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Announcements
These next few weeks will be busy for the Cardinal Ritter community!
Please see below for a break down of events.

August 6:
9 th Grade Orientation (casual dress); 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Pizza lunch will be served!
10 th -12 th New High School Transfer Student Orientation; 6:00 pm in the Guadalupe Room
New High School Parent Orientation; 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria
 
August 7:
7 th and New Junior High Parent and Student Orientation; 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria

August 8:
Back to School Bash; 6:00-8:00 pm sponsored by the Parent Club.
All parents and students are invited (Gymnasium)

August 13:
7 th – 9 th graders first day of school. School starts at 7:55 am and dismissal is at 2:00 pm. 
All students must be in uniform.

August 14:
First full day for all students in uniform. Dismissal at 3:05 pm.
Fall Sports Program Advertisements

Each school year, Cardinal Ritter produces the Fall Sports Program and the Winter Sports Program. These printed publications promote Cardinal Ritter athletic programs as well as raise money for the Athletic Department. Each program consists of team portraits, individual portraits of seniors and coaches, advertisements from CRHS supporters, and parent ads encouraging their Raiders.

Please know there is a 25% off price break for ads placed by Raider parents, and an even greater discount for ads to be placed in both programs. Click here view the full advertising information sheet. Camera-ready artwork is preferred, and there will be a $25 fee for any ads submitted that are not camera-ready. The deadline to advertise in the 2018 Fall Sports Program is Thursday, August 9. Please reach out to Emily Fox with any questions.
Back to School Bash

Calling all volunteers! We are looking for parent help for the Back to School Bash on Wednesday, August 8. Click here to sign up. You will receive service hours for your time.
Don't forget to visit the Raider spirit wear booth! Choose from t-shirts, sweatshirts, polos and much more!
Hoosier Boys State

At the 2018 Hoosier Boys State Convention, Mitchell Jacob was a delegate to his party's convention, became a member of the Credentials committee, was elected into the State House of Representatives, and was appointed Reading Clerk of the house. Congratulations, Mitchell!
National Latin Convention Results

Approximately 1,300 students, teachers, and chaperones from across the United States gathered at the 65th annual National Junior Classical League Convention held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Students competed in academic, graphic art, creative art, and athletic events. Additionally, students participated in daily spirit competitions.

Cardinal Ritter High School had three students in attendance along with their Latin teacher, Brittany Krowiarz. Graduating senior Lance Spreacker earned several swimming awards: third in senior boys backstroke, fourth in the senior boys 100-yard freestyle, and fourth in the senior boys 200-yard freestyle. He also was awarded fourth in impromptu art and sixth in the senior essay contest. Sophomore Lily Passarelli earned seventh place in computer enhanced photography. Freshman Olivia Ruble placed eighth in Overall Olympika Sweepstakes points by placing first in junior girls discus, first in junior girls shot put, second in junior girls 100-yard backstroke, fourth in junior girls 100-yard freestyle, and fourth in junior girls 50-yard backstroke. She also received first place for her oil painting of Odysseus. The school’s local traditional scrapbook, created by graduating senior Amaya Crockett, earned sixth place.
Cardinal Ritter fans, show your school spirit and get your new Raiders debit card at  Indiana Members Credit Union  today! Every time you use the debit card as a signature based transaction Cardinal Ritter Athletics benefits! Visit any IMCU branch for details. Sign up online at  IMCU.com .
CYO Football

Any Junior High boys interested in playing CYO football for St. Michael-St. Gabriel, please contact Mike Cmehil at stmikesfootball@aol.com.
Amazon Smile

Don't forget to select Cardinal Ritter High School as your charity of choice at smile.amazon.com  and a portion of your sale will be donated to CRHS!
CYO Cross Country

Registration for CYO Cross Country is available on the CYO Indy website. Cost is $40 and all runners must have a physical turned in before practice begins. Parents, if you are interested in volunteer coaching this season, please let Mr. Powers know ASAP.  Register here .
CRHS Job Opportunities

The Cardinal Ritter High School Cafeteria is hiring. Part-time employees receive a 25% tuition discount. Click  here  for more information.

We have a part-time janitorial position open, as well. Please reach out to Eric Argyelan for more information.
Booster Club Fundraiser

The Cardinal Ritter Booster Club is sponsoring their annual fundraiser this year to raise money for all sports. We will be selling five gallon buckets of laundry detergent, fabric softener, as well as pods again this year. The fundraiser will begin on Wednesday, August 8 at the Back to School Bash. ALL money and orders are due at The Back to School Night on Wednesday, August 30th. Product will be delivered during the first week of September. Please help continue this great program with a purchase of product. Click here for the order form.

For more information please feel free to contact:
Jim Martin @jmartin@cardinalritter.org
Stephenie Johnson @ Stephenie.Johnson4007@yahoo.com
Service Learning students painted bathroom stalls with uplifting messages and inspirational quotes to spread joy, kindness, and positivity throughout CRHS.
Cardinal Ritter Band Fundraiser
The band is selling candy to raise funds to purchase equipment. 100% of the profits go directly to the band. Please visit us at the Back-to-School Bash!
Hard Candies: Snack cup - $1.00 | Snack bag - $2.00 | Pint jar - $5.00 | Quart jar- $10.00
Chocolates: Snack cup - $2.00 | Snack bag - $4.00 | Pint jar - $7.00 | Quart jar - $12.00 Chocolate pops - $1.00 | Chocolate-dipped pretzels - $2.00 | Chocolate mints - $0.25 each or 5 for $1.00
Football broadcasts for the 2018 season will be available on the NFHS Network. See the video below for a preview!
CRHS Golf Outing
Saturday, October 6, 9:00 AM

Check out the video below for more details.
College Counseling Corner
Lilly Scholarship

Incoming Marion County seniors: If you missed the meeting at the end of the school year, here is information about the Lilly Scholarship. You must complete the four essays in order to be eligible by the first day of school (August 14 at 3:00 PM). You can send them to Mrs. Thomas at anytime this summer!
Joseph Maley Foundation Junior Board

The Joseph Maley Foundation is a nonprofit established in 2008 with the mission, "serving children of all abilities." One of our programs is Power in Youth, which houses our Junior Board of Directors. The Junior Board is a working Board of Directors comprised of high school students; the program offers volunteer, service, and nonprofit leadership opportunities to members. Currently, they have 6 Cardinal Ritter High School students on the Board.

JMF is now accepting applications for any student entering 9-11th grade who would like to be a part of the Junior Board.

Please feel free to reach out to Mia at  mia@josephmaley.org  or at 812.820.9311 for more information.
Free SAT prep class on July 29 or August 5
Get to know Kaplan’s teachers with a free class. Students can take the first lesson of Kaplan’s Live Online SAT prep course for free on July 29 or August 5.  Sign up here .
SCRIP Information
SCRIP Update

SCRIP is the perfect way to earn money for CRHS and for your family’s tuition account! Use SCRIP to get ready for school this fall (Staples, Office Depot, Target), something delicious for those backyard cookouts (Walmart, Omaha Steaks, Meijer), or all those updates and repairs you’ve been putting off (Menards, Lowes, Home Depot). They have cards for it all!
Now is the perfect time to give  shopwithscrip.com  a try! You can earn tuition credits just by purchasing stuff you would purchase anyway such as gas and groceries. 

Download the Scrip Order Form .

Please contact  Connie Grider  with questions. As always, thanks for supporting SCRIP and CRHS!
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE ORDERING

1. Go to  shopwithscrip.com  and create an account. Our organization code is FE97AB26258L.
2. Once your account is created, click on "Shop" and browse the hundreds of products available
3. After your order is complete, choose your payment method - either check or PrestoPay. You DO NOT have to use PrestoPay to order online. If you choose check, just send your payment in with your student on Monday morning. 
4. Look for your order to come home on Wednesday or Thursday-unless you ordered ScripNow (e-certificates) or Reloads. Those will be available as soon as the order is processed on Monday if you pay by check, or almost immediately if you pay with PrestoPay. 
5. Click here for more detailed instructions.
Cardinal Ritter Mission Statement
Cardinal Ritter is a Catholic high school entrusted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the parishes of the West Deanery to provide, within a college preparatory curriculum, the highest standards of academic excellence to students of diverse socioeconomic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Cardinal Ritter challenges its students to grow spiritually, intellectually, athletically, and artistically. The Cardinal Ritter community values and fosters the unique intellectual, cultural, social, and physical gifts of each student. As followers of Christ, we encourage our students to share their gifts and talents in service to others.
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