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August 21, 2017
A Day
Solar Eclipse Schedule

Today’s Meetings
NO Quick Recall practice

Tomorrow’s Meetings
WWI aircraft presentation, Room 303, BLUE Day sessions
Floyd Central Football tickets go on sale, Athletic Office, 8:00 – 3:30

Saint of the Day: St. Pius X: A man of humble background and wanting to maintain a simple lifestyle, St. Pius X endured the trappings of the papacy as best he could. Known for encouraging frequent reception of Holy Communion and concerned about world affairs, he led the Church in holiness and grace. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest popes of the 20th century. Read more

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

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today

NEWS

To all students:  If you’d like to know more about pre-WWI aircraft come to Mrs. Swessel’s room (303) during either session of Tuesday’s BLUE Day. This is worth 5 points for all Earth/Space and Physics Citizen Scientist projects.

The Bowling Club’s 2017 Call-out Meeting will be Wednesday 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. The day you all have been waiting for is finally approaching…the start of the 2017 PHS Bowling Club! After a fun and successful first season last year, Mr. Schaab is ready to get back on the lanes. Come join us for a brief informational meeting Wednesday to find out more about this fun and competitive league. Here are the most important things you need to know about the Bowling Club:

  • ALL students are welcome to join regardless of skill level!
  • NO student will be cut from the team…every member bowls at every match and practice!
  • You do NOT need to have your own bowling equipment!

If you have any other questions, stop and see Mr. Schaab in Room 312, email him at mschaab@providencehigh.net, or bring them to the call-out meeting. We hope to see you there!

Quick Recall practice is canceled for today. We will have regular practice tomorrow and Thursday.

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS – When you arrive to school late or during the middle of the day you need to enter school through the main lobby doors. You need to press the call button at the main lobby entrance, and you must identify yourself by stating your name.

Love reading and coffee? Join The Book Club. This club is open to all students including 8th grade. Our first meeting will be in the library right after school on Wednesday when we will decide what our first read will be. Bring suggestions if you have them.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Does life feel confusing and hectic sometimes? Do you often wish you just had a moment to breathe? Do you struggle to make time to pray? Come join us for our first session of PROJECT PRAYER this Thursday, Aug. 24, from 3:05-3:30 p.m. in the Chapel. This year, our focus is on making time to talk with God through prayer. Throughout the year, we will be offering and exploring different ways to pray in hopes that you can find a way that works for you. Our first session will be on Liturgy of the Hours, and it will be led by Fr. Adam. We hope to see you there!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

SAVE THE DATE: Seniors: Come to an information session on available scholarships in Room 207 on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 8:00 a.m. Scholarships discussed will be the Lilly Scholarship for Floyd/Clark counties as well as many other scholarships through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The meeting will last about 20 minutes.

Service Hour Opportunities

Aug. 31, Sept. 14- SIC Youth Football game – 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at Providence; Volunteers needed to assist with concessions, gate, and chains. Contact servicehours@nadyouth.org to volunteer.

Saturday, Sept. 2 – Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net.

Sunday, Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot -Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Tickets to the Football game at Floyd Central will be on sale in the Athletic Office Tuesday – Thursday 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. for students to purchase. They will also be sold to the public on Thursday evening at our home Volleyball game against Oldham Co. from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. All tickets are $5.00.

Boys Tennis picked up two wins on Saturday, defeating Bloomington South 3-2, then beating host Franklin 5-0. Nick Boesing at #1 singles, Adam Starr & Carson Carrico at #1 doubles, and Cullen Ebert & Aaron Agtuca at #2 doubles all went undefeated on the day. Jack Arnson and Harry Green picked up wins at #2 & #3 singles versus Franklin. Cullen, Jack, and Harry all earned their first career varsity victories. Boys Tennis will visit Silver Creek on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The varsity Volleyball team picked up two wins this weekend against tough 4A opponents in the Carmel Invite starting with 2016 4A state runner-up Crown Point in a 5-set thriller 25-19, 25-17, 17-25, 22-25, 15-10.  The Pioneers were led at the night by the dynamic duo of Marissa and Ali Hornung both finishing the match with 16 kills each. Courtney Glotzbach added 11 kills, and Hanna Mitchell chipped in with 7 kills for the match. Lilly Bivens finished the Crown Point match with 53 assists.
The Pioneers then proceeded to beat Valpo in 3 straight sets with scores of 25-10, 25-13, 25-17. The Pioneers once again were led by Ali Hornung with 8 kills, Anna Purichia with 8 kills, Marissa Hornung with 6 kills and Maggie Purichia with 6 kills. Junior Haylee Hall added 3 kills and junior setter Lilly Bivens finished the Valpo match with 33 assists.The Pioneers are back in action this Thursday at HOME vs. Oldham County. Its Deanery Night so come out and support your Pioneer Volleyball teams!

The JV Volleyball team split its matches this weekend beating Crown Point 25-19, 25-9 and losing to a very talented Carmel squad with scores of 25-13, 25-19. The JV Pioneers are back in action this Thursday at home vs. Oldham County.

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August 18, 2017
B Day

 Today’s Meetings
Rosary, 3:05 p.m., Chapel

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Hiking Club, Lapping Park, 9 a.m. – permission slip required

Saint of the Day: St. Louis of Toulouse: Born into royalty and headed for the throne of his father, St. Louis of Toulouse renounced his status, became a Franciscan, and was named a bishop. It was during the years that he was held hostage and under the tutelage of the Friars, that St. Louis began to realize his call to something other than the throne. He was known for his generosity to the poor. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Salisbury Steak, Buttered Noodles, Corn, Peas, Rolls
Snack Line: Corn Dogs

Library will be closed 1st lunch today

 NEWS

Quick Recall practice is canceled for Monday, Aug. 21. We will have regular practice on Tuesday and Thursday next week.

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS – When you arrive to school late or during the middle of the day you need to enter school through the main lobby doors. You need to press the call button at the main lobby entrance, and you must identify yourself by stating your name.

Students, if you receive a detention you may choose to attend Mass instead. However, you MUST see Coach Burden in Room 216 FIRST to scan in. If Mass ends before 7:50, you must report back to Room 216.

Love reading and coffee? Join The Book Club. This club is open to all students including 8th grade. Our first meeting will be in the library right after school on Wednesday, Aug. 23, when we will decide what our first read will be. Bring suggestions if you have them.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Rosary at 3:05 in the chapel TODAY – Come to the chapel after school today to start your weekend off right! We can all spare 20 minutes! All are welcome!

We had 43 people get Mass Passes this week. They will get into all home sporting events for free starting today through Thursday next week. Come to Mass, get a Pass!

Service Hour Opportunities

 Aug. 20 & 31, Sept. 14- SIC Youth Football game – 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at Providence; Volunteers needed to assist with concessions, gate, and chains. Contact servicehours@nadyouth.org to volunteer.

Saturday, Aug. 20 – KNOBSFEST – St. Mary of the Knobs is looking for volunteers for their annual KNOBSFEST. Help is needed all throughout the day in various areas, including the dining room, kids tent, parking, and clean up. Visit http://tinyurl.com/knobsfest2017 and select a tab at the top to sign up to volunteer. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net with questions.

Saturday, Sept. 2 – Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Volunteers needed to assist with this dinner on. Multiple shifts available throughout the day from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net to sign up.

Sunday, Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Girls Soccer team withstood a powerful Christian Academy of Louisville squad last night, refusing to back down while posting a hard-fought 1-0 win. Senior defenders Hannah Hanlon, Sierra Brooks and Skylar Richey along with junior Jacqueline Scott teamed up for the shutout. Sophomore goalkeeper Bridged Welch was sensational in the net, as senior Bailey Brown provided the lone Pioneer score in what was truly a team victory.
Thank you to everyone who endured the storms and rain to cheer on your gritty Lady Pioneers.

Congratulations to eighth grader Brooklynn Nolot, whose Floyd Knobs All Stars team placed third in the Little League Softball World Series. In seven games, Brooklynn had eight hits and five RBIs and scored four runs.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
A Day

 Today’s Meetings
Honor Roll recipients in their academic spirit wear
Confessions during lunch
Last day to pre-purchase games to the Football game vs. New Albany
College visit during lunch: Purdue – Lafayette

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Free Spirit Wear Day for all students

Saint of the Day: St. Joan of the Cross transformed from greedy and surly businesswoman into a saint. Her conversion is credited to an elderly woman whom most people thought was crazy, but who reached St. Joan’s heart. St. Joan of the Cross went on to found a religious congregation and several charitable institutions. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:
Papa John’s Pizza, French Fries, Peas, Green Beans
Snack Line: Papa John’s Pizza

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today

 NEWS

Tomorrow is a free Spirit Wear Day for all students.

The Bowling Club’s 2017 Call-out Meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. in the Administrative Corridor. The day you all have been waiting for is finally approaching…the start of the 2017 PHS Bowling Club! After a fun and successful first season last year, Mr. Schaab is ready to get back on the lanes. Come join us for a brief informational meeting Wednesday to find out more about this fun and competitive league. Here are the most important things you need to know about the Bowling Club:

  • ALL students are welcome to join regardless of skill level!
  • NO student will be cut from the team…every member bowls at every match and practice!
  • You do NOT need to have your own bowling equipment!

If you have any other questions, stop and see Mr. Schaab in Room 312, email him at mschaab@providencehigh.net, or bring them to the call-out meeting. We hope to see you there!

All Grades: Club sign-ups are today in the cafeteria for the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club and for the Green Dot Club. If you are interested in getting involved with these organizations and making a positive difference in our community and school, we invite you to join! The sign-up sheet for the clubs will be in each of the lunches today.
Green Dot is a student run club that works on preventing bullying and harassment in our school community and also raises awareness about many other social issues and concerns related to violence in our communities.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) promotes awareness and prevention for many harmful/destructive choices people can make in their lives: from seat belt awareness, safe driving, relational issues (partners with Green Dot), etc., SADD is a club that aims to helps all our students and our greater community live safe lives.

Mark your calendars: SADD and Green Dot Club meeting will be at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 23 in Room 207.

To all students, faculty and staff: You are invited to join the PHS Hiking Club on their first Fall hike on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Lapping Park in Clarksville. We will meet at the Endris Lodge parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Students must get a permission slip signed and returned to Mrs. Swessel (Room 303) before the hike.

Congratulations to all of our students for receiving awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony on Sunday. In honor of your achievements, all students receiving Honor Roll Awards can be in spirit wear today. Congratulations!
If you did not attend the ceremony, please pick up your award from the Main Office.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Purdue University Lafayette will be at PHS during lunch hours today. Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself!

Service Hour Opportunities

Saturday, Aug. 20 – KNOBSFEST – St. Mary of the Knobs is looking for volunteers for their annual KNOBSFEST. Help is needed all throughout the day in various areas, including the dining room, kids tent, parking, and clean up. Visit http://tinyurl.com/knobsfest2017 and select a tab at the top to sign up to volunteer. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net with questions.

 

Saturday, Sept. 2 – Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Volunteers needed to assist with this dinner on. Multiple shifts available throughout the day from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net to sign up.

Sunday, Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The JV Volleyball was handed its first loss of the season last night against Mercy with scores of 25-19, 25-8. The team will be back in action against Crown Point and Valpo this weekend at the Carmel Round Robin! Be sure to wish the team good luck!!

The varsity Volleyball team lost a thrilling 5-set match in its home opener last night against the visiting Mercy Jaquars with scores of 25-15, 25-23, 23-25, 14-25, 12-15. The Pioneers were led by Marissa Hornung with 15 kills, 9 digs, and 3 aces. Ali Hornung finished with 14 kills and 8 digs, while Hanna Mitchell and Courtney Glotzbach finished the night with 13 and 12 kills respectively. Maggie Purichia and Courtney Glotzbach finished the night with 4 blocks a piece. Madison Kruer and Ceci Rush tallied 21 digs on the night, and junior setter Lilly Bivens finished the night with 53 assists. Good luck to the Pioneers as they travel to Carmel this weekend to take on 2 4A opponents Crown Point and Valpo!

After a hard-earned victory in their first game against Silver Creek on Tuesday the freshman Volleyball team dropped a tough set to Mercy last night. After a switch up in the second set, many were forced to play out of position, but the team joined together and fought hard. They rallied and were able to nearly catch the Jaguars but eventually fell just short. The freshman team’s next match is Thursday, Aug. 24, against Oldham County.

On Tuesday, Boys Tennis JV team defeated the varsity team from South Central 4-1. Winners were Harry Green at #1 singles, Michael Coyle at #2 singles, Michael Hamm & Nicholas Hooper at #1 doubles, and Gavin Galligan & Landon Kruer at #2 doubles.
On Wednesday, the varsity took a tough 1-4 loss to Floyd Central. Nick Boesing picked up the lone point for PHS at #1 singles with an easy 6-2, 6-0 victory. Adam Starr & Carson Carrico suffered a close 5-7, 5-7 loss at #1 doubles. Cullen Ebert & Aaron Agtuca lost a close 3-set match at #2 doubles. Boys Tennis will play Seymour, at home, at 5:30 p.m. today.

Attn 8th grade girls: We are excited to begin a new year with our Dance Program. Coach Blair was recently hired to lead the team this year and would like to open the opportunity to try out to our 8th graders. If you are interested in more details about being a part of this fun team that promotes PHS athletics through dance, please contact Coach Blair at Margie.S.Blair@gmail.com. You may also sign up at the Athletic Office. We recommend following Providence Dance on Facebook too for updates. https://www.facebook.com/providencedanceteam/

Tickets to the New Albany Football game are on sale in the Athletic Department through today. They can be purchased by students, faculty and staff between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students may purchase tickets for family. All tickets are $5.00

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August 16, 2017
B Day

 Today’s Meetings

Academic Final Four students group photo, after school, Administrative Corridor
Academic Final Four students in their academic spirit wear
Boys Golf info meeting, 3:15, Larkin Center balcony

Tomorrow’s Meetings

Honor Roll recipients in their academic spirit wear
Art Club/National Art Honor Society, 7:40 a.m., Art Studio B
Purdue college visit, 3rd block, cafeteria
Last day to pre-purchase tickets to the Football game vs. New Albany

Saint of the Day: St. Stephen of Hungary was both a king and a Christian. So, he embodied both the civil and the religious aspects of life in his person. Saint Stephen expressed those aspects in the best way he knew how according to his culture and period of history. He serves as proof that the faith is definitely rooted in the persons who believe. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:
PHS Subs, Hot Ham & Cheese, Baked Beans, Mac & Cheese, Carrots
Snack Line: Mozzarella Sticks

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today

 NEWS

To all students, faculty and staff: You are invited to join the PHS Hiking Club on their first Fall hike on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Lapping Park in Clarksville. We will meet at the Endris Lodge parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Students must get a permission slip signed and returned to Mrs. Swessel (Room 303) before the hike.

Are you a 10-12th grader and have an interest in international business?  PHS will be participating in the Amazing Global Marketplace Program this year. This program will pair you with a real mentoring company in the local area.  There are a series of lessons that we must complete together as a group (probably during BLUE Day sessions) before the culminating competition in the spring at Bellarmine University.
In this simulation you will be given a real world business problem and will compete against other schools from the area. This will involve you negotiating deals with actual business leaders, and often through the use of translators.
If interested, email sbeyl@providencehigh.net for more information.

Anyone interested in Art Club or National Art Honor Society is welcome to come to our first meeting! We will meet in Art Studio B at 7:40 a.m. tomorrow.

Congratulations to all of our students for receiving awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony on Sunday. In honor of your achievements, all students receiving a Final Four T-shirt can wear these shirts with jeans today. Those receiving Honor Roll Awards can be in spirit wear tomorrow. Congratulations!
If you did not attend the ceremony, please pick up your award from the Main Office.

Academic Final Four students: There will be a group photo after school today in the Administrative Corridor.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Purdue University Lafayette will be at PHS during lunch hours on Thursday, Aug. 17, this week. Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself!

Save the Date! Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs & Career Fair: The Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs and Career Fair is a two-day event next month bringing together employers, students, parents and workers looking to enhance their future through career exploration and employee recruitment. Day one will be a career fair where booth participants will interact with students and their parents and share the inherent benefits of pursuing training and education for careers in the fields needed by local employers. Day two will be a traditional job fair where potential employees may find their next career with the companies represented.

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017; 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Career Fair
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017; 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Job Fair
America Place, 350 Salem Rd., Jeffersonville

Service Hour Opportunities

Saturday, Aug. 20 – KNOBSFEST – St. Mary of the Knobs is looking for volunteers for their annual KNOBSFEST. Help is needed all throughout the day in various areas, including the dining room, kids tent, parking, and clean up. Visit http://tinyurl.com/knobsfest2017 and select a tab at the top to sign up to volunteer. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net with questions.

Saturday, Sept. 2 – Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Volunteers needed to assist with this dinner on. Multiple shifts available throughout the day from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net to sign up.

Sunday, Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Congratulations to the JV Volleyball team on its 2-set 25-12, 25-17 victory over the Dragons of Silver Creek. The Pioneer offense was led by freshman Anna Purichia with 12 kills, sophomore Ali Hughes with 5 kills, freshman Lydia Rush with 3 kills, and Laramie Cecil with 2 kills. Freshman setter Emma Kaelin finished the night with a strong performance tallying 27 assists, 3 kills, and 2 service aces.  Sophomore Brynna Walthers finished the night with 6 digs. The Pioneers return to action tonight in their first home match against Mercy!

The varsity Volleyball team opened its 2017 campaign with a three-set victory over Silver Creek with scores of 25-20, 25-18, 25-15.  The Pioneers were led at the net by the powerful middle attack of junior Hanna Mitchell with 13 kills and sophomore Courtney Glotzbach with 9 kills.  The outside hitter sister combo of Marissa and Ali Hornung both chipped in with 5 kills apiece and a combined 15 digs. The back court play of Ceci Rush and Madison Kruer was also impressive as they tallied 13 digs. Junior setter Lilly Bivens finished with 34 assists and 6 digs.

The Pioneers open up their home schedule tonight as they host Mercy for what is sure to be a battle.  Come support your Lady Pioneers!! The frosh match starts at 5, JV at 6, and Varsity is set to begin at 7 p.m.

Attention all Boys Golf Team members and anyone interested in joining the golf team this spring: There will be a short, 30-minute meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 16, at 3:15 on the second floor of the Larkin Center on the running track.

Attn 8th grade girls: We are excited to begin a new year with our Dance Program. Coach Blair was recently hired to lead the team this year and would like to open the opportunity to try out to our 8th graders. If you are interested in more details about being a part of this fun team that promotes PHS athletics through dance, please contact Coach Blair at Margie.S.Blair@gmail.com. You may also sign up at the Athletic Office. We recommend following Providence Dance on Facebook too for updates.

Tickets to the New Albany Football game are on sale in the Athletic Department through tomorrow. They can be purchased by students, faculty and staff between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students may purchase tickets for family. All tickets are $5.00

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August 15, 2017
A Day
Liturgy Schedule

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Academic Final Four students group photo, after school, Administrative Corridor
Academic Final Four students in their academic spirit wear
Boys Golf info meeting, 3:15, Larkin Center balcony

Saint of the Day: Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary: The doctrine of the Assumption of Mary is recent: 1950. But the belief among the faithful that Mary was assumed body and soul into heaven at the time of her death dates to the early Church. Mary is also the summation of all Christians—what happened to her, will happen to us. Thus, she is the testimony of our own resurrection at the end of time. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:  Pioneer Pasta, Broccoli, Carrots , Green Beans, Breadsticks
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today

 NEWS

Are you a 10-12th grader and have an interest in international business?  PHS will be participating in the Amazing Global Marketplace Program this year. This program will pair you with a real mentoring company in the local area.  There are a series of lessons that we must complete together as a group (probably during BLUE Day sessions) before the culminating competition in the spring at Bellarmine University.
In this simulation you will be given a real world business problem and will compete against other schools from the area. This will involve you negotiating deals with actual business leaders, and often through the use of translators.
If interested, email sbeyl@providencehigh.net for more information.

Anyone interested in Art Club or National Art Honor Society is welcome to come to our first meeting! We will meet in Art Studio B at 7:40 a.m. on THURSDAY.

Congratulations to all of our students for receiving awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony on Sunday. In honor of your achievements, all students receiving a Final Four T-shirt can wear these shirts with jeans on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Those receiving Honor Roll Awards can be in spirit wear on Thursday, Aug. 17. Congratulations!
If you were not able to attend the ceremony and received an award, please pick it up from the Main Office.

Academic Final Four students: There will be a group photo after school on Wednesday in the Administrative Corridor.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Purdue University Lafayette will be at PHS during lunch hours on Thursday, Aug. 17, this week. Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself!

Seniors: Save the Date: There will be an information session on available scholarships in two weeks on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 8:00 a.m. Scholarships discussed will be the Lilly Scholarship for Floyd/Clark counties as well as many other scholarships through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The meeting will last about 20 minutes.

Save the Date! Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs & Career Fair: The Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs and Career Fair is a two-day event next month bringing together employers, students, parents and workers looking to enhance their future through career exploration and employee recruitment. Day one will be a career fair where booth participants will interact with students and their parents and share the inherent benefits of pursuing training and education for careers in the fields needed by local employers. Day two will be a traditional job fair where potential employees may find their next career with the companies represented.

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017; 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Career Fair
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017; 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Job Fair
America Place, 350 Salem Rd., Jeffersonville

ATHLETIC NEWS

Attention all Boys Golf Team members and anyone interested in joining the golf team this spring: There will be a short, 30-minute meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 16, at 3:15 on the second floor of the Larkin Center on the running track.

Attn 8th grade girls: We are excited to begin a new year with our Dance Program. Coach Blair was recently hired to lead the team this year and would like to open the opportunity to try out to our 8th graders. If you are interested in more details about being a part of this fun team that promotes PHS athletics through dance, please contact Coach Blair at Margie.S.Blair@gmail.com. You may also sign up at the Athletic Office. We recommend following Providence Dance on Facebook too for updates.

The Girls Golf team defeated CAL on Monday at Covered Bridge GC. The Pioneers were led by Ellie Mayberry at 44. Finishing out the scoring were Shea Caylor, Kennedy Allender, and Alex Henderson.

Boys Soccer lost 4-1 to Christian Academy Louisville last night. Freshman Evan Scott had our lone goal and the first of his varsity career. The boys are back in action tonight at Corydon. The JV team beat CAL 1-0 off a goal by Ryan Drury.

Girls Soccer came out firing last night to post a 7-0 halftime lead and never looked back, posting a 9-0 victory at Trinity Lutheran. Olivia Dome scored twice, while Avery Stumler, Lauren Lindquist, Mia Duggins, Carlie Miiller, Skylar Richey, Bailey Barron and Molly Grigg each tallied one goal. The Lady Pioneers are back in action this Thursday night at home against Christian Academy of Louisville. 6 p.m. JV and 7:30 p.m. varsity game times. Please come out in support of your Lady Pioneers.

Tickets to the New Albany Football game are on sale in the Athletic Department Monday – Thursday. They can be purchased by students, faculty and staff between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students may purchase tickets for family. All tickets are $5.00

 

August 14, 2017
B Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Info on The Great American Eclipse, Room 303, BLUE Day sessions

Saint of the Day: St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, a Conventual Franciscan, is best known for volunteering to take the place of a condemned prisoner in the death camp. But he also worked tirelessly for the spiritual welfare of people through a deep devotion to the Blessed Mother. His whole life seemed to revolve around Mary as the path to God. Read more

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

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today

NEWS

Five students earned a Mass Pass by attending Mass this morning. The Mass Pass will afford them free admission to PHS athletic events beginning this Friday evening. Earn a Mass Pass by attending at least one daily liturgy each week (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday)!

To all students:  Would you like to know more about The Great American Eclipse? If so, come to Room 303 for either of Tuesday’s BLUE Day sessions. We will discuss the science behind the eclipse and safe viewing practices.

Anyone interested in Art Club or National Art Honor Society is welcome to come to our first meeting! We will meet in Art Studio B at 7:40 a.m. on THURSDAY.

Congratulations to all of our students for receiving awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony on Sunday.In honor of your achievements, all students receiving a Final Four T-shirt can wear these shirts with jeans on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Those receiving Honor Roll Awards can be in spirit wear on Thursday, Aug. 17. Congratulations!

Academic Final Four students: There will be a group photo after school on Wednesday in the Administrative Corridor.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

No morning Mass Tuesday due to all school liturgy.

 COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Purdue University Lafayette will be at PHS during lunch hours on Thursday, Aug. 17, this week. Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself!

Seniors: Save the Date: There will be an information session on available scholarships in two weeks on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 8:00 a.m. Scholarships discussed will be the Lilly Scholarship for Floyd/Clark counties as well as many other scholarships through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The meeting will last about 20 minutes.

Save the Date! Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs & Career Fair: The Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville Jobs and Career Fair is a two-day event next month bringing together employers, students, parents and workers looking to enhance their future through career exploration and employee recruitment. Day one will be a career fair where booth participants will interact with students and their parents and share the inherent benefits of pursuing training and education for careers in the fields needed by local employers. Day two will be a traditional job fair where potential employees may find their next career with the companies represented.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017; 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Career Fait
  • Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017; 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Job Fair
  • America Place, 350 Salem Rd., Jeffersonville

ATHLETIC NEWS

The PHS Varsity Girls Golf competed two times in the past week. Last Tuesday, Aug. 8, resulted in a second place finish in a 3-way. PHS fell to Floyd Central but defeated New Albany. On Saturday, Aug. 12, The Providence Invite attracted four top 20 teams in the state. The young roster held their own out of 14 teams. Competing for the varsity squad in both events. senior Shea Caylor, juniors Ellie Mayberry and Alex Henderson, and sophomores Kennedy Allender and Jessica Hartledge.
The girls return to action today at Covered Bridge vs Christian Academy of Louisville.

THIS WEEK IS ABOUT US, not the school located in the next town over, on Vincennes Street. The week starts today with Girls Golf and Boys Soccer on their home course/field. This week should be a time of great excitement, not just because we play our rivals in football on Friday, but because we have proven over the last few years that we have the best athletic program in the area, and it’s not even close. So, let’s get out and support all of our teams this week. I know everyone is busy, but we can all find some time to attend a few home games this week.

  • Monday:
    • Boys Soccer hosts CAL (JV at 6, V at 7:30)
    • Girls Golf vs. CAL/Shawe (5 p.m. at Covered Bridge GC)
  • Tuesday:
    • Boys Tennis hosts South Central (5 p.m.)
  • Wednesday:
    • Volleyball hosts Mercy (Frosh at 5, JV at 6, V at 7)
    • Boys Tennis hosts Floyd Central (4:45pm)
  • Thursday:
    • Girls Soccer hosts CAL (JV at 6, V at 7:30)
    • Boys Tennis hosts Seymour (5:30pm)
  • Friday:
    • FOOTBALL (Away) AT NEW ALBANY, 7:30 p.m.!!!

Tickets to the New Albany Football game are on sale in the Athletic Department Monday – Thursday. They can be purchased by students, faculty and staff between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students may purchase tickets for family. All tickets are $5.00

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August 11, 2017
A Day

Today’s Meetings
Star Wars Club, after school, Room 204

Monday’s Meetings
Liturgical Music Ministry rehearsal, 7:30 a.m., Music Room

Saint of the Day:.St. Clare of Assisi. St. Clare referred to herself as a little plant. In many ways, she was a strong oak. The first woman to write a Rule of Life for her sisters, she insisted on the privilege of poverty until her dying breath, getting papal approval of her Rule just days before she died. A model of humility, Clare cared for her sisters even through her own years of illness. Her devotion to Jesus was extraordinary. Read more https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day

Lunch Menu for Today: Country Fried Chicken with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn, Crisp, Roll
Snack Line: Pretzels

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today

 NEWS

Students, here’s a reminder of what can and should be recycled in the cafeteria: plastic utensils, empty drink bottles, and non-soiled paper items. Items that should never be placed in the recycling bins are foam cups and containers, food or liquids of any kind, glass, or juice boxes. Thanks, and please recycle for a cleaner tomorrow ~ from the Spanish Club.

Star Wars Club will be meeting after school today in Room 204 until 4 p.m. Come share your love for Star Wars.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/Chapel Schedule this week:
Friday – Rosary 3:05 p.m.

Next week:
Morning Mass at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – GET YOUR MASS PASS!
No Morning Mass on Tuesday due to all-school liturgy for Feast of the Assumption

Faith-filled Fridays – Come to the chapel after school on Fridays to start your weekend off right! We will be praying the Rosary today at 3:05 p.m. in the chapel. All are welcome!

Liturgical Music Ministry – All students interested in helping with music for our all school Masses should attend rehearsal on Monday at 7:30 a.m. in the Music Room. Email Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net for more information.

Lectors Needed – We are looking for more students who would be willing to help read during our morning and all school Masses throughout the year. Please consider sharing your gifts in this needed ministry! Please email Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net if you are interested.

 COUNSELORS’ CORNER

PHS College Night, Save the Date: Sept. 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Come meet with college representatives and ask questions of the panel as they present and answer as many questions as you have. Students and parents from all grades are welcome to attend and learn about the college admissions process.

IACAC Southern Indiana College Fair, Save the Date:  At New Albany High School on Sept. 27, 2017, 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Please plan to attend and visit with representatives from many colleges.

Service Hour Opportunities

Aug. 20, various areas: KNOBSFEST – St. Mary of the Knobs is looking for volunteers for its annual KNOBSFEST on Sunday, Aug. 20. Help is needed all throughout the day in various areas, including the dining room, kids tent, parking, and clean up. Visit http://tinyurl.com/knobsfest2017 and select a tab at the top to sign up to volunteer. Contact Mrs. Kelly with questions.

Sept. 2, food servers: Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Volunteers needed to assist with this dinner on Saturday, Sept. 2. Multiple shifts available throughout the day from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net to sign up.

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August 10, 2017
B Day

Today’s Meetings
Dance Team info meeting, after school, Alumni Suite
Hacky Sack Club, after school, Room 204
Confessions during lunch

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Star Wars Club, after school, Room 204

Saint of the Day: St. Lawrence. While we do not know many facts about him, his courageous witness to the faith is well known, as well as some interesting legends which may or may not be true. They show the fascination with St. Lawrence and his testimony to the faith. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Little Caesar’s Pizza, French Fries, Peas, Mac & Cheese
Snack Line: Little Caesar’s Pizza

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today

NEWS

Attn Faculty, Staff and Students: Tomorrow will be our first Scholarship Spirit Wear day of the year. A $1 donation to the Scholarship Spirit Fund will allow any student or staff member to be in Spirit Wear for the day. Simply give your $1 to the students who will be collecting donations inside the student entrance. Students, please check the handbook for Spirit Wear guidelines.

Star Wars Club will be meeting after school tomorrow in Room 204 until 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and share their love for Star Wars.

Anyone interested in being part of the Hacky Sack Club, please see Mr. Loner in Room 204 after school today for a short informational meeting.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/Chapel Schedule this week:

Today – Confessions during lunch

Friday – MASS 7:30 a.m.

Liturgical Music Ministry – All students interested in helping with music for our all school Masses should attend rehearsal on Monday at 7:30 a.m. in the Music Room. Email Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net for more information.

Faith-filled Fridays – Come to the chapel after school on Fridays to start your weekend off right! We will be praying the Rosary every Friday at 3:05 p.m. in the chapel. All are welcome!

Lectors Needed – We are looking for more students who would be willing to help read during our morning and all school Masses throughout the year. Please consider sharing your gifts in this needed ministry! Please email Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net if you are interested.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

PHS College Night, Save the Date: Sept. 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Come meet with college representatives and ask questions of the panel as they present and answer as many questions as you have. Students and parents from all grades are welcome to attend and learn about the college admissions process.

IACAC Southern Indiana College Fair, Save the Date:  At New Albany High School on Sept. 27, 2017, 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Please plan to attend and visit with representatives from many colleges.

Deadline Sept. 29 – Scholarships for grades 6-12: The Write Stuff Teen Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 who have a cancer connection – their own diagnosis or that of a family member or friend. Students must be residents of Kentucky or Southern Indiana and may enter in one category only – essay, poetry, art, or video. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category (1st – $500, 2nd – $250, 3rd – $125). Submissions become property of Gilda’s Club Louisville and may be edited for clarity or space consideration and displayed in printed publications and on www.gildasclublouisville.org. All entries must be submitted electronically (pieces of art may be mailed or delivered) and are due by midnight, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. All submissions must accompany a completed entry form. All contestants will be notified of the contest outcome. Judges’ decisions are final.

Service Hour Opportunities

Aug. 20, various areas: KNOBSFEST – St. Mary of the Knobs is looking for volunteers for their annual KNOBSFEST on Sunday, Aug. 20. Help is needed all throughout the day in various areas, including the dining room, kids tent, parking, and clean up. Visit http://tinyurl.com/knobsfest2017 and select a tab at the top to sign up to volunteer. Contact Mrs. Kelly with questions.

Sept. 2, food servers: Farm to Table Dinner for City of Jeffersonville – Volunteers needed to assist with this dinner on Saturday, Sept. 2. Multiple shifts available throughout the day from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Mrs. Kelly at lkelly@providencehigh.net to sign up.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Important Dance Team meeting after school today in the Alumni Suite. Please make sure to sign up at the Athletic Office and leave your email if you cannot make the meeting. We will be discussing tryouts and the season ahead with Coach Blair. This year is a brand new start for the team with new coaching!

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August 9, 2017
A Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Student Ambassador sign ups, 7:30 a.m., Administrative Corridor
Dance Team info meeting, after school, Alumni Suite
Hacky Sack Club, after school, Room 204

Saint of the Day: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, born Edith Stein. This noted philosopher was raised in the Jewish faith and became a Catholic Carmelite nun with the name Sister Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. She died in the gas chambers of Auschwitz in 1942. A complicated story involving two faiths and many political events which swirled around her. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Taco Boats, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Corn, Green Beans
Snack Line: Taco Boats

Library is closed all day today

NEWS

Star Wars Club will be meeting after school on Friday in Rm. 204 until 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and share their love for Star Wars.

Anyone interested in being part of the Hacky Sack Club, please see Mr. Loner in Room 204 tomorrow after school for a short informational meeting.

Student artists grades 6-12: Deadline: Today: The Arts Council of Southern Indiana is seeking student art for its annual Beyond Borders exhibit, Aug. 19-Sept. 16. The art should relate to monarch butterflies, their migratory patterns or transformation, or any other nature theme. Click link for more details and drop off instructions.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: There will be a meeting tomorrow morning for any interested in becoming a Student Ambassador for the 2017-2018 school year. The meeting will take place at 7:30 in the Administrative Corridor.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/Chapel Schedule this week:

Thursday – MASS 7:30 a.m., Confessions during lunch
Friday – MASS 7:30 a.m.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

PHS College Night, Save the Date: Sept. 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Come meet with college representatives and ask questions of the panel as they present and answer as many questions as you have. Students and parents from all grades are welcome to attend and learn about the college admissions process.

IACAC Southern Indiana College Fair, Save the Date:  At New Albany High School on Sept. 27, 2017, 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Please plan to attend and visit with representatives from many colleges.

Deadline Sept. 29 – Scholarships for grades 6-12: The Write Stuff Teen Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 who have a cancer connection – their own diagnosis or that of a family member or friend. Students must be residents of Kentucky or Southern Indiana and may enter in one category only – essay, poetry, art, or video. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category (1st – $500, 2nd – $250, 3rd – $125). Submissions become property of Gilda’s Club Louisville and may be edited for clarity or space consideration and displayed in printed publications and on www.gildasclublouisville.org. All entries must be submitted electronically (pieces of art may be mailed or delivered) and are due by midnight, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. All submissions must accompany a completed entry form. All contestants will be notified of the contest outcome. Judges’ decisions are final.

ATHLETIC NEWS

All freshman boys who plan on playing baseball this year should sign up in Coach Hornung’s office in the Larkin Center today. The sign-up sheet is on the door.

Important Dance Team meeting after school tomorrow, Aug 10, in the Alumni Suite. Please make sure to sign up at the Athletic Office and leave your email if you cannot make the meeting. We will be discussing try outs and the season ahead with Coach Blair. This year is a brand new start for the team with new coaching!

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August 8, 2017
B Day

Today’s Meetings
PHS Hiking Club, after school, Room 303
Live online chat with MIT professor, 3:00-4:00, Room 303
PHS Koding Klub, after school Room 303

Saint of the Day: St. Dominic became aware that the preacher had to practice what he preached and connect with the people of God. He and a few Cistercians formed what was the beginning of the Order of Preachers, better known as the Dominicans. Living a life of simplicity, the Dominicans were committed to active contemplation, or contemplative action—whichever way it is said, it is the combination of two ways of life. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Scrambled Eggs, Sausage/Chicken Patty, Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Hash browns
Snack Line: Cheesy Bread

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today

 NEWS

Students in Mr. Mathews’ 1A Spanish III Class: Please read the lesson from Aug. 7. The test is tomorrow, not Friday.

Star Wars Club will be meeting after school on Friday in Rm. 204 until 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and share their love for Star Wars.

Anyone interested in being part of the Hacky Sack Club, please see Mr. Loner in Room 204 on Thursday after school for a short informational meeting.

Student artists grades 6-12: Deadline: Aug. 9: The Arts Council of Southern Indiana is seeking student art for its annual Beyond Borders exhibit, Aug. 19-Sept. 16. The art should relate to monarch butterflies, their migratory patterns or transformation, or any other nature theme. Click link for more details and drop off instructions.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: There will be a meeting Thursday morning for any interested in becoming a Student Ambassador for the 2017-2018 school year. The meeting will take place at 7:30 in the Administrative Corridor.

To all students, faculty and staff: You are invited to take part in a live online chat with MIT Environmental Engineering professor Susan Murcott today from 3:00 – 4:00 in Room 303.  Dr. Murcott will discuss and answer questions about the 22 global research teams she is leading to improve drinking water conditions on five continents.

To all students, faculty and staff:  If you are interested in joining the PHS Hiking Club, please stop by Room 303 after school today for a brief meeting. Six hikes are planned for this semester.

To all students: If you are interested in all things STEM, join the PHS Koding Klub.  Activities planned for this year are plant tours of various tech and manufacturing facilities, local and national STEM competitions, and learning to write code and/or build models for the 3-D printer. We will have a brief meeting after school today in Room 303.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/Chapel Schedule this week:

Wednesday – MASS 7:30 a.m. – Come have Mass with Fr. Adam!
Thursday – MASS 7:30 a.m., Confessions during lunch
Friday – MASS 7:30 a.m.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Deadline Sept. 29 – Scholarships for grades 6-12: The Write Stuff Teen Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 who have a cancer connection – their own diagnosis or that of a family member or friend. Students must be residents of Kentucky or Southern Indiana and may enter in one category only – essay, poetry, art, or video. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category (1st – $500, 2nd – $250, 3rd – $125). Submissions become property of Gilda’s Club Louisville and may be edited for clarity or space consideration and displayed in printed publications and on www.gildasclublouisville.org. All entries must be submitted electronically (pieces of art may be mailed or delivered) and are due by midnight, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. All submissions must accompany a completed entry form. All contestants will be notified of the contest outcome. Judges’ decisions are final.

ATHLETIC NEWS

All freshman boys who plan on playing baseball this year should sign up in Coach Hornung’s office in the Larkin Center today or tomorrow. The sign-up sheet is on the door.

PHS Dance Team will be having tryouts soon. Please sign up at the Athletic Office by the end of the week. We will have a meeting to share plans for the season ahead on Thursday, Aug. 10. You may also like the Providence High School Dance Team page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/providencedanceteam/ for updates.

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