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Comet News - Thursday, October 10

Comet Calendar - Special Schedules - News from Campus - General Announcements

OCTOBER
10- Balfour Presentations before school
10- Volleyball @ Lutcher
10- Away Football Game vs. Port Gibson
11- Special Late Arrival Schedule
12- Cross Country Meet
12- Swim Meet
14- A & G exams 7:30am - 11am
14- Carnival Ball Meeting @ 6pm
15- Junior Prayer Service @ 9:15am
15- B & F exams 10am - 2:05pm (lunch served)
15- Volleyball vs. Thomas Jeff
16- C & E exams 7:30am - 11am
16- Volleyball vs. Pat Taylor
17- Sophomore Prayer Service @ 9:15am
17- D exam 10am-11:30am
17- Away Football Game @ Franklinton
18- Special Schedule- Late Arrival
18- Senior Day of Recolection @ SCB
19- Cross Country
19- PreSAT Exam
22- Comet for a Day
23- Living Rosary
23- Creative Writing & Art Club Halloween Night
23- Lunch & Learn
24- Report Cards Emailed
25- Comet for a Day
25- BETA Club & Creative Arts Club Meetings
25 Home Football Game vs. Newman

Special Schedules for October

Friday, October 11- Late Arrival Schedule
Students must arrive by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 2:50PM
There will be a study hall at 7:30am for anyone who needs to arrive at school for that time.

Exam Schedules for October 14-17:
A & G exams -Monday, Oct 14 - 7:30 AM -11 AM
B & F exams - Tuesday, Oct 15- 10 AM - 2:05 PM (lunch included)
C & E exams - Wednesday, Oct 16 -7:30 AM - 11 AM
D exam- Thursday, Oct 17 -10 - 11:35 AM
Please note that during exam week on Tuesday we will have the Junior Prayer service starting at 9:15am in the Chapel and on Thursday we will have the Sophomore Prayer Service starting at 9:15am in the Chapel. These prayer services are mandatory for all students in those grades.

Friday, October 18th– Late Arrival –9:00 AM
(day after Franklinton football game)
Senior Retreat will be at SCB and begin at 9am Oct. 18th as well.

Mass

On Wednesday, we celebrated Mass as a school, and our co-chaplain, Fr. David Ducote, said the Mass and offered us some insights into fostering deeper and more meaningful prayer. The Comet Community prayed together for freshman Dillon McTopy who is currently in the ICU. Please continue to pray for Dillon as he continues to receive treatment.

After Mass, the administration presented special awards to the Comets! First, our Catholicity Award winners from last May were recognized:

C.J. Piper, Kadynn Roussel, Nico Price, Armani Smith-Lumar, Kayla Crump, Morgan Figuero, Zoey Deroche, Kristen Grey, and Romi'an Davis.

We also recognized the Students of the Month for September, as nominated by the teachers of SCC:

8th Grade: Owen Faucheux & Madison Gradney, 9th Grade: Ben Brignac & Alexis Teabout, 10th Grade: Joseph Haydel & Emma Mohon, 11th Grade: Luke Boucvault & Lauren St. Martin, and 12th Grade: Collin Cedotal & Katelynn Decker. Our Teacher of the Month is Tricia Lowry!
Last Friday’s Pep Rally!

Students came to win at last Friday's Pep Rally! Our Comet Country western theme had students in flannel and straw hats competing for the Comet Cup! Charlie awarded a tie last week, giving equal spirit points to the Seniors and the Freshmen. The Sophomores won the Pep Rally game, a pie-eating contest, so they'll be getting some spirit points as well. Keep it up, Comets!

2019 Homecoming Court
The students have voted! We're proud to announce this year's Homecoming Court, a group of young ladies selected by their peers to represent SCC at our 2019 Homecoming festivities. Grades 8-11 are represented by two young ladies while the senior class elects six representatives.Students will soon vote again to select the Homecoming Queen, a senior girl who represents what it means to be a Comet! Good luck to all the senior girls, and congratulations to all the court members!

8th Grade:
Dominique Johnson & Rylee San Andres
Freshmen:
Bella Marie & Erin Powell
Sophomores:
Amari Coleman & Imani Wilson
Juniors:
Yvette Aguirre & Gabriella Portillo
Seniors:
Anna Guidry, Olivia Keating , Valerie Perilloux, Sydney Pfister, Macie Reine, Kirstin Wilson

SCC will kick off our Comet for a Day events this month.

This spend a day program is designed for prospective students in grades 5 - 8. Visitors will enjoy a day on campus by attending classes, participating in fun activities, and eating lunch with current SCC students!

The day begins at 9AM and concludes at 2PM, with lunch provided. Spread the word!! You are our best advocates, and we are truly grateful for your encouraging testimonies to prospective families and friends in our community.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

This year, our senior class has 13 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who assist in serving the Eucharist at school Masses. We thank these students for service to the school, and we are proud to share them with you all! We pray that these students will continue to provide this ministry in their parish community for years to come.

2019 Ministers
Julie Barrios, Morgan Williams, Brady Jacob, Trey Lowry, Gregory Bergeron, Savannah Madere, Brayden Turner, Marcus Forest, Estelle Heinold, Kelly Campbell, Mallory Fernandez, Caroline Roberts, and Emily Aucoin.

2019 Quarterback Club

Offering an EXTRA HUGE thank you to the “pre-game meal” team! Every week, Richard Bork goes grocery shopping, the cafeteria cooks the meal, and Jen T., Jacki T., Staci B., and Kim L. serve our boys. The Friday pre-game meal is a ritual for the team – NO TALKING during this time. The boys eat promptly at 3:15 pm every Friday. Please let us know if you would like to help with the pre-game meal.
Volunteering – Refer to Signup Genius (www.signupgenius.com) for volunteering opportunities.
Sports Information – Max Preps (www.maxpreps.com) is a great website follow team information.

Volleyball
The JV and Varsity teams are continuing to work hard. Both teams defeated Riverside and Donaldsonville this week. Today the Freshmen, JV, and Varsity teams will play at Lutcher. Freshmen will begin at 4pm with JV and Varsity to follow.

The Varsity match will be the VSN game of the week and can be viewed on the livestream package at varsitysportsnow.com.

Check out the VSN Twitter and Facebook interviews with Coach Lowry, Anna Guidry, and Morgan Williams.

The JV and Varsity will continue district play next week on Tuesday and Wednesday at home against Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Taylor, game time is 4:30 and 5:30 pm.

Cross Country

October 12: Catholic High Cross Country Invitational @ Highland Road
October 19: All-State Sugar Bowl @ City Park
October 31: District Cross Country Meet @ Audubon Park
November 18: State Meet @ Northwestern State University

Swimming
The swim team will compete this Saturday at Lutcher pool at 9am. Congratulations to all swimmers who have made State qualifying times!

Team Schedule:
Oct 12 @Lutcher start 9:00
Oct 26 @Lutcher start 9:00
Oct 22 District @E.D. White warmup 5:15

For Qualifiers:
Oct 25/26 Metro @UNO start 1:00 on both days
Nov 20 /21 State @ Sulphur afternoon session (TTBA)

SCHOOL INFORMATION & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Affirmation Slip Off Campus Lunch Forms

All students who've earned an Affirmation Slip this quarter will be awarded with an off-campus lunch on October 15, 2019, leaving at 11:30 AM and returning no later than 12:20 PM. The permission slip for this lunch must be signed by a parent and turned in by October 14, 2019--no exceptions! This forms can be found in the magazine rack by the front office. Be sure to have your affirmation slip stapled to your form.

Exam Dress Down Guidelines
For $5 students will be allowed to wear an SCC shirt and jeans or sweatpants. Jeans and sweatpants must be without holes. Remember that nametags must be worn; shirts must have sleeves and may not be low cut. No crop tops, rips, tears, hoodies, bandanas, yoga pants, clothing promoting drugs, violence, explicit themes, political themes, or cross- dressing will be allowed. Money is due during first period this Wednesday, October 9th.

Dance Dress Codes
Keep in mind that SCC considers it proper to guard against students wearing any dress that is revealing enough to become a distraction or is inappropriate for a high school dance. Any interpretation, judgment, and final authority lies with the administrator in charge.

The administration expects ALL GIRLS to purchase a dress that meets the standards set by a Catholic HighSchool. A respect for one’s body and proper presentation at a dance is appropriate for SCC students. Keepin mind that if you arrive at a function (dance, banquet, etc.) dressed in a manner deemed inappropriate will be given a large t-shirt to wear.

Girls:
No jeans
No immodest bare backs, no low necklines, no visible midriffs, no two-piece or cut-outs (Any
student or guest will be given a large T-shirt to wear if the administration considers the top to be
immodest.)
Dress shoes must be worn.

Boys:
No jeans
Dress pants, shirt, tie, and dress shoes must be worn.
Do not have to wear a sports coat or jacket.

Concession Food Tickets at Football Games
Starting Friday night (10/4), SCC will sell tickets to purchase food and drink at the concession stand. Please be sure to buy your tickets before heading to the concession stand. Please remember that outside food and drinks are not allowed. The Starsteppers will sell Pastalaya as our special concession. Tickets will need to purchased for all concessions, including special concessions.

SCC runs the concession stand at the home football games and is powered by our volunteers. Concession stand shifts run during a single game and last less than two hours. Helping out with a concession stand shift – for one game, or multiple games when time permits – is a great way for parents with limited time available to volunteer at SCC. If you’d like to get involved, please contact Connie Powell at powell.connie@stcharlescatholic.org.

Boys Soccer
If you are still interested in playing soccer and couldn’t make the meeting, you may still sign up in the front officeuntil October 10. The Boy's Soccer meeting originally scheduled for today at 6pm has been rescheduled for Wedensday, Oct. 16th @ 6pm.

FCA T-Shirt Sale
FCA is selling spirit T-shirts and sweatshirts. Order forms are available in the rack across from the front office. Please return your form to the box on the table by the front office. Deadline to place your order is Friday, October 11th. See Coach Z for more details.

Carnival Ball
Anyone who has signed up to participate in the 2020 Carnival Ball Court and anyone who is looking for more information; there will be a PARENT meeting to review the rules and important dates on Monday, October 14 at 6pm in the Commons. Packets are being sent home with students today (October 3).

Stagehands Fundraiser
Members should come by the Music Room Monday or Wednesday to pick up their YANKEE CANDLE FUNDRAISING PACKET. All members are expected to participate.
Google Classroom: all members are urged to join the 2020 Stagehands asap. Please accept your invite.

Chapel Thursdays
Campus Ministry is now offering Chapel Thursdays at lunch from 12:20-12:35. Please join us for prayer and reflection every Thursday. Take a break from your busy schedule to get spiritually recharged and renewed by the love of God and His presence. ALL students are welcomed! Chapel Thursdays will consists of scripture readings, christian music, and quiet time. After you eat lunch, come spend some time with Jesus.

Homecoming Out of School Date Permission Forms
Permission forms for all guests not attending SCC can be found on the rack outside of the office. Forms must be returned by October 31.

2019 Homecoming T-Shirts on Sale Now!!!
Be sure to order your 2019 Homecoming T-shirt to prepare for the Color Wars theme on the Friday ofHomecoming Spirit Week! Each grade’s shirt will represent their color, and the grade with the highestpercentage of t-shirts sold will win points for the Comet Cup competition!
(senior color shirt depicted in above example)
Order forms can be found in the racks by the front desk and in each grade’s Google Classroom.
Please get your orders in as soon as possible!

Campus Ministry
Mrs. Poche is looking for students who are interested in participating as Readers and Gift Bearers for school masses. If you'd like to participate in the Mass by offering your talents and active presence at Mass, please visit Mrs. Poche's room to sign-up. Much appreciated!

Lost and Found
Be sure to come to the front office to check the lost and found. There are many items such as: water bottles, glasses, pencil pouches, sweatshirts, school and PE uniforms, drawstring bags, etc. These items will be discarded soon if they are not claimed.

Benefit for Stormy Decker
Please support Stormy Decker, mother of SCC students Katelynn and John Decker, in her fight against leukemia by purchasing a magnet or bracelet. They are both for sale in the office for $5.00 each.

Art/Creative Writing Clubs
HALLOWEEN NIGHT: Wednesday, October 23rd from 5pm-7pm (or until the movie is over) We will be watching everyone's fav - The Nightmare Before Christmas! Everyone is invited! Bring SPOOKY food! We will also be making a few spooky decorations for Beta's Pumpkin Decorating event on October 25th!

KC Fundraiser
Monsignor Dennis Bergeron Knights of Columbus Council 5935
2nd Annual Smoked BBQ Butt - Ready to eat, smoked BBQ Butt for only $40
Pick up Sunday, November 3rd at St. Joan of Arc Knighs of Columbus Hall, 346 Fir Street from 10am - 1 pm. Tickets available on line at kocf5935.com or may be purchased from Connie Powell at SCC (504) 559-1096. Fundraiser for KC’s & SJA School. For additional information, contact Kenneth Massett at (504) 559-1863.

Balfour
Juniors and Seniors received Balfour packets today with information on rings and graduation announcements. Balfour will be on campus October 22 during lunch to take orders. The $100 deposit is due at this time and payments can be made until March on the balance.

Attention seniors who did NOT take a picture with Romaguera Photography at SCC during the summer: In order to have a cap and gown picture in the 2019-2020 yearbook, you should make an appointment to take a cap and gown picture with the studio by Saturday, November 30, 2019. NO photos will be accepted after this date!

Baseball State Championship T-Shirts For Sale
Baseball State Championship t-shirts are for sale in the office for $20.00 each.

Music Ministry
New members are always welcome to join in our awesome group of singers & musicians. If any student is interested in joining, please see Mrs. Greer Millet.

Candy Sale
Candy and chips will be sold at lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. All items are $1.00. Sale benefits After Prom Party.

Discernment Weekend for Young Men
Vocation Weekend for High School and College Age Men
Come and See Vocation Discernment Weekend for high school juniors and seniors, and college-age men will be held November 8-10, 2019, at St. Joseph Seminary College, Covington, Louisiana. This is an opportunity for men who are interested in the priesthood and who would like to find out more about seminary life. There is no cost for the weekend. For more information or to register, call the Archdiocesan Vocation Office at 504-861-6298 or email vocations@archdiocese-no.org.