Bishop McNamara High School is participating in Do More 24! Join us on June 2nd for this 24-hour celebration of giving, sponsored by The United Way! The link to our donation site is BMHS DoMore24.
As part of Do More 24, BMHS will be hosting a few games to make the event interesting! Throughout the course of the day, we will be holding a "Clash of the Classes" - which Bishop McNamara and La Reine graduating class can raise the most money for our School? Let's find out!
Can't donate this year? No problem! Help us win money from United Way with our "Selfies for Good" games! Throughout the course of the day, we will kick off a three-hour selfie challenge on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Simply print this Do More 24 sign and use it in your selfie, then be sure to tag us and use the #DoMore24 hashtag! Each image MUST contain a different person to be counted for our total.
Thank you for your support of Bishop McNamara High School!
Medical Forms and Documentation have changed for the 2016-17 school year. Starting June 1st, all new medical forms & information will be available via Maccess for parents to complete. It is mandatory that ALL students have these forms completed for 2016-17 school year.
- June 1st - Medical Forms will be available in Maccess
- August 1st - Medical forms due for Students participating in Fall 2016 Sports
- August 15th - Medical forms due for ALL other Students.
- Parent Profile - update in Maccess now (“Update Household Information”) prior to starting online forms
- Cannot log into Maccess? Email Support@bmhs.org.
Summer Camps 2016 - Come join us for an event filled and fun summer at Bishop McNamara High School! The Summer Camp Program will be offering many opportunities and experiences throughout the summer. Academics, Athletics, Fine Arts and Leadership Camps available. For all information and to save your spot, go to Summer Camps.
Summer School - High School Prep, Original Credit, and High School-Level Credit Recovery courses are being offered for BMHS Current Students, Incoming Class of 2020, and Private High School students. Courses run from July 5th through July 29th. Registration starts online May 31st. For more information, go to Summer School.
Bishop McNamara High School views Information Technology as a critical tool to provide students with a working knowledge of computer concepts as well as expose them to specific skillsets used in the business world. All students must complete one credit of Information Technology. The Computer Applications course teaches the use of common business applications such as Microsoft Office that can be used by students throughout their educational experience. The Computer Programming course introduces students to the world of programming using Java. The Web Design course introduces students to web design techniques. The Honors Cisco Network Administration courses mirror real-world Cisco classes offered around the country by institutions providing training to IT networking professionals.
The school has three computer labs to support the Information Technology curriculum. In addition, every classroom has technology capabilities such as traditional PC’s, short throw projectors, Apple TV’s and sound systems. Bishop McNamara implemented a 1:1 iPad Program further reinforcing their commitment to technology.
Advanced Placement Computer Science (online)
Honors Cisco Network Administration (Level 1 and 2)Web Design
What courses can students take that do not have a prerequisite?
There are no prerequisites for Computer Applications, Computer Programming, Web Design or Honors Cisco Network Administration I. However, the Cisco networking class is the same class taken for Cisco certifications in the business world and is not recommended for freshmen students.
How will the “Computer Applications” course benefit a student?
As a cross curriculum course, students will apply the skills learned in this class to other classes taken at Bishop McNamara and in college. These skills are transferable to virtually any internship or vocation chosen by the student.
Are the skills learned in the “Web Design” course marketable?
In today's world, there is an increasing demand for website designers. Students in this class have an opportunity to design, create and publish actual websites using current HTML and style sheet standards.
What topics are included in the “Cisco Network Administration I” course?
The Cisco Network Administration I class consists of two one semester courses: “Introduction to Networks” and “Routing and Switching Essentials”. At the completion of Cisco Network Administration I, students will have completed course requirements in preparation to take the Cisco Certified Entry Level Network Technician (CCENT) certification. The test is given at a variety of test locations throughout the country.
What is the benefit of taking the “Computer Programming” course?
Students in the Computer Programming class use Java to learn the fundamentals of programming. Java is a cross-platform, object-oriented programming language has become one of the most sought-after programming skills in the developer world.