Oct. 15, 2012 Monday D Day
Due to testing on Wednesday, the Sign Language class will NOT meet this week.
Seniors: Vianney's most prestigious service award, the Archbishop May Service Award, is given to one graduating senior every year. The winner has his name etched on a permanent plaque in the main hallway and leads a prayer at graduation. If you have been a good servant-leader and have excelled in service at Vianney, please nominate yourself for this award. Applications can be obtained from Mr. Wheadon or Mr. Remiger and must be returned to them with an accompanying essay by Thursday, October 19.
Close Up Program: This is the last call for any students who might want to jloin us on the Close Up Trip to Washington, D.C. in February. Our group will be joined by 17 girls from Cor Jesu in this highly interactive program with students from all parts of the country, one week after the presidential inauguration ceremonies. See Mr. Travis in Room 204 for details.
The Elks National Foundation awards scholarships through its Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. You must be a US citizen and demonstrate financial need. More details are available on Naviance Family Connection or see a counselor.
ALL: This week is Vianney Spirit Week in preparation for Homecoming Saturday October 20th. Here is the list of Dress up days sponsored by STUCO.
Monday - America Monday ('Merica Monday) - Show your patriotism
Acceptable: Any combination of the colors Red, White, and Blue and the American Flag.
Unacceptable: Shirts with alcoholic reference, drug reference, or explicit language. NO CAMOUFLAGE!
Also We will be handing out Freeze Pops to all students at Lunch!
Tuesday - Greek Life Tuesday - Sperry's (no socks of course) button downs, thigh showing flat fronts, visors, croakies, and sunglasses encouraged.
Unacceptable - Wearing of Just gym shorts and t-shirts - You Have to TRY!
Food: Taco Tuesday - Selling Jack in the Box Tacos at Lunch
Wednesday - Testing Day - Regular attire Required
Food: Dominos Pizza sold After school by STUCO
Thursday - Ron Burgundy Day - Dress up like your Favorite 1960's - 70's local News Anchor - If I may Quote the Great Movie Anchorman, Ron Burgundy "Had suits so fine it made Frank Sinatra Look like a Hobo!" Dress up in FINE suits in retro colors. (This is a Mass Day so dress up but it retro colors)
Food: Syberg's Tenders
Friday: Black and Gold Day! Modified attire by class - dress wacky but use the following colors!
Seniors: Wear Black
Juniors: Wear Gold
Sophomores: Wear White
Freshman: wear Grey
Food: McDonald's McDoubles at Lunch!
Questions? Ask your STUCO REP!!!
The following colleges will have reps here this week. You can sign up online or in the Leadership Center at least a day in advance.
Oct. 15 8:40 a.m. Lyons College
Oct. 16 2:00 p.m. Maryville
Oct. 18 2:00 p.m. Marquette
Juniors and Seniors--Don't forget the National College Fair at Saint Louis University this Sunday, October 21. The fair is at the Simon Recreation Center from 12-3. Details of how to preregister are on Vianney's website and on Family Connection or see a counselor for more information.
Despite facing a field which was much stronger than last season, the Swimmers and Divers battled their way to a repeat of last season's sixth place finish out of 13 teams at the Lindbergh Invitational. Vianney medalists included Nick Alexander in the 100 Back (1st place) and the 200 Free (2nd place), Sam Reynolds in the 100 Free (3rd place) and the 50 Free (7th place), Alex Feicht in Diving (5th place) and Sam Trenter in Diving (8th place). Other highlights included Sam Reynolds' State Meet qualification swim in the 100 Free with a time of 50.46 seconds. Sam has now qualified in two events at the State Meet. As well, Nick Alexander set a new MEET and POOL record in the 100 Back with a time of 54.02 seconds. The Swimmers and Divers take on MICDS and Notre Dame (Cape Gir.) in a tri-meet this Wedn. at 5pm at MICDS.
Congratulations to Luke Tackes, who was the conference High Roller yesterday at Bowling. His lowest game (171 without handicap) was higher than anyone else's, and he continued to improve, so that his last game (235) was all strikes and spares. His total was 640 before handicap, and 739 with. There is still time to join him on Griffin Bowling. See Bro. Andy for details.
The Eagle Scout Group will meet in the media center during Encore on Friday, October 19. See Bro. Andy for more info.
Kevin Tiemann led a depleted varsity squad at the Borgia Invitational Saturday. Accident, injury and illness limited the squad to just five runners. The JV squad was also running short but was led by sophomores Ben Greunke and Brian Belaska. Joe Nelson and Jack Eisenbarger both medaled for the freshmen helping them earn a third place trophy.
Rubik's Cube Club will be meeting today at Encore in Room 107. Bring a cube if you have one, and if you don't have one, we'll teach you how to do one. Hope to see all you fellow Cubers there!
All lacrosse players trying out for VARSITY this coming season: There will be a brief meeting in ROOM 304 at 2:45 TODAY. If you cannot attend, see Coach Stein.
B-soccer found its scoring touch again against the visiting Wildcats of Eureka 3-1 on Friday at the Heeb. Scoring for the Jr. Griffins was Joey Delbert from an Alec Roussin assist, then Anthony Christante scored the game winner to reclaim the lead off a Ryan Behnan assist and Matt Schneider closed-out the scoring from a Pat Dolan assist. Up next are the Spartans at DeSmet on Tuesday afternoon.
It was 0-0 through two overtime periods but the Freshman Soccer Team fell to DeSmet during penalty kicks in the championship game of the CBC Tournament on Saturday. Congratulations to the Freshman team for making it to the final and for not allowing a regulation goal during the entire tournament.