Thursday, December 24, 2015

Breakfast with Santa 2015

Breakfast with Santa 2015 saw the largest crowd ever!  Thank you to the Alumni Association for sponsoring this event.
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Monday, December 14, 2015

2015 Christmas Concert

Finals week at the Mount kicked off Sunday night with the annual Christmas Concert which was held in the D.J. Sokol Memorial Chapel.

MP3 files of the entire concert are available on the student shared drive (T:Drive)  Feel free to make copies. 

Play Band Snippet 33sec MP3  (Loud) - Play Choir Snippet 38sec MP3(Soft)
Adjust your volume accordingly


Mount Michael Choir
Noel, Sing We Noel!
Music and words by Thomas Juneau

Ubi Caritas
Traditional Latin Hymn Arranged by Greg Gilpin

Ave Maria
By Giulio Caccini; Edited and Arranged by Patrick M. Liebergen

A Wreath of Carols
Arranged by Greg Gilpin

Classical Guitar Interlude
Silent Night
Performed by Jack Blaser

Mount Michael Concert Band

There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays
By Robert Allen; Arranged by Carl Strommen

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on An Open Fire)
Music and Lyric by Mel Torme and Robert Wells;
Arranged By Michael Sweeney

A Carmen Christmas

Arranged by Randall D. Standridge


Mount Michael Choir
Jack Avilla                                          Changgi Kang            
Ben Benes                                           Min Chang Kim         
Matthew Coghill                                 David Mordan
Nicholas Dogger                                 Jae Jun Park
Garrett Engel                                      Sung Ha Park
Elliott Heineman                                 Nicholas Snyder
Junbin Huang                                      Zhaoliang Xu
Jacob Idra
Accompanist:  Muxuan Tang

Mount Michael Concert Band
Clarinet                                               Alto Sax
Andrew Ahn                                        Samuel Eberle 
Broden Kaps                                        Case McNally
                                                            Armel Mignondje
Trumpet                                              Muxuan Tang
Chad Duerfeldt
Kalle Haines                                        Tenor Sax
Christian Keller                                    Levi Kicken
James Nowdesha
Jeffrey Worms                                     Trombone
Nolan Zeger                                         Matthew Coghill
                                                            Patrick Collins
Percussion                                           Trevin Detwiler
Jack Blaser                 
Nicholas Carson                                  Baritone
Jacob Ramaekers                                 Daniel Davies

Mallets                                                            Tuba
Shengwei Dai                                       Dylan Herrmann

Music Director:  Mrs. Noelle Kunkel

Friday, December 11, 2015

Annual Christmas Gift Donations

Holly Toft and Christy Crnkovich prepare and sort packages for pick-up

We just finished up our annual needy family gift program. We hosted 8 families this year.  All of the families come to us from the Mary Our Queen Human Needs Committee, the gifts go out to One World Community Center, Restored Hope and the Heart Ministry, to name a few. Thank you Mount Michael families for your continued support and generosity of this wonderful project. Merry Christmas!

Some Knights show Christmas spirit by showing off their favorite Christmas sweaters
Photo by Homer Xu
(previously published in "The Mount")

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Annual Christmas Dinner

Students, faculty and monks joined together in the Palace for a special Christmas dinner featuring prime rib and new potatoes. More Photos

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Jeff Jamrog '83 named head football coach by Midland University

1983 Mount Michael Alumnus Jeff Jamrog
FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University has named former NCAA Division II head coach and University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant Jeff Jamrog as the institution's next head football coach. A proven veteran of the college football ranks, Jamrog brings to Midland more than two decades of collegiate coaching experience, including time as Head Coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato, and most recently, service as the University for Nebraska-Lincoln's Assistant Athletic Director of Football Operations.  Read Entire Notice from Midland University

Friday, December 4, 2015

$164,000 Scholarship Awarded to John "Jack" Morrissey

Colonel Sutton from Creighton University's ROTC program presents a check to John Morrissey

Congratulations to Jack Morrissey on being awarded a $164,000 ROTC Scholarship.  He has been accepted to and will attend either TCU or Baylor.   Jack is the son of alumnus Brian "84 and Kris Morrissey.  Jack attended St. Patrick's grade school in Elkhorn before coming to Mount Michael as a freshman.

Brian '84,  Jack and Kris Morrissey

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Athletic Honors

Congratulations to the following Knights who received recognition for their athletic endeavors in fall sports!

TENNIS (Nebraska Coaches Association)

1st Team All-State Class B
Matt Amao
Jack Hitzemann
Alex Stoupa

2nd Team All-State Class B
Logan Baumberger

Honorable Mention:
Douglas Jamal

CROSS COUNTRY (Nebraska Coaches Association)

All- State Class B
Zach Hytrek

All Class B Honorable Mention

Alex Miklas, Jeremiah Connealy, Caiden Groff

B-3 All District 1st Team 
Alex Miklas ATH/DB 12
Jeremiah Connealy WR/DB 12
Caiden Groff ATH/LB 11
Cade Johnson RB/LB 11
Keylan Beller TE/LB 11
Jeff Petry DB 11
B-3 All District Honorable Mention
Jack Morrissey OL/DL 12
Matt Dugick K 12
Dan Jewell OL/LB 11
Ryan Riddle WR/DB 11
Cameron Breinig OL 11
Patrick Halpin OL/DL 11
River Cities Conference 1st Team
Alex Miklas 12
Caiden Groff 11
Ryan Riddle 11
River Cities Conference Honorable Mention
Jeremiah Connealy 12
Cade Johnson 11
Keylan Beller 11
Jeff Petry 11
Dan Jewell 11
Cameron Breinig 11
Patrick Halpin 11