia Conrad, and Carlie Gelderloos.
- 2 students received the National African American Recognition Award: Brandon Thompson and Jayda Trigg.
For more information on the AP program, contact Todd Conrad, Associate Principal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend! See you soon!
If you are ever concerned about the safety or well being of a student. Please access the link. This is a confidential site that is monitored by the Michigan State Police. Assistance is quickly available.Confidential Safety Tip Form
Mental Health resources for families:
Students and parents who wish to receive services from Taylor Jones can reach out by email or phone. Fresh Coast Counseling Phone number: 616-319-4389 FCC email: email@example.com
For Sailor information please visit the HS web page www.monashores.net. To catch all of the Sailor Action follow us on the New MSPS App, twitter and facebook. @mshspride and @MonaShoresAthletics Download the Mona Shores App today! Just search Mona Shores in the App Store or Google Play Store to stay up to date with all things Mona Shores.
Sailors, Seize the Day!
Making the most of each moment
Follow the Sailor Action @mshspride @monashoresathletics
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