Monday, December 1, 2014

Fall Semester Exam Schedule


Jan 13: 4th & 8th period
Jan 14: 1st, 3rd, 6th period (early dismissal @ 11:30am)
Jan 15: 2nd, 5th, 7th period (early dismissal @ 11:30am)
Please click here for a copy of the MHS Exam Exemption Policy.

Early Dismissal & School Holiday Schedule:
Early Dismissal @ 11:30am - Wednesday 1/14 & Thursday 1/15 (1:00pm for elementary & middle school)
School Holiday – Friday 1/16 & Monday 1/19

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Signing Day

Congratulations to the following ten Montgomery Bears for signing letters of intent to the following universities! Way to represent Montgomery High School! Click here to read more about these students on Signing Day. 


BASEBALL:
Collin Garrett - Baylor
Max Page - Air Force Academy
Brent Patane - Stephen F. Austin
Kyle Swanson - Northwestern State


GOLF:
Kendall Wisenbaker - Mississippi State
Riley Isaac - McNeese State
Dominick Gennuso - Sam Houston State


SOFTBALL:
Carly Holder - Texas State
Brenna Shanks - UT Tyler
Bailey Watson - Sam Houston State

MHS All-District Teams

15-6A Academic All-District Football: Congratulations to the following football players for being named to the 15-6A Academic All District Football Team:
  • Seniors: Drew Axelrod,Josh Bolfing, Bradley Brisbin, Dustin Castleberry, Nathan Cooper, Austin Haas, Austin Hernandez, Tristan Knotts, Carter Nenninger, Zachery St. Clair, Cody Tunning
  • Juniors: Ian Coyne-Pierce, Bailey Fox, Caleb Hall, Jake Loera, Scott McKenzie, John Tyler Mercer, Tucker Niesner, Bennett Rodgers, Dylan Duffy
  • Freshman: Alex Nunn
15-6A All-District Football: Congratulations to the following football players for being selected to the 15-6A All District Team:
  • First Team Offense: Wyatt Chalmers and Johnathan Thomas
  • First Team Defense: Anthony Thomas
  • First Team Punter: Ken'dre Howard
  • First Team Long Snapper: Dustin Castleberry
  • Second Team Offense: Josh Bolfing, Paul Allen and Ken'dre Howard
  • Second Team Defense: Colton Wetuski and Mason Calhoun Honorable Mention: Jaime Davis, Jake Loera, Braden Bell, Austin Champion
Lady Bears Volleyball: The Lady Bear Volleyball program would like to thank their fans for supporting them through the season and their first year into 6A playoffs. Congratulations to the following ladies on their All-District awards:
  • Co-Newcomer of the Year: Freshman, Molly Scott
  • 1st Team All-District: Junior, Katelyn Elliott
  • 2nd Team All-District: Sophomore, Addi Barron and Senior, Reese Wachel
  • All-District Honorable Mention: Junior, Jordyn Johnson and Junior, Tara Chandler

AP & Dual Credit Courses

Freshmen, Sophomore and Juniors: Are you interested in taking dual credit courses and advance placement (AP) courses while in high school?

If you were unable to attend the Parent meeting, please click here for information that was shared at the meeting. For questions, contact Fran Gore, in the College & Career Center, at 936-597-3166 or fgore@misd.org.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MHS Receives $15,000 for Lip Dub Production

Two weeks ago, Montgomery High School won the challenge for KHOU 11's Most Spirited High School in the Greater Houston Area. This week our school won second place honors in the Macy’s Lip Dub Challenge!!! Congratulations to our MHS teachers Jolynda McGrath and Eric Presley, along with the Bear TV students, and MHS staff and student body! The $15,000 second place prize will be used for video production equipment and technology for student programs at MHS. Click here to read a featured article in The Courier.

If you haven’t seen the Lip Dub Production, be sure to check it out! At Montgomery High School...WE'RE TRUE TO OUR SCHOOL!!!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Purchase Your MHS Yearbook

Just a reminder that yearbooks are on sale now. You can purchase a book in room B124 or online at www.balfour.com. Contracts are also available for yearbook ads. If you would like to purchase a yearbook or an ad for your senior or your organization, please click here to download the forms. For more yearbook information, please contact Susan Poppell at spoppell@misd.org.

Yearbooks are $70 through January 2. 
The price will increase to $75 January 3 - April 1. 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Let's Keep Montgomery Warm This Winter!

Donate Jackets, Coats, Hoodies & Towels: Students and faculty, next week the Sociedad Honoraria Hisp├ínica will be collecting gently worn jackets, coats, hoodies, and new bath towels in front of both school libraries for the Montgomery County Youth Services. Look in your closet, see which jackets no longer fit, and bring them to donate! We will have a box for donations outside both libraries. Let's keep Montgomery warm this winter! ¡Gracias!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Congratulations Lady Bears Volleyball!


Congratulations to the Lady Bears Volleyball Team for advancing to post-district play in the first season as a 6A competitor!!!! 
Montgomery Lady Bears vs The Woodlands 
Bi-District game of the State Playoffs
Monday, November 3 (6pm) 
at Conroe High School 

Dual Credit & AP Parent Meeting

Freshman, Sophomore and Juniors: Are you interested in taking dual credit courses and advance placement (AP) courses while in high school? Then plan on attending an information meeting on Wednesday, November 5th at 6:00 PM in the MHS Auditorium. Lone Star College dual credit representatives and AP representatives will be here to discuss the options. For questions, contact Fran Gore, in the College & Career Center, at 936-597-3166 or fgore@misd.org.

9th Grade Personal Graduation Plan Meeting

The MHS Counseling Department would like to invite you to attend a Personal Graduation Plan meeting for your 9th grade student. A letter was mailed home to families regarding these meetings.  Each 9th grade student and their parent/guardian is required to meet with one of the high school counselors to develop a graduation plan. Meetings will take place Oct. 27 through Nov 14. Click here to schedule your Freshman Personal Graduation Plan Meeting now!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Red Ribbon Week: Oct 27-31

  • Monday - RED-y for an alcohol and drug free ALL-STAR life! – Red out and wear your Converse All-Stars
  • Tuesday - Dreaming of a Tobacco Free Life! – Wear pajamas
  • Wednesday - Too Bright to do Drugs! – Wear neon
  • Thursday - On the Hunt for a Drug Free Life! – Safari Day (Wear animal print)
  • Friday - Stand with the Seniors to Scare Off Drugs! – Halloween Costume
*All costuming and dress-up must be within dress code. NO leggings without skirt length coverage, Nike shorts, caps/hats that don’t conform to theme, or costuming that is not school appropriate due to length, appearance, or subject matter. If you don’t think it is school appropriate, then it probably isn’t, so DON’T wear it.

MISD Bond 2015

Montgomery ISD’s standard is excellence. We strive to be the premier school district in the greater Houston Metroplex and one of the finest school districts in the state of Texas. This is made possible by the best students in the state, tremendous parent and community support for our school, as well as by the hardworking and dedicated staff. In order to keep this standard of excellence and achieve Montgomery ISD’s mission to provide a premier academic program that recognizes the unique potential of each student and integrates the intellectual, social, cultural and physical aspects of learning, the district must move forward with a plan to address its growth and facility needs. Montgomery ISD is considering a possible bond election in May 2015. For more information, check out www.montgomeryisdbond.org.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Montgomery BearBackers

BEARBACKERS is an ALL Sports Booster Club. This club helps with funding for athletic scholarships, improvements to facilities, and end-of-season team banquets for your athlete. Every year Bearbackers awards numerous scholarships to Senior athletes headed off to college. Through last year’s proceeds, Bearbackers has provided $3600 to install a Sand Pit to be used by all the athletes as a conditioning tool. They also purchased a new $10,000 sound system for the Main Gym at MHS and spent $4,000 for EZ-UP pop-up tents that are used by all of the sports teams, as well as, at our annual fundraising events.

Bearbackers sell ads annuallyin the High School Sports programs . These programs are sold at all home football games. Merchandise, such as T-shirts, caps, hoodies and stadium seats are also sold at sports events for fundraising. Selling memberships to parents of Junior High and High School athletes is a very important means of raising money, because without you, we could not provide all that we do to our deserving student athletes

The deadline to become a member is October 31, so download a membership form and return it today. Our newest community involved fundraising event is the annual fun run, “Running of the Bears”.  Our biggest fundraiser is our annual Bearbackers Golf Tournament, which will be held this year at Bentwater Country Club on Sunday, October 19th, 2014. Click here for more information and to register for the BearBackers Golf Tournament.

Monday, October 6, 2014

MHS "Lip Dub" - We are True to our School!

Montgomery High School staff and students have rallied and put together another amazing “lip dub” to start off the 2014-2015 school year. One week prior to the school’s homecoming game, the students showed their spirit for MHS as they sang to the Beach Boys’ Be True to Your School. The MHS Lip Dub will be entered into the Macy’s Back to School Lip Dub Contest where the grand prize winner will take home $25,000. The second place prize award is $15,000, and third place is $10,000. Macy’s mandated the song selection and will judge the entries on creativity, participation, school spirit and execution. Winners will be announced on October 31st.

MHS teacher and lip dub organizer and producer, Jolynda McGrath said, “The kids did an AMAZING job and I couldn’t be prouder! Moving up into the 6A arena we wanted to produce something we could be proud of and we definitely showed our heart and spirit in this year’s production. Many thanks to everyone who made this possible with special recognition to fellow teachers Eric Presley, Jessica Ferrarone, and Chelsea Peverill. We had almost everyone in attendance and it was a team effort from everyone at MHS!”

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Homecoming 2014

Congratulations to 
Bailey Watson & 
Colton Webb
Homecoming Dress Up Themes 2014
  • Monday 9/22 – ‘Merica.  Wear your red, white and blue and show your pride for the USA!
  • Tuesday 9/23 – Twin It To Win It – Find a friend, or  two, and dress alike! 
  • Wednesday 9/24 – Wash Out Westfield – Wear your favorite beach attire…school appropriate, of course! 
  • Thursday 9/25 – Prep for College Life – wear your favorite college shirt.
  • Friday 9/26 – Class colors:  Freshmen – White.  Sophomores – Gold.  Juniors – Purple.  Seniors – Black.

Homecoming Dance Tickets

The Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, 9/27 @ 8-11:00pm at Montgomery High School. Tickets are $20 each and will not be sold at the door. All tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be a limited number of tickets sold, so purchase in advance in the cafeteria during lunch. Juniors and Seniors can purchase tickets all week. Sophomores can purchase tickets beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23rd, and Freshmen can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24th.

MHS Homecoming Bonfire

Tonight, Wednesday 9/24 @ 6pm is the Homecoming Bonfire. The bonfire will be held at a new location this year, at the corner of Hwy 105 and Lone Star Parkway. Follow the signs for parking. The bonfire is sponsored by The Fellowship of Montgomery Church.

MHS Cheerleader Homecoming Bonfire Cookout

The annual bonfire has become a great tradition for the whole town of Montgomery to enjoy! Hot dogs/ Chili dogs + bottled waters Cheese/Chili cheese nachos + bottled water Or Bake Sale - A variety of homemade treats!

Pep Rally Friday 

If parents are planning to attend the pep rally on Friday (2:07-2:35pm), they must check in to receive a visitor's badge. If you park and enter the building from the back...you must check in to receive a badge. All visitors must be wearing a visitors badge while in the school building.

Presenting the MHS 2014 Homecoming Court!

Candidates for Homecoming Queen include (pictured from left to right): Sarah Hooton, Tara Brennan, Maddie Hudson, Bailey Watson and Elli Moore. Candidates for Homecoming King include (pictured from left to right): Austin Champion, Paul Allen, Josh Bolfing, Colton Webb and Chris Yeates. The MHS King and Queen will be announced at Friday night’s Homecoming Half-Time Show of the Montgomery Bears vs. the Spring Westfield Mustangs game.



Monday, September 15, 2014

Football Tickets

Pre-sale tickets to varsity football game will be available for purchase in the High School and 9th Grade cafeteria during lunches on Fridays. Volunteers are needed to help with ticket sales during lunch. We will need 2 volunteers at each campus from 10:30-12:10. We appreciate your support! 

Week of 9/15-20

MISD Education Foundation

Download the flyer here.
Please join us for the Inaugural Reception & Silent Auction benefiting Montgomery Independent School District’s Education Foundation. In Support of Innovative, Academic Classroom Projects, Educator & Student Scholarships to Enhance Teaching and Learning Opportunities within our District.
Speaker: Dr. Beau Rees & Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Riney Jordan
Saturday Evening, October 4, 2014@ 6:30 p.m.
La Torretta Lake Resort, 600 La Torretta Boulevard, Montgomery, TX 
Tickets are $30 and available at each school or on www.misd.org.
For more information, please call 936.582.1333

Meet the Teacher: 

“Meet the Teachers” on Monday, September 15th at 6:00 PM…. Please have your student fill out the schedule (see link below) to follow that night and visit each of your student’s classes. Parking will be available in the back of the school. There will be students from the National Honor Society and Student Council to help direct parents to classrooms. Athletic coaches will inform their student athletes where parents will meet for those classes. Click here for a message from our principal, Phil Eaton, and to download a schedule for the evening.

Yearbooks

Students get your yearbooks this week for $65.00. This discounted price is good only until Meet the Teacher next Monday. You can order your yearbook in room B124 or during all lunches.

MHS Lip Dub 

 Our 2nd Lip Dub will be Friday Sept 19th at 8am. If you are in a club, sport or activity please speak with your teacher, coach or sponsor to find out what you will wear and do and where you will be placed on the route. Remember students you can only represent one activity in the Lip Dub due to time. Students not involved in an on campus activity are still able to participate but must be dressed in Montgomery Spirit Wear in order to participate. More information will be given to you by your 1st period teacher. If you have late arrival you will need to plan on being on campus early on the 19th.Check out last year’s Lib Dub video at MHS.

MHS Cheerleader Homecoming Bonfire Cookout

Wednesday, Sept 24 @ 6pm Join us for a fun night out around the Montgomery Homecoming bonfire in front of Bear Stadium! The annual bonfire has become a great tradition for the whole town of Montgomery to enjoy! Hot dog/ Chili dog + bottled water Cheese/ Chili cheese nachos + bottled water Or Bake Sale- A variety of homemade treats! Bonfire is sponsored by The Fellowship of Montgomery Church. Click here to download the flyer.

Montgomery High SAT Practice Test with Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has partnered with MHS PTO to offer a Practice SAT test at MHS on September 20th and receive your individual score report on September 25th. Click on this link to register by September 16th. Coming Soon….Princeton Review SAT Prep Course!

PSAT

The PSAT will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Montgomery High School. To sign up for the PSAT please click here and submit your student's information. We will begin accepting payment and providing PSAT preparation guides on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 during all lunches. We will also be set up at "Meet the Teacher" that night. We will continue to be available during all lunches through Sept. 19, 2014. If students are needing computer access to register, we will have laptops available to register at lunches as well. The cost of the PSAT is $25. We will accept cash or check only. Once payment has been received, your student's seat will be reserved. If you have any questions, please emaildjordan@misd.org. ​