The Yellow Jacket News

February 27, 2018

A Message from the Principal

Greetings St. Anthony Catholic High School Community!


"Nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God." Romans 8:39


What great love God has for us! He continues to provide so much to our school. Our girls and boys basketball teams are headed to the state championship tournaments this weekend. Our state championship softball team won their home opener game last night against Churchill. Our swim team won several medals in their tournament yesterday. And, our enrollment season kicked off last week with an overflow of interviews for our incoming 9th graders and much enthusiasm to become a Yellow Jacket. God is filling our nets in many ways!


Our Robotics Team will be showcased at the S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Showcase at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School this upcoming Saturday from 12:00pm-5:00pm. They are going to have many organizations attending, food trucks and much more. See flyer below for more information.


This Saturday we also have another opportunity to prepare for the SAT Test. There will be a FREE Princeton Review SAT Session from 11:00am-3:30pm in the cafeteria. All 11th graders will be taking the SAT on Wednesday, March 7 during the school day. A practice packet of information was sent home last week to help prepare for the test.


The last day of the 3rd 9 weeks will be next Friday, March 9 with report cards going out the following week. Please encourage your child to have all work submitted before spring break. Tutoring is available either during the morning or afternoon in all classes.


We have been busy preparing for our upcoming Gala on April 7, 2018. Our goal is to raise funds to invest in technology and have devices for our students next year. If you know of any business who would like to invest in our 21st Century Yellow Jacket Learners, please contact our Director of Development, Henry Garcia. See flyer below for more information.


We have been interviewing many candidates for the Counselor position this week with the help of the Archdiocese. We should have a new counselor within the next 10 school days. We had a plethora of interested candidates so we are praying for God to send us the best one to help serve our kids.


As we move through the lenten journey, we pray for all students, families and the community of St. Anthony Catholic High School to be filled with the Holy Spirit as we grow closer in our relationship with Jesus. One of my favorite Catholic websites, www.dynamiccatholic.com has an abundance of lenten resources to carry us through this journey. See flyer below for more information.


Thank you for your continued prayers, love and support as we build a school that is pleasing to our Heavenly Father!


Dear Almighty Father- We thank you for your blessings you have bestowed upon us and your protection to have moved us through this year. We praise you for getting us through accreditation. We praise you for all the wonderful students enrolling in the school you are building. We ask you for wisdom and love for each other as we guide your children to lead a life that is pleasing to you. May your favor be upon all of your children and their families. Guide our hearts through this Lenten season! In Jesus Name, Amen.


"Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it." Proverbs 4:23


May your life be blessed!


Dr. Kristina Vidaurri

Dates to Remember

Spring 2018 Dates

Wednesday, February 28

Panoramic Picture at 8:20am

Blood Drive from 9:00am-3:00pm

Thursday, March 1

Liturgy Mass at 8:00am

Friday, March 2

Early Release at 12noon

Saturday, March 3

FREE SAT PRINCETON REVIEW from 11:00am-3:30pm

STREAM Showcase from 12pm-5:00pm at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School

Tuesday, March 6

Senior Gap and Gown Distribution during Senior Lunch

Wednesday, March 7

SAT Day for ALL JUNIORS

Talent Show

Friday, March 9

REPORT CARDS- last day of 3rd 9 weeks

Monday, March 12-Sunday, March 19- SPRING BREAK

Monday, March 19

Our Lady of the Lake University On-the-spot Admissions Day

Wednesday, March 21

Senior Day Retreat

Thursday, March 22

THE BIG GIVE...more information coming soon

Dr. Evans Inauguration Day at UIW

Wednesday, March 28

Senior Panoramic Picture Day

PTC Family Appreciation Event from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday, March 29

Early Release at 12noon

Friday, March 30- Good Friday Holiday

Sunday, April 1- HAPPY EASTER

Monday, April 2

Early Release Day at 12noon- School in SESSION- Makeup Weather Day

Saturday, April 7

Garnet and Grey Gala at UIW Sky Room at 7:00pm

Saturday, April 14

Prom

Tuesday, April 24

SAISD College Fair

Friday, April 27

Early Release Day at 12noon- School in SESSION- Makeup Extra Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, May 4

Senior Trip

Thursday, May 17

Senior Dinner at UIW Sky Room at 6:00pm

Friday, May 18

Baccalaureate Mass

Saturday, May 19

Graduation at 10am

Friday, May 25

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

St. Anthony Catholic High School

The Mission of St. Anthony Catholic High School

St. Anthony Catholic High School prepares young men and women for positions of responsibility and leadership through a college preparatory curriculum based on Catholic values and traditions. Within a comprehensive array of demanding academic courses, athletics, and extra curricular activities, students develop the mental, physical, and spiritual well being needed to make choices consistent with their academic and career goal and reflecting the spirit of Catholic education.

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Yellow Jacket Swim Team

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Yellow Jacket Golf Team

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International Day at the Rodeo

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JROTC Military Ball

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Yellow Jacket Soccer Team

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