School Announcements
“Success is the Only Option!”
Thursday, November 7, 2013

MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of St. James High School is to empower all students with skills necessary to reach their highest level of academic achievement.

WORD OF THE DAY
RELEGATE (v)
– to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish.
Sentence: Even if they relegate him to a more clerical job, he is determined to make his presence felt.

TEACHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
There will be teacher technology training on Livebinders today in the Library.

BIRTHDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Happy birthday today to NIKEI’AHJA WILLIAMS.

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
  • Once again, congratulations to Mr. Charles Lee for receiving the EEF PARISH GRANT for 2013!
  • The Photography Club meeting is cancelled for today.
  • The SJH boys’ basketball team will host a fundraiser on Sunday, November 17th in the SJH cafeteria from 11am to 12pm. The team is sponsoring a dinner. The dinner will consist of baked chicken or baked turkey wings, rice dressing, sweet peas, green salad, dinner roll or dessert. All donations are $8.00. Your support is appreciated! See Coach Smith or any of the basketball players for tickets.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS! Your permission slip to attend the Renaissance Festival must be turned in to Ms. Shepard or Ms.Gafford no later than Friday of this week. If you need another permission slip, you may pick one up from your homeroom teacher. The Renaissance Festival field trip will be held on Tuesday, November 12th. Students must be in St. James dress code of khaki, uniform shirt or St. James hoodie. Shoes and jackets must also meet dress code. Students will need to bring money for lunch.
  • HOPE will sponsor a cake raffle on November 15th. The winner will choose the flavor, and it will be delivered to the school. INTERESTED? Find a H.O.P.E. member and purchase your ticket for $1 before the end of the day on Friday, November 15th
  • Monday, November 11th is the blood drive, which will be held in the library. See Ms. Shelly Stall to sign up.
  • The Track Team will raffle off a pair of beats by Dre head phones for $1. Please stop by during lunch recess to take a chance. You are allowed to purchase as many chances as possible. We will be located by the picnic table near the practice gym. The winning name will be announced on November 22nd. Please support the track team’s fundraiser
  • LOST & FOUND: A silver house key on a silver strap was found on yesterday. Please stop by the front office to claim your item.
FROM THE COUNSELORS’ OFFICE
  • This Friday, November 8th is the deadline to register for the December 14th ACT.
  • Scholarships are available in the counselors’ office and also will be available on Louisiana Connect and the school’s website.
SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS:
  • All Lady Cat basketball players are to report to the game gym immediately after the dismissal bell.
  • Please come out and support your Lady Wildcats Basketball Team in a 3-way scrimmage at Lutcher against Lutcher and Vandebilt Catholic today at 5:30 pm. On Friday, November 8th, Ascension Catholic will scrimmage against the Lady Wildcatsin the Wildcat Gym at 5:00 pm.
  • The SJH Wildcats will play COHEN at home on Friday, November 8th. Please come out and show your support.
LUNCH MENU:
Chicken Nuggets/Sweet Potato Fries/Steamed Broccoli/Dinner Roll/Apple
Sandwich Line: Chicken Nuggets or Individual Pizza

THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
LIFE always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.

HAVE A THANKFUL THURSDAY. 
MAKE IT A GREAT DAY OR NOT. 
THE CHOICE IS UP TO YOU.