Attention Christmas Shoppers!

(here are some items to add to your list)

Aquin Spirit Shop

The Spirit Shop will be open tonight while the boys basketball team welcomes the Dakota Indians on the court. New items will be here, including:
  • $10 Aquin Sling Bags (the bags the Seniors won for the 1st Adesse Class Incentive Prize)
  • $40 Aquin Argyle Plaid Fleece Blanket (3 available next week, but we do have 1 sample in the shop)
  • Basketball, Volleyball and Baseball/Softball Bling shirts in various sizes and prices. Can be ordered with personalization for Christmas--and the navy crews are dress-code approved!
  • School-Approved Navy Polos--FINALLY!!!
  • Fully stocked sizes in Aquin Gray Basketball Shorts (youth-adult)
  • Fully stocked sizes in Aquin Navy Sweatpants (youth-adult)
  • Back in Stock--Striped Beanie Cap with Pom!
We accept credit and debit (with a $4 transaction fee) or cash or check. The Spirit Shop is open during school hours. The shop will also be open 'intermittently' on Saturday and Monday-Thursday during the Aquin Fresh-Soph Tourney (mostly during the Aquin games).

Please contact if you have a specific time you need to shop. (It's a busy week ahead for Aquin basketball in-town and out-of-town.)

Pictures are worth a thousand words . . .

. . . and your loved ones will love photos of your precious students--at concerts (pics from last night's Christmas Concert are ready and waiting), in games, in the classroom with their friends, and even some of their artwork! Download your favorites today from and print them at home, or upload them to any online photo service and have cards, mugs, calendars for Christmas gifting. Downloads are just $2 and you get the files in minutes to use however you choose.

Or, go the traditional route and order the prints from Smugmug and receive your order in a few days. Many products are available there also--including buttons!

Scrip Bonuses

This Saturday, December 13, Scrip is decking the halls with another special bonus. This surprise bonus will last for 24 hours, available from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, and they will announce the participating retailer at midnight on December 13.

It's going to be a big one as they are limiting the purchase amount to $1000 per person. Contact Misty at 815-235-3154 x 223 or if you aren't already set-up as an online Scrip buyer. This is the only way you can take advantage of these surprise bonuses!

Scrip Deadlines

Did you know that there are hundreds of Scrip retailers available? We only stock a handful of what is available. To see the complete list of retailers, go to

Make out your list of purchases and submit your special orders with payment to either Aquin office. All special orders need to be at the school or ordered online by 8 am on Friday, December 19, to have the cards before Christmas. Anticipated arrival of orders placed on the 19th is Tuesday, December 23. You will have to pick up your order on that date, as the office will not be open on the 24th.

Murder at the Juice Joint

Give a gift that extends into the new year--a fun evening out with friends--and a little murder! Check out all the details here, then make your reservations today. Seating is limited and you don't want to miss this great night of food and fun!

Adesse Tickets

This is the gift that can give ALL YEAR LONG--it's like giving someone a lottery ticket every day of 2015--for only $25! You should have tickets at your house, so just complete the stubs and send them in. If you're out of tickets (or your student hasn't shared them with you yet), let us know as we just printed 300 more. We'll send them home today--or stop in either Aquin office--we're fully stocked!