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Envision More News

We are excited to welcome back these STM graduates who will be participating in our Envision More, capital campaign alumni division.

 

Special thanks to Brett Broussard '92 and the  cabinet for their ongoing participation and helping us to envision more!

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Counseling TidBits

October is a big month for testing so we would like to share some tips from College Admission Strategies to reduce test anxiety:

  • Normalize test anxiety - Let student know that we all get anxious about different things.
  • Draw skills from other domains of competence - Help students identify areas where they've been successful. Ask if they experience stress there and how they managed it. Adapt those skills to test taking situations.
  • Understand the bodies response to anxiety - Students often find they can better manage their stress if they understand what is causing it from a neuroscience perspective.

For more information and tips read the full article here.

 
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Parents and students are invited to attend Cougar Coffee House on Wednesday, October 17th at 6 pm in the STM café. Admission is $10.00. Coffee and desserts will be served. Members of the Speech and Debate Team begin performing at 6 p.m. We would love our community to see what our team has been working on!

 

LEF Teacher Nominations

Lafayette Education Foundation is accepting nominations for the 21st Annual Teacher Awards.  This is the perfect way to say "thank you" to that special teacher who has made a difference in your child's life or the life of someone you know. Nominations forms may be found here.

 

STM Band Catfish Dinners

The STM Band is selling fried catfish dinners for $10 prepared by iMonelli's - ½ Pound of fried catfish, french fries, coleslaw, and a fried pistolette. Pick up is Saturday, Oct 20 between 10:30 am to 1 pm in the student parking lot.  Please see any STM Band student to purchase tickets or contact STM Band Director Daniel Terrebonne at daniel.terrebonne@stmcougars.net.

 

 Upcoming Events

Oct. 8 - Power Monday 9:30 am start

Oct. 8 - Fishing Club | Room 107 6:15pm

Oct. 9 - Volleyball @Sam Houston | JV(4:30pm) V(5:30pm)
Oct.10 - PSAT | 7:30am - Noon

Oct. 10 - Volleyball @Southside |F/JV

Oct. 10 - Football @TCH | F(5:30pm) JV(6:30pm)

Oct. 11 - Pre-ACT | 7:30am - Noon
Oct. 11 - Volleyball @ Westgate | F(4pm) JV(5pm) V(6pm)

Oct. 11 - Open House | 5 - 7p.m.

Oct. 12 - No School
Oct. 12 - Football @TCH | 7pm

Oct. 13 - Cross Country @TCH
Oct. 13 - Talitha Koum - girls retreat
Oct. 13 - Band Festival | Kaplan High 12 - 6 pm
 

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