Cougar Nation Announcements

March 4, 2020

Cougar Events at a Glance

March 4 - Booster Club Meeting - St. Joseph's Hall - 5:30 p.m.

March 4-6 - Science Fair - Gym

March 5 - 6th Grade Mass - Students must be at St. Louis Catholic Church by 7:50 a.m. and in their Mass uniforms.

March 6 - Spirit Shirt Day - Students may wear their Spirit Shirt with uniform bottoms.

March 6 - Literary Parade - Track - 2:30 p.m.

March 7-15 - Spring Break! Enjoy

March 17- Friends and Family Pray the Rosary - Lower School Chapel - 7:30 a.m.

March 18 - Friends and Family Pray the Rosary - High School Chapel - 8:15 a.m.

March 18 - Sacrament of Penance - 3rd-8th Grade - St. Louis Catholic Church - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

March 18 - Report cards will be released on FACTS SIS (RenWeb) after 4:00 p.m.


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

Coronavirus, Flu, Etc.

It's flu season, and now we are also keeping an eye out for news related to the new coronavirus. The Office of Catholic Schools and our administration and teachers are taking precautions to ensure the well-being of our students.


Click here to review a letter to parents from the Office of Catholic Schools.

Science Fair

Sixth and Eighth grade students had their Science Fair projects judged in the Bishop Reicher Science Fair on Wednesday, March 4. The projects are in the lower campus gym, and teachers, classes and other visitors are able to view the projects all day on Thursday, March 5.

Sacrament of Penance

The lower campus, third grade through eighth grade, will celebrate the Sacrament of Penance on March 18 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church.
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Reminders

Read Across America Coming Soon

We are participating this week in Read Across America by having all students read a book of their choice and bring the book to class to discuss with their classmates.


There will be a Literary Parade on Friday, March 6. Students will be able to come to school dressed as a book character, or author. No masks are allowed, and the costume should be school appropriate. We will meet on the track in front of the bleachers by the field house about 2:30 p.m. Come celebrate "Read Across America" with us. We invite you to read with us.

Attention Parents of Current 8th Grade Students

Parents of current 8th grade students who are re-enrolling their child for 9th grade need to call Mrs. Michalka at the high school (254.752.8349) to schedule an appointment the week of March 2-6 to meet with Mrs. Conners, the high school Guidance Counselor, for course selections. If you need to meet after 5:00 p.m., Mrs. Conners will be available.


Both the parent and student should be present at this meeting.

Busy Parents Lenten Retreat

Please join us for our Busy Parents Lenten Retreat hosted by Bishop Louis Reicher Campus Ministry!


The retreat is Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm in the Bishop Louis Reicher Performing Arts Center (PAC).


Expect to hear a great talk, to spend time in prayer, and to spend time with one another over good wine, beer, and snacks!


Cost is $15 at the door. (This goes towards food and volunteer support.)


Child care will be available! Location and child care starting/ending times TBA.


All busy parents are welcome.


Please register on the Google Form found on the Bishop Louis Reicher Website. Go to the “Campus Life” Tab and then click “Busy Parents Lenten Retreat”. Or simply click the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfnM779W5r5CDpFEDhesF-ZbNh7pDzF-oOr-Cr2tTeq9reJAQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Junior Jazzcats and Jazzcats Tryouts

Jr. Jazzcats tryouts are scheduled for Friday, March 27, at 5:00 p.m. March 23-26 from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. will be the tryout camp. Camp & tryouts will all be in the Reicher gym. Please email the Coach, Mrs. Bridget Fuselier at bfuselier@reicher.org for more information and a tryout packet. We will have an information meeting the week after spring break, on Thursday, March 19 in the dance classroom at 5:30 p.m.. All students who will be in 7th or 8th grade next school year may try out.



Jazzcats tryouts are scheduled for Friday, March 27 at 5:30 p.m. March 23-26 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. will be the tryout camp. Camp & tryouts will all be in the Reicher gym. Please email the Coach, Mrs. Bridget Fuselier at bfuselier@reicher.org for more information and a tryout packet. We will have an information meeting the week after spring break, on Thursday, March 19, in the dance classroom at 5:30 p.m. Anyone who will be in 9th-12th grade next school year is eligible to tryout.

School Dance Classes for Anyone

Also, on March 5, and March 19 we are offering after school dance classes for anyone who is interested (not just people interested in Jazzcats). The classes will be in the dance classroom on the high school campus from 4-5:30 p.m. and will be led by Elise Fuselier, Jazzcats Captain. Mrs. Fuselier will supervise the classes. There is a minimal cost of $5 per class and all proceeds will go towards the dance program.