FAMILY CONNECTION | April 16, 2020
SENIOR QUILT | The tradition of the Senior Class Quilt continues even during these extraordinary times. Each Senior who contributed a square will be entered into a raffle to win the Class of 2020 quilt.
Final Exams
The format for our final exams will vary this semester because of distance learning. It will range from research papers and projects to traditional, timed tests. Seniors and Juniors should visit Blackbaud by Monday, April 20, to review the details for their exams. Information for Sophomores and Freshmen will be posted at a later date. Each student should be prepared to show his cumulative knowledge over the entirety of the semester when completing his final exams.
AP Final Exams
AP has adjusted its national exams because of the transition to distance learning. Students enrolled in an AP course are required to take the AP exam online. Each exam is 45 minutes, plus an additional five minutes for uploading. Students will need access to the online testing system 30 minutes prior to the exam time for set up.

  • Tuesday, May 12: Calculus AB at 1 pm

  • Monday, May 18: Biology at 1 pm | Environmental Science at 3 pm

  • Tuesday, May 19: Psychology at 1 pm

  • Thursday, May 21: World History at 1 pm | Macroeconomics at 3 pm

  • Friday, May 22: Statistics at 1 pm

Please contact your AP teacher directly if you have any questions.   

Senior Graduation
We are committed to honoring our Seniors and celebrating their accomplishments. Graduation will now be held virtually Saturday, May 16, at 7 pm on Facebook and YouTube.

Junior Social Service Project
Juniors will complete their SSP online between May 4 and 15. Look for details in an upcoming email to Junior families.

Junior Rings
Our Junior Ring Mass & Ceremony will be rescheduled after our Class of 2021 returns for senior year. Jostens will hold all rings until the ceremony.

2020-2021 Course Registration
All freshman, sophomore, and junior students have received their course registration sheets for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents must review and submit the sheets to their son's counselor as soon as possible to begin registration.

Extended Time
Students eligible for extended time on assessments should continue to register using our online testing form to ensure you receive the necessary accommodations.  
Spirit Week
Spring 2020 Spirit Week concludes tomorrow, April 17, with USA Day. Student Council invites Griffins to recreate their favorite patriotic meme. #GriffinsUSA
If a student is too ill to complete his work online, please email Jen Kraus at and Scott Brown at as well as individual teachers. Our faculty will work with each student to ensure he remains on track academically.
Student Services
Our counselors and learning consultants are still here to support students. Please reach out when you need assistance. St. Louis County Public Health also offers resources for stress and coping during COVID-19.
COVID-19 Updates
We invite you to visit the CDC website for the latest on COVID-19, including tips to protect yourself and recommendations if you think you are sick.
Vianney Family Restaurants
Those in the restaurant industry have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. We have a list of restaurants owned by Vianney families that may offer delivery and/or curbside service. If you have restaurants to add to our list, please contact Mike Mantia '92 at .
Senior Information Due
Seniors should submit the following forms with documentation by tomorrow, April 17, to Sue Dombek at or mail the completed forms to school. You can download and print the forms yourself or use the forms mailed to your home. Information must be submitted by April 17 to guarantee its inclusion in the graduation program.
Sell Your Textbooks
MBS Direct will buyback textbooks you purchased through the company or elsewhere. Select Sell Your Textbooks under the Menu tab and follow the prompts. MBS will provide a quote for any books it wants to purchase.
College Athletes
Congratulations to our students who signed Letters of Intent this spring to play college sports.
Spring Season
Though MSHSAA has canceled this season, we congratulate our seniors and all our student-athletes who prepared for this spring's competitions. We thank our coaches for working with our players for the two-week period in March. We look forward to working with our rising Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen this summer.

Summer Camps
We expect our summer camps to begin as scheduled, but please visit our Athletic Camps website regularly as events continue to unfold.
Thoughtful Thursdays continue with Vianney collecting grocery-store items for the homeless and jobless at St. Patrick Center. If you would like to make a donation, please contact Janet Cochran at or Kevin Becvar at .
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