Sep. 18, 2012 Tuesday C Day
All juniors not assigned to Mandatory Encore should report to the field house at Encore this morning to pick up ID cards. Sophomores in ME can pick up ID cards in the office after school.
If you will 18 on or before Election Day, Nov. 6, and would like to vote in the election, see Mr. Matreci in the office to register by October 10. Also, seniors, if you are 18 and want to be considered for any federal financial aid for college, you must register with Selective Service. You can also do that with Mr. Matreci anytime.
The following college reps will be on campus this week. Sign up in the LLC or online by the end of the day BEFORE the visit.
Tues. Sept. 18 8:40 a.m. St. Ben's & St. John's Collegeville, MN
Tues. Sept. 18 10:30 a.m. Iowa State University Ames, IA
Tues. Sept. 18 2:00 p.m Ole Miss Oxford, MS
All three 9/18 schools are very strong science/pre-med schools. Sign up in the LLC or on-line with Family Connection.
Thurs. Sept. 2 8:40 a.m. Meramec C.C. St. Louis, MO
Thurs. Sept. 20 10:30 a.m. U. of Evansville Evansville, IN
Thurs. Sept. 20 2:00 p.m. Bradley University Peoria, IL
1. Are you the son or grandson of a military veteran? The American Legion is offering several scholarships valued from $500 to $1500. Find out more on the Updates section of Naviance Family Connection or see a counselor.
2. Would you like $1000? Vantage Credit Union is sponsoring the Quest For Education Scholarship. Financial need, ACT score, class rank and GPA are NOT considered when awarding this scholarship. More information can be found in the LLC, on Naviance Family Connection or talking with a counselor.
The next meeting of the National Honor Society will be held during encore today in Room 105. All members should attend, as we will be planning for future events.
Attention all new and previously inducted members of the Spanish Honor Society; There is a mandatory meeting on Thursday during Encore in room 503--note--the meeting is in room 503. We will induct new members and make plans for Hats on Day. The membership list for the society is posted outside room 408. See Mrs. Fullenkamp if you have questions.
Justice Immersion Retreat for Juniors and Seniors: Juniors and Seniors interested in going to Chicago Oct. 26-28 to participate in a a social justice retreat may apply through Fr. Tim. Time will be given for prayer and reflection while working directly with the poor. Pick up a flyer with information and consider applying during the month of September. This may count for your annual retreat at Vianney . Limited enrollment.
Student Service Hours Available this Saturday: This Saturday the Marianist Retreat and Conference Center will hold a Trivia Night here at Vianney. We are looking for a few good men who would like to do some service work and obtain service points by working on this night. This is a fun night to work and if you happen to be behind in your service hour commitments, please consider. Sign up with Fr. Tim or Mr. Dailey.
Seniors: The Horatio Alger Association provides financial assistance to students who have a financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarships range from $5000 to $20,000. More information can be found on the Guidance bulletin board, on Family Connection or see a counselor.
RACQUETBALL: If you are interested in Playing or being involved in Racquetball this year the first informational meeting will be this Wednesday at 2:50 pm. in room 310. Please show up to receive information about the upcoming season.
CHESS INTRAMURALS CONTINUE THIS WEEK. PRACTICES ARE SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL IN ROOM 209, AND ROUND THREE COMPETITION IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY AFTER SCHOOL IN ROOM 209. AS ALWAYS NEW PLAYERS ARE WELCOME.
B-soccer did it again over the weekend, the Jr. Griffins handed an always game Oakville Tigers a 2-0 defeat. The scoring was done by a pair of freshman, Brandon Love on a header from Alec Roussin and an unassisted goal by William Klages. Dakota Thorwegen was back in net for the shutout. The Jr. Griffins are back at it this afternoon at home with a 4pm kick-off against the SLUH Jr. Bills with the MCC B-soccer Tournament title on the line!
There will be a short Close Up meeting on Friday during Encore in Room 204 for those who have shown interest in going to Washington, D.C. in February on the Close Up Program. If you did not make last week's meeting but would still like to get moe information on this interactive program with students from around the country, then join us on Friday in Room 204.
ALL LACROSSE PLAYERS: If you signed up to order team gloves at the last meeting or are still interested in ordering a pair, please come by ROOM 304 at 2:45 today.
It only took the varsity soccer team 12 seconds to get on the scoreboard last night as they defeated Columbia Rock Bridge 3-1 last night in pool play of the CYC Tournament. Ryan Murphy got the scoring started, followed by a goal off the foot of junior Eric Biras, an then an own goal by Rock bridge. The soccer team plays Duchesne tonight at 6pm on the main stadium field at Soccer Park.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: Check out the guidance bulletin board for 2 exciting evening programs coming up very soon. Learn about the Colleges That Change Lives on Monday, September 24 at Lindbergh High and/or attend an information session on Monday, October 15 with representatives from Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton, Cal-Berkeley and Vanderbilt. More information can be found on Family Connection or see a counselor.
Attention juniors and seniors: The ACT course that begins tomorrow evening is now full. If you have brought your registration to school today and would like to take this course, you can turn it in to Mr. Meyer anyway. There is a waitlist forming, and it is possible that you will get in. If you were planning on taking this course but did not bring your registration today, unfortunately there is not any more space, and you'll have to sign up for a different class. There are courses before every ACT test for the rest of the school year. If you know now that you want to take a certain course later this year, you can sign up for any future course as soon as you want.
The JV football Griffins played a good game yesterday against the SLUH Jr. Billikens. After leading the game 8-6 at halftime, the Griffins fell behind 12-8 in the third quarter. Then, after fumbling on the SLUH 2 yd line going in, the Griffins forced a safety on SLUH's first play making the score 12-10. Unfortunately, SLUH scored a late 4th quarter TD on a long pass and won the game 19-10.