The Daily Bulletin

Date:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Day: 2

 

Notable Modifications to Viking Store Hours
Please note the following modifications to the Viking Store hours:
April 19 - no afternoon hours (2:30-3:00) but will be open in the morning (7:30-8:00)
Additional Hours:  The Viking Store will be open March 30, 31 and April 1 before the Spring Musical performances through Intermissions.

CUA Summer Business Institute
The Summer Business Institute at the Catholic University of America is offering a 6-day educational experience (June 18-23) in business innovation, leadership, and ethics.  The week will take place in Washington DC and feature presentations and workshops run by the top men and women in their respective fields.  This program is open to rising juniors and seniors.  Learn more at business.cua.edu/summer-institute.

Applications for Camp College West Now Open
Campus College is a FREE intensive three-day/two-night workshop designed for rising high school seniors and juniors.  Working in small groups with faculty mentors, participants will learn about all aspects of the college search and application process, experience life in the residence halls, learn about financial aid, standardized test exams and have a lot of fun!  At the end of Camp College, we expect the students will be equipped with the tools to navigate the college application process.  Camp College will be hoted at Allegheny College from July 18 to July 20.  Please see yoru counselor for more details.

AADE Scholarship
The AADE (American Association of Drilling Engineers) is offering 20 (twenty) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who are attending college in the fall.  The criteria for eligibility is as follows: 
3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) upon graduation
27 composite score on ACT or minimum of 600 SAT Math and 600 SAT Reading
Be enrolled at an accredited college in PA, OH or WV
Must be a US citizen
Submit application (www.aade.org/chapter/appalachian-basin)
Applications must be sent to Don Robins via email no later than April 15 (aade@rangerresources.com)

Central Catholic Kennywood Picnic
Central Catholic's school picnic at Kennywood Park is Tuesday June 13.  Tickets can be purchased at the bookstore for $26.00 each.  If you purchase the tickets, but cannot use the tickets for for the school picnic, you can use them without any additional charge on the following dates:
May 6, 7. 13, 14, 19, 20, and May 25 through 31
June 1 through 30
Mondays through Fridays in July as well as Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2
Mondays through Fridays in August until August 22
September 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 16

Stations of the Cross and Eurcharistic Adoration
Every Friday during Lent we will be offering Eurcharistic Adoration during the school day in the Brother's Chapel so please feel free to sign up.  Stations of the Cross will also be offered every Friday during Lent in the Quad immediately after school.  Please contact either Mr. Goldcamp or Mr. Kinkley with any questions.

My Brother's Keeper
Attention all Juniors - Any Junior interested in being a part of the My Brother's Keeper mentoring program for 2017-18 please stop by the Campus Ministry Office and pick up an application.  Applications are due by Friday April 7.  Please see Mr. Goldcamp or Mr. Kinkley with any questions.

Camden Immersion Trip
Applications are now available for a Campus Ministry service trip to Camden, NJ.  This trip offers the opportunity to learn about urban poverty, encounter communities on the margin, listen to the stories and discuss how we can act to make a difference in our own communities.  The trip is from April 27 to April 30.  Applications can be found in the Campus Ministry office on the fourth floor and are due NO LATER THAN Friday March 31.  The estimated cost will be $350 and it includes room, food and transportation.  Please see Mr. Goldcamp or Mr. Kinkley with any questions.

Campus Ministry Executive Board
All current Sophomores and Juniors interested in being part of the Campus Ministry Executive Board for 2017-18 please stop by the Camups Ministry Office and pick up an application today.  Applications are due by Friday April 7.  Please contact either Mr. Goldcamp or Mr. Kinkley with any questions.

Ultimate Frisbee Spring Season
Congratulations to the Ultimate Frisbee team for remaining undefeated through their first week of Spring League.  On Thursday March 23 the Varsity defeated Hampton 15-4 as well as defeating Fox Chapel 15-7 on Saturday March 25 to improve to 3-0.  The JV had its first game on Saturday and defeated Peters Township 15-2.  Well done team!

The Writing Studio
Almost Authors (summer writing workshops) is a 5-day creative writing camp for students up through grade 12.  Students write fiction, poetry and nonfiction in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.  Workshops are held at the Kentucky Avenue School in Shadyside.  The Cost is $150 for the week.  Visit www.writingstudiopgh.com for more information.

ALCOSAN STEM Program
The ALCOSAN Clean Water Academy is offering a week-long summer STEM enrichment propgram to sophomores and juniors.  The program will expose students to STEM content as it relates to wastewater treatment.  You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to qualify.  Visit www.alcosan.org for more information and application materials.  Applications are due by Monday May 15 to your assigned counselor.

STEM Summer Academies

Saint Francis University is sponsoring 7 different STEM summer academies running various weeks in the summer (June 25-July 21).  These programs are reserved for current sophomores and juniors that are interested in pursuing a career in engineering, the sciences, mathematics, or technology.  Application materials are due by April 26 and can be found online at www.francis.edu/stem-summer-academies or in the counseling office.  Please see your counselor with any questions.

University of Pittsburgh Summer Courses
Pitt is offering college credit for rising juniors and seniors that are serious about gaining an edge in the college admissions process.  You can choose from flexible 4,6 and 12-week course schedules and convenient day and evening courses.  Please visit www.summer.pitt.edu or see your counselor for more information.

March Service Opportunities

March 28 – St. Raphael’s Morningside, PA 2:30-4:30PM

March 29 – St. Joe’s House of Hospitality Hill District, PA 2:30-4:30PM

March 30 - Boy’s and Girl’s Club Shadyside, PA 2:30-4:30PM

Please continue to encourage the students to sign up for these opportunities.  In addition, if any of you would like to join in on an opportunity please let myself or Jarrod know.  If there are any further questions please let me know.

Appalachia Mission Trip
Attention all Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors - Applications for this year's Appalachia Mission trip are now available in the Campus Ministry Office.  The trip will be from June 25 2017 to June 30 2017.  Space is limited so pick up an application today!  If you have any questions, please see either Mr. Goldcamp or Mr. Kinkley.

 

Quote of the Day

If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't go anywhere." - Author Unknown


St. John Baptiste de LaSalle… pray for us.
Live Jesus in our hearts... forever! 

 




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