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Final Week to Order Uniform Sweatshirts and Fleece Jackets

Orders for uniform navy sweatshirts and navy fleece jackets are now being taken.  Crew neck sweatshirts are available with either STM Cougars or customized with 29 different sports/activities (ranging from Ambassadors to Band to Swimming).  For a complete list of the sports/activities available, please open the link below.  These custom sweatshirts are only available by special online order until Thursday, September 6. 

 

College Updates - Save the Dates!

Parents and Students of all grade levels, you are invited to College 101 on September 17 and our College Fair on October 4.  More information will follow via email from Dr. Cheryl Fruge, College Counselor. 

 

Lacrosse Parent/Player Meeting

Interested in Lacrosse? There will be an information meeting for all parents and players on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for returning players and parents. For more information, contact stmlaxcoach@gmail.com.

 

Counseling TidBits

Teens and stress seem to go hand in hand these days. Often times we view stress as a negative factor; however, stress can actually be beneficial and important to developing resiliency. Here are a few tips to help your child manage the stress of daily life:

  • Be a role model: Communicate openly and demonstrate healthy coping strategies for dealing with daily stressors.
  • Focus on the process, not the outcome: How hard a child tries is often more important than the grade they receive.
  • Get enough rest, eat well, and seek support: A healthy lifestyle can promote positive coping skills for daily stress.

For more information on the importance of teen stress management, click here

 

Dress Code for All STM Events

Our Homecoming Dance is on Saturday, Oct. 27th from 8 – 10 p.m. Please click here for the guidelines for proper attire for the dance. Mrs. Denise Nero presented the guidelines thoroughly to all female students after mass on Thursday.

 

If your student is bringing a date from another school, he/she must also follow the guidelines.  Ms. Heidi has the form for students from other schools to be completed by their parents and principal in order to attend the dance. The dress guidelines are on the back of this form.  Forms are available for pick up on September 10.

 

 Upcoming Events

Sept. 3 - Labor Day - No School

Sept. 4 - Volleyball vs. SJA | F-4:30pm  JV-5:30pm  V-6:30pm
Sept. 4 - Tennis Parent Mtg. 6:30 pm | Room 808

Sept. 5 - Football vs. Acadiana | F-5:30pm   JV-6:30pm

Sept. 5 - IMPACT Night 6 pm
Sept. 6 - Fr/So Formation 6:45 | STM Cafe
Sept. 6 - Mass 8:15 am

Sept. 6 - Back to School Night 6 pm

Sept. 7 - Football vs. Comeaux | V-7:00pm

Sept. 8 - Cross Country @ Catholic High: Sargent Memorial | 8:00 am

Sept. 8 - Volleyball | Freshman @ Southside Tournament

Sept. 9 - Grandparent's Mass 10:30 am | Click here to RSVP 

Sept. 10 - Power Monday | Classes begin at 9:30 am 

Sept. 11 - Pro-Life March Orientation 6:00 pm | Chapel

Sept. 11 - Parent University 6 - 8 pm | Library

Sept. 13 - Parents for Light 6 pm | STM Cafe

Sept. 13 - Homebase 6 pm 

 

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