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Mr. Clark with the Mighty Mac
Student Life at BMHS is always something to cheer about

Bishop McNamara sponsors more than 53 clubs and organizations for students. Extra-curricular activities provide students with opportunities to lead, participate and serve Bishop McNamara, area elementary schools, and community organizations. For information on any of the clubs or organizations, please contact Ms. Angela De Leonibus, Director of Student Life. 

Clubs and Club Moderators for 2013-14
Organization/Club Moderator Contact

Senior Class Ms. Keller
Junior Class Ms. Graham
Sophomore Class Mr. Holloman
Freshman Class Mr. Hipkins
ACE Mentoring Club Mr. Shin
Acoustic Music Club Mr. Ungaro
Adventure Sports Club Mr. Smith
Anime Culture Club Mrs. Heneghan
Aviation Club Mr. London
Black Cultural Alliance Ms. Sutton
Bowling Club Mr. Holloman
Chess Team Mr. J. Clark
Cooking Club Mrs. Corley
Cyber Security Club Mr. Hardy
Cycling Club Mr. Cuellar
Engineering & Technology Club Mr. Ogunsile
Euestrian Club Ms. Kostelnik
F.A.C.E. Ms. Treichel
Fashion Club Mr. Holloman
Fitness Club Mr. Jones & Mr. Southworth  or
French Club Ms. Apollonaires
Frontiers of Justice Mr. Monahan
Go Club Mr. Shryock
International Thespian Society Troupe Mrs. Mitchell-Donahue
Intramurals Mr. Perham
It's Academic Mr. Fox-Boyd
L.I.F.T. Ms. Bubolz
Martial Arts Club Mr. Shryock
Mock Trial Mrs. C. Clark
Moot Court Mr. Hipkins
Moreau Scholar Society Mr. Buckley
Mu Alpha Theta Mr. Nolte
National English Honor Society Mr. Buckley & Ms. Wolfe or
National Honor Society Mrs. Corley
Pep Band Mrs. Hardy
Poetic Justice (Literary Magazine) Mr. Vazzana
Pro-Life Club/Pure Love Club Mr. McClain
Science & Ecology Explorers (SEE) Mrs. Steeger
Science National Honor Society Ms. Kazimer
SCUBA Club (Jr. Scientists in the Sea) Mr. J. Clark
Shakespeare Festival Mr. Shryock
Spanish Club Mr. Ungaro
Step Team Mr. Leonard & Ms. Graham or
Student Council Ms. De Leonibus  
Tech Crew Mr. DiSalvo  
Teens in Action Mrs. Pezzuto & Ms. Wroblewski or  
Theatre Mrs. Mitchell-Donahue  
Tri-M Music Honor Society Mrs. Hardy  
WMAC/Video Production Ms. Keller  
Yearbook  Ms. Dado  
Yoga Club Mrs. Mendiola  
Youth for Christ Ms. Imes de Duclos  
Talent Show Ms. Keller  
Honor Council Mr. Molchan  



Related News

McNews for August is now Online

The August McNews 2014 is now online. Go to McNews Online to view or print your copy.

The McNews is Bishop McNamara High School's Family Newsletter and is published monthly, emailed to all families and placed here on the website by the 5th of every month. Files may be viewed or downloaded and printed. If you would like to be added to the email list for McNews, please send your email to

Student Parking Application Now Available Online

The BMHS Student Parking Application is now available here online. You will need to complete the application provided with all information requested, attach a $100 check payable to Bishop McNamara High School, and submit to the Attendance Office during Orientation/Book Day, August 27, 2014.  Come prepared to verify your driver's license number. Go to Student Parking Applications for application and regulations.

2014 All-Gazette First Team Awards for Varsity Softball

Laurie Irons, a Bishop McNamara Sophomore and pitcher for the Varsity Softball team, was selected to be a member of the 2014 All-Gazette First Team.  Laurie tallied 153 strikeouts with less than 10 walks all season to keep the young varsity team competitive.  Congratulations, Laurie.

Two Sophomores Graduate HOBY Leadership

Sophomores Ileana Fenwick and Katelyn Bailey attended the Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Maryland Leadership Seminar at Mount St. Mary's University over the Memorial Day weekend.  HOBY Maryland has graduated outstanding leaders since 1979, and annually serves close to 200 high school sophomores throughout Maryland at its four day seminar held each spring. 

During the seminar there were panels on topics including entrepreneurship, diversity, education, volunteerism, and the media. Each panel had 3-5 speakers who are leaders and experts in that particular topic. 

Volleyball Scholarships for Women's Varsity Players

May 21, 2014 was signing day for two Bishop McNamara High School senior volleyball players. Ashanti Price '14 and Bobbi McDowell '14 have earned scholarships to play at Lincoln University and Notre Dame of Maryland respectively.  Congratulations to our Varsity Volleyball Women!

Two BMHS Sophomores Receive Full Scholarships to AdCamp

Sophomores Brieanna Bowman and Alonzo Farley have been accepted to AdCamp of the American Advertising Federation, a summer enrichment program that teaches students about an advertising college major, careers in advertising and what it takes to market different products and services to consumers. Both students received full scholarships to this competitive, unique and exciting program.

According to the American Advertising Federation, AdCamp is more than just classroom lectures:

Five Students Receive ACE Scholarships

Five Bishop McNamara Seniors were awarded with $1,500 scholarships through their participation with the ACE Mentoring Club.  Congratulations go to John-Elias Baldwin '14, Anthony Diehlmann '14, Gabrielle Enguillado '14, Si Eun Jung '14, and Alexander Scott '14.  The students were presented with their checks at a scholarship breakfast at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.  
Mr. Philip Artin, father of David '08 and Daniel '10, and Mr. Dwayne Somerville '84 were also in attendance still supporting that Mustang Pride!

Fine Arts Students Receive Awards for Excellence at Kennedy Center

Several Bishop McNamara High School students were selected in recognition of artistic excellence by The National Society of Arts and Letters Excellence in the Arts Program: Z'ane Davis-Smith '15, Ceandria Mars '15, Kevin Glotfelty '15, and Rochell Ann Yacat '15.  They were honored and received their awards and certificates on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  Our congratulations to them all!

2014 National Society of Arts and Letters, Washington DC Chapter Award for Excellence in the Arts

BMHS Students Sweep Rotary Young American Scholarships

Bishop McNamara High School students of the Class of 2014, Kimberly Weaver, Elizabeth Jolly and Ashleigh Williams, were honored as Rotary Club Young American Scholarship award winners at the Rotary Club of Upper Marlboro, Lake Presidential Golf Club, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

BMHS Baseball Wins Big over No. 9 DeMatha

Bishop McNamara Baseball, down by 11, scores 12 runs in the bottom of the sixth, held on in the seventh to win big over DeMatha. Congratulations, Mustangs!

For the full story, go to Baseball: McNamara scores 12 runs in one inning to topple No. 9 DeMatha.