Announcements 10-5-2018

  A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life

Ed Lester 

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY – October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple Inc., which revolutionized the computer, music and mobile communications industries with such devices as the Macintosh, iPod, iPhone and iPad, dies at age 56 of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Picture Retake day is Monday, October 8, 2018 – forms are in the office.

Liturgical Ministry Sign-Up – Students are encouraged to sign up for various ministries to assist at our weekly school Mass. Sign-ups are available in Theology classes but you can also sign up by clicking on this link and filling out a short Google Form. Once all sign-ups have been completed, we will announce our trainings. The goal is to have everyone signed up and trained by the end of October. Thank you! Liturgical Ministry Sign-Up

Service Hours – New Volunteer opportunity information is available in 304. Stop by even if you did not sign up to be part of Uprise.
BLOOD DRIVE – Our first Blood Drive of the school year will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The sign up sheet is in 304. You need to be 16 years old.  New donors will need to complete a donor form before the drive. Snacks provided to donors.  Please keep in mind – one blood donation could save up to 3 lives.

Lost & Found – Lost items are in the main office.  Items that are not picked up will be donated to Good Will on October 12.

College Visits
Week of October 8, 2018+

Monday, October 8, 2018
Franklin College of Indiana – 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Grand Canyon University – 11:40 a.m.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Davidson College – 11:40 a.m.
Vanderbilt University – 11:40 a.m.
The College of Wooster – 12:10 p.m.
Friday, October 12, 2018
University of Chicago – 11:40 a.m.
Miami University, Oxford – 11:40 a.m.
Kettering University – 12:10 p.m.

Absences for appointments – Any absence where a student is excused from school for an appointment, the student/parent must provide a signed note from the professional that they are visiting.
Parent-Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, October 9th or Wednesday, October 17th, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm.  The sign-up schedule for conferences is now open.  We are using an online tool called Sign-up Genius which allows you to make a reservation.  For information CLICK HERE.
Broadcasting/Journalism – Any students interested in majoring in broadcasting/journalism: please see Mr. Meerman in room 301 for information about broadcasting live court-side for basketball games this year as part of Cougar Ball Radio, a student-led broadcasting network.
Peer Tutoring – Attention Juniors and Seniors – Student Support Services is looking for peer tutors to work with students in all subjects.  If you are interested in helping out your fellow students by tutoring, please click on the link below and complete the google form.  After we receive your response we will reach out to you.  All tutoring hours are eligible for service hours and a great service to note on a college application or resume.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Joynt by email –
Peer Tutoring Interest Form 
Bigby Coffee Bar will be available next week.

Lunch – Monday – Chicken & Bean Burrito & Italian Panini
School Pictures & ID’s are in the main office ready for pick-up.
Yearbook Ordering – Students will receive order forms for Yearbooks in English classes this week.  If you purchase a yearbook now, it is almost $10 cheaper than waiting until the end of the year.   Order and pay online.
Family Directories – Family Directories, provided by the Band Boosters are available in the main office for $10.00.
PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU – May the God of Openness be with you, receiving you, accepting you just as you are; allowing you to be, calling you to gentleness and reverence with each person and in each situation; opening you to receive the richest of blessings. May the blessing of Openness be on you. Maxine Shonk, OP

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