Fifty–five students from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School have been awarded the title of “AP Scholar”. They scored 3 out of 5 on at least 3 or more AP Exams. Twelve of them were designated as AP Scholars with Honor because they scored 3.25 or higher on at least 4 AP exams. Thirteen others are AP Scholar with Distinction by scoring 3.5 or higher on at least 5 AP exams.
The senior AP Scholars are Allison Bourdon, Frank Foley, Ian Garrison, Sophia Girardeau, Morgan Harlan, Rife Jones, Addy Lockett, Cassie Mahler, Denman Mims, Connor Plessala, Kathleen Powers, Marie Robison, Ashley Roca, Emily Smith, Katherine Sweet, Kayla Thomas, Fallon Thompson, Nicole Walker, Hallea Ward and Lauren Webber. The Class of 2011 AP Scholars are Andrew Barbera, Ryan Campbell, James Friedlander, Blayne Henning, Luke Madison, Catherin Odom, Ashley Pierce, Jennifer Rensink and Sarah Schneider.
The senior AP Scholars with Honor are Brantley Arata, Kendal Dekle, Michael Duffey, Adrian Eves, Matthew Heubach, Paul Lagarde, Sean Landry, Chiedza Mupanomunda, and Ali Pardue.
The Class of 2011 AP Scholars with Honor are Kathleen Brandau, Ryan O’Connor, and Claire Schmidt/p>
The Class of 2011 AP Scholars with Distinction are Abigail Alsip, Keith Castelin, Claire Cawthon, Evan Cox, Philip Dempsey, Amira El-Hamaki, Kaitlin Fellrath, Iliana Garcia, Mary McElroy, Peyton Plessala, David Roveda, Melinda Russo, and Don Wagnon.
Pictured are the McT senior AP Scholars: Sophia Giradeau, Katherine Sweet, Nicole Walker, Lauren Webber, Kathleen Powers, Cassie Mahler, Chiedza Mupanomunda, Ali Pardu, Kendal Dekle, Michael Duffey, Allison Bourdon, Matthew Heubach, Addy Lockett, Sean Landry,Kayla Thomas, Brantley Arata, Marie Robison, Frank Foley, Fallon Thompson, Hallea Ward, Ashley Roca, Iam Garrison, Adrian Eves, Denman Mims, Paul Lagarde, Emily Smith, Morgan Harlan, Connor Plessala and Rife Jones.
The extracurricular program at McGill-Toolen is designed to develop talents and skills as well as qualities of scholarship, leadership, service and character.
The wide variety of offerings provide opportunities for every student to enrich and supplement his or her classroom education. At the same time the programs bring out the best in the students by challenging them to strive for excellence.
Nearly 60% of the students participate in organized athletics.
Over 75 percent of students participate in extracurricular activity.
Students compete in regional, state, and national workshops, athletic tournaments, and performing arts and scholastic competitions.
Class of 2013- Important Dates, Times, and Dress Codes for Senior Events
Grandparents Mass and Reception Friday, March 15, 9:30 a.m., in the Gym Reception after Mass in the Library or Courtyard. (After the reception, seniors are dismissed for the day.) Parents are also invited. Seniors may sit with their grandparents. Seating will be in the chairs on the floor and on the right and left side lower bleachers; the juniors who normally sit there will be sitting elsewhere.
1. Senior Breakfast – Sun., May 5, Holiday Inn Downtown, Mobile, 9:30-11:00 a.m. There is no charge for the breakfast; however, this event is for McT seniors only. No guests. Dress Code: Gentlemen - nice pants (NO JEANS OR SHORTS) & shirt - you do not have to wear a tie, but NO t-shirts, or caps/hats. Ladies- nice pants/Capris & blouse or a dress. NO inappropriate, revealing, or tight clothing. NO plunging necklines, NO exposed cleavage or midriffs, and NO bare backs.
2. Senior Picnic - Tues., May 7, during “E” period, 3rd & 4th lunch waves only. Seniors will report to “E” period class for 1st and second lunch waves, then to the front lawn of the McGill building when the 3rd wave bell rings. Drinks, cookies, and two slices of pizza per person will be provided. Dress Code: jeans and a t-shirt from the college which you will be attending; otherwise wear any McT t-shirt
3. Cap and gown Distribution - Tues., May 14, after the “C” exam, around 9:20 a.m. You must come to pick up your cap and gown even if you have no exam this day! Seniors are to go to the outside windows of the library on the track side. Caps and gowns will be handed out through these windows according to your last name.
4. Senior Awards - Wednesday, May 15- 8:15 a.m. in the gym. Attendance is required; please invite your parents. Dress Code: Ladies: Sunday dress or nice pants suit (long pants only) and dressy shoes. NO inappropriate, revealing, or tight clothing. NO plunging necklines, NO exposed cleavage or midriffs, NO sleeveless dresses or shirts without a cover-up. NO bare backs. Gentlemen: dress pants (NO JEANS) and shirt, A TIE, dress shoes. Be clean-shaven and have your hair trimmed. No one is to wear tennis shoes, Crocs, flip-flops, or open-toe Birkenstock-style shoes.
5. Graduation Mass- Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 p.m. in the gym. Line up at 5:00 p.m. Line up as you will for graduation (a list will be posted outside the Finance Office.) A reception in the Toolen Auditorium will follow Mass. Dress Code: same as the Senior Awards. In addition, wear your gown, but no cap.
6. Graduation practice -Friday, May 17- 9:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Center. Attendance is required. Be on time, and plan on the practice lasting about 2 hours. Dress Code: same as the out-of-uniform days during exams. Do not wear pajamas or sleep pants.
7. Graduation -Friday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. Line up at 6:30 p.m. Do not be late; allow for traffic and parking. Dress Code: same as the Senior Awards. Be sure to have your gown, cap, and tassel.