Maur Hill – Mount Academy

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Maur Hill - Mount Academy
Maur Hill - Mount Academy Logo.png
Address
1000 Green Street
Atchison, Kansas, (Atchison County), 66002
United States
Coordinates 39°32′44.4″N 95°7′37″W / 39.545667°N 95.12694°W / 39.545667; -95.12694Coordinates: 39°32′44.4″N 95°7′37″W / 39.545667°N 95.12694°W / 39.545667; -95.12694
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic,
Benedictine
Established 1919 (Maur Hill)
1863 (Mount)
Opened 2003
President Phil Baniewicz
Principal Monika King
Grades 912
Gender Coeducational
Average class size 18
Student to teacher ratio 9:1
Color(s) Black, Navy Blue and Gold               
Athletics conference Northeast Kansas League [1]
Mascot Raven
Rival Atchison County Community High School
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Admissions Director Deke Nolan
A.P./Athletic Director Dick Hunninghake
Website

Maur Hill Mount Academy is a coed Catholic, boarding high school in Atchison, Kansas. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The school was formed in 2003 with the merger of Maur Hill Prep School, an all-boys school, and Mount St. Scholastica Academy, an all-girls school, now belonging to the Northeast Kansas League (and formerly to the now-defunct Delaware Valley League).

It is sponsored by St. Benedict's Abbey (monastery) and Mount St. Scholastica (convent) in Atchison, KS and is a Benedictine school. Its school mascot is a Raven, representing Benedictine symbolism. It is also affiliated with Benedictine College (BC) in Atchison Kansas. Its colors are blue, black and gold. The student population is around 150-250 students (about 80-100 boarding and 75-150 day students from the surrounding area) around 30-60 of those students are international students from several countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, China, Brazil, Spain, Africa, Russia, and various other nations. Tuition costs of the school is around $4,000 for day students and $15,000-22,000 (depending on international status or 5 and 7 day boarding) for boarding students.

History[edit]

Mount St. Schlastica Academy was established by the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica in 1863. The junior college section was separated and, in 1971, merged with St. Benedict's College to form Benedictine College, which is also located in Atchison. Maur Hill Preparatory School for boys was founded in 1919. The schools merged into Maur Hill – Mount Academy in 2003.

Campus[edit]

  • Fr. Edwin Watson Academic Building
  • John Flynn Athletic Center
  • Gymnasium
  • St. Michael's Cafeteria
  • Howard Hall Residency Center (Girls Dorms)
  • St. Leos Residency Center (Boys Dorms)[3]
  • Guy Galley Football Field
  • Soccer Field
  • New baseball field [4]
  • Three newly refurbished tennis courts
  • Centrally-located chapel on campus
  • Obstacle Course
  • Bowling Alley

Accomplishments[edit]

  • 1975 Kansas 4A Boys Cross Country Individual State Champion, Clem
  • 1976 Kansas 4A Boys Cross Country Individual State Champion, Clem
  • 1977 Kansas 4A Boys Cross Country Individual State Champion, Clem
  • 1978 Kansas 4A Boys Cross Country Individual State Champion, Clem
  • 1979 Kansas 4A Football State Champions
  • 1980 Kansas 4A Boys Golf Team State Champions
  • 1981 Kansas 4A Boys Golf Team State Champions
  • 1982 Kansas 4A Boys Golf Team State Champions
  • 1982 Kansas 4A Boys Golf Individual State Champion, Purslow
  • 1984 Kansas 4A Football State Runners-Up
  • 1988 Kansas 3-2-1A Girls Tennis Individual State Champion, Lomshek
  • 1991 Kansas 4A Boys Golf Team State Champions
  • 1992 Kansas 4A Football State Champions
  • 1992 Kansas 4A Boys Basketball 4th Place State Tournament
  • 1996 Kansas 4A All-Kansas Yearbook
  • 1996 Kansas 4A All-Kansas Newspaper
  • 2003 Kansas 3A Girls Cross Country Individual State Champion, Kentzler
  • 2006 Kansas 3A Boys Basketball State Champions
  • 2006 Kansas 3A Boys Baseball State Runners-Up
  • 2006 Kansas 3A Girls Cross Country Individual State Champion, Jylian Jaloma
  • 2008 Kansas 3A Chemathon Oral Competition Champions: Megan Klebba, Chris Lund, Amy Lutz, Laura Prohaska

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ KSHSAA. "KSHSAA NEK League Information". Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. [dead link]
  3. ^ "MH-MA Facilities". Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "A Place to Call Home". Retrieved 7 August 2013. 

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