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This Week at LC 3/9/2018


From the Main Office:  Q4 Seminar Sign-Up is now available for 9th – 12th grade students!  Please make sure your student signs up by Tuesday at 4 p.m.  Seminars are first come, first served, so early is better!  Please use this link to register.

<<Q4 Seminar Catalog.docx>>

From the Main Office:  Mark your calendar!  On Wednesday, March 21, we will be hosting Priority Registration Night for incoming 7th and 8th graders (current 6th and 7th graders).  The evening is from 5:00 – 7:00, and families will have a chance to conference with staff members to help make decisions for their students.

From the Main Office:  Reminder!  Friday, March 16 is a full day for all Jackson Area Catholic Schools.  Monday, March 19, is a no school day for students at Lumen Christi only while our staff report for professional development.

From the Main Office:

Please find the Quarterly Assessment schedule for all grades 7-12 next week.  Please note that there are no Quarterly Assessments on Wednesday due to the National Protest Against Gun Violence.

Monday, March 12          ELA and Foreign Language

Tuesday, March 13          Science and Electives

Wednesday, March 14    None

Thursday, March 15        Social Studies, Math, Religion

Friday, March 16             Make-Up Day and Mass Day

Please make sure to talk with your students throughout this week about what preparation is needed for different classes.  We look forward to seeing them finish the quarter strong and demonstrate all that they have learned!

From the Diocese of Lansing: The Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for a Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry and the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Lansing is accepting applications for an executive level Administrative Assistant.   To learn more about these positions and to apply, go to

From the Theology Department: On Wednesday, March 21st, Lumen Christi Catholic School will be hosting several Palestinian Christians for a talk during lunch about the life of persecuted Christians in the Holy Land. This talk will be held in the library starting at 11:30 a.m. Afterwards, students will be able to purchase wristbands for $5 as a means of helping these brothers and sisters in Christ. Please encourage your student to sign up next week, and if you are interested in attending, please email Mr. Anderson at Many thanks to Joe Munie and the local Knights of Columbus for helping organize this great opportunity!

From the Drama Department:  Tickets are  on sale for our spring musical “Guys and Dolls”.  Attached is an order form.   The curtain goes up Friday,  March 16 and Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 and at 3:00 on Sunday,  March 18.  You are in for a treat,  don’t miss the boat!

<<Ticket Order Form.pdf>>

From our Partners at Flag Education: Are you looking for something different to do this summer?! Would you want a small taste of what hosting an international students is all about? Please consider hosting one of these amazing students from Mongolia & introduce your family to a new, exciting culture while sharing your own for a short time this summer – June 17th through July 15th! Small stipend available. Contact Colleen for more information

<<Mongolia host.pdf>>

From Mrs. Miller:  Lumen is hosting a Mom to Mom sale on Saturday, March 24th from 8 am to 12 pm.  If you or someone you know would like a table to sell your gently used or new infant through preteen clothes and items OR have/has a home based service, product, or business to feature, you can pick up a registration form from any office of the area Catholic schools or email Alicia Miller at to be emailed a form.  Tables are $15 for a single or $25 for a double.  Registration forms can be turned in to the main office at Lumen or mailed to the school.  Register by March 1st!

From Sarah Wilhelm: Attention all spring sport athletes! Season starts March 12th. This means you will need a current physical on file by the 12th in order to participate in tryouts/practice. Blank physical forms can be found in the office, the athletic training room, or online at  If you are unsure if you have one on file, check with Sarah Wilhelm in the athletic training room or via email (

Terrific Titans!

  • From Mrs. Lefere:  A HUGE shut out to senior Tionne Mercer for organizing a collection for UM Motts Save A Heart Campaign in honor of Brooklyn Potter.  Our students collected over $400.00 at the collections at our school mass and Tionne took it upon herself to organize a collection at our last home basketball game.  She wrote an announcement, read the announcement at the game and then passed buckets to collect money.  Her efforts resulted in over $100.00 so we were able to send Motts a check from Lumen Christi for over $500.00.  We are very proud of our whole student body with a special shout out to Tionne!
  • From Mrs. Lefere:  A roaring applause to the band students and the vocal students for a GREAT concert last night.  Congrats to their fearless leaders Mr. Wilkins and Mr. Marcero.  That  jazz band had my feet a tapping!!!!
  •  From Mrs. Burdick: Shout out to Cole Alexander who placed 10th and Johnny Ganton who placed 11th in the Michigan South Central Region MathCounts Competition.  Way to use your math talents!!  Thank you to all of the students who were on our teams and had fun building on their math knowledge: Scott Smilowski, Alex Soltis, Natalie Kulka, Gabby Osterberg, Anna McClure, Owen Fremeau, Khiya Hunt, Jenna Barks, and Nathan Padbury.
  • From Athletics:  Shout out to all of our student athletes in gymnastics, swimming, and basketball competing in advancing competitions over the weekend!  You go, Titans!
  • From Athletics: Jack Melnick and Brady Lefere, both 8th graders at Lumen Christi, are heading to States with their hockey team this coming weekend.  They are on the Lansing Senators hockey team, who are an unprecedented 42-0 and heading up to Houghton, MI for this awesome opportunity.  They are the only undefeated team in the State!  Both of these boys have worked extremely hard, along with their teammates to get where they are.

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