Monday, February 20, 2017

Knights Head to Nationals in Academic Decathlon

Update: Mount Michael finished in 3rd place at the National Competition

For the first time in Nebraska history a Small School Division team has won the overall State Championship of Nebraska.  On April 22-25, 2017 Mount Michael will represent our state at the national competition held in Madison, Wisconsin.
Rack Row:  Cole Dorfmeyer, Donovan Clements, Gerald Righter, Cole McCoy, J.P. Jensen, Jackson Panzer,
Front Row: Coach Dave Cormier, Joe Coldiron, Keven Arul, Henry O'Callaghan, Broden Kaps, Ryuta "Jackie" Kure, Luka Mixen, Dr. David Peters.
Mount Michael swept the small school division for top scorers on all levels. Honors Henry Callaghan, Scholastic: Jackie Kure, Varsity Kevin Arul.

In the Super Quiz the Knights tied for 1st with Omaha Burke.

Individual Medals:
Henry O’Callaghan: 1st Art, Econ, Lit, Science, Essay; 2nd Math & Speech; 3rd Music; 1st overall Honors; Team High Score
Gerald Righter: 2nd Art, Econ, Science, Essay; 3rd Lit; 2nd overall Honors
Broden Kaps: 1st Math; 2nd Interview
Alternate Honors: 
J.P. Jensen: 1st Hard Science, Soft Science, and Fine Arts

Jackie Kure: 1st Econ, Math, Interview; 2nd Science; 3rd Lit; 1st overall Scholastic
Joe Coldiron: 1st Science; 2nd Interview & Math; 3rd Econ; 2nd overall Scholastic
Donovan Clements: 1st Art & Lit; 3rd Econ & Science
Alternate Scholastic:
Cole McCoy: 1st Hard Science, Soft Science, and Fine Arts

Kevin Arul: 1st Math, Music, Science, Speech, Interview; 2nd Lit; 3rd Art & Econ; 1st overall Varsity
Luka Mixan: 1st Art, Econ, Lit, Essay; 2nd Speech & Interview; 3rd Music & Science; 2nd overall Varsity
Jackson Panzer: 3rd Speech & Lit
Alternate Varsity:
Cole Dorfmeyer:  1st Hard Science & Soft Science; 2nd Fine Arts

Robo Knights Headed to World Championship

Congratulations to the Mount Michael robotics team, 1970K Knight Shift.  This past Friday and Saturday at the state robotics tournament they were awarded first place in robotics skills out of 50 participating teams.  They went on to the semi finals in the event.  Both accomplishments qualified them to go to this years Vex Robotics Worlds Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky April 19-22. 
 Go Knights!
Knight Shift  1970K team members:  Reilly Jackson '17, Drew Goddard '17, Lukas Williams '18, driver Nick Huetter '17, Nolan Huetter '18, and Nolan Gottsch '18.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Night of Knights Kickoff

Knights and Beyond: Mount Michael Looks to the Future
March 25, 2017. Save the Date!

This year's Night of Knights Kickoff held a special lunch and class competition in the Gymnasium.   The sophomore class won the bottle flipping contest and were rewarded with being first in line for an alien lunch. More Photos

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

$2,000 Grant for Cyber Security Course Equipment

Dr. Thomas Rzemyk and the Cyber Security Fundamentals course at Mount Michael received a $2,000 grant from the Cornhusker Motor Club Foundation today. The funds will be used to purchase wireless access points to allows students to conduct hands-on wireless security labs. 

Archbishop Lucas Celebrates with School Community

Omaha Archbishop George Lucas took time out from his busy schedule to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with the students, staff and monastic community of Mount Michael.  

In his homily the Archbishop encouraged everyone to make the most of our opportunities to become the persons we ought to be.  It is to easy to miss out like Jesus' home town people in the gospel who failed to recognize who Jesus really was.