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Maur Hill-Mount Academy


Mission Statement
Maur Hill-Mount Academy is a Catholic, international, college preparatory school educating young men and women in the Benedictine tradition.

A leader amoung Catholic, college preparatory schools internationally.


Daily Announcement

The announcements are read morning and afternoon every school day. Most are read on at least two occasions. They are not guaranteed to have complete information about all events. The announcements posted online are not guaranteed to be up-to-date. They can also be found on the MH-MA app for iPhone and Android.

Start of School Year Letter

(10/12)  Fall Break is Friday, October 16th and Monday, October 19th.  The faculty have Professional Learning on Friday, October 16th, the office will have limited staff that day and will be closed on Monday.  
(10/12)  Juniors and Seniors - if you have an art portfolio that  you want to show at National Portfolio Days on Saturday, October 24th - please see Mr. Farrell - limited space is available.  
(10/12)  Wednesday, October 14th - Juniors and Seniors in honors classes will take the PSAT, freshman and sophomores will take the ASPIRE (new preACT test), and seniors will tour Benedictine.  School will be dismissed when testing is complete which will be 11:45ish.  NO lunch will be served.  
(10/12)  Wednesday, October 14th - last day for students to wear shorts until 4th quarter.  
10/8)  Sporting Events - Thursday, October 8th - Cross-Country team will run at 4:00 today at Pleasant Ridge
                                                                               C Volleyball team will play at home at 5:00
                                                                               Varsity soccer team will play at 5:30 at Perry, no JV game
(10/8)  Charity Jeans Day results:
           4th place - Mother Teresa - $57.50
           3rd place - St. George - $61.10
           2nd place - St. Gabriel - $67.45
           1st place - St. Sebastian - $79.20
           Total amount received - $265.25    
           This is $21.43 less than last month    
           Total year to date towards our goal $815.01
(10/8)  Update - Mr. Baniewicz announced Friday, October 9th will be a "Royal" Jeans Day!  You may wear jeans with a Royals shirt or a blue shirt!  Mass attire required otherwise.
(10/8)  Wednesday, October 14th - Last day for the students to wear shorts until 4th quarter
(10/8)  Friday, October 9th - Freshman Retreat - the freshman should arrive by 7:45 and report to 1st hour - they are to wear Jeans Day attire (jeans and a MH-MA shirt)
(10/8)  Friday, October 9th - Mass Day - students need to wear oxfords;no shorts
(10/8)  Thursday, October 8th - JR/SR Job Fair, AHS - a.m.
(10/6)  There will be a March for Life meeting in Mr. Heron's room Thursday during Family.  Please sign up in the front office if you are interested in attending.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Heron.  
(10/6)  Wednesday, October 7th - Late Start - 1st bell rings at 8:45
(10/6)  Wednesday, October 7th - Charity Jeans Day - students may wear jeans (no shorts, leggings, or sweats) with a MH-MA shirt - tickets may be purchased in the house room beginning a 8:30 - $2 each
(10/6)  Reminder - if you would like to purchase "Pink Out" Shirts, please turn in your $12 and let Mrs. King know by end of the day tomorrow.  
(10/5)  Wednesday, October 7th - Late Start - 1st bell rings at 8:45
            Wednesday, October 7th - Charity Jeans Day - tickets will go on sale Monday - $1 each
(10/5)  Tuesday, October 6th - Pizza Lunch - please bring $6 if you have not prepaid for pizza
(10/5)  Reminder - the Benedictine points for August and September have expired - October's Benedictine points are yellow.  
(10/4)  Charity Jeans Day (Wednesday) - tickets will go on sale Monday.
(10/4)  Congratulations to Cal Riedley - winner of the Spirit Day Contest - Cal won a free ticket to Homecoming!
(10/4)  Life Chain - Sunday, October 4th - 2:00-3:00 - meet at the corner by Pizza Hut - signs provided
(10/2)  Students - if you are taking the SAT tomorrow morning, please do not forget to bring your admission ticket and photo ID.  You will not be admitted without these items.  Be to the school no later than 7:45 for check in.  
(10/2)  Reminder that EVERY student who is attending the Homecoming Dance MUST purchase a ticket for the dance.
(10/1)  Wednesday, October 7th - Charity Jeans Day - tickets will go on sale Monday!
(10/1)  Saturday, October 3rd - Homecoming Dance - 8:30-11:30
(10/1)  Saturday, October 3rd - Musical practice - 9:00am
(10/1)  Friday, October 2nd - Homecoming Football Game 7:00 - come out and support the Ravens!
(10/1)  Friday, October 2nd - Spirit Day!  
(10/1)  Congratulations to Mallory Panchot - winner of the Decade contest!  Mallory won a free ticket to Homecoming!
(9/30)  Congratulations to Kylee Stec - winner of the Flag Day contest!  Kylee won a free ticket to Homecoming!
(9/30)  Please come out and support our teams at the Pep Rally tonight - 7:00 in the gym; bonfire to follow.  Go Ravens!
(9/30)  Congratulations to Avery Lewman - winner of the Best Dressed contest!  Avery won a free ticket to Homecoming!
(9/30)  The art room will be open tonight from 3:30-5:30.
(9/30)  Reminder - the school guest dance forms are available in the front office.  The forms must be returned to the office by Thursday.
(9/30)  Students interested in the spring break trip, please contact Mr. Prestegard - the price can change after today.
(9/30)  Congratulations to Christian Wessel - winner of the Blob Day contest!  Christan won a free ticket to Homecoming!
(9/28)  The JV football team hosts Troy today.  Kickoff is 5:30 not 6:00.  Come out and cheer them on to victory!  
(9/28)  Reminder - tomorrow is a Mass day;  it is also dress your best for Mass.  Please make sure that you are dressed appropriately.  
(9/28)  Homecoming tickets will be available during lunch starting on Tuesday.  Tickets are $8 each through Friday, and $10 on Saturday at the door.  Reminder that the winner of each days dress up contest will receive a free ticket to the homecoming dance.  
(9/28)  Out of school guest dance forms are available in the front office.  Forms must be returned to the office by Thursday.
(9/28)  Congratulations to the C Team volleyball team, who finished first in their tournament this weekend at Atchison High School.  They went 9 and 1 on the weekend.  Way to go ladies!
(9/25)  Homecoming Queen Candidates - Michaela Pickman, Francine Wood, and Carly Taylor
           Homecoming King Candidates - Renz Pros, Canyon Miller, and Harry Trotter
           Spirit Queen Candidates - Junior - Delaney Elias
                                                     Sophomore - Heather Ronnebaum
                                                     Freshman - Erin DuLac
(9/25)  Spirit Week - Monday, September 28th - Friday, October 2nd 
            Monday -  Blob Day
            Tuesday - Dress Up
            Wednesday - Flag Day
            Thursday - Decades Day
            Friday - Spirit Day
(9/25)  Each day next week the winners of the daily contests will be announced and will win a free ticket for Homecoming!
(9/25)  Students please check your email for the Homecoming guidelines for next week.
(9/25)  Congratulations to the cross-country team who finished 2nd at the Nemaha Central in Seneca.  Jack Siebert finished 2nd, Ayden Black 6th, Renz Pros 13th; Grace Siebert earned 4th place.  
(9/25)  Congratulations to the soccer team for their 5-1 victory over Maranatha.
(9/24)  Friday, September 25th - All School Mass - wear oxfords, no shorts
(9/24)  Cross Country run at 4:00 at Nemaha Central
(9/24)  Varsity soccer today at 4:00 at home vs. Maranatha
(9/23)  The Varsity and JV volleyball teams both came away with a victory over Oskaloosa and a loss to Valley Falls in the Raven Gym last night.  
(9/23)  Congratulations to our soccer team for their victory over Benton 6-1.  The JV also won.  
(9/22)  The cast list for the musical is posted outside Mr. Swoyer's door.  There will be a meeting during family time this Thursday in Mr. Swoyer's room.  Students - if you are interested in still joining come to the meeting on Thursday by signing the sheet in the front office.  
(9/22)  Mother Teresa service day is tomorrow - be sure to read your emails for important information about what to wear and lunch
(9/22) Fall sports posters are on sale in the front office - $15 each
(9/21) Reminder - Mother Teresa - service day on Wednesday.  See your family leader, Christian or Mr. Miller for details.  
(9/21) The Varsity and Junior Varsity volleyball teams will be practicing at SBCS today from 4-6.  
(9/21) There will be a parent meeting this Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm in Room 2 for the students interested in going to the south of France and Barcelona during spring break.  Any questions, please contact Mr. Prestegard.  
(9/21) Registration deadline for the October 3rd SAT is Tuesday, September 22nd.  
(9/21) Girls - this coming Wednesday is the powderpuff football game!  Each grade needs to have a captain to represent their grade/team and to make sure each grade/team has at least 10 girls participating.  Stop by Mr. Sinclair's classroom by the end of the day Tuesday to submit a list of students participating in each grade.  The game starts at 7pm!   Even if you're not playing, come out and support your class!
(9/21)  Tuesday, September 21st - Pizza lunch - please bring $6.00 if you didn't prepay
(9/17) Friday, September 18th - There will be a pep bus going to Abilene for the football game.  The cost of the ride is $3 and admission is $3.  The bus will leave at 3:30 - kick off is 7:00.  
(9/17) Thursday, September 17th - The cross-country team will be dismissed today at 1:45 and will leave at 2:00 for McLouth
(9/17) Thursday, September 17th - The soccer team will be dismissed today at 2:45 for their home match against Perry
(9/16) Saturday, September 19th - League of St. Maur Dinner
(9/16) Friday, September 18th - Football game @Abliene High School - 1300 North Cedar - Abilene, KS  67410 
Directions:  1) Go South on K-15 HWY (Buckeye St) to NW 7th St. (3rd stop light)
                   2) Go West NW 7th to Walnut (3 blks) 
                   3) Go North on Walnut;brings you to west side of stadium - MH-MA locker South end of main stadium seating
(9/16) Friday, September 18th - NO SCHOOL 
(9/16) Thursday, September 17th - All School Mass - students wear oxfords, no shorts
(9/15) Reminder that Friday is the registration deadline for the October 24th ACT.  
(9/15) Reminder to all students - if you do not have your lunch card you must wait at the end of the lunch line until all of the students with lunch cards have checked in. 
(9/15) Wednesday, September 15th - Late Start - 1st bell rings at 8:45
(9/14) Congratulations to our football team for their victory over Jackson Heights Friday night!  Way to go!
(9/14) Congratulations to JV volleyball for their first place finish in the MH-MA Invitational Tournament on Saturday.  They finished 11-1 overall.  Way to go ladies!
(9/14) French Club will not meet after school today.  There will be a meeting on Thursday at 3:45. 
(9/14) Monday, September 14th - JV football - home - 6:00 against Pleasant Ridge
(9/14) Monday, September 14th - soccer @ Bishop Ward - JV @4:30, V @ 6:00
(9/14) Monday, September 14th - Conferences - 4:00-8:00 
(9/11) Tonight - 5:00pm tailgate and 6:30 concession stand dedication.  We will Salute to America at 6:45 with football game at 7:00pm!  Please come out and support the athletes!
(9/11) It was a great night for the Ravens! In cross country, Cat Riley placed 6th for JV girls, Grace Siebert placed 10th for varsity girls, and Jack Siebert placed 1st for varsity boys.  The soccer team won against Atchison High with a score of 1-0.  The volleyball team won all three of their matches; 25-16 against Atchison High, 25-11 against Doniphan West, and 25-18 against Jackson Heights.  Congrats to all Raven athletes!
(9/9) Friday is an End-of-Day schedule with the Pep rally beginning at 2:30 in the gym. 
(9/9) Spirit Day on Friday - free jeans day with a MH-MA shirt!
(9/9) Soccer has their home opener today vs. Piper at 4:00.  Come out and support the team!
(9/9) Congratulations to our Varsity and JV volleyball teams for their sweep of Horton and McLouth last night in our home opener.  The Varsity came from eight points behind to win an exciting third set against Horton.  
(9/8) Tomorrow - Charity Jeans Day - students may wear jeans or jean capris with a MH-MA shirt, no shorts - purchased ticket required.  
(9/8) Sports results from over the holiday weekend:  Varsity volleyball went 4-2 in the McLouth Tournament on Saturday and our JV football defeated D. West 21-12 - Congratulations!  
(9/5) Thank you to all of those who have ordered trash bags!  Tuesday, September 8th will be the last day to submit orders. 
(9/5) Come to the dedication of the new concession stand on September 11th at 6:30-pm 
(9/5) School portraits were sent home with students on Friday. For those parents new to our school, this set of pictures are our gift to you.
(9/4) Wednesday, September 9th - Charity Jeans Day - fundraiser for your house charity - bring $1.00 minimum to purchase a ticket
(9/4) Tuesday, September 8th and Wednesday, September 9th - Musical Auditions - 4:00-6:00pm - If you miss the scheduled times, please contact Mr. Heron or Mr. Swoyer.  
(9/4) Tuesday, September 8th - Pizza Lunch - $6.00 if you haven't prepaid
(9/3) Tuesday, September 8th - All School Mass - Nativity of Mary - students wear your oxfords, no shorts.
(9/3) Monday, September 7th - Labor Day - NO SCHOOL - school office closed
(9/4) Friday, September 4th - scheduled football game forfeit - Imac not fielding a team
(9/3) Friday, September 4th - Mass Day - students wear your oxfords, no shorts.
(9/3) Youth Bowling League - if any students are interested in joining the youth bowling league at West Lanes on Saturdays at 10:00am, please see Mr. Guido in the library for more details.  
(9/3) Parents - The sports pictures are in and have been handed out to the students.
(9/3) The soccer team plays at LeBlond in St. Joseph (games played at LeBlond) - Varsity at 5:00pm with JV to follow
(9/3) The cross country team will be dismissed at 1:40pm for the Basehor-Linwood meet - 4:00pm start time.  Wyandotte County Park - State Avenue & 126th St., Bonner Springs
(9/3) There will be a perliminary meeting of the French Club today at 3:45pm in Room 12 with Mr. Newman.
(9/1) If you ordered a yearbook last school year and haven't picked it up, please stop in to Mr. Sinclair's room.  
(9/1) Wednesday, September 2nd - Parent Club Meeting - 7:00
(9/1) Wednesday, September 2nd - Jr/Sr Parent Night - 6:00pm - Study Hall
(9/1) Wednesday, September 2nd - If any students need a place to work on art projects, the art room will be open from 3:30-5:30pm.
(9/1) Wednesday, September 2nd - Trash bag orders are due!
(9/1) Wednesday, September 2nd - Late Start - bell rings at 8:45am
(9/1) Tuesday, September 1st - The volleyball team plays @ Pleasant Ridge starting at 5:00.
(91/) Tuesday, September 1st - The soccer team will be dismissed today at 2:45pm for their match at Imac. - starts at 4:30pm.  Location - Field #1, 3500 New Lawrence Road, Leavenworth.
(8/26) Sunday, August 30th - Life Teen Mass - All Welcome - St. Joseph's Church - 5:00pm
(8/26) Saturday, August 29th - Tennis Court Dance - 7:00-10:00pm - tennis courts
(8/26) Saturday, August 29th - Dance Try Outs - 9-10:30am - Flynn Center - please contact Theresa Lanferman if you have any questions. 
(8/23) We still need a president elect for the Parent Club.  President elect would observe how things are done this year and then be president next year.                       Please consider this prayerfully .  MH-MA needs your help!
(8/23) Friday, August 28th - trash bag orders are due! Please turn in your orders and money to the front office or to any parent club officer.  Please sell the paper yard bags in multiples of 15.
(8/26) Friday, August 28th - Retreat!  This day begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:45pm.  If the time changes, we will send an email and text.  Please no appointments     on this day.
(8/26) Thursday, August 27th - Retreat!  This day begins at normal school time and runs until 9:00pm.  Please no appointments on this day.  
(8/19) Wednesday, August 26th - Sports Pictures - volleyball and cheer - after school - coaches will hand out order forms - extra forms will be available in office
(8/20) Wednesday, Ausgust 26th - Spring Trip meeting in Room 2 with Mr. Prestegard - students must sign up in the office to attend the meeting.
(8/19) Wednesday, August 26th - college class payments are due to Ms. McGinnis - must be paid by deadline or students will be dropped from classes
(8/19) Tuesday, August 25th - Parent Like a Champion Meeting - auditorium - 7:00pm (all parents of fall, winter, and spring athletes are required to attend).
(8/19) Tuesday, August 25th - Pizza Lunch - if you haven't prepaid yet, you still have time.  Cost is $99 (discount) for the year or $6 each time.
(8/20) Monday, August 24th - Daily Masses begin
(8/19) Sunday, August 23rd - Life Teen Youth Mass - St. Joseph's Church - 5:00pm
(8/19) Friday, August 21st - Sports Pictures - soccer, football, and cross country - after school - coaches will hand out order forms - extra forms in office
(8/19) Friday, August 21st - School Pictures -  please see the Raven Weekly (emailed Saturday, August 15th) for details
(8/19) Friday, August 21st - Mass/House Schedule - Mass at 11:04
(8/19) Parking -  No student parking west of the gym.  This is reserved for coaches and staff.  Do not move your cars here for practice.  
(8/7) Please click on the "Document Center" for the 2015-16 forms 
(8/3) Wednesday, August 19th - All Students (1st full day of school)
(8/3) Tuesday, August 18th - House Initiation -All Students - Begin 12:50pm
(8/3) Tuesday, August 18th - New Students - Begin 7:45am
(7/27) Saturday, August 15th - Pool Party - new date and time - 6:30-8:30pm
(8/7) Saturday, August 15th - Mass - St. Joseph's Church - 4:00pm (this Mass will be on Sundays at 5:00 beginning Sunday, August 16th)
(7/27) Saturday, August 15th - 9:00am - 12:00pm - Registration Day


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