September 24, 2013 Tuesday D Day
Mr. Kheriaty's B period class will meet in room 105 today; Mr. Redman's B period Chem 2 class will be meeting in room 209 today.
Due to High School night Griffin Life will be canceled tonight. See you next Tuesday!
VIANNEY SOCCER ON PREPCASTS: Griffin Soccer fans, be sure to tune in to the first Vianney Soccer broadcast on the Vianney network at Prepcasts.com. Tonight's game will feature Vianney taking on Rock Bridge at 7:45 p.m. You can find the link to the soccer broadcast under the news and events link on the front of the Vianney website. Check out our top-ranked Griffins as they take on Rock Bridge tonight on prepcasts.com
Junior Achievement: The registration deadline for the JA Program for this year is next Monday, September 30. You are encouraged to sign up online at www.jastl.org or, if you prefer, paper applications are available in the Main Office. Completed paper applications must be returned to the Main Office by Thursday, September 26 since we have no school on Friday or Monday.
Hats On Day for kids with cancer is Wednesday! Help the Spanish Honor Society support Friends of Kids with Cancer in their great work. Wear a hat--make a donation. Spanish Honor Society members who signed up to collect for Hats On Day before school should report to Mrs. Fullenkamp in room 408 tomorrow at 8:50 to get your passes and buckets for collecting.
"Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto Mata o hima de, Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto Himitsu wo shiri tai"
If you want to find out what that means, you'll have to come to our next Robotics meeting today in room 204 to find out. While you're there, we will introduce Mr. Tony Strawhun, an engineer with Afton Chemical who will serve as our professional FTC mentor. We will also start working on Labview programming tutorials, and collaborate on the construction of the "block party" simulation field...be there!!
All wrestlers: There will be a mandatory meeting after school on Wednesday in the activity center.
There will be an Athletic Apostles meeting this Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00 in the coaches office. All Apostles should plan on attending.
Each year, the Annual Catholic Appeal (“ACA”) brings Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis together to answer the Gospel call of Christ to serve others. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson and the ACA Council invite all JUNIORS who attend a Catholic High School to participate in the 2013-2014 ACA Essay Scholarship Contest. Essays are due to Mrs. Mitchell no later than Friday Oct. 4. For questions and essay guidelines, see Mrs. Mitchell in 104 or her Vianney webpage.
There will be a meeting for all members of the National Honor Society on Wednesday, after school in room 105. We will be planning for the Academic Decathlon. Anyone unable to attend needs to see Mr. Redman before the meeting.
Junior members of the National Honor Society should come by room 105 during encore today to vote for officers or see Mr. Redman in 105 after school.
This week we begin our second round of Class Meetings during Encore. Schedule goes as follows: Monday-Sophomores; Tuesday-Seniors and Thursday-Juniors. Freshman, your Class Meeting will be on Tuesday of next week during Encore. Students in Mandatory Encore must attend Mandatory Encore.
This Thursday there will be a mandatory meeting for everyone that is interested in trying out for baseball this spring for Vianney. The meeting will start at 5:30 pm in the Griffin Cafe and the player and at least one parent must be in attendance. The meeting will last one hour. If you are unable to make it you must contact Coach Scott Brown for a makeup time. If you are on the freshman football team your meeting will be held following your game on Thursday.
Freshmen this is a reminder that your class retreat is this Thursday. Please report directly to the field house. We will be returning by 2:40 and lunch will be provided. Feel free to wear a Vianney tshirt and shorts or jeans.
Ping Pong club is canceled for today so that the floors in the 200 hallway may be buffed in preparation for Tuesday's highschool night. We will resume on Friday.
The JV football team is now 1-2 after beating SLUH 48-7. Paul Catanzaro returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and the JV Griffs didn't look back. Next up, will be CBC.
The Bocce club is forming teams for this season. If you want to reserve a spot, please sign up with Mr. Kheriaty by Thursday. If you missed the opening meeting, stop by 209 to pick up the information.
The Griffins took down the CBC cadets last night 3-0 in b-team soccer action behind a strong performance in goal by Tom Marshall. Goals came through an own goal plus goals from Mark Pellizzaro and Jack Dehner.
College Reps on Campus: To schedule a visit, sign up through Family Connection in Naviance.
Thursday, Sept. 26 8:40 Lake Forest College Lake Forest, IL
Tuesday, Oct.1 10:40 Creighton University Omaha, NE
Thursday, Oct. 3 10:40 Millikin University Decatur, IL
2:10 Ranken Tech College St. Louis
Friday, Oct. 4 8:40 Columbia College Columbia, MO
10:40 Washington University St. Louis
2:10 Mizzou Columbia, MO