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Mona Shores High School Points of Pride

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Excellence in Academics

Mona Shores High School takes great pride in offering:

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  • College Preparatory courses

  • The Class of 2019 earned over 6 million dollars in College Scholarship opportunities

  • 22 Advanced Placement course exam offerings

  • College Boards AP Honor Roll 3 years in a row

  • Through the National Merit Scholarship Program earn annually Semi-Finalist, Finalists and Scholar award recipients

  • Bridge Magazine’s Academic All-State 2017

  • Graduation Rate 95%

  • Newsweek America’s Top HS 2019

  • The Washington Post’s Most Rigorous High Schools 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Education in Excellence award 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Epic Award 2017- Judy Hunt 2018 Pat Rabbitt

  • Next Gen Personal Finance Gold Standard Business School

  • STEM recognized HS for courses offered

  • First Robotics Chairman’s Award 2017, World Robotics Championship Qualifier

  • Sailor’s Log Newspaper Spartan Award 22 years in a row

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) at the Muskegon Career Tech Center

  • Online and Blended learning opportunities , Voyager Learning Lab, Flipped instruction

  • Chromebooks for all students

  • Offer 65 clubs, activities, and extracurricular opportunities for students

  • Extensive Elective programs including: World Languages, French, Spanish, Broadcast studio, Business, Visual Arts, Newspaper, Yearbook, Woods, Metals, Web Design, Coding, CAD, Design, Robotics, Coffee Shop

  • Early College partnership with Muskegon Community College

  • Host School for the Muskegon Lumberjacks

  • Academy Alternate Diploma program- Career focus

  • Ride with Pride Positive School and Community campaign

Excellence in Performing  Arts

Mona Shores High School takes great pride in offering:

  • Orchestra (Performed in the National Orchestra Festival 2017)

  • Fiddlers

  • Marching Band and Concert Band

  • Choir

  • America’s Tallest Singing Christmas Tree- Featured on the Travel Channel

  • Allegros- Broadway musicals

  • Jazz Band

  • Guitar

  • E- Music

  • Drama/Theatre

  • Awarded Best in Music Communities 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Each of the performing arts programs travels abroad to perform. (Ireland, Italy, Greece, Brazil)

Excellence in Athletics

Mona Shores High School takes great pride in offering 23 MHSAA-recognized varsity sports, a state-recognized weightlifting program for all athletes, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Clearinghouse guidance for college-bound student-athletes. Additionally, the following achievements have been attained by the department over the past decade.

4 MHSAA State Champions (Girls Golf in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

2 MHSAA State Finalists (Ice Hockey in 2007; Football in 2014, 2018)

2 MHSAA Third Place Finishes (Boys Bowling in 2013; Competitive Cheerleading in 2017, 2018)

Over 30 Individual First-Team All-State Student-Athletes

2 MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award Winners (Kobe Burse in 2016; Jordan Walker in 2017)

2 MAHOF Scholar-Athlete Award Winners (Kennedy Potts in 2016; Jordan Walker in 2017)

Miss Basketball- Jordan Walker 2017

High Jump State Champion and 2nd place in Nationals- Libby Knoll

3 State "Coach of the Year" Award Winners (John Brainard, Girls Golf; Greg Schmeling, Bowling; Matt Koziak, Football)

30+ Academic All-State Varsity Teams

30+ NCAA Division 1 & 2 Scholarship Athletes

Over $2,000,000 in athletic scholarships