September 4, 2013 Wednesday A Day
Friday is a Dress-up day for everyone—shirt & tie, dress pants, dress shoes and belt required for everyone.
The Leadership Center will be closed during Encore on Thursday.
A reminder to Mr. Touzinsky's and Mr. Alexander's C period classes for today--Mr. Touzinsky's class will have FIRST lunch and Mr. Alexander's class will have LAST lunch today only.
Planning on attending the Grandparents Mass & Luncheon on Sunday, please ask if your grandparents have turned in their reservation. The event is free of charge but reservations are required.
Eucharistic Ministers: Any senior who wishes to witness his Catholic faith as a spiritual leader can apply to help us distribute communion at our masses. Please write your name down and a paragraph expressing your hope by Sept. 4th and submit to Fr. Tim.
Juniors and Seniors: All upperclassmen are asked to make a reservation for your retreat no later than TOMORROW. Please go on line and click campus ministry/retreats/and your particular retreat. Follow the directions. If you have any questions, please see either Mr. Remiger or Father Tim
Grandparents Mass: Any student who will be attending the Grandparents Mass this Sunday and would like to participate in the Mass, please see Father Tim asap.
RACQUETBALL: Racquetball is BACK!!!! The Griffins return to the courts for the 2013-2014 season. All New and returning players need to attend an informational meeting this Friday (September 6th) at 2:45 in room 310 with Mr. Lewis. #Rollout
Anyone interested in playing tennis in the spring meet Thursday in room 308 during encore.
Anyone interested in Mock Trial this year will meet in 308 during encore on Thursday.
Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors and their parents: Join Lane Ramey from Rockhurst University on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 pm in the Vianney media center as he talks about the college search process, the college application process and financial aid for college. It's not too early nor too late to talk about college planning!
I couldn't quite remember how to throw a boomerang, but eventually it came back to me. What I could remember is that starting Friday, Ping Pong Club will meet after school until 4:00 outside Mr. Kheriaty’s room, room 209. Don’t sign up; just show up. Boom Slang!
The following need to report to Mr. Brown in the Main Office at the end of announcements this morning: Nick Gargiula,
Michael Babb, Andrew Kurt, Brandon Mullen, Patrick Dolan, Brendan Wood, Will Kopp, Max Mattione, Mitch Yant,
Mike Lynch, Alex Feicht, JJ Mandina, James Sly, Nick Voorhees, Tanner Dallas and Ryan Martin.
Also to see Mr. Brown after announcements: Luke Tackes, Josh Estes, Charles Barker & Nikita Thompson.
Griffin LIFE leaders will have a meeting Thursday at 5:30 to discuss events for this year.
Close Up: For close to 40 years, Vianney students have enjoyed going on a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in a program called Close Up. This year will be no different. On February 10th, a plane will take this year’s participants to the capital to interface with students from all over the country, and with members of our federal government, in a week-long study of our government in action. There will be a meeting for any Sophomore, Junior or Senior who is interested in going to Washington, D.C. for this experience on Tuesday, September 10th, during Encore in Room 102. The cost of the program will be discussed at this meeting.
We will be traveling to England, France and Spain in June of 2014! Anyone who is interested in participating in the trip needs to check in with Mrs. Fullenkamp in room 408 today or tomorrow, Thursday, sometime during the day. We need your contact information. If you will definitely be traveling with us, let us know! As soon as we get 5 or 6 guys going we will call a meeting to register and lock in our price! London, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid--here we come!
JV football lost a tough game against Francis Howell North on Tuesday. Devin Martey recorded 2 rushing touchdowns for the griffins. Next up, Barat Academy on Monday the 9th at 4:30 on Don Heeb Field.
The Varsity soccer team improved their record to 2-0 with a 4-0 victory vs St. Mary's yesterday. Goal scorers were Eric Biras, Hayden Sparrow, Pat Dolan, and Ryan Walsh. Sharing in the shutout in goal were seniors Tony Hartman and Jory Knernshield.
Jimmy Broyles took first and Sean Meyer second and the Griffin Harriers packed 5 in the top 10 to take 1st overall in the Lt. Dan Riordan Marianist meet yesterday. Congratulations to everyone on a pretty dominating performance.
The Freshman Soccer team improved their record to 2 - 0 by defeating Collinsville yesterday by the score of 1 - 0. Andrew Poelzl scored the winning goal. Come and cheer them on as they play their first home game today against Desmet at 4 p.m.
JUNIORS & SENIORS: If you are interested in reaching out to Alumni and Friends of Vianney join Student Foundation. This is a new organization that will feature a select group of students who will play an important role in aiding the Vianney Advancement efforts. This includes phone-a-thon and thank-a-thons. Selection is based on an application, faculty recommendation and an interview. Applications are outside Ms. Walsh's room at the end of the 100 hallway.