Monday, June 11, 2018

Academic All-State

Congratulations to the following Knights who have been recognized by the Nebraska School Activities Association and the NCPA as Academic All-State Award Winners during the 2017-2018 school year.
Cross-Country
Sebastian Alegrett
Joseph Recker
Football
Ben Arkfeld
Garrett Gloeb
Tennis
Lorcan Jamal
Adam Orr

Basketball
Lorcan Jamal
Drew Thorton
 Speech
JP Jensen
Armel Mignondje
 Wrestling
Jarrett Cline
Music
Trevin Detwiler
Trenton Dedlacek
Soccer
Paul McCaslin
Lucas Van Haute
Baseball
Patrick Collins
Sid deMayo
Journalism
Ben Bies
Nick Orr
Track & Field
Armel Mignondje
Golf
John Hudson
Lorcan Jamal

Nebraska School Activities Association
To be  nominated a student must be a varsity player or organizational leader who has  played a significant role on the team or in the organizational activity during the  seasons for which nominations are accepted.

A nominated student must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average, in all  curricular subjects, of 93% or 3.7 on a 4.0-point scale or the equivalent.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

5-Year Reunions 3's & 8's

It was a busy alumni weekend with golf and gatherings all weekend attended by numerous alumni.  Many made it out to the Mount for the campus gathering and had a great time.




1958: Georg Matz, Joseph Gibney

1963:
Front: Dave Spenner, Harry Bognich
Back: Thomas Beaty, vern Rempe, Leo Parks

1968:
Front: Tom Kowalski, Leonard Gabriel, Steve Baumgartner, Tim Vail, Rev. Michael Malby
Back: Abbot Michael Liebl, David Backer, Jim Krone, Daniel Spenner, Craig Tylski, Harry Lobmeyer, David Springhetti, Mark Theisen.

1973: Jim Leise, Jim Prokopec

1978:
Front: Dave Wilson, Tom Driscoll
Back: Matt Ryan, Dan Leoffelholz

1983:
Front: Jeff Ciurej, Kevin Reilly, Alex Schabauer, Steve Matt, Dave Homan
Back: James Motl, Chris Higgins, Dan Beideck, Paul McCann, Joe Hettinger, Jeff Jamrog, Tim Wilcox

1988:
Front: Tom Devlin, Brian Waldron, Matt Bianchi
Back: Rick Kauten, Paul Higgins, Jacob Render

1998:
Front: Brent Papek, Dylan Spicka, Tim Noerrlinger, David Ostronic, John Eggers
Back: Nick Behrendt, Anthony (A.J.) Stevnes, Brian Teft, Ben Luettel J.P. Haas Rex Lierz, Joe Wolpert.

2003: Joe Kmiecik, John Hall, Richard Akromis.

2008: Andy Jewell, Colton Venteicher, Zach Rohweder.

2013: Mark Loeffelholz, Tommy Maliszewski, Grant Ramm, Jake Recker.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

District Champions!

Coach Kent Christenson, Luke Gutschewski, Lorcan Jamal, John Hudson, Logan Hock, Matt Winters

Congratulations to the Mount Michael Golf Team for winning the District Championship.
Also quite notable is that Mount Michael freshmen Luke Gutschewski won the individual championship in a sudden death playoff!   Seniors John Hudson placed 4th and Matthew Winters place 9th.


Good Luck at State!
Go Knights!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Omaha World Herald All-Academic List

Nolan Huetter                            Nicholas Orr
Each year the Omaha World-Herald asks Nebraska school counselors to contact students who have an SAT score of 1390 or higher or an ACT score of 32 or higher. These students must fill out an extensive application that includes all their classes, grades, and service.  These students represent the top 4% of Nebraska’s seniors academically.  This year Mount Michael had 19 students qualify for the distinction, which is 34% of the graduating class.
In addition Nolan Huetter and Nicholas Orr were named to the Omaha World-Herald All-Metro Area Academic 2nd Team!
The seniors below are All Academic Honorable Mention. They are in alphabetic order by last name, left to right.

Nicholas Arkfield, Alvin Chui, Zhouyo Dong,Garrett Gloeb, Lorcan Jamal, Ian Kim, John Kuhry, Colin Lakeman, Ziyou Li, Armel Mignondje, Adam Orr, Joseph Recker, Lucas Rief, Nicholas Snyder, Matthew Thiele, Dash Wedergren, Lukas Williams


Monday, May 14, 2018

Graduation


The Mount Michael Benedictine School Class of 2018 has 57 graduates.  The average ACT score for this class is 28.6, which surpassed last year’s record score of 28.5.

The 57 boys of the Class of 2018 were accepted at 87 colleges in 30 states. This was nine different colleges in Nebraska and seven different colleges in NY.
They will be attending 30 different colleges in 16 states; with 44% going out-of-state and 37% to private colleges. Twenty-nine boys will be attending five different colleges in Nebraska.

The Class of 2018 was offered $ 7,723,944 of scholarship dollars.  One-third of this class qualified for full tuition scholarships. Two-thirds of these boys will be using scholarship money for the institution they will be attending which is more than $2 million.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Ten Students Become Oblates of Saint Benedict


At Vespers this past Sunday, ten students professed their oblation before a gathering of family members, monks, and fellow Oblates both student and adult.

They read their Oblation before the Abbot and then sign their document and placed it upon the altar.  Afterwards a reception was held in the Monastery.

Trevin Detwiler, Dash Wedergren, Kolton Koubsky, Alex Payne, Evan Schroder, Abbot Michael, Ben deMayo, Will Janecek, Ben Goetz, John Scholl, and Sid DeMayo.

More Photos
Alex Payne reads his oblation.

Conference Champions!

Lorcan Jamal, Ethan Meduna, Luke Guschewski, Logan Hock, Matt Winters, John Hudson, Coach Kent Christianson

Congratulations to the Mount Michael Knights golf team for capturing the River Cities Conference Championship held at Benson Golf Course.

Team Results:
1= Mt Micheal = 313
2= Skutt Catholic = 329
3= Beatrice = 334
4= Ralston = 354
5= Gross Catholic = 369
6 = Roncalli Catholic = 379
7 = South Sioux City = 425

Individual Winners
1= Luke Gutschewski- Mt. M 71
2= Graham Southwick- Beat 75
3= John Hudson- Mt. M 76
4= Dillon Eaves- Ron 77
5= Evan Macke- Ral 77
6= John LaPour - Gro 79
7= Charlie Zielinski - Sku 79
8= Kaleb Fullerton- Sku 80
9= Lorcan Jamal Mt. M 82
10= Logan Hock Mt. M 84

Monday, May 7, 2018

Impressive Results at Math Competition

Wayne State Math Competition
Friday, May 4th

Seven Knights took time off last week from classes to compete in a Math competition at Wayne State.

Geometry
Scott Ding – 1st place

Algebra II
Joey Chen – 3rd place
Andree Kakish – 7th place

Pre-Calculus
Trevin Detwiler – 1st place
Alex Payne – 2nd place

Calculus
Kevin Zhang – 1st place
JP Jensen – 2nd place
Joey Chen, Andree Kakish, Trevin Detwiler, Kevin Zhang, Alex Payne, Scott Ding, JP Jensen


Friday, May 4, 2018

Awards Night

Keyton Pappas
The Mount Michael Community recently gathered to celebrate the many accomplishments of our students over this past school year.

Evening Highlights:

The evening started with a special presentation of a full ride ROTC scholarship to Creighton University. The award was presented to Keyton Pappas by a colonel representing the Air Force ROTC. Keyton will use the scholarship while he pursues a pre-dentistry program.  Keyton is the son of James and Lisa Pappas of Omaha. Keyton attened St. Wenceslaus School before coming to Mount Michael.

Lorcan Jamal

The official awards program began with the athletic awards presented by Activities Director Mr. Derrik Spooner. This year's Athlete of the Year was Lorcan Jamal. Lorcan was also recognized as a 12 season athlete. Lorcan played sports every season during his years at the Mount. He played tennis, basketball, and golf.  Lorcan is the son of Malia Jamal of Omaha and Michael Jamal of Simi Valley, California. Lorcan attended St. Vincent de Paul School before coming to Mount Michael.

Ms Gina Fosco presented the Key Staffer Award to Joey Recker.  This award is sponsored by the Omaha World Herald newspaper in recognition of each metro areas schools' outstanding journalism student. Joey was the Editor-in Chief for "The Mount".

Mr. Paul Hotovy acknowledged two sophomores as recipients of two special awards.

Ben deMayo is year's Mount Michael recipient of the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Award. Ben is the son of Miles and Lynn deMayo of Omaha.  Ben attended Christ the King School before attending Mount Michael.

Evan Schroeder was Mount Michael's recipient  the Omaha Exchange Club's Sophomore of the Year Award. Evan is the son of Andrew and Maree Schroeder of Omaha. Evan attended St. Vincent de Paul School before entering Mount Michael.

Ms. Noelle Hinrickson announced that junior Levi Kicken was selected as Mount Michael's Boy's State representative.  Boy's State is Sponsored by the American Legion. It is open to current junior students who are in scholastically good standing, model good citizenship and leadership qualities, are in good health, and are willing to spend eight continuous days at the program during the first week of June.  Levi is the son of Louis and Amy Kicken of Gering, Nebraska. Levi attend Gering Junior High School before coming to Mount Michael.

The President’s Award for Educational Excellence is an honorary award presented to seniors who meet the following criteria:  they must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better and tests at the 85th percentile or above on either the ACT (which is a 28) or the SAT (which is a 1310).  These students must demonstrate high motivation, initiative, integrity, intellectual depth, leadership qualities, judgement, involvement in community service, extra-curricular activities.  Mount Michael has 24 students from the class of 2018 who are being recognized for their President’s Award for
Armel Mignondje "Mount Michael Award"
Educational Excellence: Sebastian Alegrett Morreo, Ben Arkfeld, Ben Bies, Jack Blaser, Ming Hint Chui, Garrett Gloeb, Nolan Huetter, Lorcan Jamal, Hanool Kim, Ian Kim, Riley Kruse, Colin Lakeman, Ziyou Li, Armel Mignondje, Jordan Nguyen, Adam Orr, Nick Orr, Joey Recker, Lucas Rief, Nick Snyder, Mingkai Sun, Matthew Thiele, Dash Wedergren, Lukas Williams.

The evening concluded with Dr. David Peters, Head of School, presenting the coveted Mount Michael Award which is given to the senior who best epitomizes the values and character of a Mount Michael Knight. This year's recipient of the Mount Michael Award is Armel Mignondje. He is the son of Afi Adokpe of LaVista. Armel attend St. Columbkille School before attending Mount Michael.

Congratulations to these and all the other Knights recognized for their accomplishments this past school year.  Go Knights!



Thursday, May 3, 2018

2018 NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM RESULTS:

MOUNT MICHAEL STUDENT STATE RANKING
 LEVEL 1
OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE
2nd - Luke Gutschewski
4th  -  Kyle Pelan
5th - Matt Geary
6th - Dane Storch
9th - Quinn McMahon
10th - Nicholas Davis
LEVEL 2
REGULAR
1st - Brayden Whitaker
5th - Jacob Gathje
6th - Alexander Schrier
8th - Tharein Potuhera
OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE
6th - Joseph Johansen
BILINGUAL
2nd - Santiago Santa-María
 LEVEL 3
REGULAR
4th - JP Jensen
5th - Sid DeMayo
10th - Trevin Detwiler
OUTSIDE EXPERIENCE
10th - Gerald Righter
 LEVEL 4
REGULAR
4th - Garrett Gloeb
7th - Matthew Thiele
8th - Ben Arkfeld
BILINGUAL
6th – Sebastian Esquivel
NATIONAL PERCENTILE
GOLD – 95TH – 100TH NATIONAL PERCENTILE
Jacob Gathje
Alexander Schrier
Brayden Whitaker
JP Jensen
Ben Arkfeld
Garrett Gloeb
Matthew Thiele

 SILVER – 85TH – 94TH NATIONAL PERCENTILE
Lincoln Badley
Luke Gutschewski
Andree Kakish
Alexander Payne
Tharein Potuhera
Sid DeMayo
Trevin Detwiler
Cole Kalkowski
Jack Avilla
Lucas Rief
Nicholas Snyder
Lukas Williams
BRONZE – 75TH - 84TH NATIONAL PERCENTILE
Joseph Chouinard
Christian Fletcher
Matt Geary
Kyle Pelan
Jack Sorensen
Dane Storch
Stefano Brunelli
Benjamin Goetz
Kolton Koubsky
Benjamin Quinlan
Yichen Cao

James Crotty
Matthew Draper
Samuel Eberle
Shintaro Fujita
Santiago Santa-María
Nolan Zeger
Lorcan Jamal
Colin Lakeman
Lucas Van Haute

National French Exam Results


National French Exam Results 2018

Level 1A                              State Results               National Results
Scott Ding                            2nd Place / Silver Medal^                  13th      Bronze Medal*
Matthew Collins                  5th Place                                              16th      Mn Hon
Jacob Rapoza                      7th Place                                              18th      Mn Hon
Zachary Rapoza                  8th Place                                              19th      Mn Hon
Napat Sinthucharoen          8th Place                                              19th      Mn Hon
Samuel Gustafson               9th Place                                              20th      Mn Hon

Level 1B
Alfonso Castillo                   2nd Place/Silver Medal^                   5th  / Gold Medal*
Henry Gnann                      9th Place                                             9th  / Bronze Medal*

Level 2A                     State Results                         National Results
Jerry Fan                             7th Place                                              20th / Mn Hon
  Daniel Phan                         8th Place                                              21st / Mn Hon


Sebastian Algrett                 1st Place / Gold Medal^                    TBD
Stefano Brunelli                  2nd Place / Silver Medal^                  13th Silver Medal*
Andrew Shellberg               4th Place                                              15th Silver Medal*
Kevin Zhang                        4th Place                                              15th Silver Medal*
Temi Adeyemo                     5th Place                                              16th Silver Medal*
Levi Kicken                          5th Place                                              16th Silver Medal*
Daniel Davies                       7th Place                                              18th Silver Medal*
                     
Level 3C                     State Results                        National Results
Patrick Fayad                      1st Place / Gold Medal^                     9th Gold Medal*

Level 4A                                                                     National Results
Armel Mignondje                3rd Place / Bronze Medal^                11th Silver Medal*
Tomas Weekly                      3rd Place / Bronze Medal^                11th Silver Medal*
Joseph Recker                     5th Place                                               14th Silver Medal*
Jordan Nguyen                    7th Place                                              18th Bronze Medal*
Benjamin Bies                     8th Place                                              Mn Hon
Riley Kruse                          9th Place                                              Mn Hon




Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Knights Win and Place in Essay Contest

Two Mount Michael students were winners in the Archdiocese of Omaha's Center for Family Life Formation Pro-Life Essay Contest.

Sophomore Kolton Koubsky won first place for his grade. He is the son of Ken and Kristen Koubsky of Omaha. Kolton is a member of Mary our Queen parish.

Junior Shintaro Fujita placed third for his grade.  He is the son of Taisuke and Rie Fujita of Tokyo, Japan.

The contest was open to 7th-11th grades students. Cash prizes were awarded for each grade level. 1st place winners entries are also submitted to the Knights of Columbus fall 2017 statewide contest.

Sister Carol Jean Vandenhemel OSB and Mrs. Amy Masek are Mount Michael's Theology teachers. Congratulations to them and all their students who took part in the contest!


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Gloeb Honored at Rotary Club

Metro area seniors were recently honored at luncheon hosted by the Omaha Rotary Club as the 2018 Outstanding High School Senior from their schools. 

Mount Michael Benedictine’s Honoree was Garrett Gloeb. 

Garrett has received major scholarship offers from Creighton University, Saint Louis University, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Regents Scholar). Garrett was recognized as a National Merit Finalist, and prior to this was recognized in 2017 with the National Spanish Examinations junior travel award, distinguishing him as one of the top 24 Spanish language students in the United States, and first ever in Nebraska. Garrett received first honors all quarters at Mount Michael and was an inductee into the National Honor Society in 2016. He is a three-year varsity football letter winner, a two-year varsity baseball letter winner, and was a starting member of the 2016 Junior Legion district championship team. In 2018. Garrett tutors’ younger students in math and athletics and has volunteered his free time conversing and strolling with the elderly at a metro-area retirement home. Over his life he has challenged himself to learn and to compete academically and to compete academically and athletically at a high level. Garrett's strong religious beliefs have taught him that God's essence is present in all, and that individuals are called to support one another in whatever fashion affordable by circumstance or experience. Garrett intends to study biochemistry on a pre-medicine track. He plans to attend Notre Dame, Dartmouth. or Creighton. Garrett's parents are Matthew and Kristi Gloeb of Bennington, Nebraska.

Garrett is the son of Matt ’82 and Kristin Gloeb and attended Saint Vincent de Paul School before coming to Mount Michael.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Knight scores 36 on ACT




Congratulations to Mount Michael junior J.P. Jensen who recently scored a 36 on his A.C.T. exam.

J.P. is the son of Tom and Gerianne Jensen of Omaha, He attended Saint Margaret Mary School before coming to Mount Michael.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Knight Writers Garner Medals At State

The journalism team earned six first places and took fourth place in the NSAA state competition on Monday April 23 in Norfolk NE.  The team competed against 39 other teams in class B and took home 12 individual awards over all.  A big highlight this year was a strong sophomore showing.  Three qualified and all took home awards.  This was a first for the program.  Fourteen members of the team qualified for competition
Here are the individual results:

State Champions-1st place

  • Joey Recker ‘18-Entertainment Review Writing
  • Ben Bies ’18 – Headline Writing, In-depth Reporting
  • Nick Orr ’18 – News Writing
  • Andrew Nigro ‘ 18 – In-depth Reporting
  • Bo Kai (Kevin) Zhang ‘ 19 – Editorial Cartooning
  • Jimmy Crotty ’19 – Indepth Reporting
  • Cole Kalkowski ’19 – Indepth Reporting
  • Jacob Gathje ‘20 – Sports News Coverage, Yearbook Feature Writing


Second Place

  • Jimmy Crotty – Entertainment Review Writing

Third Place

  • Alex Schrier ’20 – Feature Writing

Fourth Place

  • Nick Orr – Yearbook Theme Copy Writing
  • Cole Kalkowski – News/Feature Photography
  • Drew Carleton –  Column writing
  • Bo Kai (Kevin) Zhang – Photo Illustration

Fifth Place

  • Nick Orr ’18, Bo Kai (Kevin) Zhang ’19, and Taylor Davis ’19 – Yearbook Theme Development

Sixth Place

  • Kolton Koubsky ’20 – Feature Writing


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Knights Place 2nd In History Academic Bowl

On Saturday April 21st 18 juniors participated in the 6th annual AP United States History Academic Bowl at UNO.

11 students won medals and Mount Michael Team A placed 2nd overall. 

Temi Adeyemo and Andrew Shellberg received medals for scoring in the top 10 of the multiple-choice section

Jacob Rapoza, Sam Eberle, and Jacob Benes received bronze medals in short answer writing

Max Nyugen and Andrew Shellberg received bronze medals in essay writing

Temi Adeyemo received bronze medals for DBQ writing

Sid DeMayo received a silver medal in short answer writing

Carson Leahy received silver medals in DBQ writing

Stefano Brunelli received a silver medal in essay writing

The team of Patrick Collins, Jacob Benes, Sid DeMayo, Temi Adeyemo, Kevin Zhang and Stefano Brunelli finished in 2nd place in the overall team competition.

Congratulations Knights!

Monday, April 23, 2018

S.A.M.E Competition

On Monday, April 16 the Junior and Senior SAME teams participated in the 2018 S.A.M.E. Competition held at the Scott Conference Center on the UNO Aksarben Campus.  There were 18 area High Schools and 19 area Middle Schools.  

Junior Team Design:
Dining and dorms in the Saint Benedict Building in the vacant areas created by the completion of the new David "DJ" Sokol Learning for Life Building.

The Juniors won $500 and an Award of Distinction for their design.



Those on the Junior Team were Cole Kalkowski, Sam Peters, Jarrett Cline,  Quinton Mohr, Gerald Righter, and Aiden Pace. 

Their project was the re-purposing of rooms left vacant in the original school building by the move to the new David "DJ" Sokol Learning for Life Building.  The three areas they looked at were enlarging the current dining area on the first floor, turning vacant classrooms on the second floor into 4-man dorm suites and expanding the freshmen living area.

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The Senior Team members were Jeff Kim, Nolan Huetter, Thomas Janacek, Nolan Gottsch, Will Fleissner, and Grant Pavlik.

Their project was planning an athletic Complex as the second phase of the Mount Michael School expansion.
Senior Team Design:
New Gym


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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Knight Writers Place 2nd at Media Day

The journalism team took 2nd place in the University of Nebraska Omaha Media Day Sweepstakes for the small class division which included all schools under 1500 students.  Submissions came from 22 other schools in this category from both Nebraska and Iowa.  The sweepstakes was calculated from point values given to each entry based on merit.

The following journalism students placed individually:

Cole Kalkowski, Ben Bies, Hudson Hohman and Joey Recker (In-depth News Stories)

  • 1st place-Opioid Crisis: In-depth
  • 3rd place – North Korean: In-depth


Kevin Zhang-1st Place Cartoon
Kolton Koubsky-1st place Feature writing
Cole Kalkowsi-3rd place Two-page layout
Jimmy Crotty -3rd place entertainment review writing
Skyler Davis- 3rd place New Story Broadcast

The newspaper itself also received 3rd place.

Spring Concert

The Mount Michael choir and jazz band put on an awesome concert for family, friends and staff in the Student Union.

The choir started the night off singing a capella Star Spangled Banner which they had also performed at several home basketball games.  They followed up with The Chariot Spiritual, The Flying Dutchman, and Goodnight, Sweetheart.

The Jazz Band played three pieces, It had to be you, It Don't Mean a Thing, and Moondance.

The selections this year were challenging pieces which they handled wonderfully.  Their hard work and challenging material should serve them well at the upcoming district competitions.

Mount Michael Choir Members

Trevin Detwiler, Adel Elbendary, Patrick Fayad, Christian Fletcher, Joshua Snyder, Nicholas Snyder, Blake Worsham, Jack Blaser, Ming Hint Chui, Jimmy Crotty, Skyler Davis, Jackson Heller, Trenton Sedlacek, Jimmy Severa and Kaleb Stavneak.

Mount Michael Jazz Band Members

Armel Mignondje, Addison Cousin-Hardrick, Cole McNally, Ben Keller, Levi Kicken, Matthew Collins, Cameron Detwiler, Ian Kim, Lincoln Badley, Jacob Gathje, Trevin Detwiler, Daniel Davies, Joshua Davies, Trenton Sedlacek, John Tuttle, Jack Blaser, Ming Hint Chui, Qixuan Ding, Max Swiniarski.

Music Files are available for download from Sycamore on the 
School Drive: Concert Files
The first two choir songs did not record due to operator error.



Tuesday, April 17, 2018

2018 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Fr. Stephen Plank O.S.B.
Mount Michael is please to announce that Fr. Stephen Plank O.S.B. has been named as one of the 2018 Outstanding Educators of the Year for the Archdiocese of Omaha.

Each year a selection committee reviews numerous nominations for educators who represent the highest levels of expertise, dedication, and discipleship within Omaha's archdiocesan schools.

This award includes a monetary gift of $5,000. In addition , Fr. Stephen will be recognized at the 41st Annual Archbishop's Dinner for Education at the Embassy Suites, LaVista, on Thursday September 20, 2018.

Congratulations Fr. Stephen!

Monday, April 16, 2018

French Convention Results 2018


French Convention Results 2018

Poetry
Level 1
Scott Ding                                                       Bien    

Alfonso Castillo                                              Bien
Sam Gustafson                                               Bien
Zach Rapoza                                                   Bien

Level 2
Jerry Fan                                                         First Place-Supérieur
Joey Chen                                                       Second Place-Excellent
Andres Carlton                                                Third Place/-Très Bien
Jimmy Kim                                                     Bien
Daniel Phan                                                    Bien

Level 3
Daniel Davies                                                 First Place – Supérieur
Kevin Zhang                                                   Second Place – Excellent
Andrew Shelburg                                            Third Place - Très Bien
Leo Li                                                             Third Place – Très Bien
Stephano Brunelli                                           Bien
Zane Li                                                            Bien

Level 4

Jordan Nguyen                                                Third Place - Très Bien
Benjamin Bies                                                 Bien
Emmet Kenney                                               Bien

Level 5
Patrick Fayad                                                  First Place – Supérieur

Posters
Kevin Zhang                                                   First Place- Supérieur
Zane Li                                                            Second Place – Excellent

Projects
Kevin Zhang                                                   First Place – Supérieur

French Waiters’ Race
Sam Gustafson                                               Third Place - Très Bien





Cooking
 Hors d’oeuvres           
Ryan Clark                                                      First Place – Supérieur

 Salades
            Riley Kruse                                                     First Place – Supérieur

 Le plat principal
            Daniel Davies                                                 First Place – Supérieur

French Culture Bowl
Sebastian Algrett
Ben Bies
Daniel Davies
Patrick Fayad                                                              First Place - Supérieur
Riley Kruse
Jordan Nguyen
Joey Recker
Tomas Weekly

Knowledge Bowl

 Level 1

Alfonso Castillo
Matthew Collins
Sam Corey
Scott Ding                                                                   First Place - Supérieur
Henry Gnann
Sam Gustafson
Jacob Rapoza
Jason Nyamatore

Level 2
Alfonso Castillo
Andrew Carlton
Jerry Fan
Allen Chen                                                                  Second Place - Excellent
Joey Chen
Jimy Kim
Daniel Phan

 Level 3

Sebastien Algrett
Temi Adeyemo
Stefano Brunelli
Patrick Collins                                                             First Place - Supérieur
Daniel Davies
Leo Li
Andrew Shellberg
Kevin Zhang


 Level 4 First Place - Supérieur
Sebastian Algrett
Stepheno Brunelli
Scott Ding
Oscar Dong
Emmet Kenney
Joey Recker
Mathew Winters
Emmet Kenney
(maybe missing one)

 Level 5  Second Place - Excellent
Sebastian Algrett
Temi Adeyemo
Partick Collins
Henry Gnann
Armel Mignondje
Jordan Nguyen
Joey Recker


Spelling Bee results are not coming since the person doing the first and second rounds did not keep score like the person for rounds three to five.

Friday, April 13, 2018

National Honor Society Induction

New members are sworn in.
With family and the entire student body in attendance 26 knights were inducted into Mount Michael chapter of the National Honor Society.  Current members spoke on the values of the NHS which the inductees swore to uphold.

New members are as follows:
Nicholas Akers, Laken Beller, Calvin Benson, Ming Hint Chui, Patrick Collins, James Crotty, Erik Degener, Matthew Draper, Shintaro Fujita, Jacob Gathje, Joseph Hitzemann, William Janecek, Ian Kim, Sanggyeom Kim, Kolton Koubsky, Cole McCoy, Cole McNally, Ian Miller, Alexander Payne, Benjamin Quinlan, Alexander Schrier, John Schroll, Joshua Snyder, Brayden Whitaker, Andrew Wilson, Harry Yin

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Science Teams: Awesome Results at Field Days

Physics

The Physics Teams placed 1,2,3 at the Creighton University Field Day in Omaha.

1st Place: Team Gold Foil
 2nd Place: Team Cosmic Microwave Background
3rd Place Team X-Ray

Team: Cosmic Background Radiation
Chalk Talk: Max Nguyen
Laser Aiming: Jordan Nguyen, Max Nguyen
Quiz Bowl: John Kuhry, Max Nguyen, Oscar Dong
Insulation: Christian Mikulicz, Jordan Nguyen


Team: X-Ray
Chalk Talk: Trevin Detwiler
Laser Aiming:
Quiz Bowl: Trevin Detwiler
Insulation: Devin Luque, Gerald Righter
Catapult Building: Kevin Zhang


Team: Gold Foil
Chalk Talk: J. P. Jensen
Laser Aiming: Gerald Righter, Devin Luque, Harry Yin
Quiz Bowl: Kevin Zhang, Allen Cheng, J. P. Jensen
Insulation: Jimmy Crotty, Kevin Zhang, Allen Cheng
Catapult Building: Zane Li, Harry Yin, Devin Luque
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Chemistry
The Chemistry Teams placed 3rd in both the upper and lower divisions at the Chemistry Field Day.

All Chemistry Team Members
Lower Division 3rd Place
Upper Division 3rd Place