1/27/2020
Highlights of the Week
Catholic Schools Week Kicks Off!
Kicking off Catholic Schools Week with Career Day!🌏🧳🙌
Between Catholic School trivia led by Sr. Mary Consolata and a Virtue Shout-Out Contest led by Mrs. Missy, we can't wait to see all the places they'll go from our Catholic School!   #GoAggies
Aggies March for Life
144 students Marching for Life in MN today | 35 more Marching in Washington, DC on Friday ❤🙏 #GoAggies
Getting Sunday Right: New Podcast Featuring Dr. Michael Naughton!
Feeling weary? Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a podcast you won't want to miss!☕Dr. Michael Naughton, Past Aggie Parent and Director of the Center for Catholic Studies, talks to our upper school students about the three habits of rest (silence🤫, celebration🎉, and charity❤) and why getting Sunday right is the pivotal turning point of our week. #GoAggies
Grade 3 Takes Science-Focused Field Trip
Aggies take Minneapolis! Our 3rd Graders Scientists started in the beautiful Northrup Auditorium at the U of M for the Physics Force Show then off to the Bell Museum for “Out of This World!” in the Planetarium. A great day ended with exploring the Touch & See Lab and animal dioramas. #GoAggies
Advancement
Red & White - Sat., 2/8

Only a handful of seats remain! Get your registration in ASAP!

Volunteers are needed to display auction items and set tables on Fri., 2/7 during school hours. Please consider lending some time .  Please contact Mary Appel with questions.
Upcoming Events
K-6 Catholic Schools Week - Mon., 1/27 through Fri., 1/31
See the schedule for details regarding dress up days, assemblies, and more! Our 7-12 Upper School students will be joining the Lower School for a few activities but will be celebrating their own Snow Days Week February 18-21. We look forward to celebrating our Catholic School this week!
Last Day to Order Yearbooks - Weds., 1/29
Order by Wednesday, January 29! Please  contact Mrs. Richtsmeier with questions.
Car Raffle Tickets - Please Return by Fri., 1/31!
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.
Crazy for You - Registration Due Fri., 1/31
The buzz about the new musical has been heavy and registration forms have been flying out the door. Don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity! No one has ever regretted being part of the musical. It is an experience you will never forget. 

The chorus is open to students in grades 7-12. The Children’s Chorus is open to grades 2-6. No auditions are necessary for the chorus. Auditions for lead roles (grades 9-12) will be Monday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 5 with Call Backs on Friday, February 7. Registrations with no fee are due Monday, January 27. A late fee of $20.00 will be applied to all registrations received Tuesday, January 28 through Friday, January 31.  No registrations will be accepted after January 31.  Please get your forms in. Even with the late fee, I guarantee it will be worth it. Rehearsals begin for the chorus and leads on February 10, 6:30-8:30 PM. Please contact Mr. David Johnson or Mrs. Nancy Johnson with questions.
K-12 All-School Mass of St. Blaise & Blessing of Throats - Mon., 2/3
Please join us next Monday, February 3rd at 8:45 AM for a K-12 All-School Mass as we celebrate the Feast of St. Blaise! The traditional blessing of throats will take place following Mass.
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 27: Girls Basketball vs. Christ Household of Faith @ Gruden Gym (Grade 6, 4:00 PM)
Girls Basketball @ Faithful Shepherd (Grade 7, 4:00 PM)
Boys Basketball @ St. Odilia (Grade 6, 4:30 PM)
Girls Basketball vs. St. Rose of Lima @ Gruden Gym (Grade 5, 5:00 PM)
Boys Basketball vs. Holy Spirit @ Gruden Gym (Grade 5, 6:00 PM)

(T) January 28: Boys Basketball vs. New Life Academy @ Bandas Gym (C-Squad 4:30 PM, JV 6:00 PM, Varsity 7:30 PM)
Girls Basketball @ New Life Academy (Varsity 7:30 PM)

(W) January 29: Boys Basketball @ Nativity of Our Lord (Grade 7, 4:00 PM)
Boys Basketball @ St. Charles Borromeo (Grade 8, 4:00 PM)

(R) January 30: Girls Basketball vs. Christ Household of Faith @ Salvation Army Gym (Varsity 6:00 PM)

(F) January 31: Boys Basketball vs. Nova Classical Academy @ Bandas Gym (C-Squad 5:30 PM, Varsity 7:00 PM)
Girls Hockey vs. Minnesota River @ Minnehaha Academy Ice Arena, South Campus (Varsity 7:00 PM)

(S) February 1: Wrestling @ Bandas Gym (Varsity 9:00 AM)
Boys Hockey vs. Minnehaha Academy @ North Polar Arena (JV 5:00 PM, Varsity 7:00 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.
Register for Spring Sports by March 1
It’s time to register for spring sports. Please take note that registration will close March 1 . Teams will be formed based on registrations collected by March 1. Late registrations will only be accepted if there is still room on one of the teams . Visit our athletic website and select Activity Registration at the top of the page to register. Contact Mr. Streitz if you have any questions.

Grade School and Junior High Sports Offered
Baseball (Grades 5-8)
Softball (Grades 5-8)
Track (Grades 7-8 must register with the high school program)
We are looking for baseball and softball coaches. Please contact Mr. Thompson or Mr. Streitz if you are interested.

High School Sports Offered
Baseball
Lacrosse Co-op (See Mr. Streitz for details)
Softball
Track
Winter High School Teams Sports Pictures
Basketball, wrestling and Cheer will have their team and individual pictures taken Friday, January 31 in Bandas Gym starting at 3:00 PM.
You may pick up an order form in the school office, the athletic office, or order onlin e . One of the popular and economical packages is Item Q ‘The Sportsmate’ which combines a team picture along with the individual picture for $16. That can be found on the A La Carte menu.

Contact Mr. Streitz with any questions.
Quick Links & Past News
Re-Enrollment: We are pleased to have begun the re-enrollment process! The letter announcing tuition rates for 2020-21 was put in the mail last week.  A digital copy of the letter can be found here . Re-enrollment will take place for the next week. Please take some time before Saturday, February 1st and sign your child(ren) up for the 2020-21 school year.
Important Dates for 2020-2021
August 31 – First Day of School
September 7 – Labor Day, No School
October 15, 16 – MEA, No School
November 25-27 – Thanksgiving Break, No School
December 21-January 1, 2021 – Christmas Break, No School
January 4 – Second Semester Begins
January 18 – MLK Jr., No School
February 15 – Presidents Day, No School
March 15-19 – Spring Break, No School
April 2-5 – Easter Break, No School
May 31 – Memorial Day, No School
June 4 – Last Day of School
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. 
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