Halo Notes

St. Louis Catholic High School | Thurs., March 3, 2022

From the Desk of Our Principal

Welcome back! I hope the holiday break was enjoyable for your family. In making my way around classrooms yesterday, I watched this video during freshmen theology class. What a beautiful reminder of the purpose of Ash Wednesday. Please take a few minutes to talk to your Saint about the Lenten opportunities available on campus. See the graphic below for more information.


The end of the 3rd Quarter is quickly approaching, and students should stay abreast of their responsibilities, not waiting until the last minute to turn in assignments (or beg for mercy)! While parental input and communication are welcome, high school is about developing young adults into responsible, independent students. Please practice having your student advocate for themselves and offer guidance and support without preventing them from opportunities to learn. One of the best parts of seeing the whole school collectively is witnessing the high school journey and the maturity that comes with that. Thank you for trusting St. Louis Catholic High School with your Saint.


Go Saints Forever!

Mia Touchet

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~ACADEMICS~

Pre-ACT & ACT: March 9

ACT & Pre-ACT testing will take place on Wednesday, March 9. All freshmen and sophomores will take the Pre-ACT. Juniors will take the computer-based ACT. Students who are testing must report to school at the regularly scheduled time. Room assignments will be posted in their class Team.


Freshmen & Sophomores


  • Dismissal will be at approximately 12:00 p.m.
  • Bring #2 pencils, an approved calculator, water, and a snack
  • Students with extended time will be dismissed at approximately 1:30 p.m. and may bring a lunch.

Juniors


  • Dismissal will be at approximately 12:30 p.m.
  • Bring an approved calculator, water, and a snack
  • Students with extended time will be dismissed at approximately 1:30 p.m. and may bring a lunch.



All SLCHS students have a subscription to PrepFactory, an ACT prep website. Through a series of diagnostic quizzes, a student’s strengths and weaknesses are assessed. Study Plans can be created or teachers can assign specific skills to students. Test strategy is also included with practice sets and detailed breakdowns of how to attack test questions. If a student needs help signing up, they may ask their math teacher or click this link to join the SLCHS class.

Senior Service Day on Wednesday, March 9th

On Monday, Seniors will sign up to volunteer at specific sites. All students will report directly to their service site on Wednesday morning and check in with the Site Captain to be counted for attendance. A detailed email will be sent to all Seniors and their families on Monday with all necessary information.


See schedule below:

  • 8:30 - 12:00 Service work at various sites
  • 12:30 Lunch provided in the Pavilion

We look forward to being the hands and feet of Christ as we begin this Lenten season.

AN ART CLASSIC: THE MEMORY PROJECT

Mrs. Robertson's Art III class participated in the Memory Project, a non-profit whose goal is to "use art to reach a distant destination: a kinder world in which all youth see themselves in one another regardless of differences in their appearance, culture, religion, or the circumstances of their lives"


Each art student was sent a photo of a child on their waiting list, taken by a local photographer in northern Nigeria, who risks kidnapping by extremists simply to attend school.


Students painted each child's portrait to show support and solidarity for them. They mailed the originals to Wisconsin, where they will be hand delivered to Nigeria to meet their paired child. In turn, the art students will receive updates about the delivery to the children.


Even Officer Stubbs painted a child! The experience was a great way to see how much we have in common even though we are worlds away!

~STUDENT LIFE~

BACK TO BACK STATE CHAMPS!

State Champs has a nice "RING" to It!

Congratulations to Coach Johnson and the entire Lady Saints Basketball organization. It's incredibly difficult to win state back-to-back years, and they have accomplished just that!


Senior Myca Trail scored 33 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead girls basketball to a 64-47 win over St. Thomas More, earning their second consecutive Division II state championship. Trail was selected as the MVP for her efforts. Juniors Paris Guillory and Gabbie Link added

16 and 11 points, respectively, in the title game. The win capped off the best four year period in program history. The seven seniors participated in the state championship game in all four years of their Saints careers.

Around Athletics

SAINTS GOLF- Sophomore Jonathan Perry shot a 78 and placed fifth individually in Monday’s season-opening Rebel Mardi Gras Classic in Carencro. The defending Division II champions placed fourth as a team, trailing only a trio of Division I programs. The Saints will be back in action on Saturday at Koasati Pines GC in Kinder at the Basile Invitational.

Saint Show Out for Art Exhibit

What an honor to announce this year’s selected artists and award winners for the Stark Museum of Art’s 8th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. 547 entries were submitted for this year’s contest, and this year 3 students from Saint Louis Catholic High were selected. The work of our three students will be on view in the museum’s gallery from Wednesday, March 16, 2022 until May 14, 2022. As a reminder, the Museum is open Wednesday – Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the exhibit this year is “Juxtaposed.”


The 3 students selected to have their work shown in the museum are:

Laura G Naquin, Eduardo Tiburcio Puentes and Mya Sanders.

Rally is BACK!

Rally is back after a two-year hiatus due to Covid 19. Congratulations to the students selected to represent St. Louis at district rally at McNeese on March 12. First and second place winners in division II will move on to the state competition at LSU on April 9. Some drama club members will participate in play rally on March 11. In addition to the district winners, some students will compete in open events at LSU.

~FAITH LIFE~

Adoration for our Saints Community

Here at St Louis Catholic, we are always looking for opportunities to allow our students to grow in their faith and spend time with our Lord. It is when we sit at the feet of Jesus that we are able to discern our hearts and slow down and listen to His voice. We will be having adoration each Friday during Lent here on campus. We would also like to invite parents to come on campus and adore our Lord. Here is a link for parents to sign up for our adoration Friday, March 4th. Please sign up and spend a Holy Hour with Jesus.

~ADMISSIONS & ADVANCEMENT~

Hall of Fame Nomination

The St. Louis Catholic High School Hall of Fame honors any individual – living or deceased – who has demonstrated outstanding abilities, leadership, character, heroism, dedication and patriotism. Hall of Fame honorees’ life and accomplishments are an inspiration to St. Louis Catholic students and all our Saints.

Nominees are considered based on the following criteria:

  • Boldly living their faith and exemplifying the principles of the Gospel
  • Dedication to humanity
  • Reputation within the community
  • Service to St. Louis Catholic High School

Alumni must have graduated from St. Louis Catholic High School at least 10 years ago, but nominees need not have attended St. Louis Catholic. Non-alumni who have been associated with St. Louis Catholic High School, Landry Memorial, St. Charles Academy or Sacred Heart at least 10 years prior to nomination are also considered. This may include staff members, board members or other involved individuals.

New members are named to the Hall of Fame annually. We welcome suggestions from our community. Nominate someone for the hall of fame by clicking here or scanning the QR code. Nominations due no later than March 23, 2022.

Saints Spring Fest Sponsorship Opportunity

The Saints Spring Fest is an event for the whole family! We will kick it off Friday night with our Hall of Fame Dinner with music by the Tugboats! Saturday will be a day for the kids and family with carnival games, food, Miss St. Louis Pageant, Cake Walk, Fine Arts Show, Movie Premier & much much more! Sponsorships are available now! Tickets will go on sale after the Mardi Gras break. If you have any questions or would like to become a sponsor, please click here or email mfontenot@slchs.org.

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Don't Wait to Secure Your Spot!

Application & Enrollment is OPEN! To apply for a new student or re-enroll your current Saint visit our website www.slchs.org.


  • If you have a current family & are applying for a sibling, you can do so once you are logged into your account by the apply/enrollment tab. You no longer need to create a new account for each sibling.
  • New families should click on the navy APPLY NOW tab. Follow the prompts. If you haven’t paid the application fee at the end, then your application hasn’t been submitted.
  • If you have a current family & are applying for a sibling, you can do so once you are logged into your account by the apply/enrollment tab. You no longer need to create a new account for each sibling.
  • TIPS- Make sure to click the “Save/Next” button at the very bottom of each screen.

March Lunch Orders


  • Click here to fill out the form for March lunch orders.

~LAGNIAPPE~

Covid Corner

Covid Reporting

Zero positive cases reported this week in the Saints Community.


Please use the link on our website to report any Covid related illnesses or email, Teresa Ernst, Covid Coordinator, with any questions.

St. Louis Catholic Foundation & Planned Giving

If you are interested or have further questions, please reach out to Ashley Ivey-Atkins.

Patron Saint - Pillar Partners

Senior Service Day on Wednesday, March 9th

On Monday, Seniors will sign up to volunteer at specific sites. All students will report directly to their service site on Wednesday morning and check in with the Site Captain to be counted for attendance. A detailed email will be sent to all Seniors and their families on Monday with all necessary information. We look forward to being the hands and feet of Christ as we begin this Lenten season.


Senior Service Day on Wednesday, March 9th

  • 8:30 - 12:00 Service work at various sites
  • 12:30 Lunch provided in the Pavilion