1/13/2020
An Update from the Headmaster
We are pleased to begin the re-enrollment process today! The letter announcing tuition rates for 2020-21 was put in the mail today.  A digital copy of the letter can be found here . Re-enrollment will take place for the next two weeks. Please take some time between now and Friday, January 31 and sign your child(ren) up for the 2020-21 school year.
Highlights of the Week
Mock Trial Team Making Strides
6th Annual Freeze Fest at Hamline U!β„βš– Our Aggie Mock Trial Team won the first of three rounds, competing against 16 schools and 30 teams πŸŽ‰πŸ™Œ #GoAggies
On the Threshold of 2020
So *blessed* to have these classrooms full of life and learning again! Here's to great things ahead this New Year.πŸ™Œβ€  #ChristusMansionemBenedicat   #20CMB20 #GoAggies
Wrestling Ranks in Cannon Falls
Our Wrestling Team taking home some hardware from Cannon Falls! #GoAggies
Aggies Air On the Rediscover: Hour!
Mr. Adkins and Dr. Kirsch were so honored to converse with the Rediscover: Hour about the importance and beauty of the language of Latin! Check out their conversation by clicking the link. #GoAggies
Advancement
Red & White - Sat., 2/8
Help Make the Red & White Benefit a Success! Silent Auction items NEEDED :
-Gift Cards
-Theme Baskets
-Sporting and Theatre Tickets
These items may be dropped off in the Advancement Office.

Questions? Please contact Mary Appel .
Car Raffle Update
Great news - we have sold just under $70,000 in tickets for the car raffle! As our only required school fundraiser, make sure to get your tickets sold and turned into the main office by Friday, January 31. If you would like to sell more tickets, those can be picked up in the Main Office as well. As a reminder, this is our only required school fundraiser and all money raised stays right here at Saint Agnes!  Visit the links for more information, or ple ase contact Mrs. Laurie Weyandt with questions at 651-925-8812.
Admissions
Pre-6 Lower School Showcase - Tues., 1/14
Future Aggies interested in preschool through 6th grade are invited to  come experience lower school at Saint Agnes ! Meet with faculty members, administrators, and current parents to have all your questions answered. Our program will begin at 5:30 PM in the Helene Houle Auditorium.
 
Please  consider inviting friends, neighbors, fellow parishioners,  and anyone you think would be a good fit for Saint Agnes School.  More information is available  on our website.  Contact Mr. Joseph Olson  or call 651-925-8803 for more information.
Upcoming Events
Art Night - Sat., 1/18
Mark your calendar to attend Art Night 2020 this Saturday, January 18 at 7:oo PM. Art Night will feature the one-act play Teen Court . You will also experience an array of individual talent, artwork displays, and improv demonstrations. The jazz band will end the night with a couple of songs. Please join us! A free will offering is appreciated. Please contact Mrs. Tricia Roddy with questions.  
Musical Fair - Sun., 1/19
We are fast approaching the exciting season of the new musical with the opening of the Musical Fair on Sunday, January 19 at 1:30. This year's Fair will be held in the Helene Houle Auditorium with snacks, registration, and audition material available in the Commons. We have a new twist in that a film clip will be shown of the new musical. Don’t miss it! Be the first to know the new show. This is an opportunity for students in grades 7-12 and children in grades 2-6. Make the winter go fast and have an experience you will never forget. Join us on January 19 and the exciting months that follow. Please contact Mr. David Johnson with questions.
Pre-6 Catholic Schools Week Shirt Order Deadline - Tues., 1/21
Friday of Catholic Schools Week (January 31),
lower school students are invited to wear these
newly designed long-sleeve t-shirts ! For $13 apiece, these shirts feature our motto with outlines of
St. John Paul II, St. Thomas Aquinas,
and St. Agnes representing Faith,
Reason, & Virtue. Shirts were designed to be
worn long after Catholic Schools Weeks and passed on to younger siblings! Interested? Order online by Tuesday, January 21. (No payment due at this time: Fees will be directly applied in TADS tuition accounts upon receipt/distribution of shirts).
Come Celebrate the Feast of St. Agnes with Archbishop Bernard Hebda - Tues., 1/21
We are honored to welcome Archbishop Bernard Hebda to Saint Agnes on Tuesday, January 21 for the feast of our patroness. Archbishop Hebda will preside at our K-12 all-school Mass beginning at 8:45 AM. Please join us as we celebrate this special feast day for our school and parish community!
Prayer Service & March for Life - Weds., 1/22
The Saint Agnes School Junior High and High School Pro-Life Clubs are coordinating an opportunity for junior high and high school students to attend both the Prayer Service and March for Life on Wednesday, January 22. Sign-up via Permission Click ; please contact Mrs. Lynda True with questions.
Last Day to Order Yearbooks - Weds., 1/29
Order by Wednesday, January 29! Please  contact Mrs. Richtsmeier with questions.
Aim Higher Scholarship Application Deadline - Tues., 2/18
K-8 families: Applications are open for Aim Higher's $1,000 tuition-assistance scholarships. Visit their website  for more information! Please contact Mr. Joseph Olson with questions.
Athletics
Come Cheer on the Aggies This Week!
(M) January 13: Girls Basketball @ Nativity (Grade 7, 4:00 PM)
Boys Basketball vs. St. Thomas More @ Gruden Gym (Grade 6, 4:00 PM)
Girls Basketball vs. Nativity @ Gruden Gym (Grade 6, 5:00 PM)
Girls Basketball vs. St. Odilia @ Gruden Gym (Grade 5, 6:00 PM)
Boys Basketball vs. Christ Household of Faith @ Gruden Gym (Grade 5, 7:00 PM)

(T) January 14: Boys Basketball @ Trinity School at River Ridge (JV 6:00 PM, Varsity 7:30 PM)
Girls Basketball vs. Trinity School at River Ridge @ Bandas Gym (Varsity 7:00 PM)
Girls Hockey vs. St. Paul United @ Drake Arena (Varsity 7:30 PM)

(W) January 15: Boys Basketball vs. Highland Catholic @ Gruden Gym (Grade 7, 4:00 PM)
Boys Basketball vs. St. Odilia @ Gruden Gym (Grade 8, 5:15 PM)

(R) January 16: Girls Basketball @ Concordia Academy (JV 4:30 PM, Varsity 5:45 PM)
Boys Basketball @ Concordia Academy (C-Squad 4:30 PM, JV 5:45 PM, Varsity 7:15 PM)
Boys Hockey vs. Southwest Christian @ Richfield Ice Arena (JV 5:00 PM, Varsity 7:00 PM)

(S) January 18: Wrestling Invitational @ Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted HS (JV/Varsity 9:00 AM)
Boys Hockey @ Mankato All Seasons Arena (JV 11:00 AM, Varsity 1:00 PM)
Boys Basketball vs. Washington Technology Magnet @ Bandas Gym (C-Squad 1:00 PM, JV 2:15 PM, Varsity 3:30 PM)
Girls Hockey vs. Totino-Grace @ Minnehaha Academy Ice Arena, South Campus (Varsity 2:00 PM)

For field locations, updates, and more information, please visit our Skyline Conference website . Please contact Mr. Mike Streitz , Athletics & Activities Director, at 651-925-8705 with questions.
Ski Club for Grades 5-8
Students and parents interested in skiing this winter are invited to consider a great opportunity! Join other students and parents for three Saturdays of skiing at Afton Alps this winter; lift tickets and rental costs will be reduced prices for attending as a group. Please contact Mr. Sam Thompson for more information.
Quick Links & Past News
Father/Daughter Dance - Sat., 2/29: Save the date for this year's Father/Daughter Dance! Young ladies in Grades 9 through 12 are invited to attend with their dad, grandfather, godfather or other male role model. Watch the newsletter for more information on how to attend or volunteer for this annual event. 
Athletic Photos Available for Purchase: Photos of our winter athletic teams are available for purchase from Jordana Torgeson Photography . View the links for more details: Boys Basketball | Girls Basketball
Forming Catholic Hearts & Minds in Faith, Reason, & Virtue