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Daily Announcements 12.18.2013

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 18, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.”

-Proverb

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Joan of Arc, St. John of the Cross, O’Neill MS, St. Francis Xavier, Madison JH, Gregory MS

Baseball

Sophomore baseball meeting after school on Thursday.  The meeting will be 10 minutes and meet on the back of the stage in the small gym.

Christmas Drive
Here's a great idea for a Christmas gift for your Mom!  Purchase one of Mrs. Shuma's cookbooks for $5 and when your Mom makes one of the delicious recipes, you will benefit from your gift!!!  Proceeds from sales go to the Christmas Drive

Kipp & Roskam comedy show tonight at 6pm in the cafe. $5 at the door. Pizza will be served
Silent Auction to play in the Faculty v. Student basketball game during the assembly

Three Point Contest

Tomorrow and Thursday during all homerooms there will be a three point contest taking place in the large gym. It is $1 to enter the gym to watch and an additional $2 to participate. Contestants will get 45 seconds to make as many three pointers as they can. The person who makes the most from each grade will compete in a final match during the assembly on Friday. Please check into homeroom first before coming to the gym.

Faculty-Student basketball

A silent auction is taking place for students wanting to play in the faculty-student basketball game this Friday during the assembly. The top five bids will be selected. Sign up by this Thursday on the SG office window.

The NHS is sponsoring a giving tree in martin's lobby. Take an ornament and buy a present for a child in need. The present does not need to be wrapped. Turn in Gift cards to the dean's office.

Peer Tutoring

Any student who had a peer tutor for first semester and wishes to continue with tutoring for second semester needs to check with their peer tutor to see if they are available to do this. If your peer tutor is able to continue tutoring for second semester, you should see your counselor to make the necessary arrangements. If you do not see your counselor, you will not be scheduled for peer tutoring for second semester. Any questions, please see your counselor.

Boys’ Volleyball
Anyone interested in playing Boys Volleyball this spring, there is a meeting Thursday at 3:10 in the Caf.

Boys’ Track

There will be a meeting for any boy interested in track tomorrow at 3:15 in Mr. Renicker’s room.

Boys’ Basketball

Ticket sales for Marian Catholic this Friday night. We will be doing a presale of tickets for the Marian Catholic game this Friday night.  Tickets will be $4.00 for adults and $3.00 for anyone else.  We have a limited number of tickets for presale.  If you are planning on attending this game then you should consider purchasing a ticket early.  We do not know, at this time, if tickets will be sold at the door.  We are trying to find out. Tickets will be on sale starting Wednesday during senior/junior lunch and homeroom periods in the athletic office.

Science Alliance
Science Alliance will meet after school today at 3:15 in Mr. Marshall's room.

Film Club
We will be finishing It’s a Wonderful Life today in M121.

Abbey Servers

Attention Abbey Servers: receive your schedule for your lunch moderator today.  If you cannot serve at the two Christmas masses, please call Fr. Julian tonight.

International Culture Club
For Christmas Drive this year, the International Culture Club will be watching the movie 'Elf' today in room S119 and to watch the movie is $3. We will also be selling international dishes that club members have made, so make sure to stop on by! Remember, it's not just for the children, but for people all over the world.

Coat Drive
The German club will be sponsoring a coat drive this week to benefit St. Philomena parish in Chicago. Please bring in gently used winter coats and hats and gloves. Drop off in the front lobby. or M24. 

All sizes are welcome, especially children’s.

 

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

SALT

SALT invites you to help Giant Steps School and people with autism over Christmas break.  Giant Steps is running 6 days of DAY CAMP on Dec. 23rd, 26th, 30th, 31st, January 2nd and 3rd. These dates are on the Giant Steps VolunteerSpot activity calendar and a list is also on the service bulletin board. Times are 9:00am-3:00pm, but you may be able to volunteer for a shorter amount of time. 

SALT Life will have a guest speaker Nancy Kreuzer on Tuesday, January 7th at 3:00.  Nancy will share her personal story of a later term abortion, her healing process, and her work in speaking out about the preciousness of life.  All March for Life participants are asked to attend and others are welcome. 

Make plans now to start the new year off with a generous spirit by spending a portion of your day at Villa St. Benedict after school until 4:30 or at the National Alliance for the Mentally ill from 7:00-8:30  on Wednesday, January 8th .  Celebrate birthdays, work on a craft, play games and enjoy time with beautiful people!

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Daily Announcements 12.17.2013

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 17, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.”

-Proverb

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Joan of Arc, Kennedy JH, Ira Jones MS, SSPP, Holy Family, Hubble Middle School, St. Michael, and St. Joseph

Baseball

Sophomore baseball meeting after school on Thursday.  The meeting will be 10 minutes and meet on the back of the stage in the small gym.

Christmas Drive
Trivia night tonight in the cafe at 6pm. $20 per team.. pay when you come. 
Kipp & Roskam comedy show WEDNESDAY night at 6pm in the cafe. $5 at the door. Pizza will be served
Silent Auction to play in the Faculty v. Student basketball game during the assembly

Three Point Contest

Tomorrow and Thursday during all homerooms there will be a three point contest taking place in the large gym. It is $1 to enter the gym to watch and an additional $2 to participate. Contestants will get 45 seconds to make as many three pointers as they can. The person who makes the most from each grade will compete in a final match during the assembly on Friday. Please check into homeroom first before coming to the gym.

Faculty-Student basketball

A silent auction is taking place for students wanting to play in the faculty-student basketball game this Friday during the assembly. The top five bids will be selected. Sign up by this Thursday on the SG office window.

The NHS is sponsoring a giving tree in martin's lobby. Take an ornament and buy a present for a child in need. The present does not need to be wrapped. Turn in Gift cards to the dean's office.
Any of Mr. Brooks' former students that would like to get in on the silent auction for one of the bowls of his limited edition Christmas Drive 2013 chili can either see Mr. Brooks in person today with a bid or send him an e-mail with a bid by 7pm tonight.  Winners will be notified via e-mail - chili will be available for lunch on Wednesday.  Freshmen and sophomores will get it delivered to them at lunch, juniors and seniors will have to get in from Mr. Brooks since he has class during your lunch period. Note: There have already been 2 very strong bids by freshmen, so go big or go hungry!!

Peer Tutoring

Any student who had a peer tutor for first semester and wishes to continue with tutoring for second semester needs to check with their peer tutor to see if they are available to do this. If your peer tutor is able to continue tutoring for second semester, you should see your counselor to make the necessary arrangements. If you do not see your counselor, you will not be scheduled for peer tutoring for second semester. Any questions, please see your counselor.

Football
There will be a brief meeting for all Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior football players after school on Tuesday behind the stage in Alumni Gym.

Science Alliance
Science Alliance will meet after school tomorrow at 3:15 in Mr. Marshall's room.

Film Club
We will be finishing It’s a Wonderful Life on Wednesday in M121.

German Club

A reminder to all German students that the German Department's Christmas party is today after school in room M24.  After the party the film Ice Age will be shown all in German. There is no charge to go, and remember, Florian Scheider would be disappointed if you don't.

International Culture Club
For Christmas Drive this year, the International Culture Club will be watching the movie 'Elf' this Wednesday in room S119 and to watch the movie is $3. We will also be selling international dishes that club members have made, so make sure to stop on by! Remember, it's not just for the children, but for people all over the world.

Broadcasting Club
There will be a Broadcasting Club Meeting today after school in meeting room 2 in the library.

Mock Trial

Regional Mock Trial team WILL have a meeting tomorrow (wed. 12/18) before school at 7:25 in the caf. It will be a quick 5 minute meeting and attendance is mandatory.

Coat Drive
The German club will be sponsoring a coat drive this week to benefit St. Philomena parish in Chicago. Please bring in gently used winter coats and hats and gloves. Drop off in the front lobby. or M24. 

All sizes are welcome, especially children’s.

 

Art Club
Will meet on Tuesday for the Christmas Party – bring food – 3:15 – Brother Kevin’s Art Room.

Environmental Club
Meeting after school in Mrs. Volin’s room. Come find out how to get involved. Hot chocolate will be served.

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

SALT

SALT is offering the opportunity to help Giant Steps School and people with autism over Christmas break.  Giant Steps is running 6 days of DAY CAMP on Dec. 23rd, 26th, 30th, 31st, January 2nd and 3rd. These dates are on the Giant Steps VolunteerSpot activity calendar and a list is also on the service bulletin board. Times are 9:00am-3:00pm, but you may be able to volunteer for a shorter amount of time.

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Daily Announcements 12.16.2013

Posted By Administration, Monday, December 16, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 16, 2013

Daily Quote

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.”

-Proverb

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
Avery Coonley, Drauden Point MS, Scullen MS, St. Michael, St. Al / St. Pat, SSPP, Texas, St. Joan of Arc, Colombia

Marians
Final Reminder – Your Christmas Stockings are due TOMORROW!!

Christmas Drive
Trivia nighttomorrownight in the cafe at6pm. $20 per team.. pay when you come.
Kipp & Roskam comedy showWEDNESDAYnight at6pmin the cafe. $5 at the door. Pizza will be served
Silent Auction to play in the Faculty v. Student basketball game during the assembly
Gingerbread House making contest today after school in the cafe.

Football
There will be a brief meeting for all Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior football players after school on Tuesday behind the stage in Alumni Gym.

Benet Herald
All Benet Herald editors are to attend a meetingon Tuesdaythe 17th during the F period/6 period in the Recruitment Office to discuss the next issue.

Law Club
Christmas Party after school tomorrow in B301.

Film Club
We will be finishing It’s a Wonderful Life on Wednesday in M121.

International Culture Club
For Christmas Drive this year, the International Culture Club will be watching the movie 'Elf'this Wednesdayin room S119 and to watch the movie is $3.We will also be selling internationaldishes that club members have made, so make sure to stop on by! Remember, it's not just for the children, but for people all over the world.

Broadcasting Club
There will be a Broadcasting Club meetingtomorrowafter school in Meeting Room 2 in the Library. Anyone interested in hands-on experience in the world of broadcasting is invited to join.

Contact Illia Dragan Lukić for more info.

Coat Drive
The German club will be sponsoring a coat drive this week to benefit St. Philomena parish in Chicago. Please bring in gently used winter coats and hats and gloves. Drop off in the front lobby. or M24.

All sizes are welcome, especially children’s.

Art Club
Will meet on Tuesday for the Christmas Party – bring food – 3:15 – Brother Kevin’s Art Room.

Environmental Club
Meeting after school in Mrs. Volin’s room. Come find out how to get involved. Hot chocolate will be served.

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up. Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

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Daily Announcements 12.13.2013

Posted By Administration, Friday, December 13, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 13, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.”

-Proverb

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
Avery Coonley, Drauden Point MS, Scullen MS, St. Michael, St. Al / St. Pat, SSPP, Texas, St. Joan of Arc, Colombia

Service Hour Opportunities

The Anti-Cruelty Society is offering students an opportunity to explore animal welfare issues and interact with cats and dogs at the downtown Chicago office. You will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 – 7:00 PM for 9 weeks.

Students can earn service learning credits or an attendance-based stipend.

CTA passes will be provided to help with transportation.

Come to the CCC for more information


Need a couple of NHS hours?  Want to hear some amazing music at the same time you're earning those hours?  then PLEASE sign up to be a ticket seller/usher at the Band/Orchestra concert tonight in St. Daniel's hall.  Ushers are also still needed for Sunday afternoon's Christmas spectacular concert!  Sign up is in the dean's office or contact Mrs. Rogalski

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Girls’ Track

There will be a meeting after school next Tuesday for any girl interested in competing on the Girls' Track team this year.  The meeting will take place in Mr. Brooks' room S-211 at 3:10pm.  The meeting will last 10-15 minutes

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Bowling

Attention prospective bowlers: If you would still like to sign up for bowling club but haven't yet done so, you need to e-mail Mr. Wash and turn in your $10 registration fee before you can start bowling. This can be done at any time throughout the school year.

Environmental Club

The Environmental Club will meet after school on Monday in Mrs. Volin's room.  All students are invited to come to meeting and find out what's happening in the Environmental Club!

Broadcasting Club

There will be a Broadcasting Club meeting next tuesday after school. Contact Illia Dragan Lukić for more info.  Benet Broadcasting...Yes, the Universal's here. Here for everyone

International Culture Club

For Christmas Drive this year, the International Culture Club will be watching the movie 'Elf' on Wednesday 18th in room S119. We will be auctioning off international dishes that club members have made to eat during the movie, along with other prizes! To watch the movie is $3, and for the movie and raffle entry, it will be $5. Remember, it's not just for the children, but for people all over the world!

NHS

NHS members: you should have received an email by now telling you when to bring in baked goods for the bake sale. If you missed your day, please bring something in during one of the remaining days of Christmas Drive.

SALT

The final round of the Fifa tournament will be held today in the cafeteria. 

 

All groups who have not picked up their Christmas shopping family information should do so today.  The Shopping day begins tomorrow in Daniel's hall at 9:00 a.m.  Each group should remember to bring their faith inspired Christmas Ornament to spread Christmas cheer while on the shopping trip.  If you have a parent driver, please invite them into St. Daniel's hall for coffee and a danish while they wait for you. 

Calling all SALT volunteers...you are needed for locker decorating during study halls or after school today.  See Mrs. Bedore.

Christmas Drive

Monday is comfy shoe day. For a $1 donation, you can wear boots, sneakers, slippers, or any other type of comfortable shoe (no sandals please) instead of your uniform shoe. Donations will be taken at the doors

The World Famous Whipped Cream Shots will be administered in M125 on Tues. Dec. 17th.

The library will hold a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate to Anderson's Bookstore.  Entries are 2 for $1.00.  All proceeds go to the Christmas drive.  The drawing will be held on Friday, December 20.  The library is also selling locker organizers.  Pick one up for $1.00.  Proceeds will be donated to the Christmas drive

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Daily Announcements 12.12.2013

Posted By Administration, Thursday, December 12, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 12, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"Christmas gift suggestions:

For an enemy – forgiveness

To an opponent – tolerance

To a friend – your heart

To a customer – service

To all – charity

To every child – a good example

To yourself - respect.”

          -Oren Arnold

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
Kennedy, Scullen MS, SSPP, Crone MS, St. Joseph, ACC, Wheaten-Warrenville, Hill MS, All Saints, St. Raphael, Independence JH

Service Hour Opportunities

The Anti-Cruelty Society is offering students an opportunity to explore animal welfare issues and interact with cats and dogs at the downtown Chicago office. You will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 – 7:00 PM for 9 weeks.

Students can earn service learning credits or an attendance-based stipend.

CTA passes will be provided to help with transportation.

Come to the CCC for more information


Need a couple of NHS hours?  Want to hear some amazing music at the same time you're earning those hours?  then PLEASE sign up to be a ticket seller/usher at the Band/Orchestra concert tonight in St. Daniel's hall.  Ushers are alsostill needed for Sunday afternoon's Christmas spectacular concert!  Sign up is in the dean's office or contact Mrs. Rogalski

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Girls’ Track

There will be a meeting after school next Tuesday for any girl interested in competing on the Girls' Track team this year.  The meeting will take place in Mr. Brooks' room S-211 at 3:10pm.  The meeting will last 10-15 minutes

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Bowling

Attention prospective bowlers: If you would still like to sign up for bowling club but haven't yet done so, you need to e-mail Mr. Wash and turn in your $10 registration fee before you can start bowling. This can be done at any time throughout the school year.

Philosophy Club

Benet Philosophy Club will meet tomorrow morning at 7:10 in J119. The topic to be discussed is happiness and how it is obtained. Contact Jon Kruppe or Mike Tempestini with any questions

NHS

NHS members: you should have received an email by now telling you when to bring in baked goods for the bake sale. If you missed your day, please bring something in during one of the remaining days of Christmas Drive.

SALT

Senor Marth will be driving a sleigh full of toys and hopefully a few elves down to Our Lady of Angels on Saturday, December 14th from 7:00-1:00 for their annual Christmas party.  Enjoy sharing in holiday cheer with the neighbors of Our Lady of Angels food pantry.  Sign up and permission slips are at the service bulletin board. 

Christmas Drive

The library will hold a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate to Anderson's Bookstore.  Entries are 2 for $1.00.  All proceeds go to the Christmas drive.  The drawing will be held on Friday, December 20.  The library is also selling locker organizers.  Pick one up for $1.00.  Proceeds will be donated to the Christmas drive

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Daily Announcements 12.11.2013

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 11, 2013

Daily Quote

"There are two times when you should keep your mouth shut: when you’re swimming and when you’re angry.”

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Mary Mokena, O’Neill, Heritage Grove MS, Notre Dame

Service Hour Opportunities

The Anti-Cruelty Society is offering students an opportunity to explore animal welfare issues and interact with cats and dogs at the downtown Chicago office. You will meet everyTuesdayand Thursday from 4:30 – 7:00 PM for 9 weeks.

Students can earn service learning credits or an attendance-based stipend.

CTA passes will be provided to help with transportation.

Come to the CCC for more information


The music department is in need of student volunteers to act as ticket takers and ushers at tonight's and tomorrow night's chorus concerts and at the band/orchestra concert on Thursday and the christmas spectacular on Sunday! You will receive NHS hours for your help at the concert! Sign up in the dean's office.

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up. Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Science Olympiad

If you are planning to go on Saturday, please turn in your permission slip by Thursday morning in T112. If your form is missing, other team members will be chosen.

Bowling

Attention prospective bowlers: If you would still like to sign up for bowling club but haven't yet done so, you need to e-mail Mr. Wash and turn in your $10 registration fee before you can start bowling. This can be done at any time throughout the school year.

International Culture Club

Meeting after school today in S119. We will be watching the BBC show "Sherlock”

Yearbook

We are not meeting today, but we will meet on Friday. Stop in to get your new page!

NHS

NHS members: you should have received an email by now telling you when to bring in baked goods for the bake sale. If you missed your day, please bring something in during one of the remaining days of Christmas Drive.

Film Club

We will be watching "it's a wonderful life" in film club on Wednesday. Room m121. New members always welcome.

SALT

SALT's Random Acts of Kindness will be having a very important meeting after school on Wednesday, 12/11, at 2:30. If you cannot make it, please email Callie Sharp for information.

Christmas Drive Shopping Day forms for December 14th are due to Mrs. Bedore by Tomorrow!. All groups who have already turned in their group packet should also stop by Mrs. Bedore's office to pick up your adopt-a-family information. We will also be baking sugar cookies for the Adopt-a-families Thursday after school in the cafe. All students are invited to participate, whether you are in the Christmas Drive or not, and groups delivering to families should try to bake on Thursday so that your family can enjoy freshly baked Christmas cookies. The donation to cover the cost of ingredients is $3.00 per dozen cookies. Sign up for baking is on the service bulletin board.

Senor Marth will be driving a sleigh full of toys and hopefully a few elves down to Our Lady of Angels on Saturday, December 14th from 7:00-1:00 for their annual Christmas party. Enjoy sharing in holiday cheer with the neighbors of Our Lady of Angels food pantry. Sign up and permission slips are at the service bulletin board.

Christmas Drive

Every day before school and during lunch, raffles will be held for the Christmas Drive. Today's raffle prize is two tickets to a Chicago Wolves hockey game. Anytime you buy a ticket, it stays in play until it is drawn. Buy your ticket now and be eligible for this Friday's big ticket item, an autographed photo of White Sox's player Adam Dunn.

Last day of Penny Wars is tomorrow!


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Daily Announcements 12.10.2013

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 10, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"There are two times when you should keep your mouth shut: when you’re swimming and when you’re angry.”

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Joseph, Washington JH, Holy Trinity

Service Hour Opportunities

The music department is in need of student volunteers to act as ticket takers and ushers at tonight's and tomorrow night's chorus concerts and at the band/orchestra concert on Thursday and the christmas spectacular on Sunday!  You will receive NHS hours for your help at the concert!  Sign up in the dean's office.

Sophomore Parking Permits

Benet Academy is making available for purchase an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastic lot. To apply, go to the Benet.org home page and look for the link under announcements. The deadline for applying is Friday, December 20th (the last day before Christmas break). You must be a licensed driver by December 20th to apply.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Basketball

Come out tonight for an exciting night of basketball at the Madhouse on Maple. Starting at 5:30, The girls varsity team will be taking on Plainfield North and immediately after the 5-0 varsity boys basketball team matches up against a 6-0 Plainfield North team. For information on the theme and other student section details please see the Facebook page. Also, don't forget to buy your student section shirt during your lunch period. Take advantage of this opportunity to show why Benet has the best fans in the state.

Art Club

Art Club will meet today at 3:15 in Brother Kevin’s room.

NHS

"Put your friends' baking skills to the test. Check out the NHS Bake Sale during lunch each day of Christmas Drive!

NHS Members:  Each small group has been assigned a day to bring in treats so don't forget to check your Benet emails! Turn all baked goods into the Dean's Office on the morning of your assigned day. Feel free to sign up on the service hours bulletin board to work the bake sale during 5th and/or 6th period lunch. Contact Sarah Paoli or Shannon Degnan if you have any questions."

The NHS Cultural Potluck is next Tuesday from 5:30-7 in the cafe. Stop by and give $5 to the Drive to eat before going to the boys varsity basketball game or the choir concert. Bring your favorite cultural dish, and earn 1 service hour by making it yourself, sign up sheet for food is on the NHS service board. Bring your friends! You don't have to bring food to come! See Simone Ymson or Alex Linder for any questions.

Film Club

We will be watching "it's a wonderful life" in film club on Wednesday. Room m121. New members always welcome.

Broadcasting Club

There will be a broadcasting Club meeting today after school in Meeting Room 2 in the library. Today's Varsity boys basketball game will be discussed. Contact Illia Dragan Lukić for more information.

SALT

SALT's Random Acts of Kindness will be having a very important meeting after school on Wednesday, 12/11, at 2:30. If you cannot make it, please email Callie Sharp for information.

Christmas Drive Shopping Day forms for December 14th are due to Mrs. Bedore by Tomorrow!.  All groups who have already turned in their group packet  should also stop by Mrs. Bedore's office to pick up your adopt-a-family information.  We will also be baking sugar cookies for the Adopt-a-families  Thursday after school in the cafe.  All students are invited to participate, whether you are in the Christmas Drive or not, and groups delivering to families should try to bake on Thursday so that your family can enjoy freshly baked Christmas cookies.  The donation to cover the cost of ingredients is $3.00 per dozen cookies. Sign up for baking is on the service bulletin board. 

 

Senor Marth will be driving a sleigh full of toys and hopefully a few elves down to Our Lady of Angels on Saturday, December 14th from 7:00-1:00 for their annual Christmas party.  Enjoy sharing in holiday cheer with the neighbors of Our Lady of Angels food pantry.  Sign up and permission slips are at the service bulletin board. 

Christmas Drive

Tomorrow is dollar day for the penny wars. It is the only day that paper money is accepted for points towards your class. Bring in any bills and put them IN YOUR CLASS'S BUCKET to count for points for your class. Remember, penny wars are over Thursday morning so there are only 2 more days to go

-Come out and cheer on the Girls & Boys Basketball Teams tonight in the gym. Girls play at 5:30 and Boys at 7:30.   ----- NHS will be hosting a dinner in the cafe in-between the games

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Daily Announcements 12.9.2013

Posted By Administration, Monday, December 09, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 9, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"There’s always room for improvement – it’s the biggest room in the house.”

-Louise Heath Leber

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Mary of Gostyn

Sophomore Parking Permits

Attention sophomores and parents of sophomores:

 

Benet Academy is making available an extremely limited number of parking permits for the St. Scholastica lot available for purchase. To apply, go to the Benet.org website and navigate to the Deans' Office page and click on the 2013-2014 parking permit application link on the left side. If you have already submitted an application earlier this school year you need not reapply.

 

To qualify:

 

The student must be a licensed driver as of December 21, 20013 (the last day before Christmas break).

Proof of insurance must be submitted as part of the application.

The fee for the permit is $125 for the rest of this school year.

Distance traveled to school will be the most significant (although not the only) factor in determining which families will be issued a permit. Please use Mapquest directions in determining distance traveled to school.

Applications will be processed during Christmas. Families who qualify for permits will be contacted during the first week following Christmas break.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Basketball

Come out tomorrow night at for an exciting night of basketball at the Madhouse on Maple. Starting at 5:30, The girls varsity team will be taking on Plainfield North and immediately after the 5-0 varsity boys basketball team matches up against a 6-0 Plainfield North team. For information on the theme and other student section details please see the Facebook page. Also, don't forget to buy your student section shirt during your lunch period. Take advantage of this opportunity to show why Benet has the best fans in the state.

Art Club

Art Club will meet tomorrow at 3:15 in Brother Kevin’s room.

NHS

"Put your friends' baking skills to the test. Check out the NHS Bake Sale during lunch each day of Christmas Drive!

NHS Members:  Each small group has been assigned a day to bring in treats so don't forget to check your Benet emails! Turn all baked goods into the Dean's Office on the morning of your assigned day. Feel free to sign up on the service hours bulletin board to work the bake sale during 5th and/or 6th period lunch. Contact Sarah Paoli or Shannon Degnan if you have any questions."

The NHS Cultural Potluck is next Tuesday from 5:30-7 in the cafe. Stop by and give $5 to the Drive to eat before going to the boys varsity basketball game or the choir concert. Bring your favorite cultural dish, and earn 1 service hour by making it yourself, sign up sheet for food is on the NHS service board. Bring your friends! You don't have to bring food to come! See Simone Ymson or Alex Linder for any questions.

Film Club

We will be watching "it's a wonderful life" in film club on Wednesday. Room m121. New members always welcome.

Broadcasting Club

There will be a Broadcasting Club Meeting tomorrow after school in meeting room 2 in the library

SALT

SALT's trip to Feed My Starving Children is TONIGHT and still has plenty of slots to fill so grab a friend and join us in a fulfilling few hours of feeding the hungry. 

Christmas Drive Shopping Day forms for December 14th are due to Mrs. Bedore by Wednesday.  All groups who have already turned in their group packet  should also stop by Mrs. Bedore's office to pick up your adopt-a-family information.  We will also be baking sugar cookies for the Adopt-a-families  Thursday after school in the cafe.  All students are invited to participate, whether you are in the Christmas Drive or not, and groups delivering to families should try to bake on Thursday so that your family can enjoy freshly baked Christmas cookies.  The donation to cover the cost of ingredients is $3.00 per dozen cookies. Sign up for baking is on the service bulletin board. 

Senor Marth will be driving a sleigh full of toys and hopefully a few elves down to Our Lady of Angels on Saturday, December 14th from 7:00-1:00 for their annual Christmas party.  Enjoy sharing in holiday cheer with the neighbors of Our Lady of Angels food pantry.  Sign up and permission slips are at the service bulletin board.

Christmas Drive

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What then could be better than a breakfast cooked by not one but 30 moms? Come on out tomorrow morning to enjoy eggs, bacon, pastries, and a host of other homecooked foods at the mother's club Christmas breakfast. Breakfast will start at 6:45 am in the cafe for a $5 donation.

Come check out the SG window to sign up for... You've Been Elfed, Ping Pong Tournament, Secret Santa, Silent Auctions (for a parking pass, getting pushed around all day in a comfy chair, and to be the dean for the day), and more.

-Penny Wars started today and will continue for the rest of the week. Bring your pennies in.

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Daily Announcements 12.6.2013

Posted By Administration, Friday, December 06, 2013

Dean’s Office Daily Announcements

December 6, 2013

 

Daily Quote

"Never underestimate the power of a kind word or deed.”

 

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
St. Raphael, St. Patrick, St. Scholastica, St. Joan of Arc, Noonan, St. Cyril, Herrick MS, Washington JH

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Hockey

Remember to bring your unwrapped Toy to 7 Bridges this evening  for the Benet Hockey Team's Toys for Tots drive and watch the team take on St. Rita - -

JV Game at 6:45

Varsity game at 8:25

Spirit Store

The Spirit Store has many new sweatshirts – stop by and check them out.

The store will be open Fridays from 11 – 1 during December, as well as regular Tuesday and Thursday hours.  Also, you will receive a FREE Benet folding chair with the purchase of $125 or more

NHS

"Put your friends' baking skills to the test. Check out the NHS Bake Sale during lunch each day of Christmas Drive!

NHS Members:  Each small group has been assigned a day to bring in treats so don't forget to check your Benet emails! Turn all baked goods into the Dean's Office on the morning of your assigned day. Feel free to sign up on the service hours bulletin board to work the bake sale during 5th and/or 6th period lunch. Contact Sarah Paoli or Shannon Degnan if you have any questions."

The NHS Cultural Potluck is next Tuesday from 5:30-7 in the cafe. Stop by and give $5 to the Drive to eat before going to the boys varsity basketball game or the choir concert. Bring your favorite cultural dish, and earn 1 service hour by making it yourself, sign up sheet for food is on the NHS service board. Bring your friends! You don't have to bring food to come! See Simone Ymson or Alex Linder for any questions.

Broadcasting Club

What do a Toyota Matrix, the fifth Kraftwerk album, and a cell phone have in common? They all have antennas.

Speaking of which, there will be a Broadcasting Club meeting next tuesday.

Contact Illia Dragan Lukić for more info.

Service Hour Opportunities

The music department needs volunteers Christmas concerts on December 10, 11, 12 & 15. Earn NHS hours for ushering and taking tickets! Sign up in the dean's office as soon as possible or see Mrs. Rogalski

Students can get service hours by helping prepare luminaria bags after school next Monday, December 9th, in the St. Joseph's conference room. Sign up on the service board.

The music department needs student volunteers to usher and take tickets at the Choir, Band and Orchestra Christmas concerts next week.  NHS hours will be given.  sign up is in the dean's office.

Bowling Club

Bowling is back after a week off! Only one prize was won last time, so you still have a chance to win by bowling a turkey today. Bowling begins at 3:30 at Lisle Lanes, and the cost to bowl is $7.

Benet Bowling: Like a Guitar Club Concert, only with less Rock and more Roll

Seniors

Seniors...  please pay attention:

Since MOST colleges with January deadlines require a teacher letter of recommendation, transcript request forms are due 3 weeks prior to the application deadline.  Therefore...

colleges with a January 1 deadline, such as Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, and Northwestern, your TRF is past due.  If it needs a teacher letter of rec (and all of those schools do), it should have been turned in on Monday.  If you turn it in by this Friday, however, we won't penalize you.  If you wait until Monday, December 9th, you'll be charged for being 5 days late. 

for a list of more upcoming deadlines, please check the home page of Naviance or your email. 

Don't forget... You will be charged a $1 per college per day fee for all late TRF's.

All MUSE/Creative Writing students who plan on reading their original work must also talk with Mr. Akin on one of those two days to secure their spot for the show

Guitar Club

Please come to the Guitar Club's Winter Concert this Saturday.  Doors open in St. Daniel's Hall at 6:30, where Art Club will be showing off some of their works and selling Christmas ornaments.  The show starts at 7:00 and will also include original written pieces from our own Muse literary club. It is $5.00 to get in and all proceeds go to the Christmas Drive.

Service Hours

Students can get service hours for helping at the Avions Showcase on Sunday, December 8th.  Shifts are from 1-3 or 3-5:30 and wear your Benet uniform.  Sign up on the service board and contact Ariana Zlioba or Sarah Szymborski with questions.

SALT

Come to the Soc Hop for Syria Saturday night at 8. All the money raised will go to UNICEF as they work to provide education, vaccinations, and clean water for the estimated 1 million Syrian children who are refugees. The theme is winter wonderland. It's for the children.

 

If you signed up for the Christmas Drive FiFA tournament, please check the schedule that was posted on the service bulletin board for your first round match-up.  All FIFA tournament activities will take place in J309 after school next week. It's for the children. 

 

Tomorrow SALT is headed down to Our Lady of Angels to distribute food and clothing to neighbors in need. If you signed up, check your Benet email TONIGHT to see if you are on the list to attend.  The bus will leave at 7:45 tomorrow morning.  Dress for the weather!  BRRRR! It's for the children.

Sign up now for the SALT Feed My Starving Children trip next week on Monday, December 9th from 5:45-7:30.  It's for the children.

SALT will be decorating lockers for the Christmas Drive. Pay for them to decorate a friend's lockers at lunch. Guess who it benefits?!. If you guessed 'the children' then you are correct!

Christmas Drive Soc Hop

Christmas Drive Soc Hop will be THIS SATURDAY from 8-10:30 pm. Cost is $10.

All proceeds from the Soc Hop this weekend will go to the United Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF. The money will be used to provide food, clean water, education, and vaccinations for some of the  1.1 million Syrian children living in refugee camps. So come to the Soc Hop for Syria on Saturday night at 7, and remember: it's for the children!

Christmas Drive 5K

Anyone planning on running in the 5K please note that registration has been extended. You can now register online up through Sunday night. Register by then at www.benet.org to guarantee yourself a t-shirt. You will also be able to register next week, but a shirt is not guaranteed.

Christmas Drive

Come out to the Circle Drive at 7:30 tonight for the first annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Polar Express will be shown afterwards in the cafe with breakfast.

Wear white this Saturday to the Soc Hop

GET READY FOR A BIG WEEK NEXT WEEK: Penny Wars, Silent Auctions, Candy Cane Elves, Hot Cocoa in the lobby, and much much more.

Reminder... Candy Cane Elf meeting today afterschool in SJC. It is mandatory and will be brief

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Daily Announcements 12.5.2013

Posted By Administration, Thursday, December 05, 2013

Daily Quote

"Every little blessing is far too precious to ever forget to say ‘Thank you.’”

 –Laura Regis

Chapel Schedule
Monday: A-E Adoration and Reconciliation
Tuesday: F-I Adoration and Reconciliation
Wednesday: Sophomore Mass E1, Senior Mass F1
Thursday: Freshman Mass E2, Junior Mass F2

College Visits

Shadows
Notre Dame, Jefferson JH, All Saints, Lakeview JH, and Gregory MS

Varsity Baseball

Friday December 6th...Varsity baseball meet on the stage in the small gym for a ten minute meeting.

Senior Yearbook Ads

Attention senior, the flyers for senior ads in the yearbook have arrived please stop in the business office, deans office, or S207 to pick one up.  Last day to order is Jan 22, 2014.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball

On Saturday December 7th the Boys Varsity Basketball team will be taking on Redondo Union High School from California at the UIC Pavilion. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from Mr. Heidkamp. These are discounted tickets so please see him as soon as possible.

Hockey

Come support the Benet Hockey team's Toys for Tots drive on Friday, December 6th, when they play St. Rita at Seven Bridges .

The first 30 students to bring a toy will receive a rally towel w/candy cane.

 

Friday (12/6) games:

Come support Benet Hockey's Toys for Tots drive at Seven Bridges when the hockey team takes on St. Rita: JV Game at 6:45 p.m. Varsity Game at 8:25 p.m.

Saturday (12/7)  games:

Benet Hockey JV plays St. Ignatius 7:50 PM at Johnny's Ice House West

Benet Hockey VAR plays Notre Dame 8:00 PM at Niles Ballard Sports Complex

Sunday (12/8) game:

Benet Hockey VAR plays Marist - 7pm at Arctic Ice Arena

Girls’ Lacrosse

Girls lacrosse conditioning starts Wednesday, December 5th from 3:30 to 4:30. Meet in the cafeteria and dress warmly.

Spirit Store

The Spirit Store has many new sweatshirts – stop by and check them out.

The store will be open Fridays from 11 – 1 during December, as well as regular Tuesday and Thursday hours.  Also, you will receive a FREE Benet folding chair with the purchase of $125 or more

Service Hour Opportunity

The music department needs volunteers Christmas concerts on December 10, 11, 12 & 15. Earn NHS hours for ushering and taking tickets! Sign up in the dean's office as soon as possible or see Mrs. Rogalski

Seniors

Seniors...  please pay attention:

Since MOST colleges with January deadlines require a teacher letter of recommendation, transcript request forms are due 3 weeks prior to the application deadline.  Therefore...

colleges with a January 1 deadline, such as Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, and Northwestern, your TRF is past due.  If it needs a teacher letter of rec (and all of those schools do), it should have been turned in on Monday.  If you turn it in by this Friday, however, we won't penalize you.  If you wait until Monday, December 9th, you'll be charged for being 5 days late. 

for a list of more upcoming deadlines, please check the home page of Naviance or your email. 

Don't forget... You will be charged a $1 per college per day fee for all late TRF's.

All MUSE/Creative Writing students who plan on reading their original work must also talk with Mr. Akin on one of those two days to secure their spot for the show

Service Hours

Students can get service hours for helping at the Avions Showcase on Sunday, December 8th.  Shifts are from 1-3 or 3-5:30 and wear your Benet uniform.  Sign up on the service board and contact Ariana Zlioba or Sarah Szymborski with questions.

Catalyst

Any junior who attended the November Catalyst retreat and is interested in leading the January retreat, please see or email Miss Condon by this Friday.

SALT

Do you think you are Benet's best FIFA player?  Sign-up for the Christmas Drive FIFA tournament and prove it! The tournament will begin after school next week in J309.  Signup is on the service bulletin board !  Please see Patrick Cleary, head of the fair play committee with any questions. 

 

There will be a SALT general meeting today after school in J307.  Find out our final plans for the Christmas Drive and how you can be a part of the SALT spirit of Christmas.

This Friday, Pack the Chapel at 7:10 a.m. on the Feast of St. Nicholas to celebrate the beginning of our annual Christmas Drive and to enjoy doughnuts and beverages sponsored by the mother's club

Attention all freshman through senior shoppers...its time to get your shopping forms into Mrs. Bedore  so you can be included in the Benet's Christmas Shopping excursion on December 14th.  All gifts and groceries are purchased by funds raised during last year's Christmas drive.  The morning starts at Benet at 9:00 a.m. and teams go to Target or Jewel to complete their shopping and then return to Benet to wrap gifts, eat Pizza, and then you're off to deliver the gifts and groceries to your family!      Each shopping team must provide a driver or two to transport team members and merchandise!  Juniors who are taking the ACT...you can participate TOO...see Mrs. Bedore for details on how! Team and Individual permission forms may be found at the service board, at the Dean's Office or at the SALT office. 

Christmas Drive Soc Hop

Christmas Drive Soc Hop will be THIS SATURDAY from 8-10:30 pm. Cost is $10.

All proceeds from the Soc Hop this weekend will go to the United Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF. The money will be used to provide food, clean water, education, and vaccinations for some of the  1.1 million Syrian children living in refugee camps. So come to the Soc Hop for Syria on Saturday night at 7, and remember: it's for the children!

Christmas Drive 5K

For those of you planning to run in this year's 5K for the Drive, please note that tomorrow, Friday, is the last day to register online. Online registration can be found at www.benet.org, and you have to register online to be guaranteed a t-shirt and timing chip. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Frey or Mr. Veselik

Christmas Drive

  • Candy Cane Elf meeting on Friday after school in SJC. It is a mandatory meeting and if you can't make it, see Mr. Frey. The meeting will be quick.
  • Sign up for Secret Santa on the SG window by Wednesday 11th. Only $3!
  • All money for You've Been Elfed is due by Friday the 13th. 
  • Don't forget: Sign up to play in the Ping Pong tournament.

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