Sep. 26, 2012 Wednesday A Day
Juniors and Seniors: Registration for Junior and Senior retreat opportunities are now open for registration on the Vianney website. There are multiple retreat opportunities available to you, including Kairos for seniors and the traditional Junior retreat. Cardboard Village in November, the March for Life in Washington D.C at the end of January, the Lenten Retreat in March, and the Service Immersion trip to Chicago next month can all be used as your required retreat for the year. Registration and more information on these retreat opportunities is also available on the website. Registration for all Junior and Seniors needs to be completed by Friday, October 12th. The links for registration can be found on the Retreat Program page under the Faith Formation section of Vianney's website. If you have any questions please visit Mr. Remiger in the Campus Ministry office.
All students are reminded that there are to be NO books brought into the cafeteria or placed in the foyer outside the Griffin Cafe. Students, especially those in 1st and 4th lunch shifts, need to take their books to their classroom or to their lockers. Leaving books on the floor of the foyer is a fire hazard and can no longer be allowed to happen. This has to stop immediately.
JUNIORS ONLY: Each year the Archdiocese of St. Louis invites Juniors to enter the Annual Catholic Appeal Scholarship Essay Contest. There are 3 guaranteed winners at St. John Vianney High School. 1st place is a $750 scholarship. Submissions are due to Mrs. Mitchell NO LATER THAN TUESDAY OCT. 2. Students NOT in Mrs. Mitchell's classes this semester, may see her in 104 for a list of the objectives & criteria.
Students who are upperclassmen may register for the Weekend service retreat at the end of October by completing the form. Please return to Fr. Tim by Sept. 28.
ALL: This week, the Griffin LIFE meeting will be for leaders only on Wednesday from 5-7. Regular meetings will resume next week.
Job opportunities: 3 openings for bussers positions at Andre's Banquets and Catering. Email at John@andresbanquet.com or call John Armengol at 314-606-0090.
Robotics Club: We are going to meet in room 206 after school today to discuss upcoming events and the status of our team registration process.
CHESS INTRAMURALS CONTINUE THIS WEEK. PRACTICES ARE SCHEDULED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL AND ROUND 4 COMPETITION IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY AFTER SCHOOL. ROUND 3 WINNERS WERE TIM ELLEBRACHT, JORDAN HOOVER, NICKY HART, TREVOR VOGAN, ALEX MOELLERING, ALEX GRIFFIN, BAILEY SPARROW AND JOHN BRENNAN. NEW PLAYERS ARE WELCOME.
Monday evening the JV football Griffins lost to a strong CBC team 44-0. Nick Lowe and Corey Watson played exceptionally well in the loss. The JV Griffins record falls to 1-3. The next JV game is Monday, October 1 at 5:30 out on Heeb Field.
All members of the Spanish Honor Society--be sure to come to room 408 and vote for the craziest hat. Ballots are on top of the bookcase in 408--just grab one, vote and sign your ballot.
Close Up Program: If you are intending on going on the Close Up Trip to Washington, D.C. in February, you must come to a meeting on Thursday in Room 204 during Encore. If there is no chance that you can attend, then you must see Mr. Travis sometime during the day on Thursday.
Pro Life Day Sept. 27: The 40 Days for Life has begun and Vianney will take on Thursday, Sept. 27. Our goal is to have 40 Warriors for Life from our student body to give one hour sometime between 7am and 7pm in prayer before the abortion clinic. Will you be one of those warriors for life? Pick up a form from the campus ministry bulletin board and turn into Fr. Tim by the end of the day.
Chicago Immersion Retreat: If you are a Junior or a Senior and interested in going on the weekend retreat of Oct. 26-28, you are reminded to turn in your application by the end of this week. All Juniors and Seniors are required to attend a retreat this year. Your options are on the Vianney web site under Faith Formation. For more information please see Mr. Remiger, Fr. Tim, or Mr. Dailey.
The Griffins ran their record to 4-2 with a 106-76 victory at Westminster Christian Academy--winning eight of the twelve events. Winners for the Griffins included Garrett Lipic (200 IM and 500 Free), Sam Reynolds (50 and 100 Free), Nick Alexander (200 Free and 100 Back) and Alex Feicht in diving.The Griff also took first in both the 200 and 400 Free Relays. Nick Alexander continued setting records by taking down the school record in the 200 Free by almost six seconds and qualifying for the State Meet in his fifth individual event--also a new Vianney record. The team takes on CBC Monday at Chaminade.
The juniors who are attending Catholic Charities Service Day at SLU on Friday need to meet with Mr. Remiger today after school.