Cougar Nation Announcements

January 22, 2020

Cougar Events at a Glance

January 23 - 4th Grade Mass - Students must be at St. Louis Catholic Church by 7:50 a.m. and in their Mass uniforms

January 23 - Honor Roll Recognition after Mass

January 23 - Dine to Donate at Jason's Deli - 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Mention St. Louis-Reicher Catholic School

January 24 - Spirit Shirt Day - Students may wear their Spirit Shirts with uniform pants/skorts

January 26 - School Mass at St. Louis Catholic Church - 9:30 a.m.

January 27 - Celebrate our Community - Go Crazy for our Community and wear your crazy hair.

January 28 - Celebrate our Students - Free Dress Day and Sweet Shop

January 28 - Friends and family pray the rosary for our school - St. Louis Chapel - 7:30 a.m.

January 29 - Celebrate our Nation - students may wear patriotic socks and shirts with uniform pants/skorts

January 29 - Friends and family pray the rosary for our school - Reicher Chapel - 8:15 a.m.

January 30 - All School Mass - 9:40 a.m. - students must be dropped off at school that morning


For more upcoming events, see the calendar on our website.

Congratulations to Our History Fair Winners

Group Exhibit

1st Place: Nancy Saucedo and Giselle Salinas

2nd Place: Caroline Rice and Joseph Flood

3rd Place: Samara Fabela and Amelia Duron


Individual Exhibit

1st Place: Wesley Ray

2nd Place: TJ Bradley

3rd Place: Weston Michalewicz


Individual Documentary

1st Place: Cadence Kubacak

2nd Place: Isabella Flores

3rd Place: Lila Jarvies


Group Website

1st Place: Will Hays and Titus Magelssen


Individual Website

1st Place: Patrick Nielsen


Group Performance

1st Place: Alice Clafferty and Riley Teer


These Students will have a chance to move on to Regional History Fair at Baylor University February 14th. Wish them Good Luck!

Opportunities to Earn Time, Talent, and Treasure Points

The 8th grade is hosting a basketball tournament on January 31 - February 1 and are in need of 12 packs of soda and Gatorade. For each twelve pack you bring, you will receive 2 points. Please drop sodas off in the office with Ms. Letty and make sure you fill out a Time, Talent and Treasure form to get credit for your donation. The sodas we need are the following:


Coke
Dr. Pepper
Diet Coke
Diet Dr. Pepper
Sprite/7 up
Big Red
Small Gatorades


Please no generic drinks.


Also, volunteers are needed to operate the clocks during the games. If you are interested in helping, please contact me or Janet Sanker (sankergirls@gmail.com). You will receive 2 points for each game you work and a volunteer form must be completed and submitted.

Thank you,
Susan Darling

sdarling@stlouiswaco.org

Catholic Schools Week - January 26 - February 2

Every year, St. Louis-Reicher Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week. Catholic Schools Week is a national celebration of Catholic education and an opportunity to recognize the importance, the value, and the contributions of Catholic education to the Church and the world. Catholic Schools Week is sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).


Below is a TENTATIVE overview of the activities planned for Catholic Schools Week:


Sunday - Celebrate our Parish

Families are encouraged to attend the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Louis Church and have their students wear their school Mass uniforms (PreK-3 and PreK-4 students can wear their daily school uniforms). Our children's choir will be performing at 9:30 a.m. Mass. Students who attend Mass will receive a Free Dress Day Pass. Students need to look after Mass for Mrs. Zucha or Mrs. Chollett to get the Free Dress Day Pass card. Students who do not have a card will not be able to have a Free Dress Day even if they went to Mass. Free Dress Day will be February 12, 2020

Monday - Celebrate our Community

Elementary campus will write thank you notes to local community organizations that will be delivered by our National Junior Honor Society. Students can go crazy for our community by wearing crazy hair on this day.

Tuesday - Celebrate our Students

All students will have a Free Dress Day on this date (please observe the guidelines set out in our Parent-Student Handbook for Free Dress Days). There also will be a free Sweet Shop for all students hosted by the 1st and 2nd Grade classes. At 2:30 p.m., we will have our annual 8th Grade vs. Teachers Volleyball game in the St. Louis gym.

Wednesday - Celebrate our Nation

There will be a morning assembly at 8:15 a.m. in the St. Louis Gym for pledge, prayer for our nation. Students may wear patriotic shirts, socks, and hair ribbons with their uniform pants/skorts/shorts.

Thursday - Celebrate Vocations

School-wide Mass at 9:40 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church followed by a reception for our altar servers.

Friday - Celebrate our Faculty and Staff

Students in PreK-3 through 8th grade move up a grade for a period of time to experience the next grade level. Teachers will have a Duty Free Lunch on this day, and this is a wonderful time to celebrate our teachers and staff.

Saturday - Celebrate our Parents and Families

We encourage all families to attend the 5:00 p.m. Mass at St. Louis Catholic Church Church. At 6:30 p.m. will be hosting our Inaugural Cougar Got Talent talent show. If you and/or your child are interested in showing off your talents, please contact Mrs. Julie Marroquin at jmarroquin@stlouiswaco.org.

Sunday - Open House 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Open House for new families who are interested in enrolling their children in St. Louis-Reicher Catholic School. If you know of a new family, please bring them to our Open House on this date. We would love to meet them and how them around our school.

Volunteers Needed for Teacher Duty Free Lunch on January 31

Volunteers are need to "man" the various lunch breaks on January 31 so our teachers can enjoy a duty free lunch. If you are interested in volunteering, please go to the link below to sign up.


signup.com/go/XcbbxhW


You will receive 2 volunteer points for volunteering.

DVD’s for Sale of Christmas Performances by Reicher Dance & Theater

DVDs are for sale at $10 each. They have both performances on one. All proceeds benefit Reicher Dance & Theater. You can pay by cash, check, or Venmo (@bridget-Fuselier). You can contact Bridget Fuselier (bridget_fuselier@baylor.edu) to order your copy.

Come cheer on the Jazzcats!

On Saturday, January 25, the Jazzcats will compete in the TAPPS dance competition. We will have 2 team dances, an officer duet, and 4 solos. The competition is at University High beginning at 9:00 am. Awards will be given at the end around 4:00. Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for students. The team will get extra points for audience participation!!! Please come cheer us on!

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