St. Viator Parish School

Viator Voice: April 8, 2019

Palm Sunday - April 14th

Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in Jerusalem, days before he was crucified.

Palm Sunday is known as such because the faithful will often receive palm fronds which they use to participate in the reenactment of Christ's arrival in Jerusalem. In the Gospels, Jesus entered Jerusalem riding a young donkey, and to the lavish praise of the townspeople who threw clothes, or possibly palms or small branches, in front of him as a sign of homage. This was a customary practice for people of great respect.

Palm branches are a widely recognized symbol of peace and victory, hence their preferred use on Palm Sunday.

The use of a donkey instead of a horse is highly symbolic, it represents the humble arrival of someone in peace, as opposed to arriving on a steed in war.

A week later, Christ would rise from the dead on the first Easter.

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Congratulations to the St. Viator Forensics Team

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SVS took 2nd Place in the All Catholic Schools Forensics Tournament. We were missing one category, but managed to take 2nd Place because so many of our students took a First Place.

Grade 8:

  • First Place ~ Speech, Lexi B.
  • First Place ~ Poetry, Nicole A.
  • Second Place ~ Monologue, Maria A

Grade 7:

  • First Place ~ Poetry, Felicia M.
  • First Place ~ Duo, Amanda M. & Sophia C.
  • Second Place ~ Speech, Izzie B.
  • Participation ~ Zoey B. and Ellowyn G.

Congratulations to the St. Viator Golf Team!

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St. Viator Golfers retain the Pepe Cup!

Grade 7 - 8 Boys

  • First Place ~ Emmanuel D.
  • Second Place ~ Dominic M.

Grade 7 - 8 Girls

  • Second Place ~ Madison P.

Grade 5 - 6 Girls

  • First Place ~ Samantha H.

Hole in One!! ~ Samanta H. 7th Hole, 8 iron, 98 yards

Primary Campus Happenings!

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Working hard on our garden. Worms and butterflies were added last week! We tasted spinach and romaine lettuce! Spinach was the winner of the taste test. We are getting ready for Father Bill to visit and read the story of the Good Shepherd this Friday. This month is flying by and we are already practicing our graduation songs.

Spirit Week Schedule

Together we are STRONG!
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Enjoy this week's Student Online News, Stallion Status!

Mandatory 7th and 8th Grade Parent Meeting

The Parent Meeting for Carson City and Washington DC is April 10th in the Library. Please, parent (s) only as space is limited.

7th grade is at 6:15 pm in the Library and 8th grade is at 5:30 in the Library. This is a night to meet your child’s chaperone and get last minute instructions for these trips. This is an exciting time of year, looking forward to meeting with you. If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Daly 702-732-4477 ext 137.

Final Fish Fry Friday!

We are looking for your help. Anyone that would like to donate a dessert for this week's fish fry, please drop off your goodies in the school office Friday morning. We appreciate your help!

Easter Holiday - Scrip News

Easter Holiday schedule for scrip:
  • Last Scrip order is Wednesday, April 10th with delivery on Friday, April 12th.
  • The next order will be on Wednesday, April 24th with delivery on Friday, April 26th.

Gentle Reminder

As we wind down the school year, all fees should have been paid including Scrip and Scrip Buyout. The final tuition payment is due on April 15th. Registrations are now open to the public. Please be sure you have reregistered your child(ren). If you have any questions, please contact Renee Alex at

St. Viator Church Special Presentation

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Homework Help News

There is no homework help this week. The after school homework help group will resume on April 29th.

What's Happening!

Monday: April 8, 2019

  • Prayer and Flag
  • Gr. K-2 Progress Reports go home
  • Student Government Candidate Meeting in 8A after school
  • JV Volleyball SVS vs. SFDS at St. Anne, 3:30 PM

Tuesday: April 9, 2019

  • Student Government Candidate Meeting in 8A after school
  • Varsity Volleyball SVS vs. St. Chris at OLLV, 4:30 PM

Wednesday: April 10, 2019

  • Mass, Grades 1-8
  • Jr. High Gr. 8 Parent Meeting at 5:30 PM in the Library
  • Jr. High Gr. 7 Parent Meeting at 6:15 PM in the Library

Thursday: April 11, 2019
  • Student Government Candidate Petitions due

Friday: April 12, 2019

  • 11AM Living Stations of the Cross in the gym
  • Noon dismissal, Staff Development
  • Fish Fry ~ All are invited to donate desserts, drop off in the school office Friday morning

Easter Break

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • Classes Resume ~ No Prayer and Flag

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