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Announcements are posted here each school day by noon, in general. Announcements will remain posted for two weeks.

November 20, 2018
Tuesday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Boys v. Girls Bowling, 4:30, Blackiston Bowl
Blue Pride Madness, 6:00 p.m., Larkin Center.

Tomorrow:
Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving!

Saint of the Day. Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a Sister of the Society of the Sacred Heart and French by birth, was an early missionary to the United States. There, she and her sisters faced formidable difficulties, but finally settled in Missouri and built the first free school west of the Mississippi in the town of St. Charles. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Pizza, French Fries, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Peas
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today. 

NEWS

To all students, faculty & staff:  The Providence Girls and Boys Bowling Teams face each other tonight at Blackiston Bowl.  The match starts at 4:30. Come out and cheer on your PHS bowlers!

House of Integrity is having a “service day” at the Franciscan Soup Kitchen in downtown Louisville on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are interested in attending the soup kitchen with us that day, please email Mrs. Purichia at Tpurichia@providencehigh.net no later than Friday, Nov. 30, to reserve your spot.  We have room for up to 20 people so first come is first to SERVE!!!

Spirit Day Scholarship Fund – If you are planning to attend a leadership, service, or faith-based event, conference, or trip, you have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to help fund these events! The deadline to apply for funds this semester is Friday, Nov. 30. See or email Mrs. Kelly for an application.

The House of Integrity is collecting new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves to be donated to Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff for its Stay Warm Project. They will be given to the homeless in the surrounding area to help stay warm this winter. Donation boxes will be in the student entrance and in Room 203. We will be collecting through the end of finals week. Help us make a difference for those who need our help this winter!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: The 2019-2020 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship application deadline is Nov. 30. As a reminder, the scholarship offers 200 students interested in teaching a scholarship of $7,500 (renewable up to four years) in exchange for agreeing to teach in Indiana for 5 consecutive years after graduation. Application may be submitted via ScholarTrack.

Students interested in applying must:

  • be in the top 20% of their class, or
  • have a top 20% ACT/SAT score to qualify; and
  • submit a nomination form with application.

The U.S. Air Force will be visiting PHS on Nov. 29! Meet them in the Cafeteria during lunches and learn more about career opportunities, scholarships to college, and more. 

Seniors: Remember to turn in your letters from colleges about your admission status and any scholarship offers to the Counseling Department. Also, double check our records of your admissions/scholarships in the latest newsletter: https://www.smore.com/crwe4

Juniors/Seniors: Ivy Tech is offering you a full three-credit hour course for only $50 + books/materials. This is their TACOU (Take A Class On Us) discount. If interested:

  • The course must be a face-to-face course.
  • The student cannot register themselves. They must meet with someone from the Dual Credit office: Allison Brewer or Amber Barnickle, who will advise, register, and go through an orientation with the student (and also be their advisor while the student is in high school).
  • The student can use this discount for only ONE three credit hour (or fewer) course per semester. The student could always register for more than 1 course if given advisor approval. Student would pay regular price for additional classes (which is now $140.61 per credit hour).

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Wrestling team starts its season tonight and will be competing at Madison High School. Start time is 6:00.

Students: Blue Pride Madness is tonight at 6:00 in the Larkin Center. Come meet the Boys and Girls Basketball teams, enjoy some skill competitions, and watch our high school boys in some pre-season scrimmage fun. Admission is a donation collected at the door. Come out and support your Pioneers!

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November 19, 2018
Monday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
College Visit: Ivy Tech, lunches, Cafeteria

Tomorrow:
Blue Pride Madness, 6:00 p.m., Larkin Center.

Saint of the Day Often confused with Saint Agnes of Bohemia to whom Saint Clare wrote her famous letters, Saint Agnes of Assisi was Saint Clare’s younger biological sister as well as first follower in the way poverty. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/ 

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Baked Beans
Snack Line: Calzones

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today. 

NEWS

The House of Integrity is collecting new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves to be donated to Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff for its Stay Warm Project. They will be given to the homeless in the surrounding area to help stay warm this winter. Donation boxes will be in the student entrance and in Room 203. We will be collecting through the end of finals week. Help us make a difference for those who need our help this winter!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

The U.S. Air Force will be visiting PHS on Nov. 29! Meet them in the Cafeteria during lunches and learn more about career opportunities, scholarships to college, and more. 

College Visit: Today, Ivy Tech will be at PHS to meet with students during lunches in the Cafeteria. If you have taken Communications 101 or are interested in the class, she will also be a resource on any questions you have about college transfer credits.

Seniors: Remember to turn in your letters from colleges about your admission status and any scholarship offers to the Counseling Department. Also, double check our records of your admissions/scholarships in the latest newsletter: https://www.smore.com/crwe4

Juniors/Seniors: Ivy Tech is offering you a full three-credit hour course for only $50 + books/materials. This is their TACOU (Take A Class On Us) discount. If interested:

  • The course must be a face-to-face course.
  • The student cannot register themselves. They must meet with someone from the Dual Credit office: Allison Brewer or Amber Barnickle, who will advise, register, and go through an orientation with the student (and also be their advisor while the student is in high school).
  • The student can use this discount for only ONE three credit hour (or fewer) course per semester. The student could always register for more than 1 course if given advisor approval. Student would pay regular price for additional classes (which is now $140.61 per credit hour).

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Students: Blue Pride Madness is tomorrow at 6:00 in the Larkin Center. Come meet the Boys and Girls basketball teams, enjoy some skill competitions, and watch our high school boys in some pre-season scrimmage fun. Admission is a donation collected at the door. Come out and support your Pioneers!

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November 16, 2018
Friday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Ski and Snowboard Club info meeting, after school, Room 204
MIT Faculty Forum, after school, Room 303

Tomorrow:
Monday College Visit: Ivy Tech, lunches, Cafeteria

Saint of the Day Saint Margaret of Scotland was Scottish because her family was rescued by the King of Scotland as they fled William the Conqueror. She married the King and introduced him and his country to more cultured life. They had six sons and two daughters. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Soft Taco – Chicken or Beef, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Corn, Green Beans
Snack Line: Calzone

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st Lunch today. 

NEWS

To all students:Are you curious about autonomous vehicles?  If so, the next installment of the MIT Faculty Forum will be shown in Room 303 after school today. The installment will start at 3:15 and will last until about 4:00.  This is worth 5 STEM Points for Mrs. Swessel’s students.

Ski Club meeting right after school in Room 204.

The Quick Recall match with Mercy yesterday was canceled and will be rescheduled for after Thanksgiving Break. No practice next week.

The House of Integrity is collecting new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves to be donated to Geraldine’s Kitchen in Jeff for its Stay Warm Project. They will be given to the homeless in the surrounding area to help stay warm this winter. Donation boxes will be in the student entrance and in Room 203. We will be collecting through the end of finals week. Help us make a difference for those who need our help this winter!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors completing the FAFSA: The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be unavailable from 8 a.m. Eastern time on Saturday, Nov. 17, through 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 18, due to maintenance. During this time, students can still complete and submit a FAFSA form by entering the necessary tax return information manually. 

College Visit: On Monday, Ivy Tech will be at PHS to meet with students during lunches in the cafeteria. If you have taken Communications 101 or are interested in the class, she will also be a resource on any questions you have about college transfer credits.

Seniors: Remember to turn in your letters from colleges about your admission status and any scholarship offers to the Counseling Department. Also, double check our records of your admissions/scholarships in the latest newsletter: https://www.smore.com/crwe4

Juniors/Seniors: Ivy Tech is offering you a full three-credit hour course for only $50 + books/materials. This is their TACOU (Take A Class On Us) discount. If interested:

  • The course must be a face-to-face course.
  • The student cannot register themselves. They must meet with someone from the Dual Credit office: Allison Brewer or Amber Barnickle, who will advise, register, and go through an orientation with the student (and also be their advisor while the student is in high school).
  • The student can use this discount for only ONE three credit hour (or fewer) course per semester. The student could always register for more than 1 course if given advisor approval. Student would pay regular price for additional classes (which is now $140.61 per credit hour).

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • TODAY and Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. 16: All proceeds will benefit Holy Family Catholic Church. They will also be prepping Thanksgiving food baskets to be delivered to those in need. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Students: Blue Pride Madness is Tuesday at 6:00 in the Larkin Center. Come meet the Boys and Girls basketball teams, enjoy some skill competitions, and watch our high school boys in some pre-season scrimmage fun. Also, the V/JV Boys Basketball teams will scrimmage Eastern here at home this Thursday night at 6:00. Come out and support your Pioneers!

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November 14, 2018
Wednesday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Art Club meeting, 3:05 p.m., Art Studio B

Tomorrow:
Ski and Snowboard Club info meeting, after school, Room 204
Drawing Club, 3:15-5, Kolkin Coffee

Saint of the Day Saint Gertrude The Great, a Benedictine nun, was one of the great mystics of the 13th century. Her form of spirituality was a blend of liturgical and personal prayer rooted in the Scriptures. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: General Tso or Orange Chicken, Rice, Lo Mein Noodles, Egg Rolls, Broccoli
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st Lunch today.

NEWS

Attn: Youth Philanthropy Council members. Tonight’s meeting is CANCELLED due to inclement weather.

There will be an Art Club meeting with Mrs. Burden today at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome. Bring any fun scrapbooking/art supplies you might have and any snacks to contribute if you can. Mrs. B will have hot cider and plenty of supplies! Any Ceramics students wanting to come in and work on their final are welcome!

Anyone interested in joining the Providence Ski and Snowboard Club and would like to receive a discount from Paoli Peaks, come to Room 204 tomorrow for a short informational meeting. Also you can reach out to Mr. Loner via email or after school to get information about joining the club. Beginners thru experts are all welcome to come join.

Drawing Club – Last Outing for November- Kolkin Coffee on Thursday 3:15-5. Hope to see you there!

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Nov. 16: All proceeds will benefit Holy Family Catholic Church. They will also be prepping Thanksgiving food baskets to be delivered to those in need. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Nov. 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Students: Blue Pride Madness is next Tuesday at 6:00 in the Larkin Center. Come meet the Boys and Girls basketball teams, enjoy some skill competitions, and watch our high school boys in some pre-season scrimmage fun. Also, the V/JV Boys Basketball teams will scrimmage Eastern here at home this Thursday night at 6:00. Come out and support your Pioneers!

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November 13, 2018
Tuesday, B Day

Tomorrow:
Student Ambassador meeting, 7:20 a.m., Administrative Corridor
Art Club meeting, 3:05 p.m., Art Studio B

 Saint of the Day. Although she was born in Italy, Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini was the first United States citizen to be canonized. She was sent to the United States by Pope Leo XIII and spent the rest of her life working with the Italian immigrants, particularly in New York City and Chicago. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits N’ Gravy, Sausage, Hash Brown
Snack Line: French Toast Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st Lunch today.

NEWS

Quick Recall will not have practice today. There will be a home match with Mercy on Thursday.

There will be an Art Club meeting with Mrs. Burden TOMORROW at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome. Bring any fun scrapbooking/art supplies you might have and any snacks to contribute if you can. Mrs. B will have hot cider and plenty of supplies! Any Ceramics students wanting to come in and work on their final are welcome!

Anyone interested in joining the Providence Ski and Snowboard Club and would like to receive a discount from Paoli Peaks, come to Room 204 on Thursday for a short informational meeting. Also you can reach out to Mr. Loner via email or after school to get information about joining the club. Beginners thru experts are all welcome to come join.

Drawing Club– Last Outing for November- Kolkin Coffee on Thursday 3:15-5. Hope to see you there!

Attention Student Ambassadors meeting tomorrow at 7:20 a.m. in the Administrative Corridor.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors and Seniors: Please read the latest copy of the Counseling Newsletter with important academic/college updates and information. Seniors, don’t forget to read to the end of the newsletter and double check if your admissions decisions have been received by the Counseling Department. If you don’t see your name, please share your good news with us! https://www.smore.com/crwe4

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Nov. 16: All proceeds will benefit Holy Family Catholic Church. They will also be prepping Thanksgiving food baskets to be delivered to those in need. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • NEW! Nov. 25 – Brandon’s House Counseling Center needs volunteers to help move Christmas items from storage to the church basement in preparation of the annual Christmas Sale. Volunteers will meet at DePauw United Methodist Church (across from New Albany High School on Beeler Street) at 11:30 a.m. that day to move the items. The more help the better! Please call 812-949-2499 or email brandonshousecounseling@gmail.com if you are able to help.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Nov. 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Students: Blue Pride Madness is next Tuesday at 6:00 in the Larkin Center. Come meet the Boys and Girls basketball teams, enjoy some skill competitions, and watch our high school boys in some pre-season scrimmage fun. Also, the V/JV Boys Basketball teams will scrimmage Eastern here at home this Thursday night at 6:00. Come out and support your Pioneers!

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November 12, 2018
Monday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Veterans Day display, Library
FAFSA Workshop, PHS Library, 3:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Saint of the Day. Saint Josaphat dedicated his life to healing the split within the Ruthenian Church. While he made some headway, sadly the division extends to today. But his life and efforts were not in vain, for both influenced many Orthodox to be united with Rome. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Patties, Grilled Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Mozzarella Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 2nd Lunch today.

NEWS

JV and Varsity Quick Recall members need to report to Room 307 today after school for practice.

Anyone interested in joining the Providence Ski and Snowboard Club and would like to receive a discount from Paoli Peaks, come to Room 204 on Thursday for a short informational meeting. Also you can reach out to Mr. Loner via email or after school to get information about joining the club. Beginners thru experts are all welcome to come join.

Drawing Club– Last Outing for November- Kolkin Coffee on Thursday 3:15-5. Hope to see you there!

We honor National Veterans’ Day today. A display honoring our veterans has been set-up in the Library. You will find information on students, faculty, and staff who currently have relatives serving in our Armed Forces or have served in the past. Let’s make sure to show our support for these brave men and women on this very important occasion. 

Attention Student Ambassadors:  We will be meeting Wednesday at 7:20 a.m. in the Administrative Corridor. You will be receiving your second set of eighth grade notes. Please see Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

 

Art Club meeting Wednesday at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors and Seniors: Please read the latest copy of the Counseling Newsletter with important academic/college updates and information. Seniors, don’t forget to read to the end of the newsletter and double check if your admissions decisions have been received by the Counseling Department. If you don’t see your name, please share your good news with us! https://www.smore.com/crwe4

Seniors: Ivy Tech will be hosting an Open House for students and parents on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Food, freebies, and plenty of info on transferring credits, scholarships, programs. Location: Peau Hall, 8204 Hwy. 311 Sellersburg, IN 47172. More info available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

Seniors: FAFSA Workshop today in the PHS Library from 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for seniors and parents to assist with completing this important form for college financial aid.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 – 4:30-7:30 p.m.- Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus in New Albany. Volunteers are needed to deliver food, clear tables, and clean up. Nov. 16: All proceeds will benefit Holy Family Catholic Church. They will also be prepping Thanksgiving food baskets to be delivered to those in need. Sign up on x2VOL!
  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Nov. 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

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November 9, 2018
Friday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response due (Sophomores)
Future of Smart Devices, 3:15, Room 303
Honk!, 7:00 p.m., Ray Day Little Theater – Double House Points

Tomorrow:
Saturday: Honk!, 7:00 p.m., Ray Day Little Theater – Double House Points
Monday:
FAFSA Workshop, PHS Library, 3:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Saint of the Day Dedication of St. John Lateran. As the cathedral church of the diocese of Rome, Saint John Lateran is the cathedral of the pope, the bishop of Rome. Long before the Vatican was constructed, Saint John Lateran was the home of the popes and the focal point for the Church. Saint Francis visited Pope Innocent at the Lateran Palace. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Buffalo Chicken Tortellini, Broccoli, Carrots, Green Beans, Breadsticks
Snack Line: Bosco Sticks

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today.

 NEWS

Students: Sunday’s matinee of Honk! is SOLD OUT! Buy your tickets today in the Main Office for tonight’s and tomorrow’s performances at 7 p.m. each night. Receive double house points for attending! You must purchase a ticket, have it signed by Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Holifield, and turn it in to Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Holifield after the show. Tickets are $10, and seating is limited.

National Veterans’ Day is Sunday, but we will honor this day on Monday. A display honoring our veterans has been set-up in the Library. You will find information on students, faculty, and staff who currently have relatives serving in our Armed Forces or have served in the past. If you would like to include a family member, please ask your Social Studies teacher, P.E. teacher, or stop by the Library or Main Office and fill out a red sheet in order to include them in our book of remembrances. Let’s make sure to show our support for these brave men and women on this very important occasion. 

To all students:  Want to learn about the future of smart devices?  Today after school, Mrs. Swessel is showing a recording of last week’s MIT Faculty Forum in which Melissa Mazmanian discusses advancements in smart devices and what that means to the average consumer. The recording will start at about 3:15 in Room 303 and lasts until 4:00.  This opportunity also counts for 5 STEM Points for all of Mrs. Swessel’s students.

Attn Students:  With all the printing problems the library is having lately, Mrs. Scharre has discovered one app that works. For the time being, if you need to type up something, consider using Google Docs as your app of choice. Pages and Notability are still requiring you to send me emails of these documents in order to print, but Google Docs works fine. You do not have to use Google Docs but printing from the Library would be faster for you if you did.

Attention Student Ambassadors:  We will be meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:20 a.m. in the Administrative Corridor. You will be receiving your second set of eighth grade notes. Please see Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

There will be an Art Club meeting with Mrs. Burden next Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome. Bring any fun scrapbooking/art supplies you might have and any snacks to contribute if you can. Mrs. B will have hot cider and plenty of supplies!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Juniors and Seniors: Please read the latest copy of the Counseling Newsletter with important academic/college updates and information. Seniors, don’t forget to read to the end of the newsletter and double check if your admissions decisions have been received by the Counseling Department. If you don’t see your name, please share your good news with us! https://www.smore.com/crwe4

Seniors: Ivy Tech will be hosting an Open House for students and parents on Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Food, freebies, and plenty of info on transferring credits, scholarships, programs. Location: Peau Hall, 8204 Hwy. 311 Sellersburg, IN 47172. More info available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

Seniors: Local scholarship just opened! 2019 Universal Application through the Harrison County Community Foundation opened the first week of November. Deadline to apply: Jan. 20, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. This universal, online application allows students to apply for the Building Our Future scholarships, IU Southeast scholarships, Founder’s Vocational scholarships and most of the foundation’s Endowment scholarships http://www.hccfindiana.org/scholarship-applications/

Scholarship application available:  Jamie Parsley Family Foundation, $5,000 (some years renewable) scholarship awarded to students who reside in Jefferson County, Ky., or an adjacent county (including Indiana). Students must be high school seniors currently enrolled in a Catholic, private or independent school (such as Our Lady of Providence) and planning to attend an accredited undergraduate institution. Student must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Website for more information: http://jpff-ky.org/apply.html. The Jamie Parsley Family Foundation honors the memory of Jamie Parsley who, at the age of 16, was killed by a drunk driver in 2002. The crash took the lives of both Jamie and her friend Cory Stauble. Application due by Feb. 1, 2019.

Seniors: Monday, FAFSA Workshop in the PHS Library from 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for seniors and parents to assist with completing this important form for college financial aid.

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office today.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Nov. 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • Dec, 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Attention All Football Players: All game uniforms and practice pants must be washed and returned by today. Anyone that has uniforms not turned in by Friday will be given detentions until they are cleaned and returned.

The Girls JV Basketball Holiday Tournament has been cancelled for this year due to lack of numbers with other teams. This is for this year only!

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November 8, 2018
Thursday, A Day

Meetings:
Today
:
Confessions, lunches, Cafeteria
Quick Recall match, after school, Sacred Heart Academy.
Drawing Club, 3:30, Kolkin Coffee
Honk!, 7:00 p.m., Ray Day Little Theater – Double House Points

Tomorrow:
Scholarship Spirit Wear Day
HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response due (Sophomores)
Future of Smart Devices, 3:15, Room 303
Honk!, 7:00 p.m., Ray Day Little Theater – Double House Points

Saint of the Day  Blessed John Duns Scotus was one of the most influential Franciscans in the worlds of philosophy and theology. He is probably best known for his defense of the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Scotus served on the faculties of both Oxford University and the University of Paris. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Pizza, French Fries, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Peas
Snack Line: Pizza

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 3rd Lunch today. 

NEWS

Drawing Club Today @ Kolkin Coffee around 3:15-4:45:  Bring a sketchbook. There will be a table reserved for us there, so look for that!

All members of the JV and Varsity Quick Recall team should meet in Room 219 today no later than 3:15 to check in and get directions so we can depart promptly for our away match at Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville.

Tomorrow is a Scholarship Spirit Wear Day. Give $1 at the Student Entrance and you can wear approved PHS spirit wear and jeans or approved sweat pants. See the Handbook for more information. It is also a House Meeting Day.

Students: Receive double house points for attending the fall musical Honk! You must purchase a ticket, have it signed by Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Holifield, and turn it in to Mrs. Gerber or Mrs. Holifield after the show. The show opens tonight in the Ray Day Little Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Additional shows are Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Matinee Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10, and seating is limited, so buy your tickets in advance in the Main Office today or tomorrow.

To all students:  Want to learn about the future of smart devices?  Tomorrow, Mrs. Swessel is showing a recording of last week’s MIT Faculty Forum in which Melissa Mazmanian discusses advancements in smart devices and what that means to the average consumer. The recording will start at about 3:15 in Room 303 and lasts until 4:00.  This opportunity also counts for 5 STEM Points for all of Mrs. Swessel’s students.

Attn Students:  With all the printing problems the library is having lately, Mrs. Scharre has discovered one app that works. For the time being, if you need to type up something, consider using Google Docs as your app of choice. Pages and Notability are still requiring you to send me emails of these documents in order to print, but Google Docs works fine. You do not have to use Google Docs but printing from the Library would be faster for you if you did.

Attention Student Ambassadors:  We will be meeting next Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:20 a.m. in the Administrative Corridor. You will be receiving your second set of eighth grade notes. Please see Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

There will be an Art Club meeting with Mrs. Burden next Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome. Bring any fun scrapbooking/art supplies you might have and any snacks to contribute if you can. Mrs. B will have hot cider and plenty of supplies!

Nov. 11 is Veterans’ Day.  To honor those in the Providence community who have or are currently serving in our country’s Armed Forces, we will have a display set-up in our school library on Monday, Nov. 12, since Nov. 11 is a Sunday. There will be binders with the names and information of those within our community who have or are currently serving our country.  If you have never filled out a sheet honoring a loved one, or someone new from you family recently joined one of the Armed Forces, please get a sheet from your Social Studies teacher, P.E. teacher, or pick one up from the Library or Main Office.  Let’s show our support to these brave men and women!

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Today, Fr. Dan will hear Confessions during all lunches in the Cafeteria. Come experience this sacrament.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: Ivy Tech will be hosting an Open House for students and parents on Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Food, freebies, and plenty of info on transferring credits, scholarships, programs. Location: Peau Hall, 8204 Hwy. 311 Sellersburg, IN 47172. More info available at: https://www.ivytech.edu/28841.html

Seniors: Local scholarship just opened! 2019 Universal Application through the Harrison County Community Foundation opened the first week of November. Deadline to apply: Jan. 20, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. This universal, online application allows students to apply for the Building Our Future scholarships, IU Southeast scholarships, Founder’s Vocational scholarships and most of the foundation’s Endowment scholarships http://www.hccfindiana.org/scholarship-applications/

Scholarship application available:  Jamie Parsley Family Foundation, $5,000 (some years renewable) scholarship awarded to students who reside in Jefferson County, Ky., or an adjacent county (including Indiana). Students must be high school seniors currently enrolled in a Catholic, private or independent school (such as Our Lady of Providence) and planning to attend an accredited undergraduate institution. Student must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Website for more information: http://jpff-ky.org/apply.html. The Jamie Parsley Family Foundation honors the memory of Jamie Parsley who, at the age of 16, was killed by a drunk driver in 2002. The crash took the lives of both Jamie and her friend Cory Stauble. Application due by Feb. 1, 2019. 

Juniors: you and your parents can sign up for important reminders this year from Mrs. Losey for events, deadlines, scholarships, and more. https://www.remind.com/join/phs20blue  Sign up today!

Seniors: On Monday, the FAFSA Workshop will be held in the PHS Library from 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Students and parents should enter through the student entrance. The FAFSA Workshop will be hosted by the PHS Counseling Department, and the director of financial aid at Ivy Tech will also be present to help with the completion of the FAFSA and with answering questions. Senior students and their parents are invited to attend and to complete the FAFSA and/or have their questions answered. Seniors/parents should have their 2017 tax form, the 1040, available for reference, when completing the FAFSA. Please contact Mrs. Losey with any questions.   

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Attention All Football Players: All game uniforms and practice pants must be washed and returned by tomorrow. Anyone that has uniforms not turned in by Friday will be given detentions until they are cleaned and returned. Many of you still have dirty uniforms hanging in your lockers. They must be taken home today after school and cleaned by tomorrow. Be sure to come be the locker room and clean out your lockers today!

The Girls JV Basketball Holiday Tournament has been cancelled for this year due to lack of numbers with other teams. This is for this year only!

The PHS Boys and Girls Bowling teams each recorded wins yesterday. The Boys had a victory over the Jeffersonville Co-Ed team to remain undefeated at 4-0 (with a season point total of 66-14; 82.5%), and the Girls rolled over the New Albany Boys team to improve their season record to 3-1 (with a season point total of 52-28, 65%).  The Boys were led by Christian Tate, who had a 410 series, followed by Andrew Gaines (358), Thomas Gaines (329), and Bryce Carl (303).  Tanner Carver and Aaron Burke combined for a 295 series. The Girls were led by Faith Middleton, who had a 253 series, followed by Elle O’Bannon (224), Nicole Frazier (217), Anna Thomas (204) and Daryl Hunton (197).  The Girls also set a PHS Girls Bowling personal team series best with a 1095 total.

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November 7, 2018
Wednesday, B Day

Meetings:
Today
:
National Guard, lunches, cafeteria
Bowling Team match, 4:00, Blackiston Bowl

Tomorrow:
Morning Mass, 7:30 a.m., Chapel
Confessions, lunches, Cafeteria
Quick Recall match, after school, Sacred Heart Academy.
Drawing Club, 3:30, Kolkin Coffee

Saint of the Day  Saint Didacus was a Spanish Franciscan known for his spiritual insights and his penitential practices. He was a missionary to the Canary Islands and aided the sick in Rome. His travels and ministries did not distract him from prayer and contemplation. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Today’s Lunch: Chicken Patties, Grilled Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Calzone

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

NEWS

To all Bowling Team members:  This is a reminder that you have a match today.  Be at Blackiston Bowl by 4:00. Send Mrs. Swessel an email ASAP if you are unable to make it.

There will be an Art Club meeting with Mrs. Burden next Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3:05 p.m. in Art Studio B. We will be making Thanksgiving cards to celebrate gratitude for a special someone in your life! All faculty/staff and students are welcome. Bring any fun scrapbooking/art supplies you might have and any snacks to contribute if you can. Mrs. B will have hot cider and plenty of supplies!

House Leaders, be sure to check your email for an important message from Mr. Sean Smith about this Friday’s House meeting.

The Quick Recall team has an away match tomorrow against Sacred Heart Academy.

Drawing Club permission slips are due today. Please e-mail or turn in your form to Ms. LeBrun. The outing is tomorrow @ Kolkin Coffee shop 3:30-4:45. Please bring your sketchbooks!

Honk!, a musical retelling of the story The Ugly Duckling, opens tomorrow at 7 p.m. and runs through Sunday (matinee at 2 p.m.) in the Ray Day Little Theatre. Tickets are on sale and available in the Main Office. All tickets are $10.00. There is limited seating in the Little Theatre, so don’t delay–get your tickets today!  See Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

Nov. 11 is Veterans’ Day.  To honor those in the Providence community who have or are currently serving in our country’s Armed Forces, we will have a display set-up in the Library on Monday since Nov. 11 is a Sunday. There will be binders with the names and information of those within our community who have or are currently serving our country.  If you have never filled out a sheet honoring a loved one, or someone new from you family recently joined one of the Armed Forces, please get a sheet from your Social Studies teacher, P.E. teacher, or pick one up from the Library or Main Office.  Let’s show our support to these brave men and women!

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Start your day with Mass tomorrow! Morning Mass starts at 7:30 in the chapel. Please join us!

Tomorrow, Fr. Dan will hear Confessions during all lunches in the Cafeteria. Come experience this sacrament.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: Local scholarship just opened! 2019 Universal Application through the Harrison County Community Foundation opened the first week of November. Deadline to apply: Jan. 20, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. This universal, online application allows students to apply for the Building Our Future scholarships, IU Southeast scholarships, Founder’s Vocational scholarships and most of the foundation’s Endowment scholarships http://www.hccfindiana.org/scholarship-applications/

Scholarship application available:  Jamie Parsley Family Foundation, $5,000 (some years renewable) scholarship awarded to students who reside in Jefferson County, Ky., or an adjacent county (including Indiana). Students must be high school seniors currently enrolled in a Catholic, private or independent school (such as Our Lady of Providence) and planning to attend an accredited undergraduate institution. Student must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Website for more information: http://jpff-ky.org/apply.html. The Jamie Parsley Family Foundation honors the memory of Jamie Parsley who, at the age of 16, was killed by a drunk driver in 2002. The crash took the lives of both Jamie and her friend Cory Stauble. Application due by Feb. 1, 2019.

The National Guard will be at PHS to meet with students during lunches in the cafeteria today. If you are interested in learning more about service opportunities, scholarships, and more, please see the representative during lunch.

Juniors: you and your parents can sign up for important reminders this year from Mrs. Losey for events, deadlines, scholarships, and more. https://www.remind.com/join/phs20blue  Sign up today!

Seniors: On Monday, the FAFSA Workshop will be held in the PHS Library from 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Students and parents should enter through the student entrance. The FAFSA Workshop will be hosted by the PHS Counseling Department, and the director of financial aid at Ivy Tech will also be present to help with the completion of the FAFSA and with answering questions. Senior students and their parents are invited to attend and to complete the FAFSA and/or have their questions answered. Seniors/parents should have their 2017 tax form, the 1040, available for reference, when completing the FAFSA. Please contact Mrs. Losey with any questions.

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • Nov. 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist with Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nov. 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Nov. 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • Dec. 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

SPORTS

     

November 6, 2018
Tuesday, A Day
Election Day

Meetings:
Tomorrow
:
Drawing Club permission slips due
National Guard, lunches, cafeteria

 Saint of the Day. Saint Nicholas Tavelic and his companions were martyred in the Holy Land in 1391. While their method of evangelization is different from what we would use today, their zeal and courage are evident in their actions. They stand alone as canonized Franciscan martyrs of the Holy Land. Read more: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

 Today’s Lunch: Oven Roasted Turkey, Stove Top Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Rolls
Snack Line: Chicken Nuggets

Veggie burger option: Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean, & Garden Burger, Boca Hot n’ Spicy Vegetable Chicken Burger, and Regular Vegetarian Chicken Burger. Email request to khennessey@providencehigh.net AND ebary@providencehigh.net with your scheduled lunch.

The Library will be closed 1st Lunch today.

NEWS

House Leaders, be sure to check your email for an important message from Mr. Sean Smith about this Friday’s House meeting.

The Quick Recall team will not practice today due to a faculty meeting. Away match on Thursday against Sacred Heart Academy.

Drawing Club permission slips are due tomorrow. Please e-mail or turn in your form to Ms. LeBrun. The outing is Thursday @ Kolkin Coffee shop 3:30-4:45. Please bring your sketchbooks!

Get your tickets now for the Musical Theatre class’s performance of Honk!, a musical retelling of the story The Ugly Duckling. The show runs Thursday through Sunday, in the Ray Day Little Theatre. Tickets are on sale and available in the Main Office. All tickets are $10.00. There is limited seating in the Little Theatre, so don’t delay–get your tickets today!  See Mrs. Gerber if you have any questions.

Nov. 11 is Veterans’ Day.  To honor those in the Providence community who have or are currently serving in our country’s Armed Forces, we will have a display set-up in our school library on Monday, Nov. 12, since Nov. 11 is a Sunday. There will be binders with the names and information of those within our community who have or are currently serving our country.  If you have never filled out a sheet honoring a loved one, or someone new from you family recently joined one of the Armed Forces, please get a sheet from your Social Studies teacher, P.E. teacher, or pick one up from the Library or Main Office.  Let’s show our support to these brave men and women!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

The National Guard will be at PHS to meet with students during lunches in the cafeteria tomorrow. If you are interested in learning more about service opportunities, scholarships, and more, please see the representative at PHS tomorrow.

Juniors: you and your parents can sign up for important reminders this year from Mrs. Losey for events, deadlines, scholarships, and more. https://www.remind.com/join/phs20blue  Sign up today!

Seniors: Monday, Nov. 12: The FAFSA Workshop will be held in the PHS library from 3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Library. Students and parents should enter through the student entrance. The FAFSA Workshop will be hosted by the PHS Counseling Department, and the director of financial aid at Ivy Tech will also be present to help with the completion of the FAFSA and with answering questions. Senior students and their parents are invited to attend and to complete the FAFSA and/or have their questions answered. Seniors/parents should have their 2017 tax form, the 1040, available for reference, when completing the FAFSA. Please contact Mrs. Losey with any questions.  

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar written response is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday.

SERVICE HOURS

Check x2VOL.com for the most up-to-date listing of volunteer opportunities!

  • TODAY – Childcare at Holy Family events – volunteers needed to help with childcare while families attend a financial planning series. 7-8 p.m. Sign up on x2VOL.
  • 24 and Dec. 15. – Outdoor work at The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center – volunteers needed to help remove invasive Asian bush honeysuckle from the grounds of the Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Rd. “We will be working on the following Saturday’s from 9 a.m. until noon if you are able to help: No experience needed. Open to ages 12 and up. We will provide gloves and the tools that you need; however if you have your own work gloves, bring them and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Rain or shine.” Sign up on x2VOL.
  • Wednesday NightsAssist withr Faith Formation Classes at St. Mary, New Albany – Come help share your faith with little kids through junior high. Help out a catechist to implement their lesson and activities. We always need extra helpers. Our community is culturally diverse and our classes are offered in English/ Spanish (or bilingually). Great foreign language immersion opportunity! Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the school building cafeteria. Sign up on x2VOL.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 15 – Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable student Scholarship. Any high school senior may apply. For details, visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • 15 – 2019 Fireside Catholic Publishing $1000 scholarship. Essay Topic – “How is your Religious Education Influencing our Life?” If interested – come to the Guidance office and pick up an application. Only one student from PHS will be chosen to be submitted.
  • 3 – The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest and Multimedia Contest. Open to all students in grades K-12 who live in Clark County. See Guidance Office.

ATHLETIC NEWS

Congratulations to the Football team for its great season! The last time the program had a nine-game win streak was in 1983 when Coach Denison was a sophomore. Thank you to all the players especially the seniors on a great season! Thank you to all students for your support!

Congratulations to the Cheerleaders who placed second at IASP State on Saturday!

    

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