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**Updated – PTSO Board Members Needed for 2019-2020

**  Please join us to discuss next year’s board with Assistant Principal Eric Moroye. We will be meeting on Friday, April 19th at 12:30p.m. at Monarch in the Coyote Learning Commons room.

We are recruiting for many positions on the board for the next school year. We especially need the President and Vice President positions filled. Including the positions below, other volunteer support is always needed. Please contact info@monarchptso.org if you can fill any of these spots or have questions about what the work includes.

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Newsletter Coordinator
  • Web Admin
  • Fundraising Chair
  • Volunteer Chair

March Counseling News

2018-19 Course Selection Update

Counselors were in Social Studies classrooms on February 22nd, 25th, or 26th to talk with students about course selection for the 2019-2020 school year. Students received course request forms at that time. Counselors returned to classrooms to check course input on 3/8, 3/11, 3/12.  Students who have not yet turned in their course request sheet (with signatures) or have not yet entered their course requests need to see their counselor.

SAT Strategies Session

Wednesday, March 20th from 8:30-9:30 in the auditorium. This is a great opportunity to learn some great strategies a couple weeks before you take the SAT!


SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS:  Check out all the Boulder CTEC has to offer. Deadline to sign up is March 17th.

—-Did you know? Many CTEC Classes offer College Credit and Embedded

High School Credit. Learn more about the course offerings here: http://arh.bvsd.org/academics/Pages/CTE.aspx

Upcoming College Application Deadlines

SENIORS: Many colleges have upcoming application deadlines in March – plan ahead! Be sure to check your schools’ websites in order to determine your deadlines. Order your transcripts at least a week in advance and request letters of recommendation a month in advance. Remember, if you order paper transcripts you must pick them up and send them.

Upcoming Scholarship Application Deadlines

SENIORS: Many scholarships have upcoming application deadlines- plan ahead! Be sure to check with the scholarship organization to determine your deadlines. Order your transcripts at least a week in advance and request letters of recommendation a month in advance. Remember, if you order paper transcripts you must pick them up and send them.

College Rep Visits

College reps from colleges all over the country (and beyond) come to the Monarch High School Post Grad Center to meet prospective students. Be sure to check out the upcoming college visits on Naviance. Students must sign up through Naviance in order to have their absence excused.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

FAFSA went live on October 1st and seniors/parents NEED to submit it as soon as possible for consideration for many financial aid opportunities as well as many scholarships.

REMEMBER: You must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you want to apply for federal and state financial aid for college. Many colleges and universities, especially public institutions, also require the FAFSA. Complete your FAFSA through www.fafsa.ed.gov/  (this is the official FREE application through the government).

SAT Colorado State Test

Remember, ALL JUNIORS in the state of Colorado will take the SAT on April 9th.  This test is free and students DO NOT register online. Information about prep classes can be found on the counseling department’s website, in the counseling office, and online through Community Connections (A Student Resource Guide) at http://bvsd.org/guide/Pages/disclaimer.aspx.  Pre-registration will be Monday, March 18th from 2:00-3:00pm.


Reminder, ALL SOPHOMORES in the state of Colorado will take the PSAT 10 on April 10th. This test is free and students DO NOT register online.  Pre-registration will be Monday, March 18th from 2:00-3:00pm.


Reminder, ALL FRESHMAN in the state of Colorado will take the PSAT 9 0n April 9h. This test is free and students DO NOT register online.  Pre-registration will be Monday, March 18th from 2:00-3:00pm.

Online Courses-  Spring 2018 Term

BVSD Online Spring 2018 Course Registration is closed with the exception of Credit Recovery Session 2!

Credit Recovery Session 2 Registration open through March 14th

Courses run March 19th through April 30th.

No late registration accepted.

Only students that have previously taken the course and earned a F or a D are eligible to take credit recovery courses. Credit recovery courses are open for 4 weeks (no extensions).

Contact Information

Last names beginning A–E: Tom Hacker, thomas.hacker@bvsd.org, 720-561-4207

Last names beginning F–K: Ben Holloway, ben.holloway@bvsd.org, 720-561-4204

Last names beginning L–Rn: Jo Harpring, jo.harpring@bvsd.org, 720-561-4210

Last names beginning Ro–Z: Jill Benisch, jill.benisch@bvsd.org, 720-561-4203

Please be sure to check out the MHS counseling website at http://www.mohicounseling.com

Youth Spring Art Show 2019

Close to 60 Monarch High Art Students will have work exhibited in this K-12 show!

The art show runs 3/7-3/31.  Opening Night/Reception is on Thursday, March 7th from 5:30 – 7:30(4) Louisville Public Library.

We’re all dreaming of fields with no snow….

Monarch Boys’ Ultimate Frisbee A team Beats Fairview and C Beats Brighton in Season Openers!

Lead by co-captains Tanner Fillion, Charlie Knott, and Tucker Peyok, the Boys’ A team slogged through mud and snow in Boulder to beat Fairview 12-1 on Thursday. Boys’ C team played at Brighton for a 10-7 win. Boys’ B team game against Peak to Peak was canceled due to snowy fields. 

First girls’ game will be Tuesday 3/12 4:15 pm at Monarch K8 fields against Lakewood. Thursday 3/14 Boys’ A will host Denver East X squad at K8 fields, Boys’ B will play at Golden, and Boys’ C will host Centaurus. 

MoHi teams are looking forward to hosting the SICkO tournament 4/6-7, attending Off the Deep End Tourney in Lakewood on 4/13-14, and sending players to Salt Lake City for the Lone Peak tournament 4/19-20. 

With the conditions so far this season, Ultimate players have been found practicing in the MoHi hallways after school. Crossing our fingers for some sun and warmer temps! 

Looking for more information? Contact Team Manager Tam Dalle Molle at tamdallemolle@gmail.com and Coach Finlay Waugh at finwa@comcast.net

Monarch After Prom — Let’s Keep our Kids Safe!

Monarch After Prom is a volunteer supported and community sponsored evening of fun immediately following prom.  

… And with a big thank you to the generosity of parents and local businesses, we have been able to host a safe, fun, substance-free event for our high school seniors and juniors since 1991. Today, After Prom is attended by more than 600 Monarch High School students and their dates.

This year the event will be at The Sports Stable in Superior — providing us with a fantastic location to host an event that will include a casino, spa, entertainers, a DJ, ice skating and more along with the opportunity to win awesome prizes!


Tickets are on sale now! $7.50 per person on line prior to the event, or $10 per person at the door. Click here to buy now.

Important, please note if your student is bringing a guest from another school — they need to visit the Monarch High School front office and get a copy of the Approval Form. This is the same form they need to have completed for Prom. Your student needs to please provide the form to their guest so they can get approval to attend After Prom.


We also ask that you please consider making a donation to After Prom while buying a ticket for your student. In the past, the event has relied heavily on local businesses for financial and in kind donations. Today these donations are significantly lower. If each Senior and Junior parent provided even a small donation we can continue the tradition of providing our children a safe, fun and substance-free place to hangout after their prom.

We encourage you to please donate by clicking here.


To continue the tradition and make this years event a high success, we are looking for volunteers and donations. We will have a variety of roles and donation requests for the night — from being a casino dealer to donating food and beverage items.

You can let us know you are interested today by clicking here … or look for our Sign Up Genius communications from the school or on Facebook.

Submissions to the Literary Magazine are due!

The Writer’s Society is an afterschool club that publishes the Literary Magazine, a compilation of MoHi students writing, photography and graphics.  We meet every Monday during club time and Tuesdays from 3-4pm in L205b.

We are accepting everything from poetry to plays, photos to computer-generated illustrations. Submit your work to mhswriters@gmail.com by Feb. 22, 2018. If editors decide to publish your work, we will contact you, and you will receive a free copy of the magazine in the Spring! 

Contact elaine.grace@bvsd.org with questions.February 22nd is the deadline!

MoHi Spring Ultimate Frisbee is On!

Our players are ready to practice this week….as soon as the snow melts! We’re wishing we were still at the “Beach of Dreams” tournament the team traveled to Santa Monica for over break. During last fall’s co-ed season, Monarch had over 100 participants, and we welcome all who wish to join us this spring. Ultimate is a club sport with a “no-cut” policy and we’ll be fielding all-female and all-male squads at several levels this season.  Practices are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-5:15, with girls’ games on Tuesdays starting 3/5 and boys’ games on Thursdays starting 3/7.

For more information, contact Team Manager Tam Dalle Molle at tamdallemolle@gmail.com and Coach Finlay Waugh at finwa@comcast.net

Get to know Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU)

Did you know…when you become Premier, you will enjoy earning top rates on your savings and saving money on all your loans while helping Monarch’s PTSO raise money? In addition, when your student(s) join the Coyote Student Credit Union, you’ll have peace-of-mind knowing that they are saving more and learning more about managing their personal finances, and using credit responsibly. All it takes is a $5 minimum Savings deposit and there no monthly fees for Checking Accounts, Debit and Credit Cards.

  • Click LIFE Loan Interest for EducationTM for low-cost loans and to help raise money for your PTSO (no cost to you). 
  • Apply for a loan online, by phone 303-657-7000 or stop by a local Premier Members Credit Union branch near you.

Monarch After Prom – Needs 1 Minute of Your Time!

HELP US WIN $1,000 ! Precision Plumbing donates $12,000 each year to LOCAL charities.  Help us win this month’s donation of $1,000 by going to this link here and nominating Monarch After Prom — it will only take you a minute! The organization who receives the most nominations for the month WINS $1,000. Visit their Facebook here for more details or contact monarchafterprom@gmail.com or visit monarchafterprom.org!

Booster Bash is March 8th 

Have You RSVP’d to the Booster Bash? Get ready to have fun at the 1st Annual Booster Bash! It will be an awesome Adult 21+ only party featuring the vocal band “FACE” with really amazing live and silent auctions on Friday, March 8 at the Sport Stables. Attire is casual, with food from Brunelleschi’s and adult beverages, and the best part? This event will help us raise funds for ALL of Boosters 40+ clubs and teams! 

Early bird tickets are $40 (sold through Feb 13th), and $5 of every ticket sold goes to the club/sport of your choice. The more money that items donated by your team or club brings in, the larger your % of profit per club/sport. For example, if the auction brings in $5,000, and the items donated by our club bring in $500, you will earn 10% of the profit pool earned from the event. We are very eager to collect high quality donations so, please contact your parent rep today!

Let’s have fun folks! Click HERE to order your tickets on RevTrak 24/7! If you have questions please contact co-Presidents, Paula Isaacson or Holly Hansburg at monarchboosterclub@gmail.com.

Supporting Monarch Athletics & Clubs ~ Sko Yotes!
Learn about benefits of membership at Monarch Booster Club Website