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22450 19th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198


Mount Rainier High School Bulletin Week of January 20

Mount Rainier High School Bulletin Week of January 20

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of January 20, 2020


  Monday, January 20                      Martin Luther King Jr Holiday – No School


Tuesday, January 21                        Swim & Dive vs Kentwood @ Home – 3:30pm

                                                                Gymnastics Quad Meet @ Thomas Jefferson – 7:00pm


Wednesday, January 22                C Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Kent Meridian – 3:45pm                          Dism 2:00

                                                              JV Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Kent Meridian – 5:30pm

                                                              V Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Kent Meridian – 7:00pm

                                                              JV Girls Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 5:30pm

                                                              V Girls Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 7:00pm


Thursday, January 23                    Wrestling vs Kentwood @ Home – 7:00pm


Friday, January 24                         End of Semester

                                                              C Boys Basketball vs Kentridge @ Kentridge – 3:45pm

JV Boys Basketball vs Kentridge @ Kentridge – 5:30pm

                                                              V Boys Basketball vs Kentridge @ Kentridge – 7:00pm

                                                              Swim & Dive vs Kentridge @ Lindbergh Pool – 3:30pm

                                                              JV Girls Basketball vs Kentridge @ Home – 5:30pm

                                                              V Girls Basketball vs Kentridge @ Home – 7:00pm


Monday, January 27                      No School (grades 6-12)


    Chamber Music Concert Feb 5               Mid-Winter Break 2/14-17             Spring FamilyID Open Feb 3



Our Mission: 
Mount Rainier High School promotes the growth of every student and seeks to create principled, knowledgeable, and inquisitive graduates empowered to lead productive and caring lives in a global society.


In District Transfer Request Window Open until Jan 31.  See full details and other options at:


Physics Tutoring now available!  Monday – Friday after school.  Check with teacher for specific times and rooms.


PSSC & Running Start Info Night:  Save the Date!  Representatives from PSSC and Running Start will be presenting information in the Mount Rainier Theater on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 6 – 8pm.  This is a good time to get information about these programs for Fall 2020 and beyond.  PSSC has summer programs, too.


It’s time for the Waskowitz Spring Leadership Training Weekend and your chance to change lives, have fun, and get a .5 elective credit. This opportunity is open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Representatives will be at MRHS during lunches on Feb 4.  For more info please contact Jacob @ with questions.  Spring 2020 LTW is set for March 7th and 8th. Can’t wait to see you there.




New Club:  One Love Club  What is One Love Club?  An organization that educates young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better.  Want to know more?  Questions?  Student Ambassador Anastasia Preradovic email or Kristina Grundmanis, Advisor email


Drama Club Auditions: Drama Fans and other interested aspiring actors!  Auditions for our Spring Musical, The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee, are Tuesday, Jan 21 & Thursday, Jan 23.  Pick up an audition packet outside Mr. Thumim’s room, 2714.


Club Registration Open:  All students may now register for Clubs in FamilyID @  All Club Members must register.  Keep track of what is happening in clubs and activities! 


Spring Sports FamilyID Registration Begins on Feb 3.  Spring Sports Season begins 3/2 (first practice): Baseball, Softball, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Track & Field.  Make sure your physical is valid, fines paid, and register on FamilyID.




Graduation:  Mount Rainier High School Class of 2020 will graduate at ShoWare Center on Wednesday, June 17th at Noon.


Josten’s Graduation delivery Thursday, March 26 during lunches. Order or complete payment on-line at



Team Read- Team Read is hiring for second semester. For more information stop by the College and Career Center.


WWU Application Completion Night- Western Washington University will be hosting an application completion night in the CCC on January 23rd from 2:30-4:30pm. Stop by and meet the admission reps and get extra help.


Scholarships- Its scholarship season!! Need help completing scholarships? Stop by the College and Career Center to get more information about the top scholarships. Please see below for our scholarship party info. Food will be provided. Let’s get this money Rams!!


Scholarship Party Events

Wednesday, January 29th from 2:30- 6pm

Wednesday, February 12th from 2:30-6pm



Scholarships available through the Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at the Museum of Flight

Attention Seniors:  If you have ever participated in a Museum of Flight education program, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship ($118,000 over four years) to pursue a STEM degree that is directly related to aviation and aerospace. Visit the Museum’s scholarship page to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and to learn about other scholarship awards.  Applications are due February 1 and include essays, recommendations and submission of your high school transcript. Early application is highly encouraged.

Attention, all students:  The Museum offers flight training scholarships to pursue a private pilot license. Awards are from $10,000 to $12,000.  Visit the Museum’s scholarship page to find application information.  Due date: February 1. Early application is encouraged.