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This Week at LC 1.14.19

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From Athletics: Middle school students still interested in joining the wrestling team can still come out.  Please email Michael Kuhl at Mekuhl@myjacs.org for practice schedules and coaches information. 

From Student Council:  We are looking for some parent volunteers to help with our teacher/staff appreciation lunch on Thursday, Jan 31st during Catholic Schools Week.  If you are interested, click on the sign up link below. Any questions?  Email Mrs. Miller at amiller@myjacs.org.

Teacher/Staff Lunch

From Mrs. Miller:  The Winter Art Show is now on display!  All students 7-12 who were in an art class first semester have an artwork on display.  The show is conveniently set up outside of our main office.  Come by during school hours to see the amazing talent of our LC students.  The show will run from Jan 14th until Feb 1st so check it out!

From Sarah Wilhelm: Just a friendly reminder that if your student athlete sees a doctor during their sport season, a note stating the diagnosis and treatment plan needs to be turned into Sarah, the athletic trainer. 

From Mr. Ludlow:  Two fun opportunities are coming your way soon! Students who have signed up to go to Jamaica: there will be a meeting on Tuesday, January 15 in the library at lunch. Students who are interested in ski club: there will be a meeting on Wednesday, January 16 in the library at lunch.

From Mrs. Kuhl: The Interfaith Shelter Project group will meet Monday during 5th hour lunch in 128! Please come and help us plan. See Mrs. Kuhl if you can’t make the meeting! We are also asking for fresh fruit for the Tuesday (1/15) dinner meal. 

From President Elaine Crosby: We need your help supporting Jackson Catholic Schools! If you have not yet bought your Great 50/50 raffle ticket, please access the link here to support our students and have a chance to win for the rest of the year!https://connectnowgiving.parishsoft.com/f/f2?formid=79e1705a-46fb-4870-832b-549c55b9493f

Please also share this with grandparents and family! We know they want to support Catholic education, too!

From the Theology Department: Register now for The MAN Event, the 2019 Diocese of Lansing’s Men Conference. The “dynamic deacon”, deacon Harold Burke-Sivers is the featured speaker as he shares men how to “Put on the armor of God” in today’s world. Feed your soul with Adoration, Confession, Mass with Bishop Boyea; feed your belly with a magnificent pig roast. Saturday, February 23 from 10a until 5p at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Michigan Center. For mor info and to register: www.themanevent.org

From the Junior Class:  It won’t be long before it is Friday, May 3rd – the Junior/Senior Prom!  It is a night to make memories that will last a lifetime.  Many factors go into making it a night to remember, one of these is the “perfect dress”.  Before you go shopping we wanted to remind you of the Lumen Christi Catholic School Prom Dress Code.  (Please be aware that the dress code applies to all Lumen students and their guests—any students and/or guests that are not properly attired will not be allowed entry.)  Below is attached a flier that will help with your planning and shopping.

From Mr. Marcero: For those who took part or who went to our first LC Community Choir Concert this last summer, they saw a great group of staff, kids, and parents come together to sing some wonderful music. I will be hosting a similar set of rehearsals, this time in collaboration with our a cappella group! For this next concert our group will be rehearsing regularly on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pm in the choral room. The Winter Concert will be on March 13th, and I hope you can join us in our performance!

Please respond to Mr. Marcero at jmarcero@myjacs.org to reserve a spot in the group. No audition is necessary!

From the Main Office:  Enrollment is now open for the 2019 – 2020 school year. ALL Families attending Jackson Catholic Schools must enroll online. Each family is required to pay a yearly Family Enrollment Fee 0f $55.

To ENROLL your family, visit. www.jcslumenchristi.org and look for the Quick Links, located at the top of the home page. Click on FACTS Enrollment and you will be connected to FACTS to complete the enrollment AND important forms for your student. You will also pay your enrollment fee here and choose your tuition payment preference.  To apply for Tuition Assistance – please complete the FACTS Enrollment and then to Quick Links and complete the Tuition Assistance Application.  For tuition assistance consideration, application must meet the deadline of March 1, 2019 for both school and Diocesan assistance.

From Mrs. Fleming: Semester 2 course change requests

Our time period for students to request possible Semester 2 schedule changes is Dec 10th to January 18th. 

Forms for submitting change requests are located in the Main Office and the Registrar’s office door. Student’s second semester schedules can be viewed from the PowersSchool portal, My Schedule icon, click on the Matrix View tab. 

A $20 processing fee is charged for course changes after the Packet Pick Up day. Attach a check made to Lumen Christi on the course change request form. The fee covers the purchase of additional text or app licensing that may result from the course changes. In cases where course changes cannot be made, your check will be returned to you. 

Return the completed form, with attached check, to the Main Office. Changes in elective courses may be requested but not changes to different periods or teachers. 

2018 PSAT results 

Juniors and other students who took the Pre-SAT/NMSQT in October should check the email address they provided on testing day for a link to their results.  Students create an online account with College Board and will be able to log in to test results on December 12th.  Here is a video link for “How to Access Your PSAT/NMSQT Scores”  .

From Mrs. Fleming: Spring Arbor University is accepting applications for dual enrollment courses for the Spring semester (Jan. 30 – May 17).  Juniors and Seniors considering dual enrollment should apply for courses for next semester now.  The application deadline is Jan. 15th, but courses do fill up.  A suggested list of courses for dual enrolling students is available from Mr. Havlicek or Ms. Fleming. 

Parents of Juniors:  Juniors will be taking the ACT test on February 20th, 2019.  Please reserve this date on your calendars. Plan ahead and avoid making appointments for your student on this important date. 

Next Weeks in Sports:

Jan 14 

  • 8th grade girls basketball 4:30 pm Home V NW
  • 7th grade girls basketball 4:30 pm Away V NW  

Jan 15

  • Varsity Bowling away at Marshall, 3:30 pm
  • JV boys basketball Away at Western, 5:30 pm
  • Varsity Boys basketball Away at Western, 7:00pm
  • JV Girls Basketball Home V Western, 5:30pm
  • Varsity Girls Basketball Home V Western, 7:00pm

Jan 16

  • 8th grade girls basketball 4:30 pm Home V Coldwater
  • 7th grade girls basketball 4:30 pm Away V Coldwater
  • Competitive Cheer away at Chelsea, 4:30 pm
  • Wrestling Varsity away at Western Quad 6 pm 

Jan 17

  • Varsity Bowling away at Western, 3:30 pm
  • Varsity Hockey Away at South Lyon, 6pm
  • Varsity Boys swimming away at Tecumseh, 6pm
  • Varsity Gymnastics home V Tecumseh, 6pm (at Jackson High)
  • JV Boys Basketball Away at Coldwater, 7pm

Jan 18

  • JV Girls basketball home V Coldwater, 4:30 pm
  • Varsity Girls Basketball home V Coldwater, 6:00 pm
  • Varsity Boys Basketball home V Coldwater 7:30 pm

Jan 19

  • Varsity Wrestling away at Quincy Invitational, 9 am
  • Middle school wrestling away at Napoleon invite, 9:30 am 
  • Varsity Hockey away at Dexter TBA

Terrific Titans:

  • From Mrs. ManchesterThank you to our wonderful shadow student hosts who did a great job with our 6 new families on Thursday! Jason Sierakowski, Conor Berkeypile, Jenna Bradley, Morgan Manchester, Johnny Ganton, and Conor Smith

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