Aug. 28, 2012 Tuesday A Day
To all Sophomores, help St. John Vianney High School welcome prospective students to our campus, and give them the experience of being a Griffin through our Griffin Guide program. You can make the difference for an 8th grader making his decision for high school, just by showing how much you love your school. This is a very rewarding experience for you, too, with a real leadership opportunity and the occasional free lunch. To be a part of this great program, come by the Admissions office for an application. Previous Griffin Guides, grab the Returning application, all newcomers grab the New application. These are due back to the Admissions office by Wednesday.
Buzz Books are available in the Main Office. If you'd like one, just stop in to pick one up.
Juniors--Please check the Guidance Bulletin Board in front of the Leadership Center for listings of you activity points for last year. If you are missing any activities or there is an error of any kind, you must report them to Ms. O'Connell in the Leadership Center by Friday, August 31.
College Rep Visits:
A representative from Knox college will be in the Leadership and Learning Center this Thursday, Sept 30th at 10:30 am. Knox is a very strong academic school with excellent pre-law and pre-med programs. It also has one of the best creative writing programs in the country. Please sign up to see the representative either through the Family Connection or in the LLC by the end of the day Wednesday.
This week's Griffin LIFE meeting again will be only for the LIFE leaders. LIFE leaders are to meet on Wednesday at 3. Griffin LIFE meetings for all students will begin next week.
The Media Center will be closed during Encore on Monday, Thursday and Friday of this week and on Tuesday of next week.
CHESS INTRAMURALS, PRACTICE AND COMPETITION, BEGIN NEXT WEEK. SEE MR PETERSEN IN ROOM 206 OR MR. KERIATY IN ROOM 209 FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION. ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING BEGINNERS, ARE WELCOME. THE TOP FRESHMAN, THE TOP SOPHOMORE, THE TOP JUNIOR AND THE TOP SENIOR WIN TROPHIES.
Washington University is offering "Mini-Medical School I" for students at least 15 years of age. Classes meet on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm, beginning September 25 and cost $150 per person. See your counselor in the Leadership and Learning Center or check out more details on Naviance Family Connection.
Seniors: If you will be 18 years old on or before election day, November 6, and would like to vote in the election, you can register with Mr. Matreci in the Main Office. You must be registered by October 10 in order to vote on election day.
Anyone interested in playing tennis this spring should attend a very short meeting either Wed at7:30 in room 106 or after school on Wed in room 106.
The B-soccer team won its season opening game on Saturday at Mehlville 3-0 in a steady rain. All scoring was done by freshman Brandon Love - 2 goals and by Sean Michel - 1. Assisting on the goals were Alec Roussin - 2 assists and Joe Delbert - 1. The shutout was shared by Matt Bokamper & Brandon Ochterbeck but it was a total team effort to keep Mehville out!
Calculator engraving: See Mr. Matreci or Mr. Brown in the Main Office to have your calculator engraved.
Anyone wishing to try out for a baseball team at Vianney this spring is asked to fill out the Player Informaion Sheet on the Baseball Web Page at your earliest convenience. Also, there will be a Player/Parent Information Meeting on Wednesday, September 12 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in the Griffin Cafe. We will discuss the upcoming season, off-season conditioning, the recruiting process, apparrell order and season schedules during the meeting. Everyone is also encouraged to then head over to the College Information Clinic in the Media Center following our meeting.
In the first meet of the season the Griffin Cross Country team laid the hammer down. The full squad meet had Vianney defeating Chaminade and St. Mary's by a wide margin Lt. Dan Riordan Memorial meet. Fast Eddie Albarran paced the race from start to finish and was followed closely by Jimmy Broyles. Next up is Wednesday's Webster Tune up at Blackburn Park. The Cross Country team is reminded to meet in the chapel at 3:00 for team mass.
The JV football team won their opener yesterday 14 - 0 over the Howell North Knights. The JV dominated play in the first half, scoring on a long pass play from Dillon Heeb to Corey Jokerst. The defense stepped up in the second half and kept the Knights out of the end zone in two goal line stands in the fourth quarter. The Griffins sealed the victory with 21 seconds left when Nick Hebenstreit intercepted a pass on the 2-yard line and returned it 98 yards for a TD. Congratulations to the JV on a well-played, hard-fought victory.
Attention Seniors and Juniors: Mrs. Kheriaty is conducting ACT prep classes again this year. The first class for the October 27th test is September 19th! Information will be given in the Senior and Junior class meetings this week or see a counselor. The information sheet about the classes is available in the Leadership and Learning Center and also in Family Connections. Check it out!