Halo Notes

St. Louis Catholic High School

Friday, November 2, 2018


Dear Saints Parents,

As Assistant Principal, the best part of any school day is interacting with and watching students while they learn. This past week during Photography I with Ms. Liz Mueller, students were capturing action shots with their cameras and water balloons. There are not many things better to a teenager than being allowed to use a cell phone camera on a beautiful Friday as part of a lesson! As the students captured amazing photos, I was able to witness the joy of learning. If only I would have been able to capture pictures of their faces as we burst balloons in various ways. The laughter and sheer joy remind me of the scripture from Isaiah 12:3 that reads, “With joy you shall draw water from the spring of salvation.” My goal and prayer are that St. Louis Catholic High School will always be a place where there is joy in learning.

God Bless,

Mia Orgeron

Assistant Principal

Parent Volunteers Needed for Open House Tours

We are looking for proud St. Louis Catholic parents to accompany our Saints Ambassadors as they give tours during Open House on Nov. 28 from 5-7 p.m. We know you as parents, along with our staff, alumni and students, are an incredible source of unique perspectives and helpful insights for future Saints families, so we hope you will join us to shine a bright light on our wonderful school at Open House.

Please contact Director of Admissions Heather Ieyoub to volunteer. St. Louis Catholic alumni are especially encouraged to participate in this new endeavor.

RenWeb Rebrand

Four years ago, RenWeb was acquired by another company called FACTS, and in October they launched a new website and rebranded the RenWeb company to the FACTS name.

What does this mean for you?

  • The way you log into your accounts will not change (whether in ParentsWeb or on the RenWeb Home app). Your usernames and passwords will remain the same.

  • You can still log into the RenWeb Home app, although you may see new colors and logos in the app.

  • If you currently go to RenWeb.com to access ParentsWeb, you will be able to continue doing so for a time, but you’ll want to start making the switch and logging in at FACTSMgt.com.

  • There are additional login instructions on the Parent Resources sheet that FACTS provided. It’s available here.

If the name RenWeb is going away, are any other names going away?

  • Yes, but FACTS is taking a methodical process to the product name changes. The RenWeb Home app will continue to be called the RenWeb Home app. You can search “RenWeb Home” in the App Store or Google Play to find it.

  • The name ParentsWeb will be changing to FACTS Family Online. However, you will still log in using the same credentials at FACTSMgt.com, and you will still use it the same way once you’ve logged in. See this sheet for more details.

Counseling Team Updates

Senior Parents - keep working with your student to get their college applications completed. We have a FAFSA Information presentation Wednesday, Nov. 7. Please come and learn from the experts at McNeese the best practices for completing the FAFSA.

Junior Parents - Your student will be taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test on November 15. Check out this link for more information about the uses of the test.

Good Luck to Volleyball!

The Lady Saints pulled off another thrilling five-set victory to open the playoffs Wednesday night, eliminating Cecilia in the bi-district round at Krajicek Gym. No. 10-seed St. Louis Catholic will try to continue its run to a state title tonight at No. 7 Parkview Baptist. Go Saints!

Congratulations to Saints Choir, Swim Team and Cross Country!

Congratulations to the following students who will represent St. Louis Catholic at the District V Honor Chorus in February after passing their recent auditions: Juliet Riviere, Lay'sha Turner and Olivia Rupert (SI), Lauren Godeaux (A1), Benjamin Tanner (B1), J-Allen Manuel and Christian Wise (B2), and Andrew Wang (Piano).

The Saints swim team also placed 3rd overall at the Calcasieu Champs meet Oct. 25 and will compete Saturday in the Top 24 meet. Special congratulations to sophomore Mason Schlang, who was named Top Male Swimmer at Calcasieu Champs.

Finally, Saints cross country brought home the 2018 District 4-3A championship. Go Saints!

Seniors Attend Retreat in Dry Creek Oct. 28-29

Catholic Charities Food Drive Requesting Donations

As the holiday season is upon us, Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana is asking for donations to replenish its warehouse. They would appreciate any of the following items from the SWLA community: dry beans, canned fruit, canned vegetables, Vienna sausage, tuna fish, dry pasta, tomato sauce, cereal, canned soup and pop-top canned meals (Spaghetti O’s, chili, etc.). Please contact Blanche Landry or Jessica Watson with any questions.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Nov. 2

Grad Sales Junior Ring Orders, both lunches (Commons)

Volleyball at Parkview Baptist, regional playoffs, 5:30 p.m.

Saints Football vs Leesville-Senior Night, 7 p.m. (Cougar Stadium)

Saturday, Nov. 3

Wrestling Team at St. Michael

TOP 24 Swim Meet - Lafayette

Monday, Nov. 5

Picture Retakes, both lunches (Commons)

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Election Day (Landry Library)

JCL Meeting, 7:20 a.m. (Room #35)

Studio Art AP Field Trip - Keys for Kids 8-3 Memorial Hospital

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Transitions to Special Olympics Bowling, 8:40 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Petro Bowl)

Parent Guild Meeting, noon (Band Room)

MSU FAFSA Presentation, 5:30 p.m. (SLCHS Cafeteria)

Thursday, Nov. 8

FBLA Meeting, 7:20 a.m. (SLCHS Media Center)

State Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 9

Grandparents Day, 12:30 p.m. (Krajicek Gym)

State Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 10

Lady Saints Basketball at LaGrange Jamboree

Saints Basketball Jamboree (Krajicek Gym)

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