Elementary Book Fair The Elementary Library will host the Book Fair Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13.
Tutoring The National Honor Society Wednesday afternoon tutoring will not meet in the month December. Tutoring will resume in January.
St. Mary KCYO members (all 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are welcome)! We will be Christmas caroling is this Sunday, December 8, from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. We will meet at the St. Mary Family Life Center and travel as a group to Glenburnie Nursing Home to carol to the residents there. We will have song sheets and our homemade Christmas Cards to distribute! We will head back at the Family Life Center for pick up. Wear Christmas colors and/or Santa hats if you have them and bring a friend!!
Pecan Sales Free Dress Pass Each student that sold $50 or more will receive a FREE DRESS pass for next Monday, December 9th. Remember that each student needed to sell $50 worth of pecans. If a student comes to school dressed inappropriately they will need to call home to get their uniform. The uniform passes will be sent home this Thursday. If you feel there is an error and your child should have received a uniform pass please call the school or e-mail me by noon on Friday so that we can look into the matter.
Magazines – If you receive your magazine renewals in the mail, please wait!! Our Cathedral Magazines Sales will kick off in February.
Letter jacket fitting-The Neff representative will be at Cathedral on Monday, Dec. 16 around 2:00 for letter jacket fittings. You must have lettered in a varsity sport to be eligible to buy a jacket. The basic jacket starts at around $100. This includes the “C” on the front with an insert of the sport in which you lettered. Patches are usually around $15. Names across the back are around $25. I have the list of those who lettered from swimming, cross-country, and football. You must pay on the day the jacket is ordered. Please call Penny Daggett if you have any questions. (These prices could be subject to change.)
ACT-To register, please go to: actstudent.org. Our school code is: 252-097.
Sophomores-HOBY registration is on-going. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance leadership skills. For more information: www.hoby.org. The week-end will be in May.
Juniors and Seniors:
MSU Leadership Conference-This is an opportunity to attend the Dr. Donald Zacharias Leadership Conference at MSU. It is open for a student leader from the junior or senior class. The cost is $120 and the conference will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2. For more details, please see Mrs. Daggett. (2013 Alum Pepper Taylor will be one of the leaders)
Yearbook photo-If you have not submitted your baby photo or quote, you must do so immediately! We are also accepting senior portraits. If you have had yours made, please have your photographer submit this to me. firstname.lastname@example.org.
College applications-At this point, everyone should have applied for at least one college. Once you apply, you must come and ask me to submit transcripts. Many of you MIGHT get something saying they have not received a transcript-usually that means the FINAL transcript.
FASTWEB-Please continue to check your FASTWEB account. There are hundreds of scholarships out there!!
Co-Lin-The Fred and Jewett Taylor Presidential Scholarship application is now available. Please see me for an application. Deadline: Feb. 3.
Ole Miss-The Luckyday Program scholarship is worth $2,000-$5,000 per year. You must have: 20 ACT, 3.2 GPA, financial need, Mississippi residency. Deadline: Jan. 15.
The Croft Institute for International Studies-At Ole Miss-Must have: 28 ACT, 3.5 GPA. Deadline: Jan. 15.
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation-If you are a young entrepreneur, you need to apply for this scholarship. For information: www.NFIB.com/YEA. Deadline: Dec. 18.
Washington University in St. Louis-If you are interested in attending Washington University, please see Mrs. Daggett about this scholarship opportunity. The Danforth Scholars Program will offer full- or partial-tuition. For more information: admissions.wustl.edu.
Jefferson Scholars Foundation-If you are interested in the University of Virginia, please see me for information about this scholarship.
Ole Miss-The Croft Institute for International Studies application can be found at: www.olemiss.edu. This is an opportunity to be a part of a highly selective group of students at Ole Miss. If you are interested in international politics, international business, foreign cultures and languages, or intelligence studies, this is for you. For more information, please see Penny Daggett.
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes-$1,000 scholarships which will be awarded every two weeks. For more information: www.offtocollege.infl. The scholarships will be awarded beginning Oct. 25-May 9.