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Orientation Dances This Weekend
St. Thomas High School Orientation Dance is tonight Friday, August 22 from 8-10:30 p.m. with lock-in from 8:30-10 p.m. This dance is for 9th and 10th Grade students only and the cost is $10. Strake Jesuit’s Orientation Dance is Saturday, August 23 from 8:30-11:30 p.m. with lock-in from 9-11 p.m. This dance is for all grade levels and the cost is $5. Dress code is jeans and a t-shirt.
Mass of the Holy Spirit
Our first all-school opening liturgy will be 8:10 a.m. next Friday, August 29th. Assembly dress is required. Students will be dismissed after Mass at approximately 9:45 a.m. Students should make arrangements to leave campus at this time. All are welcome to join us for this celebration.
Parents: Please read carefully our attendance policy located on pages 26-30 in our student handbook. Your support will help us be certain your daughter is safe and where she needs to be each day. The handbook states: A parent or guardian is requested to either call the school attendance office at (713) 219-5413 or email email@example.com between 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. in the event of a student’s absence; otherwise parents will be called. If your daughter will be absent for any reason, please follow this policy and notify the school as soon as possible. If it is an anticipated absence, your daughter must also notify her teachers in advance. If you have any questions regarding our attendance policy, please contact Betty Hale, Attendance Coordinator.
Winter Trip to our Nation’s Capital!
Get excited for our Close-Up trip to Washington, D.C. this January! This trip is open to ALL grade levels and is an excellent opportunity for 9th and 10th graders to get involved in the extracurricular travel opportunities that St. Agnes has to offer! The Close-Up program is a dynamic, hands-on civic education program with a mission to inform, inspire, and empower students to become life-long, active participants in our democracy. Enrollment begins Monday, August 25. For more details, please have your daughter contact Ms. Raymond.
Gifts of Learning Breakfast
St. Agnes Academy invites you to kick off the 2014-2015 Academy Fund. Join us 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Junior League of Houston to jumpstart another year of transformational growth for our students. To RSVP contact Stephanie Crowl.
Check out Counselors' Corner to stay informed about ways to promote your daughter's overall wellness.
- Senior Parent Night
- Coffee with Counselors
- Monday Morning Memos
- First Week of School Jitters
- The Daring Way
- College Visits
The Mothers' Club needs your help for a variety of upcoming events! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Debbie Sohmer or Cathy Rotter.
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunch
Attention Senior Parents! Tuesday, Sept. 16 is the senior-sponsored Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunch. Please email Teri Kelley if you are able to bring homemade desserts or assist with set-up and serving. This is one of your last opportunities to show how much you appreciate what they have done for your senior!
We are looking for volunteers to serve on our Hospitality Committee as we host various receptions for school activities. This is the perfect opportunity if you have an hour or two to give or are not sure of your schedule. The first event will be “Follow Your Daughter’s Schedule” on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Please contact Lynne Mahood for sign-up or other information.
It is never too early to think about finals! If you are interested in providing snacks or helping with set-up/clean-up for mid or end-of-term testing, please contact Rose Lindsey or Sylvette Bobb.
Mark Your Calendars
The next Mothers' Club meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 8 a.m. We will work on several projects for the school as well as assembling toiletry bags for Martha’s Kitchen, a soup kitchen serving downtown Houston.
Martha’s Kitchen Toiletry Drive
Remember to save your travel toiletries for our collection this fall benefiting Martha’s Kitchen. Collection bins will be out soon.
Mark your calendar for some of our fall events coming up!
First Dads' Club Meeting
Join us in the cafeteria at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept 8 for refreshments; the meeting is at 6:30 p.m.
Dad/Daughter Bowling Tournament
Plan for fun at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept 13 at Bowlmor Houston located at 925 Bunker Hill Road. The cost is $30 per person. Click here to register.
Save the Date...
Father/Daughter Mass and Brunch- 9 a.m., Sunday, Oct 19 at Westin, Memorial City 945 Gessner Rd. Pictures begin at 8 a.m.
For more information contact Dads' Club President Joe Berno. Welcome to the Club!
Parents of athletes are invited to the first Booster Club meeting: Monday, Sept 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the health room (the temporary building behind the gym) - light snacks provided.
For more information contact Booster Club President Gina Sessums.
Have you seen our new Black Fleece Capri Pants? They are all the rage! We also have new Canvas Lawn Chairs, Yard Signs, Dri-Fit Shirts, Velocity Shorts and much more! Come one, come all and visit the St. Agnes Spirit Store or shop online!