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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, September 13, 2019, A Day
Today
:
Eucharistic Adoration, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Chapel
Picture retakes, lunches, Admin Corridor
Tomorrow:
Volleyball hosts Pioneer Invitational, 10:00 a.m., Larkin Center
Freshman Volleyball Round Robin, 9:00 a.m., Koetter Gym
Monday College Visits: Marian University, 7:30 a.m., Counseling Center; Hanover College & Earlham College, lunches, Cafeteria

 Saint of the Day: Saint John Chrysostom, the great preacher of Antioch, was the victim of his own success. Called to be a bishop, this simple monk found himself embroiled in the workings of the empire. He, however, managed to stay focused on the needs of the Church. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

 The library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

Lunch:  Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Calzones

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Picture retakes are today during lunches in the Administrative Corridor. Students having retakes must bring the entire original packet with them. Students grades 9-11 who did not have their photos taken at registration should have their photo taken on this day as well and can place an order for photos.

Last chance to eat at Skyline Chili and support the Bowling Team now through Sunday. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

CAMPUS MINISTRY

There is Eucharistic Adoration in the chapel today from 8:30-2:30PM. Stop in to spend some time with Jesus!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

College Visits:

  • Monday morning, bright and early (and with donuts!) at 7:30, Marian University will be here. They have some really amazing scholarship programs and a beautiful campus. Come see if they are a good fit for you!
  • Monday at lunch we’ll have Hanover College and Earlham College (also amazing scholarships and beautiful campuses).
  • Tuesday: AM bright and early morning visit again – Purdue University (main campus in West Lafayette)
  • Wednesday: Lunch visit with Mary’s College (all girls’ school, test optional, connected to Notre Dame)
  • Thursday: Lunch visits with three colleges! Valparaiso University, IUPUI, and Indiana Institute of Technology
  • Friday: The University of Alabama (main campus!) coming for a lunch visit

National Essay Competition, 12th grade and college students. AES Engineers will be awarding $500 scholarships that are renewable. Students are not required to major in engineering to be eligible but will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site. The application packet does not include GPA or extracurriculars. The award is based on the essay only. This is an essay competition.  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. DUE Oct. 6, 2019.

The PHS Counseling Department will be implementing the SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention curriculum with students this year through classroom lessons in Health and Theology classes. If you have concerns about a friend or loved on, please talk with your counselor today. More information about this curriculum and goals: The SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (SOS) is a universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program designed for high-school (ages 13–17) students. The goals are to 1) decrease suicide and suicide attempts by increasing student knowledge and adaptive attitudes about depression, 2) encourage personal help-seeking and/or help-seeking on behalf of a friend, 3) reduce the stigma of mental illness and acknowledge the importance of seeking help or treatment.

Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. Now in its 30th year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery. 

Seniors: College GO Week is coming up soon, SEPT 23-27. College application fees are waived at these schools on the days:

  • Wabash College: Apply for free all September
  • Indiana University Southeast: Apply for free Sept. 23-29
  • University of Southern Indiana: Apply for free Sept. 23-27
  • Indiana State University: Apply for free all September
  • Vincennes University: Apply for free until Oct. 1

Purdue University is hosting a ‘Women in Engineering Program” Monday, Oct. 14. Register online at www.purdue.edu/WIEP. Purdue University’s Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP continually encourages current and future women engineering students by providing interesting and engaging programming relevant to their lives.  

IUS Announcements:

  • Free Application Week – In conjunction with Indiana’s “College Go” week, IU Southeast will offer an application fee waiver for all undergraduate applicants September 22nd through September 28th. Applicants submitting an application at www.ius.edu/apply can enter code “SECOLLGO” to have the $35 application fee waived.  Applicants who need assistance with the fee waiver should contact the Admissions Office.
  • Fall Open House – Fall Open House is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to visit campus and meet with faculty, staff, and students.

The following major national organizations offer scholarships primarily to active duty military, veterans, and/or their families:

Scholarships

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

Sept. 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Soccer beat Madison 5-0. Goals scored by Avery Stumler (3), Lauren Castleberry, and Maci Hoskins. Assists by Carlie Miiller (3) and Maci.

Girls Golf defeated Mercy Academy and North Harrison last night at Champions Pointe Golf Club. The Pioneers were led in scoring by Lilly Chapman followed by Kennedy Allender, Kasey Lockard, Reese Bottorff. Rounding out the varsity scoring were Elle O’Bannon and Jessica Hartlage.

The Freshman Volleyball team notched another win last night against Columbus East defeating the Olympians in two sets 25-15, 25-19.  Isabella Fields (7 kills and 3 aces) and Taylor Bansbach (5 kills, 2 aces) led the way for the Pioneer offense.  Makenzie Reed, Maddie Beeler, Maddie Kaiser, and Mackenzie Murphy also each chipped in offensively adding 2 kills apiece. The tremendous defensive efforts of Abby Chamberlain, Presleigh Yates, and Samantha Murphy helped keep the Pioneers on top of the scoreboard all evening. The Pioneer Frosh will play in their very own Frosh tourney this Saturday at PHS, playing Roncalli at 9 a.m. Good luck, ladies!!
The JV Pioneer Volleyball team beat Columbus East in straight sets last night to improve their record to 8-3 on the season!  va Book was on FIRE from the outside hitting position, tallying 11 kills, while Molly Coyle stuffed 3 solo blocks! The Pioneers have a weekend off but will be back in action next Wednesday against FC!! Come support your Pioneers!
Varsity Volleyball improved to 15-0 by handing Columbus East a three-set loss 25-6, 25-17, 25-12. Leading the Pioneers at the net was Maggie Purichia with 10 kills and 5 blocks, Courtney Glotzbach with 9 kills and 2 blocks, Ali Hornung with 7 kills, 5 digs, and 2 block, Anna Purichia with 4 kills and 3 blocks, and Ali Hughes with 6 blocks! Lulu Rush had a great night at the net with some huge swings against the much taller East squad. The serving and defense of the Pioneer crew of Ceci Rush (12 digs and 3 aces), Grace Purichia (9 digs and 2 aces), Brynna Walthers (6 digs), Miranda Harley (2 digs and 1 ace), and Ashlyn Druen was outstanding last night.  Emma Kaelin had an awesome night dishing out assists (20) and playing great defense (6 digs). The Pioneers try to improve their record this Saturday as they take on Jasper at 10 a.m. and Carmel at 1:30 p.m. here in the Pioneer Invitational.  Come support your lady Pioneers!

If you’re interested in Wrestling for Providence this year, Coach Lynch will be starting preseason conditioning for anyone not participating in a fall sport. Conditioning will start Monday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. Bring workout gear and running shoes. Wrestling is open to everyone, no experience is necessary. We will teach you everything you need to know and help you get in the best shape of your life, give you self-defense skills, and prepare you for the challenges ahead. You only need a will to succeed! Remember, conditioning is only for individuals not in a fall sport!  

SPORTS

 

Thursday, September 12, 2019, B Day
Today
:
Quick Recall, after school, Room 219
Volleyball vs, Columbus East F-J 6/V 7:30 p.m., Larkin Center
Girls Soccer Deanery Night vs. Madison, 6:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium
Girls Golf vs. North Harrison, 4:30 p.m., Champions Pointe
Tomorrow:
Student Ambassador meeting, 7:30 a.m., Administrative Corridor.
Picture retakes, lunches, Admin Corridor

 Saint of the Day: Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast is a counterpart to the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus; both have the possibility of uniting people easily divided on other matters. Mary encourages us to cooperate with Jesus in building a peace based on justice. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Little Caesars Pizza, Macaroni & Cheese, French Fries, Peas, Green Beans
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Picture retakes have been rescheduled for this Friday. For students unhappy with their original school photo, Photo Retakes are this Friday during lunches in the Administrative Corridor. Students having retakes must bring the entire original packet with them and may dress up but no jeans or sweatpants. Students grades 9-11 who did not have their photos taken at registration should have their photo taken on this day as well and can place an order for photos. Please follow the guidelines in the handbook for clothing options if having pictures taken.

Attention Student Ambassadors: We will be meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 in the Administrative Corridor. We will be talking about the 8th grade notes and upcoming events.  Please let Mrs. Gerber know if you are unable to attend.

Eat at Skyline Chili and support the Bowling Team by eating at Skyline Chili now through Sunday. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

The PHS Counseling Department will be implementing the SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention curriculum with students this year through classroom lessons in Health and Theology classes. If you have concerns about a friend or loved on, please talk with your counselor today. More information about this curriculum and goals: The SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (SOS) is a universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program designed for high-school (ages 13–17) students. The goals are to 1) decrease suicide and suicide attempts by increasing student knowledge and adaptive attitudes about depression, 2) encourage personal help-seeking and/or help-seeking on behalf of a friend, 3) reduce the stigma of mental illness and acknowledge the importance of seeking help or treatment.

Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. Now in its 30th year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery. 

Seniors: College GO Week is coming up soon, SEPT 23-27. College application fees are waived at these schools on the days:

  • Wabash College: Apply for free all September
  • Indiana University Southeast: Apply for free Sept. 23-29
  • University of Southern Indiana: Apply for free Sept. 23-27
  • Indiana State University: Apply for free all September
  • Vincennes University: Apply for free until Oct. 1

Purdue University is hosting a ‘Women in Engineering Program” Monday, Oct. 14. Register online at www.purdue.edu/WIEP. Purdue University’s Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP continually encourages current and future women engineering students by providing interesting and engaging programming relevant to their lives.  

All students: On Monday, New Albany High School is hosting a FREE Southern Indiana College Fair, 6:30-8:00 p.m.! There will be many colleges represented and eager to speak with you. All parents and students are welcome to attend this regional college fair in the Main Gymnasium at New Albany High School.

Check out these new scholarship opportunities and resource information – some for all students!

  • All Students: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation essay contest Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now open for submissions. To sign up go to https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest. The contest deadline is Jan. 17, 2020. Prizes range from $100-10,000.
  • Seniors: Horatio Alger Scholarship – Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA; be involved in school and community activities (your service hours count for this!) and demonstrate financial need. Scholarships up to $25,000. Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org. Deadline: Oct. 25, 2019.
  • Seniors: The Gates Scholarship – Applicants must be a high school senior from one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic American. Also must be a U.S. citizen and have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher. Apply at: thegatesscholarship.com Deadline: Sept. 15

IUS Announcements:

  • Free Application Week – In conjunction with Indiana’s “College Go” week, IU Southeast will offer an application fee waiver for all undergraduate applicants September 22nd through September 28th. Applicants submitting an application at www.ius.edu/apply can enter code “SECOLLGO” to have the $35 application fee waived.  Applicants who need assistance with the fee waiver should contact the Admissions Office.
  • Fall Open House – Fall Open House is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to visit campus and meet with faculty, staff, and students.

Scholarship Information is also available at:

The following major national organizations offer scholarships primarily to active duty military, veterans, and/or their families:

Scholarships

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

Sept. 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 ATHLETIC NEWS

If you’re interested in Wrestling for Providence this year, Coach Lynch will be starting preseason conditioning for anyone not participating in a fall sport. Conditioning will start Monday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. Bring workout gear and running shoes. Wrestling is open to everyone, no experience is necessary. We will teach you everything you need to know and help you get in the best shape of your life, give you self-defense skills, and prepare you for the challenges ahead. You only need a will to succeed! Remember, conditioning is only for individuals not in a fall sport! 

Girls Golf defeated Corydon and North Harrison last night at Old Capitol Golf Club. The Pioneers were led in scoring by Kennedy Allender followed by Lilly Chapman, Reese Bottorff, and Kasey Lockard. Also participating for the varsity squad Elle O’Bannon and Jessica Haulage. 

SPORTS

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, A Day
Today
:
JV Boys Soccer vs. North Harrison, 6:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium
JV Girls Soccer vs. North Harrison, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Stadium
Tomorrow:
Morning Mass, 7:30 p.m., Chapel
Volleyball vs, Columbus East F-J 6/V 7:30 p.m., Larkin Center
Girls Soccer Deanery Night vs. Madison, 6:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium
Girls Golf vs. North Harrison, 4:30 p.m., Champions Pointe

 Saint of the Day: Saint Cyprian played an important role in the development of Christian thought and practice in the early Church. He was a noted speaker who became a Christian as an adult. He was ordained a priest within two years of his conversion and was then chosen the Bishop of Carthage. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Chicken & Dumplings, Green Beans, Broccoli, Carrots, Dinner Roll
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Picture retakes have been rescheduled for this Friday. For students unhappy with their original school photo, Photo Retakes are this Friday during lunches in the Administrative Corridor. Students having retakes must bring the entire original packet with them and may dress up but no jeans. Students grades 9-11 who did not have their photos taken at registration should have their photo taken on this day as well and can place an order for photos.

Please follow the guidelines in the handbook for clothing options if having pictures taken.

Attention Student Ambassadors: We will be meeting on Friday morning at 7:30in the Administrative Corridor. We will be talking about the 8th grade notes and upcoming events.  Please let Mrs. Gerber know if you are unable to attend.

The Quick Recall team will practice tomorrow in Room 219.

Eat at Skyline Chili and support the Bowling Team by eating at Skyline Chili now through Sunday. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Tomorrow, start the day with morning Mass in the Chapel! Join us at 7:30.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

All students: On Monday, New Albany High School is hosting a FREE Southern Indiana College Fair, 6:30-8:00 p.m.! There will be many colleges represented and eager to speak with you. All parents and students are welcome to attend this regional college fair in the Main Gymnasium at New Albany High School.

Check out these new scholarship opportunities and resource information – some for all students!

  • All Students: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation essay contest Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now open for submissions. To sign up go to https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest. The contest deadline is Jan. 17, 2020. Prizes range from $100-10,000.
  • Seniors: Horatio Alger Scholarship – Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA; be involved in school and community activities (your service hours count for this!) and demonstrate financial need. Scholarships up to $25,000. Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org. Deadline: Oct. 25, 2019.
  • Seniors: The Gates Scholarship – Applicants must be a high school senior from one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic American. Also must be a U.S. citizen and have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher. Apply at: thegatesscholarship.com Deadline: Sept. 15

Scholarship Information is also available at:

Scholarships

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

Sept. 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 ATHLETIC NEWS

The Volleyball teams had an awesome night last night in front of an active crowd at Deanery night as all three teams defeated North Oldham. The frosh team battled back from a set one loss to take over sets two and three with scores of  17-25, 25-12, 15-10. Great performances by Isabella Fields (8 kills 3 aces, 6 digs), Makenzie Reed (6 kills, 3 aces), Taylor Bansbach (6 kills, 5 aces, 6 digs), and Maddie Beeler (3 kills, 5 aces, 3 digs) helped boost the momentum for the Pioneers. Mackenzie Murphy had a great match finishing with 3 timely digs and 19 assists, while Maddie Kaiser came up with huge plays for our team down the stretch. The defensive unit of Abby Chamberlain, Presleigh Yates, and Samantha Murphy combined for 8 total digs for the match.  Great job, Ladies!  We are proud of you! 

The JV team made quick work on the Mustangs last night winning in two convincing sets 25-16, 25-14. The Pioneers were led by the great serving of Molly Coyle. The strength of the front row was too much to handle! Emily Grigg, Ashlyn Druen, Katie Huff, and Ava Book played great front row hitting well and getting blocks! Susie Grigg made her debut as the libero and played great, and Grace Purichia led the team in assists last night. The Pioneer JV will take on Columbus East this Thursday at 6 p.m.
The varsity team won in straight sets 25-16, 25-17, 25-10. Leading the Pioneers were Courtney Glotzbach (14 kills, 1 block), Ali Hornung (9 kills, 1 block, 8 digs) and Anna Purichia (5 kills, 3 aces, 2 blocks). Ceci Rush had 6 digs and 3 aces, while Emma Kaelin chipped in with 21 assists, 7 digs, and 2 aces. The strong serving and defense of Brynna Walthers, Grace Purichia, and Miranda Harley combined for 10 digs 5 aces. Ali Hughes, Maggie Purichia, and Lydia Rush took great swings at the net all night long to keep North Oldham defense guessing! Great win last night, Ladies. 
The Pioneer Volleyball teams are back in action this Thursday at home with JV and Freshman again starting at 6 p.m. Varsity will follow at 7. Come show your BLUE PRIDE and support the Pioneers!

SPORTS

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, B Day
Today
:
Quick Recall practice, after school, Room 219
House Points Night: Girls Soccer vs. Floyd Central, JV 6, varsity 7:30, Murphy Stadium
Volleyball vs. North Oldham F-J/V, 6:00/7:30 p.m., Larkin Center
Tomorrow:
JV Boys Soccer vs. North Harrison, 6:00 p.m., Murphy Stadium
JV Girls Soccer vs. North Harrison, 7:30 p.m., Murphy Stadium

 Saint of the Day: Saint Thomas of Villanova was from Castile in Spain and received his surname from the town where he was raised. After joining the Augustinian friars at Salamanca, he became prior and then provincial of the friars. He sent the first Augustinian friars to the New World. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

 The library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

Lunch:  Quesadillas, Rice, Refried Beans, Corn Pudding
Snack Line: Spinach Queso & Chips

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Our first House Points Night of this year will be tonight when the Girls Soccer team plays Floyd Central. Sign in with Mr. Hutchins to earn points for your House.

The Quick Recall team will practice this week: Today and Thursday in Room 219.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

All students: On Monday, Sept. 16, New Albany High School is hosting a FREE Southern Indiana College Fair, 6:30-8:00 p.m.! There will be many colleges represented and eager to speak with you. All parents and students are welcome to attend this regional college fair in the Main Gymnasium at New Albany High School.

Check out these new scholarship opportunities and resource information – some for all students!

  • All Students: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation essay contest Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now open for submissions. To sign up go to https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest. The contest deadline is Jan. 17, 2020. Prizes range from $100-10,000.
  • Seniors: Horatio Alger Scholarship – Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA; be involved in school and community activities (your service hours count for this!) and demonstrate financial need. Scholarships up to $25,000. Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org. Deadline: Oct. 25, 2019.
  • Seniors: The Gates Scholarship – Applicants must be a high school senior from one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic American. Also must be a U.S. citizen and have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher. Apply at: thegatesscholarship.com Deadline: Sept. 15

Scholarship Information is also available at:

Scholarships

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

Sept. 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

SPORTS

Monday, September 9, 2019, A Day
Today:
Quick Recall practice, after school, Room 307
James and the Giant Peach: Rehearsals, 7:15, theatre
Tomorrow:
Mrs. Burden’s planning meeting for suicide prevention walk team, BLUE Days, Studio B
Help with college essays, BLUE Days, Counseling Conference Room.
House Points Night: Girls Soccer vs. Floyd Central
Volleyball vs. North Oldham F-J/V, 6:00/7:30 p.m., Larkin Center 

Saint of the Day: A native of Spain, young Jesuit Peter Claver left his homeland forever in 1610, to be a missionary in the colonies of the New World. He sailed into Cartagena and began a ministry to the slaves brought there from West Africa, as well as becoming a moral force in the city of Cartegena.  Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Carrots, Baked Beans,
Snack Line: Chicken Nuggets

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Our first House Points Night of this year will be tomorrow night when the Girls Soccer team plays Floyd Central. Sign in with Mr. Hutchins to earn points for your House.

The Quick Recall team will practice this week: Today in Room 307; Tuesday and Thursday in Room 219.

Attn. cast of James and the Giant Peach: Rehearsals begin tonight at 7:15. Please check your email for more information!

Attn. all: Mrs. Burden is getting a team together for the suicide prevention walk at IUS on Sept. 28 through the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention. If you’d like to join her team and participate, please come by and see her during either BLUE Day session tomorrow. Email her if you cannot attend but are interested. You can follow the link below to join the team! https://afsp.donordrive.com/team/231737

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors & Seniors: Please review the counseling newsletter for important information, events, and resources. https://www.smore.com/e9brw

Seniors: Help with college essays during BLUE Days tomorrow in the Counseling Conference Room.

Scholarships

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

Sept. 9, 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Soccer (Sept. 9) and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 ATHLETIC NEWS

Girls Soccer shut out Jeff in both JV and varsity matches on Saturday. JV won 5-0 with goals scored by Madaleine Reed (2), Kate Weber, Erika Vaughn, and Maci Hoskins

Varsity won 3-0 with goals scored by Avery Stumler, Kaylee Kaiser (with an assist by Stumler), and Regan Hinton. The girls’ next match is tomorrow against rival Floyd Central.

Boys Tennis defeated two local rivals at the end of last week. Thursday, PHS swept Clarksville 5-0. Michael Hamm, Landon Kruer, Zach Applewhite earned the singles points. Gavin Galligan & Jake Rodski and Alex Kemp & Jacob Kaiser got the doubles victories. Pioneer Tennis then defeated New Albany on Friday 3-2, defeating a team ranked ahead of PHS in the district rankings. The No. 1 doubles of Gavin Galligan and Jake Rodski earned the first point for PHS. Then, with the team trailing 1-2, Landon Kruer came back from a set down to win in three sets and earn the second team point. Alex Kemp and Sam Bowles then clinched the team victory winning a second-set tiebreaker at No. 2 doubles. PHS Tennis moved up to No. 6 in this week’s district rankings.

The varsity Volleyball team won the 38th annual Early Bird Invitational this weekend defeating four top-notch opponents during the day.  In pool play the Pioneers were challenged early by Cathedral but finally settled in, pulling out the win three sets 18-25, 25-15, 15-7.  After a short break, Fishers gave the Pioneers a great contest, with the Pioneers winning in two very competitive and exciting sets 25-19, 25-19. In the championship pool, the Pioneers beat Brownstown in three sets 22-25, 25-17, 15-9 and Roncalli in the final match to win the tournament 25-17, 25-10. The Pioneers were led at the net by Ali Hornung (36 kills), Courtney Glotzbach (31 kills) and Anna Purichia (20 kills). Maggie Purichia finished the day with a team high 18 blocks, and Ceci Rush finished with 35 digs. The strong serving of Grace Purichia, Miranda Harley, Brynna Walthers, and Emma Kaelin helped propel sparks throughout the day! The Pioneers are back in action tomorrow night at the Larkin Center vs. North Oldham. Its Deanery Night, so come join the fun. The freshman and JV teams start at 6 with the varsity match set for 7:15.

SPORTS

 

Friday, September 6, 2019
B Day

Today:
House of Faith tailgate for all students, 5-6:30 p.m.
Football vs. Silver Creek, 7:00 p.m., Sartini Field

Tomorrow:
Volleyball Early Bird Tourney, 9:00 a.m., Larkin Center – $5/No Sports Pass
Girls Soccer vs. Jeffersonville, JV 10 a.m., V 11:30 a.m., Murphy Stadium
Monday: College essay help, BLUE Days, Counseling Conference Room

 

Saint of the Day: Blessed Claudio was the youngest of nine children whose father died when Claudio was only nine years old. At the age of 15 he entered the army where he served for three years. Eventually, he joined the Franciscans and was known for his artistic abilities. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Soft Taco Bar, Refried Beans, Mexican Rice, Corn
Snack Line: Mozzarella Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

 

NEWS

There was a single key found on the floor in the hallway of the Student Entrance just outside the Chapel. If you are missing one, come by Room 216 to see if it is yours.

 

House of Faith is hosting a tailgate today from 5-6:30 p.m. for the Providence vs. Silver Creek game. Everyone is invited. We will have cornhole, hillbilly golf, big jenga, etc. For more information, see Mr. Loner in Room 204.

 

Eat at Skyline Chili this weekend and support the Bowling Team by eating at Skyline Chili. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

 

Mrs. Burden is getting a team together for the suicide prevention walk at IUS on 9/28 through the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.  If you’d like to join her team and participate, please come by and see her during either Blue Day session Tuesday. Email her if you cannot attend but are interested. 

You can follow the link below to join the team! 

https://afsp.donordrive.com/team/231737

 

 

CAMPUS MINISTRY

 

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Attention students: Please review the counseling newsletter for important information, events, and resources. https://www.smore.com/e9brw

 

Seniors: Need help with college essays? Lilly essay? Mrs. Van Laan will be at PHS to help you edit your essay! If you are finished with the Lilly essay, or would rather work with her on your Common App or IUB, or other essay, you may bring that instead. She’ll be here during BLUE Days on Monday and Tuesday on Sept. 9-10 in the Counseling Conference Room to help you.

It might be a good idea to bring a paper copy for her to review/make notes on. We could print a copy if needed, but it would also save time in the morning if you have it with you already.

Also, if you need help identifying which topic to write about, bring your ideas and she can help with that as well. You could brainstorm Monday, draft that evening, and bring back for further discussion and feedback on Tuesday. See you Monday/Tuesday in the Counseling Conference room for essay writing help!

 

Scholarships

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

Sept. 9, 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Soccer (Sept. 9) and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 

ATHLETIC NEWS

 

SPORTS

FB       Fri Sep 6         Silver Creek “Deanery Night”         7:00 PM                           PHS               
BSOC Fri Sep 6              Hoosier Cup – Bloomington – V              TBA                                      Karst Park      
TN-B   Fri Sep 6             New Albany                                                4:00 PM                              New Albany   
VB      Sat Sep 7          Early Bird Tourney – V                     9:00 AM                           PHS   
GSOC Sat Sep 7          Jeffersonville                                      11:30 AM (JV 10AM)    PHS   
JVFB   Sat Sep 7             Silver Creek                                                10:00 AM                           Silver Creek   
CC       Sat Sep 7             Columbus North Invitational                  9:00 AM                            Cereland Park
BSOC Sat Sep 7              Hoosier Cup – Bloomington – V              TBA                                     Karst Park

 

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019, A Day
Today
:
Photo Retakes, lunches, Admin Corridor
September Scholars group photo, 3:05, Admin Corridor
Quick Recall practice, after school, Room 307
Boys Tennis vs. Clarksville, 5:00 p.m., tennis courts
James and the Giant Peach rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Acting Classroom
College Night, 7:00 p.m., Robinson Auditorium.
Tomorrow:
Adoration, 7:30-8:00 a.m., Chapel
Scholarship Spirit Wear Day
House of Faith tailgate for all students, 5-6:30 p.m.
Football vs. Silver Creek, 7:00 p.m., Sartini Field

Saint of the Day: Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta was born in Albania, but is known for her work in India. A member of the Sisters of Loreto, she felt a call to live among the poor. While working with the poorest of the poor in India, she founded the Missionaries of Charity who continue her work. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Little Caesars Pizza, Macaroni & Cheese, French Fries, Peas, Green Beans
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Tomorrow will be a Scholarship Spirit Wear day. Students can bring in $1 and be in spirit wear. Please check the student handbook for specifics on dress. We will also be having House Meetings to plan for Guerin Day.

Attention Cast of James and the Giant Peach: First rehearsal is tonight from 7:00-9:00 in the Acting Classroom.  See you there!

The Quick Recall team will practice today in Room 307 with Mrs. Welch.

Photo Retakes are today during lunches in the Administrative Corridor. Students having retakes must bring the entire original packet with them. Students grades 9-11 who did not have their photos taken at registration should have their photo taken and can place an order for photos.

There was a single key found on the floor in the hallway of the Student Entrance just outside the Chapel. If you are missing one, come by Room 216 to see if it is yours.

House of Faith is hosting a tailgate on Friday from 5-6:30 p.m. for the Providence vs. Silver Creek game. Everyone is invited. We will have cornhole, hillbilly golf, big jenga, etc. For more information, see Mr. Loner in Room 204.

September Scholars: Reminder of the group photo after school in the Administrative Corridor. Be there by 3:05 so everyone can get to his/her activities. Reminder also to reply to the Q&A questions from Mrs. Hoyland.

Eat at Skyline Chili this weekend and support the Bowling Team by eating at Skyline Chili. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

CAMPUS MINISTRY

There will be Adoration in the Chapel from 7:30-8:00 a.m. tomorrow. Stop in for a moment of prayer, peace, quiet – whatever you need! Jesus will be there!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

PHS College Night: Tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Come and hear the inside scoop on college admissions from IU Bloomington, Purdue University, Hanover, Bellarmine, and UofL! Do you have questions? This is the night to have them answered. The panel will present in a Q&A style, to answer all your questions. All grades and parents are welcome.

Seniors: Need help with college essays? Lilly essay? Mrs. Van Laan will be at PHS to help you edit your essay! If you are finished with the Lilly essay, or would rather work with her on your Common App or IUB, or other essay, you may bring that instead. She’ll be here during BLUE Days on Monday and Tuesday on Sept. 9-10 in the Counseling Conference Room to help you. It might be a good idea to bring a paper copy for her to review/make notes on. We could print a copy if needed, but it would also save time in the morning if you have it with you already. Also, if you need help identifying which topic to write about, bring your ideas and she can help with that as well. You could brainstorm Monday, draft that evening, and bring back for further discussion and feedback on Tuesday. See you Monday/Tuesday in the Counseling Conference room for essay writing help!

Free College Fair: The Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling is looking forward to the annual Indianapolis NACAC College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. NACAC fairs are free, open to the public and provide a great avenue for students to connect with over 200 college and universities. 

Juniors: Please see this link for more information about QuestBridge:  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars/who-should-apply. This is an opportunity for students who are strong academically and who also have financial need (roughly, family of four with income of $65,000 or less). If you have any questions, please let me know.

Seniors: Deadline to apply to college through QuestBridge for scholarships and being matched is Sept. 26.  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

Scholarships

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

Sept. 5, 9, 29 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Football (Sept. 5), Middle School Soccer (Sept. 9), and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com! 

SPORTS

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, B Day
Tomorrow:
Morning Mass, 7:30 a.m., Chapel
Picture Retakes, lunches, Admin Corridor
September Scholars group photo, 3:05, Admin Corridor
Boys Tennis vs. Clarksville, 5:00 p.m., tennis courts
PHS College Night, 7:00 p.m., Robinson Auditorium

Saint of the Day: Saint Rose of Viterbo achieved sainthood in only 18 years of life. She had shown a great desire for prayer early in life, and joined the Secular Franciscan at the age of 10. Rose preached in the streets and was very generous to the poor. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

Lunch:  General Tso’s Chicken, Hunan Orange Chicken, Lo Mein Noodles or Rice, Stir Fry Vegetables & Broccoli, Egg Rolls
Snack Line: Mini Corn Dogs

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Photo Retakes are tomorrow during lunches in the Administrative Corridor. Students who were not happy with their original photo can have it retaken. You must bring the entire original packet with you. If you are having retakes, you may dress up but no jeans. Students grades 9-11 who did not have their photos taken at registration should have their photo taken on this day.

House of Faith is hosting a tailgate on Friday from 5-6:30 p.m. for the Providence vs. Silver Creek game. Everyone is invited. We will have cornhole, hillbilly golf, big jenga, etc. For more information, see Mr. Loner in Room 204.

Congratulations to our students for being recognized as Scholars in the English, Math, and Theology departments. The September Scholars are
English:

  • 9-Audrey Howell
  • 10-Craig Bratcher
  • 11-Drew Jones
  • 12-Joey Banet

Math

  • 9-Casey Kaelin
  • 10-Maddie Beyl
  • 11-Laura Strahm
  • 12-Austin Grantz

Theology

  • 9-KB Merchant
  • 10-Jake Miller
  • 11-Sam Bowles
  • 12-Nolan Banet

There will be a group photo for these students tomorrow after school in the Administrative Corridor

Eat at Skyline Chili this weekend and support the Bowling Team by eating at Skyline Chili. 3505 Grant Line Rd. New Albany. Download, print and show this coupon to give 10 percent of your transaction to the Bowling Team: https://providencehigh.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Skyline-Fundraiser-Flyer-8-2019.pdf

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Join us for Mass tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.  in the Chapel! Jesus can’t wait to see you!!!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

PHS College Night: Tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Come and hear the inside scoop on college admissions from IU Bloomington, Purdue University, Hanover, Bellarmine, and UofL! Do you have questions? This is the night to have them answered. The panel will present in a Q&A style, to answer all your questions. All grades and parents are welcome.

Seniors: Need help with college essays? Lilly essay? Mrs. Van Laan will be at PHS to help you edit your essay! If you are finished with the Lilly essay, or would rather work with her on your Common App or IUB, or other essay, you may bring that instead. She’ll be here during BLUE Days on Monday and Tuesday on Sept. 9-10 in the Counseling Conference Room to help you.
It might be a good idea to bring a paper copy for her to review/make notes on. We could print a copy if needed, but it would also save time in the morning if you have it with you already.
Also, if you need help identifying which topic to write about, bring your ideas and she can help with that as well. You could brainstorm Monday, draft that evening, and bring back for further discussion and feedback on Tuesday. See you Monday/Tuesday in the Counseling Conference room for essay writing help!

Free College Fair: The Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling is looking forward to the annual Indianapolis NACAC College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. NACAC fairs are free, open to the public and provide a great avenue for students to connect with over 200 college and universities. 

Juniors: Please see this link for more information about QuestBridge:  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars/who-should-apply. This is an opportunity for students who are strong academically and who also have financial need (roughly, family of four with income of $65,000 or less). If you have any questions, please let me know.

Seniors: Deadline to apply to college through QuestBridge for scholarships and being matched is Sept. 26.  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

Scholarships

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

NEW! Sept. 4 – Volunteers needed to help with child care at Our Lady’s Week One event. 6-8 p.m. Dinner provided.

Sept. 4-5, 9 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Football (Sept. 5), Middle School Soccer (Sept. 4 and 9), and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

 ATHLETIC NEWS

Last night, the Boys Soccer team defeated Jennings County 2-0. Scoring goals were Edward Bobkoski-1 and Jericho Brooks-1. Assists were from Alex Lancaster and William Lutgens. Zach Aurilio earned the shutout.

The freshman Volleyball team continued their winning ways last night by defeating rival New Albany in 2 sets with scores of 25-17, 25-10. The strong attacking of Isabella Fields (9 kills) and Makenzie Reed (6 kills) was too much for the Bulldog defense. Alex Kraft and Taylor Bansbach had a great serving night tallying 5 aces. Susie Grigg finished the night with 3 kills, 4 digs, and 5 serving points. Mackenzie Murphy led the team with 15 assists. The Pioneers will be back in action Monday against North Oldham at 6 p.m.
The JV Volleyball team played great against New Albany last night defeating the Bulldogs in two sets with scores of 25-16, 25-18.  The Pioneers were led at the net Grace Purichia (7 kills) and Molly Coyle (6 kills). Katie Huff and Isabella Fields combined for 5 kills, and Emily Grigg chipped in with a kill and 2 blocks against the Dogs. The team played great defense last night, and had an awesome team win!  The Pioneers will travel to CAL tomorrow night!
The Varsity Volleyball team managed to escape the Bulldogs after dropping the first set 21-25 to regain their composure and win the last three sets 25-13, 25-19, 25-20. Courtney Glotzbach had an outstanding night at the net finishing with 23 kills and 5 blocks. Ali Hornung had a good overall performance tallying 17 kills and 12 digs. Anna Purichia added 7 kills and Maggie Purichia and Ali Hughes roofed 8 blocks and 2 blocks respectively.  The awesome serving of Miranda Harley, Grace Purichia, Emma Kaelin and Brynna Walthers kept the Dogs out of system all night. Emma Kaelin led the team in assists with 39. The Pioneers will travel to Christian Academy of Louisville tomorrow night.  Good luck, ladies.

SPORTS

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019, A Day
Today
:
Girls Basketball limited contact, 3-5:00, Gym
Tomorrow:
UEAC meeting, 7:20 a.m., Administrative Corridor

Saint of the Day: Saint Gregory became pope at the age of 50. In his new role, he had much to do both within and outside the Church. Gregory proved to be a capable shepherd, addressing many ecclesial and civil issues with a firm, steady resolve. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 3rd lunch today.

Lunch:  Chicken Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Carrots
Snack Line: Mini Corn Dogs

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

Attention all Freshman and Sophomore House Executive Delegates: The first meeting of the UEAC will be tomorrow morning at 7:20 in the Administrative Corridor. Please let Mrs. Gerber or Mr. Hutchins know if you cannot attend.

Congratulations to our students for being recognized as Scholars in the English, Math, and Theology departments. The September Scholars are

English:

  • 9-Audrey Howell
  • 10-Craig Bratcher
  • 11-Drew Jones
  • 12-Joey Banet

Math

  • 9-Casey Kaelin
  • 10-Maddie Beyl
  • 11-Laura Strahm
  • 12-Austin Grantz

Theology

  • 9-KB Merchant
  • 10-Jake Miller
  • 11-Sam Bowles
  • 12-Nolan Banet

There will be a group photo for these students on Thursday after school in the Administrative Corridor

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors: Please see this link for more information about QuestBridge:  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars/who-should-apply. This is an opportunity for students who are strong academically and who also have financial need (roughly, family of four with income of $65,000 or less). If you have any questions, please let me know.

Seniors: Deadline to apply to college through QuestBridge for scholarships and being matched is Sept. 26.  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

Seniors, interested in becoming a teacher? Here’s a scholarship for you! Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years ($30,000).

The application for this scholarship will open Sept. 1. Students must apply through ScholarTrack, so they will need to create a full student account before they can access the application. More information is available on the Commission website. Applications are due with nominations on Nov. 30, 2019. If you have any questions, please email nextteacher@che.in.gov.

Scholarships

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

NEW! Sept. 4 – Volunteers needed to help with child care at Our Lady’s Week One event. 6-8 p.m. Dinner provided.

Sept. 4-5, 9 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Football (Sept. 5), Middle School Soccer (Sept. 4 and 9), and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

ATHLETIC NEWS

Today Girls Basketball limited contact (open gym/individual instruction) will be going 3-5:00 on the floor. We will then have weights from 5-5:30.

Volleyball traveled to INDY Saturday to battle two 4A powerhouses schools in the Lawrence North 4 Way. The Pioneers took on Hamiliton Southeastern in their first match and defeated them in four sets 25-18, 25-15, 20-25, 25-22. Ali Hornung led the team will 19 kills and 14 digs, while Courtney Glotzbach added 15 kills and 8 digs. Anna Purichia pitched in with 7 kills, and Emma Kaelin had 5 kills, 6 digs, and 40 assists. Maggie Purichia had a stellar blocking performance finishing with 7 blocks, and 2 service aces. Ceci Rush anchored the Pioneer defense with 25 digs, 4 assists, and 3 service aces. 
In the second match of the day, the Pioneers defeated host Lawrence North in straight sets, 25-9, 25-17, 25-14.  Ali Hornung lead the Pioneers with 11 kills and 8 digs, Emma Kaelin added 9 kills and 23 assists. Anna Purichia finished with 6 kills, and Maggie Purichia finished with 6 kills and 2 blocks. Ceci Rush and Courtney Glotzbach combined for 20 digs, and the excellent serving of Miranda Harley, Brynna Walthers, and Lydia Rush stunned Lawrence North with 9 aces during the match.
The Pioneers are back in action tonight against crosstown rival New Albany in what is sure to be a great battle.  The freshman match starts at 5:00 at New Albany!
The Freshman Volleyball Team got a two-set win at home last Thursday night against Oldham County with the scores of 25-17, 25-10. Isabella Fields had a strong night at the net finishing with 10 kills, while Mackenzie Reed chipped in with 7 kills and 3 serving points. Taylor Bansbach had a great overall night adding 4 kills and 6 aces. Alex Kraft dished out 3 aces and finished with 9 digs. Makenzie Murphy finished the match with 18 assists.  The Pioneers will be back in action tonight against New Albany!
The JV Volleyball team improved its record with a two-set victory over Oldham County Thursday night with scores of 25-24, 25-18.  The Pioneers were led by a strong net performance by Molly Coyle, Ashlyn Druen, Grace Purichia, and Katie Huff. The Pioneer’s defensive effort behind Alex Kraft, Susie Grigg, Morgan Michels, and Maddie Beyl kept the Pioneers in system most of the night!
Congratulations to the varsity Volleyball team for picking up its 5th win Thursday night against Oldham County with scores of 25-9, 25-6, 25-13. The Pioneers dominated from the opening serve and set a tempo that OC was not able to match. Courtney Glotzbach paced the Pioneers with 13 kills and 4 blocks, while Ali Hornung’s strong net play added 8 kills. Anna Purichia finished the match with 5 kills and 1 block, and Maggie Purichia added 6 stuff blocks against their big hitter and 2 service aces. Ceci Rush and Grace Purichia added 8 digs a piece and 3 service aces each for the Pioneers. Junior Emma Kaelin finished with 25 assists, 2 aces and 1 block!

SPORTS

Friday, August 29, 2019
B Day
Today
:
Football vs. Floyd Central, 7:00 p.m., Sartini Field
Tomorrow:
Saturday: GSOC vs. Heritage Hills V/JV half, 12:30 p.m., Murphy Stadium
Monday: Labor Day – No school
Tuesday: BLUE Days
Tuesday: College Visit: Villanova University, 7:30 a.m., Counseling Conference room

 Saint of the Day: Canonized in 2009, Saint Jeanne Jugan had a history of helping the elderly and the poor. She founded the Little Sisters of the Poor to help her with her work, and by the time of her death they numbered 2,400. Her life included a few obstacles, but Saint Jeanne was a woman of determination and vision and she got it done. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

The library will be closed 1st lunch today.

Lunch:  Penne Lasagna, Broccoli, Green Beans, Carrots
Snack Line: Chicken Nuggets

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Garden Veggie Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Original Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to cafeteria@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

On Tuesday, the Math Department will have a BLUE Day during second session only.

Attention Seniors: If you are interested in placing an order with Graduate Services for graduation announcements, it isn’t too late. You can turn orders into Mrs. Mooney in the Main Office through this Friday.  You can also place an order online.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mooney.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

College Visit: Tuesday, Villanova University in the Counseling Conference room at 7:30 a.m.

Seniors, interested in becoming a teacher? Here’s a scholarship for you! Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years ($30,000).

The application for this scholarship will open Sept. 1. Students must apply through ScholarTrack, so they will need to create a full student account before they can access the application. More information is available on the Commission website. Applications are due with nominations on Nov. 30, 2019. If you have any questions, please email nextteacher@che.in.gov.

Scholarships

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

NEW! Sept. 4 – Volunteers needed to help with child care at Our Lady’s Week One event. 6-8 p.m. Dinner provided.

Sept. 4-5, 9 – Volunteers needed to help sell tickets and concessions for Middle School Football (Sept. 5), Middle School Soccer (Sept. 4 and 9), and Middle School Volleyball championships (Sept. 29). Sign up on x2VOL.com!

ATHLETIC NEWS

Tonight, the Football team is the WHAS HS GameTime Game of the Week! Stop by the Athletic Office to get your Sports Pass if you don’t have it yet — $20 for 20 games or $50 unlimited. Then come cheer on the team tonight. Student parking is the grassy field by the discus area (by the back of the Baseball outfield).

Last night the Boys Soccer team beat Floyd Central 3-2. Luke Hesse scored twice, including once on a penalty kick. Evan Scott scored on a free kick. JV tied 1-1 on a goal by Luke Jorden.

Girls Soccer tied Louisville Eastern 0-0, and JV won 2-0 on goals by two goals by Maci Hoskins off assists by Avery Miiller and Ainsley Wilt.

SPORTS

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