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Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198




Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of October 7, 2019



Monday, October 7                         Modified Schedule:  Advisory @ Beginning of Day   (Monday only)*

                                                              C Football vs Auburn @ Home – 6:00pm


Tuesday, Oct 8                                 Financial Aid Night 5pm – 8pm @ MRHS

                                                              Boys Golf vs Kennedy Catholic @ Riverbend GC – 3:15pm

                                                              Girls Golf vs Kennedy Catholic @ Glen Acres GC – 3:00pm                  Dism 1:30

                                                              C Volleyball vs Auburn Mountianview @ Home – 5:45pm

                                                              JV Volleyball vs Auburn Mountianview @ Home – 5:45pm

                                                              V Volleyball vs Auburn Mountianview @ Home – 7:15pm

                                                              V Soccer vs Kent Meridian @ French Field – 7:30pm

                                                              Swim & Dive vs Kentridge @ Home – 3:30pm

                                                              JV Tennis vs Kentridge @ Kentridge – 3:30pm                                          Dism 1:45

                                                              V Tennis vs Kentridge @ Home – 3:30pm


Wednesday, Oct 9                           Cross Country @ Philip Arnold Park – 3:30pm                                         Dism 1:30


Thursday, Oct 10                             C Volleyball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 5:45pm

                                                              JV Volleyball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 5:45pm

                                                              V Volleyball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 7:15pm

                                                              JV Soccer vs Kentwood @ Kentwood – TBD

                                                              V Soccer vs Kentwood @ Kentwood – 7:30pm

                                                              Swim & Dive vs Kennedy Catholic @ Tukwila Pool – 3:00pm                               Dism 130

                                                              JV Tennis vs Kentwood @ Home – 3:30pm

                                                              V Tennis vs Kentwood @ Kentwood – 3:30pm                                           Dism 1:45


Friday, Oct 11                                  No School


Saturday, Oct 12                              V Football vs Thomas Jefferson @ Federal Way Mem Field – 6:00pm

                                                              Cross Country Invite vs Lakewood @ Lakewood – 9:00am


PSAT: 10/16 (9, 10 & 11)   Senior Meeting: 10/16   Picture Retake Day: 10/18



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.


ParentVUE & StudentVUE is Almost Here!  App and Online Portal Launches October 7. 

The new online tool and mobile apps allow families and students to check grades, monitor attendance and message teachers. The tools are part of our new Synergy student information system. Teachers will use the Synergy messaging tool as the primary vehicle for contacting families and students electronically.


PSAT is coming to Mount Rainier:  the test will be on Wednesday, October 16th from 8:00 – 11:45 at MRHS.  All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will take the test.  Plan to be here for this important opportunity.


Pictures are Here!  Please pick up your phots from Lifetouch in the attendance office before or after school or during lunch.


Photo ID/ASB Cards may be picked up in attendance.  If you paid for ASB please be sure your card has a pink circle that says “ASB”.  If not see Bookkeeper to get the sticker.  You will be charged full price for games if you do not have the sticker and we do not want that happen.

Picture Retake Day:  Friday, October 18.  This is only for students who paid for pictures and are returning their picture package or have not had their picture taken this year or had their picture taken but did not receive and ID card.


Check & Pay Fines or Fees On-line:  You may purchase Yearbook, ASB and pay Participation Fees online (transaction fee applies) as well as fines & fees.



French Club:  Love good food & good fun?  Interested in French?  Come to French Club Thursday after school in room 2503.  All are welcome!


Drama Club:  Are you interested in acting, singing, dance or other aspects of theatre?  Come to our Drama Club meetings on Tuesdays from 3 – 4 in the theatre.  See you there.


Athletic Ticket Prices: Cash only ($20 or smaller bills) Adult $6; Visiting Student with ASB & Military w/ID $4; Elementary children $2; Seniors 62+ $2; Home Student with ASB Free; Adult Punch Card (10 entries) $48; Child/Senior Punch Card $16.  (Punch cards are for Home Games only)  No refunds, photo of ASB not accepted, Students without ASB pay Adult price, Admission required for sub-varsity events preceding a varsity contest, No Re-entry.


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!




Financial Aid Night @ MRHS 5pm – 8pm.


Juniors!!  Want to go to college?  Join College Success Foundation’s Achievers Scholars Program.  CSF is a college prep program for Juniors & Seniors.  It provides college planning, scholarship search support, campus visits, assistance with high school to college transition and more!  To apply or for more info please see Ms. Miechia Taylor in the College & Career Center.


FASFA/WASFA applications now open! Drop in the Career Center for questions and or completion help.


College and Career Center Ice cream social- Join the College and Career Team for some ice cream and learn more about what the services and programs we offer. See you there! Tuesday, October 8th at 2:45pm


College Visits- check out which college reps are coming to MR! Interested students are to register on Naviance. See Ms. Taylor for questions.


October College Visits

Whitworth University 10/9 @ 10:40

Saint Martin’s University 10/10 @10:40

John Hopkins University 10/16 @10:40

UW Bothell 10/17 @ 10:40

UW Seattle 10/23 @10:40

Fashion institute of design and Merchandising, LA 10/24 @10:40

Eastern Washington University 10/30 @10:40





Senior Meeting & Group Photo:  Mark your Calendar!  Wednesday, October 16th at 8:30am is SENIOR MEETING in the main gym which includes Graduation information and the Senior Group Photo!  Jostens will be here to tell you about Graduation Items, including cap/gown/tassel, announcements, and other items available to purchase.  Jostens will be back on October 23rd during lunches and in the evening to take your order and answer questions.

Yearbook will be here to take the SENIOR CLASS GROUP PHOTO!

Senior Class Meeting                                     Graduation Cap & Gown Order Day

Oct. 16th 8:30 AM in the Gym                           Oct. 23 during Lunches in Cafeteria

                                                                        Family Order Night 5:30-7:00 PM


*Monday, October 7 Modified Schedule:  Advisory at Beginning of Day (Monday only):

Modified Advisory for October 7:


Advisory              8:00        8:20

1st Period             8:25        9:20

2nd Period            9:25        10:15

3rd Period            10:20     11:10

Regular schedule for periods 4-6