October 24, 2014
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October 24, 2014

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Submit Names of Loved Ones
Mass of Remembrance at St. Agnes Academy is 8:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3. We invite you to submit the names of your deceased loved ones to be placed on the altar during our celebration of life. Submit names online here.

Information for Senior Parents
Please click here for important information regarding your daughter’s senior year activities. Please make note of the change in graduation location, time and date. We have outgrown the Catholic Charismatic Center and will be graduating 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Strake Jesuit's competition gym. Representatives will be on campus from Herff Jones on Friday, Nov. 7 to take orders for graduation announcements. Your daughter will bring information home for you to consider. Please note, these are graduation announcements and not invitations as each graduate is limited to 10 seats at graduation.

Fall Play: Eurydice

Join us for Eurydice, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8, Nov. 14 & 15 in the courtyard. St. Agnes Academy has moved to an online ticketing system for their performing arts events. Eurydice will be their first event with the new system. Click here to purchase your ticket online today. General admission is $15. There will be limited sales at the door prior to the show, based on availability. 

Double Triple Trio at Renaissance Festival
Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to hear the beautiful harmonies of our students! The Texas Renaissance Festival will feature our Double Triple Trio - St. Agnes Triple Trio and Strake Jesuit Triple Trio the weekends of November 1-2, and November 22-23.   

Yearbook Ads
It is her last year of high school. Show her how proud she has made you! Contact Kathi Thompson at 713-219-5506 to purchase an ad in the 2015 edition of the SAA yearbook, Veritas. Click here to download form. Space is limited so be sure to contact us early as we will be on a first come, first serve basis. All artwork and money is due by Dec. 15.

counselors' corner

 This week's Counselors' Corner looks at:

  • Transcripts and Letters of Recommendation
    We realize many of you have questions about this process for your daughters. Visit Counselors' Corner for answers.
  • Acing Campus Visits
    Read our tips for a great campus visit!
  • ADHD Awareness Month
    October is ADHD Awareness Month. Visit Counselors' Corner to learn more about the myths and facts of ADHD.
Read the full articles at Counselors' Corner.
club news

Mothers' Club 

Join us at our next meeting for fellowship, fun, and information 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Meeting Room C! Sr. Jane will update us on the recently approved master plan. And if you're wondering about that big banner on the front of the school, Stephanie Crowl, Director of Communications, will fill us in on the exciting new marketing campaign at St. Agnes. We need many hands to assemble toiletry bags for distribution by Martha’s Kitchen, a Catholic charity serving the needs of the Houston homeless. Also, we will work on several projects for the school. See you there!

Style Show Information
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Mother/Daughter Luncheon and Senior Style Show on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at the Sugar Land Town Center Marriott. Senior Moms - your daughters received information today about the Style Show including a contract and model form that needs to be completed, signed, and returned to Elaine Eichelberger by Friday, Oct. 31.

Attention Junior Parents
The junior class sponsored Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon is Tuesday, Nov. 18. We need help baking homemade desserts. Goodies can be dropped off in the Fleming Room by the rotunda. Please email Teri Kelley if you are able to bring a homemade baked good. This is a great opportunity to show the faculty and staff how much you appreciate what they have done for your daughter!

We still need toiletries to complete 300+ bags for Martha's Kitchen. Specific needs include travel size shampoos and oral care items (toothbrushes, travel toothpaste, and floss). 

The May minutes have been posted on the Mothers' Club website.

Dads' Club

Thank you to all who helped and attended the Father/Daughter Mass & Brunch on Sunday, Oct. 19. We had a great event with more than 420 attending – our largest crowd ever! We value your input and would love your feedback on how we might improve the event next year. Click here to fill our a short survey.

Join us for our next general meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3. Our guest will be Board Chair and fellow parent, Maureen Graf. She will lead a conversation regarding the strategic plan and paint “the big picture goals of St. Agnes Academy.” Look for the meeting location information in next week’s Tiger Tracks. Don’t miss it!

Know Your Car Seminar – 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 in the St. Agnes Strake Family Cafeteria. If you have a daughter who is currently driving or will be soon, be sure to register for this great workshop. This overview will acquaint young drivers with the functioning parts of their car. Interested in volunteering? Contact Vic Caso or sign-up at the Nov. 3 Dads' Club meeting.

Booster Club

Save the date for the Fall Sports Banquet - Nov. 19! 
The next Booster Club meeting will be our Christmas dinner party off campus in December- location and date TBD.

Ideas or questions about Booster Club, team reps, sport events? Contact President Gina Sessums for more information.

spirit store


The weather is slowly changing and the cooler temps are coming. The St. Agnes Spirit Store is prepared. Are you? We have knit beanies, knit Heidi caps, knit Spirit Fingerz, fleece headbands and more! Show your spirit and support of St. Agnes Academy with our winter weather merchandise.

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