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December 12, 2018
Wednesday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Freaky Friday cast informational meeting, 3:15-4:00, Auditorium.
Softball informational meeting, 6:00 p.m., Cafeteria

Tomorrow:
Final Exams: 1A & 3A

Saint of the Day: Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Blessed Virgin’s appearance at Tepeyac to Saint Juan Diego in 1531 was the beginning of a beautiful story of God’s and Mary’s love and care for the peoples of Mexico. As Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Blessed Virgin was named patroness of all of the Americas in 2003. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Baked Beans, Crisp
Snack Line: Calzones

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today.

NEWS

There are NO BLUE Day sessions next week (Dec. 17 or 18)! School will start at 8:00 a.m. both days! Final Exams begin TOMORROW.

Students, please check the lost and found table in the Cafeteria and claim your belongings. Clothing left over the Christmas break will be donated or recycled. Also, please empty the refrigerator in the Café. Take home your Tupperware and other containers. Items left in the refrigerator over Christmas Break will be discarded.

Attention House of Humility: We will continue to collect money for our Angel Tree project through Friday. Please turn in your money to Mrs. Goffinet, Coach Burden, or Mrs. Burden, or drop it off at the main office to Mrs. Mooney’s attention. We want to have everyone’s support for this very important project. We hope to be able to shop for our family on Saturday, Dec. 15. Please see Mrs. Burden if you can help. Let’s make this family’s Christmas extra special!

Students: The Christmas Dance will be held Dec. 18 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets will be on sale this week during all lunches for $10. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Celebrate the end of the semester and the season of Christmas. The dance will have a DJ, Derby City Selfie, prizes, and more!

CAMPUS MINISTRY

March for Life – Last chance to register for the upcoming March for Life Pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 17-20! This is an incredible experience and an opportunity to stand for those who can’t! See or email Mrs. Kelly for a registration form!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors: This scholarship is only open to you! It’s a competitive scholarship rewarding academic excellence. It’s a full ride (includes room/board, books, etc. as well as tuition). All applications must be completed online and submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 23, 2019. https://coolidgescholars.org/

Seniors: Scholarship application available – Jamie Parsley Family Foundation $5,000 (some years renewable) scholarship awarded to students who reside in Jefferson County, Ky., or an adjacent county. Students must be high school seniors currently enrolled in a Catholic, private or independent school (such as Our Lady of Providence) and planning to attend an accredited undergraduate institution. Student must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Website for more information: http://jpff-ky.org/apply.html. The Jamie Parsley Family Foundation honors the memory of Jamie Parsley who, at the age of 16, was killed by a drunk driver in 2002. The crash took the lives of both Jamie and her friend Cory Stauble. Application due by 2/1/19. 

The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering a number of scholarships and paid positions to civil engineering students for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarship program offers $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education, which can be used on educational expenses, fees and books. Recipients will work in full-time, paid positions with INDOT duri8ng summer breaks and upon graduation.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be accepted or enrolled in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools, which include Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern Indiana and Valparaiso University.

Click https://www.in.gov/indot/2713.htm to learn more and apply. Applications are due by Dec. 31.

SERVICE HOURS

SERVICE HOUR OPPORTUNITY: Saturday, Dec. 22, from 8-1. Mrs. Purichia is taking students to Franciscan Soup Kitchen to help them decorate for the Christmas Holiday. If anyone is interested in attending to help decorate, please email Tpurichia@providencehigh.net. You will receive 5 hours of community service. However, since students are decorating and not serving in the kitchen these are not considered outreach hours. 

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Jan. 28Community Foundation of Southern Indiana 2019 Common Application. To be eligible for several scholarships.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Save the Date: The Boys & Girls Soccer teams and the Volleyball team will be honored for their postseason accomplishments during halftime of the Boys Basketball game on Friday, Jan. 4,  v. Clarksville.

Anyone interested in playing Softball this spring: There will be an informational meeting tonight at 6:00 in the Cafeteria. If you are unable to attend, you can contact Coach Janes at kjanes@providencehigh.net or 502-939-6146.

Want to keep up with Pioneer sports over Christmas Break? Click here for a full list of holiday tournaments: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/All-Tourn-Info-2018.pdf

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December 11, 2018
Tuesday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
IUS Bridge to College registration, 4th Block, Admin Corridor 

Tomorrow:
Freaky Friday cast informational meeting, 3:15-4:00, Auditorium.
Softball informational meeting, 6:00 p.m., Cafeteria

Saint of the Day: Saint Damasus I was highly praised by his secretary, Saint Jerome. This adulation must have been much appreciated, as Saint Damasus faced the trials of the papacy in his day. A fearless leader, Saint Damasus did not always achieve victory in this life. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy, Sausage, Chicken Patty
Snack Line: French Toast Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

NEWS

The Library will be closing early today at 2 p.m.  If you need to return anything to the Library; pay a fine; or print, please do so before 2 p.m.

Attention current IUS students: If you are taking an IUS Bridge to College class next semester (Business, Psychology or Brief Survey of Calculus), you will need to fill out the registration paperwork this week. Today during 4th block, we will be meeting in the Administrative Corridor to complete this registration. You will not be allowed to sign out until this task is complete. The application requires a parent signature, so you will need to take the form home and bring it back to school signed.  Please return all applications to the Guidance Office by Thursday. Please see Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Losey if you have any questions.

Students, please check the lost and found table in the Cafeteria and claim your belongings. Clothing left over the Christmas break will be donated or recycled. Also, please empty the refrigerator in the Café. Take home your Tupperware and other containers. Items left in the refrigerator over Christmas Break will be discarded.

Attention House of Humility: We will continue to collect money for our Angel Tree project through Friday. Please turn in your money to Mrs. Goffinet, Coach Burden, or Mrs. Burden, or drop it off at the main office to Mrs. Mooney’s attention. We want to have everyone’s support for this very important project. We hope to be able to shop for our family on Saturday, Dec. 15. Please see Mrs. Burden if you can help. Let’s make this family’s Christmas extra special!

Students: The Christmas Dance will be held Dec. 18 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets will be on sale this week during all lunches for $10. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Celebrate the end of the semester and the season of Christmas. The dance will have a DJ, Derby City Selfie, prizes, and more!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering a number of scholarships and paid positions to civil engineering students for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarship program offers $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education, which can be used on educational expenses, fees and books. Recipients will work in full-time, paid positions with INDOT during summer breaks and upon graduation.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be accepted or enrolled in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools, which include Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern Indiana and Valparaiso University.

Click https://www.in.gov/indot/2713.htm to learn more and apply. Applications are due by Dec. 31.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Jan. 28Community Foundation of Southern Indiana 2019 Common Application. To be eligible for several scholarships.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Anyone interested in playing Softball this spring: There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. If you are unable to attend, you can contact Coach Janes at kjanes@providencehigh.net or 502-939-6146.

Want to keep up with Pioneer sports over Christmas Break? Click here for a full list of holiday tournaments: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/All-Tourn-Info-2018.pdf

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December 10, 2018
Monday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Bowling Team sample practice, 3:30 – 5:30, Blackiston Bowl
Ceramics glazing, after school, Studio B
IUS Bridge to College registration, 4th Block, Admin Corridor 

Tomorrow:
IUS Bridge to College registration, 4th Block, Admin Corridor 

Saint of the Day: Concerned about the faith of young single men caught up in the industrial revolution in Germany, Blessed Adolph Kolping bucked social pressure by ministering to them. Today, the Kolping Society upholds the dignity of workers throughout the world. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Country Fried Steak, Grilled Cheese, Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans, Carrots
Snack Line: Cheeseburgers

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today.

NEWS

Ceramics students: Mrs. Burden will be staying after school today until 4:30 p.m. for any ceramic students who would like to work on their final. Don’t forget tomorrow is your last Blue Day to glaze your pieces!

Attention current IUS students: If you are taking an IUS Bridge to College class next semester (Business, Psychology or Brief Survey of Calculus), you will need to fill out the registration paperwork this week. Today and tomorrow during 4th block, we will be meeting in the Administrative Corridor to complete this registration. You will not be allowed to sign out until this task is complete. Please see Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Losey if you have any questions.

Students, please check the lost and found table in the Cafeteria and claim your belongings. Clothing left over the Christmas break will be donated or recycled. Also, please empty the refrigerator in the Café. Take home your Tupperware and other containers. Items left in the refrigerator over Christmas Break will be discarded.

Attention House of Humility: We will continue to collect money for our Angel Tree project through Friday. Please turn in your money to Mrs. Goffinet, Coach Burden, or Mrs. Burden, or drop it off at the main office to Mrs. Mooney’s attention. We want to have everyone’s support for this very important project. We hope to be able to shop for our family on Saturday, Dec. 15. Please see Mrs. Burden if you can help. Let’s make this family’s Christmas extra special!

To all freshmen, sophomores and juniors:  Are you curious about the Bowling Team?  Want to check it out? Today, all freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to join the Bowling Team for a sample practice to see if you would like to join the team next year. You will have the option to practice Baker Games (tournament style bowling) or regular games for $4, which includes two hours of bowling and shoes. Practice is from 3:30 – 5:30 at Blackiston Bowl.  Come out and join the fun! If you have any questions, please see Miss Vander Woude or Mrs. Swessel.

Students: The Christmas Dance will be held Dec. 18 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets will be on sale this week during all lunches for $10. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Celebrate the end of the semester and the season of Christmas. The dance will have a DJ, Derby City Selfie, prizes, and more!

Attention Cast of Freaky Friday: Informational meeting Wednesday from 3:15-4:00 in the Auditorium.  Please check your email for further details. 

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

SENIORS: The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana application for the 2019 Common Application is open! Apply online today! https://www.cfsouthernindiana.com/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/  The following scholarship are included in the single application:

American Legion (Bonnie Sloan Post #28) Scholarship, Edward Endres Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship for Boys and Girls, Hazel & Walter T. Bales Scholarship, John C. Gatz Memorial Scholarship, Robert E. Moser Agricultural Scholarship, Paul W. Ogle Scholarship, Raymond Rhodes Memorial Scholarship for Printing Technology & Graphic Arts, Helen L. Siebert Scholarship, JHS Class of 45 Scholarship, Hugh and Mabelle Scott Scholarship, Jefferson Masonic Lodge 104 William E. Falk Jr. Memorial Scholarship, and Jeffersonville Jaycees Scholarship, Smith-Loveland Nursing Scholarship, and Bales Scholarship. When you apply to the 2019 Common Application, you will automatically be screened for eligibility for all of these scholarships.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Anyone interested in playing Softball this spring: There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. If you are unable to attend, you can contact Coach Janes at kjanes@providencehigh.net or 502-939-6146.

Want to keep up with Pioneer sports over Christmas Break? Click here for a full list of holiday tournaments: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/All-Tourn-Info-2018.pdf

Wrestling Evansville Memorial results:

  • Nathan Grantz, 4-0; CHAMPION
  • Chase Aldrige, 3-1; RUNNER-UP
  • Noah Liter, 4-2; 4th
  • Caleb Barber, 2-2
  • Wilson Stemm, 1-2

Pretty good day for the wrestlers with all getting wins on the day, and Nathan walking away the championship! Wrestlers will next be at the Jeff Classic this coming Saturday, start time 9:30!

The Athletic Department would like to congratulate senior Hannah Conder, who is our Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament Queen candidate. Her escort is Kevin Smith. The queen will be crowned between games of the Boys Holiday Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 29, at Silver Creek High School. Please come out and support your Boys Varsity Basketball team and Hannah.

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December 7, 2018
Friday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
First Friday Adoration
Last day for schedule changes

Tomorrow:
Sunday: Christmas Spectacular, 6:00 p.m., Robinson Auditorium, $5

Saint of the Day: One of St. Ambrose’s historical claims to fame is that he was instrumental in the conversion of Saint Augustine and also baptized him. Known for his lively preaching and writing, Saint Ambrose must have been a force to be reckoned with. Maybe those qualities were what attracted Saint Augustine. But Saint Ambrose stands on his own merits–independent of his protégé. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, White Gravy, Carrots, Baked Beans
Snack Line: Meatball Subs

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

NEWS

To all freshmen, sophomores and juniors:  Are you curious about the Bowling Team?  Want to check it out? On Monday, all freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to join the Bowling Team for a sample practice to see if you would like to join the team next year. You will have the option to practice Baker Games (tournament style bowling) or regular games for $4, which includes two hours of bowling and shoes. Practice is from 3:30 – 5:30 at Blackiston Bowl.  Come out and join the fun! If you have any questions, please see Miss Vander Woude or Mrs. Swessel

Students: The Christmas Dance will be held Dec. 18 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets will be on sale next week during all lunches for $10. Celebrate the end of the semester and the season of Christmas. The dance will have a DJ, Derby City Selfie, prizes, and more!

Attn All: Get in the Christmas Spirit! Come see the Christmas Spectacular featuring the Providence Singers and Popcorn Players on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hope to see you there!

Attention Cast of Freaky Friday: We will have an informational meeting on Wednesday from 3:15-4:00 in the Auditorium.  Please check your email for further details.  Looking forward to getting started!

Attention House of Humility:  Please turn in your money for our Angel Tree Project to either Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office or Mrs. Goffinet. The deadline is next Friday. Points will be given for our House’s participation, as well as helping to shop, wrap the gifts, and delivery to the family.  Let’s help make this family’s Christmas a little brighter this year!

House of Integrity, please remember to bring in your donations for the Angel Tree Project by TODAY. Money can be turned into Mrs. Purichia, Mr. Purichia, Mrs. Schuler, or Mr. Hornung. Please email Mrs. Purichia at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net  to sign up for which angel tree activity you can help with:

  • Shopping: Sunday, Dec. 9
  • Wrapping: Monday, Dec. 10
  • Delivering: Tuesday, Dec. 11

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by today.

Angel Tree Project: Reminder to turn in your Angel Tree Project donations to help your House help a needy child have a happy Christmas. If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear! See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Prepare the way of the Lord this Advent: First Friday Adoration in the Chapel today.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

SENIORS: The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana application for the 2019 Common Application is open! Apply online today! https://www.cfsouthernindiana.com/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/  The following scholarship are included in the single application:

American Legion (Bonnie Sloan Post #28) Scholarship, Edward Endres Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship for Boys and Girls, Hazel & Walter T. Bales Scholarship, John C. Gatz Memorial Scholarship, Robert E. Moser Agricultural Scholarship, Paul W. Ogle Scholarship, Raymond Rhodes Memorial Scholarship for Printing Technology & Graphic Arts, Helen L. Siebert Scholarship, JHS Class of 45 Scholarship, Hugh and Mabelle Scott Scholarship, Jefferson Masonic Lodge 104 William E. Falk Jr. Memorial Scholarship, and Jeffersonville Jaycees Scholarship, Smith-Loveland Nursing Scholarship, and Bales Scholarship. When you apply to the 2019 Common Application, you will automatically be screened for eligibility for all of these scholarships.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Today: – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Tomorrow– Spreading mulch for Sacred Heart school’s new playground. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Athletic Department would like to congratulate senior Hannah Conder, who is our Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament Queen candidate. Her escort is Kevin Smith.

The queen will be crowned between games of the Boys Holiday Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 29, at Silver Creek High School. Please come out and support your Boys Varsity Basketball team and Hannah.

The Boys Bowling team pulled out a come-from-behind win against Floyd Central Boys on Wednesday. After the first game, PHS was behind 9-1 and then won the second game 9 1/2-1/2 for a match win of 10 1/2-9 1/2.  If it would have come down to a tie, they clinched the win by beating FC by 13 total pins for the match. Christian Tate led the team with a 398 series.

The Girls Bowling team clinched the Southern Hills Conference Girls season title with its 7th straight team series of more than 1,000 pins on Wednesday. Faith Middleton also won a match point against Jeffersonville’s Co-Ed team.
Next Wednesday is the last time to see the teams compete during the regular season.  Sectionals start after the Winter Break.

Your supersonic Swim team was at it last night. The guys absolutely destroyed both the Henryville and Southwestern High School teams in a double dual meet. Actually, Henryville and Southwestern could have joined teams and we still would have swamped them!
For the ladies, they too inundated Henryville but came up just short against Southwestern. We had new swimmers establish great marks last night including great swims from Mia Duggins and Sydney LaMaster as they made their debut! 
What was amazing was how many personal bests were set last night.  Here is the insanely long list:

  • Zach Applewhite in the 500 free and the 200 IM That’s big
  • Trey Miller in the 500 free
  • Aiden Jewell in the 500 free
  • Harry Green in the 100 back
  • Faith Middleton in the 200 free and the 50 free! That’s big
  • Kieran Kelly in the 200 IM
  • Paris O’Steen in the 50 free
  • Payton Richey in the 50 free
  • Hannah Bissig in the 50 free
  • Tyler Upton in the 50 free and 100 free. That’s big
  • Zach Aurillio in the 50 free and the 200 free. That’s big
  • Ethan Kerr in the 50 free
  • Marcus Fuson in the 50 free and in the 100 free. That’s big
  • Bryce Drury in the 100 Free — get sick more often
  • Sammy Caylor in the 100 Fly –
  • Liberty Russell in the 100 free

So congratulate your supersonic swimmers today!  They deserve it!

On Wednesday the Providence Football team held its postseason banquet. Several players were awarded the following:

  • JV MVP – Kole Krininger
  • Offensive Line MVP – Nolan McCain
  • Defensive Line MVP – Peyton Delucio
  • Special Teams MVP – Brandon Schafer
  • Offensive MVP – Kaden Williams
  • Defensive MVP – James Hoke
  • Weight Room Warrior – Kevin Smith
  • Sportsmanship Award – Bryce Drury
  • Todd Denison Memorial Courage Award – Chase Aldridge

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December 6, 2018
Thursday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Angel Tree Project ongoing
Library books and fines due
Quick Recall meet 3:15 before away match

Tomorrow:
Scholarship Spirit Wear Day
First Friday Adoration

Saint of the Day: The absence of “hard historical facts” is not necessarily an obstacle to the popularity of saints, as the devotion to St. Nicholas shows. Both the Eastern and Western Churches honor him, and it is claimed that after the Blessed Virgin, he is the saint most pictured by Christian artists. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Pizza, Fries, Mac n’ Cheese, Peas, Carrots
Snack Line: Little Caesars Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today.

NEWS

ALL LIBRARY BOOKS MUST BE RETURNED AND ALL FINES MUST BE PAID BY THE END OF SCHOOL TODAY. Mrs. Scharre is in the library until 3:30 today.  Don’t forget!!

All members of the JV and Varsity Quick Recall team should meet in Room 219 today before 3:15 to sign in and get ready to leave for our match at Assumption. This is the last regular season match. We will not have any Quick Recall matches or events next week.

Reminder that this Friday is a Spirit Scholarship Day…Be sure to bring in a dollar and dress in Pioneer spirit wear!

To all freshmen, sophomores and juniors:  Are you curious about the Bowling Team?  Want to check it out? On Monday, all freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to join the Bowling Team for a sample practice to see if you would like to join the team next year. You will have the option to practice Baker Games (tournament style bowling) or regular games for $4, which includes two hours of bowling and shoes. Practice is from 3:30 – 5:30 at Blackiston Bowl.  Come out and join the fun! If you have any questions, please see Miss Vander Woude or Mrs. Swessel

Students: The Christmas Dance will be held Dec.18 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets will be on sale next week during all lunches for $10. Celebrate the end of the semester and the season of Christmas. The dance will have a DJ, Derby City Selfie, prizes and more!

Attn All: Get in the Christmas Spirit!  Come see the Christmas Spectacular featuring the Providence Singers and Popcorn Players on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hope to see you there!

Attention Cast of Freaky Friday: We will have an informational meeting next Wednesday from 3:15-4:00 in the Auditorium.  Please check your email for further details.  Looking forward to getting started!

Attention House of Humility:  Please turn in your money for our Angel Tree Project to either Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office or Mrs. Goffinet. The deadline is next Friday. Points will be given for our House’s participation, as well as helping to shop, wrap the gifts, and delivery to the family.  Let’s help make this family’s Christmas a little brighter this year!

House of Integrity, please remember to bring in your donations for the Angel Tree Project by tomorrow. Money can be turned into Mrs. Purichia, Mr. Purichia, Mrs. Schuler, or Mr. Hornung.
House of Integrity please email Mrs. Purichia at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net  to sign up for which angel tree activity you can help with:

  • Shopping: Sunday, Dec. 9
  • Wrapping: Monday, Dec. 10
  • Delivering: Tuesday, Dec. 11

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by tomorrow.

Angel Tree Project: Reminder to turn in your Angel Tree Project donations to help your House help a needy child have a happy Christmas. If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear! See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each House participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Prepare the way of the Lord this Advent: First Friday Adoration in the Chapel tomorrow.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

SENIORS: The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana application for the 2019 Common Application is open! Apply online today! https://www.cfsouthernindiana.com/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/  The following scholarship are included in the single application:

American Legion (Bonnie Sloan Post #28) Scholarship, Edward Endres Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship for Boys and Girls, Hazel & Walter T. Bales Scholarship, John C. Gatz Memorial Scholarship, Robert E. Moser Agricultural Scholarship, Paul W. Ogle Scholarship, Raymond Rhodes Memorial Scholarship for Printing Technology & Graphic Arts, Helen L. Siebert Scholarship, JHS Class of 45 Scholarship, Hugh and Mabelle Scott Scholarship, Jefferson Masonic Lodge 104 William E. Falk Jr. Memorial Scholarship, and Jeffersonville Jaycees Scholarship, Smith-Loveland Nursing Scholarship, and Bales Scholarship. When you apply to the 2019 Common Application, you will automatically be screened for eligibility for all of these scholarships.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Tomorrow: – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 8 – Spreading mulch for Sacred Heart school’s new playground. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen. This opportunity is now FULL. To be added to the waiting list, sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

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December 5, 2018
Wednesday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Angel Tree Project ongoing
Liturgy Schedule

Tomorrow:
Library books and fines due 

Saint of the Day: After an abusive childhood, Saint Sabas found refuge in a monastery, where he also found his vocation to the monastic life. Permitted to live as a hermit, Saint Sabas soon found others attracted to his way of life, and he eventually became the abbot of a monastic community. As a result, he is known as one of the founders of Eastern monasticism. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Quesadillas, Grilled Cheese, Rice, Refried Beans, Corn Pudding
Snack Line: Spinach Queso & Chips

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st Lunch today.

 

NEWS

Attn All: Get in the Christmas Spirit!  Come see the Christmas Spectacular featuring the Providence Singers and Popcorn Players on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hope to see you there!

Attention Cast of Freaky Friday: We will have an informational meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 3:15-4:00 in the Auditorium.  Please check your email for further details.  Looking forward to getting started!

Attention House of Humility:  Please turn in your money for our Angel Tree Project to either Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office or Mrs. Goffinet. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 14. Points will be given for our House’s participation, as well as helping to shop, wrap the gifts, and delivery to the family.  Let’s help make this family’s Christmas a little brighter this year!

House of Integrity, please remember to bring in your donations for the Angel Tree Project by Friday. Money can be turned into Mrs. Purichia, Mr. Purichia, Mrs. Schuler, or Mr. Hornung.
House of Integrity please email Mrs. Purichia at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net  to sign up for which angel tree activity you can help with:

  • Shopping: Sunday, Dec. 9
  • Wrapping: Monday, Dec. 10
  • Delivering: Tuesday, Dec. 11

House of Loyalty: House Mass is Thursday morning – Hope to see you there!
Please give your Angel Tree donations to Ms. LeBrun, Mrs. Scharre, or Mrs. Stumler by Friday! We ask that you give $10 if you can but will accept any that you can give!

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by Friday.

Attn Students: All library books must be returned and all fines must be paid by tomorrow. No exceptions. Check your emails from Mrs. Scharre should your book be due earlier than Thursday. Failure to return books or pay fines on time will result in a detention.  

Angel Tree Project: Reminder to turn in your Angel Tree Project donations to help your House help a needy child have a happy Christmas. If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear! House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each House participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities.
See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Prepare the way of the Lord this Advent: Thursday morning Mass tomorrow at 7:30 a.m., and First Friday Adoration in the Chapel on Friday.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 8 – Spreading mulch for Sacred Heart school’s new playground. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen. This opportunity is now FULL. To be added to the waiting list, sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Girls Basketball team improved to 3-5 last night with a 52-39 win over South Central. Natalie Boesing led the way with 15 pts. Kaylee Kaiser contributed 13 pts, 5 steals and 4 assists.  Lauren Castleberry was huge off the bench with 11 pts.  Amanda Upton added 6 pts, Brigid Welch chipped in 5 pts and Maggie Purichia added 4.
The girls are back in action at home this Saturday vs Borden at noon.

The Sports Leader virtue of the week is Resiliency and the JV and varsity Boys Basketball teams both showed it on Tuesday night in wins against Meade County High School out of Kentucky!
The junior varsity trailed by as many as 9 in the fourth quarter before battling back to force overtime. In overtime, the Pioneers earned a hard-fought 66-62 win. The JV Pioneers placed three guys in double figures lead by sophomore David Wall with 17. Eli Watson and Brennan Finnegan finished with 11 and 10 respectively.
In varsity action, the Pioneers trailed 66-60 with around a minute left to play but found junior Sterling Huber, who knocked down two 3 pt field goals in about a 10 second span to tie the score. Junior Alec Fougerousse scored a go-ahead basket, and Huber took a heads up charge with 1.8 seconds to seal the come-from-behind victory for the Pioneers.
The Pioneers had great scoring balance again, led in double figures by junior Austin Grantz with 15 pts, 6 rebounds, senior Hayden Burke with 12 pts and 5 rebounds, sophomore Nick Sexton with 12 pts and 11 assists, and Huber with 11 pts.
The varsity, JV and freshmen are all currently 2-0. The varsity and JV are back in action this Saturday at Scottsburg. JV start time is at 6:00.

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December 4, 2018
Tuesday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Angel Tree Project ongoing

Tomorrow:
Liturgy Schedule

Saint of the Day: Saint John Damascene was born in Damascus, but spent most of his life in a monastery near Jerusalem. Little is known about his life, but he is remembered as the last of the Eastern Church Fathers. He gained fame as a poet and an author. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Chicken & Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Carrots, Rolls
Snack Line: Nuggets

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today.

NEWS

House of Loyalty: House Mass is Thursday morning – Hope to see you there!
Please give your Angel Tree donations to Ms. LeBrun, Mrs. Scharre, or Mrs. Stumler by Friday! We ask that you give $10 if you can but will accept any that you can give!

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by Friday.

Attn Students: All library books must be returned and all fines must be paid by Thursday. No exceptions. Check your emails from Mrs. Scharre should your book be due earlier than Thursday. Failure to return books or pay fines on time will result in a detention.  

Angel Tree Project:

Reminder to turn in your Angel Tree Project donations to help your House help a needy child have a happy Christmas. If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear! House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each House participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities.
See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

House of Integrity Thank you for all the donations of new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves for the homeless via Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff. Donation boxes will remain in the student entrance and in Room 203 until finals week for those who haven’t yet donated. Also, remember your money for the Angel Tree project!

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 8 – Spreading mulch for Sacred Heart school’s new playground. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen. This opportunity is now FULL. To be added to the waiting list, sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

 SPORTS

 

 

December 3, 2018
Monday, A Day

Meetings:
Angel Tree Project ongoing 

Saint of the Day: Saint Francis Xavier was won over to Christ by the gentle persuasion of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. He then joined the Jesuits and soon after set off for the East, where he labored the rest of his life. Xavier was on his way to China when he died in 1552. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Chicken Nuggets, Stove Top Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Calzones

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

NEWS

House of Loyalty: House Mass is Thursday morning – Hope to see you there!
Please give your Angel Tree donations to Ms. LeBrun, Mrs. Scharre, or Mrs. Stumler by Friday! We ask that you give $10 if you can but will accept any that you can give!

Many thanks to the Providence Singers and Popcorn Players for an energetic performance at Breakfast with Santa on Saturday. Thanks also to the Girls Soccer team and parents who facilitated the event which provided over 200 deanery family members with a joyous kickoff to the season.

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by Friday.

Attn Students: All library books must be returned and all fines must be paid by Thursday. No exceptions. Check your emails from Mrs. Scharre should your book be due earlier than Thursday. Failure to return books or pay fines on time will result in a detention.  

Angel Tree Project:

The House of Justice and House of Truth challenge all Houses to help a local family in need this Christmas. Houses will be matched with families who are in need and will collect money and shop for these families. If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear!

House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each House participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities.
See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

House of Integrity Thank you for all the donations of new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves for the homeless via Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff. Donation boxes will remain in the student entrance and in Room 203 until finals week for those who haven’t yet donated. Also, remember your money for the Angel Tree project!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors/Seniors: The Clarksville Rotary Club will be holding a speech competition in January. Now is the time to start thinking about speech topics and preparing. If you’re interested in participating for a monetary prize, please let Mrs. Losey and/or Mrs. Miller know! We will share the details of the competition with you.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 8 – Spreading mulch for Sacred Heart school’s new playground. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen. This opportunity is now FULL. To be added to the waiting list, sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 22 – The Franciscan Soup Kitchen is looking for volunteers to sort donations and help decorate for Christmas! 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The PHS mini-bus will leave from Providence at 7:30 a.m. Sign up on x2VOL or email Mrs. Purichia to sign up. (Non-outreach opportunity)
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • TODAY – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

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November 30, 2018
Friday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Spirit Day Scholarship Fund application deadline

Saint of the Day: Saint Andrew was Saint Peter’s brother, and was called by Jesus along with Peter. We know very little about Andrew except that he too was a fisherman, and a disciple of Saint John the Baptist. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Taco Boats, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Corn, Green Beans
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

NEWS

Attention Students: Second semester schedules are set and can be viewed in Skyward. Please make sure that your schedule is complete and you have all of the same required courses as you do now. Schedule changes will only be made for extenuating circumstances (missing a required course, repeating a course already taken, placement issue, etc.) Please see your guidance counselor for assistance with this. All schedule changes must be complete by Friday, Dec. 7.

Attn Students: All library books must be returned and all fines must be paid by Thursday, Dec. 6. No exceptions. Check your emails from Mrs. Scharre should your book be due earlier than Thursday. Failure to return books or pay fines on time will result in a detention.  

The House of Integrity is collecting new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves to be donated to Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff to be given to the homeless in the surrounding area to help stay warm this winter. Donation boxes are in the student entrance and in Room 203. We will be collecting through the end of finals week. Help us make a difference for those who need our help this winter! We especially need scarves.

Also, the House of Integrity is having a “service day” at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen in downtown Louisville on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  If you are interested in attending the soup kitchen with us that day, please email Mrs. Purichia at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net TODAY to reserve your spot.  We have room for up to 20 people, so first come is first to SERVE!!! These are OUTREACH HOURS.

Angel Tree Project:

The House of Justice and House of Truth challenge all Houses to help a local family in need this Christmas. Houses will be matched with families who are in need and will collect money and shop for these families.

If all Houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear! House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each House participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities. 
See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

Juniors/Seniors: The Clarksville Rotary Club will be holding a speech competition in January. Now is the time to start thinking about speech topics and preparing. If you’re interested in participating for a monetary prize, please let Mrs. Losey and/or Mrs. Miller know! We will share the details of the competition with you.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Spirit Day Scholarship Fund – If you are planning to attend a leadership, service, or faith-based event, conference, or trip, you have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to help fund these events! The deadline to apply for funds this semester IS TODAY. See or email Mrs. Kelly for an application.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Senior Scholarship: The deadline for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship is TODAY! Please remember that students must have a completed nomination form (in Counseling Office) to submit an application in ScholarTrack.

Students interested in applying must:

  • be in the top 20% of their class, or
  • have a top 20% ACT/SAT score to qualify; and
  • submit a nomination form with application.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen with the House of Integrity from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers will prepare and serve food to those in need and also clean up. These are OUTREACH hours! Sign up on x2VOL.com or contact Mrs. Purichia.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • TODAY – Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Completed nomination form from Counseling Office required.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

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November 29, 2018
Thursday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
College Visit: U.S. Air Force, lunches, Cafeteria
Drawing Club, after school, 3-4
MIT Faculty Forum (Superstorms and Extreme Weather), after school, Room 303
JV and Varsity Quick Recall match, before 3:15, Room 219/St. X

Tomorrow:
Spirit Day Scholarship Fund application deadline

Saint of the Day: Saint Clement I was the fourth pope of the Church, living toward the end of the first century. He is known for his letter to the Church at Corinth, in which he tried to reestablish peace between the clergy and the faithful. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch:  Pizza, French Fries, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Peas
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

NEWS

To all students: The next installment of the MIT Faculty Forum (Superstorms and Extreme Weather) will be held today after school in Room 303.  This event is worth 5 STEM Points for Mrs. Swessel’s classes.

All members of the JV and Varsity Quick Recall teams should meet in Room 219 today before 3:15 to sign in and get ready for our match today at St. X.

Angel Tree Project:
The House of Justice and House of Truth challenge all Houses to help a local family in need this Christmas. Houses will be matched with families who are in need and will collect money and shop for these families.
If all houses participate, we will have the last 2 days of finals in spirit wear!
House points will also be awarded based on participation:

  • 50 pts to each house participating
  • 5 pts for each student who helps shop
  • 5 pts for each student who helps wrap gifts
  • 5 pts for each student who helps deliver gifts

**double points if a different group of students participates in these activities.
See your House leader or Mrs. Beyl if you have questions.

Juniors/Seniors: The Clarksville Rotary Club will be holding a speech competition in January. Now is the time to start thinking about speech topics and preparing. If you’re interested in participating for a monetary prize, please let Mrs. Losey and/or Mrs. Miller know! We will share the details of the competition with you.

Drawing Club- After school today 3-4! Bring your sketchbooks and creativity!

Teachers, students and staff: This year marks the 200th anniversary of ‘Silent Night,’ the Christmas song that was composed in 1818 and first performed on Christmas Eve of that year in a small parish church in Austria. In recognition of this perennial Christmas favorite, The Criterion is inviting readers to share their favorite Christmas song and why that song resonates with such meaning for them. If you have a favorite Christmas song and would like to submit your personal attachment to that story, email Mrs. Hoyland at choyland@providencehigh.net by tomorrow.

 CAMPUS MINISTRY

Spirit Day Scholarship Fund – If you are planning to attend a leadership, service, or faith-based event, conference, or trip, you have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to help fund these events! The deadline to apply for funds this semester tomorrow. See or email Mrs. Kelly for an application.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

The US Air Force is at PHS today! Stop by the table in the cafeteria to learn more about career opportunities, scholarships, and more.

Senior Scholarship: The deadline for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship is tomorrow! Please remember that students must have a completed nomination form (in Counseling Office) to submit an application in ScholarTrack.
Students interested in applying must:

  • be in the top 20% of their class, or
  • have a top 20% ACT/SAT score to qualify; and
  • submit a nomination form with application.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Dec. 15 – Serve at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen with the House of Integrity from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers will prepare and serve food to those in need and also clean up. These are OUTREACH hours! Sign up on x2VOL.com or contact Mrs. Purichia.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with 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. We always need extra helpers. 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. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 30 – Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Completed nomination form from Counseling Office required.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.
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