Halo Notes Summer Edition

St. Louis Catholic High School

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Halo Highlight: Great Tuition Giveaway is Back at the Golden Gala!

We hope you are as excited as we are for our Golden Gala and Auction set for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Calcasieu Marine Bank! The annual GREAT TUITION GIVEAWAY will be the hot drawing once again. This is a limited offer - only 100 tickets will be available for purchase - which increases your chance to win! For only $200 you'll have a chance to win one year of tuition and registration fees at St. Louis Catholic (redeemable up to three years) valued at more than $8,000. Tickets go on sale next week!

*Tuition prize may not be redeemed for cash and does not grant entry into the school. Need not be present to win. May be applied to the 2019-2020 school year.*

To get your tickets or tables for the Golden Gala, simply click here. We can't wait to celebrate 50 years of St. Louis Catholic High School with you, and surprise a lucky winner of the GREAT TUITION GIVEAWAY!

2019-2020 School Year Gets Under Way Next Week!

Freshman Fun Day, Tablet Training, Student Orientation Schedule

We remind all incoming freshmen to please join us for Freshman Fun Day on campus this Monday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tablet Training follows Tuesday, July 30, and Wednesday, July 31, for all new and transfer students (Last Names A-L 8:00-11:30 a.m.; Last Names M-Z Noon-3:30 p.m. on both days).

For all students - 2019-2020 Orientation is Thursday, August 1. Juniors and seniors report from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., then freshmen and sophomores report from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Please wear your school uniforms!

Reminder - Summer Assignments!

Tech Talk - Prepare for Orientation; Parent Tech Training

Returning Students should begin gathering their laptop bag and charger to bring to Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 1. Computers cannot be picked up without them. These two items or a receipt for them will serve as the "ticket" to pick up the computer for the 2019-2020 school year. Please pay the office for lost bags ($35) or chargers ($30) before attending orientation.

During new student tablet training, we will have two opportunities for St. Louis Catholic parents to get information on what their children are learning and how they can help them practice before school starts:

DATE: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

TIMES: 11-11:30 a.m. OR 12:30-1:00 p.m.

PLACE: SLCHS Cafeteria

Saints Evening of Fellowship and Adoration July 30

St. Louis Catholic students looking for an opportunity to enjoy fellowship with their peers while serving as a role model for others are invited to join us at “Let the Children Come to Me” sponsored by St. Charles Retreat Center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

To register, contact Mia Orgeron, Director of Student Life, at morgeron@slchs.org or 436-7275 ext. 227. We will meet at school at 4:30 p.m., and caravan to Boombox (formally Pops & Rockets) for fellowship and fun before driving to St. Charles Retreat Center. Wear Saints spirit attire (no shorts please!)

Student News

Gameday Program Ads Available for Purchase Until Aug. 12

Place your ads in our 2019 Saints Gameday Program before the deadline expires Aug. 12 at 8 a.m.! Click here to fill out the form and pay by credit card.

Saints Picture Day is Aug. 7, when official photos will be taken for program ads. Two photographers will be on campus and will provide us with all photos taken that day. Petry Photography will handle all football pictures starting at 4 p.m., and Jill Mahoney of Puckett's Photography will take all other team/club photos for the program. Coaches will be contacting their players with the time to report (the schedule also is listed below) and the required dress code for photos.

3:45 Wrestling

4:00 Softball

4:10 Powerlifting B&G

4:20 Golf B&G

4:30 Volleyball

4:40 Girls Basketball

4:50 Boys Basketball

5:00 Swimming B&G

5:10 Baseball

5:30 Tennis B&G

5:40 Track B&G

6:00 Cross Country B&G

6:20 Soccer B&G

Check Out American Press' Coverage of the COR Expedition

St. Louis Catholic students Sophia Tassin, Abigail Fontenot, Madison Brinkman, Mary Dempsey, Caroline Obluda, Emma Faul, Carson Mixon, J.P. Broussard, Luke Ledet, Aaron Orgeron and Joseph Belcher joined Director of Student Life Mia Orgeron on a weeklong COR Expedition to the Wind River area in Wyoming from June 26-July 3.

Click here to read the American Press' feature on the excursion that provided life-changing memories!

Saints Summer Volleyball Camp

Faculty News

Welcome Science Teacher & Softball Coach Adison Giambrone!

St. Louis Catholic announced the hiring of Adison Giambrone as softball coach and environmental science teacher this week. Giambrone arrives after graduating from McNeese State University with a master’s degree in business administration in December 2018 and starring on the Cowgirls’ volleyball team since 2014.

“I am so excited to be a part of the St. Louis Catholic family. It’s super special for kids and faculty to have the opportunity to be a part of this community,” Giambrone said. “I hope to make the school known for softball and make the kids proud to play.”

Click to read more.

Upcoming Events

Friday, July 26

Diocesan Core Team Retreat

Saturday, July 27

Diocesan Core Team Retreat

Monday July 29

FBLA Officer Training, 2-6 p.m. (Central Library)

Freshman Fun Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (SLCHS)

Tuesday, July 30

New Student Tablet Training and New Teacher Tablet Training, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Landry Library)

Wednesday, July 31

New Student Tablet Training and New Teacher Tablet Training, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Landry Library)

Parent Tech EDU, 11-11:30 a.m & 12:30-1 p.m.

Thursday, August 1

Diocesan In-service for New Employees

Student Orientation: Seniors & Juniors - 9-11 a.m.; Sophomores & Freshmen - 1-3 p.m.

Friday, August 2

Diocesan Catholic Identity In-service for New Employees