Principal’s Weekly Message

Weekly message from Principal Stephanie KristovicKristovic

CORE VALUES

Living Faith| Achieve Excellence| Develop Character| Be Warm and Welcoming| Promote Teamwork

MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

Dear Families,

As Catholics, we are called to live to our God-given potential, to let our light shine and not cover it with a basket.  At Lumen Christi, we believe that we help our children achieve this mission by providing opportunities for safe, guided risk-taking.  When students receive an opportunity to challenge themselves, they open their ears to God’s calling and recognize the greatness to which God has called each and every one of them.  From our weighted GPA, encouraging honors and AP classes, to our extended extra-curricular offerings for both middle school and high school, we work to partner with parents and students to help every student discover themselves through challenge.

This week, both MS and HS students have an opportunity to challenge themselves and go beyond their comfort zones to discover their God-given capacity.  For middle school, we are beginning tryouts for winter sports.  We encourage students to try something new and explore what they are interested in during these 7th and 8th grade years.

In high school, students sign up for quarter 2 seminars this week.  With the short, twice a week 25-minute seminar period, students have a safe opportunity to take a risk with their interests, a chance to explore swing dance, or crew for the fall play, or a faith-based community opportunity like Lisieux or Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

We know that our students are destined for greatness and part of that greatness is exploring the unknown.  We can’t wait to see your student’s next great adventure!

In the Light of Christ,

Mrs. Kristovic

ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Main Office: Please find the Quarterly Assessment schedule for the end of quarter 2 below.

Monday, October 15         ELA and Social Studies

Tuesday, October 16         Science and Electives

Wednesday,October 17     Foreign Language and Math

Thursday, October 18        Religion

Friday,October 19             No School for Students  – End of Quarter and Grades Day

From Mrs. Kristovic: High School students: please complete your Q2 seminar preference sheet by Wednesday at 8 a.m.  Students will only be allowed to change their preference if they complete the form correctly and on time. New seminars will begin the first week of Q2.  The change date for those wishing to switch their seminar will be during lunch (not seminar time) in the library on Thursday, November 1.  The link to complete your seminar preference is here: https://goo.gl/forms/p6RFDVSjop9I16VK2

Q2 Seminar Catalog Final.docx

From the Deans: Please stay tuned for dance information!  We currently have a Halloween dance scheduled for Friday, October 26.  However, we will adjust the date and time of the dance in accordance with any playoff football schedule, especially due to a home game.  We will announce any updates as soon as we can!  This is a casual dance and students are encouraged to come in costumes!

From Mr. Ludlow and Senior Squad Leaders:  Friday, October 19 will be our second senior leadership retreat from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please see a senior squad leader or Mr. Ludlow for details.  We hope to see as many of you there as possible!

From Mrs. Kuhl: The LC Interfaith Shelter Project is accepting fresh fruit for the October 16th dinner meal. Apples, oranges, bananas would be greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at Mrs. Kuhl’s room, 128, Monday or Tuesday. Service hours are available for these donations!

From Mrs. Fleming: Friday, sophomores received results from the ASVAB testing. Each student has received a sign in account for the ASVAB career and college planning site. Score results and your student’s individual interest inventory can be logged into along with links to a wide array of college and job databases. Ask your student to share their score results and Career Exploration guide with you. www.asvabprogram.com

Thank you to our juniors and other PSAT test takers for your hard work last Wednesday. A few students still need to pay the $16 test fee.  Please bring in a check to the main office, made to Lumen Christi. PSAT student test results are available in mid December.

From Mr. Havlicek: Seniors and Senior Parents: October 15 Early Action is Monday. It is important for all students to complete their applications as soon as possible to avoid being lumped into the group of students applying at the same time when Nov. 1 rolls around. Any questions, contact Mr. H.

From the Lost & Found:  We are overflowing!  Check out the pictures on the LCCS Facebook page to what has been lost.

From the Advancement Office: 50 Years; Faith & Family! Please join us for our 44th annual Dinner & Auction on Friday, November 16, 2018. Invitations should arrive in your mailbox next week–you can also reserve your place online by visiting www.lumen18.givesmart.com. We look forward to celebrating our 50th Anniversary with the Lumen Christi family  and to share the faith, learning and fellowship Christ has brought to us in this season and always.

From the Yearbook: Senior Photos are due November 16. Please e-mail or have your photographer e-mail your photo as a jpeg attachment to Mr. Cole at rcole@myjacs.org.

Guidelines:

  • Head and shoulder shots only
  • No hands in the photos
  • Background should be in plain color
  • No outdoor shots
  • Vertical shots only

Gentlemen:

  • Hair should be off the collar, ears, and out of the eye
  • No hats
  • Clean-shaven
  • Dress shirt with tie
  • Suit coats, if available

Ladies:

  • No extreme hairstyles
  • Only ears may be pierced
  • No plunging necklines
  • Tops must have sleeves

Next Week in Sports:

  • Monday:
    • MS Cross Country @ Dewitt – 4pm (Early Dismissal at 1:45pm)
    • Boys Soccer @ Quincy vs. Hanover – Districts – 5 pm
  • Tuesday:
    • Girls Swim @ Pinckney – 6pm
    • Boys Tennis @ Chelsea – 4:30pm
    • Varsity Volleyball home Quad – 5pm (Athens, Centreville, Lenawee Christian)
    • 7th and 8th Boys Basketball Tryouts – 3:30-7:30pm
  • Wednesday:
    • JV/Varsity Volleyball home vs. Parma Western – 5:15/6:30pm
    • 7th and 8th Boys Basketball Tryouts – 3:30-7:30pm
  • Thursday:
    • Girls Swim @ Jackson HS – 6pm
    • 7th and 8th Boys Basketball Tryouts – 3:30-7:30pm
  • Friday:
    • Boys Tennis @ State Finals – T.B.D
    • Girls Golf @ State Finals – T.B.D
  • Saturday:
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Coldwater – I-8 Conference tournament – 8 am
    • Girls Golf @ State Finals – T.B.D
    • Boys Tennis @ State Finals – T.B.D
    • MS/HS Cross Country @ Marshall Turkeyville I-8 Championships – 9/10:15am

Terrific Titans:

  • From Mrs. Spoelstra in the Main Office:  Shout out and special thanks to Veronica Piotrowski for her caring assistance to ensure fellow students met the bus for transportation home.  She was very helpful while exemplifying student leadership.