Posted on September 27, 2017 ยท Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly Announcements

Young Hearts for Life FREE ECG Screenings
Young Hearts for Life will be at St. Laurence on October 5th to screen all students for heart conditions which could lead to Sudden Cardiac Death. These painless, quick, FREE tests will be conducted by trained cardiologists on-site. Do not miss the chance to get your child screened. Parent volunteers are also needed. No medical knowledge is required, and your help will go a long way. CLICK HERE for full details on how to sign up.

“Attack the Cure” T-Shirt Sale
During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness month, NHS and the the Girls Volleyball program are working together to “Attack the Cure.” We will be selling t-shirts and all proceeds will go toward Little Company of Mary Comprehensive Breast Health Center and the American Cancer Society. Please purchase your t-shirt and help us paint the volleyball match Pink on October 10th against Trinity High School. Order forms can be found here and returned to the tables set up at lunches or to Mrs. Small or Coach Yopchick by 10/3.

Foreign Exchange Student Hosting
The Greater Chicago International Academy (GCIA), a residential total-care program for Chinese high school students, is currently looking for homestay families residing near St. Laurence who may be interested in hosting one or two of our students in their home for a semester, a year or longer. GCIA offers a flexible length of stay, a monthly stipend of $1000 per student and ongoing support of your family and the student. If you are interested, please contact Bonnie Murphy at bmurphy@stlaurence.com in the main office for more info.

Make Up Picture Days
Makeup picture day for freshmen through juniors will be Tuesday, October 10th. If you need a picture form, please stop by Ms. Walsh’s room in B109.

Makeup picture day for seniors will be Monday, October 2nd in the morning. This is the last chance to be photographed or you will have to make an appointment at the studio in Mokena before November in order to be in the yearbook. Please dress appropriately for your picture and if you have any questions, please see Ms. Walsh in room B109

Spirit Shop Hours
Beginning on October 1, the Spirit Shop will be open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 to 8 am and afternoons from 2:30 to 3 pm.