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This Week at LC 1/12/18

Semester 2 Schedule

Schedules for semester 2 will be distributed Tuesday morning.  Tuesday morning, students in grades 9-12 should report to their Home base — schedules will be waiting for them there.  Students in grades 7-8 will report to P1 as normal.  Students in grades 9-12 will be dismissed to P1 immediately following prayer and announcements.

Changes to seminar may be made Tuesday, January 16, in the library, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  This is the only time changes may be made, and changes will only be made based on availability.

The deadline for S2 course changes was Thursday, January 11, so no changes may be made to S2 schedules.

Donate iPads for Students

From the Tech/Media Center:  Did you or someone in your family got a new iPad for Christmas and while your old one is not the latest generation it is still usable you might consider donating it to LC. The media center tries to have a bank of “loaner” iPads for use by the students and teachers if their’s needs repair or is unavailable for some other reason.  Any iPad that is a iPad 2 or newer and wi-fi compatible would be appreciated.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Eileen Lienhart in the library at extension 256.  Thank you!

5th Annual LC Coaches Titan Club Draw Down

From the Titan Club: 5th Annual LC Coaches/Titan Club Draw Down event, Saturday February 3rd in the school cafeteria. A $100 ticket admits 2 adults with a chance to win prizes ranging from $100 to $2500. Only 250 tickets sold. Mass in the school’s chapel at 4:30 PM, Doors open at 5:00 PM, Dinner at 6:00 PM, Drawing starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets available at the Main office or from any of the LC’s Varsity Coaches.

Honor Roll Assembly

From the Main Office: Mark your calendars!  The Q2 Honor Roll Assembly, featuring 9-12 grade students, will be held Wednesday, January 31 during Catholic Schools’ Week on our day recognizing “Achieving Excellence”.  Breakfast will being at 7:45 a.m. and the assembly will begin at 8:15 a.m.  Any 7-12 student earning Honor Roll for Q2/S1 may dress up that day.  7-8 students will receive a special breakfast and pin in the library to take to their first period class.  Students will receive their Honor Roll notification and invitation in the report card mailing next week.

Help the Science Department

From the Science Department:  The science department would like to purchase an upgraded microscope for digital imaging.  The cost is approximately $300.  If you would like to contribute towards this purchase, please contact Mary Shirkey, Director of Advancement, at mshirkey@myjacs.orgCheck out this link to see the cool equipment we’d like to have!

March for Life

From Mr. Anderson: As a reminder to all parents of students attending the March for Life: the trip leaves on the evening of Wednesday, January 17th. We will be meeting at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel for Mass with Fr. Tim MacDonald, and then immediately afterward we will be loading the charter buses. Please make sure your student is able to make it on time, but if there is an issue, please email Mr. Anderson at manderson@myjacs.org. Keep us in your prayers as nearly 90 students will be traveling to D.C. to protest for the rights of the smallest among us!

Guys and Dolls Musical

From the Music/Drama Department:  Congratulations to everyone that auditioned for our musical Guys and Dolls!  We have 43 very talented young people ready to jump in and create another show worthy of the Lumen tradition of amazing performances in the classroom, on the athletic field, and on the stage!  (You can see the cast list on the Lumen Christi Drama Facebook page.)  Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to join us as Sarah and the Save-a-Soul Mission members strive to save Sky, Nathan and the gamblers from their sins.  Performances will take place on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 18th at 3:00 p.m.

Dual Enrollment Opportunity

From our partners at Lansing Community College:  LCC is offering dual enrollment and youth programs.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. LCC Flyer – Spring 2018.pdf

Lumen Christi Traditions

From the Main Office:  One of our goals this year is to grow traditions and celebrate students more regularly for all their different accomplishments.  For example, this year, we have started the “State Competition Send-Off”, in which teams heading to state level competitions have a special procession in the school building.  We have been thrilled to honor Girls’ Golf (check out our Facebook page!), Girls’ Cross Country (and Gene Hendrickson!), Drama, and Boys’ Football, Girls’ Cheerleading, and Band so far this year in this new tradition.

With our latest state Championship, we are excited to begin a new celebratory tradition that can grow with all of our programs over the years.  On Sunday, January 21, we will be hosting a community wide event to celebrate the 48th Lumen Christi State title, achieved in Boys’ Football.  The event begins at 3:00 p.m. with a community Mass in the gym, followed by a traditional Tight End Club spaghetti dinner.  Anyone is welcome!  Tickets are $7 per person or $25 for a family of four or more.  Tickets are limited, and can be purchased in the Main Office.  We hope you can join us in recognizing our fabulous young people!

ACT Practice

From Mr. Havlicek: Students and Parents grades 7-11: We will be partnering once again with Sylvan Learning Center to provide an opportunity for your student to receive practice taking the ACT. The opportunity will be held at Lumen Christi on January 20th, 2018. The cost will be $30 and it will run from 8am-1pm that day. To register, please contact Mr. Havlicek at dhavlicek@myjacs.org.

College Planning for Juniors

From Mr. Havlicek: Parents of Juniors: Right before Christmas Break, all Juniors received the JUNIOR PLANNING PACKET for COLLEGE in their myjacs.org email account. This important piece of information to help them begin the College Planning Process will be used during their initial college meeting with Mr. H, held between January and the end of March (Spring Break). It is very important that students and parents are able to look through and work through the packet together BEFORE the meeting so they can be best helped for identifying a direction for college. Email Mr. Havlicek (dhavlicek@myjacs.org) with any questions.

Next Week in Sports

Monday – January15

No School – NoEvents

Tuesday January 16

Girls JV/V girls Basketball at Coldwater 5:30/7:00

Boys 9/JV/V Basketball hosts Coldwater 4:00/5:30/7:00

8th Grade Girls Basketball hosts Northwest at the Dillon Center 4:30

7th Grade Girls Basketball  at Northwest 4:30

Bowling hosts Marshall at Airport Lanes 3:30

Wednesday – January 17

Wrestling at Pennfield 5:30

Gymnastics at Tecumseh 6:00

Hockey at Dexter 7:00

Competitive Cheer at Chelsea 6:00

Thursday – January 18

Girls JV Basketball at Pennfield 7:00

Boys 9/JV Basketball hosts Pennfield 5:30/7:00

7th Grade Girls Basketball hosts Pennfield at the Dillon Center 4:30

8th Grade Basketball at Pennfield 4:30

Friday January 19

Girls Varsity Basketball at Pennfield 6:00

Boys Varsity Basketball at Pennfield 7:30

Gymnastics hosts Coldwater at the Hunt Gymnastics Gym 6:00

Saturday January 20

Wrestling at Williamston Invite 9:00 AM

Hockey at Jackson at Optimist Arena 5:30

Sunday January 20

Hockey at South Bend St. Joe 3:30

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