Jan. 25, 2013 Friday D Day
Tuesday is a dress up day for everyone -- shirts & ties, dress pants and SHOES -- for the Marianist Awards Assembly.
Our first Mandatory Encore grade check is today. Mandatory Encore will begin on Monday.
Juniors: You will be receiving information from Balfour in the mail at home regarding ring orders. Reps will be here next week to take your orders. They will be in the Commons at lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday and will also be here on Tuesday evening if your parents want to come up to place orders.
Seniors: You will be receiving information in the mail from Balfour regarding graduation announcements and caps and gowns. The reps will be here the week after next to take those orders. More details will follow.
Griffin Theatre is looking for more than a few good men to usher and serve food at next week's Cabaret production of "All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten". Free admission, activity points and even the chance to get a tip or two! The audience will be seated at tables and we serve snacks to them at intermission. See Mrs. Fullenkamp in room 408. Get your name on the list as soon as you can!
Don't forget that next Tuesday, January 29, is the FAFSA completion workshop in the Media Center at 7pm. Luke Cairney from SLU's Financial Aid office will help you to make sense of this somewhat intimidating process. See you there! Fear not the FAFSA!!!
The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce is offering a scholarship for residents of Crestwood or Sunset Hills. It is a merit based scholarship and financial need is not a criteria. Check out more information in the Updates section of Family Connection or see a counselor in the Leadership Center. March 1, 2013 is the deadline!
The MO Insurance Education Foundation will award 4 $1500 scholarships to a senior attending a MO college pursuing a course of study in insurance, risk management, or actuarial science. March 31, 2013 is the deadline. More information is in the Updates section of Family Connection or see a counselor in the Leadership Center.
Any student interested in off season soccer workouts please meet in coach Gauvain's classroom for a meeting. Today 2:45 - 3:00.
Anyone interested in trying out for volleyball should come to a meeting on Thursday, January 29 in the Cafe at 3:00.
Need service hours? How about activity points? Working The Night of the Griffin Auction is a great way to earn service hours or activity points. We are filling all positions; servers, spotters, runners, and cleanup. Please stop by the advancement office today after school to sign up for The Night of the Griffin Auction & Dinner Saturday, February 16th.
Looking for a premier parking spot next year? What about prime location of your locker next year? Go home tonight and tell your parents to log onto Vianney.com and go to the auction section to bid on Vianney's own online auction.
Seniors: All seniors need to come to the Media Center over the next couple of days to sign the "Senior Plate" for this year's auction. You need only to come sign the plate and then go on to your usual location.
The Marianist Province of the United States offers the Marianist Leadership Scholarship Program at the University of Dayton. Seniors who have a 3.0 GPA and who qualify for entrance into UD are eligible to apply for an annual renewable $4000.00 award. More information on the Updates section of Family Connection or see a counselor in the Leadership Center.
Attention juniors and sophomores: Check out the following summer programs in the Updates section of Family Connection or see a counselor in the Leadership Center:
STARS (Students and Teachers as Research Scientists)--for highly talented students interested in college level science research with the best students and scientists in greater St. Louis. STARS will have a booth at the Summer Opportunities Fair this Saturday at John Burroughs School. Great opportunity to network!!!
Bank of America Student Leaders Program--helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community. An eight week paid internship with a nonprofit organization includes the week-long, all-expense paid trip to the Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 8-12, 2013. Application deadline is January 25, 2013.
Camp Cardiac-St. Louis--a one week summer day camp interested in exploring careers in medicine.
University of Missouri Mini Med School (juniors only)--one week program that gives students a preview of life as an MU medical student. Application deadline is March 1, 2013.
Naval Academy Summer Seminar (juniors only)--six day experience for high achievers teaching participants about life at the Naval Academy where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders. Application deadline is April 1, 2013.
There will be a meeting of the Science Honor Society on Monday, January 28 in room 105 during encore. All members should attend.
Spirit Socks are BACK from STUCO! Version 2.0 can be purchased in room 310 today after school and throughout next week. These go Fast so pick them up now. Cost is $10.
On a very special night where St. John Vianney High School honored its senior leaders and raised awareness for cancer research, the Vianney Wrestlers defeated Chaminade in the second annual Take Down for Cancer Dual Meet. The Varsity Griffin wrestlers soundly defeated Chaminade, 56-15. The Junior Varsity Griffins also earned a huge win over Chaminade, 72-0.
Last night, the Griffin junior varsity wrestling team took home first place honors at the McCluer Quad meet. In addition, the following 4 Griffin wrestlers took home individual first place honors: Jack Eisenbarger, Justin Rapp, Dan Plogger, and Cody Sturgill.
ALL CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE LACROSSE PLAYERS: The orders for practice shirts and practice shorts is being placed TODAY. If you have not provided Coach Stein with your sizes, please do so AT OR BEFORE ENCORE TODAY.