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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

April 20, 2018
Friday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Prayer Service, Block 2, sign up required
Literary magazine submission deadline, Room 201
Divine Mercy Chaplet, 3:05, Chapel

 Tomorrow’s Meetings
Hiking Club, 9:30 – 11:00, Mount Saint Francis

Saint of the Day Saint Conrad of Parzham served as friary porter for 41 years. Anyone who came to the friary in Altoetting would have met Saint Conrad as he greeted them at the door. Such a role may not sound like much, but Saint Conrad turned it into a true ministry of love and service. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Pizza Quesadilla, Refried Beans, Mexican Rice, Corn, Green Beans, Churros
Snack Line: PHS Chicken Sandwich

The library will be closed 2nd lunch today

NEWS

To all students, faculty and staff:  Please join the PHS Hiking Club for a morning hike at Mount Saint Francis from 9:30 – 11:00 on Saturday. We will meet in the main parking lot.

Students: Have you turned in your submission for the spring 2018 edition of our literary magazine, The Auriferous Review? If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by tomorrow. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by room 200 or 201.

Spring Art Show! We want your ART!  If you would like to put any 2D or 3D artwork in the PHS Art Show, please bring in your work by Friday, May 4, at the latest to either Ms. LeBrun or Mrs. Burden.  The show is Thursday, May 10, from 6:30-7:30 in the Auditorium Lobby!

Students: Two shows remain for Jesus Christ Superstar: tonight at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre.

ISTEP testing continues. Please check with your teachers or the Guidance Office as to when you will be testing (9th grade will test science during biology classes; and 10th grade will be testing the Math portion during religion classes and the ELA portion during English classes).
Please bring a pencil with you to testing. If you have any questions, please come to the Guidance Office.

Campus Ministry

The House of Integrity will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school today in the chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Current Juniors: At UofL, the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise will host a two-day program on economics and entrepreneurship.  There is no charge to attend the program, but there is an application process since space is limited. Visit www.SchnatterCenter.org to learn more. Application deadline is Friday, May 11.The schedule will include a talk by (Papa) John Schnatter, along with an insider’s tour of Papa John’s corporate headquarters. Sessions will be led by economics and entrepreneurship professors and business people from the community.

Grades 8-12: IUS is offering classes (non credit) for students who are interested in music and theatre. One class will be teaching students how to record music at home on your personal computer (setting up tracks, mixing, mastering, etc.) Dates will be May 9-30 from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday (three weeks total). Cost is $200. www.ius.edu/ai for more information.

Indiana Scholarship Opportunity:

The Indiana Latino Institute Scholarship was created to address the under-representation of Latino students in post-secondary education. ILI awards need and merit-based scholarships to students who show academic excellence and community service involvement. Preference is given to applicants who are Latino first-generation college students.

  • Students must be planning to enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester in the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Students must be between the ages of 17 and 25 at the time of submitting application
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 2.7 GPA on 4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Document ongoing community service involvement
  • Preference given to Latino students residing in Indiana who are first generation college students

Both applications are due May 31, 2018.
James Waters Scholarship: http://indianalatinoinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/James-Waters-Scholarship-Application-2018-2019.pdf
ILI Scholarship Application 2018-2019: http://indianalatinoinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ILI-Scholarship-Application-2018-2019.pdf

Deadline to withdraw from ACP classes: Today or 2 weeks before the final exam, whichever comes first.

  • Student must be passing the course at the time of the withdrawal
  • Withdrawal results in a grade of “W” recorded on the student’s IU transcript
  • A grade of “W” does not count towards the student’s college GPA
  • If the student was charged tuition by IU for the course, the tuition must still be paid

Note:  When the ACP Course Enrollment Rosters were distributed around the classroom, if a student signed their name in the column for “No” (I do not want college credit) – they were dropped from the course and do NOT need to fill out a Withdrawal form.

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries Employment Opportunities:

  • Hiring now for servers on weekends and evenings thru the week. Servers make $2.13/hour plus tips.
  • Hiring now for cooks on weekends and evenings. The cook pay range is based on experience. Cooks are usually started at minimum wage unless they have previous cooking experience.
  • Raises are based on attendance and performance.

April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • TODAY – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • TODAY – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • Every Saturday – Help restock the food pantry at the Center for Lay Ministries from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • April 22 and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed. Email athletics@nadyouth.org or on x2VOL.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

ATHLETIC NEWS

PHS Dance Team will be holding its tryouts beginning Monday, April 30, from 5:30 – 7:30 in the Koetter Gym. Please dress to learn the tryout choreography and requirements. There will be a parent and dancer meeting from 7:30 – 8 p.m. that day. Additional days will be Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at RDA. Stop by the Athletic Office to pick up paperwork and for more details, or email Coach Blair at rdastardancers@gmail.com .

Last night, the varsity and JV Baseball teams were both winners on the diamond. The JV team defeated Lanesville 14-0. Gavin Galligan was the winning pitcher. Nathan Popp, David Newbanks, and Zach Johnson provided some key hits offensively.
The varsity team defeated Henryville 11-2. Ray Reisinger picked up his first varsity win on the mound. Timmy Borden collected a pair of hits including a homerun. Kaden Williams, Eli Watson, Zach Tackett, and Preston Taylor also collected two hits each. The varsity team plays at home tonight at 6:00 vs. Avon.

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April 19, 2018
Thursday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
Student Night at Jesus Christ Superstar

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Scholarship Spirit Wear Day
Prayer Service, Block 2, sign up required
Literary magazine submission deadline, Room 201
Divine Mercy Chaplet, 3:05, Chapel

Saint of the Day: Saint Gianna Beretta Molla was a wife, mother, and pediatrician. During her last pregnancy, Saint Gianna was found to have a noncancerous uterine fibroid. While she allowed the doctors to remove the tumor, she made sure that her pregnancy was protected. Saint Gianna Molla died of complications shortly after her daughter’s birth. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Pizza, French Fries, Peas, Carrots
Snack Line: Pizza

The library will be closed 1st lunch today

NEWS

Students wishing to attend a prayer service during Block 2 tomorrow for all victims of senseless acts of violence need to sign up with Mrs. Kelly in the cafeteria during lunch today.  Be sure to read the email sent to you by Mr. Beyl yesterday for further details.

Tomorrow will be a Scholarship Spirit Wear Day. Donate $1 to the Scholarship Spirit Fund to be in spirit wear. You must follow the spirit wear guidelines in the handbook in order to participate.

To all students, faculty and staff:  Please join the PHS Hiking Club for a morning hike at Mount Saint Francis from 9:30 – 11:00 on Saturday. We will meet in the main parking lot.

Students: Have you turned in your submission for the spring 2018 edition of our literary magazine, The Auriferous Review? If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by tomorrow. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by room 200 or 201.

Spring Art Show! We want your ART!  If you would like to put any 2D or 3D artwork in the PHS Art Show, please bring in your work by Friday, May 4, at the latest to either Ms. LeBrun or Mrs. Burden.

The show is Thursday, May 10, from 6:30-7:30 in the Auditorium Lobby!

Attention Freshmen: If you were unable to attend the Graduate Services ring order night yesterday and would like to purchase a ring, our representative also will be here today during lunch to place your order.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

Students: TONIGHT is STUDENT NIGHT at Jesus Christ Superstar! Tonight’s performance only is just $10 for students — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price. Remaining performances are Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Regular tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre.

ISTEP testing continues. Please check with your teachers or the Guidance Office as to when you will be testing (9th grade will test science during biology classes; and 10th grade will be testing the Math portion during religion classes and the ELA portion during English classes).
Please bring a pencil with you to testing. If you have any questions, please come to the Guidance Office.

Campus Ministry

The House of Integrity will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school Friday in the chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Current Juniors: At UofL, the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise will host a two-day program on economics and entrepreneurship.  There is no charge to attend the program, but there is an application process since space is limited. Visit www.SchnatterCenter.org to learn more. Application deadline is Friday, May 11.The schedule will include a talk by (Papa) John Schnatter, along with an insider’s tour of Papa John’s corporate headquarters. Sessions will be led by economics and entrepreneurship professors and business people from the community.

Grades 8-12: IUS is offering classes (non credit) for students who are interested in music and theatre. One class will be teaching students how to record music at home on your personal computer (setting up tracks, mixing, mastering, etc.) Dates will be May 9-30 from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday (three weeks total). Cost is $200. www.ius.edu/ai for more information.

Indiana Scholarship Opportunity:

The Indiana Latino Institute Scholarship was created to address the under-representation of Latino students in post-secondary education. ILI awards need and merit-based scholarships to students who show academic excellence and community service involvement. Preference is given to applicants who are Latino first-generation college students.

  • Students must be planning to enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester in the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Students must be between the ages of 17 and 25 at the time of submitting application
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 2.7 GPA on 4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Document ongoing community service involvement
  • Preference given to Latino students residing in Indiana who are first generation college students

Both applications are due May 31, 2018.

James Waters Scholarship: http://indianalatinoinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/James-Waters-Scholarship-Application-2018-2019.pdf

ILI Scholarship Application 2018-2019: http://indianalatinoinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ILI-Scholarship-Application-2018-2019.pdf

Deadline to withdraw from ACP classes: Tomorrow or 2 weeks before the final exam, whichever comes first.

  • Student must be passing the course at the time of the withdrawal
  • Withdrawal results in a grade of “W” recorded on the student’s IU transcript
  • A grade of “W” does not count towards the student’s college GPA
  • If the student was charged tuition by IU for the course, the tuition must still be paid

Note:  When the ACP Course Enrollment Rosters were distributed around the classroom, if a student signed their name in the column for “No” (I do not want college credit) – they were dropped from the course and do NOT need to fill out a Withdrawal form.

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries Employment Opportunities:

  • Hiring now for servers on weekends and evenings thru the week. Servers make $2.13/hour plus tips.
  • Hiring now for cooks on weekends and evenings. The cook pay range is based on experience. Cooks are usually started at minimum wage unless they have previous cooking experience.
  • Raises are based on attendance and performance.

Seniors: College 101Ivy Tech is hosting a senior/parent Open House event today from 6-8 p.m. in Pfau Hall on its campus. Topics covered will include: transfer credit, financial aid, dual credit advising, admissions, campus tours, etc. Last year, a PHS senior won a scholarship just for attending. More information is available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • Every Saturday – Help restock the food pantry at the Center for Lay Ministries from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • April 22 and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed. Email athletics@nadyouth.org or on x2VOL.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Open gyms for Boys and Girls Basketball will be today 3-5.

Baseball: Providence claimed the city championship over Clarksville yesterday 12-3. The Pioneers were led by Joe Wilkinson with 2 homeruns including a grand slam and Zach Tackett with a homerun. Eli Watson was the winning pitcher. The team is now 7-1 and plays at home against Henryville today at 5:00.

The Softball Team played Corydon Central yesterday and lost 9-2 in 7 innings of play. The Pioneers were represented on the mound by senior Hannah Wolford. Wolford struck out 7 while only walking 1 and giving up 2 earned runs. The Pioneers were represented at the plate with eight hits by Sydney Shireman, Hannah Wolford (4), Gabby Roberts, and Bri Hall (2). The two runs scored by the Pioneers were scored by Wolford and Shireman.  RBIs recorded by Wolford and Roberts.

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April 18, 2018
Wednesday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Freshman ring orders with Graduate Services, 3:00-7:00 p.m., Auditorium lobby

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Student Night at Jesus Christ Superstar

Saint of the Day. Blessed James Oldo was a wealthy married man who shared the “good life” with his wife. Circumstances, however, changed his attitude and he began to see the futility of his lifestyle. He and his wife became Secular Franciscans and, upon her death, Blessed James became a priest. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Apple Crisp
Snack Line: Cheeseburgers

The library will be closed today during 3rd block due to ISTEP testing.

NEWS

Spring Art Show! We want your ART! If you would like to put any 2D or 3D artwork in the PHS Art Show, please bring in your work by Friday, May 4, at the latest to either Ms. LeBrun or Mrs. Burden.  The show is Thursday, May 10, from 6:30-7:30 in the Auditorium Lobby!

Attention Freshmen: Graduate Services will be here today from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Robinson Auditorium to help you with ring orders. If you are interested in ordering a class ring, please use this opportunity to come in, view samples of rings, and meet with one of the representatives who will help you with your order. If you are unable to come on Wednesday and would like to purchase a ring, our representative also will be here tomorrow to place your order.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

ISTEP testing has begun. Please check with your teachers or the Guidance Office as to when you will be testing (9th grade will test science during biology classes; and 10th grade will be testing the Math portion during religion classes and the ELA portion during English classes).
Please bring a pencil with you to testing. If you have any questions, please come to the Guidance Office.

Students: Tomorrow night is STUDENT NIGHT at Jesus Christ Superstar! The Thursday performance will be just $10 for students — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price. Remaining performances are Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Regular tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Deadline to withdraw from ACP classes: Friday, April 20, or 2 weeks before the final exam, whichever comes first.

  • Student must be passing the course at the time of the withdrawal
  • Withdrawal results in a grade of “W” recorded on the student’s IU transcript
  • A grade of “W” does not count towards the student’s college GPA
  • If the student was charged tuition by IU for the course, the tuition must still be paid

Note:  When the ACP Course Enrollment Rosters were distributed around the classroom, if a student signed their name in the column for “No” (I do not want college credit) – they were dropped from the course and do NOT need to fill out a Withdrawal form.

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries Employment Opportunities:

  • Hiring now for servers on weekends and evenings thru the week. Servers make $2.13/hour plus tips.
  • Hiring now for cooks on weekends and evenings. The cook pay range is based on experience. Cooks are usually started at minimum wage unless they have previous cooking experience.
  • Raises are based on attendance and performance.

Seniors: College 101Ivy Tech is hosting a senior/parent Open House event tomorrow from 6-8 p.m. in Pfau Hall on its campus. Topics covered will include: transfer credit, financial aid, dual credit advising, admissions, campus tours, etc. Last year, a PHS senior won a scholarship just for attending. More information is available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • Every Saturday – Help restock the food pantry at the Center for Lay Ministries from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • April 22 and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed. Email athletics@nadyouth.org or on x2VOL.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Last night the Boys & Girls Track teams swept the visiting New Albany and CAI teams. The perfect weather aided in an evening of impressive performances – 26 Personal Records were broken!
Event winners for the Girls were: 4 x400 Relay (Kaylee Kaiser, Ceci Rush, Skylar Richey & Brigid Welch), Sydney Barron (300 & 110 Hurdles), Julia Christie (100 & 200), Kaylee Kaiser (1600 & 800), Brinley Prather (long jump), Ceci Rush (high jump),and the 4 x100 Relay (Anna Thomas, Julia Christie, Hannah Hanlon & Skylar Richey). Also scoring were: Hanlon (100 hurdles & 300 hurdles), S.Richey (100 & long jump), Prather (discus), Thomas (100), Emma Flispart (shot put & discus), Hallee Hall (shot put), Miranda Harley (400), Reese Bottorff (high jump), Claire Reyes (high jump) and the 4 x 800 Relay (Stephanie Koopman, Kaiser, Reyes, Welch).
Winners for the Boys: Thomas Gaines (3200), Chris Heselschwerdt (100), Tyler Upton (800), Zach Kaiser (400), Spencer Purcell (discus), 4 x 800 (Alex Perkinson, Michael Gill, Stephen Schroering, & Upton), 4 x 100 Relay (Gabe Tucker, Ethan Fulkerson, Brandon Barron & Heselschwerdt), and the 4 x 400 (Perkinson, Barron, Kaiser, & Upton).  Also scoring for the Boys:  Heselschwerdt (200), Ethan Fulkerson (100), Alex Lancaster (1600), Bryce Drury (300 hurdles), Christian Tate (high jump), Barron (200), Bradon Dykes (3200), Perkinson (400),  Purcell (shot put), Hensley (long jump & high jump), Jack Arnson (shot put), and Austin Grantz (shot put).
Setting PRs:  Sydney Barron (100 hurdles), Hannah Hanlon (100 hurdles), Ethan Fulkerson (100), Isaac Ohlmann (100 & 200), Brigid Welch (400), Miranda Harley (400), Zach Kaiser (400), Brandon Barron (200), Dominic LaDuke (200), Blake Masters (200), Brinley Prather (long jump), Nathan Striby (long jump), Jack Arnson (shot), Aiden Jewell (shot & discus), Max Holman (discus) , Gavin Caswell (shot & discus), Peyton Richey (shot & discus), Faith Middleton (high jump & discus), Ceci Rush (high jump), and Spencer Purcell ( shot & discus).

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April 17, 2018
Tuesday, A Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Mo morning Mass. Prayer service at 7:30 a.m.
Freshman ring orders with Graduate Services, 3:00-7:00 p.m., Auditorium lobby

Saint of the Day. Saint Benedict Joseph Labre lived a poor life in the ruins of the Colosseum. To the uneducated eye, he appeared to be a pitiable figure, but the people of Rome saw him as a saint. He was known as the beggar of Rome. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Country Fried Steak with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Carrots, Roll
Snack Line: Personal Size Pizza

The library will be closed today during 3rd block due to ISTEP testing.

NEWS

Congratulations to the Amazing Global Marketplace team! The group placed 2nd at the final simulation at Bellarmine over the weekend. It was an impressive performance for a first-time team, and the group had an awesome partner in local business Samtec, which provided a ton of support. Good job!

Attention Freshmen: Graduate Services will be here tomorrow from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Robinson Auditorium to help you with ring orders. If you are interested in ordering a class ring, please use this opportunity to come in, view samples of rings, and meet with one of the representatives who will help you with your order. If you are unable to come on Wednesday and would like to purchase a ring, our representative also will be here on Thursday to place your order.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

ISTEP testing begins today. Please check with your teachers or the Guidance Office as to when you will be testing (9th grade will test science during biology classes; and 10th grade will be testing the Math portion during religion classes and the ELA portion during English classes).
Please bring a pencil with you to testing. If you have any questions, please come to the Guidance Office.

Students: Get your tickets to the spring musical Jesus Christ Superstar! Remaining performances are Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre. The Thursday performance will be STUDENT NIGHT, and student tickets to that performance only will be just $10 — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price.

Campus Ministry

There will be no morning Mass tomorrow. There will be a prayer service at 7:30AM in the chapel.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries Employment Opportunities:

  • Hiring now for servers on weekends and evenings thru the week. Servers make $2.13/hour plus tips.
  • Hiring now for cooks on weekends and evenings. The cook pay range is based on experience. Cooks are usually started at minimum wage unless they have previous cooking experience.
  • Raises are based on attendance and performance.

Seniors: College 101Ivy Tech is hosting a senior/parent Open House event on Thursday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. in Pfau Hall on its campus. Topics covered will include: transfer credit, financial aid, dual credit advising, admissions, campus tours, etc. Last year, a PHS senior won a scholarship just for attending. More information is available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 22 and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed. Email athletics@nadyouth.org or on x2VOL.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

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April 16, 2018
Monday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
ISTEP begins

Saint of the Day. Saint Bernadette Soubirous was a poor, uneducated peasant girl whom no one would believe had seen apparitions of the Blessed Mother. But Mary had appeared to her, and Lourdes has become a popular shrine of devotion to Mary the Immaculate Conception and of healing. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Buffalo Chicken Tortellini, Cheese Tortellini w/Marinara, Broccoli, Green Beans, Carrots, Garlic Bread
Snack Line: Calzones

The library will be closed all day today.

NEWS

Attention Freshmen: Graduate Services will be here on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Robinson Auditorium to help you with ring orders. If you are interested in ordering a class ring, please use this opportunity to come in, view samples of rings, and meet with one of the representatives who will help you with your order. If you are unable to come on Wednesday and would like to purchase a ring, our representative also will be here on Thursday to place your order.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

ISTEP testing begins today. Please check with your teachers or the Guidance Office as to when you will be testing (9th grade will test science during biology classes; and 10th grade will be testing the Math portion during religion classes and the ELA portion during English classes).
Please bring a pencil with you to testing. If you have any questions, please come to the Guidance Office.

Students: Get your tickets to the spring musical Jesus Christ Superstar! Remaining performances are Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre. The Thursday performance will be STUDENT NIGHT, and student tickets to that performance only will be just $10 — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price.

The spring 2018 edition of the literary magazine The Auriferous Review is accepting submissions. If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by Friday. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by rooms 200 or 201.

The Third Quarter Honor Roll has been posted on the bulletin board outside the Main Office. Please check the list and contact the Main Office with any questions or concerns. Congratulations to all these students for another successful quarter! Only one more to go, so keep up the great work!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: College 101Ivy Tech is hosting a senior/parent Open House event on Thursday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. in Pfau Hall on its campus. Topics covered will include: transfer credit, financial aid, dual credit advising, admissions, campus tours, etc. Last year, a PHS senior won a scholarship just for attending. More information is available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 22 and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed. Email athletics@nadyouth.org or on x2VOL.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Boys Golf match today with Clarksville and Corydon has been cancelled. Make-up date is TBD.

The JV Baseball game scheduled for today at Silver Creek has been cancelled.  Make-up date TBD.  JV practice is also cancelled.

The Girls Tennis match for today has been cancelled.  Practice is also cancelled.

The home Softball game for today has been cancelled.  Make-up date TBD. Practice will be inside starting at 4:00 p.m.

Softball went 2-2 in games this weekend, starting with a close loss to Salem 8-9 on Friday followed by wins over Lloyd Memorial 12-10 and Bishop Brossart 10-1 and a 1-3 loss to Pendleton County in the Pete Knoll Classic Invitational on Saturday.
In the Salem, game, the Lady Pioneers almost came back from a 4-run deficit in the fourth inning eventually fell 9-8. They tallied eight runs in the fifth inning with the offensive onslaught led by Sydney Shireman (double), Hannah Wolford (double), Kayce Quinn (double), Claire Culwell, Brianna Hall, and Elle O’Bannon, all knocking in runs in the fifth inning. Wolford surrendered nine runs on eight hits over six innings, striking out five.
In the Pete Knoll Classic, Hannah Wolford pitched five innings in the win over Lloyd Memorial, allowing ten runs on five hits and striking out 12. Laramie Cecil, Anna Thomas, Sydney Shireman, Elyse Kristiansen, and Wolford each collected one hit with RBIs  by Laramie Cecil, Brianna Hall, Elyse Kristiansen 2, Katie Oelker, Sydney Shireman, Hannah Wolford.
In the win over Bishop Brossart, the Lady Pioneers Varsity broke a one-run tie in the third inning when Claire Culwell doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs, opening the way for six more runs that inning. Varsity batters contributing to the big inning included Culwell, Anna Thomas, Elle O’Bannon, Sydney Shireman, Hannah Wolford, and Kayce Quinn, all knocking in runs in the inning. Shireman went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Providence Pioneers Varsity in hits.
In the loss to Pendleton County, the Lady Pioneers lost its one-run lead late in the game, with Pendleton clinching the win in the bottom of the fifth. Hannah Wolford was on the mound for the Lady Pioneers, going five and a third innings, allowing three runs on six hits, striking out seven and walking zero. Brianna Hall, Wolford, Kayce Quinn, and Sydney Shireman each managed one hit.

Last Thursday night, the Boys Track team competed at the New Albany Relays. Scoring for the team were:

  • 2nd in the Discus Relay by Bryce Drury & Spencer Purcell
  • 3rd in the 3200 Relay (both guys ran 2 miles) by Thomas Gaines & Alex Lancaster
  • 5th in the Shot Put Relay by Spencer & Austin Grantz
  • 7th in the 1 Mile Relay by Tyler Upton & Stephen Schroering
  • 7th in the Long Jump Relay by Bryce & Taylor Hensley
  • PR’s by Manny Martinez (Fr. 800), Dean Flint (Fr. 400), Bryce (long jump) and Austin (shot put)!

Tomorrow at 4:30, both the Boys & Girls will host New Albany & CAI

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April 12, 2018
Thursday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
IUPUI college rep, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cafeteria

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Adoration in the Chapel
Divine Mercy Chaplet, after school, Chapel

Saint of the Day. A long life is not necessary for holiness, as Saint Teresa of Los Andes proves. Not quite 20 years old when she died, she left a legacy rich in virtue—rich enough for her to be considered a saint. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Pizza, French Fries, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Peas
Snack Line: Pizza

The library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

The spring 2018 edition of the literary magazine The Auriferous Review is accepting submissions. If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by April 20. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by rooms 200 or 201.

The Third Quarter Honor Roll has been posted on the bulletin board outside the Main Office. Please check the list and contact the Main Office with any questions or concerns. Congratulations to all these students for another successful quarter! Only one more to go, so keep up the great work!

Students: Get your tickets to the spring musical Jesus Christ Superstar! Regular performances are Saturday at 7:00 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and next week on Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre. The Thursday, April 19, performance will be STUDENT NIGHT, and student tickets to that performance only will be just $10 — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price.

Freshman Abstinence Parent MeetingTonight at 6 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. Please tell your parents to enter PHS through the student entrance. The meeting is for parents only.

Campus Ministry

The House of Honesty will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school tomorrow in the chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

College visit: IUPUI will be in the cafeteria TODAY from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. If you would like to meet with the admissions representative but have a different lunch time, please get a pass from your teacher to come meet with the rep. She will be here to answer questions about admissions, scholarships, degree programs, and more.

Local scholarship due TODAY. Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter – applicant must reside in Clark County. Must show evidence of academic competency and potential for college success. Applicant’s college choice must be an accredited four-year college located in Indiana (University of Louisville will also be considered). Scholarship is an outright grant. Final selection based on a personal interview. Application in Counseling Office and has been emailed to students.

 April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • TODAY – Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter for Clark County residents attending accredited four-year college in Indiana. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 14 – Badger & Spiller Orthodontists Scholarship (past or present patients). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 15Harrison County Hospital Foundation Scholarship for residents of Harrison or Crawford counties in Indiana or Meade Co. in Kentucky planning to major in a hospital/medical/healthcare related area. http://hchin.org/our-foundation/.
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 14 – First Communion Retreat at St. Mary, New Albany – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Help students and parents prepare to receive the Eucharist! Help is needed with children’s games, crafts, and meal preparation.
  • April 14 – Letty Walter Park Clean Up – Sponsored by St. Mary of the Knobs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for donuts and work assignments. Clean up will be from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • April 15, 22, and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.
  • June 10-15 – Homeland Mission Project: Join high school students from around the Archdiocese for a week of serving the Indianapolis Each day includes prayer, serving out in the community, free time, and fun evening activities. This is a great service hour opportunity. See or email Mrs. Kelly for more info on how to register.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Boys Golf team was in action on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Tuesday, the Boys in Blue fell to the Floyd Central Highlanders 171-153.  Trey Beatty earned medalist honors shooting a 35 (1 under par) for the Pioneers in a bitterly cold afternoon at Valley View.
On Wednesday, the Pioneers hosted Columbus North and Jennings County at Covered Bridge. The Pioneers were paced by senior Jarrett Rowe, who earned Medalist Honors with a 34 (2 under par). Rounding out the scoring were seniors Trey Beatty, Shawn Fitzpatrick, and Will Kaiser with 40, 42, and 45 respectively. The Pioneers scored 161 with Columbus North firing a 169 and Jennings County rounding out the day with a 186.
The golf team is back in action on Saturday at the Center Grove Invite.

The Softball game scheduled for today against Jeff has been postponed. Makeup dates are TBD

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April 11, 2018
Wednesday, A Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
IUPUI college rep, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., cafeteria

Saint of the Day. Saint Stanislaus, the bishop of Kraków, was martyred for denouncing political and social corruption. He became the patron saint of Poland, and remains a popular saint throughout Eastern Europe. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Homemade Sloppy Joe Sandwich, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

The library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

Third Quarter Honor Roll has been posted on the bulletin board outside the Main Office. Please check the list and contact the Main Office with any questions or concerns. Congratulations to all these students for another successful quarter! Only one more to go, so keep up the great work!

Students: Get your tickets to the spring musical Jesus Christ Superstar! Regular performances are Saturday at 7:00 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and next week on Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Friday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, at the door, or in the library from Mrs. Scharre. The Thursday, April 18, performance will be STUDENT NIGHT, and tickets to that performance only will be just $10 — tickets must be purchased in the library to receive that special price.

Attention Freshmen: If you were absent Monday and missed the class ring meeting with our representative from Graduate Services, please stop by the Main Office to pick-up your informational packet. Any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney.

Freshman Abstinence Parent MeetingTomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. Please tell your parents to enter PHS through the student entrance. The meeting is for parents only.

Campus Ministry

The House of Honesty will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school Friday in the chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

College visit: IUPUI will be in the cafeteria tomorrow from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. If you would like to meet with the admissions representative but have a different lunch time, please get a pass from your teacher to come meet with the rep. She will be here to answer questions about admissions, scholarships, degree programs, and more.

 Local scholarship due tomorrow. Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter – applicant must reside in Clark County. Must show evidence of academic competency and potential for college success. Applicant’s college choice must be an accredited four-year college located in Indiana (University of Louisville will also be considered). Scholarship is an outright grant. Final selection based on a personal interview. Application in Counseling Office and has been emailed to students.

 April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 12 – Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter for Clark County residents attending accredited four-year college in Indiana. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 14 – Badger & Spiller Orthodontists Scholarship (past or present patients). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 15Harrison County Hospital Foundation Scholarship for residents of Harrison or Crawford counties in Indiana or Meade Co. in Kentucky planning to major in a hospital/medical/healthcare related area. http://hchin.org/our-foundation/.
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

 Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 14 – First Communion Retreat at St. Mary, New Albany – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Help students and parents prepare to receive the Eucharist! Help is needed with children’s games, crafts, and meal preparation.
  • April 14 – Letty Walter Park Clean Up – Sponsored by St. Mary of the Knobs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for donuts and work assignments. Clean up will be from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • April 15, 22, and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed.
  • May 12Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Softball games scheduled for today against Pekin and tomorrow against Jeff have been postponed. Makeup dates are TBD

Congratulations Chase Aldridge and Sam Hudlin for their selection by the Courier Journal to the Southern Indiana All-Area High School Wrestling Team! And to congratulations to Madison Roehrs for her selection by the Courier Journal to the Southern Indiana All-Area Girls Swim Team!

Girls Tennis defeated duPont Manual 4-1 on Tuesday in a matchup of the 2017 state runner-ups from Indiana and Kentucky. Halli Trinkle, Natalie Boesing, and Clare Hooper all earned straight-set singles wins. Heidi Popson and Hannah Conder came back from a first set loss to win in three sets at No. 1 doubles. Girls Tennis is 5-0 on the season and will host Louisville Collegiate today at 4:30 p.m.

Softball: An injury-filled lineup of Lady Pioneers fought hard through 5 innings before the game got away in the 6th inning in the loss to South Central. Hits were recorded by Cecil, Roberts (2), Culwell, Hall and Shireman. RBIs were recorded by Shireman (2), Quinn, Roberts (4), Kristiansen (2), O’Bannon (2), and Cecil. Runs scored by Culwell, Roberts, Thomas, Kristiansen, O’Bannon, Allender, and Cecil. Brianna Hall recorded 6 strikeouts pitching 5.2 innings.

Last night the Boys & Girls Track teams hosted Charlestown, Henryville & Rock Creek. Both squads won their meets!
Events winners for the Girls were: 4 x800 Relay (Kaylee Kaiser, Claire Reyes, Stephanie Koopman & Avery Stumler), Hannah Hanlon (100 Hurdles), Julia Christie (100 & 200), Kaylee Kaiser (1600 & 800), Stephanie Koopman (3200), Sydney Barron (300 hurdles), 4 x 100 Relay (Anna Thomas, Christie, Hanlon & Skylar Richey) and the 4 x 400 Relay (Richey, Ceci Rush, Kaiser & Stumler).
Also scoring were: Barron (100 hurdles), Brigid Welch (long jump & 400), Thomas (long jump), Emma Flispart (discus), Isgrigg (High jump & 400), Rush (High jump), and Maggie Purichia (400).
Winners for the Boys: Thomas Gaines (1600 & 3200), Tyler Upton (800), Austin Grantz (shot put), and Spencer Purcell (discus), 4 x800 Relay (Tyler Upton, Michael Gill, Stephen Schroering & Alex Perkinson), and the 4 x 100 Relay (Gabe Tucker, Isaac Ohlman, Brandon Barron & Chris Heselschwerdt).
Also scoring for the Boys: Heselschwerdt (100 & 200), Jack Arnson (shot put), Ethan Fulkerson (100 & 200), Alex Lancaster (1600 & 3200), Bradon Dykes (3200), Bryce Drury (300 Hurdles & discus), Charlie O’Bryant (300 hurdles), Bishop Edwards (long jump), Taylor Hensley (long jump & high jump), Perkinson (400), Dominic LaDuke (400), Gill (800) and the 4 x 400 Relay (Barron, O’Bryant, Perkinson & Upton).
Great job everyone!
The Boys Team will be at the New Albany Relays tomorrow night at 6:00. Come cheer your fellow Pioneers!”

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April 10, 2018
Tuesday, B Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
SADD Club, 7:30 a.m., Admin Corridor

Saint of the Day. Saint Magdalen of Canossa worked in hospitals and among the poor, opened her home as a lodging for girls, started a school, and founded two religious communities. She accomplished all of this without the support of her family. Read more 

Lunch Menu for Today: Chicken & Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Carrots, Rolls
Snack Line: Chicken Strips

The library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

Attention Freshmen: If you were absent Monday and missed the class ring meeting with our representative from Graduate Services, please stop by the Main Office to pick-up your informational packet. Any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney.

Freshman Abstinence Parent MeetingThursday, April 12, at 6 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. Please tell your parents to enter PHS through the student entrance. The meeting is for parents only.

OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS: Our Creative Writing class is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 edition of our literary magazine, The Auriferous Review. If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by April 20. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by Room 200 or 201.

Due to Mr. Hutchins unavailability at lunch last week, prom tickets will remain $35 this week as well.

The SADD Club will be meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. in the Admin Corridor to discuss end-of-year activities, including the State of Indiana SADD Conference in Indianapolis and the National SADD Conference in Washington D.C.

Campus Ministry

The House of Honesty will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school Friday in the chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Local scholarship due Thursday, April 12. Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter – applicant must reside in Clark County. Must show evidence of academic competency and potential for college success. Applicant’s college choice must be an accredited four-year college located in Indiana (University of Louisville will also be considered). Scholarship is an outright grant. Final selection based on a personal interview. Application in Counseling Office and has been emailed to students.

 April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • TODAYRichard C. Scott Design Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 12 – Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter for Clark County residents attending accredited four-year college in Indiana. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 14 – Badger & Spiller Orthodontists Scholarship (past or present patients). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 15Harrison County Hospital Foundation Scholarship for residents of Harrison or Crawford counties in Indiana or Meade Co. in Kentucky planning to major in a hospital/medical/healthcare related area. http://hchin.org/our-foundation/.
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association for PHS senior residing in Floyd County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Scholarship (active members of SADD, Green Dot or other service activities). Info in Counseling Center.
  • April 30 – Clark County Extension Homemakers Scholarship to one Clark County senior. Info in Counseling Center.

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 14 – First Communion Retreat at St. Mary, New Albany – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Help students and parents prepare to receive the Eucharist! Help is needed with children’s games, crafts, and meal preparation.
  • April 14 – Letty Walter Park Clean Up – Sponsored by St. Mary of the Knobs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for donuts and work assignments. Clean up will be from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • April 15, 22, and 29 – NADCYM Track meets. Concession, gate, starting line assistant and results runner needed.
  • May 12 – Relay for Life Cancer Survivors Dinner – Help set up and serve a meal for cancer survivors from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Tennis swept sectional rival Jeffersonville 5-0 Monday evening. Earning victories were Natalie Boesing, Clare Hooper, and Kirstie Krininger at the singles positions. Heidi Popson and Hannah Conder won at #1 doubles. Izzy Coe and Maria Popson won at #2 doubles. The team is now 4-0 on the season and ranked #3 in the state polls. The next match is today, at home, against duPont Manual at 4:30 p.m. The match-up pairs the 2017 runner-ups from Indiana and Kentucky against each other.

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April 9, 2018
Monday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
Senior graduation announcement orders pick up, lunches, Cafeteria
Math BLUE Day moved to Tuesday

Saint of the Day. Saint Casilda grew up as a Muslim. Facing a serious illness as a young woman, she journeyed to a shrine in Spain, where she was cured. As a result, she embraced Christianity. Read more https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Lunch Menu for Today: Pizza Quesadilla, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Corn, Green Beans, Churros
Snack Line: Garlic Knot with Cheese or Marinara

The library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

NEWS

Attention Seniors:  Graduate Services will be in the cafeteria during lunch today to pass out Graduation Announcement orders. If you placed an order last September, please stop by their table to pick up your items. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

Math Blue Day next week will be on tomorrow

8th grade students interested in submitting artwork for the Deanery Fine Arts Fair can come by during either Blue Day session Tuesday for more info! https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Deanery-Art-Fair-flyer-2018.pdf

Freshman Abstinence Parent MeetingThursday, April 12, at 6 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. Please tell your parents to enter PHS through the student entrance. The meeting is for parents only.

OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS: Our Creative Writing class is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 edition of our literary magazine, The Auriferous Review. If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by April 20. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by Room 200 or 201.

Due to Mr. Hutchins’ unavailability at lunch last week, prom tickets will remain $35 this week as well.

The SADD Club will be meeting on Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the Admin Corridor to discuss end-of-year activities, including the State of Indiana SADD Conference in Indianapolis and the National SADD Conference in Washington D.C.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Local scholarship due Thursday, April 12. Tri Kappa Alpha Kappa Chapter – applicant must reside in Clark County. Must show evidence of academic competency and potential for college success. Applicant’s college choice must be an accredited four-year college located in Indiana (University of Louisville will also be considered). Scholarship is an outright grant. Final selection based on a personal interview. Application in Counseling Office and has been emailed to students.

 April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • April 10 – Richard C. Scott Design Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • April 14 – First Communion Retreat at St. Mary, New Albany – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Help students and parents prepare to receive the Eucharist! Help is needed with children’s games, crafts, and meal preparation.
  • April 14th – Letty Walter Park Clean Up – Sponsored by St. Mary of the Knobs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for donuts and work assignments. Clean up will be from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.

Service hours for NADCYM Track meets have been added to the intelliVOL system. Meets are April 15, April 22, and April 29. They are looking for 5 volunteers each meet:

  • 2 Concessions workers
  • 1 gate manager
  • 1 starting line assistant (track experience helpful but not required)
  • 1 results runner (track experience helpful but not required

ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Tennis won both matches at the FC Invitational last Friday. First, the girls defeated #29 Gibson Southern 5-0, then defeated #24 Marion 4-1. The starting lineup for both matches Friday was Halli Trinkle, Natalie Boesing, and Clare Hooper in singles, Izzy Coe, Heidi Popson, Hannah Conder, and Maria Popson in doubles. Girls Tennis owns a 3-0 record, is ranked #3 in the state rankings, and #1 in district eight. The next match is at sectional-rival Jeffersonville today at 5:00 p.m.

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April 6, 2018
Friday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet, 3:05, Chapel

Sunday:
Senior/Mother Luncheon

Monday’s Meetings
Freshman Class Ring meeting, 9:30
Senior graduation announcement orders pick up, lunches, Cafeteria
Math BLUE Day moved to Tuesday

Saint of the Day. The story of Saint Crescentia Hoess is a twist on the story of rags to riches. Born into material poverty, she eventually rose to true spiritual wealth. But not without many obstacles, including a number of physical ailments. Read more 

Lunch Menu for Today: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Calzone

The library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

Seniors: For those attending the Senior/Mother Luncheon on Sunday. Registration and photos start at 12:30, with the lunch starting at 1:00. We are expecting a big crowd, so please arrive before 1:00. Please wear your Sunday best – guys, please wear polo shirts and dress pants, girls, please wear a dress or nice pants outfit. RSVPs are required for this event.

OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS: Our Creative Writing class is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 edition of our literary magazine, The Auriferous Review. If you are interested in submitting a piece of creative writing and/or visual artwork, please stop by Room 201 and pick up a submission form. They are on the table. All forms and submissions must be turned in to Dr. Jacobi by April 20. The magazine will be published electronically. All writing pieces must be limited to 500 words or less. If you have any questions, you can email Dr. Jacobi or stop by Room 200 or 201.

Due to Mr. Hutchins unavailability at lunch, prom tickets will remain $35 next week as well.

Reminder to Mrs. Swessel’s 3B class: Today, you will eat 3rd lunch with the 5th Graders who are attending STREAM. Go to your STREAM stations at the beginning of 3rd Block.

The SADD Club will be meeting on Wednesday morning, April 11, at 7:30 a.m. in the Admin Corridor to discuss end-of-year activities, including the State of Indiana SADD Conference in Indianapolis and the National SADD Conference in Washington D.C.

Attention Freshmen: On Monday, April 9, our representative from Graduate Services will be here for a meeting with all freshmen regarding class rings. At 9:30, we will call all freshmen down to the auditorium for a brief presentation where you will receive informational packets to take home and discuss with your parents. If you are absent from school and miss the meeting, please come to the Main Office to pick up your packet. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

Attention Seniors:  On Monday, April 9, Graduate Services will be here during all lunches to deliver graduation announcement orders. If you placed an order back in September, please stop by their table in the cafeteria to pick it up. If you are absent, we will have them in the Main Office. If you still owe money on your order, you can bring in the payment on Monday. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office.

Math Blue Day next week will be on Tuesday, April 10.

Campus Ministry

The House of Humility will be leading us in praying The Divine Mercy Chaplet after school today in the Chapel at 3:05. This will last about 15 minutes. Come start off your weekend by spending some time with God!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Richard C. Scott Design Scholarship is DUE April 10. This scholarship is for seniors in Clark, Floyd, Harrison, and Scott counties pursuing a degree in architecture. Application was emailed to seniors and is available in the Counseling Office.

 April deadlines college scholarship applications

  • TODAY – Wesbanco Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 10 – Richard C. Scott Design Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center
  • April 20 – Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship. Info in Counseling Center

Service Hour Opportunities

For a full and up-to-date listing of all Service Opportunities,
check out the opportunities tab on x2VOL!

  • Wednesday Nights – Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. Our community is culturally diverse, and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the School Building Cafeteria.
  • Tomorrow – Face Painting at Clark County REMC – 4:30-6:30 p.m..
  • April 14 – First Communion Retreat at St. Mary, New Albany – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Help students and parents prepare to receive the Eucharist! Help is needed with children’s games, crafts, and meal preparation.
  • April 14th – Letty Walter Park Clean Up – Sponsored by St. Mary of the Knobs. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for donuts and work assignments. Clean up will be from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • June 10-13 – Girls Camp Counselor for Camp Marian – Camp for junior high girls at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind.

Service hours for NADCYM Track meets have been added to the intelliVOL system. Meets are this Sunday April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29. They are looking for 5 volunteers each meet:

  • 2 Concessions workers
  • 1 gate manager
  • 1 starting line assistant (track experience helpful but not required)
  • 1 results runner (track experience helpful but not required)

ATHLETIC NEWS

This weekend’s sports are affected by the weather:

  • Baseball – Tonight’s game is moved to a 4:00 start, with second game to follow. No game on Saturday.
  • Golf – Floyd Central Invitational has been cancelled.
  • Track – Jeff Inferno Meet is postponed until May 4-5
  • Girls Tennis – FC Invitational has been changed. Matches tonight at 5 and 7 with option to play Evansville Memorial at UofL Bass Rudd (indoors) on Saturday, TBA

Open gym today for boys’ and girls’ basketball has been cancelled. Open gym will be next week Wednesday and Friday

Girls Tennis defeated #7 Jasper 3-2 in Thursday’s season opener. Winners were Halli Trinkle, Natalie Boesing, and Clare Hooper at the three singles positions. Both doubles matches were very close losses. Girls Tennis is ranked No. 3 in the first state poll. Next matches are tonight at the FC Invitational against #29 Gibson Southern at 5:00 p.m. and #24 Marion at 7:00 p.m.

Lady Pioneer Softball run rules Borden in a Perfect Game. Hannah Wolford threw a perfect game on Thursday to lead Providence Pioneers Varsity past Borden 14-0. The Lady Pioneers scored nine runs in the first inning. The Pioneers’ big inning was driven by singles by Gabby Roberts, Elle O’Bannon, and Sydney Shireman and a walk by Brianna Hall. Wolford led the Lady Pioneers from the circle with a power performance. She surrendered zero runs on zero hits over five innings, striking out nine and walking zero.
Providence Pioneers Varsity tallied 11 hits in the game. Wolford, Claire Culwell, Elyse Kristiansen, and Shireman all collected multiple hits. Shireman, Kristiansen, Culwell, and Wolford each collected two hits to lead the Pioneers. Providence Pioneers Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field.
Culwell had two doubles in the game, Shireman had a triple and Wolford had an inside-the-park homerun. Runs were scored by Shireman (2), Wolford (2), Anna Thomas, Hall (2), Laramie Cecil, Culwell (2), Kristiansen (2), Katie Oelker, and O’Bannon. RBIs were recorded by Shireman (2), Wolford (2), Roberts (2), and O’Bannon.
The Lady Pioneers put a strong defensive effort supporting Wolford in the circle. Defensive outs recorded by Hall, Roberts, Stoner, Culwell, Cecil and Kacey Quinn.

Attn Senior Athletes: If you think you have earned 9 or more varsity letters for a Senior Blanket, please see Mrs. Hoffman in the Athletic Office before end of school tomorrow.

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