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Daily Announcements 10/25/18

Thank you for distributing the shadow sheets to students in your homeroom.  Please send all students who will have a shadow tomorrow immediately to the theatre for further instruction from Mrs. Brown.

This Sunday, October 28th is the annual Marist Open House.  In order to have the school cleaned and ready to go, the school will be closed at 2:30 PM on Thursday and Friday with the exception of the ARC and of course, any students who have a team athletic practice.

The cafeteria will NOT be open after school on Thursday or Friday for students.  Please make arrangements for transportation home on those days if you do not wish to be in the ARC on those two days.

Thank you.

The first Relay for Life Committee meeting is Friday November 2 at 8:00 in the café.  This meeting is for anyone who is interested in working on a committee for our Relay event on March 2.  See Mrs. Pochyly with questions.

Congratulations to senior wrestler Michael Leveille who committed to wrestle for the Purdue University.

Attention Students, tickets for the Marist playoff game against Stevenson will be on sale outside the SLO during all lunch mods. Tickets are $5.  This is an IHSA playoff game so everyone must purchase a ticket!

ATTENTION SENIORS… If you did not have your senior portrait taken over the summer, your last chance to do so is this coming Monday or Tuesday here on campus in the ARC. But you need to call the photographer to make an appointment. See Deacon Andy for all the details.


Would you like to remember a deceased loved one in our all school mass next Thursday, November 1? The SNHS is asking for your framed, labeled photo by this Friday, October 26, for our Dia de los muertos altar. Turn them in to your World Language teacher to be included, gracias!

Lost & Found:   We have a calculator in the main office. 

Student Ambassadors are reminded that tour training begins this week for Open House on Wednesday and Thursday.

Please meet Mrs. Brown in the Theatre immediately after school on the following days.

Meet on Wednesday the 24th … if your last name begins with the letter H through M

Meet on Thursday the 25th… if your last name begins with the letter N through Z

If you cannot attend on your scheduled day, just attend one of the other sessions.

See Mrs. Brown with any questions.

Arrival Time:

  • ALL Student Ambassadors must arrive at 10:15 a.m. and report to the Small Gym.
  • Faculty should arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. and all displays should be set up by 10:45 a.m.
  • Both students and faculty are reminded to wear their lanyards.  If your lanyard is missing or damaged please have it replaced this week.
  • Open House will end at 3:00 p.m.


Dress Code:

Student Ambassadors and any student working in a classroom or at a table in the Main Gym are reminded to dress appropriately for Open House

Girls must wear a polo, their uniform skirt and a sweater.  Sweaters can be purchased in the bookstore until Thursday.

Boys must wear a shirt, jacket and tie with school pants.

School shoes and socks must be worn by all.


All faculty and students are asked to park in the west lot.  Students must park in the student section of the west lot and are asked NOT to park in faculty parking.  The east lot is reserved for visitors parking.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:

Marist will offer a practice ACT test, Saturday, November 10th, at 8 A. M.  Cost is $10. Cash or checks can be made out to Marist High School.  See Br. Brice in Guidance if you have questions.

There will be a Mock Trial meeting Wednesday, October 24th after school from 2:45-3:45 in room 113.


Attention Seniors/Juniors:

Today, there will be a plethora of College Reps from 9 different colleges visiting us during lunch.

Check them out outside the cafeteria during your lunch today.  Representatives will include Augustana College, Central, Carthage, and Cornell, IA, colleges----IUPUI, TCU  and more! 



Come to Italian Club this Thursday, October 24th, at 2:30 pm in room 223 to make posters for Open House while listening to some good Italian music. Bring your creativity!


Calling all Chefs! Group 2 will meet Thursday (tomorrow), October 25th at 2:30 in the CAFÉ. Any questions? Contact Ms. Silva through Google Classroom.



Attention anyone interested in the Poms competition team.  The JV team will have tryouts this Friday after school from 3-5pm.  Please see Coach Placas for more details.

Are you interested in trying out for the GIRLS’ BOWLING TEAM?  A short, informational meeting will be held Thursday, October 25 in room 214 at 2:20.   If you can’t make it, please see Mr. Nicholson or Mrs. Chambers.

Boys Basketball Open Gym Schedule for this week:  Open gyms will be Thursday 10/25 from 2:45-4:30. All are welcome.  Freshman coming off fall sports are welcome and it’s a good way to get ready for our upcoming tryouts.  Any questions see Coach Trendel.

There will be a brief meeting in room 130 after school for any junior or senior interested in trying out for softball.



Attention all girls interested in trying out for the Marist Girls Basketball team

Tryout Information

Monday, October 29

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. all sophomores, juniors and seniors (SG)

Tuesday, October 30th

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. all sophomore, juniors and seniors (MG)

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – freshman tryouts (MG)

Wednesday, October 31

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. freshman tryouts (MG)

Varsity practice 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (NG)

Sophomore practice 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (MG)

Important things to remember: 

  • Arrive 15 minutes before starting time
  • All freshman print name on back of shirt in marker
  • Register on-line
  • Have a current physical on file


Attention anyone interested in wrestling, there will be a brief informational meeting regarding practice times and season schedules on Thursday, October 25 in the wrestling room at 2:30. For more information, please see or contact Coach Heffernan.

College Visits for the Week

11:00 – 12:30 Outside Cafeteria

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Cornell College, - Mount Vernon, IA

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Catholic University – Washington, DC

University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Friday, October 26, 2018

The State University of New York , Purchase, NY

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