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Congratulations to the Division II State Football Runner-Up!

We are so proud of our players and coaches on a great season and an incredible state championship game.

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Lacrosse New Player Tryouts

All multisport athletes and newcomers are invited to lacrosse new player tryout on Tuesday, December 11 at 3 pm.  For more information, email stmlax@stmcougars.net.

 

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.

 

Last week for Toys 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 are all over campus and the drive will continue until December 14. 

 

Upcoming Midterm Exam Schedule:

 

Monday, Dec. 17 - Students will attend all classes with a 12:30 p.m. dismissal

 

Tuesday, Dec. 18

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - 1st hour exam

11:00 - 12:20 p.m. - 2nd hour exam

Wednesday, Dec. 19

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - 3rd hour exam

11:00 - 12:20 p.m. - 4th hour exam

 

Thursday, Dec. 20

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - 5th hour exam

11:00 - 12:20 p.m. - 6th hour exam

 

Friday, Dec. 21

9:00 - 10:25 a.m. - 7th hour exam

 

Counseling TidBits

As the last week of classes comes to an end and midterm exams begin, this is the time to take every opportunity to better student's chances for success on midterms.  The following tips were sent to students to prepare for upcoming exams:

- Complete study guides yourself
- Utilize teacher tutoring times
- Eat a good breakfast before the exam
- Always arrive early and take a moment to relax and prepare for the exam
- Read the directions on the exam very carefully and watch for details
- STAY Hopeful and Calm
For more tips on how to assist your child with confidence on midterm exams check out this article from the Child Mind Institute.

 

A Message from Our Nurse

Please try to keep your kids cognizant of the many germs and viruses that are going around. So many of our students are involved in multiple activities, clubs and sports in addition to their workload with academics, they are all so exhausted which makes them more susceptible to contracting illnesses. Remind them daily to wash their hands, use the hand sanitizer pumps around campus and cover their coughs. With flu season in full swing, stomach viruses being so prevalent and strep rearing its ugly head, the students should be extra cautious. If you have questions, please contact the school nurse, Amanda Faucheux.

 
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 Upcoming Events

Dec. 10 - Girls Basketball @ Kaplan (Fr) 5:30 pm

Dec. 10 - Boys Basketball vs. David Thibodeaux (Fr) 6 pm
Dec. 11 - Lacrosse New Player Tryouts 3 pm

Dec. 11 - Girls Basketball @ Lafayette High (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 6:30 pm
Dec. 11 - Boys Basketball vs. Dunham (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 6:30 pm

Dec. 11 - Girls Soccer vs. Teurlings Catholic (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 7 pm
Dec. 11 - Boys Soccer @ Comeaux High School (V) 7:00 pm

Dec. 12 - Girls Basketball @ Hanson Memorial Tournament (V)
Dec. 12 - Boys Basketball @ Rayne (Fr) 5:30 pm
Dec. 12 - Band and Chorus Christmas Concert | STM Mall | 7 pm

Dec. 13 - Cougars for Life | Room 808 | 7 am

Dec. 13 - Girls Basketball @ Hanson Memorial Tournament (V)

Dec. 13 - Boys Basketball @ Country Day Christmas Classic (V)

Dec. 13 - Boys Basketball vs. Northwest (Fr) 6:30 pm

Dec. 14 - Andrea Thomas Concert | STM Mall | 8:15 am
Dec. 14 - Girls Basketball @ Hanson Memorial Tournament (V)

Dec. 14 - Boys Basketball @ Country Day Christmas Classic (V)

Dec. 14 - Boys Soccer vs. E.D. White (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 7 pm

Dec. 15 - Girls Basketball @ Hanson Memorial Tournament (V)

Dec. 15 - Girls Basketball @ Southside High School (JV)

Dec. 15 - Boys Basketball @ Country Day Christmas Classic (V)

Dec. 15 - Boys Basketball @ Catholic High New Iberia (Fr) Doubleheader 

Dec. 15 - Girls Soccer @ Mandeville High School (JV) 5:30 pm (V) 7 pm 

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