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October 20, 2017
Friday, A Day

Tomorrow’s Meetings
2:30 Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Softball Meet the Coach Meeting, 2:45 p.m., Alumni Suite

Saint of the Day Saint Paul of the Cross dedicated his life to the memory of Christ’s passion and death. Known as the Passionists, the Congregation of the Passion that he founded is committed to preaching the good news of Christ crucified, and to caring for the poor. The Passionists take a fourth vow to promote the Passion of Jesus. Read more https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Lunch Menu for Today:
Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Baked Beans, Crisp
Snack Line: Nuggets

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

 NEWS

All Students: Dismissal on Monday will be at 2:30 p.m. due to Parent-Teacher Conferences that afternoon. BLUE Days sessions will continue in the morning as scheduled.

Bowling Club – Practice next week has been moved to Tuesday due to Parent-Teacher Conferences. We will still meet at 3:30 p.m. at Clarksville Strike ‘n’ Spare.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: PSAT testing is Wednesday, Oct. 25. Testing will begin 1st block and go through 2nd block. Please do not schedule any appointments during this time. More info will be announced next week.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. Mass schedule will resume on Monday.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

ACP Registration for college credit with IU Bloomington for the following classes is due today: ACP Biology, ACP Physics, ACP Spanish III and IV, ACP French III and IV, and ACP English 12. Double check your account and with your teacher(s). If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Losey today.

Ivy Tech Communications 101: Application should have been completed online for this dual credit class with Ms. Miller. If unsure if registration is complete, please see Mrs. Losey.

Seniors: November 1 is quickly approaching. If planning to submit applications to colleges with this Early Action Deadline, don’t forget to order your transcript through Parchment and official test scores (if needed) from the College Board and Act.org. Test scores can sometime take a week or two to arrive, so order these today if scores are still needed by the college(s). IU Bloomington is an example of a college that requires all components of the application by this Nov. 1 deadline (extra scores will be accepted until Jan 17).

Looking for extra holiday cash over Christmas Break? UPS is hosting a Hiring Blitz on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Earn $10.20/hour plus $200 WEEKLY BONUS. Multiple Shifts Available! (No Appointment Necessary—Bring photo ID and government issued form of identification!). UPS Center for Employment Opportunities, 8203 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214. Visit UPSjobs.com

DePauw University will be at PHS in the Counseling Center conference room at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23. To meet with the admissions representative, please get a pass from your teacher and RSVP to Mrs. Losey.

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Babysitting/Childcare – Do you enjoy working with kids? Catholic Youth Ministries is looking for people to help with childcare so that they can offer faith and community life experiences to young adults and families. Volunteers would receive training and would gain experience that would help with future job opportunities. Contact Mrs. Kelly if you are interested in this service hour opportunity! (These would be OUTREACH hours!!)

ATHLETIC NEWS

Mandatory meeting for all girls interested in playing Softball on Monday, Oct. 23, for a “Meet the Coach Meeting” in the Alumni Suite at 2:45 p.m., immediately after school (2:30 dismissal).

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October 19, 2017
Thursday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Sherlock Mystery Club, after school, Room 200
Drawing Club, 3:05-3:30, Studio A

Saint of the Day:  Saints Isaac Jogues, Jean De Brébeuf, And Companions. Isaac Jogues and his companions are popularly known as the North American martyrs. Over a period of years, these eight Jesuits worked among the Hurons, bringing many into the Catholic faith. They labored in what would become the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. Read more https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Lunch Menu for Today:
Pizza, French Fries, Peas, Mac & Cheese
Snack Line: Pizza

Library will be closed 1st lunch today.

 NEWS

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: PSAT testing is Wednesday, Oct. 25. Testing will begin 1st block and go through 2nd block. Please do not schedule any appointments during this time. More info will be announced next week.

All members of the Quick Recall Team should meet in Room 219 to sign in for the match at Collegiate today before 3:15. Please be on time so we can leave promptly for the match.

Bowling Team wins first match in an exciting tiebreaker. The PHS Boys Bowling Team started its season off the right way with a win against a tough Charlestown team. The boys came out firing the first game, winning 9 of 10 points with individual wins from Evan Wallace, Austin Grantz, Christian Tate with a score of 201, and Nathan Smith, who had 6 strikes in a row at one point and finished with a jaw-dropping 249! Charlestown came back in the second game and took 9 out of 10 points, but an individual win from freshman Aaron Burke gave Providence the point they needed for a 10-10 tie, winning the overall total pins tiebreaker by less than 30 pins! Providence also saw new season-long high scores from Tanner Carver (167), Trey Miller (165), and Max Holman (156). They move to 1-0 on the season.

The PHS Girls Bowling Team played a spirited bout against an extremely talented Jeffersonville Co-ed team, and while they lost the match, Kat Jones bowled a phenomenal 150 in only her second game of the year to beat her opponent by two pins. The boys will play the top ranked Clarksville team next Wednesday, and the girls are slated to oppose Charlestown.

The Sherlock Mystery Club will meet after school on Thursday in Room 200 to view and discuss another Father Brown episode. Everyone is welcome.

NO SHAVE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER: Starting this week and running through Friday Nov. 10, boys who pay $10 are allowed to go unshaven. You must pay this week AND before you stop shaving to be eligible. You may not pay $10 to avoid a detention for not shaving: You must have paid in advance. All proceeds will be donated to cancer research.

Drawing Club meeting! today 3:05-3:30 in Ms. LeBrun’s art room. Bring your sketchbook.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/prayer schedule the rest of the week:

  • Friday – Prayer Service at 7:30 a.m.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Looking for extra holiday cash over Christmas Break? UPS is hosting a Hiring Blitz on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Earn $10.20/hour plus $200 WEEKLY BONUS. Multiple Shifts Available! (No Appointment Necessary—Bring photo ID and government issued form of identification!). UPS Center for Employment Opportunities, 8203 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214. Visit UPSjobs.com

DePauw University will be at PHS in the Counseling Center conference room at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23. To meet with the admissions representative, please get a pass from your teacher and RSVP to Mrs. Losey.

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Babysitting/Childcare – Do you enjoy working with kids? Catholic Youth Ministries is looking for people to help with childcare so that they can offer faith and community life experiences to young adults and families. Volunteers would receive training and would gain experience that would help with future job opportunities. Contact Mrs. Kelly if you are interested in this service hour opportunity! (These would be OUTREACH hours!!)

ATHLETIC NEWS

Mandatory meeting for all girls interested in playing Softball on Monday, Oct. 23, for a “Meet the Coach Meeting” in the Alumni Suite at 2:45 p.m., immediately after school (2:30 dismissal).

It is not too late for anyone not in a fall sport to start pre-season conditioning for Wrestling! We meet in the Wrestling Room at 4:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4:30 – 6:00. We will begin the season soon, so don’t miss this opportunity to get a head start.

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October 18, 2017
Wednesday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
University of Evansville, all lunches, cafeteria

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Sherlock Mystery Club, after school
Drawing Club, 3:05-3:30, Studio A

Saint of the Day:  Saint Luke is known to us primarily as the author of the Gospel that bears his name and of the Acts of the Apostles. Actually two volumes of one work, Saint Luke instructs and inspires us with his beautiful treatment of the words and deeds of Jesus and of the early Church. We are blessed by his writings. Read more https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/

Lunch Menu for Today:
Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Green Beans, Carrots, Bread Sticks
Snack Line: PHS Chicken Sandwich

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

 NEWS

PHS Bowling ClubFirst match today! The Bowling Club begins its season today with a match at 4:00 p.m. at Blackiston Bowl! We will be randomly drawing our opponent once we get to the lanes. Varsity bowlers Nathan Smith, Christian Tate, Austin Grantz, Evan Wallace and Aaron Burke will be bringing the thunder for PHS today. Come out and support your fellow Pioneers!

Attention girls: We desperately need a few more girls for the varsity Bowling Team! If you have any interest in being a member of the varsity girls’ Bowling Team, please talk to Mr. Schaab (Room 312) ASAP!

The Sherlock Mystery Club will meet after school on Thursday to view and discuss another Father Brown episode. Everyone is welcome.

NO SHAVE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER: Starting this week and running through Friday Nov. 10, boys who pay $10 are allowed to go unshaven. You must pay this week AND before you stop shaving to be eligible. You may not pay $10 to avoid a detention for not shaving: You must have paid in advance. All proceeds will be donated to cancer research.

To all Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in joining the National Science Bowl Team, please see Mrs. Swessel (Room 303). We practice once a week until the regional competition in late February. There is also a practice match at Carmel HS in January. To be considered for the team, you must at least be taking your third science class and be in at least Algebra 2.

Drawing Club call out meeting! Do you like to draw, paint or be creative?! Our first meeting of the year will be Thursday 3:05-3:30 in Ms. LeBrun’s art room. Hope to see you there!! Bring your sketchbook!

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/prayer schedule the rest of the week:

  • Thursday – Mass at 7:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Prayer Service at 7:30 a.m.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

University of Evansville is at PHS today in the cafeteria during all lunches. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about their programs, study abroad options, and scholarships. https://www.evansville.edu/aboutue/facts.cfm

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Babysitting/Childcare – Do you enjoy working with kids? Catholic Youth Ministries is looking for people to help with childcare so that they can offer faith and community life experiences to young adults and families. Volunteers would receive training and would gain experience that would help with future job opportunities. Contact Mrs. Kelly if you are interested in this service hour opportunity! (These would be OUTREACH hours!!)

ATHLETIC NEWS

We welcome new Softball head coach Kenny Janes. There is a mandatory meeting for all girls interested in playing Softball on Monday, Oct. 23, for a “Meet the Coach Meeting.” Check your email for more information.
Coach Janes has coached softball at all levels, including middle school, high school, and AAU. Most recently, he was varsity assistant, junior varsity, and freshman head coach at Butler High School in Louisville, from 2012 to 2017. He also the coach of The Louisville Stunners 16A elite fast pitch softball team, which won the 2017 WFC National and the 14U Championship in Myrtle Beach this summer.

It is not too late for anyone not in a fall sport to start pre-season conditioning for Wrestling! We meet in the Wrestling Room at 4:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4:30 – 6:00. We will begin the season soon, so don’t miss this opportunity to get a head start.

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October 17, 2017
Tuesday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
College Visits: Cincinnati in Admin Corridor during lunches
IUB at 1:30 in Counseling Center, RSVP required

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Art Club/National Art Honor Society, 7:40 a.m., Art Studio B

Saint of the Day:  Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr. On his journey to Rome to face his death in the Circus Maximus, St. Ignatius visited and wrote to many of the churches along the way. These letters have become a valuable source of instruction as well as a source of information about the early days of the Church. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:
Country Fried Chicken with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn
Snack Line: Calzones

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

NEWS

All members of the Quick Recall team should meet in Room 219 no later than 3:15 today to sign in and prepare for the match at St. Francis. You must have your permission slip turned in before you can leave for St. Francis, and you must sign in so we know who to expect for the match.

There will be an Art Club/National Art Honor Society meeting tomorrow at 7:40 a.m. in Art Studio B.

NO SHAVE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER: Starting this week and running through Friday Nov. 10, boys who pay $10 are allowed to go unshaven. You must pay this week AND before you stop shaving to be eligible. You may not pay $10 to avoid a detention for not shaving: You must have paid in advance. All proceeds will be donated to cancer research.

To all Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in joining the National Science Bowl Team, please see Mrs. Swessel (Room 303). We practice once a week until the regional competition in late February. There is also a practice match at Carmel HS in January. To be considered for the team, you must at least be taking your third science class and be in at least Algebra 2.

Drawing Club call out meeting! Do you like to draw, paint or be creative?! Our first meeting of the year will be Thursday 3:05-3:30 in Ms. LeBrun’s art room. Hope to see you there!! Bring your sketchbook!

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Mass/prayer schedule the rest of the week:

  • Wednesday – Prayer Service at 7:30 a.m.
  • Thursday – Mass at 7:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Prayer Service at 7:30 a.m.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Two colleges will be visiting students today. They will NOT be in the cafeteria.

  • The University of Cincinnati will be in the Administrative Corridor (old cafeteria) and would like students to bring their lunch and have a lunch meeting with them during the students’ regular lunch time. There will be tables set up and plenty of time to ask questions.
  • IU Bloomington will be in the Counseling Conference room upstairs at 1:30 p.m. and will have a short presentation with time to ask lots of questions. If you are interested in coming to this meeting to meet with an admissions rep in the conference room with IU Bloomington during the beginning of 4th block, then RSVP to Mrs. Losey AND get a pass from your teacher.

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Babysitting/Childcare – Do you enjoy working with kids? Catholic Youth Ministries is looking for people to help with childcare so that they can offer faith and community life experiences to young adults and families. Volunteers would receive training and would gain experience that would help with future job opportunities. Contact Mrs. Kelly if you are interested in this service hour opportunity! (These would be OUTREACH hours!!)

ATHLETIC NEWS

It is not too late for anyone not in a fall sport to start pre-season conditioning for Wrestling! We meet in the Wrestling Room at 4:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4:30 – 6:00. We will begin the season soon, so don’t miss this opportunity to get a head start.


 

October 16, 2017
Monday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
Bowling Club, after school, Clarksville Strike N Spare

Tomorrow’s Meetings
College visits: Cincinnati in Admin Corridor during lunch
IUB, 1:30 p.m., Counseling Center – RSVP required

Saint of the Day:  Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, like Pope Francis, spent her life reminding people of God’s Mercy. She will forever be associated with devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the symbol of Christ’s love. Many people follow her in prayer to the Sacred Heart on the first Friday of every month. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:  Roast Beef Tips & Gravy, Butter Noodles, Green Beans, Carrots, Rolls.
Snack Line: Cheesy Bread

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today.

 NEWS

To all students:  If you would like to learn about the Gemini Space Program, come to the installment of The History of Flight in Room 303 for both BLUE Day sessions tomorrow.

NO SHAVE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER: Starting this week and running through Friday Nov. 10, boys who pay $10 are allowed to go unshaven. You must pay this week AND before you stop shaving to be eligible. You may not pay $10 to avoid a detention for not shaving: You must have paid in advance. All proceeds will be donated to cancer research.

PHS Bowling Club – Practice after school today! The Bowling Club will be holding its last practice before matches start today after school at Clarksville Strike ‘n’ Spare. Members, please remember you must have your money and waivers turned in before the match on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in order to be eligible to bowl!

Book Club – Remember to turn in your permission slip to Mrs. Scharre BEFORE 3 p.m. today.

To all Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in joining the National Science Bowl Team, please see Mrs. Swessel (Room 303). We practice once a week until the regional competition in late February. There is also a practice match at Carmel HS in January. To be considered for the team, you must at least be taking your third science class and be in at least Algebra 2.

Drawing Club call out meeting! Do you like to draw, paint or be creative?! Our first meeting of the year will be Thursday 3:05-3:30 in Ms. LeBrun’s art room. Hope to see you there!! Bring your sketchbook!

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Two colleges will be visiting students at PHS tomorrow. They will NOT be in the cafeteria.

  • The University of Cincinnati will be in the Administrative Corridor (old cafeteria) and would like students to bring their lunch and have a lunch meeting with them during the students’ regular lunch time. There will be tables set up and plenty of time to ask questions.
  • IU Bloomington will be in the Counseling Conference room upstairs at 1:30 p.m. and will have a short presentation with time to ask lots of questions. If you are interested in coming to this meeting to meet with an admissions rep in the conference room with IU Bloomington during the beginning of 4th block, then RSVP to Mrs. Losey AND get a pass from your teacher.

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Nov. 16 & Nov. 28: Junior High Drop-Ins at Our Lady – Please contact Mrs. Kelly to volunteer lkelly@providencehigh.net. (**These would be OUTREACH hours!!!**)

ATHLETIC NEWS

Boys Tennis ended its regular season ranked No. 26 in the state with a 14-5 record and as sectional runners-up. The doubles team of senior Adam Starr and junior Carson Carrico then represented Providence in the doubles sectional, losing 6-7, 4-6 to Floyd Central on Oct. 7 and ending the season with a 20-3 record. In addition to Adam, the team graduates three seniors: Nick Boesing, Cullen Ebert and Michael Coyle. These seniors earned 57 wins throughout their Providence career, setting a record for most wins in a four-year span.

The team’s final season record was 15-6, and it was also ranked No. 4 in District 8. The team had big wins over Silver Creek (sixth year in a row) and New Albany (fourth year in row. The team also beat #30 Franklin Community, #28 Evansville Memorial, and #14 Bloomington North and placed first at the Columbus East Invitational. Good job, Boys Tennis!

 

The Cross Country team had several individuals do well in the post season. At sectional for the boys, Tyler Upton placed 18th; Thomas Gaines 20th; Alex Perkinson 28th; Bradon Dykes 42nd; Stephen Schroering 50th. The team placed 6th out of 13, and Alex, Thomas and Tyler advanced to regionals. For the girls, Natalie Boesing placed 10th and advanced to regional.

At regionals, Natalie placed 18th and qualified for semi-state this Sat. at Brown County at 12 p.m. Congratulations! The boys’ team had Alex placing 38th and Tyler 54th, ending their successful season.

 

Girls Soccer held its opponents scoreless to win the 1A sectional with victories over Salem 4-0, CAI 4-0 and Trinity Lutheran 5-0 on Oct. 7. At regional, the girls (ranked #11) were scoreless at the half vs. #4 Mater Dei but lost 0-3 to Mater Dei, which went on to win the regional.

 

Boys Soccer won its sixth straight sectional on Oct. 7, with a 2-0 win over Champs: 2-0 over Henryville, a 2-0 win over Christian Academy. In the regional, the boys (ranked #6) beat #8 Northeast Dubois 3-1, giving up its only goal of the tournament, with two goals by Alex Lancaster and one by Jake Miiller. In the finals, the boys repeated as regional champs with a goal by Pierce Arvizu. The team will play #1 Covenant Christian at Lawrenceburg at 1 p.m. on Saturday for semistate.

Also, Austin Hughes made ISCA District 4 Second Team. Congratulations!

 

The Volleyball teams have been quite busy during the two weeks fall break. The Frosh ended its season with an impressive 14-7 record with wins over New Albany, Jeff, Floyd Central and Brownstown!

The JV team won its end-of-the-season tournament playing its very best ball of the entire season and defeating Roncalli in the semifinals and Cathedral in the finals!  So proud of the JV team on a fantastic finish!

Meanwhile, the VARSITY has been killing it too! This past weekend, your varsity volleyball team became the first team in IHSAA history to win a 2A sectional, a 3A sectional, and a 4A sectional title! The Pioneers defeated host New Albany on Thursday evening advancing to Saturday morning semifinal round against Floyd Central.In an unbelievable match packed with excitement, the Pioneers prevailed in 4 sets advancing to the finals, where they beat Seymour in three sets. The team advances to regional this Saturday at Seymour, where it will face Bloomington South at 10 a.m. and the finals would be at 7:00 p.m. at Seymour.

Please come out and support your Pioneer Volleyball team as it continues to battle its 4A opponents!!

Please be sure to offer congratulations to Marissa Hornung for reaching an unbelievable athletic milestone this weekend and reaching 1500 career kills!!!  This is so exciting for her as few athletes are able to achieve this!! Marissa also has over 1400 career digs, so these numbers are outstanding and definitely well deserved!!!  Congrats Marissa!  We are so proud of you!

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September 28, 2017
Thursday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Eat at Zaxby’s for Team Chloe, New Albany location, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Check the lost and found!

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Guerin Day: Wear Spirit Wear. Report to 1A class for attendance. Represent!
Providence Singers, 3:30, Music Room

Saint of the Day:  Saint Wenceslaus. More than just a name in a Christmas carol, Wenceslaus managed to rule with a clear vision of what a Christian leader should be. Many opposed him during his reign, and his brother eventually betrayed and killed him, but he continued to hold the faith and is hailed today as an outstanding king in Eastern Europe. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Hamburgers, French Fries, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans
Snack Line: Corn Dogs

Friday: Pizza, Fruit, Chips – enjoyed picnic style on the bleachers in Murphy Stadium
Snack Line: Open

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today and all day tomorrow.

NEWS

House of LoyaltyT-shirts are in. If you bought one, pick up yours today in the library.  Mrs. Scharre will not be available to hand out shirts on Friday. The library is open until 3:30.

Book Club – Don’t forget to turn in your permission slips if you have them today. You can still turn in your permission slip on Monday, Oct. 16, when we get back from fall break.

Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Quick Recall teams, who both defeated Assumption High School on Tuesday in their first match of the season. The varsity won 25-10 and the JV won 29-14. Both teams will practice today in Room 219. No matches will take place until after fall break. Please remember to bring your match permission slip today with you to practice.

House of Integrity shirts are in. All members of Integrity who ordered a shirt, please bring $10 to Mr. Hornung, Mrs. Purichia, or Heidi Popson today. Shirts will be distributed tomorrow morning before the House competition when we gather for attendance.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR MONEY TO GET YOUR SHIRT!

Attention Providence Singers: This is a reminder that we will have our first meeting tomorrow at 3:30 in the Music Room. Everyone is expected to attend. Looking forward to getting started!

Lost and Found items will be located on a table in the cafeteria all week long. If you are missing any clothing, lunch bags, or miscellaneous items, please check the table to claim your lost item(s). Any items left unclaimed at the end of the day on Friday will be donated to St. Vincent DePaul.

Reminder on the clothing guidelines for Guerin Day. Student shirts should be either Spirit Wear or a House shirt. You CAN wear shorts.

Attention Juniors and Seniors, sign-up for the annual Powder Puff game are in Mr. Makowsky’s Room (205) today. If you want a shirt, deadline to sign up and pay $15 is tomorrow.

CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS

Family Mass on the Farm – This Sunday, Oct. 1, at 5 p.m. at Shickel Farm in Lanesville. There will be an outdoor Mass followed by a bonfire, hayrides, music, great food and line dancing!! This is a super fun event; don’t miss out! Email Mrs. Kelly for directions.

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Seniors: IUS is waiving their application fee on Friday! If applying to IUS this week, and to the other campuses at the same time through the IU app portal, you can use this code to waive the application fee for the campuses. This code is only good for Sept. 29: SEAPPDAY. Apply at www.ius.edu/admissions.

SOPHOMORES: Last today to turn in the HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership essay to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office is tomorrow.

 

September deadlines college scholarships applications:

October deadlines college scholarship applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

Nov. 16 & Nov. 28: Junior High Drop-Ins at Our Lady – Please contact Mrs. Kelly to volunteer lkelly@providencehigh.net. (**These would be OUTREACH hours!!!**)

ATHLETIC NEWS

Boys Tennis beat Clarksville 5-0 last night and will play #12 Jeff tonight for the sectional championship at 5:00. (New time). Come on out and root the boys’ team on to victory! Good luck, Boys Tennis!!!

Eat at Zaxby’s in New Albany tonight to help the Schafer family! Zaxby’s will donate a portion of all sales this evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The store is located at 2870 Technology Blvd. just off Charlestown Road near I-265.

Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball team on its impressive win over Jeffersonville last night with scores of 25-10, 25-15, 25-8. Sophomore Maggie Purichia started the first set off right by serving 15 straight points to open the contest. Hanna Mitchell (10 kills), Marissa Hornung (8 kills), Courtney Glotzbach (4 kills), and Ali Hornung (4 kills) pounded some devilish blows to the Red Devil defense that proved to be too much to handle. Madison Kruer led the defense with 5 digs, and Lilly Bivens finished the night with 23 assists. The Pioneers are back at the Larkin Center tonight taking on Brownstown. Match times will be Frosh at 5:30, JV at 6:30, and Varsity at 7:30.  Come check out some great volleyball tonight!!!

 

The JV Volleyball team continued its winning ways last night by defeating Jeff 25-8, 25-9 behind a hard-hitting and great serving performance from the Pioneers. Anna Purichia led the team with 11 kills and 5 aces, Laramie Cecil had a strong hitting night adding 5 kills. Julie Christie and Lulu Rush did a great job in the middle adding 5 kills and 2 blocks. The hot serving hands of Claire Culwell (4 aces), Emma Kaelin (2 aces), Kasey Lockard (2 aces), Brynna Walthers (1 ace) and Miranda Harley (1 ace) helped seal the deal on the Pioneer victory. Great job ladies…come watch the JV team battle Brownstown tonight!!

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September 27, 2017
Wednesday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
Popcorn Player Auditions, 3:15 p.m., Robinson Auditorium
Marian University’s San Damiano Scholars Program, 3:05 p.m., Counseling Center
College visits during lunches
FAFSA Information Night, 6:30 p.m., Administrative Corridor

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Girls Basketball manager meeting, 7:40 a.m., Room 216
Eat at Zaxby’s for Team Chloe, New Albany location, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Saint of the Day:  The experience and needs of the poor turned Saint Vincent de Paul’s heart and energy to a life of care and compassion. A grumpy man by nature—and by his own admission–Saint Vincent became a gentle and loving servant of the oppressed. The Saint Vincent de Paul Society carries on his work in many parishes today. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:
General Tzo’s Sweet and Sour Chicken, Rice, Egg Rolls, Stir Fry Veggies
Snack Line: Cheesy Bread

Library will be closed 1st lunch today

NEWS

House of Integrity shirts will be here tomorrow. All members of Integrity who ordered a shirt, please bring $10 to Mr. Hornung, Mrs. Purichia, or Heidi Popson this week. Shirts will be distributed Friday morning before the House competition when we gather for attendance.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR MONEY TO GET YOUR SHIRT!

Attention Providence Singers: This is a reminder that we will have our first meeting on Friday at 3:30 in the Music Room. Everyone is expected to attend. Looking forward to getting started!

Lost and Found items will be located on a table in the cafeteria all week long. If you are missing any clothing, lunch bags, or miscellaneous items, please check the table to claim your lost item(s). Any items left unclaimed at the end of the day on Friday will be donated to St. Vincent DePaul.

A quick reminder on the clothing guidelines for Guerin Day. Student shirts should be either Spirit Wear or a House shirt. You CAN wear shorts. The current forecast looks perfect, 76 degrees and sunny.

Book Club – Come by the library early this week to pick up your permission slips to go to our book discussion. Permission slips should be turned in BEFORE fall break. (Mrs. Scharre can’t take them on Friday.)

Popcorn Player Auditions are today at 3:15 in the Robinson Auditorium. All juniors and seniors are invited to audition. No preparation needed. See Mrs. Holifield with questions

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Colleges visiting PHS today:

  • Marian University – Admit day! Find out if you are admitted to the college.
  • Transylvania
  • Thomas Moore College
  • Butler University

Seniors: IUS is waiving their application fee on Friday! If applying to IUS this week, and to the other campuses at the same time through the IU app portal, you can use this code to waive the application fee for the campuses. This code is only good for Sept. 29: SEAPPDAY. Apply at www.ius.edu/admissions.

All Students: Today there will be a representative from Marian University’s San Damiano Scholars Program here to talk about the program. If you are interested in attending a Catholic university, a scholarship opportunity, leadership & service, or spending your time in college not just discovering your career but your calling, then come learn more about this program! We’ll meet in the Guidance Office Conference Room at 3:05 p.m. See Mrs. Kelly for more information.

Save the Date: EKU (Eastern Kentucky University) is hosting an open house in Louisville for interested students and parents on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Louisville, East (1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville). For more information and to register for the open house in Louisville: go.eku.edu/openhouse2017

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar will take place in June 2018 over the course of a weekend. Last year, the seminar took place on Ball State’s campus. The seminar includes students from all over the state of Indiana. Please see the website, www.hoby.org, for more information, or see Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office. The HOBY, traditionally, is paid for by our Scholarship Spirit Wear fund. Providence can only have one sophomore attend the seminar. As part of our selection process for the seminar, the Guidance Office would like you to respond, by essay, to the following question: “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school community.” The essay is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday, Sept. 29, and the candidate will be announced after fall break.

Seniors and Parents: PHS Financial Aid/FAFSA Information Night is tonight in the Administrative Corridor (old cafeteria) at 6:30 p.m. Enter through the student entrance.

 September deadlines college scholarships applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

Nov. 16 & Nov. 28: Junior High Drop-Ins at Our Lady – Please contact Mrs. Kelly to volunteer lkelly@providencehigh.net. (**These would be OUTREACH hours!!!**)

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Boys Tennis Sectional starts today at Jeffersonville with #26-ranked Providence taking on Clarksville at 4:30. A win on Wednesday will put Providence in the finals on Thursday at 4:30 vs. #12 Jeffersonville or New Washington. Come on out and root the boys’ team on to victory! Good luck, Boys Tennis!!!

There will be a meeting tomorrow morning at 7:40 in Room 216 for anyone interested in being a Girls Basketball manager.

Eat at Zaxby’s on Thursday to help the Schafer family. The Football team is partnering with Zaxby’s Restaurant for a fundraiser for the little sister of player Brandon Schafer who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Zaxby’s will donate a portion of all sales Thursday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at its New Albany location to the Schafer family. The store is located at 2870 Technology Blvd. just off Charlestown Road near I-265.

Cross Country: Another Providence Invitational has come and gone. The second to last meet of the regular season was smaller than normal, but not without quality competition as Jeffersonville, Silver Creek, Mercy Academy and Home School Union were in attendance. The boys’ race had a strong trio of Jeff runners lead the race, but the Pioneers had Tyler Upton (5th), Alex Perkinson (10th), Thomas Gaines (11th), Bradon Dykes (18th) and Stephen Schroering (24th) following close behind in the top 25. In the girls’ race Natalie Boesing ran away with another 1st place finish. Senior Emma Flispart, finished a strong second half of her race to come in 25th.
Other results: Boys-Logan Applewhite (28th), Andrew Gaines (31st), Ross Reyes (32nd), Josh Russell (35th).
Next meet: Greater Louisville Classic Sept. 30, E.P. Tom Sawyer Park, Louisville, Boys Varsity at 1:15, Girls Varsity at 1:45, Boys JV at 2:30.

Boys Tennis defeated New Albany on Tuesday to cap a 14-5 regular season. Winners were Nick Boesing 6-1, 6-0 at #1 singles, Adam Starr & Carson Carrico 7-6, 2-6, 6-2 at #1 doubles, Cullen Ebert and Aaron Agtuca 7-5, 6-3 at #2 doubles. The win makes four straight against New Albany. This senior class is the first in Boys Tennis history to go their entire careers without a loss to New Albany. Boys Tennis begins sectional action today versus Clarksville at 4:30 p.m. at Jeffersonville High School.

Girls Soccer: Bailey Barron drilled a penalty-kick in the final minute of the opening stanza as the Girls Soccer team moved to a 1-0 lead at halftime over New Albany last night at Prosser Field. Lauren Lindquist then tucked home a second PHS goal off a beautiful assist from Hannah Hanlon for a final score of 2-0. The Pioneer defense was unrelenting in posting the seventh shutout of the season.
The win moves the team record to 9-5-1 and marked the fourth consecutive year the Lady Pioneers have defeated the rival Bulldogs. This group of seniors outscored the Dogs 17-3 over their careers.
This Saturday the team will celebrate Senior Day with a noon kickoff time as we host Louisville Presentation. Senior festivities will be at halftime (approximately 12:30 p.m.).
Please come out and support the 11 senior players who have given so much to Providence. Go Blue!

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September 26, 2017
Tuesday, B Day

Today’s Meetings
Study Hall 3B and 4B: report to the library.

Tomorrow’s Meetings
Popcorn Player Auditions, 3:15 p.m., Robinson Auditorium
Marian University’s San Damiano Scholars Program, 3:05 p.m., Counseling Center

Saint of the Day:  Blessed Pope Paul VI helped prepare for the Second Vatican Council and was the one to complete it after the death of his predecessor, Pope Saint John XXIII. In 1965, he instituted the Synod of Bishops and spoke to the United Nations General Assembly during a visit to New York City. Read more

Lunch Menu for Today: Chicken Alfredo, Pasta, Broccoli, Green Beans, Carrots, Breadsticks
Snack Line: Grilled Chicken

Library will be closed 2nd lunch today

NEWS

Study Hall 3B and 4B: report to the library.

Lost and Found items will be located on a table in the cafeteria all week long. If you are missing any clothing, lunch bags, or miscellaneous items, please check the table to claim your lost item(s). Any items left unclaimed at the end of the day on Friday will be donated to St. Vincent DePaul.

A quick reminder on the clothing guidelines for Guerin Day. Student shirts should be either Spirit Wear or a House shirt. You CAN wear shorts. The current forecast looks perfect, 76 degrees and sunny.

Quick Recall season home opener versus Assumption is today. All members of the team should meet in their team room no later than 3:15 so we can set up for the match.

Book Club – Come by the library early this week to pick up your permission slips to go to our book discussion. Permission slips should be turned in BEFORE fall break. (Mrs. Scharre can’t take them on Friday.)

Attention Juniors and Seniors, sign-ups for the annual Powder Puff game are going on in Mr. Makowsky’s Room (205) this week. If you want a shirt, you must sign-up and pay for the shirt no later than the end of this week (Friday, Sept. 29). Shirt cost is $15 and this includes having a name/nickname and number on the back of the shirt. Numbers are limited to two digits. Please try to have correct change or a check payable to PHS.

Popcorn Player Auditions are tomorrow at 3:15 in the Robinson Auditorium. All juniors and seniors are invited to audition. No preparation needed. See Mrs. Holifield with questions

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

All Students: Tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 27, there will be a representative from Marian University’s San Damiano Scholars Program here to talk about the program. If you are interested in attending a Catholic university, a scholarship opportunity, leadership & service, or spending your time in college not just discovering your career but your calling, then come learn more about this program! We’ll meet in the Guidance Office Conference Room at 3:05 p.m. See Mrs. Kelly for more information.

Save the Date: EKU (Eastern Kentucky University) is hosting an open house in Louisville for interested students and parents on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Louisville, East (1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville). For more information and to register for the open house in Louisville: go.eku.edu/openhouse2017

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar will take place in June 2018 over the course of a weekend. Last year, the seminar took place on Ball State’s campus. The seminar includes students from all over the state of Indiana. Please see the website, www.hoby.org, for more information, or see Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office. The HOBY, traditionally, is paid for by our Scholarship Spirit Wear fund. Providence can only have one sophomore attend the seminar. As part of our selection process for the seminar, the Guidance Office would like you to respond, by essay, to the following question: “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school community.” The essay is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday, Sept. 29, and the candidate will be announced after fall break.

Students and Parents: PHS Financial Aid/FAFSA Information Night will be held in the Administrative Corridor (old cafeteria) tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. The director of financial aid from a local college will be presenting on changes to the FAFSA and general financial aid information for college. Please plan to attend. The FAFSA window opens on Oct. 1. https://fafsa.ed.gov/

 IMPORTANT: Registering for Dual Credit

  1. IUS Fall Semester Classesregistration was completed with paper applications in August, and this should be complete. Examples of these classes are: IUS Business, IUS Finite, IUS Sociology, IUS Econ, etc. You should also be able to check your registration through Canvas by logging in and looking at your course listing(s).
  2. IUS Spring Semester Classesregistration is happening now with paper applications. This must be completed prior to leaving for Fall Break. If you are unsure if you need to complete a Spring Semester application, please ask Mrs. Losey. Examples of these classes are: IUS Psychology, IUS Business, IUS BS of Calculus, etc.
  3. Ivy Tech Communication 101, taught by Mrs. Miller – registration is happening now online at www.ivytech.edu/dualcreditapplication. You will need your Social Security Number to complete the application online. Paper applications are also available in my office. Sometimes paper applications are also needed for new addresses that aren’t recognized by the online application. This online registration/application is what we completed in Mrs. Miller’s class Wednesday and Thursday. If you were absent from class, or you are unsure of what to do or are running into problems, please let Mrs. Losey and Mrs. Miller know.
  4. ACP through IU Bloomingtonregistration for classes is happening now and should be complete before leaving for Fall Break. Students should have received an email with a UID (University ID) number to use to create their username and passphrase. Search inbox using “acp” and the emails from ACP should come up with a link to register and a separate email with the UID listed. There are a handful of students who have not received an email. We are working with IU to get the information sent out as quickly as possible. If you haven’t received an email and haven’t notified Mrs. Losey, please do so right away. Also, there are many students who are unable to complete the online ACP registration due to a glitch in the system for students who are already enrolled in Fall IUS classes. If you are receiving an error message that begins with “Not Authorized” and says you are unable to register, please let Mrs. Losey know right away. IU will get you registered on the back end of things after being notified there is an issue with your specific account. Examples of ACP classes at Providence are: ACP Biology, ACP Chemistry, ACP English 12, ACP French III, ACP Spanish III, etc.

 September deadlines college scholarships applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

Nov. 16 & Nov. 28: Junior High Drop-Ins at Our Lady – Please contact Mrs. Kelly to volunteer lkelly@providencehigh.net. (**These would be OUTREACH hours!!!**)

ATHLETIC NEWS

The Boys Tennis Sectional starts tomorrow at Jeffersonville with #26-ranked Providence taking on Clarksville at 4:30. A win on Wednesday will put Providence in the finals on Thursday at 4:30 vs. #12 Jeffersonville or New Washington. Come on out and root the boys’ team on to victory! Good luck, Boys Tennis!!!

There will be a meeting Thursday morning at 7:40 in Room 216 for anyone interested in being a Girls Basketball manager.

Eat at Zaxby’s on Thursday to help the Schafer family. The Football team is partnering with Zaxby’s Restaurant for a fundraiser for the little sister of player Brandon Schafer who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Zaxby’s will donate a portion of all sales Thursday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at its New Albany location to the Schafer family. The store is located at 2870 Technology Blvd. just off Charlestown Road near I-265.

Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball team on its exciting win last night over CAI 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 on Senior Night!  Lone senior player Marissa Hornung led the team with 16 kills and 11 digs, while Hanna Mitchell played huge at the net adding 10 kills. Courtney Glotzbach and Ali Hornung played great adding 8 kills apiece, and Maggie Purichia finished with 3 kills. Madison Kruer led the defense with 11 digs, and Lilly Bivens finished with 40 assists! It was a great match to watch!  The Pioneers are back in action this Wednesday when they travel to Jeff. The Frosh match is set to begin at 5:30. Our next home match is Thursday night against the always-tough Brownstown Braves!!! Frosh match will begin at 5:30. Come support your Pioneers!

The Freshman Volleyball team got yet another great win last night against the Madison freshman team, advancing its record to 12-6. The victory came in two sets with scores of 25-14 and 25-19. The girls got off to a hot start with Julia Christie getting three kills in a row. That was just the start of her night, which she finished with 9 kills. Ashlyn Druen finished with 21 assists, and the rest of the team had a strong night of serving and defense. Great game, girls!

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September 25, 2017
Monday, A Day

Today’s Meetings
Quick Recall practice cancelled

Saint of the Day:  Frustrated in their attempts to enter religious life, Sts. Louis Martin and Zélie Guerin married and had nine children. Their youngest child, who entered a Carmelite convent at 15, became St. Thérese of the Child Jesus, affectionately known as the Little Flower.  Read more

Lunch Menu for Today:
Chicken Patties, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Baked Beans
Snack Line: Calzone’s

Library will be closed 3rd lunch today

 NEWS

Attn ALL students: If you have a library book checked out, you probably received an email notice explaining to you when you have to turn your book in or when you must pay your library fine. Read the notice carefully. Also, the library will be closed on Guerin Day. You cannot print; return books; or pay fines on that day.

Quick Recall practice is canceled today, Monday, Sept. 25, due to a faculty meeting. Tomorrow, we will open our season at home versus Assumption. All members of the team should meet in their team room no later than 3:15 so we can set up for the match.

Book Club – Come by the library early this week to pick up your permission slips to go to our book discussion. Permission slips should be turned in BEFORE fall break. (Mrs. Scharre can’t take them on Friday.)

Attention Juniors and Seniors, sign-ups for the annual Powder Puff game are going on in Mr. Makowsky’s Room (205) this week. If you want a shirt, you must sign-up and pay for the shirt no later than the end of this week (Friday, Sept. 29). Shirt cost is $15 and this includes having a name/nickname and number on the back of the shirt. Numbers are limited to two digits. Please try to have correct change or a check payable to PHS.

Popcorn Player Auditions are Wednesday at 3:15 in the Robinson Auditorium. All juniors and seniors are invited to audition. No preparation needed. See Mrs. Holifield with questions

COUNSELORS’ CORNER

Save the Date: EKU (Eastern Kentucky University) is hosting an open house in Louisville for interested students and parents on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Louisville, East (1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville). For more information and to register for the open house in Louisville: go.eku.edu/openhouse2017

SOPHOMORES: The HOBY O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar will take place in June 2018 over the course of a weekend. Last year, the seminar took place on Ball State’s campus. The seminar includes students from all over the state of Indiana. Please see the website, www.hoby.org, for more information, or see Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office. The HOBY, traditionally, is paid for by our Scholarship Spirit Wear fund. Providence can only have one sophomore attend the seminar. As part of our selection process for the seminar, the Guidance Office would like you to respond, by essay, to the following question: “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school community.” The essay is due to Mrs. McRae in the Guidance Office by Friday, Sept. 29 and the candidate will be announced after fall break.

Students and Parents: PHS Financial Aid/FAFSA Information Night will be held in the Administrative Corridor (old cafeteria) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The director of financial aid from a local college will be presenting on changes to the FAFSA and general financial aid information for college. Please plan to attend. The FAFSA window opens on Oct. 1. https://fafsa.ed.gov/

 IMPORTANT: Registering for Dual Credit

  1. IUS Fall Semester Classesregistration was completed with paper applications in August, and this should be complete. Examples of these classes are: IUS Business, IUS Finite, IUS Sociology, IUS Econ, etc. You should also be able to check your registration through Canvas by logging in and looking at your course listing(s).
  2. IUS Spring Semester Classesregistration is happening now with paper applications. This must be completed prior to leaving for Fall Break. If you are unsure if you need to complete a Spring Semester application, please ask Mrs. Losey. Examples of these classes are: IUS Psychology, IUS Business, IUS BS of Calculus, etc.
  3. Ivy Tech Communication 101, taught by Mrs. Miller – registration is happening now online at www.ivytech.edu/dualcreditapplication. You will need your Social Security Number to complete the application online. Paper applications are also available in my office. Sometimes paper applications are also needed for new addresses that aren’t recognized by the online application. This online registration/application is what we completed in Mrs. Miller’s class Wednesday and Thursday. If you were absent from class, or you are unsure of what to do or are running into problems, please let Mrs. Losey and Mrs. Miller know.
  4. ACP through IU Bloomingtonregistration for classes is happening now and should be complete before leaving for Fall Break. Students should have received an email with a UID (University ID) number to use to create their username and passphrase. Search inbox using “acp” and the emails from ACP should come up with a link to register and a separate email with the UID listed. There are a handful of students who have not received an email. We are working with IU to get the information sent out as quickly as possible. If you haven’t received an email and haven’t notified Mrs. Losey, please do so right away. Also, there are many students who are unable to complete the online ACP registration due to a glitch in the system for students who are already enrolled in Fall IUS classes. If you are receiving an error message that begins with “Not Authorized” and says you are unable to register, please let Mrs. Losey know right away. IU will get you registered on the back end of things after being notified there is an issue with your specific account. Examples of ACP classes at Providence are: ACP Biology, ACP Chemistry, ACP English 12, ACP French III, ACP Spanish III, etc.

 September deadlines college scholarships applications:

Service Hour Opportunities

Babysitting/Childcare – Do you enjoy working with kids? Catholic Youth Ministries is looking for people to help with childcare so that they can offer faith and community life experiences to young adults and families. Volunteers would receive training and would gain experience that would help with future job opportunities. Contact Mrs. Kelly if you are interested in this service hour opportunity!

Oct. 1 – St. John Paul II Turkey Shoot – Volunteers are needed to assist with this parish fundraiser. Help is primarily needed in the dining room. Shifts are available throughout the day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Jenny Alexander at 812-989-5545 or jenny.alexander1965@gmail.com to volunteer or to get more information.

Nov. 16 & Nov. 28: Junior High Drop-Ins at Our Lady – Please contact Mrs. Kelly to volunteer lkelly@providencehigh.net. (**These would be OUTREACH hours!!!**)

ATHLETIC NEWS

There will be a meeting Thursday morning at 7:40 in Room 216 for anyone interested in being a Girls Basketball manager.

Eat at Zaxby’s on Thursday to help the Schafer family. The Football team is partnering with Zaxby’s Restaurant for a fundraiser for the little sister of player Brandon Schafer who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Zaxby’s will donate a portion of all sales Thursday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at its New Albany location to the Schafer family. The store is located at 2870 Technology Blvd. just off Charlestown Road near I-265.

Congratulations to the PHS Varsity Volleyball team on winning the Brebeuf Volleyball Tournament this past weekend in Indianapolis. The Pioneers went 4-0 against some great competition beating Maconaquah 25-10, 25-12, Westfield 25-17, 25-17, Brebeuf 25-19, 25-22, and coming from an 8-point deficit in the championship match to beat Hamilton Southeastern 29-27, 25-12. The Pioneers had an outstanding day and are expecting to have another high intensity match tonight against top 2A Christian Academy. The Frosh match starts at 6 and the varsity will start at 7:00.  IT IS SENIOR NIGHT TONIGHT…COME CELEBRATE THE AWESOME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MARISSA HORNUNG.  SENIOR NIGHT IS SET TO BEGIN AT 6:45, SO COME EARLY AND STAY LATE…TONIGHT IS GOING TO BE A DANDY!!!!!

Cross Country:

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the boys’ and girls’ teams traveled to Noblesville for the All-Catholic Championships – a competitive meet with top 25 teams such as Brebeuf, Indianapolis Cathedral and Guerin Catholic High School. This year’s race wasn’t set to repeat last year’s mud bath from rain falling the day before. The pace was quick from the get go for each race. Some personal bests were achieved.

*=Personal record time ran
Boys Varsity (team 10th of 16)- T Gaines (24th), Upton (46th), Perkinson (52nd), Dykes (66th)*, Schroering (74th)*, Lynch (90th)*, and Applewhite (98th).
Girls Varsity- Boesing (21st) & Flispart (86th).
Boys JV – Reyes, A Gaines, Russell*

Sept. 16 Crawford County Invitational: In Marengo, Ind., the teams ran on one of the best Cross Country courses in Southern Indiana. It so happens to be the same course used for our sectional and regional. Unique to this event, there are four races altogether divided among grades between boys and girls. High humidity and rising heat affected about 99 percent of all the competitors. The goal was to be competitive with teams that will be in our sectional/regional. The guys beat sectional opponents New Albany, Corydon, Crawford County, and Borden while finishing right behind Jeffersonville. Team finish was 6th of 26 teams.

Boys Freshman – Lynch (45), A Gaines (50), Russell (59)
Boys Sophomore – Lancaster (10), Perkinson (14), Applewhite (67)
Boys Junior – T Gaines (7), Upton (12), Dykes (19)
Boys Senior – Schroering (48)
Girls Sophomore – Boesing (6)
Girls Senior – Flispart (36)

Sept. 23 Duke Meyer Classic: This past weekend both guys and girls ran at Hanover College on its well-kept Cross Country course (past host of the NCAA D3 championships). The heat and humidity once more played another decisive role in an otherwise very competitive meet. Both teams took the opportunity to work on their racing tactics before the upcoming postseason. For the boys, Thomas Gaines, Alex Perkinson and Bradon Dykes made up ground by passing 10-15 runners the second half of the race. For the girls, Natalie Boesing started in the top 10 and finished 2nd by the time she reached the finish.

Next meet: Providence Invitational tomorrow, Sept. 26, at Community Park at 5:30 (boys) & 6:05 (girls).

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