Monday, January 23, 2017

Academic Decathlon Team Wins Regional

On Saturday January 21st the Knights Academic Decathlon team won the regional competition held at Midlands University in Fremont, Nebraska.   They now are in preparation for the state competion to be held at Creighton University February 17-18, 2017.

Standing: Henry O'Callaghan, Donovan Clements, Broden Kaps, Jackie Kure, Luka Mixan, Kevin Arul, Joe Coldiron
Kneeling: J.P. Jensen, Cole McCoy, Cole Dorfmeyer, Gerald Righter. Not pictured: Jackson Panzer
 Medals from the regional competition

Henry O’Callaghan: 1st Econ, Lit, Math, Music; 2nd Art & Science; team high score
Gerald Righter: 1st Art & Science; 2nd Econ, Lit, & Music
Alternate Honors:
J.P. Jensen: 1st Econ, Music & Science; 2nd Art, Lit, & Math
Broden Kaps: 1st Art, Lit, & Math; 2nd Econ, Music, & Science

Joseph Coldiron: 1st Art, Econ, Math, Music, & Science; 3rd Lit
Donovan Clements: 1st Art & Lit; 2nd Econ & Science; 3rd Math & Music
Alternate Scholastic:
Jackie Kure: 1st Art, Econ, Lit, Math, & Music; 2nd Science
Cole McCoy: 1st Science; 2nd Lit & Math; 3rd Art, Econ, & Music

Kevin Arul:  1st Art, Math, & Music; 2nd Lit; 3rd Econ & Science
Luka Mixan: 1st Econ, Lit, & Science; 2nd Art; 3rd Math
Alternate Varsity:
Cole Dorfmeyer:  1st Econ, Lit, Math, Music, & Science; 3rd Art
Jackson Panzer:  2nd Art, Econ, Math, & Science; 3rd Lit

Regional Champions
First place in Super Quiz

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Robo Knights Win Again!

At the DC West Robotics Tournament Mount Michael's Knight Shift, 1970K, continued their winning ways. The team has won first place at all but one of seven area tournaments so far this year, and the one we missed, our team took second place.  They've competed against students from all over the US who come to these events.

There are literally thousands of high school teams (17,000?) in the world and Mount Michael's Knight Shift is in the top 100, and Nick Huetter is somewhere in the top 25 or 30 robot drivers on the planet.  

Team 1970K - Knight Shift : Teacher/ mentor Mr. Williams, Drew Goddard '17, Reilly Jackson '17, Nolan Gottsch '19, Nolan Huetter '18, Nick Huetter '17, and Lukas Williams '18.

First place team alliance with Mount Michael Knight Shift and Benson High Bunnytronics.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Bro. Joseph Dugick OSB R.I.P.

Bro. Joseph Dugick OSB
Bro. Joseph was born August 18, 1946 and professed his monastic vows February 10, 1989. Bro. Joseph served the community for many years as Sacristan.  

Before joining the Abbey Bro. Joseph (John) Dugick was a member or Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Omaha and worked for many years at Godmother's Restaurant.

Bro. Joseph passed away on New Year's Day. He had been diagnosed with acute Leukemia just before Thanksgiving.

Wake Service: 7:00 PM Tuesday January 3, 2017
Funeral Mass: 10:00 AM Wednesday January 4, 2017
Both Services will be held in DJ Sokol Chapel at Mount Michael