FAMILY CONNECTION | February 27, 2020
Our Ash Wednesday Mass called students to begin the spiritual journey to Easter. Visit our website to view daily opportunities for prayer, preparation, and service open to our students and parents during Lent.
JUNIOR-SENIOR MOM PROM
Junior-Senior Mom Prom
We look forward to welcoming Juniors and Seniors with their mothers to 2020 Mom Prom tomorrow, February 28. The doors at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills open at 6:15 pm with a Lenten dinner served at 7 pm, dancing follows until 10 pm. Contact Scott Brown at sbrown@vianney.com if you have any questions.
Service Opportunity
There is a service opportunity for 8-10 students to volunteer at a trivia night at Cardinal Rigali Center this Saturday, February 29, from 5:30-10:30 pm. Students can register via Helper Helper or contact Pete Cerone at petecerone@archstl.org by tomorrow, February 28.
Audition Notice
Griffin Theatre invites students to audition for  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat  on Sunday, March 1, at 1 pm. Auditions are held in Room 503. We especially encourage Freshmen and Sophomores to audition as we want a large ensemble. Be prepared to sing and dance and bring a resume if you have one.
ACT Registration
The registration deadline for the April 4 ACT is tomorrow, February 28.
Archdiocesan Scholarship Deadline
The deadline for Beyond Sunday, SOAR!, Catholic Families Tuition Assistance (CFTA), and the Parish Employees Endowment Fund (PEEF) is tomorrow, February 28. We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about these scholarships and determine if you are eligible.
Sophomore Speaker
The Counseling Department is hosting Rod Tappe of Hank's Hope tomorrow, February 28. He will speak to our Sophomores during Theology class about depression and suicide awareness.
College Planning Night
Join us for College Planning Night Wednesday, March 4, at 6 pm in the Media Center. Tim Eggleston '05  with the University of Missouri-Columbia will show parents how to navigate the college selection process to find the best fit for your sons. We encourage all parents to attend, especially those with Juniors.
Junior Ring Mass
We host Junior Ring Mass Thursday, March 26, at 7 pm. This is a mandatory Mass for all Juniors with families encouraged to attend. Juniors should wear dress shirt, tie, dress shoes, belt, and suit/sport coat. If you need any of these items for Mass, please contact Janet Cochran at jcochran@vianney.com to schedule a visit to My Brother's Closet .
Junior Ring Dance
Registration is open for Junior Ring Dance on Saturday, March 28, at Tapawingo Country Club.
Senior Parent Meeting
There is a mandatory Senior Parent Meeting on Monday, March 30, at 7 pm in Griffins' Cafe. We will share important information about our spring events and distribute graduation caps, gowns, announcements, and tickets. Each family receives ten graduation tickets for Saturday, May 9. If you need additional tickets, please contact Jen Kraus at jkraus@vianney.com  or Lisa Hackett at lhackett@vianney.com  with the graduate's name and the number of additional tickets you require.
Senior Lock-In
Students can still register for the Senior Lock-In on Saturday, May 9, held after the graduation ceremony. Please contact Dennis Matreci at dmatreci@vianney.com for your cost and other details.
Father-Son Mass
Save the date! The Father-Son Mass has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 1.
WEEK IN SPORTS
Join us for hockey on February 29 in their quest for the Mid-States Challenge Cup and basketball on March 3 in their Class 5, District 2 Basketball Tournament or watch the games LIVE on Griffins TV.
Always visit our Athletics Calendar for the latest information as dates and times are subject to change.
DID YOU KNOW?
Blake Kronsbein '20 and Jack Atchley '20 are competing in the 2020 USA Racquetball National High School Championships held in Oregon this week.
MARIANIST MOMENT
“As long as you are on earth you will have problems. Go with simplicity. Do not worry about the troublesome or disconcerting things you will experience. Do your duties. Try to please God and keep your peace.” ~ Blessed William Joseph Chaminade