You can now deposit hot lunch money online through e-Funds for Schools. Please go to Marian’s e-Funds site here to set up an account and log in. You will be able to track meal transactions at PowerSchool Parent Portal > Balances.
Monday, Nov. 11: Chicken and beef taco bowls
Tuesday, Nov. 12: Marian Moms
Wednesday, Nov. 13: Pizza
Thursday, Nov. 14: Chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks
Friday, Nov. 15: No lunch
Daily Menu Items
Small or large salad with toppings bar
Chicken tender salad
Sandwiches – ham, turkey, peanut butter
Apples and caramel
No Late Start
There will be no late start on Friday, Nov. 22.
Basketball Tryouts Meeting
There is a mandatory meeting for those who want to try out for basketball on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:15 a.m. in Room 105 (Mr. Cunningham’s room). We will be discussing tryouts which start Monday, Nov. 18. If you are absent and unable to attend the meeting, please see Coach Cunningham ASAP. Aslo, make sure you have completed and turned in your physical forms to Melissa.
Attention Winter Sport Athletes
The official start date for your season is less than three weeks away! Please remember that you must have a physical and a Marian parental consent form on file with Melissa before tryouts or you will not be allowed to participate. This is a state law, so there are absolutely no exceptions! There is a list posted outside of the training room; if your name is on the list, you are cleared. If your name is not on that list, you are missing some or all of the required paperwork. Please look at this list, make sure your name is on it, and if not see Melissa.
The following colleges will have representatives in the Quad near the trophy cases during both lunches unless otherwise listed.
- Nov. 12: University of Nebraska Omaha
National High School Oratorical Contest Program
The District Oratorical Contest will be held Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m.Click here for more information.
17th Annual Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize
Opera Omaha Poetry and Music Project
Students in grades K-12 from Nebraska and Iowa are invited to submit works of poetry on themes of creativity, community, identity and youth. Selected poems will be set to music and premiered during a public concert on April 26, 2020. Submission deadline is Nov. 30. See more info here.
Fleet Reserve Association Americanism Essay Contest
The FRA is holding an essay contest for students in grades seven through twelve. Entrants must be sponsored by a brach of the FRA or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary, or by an FRA Member-at-Large. See all details here. Submissions are due Dec. 1.
UNO Athletic Training Day
UNO will be hosting its 10th Annual Athletic Training Day on Saturday, Dec. 7. This event is free and open to high school and college students to learn more about the athletic training profession and get experience with hands-on skills. See the attached flyer and webpage to learn more about the event.
Tribute to the Rescuers Scholarship and Essay Contest
The Tribute to the Rescuers Essay Contest is an excellent multi-disciplinary assignment that gives students the opportunity to participate in a regional contest, with the possibility to win a cash prize and be honored for their talents. The contest is offered to students in two categories – 9 & 10th grades and 11 & 12th grades with cash prizes ranging from $100 to $800 in each category. Postmark deadline is Feb. 21, 2020. Click here for more details.
National WWII Museum Essay Contest
On Sunday, November 21, 1945, American Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson delivered a speech to open one of the most important cases of the 20th century: the trial of defeated Nazi leaders at Nuremberg. For its 2019 student essay contest, The National WWII Museum is asking high school students to consider Judge Jackson’s quote and to explain what you feel the “grave responsibility” of justice means and why it is important for today and for how “history will judge us tomorrow.” Submissions are due Dec. 27, 2019. More information here.
Cambridge Summer School Essay Competition
The Immerse Education Essay Competition provides the opportunity for students aged 13-18 to submit essay responses to a pre-set question relating to their chosen subject. Our essay questions are pre-defined according to your age group and preferred subject. You are encouraged to tailor your essay response to reflect your interest in your chosen subject. A full list of questions can be found here. The deadline for submission is Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. See more information here.
Engineered for Learning Essay Contest
Participants will create and submit an original piece of writing that responds to the following contest prompt: Tell a story about a person learning to live on a new world while traveling through space. Submissions are due Feb. 1, 2020. See more information here.
ACT Basic Review
These sessions will be held at Westside High School in Room 220. As in the past, these sessions provide student motivation, assist with relieving test anxiety, test-taking tips and test-taking strategies. Their intent is not to teach subject content, but rather to help students feel more comfortable in a testing situation. See more information here.
- ACT Basic Review – $30 – March 19 – 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Signet Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to juniors and seniors. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Wuthering Heights. Essays are due before April 22, 2020. See more information here.
Penguin Classics Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to freshmen and sophomores. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Ceremony. Essays are due before April 24, 2020. See more information here.
Nebraska College of Architecture Career Explorations Workshop
This workshop, developed for high school students, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The workshop provides learning opportunities in the form of design studio explorations, seminars and discussions, field trips and video presentations. The workshop takes place June 14-19, 2020. Click here for more details.
Exploring is a career education program for ages 14-20 years old. Local businesses in our community help young adults make a more informed decision about their future career and determine if a particular career is the right fit for them. Exploring Omaha provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, Exploring is a great place to start. See all program opportunities here. Upcoming programs include, Nebraska Medical Center and OrthoNebraska Program, World Herald Program, Veterinary Science Program, Kiewit Building Group Inc., UNO Computer Science Program, Metro Media Broadcasting Program, UNL Durham School of Architecture Program and more.