FAMILY CONNECTION | January 30, 2020
Griffin Theatre presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" January 30-February 1 at 7:30 pm and February 2 at 2 pm.
Opening Night
Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life in this classic musical. Tickets are $4 for senior citizens and students and $5 for all others with cabaret-style seating at all performances. A dessert menu is available with your selections served at intermission. Call 314-965-4853 ext. 763 for tickets or order them online.
Parent Club Meeting | NCAA Presentation
Join us Thursday, February 6, at 7 pm in Griffins' Cafe for a NCAA presentation held in conjunction with our Parent Club meeting. SLU Assistant Director of Athletics Arike Mercer will discuss all aspects of becoming a NCAA student-athlete, including eligibility.
PREMIER SPONSOR
Auction Reservations
The clock is ticking to finalize your reservations for Night of the Griffin on February 15.
Student Volunteers
We need students to help with the auction to ensure its success. All students with the exception of Seniors can sign up with the Helper Helper App to earn service hours. Seniors should sign up directly in the Advancement Office.
Dream Drive Raffle
Our own Dennis Matreci shares why he loved the Dream Driving Experience after winning the raffle last year. Even if you cannot attend the auction, you could win a three-month Luxury Tier subscription to  driveBLACKTIE . Tickets are one for $50 or three for just $100.
JUNIOR-SENIOR MOM PROM
Junior-Senior Mom Prom
We invite our Juniors and Seniors to bring their mothers to 2020 Mom Prom on Friday, February 28. Doors open at 6:15 pm with a Lenten dinner served at 7 pm, dancing follows until 10 pm. The event at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills is $45 per person with a discount for three or more people.
FATHER-SON MASS & BREAKFAST
Father-Son Mass & Breakfast
Campus Ministry invites students and their fathers to celebrate Mass together on Wednesday, February 5, at 7:45 am in the Activity Center followed by a light breakfast. Please register by tomorrow, January 31.
PAINT IT PINK NIGHT
Paint it Pink Night
Join us Friday, February 7, when our basketball team hosts its 11th Annual Paint it Pink Night with a triple header against SLUH. The event supports Hope Lodge , a "home away from home" for cancer patients undergoing treatment. Each and every one of us knows someone affected by this disease; so, let's come together to paint it pink.
Shirt Sales
Our long-sleeved, Dri-Fit shirts go on sale Monday, February 3, for $20 each.Youth sizes through Adult 3XL will be available in the Griffin Gear Store and Commons while supplies last. Students who purchase a shirt may wear it to school February 7.
Dress Down Day | Cancer Awareness
Student Council is hosting a Dress Down Day for $2 per student on Thursday, February 6. Each student is asked to raise awareness for a type of cancer by wearing the color associated with it. Students will receive name tags to identify their cancer awareness cause. Proceeds benefit Hope Lodge.
Tournament Volunteers Needed
We need parents to assist with ticket sales and light concession duties at our Winter Hoops Classic 7th Grade CYC Boys Basketball Tournament. It will be held in our Field House February 5, 6, 8, and 9. This is a friendly competition that showcases our school.
If you can help for a few hours or the entire tournament, please contact Monica Sabatino at 314-965-4653 x 134 or msabatino@vianney.com .
Senior Lock-In Fundraiser
How can you support this year's Senior Lock-In? Just enjoy dinner--dine in or carry out--at the Crestwood Red Lobster on Tuesday, February 11, between 4 and 9 pm. Present the official flyer and the restaurant will donate 10% of your bill to our lock-in.
NO SCHOOL | February 14 & 17
There is no school Friday, February 14, as we set up for Night of the Griffin or Monday, February 17, in observance of Presidents' Day.
NO LATE START | February 26
Ash Wednesday Mass
We will have a 7:45 am start on Wednesday, February 26, to celebrate Ash Wednesday Mass at 9 am.
Counseling Newsletter
We invite you to read the Counseling Department's Quarter 3 Newsletter with important information about tutoring, scholarships, STEM careers, volunteer opportunities, mental health, and more.
WEEK IN SPORTS
Thursday, January 30:
  • Freshman Black Basketball @ Borgia - 4:30 pm

Friday, January 31:
  • Varsity Wrestling @ Francis Howell Tournament - 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 1:
  • Varsity Wrestling @ Francis Howell Tournament - 9:00 am
  • Varsity Wrestling @ Festus Tournament - 9:00 am
  • Freshman Gold Basketball home vs. Chaminade - 9:00 am
  • Freshman Black Basketball home vs. Chaminade - 10:15 am
Always visit our Athletics Calendar for the latest information as dates and times are subject to change.
DID YOU KNOW?
The  Marianist Award Ceremony on January 28 honored 12 students and two educators who have distinguished themselves with our faculty and administration. Congratulations to Charles Morgan , Kahlil Hanks , Matthew Kaiser , Andrew Lazarski , Luke Kotcher , Jacob Miller , Charles Burford , John Volmert , William Sinak , Luke Picha , Trey Gottman , Zacharia Alkhafaji , Elizabeth Palazzola , and Hank Panethiere .
MARIANIST MOMENT
“Let us always tend to the pure love of God and to the profound contempt of ourselves, and the Holy Spirit will enable us to work wonders.” ~ Blessed William Joseph Chaminade