Principal's Message From Dr. Pryor

Dear Pirate Family,

Late in December, we were notified that Matanzas High School earned an A rating for the second year in a row.  With that great news, we have had a great start to our second semester and of this writing there are less than 80 school days left in the school year.  In fact, there are fewer days left for our senior students whose last day will be May 22nd, followed by graduation on May 30th

Some might say that it’s all down hill from here, but I don’t want to refer to it that way.  Traditionally, students’ grades drop lower the closer that we get to the end of the year.  This is especially true for seniors because of that dreaded bug, “senioritis.”  Many students fall into the habit of not completing or turning in assignments.  To help fight this trend, we have begun a program called Academic Afterschool Assistance, or Triple-A. Teachers assign students to this 90-minute afterschool program if they have not completed and turned in their homework, projects or other assignments.  It is a time in which students are to focus on their missed assignments and complete the work.  More information about this program may be found on our website.

Spring begins our testing season. I am including some dates below.  If your child is testing, please help them by making sure that they are well rested and have eaten a good breakfast.

  • 02/25/14                  FCAT Writes (10th grade)
  • 02/26/14                  SAT (11th grade)
  • 04/08/14                  FCAT Reading (9th and 10th grade)
  • Late April – May      End of Course Exams in U.S. Hist., Geom., Alg. I, and Bio.
  • 05/20 – 05/21         Senior Final Exams
  • 06/02 – 06/05         Underclassmen Final Exams

I know that we will have a great second semester because we have great students, teachers and staff.  I urge everyone to keep his or her minds focused and finish strong.

Dr. Pryor

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School Information

School Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Attendance Ext 6102
Registrar Ext 6110
Athletics Ext 6129
Guidance Department
 Last Names A - E Ext 5118
 Last Names F - K Ext 6109
 Last Names L - Q Ext 5118
 Last Names R - Z Ext 6109

3535 Old Kings Road North
Palm Coast FL 32137
Phone (386) 447-1575
Fax (386) 447-1525

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Important Information:

 
  • Matanzas High School is an A school.
  • Matanzas High School's Junior Senior Prom will be held on April 25th at 8 pm at the Riverhouse in St. Augustine.  Tickets are currently on sale in the dining hall for $65 during both lunches.  For directions to the Riverhouse, please click here.
  • Free Physical Night will be on April 29th at Florida Hospital Flagler.  Football players and cheerleaders will be at 6:00 pm, all other athletes will be at 6:30 pm.  Students must have their ID with them and a notarized parent consent form (signed).  See news item below for the form.
  • Seniors, if you still need to order your cap and gown, please visit herfforlando.com to order yours today.
  • The next School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 in room 5-121 at 6:30pm. All students, parents, community members, and teachers are welcome and encouraged to attend. Events thus far include a vote on bylaws, a vote on minutes from our 1/14 and 3/11 meetings, and a presentation of teacher and school use of SAC mini grants funded through teacher voted A+ dollars. E-mail Chris Feist at feistc@flaglerschools.com with any questions.
  • Parents, to view our lastest newsletter, The Hook, please click here.
  • The Parent Toolkit is a site that is designed to help parents navigate their child's journey from pre-kindergarten through high school.  It is designed to help parents track and support their child's progress at each stage.  Please click the link to go to the site.
  • Attached, please find the letter on the district's accountability for english language learners (ELLs).  This letter is being released because the district receives funding under the No Child Left Behind Act, Title III for ELL students.  The letter is available in English, Spanish and Creole.
  • Students, are you interested in becoming Dual Enrolled?  If so please read the DSC Dual Enrollment Guide, located here, to help answer any questions that you may have about admissions and credits.
  • On-Demand Tutoring is one of the newest online tutoring options and is available when you need it. With On-Demand Tutoring, you can schedule time with a tutor anytime, 27/7. You only pay for the time you need!  No more missing practice to go see a tutor. Keep your grades on track, while still getting to do what you love.  Visit www.flvsonlinetutoring.com for more information.

The Matanzas Way, a video created by our TV Production students, about Matanzas High School.

 

This is a video created by our Advanced TV Production students, with the help of the Palm Coast Fire Department, about the dangers of texting and driving.

 

 
 
 
 
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MHS Curriculum Guide - 2013-20142.26 MB
Flagler Dual Enrollment Guide217.15 KB
Graduation Requirements Seniors Entering High School during the 2010-2011 School Year11.68 MB
2014 - 2015 Curriculum Guide2.22 MB
Daily Announcements - April 14, 201446.01 KB
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Daily Announcements - April 16, 201453.96 KB
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Matanzas News

Cool Jazz at MHS
04/13/2013
  Join us for the fifth annual Flagler County “sCool Jazz” Showcase at the Matanzas High School Pirate Theater on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, beginning at 6:30 PM. This concert is free...
Free Sports Physicals - April 29th
02/28/2013
Free Sports Physicals April 29th at Florida Hospital Flagler, Education Building Incoming 9th & 10th Graders - 6:30 pm Incoming 11th & 12th Graders - 7:30 pm Please fill out the parent...
Fall 2011 All FHSAA All Academic Team
01/03/2012
Matanzas High School is proud to announce that the following athletic teams: Boys Bowling, Boys Cross Country, Girls Cross Country, Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Swimming, and Girls Volleyball have...
2013 News Journal Medallion of Excellence Award
12/02/2011
    Every year the Daytona Beach News Journal awards their Medallion of Excellence to senior in the Volusia Flagler area.  This award was designed to recognize the outstanding...
Holiday Bazaar - Band of Pirates & Colorguard Boosters
11/28/2011
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