The  Lancer  Ledger
Family Newsletter 
2.9.18
Lancers create an impromptu time capsule by signing the column in the lobby before it's covered up for good!
Coming Up This Week...

Wednesday, February 14th - Ash Wednesday
Thursday, February 15th - Class of 2022 Accepted Students Night, 7:00 PM

For the full listing of school events, please visit our School Calendar.
Cheer on the Lancers!

Friday, February 9th
Varsity Basketball  vs.St. John's Prep, Doherty Gymnasium, 7:00 PM (*Basketball Senior Night: 6:40 PM, Indoor Track Senior Night: 7:30 PM)
Saturday, February 10th
Varsity Wrestling Division II Sectionals, Woburn High School, 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 11th
Varsity Basketball vs. Swampscott High School, Doherty Gymnasium, 7:00 PM
Monday, February 12th
Varsity Hockey vs.  Braintree High School, Valley Forum II, 6:00 PM

Can't make it to the games? Visit seriovideo.com to see our schedule of live-streamed varsity games!

Be sure to download the new MC Athletics SuperFanU App to earn rewards for checking in at our MC Athletic events this year! Find it in the app store at MCSuperFanU or by searching "MC Athletics"
Stay up-to-date with our upcoming Winter Athletic Schedules on our website  |  Follow MC Athletics on Follow us on Twitter   and  Like us on Facebook

LANCER GOES FOR GOLD
MC Ski & Snowboard Club Founder 
Jonathan Cheever '03 Set to Represent Team USA 
in Men's Snowboard Cross in Pyeongchang 
 
Join the Malden Catholic Community in cheering on Saugus native and alumnus  Jonathan Cheever from the Class of 2003 as he competes for Olympic Gold in Pyeongchang this week in the Men's Snowboard Cross event! 

Here's how you can follow Jonathan's journey with us:

- Check out the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games at 8 PM (ET) 
tonight on NBC and NBCOlympics.com.

- Tune in to NBC this Thursday, February 15th at 12:05 AM (ET) to see Jonathan compete live in the Men's Snowboard Cross event. For those of you who won't be able to stay up late on Wednesday night, don't forget to set your DVR!

- Follow Jonathan on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @TeamCheever 

Watch NBC Boston's recent profile on Jonathan.

Read up on Jonathan's road to the 2018 Winter Olympics here.

- Visit TeamCheever.net to learn more.

Crystal Street Spotlight:
Mrs. Mary-Anne DiMarco P'88 '91 Joins the External Affairs Team

Mrs. Mary-Anne Dimarco and her grandson Mario '21
It's a relationship spanning some 30 years: two
graduates, a daughter employed, and a grandson who is currently a freshman. For Mrs. Mary-Anne DiMarco, Malden Catholic has always been a part of her life. Now, Mrs. DiMarco begins a new role with MC: International Enrollment Coordinator.

"It really feels like I know the place, it's not a strange environment at all," said Mrs. DiMarco when asked how she's settling in. "I'm very comfortable here."

Click here to read more about Mrs. DiMarco's return to Malden Catholic...
Model Bridge Team Showcases Powerful and Efficient Designs 
in the 2018 Model Bridge Competition
 
The MC Model Bridge Team wrapped up another successful campaign in
the Boston Society of Civil Engineers' annual Model Bridge Competition, held this year at the Watson Auditorium at Wentworth Institute of Technology. The team of  Tom Guo, Zak Brazis and Jack Stone  came in 1st place for loading the most weight, 2 nd  place for overall aesthetics, and 2 nd  place for efficiency. A special thanks goes to the Model Bridge officers  Ethan Davis, Ryan Hanna, Zach Robinson, Nick Conte, Tom Guo and Jack Stone  for their demonstrated leadership and mentorship throughout the season. Congratulations to our civil engineers in-the-making on another great year of bridge-building!
MC to Host DISTRACTOLOGY Driving Seminar for Teen Drivers
February 12th -16th
Click here for more details about the "Distractology Challenge," coming to MC next week. 
All participants receive a $15 gas card!
Malden Catholic to Begin Participation in the College Board AP Capstone Diploma Program for the 2018-2019 School Year

Click here  to read an important letter from Br. Thomas Puccio announcing the launch of this 
new, two-year Advanced Placement offering next year. 
Updates from 99 Crystal Street
School and College Counseling
The School Counseling Department invites you to the Malden Catholic College Fair to be held on  Tuesday, April 3rd  from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Questions? E-mail delgenios@maldencatholic.org

We encourage freshmen and sophomores to attend this event.
Save the Date: 
Winter Sports Awards Night
The Athletic Department invites all families of winter athletes to join us for: 

Winter Sports Awards Night
Tuesday, February 27th, 6:00 PM
Doherty Gymnasium

All athletes at all levels will be recognized and are expected to attend. Awards to be presented include the Lancer Award, coaches' awards, student-athlete-of-the-week awards, and Catholic Conference All-Star recognition. Light refreshments will be provided after the program. We look forward to seeing you as we celebrate the many accomplishments of our Lancer student-athletes! 

Questions? E mail Sherry Endicott at endicotts@maldencatholic.org with any questions.


 
Campus Ministry Corner
 
For the latest Lancers-in-Action updates, follow Campus Ministry on Twitter @TheMCLancers
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Upcoming Events:

Every Wednesday
Rosary, 7:25 AM
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Class of 2019... 
Mark your calendar!

 The Malden Catholic Leadership Institute is scheduled for August 9-12, 2018. More information and the application will be given in the coming months.
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Service Opportunities!

Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Wakefield is looking for volunteers to help serve their community meals. Learn more in Campus Ministry.
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MC Moms Prayer Group

All moms, grandmothers, and guardians are invited! The group meets every Thursday morning at 7:00 AM in Campus Ministry in Room 215. For more info, e-mail Mrs. Mary Driscoll at  driscollm@maldencatholic.org

Admission to Malden Catholic
Do you know someone interested in applying to Malden Catholic? 
It is not too late to begin the application process, and financial assistance is available! 
The application to Malden Catholic can be found here .

For Boys inquiries, please contact:
Mr. Matt O'Neil '99 
781.475.5308
For Girls inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Brianna Robbins 
781.475.5332

For financial assistance inquiries, please contact:
Mrs. Kelly Lane-Ferretti
781.475.5298
lanek@maldencatholic.org
 
  Parent Participation in the Fund for Malden Catholic is Climbing...
 
Make Your Gift Now! 
We are grateful to the many parents who have supported the Fund for Malden Catholic this year. We are still working toward achieving our goal of 100% participation and we need your help! The Fund for Malden Catholic provides a steady stream of income allowing the school to apply resources to areas of need such as: underwriting our student financial aid program, ensuring that critical educational technology is available, enhancing our Christian Service Program, Campus Ministry, and extracurricular efforts, and providing professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. Your gift, large or small, will help ensure that our Mission of delivering superior college preparatory education in a Catholic and familial learning environment will continue to benefit our students for generations to come.

* You can quickly and safely donate electronically today by visiting maldencatholic.org/give or by texting the letters MC to 41-444

* You can also place your gift in the mail to:

 Malden Catholic
99 Crystal Street
Malden, MA 02148

Thank you in advance for your support!

 

Online Portal for Loading Student Lunch Money Up and Running!
 
Aramark's online portal for loading money onto student lunch accounts is now live.  Please visit https://payschoolscentral.com  and follow steps for new user registration to create an account. Families will be asked to use their son's Student ID number generated by Malden Catholic when creating an account for the first time.  Please note that credit card loading carries a 4.35% service fee and $1.50 transaction charge.  As a reminder, families may still load funds to student lunch accounts with cash or check payable to "Aramark." Please contact the Business Office with any questions.

For immediate inquiries, please contact foodservices@maldencatholic.org

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ABOUT MALDEN CATHOLIC 
For more than 85 years, Malden Catholic has maintained a tradition of academic excellence in a Catholic, familial learning environment. Annually, 99 percent of Malden Catholic graduates attend college. The Class of 2017 Graduates applied to over 225 colleges and universities distributed over 30 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Members of the Class of 2017 have received college scholarships with a four-year value of over $18 million. Recognized for its dedicated faculty, challenging curriculum, spiritual guidance, social outreach, and championship-caliber athletic programs, Malden Catholic educates students from more than 40 communities surrounding Boston. A Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School, Malden Catholic is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  T o learn more, please visit  www.maldencatholic.org .