Cougar News (CN) – 10/4/17

Cougar News         October 4, 2017

The mission of St. Louis Catholic School is to prepare the leaders

of tomorrow with the light of Christ as their guide.


Thank you to our students that wore their school uniforms to Mass last weekend (9/30 and 10/1).  If this was you, or you were an Altar Server, your FREE JEANS DAY is this Friday, October 6th.

MassOutdoor Mass ~ TOMORROW

October 5, 2017  6:00 pm in our beautiful fountain courtyard

Bring a blanket and the whole family!  Refreshments to follow, with thanks to our St. Louis KC’s.

Please contact Jessica Chaffee at [email protected] if you have sound equipment experience or would like to help with hospitality at this Mass.

Are you attending Mass at St. Louis on September 30th or October 1st?  If so please ask your children to wear their SLCS uniform and help Mrs. Chaffee distribute Annual Reports in the Narthex.

CatechesisCatechesis of the Good Shepherd

Anyone interested in the Catechesis of the Good Shepard are invited to an introduction and open house for the work and ministry in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd on Friday, October 6 at St. Louis Catholic Church and School. The evening is dedicated to introducing those who are new to this ministry and to those who are discerning formation as a catechist.

The session will begin at 5:00. Please plan to arrive 10 to 15 minutes prior to get settled. The class will be held in the Parish Education Center which is the stone chapel shaped building off of the St. Joseph Drive entrance to the St. Louis campus. Room 201 is upstairs. Please note that there is not an elevator to this second floor.

For additional information and to RSVP, please click on the link below so they presenter can plan according to size of the group.

There is not a fee to attend this event. Please feel free to share this invitation to others that may be interested.


Please see the flyer included with today’s Cougar News.  It contains information on how lunches will work that date as well as details regarding drop-off and EDP, should you need child care.  Please feel free to call the school office with questions.



Kendra ScottKendra Gives Back Party

Please join us for our next official Kendra Gives Back Party on Monday, October 23rd!

20% of the proceeds from this event benefit St. Louis Catholic School.  What a great way to help support our school!

Grandparents DayGrandparent’s / Grand-Friend’s Day

Every Friday in October

Fridays in October will be dedicated to our Grand-parents and Grand-friends this year.  Please plan to join us this week for welcome coffee and pastries in the Administration Bldg. and visits to your grandchild’s class.  Don’t forget to pop into the Fall Book Fair in the Library/Media building.  This first Friday’s Mass will be Thursday, October 5th at 6 pm.  We hope you can join us!

If you have a Grand who might come to visit, please call the school office and let us know.  We thank you, in advance!



Robotics will begin Tuesday, October 24th through December 5th.  This program will run from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.

If you would like additional information, please contact Elena Castillo at [email protected].

We hope to see you there!



Buy Scrip for all your shopping needs!

We have scrip cards for groceries, gas and retail.  We stock VISA & Amazon scrip cards too!  When you are shopping, why not support our school at the same time.

Find more info on our scrip program in the ‘For Parents’ section of the school’s website.  SCRIP cards are available in the school office and after weekend English masses.


~ Faith Family of the Week ~

Mrs. Kunkel’s Faith Family

St. Claire

Notes & Reminders:

~ Reminder ~ Join us at the Parish Pet Blessing on October 7th.

~ Check out the flyer in today’s newsletter regarding past years’ yearbooks for sale.  Maybe we have what you are missing?

~  ONE ACT PLAY tryouts are soon!  Please watch for details in the Cougar News!  This after school group was a hit last year.  If you’ve always wanted to participate in theatre now is your chance to shine!

 St. Michael’s Future Crusader Volleyball Night: Friday, October 17

Come cheer on the Lady Crusaders as they take on St. Dominic Savio. JV will play at 6:00pm, with our Varsity State Champs beginning at 7:30pm. Prospective families will receive complimentary admission, concessions,

and spirit gear. RSVP at

“Tell Me About SMCA” Luncheon: Thursday, October 19, Noon until 2 pm

Parents of prospective students are invited to attend the “Tell Me About SMCA” luncheon on Thursday, October 19, from noon until 2:00 pm. Prospective parents will have an opportunity to visit with current SMCA faculty and parents, as well as participate in a student-led campus tour. Come learn more about our winter term, rotating class schedule and award winning academics, athletics and fine arts programs. RSVP at

St. Michael’s Catholic Academy’s 2018-2019 admission application is now available on-line at Priority admission deadline is February 2, 2018.


Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM)      

Are you compliant?

Have you taken a 3-yr refresher session?

Do you have any questions?

If you are unsure, or have any questions, please check with Mrs. Gately in the School Office, ext. 238.  [email protected]

Did you know you can email any faculty or staff member at:  [email protected]

Yearbook Sales – Prior to 2017

Justice – Parent Resource

Late Start Day – In-Service