Announcements for Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Posted December 9, 2019 / Last updated December 9, 2019

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Today is Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Regular Order, Day 3

  • Jesuit announces the Inaugural Hoops for the Holidays Basketball Tournament. It’s Friday, December 27 in the Gayle & Tom Benson Arena. All Jesuit High School students are invited to participate. The cost to form a team is $100. All money raised will be donated by the student body to the school’s Minds & Hearts Enlightened capital campaign. Details are posted on the bulletin board in the hall just outside of the first floor restroom. You can pick up registration forms on the table inside or just outside of the student activities office, Room 114. Registration is due by Friday, Dec. 13 at lunch.
  • We’ve just received news from the North Pole that Santa Clause and his elves will be visiting today during lunch in the commons to take Polaroid pictures with.
  • Class Level Officers are responsible for assembling a team to build your grade’s gingerbread house for tomorrow’s competition. Kits will be provided.
  • Prepare for Christmas this Advent by checking out Campus Ministry’s Podcast, “Ten Minute Break,” featuring guests Fr. Shaughnessy and Fr. Brown. Available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Good Podcasts. Links: Apple Podcasts –  Spotify
  • Celebrate the end of the first semester with Student Ministry for Mass and Gumbo next Monday, December 16. Mass will begin after seventh period in the Second Floor Chapel with gumbo served in the courtyard immediately afterward.  
  • Anyone interested in competing in sprints, hurdles, jumps, or pole vault for the Track & Field Team should meet today during the first half of lunch in Room 228.
  • The varsity soccer team will host Destrehan this evening at John Ryan Stadium starting at 5:00.  The JV game follows at 6:45.
  • Students participating in the YMCA Model UN Conference will meet tomorrow during the second half of lunch in Room 214.
  • All tennis players who are trying out for the tennis team in January will meet tomorrow during the second half of lunch in Room 221.
  • The Astronomy Club will meet tomorrow in the evening to observe the Andromeda Galaxy on Will Clark Field.
  • For any student (8th – 12th grade) to be academically eligible to participate on any Jesuit athletic team in the spring semester (January-May), the student is required to have passed 6 courses in the fall semester. If a student is taking only 5 courses in the fall, he must pass all 5 courses to maintain eligibility. If a student is taking 7 courses in the fall, he is required to pass 6 of the 7 courses to maintain eligibility. Students who do not meet this requirement will not be eligible to play a spring sport or continue in a winter sport. Winter and spring sports include basketball, soccer, wrestling, baseball, tennis, track and field, golf, and bowling. Athletes who have questions regarding their spring athletic eligibility should see their coach or their guidance counselor as soon as possible.
  • Scores for the PSAT and the PSAT 8/9 are now available online. Students should go to and create a free College Board account in order to access the score reporting portal and view their score reports. Students should refer to information on the guidance page on Canvas or see their guidance counselor if they have any questions.
  • Intramural football play-off games originally scheduled yesterday will be played today during the first half of lunch on Will Clark Field. The championship game for all grade levels will be played tomorrow.
  • Top’s tip of the day: Without integrity what do you have.