FAMILY CONNECTION | October 22, 2020
Mothers and sons celebrated Mass together at Vianney this week. The Masses on Tuesday and Wednesday were offered for the repose of the soul of Jen Gau Marr, mother of James '24, Andrew, and Samantha.
Father-Son BBQ
The brackets for the cornhole tournament are set for our Father-Son BBQ! We look forward to seeing fathers and their Griffins at Don Heeb Stadium this Sunday, October 25, from 11 am-2 pm. We respectfully ask that families not bring alcohol to the event. Health screening and masks are required while on campus. Contact Scott Brown at sbrown@vianney.com if you have any questions about your reservation.
Upperclassmen Schedule
Juniors and Seniors will return to campus three days a week beginning this Wednesday, October 28, without impacting the current schedule for Freshmen and Sophomores. We will host the entire student body on campus each Wednesday by using non-traditional spaces like the Marianist Art Gallery as classrooms. This is the next step in safely hosting all of our students on campus.

You may need to adjust your arrival time on Wednesday mornings as we are screening the entire student body before classes begin at 8:15 am.
Juniors and Seniors can order Chick-fil-A sandwiches for Thursday, October 29. Orders are due by 2 pm October 28.
Freshmen and Sophomores can order 9" Gioia's Deli sandwiches for Friday, October 30. Orders are due by 2 pm October 28.
Black and Gold Spirit Day
Students may wear official Vianney logo clothing Thursday, October 29, and Friday, October 30. Halloween costumes are welcome as long as students continue to wear their COVID masks.
Early Dismissals & No School
We have EARLY DISMISSALS Tuesday, November 3, for voters and Friday, November 6, for Open House preparations.

Early Dismissal Schedule
Griffin Assist | 7:45-8:10 am
A Period | 8:15-9:15 am
B Period | 9:20-10:20 am
C Period | 10:25-11:45 am
D Period | 11:50 am-12:50 pm
Griffin Assist | 12:50-1 pm

There is NO SCHOOL Monday, November 9, following our Sunday Open House 11 am-4 pm by appointment.
Morning Griffin Assist
There is NO Morning Griffin Assist on Thursday, October 29, and Thursday, November 5.
You don't need the Great Griffin to win a 1999 Jaguar XJ8 for Halloween. Just buy one raffle ticket for $50 or three tickets for $100. Part of the proceeds support festivities for our Class of 2021.
Parent Giving Challenge
The challenge continues! Make your gift by December 1. Thank you to our parents who have already donated.
PARENT GIVING
  • Class of 2021 is 26%
  • Class of 2022 is 32%
  • Class of 2023 is 42%
  • Class of 2024 is 47%
Griffin Gear Store
Our Griffin Gear Store remains open to students and parents on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:15-9:15 am and 2:45-3:15 pm, but is no longer open on Saturdays. Our online store is open 24/7 for your convenience with shipping available.
Thank you to those who participated in our first-ever student flu clinic. We hope this becomes an annual event at Vianney. Do not forget to wear masks over your noses, maintain hand hygiene, and avoid crowds.
College reps from the following schools will be available virtually in the Leadership Center at 7:45 am. Please register via Naviance at least 24 hours in advance to attend.

  • Tuesday, October 27 | Adelphi University
  • Tuesday, October 27 | Xavier University
  • Thursday, October 29 | Murray State University
Jesuit Excellence Tour
Attend a virtual tour Thursday, November 5, between 3-7 pm to hear from 25 Jesuit colleges across the country.
Code: JetTour2020
A+ Program
Seniors working toward the A+ scholarship need only complete 25 hours of mentoring or tutoring this school year. Contact Dennis Matreci at dmatreci@vianney.com on how to complete this requirement.
College Application Dates
Seniors are encouraged to check priority application and scholarship dates for their colleges. Students who apply by November 1 often receive first consideration for scholarships, dorms, and class registration. 
NCAA Eligibility
The NCAA Eligibility Center is hosting a webinar for student-athletes and their families on Saturday, November 7, at 1 pm to discuss eligibility adjustments. 
ACT Prep Course  
If you would like to prepare for the December ACT, Sarah Kheriaty is hosting a Zoom course beginning November 4. It is $350 per student with a $50 discount if a sibling previously took her course.
Please contact Sarah Kheriaty at skheriaty@gmail.com if you have any questions.
MSHSAA-sponsored winter sports practices begin Monday, November 2. Students must have a current physical on file to participate.

  • Basketball | Visit Vianney Basketball for the tryout information packets for Freshman, Sophomore, and Varsity teams plus the player profile link.
  • Wrestling | Wrestling season starts at 3 pm on Monday, November 2, in Maryhurst Gym. Wrestling experience is not required. Visit Vianney Wrestling for the schedule.
Visit our Athletics page for the latest as schedules are subject to change.
Faculty Chad Masters helps prepare our students to serve as Christian leaders.

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MARIANIST MOMENT
Blessed William Joseph Chaminade
“In mental prayer…you will find the courage, the strength, and all that is necessary for you.”
We invite you to submit prayer requests, including any special intentions.