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Daily Announcements 9/4/18

JUG starts today at 2:30 in room 112

JUG also takes place at 7 am Monday thru Thursday, Friday at 8 am in Room 112.

Reminder to all students to check their Marist email for Homecoming information. Remember to fill out the Google Form first and then hand in the permission slip and payment to Mr. Brennan in the Student Life Office.

Reminder to all Seniors that if you want a Senior shirt, please fill out the survey sent to your Marist email. Shirts will be $10

If you are interested in participating in the various Homecoming Week activities and the event during the Rally that Friday, sign ups will be during all Lunch Mods outside the SLO starting tomorrow. Look for Student Council members to for more information!

There will be an informational meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, September 18th in room 113 for any students and parents interested in learning more about the college tour to schools in the D.C. and Carolina area over President's Day Weekend 2019. Questions? See Mrs. McArdle in the Explore office.


The first Hawk Talk will feature Marist seniors who attended college programs, interned, worked, and /or volunteered during summer 2018. This is a great way to learn from our seniors and learn what the Explore Program is all about. The event is from 7-8pm on Tuesday, September 18th. All members of the Marist community are welcome. 


Worth Township is currently recruiting for their Peer Jury Program. This program is designed as an alternative to Juvenile Court. They receive real cases from the local police departments as well as Bridgeview and Markham Courthouses. The cases are misdemeanors and minor civil infractions only.

The jurors hear the cases, and decide what the offenders need to complete as penalty for their offense.

Please pick up an application in the Guidance Office if you are interested in this program.

The Anti-Cruelty Society is currently accepting applications for two programs. Participants in The After School Advocates Program complete group volunteer projects to benefit shelter pets at the Anti-Cruelty Society facility. Teens Who Care is a volunteer program where students assist at the shelter facility with cleaning, organizing, animal socialization and special events. Further details and application information can be found at


Are you interested in conversations and experiences that promote diversity and inclusion?  Are you into social justice and getting together with likeminded people looking to promote change?

If so, come to the EVOLVE club’s opening meeting in the Guidance department after school on Thursday September 6th.  All are welcome

Girls Kairos for September has open spots.  Please see Mrs. Pochyly for forms and information.

Marist is starting our free grade school tutoring program.  Any student interested in tutoring grade school students, please see Mrs. Pochyly.

The FIRST Marist Youth meeting will be today after school in the café.  Please see Mrs. Pochyly or Mr. Brennan if interested.

If you're looking to stay active during the spring, come out for the ultimate frisbee team. If you don't know how to play don't be discouraged because fall practices will be focused on fundamentals. Practices start today September 4th and will be on Tuesdays throughout the Fall. We will meet in room 102.  For any further questions see Mr. Lesher.

If you interested in signing up for the spring break trip to Barcelona, Provence, Nice, Florence, and Rome, please see Mrs. Cox in Guidance as soon as possible.  This trip is almost filled to capacity.  Once it is full, you will need to be added to a waiting list in the event that a spot opens up.


Are you interested in hosting a Marist student from Barcelona, Spain this November? If so pick up an information sheet & application outside of Rm211 and turn it in to your Spanish teacher as soon as possible. Questions? See or email Senora Nathan-Gamauf!


The Spanish Club is hosting the second annual Marist Tomatina to compare to the Tomatina festival held in Buñol, Spain. Students will be able to join the fun by throwing red water balloons filled with dyed red water in the breezeway on Friday September 7th after school from 2:45 to 3:45. Students must bring protective eyewear and wear white clothes that they will not mind ruining. There are forms requiring a parent/guardian signature available outside room Room 214, due by Thursday September 6th. These must be turned in in order to participate.

For any questions, see Señorita Jorgensen or Señor Arevalo.


Interested in Cooking Club? There will be a meet and greet this Wednesday, September 5th in 221 right after school. Any question? See or email Ms. Silva.

Students Against Destructive Decisions Club will host a “meet & greet” for Freshmen and Sophomores today, Tuesday, September 4th immediately after school.  Come to Room 209 for free pizza and to learn more about SADD Club. Current members welcome too! 


Boys Basketball Open Gym Schedule this week:  Open gyms will be held today (9/4) and Thursday (9/6).  Tuesday is 2:30-4:30 in the Small Gym and Thursday is 2:30-4:00 in the New Gym.  All are welcome.  Any questions see Coach Trendel.

Attention all Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors wishing to tryout for the Girls Basketball Team:

Open Gym for Girls Basketball will begin Tuesday, September 11, at 2:45 in the Main Gym.  Come dressed and ready to play.  All details of open gyms will be explained on that day.  If you have any questions, please see Coach Connolly.

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