FAMILY CONNECTION | August 22, 2019
Homework Hotel is a supervised space for students to gather after school to collaborate on projects, complete assignments, and take make-up tests. It's located in the Media Center from 3-4 pm on Monday-Thursday when school is in session.
Vianney Mixer
All students in grades 9-12 are invited to the Back-to-School Mixer hosted by our Student Council. The tropical-themed mixer is Saturday, August 24, from 7-10 pm with students able to leave at 9:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $7 in Griffins' Cafe during lunch or for $10 at the door.
Griffins' Cafe
Vianney will offer MySchoolBucks as our payment system beginning August 26. Students should bring cash or existing cafe cards until that date. MySchoolBucks allows you to deposit up to $150 at a time to an online student account to securely pay for meals in Griffins' Cafe. Visit MySchoolBucks or download the mobile app to register your student using his formal name and birthdate. There is a $2.49 program fee per deposit. Cash and existing cafe cards will continue to be accepted in Griffins' Cafe.
Lacrosse Meeting
Students interested in playing lacrosse are invited to an informational meeting with their parents on September 3 from 7-7:30 pm in Griffins' Cafe. Learn about fall activities, key dates, and the spring season. This is not a sign-up meeting but just information for new and returning players. Please contact Club President John Celeslie at jpceleslie@gmail.com o r Nate Stein at  nstein@vianney.com if you have any questions.
College Information Night
Parents of sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to College Information Night on Wednesday, September 4, at 6 pm in the Media Center. Guest speaker and Vianney graduate Tim Eggleston of the University of Missouri-Columbia will share how parents can navigate the college planning process to select the right school for their son.
Parents' Club Meeting
Parents are invited to the first Parents' Club meeting of the school year on Thursday, September 5, at 7 pm in Griffins' Cafe. The topic will be the new student information software called Blackbaud. You can view our Blackbaud Reference Guide online. Parents who attend are entered into a raffle for free textbooks.
Junior Parent Party
There are a few spots remaining for the Junior Parent Party (an item from the 2019 Night of the Griffin auction) if you would like to attend for $25 per person. It's Friday, September 6, with tailgating before the football team game on the upper Vianney parking lot. Food, non-alcoholic beverages, and tickets to the game are included! The event is hosted by Kevin and Cindy Luna, Matt and Amy Craig, and Tom and Lori Kelly. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kelly Mueller at kmueller@vianney.com .
Picture Retake Day
School pictures can be retaken if needed on Tuesday, October 1. Please download and complete the Picture Day Form to purchase a photo package.
College Rep Visits
Check out the College Rep Visit calendar and register via Naviance to meet with college representatives on campus through November 20. ink
ACT Prep Course
 Are you taking the ACT this school year? Consider the ACT Prep Course offered at Vianney before taking the national exam.
DID YOU KNOW?
President Mike Loyet '77 retires at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. The search committee invites you to learn about the search process under way.
MISSION MOMENT
Fr. Brian Fallon introduces himself to our school community in a brief video. The Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Saint Louis will be a familiar face on campus this school year as a chaplain. Look for more videos in the weeks and months ahead as he shares his reflections with our students.