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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcements are posted each school day, typically by noon, and remain up for two weeks

April 15, Thursday, B Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Volleyball meeting, 3:00 p.m., balcony of the Larkin Center
Softball vs. Jeff, 5:30 p.m./JV to follow, Softball Field
TOMORROW:
Last Day! Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Disc Golf Club, 3:20 p.m., Lapping Park
Junior Student Ambassadors applications due to Main Office
Sophomore and juniors Student Ambassador applications due to Main Office

Saint of the Day: Blessed Caesar de Bus decided on becoming a priest after having had a very negative experience in the military. He was a successful priest and worked primarily among the needy, teaching catechetics.

Today’s Lunch: Little Caesars Pizza, French Fries, Corn, Green Beans, Blueberry Crisp
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st lunch today.

NEWS

Today is House Meeting Day, and each House will have its photo taken. For the photos, Houses assigned to bleacher locations should sit in the top 3 or 4 rows, of no more than 10 students wide. After the photos, students will return to socially distanced seating. The Houses of Loyalty and Faith are last to get their photos taken and may be late to returning to 4th Block.

Tomorrow is the last day for the Waterstep Shoe Drive update: Help us get to the goal of 300 shoes. The top 3 winning Houses get a free spirit wear day! Drop clean used shoes off in your House box in the Student Entrance through tomorrow.

Attn. Students: Throughout the year, money has been collected on Scholarship Spirit Days to provide funds to current students who would like to attend enriching activities in the summer or early fall. These events can be such things as retreats, mission trips, spiritual activities, leadership seminars, academic programs, athletic camps, and arts workshops. Applications are available in the Main Office or to download from the school webite. The deadline for submission is May 10. Please see Mrs. Gerber or Mr. Hutchins if you have any questions. https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Spirit-Day-Scholarship-Application.pdf

Attention All PHS Boys: All PHS males can be in Spirit Wear next Monday and Tuesday as a reward for winning the challenge against the females at the Pep Rally in the fall. Congratulations!

Attention All Seniors: All seniors can be in Spirit Wear next Wednesday through Friday as a reward for winning this year’s Penny War. Also, on Friday, April 23, in addition to your Senior Mass and meeting, as a reward for the Can Sculpture Contest from 2020-2021,(no, we didn’t forget!) you will have lunch outside (weather permitting) during all of 3rd block. Please bring any games, gear, or equipment that you might want to play (cornhole, frisbees, spikeball, etc).

Attention All Freshmen: All Freshmen can be in Spirit Wear next Wednesday through Friday as a reward for winning the Pioneer Head Hunt during our Winter Homecoming Week. Congratulations!

Disc Golf Club will be meeting at Lapping Park between 3:20-3:40 p.m. after school tomorrow to play some Disc Golf. Bring your Discs/Frisbees, old shoes, and a water bottle. We will meet at the shelter house past the basketball court. Bring a friend and introduce them to disc golf. One round of disc golf will take you roughly 90 minutes. So please plan rides accordingly.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Summer course for high school students in virtual coding classes through the University of Michigan:

Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to be offering a virtual course that high school students can participate in this summer, The Joy of Coding, which takes place July 5-August 13.

The Joy of Coding is an online course specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok.

No prior coding experience is required! Anyone who wants to learn is welcome!

Students will:

  • Learn to code at their own pace with support from Michigan ECE faculty and students
  • Have weekly coding lectures/assignments using an interactive textbook
  • Have our commitment to help you get unstuck when learning to code
  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment to include in college applications

Please visit the website https://continuum.engin.umich.edu/programs/jumpstart-coding/#:~:text=The%20Joy%20of%20Coding%20is,the%20wondrous%20world%20of%20coding for further information including math prerequisites, cost ($99), important dates, and more! For priority consideration, please submit an application by April 30.

For further questions, please email continuum-coding@umich.edu.

SCHOLARSHIPS

https://providencehigh.net/guidance/guidance-calendar/

ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Tennis lost 1-4 to Louisville DuPont Manual last night. E. Kaelin won at #1 singles. Both doubles teams lost third set tiebreakers.

Girls Basketball limited contact is ongoing. Any girls interested in playing Girls Basketball next year are encouraged to attend our limited contact sessions on the following dates:

  • 4/17 9-11 a.m.
  • 4/19, 4/22, 4/26, 4/28, 5/4, 5/5, 5/11, 5/12 5:30-7:30 p.m.

See Coach Burden for a schedule.

Girls Tennis lost 1-4 to Louisville DuPont Manual last night. E. Kaelin won at #1 singles. Both doubles teams lost third set tiebreakers.

Baseball defeated Jennings County in six innings on the 10-run rule, 15-5. Max Beatty and Casey Kaelin got singles, Logan Reisinger hit a double/1 RBI, and Eli Watson had a sacrifice RBI.

Girls interested in trying out for Volleyball next season: There will be a brief meeting for all returning players in the balcony of the Larkin Center at 3:00 today.

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 14, Wednesday, A Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Softball vs. Pekin Eastern, 5:00 p.m./JV to follow, Softball Field
Baseball vs. Jennings County, 5:30 p.m., Memorial Field
TOMORROW:
Morning Mass, 7:50 a.m., Chapel
Scholarship Spirit Wear Day
House Meeting Day
Volleyball meeting, 3:00 p.m., balcony of the Larkin Center
Softball vs. Jeff, 5:30 p.m./JV to follow, Softball Field

Saint of the Day: Blessed Peter Gonzalez had a bad experience while riding a horse that changed the course of his life. He became a Dominican, was ordained a priest, and worked in the court of King Ferdinand III.

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Carrots, Dinner Roll
Snack Line: Calzone

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 4th lunch today.

NEWS

Waterstep Shoe Drive update: We need 92 more pairs to get to our goal, and the top 3 winners get a free spirit wear day!

  • Truth: 58
  • Justice: 56
  • Faith: 26
  • Loyalty: 22
  • Courage:19
  • Humility:14
  • Spirit:8
  • Integrity: 5

Drop clean used shoes off in your House box in the Student Entrance through Friday.

Attention All PHS Boys: All PHS males can be in Spirit Wear next Monday and Tuesday as a reward for winning the challenge against the females at the Pep Rally in the fall. Congratulations!

Attention All Seniors: All seniors can be in Spirit Wear next Wednesday through Friday as a reward for winning this year’s Penny War. Also, on Friday, April 23, in addition to your Senior Mass and meeting, as a reward for the Can Sculpture Contest from 2020-2021,(no, we didn’t forget!) you will have lunch outside (weather permitting) during all of 3rd block. Please bring any games, gear, or equipment that you might want to play (cornhole, frisbees, spikeball, etc).

Attention All Freshmen: All Freshmen can be in Spirit Wear next Wednesday through Friday as a reward for winning the Pioneer Head Hunt during our Winter Homecoming Week. Congratulations!

Disc Golf Club will be meeting at Lapping Park between 3:20-3:40 p.m. after school on Friday to play some Disc Golf. Bring your Discs/Frisbees, old shoes, and a water bottle. We will meet at the shelter house past the basketball court. Bring a friend and introduce them to disc golf. One round of disc golf will take you roughly 90 minutes. So please plan rides accordingly.

Attn. All: Tomorrow will be a Scholarship Spirit Wear Day. Students can wear PHS spirit wear and pay $1 upon entry into school.

All money will go back to students in the form of scholarships to help defray costs of such things as mission trips, summer camps, retreats, and workshops. Show your Blue Pride and School Spirit while supporting your fellow students!

Tomorrow will also be a House Meeting Day. This will be our final House Meeting of this school year. House Meetings will be in the afternoon, between third and fourth blocks. If the weather cooperates, all meetings will be outside. Pray for a sunny day!

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: Application to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022 is due to Mrs. Gerber Friday.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Applications to become a Student Ambassador for next school year are due Friday. Pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Join us for morning Mass tomorrow in the Chapel at 7:50 a.m. First 20 students receive a voucher for free donuts.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Junior Leadership Opportunity: On June 21-23, 2021, and June 23-25, 2021, the Indianapolis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association will host two sessions of the FBI Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The YLA is designed to promote an educational experience that will provide students with valuable leadership training and a greater understanding of the FBI. Through interactive physical challenges and classroom discussions, we seek to further explain to youth how the FBI addresses the concerns of the community. Utilizing FBI strategic planning techniques and exercises, participants will have the opportunity to hone their decision making and leadership skills. Application available in the Counseling Office and emailed to students.

To be considered, the student must:

  • be a current junior;
  • have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
  • possess qualities of leadership, scholastic achievement and good citizenship;
  • commit to attending the entire program; and
  • write an essay of no more than 500 words depicting their interest in the program and how it will enhance their future plans.

Summer course for high school students in virtual coding classes through the University of Michigan:

Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to be offering a virtual course that high school students can participate in this summer, The Joy of Coding, which takes place July 5-August 13.

The Joy of Coding is an online course specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok.

No prior coding experience is required! Anyone who wants to learn is welcome!

Students will:

  • Learn to code at their own pace with support from Michigan ECE faculty and students
  • Have weekly coding lectures/assignments using an interactive textbook
  • Have our commitment to help you get unstuck when learning to code
  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment to include in college applications

Please visit the website https://continuum.engin.umich.edu/programs/jumpstart-coding/#:~:text=The%20Joy%20of%20Coding%20is,the%20wondrous%20world%20of%20coding for further information including math prerequisites, cost ($99), important dates, and more! For priority consideration, please submit an application by April 30.

For further questions, please email continuum-coding@umich.edu.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Guidance Events Calendar

ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Tennis lost its season opener 2-3 to Jeff on Tuesday. Emma Kaelin won at No. 1 singles for her first career singles victory at the varsity level. Reece Upton won No. 3 singles for her first career victory for the Pioneers.

Softball defeated South Central 12-0 last night. Kate Weber hit a triple, and Kayce Quinn hit a double, had an RBI, and was the winning pitcher. Hailey Crisp also had an RBI.

Girls & Boys Track had another successful night yesterday. The boys won against Charlestown, Henryville and Rock Creek, while the girls finished second.

For the Girls’ Team:

  • 1st place: Maci Hoskins (1600 and 800), Sarah Boehm (100 Hurdles & 300 Hurdles) and the 4 x 400 Relay (Lilly Kaiser, Reese Bottorff, Sarah & Maci).
  • 2nd place: Lilly Kaiser (800)
  • 3rd place: Lizzy Isgrigg (High Jump)
  • 4th place: Maycy Scroggins (300 Hurdles & High Jump), Avery Drury (Long Jump)
  • 5th place: Maycy (100 Hurdles), Reese (100 & 200), Lilly (High Jump)

For the Boys’ Team:

  • 1st place: Ben Kelly (1600 & 800), Luke Jorden (100), and the 4 x 400 Relay (Noah Gettelfinger, Manny Martinez, Ethan Richards, & Jackson Kaiser)
  • 2nd place: Jackson (400), Kaden Connin (3200), the 4 x 800 Relay (Kaden, Emanuel Martinez, Will Harper & Daniel Fowler). Ethan Richards (1600), 4 x 100 Relay (Noah, Luke, Thomas Lynch & Craig Bratcher)
  • 3rd place: Manny (400), Noah (200) and Luke Jorden (High jump)
  • 4th place: Cris Martinez (1600), Will Harper (400), Ethan Richards (800), Luke (Long Jump), Ethan Kerr (High Jump) and Craig (Shot Put)
  • 5th place: Craig (100), Cris (800), Thomas (200)
  • We had 29 Personal records (PRs) broken! Craig Bratcher (Shot Put), Noah Gettelfinger (100 & 200), Thomas Lynch (100 & 200), Andrew Gaines (100 & 200), Ben Kelly (1600 & 800), Ethan Richards (1600 & 800), Cris Martinez (1600 & 800), Daniel Fowler (1600), Jackson Kaiser (400), Manny Martinez (400 & 200), Tyrone Davis (Long Jump), Luke Jorden (High Jump), Nathan Ross (Shot Put), Jaesynn Davis (Shot Put & Discus), Sarah Boehm (100 Hurdles & 300 Hurdles), Maci Hoskins (1600 & 800), Lilly Kaiser (800), Audrey Howell (800) and Erica Voelker (800). Great job!”

Girls interested in trying out for Volleyball next season: There will be a brief meeting for all returning players in the balcony of the Larkin Center at 3:00 tomorrow. The meeting will be brief to discuss summer plans and team camp and will be over by 3:20! Please email Coach P at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net if you are not able to attend this meeting and are still interested in playing next season!

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 13, Tuesday, B Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Track meet, 5:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium
TOMORROW:
Softball vs. Pekin Eastern, 5:00 p.m./JV to follow, Softball Field
Baseball vs. Jennings County, 5:30 p.m., Memorial Field

Saint of the Day: Pope Saint Martin I is considered a martyr for the faith even though he was not killed outright. He witnessed to the true faith by his consistent and constant teaching, which resulted in physical and mental torture.

Today’s Lunch: Taco Boats, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Corn Pudding, Green Beans
Snack Line CHANGE: French Toast Sticks 

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

NEWS

Attention students: Due to the ranch dressing shortage, popcorn chicken will be served in the snack line on Friday. French toast sticks will be served in the snack line today.

Disc Golf Club will be meeting at Lapping Park between 3:20-3:40 p.m. after school on Friday to play some Disc Golf. Bring your Discs/Frisbees, old shoes, and a water bottle. We will meet at the shelter house past the basketball court. Bring a friend and introduce them to disc golf. One round of disc golf will take you roughly 90 minutes. So please plan rides accordingly.

Attn. All: This Thursday will be a Scholarship Spirit Wear Day. Students can wear PHS spirit wear and pay $1 upon entry into school. All money will go back to students in the form of scholarships to help defray costs of such things as mission trips, summer camps, retreats, and workshops. Show your Blue Pride and School Spirit while supporting your fellow students!

Thursday will also be a House Meeting Day. This will be our final House Meeting of this school year. House Meetings will be in the afternoon, between third and fourth blocks. If the weather cooperates, all meetings will be outside. Pray for a sunny day!

All seats for Footloose are sold out!

Waterstep used Shoe Drive ends on Friday. Drop clean used shoes off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: Application to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022 is due to Mrs. Gerber Friday.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Applications to become a Student Ambassador for next school year are due Friday. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. Pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Class Masses are tomorrow. Juniors first block, sophomores second, freshmen fourth.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Junior Leadership Opportunity: On June 21-23, 2021, and June 23-25, 2021, the Indianapolis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association will host two sessions of the FBI Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The YLA is designed to promote an educational experience that will provide students with valuable leadership training and a greater understanding of the FBI. Through interactive physical challenges and classroom discussions, we seek to further explain to youth how the FBI addresses the concerns of the community. Utilizing FBI strategic planning techniques and exercises, participants will have the opportunity to hone their decision making and leadership skills. Application available in the Counseling Office and emailed to students.

To be considered, the student must:

  • be a current junior;
  • have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
  • possess qualities of leadership, scholastic achievement and good citizenship;
  • commit to attending the entire program; and
  • write an essay of no more than 500 words depicting their interest in the program and how it will enhance their future plans.

SCHOLARSHIPS

https://providencehigh.net/guidance/guidance-calendar/

ATHLETIC NEWS

Track: Ben Kelly and Maci Hoskins were each named Athlete-of-the-Week for their performances in the Jeff meet last Monday. Ben and Maci both earned 1st place in the 800 and 1600 runs. Keep up the hard work!

The Girls & Boys Track teams host Charlestown, Rock Creek and Henryville today at PHS. The meet starts at 5:00. Students get in free with their I.D.! Come cheer on your schoolmates at our first home meet in almost two years!

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining the Disc Golf Club, please meet today at 3:05 p.m. for a brief informational session in Room 204. Meeting should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

Girls interested in trying out for Volleyball next season: There will be a brief meeting for all returning players in the balcony of the Larkin Center at 3:00 on Thursday. The meeting will be brief to discuss summer plans and team camp and will be over by 3:20! Please email Coach P at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net if you are not able to attend this meeting and are still interested in playing next season!

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 12, Monday, A Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Disc Golf Club informational meeting, 3:05 p.m., Room 204
Girls Tennis vs. Jeffersonville, 5:00 p.m., Tennis Courts
TOMORROW:
Track hosts Four-Way, 5:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium

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.

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Carrots, Baked Beans
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st lunch today.

NEWS

All seats for Footloose are sold out!

Waterstep used Shoe Drive ends on Friday. Drop clean used shoes off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: Application to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022 is due to Mrs. Gerber Friday.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Applications to become a Student Ambassador for next school year are due Friday. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. Pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Junior Leadership Opportunity: On June 21-23, 2021, and June 23-25, 2021, the Indianapolis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association will host two sessions of the FBI Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The YLA is designed to promote an educational experience that will provide students with valuable leadership training and a greater understanding of the FBI. Through interactive physical challenges and classroom discussions, we seek to further explain to youth how the FBI addresses the concerns of the community. Utilizing FBI strategic planning techniques and exercises, participants will have the opportunity to hone their decision making and leadership skills. Application available in the Counseling Office and emailed to students.

To be considered, the student must:

  • be a current junior;
  • have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
  • possess qualities of leadership, scholastic achievement and good citizenship;
  • commit to attending the entire program; and
  • write an essay of no more than 500 words depicting their interest in the program and how it will enhance their future plans.

SCHOLARSHIPS

https://providencehigh.net/guidance/guidance-calendar/

ATHLETIC NEWS

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining the Disc Golf Club, please meet today at 3:05 p.m. for a brief informational session in Room 204. Meeting should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

 

Girls interested in trying out for Volleyball next season: There will be a brief meeting for all returning players in the balcony of the Larkin Center at 3:00 on Thursday. The meeting will be brief to discuss summer plans and team camp and will be over by 3:20! Please email Coach P at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net if you are not able to attend this meeting and are still interested in playing next season!

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 9, Friday, B Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Green Dot Club signups
House of Courage Candy-Gram delivery
Footloose, 7 p.m., Robinson Auditorium, SOLD OUT
Baseball vs. Silver Creek, 6:00 p.m., Memorial Field
TOMORROW:
Softball vs. Perry Central, 12:00 p.m., Softball Field
Footloose, 7 p.m., Robinson Auditorium, SOLD OUT

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.

Today’s Lunch: Spaghetti & Meatballs, Carrots, Broccoli, Dinner Roll
Snack Line: Garlic Flatbread

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st lunch today.

NEWS

The cast and crew of Footloose will debut their first show tonight! Tickets must be purchased in advance, and tonight and tomorrow are sold out. Sunday has a few tickets remaining. To purchase tickets for next weekend’s shows – Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m. – see Mrs. Scharre in the library. Tickets are $15. Seating is socially distanced, and patrons must wear masks.

Waterstep used Shoe Drive is today through next Friday. Drop off donations of clean used shoes in your House box in the Student Entrance.

GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students. See/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up.

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: Application to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022 is due to Mrs. Gerber next Friday.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Applications to become a Student Ambassador for next school year are due next Friday. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. Pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Seniors: Your service hours are due Monday! To qualify for senior activities, you must have your hours turned in.

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

SCHOLARSHIPS

ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls interested in trying out for Volleyball next season: There will be a brief meeting for all returning players in the balcony of the Larkin Center at 3:00 on Thursday next week. The meeting will be brief to discuss summer plans and team camp and will be over by 3:20! Please email Coach P at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net if you are not able to attend this meeting and are still interested in playing next season!

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining the Disc Golf Club, please meet Monday at 3:05 p.m. for a brief informational session in Room 204. Meeting should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

If you ordered mulch from the Football Team and requested delivery, we will start deliveries this afternoon into Saturday morning. Pickup after school and Saturday.

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 8, Thursday, A Day
TODAY
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Green Dot Club signups
TOMORROW:
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Green Dot Club signups
House of Courage Candy-Gram delivery
Baseball vs. Silver Creek, 6:00 p.m., Memorial Field

Saint of the Day: Saint Julie Billiart spent many years suffering from incapacitating ailments, but she never lost her drive to work for the Kingdom of God. Her desire to educate led her to help found the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

Today’s Lunch: Little Caesars Pizza, French Fries, Peas, Green Beans, Cherry Crisp
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st lunch today.

NEWS

Waterstep used Shoe Drive is today through April 16. Loyalty is collecting used pairs of shoes the next two weeks to help support Waterstep, an organization that helps to fund clean drinking water projects around the world! Drop them off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students. See/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up.

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: Application to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022 is due to Mrs. Gerber next Friday.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Applications to become a Student Ambassador for next school year are due next Friday. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. Pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Attention all: Today at 6 p.m., Finding Your Inspiration, a speaker series aimed but not limited to inspiring young women, will host a career speaker series. One of the speakers is Katie Moore, who graduated from Providence. The series is free and is geared towards students and parents! It is also free–did I mention that! Check it out: https://www.inspiringgirlsusa.com/finding-your-inspiration

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • April 8, noon: Caesars Foundation Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 9: David C Smith Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 13: Richard Scott Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 15: Rotary Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 23, noon, LifeSpring Foundation Scholarship https://www.lifespringhealthsystems.org/lifespring-foundation-of-indiana-scholarship/
  • April 29: Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship – See Counseling Office

ATHLETIC NEWS

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining Mr. Loner and some of your peers for Providence’s first-ever Disc Golf Club, please join him on Monday, April 12, at 3:05 p.m. for a brief informational session. Seating will be properly social-distanced in his classroom, Rm 204. Meeting should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

If you ordered mulch from the Football Team and requested delivery, we will start deliveries this afternoon into Saturday morning. Pickup tomorrow after school and Saturday.

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 7, Wednesday, B Day
TODAY
Last day: House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria
Footloose tickets on sale in the Library
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
TOMORROW:
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Footloose tickets on sale in the Library
Third Quarter Honor Roll spirit wear day

Saint of the Day: Probably best known as the patron of many Christian Brothers’ schools, Saint John Baptist de La Salle originally had no intention of working with youth or founding a religious community. He saw himself as a comfortable diocesan priest. But God had other plans, and Saint John responded wholeheartedly.

Today’s Lunch: Baked Chicken Parmesan, Broccoli, Carrots, Breadstick
Snack Line: Mini Corn Dogs

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

NEWS

Waterstep used Shoe Drive is today through April 16. Loyalty is collecting used pairs of shoes the next two weeks to help support Waterstep, an organization that helps to fund clean drinking water projects around the world! Drop them off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

WRF GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students. See/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up.

Today is the last day the House of Courage is selling Candy-Grams. House of Courage leaders (Lydia Rush, Lauren Castleberry, Abby Shavers, Maci Hoskins, Mary Furnish, and Erin Popson) will be selling candy-grams. Your special treat and message will be delivered on Friday afternoon.

Third quarter Honor Roll students will have a PHS spirit wear day and a special treat at lunch tomorrow.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Attention all: Tomorrow at 6 p.m., Finding Your Inspiration, a speaker series aimed but not limited to inspiring young women, will host a career speaker series. One of the speakers is Katie Moore, who graduated from Providence. The series is free and is geared towards students and parents! It is also free–did I mention that! Check it out: https://www.inspiringgirlsusa.com/finding-your-inspiration

The Caesars Foundation Scholarship deadline has been extended to tomorrow at NOON. This is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a Floyd County resident. Application emailed; available in the Counseling Office; and embedded in the newsletter. Eligibility: 2.0 GPA or higher, demonstrates financial need, and scholarship can be applied to vocational programs as well.

Seniors: Are you looking for scholarships to apply for? Check out your newsletter: https://www.smore.com/fznb8 and scholarship website for PHS seniors:   https://wke.lt/w/s/a_0-p1  Links and applications are embedded.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • April 8, noon: Caesars Foundation Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 9: David C Smith Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 13: Richard Scott Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 15: Rotary Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 23, noon, LifeSpring Foundation Scholarship https://www.lifespringhealthsystems.org/lifespring-foundation-of-indiana-scholarship/
  • April 29: Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship – See Counseling Office

ATHLETIC NEWS

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining Mr. Loner and some of your peers for Providence’s first-ever Disc Golf Club, please join him on Monday, April 12, at 3:05 p.m. for a brief informational session. Seating will be properly social-distanced in his classroom, Rm 204. Meeting should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

If you ordered mulch from the Football Team and requested delivery, we will start deliveries Thursday afternoon into Saturday morning.

Softball had two close contests recently. On Monday, the team lost to Borden 3-4. Kate Weber, Brooklynn Nolot, and Cassandra Fetz scored for the Pioneers, with Brooklynn hitting a double as well as 2 RBIs. Lillie Weber also had an RBI.

Last night, the team lost 0-2 to Trinity Lutheran despite a total of six hits from Brooklynn Nolot, Kate Weber, and Sydney Shireman.

Baseball defeated Pekin Eastern 9-6 last night thanks to a pair of RBIs by Casey Kaelin, a triple from Eli Watson, and an RBI-double by Landon Kruer.

On Monday, JV Baseball defeated Henryville 21-10. Hayden Vissing had 2 home runs and 4 RBIs, Nathan Julius hit three doubles, a home run, and 4 RBI, Jackson Beyl hit a HR, and Cody Jackson, Jake Rodski, and Lucas Kruer each hit a double.

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 6, Tuesday, A Day
TODAY
House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance Baseball vs. Pekin Eastern, varsity 5:00 p.m.
Boys Golf vs. Jeffersonville, 3:30 p.m.
Softball vs Trinity Lutheran, varsity, 5:30 p.m.
TOMORROW:
House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Baseball vs. Floyd Central, JV, 5:30 p.m.

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.

Today’s Lunch: Cheeseburgers, Tater Tots, Peas, Carrots, Baked Beans Snack Line: PHS Chicken Sandwich
Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.
The Library will be closed 4th lunch today.

NEWS

Waterstep used Shoe Drive is today through April 16. Loyalty is collecting used pairs of shoes the next two weeks to help support Waterstep, an organization that helps to fund clean drinking water projects around the world! Drop them off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students, check your email for more information and see/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up.

Attention Junior Student Ambassadors: If you would like to return as a Student Ambassador
for 2021-2022, you will need to fill out an application and submit it to Mrs. Gerber by Friday,
April 16.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Information is now available for anyone wanting to
become a Student Ambassador for next school year, 2021-2022. Student Ambassadors are
student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light,
serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our
school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. Pick up a packet in the
Main Office or from your Theology teacher. You will be required to turn in an application,
essay, and two teacher recommendations., and all materials are due by Friday, April 16.

The House of Courage is selling Candy-Grams. House of Courage leaders (Lydia Rush,
Lauren Castleberry, Abby Shavers, Maci Hoskins, Mary Furnish, and Erin Popson) will be
selling candy-grams during lunch until Wednesday. Your special treat and message will be
delivered on Friday afternoon. Let’s shower each other with kind words and generously help
others!!

Third quarter Honor Roll students will have a PHS spirit wear day and a special treat at lunch
on Thursday.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday
mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

On April 8 at 6pm, Finding Your Inspiration, a speaker series aimed but not limited to inspiring
young women, will host a career speaker series. One of the speakers, Katie Moore, graduated
from Providence. The series is free and is geared towards students and parents! It is also freedid
I mention that! Check it out:
https://www.inspiringgirlsusa.com/finding-your-inspiration

The Caesars Foundation Scholarship deadline has been extended to this Thursday at NOON.
This is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a Floyd County resident. Application emailed;
available in the Counseling Office; and embedded in the newsletter. Eligibility: 2.0 GPA or
higher, demonstrates financial need, and scholarship can be applied to vocational programs as
well.

Seniors: Are you looking for scholarships to apply for? Check out your newsletter:
https://www.smore.com/fznb8 and scholarship website for PHS seniors: https://wke.lt/w/s/a_0-p1 Links and applications are embedded.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • April 8, noon: Caesars Foundation Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 9: David C Smith Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 13: Richard Scott Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 15: Rotary Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 23, noon, LifeSpring Foundation Scholarship
    https://www.lifespringhealthsystems.org/lifespring-foundation-of-indiana-scholarship/
  • April 29: Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship – See Counseling Office

ATHLETIC NEWS

U After almost two years, Track is back! We had some really good
performances tonight against Jeff. Maci Hoskins paced the girls with 1st in the 1600 and 800.
2nd place finishes by Lilly Kaiser (800), Reese Bottorff (200) and 3rd by Sarah Boehm (100
Hurdles) and Lilly (High jump).
The boys had wins by Ben Kelly (1600 & 800), Jackson Kaiser (400), Kaden Connin (3200) and
the 4 x 800 Relay (Ben, Emanuel Martinez, Kaden & Daniel Fowler). 2nd place was taken by
Kyle Netter (110 Hurdles & 300 Hurdles), Ethan Richards (1600 & 800), and Luke Jorden (High
jump & Long jump). Cris Martinez (1600) and Lincoln Bottorff (Long jump) rounded out the
scoring with 3rd place finishes.
Personal records (PRs) were broken by Craig Bratcher (100 & 200), Josh Gettelfinger (100),
Will Harper (800) and Sarah Boehm (100 Hurdles).
The future for this young team looks bright! Keep it up, guys!

Mulch Orders: If you ordered mulch from the football team and asked for it to be delivered,
you can expect your mulch to be delivered either Thursday or Friday afternoon, or Saturday
morning.

If you elected to pick up your mulch, you may do so on Friday from 3:30-6pm or Saturday
morning from 9am-Noon.

PHS Disc Golf Club: All those interested in joining Mr. Loner and some of your peers for
Providence’s first ever Disc Golf Club, please join him on Monday, April 12 at 3:05pm for a brief
informational session. We will be properly social-distanced in my classroom, Rm 204. Meeting
should not last more than 10-15 minutes.

SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcements are posted each school day, typically by noon, and remain up for two weeks

April 5, Monday, B Day
TODAY
House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance
Track & Field starts its season at Jeffersonville
TOMORROW:
House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria
Waterstep used Shoe Drive, Student Entrance

Saint of the Day: Saint Vincent Ferrer. We presently have two living Popes, but they are not both contending for the papacy. That was not the case in the lifetime of Saint Vincent Ferrer. The two contenders both claimed to be the authentic pope, and this went on for almost 40 years. For most of his life, Saint Vincent “backed” the anti-pope.

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Noodle Soup & Deli Sandwich Combo, Mixed Vegetables, Broccoli, Carrots
Snack Line: Personal Square Pizza

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

Waterstep used Shoe Drive is today through April 16. Loyalty is collecting used pairs of shoes the next two weeks to help support Waterstep, an organization that helps to fund clean drinking water projects around the world! Drop them off in your House box in the Student Entrance.

GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students, check your email for more information and see/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up.

Attention Current Junior Student Ambassadors:  If you would like to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022, you will need to fill out an application and submit it to Mrs. Gerber by Friday, April 16. Please check your email. I have sent information and the application to you. You can also pick up an application in the Main Office. See Mrs. Gerber if you have questions.

Attention Current Sophomores and Juniors:  Information is now available for anyone wanting to become a Student Ambassador for next school year, 2021-2022. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride. 

Any current sophomore or junior can pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher. You will be required to turn in an application, essay , and two teacher recommendations.  All materials are due by Friday, April 16. Please see Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

The House of Courage is selling Candy-Grams. House of Courage leaders (Lydia Rush, Lauren Castleberry, Abby Shavers, Maci Hoskins, Mary Furnish, and Erin Popson) will be selling candy-grams during lunch until Wednesday. Your special treat and message will be delivered on Friday afternoon. Let’s shower each other with kind words and generously help others!!

Third quarter Honor Roll students will have a PHS spirit wear day and a special treat at lunch on Thursday.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: Are you looking for scholarships to apply for? Check out your newsletter: https://www.smore.com/fznb8 and scholarship website for PHS seniors:   https://wke.lt/w/s/a_0-p1  Links and applications are embedded.

SCHOLARSHIPS

 SPORTS

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

April 2, Good Friday, A Day
TODAY
House of Courage selling Candy-Grams, lunch, Cafeteria
2:00 Dismissal
TOMORROW:
Boys Golf starts its season at Covered Bridge
Softball PHS Round Robin, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Softball Field

Saint of the Day: Saint Francis of Paola wanted to live a quiet life of solitude. He managed to do this in a cave near Paola, but soon followers began to gather. He formed them into a community which emphasized pretty severe penance and austerity. Saint Francis also had a public life assisting in the French court.

Today’s Lunch: Fish Sandwich or Grilled Cheese, Macaroni and Cheese, Broccoli, Peas, and Carrots
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Veggie burger option: Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request by 11 a.m. to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

NEWS

GREEN DOT CLUB 2021-22: The Green Dot Club is currently taking sign-ups for the 2021-22 school year. Green Dot is a club that focuses on social awareness issues and offers opportunities for bystander training. The focus for the 2021-22 school year is KINDNESS. Students, check your email for more information and see/email Mrs. McRae if you would like to sign-up. 

Attention Current Junior Student Ambassadors:  If you would like to return as a Student Ambassador for 2021-2022, you will need to fill out an application and submit it to Mrs. Gerber by Friday, April 16. Please check your email. I have sent information and the application to you. You can also pick up an application in the Main Office. See Mrs. Gerber if you have questions.

Attention Current Sophomores and Juniors:  Information is now available for anyone wanting to become a Student Ambassador for next school year, 2021-2022. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who assist with recruitment activities, representing the school in a positive light, serving as role models and mentors to our deanery schools. Ambassadors also promote our school, helping to enliven school spirit, while promoting BLUE Pride.  

Any current sophomore or junior can pick up a packet in the Main Office or from your Theology teacher. You will be required to turn in an application, essay , and two teacher recommendations.  All materials are due by Friday, April 16. Please see Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

Attention All: School will dismiss at 2:00 today so that students, teachers, and staff can attend Good Friday services at their parishes. All students should be off campus by 2:30 today.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Need service hours? Here are four work day opportunities at Mt. St. Francis, all on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.-noon:

  • April 3 – ‘Lend a Hand’ Sponsored by Catalyst Catholic and Sanctuary. Meet in large parking lot
  • April 10 – Trailblazers – Sponsored by Sanctuary – Work on trails. Meet near big barn.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: Are you looking for scholarships to apply for? Check out your newsletter: https://www.smore.com/fznb8 and scholarship website for PHS seniors:  https://wke.lt/w/s/a_0-p1  Links and applications are embedded. 

Seniors: Caesars Foundation, MAC Construction, Tri Kappa Nu Scholarships are all due today to the Counseling Office.  The Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals Scholarship is also due today but to the email listed on application.  

SCHOLARSHIPS

Richard Scott Scholarship just opened. Email was sent to seniors with the application. Due by April 13. $1,000

Floyd County Bar Association Scholarship just opened this week. Due by April 29 to the Counseling Department. Application emailed to students and available in the Counseling Office. $1,000

Scholarships due today, April 2 (Applications emailed to students and available for download in the Newsletter https://www.smore.com/fznb8):

  • Caesar Foundation 
  • Tri Kappa Nu (Floyd)
  • MAC Construction/Engineering Scholarship
  • The Women’s International Network of Utility Professional Scholarship (Indiana Chapter) for $500  

Later in April:

  • April 9: David C Smith Scholarship – See Counseling Office
  • April 15: Rotary Scholarship – See Counseling Office

ATHLETIC NEWS

JV Baseball opened its season Thursday with a 14-9 victory over New Albany. The Pioneers had it rolling at the plate early and often. Luke Kruer went 3-5 with 3 runs scored, Jack Beyl was 2-2 with 4 runs scored and 2 walks, and Hayden Vissing had 2 doubles and 3 RBIs. Mason Raes got the start in right field and went 3-3 at the plate. Logan Hutchins was stellar defensively and laid down a sacrifice bunt that led to a 2-run single by Brian Wall, Wall also swiped 3 bags. Jake Rodski added 2 steals and was stong behind the plate. On the mound, Grant Seabold picked up the win after 3 solid innings, Jackson Folz got in a strong inning, and Kruer closed the door on the Bulldogs. Next up for the boys: at Henryville on Monday, April 5.

Attention All: The spring sports season kicks off this week with Boys Golf starting its season tomorrow at Covered Bridge. Get out and support these athletes, many of whom are having their first opportunity to compete since spring 2019. 

SPORTS 

https://providencehigh.net/athletics/athletics-calendar/

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