September 25, 2013 Wednesday A Day
Today marks the beginning of 40 Days for Life -a peaceful campaign of prayer and fasting aimed at stopping abortions. From today until November 3rd, over half a million people in over 500 cities will pray at the sidewalks of abortion centers. Vianney will be there. Come learn more at the next Prolife Club meeting -next Wednesday at 8:15am in Mr. Kheriaty's room.
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 tomorrow since we have no school on Friday or Monday.
Griffin Theatre will hold auditions for the first production of this season, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, October 1st and on Thursday, October 3rd. There are 17 male roles available. More information is available on the Vianney website or see Mr. Book in room 503.
All wrestlers: There will be a mandatory meeting after school today in the activity center.
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 TODAY, 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.
This week we begin our second round of Class Meetings during Encore. Schedule goes as follows: Thursday -Juniors. Freshman, your Class Meeting will be on Tuesday of next week during Encore. Students in Mandatory Encore must attend Mandatory Encore.
Tomorrow 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 tomorrow. 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.
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.
CLOSE UP MEETING FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN GOING TO WASHINGTON DC IN FEBRUARY WILL BE HELD IN ROOM 102 NEXT THURSDAY DURING ENCORE. THERE IS STILL TIME FOR NEWCOMERS TO JOIN THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY SHOWN INTEREST.
Due to the Academic Speaker Series on Friday, Tech Club will not be meeting this week. Next week is our "tear down" lab. Reserve your spot with Mr. McAllister and bring a set of screwdrivers.
Attention seniors: This Friday is the last day to register for the October 26 ACT without paying a late fee. Link to the ACT site from your Family Connection account. Remember, a higher score could mean more $$$$$.
The Freshman Soccer Team improved it's record to 7 - 3 yesterday by defeating Rockwood Summit 4 - 2. The goals were scored by Jake Pilla, Tommy Fey and Dennys Vasquez with 2.
Attention all robotics programmers! Please meet in room 207 after school today to continue our work on Labview software.
If you missed the meeting about basketball shoes and basketball gear swing by room 303 to pick up more information.
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