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As the Thanksgiving holidays approach, we wish you and your families a blessed time together. We are thankful that you have chosen St. Thomas More Catholic High School. Our campus is closed Monday, November 19 - Sunday, November 25 with the exception of club or sport activities.

 

We are so close to 25% of the Envision More goal.  Help us get to a Quarter of the Way by New Years Day!  You can make a difference with as little as $2.00/week.  Every gift counts.

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Please join us as we thank the donors who have so generously given to Envision More.

 

Counseling TidBits

JUULing. Vaping. E-Cigarettes. Juice. This generation is getting hooked on the non-traditional method of smoking at alarming rates. It is important for us, as parents, to be educated on this new trend of addictive e-cigarettes. Please take the time to read through the following article from Child Mind on Teen Vaping.

 

College Updates

Remind your student to use this break, if possible to work on college applications and scholarship searches. Deadlines are approaching.  Please visit Dr. Fruge's web page for helpful tips and important deadline information.  Please remember STM is closed for the week and Dr. Fruge will not be on campus.

  • Click on College Planning by Grade Level for helpful information. Additionally, visit your prospective college's websites for information.
  • Click on the TOPS link for instructions on how to apply for TOPS. Visit your prospective college's financial aid web page for their requirements. College/universities differ on their timelines for applying for financial aid.
 

Toy for Tots

In the spirit of giving, our Social Studies department is collecting toys for the local Toys for Tots Foundation. Thanks to our past efforts, St. Thomas More is the largest contributor in the Acadiana area and we hope, with your help we can meet this goal again this year. Please consider sending a new, unwrapped toy for a child in need. Collection boxes will be placed all over campus the week of November 26 and the drive will continue until December 14. 

 

Lady Cougar Basketball Free Clinic
On Friday, November 24, Lady Cougar basketball is hosting a free girls basketball clinic. All girls in the Acadiana area between the ages of 5 - 16 are invited to attend.  The clinic is from 8 a.m. until noon. Please click here.

 
 
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Christmas with the Cougars

Cougar Cast is sponsoring Christmas with Cougars on Saturday, December 1 from 8 a.m. – 11 am.  Children up to 10 years old, will enjoy breakfast, pictures with Santa, hot chocolate and Christmas themed arts & crafts. Admission is $15/child and parents get in free. Tickets may be purchased from any TV production student, at the door, or online here!

 

Cougar Band and Chorus Concert

Please join the STM Cougar band and chorus for the annual Christmas concert on Wednesday, December 12 in the STM Mall. The price of admission is one new, unwrapped toy benefitting our local Toys for Tots.

 Upcoming Events

Nov. 19 - Girls Basketball - Linear Shootout

Nov. 19 - Sparklers Mother's Day Out 
Nov. 20 - Girls Basketball - Linear Shootout
Nov. 20 - Girls Soccer @Vanderbilt (JV) 5:30pm (V) 7 pm

Nov. 20 - Boys Soccer @Cecilia (V) 6pm (JV) 7:30pm
Nov. 21 - Girls Basketball - Linear Shootout

Nov. 22 - Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov. 23 - Boys Basketball - Houston Tourney
Nov. 23 - FREE Girls Basketball Clinic 8am - Noon

Nov. 24 - Boys Basketball - Houston Tourney

Nov. 26 - Boys Soccer @NISH (JV) 5:30pm (V) 7 pm

Nov. 27 - Girls Basketball @Erath (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 6pm

Nov. 27 - Boys Soccer vs Central Lafourche (JV) 5:30pm (V) 7pm
Nov. 27 - Girls Soccer @ESA (V) 6pm

Nov. 28 - IMPACT Night 6 pm

Nov. 29 - Mass 8:15 am
Nov. 29 - Girls Soccer vs. Southside (JV) 6pm
Nov. 29 - Girls Basketball Grand Isle Shootout (away)

Nov. 29 - Boys Basketball Sophie B. Wright Tournament (away)

Nov. 30 - Girls Basketball Grand Isle Shootout (away)

Nov. 30 - Boys Basketball Sophie B. Wright Tournament (away)

Dec. 1 - Christmas with the Cougars 8 - 11am | STM Cafe 

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