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Comet News - Thursday, October 24

Comet Calendar - News from Campus - General Announcements

OCTOBER
24- Report Cards Emailed
25- Comet for a Day
25- BETA Club & Ambassador Pumpkin Carving
25- Creative Arts Club Meeting
25- Home Football Game vs. Newman
25- Deadline to sign up for Alumni Cook Off
28-Pajama Day!
29-Mismatch Thrift Shop Day!
30-Sports Day!
30- Comet Family & Friends Club Meeting
31- Halloween Costume!

November
1-Homecoming Game/Color Wars
1- Comet for a Day
1- Homecoming Football Game
2-Homecoming Dance
8-Comet for a Day
8-10 Discernment Weekend
11- March for Life Parent/Student Meeting

Today's Pep Rally
Students packed the gym today to cheer on the Comets! The students enjoyed the performances from the Drumline, Cheerleaders, & Starsteppers, and they did a totally awesome school-wide Church Clap! The stands were bright pink as everyone sported their pink t-shirts & accessories, and on student-made banner we signed the names of our loved ones who have battled or are currently battling breast cancer. We'd like to send our love and prayers out today for all members of the Comet Family who are survivors or current fighters against cancer. We love you all!

Comet for a Day

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.

Register now (through our website www.stcharlescatholic.org).

Calling all Cheer Alumni!

You are invited to cheer at the Homecoming Game alongside the current Comet Cheerleaders during the 1st quarter!

We will meet in the Comet Commons (cafeteria) at 6:15pm to prepare. Wear your favorite blue and gold or purchase a Cheer Alumni t-shirt for $10 beforehand.

Please RSVP with Raleigh Poche.
Her email is poche.raleigh@stcharlescatholic.org

Creative Writing & Art Clubs Celebrate Halloween in Style
The Scribblers got together this Wednesday to celebrate Halloween with spooky homemade treats, a custom mural, costume pieces, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. We had an awesome night! Thanks so much to everyone who made this a special night! Happy Halloween, y'all!

St. Charles Borromeo Confirmation
Congratulations to the following Comets who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday, October 23, in Destrehan at SCB:

Reid Landeche
Connor DeJean
Logan Falgout

What a special event, Comets! May the gifts of the Spirit guide you to sainthood!

2019 LHSAA ALL-ACADEMIC
COMPOSITE TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The All-Academic 4.00 Scholar Team is composed of senior student-athletes who have attained the highest grade point averages from all classes/divisions in their specific sport. These student-athletes will be recognized and honored during their sports’ state championships.

All-Academic Football: Brady Jacob

All-Academic Volleyball: Kelly Campbell & Mallory Fernandez

All-Academic Boys Cross Country: Gregory Bergeron

All-Academic Girls Swimming: Kelly Campbell & Mallory Fernandez

FOOTBALL
The football team is HOME this week playing NEWMAN! Due to inclement weather, the game has been moved to Thursday at 6PM.
Come out and support the Comets!

WANT TO ADVERTISE AT AN SCC GAME?
We currently have openings for portions of the Nov 1st and Nov 8th games.
We'd love to hear from you! Please contact Connie Powell at powell.connie@stcharlescatholic.org or at (985)652-3809 ext. 119.

Volleyball
The team will play Destrehan at SCC on Monday: Freshman at 4 PM with JV & Varsity to follow. THIS IS OUR PINK GAME! The Pink presentation will follow the JV Match. Door prizes and other special surprises throughout the games.

Thank you to our sponsor, Joey Scontrino and the Tammy Scontrino Breast Cancer Foundation. Tammy Scontrino is the mother of 2 Comet Alumni.

Cross Country
October 26: River Parish Championship @ Daley Memorial Park
October 31: District Cross Country Meet @ Audubon Park
November 18: State Meet @ Northwestern State University

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, the SCC girls and boys cross country teams stayed afloat with average race times in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Classic. The team and Coach Adams believed that the rain and lightning cutting practice times short last week and the muggy weather on Saturday morning affected the race times for the team. The varsity girls started their race at 9:00a.m. Team captain Gabriella Portillo finished 71st out of 142 runners with a time of 22:23.06. Juliana Portillo finished 100th out of 142 runners at 25:00.58. Although these were not the girls’ best times, Coach is encouraging to keep things in perspective. District is on October 31st, and the state meet is on November 18th.

For the boys’ team, Gregory Bergeron, team captain, finished his 3-mile race at 19:11.92—108th out of 187 runners. Collin Cedotal and younger brother Aiden Cedotal were able to both compete on varsity together for the first time. Collin finished at 19:11.92—100th out of 187, and Aiden finished at 23:59.00 for his first varsity race of the season. Devon Rucker also rocked the lower 19’s at 19:07.25 right behind Collin in 103rd place.

For this meet, junior varsity had a upgrade and change of events. Instead of running a 2-miler, JV ran the 3-mile course mimicking varsity. Jaylen Sims finished 3-miles in 24:39.36. Joshua Jenson, a cross-athlete who is also on the football team, joined the race and finished in 24:44.35. Other cross-athletes Mark Lemmon and Alphonse Richards finished at 26:15.45 and 26:17.56, respectively. All of the junior varisity athletes had an impressive performance. Coach Brandi is looking forward to seeing them grow into mature, experienced varsity runners over the next few years.

Honorable mentions include Tori Joseph, Courtney Brouwer, Kevin Dauenhauer, Luke Ringe, and Dominic Boesen. The next upcoming race is going to be on Saturday, October 26th right here in our own Laplace, LA! Girls’ varisty race begins at 8:30a.m., and the boys’ varsity race begins at 9:15a.m. All runners will be running varsity this race. The location of the race is at Thomas F. Daley Memorial Park next to the library on Hwy. 51 in Laplace. Please come out and support the team if you can. Hold a homemade poster or yell “Good job! Way to go!” along the race route. We know that you would be impressed to see what we can do with the strength and gifts that God has given us! And we would love and appreciate you being there! The team would also like to thank everyone that came out to the Raising Cane’s fundraiser on Thursday. It was fun seeing so many of our Comet friends and family there. Thank you for your continued support! GO SCC CROSS COUNTRY COMETS!

Swimming
The following swimmers have qualified for the Metro swim meet at UNO on Friday, October 25 and 26 and will need to be dismissed at noon on Friday.

Collin Cedotal - 200 IM and 100 fly
Jack Chapman - 50 free and 100 free
Dominic Joseph - 100 breast
Kaile Levatino - 50 free
Duncan Lowry - 100 fly and 100 back
Trey Romaguera - 200 free and 500 free

Courtney Brouwer - 100 free
Kelly Campbell - 100 fly and 100 back
Mallory Fernandez - 100 fly and 100 breast
Anna Guidry - 100 breast
Olivia Keating - 100 breast
Bella Marix - 200 IM and 100 breast
Mia Oncale - 200 free and 50 free
Caroline Roberts - 50 free
Aubrey Westbrook - 200 IM and 500 free

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

SCHOOL INFORMATION & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

Homecoming 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.

Comet Family & Friends Club
Comet Family and Friends Meeting Wednesday, October 30th at 6:30pm. Topics of discussions: Open House, Homecoming, 1st nine week wrap up.

Creative Writing Club & Art Club
Bring your lunch and your journal to Mrs. Flynn's room on Friday, October 25, for a Feed the Journal meeting! We'll have prompts for drawing & writing plus music & friends! See ya then!

BETA Club & Ambassadors Pumpkin Carving Activity
Members of these clubs should check their email today and Friday for details and to find out how to sign up! This activity will take place at lunch on Friday, Oct. 25th. You must sign up to attend.

Concession Food Tickets at Football Games
Please be sure to buy your tickets before heading to the concession stand. Please remember that outside food and drinks are not allowed. 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.

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.

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.

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.