MMRHS 9/11 Flag Project

2016 Spring Musical Cast

Graduation 2017

Chorus in NYC

D2 Western Mass Champs Boys Track

Trip to Ecuador

VIrtual Enterprise Class in NYC

F-Wing on Twin Day

MMRHS Band at the Statehouse

The mission of Monument Mountain Regional High School is to create opportunities that foster intellectual and personal growth and Challenge all to become courageous learners, engaged citizens, and individuals of integrity.

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Recovered Money …..

Nick Fredsall of Nick Fredsall Electric is also the founder and operator of Spotted Turtle Treasure Hunting.  He’s been metal detecting around the school’s front and back fields and has collected $187.00 in loose change:  317 pennies, 122 nickels, 264 dimes, and 609 quarters.  Nick has given this recovered money to the MMRHS Athletic Department. Thanks very much, Mr. Fredsall!  And thanks to all whose change was dropped on the... read more

MMRHS Band at the Mahaiwe – March 4th

On March 4, 2016 at 8 pm, The Monument Mountain Regional High School Band and Jazz Ensemble, both under the direction of Jeffrey Stevens, return to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center to present their 33rd Annual Pops Concert. This will be the seventh time the Monument Bands have returned to the Mahaiwe. This year’s concert will feature several guest artists and local legends including Wanda Houston, Robert Kelly, Robert Putnam, and Jay Bradley. The artists, otherwise known as The Wanda Houston Band and The Kelly, Putnam, Stevens, and Bradley Jazz Quartet will appear alone and in concert with the MMRHS Jazz Ensemble. The Jazz Ensemble will be playing the music of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Cole Porter, Gordon Goodwin, and Tower of Power; The Concert Band will be performing works by Aaron Copland, Alfred Reed, Leroy Anderson, and Woody Guthrie. This event is part of the band’s celebration of national “Music in the Schools” month and will also include performances for young people at several area schools. Tickets are $12 and are available at the Mahaiwe Box Office. The Monument Band has performed in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Canada, New York City, The Massachusetts State House in Boston and the Colonial Theater in Pittsfield. Previous concerts at the Mahaiwe have featured the band with pianist Peter Serkin, trumpeter Rolf Smedvig, vocalist Wanda Houston, trumpeter Allan Dean, soprano Maureen O’Flynn and singer Livingston Taylor.  All proceeds will go to help support music in the... read more

MMRHS’s Advanced Drama class

will be performing our own staged version of Monty Python’s The Holy Grail in order to celebrate all things imaginative, medieval and silly. We will be performing in the MMRHS auditorium on Wednesday, January 27, and Thursday, January 28, at 7:00pm. Admission is free. The Holy Grail is the culmination of a semester’s worth of hard work and creative effort by our Advanced Drama students in order to bring this iconic film to life on the stage. There will be a Q&A session following each performance, so audience members can give feedback, ask questions, and learn more about the young actors’ process. Come join... read more

The MMRHS Music Department

will hold its annual Winter Concert on Friday, December 11 at 7 pm in the Kathleen McDermott Auditorium.   The concert will feature the Chorus under the direction of Julie Bickford, the Orchestra under the direction of Juraye Moran and the Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Jeffrey Stevens.   The Chorus will be singing classical repertoire, holiday selections, and folk songs. The Orchestra will provide music by Arcangelo Corelli and a number of holiday selections. The Jazz Ensemble will be playing big band music by Count Basie, Sy Johnson and many others. Finally, the Concert Band will perform works by Von Weber, Johannes Hannsen and Leroy Anderson.   This is a free concert and all are... read more

For MMRHS female students (and their mothers!)

ABC Women’s Self-Defense for High School and College Students sponsored in partnership with the Berkshire Hills Fund for Excellence and the Berkshire Taconic Foundation Saturday December 5th 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monument Valley Regional Middle School gymnasium Free for MMRHS’s young women; $10.00 for their mothers.  Sign up in the Main Office. ABC Women’s Self-Defense is the most popular, fun, and critically acclaimed self-defense and empowerment program of its kind in the area!  Women of all types, backgrounds, and ages have learned the critical principles of AWARENESS, BOUNDARIES, and CONTACT and the skills needed to protect themselves and their loved ones.  A young woman is never more at risk in her life than during the first semester of college. Our program can help! In addition to our expert self-defense instruction, some of the topics we cover include: drugs and alcohol awareness, campus safety, situational awareness and... read more

The MMRHS Music Department

has announced that nine music students have been selected for the Western District Massachusetts Music Educators Association Senior Festival. The students were selected by audition and will perform at the UMass fine Arts Center at 3 pm on January 16, 2015 with music students from throughout western Massachusetts. Students from Monument selected for the chorus were Madeleine Redpath, Hayden Stein, Alex Leonard, Alessandra Reese, and Cedar Potter. Joining the Jazz Ensemble will be Kevin Costello on Trombone and Wilson Sprague on Tenor Saxophone. Jack Bertelli will play Alto Saxophone in the Concert Band and Kyle Germain will play Percussion in the Orchestra. Costello and Sprague both scored high enough to be recommended for an All-State Festival... read more

Shakespeare’s The History of Henry VI, November 13 & 14 at 7pm at MMRHS.

The play is the inspiration for the hit TV show Game of Thrones which tells the story of rival factions battling for the crown in England’s famed War of the Roses, a time when the English political system was torn apart by personal squabbles and petty jealousy. Raffle Tickets can be purchased by contacting Jodi Drury (jodi.drury@bhrsd.org)at the high school. Tickets for the Show can be purchased at the door on the night of the show. Come support our MMRHS... read more

Ace McAlister ’16 (Great Barrington, MA)

tied the 15 year old course record at Andover today, running a 15:40 as he won the race. Two weeks ago, Ace ran the fastest time for an NMH runner in at least the past decade. Ace has run sub-16 in all of his away contests this... read more

The MMRHS School Advisory Council

will meet on Tuesday October 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the library.  Please feel free to join us. This year’s members include: Sam Lyons – Student Senate representative Denise Roszkowski – 2016 School Advisory Council Co-Chair Nancy Maurice Rogers – 2015 School Advisory Council Co-Chair Susan Lord Renée Slonaker Julie Duffin Deb Buccino Michelle Manto Julia Erickson Caroline Tufts Ed Abrahams Amy Taylor Melissa Beeson Higgins Leslie Mitchell David Mitchell Lynn Chiavacci Jean... read more

Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

Mercedes M. Girona, Megan S. Lacombe, Ella G. Long, William Serkin, Caroline D. Sprague and Sydnie Strawn have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Principal Marianne Young to these scholastically talented seniors. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test... read more
Monument Mountain Regional High School is committed to expanding access to rigorous course work including AP courses, improving student performance, and supporting student success. We’ve been recognized for our work as part of the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. Monument Mountain Regional High School is one of 547 school districts to earn a spot on @CollegeBoard’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll.