Announcements 11-6-2018


Happiness is a
butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but
which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY – November 6, 1789, On this day in 1789, Pope Pius VI appoints John Carroll bishop of Baltimore, making him the first Catholic bishop in the United States.

Yellow Lunch Forms need to be turned in A.S.A.P.  Blank forms can be found in the main office.

Focus Time – Students be very careful when signing up for focus time – we are having numerous requests to make changes and can’t once they are locked.

Active scholarships are listed in Naviance.   The following scholarship opportunities are now available:

  • Elks National Foundation Scholarship Program – 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship
  • Burger King Scholars Program
  • LMCU – Lloyd F. Hutt Scholarship

Girls Soccer – Girls Soccer will be holding a meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 6 pm to discuss winter training plans and spring try-out information. The meeting will be held at the CAT.

Winter Guard Tryouts – November 6 & 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm – CC Band Room
Colorguard uses equipment, usually flags, as a visual representation to music. In the winter, they perform in a gym to recorded music and this years theme is “Guard Wars” using music from Star Wars. Tryouts are open to ANYONE, not just current colorguard members.  No prior experience necessary, pick a day and come try it out. Email Mrs. Reinhard if you have any questions or check out the flyers around school for more information!

School pictures (retakes) and ID cards are in the main office!

Football Regional Championship Game Info:
Catholic Central vs. Escanaba
11.10.18 ||  12 noon Kickoff  || Cougar Stadium
Tickets $6
No passes per MHSAA
All students must buy a ticket
No Ticket Presale 
Game Day Ticket Sales:
Saturday, November 10 beginning at 10:30 am (Gate opens at 11:00 am)
Cougar Stadium Ticket Booth 

Cougar Gear:
The Cougar Gear store will open at 12 noon

Talk & Tour Career Series – Upcoming events:

Tuesday, December 11 –  Careers in Interior Design & Sales; and recently added: Tuesday, May 7 –  Careers in Health Care requiring 2 years or less of training!  Over 20 different career fields & industries will be featured over the course of the school year!  Events are filling up fast, so if a student sees a career they are interested in exploring, please encourage them to act quickly and get registered.  Get more details or find registration links on our  Talk & Tour webpage.

College Visits in November

Friday 11/9 – John Carroll University (OH) – Focus A & College of Charleston (SC) – Focus B (sign up in Naviance before Thursday morning)
Monday 11/12 – International College Options fair 6:30 – 8:30 pm @ Farmington High School – to pre-register go to:  ICO Detroit Flyer 
Tuesday 11/13
 – Indiana Institute of Technology (Fort Wayne, IN) – Focus A
Monday 11/19 – Military service Academy Night hosted by U.S. Rep Amash Academy Night Flyer  @ 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Grand Rapids Public Library-Ryerson Auditorium. 

Lunch on Wednesday –  Biscuit sandwich, meatball sub & Chicken Chili

PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU –   May the God of Acceptance bless you, calling you always to look with love on your own being. May you know God’s unconditional acceptance at each moment even as you question and search in the struggle for peace. May your acceptance of all God’s people free them for their search. May the God of Acceptance be with you. –Maxine Shonk, OP

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