Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Day 8

 

Today we are following the Half Day Schedule

Start with Day 1 period 1 then follow Day 8 period 1 on down.

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.

 

Attention all skiers and snow boarders:  it is not too late to sign up for our East Catholic Ski Club.  This is a five week/trip program available for all grades to go to Ski Sundown during the months of January and February.  If interested, you may pick up a Ski Club flyer with more details, permission forms and contact information in the Main Office.  

 

Attention seniors: today [Wednesday] is the deadline to vote for Senior Superlatives. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

 

Service opportunity:  Saint James School would welcome some student tutors...St. James is in the center of Manchester, near the Manchester Library.  See Sr. Barbara-Jean for contact information...

 

Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House will be held on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and any tickets previously purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Attention everyone interested in the winter musical Cinderella: there will be an interest meeting on Tuesday, December 5th at 2:15 pm in the choir room.  We are going over audition information.  Dancers are highly encouraged to attend.  See Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin with any questions.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention football players - all of your football gear and uniforms are due immediately following the Thanksgiving game vs Northwest Catholic.  Clean out your football locker and return all items on Wednesday evening.

 

Attention any girls interested in playing softball in the spring, and who missed the meeting yesterday, may leave their contact information with Coach Mooney or Malone in the Athletic office.

 

Adoration: beginning on Thursday, December 7th we will be having Adoration, once a month, from 7:45-10:45 in the Notre Dame Chapel. The monthly date will be announced.

 

Weekly Mass:  all are welcome to join our chaplain Fr. Carlos for weekly Mass beginning on Wednesday, December 13th at 2:05 in the Notre Dame Chapel.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Day 7

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Your thoughts, words, and deeds will shape others and theirs’ will shape you.

 

Attention seniors: the deadline to vote for Senior Superlatives is Wednesday, November 22nd.  Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

 

Culture & Language Club: there will be a brief meeting after school today in Room 213 to plan the upcoming International Festival.  All are welcome.

 

Campus Ministry:  attention Peer Ministers – we will have our meeting today, November 21st 2:05-2:30 in Campus Ministry.

Service opportunity:  Saint James School would welcome some student tutors...St. James is in the center of Manchester, near the Manchester Library.  See Sr. Barbara-Jean for contact information...

 

Change of date -Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House will be held on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are still $5 and any tickets already purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Attention everyone interested in the winter musical Cinderella: there is an interest meeting on Tuesday, December 5th at 2:15 pm in the choir room.  We are going over audition information.  Dancers are highly encouraged to attend.  See Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin with questions.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Ukulele Club:  the club will have our first meeting today, November 21st in Room 120.  New and returning members are welcome.  Please see Mrs. Poirier if you are interested and but cannot attend.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

November 21, 2017

University of Hartford

Attention football players - all of your football gear and uniforms are due immediately following the Thanksgiving game vs Northwest Catholic.  Clean out your football locker and return all items on Wednesday evening.

 

Attention all girls softball players: there will be a brief meeting in the Team Room immediately after school today for anyone interested in playing softball in the Spring.  If you cannot stop in today please stop down to see Coach Mooney or Malone in the Athletic Office.

 

Weekly Mass:  all are welcome to join our chaplain Fr. Carlos for weekly Mass beginning on Wednesday, December 13th at 2:05 in the Notre Dame Chapel.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, November 20, 2017

Day 5

 

Today we are on the 1 Hour Mid-Day Assembly schedule

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Learn to see the good God in all things.

 

Blue ribbons are still available for the Movember fundraiser.  Ribbons can be purchased at any time in Room 233 for $5.  Boys who buy a ribbon may grow facial hair, and girls may wear moccasins, both for the remainder of the month of November.

Campus Ministry:  attention Peer Ministers – we will have our meeting on Tuesday, November 21st 2:05-2:30 in Campus Ministry.

Change of date -Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 15th the date has been moved to Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are still $5 and any tickets already purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Sophomore Hugh Tyrell won first place for Team Eagles yesterday at Terry Allen Farm in Terryville and has now qualified for the Regional Finals this February for the ECHS Equestrian Team!

 

Ukulele Club:  the club will have our first meeting on Tuesday, November 21st in Room 120.  New and returning members are welcome.  Please see Mrs. Poirier if you are interested and but cannot attend.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

November 20, 2017

US Naval Academy

 

November 21, 2017

University of Hartford

Attention football players - all of your football gear and uniforms are due immediately following the Thanksgiving game vs Northwest Catholic.  Clean out your football locker and return all items Wednesday evening.

 

Weekly Mass:  all are welcome to join our chaplain Fr. Carlos for weekly Mass beginning on Wednesday, December 13th at 2:05 in the Notre Dame Chapel.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Friday, November 17, 2017

Day 4

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

We are made to persist.  That is how we find out who we are.

 

Thanksgiving Baskets:  collections for our Thanksgiving baskets will held all this week.  All items are due in homeroom on Monday, November 20th. Please be prompt and generous!

 

Campus Ministry:  there is a service opportunity at the MACC Kitchen this Sunday, November 19th from 1:00-4:00.  We need two more volunteers.  Students who are going to MACC on Sunday need to pick up a waiver form to bring with them on Sunday.

Blue ribbons are still available for the Movember fundraiser.  Ribbons can be purchased at any time in Room 233 for $5.  Boys who buy a ribbon may grow facial hair, and girls may wear moccasins, both for the remainder of the month of November.

This is the annual Powder Puff Week at East Catholic.  Wednesday evening the senior girls won the 8th Annual powder puff game vs. Rocky Hill 28-14.  The team was led by Alexa Weber with 2 touchdowns, Lexi Ansaldi and Caroline Kidney also scored.  The entire team played incredible!  East scored 21 points in the last 3 minutes of the game.

 

Today the Senior and Junior girls will face off in the 12th annual Powder Puff Bowl game at East Catholic on the Lower Field at 2:30pm.  Please come out and support the girls in their annual tradition.

 

Dodgeball Tournament:  the third annual East Catholic Dodgeball Tournament and Extravaganza will be held this evening at 7:00 PM in the gym.

Change of date -Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 15th the date has been moved to Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are still $5 and any tickets already purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Ukulele Club:  the club will have our first meeting on Tuesday, November 21st in Room 120.  New and returning members are welcome.  Please see Mrs. Poirier if you are interested and but cannot attend.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for next week are listed below.

 

November 20, 2017

US Naval Academy

 

November 21, 2017

University of Hartford

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Day 3

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

There is no integrity unless there is the willingness to be accountable for actions and results.

 

Thanksgiving Baskets:  collections for our Thanksgiving baskets will held all this week.  All items are due in homeroom on Monday, November 20th. Please be prompt and generous!

 

There will be a $3 dress down day on Friday sponsored by the National Honor Society to raise funds to purchase Christmas gifts for the nuns at Julie House.

Astronomy Club: there will be a meeting today after school in Room 217.

Campus Ministry:  there is a service opportunity at the MACC Kitchen this Sunday, November 19th from 1:00-4:00.  We need two more volunteers.  Check in at Campus Ministry.

Students who are going to MACC on Sunday need to come to Campus Ministry to pick up a waiver form to bring with them when they go to MACC on Sunday.

Blue ribbons are still available for the Movember fundraiser.  Ribbons can be purchased at any time in Room 233 for $5.  Boys who buy a ribbon may grow facial hair, and girls may wear moccasins, both for the remainder of the month of November.

Classics Club:  there will be a meeting today in Room 202 immediately after school.

This is the annual Powder Puff Week at East Catholic.  Wednesday evening the senior girls won the 8th Annual powder puff game vs. Rocky Hill 28-14.  The team was led by Alexa Weber with 2 touchdowns, Lexi Ansaldi and Caroline Kidney also scored.  The entire team played incredible!  East scored 21 points in the last 3 minutes of the game.

On Friday November 17th the Senior and Junior girls will face off in the 12th annual Powder Puff Bowl game at East Catholic on the Lower Field at 2:30pm.  Please come out and support the girls in their annual tradition.

 

Dodgeball Tournament:  the third annual East Catholic Dodgeball Tournament and Extravaganza will be held this Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:00 PM in the gym.  Teams of exactly eight players must register in advance.  Registration forms are available from Mr. McLaughlin in Room 233, and are due on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Attention Human Rights club:  Quick reminder of our meeting today at 2:05 in Room 246 to begin assembling our presentation on working children.  See you there.

Latin Language Club:  the club will meet this afternoon at 2:05 in Room 237

 

National Art Honor Society:  there will be a meeting today immediately after school in Room 133.  All returning members are expected to attend to help plan the year’s events.

 

Concert Lunch:  today during lunch waves.  Come on down to watch your friends perform.  Hope to see you there!

 

Change of date -Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 15th the date has been moved to Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are still $5 and any tickets already purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Ukulele Club:  the club will have our first meeting on Tuesday, November 21st in Room 120.  New and returning members are welcome.  Please see Mrs. Poirier if you are interested and but cannot attend.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for next week are listed below.

 

November 20, 2017

US Naval Academy

 

November 21, 2017

University of Hartford

Yearbook:  there will be a Yearbook Meeting today at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

Change of time - Captain’s Council: the Captains Council session will have a delayed start today and begin at 2:45 and end at 3:30 in the Conference Room.  If you cannot make this training session contact Coach Mooney.

Boys’ basketball:  there will be a brief a meeting at 2:20 today in the cafeteria for all boy’s interested in trying out for boys’ basketball.

 

Boy’s lacrosse:  there will be a mandatory meeting today after school in the Team Room for all freshman boys interested in playing this lacrosse spring.

 

Indoor track:  there will be a brief meeting for all students interested in Indoor Track today at 2:10 in the back gym.  Please be prompt.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Day 3

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

 

Thanksgiving Baskets:  collections for our Thanksgiving baskets will held all this week.  All items are due in homeroom on Monday, November 20th. Please be prompt and generous!

 

There will be a $3 dress down day on Friday sponsored by the National Honor Society to raise funds to purchase Christmas gifts for the nuns at Julie House.

Astronomy Club: there will be a meeting on Thursday after school in Room 217.

Campus Ministry:  if any student has signed up for SafeNet Ministries in Stafford Springs, there is a special service opportunity on Thursday and Friday this week from 4:30 to 7:30.  Please come to campus ministry during your lunch wave for more information.

There is a service opportunity at the MACC Kitchen this Sunday, November 19th from 1:00-4:00.  We need two more volunteers.  Check in at Campus Ministry.  Thank you

 

Students who are going to MACC on Sunday need to come to Campus Ministry to pick up a waiver form to bring with them when they go to MACC on Sunday.

Blue ribbons are still available for the Movember fundraiser.  Ribbons can be purchased at any time in Room 233 for $5.  Boys who buy a ribbon may grow facial hair, and girls may wear moccasins, both for the remainder of the month of November.

Classics Club:  there will be a meeting in Room 202 immediately after school on Thursday, November 16th.

This is the annual Powder Puff Week at East Catholic.

On Wednesday November 15th the Senior Girls will play at Rocky Hill in the 8th Annual Powder Puff Championship game between the two schools at 6:30pm.

 

Then on Friday November 17th the Senior and Junior girls will face off in the 12th annual Powder Puff Bowl game at East Catholic on the Lower Field at 2:30pm.

 

Please come out and support the girls in their annual tradition.

 

Dodgeball Tournament:  the third annual East Catholic Dodgeball Tournament and Extravaganza will be held this Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:00 PM in the gym.  Teams of exactly eight players must register in advance.  Registration forms are available from Mr. McLaughlin in Room 233, and are due on Thursday, Nov. 16.

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting today at 2:00 in Room 129.

National Art Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday, November 16th immediately after school in Room 133.  All returning members are expected to attend to help plan the year’s events.

 

Concert Lunch:  Thursday, November 16th during lunch waves.  Come on down to watch your friends perform.  Hope to see you there!

 

Change of date -Tri-M Coffee House:  the Music Department's Annual Coffee House has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 15th the date has been moved to Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. Tickets are still $5 and any tickets already purchased will be honored at the door.

 

Newspaper:  there will be a Newspaper meeting after school today at 2:05 in Room 203.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lincoln Technical Institute

 

Yearbook:  there will be a Yearbook Meeting on Thursday at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

 

Change of time - Captain’s Council: the Captains Council session will have a delayed start today and begin at 2:45 and end at 3:30 in the Conference Room.  If you cannot make this training session contact Coach Mooney.

Boys’ basketball:  there will be a brief a meeting at 2:20 on Thursday November 16th in the cafeteria for all boy’s interested in trying out for boy’s basketball.

 

Indoor track:  there will be a brief meeting for all students interested in Indoor Track on Thursday, November 16th at 2:10 in the back gym.  Please be prompt.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, November 13, 2017

Day 1

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

 

Thanksgiving Baskets:  collections for our Thanksgiving baskets will begin today and collected all week.  Each home room should have a large, sturdy laundry basket or plastic bin.  This year, each home room is assigned one menu item, and all students in a given home room are asked to bring in the same thing.  Baskets will be arranged and distributed on Tuesday, Nov. 21, so all items must be collected before then.  There is no need to wait.  In fact, it is helpful for you to bring in your items ahead of time.  Please be prompt and generous!

 

Ski Club:  last call for ski club sign-up. Return your paperwork must be returned by Tuesday the latest.

Campus Ministry:  if any student has signed up for SafeNet Ministries in Stafford Springs, there is a special service opportunity on Thursday and Friday this week from 4:30 to 7:30.  Please come to campus ministry during your lunch wave for more information.  Thank you.

Blue ribbons are still available for the Movember fundraiser.  Ribbons can be purchased at any time in Room 233 for $5.  Boys who buy a ribbon may grow facial hair, and girls may wear moccasins, both for the remainder of the month of November.

Dodgeball Tournament:  the third annual East Catholic Dodgeball Tournament and Extravaganza will be held this Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:00 PM in the gym.  Teams of exactly eight players must register in advance.  Registration forms are available from Mr. McLaughlin in Room 233, and are due on Thursday, Nov. 16

The Junior Powder Puff team will meet in Room 233 immediately after school today.  All available players should attend.

National Art Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday, November 16th immediately after school in Room 133.  All returning members are expected to attend to help plan the year’s events.

 

Concert Lunch:  Thursday, November 16th during lunch waves.  Come on down to watch your friends perform.  Hope to see you there!

 

Tri-M Coffee House:  come join us on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00pm for the Tri-M Coffee House.  A night of acoustic performers complete with desserts and coffee.  Tickets are $5 per person; see a Tri-M member to purchase one.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

Monday, November 13, 2017

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lincoln Technical Institute

 

Captain’s Council: there will be a meeting Wednesday, November 15th immediately after school in the Conference Room.  If you cannot make this training session contact Coach Mooney.

 

Heath Olivieri represented East Catholic at the New England Cross Country Championships. He ran a respectable race as he battled the windy freezing conditions in his short shorts. Congratulations to Heath and the rest of the cross country teams for an excellent season!

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Day 8

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

War! Nothing in the world is more terrible than the dead and wounded.  We must always work and pray for peace.

 

Thanksgiving Baskets:  collections for our Thanksgiving baskets will begin on Monday.  Each home room should have a large, sturdy laundry basket or plastic bin.  This year, each home room is assigned one menu item, and all students in a given home room are asked to bring in the same thing.  Baskets will be arranged and distributed on Tuesday, Nov. 21, so all items must be collected before then.  There is no need to wait.  In fact, it is helpful for you to bring in your items ahead of time.  Please be prompt and generous!

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning November 6th through Friday, November 10th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.

 

Astronomy Club:  we will have a meeting after school on today in Room 217 from 2:00-3:00.

 

Culture & Language Club:  we will have a brief meeting today after school in Room 213 to plan the International Festival.  All are welcome.

 

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday, November 16th immediately after school in Room 133.  All returning members are expected to attend to help plan the year’s events.

 

Concert Lunch:  Thursday, November 16th during lunch waves.  Come on down to watch your friend perform.  Hope to see you there!

 

Tri-M Coffee House:  come join us on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00 pm for Tri-M Coffee House.  A night of acoustic performers complete with desserts and coffee.  Tickets are $5 per person; see a Tri-M member to purchase one.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week and next week are listed below.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Iona College

Central Connecticut State University

 

Monday, November 13, 2017

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 

Tuesday,November 14, 2017

Lincoln Technical Institute

 

Senior Powder Puff practice will take place tomorrow morning at 9:00.

 

Ski Club:  Reminder that Ski Club paperwork and payment is due this Friday, November 10th.

 

There will be a Captain’s Council meeting Wednesday, November 15th immediately after school in the Conference Room.  If you cannot make this training session contact Coach Mooney.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Girls volleyball:  congratulations to the tam for winning the Silk City Classic against Manchster High school on Wednesday.  See the hardware in the display care outside of Coach Mooney’s office.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

 

Day 7

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Nurture your mind with great thoughts.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning November 6th through Friday, November 10th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.

 

Astronomy Club:  we will have a meeting after school on Thursday in Room 217 from 2:00-3:00.

 

For students who haven't been able to sign for a shelter meal on weekday nights, we have a ONE TIME opportunity this Sat. Nov. 11 from 9:15 to 1:45.  We will prepare a meal for the children and volunteers at the Catholic worker in our kitchen and then go and serve the meal.  Transportation is provided.  Come to Campus Ministry to sign up.

 

Culture & Language Club:  we will have a brief meeting on Thursday after school in Room 213 to plan the International Festival.  All are welcome.

 

The Debate Club will be meeting today in the Language Lab from 2:05-3:30.

Freshman executive board: there will be a meeting today at 2:05 in Room 216.  All students who handed in applications for the board are expected to attend.

 

Tri-M Coffee House:  come join us on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00 pm for Tri-M Coffee House.  A night of acoustic performers complete with desserts and coffee.  Tickets are $5 per person; see a Tri-M member to purchase one.

 

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

 Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Saint Anselm College

Endicott College

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Iona College

Central Connecticut State University

 

Senior Powder Puff:  today is the last day to sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215].

 

Ski Club:  Reminder that Ski Club paperwork and payment is due this Friday November 10th.

 

Today is the Silk City Classic – the 1st annual Post Season Tournament between East Catholic and Manchester High School.  Join us at 3:30.

 

Boys Soccer: there will be a meeting after school Wednesday in the cafe for all boys’ soccer players to turn in uniforms and talk about off season workouts.

 

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Wrestling:  attention all those interested in wrestling this year.  There will be an informational meeting today after school in the Team Room necessary.  Hope to see you there.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 

Day 6

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

 

All school picture re-take day – today, November 7th, 7:30-11:30 in the small gym..

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school today, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should have made arrangements to get alternate transportation.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning today, November 6th through Friday, November 10th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.

 

Student Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory student ambassador meeting today, Tuesday, after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions see Ms. Sweeney.

 

Astronomy Club:  we will have a meeting after school on Thursday in Room 217 from 2:00-3:00.

 

For students who haven't been able to sign for a shelter meal on weekday nights, we have a ONE TIME opportunity this Sat. Nov. 11 from 9:15 to 1:45.  We will prepare a meal for the children and volunteers at the Catholic worker in our kitchen and then go and serve the meal.  Transportation is provided.  Come to Campus Ministry to sign up.

 

The Debate Club will be meeting this Wednesday in the Language Lab from 2:05-3:30.

Freshman executive board: there will be a meeting this Wednesday at 2:05 in Room 216.  All students who handed in applications for the board are expected to attend.

Math Team:  the math team will hold a meeting today after school in Room 106 to prepare for the meet in Newington on Wednesday."

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bay Path University

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Saint Anselm College

Endicott College

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Iona College

Central Connecticut State University

 

Senior Powder Puff:  sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215] by Wednesday, November 8th.

 

Ski Club:  Reminder that Ski Club paperwork and payment is due this Friday November 9th.

 

Boys Soccer: there will be a meeting after school Wednesday in the cafe for all boys soccer players to turn in uniforms and talk about off season workouts.

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Wrestling:  attention all those interested in wrestling this year.  There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday after school in the Team Room necessary.  Hope to see you there.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Monday, November 6, 2017

 

Day 5

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

The purpose of life is to discover your gift.  The meaning of life is to give it away.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning today, November 6th through Friday, November 10th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.

 

Student Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory student ambassador meeting on Tuesday, November 7th after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions see Ms. Sweeney.

 

For students who haven't been able to sign for a shelter meal on weekday nights, we have a ONE TIME opportunity this Sat. Nov. 11 from 9:15 to 1:45.  We will prepare a meal for the children and volunteers at the Catholic worker in our kitchen and then go and serve the meal.  Transportation is provided.  Come to Campus Ministry to sign up.

 

The Debate Club will be meeting this Wednesday in the Language Lab from 2:05-3:30.

Math Team:  the math team will hold a meeting on Tuesday after school in room 106 to prepare for the meet in Newington on Wednesday."

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Guidance:  Attention all students:  please join us in the cafeteria today, November 6th between 1:30 and 2:45 for the Jesuit College Fair!  Please remind your parents to come too.

 

Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

University of New Haven

 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bay Path University

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Saint Anselm College

Endicott College

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Iona College

Central Connecticut State University

 

Yearbook:  there will be a brief yearbook meeting after school today, November 6th, at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

 

The Cross Country Team ran a tough race at the State Open on an unusually hot day. Molly Brown, Fiona Crowley, Heath Olivieri, Cooper Shifrin, Evan Kennedy, John Paul Oei, Joey Rice, Andrew Ferruolo, and Caeden Bailey repressed East Catholic. Heath Olivieri earned a spot on the Connecticut team  to run in New England’s next Saturday in Belfast Maine.

The girls soccer team won the CCC conference title yesterday with its win over South Windsor.  Per Chad’s note we are starting the State Tournament next week.  The brackets were just released, and we have a home game Tuesday starting at 2:00.   If we win and advance .. the second round game will be held Thursday (opponent and place TBD).

Girls Varsity Swim and Dive Team finished the regular season 6-3 with a  strong CCC Championship Meet on Friday.  Maddie Crowley took First in the 100 Fly, and Tess Penders First in Diving to lead the Team as CCC Champions.

Senior Powder Puff:  sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215] by Wednesday, November 8th.

 

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Wrestling:  attention all those interested in wrestling this year.  There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday after school in the Team Room necessary.  Hope to see you there.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Friday, November 3, 2017

 

Day 4

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.

Attention all faculty, staff and students: regarding the Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that today is the absolute last day to receive pie orders.  No orders can be accepted after the end of this school day.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning on Monday, November 6th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.  The sale [donation] will continue through Friday, November 10th.

 

There will be a mandatory student ambassador meeting on Tuesday, November 7th after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions see Ms. Sweeney.

Stage East dance training takes place from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Guidance:  Attention all students:  please join us in the cafeteria on Monday, November 6th between 1:30 and 2:45 for a College Fair!  Please remind your parents to come too.

 

Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for next week are listed below.

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

University of New Haven

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bay Path University

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Saint Anselm College

Endicott College

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Iona College

Central Connecticut State University

 

Yearbook:  there will be a brief yearbook meeting after school on Monday, November 6th, at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

 

Senior Powder Puff:  sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215] by Wednesday, November 8th.

 

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Girl’s soccer beat South Windsor 2-1 in a hard fought game. Olivia Fiori and Ava Kriak had the two goals. Defensive standouts were Haley Zalcman and Julia Swanson.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

Day 3

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Mercy is the moment you realize that no one is your enemy, except yourself.

Attention all faculty, staff and students: regarding the Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that this Friday, November 3rd is the absolute last date to accept order forms.  No orders will be accepted after Friday noon.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning on Monday, November 6th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.  The sale [donation] will continue through Friday, November 10th.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Astronomy Club:  the club will meet today, Thursday, after school in Room 217.  Any questions see Mrs. Hwang.

 

Classics Club: there will be a meeting today, Thursday, immediately after school in Room 202.  Any questions see Mr. Sullivan.

 

Culture and Language Club:  the club will meet today, Thursday, after school in Room 213 to plan our first festival.  All are welcome!

 

Attention Human Rights Club: We will meet today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Room 246.  See you there and remember to bring your information on working children.

Latin Languages Club: formerly the Portuguese Club – there will be a meeting today at 2:10 in Room 237.

Stage East dance training is held from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

November 3, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia

 

Senior Powder Puff:  sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215] by Wednesday, November 8th.

 

Intramural Championship Football Game: the championship game took place yesterday and the Celtics defeated the Warriors in a hard fought game 7 to 6.  Zach Zbin and Matt Veretto led the Celtics with strong play and multiple touchdowns.  For the Warriors the dynamic play of Emilio Acosta and Jake Tellers kept the game close.  We thank the seniors for many years of great play and hope to see our returning students back out there next year!

 

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boy’s ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Volleyball:  the team defeated Rockville last night 3-0.  The team thanks everyone for helping raise over $ 2000 got the fight against breast cancer by dressing down on Tuesday.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Persistence and determination are always rewarded.

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day.

 

November is here which means that it is time to show your support for Men’s Cancer Research.  Beginning on Monday, November 6th boys can donate $5 to grow out facial hair for the month of November and girls can donate $5 to wear moccasins.  The sale will continue through Friday, November 10th.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

If you are a student ambassador who did not attend the meeting yesterday, please see Ms. Sweeney in Room 109 to receive important information regarding Open House.

 

Classics Club: there will be a meeting on Thursday, November 2nd immediately after school in Room 202.  Any questions see Mr. Sullivan.

 

Coffee House auditions that were scheduled for Monday can either come audition today, October 31st, or tomorrow, November 1st.

 

Culture and Language Club:  the club will meet on Thursday after school in Room 213 to plan our first festival.  All are welcome!

 

Attention Human Rights Club: We will meet November 2nd at 2:05 in Room 246.  See you there and remember to bring your information on working children.

Newspaper meeting today after school in Room 203.

 

Stage East begins its dance training this Tuesday, October 31st from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio and will be held every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

November 1, 2017

Castleton University (Vermont), Utica College

November 3, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia

 

Senior Powder Puff:  sign up for the optional Friday practice in Mr. Healey’s room [215] by Wednesday, November 8th.

 

Boys Tennis:  there will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions seer Coach Healey.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  anyone who intends to try out for boys ice hockey must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Let’s ask that God may send us the spirit of charity, of goodness, of simplicity.

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, October 31st, for Student Ambassadors helping at Open House, after school in the café. Any questions, please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Coffee House auditions that were scheduled for Monday can either come audition today, October 31st, or tomorrow, November 1st.

 

The East Catholic Debate Team will hold its first meeting today, October 31st, from 2:05 to 2:30 in the language lab.  This will be a brief informational meeting.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

The math team will meet for a practice Tuesday after school in Room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

Stage East begins its dance training this Tuesday, October 31st from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio and will be held every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

National Honor Society:  we will be sponsoring a frightfully tasty bake sale during all lunch waves on Tuesday, October 31st.  All proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for the sisters at St. Julie House.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 31, 2017

Emmanuel College, Southern Connecticut State University

November 1, 2017

Castleton University (Vermont), Utica College

November 3, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia

 

The Boys Cross Country Team is the Class M Runners Up! The team pushed through a tough race to earn the opportunity to run in the State Open on Friday at Wickham Park. Heath led the team followed closely by Evan Kennedy, Cooper Shifrin, John Paul Oei, Caeden Bailey, Andrew Ferruolo, and Joey Rice.  Heath and Evan earned All State Honors.

 

The girls team placed 8 in the class SS. Molly Brown led the team followed by Fiona Crowley, Brittany Leonard, Sarah Ibrahim, Becca Villanueva, Amber Grzybowski and Amanda Moran.  Molly and Fiona qualified to run in the state open on Friday.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Friday, October 26, 2017

 

Day 8

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School has an 11:30 dismissal today, Friday, October 27th.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, October 31st, for Student Ambassadors helping at Open House, after school in the café. Any questions, please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

Stage East begins its dance training this Tuesday, October 31st from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio and will be held every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that the date for order forms has been extended.  All forms and payment are due in the main office by Friday, October 27th. Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

St. Anne’s Clothing Drive:  This week we will be collecting gently used clothing [baby, children, teens and adults] every morning this week from 7:00-7:25 under the front awning.  The proceeds benefit the East Catholic Scholarship fund.

 

KAIROS 22:  today is the absolute last day that Kairos 22 applications will be accepted.  Please get them to Mr. Urbanski, in Campus Ministry no later than 2:00pm today.

 

Club Med: we hold our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 27th in Room 129 from 2:10-2:30.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

National Honor Society:  we will be sponsoring a frightfully tasty bake sale during all lunch waves on Tuesday, October 31st.  All proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for the sisters at St. Julie House.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week and next week are listed below.

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

October 30, 2017

Central Connecticut State University, Nichols College

October 31, 2017

Emmanuel College, Southern Connecticut State University

November 1, 2017

Castleton University (Vermont), Utica College

November 3, 2017

Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 25 2017

 

Day 7

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

We are entirely responsible for our actions and for learning from them.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have and an 11:30 dismissal on Thursday, October 26th and on Friday, October 27th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention students: USA Dance Classes are held from 3:10-5:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Dance Studio.

 

The Music Department is having its first formal concert this evening at 7:00 PM at the Cathedral of St Joseph in Hartford. Free admission.  It should be a fun night.  Come on out and support the kids!

Stage East begins its dance training this Tuesday, October 31st from 2:05-3:00 in the dance studio and will be held every Tuesday until mid-December.  If you are interested in becoming part of the cast of Cinderella this winter come on down.  We will be going over dance moves, songs, and basic audition information over the next few weeks.

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that the date for order forms has been extended.  All forms and payment are due in the main office by Friday, October 27th. Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Astronomy Club:   please join the club for a demonstration of Flight Simulation today, Thursday, after school in Room 217.  All are welcome!

Campus Ministry:  for those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

PAL:  attention Freshmen and Sophomore Students who have signed for PAL as their service site.  We have just heard from PAL that they are asking for juniors and seniors only.  This means that you will have to find a new service site.  Please come to Campus Ministry for suggestions.

 

Lutz Children’s Museum: if you have signed for service at the Lutz Children's Museum, you need to fill out an application on-line at the Museum's website.

 

Foodshare has posted openings for January on their website.  If you have signed for Foodshare as your site and haven't yet created an account, please come to Campus Ministry for information.

 

Nazareth Farm:  an informational meeting for the Nazareth Farm service trip will take place today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Campus Ministry. Please see Ms. Taylor or Mrs. Bischoff if you cannot attend.

Shelter Meals: attention all students who have chosen to do shelter meals.  You need to sign up for dates in Campus Ministry.

 

St. Anne’s Clothing Drive:  This week we will be collecting gently used clothing [baby, children, teens and adults] every morning from 7:00-7:25 under the front awning.  The proceeds benefit the East Catholic Scholarship fund.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Club Med: we hold our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 27th in Room 129 from 2:10-2:30.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

National Honor Society:  we will be sponsoring a frightfully tasty bake sale during all lunch waves on Tuesday, October 31st.  All proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for the sisters at St. Julie House.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 26, 2017

St. Joseph’s College (Maine), University of Connecticut

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

 

There will be a Yearbook meeting today, Thursday, after school in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

Ski Club:  there will be an informational meeting for sign-up today, Thursday, in Room 111.  Sign-up forms are available in the main office.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

 

Day 6

 

Perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities: It is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

 

Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting, October 23rd.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have and an 11:30 dismissal on Thursday, October 26th and on Friday, October 27th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Nazareth Farm:  an informational meeting for the Nazareth Farm service trip will take place Thursday at 2:05 in Campus Ministry. Please see Ms. Taylor or Mrs. Bischoff if you cannot attend.

Attention students: Dance Class is held from 3:00-5:00pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Annex Building.

 

The Music Department is having its first formal concert this week on Thursday at 7 PM at the Cathedral of St Joseph in Hartford. Free admission.  It should be a fun night.  Come on out and support the kids!

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that the date for order forms has been extended.  All forms and payment are due in the main office by Friday, October 27th. Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Astronomy Club:   please join the club for a demonstration of Flight Simulation after school in Room 217 on Thursday, October 26th.

Campus Ministry:  for those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

St. Anne’s Clothing Drive:  we will be collecting gently used clothing [baby, children, teens and adults] every morning from 7:00-7:25 under the front awning.  The proceeds benefit the East Catholic Scholarship fund.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Club Med: we hold our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 27th in Room 129 from 2:10-2:30.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 25, 2017

Lynchburg College, University of Southern Maine

October 26, 2017

St. Joseph’s College (Maine), University of Connecticut

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

 

Attention sophomores:  HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum, applications are due today by the end of Homeroom in the guidance office.

Student Government:  there will be a meeting today after school in Room 233.  Any questions see Mr. McLaughlin.

There will be a Yearbook meeting on Thursday, October 26, after school in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

Senior Powder Puff:  reminder, meeting/practice is scheduled for today, Wednesday, at 2:20 in Room 215.

Ski Club:  there will be an informational meeting for sign-up on Thursday, October 26th in Room 111.  Sign-up forms are available in the main office.

Boys swimming:  there will be an informational meeting today, Wednesday, immediately after school in Room 236 [Ms. Taylor] for any boys interested in swimming this winter.

 

Girls swim team:  the team performed well yesterday at their Senior Night meet against Glastonbury High School. Top performances included double even winner Maddie Crowley and Tess Penders, who broke the school's record for diving."

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

 

Day 5

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting, October 23rd.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have and an 11:30 dismissal on Thursday, October 26th and on Friday, October 27th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

The Music Department is having its first formal concert this week.  We refer to it as the "solo and small ensemble" concert or the "Chamber Music concert".  Either way, it's this Thursday at 7 PM at the Cathedral of St Joseph in Hartford. Free admission.  It should be a fun night - string ensembles, combo is playing, and we're doing some opera scenes (way more fun that you might initially think!)  I'll be playing the orchestral reductions on piano for the opera scenes - should be highly entertaining!  Come on out and support the kids!

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] please note that the date for order forms has been extended.  All forms and payment are due in the main office by Friday, October 27th. Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Campus Ministry:  for those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

St. Anne’s Clothing Drive:  we will be collecting gently used clothing [baby, children, teens and adults] every morning from 7:00-7:25 under the front awning.  The proceeds benefit the East Catholic Scholarship fund.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Club Med: we hold our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 27th in Room 129 from 2:10-2:30.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 24, 2017

Albertus Magnus, Siena College

October 25, 2017

Lynchburg College, University of Southern Maine

October 26, 2017

St. Joseph’s College (Maine), University of Connecticut

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

 

Attention sophomores:  to inquire about the leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum see Mrs. DeAngelo in the School Counseling Office for applications and other information. The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

There will be a Yearbook meeting on Thursday, October 26, after school in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

Senior Powder Puff:  reminder, meeting/practice scheduled for today was moved to tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25th at 2:20 in Room 215.

Ski Club:  there will be an informational meeting for sign-up on Thursday, October 26th in Room 111.  Sign-up forms are available in the main office.

The girls field hockey team won in overtime last night at Stafford High School by a score of 4-3.  Caroline Kidney scored the first goal, Alexa Weber had the next 2 goals and Lindsay Skinner scored the overtime goal.  Alexa had 1 assist and Macy Wilcox had 2 assists including the overtime goal assist.  Kiely Callahan had 11 saves.

Boys swimming:  there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday immediately after school in Room 236 [Ms. Taylor] for any boys interested in swimming this winter.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Monday, October 23, 2017

 

Day 4

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

 Warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting today, October 23rd.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have and an 11:30 dismissal on Thursday, October 26th and on October 27th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] order forms are due in the main office on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Campus Ministry:  for those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

St. Anne’s Clothing Drive:  we will be collecting gently used clothing every morning from 7:00-7:25 under the front awning.  The proceeds benefit the East Catholic Scholarship fund.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Club Med: we hold our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 27th in Room 129 from 2:10-2:30.  New and returning members are welcome.

 

Freshman executive board: applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych today in Room 216.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week and next are listed below.

October 23, 2017

Marist College, Connecticut College

October 24, 2017

Albertus Magnus, Siena College

October 25, 2017

Lynchburg College, University of Southern Maine

October 26, 2017

St. Joseph’s College (Maine), University of Connecticut

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

 

Attention sophomores:  to inquire about the leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum see Mrs. DeAngelo in the School Counseling Office for applications and other information. The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Leadership East:  there will be a meeting on Monday, October 23rd at 2:00pm in Room 233.  All are welcome to join this new club which emphasizes developing leadership skills and being a leader in our school community.

There will be a Yearbook meeting on Thursday, October 26, after school in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney if you have any questions.

There will be a meeting Monday at 2:15 in the Team Room for any girls interested in playing ice hockey.

 

Boys Swimming:  there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday immediately after school in Room 236 [Ms Taylor] for any boys interested in swimming this winter.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Friday, October 20, 2017

 

Day 3

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Your thoughts, words, and deeds will shape others and theirs will shape you.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting on Monday, October 23rd.

 

All school picture re-take day – Tuesday, November 7th, 7:30-11:30.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have and an 11:30 dismissal on Thursday, October 26th and on October 27th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] order forms are due in the main office on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Campus Ministry:  for those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

Freshman executive board: applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych today in Room 216.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week and next are listed below.

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

October 23, 2017

Marist College, Connecticut College

October 24, 2017

Albertus Magnus, Siena College

October 25, 2017

Lynchburg College, University of Southern Maine

October 26, 2017

St. Joseph’s College (Maine), University of Connecticut

October 27, 2017

University of Saint Joseph

 

Attention sophomores:  to inquire about the leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum see Mrs. DeAngelo in the School Counseling Office for applications and other information. The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Campus Ministry:

For those students who have signed up for Stretch with Coventry Human Services, information about specific dates and opportunities is listed in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Concert Lunch:  today in the auditorium during lunch waves.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down to watch your friends perform or sign up to perform outside the music wing.

 

Leadership East:  there will be a meeting on Monday, October 23rd at 2:00pm in Room 233.  All are welcome to join this new club which emphasizes developing leadership skills and being a leader in our school community.

There will be a meeting Monday at 2:15 in the Team Room for any girls interested in playing ice hockey.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 19, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting on Monday, October 23rd.

 

Attention all: today is the last day we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 miles away from any other United States city or town.  Please be generous.

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] order forms are due in the main office on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Classics Club:  the club will meet on Friday immediately after school in Room 202.

Freshman executive board:  we are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 19, 2017

Nichols College

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

 

Attention sophomores: you and your families received an email explaining an exciting leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum.  This 3-day State Leadership Seminar empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their home, school and community through interactive activities and workshops.   If interested, you must pick up an application and other information in the School Counseling Office from Mrs. DeAngelo.   The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party, October 27th at 6:00 p.m., is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 –7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

Concert Lunch:  Friday, October 20th in the auditorium during lunch waves.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down to watch your friends perform or sign up to perform outside the music wing.

 

Game Club:  there will be a short 15 minute meeting today after school in Room 202.  Any questions see Mr. Sullivan.

 

Human Rights Club:  we will meet today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Room 246.

Leadership East:  there will be a meeting on Monday, October 23rd at 2:00pm in Room 233.  All are welcome to join this new club which emphasizes developing leadership skills and being a leader in our school community.

Math Team:  the team meeting has been cancelled for today.

 

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting this afternoon, 2:10-2:40 in Room 129.

 

Powder Puff:  senior girls who signed up for Powder Puff have a mandatory brief 5 minute meeting today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Room 215.  Practice will be held for those who can stay.  Questions see Mr. Healey.

Girls Basketball:  attention all girls interested in trying out for basketball this winter - there will be a brief informational meeting immediately after school today in the cafe. Fall athletes should come and sign in before heading off to your teams. If you can't make it please see Coach Malone.

 

Boys Golf: if you are interested in playing golf and missed the meeting last week see Will Karkos or Ben Ockert for the information sheet.

 

There will be a meeting Monday at 2:15 in the Team Room for any girls interested in playing ice hockey.

 

Soccer: boys Soccer also wins 5-3 over Platt. Tyler Andrade and Asrar Hossain each scored twice. Alex Malenfant scored as well. The Daly brothers secured the defense.

 

East girls soccer beat East Hartford 3-0.  Olivia Barrett scored the 1st goal off a header and Sarah Rumley and Sierra Romie netted the next 2.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.

 

Attention all:  for all who did not have their pictures taken ~ today is make-up day.  Pictures will be taken from 8am–12 noon in the small gym.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting on Monday, October 23rd.

 

Attention all: Thursday, October 19th, is the last day we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 miles away from any other United States city or town.  Please be generous.

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] order forms are due in the main office on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Freshman executive board:  we are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 18, 2017

DeSales University

October 19, 2017

Nichols College

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

 

Attention sophomores: you and your families received an email explaining an exciting leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum.  This 3-day State Leadership Seminar empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their home, school and community through interactive activities and workshops.   If interested, you must pick up an application and other information in the School Counseling Office from Mrs. DeAngelo.   The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party, October 27th at 6:00 p.m., is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 –7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

Concert Lunch:  Friday, October 20th in the auditorium during lunch waves.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down to watch your friends perform or sign up to perform outside the music wing.

 

Game Club:  there will be a short 15 minute meeting on Thursday in Room 202.  Any questions see Mr. Sullivan.

 

Human Rights Club:  we will meet Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 246.

Leadership East:  there will be a meeting on Monday, October 23rd at 2:00pm in Room 233.  All are welcome to join this new club which emphasizes developing leadership skills and being a leader in our school community.

Math Team:  the team will hold its next practice on Thursday, October 19th, after school in Room 106.  We will also go over the results of the meet last Wednesday.

Student Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all Student Ambassadors on Wednesday, October 18th, immediately after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday afternoon, 2:10-2:40 in Room 129.

 

Newspaper:  there will be a meeting today at 2:05 in Room 203.

 

Portuguese Club:  the first meeting will be held today, Wednesday, at 2:05 in Room 237.  All are welcome. Any questions see Mrs. Landers.

 

Powder Puff:  senior girls who signed up for Powder Puff have a mandatory brief 5 minute meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Practice will be held for those who can stay.  Questions see Mr. Healey.

Girls Basketball:  attention all girls interested in trying out for basketball this winter: There will be a brief informational meeting immediately after school on Thursday in the cafe. Fall athletes should come and sign in before heading off to your teams. If you can't make it please see Coach Malone.

 

Cross Country:  the Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams ran in the CCC's At Wickham Park. The teams had their best performance yesterday, the most important race so far.

Heath Olivieri lead the boys, followed by Cooper Shifrin, Evan Kennedy, John Paul Oei, Caeden Bailey, and Joey Rice. John Camilliere, Kane Woods, Greg Sadlak, and Kevin Hartnett also ran well.

Fiona Crowley and Molly Brown lead the team with impressive times. Brittany Leonard, Rebecca Villanueva, Irene Soteriou and Sarah Ibrahim rounded out the varsity. Amber Grzybowski, Amanda Moran, and Clara Mund also had great races.

 

Girls Field Hockey: the team lost to EO Smith yesterday 2-1. Lindsay Skinner scored the only goal for east assisted by Natalie Sitarz. Kiely Callahan had 5 saves. The girls play tomorrow at Wethersfield.

 

Boys Golf: if you are interested in playing golf and missed the meeting last week see Will Karkos or Ben Ockert for the information sheet.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

No School – Professional Development

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.

 

Attention all:  for all who did not have their pictures taken ~ Wednesday is make-up day.  Pictures will be taken from 8am–12 noon in the small gym.

 

Attention all students:  winter uniforms will be worn starting on Monday, October 23rd.

 

Attention all: Thursday, October 19th, is the last day we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 miles away from any other United States city or town.  Please be generous.

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser [Mrs. Fields pies etc.] order forms are due in the main office on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.  Exact date to be announced.

Freshman executive board:  we are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 18, 2017

DeSales University

October 19, 2017

Nichols College

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

 

Attention sophomores: you and your families received an email explaining an exciting leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum.  This 3-day State Leadership Seminar empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their home, school and community through interactive activities and workshops.   If interested, you must pick up an application and other information in the School Counseling Office from Mrs. DeAngelo.   The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party, October 27th at 6:00 p.m., is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (November 29th – December 1st).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by Friday, October 27th.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 –7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

Concert Lunch:  Friday, October 20th in the auditorium during lunch waves.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down to watch your friends perform or sign up to perform outside the music wing.

 

Human Rights Club:  we will meet Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 246.

Leadership East:  there will be a meeting on Monday, October 23rd at 2:00pm in Room 233.  All are welcome to join this new club which emphasizes developing leadership skills and being a leader in our school community.

Math Team:  the team will hold its next practice on Thursday, October 19th, after school, in Room 106.  We will also go over the results of the meet last Wednesday.

Student Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all Student Ambassadors on Wednesday, October 18th, immediately after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday afternoon, 2:10-2:40 in Room 129.

 

Portuguese Club:  the first meeting will be held today, Wednesday, at 2:05 in Room 237.  All are welcome. Any questions see Mrs. Landers.

 

Powder Puff:  senior girls who signed up for Powder Puff have a mandatory brief 5 minute meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Practice will be held for those who can stay.  Questions see Mr. Healey.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Monday, October 16, 2017

 

Day 8

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Make a difference.

 

Attention all:  for all who did not have their pictures taken ~ make-up day is Wednesday, October 18th, 8am–12 noon in the small gym.

Attention all students:  Winter uniforms will be worn starting on Monday, October 23rd.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.  Please be generous. Thank you!

 

Attention all: Parent Club Fall Fundraiser order forms are due on Tuesday, October 24th.  Delivery will be the week of December 4th.

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES: last week you and your families received an email explaining an exciting leadership opportunity offered by HOBY, The Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum.  This 3-day State Leadership Seminar empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their home, school and community through interactive activities and workshops.   If interested, you must pick up an application and other information in the School Counseling Office from Mrs. DeAngelo.   The deadline for submitting your application is Wednesday, October 25th by the end of homeroom.  

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention juniors and seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (Nov 29 – Dec 1).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by FRI OCT 27.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Peer Ministers will meet this afternoon at 2:10 in Campus Ministry.  All Peer Ministers are expected to attend.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 – 7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

The math team will hold its next practice on Thursday after school in Room 106.  We will also go over the results of the meet last Wednesday.

Student Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all on Wednesday, October 18th, immediately after school in the Cafeteria. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Freshman executive board:  we are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Concert Lunch:  Friday, October 20th in the auditorium during lunch waves.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down to watch your friends perform or sign up to perform outside the music wing.

 

Attention Human Rights Club:  We will meet Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 246

National Honor Society:  there will be a meeting on Thursday afternoon, 2:10-2:40 in Room 129.

 

Portuguese Club:  the first meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 18th at 2:05 in Room 237.  All are welcome. Any questions see Mrs. Landers.

 

Yearbook: there will be a meeting for all interested students today, Monday, at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions if you have any questions.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 16, 2017

Bentley University, Salve Regina

October 18, 2017

DeSales University

October 19, 2017

Nichols College

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

 

Powder Puff:  senior girls who signed up for Powder Puff have a mandatory brief 5 minute meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 2:05 in Room 215.  Practice will be held for those who can stay.  Questions see Mr. Healey.

Girl’s field hockey: the team lost to Hall Friday. Kylie Callahan had 17 saves in the loss Alexa weber and Lindsey Skinner played well for east.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

Daily Announcements

Friday, October 13, 2017

 

Day 7

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.

Attention all:  for all who did not have their pictures taken ~ make-up day is Wednesday, October 18th, 8am – 12 noon in the small gym.

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.  Please be generous. Thank you!

 

Dance Auditions:  auditions will be held this afternoon at 2:05 – 3:35 in the Dance Studio, Room 138.

 

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

KAIROS 22: attention Juniors and Seniors interested in attending KAIROS 22 (Nov 29 – Dec 1).  All applications and payments MUST be submitted by FRI OCT 27.  Applications are available in Campus Ministry.

 

Peer Ministers will meet on Monday afternoon at 2:10 in Campus Ministry.  All Peer Ministers are expected to attend.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 – 7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

Freshman executive board:  We are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Sophomore Executive Board Applications: available in Ms. Burby’s room 116 through the end of this week.

 

Portuguese Club:  the first meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 18th at 2:05 in Room 237.  All are welcome.

 

Yearbook: there will be a meeting for all interested students on Monday, October 16th at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions if you have any questions.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week and next week are listed below.

 

October 13, 2017

Stevens Institute of New Jersey, Syracuse University, University of South Florida

 

October 16, 2017

Bentley University, Salve Regina

October 18, 2017

DeSales University

October 19, 2017

Nichols College

October 20, 2017

St. Michael’s College (Vermont), Roger Williams College

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

Day 6

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

If in our lives, we strive for truth, mercy, justice, love and peace… we are living a fruitful life.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank you!

Dance Auditions:  auditions will be held on Friday at 2:05-3:35 in the Dance Studio, Room 138.

 

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

Peer Ministers will meet on Monday afternoon at 2:10 in Campus Ministry.  All Peer Ministers are expected to attend.

 

If you have signed up to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, November 1st, 5:15 – 7pm, at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

Newspaper meeting this afternoon at 2:05 in Room 203.

 

Freshman executive board:  We are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Sophomore Executive Board Applications: available in Ms. Burby’s room 116 through the end of this week.

 

Classics Club:  there will be a meeting on Thursday, October 12th immediately after school in Room 202.

 

Yearbook: there will be a meeting for all interested students on Monday, October 16th at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions if you have any questions.

The cross country teams competed against South Windsor.  The boys swept

their team by taking the top 5 places.  Evan Kennedy, Cooper Shifrin,

and Heath Olivieri all tied for first place and John Paul Oei and Cadean

Baily came in shortly after.  Joey Rice and Andrew Ferrulo rounded out

the Varsity.  John Camillieri, Keven Hartnett, Greg Sadlak, and Joe

Bouchie also ran well.

The girls were lead by Molly Brown and Fiona Crowley.  Brittany Leonard,

Rebecca Villanueva, Amanda Moran, Clara Mund, and Mara Schofield rounded

out the team.

Our next meet is the CCC Championship Race on Tuesday at Wickham Park.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

October 12, 2017

High Point University, Newport University

October 13, 2017

Stevens Institute of New Jersey, Syracuse University, University of South Florida

 

The girl’s field hockey team defeated Newington Tuesday by a score of 5-0. Alexa Weber had 4 unassisted goals and 1 assist. Macy Wilcox also had a goal. Kylie Callahan had 10 saves. Lauren DiLoreto played well on defense.  Next game is Friday at Hall High School.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

If in our lives, we strive for truth, mercy, justice, love and peace… we are living a fruitful life.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank you !

 

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry.

 

If you have signed to volunteer at Manchester Manor, the next volunteer training will be Wednesday, November 1st 5:15 – 7pm at Manchester Manor.  If you are new to Manchester Manor, please pick up a volunteer packet in Campus Ministry.  Thank you.

 

We are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in Room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday, October 20th.

 

Classics Club:  there will be a meeting on Thursday, October 12th immediately after school in Room 202.

 

Yearbook : there will be a meeting for all interested students on Monday, October 16th at 2:05 in Room 142. Please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions if you have any questions.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for his week are listed below.

 October 12, 2017

High Point University, Newport University

October 13, 2017

Stevens Institute of New Jersey, Syracuse University, University of South Florida

 

Boys soccer beat Simsbury 2-0. Tyler Andrade scored the first goaland assisted Asrar Hossain for the second goal. Luke and Caleb Daly anchored the defense for East Catholic.

Jason Wagner had 10 saves.

 

Girls Soccer wins 2-1 over Avon. Olivia Fiori's 2nd half goal tied the game. Ava Kriak won it for the Eagles with less than a minute to go.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

 

Day 5

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

The purpose of life is not to be happy.  It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors today, Tuesday, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

We are looking for 2 students from each freshman homeroom to join the freshman executive board.  Applications are in room 216.  Applications are to be handed in to Ms. Snihurowych by Friday October 20th.

 

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry...

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for his week are listed below.

 

October 10, 2017

Eastern Connecticut State University, Florida Southern College

October 12, 2017

High Point University, Newport University

October 13, 2017

Stevens Institute of New Jersey, Syracuse University, University of South Florida

 

Attention golfers:  there will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in playing golf in the spring today, Tuesday, at 2:05 in Room 215.

 

Girls soccer won 5-0 against windsor. Goals were scored by Sierra Romie, Laurel Woods, Christina Helin, and Olivia Fiori had two goals.  Defense registered another shutout.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary every morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Friday, October 6, 2017

 

Day 5 [start with Day 6 Period 1 then follow Day 5 Period 1 on down]

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Life’s persistent and most urgent question is “What are you doing for others?”

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:30 dismissal today, October 6th.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held this Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance begins promptly at 7:00, ends at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance are on sale every day this week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 10th, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Campus Ministry: a sign-up sheet for service at the MARC Halloween Party is on the bulletin board in Campus Ministry...

 

Help is still needed for the Immaculate Conception Shelter Meal on Tuesday.  Please see junior Anna DiNino today.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today are listed below.

October 6, 2017 - Sacred Heart University, University of Rhode Island

 

The annual Tri-M acoustic coffee house is in November this year. Coffee House is an open mic night and anyone in the school may perform.  Sign up outside the music room if you'd like to perform by October 20th.  Talk to a member of Tri-M or a music teacher for details.

 

Stage East Announcements

Our annual Fall Drama performances are coming up soon.  Lend Me A Tenor is coming live to our stage on October 20 and 21. Come see this mad-cap humorous performance before it closes!  Tickets are $3 for east students and can be purchased at the door.  

 

Attention golfers:  there will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in playing golf in the spring on Tuesday, October 10th at 2:05 in Room 215.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 5, 2017

 

Day 4

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Life’s persistent and most urgent question is “What are you doing for others?”

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:30 dismissal this Friday, October 6th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Attention ALL Students: this week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Today is the last day to sign-up for spots.  Sign-up is open all day in Room 215.  Don’t miss out!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Spirit Week is a fun way to show your school spirit in the build-up to the homecoming Pep Rally, Football Game, and Dance!  One of the many reasons we celebrate school spirit is our high standard of propriety.  Even during Spirit Week, the rules of modesty are still in place, and all students must be appropriately covered at all times.  Neither shorts nor leggings are allowed.  Please consult the Student Handbook (pp.41-42) for more specific guidelines.

 

Thursday:  “Twin Day.”  Coordinate a look with a friend.

 

Friday:  “Class Colors Day.”  Each class has an assigned color:

Freshmen: Green

Sophomores: Red

Juniors: Black

Seniors: Blue/White

Faculty: Purple

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held this Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance begins promptly at 7:00, ends at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance are on sale every day this week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Ambassadors: there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 10th, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

The Culture and Language Club will have its first meeting to plan the activities for the fall on Thursday after school in Room 213.  If you are interested in participating, but cannot make the meeting, please speak to Mrs. Lewis or Mrs. Gilbert.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

October 4, 2017

University of Massachusetts

October 6, 2017

Sacred Heart University, University of Rhode Island

 

The math team will be holding a practice after school today in Room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

Attention golfers:  there will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in playing golf in the spring on Tuesday, October 10th at 2:05 in Room 215.

 

Attention members of the Pep Band:  the game on Saturday has been cancelled.  The Pep Band will not play at this weekend’s Homecoming game.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

 

Day 3

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Be alert to give service – what counts most in life is what we do for others.

 

Attention all students:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:30 dismissal on Friday, October 6th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: we will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Attention ALL Students: this week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Sign will remain open until Thursday Oct 5th or until all spots have been filed. You may only sign up for one event!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Spirit Week is a fun way to show your school spirit in the build-up to the homecoming Pep Rally, Football Game, and Dance!  One of the many reasons we celebrate school spirit is our high standard of propriety.  Even during Spirit Week, the rules of modesty are still in place, and all students must be appropriately covered at all times.  Neither shorts nor leggings are allowed.  Please consult the Student Handbook (pp.41-42) for more specific guidelines.

 

Today is  “Classy Day.”  Dress up and look as classy as you can.

 

Thursday:  “Twin Day.”  Coordinate a look with a friend.

 

Friday:  “Class Colors Day.”  Each class has an assigned color:

Freshmen: Green

Sophomores: Red

Juniors: Black

Seniors: Blue/White

Faculty: Purple

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held this Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance begins promptly at 7:00, ends at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance are on sale every day this week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Attention all students: a unique program is being offered to ECHS students this year by USA Dance in collaboration with Dirk Heidemann studios.  Classes will be offered in ballroom, hip-hop, ballet, jazz and Zumba with a special opportunity to be part of a school dance team.  A demonstration of the dances will be provided in the dance studio (across from the nurse’s office) on Wednesday, October 4th at 2:15 PM.  Additional information about the program will be available at that time.

 

The Culture and Language Club will have its first meeting to plan the activities for the fall on Thursday after school in Room 213.  If you are interested in participating, but cannot make the meeting, please speak to Mrs. Lewis or Mrs. Gilbert.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

October 4, 2017

University of Massachusetts

October 6, 2017

Sacred Heart, University of Rhode Island

 

The math team will be holding a practice after school today in Room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

Attention Human Rights Club - we will meet today, Tuesday, in Room 246 at 2:05.  Thanks!

 

There will be a Captains Council training session in the Conference Room immediately after school today, Wednesday.  Let Coach Mooney know only if you cannot attend.

 

The Cross Country Team competed against RHAM And Manchester yesterday.

The boys beat RHAM but lost to Manchester in a tight race.

Heath Olivieri lead the team followed by Evan Kennedy, Caeden Bailey, John Paul Oei, Andrew Ferruolo, and Joey Rice. Kevin Hartnett, Greg Sadlak, Mahi Hosein and Kane Woods also ran well.

 

Molly Brown lead the girls followed by Fiona Crowley, Brittany Leonard, Rebecca Villanueve, Irene Soteriou, Sarah Ibrahim, and Amber Grzybowski.  Connie Cai, Clara Mund, and Mara Schofield also ran well.

The teams will be competing in the Wickham Invitational this weekend.

 

Attention members of the Pep Band:  the game on Saturday has been cancelled.  The Pep Band will not play at this weekend’s Homecoming game.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

 Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.

 

Attention all: We will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Attention Students!  Just a reminder tomorrow is our final turn in day for Walkathon Pledges! We need everyone to turn in their pledge money to their homeroom teachers tomorrow morning.  Everyone who turns in Walkathon pledge money tomorrow will get an entry for the Iphone 8!  We need everyone's support in this important fundraiser for our school and we need your help to reach our goal of $60,000!  Everyone who raises $125 or more will get an entry for the 2006 Toyota Matrix that we will give away at this Friday's pep rally!

 

This Friday is our Walkathon - the largest student fundraiser of the year.  We need to reach our goal of $60,000! We have great prizes that will be given away during the pep rally on Friday.

 

Attention ALL Students: this week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Sign will remain open until Thursday Oct 5th or until all spots have been filed. You may only sign up for one event!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Spirit Week is a fun way to show your school spirit in the build-up to the homecoming Pep Rally, Football Game, and Dance!  One of the many reasons we celebrate school spirit is our high standard of propriety.  Even during Spirit Week, the rules of modesty are still in place, and all students must be appropriately covered at all times.  Neither shorts nor leggings are allowed.  Please consult the Student Handbook (pp.41-42) for more specific guidelines.

 

Monday:  “Decades Day.”  Wear a notable fashion trend from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s.  Nothing from before the 50s or after the 90s.

 

Tuesday:  “Comfy Day.”  Dress down and relax in comfortable, casual clothing.  Please Note:  Pajamas are not allowed, and neither are shorts.  Also, be sure to have an appropriate pair of shoes for any science labs.

 

Wednesday:  “Classy Day.”  Dress up and look as classy as you can.

 

Thursday:  “Twin Day.”  Coordinate a look with a friend.

 

Friday:  “Class Colors Day.”  Each class has an assigned color:

Freshmen: Green

Sophomores: Red

Juniors: Black

Seniors: Blue/White

Faculty: Purple

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held next Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance begins promptly at 7:00, ends at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance are on sale every day this week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Attention all students: a unique program is being offered to ECHS students this year by USA Dance in collaboration with Dirk Heidemann studios.  Classes will be offered in ballroom, hip-hop, ballet, jazz and Zumba with a special opportunity to be part of a school dance team.  A demonstration of the dances will be provided in the dance studio (across from the nurse’s office) on Wednesday, October 4th at 2:15 PM.  Additional information about the program will be available at that time.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors today, Tuesday, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

The Culture and Language Club will have its first meeting to plan the activities for the fall.  If you are interested in learning about and celebrating world culture, food and holidays. please join us on Thursday after school in Room 213.  If you are interested in participating, but cannot make the meeting, please speak to Mrs. Lewis or Mrs. Gilbert.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

October 3, 2017

Purdue University, University of Maine

October 4, 2017

University of Massachusetts

October 6, 2017

Sacred Heart, University of Rhode Island

 

The math team will be holding a practice after school today in Room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

Attention Human Rights Club - we will meet today, Tuesday, in Room 246 at 2:05.  Thanks!

 

There will be a Captain’s Council training session in the Conference Room immediately after school on Wednesday.  Let Coach Mooney know only if you cannot attend.

 

The varsity field hockey team defeated Morgan High School yesterday 1-0 with a goal from Macy Wilcox assisted by Alexa Weber. Kylie Callahan had 14 saves.  The defense of Kate Vella, Riley Batman and lauren DiLoretto played well.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, October 2, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Never underestimate the power of a touch, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all have the power to turn a life around.

 

Attention all: We will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.  Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Attention Students! Just a reminder our last turn in date for Walkathon pledges is this Wednesday!  Make sure to turn in all your pledge money to your homeroom teachers.  This week someone will win an Iphone 8 for turning in their pledge money.  For this week the minimum pledge amount is $5 to be entered to win the I-phone 8.

 

This Friday is our Walkathon - the largest student fundraiser of the year.  We need to reach our goal of $60,000! We have great prizes that will be given away during the pep rally on Friday.

 

Attention ALL Students: this week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Sign will remain open until Thursday Oct 5th or until all spots have been filed. You may only sign up for one event!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Spirit Week is a fun way to show your school spirit in the build-up to the homecoming Pep Rally, Football Game, and Dance!  One of the many reasons we celebrate school spirit is our high standard of propriety.  Even during Spirit Week, the rules of modesty are still in place, and all students must be appropriately covered at all times.  Neither shorts nor leggings are allowed.  Please consult the Student Handbook (pp.41-42) for more specific guidelines.

 

Monday:  “Decades Day.”  Wear a notable fashion trend from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s.  Nothing from before the 50s or after the 90s.

 

Tuesday:  “Comfy Day.”  Dress down and relax in comfortable, casual clothing.  Please Note:  Pajamas are not allowed, and neither are shorts.  Also, be sure to have an appropriate pair of shoes for any science labs.

 

Wednesday:  “Classy Day.”  Dress up and look as classy as you can.

 

Thursday:  “Twin Day.”  Coordinate a look with a friend.

 

Friday:  “Class Colors Day.”  Each class has an assigned color:

Freshmen: Green

Sophomores: Red

Juniors: Black

Seniors: Blue/White

Faculty: Purple

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held next Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance will begin promptly at 7:00, and will end at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, so young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, and young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance will be on sale every day next week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Attention all students: a unique program is being offered to ECHS students this year by USA Dance in collaboration with Dirk Heidemann studios.  Classes will be offered in ballroom, hip-hop, ballet, jazz and Zumba with a special opportunity to be part of a school dance team.  A demonstration of the dances will be provided in the dance studio (across from the nurse’s office) on Wednesday, October 4th at 2:15 PM.  Additional information about the program will be available at that time.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 3rd, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

October 2, 2017

Husson College, Lasell College

October 3, 2017

Purdue University, University of Maine

October 4, 2017

University of Massachusetts

October 6, 2017

Sacred Heart, University of Rhode Island

 

The math team will be holding a practice after school Tuesday in room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

Attention Human Rights Club - we will meet Tuesday, October 3rd in Room 246 at 2:05.  Thanks!

 

There will be a Captains Council training session in the Conference Room immediately after school on Wednesday.  Let Coach Mooney know only if you cannot attend.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Day 8

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School has an 11:40 dismissal today.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: We will be collecting the following items for the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico: dust masks, D and DD batteries, latex or rubber gloves, baby pampers, baby wipes and adult pull ups. These items can be dropped off in Campus Ministry.

Please keep in mind that these victims have virtually nothing left and are 1000 mile away from any other United States city or town.        Please be generous. Thank You !

 

Attention ALL Students: next week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Sign will remain open until Thursday Oct 5th or until all spots have been filed. You may only sign up for one event!

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Spirit Week is a fun way to show your school spirit in the build-up to the homecoming Pep Rally, Football Game, and Dance!  One of the many reasons we celebrate school spirit is our high standard of propriety.  Even during Spirit Week, the rules of modesty are still in place, and all students must be appropriately covered at all times.  Neither shorts nor leggings are allowed.  Please consult the Student Handbook (pp.41-42) for more specific guidelines.

 

Monday:  “Decades Day.”  Wear a notable fashion trend from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s.  Nothing from before the 50s or after the 90s.

Tuesday:  “Comfy Day.”  Dress down and relax in comfortable, casual clothing.  Please Note:  Pajamas are not allowed, and neither are shorts.  Also, be sure to have an appropriate pair of shoes for any science labs.

 

Wednesday:  “Classy Day.”  Dress up and look as classy as you can.

Thursday:  “Twin Day.”  Coordinate a look with a friend.

Friday:  “Class Colors Day.”  Each class has an assigned color:

Freshmen: Green

Sophomores: Red

Juniors: Black

Seniors: Blue/White

Faculty: Purple

 

Homecoming Dance: the dance will be held next Saturday, October 7th, at Rentschler Field.  The dance will begin promptly at 7:00, and will end at 10:00.  This is a semi-formal dance, so young men are expected to wear dress shirts and ties, and young ladies are expected to wear dresses.  Tickets for the dance will be on sale every day next week, before and after school, in the main lobby.  Tickets cost $15.  Permission slips will be available for students who would like to bring a guest from outside East Catholic.

 

Attention all students: a unique program is being offered to ECHS students this year by USA Dance in collaboration with Dirk Heidemann studios.  Classes will be offered in ballroom, hip-hop, ballet, jazz and Zumba with a special opportunity to be part of a school dance team.  A demonstration of the dances will be provided in the dance studio (across from the nurse’s office) on Wednesday, October 4th at 2:15 PM.  Additional information about the program will be available at that time.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 3rd, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Campus Ministry:

For students who have signed for Swimming with the Handicapped:  due to Construction at Manchester High School, the training session for Swimming with the Handicapped has been changed to Sunday, October 1st, 12:30 to 3:00.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

September 29, 2017

Western Connecticut State University, Mitchell College

 

October 2, 2017

Husson College, Lasell College

October 3, 2017

Purdue University, University of Maine

October 4, 2017

University of Massachusetts

October 6, 2017

Sacred Heart, University of Rhode Island

 

Attention human rights club - we will meet Tuesday 10/3 in Room 246 @ 2:05.  Thanks!

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 28, 2017

 

Day 7

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

We all have ability.  The difference is how we use it.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention ALL Students

Next week is Spirit week and on Friday during the Walk-a-thon we will be holding our fifth annual Class Competitions. There are a total of six field competitions that you can take part in this year. You must sign up for the games ahead of time. Every challenge requires both boys and girls to sign up. Sign will remain open until Thursday Oct 5th or until all spots have been filed. You may only sign up for one event!

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 3rd, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Astronomy Club:  please join us for a meeting today after school in Room 217.

 

Campus Ministry:

For students who have signed for Swimming with the Handicapped:  due to Construction at Manchester High School, the training session for Swimming with the Handicapped has been changed to Sunday, October 1st, 12:30 to 3:00.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Math Team: the team will be holding a brief practice today after school in Room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today are listed below.

 

September 28, 2017

Curry College

September 29, 2017

Western Connecticut State University, Mitchell College

 

The Girls' Varsity Swim Team swam well against Southington High School yesterday.  Strong performances included Maddie Crowley in the 200 IM and 100 Fly, Amelia Martin in the 200 IM and 100 Fly, Emma Daly in the 100 Back, Delia Topitzer in the 100 Free, and Maeve Williams in the 100 Breaststroke. The girls will swim again today against Enfield High School at 3:45.

 

In an East volleyball win last night against Plainville, Liz Machon scored 3 kills, 5 aces, and 4 digs while Cami Pasqualoni scored 2 kills, 10 assists, 4 aces, and 3 digs. The team travels to Newington today.

Attention Wrestlers: there will be an informational meeting in the Team Room immediately after school today for any students interested in joining the wrestling team.  If you play a fall sport simply stop in to register.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

 

Day 6

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

People may forget what you said for forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Student Ambassadors:  there will be a mandatory meeting for all student ambassadors on Tuesday, October 3, immediately after school in the Cafe. Any questions please see Ms. Sweeney in Admissions.

 

Astronomy Club:  please join us for a meeting on Thursday after school in Room 217.

 

Campus Ministry:

For students who have signed for Swimming with the Handicapped:  due to Construction at Manchester High School, the training session for Swimming with the Handicapped has been changed to Sunday October 1st, 12:30 to 3:00.

 

Shelter Meals: very few students have signed up for fall dates.  Meals will have to be canceled if we don't have student support.

 

For those who signed for ImmaCare (Immaculate), the next meal is scheduled for Wed. Sept. 27th.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Math Team: the team will be holding a brief practice on Thursday after school in room 106.  Please make every effort to attend.

Newspaper:  Reminder that the newspaper will meet today in Room 203 after school to check on the status of the first issue.  Please see Dr. Dowe for details.

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

September 27, 2017

Springfield College, Merrimack College

September 28, 2017

Curry College

September 29, 2017

Western Connecticut State University, Mitchell College

 

Girls field hockey:  the team lost to Glastonbury yesterday 3-0. Kylie Callahan had 25 saves for East. The next game is away at Southington Friday afternoon.

Attention Wrestlers: there will be an informational meeting in the Team Room immediately after school Thursday for any students interested in joining the wrestling team.  If you play a fall sport simply stop in to register.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, September 25, 2017

 

Day 5

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Campus Ministry:

For students who have signed for Swimming with the Handicapped:  due to Construction at Manchester High School, the training session for Swimming with the Handicapped has been changed from Sunday Sept 24th to Sunday October 1st, 12:30 to 3:00.

 

Shelter Meals: very few students have signed up for fall dates.  Meals will have to be canceled if we don't have student support.

 

For those who signed for ImmaCare (Immaculate), the next meal is scheduled for Wed. Sept. 27th.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

September 25, 2017

Elms College, University of Scranton

September 27, 2017

Springfield College, Merrimack College

September 28, 2017

Curry College

September 29, 2017

Western Connecticut State University, Mitchell College

 

Attention Wrestlers: There will be an informational meeting in the Team Room immediately after school Thursday for any students interested in joining the wrestling team.  If you play a Fall sport simply stop in to register."  

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Friday, September 22, 2017

 

Day 4 [We are following the 1 Hour Mid-day Assembly schedule today]

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

May the blessings of today be the blessings you need the most.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention seniors:  the sign-up for Senior Executive Board is outside Sister Peggy’s office in Guidance.  It will remain there until Friday afternoon.

 

Campus Ministry:

For students who have signed for Swimming with the Handicapped:  due to Construction at Manchester High School, the training session for Swimming with the Handicapped has been changed from Sunday Sept 24th to Sunday October 1st, 12:30 to 3:00.

 

Shelter Meals: very few students have signed up for fall dates.  Meals will have to be canceled if we don't have student support.

 

For those who signed for ImmaCare (Immaculate), the next meal is scheduled for Wed. Sept. 27th.

 

St. James School in Manchester has asked if any of our students would be able to tutor there in their after school program.  Please stop in Campus Ministry if you want contact information.  Thank you.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

September 25, 2017

Elms College, University of Scranton

September 27, 2017

Springfield College, Merrimack College

September 28, 2017

Curry College

September 29, 2017

Western Connecticut State University, Mitchell College

 

Powderpuff:  this morning is the last chance to register for this year’s football team.  All forms must be handed in DURING HOMEROOM to Mr. Healey.

 

Sports:

Baseball:  there will be a meeting today, after school, in the Team Room until 3:00.  Anyone interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend.  If you are currently playing a fall sport, just come and sign in you do not have to stay for the meeting.

 

Field Hockey topped Northwest Catholic 3-2 in overtime. The Eagles were led by Alexa Weber had all 3 goals, 2 unassisted goals and 1 assisted goal from Macy Wilcox.  Kylie Callahan had 16 saves. Olivia Parizeau and Ava Eklund played great defense in overtime.

Girls Soccer defeated EO Smith 2-0 on the road. Goals were scored by Olivia Fiori and Ava Kriak. Alex Russell had an assist and Maddie Thiel posted another shutout.

The Cross Country Team had a spectacular race yesterday at the Coginchaug Invitational.  Heath Olivieri, Cooper Shifrin, and Evan Kennedy swept the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd spots in the varsity race. John Paul Oei, Caeden Bailey, Andrew Ferrulo, and Joey Rice helped the team to a first place finish!

 

Fiona Crowley and Molly Brown ran strong races to place 8th and 9th. Brittany Leonard,Becca Villanueva, Irene Soteriou, Sarah Ibrahim, and Connie ran strong races.

Amber Grzybowski, Amanda Moran, Josh Duvall, Greg Sadlak, and Kevin Hartnett won medals in the JV race.

 

The girls and boys team won the best combined scores of the day!

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 21, 2017

 

Day 3

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Time is a great master.  Let it pass.  It will teach you a lot.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention seniors:  the sign-up for Senior Executive Board is outside Sister Peggy’s office in Guidance.  It will remain there until Friday afternoon.

 

Campus Ministry:  sign-ups for all shelter meals are open to all students.  Please come to Campus Ministry to select the dates you can serve.  The clients there are depending on us!  Thank you!

 

Concert Lunch in the auditorium today.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down during your lunch wave to watch your friends perform or sign up top perform outside the music room.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Manhattan College, University of Maryland

 

Powderpuff:  this week is the last chance to register for this year’s football team.  All Forms must be handed in by Homeroom, Friday, September 22nd.  Any questions see Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Baseball:  there will be a meeting on Friday, September 22nd in the Team Room after school until 3:00.  Anyone interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend.  If you are currently playing a fall sport, just come and sign in you do not have to stay for the meeting.

 

Girls Field Hockey:  the team is playing Northwest Catholic on the lower field today.

East will be wearing gold shoe laces in support of Pediatric Cancer.  Please some down to the lower field to support the team.  Thank you.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Always have something nice to say.  Never words with double meaning or words that can only be half understood.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Campus Ministry: we need 8 more students for Thursday's meal at South Park.  Please sign up in Campus Ministry today.

 

All seniors who have signed for service meals need to sign up this week.  Next week, sign-ups will be available for all classes.

 

Men’s and Women’s Choir: if you are interested in singing in either choir but missed the first day, please come to our next rehearsal on Wednesday, September 20th.

 

Concert Lunch in the auditorium on Thursday.  Bring a bagged lunch and come down during your lunch wave to watch your friends perform or sign up top perform outside the music room.

 

Student Government:  there will be a meeting today for all current and newly elected members in Room 233 and will last15 minutes.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Providence College

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Manhattan College, University of Maryland

 

Intramurals:  this week is the last chance to register an intramural football team.  See Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Powder Puff:  Reminder - all forms and shirt money for Powder Puff are due today, Wednesday, September 20th to Mr. Healey!

 

Baseball:  there will be a meeting on Friday, September 22nd in the Team Room after school until 3:00.  Anyone interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend.  If you are currently playing a fall sport, just come and sign in you do not have to stay for the meeting.

 

The Cross Country Team split its Meet against Simsbury. The boys won with a score of 22 to 35.  Heath Olivieri lead our team placing second overall. Evan Kennedy, Cooper Shifrin, and John Paul Oei placed finished right behind him. Caeden Bailey, Andrew Ferruolo, and Joey Rice earned varsity points. Jack Buck, Kevin Hartnett and Joe Bouchie also ran well.

 

Molly Brown won the girls race! Brittany Leonard, Becca Villanueva, Irene Soteriou, Sarah Ibrahim, Connie Cai, and Amanda Moran earned Varsity points. Clara Mund and Mara Schofield also ran well.

 

Girls lacrosse:  there will be a meeting for any girl Lacrosse players planning to play in the Spring.  The meeting will be held Wednesday immediately after school in the cafe.  The meeting will last 15 minutes.  Fall athletes can stop in briefly to share contact information.

Yesterday Girls Swimming and Diving defeated Rocky Hill 93-87.

Double Winners for East include: Lexi Weir 200 IM & 500 Free, Delia Topitzer 100 Free & 100 Back.  Individual Winners for East include: Maddie Crowley 100 Fly , Maeve Williams  100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay:  Weir,Williams, Crowley, Roth, 400 Free Relay:   Weir, Roth, Topitzer, Crowley.  East next meet is Sat at the Saint Joseph University Invitational.

 

Volleyball: Seniors Cherie Fitzgerald and Annelise Boulay led the attack in the game against Simsbury.  Cherie had 3 kills and a 90% hitting efficiency while Annelise had 4 kills with 100% efficiency.  The Eagles lost but are looking to redeem themselves on Friday at home against E. O. Smith.

 

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

 

Attention Students!  Just a reminder that tomorrow is our first turn in date for WalkEast Walkathon Pledges!  Make sure to turn in your pledge money to your homeroom teachers tomorrow morning, to get a dress down day on Monday, September 25th!  No dress down day this Friday since the Archbishop will be joining us for Mass.  Our Walkathon will take place on Friday, October 6th!

 

We have a special incentive for you as well!  Everyone who turns in their pledge money tomorrow, will be entered into a random drawing to win a $200 ITunes Gift Card!  We need everyone to participate to reach out goal of $60,000!

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention students who ride the Cheney buses:  Cheney Tech High School will have an 11:40 dismissal on Friday, September 29th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Campus Ministry: we need 8 more students for Thursday's meal at South Park.  Please sign up in Campus Ministry today.

 

All seniors who have signed for service meals need to sign up this week.  Next week, sign-ups will be available for all classes.

 

Men’s and Women’s Choir: if you are interested in singing in either choir but missed the first day, please come to our next rehearsal on Wednesday, September 20th.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Western New England University, Suffolk University

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Providence College

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Manhattan College, University of Maryland

 

Math Team:  the math team will have a meeting after school today in room 106 at 2:05 for all new and returning members.  If you cannot attend but are interested in joining the team please let Mrs. Noryk, Mrs. Raffles or Mrs. Bushnell know.

Intramurals:  this week is the last chance to register an intramural football team.  See Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Powder Puff:  Reminder - all forms and shirt money for Powder Puff are due by next Wednesday September 20th to Mr. Healey!

 

Baseball:  there will be a meeting on Friday, September 22nd in the Team Room after school until 3:00.  Anyone interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend.  If you are currently playing fall sport, just come and sign in you do not have to stay for the meeting.

 

Girls Field Hockey:  the team defeated Newington 2-0. Lindsay Skinner & Macy Wilcox scored for East with assists from Alexa Weber and Lindsay Skinner.  Kylie Callahan had 8 saves.  Next game vs Northwest on Thursday.

 

Girls lacrosse:  there will be a meeting for any girl Lacrosse players planning to play in the Spring.  The meeting will be held Wednesday immediately after school in the cafe.  The meeting will last 15 minutes.  Fall athletes can stop in briefly to share contact information.

Daily Rosary:  please join us in reciting the rosary EVERY morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.  All are welcome.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, September 18, 2017

 

Day 8

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

 

Attention Students!  Just a reminder that tomorrow is our first turn in date for WalkEast Walkathon Pledges!  Make sure to turn in your pledge money to your homeroom teachers tomorrow morning, to get a dress down day on Monday, September 25th!  No dress down day this Friday since the Archbishop will be joining us for Mass.  Our Walkathon will take place on Friday, October 6th!

 

We have a special incentive for you as well!  Everyone who turns in their pledge money tomorrow, will be entered into a random drawing to win a $200 ITunes Gift Card!  We need everyone to participate to reach out goal of $60,000!

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Campus Ministry:  Stretch Contracts are due for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Friday.  Sign-up sheets for Shelter meals will be available in Campus Ministry next week after we have received your contracts.  Students will be contacted by Stretch Leaders to sign up for the other sites.  Announcements have been made regarding Manchester Manor and Swimming with the Handicapped.  Those are posted in Campus Ministry.

 

Men’s and Women’s Choir: if you are interested in singing in either choir but missed the first day, please come to our next rehearsal on Wednesday, September 20th.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Stone Hill College

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Western New England University, Suffolk University

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Providence College

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Manhattan College, University of Maryland

 

Intramurals:  THIS WEEK IS THE LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER AN INTRAMURAL FOOTBALL TEAM.  SEE MR. HEALEY IN ROOM 215.

 

Mock Trial:  Mock Trial will meet today, Monday, at 2:05 in Room 215.  See Mr. Healey if you cannot attend.

 

Powder Puff:  Reminder - all forms and shirt money for Powder Puff are due by next Wednesday September 20th to Mr. Healey!

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Baseball:  there will be a meeting on Friday, September 22nd in the Team Room after school until 3:00.  Anyone interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend.  If you are currently playing fall sport, just come and sign in you do not have to stay for the meeting.

 

 

 

Daily Announcements

 Friday, September 15, 2017

 Day 7

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

What are you doing for others?

 

Attention Students!  Just reminder that this weekend it's time to get busy and get pledges from family, friends and neighbors for the WalkEast Walkathon on October 6th!  The first turn in date is coming up next Wednesday, September 20th!  Everyone who turns in pledge money next Wednesday will get a dress down day on Monday, September 25th.  We all need to get pledges in order to reach our Goal!

 

Everyone who raises $75 or more will get entered to win cool prizes including a Smart TV, Electronics and more.  Everyone who raises $125 or more will get an entry to win the 2006 Toyota Matrix!

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention freshmen and transfer students:  the Annual Club Fair will be held in the cafeteria today during 7th period [last period].

 

Campus Ministry:

Stretch Contracts are due for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Friday.  Sign-up sheets for Shelter meals will be available in Campus Ministry next week after we have received your contracts.  Students will be contacted by Stretch Leaders to sign up for the other sites.  Announcements have been made regarding Manchester Manor and Swimming with the Handicapped.  Those are posted in Campus Ministry.

 

Men’s and Women’s Choir: if you are interested in singing in either choir but missed the first day, please come to our next rehearsal on Wednesday, September 20th.

 

Stage East members going to NYC to see “The Play That Goes Wrong” need to turn in permission slips today. See Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin for questions

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for today and next week are listed below.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Stonehill College

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Western New England University, Suffolk Univesity

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Providence College

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Manhattan College, University of Maryland

 

Powder Puff:  Reminder -  all forms and shirt money for Powder Puff are due by next Wednesday September 20th to Mr. Healey!

 

Field Hockey:  the team evened their record yesterday with a win over Windsor 3-0.  Scoring for East were Alexa Weber, Bridget O’Connor, and Jill Gessay.  Bridget O’Connor had 2 assists, Ava Eklund and 1 assist and Goalie Kylie Callahan had 8 saves.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

 

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 14, 2017

 

Day 6

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.

 

Attention all students: Break open your piggy banks and contribute to the school-wide coin drive, with donations going directly to hurricane disaster relief.  Millions of people have been affected and we want to do our part.  Each grade has a plastic bin in the café for spare change.  After two weeks, all proceeds will go to victims.  On both Fridays, money will be counted, and the winning classes will get a dress down day, which is to be determined.  Your spare change will make a difference.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention freshmen and transfer students:  the Annual Club Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Friday, September 15th during 7th period [last period].

 

Astronomy Club:  please join the club for our first meeting on Thursday, September 14th after school in Room 217.

 

Campus Ministry: Stretch Contracts are due for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Friday.  Sign-up sheets for Shelter meals will be available in Campus Ministry next week after we have received your contracts.  Students will be contacted by Stretch Leaders to sign up for the other sites.  Announcements have been made regarding Manchester Manor and Swimming with the Handicapped.  Those are posted in Campus Ministry.

Men’s and Women’s Choir: if you are interested in singing in either choir but missed the first day, please come to our next rehearsal on Wednesday, September 20th.

Stage East members going to NYC to see “The Play That Goes Wrong” need to turn in permission slips no later than Friday. See Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin for questions

 

ECHO:  East Catholic’s newspaper will meet today at 2:05 in Room 203.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check the Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Adelphi University, Northern Vermont University

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

Math Team: the math team will hold its first meeting today, Thursday, at 2:05 in Room 106.  This meeting is informational with practices starting next Tuesday September 19th. Anyone interested in taking part in Math competitions this year is encouraged to come.

Mock Trial:  there will be a meeting today, after school, in Room 215.  New members are welcome.

Varsity volleyball defeated Hartford Public 3 games to 2.

Senior Cherie Fitzgerald had 11 hits with 2 kills and Senior Annelise Boulay had 16 hits with 4 kills and 6 aces.

The Junior Varsity team defeated Hartford to improve their record to 3-0. The team hosts Newington this Friday at 4:30 (junior varsity) and 5:30 (varsity).

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

 

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Day 5

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

 

Attention all students who ride the Cheney Bus:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Wednesday, September 13th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Walkathon:  Attention All Students! Just a reminder that your WalkEast Walkathon mailers are due tomorrow! Please completely fill out these mailers and turn in to your homeroom teachers tomorrow morning.  Everyone who turns in their completed "mailers" will get a dress down day this Friday!  In order to reach our goal we need everyone to participate!

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention freshmen and transfer students:  the Annual Club Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Friday, September 15th during 7th period [last period].

 

Attention freshmen:  Freshmen Class President application’s can be picked up in Room 216.  Completed forms and a copy of your speech are due by, Wednesday, September 13th.  Any questions see Ms. Snihurowych in Room 216.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by Tuesday, September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Astronomy Club:  please join the club for our first meeting on Thursday, September 14th after school in Room 217.

 

Campus Ministry Service opportunities:

 

 

ECHO:  East Catholic’s newspaper will meet on Thursday at 2:05 in Room 203.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Guidance:  Attention Seniors - please make sure to check Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m., sign up is 2 days prior to the visit.  Visits for this week are listed below.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth College

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Adelphi University, Northern Vermont University

Friday, September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Math Team: the math team will hold its first meeting on Thursday September 14th at 2:05 in Room 106.  This meeting is informational with practices starting next Tuesday September 19th.   Anyone interested in take part in Math competitions this year is encouraged to come.

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Football:  the JV team won 25-0 against Avon on Monday.  Congratulations!

 

Boys soccer came back after being down 2 goals in the 1st half against MHS to score two in the 2nd.  The 2nd half goals were scored by Tyler Andrade and freshman Asrar Hossain.  

 

The volleyball team defeated Manchester 3 games to two last night. Liz Long had 11 kills and 2 blocks while Cami Pasqualoni had 10 assists and 4 aces. The girls play home against Hartford Public on Wednesday.

 

2017 GIRLS POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL:  all those juniors & seniors interested in playing in this year’s Powder Puff game should come to a brief but very important sign-up meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, at 11:30 in Room 215.  Information about this year’s game vs. Rocky Hill will also be discussed.  Questions or if cannot attend see Coach Healey, or Coach Scorso before the meeting day.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Daily Announcements

Monday, September 11, 2017

Day 4

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Lord, take me where you want me to go, let me meet who you want me to meet, tell me what you want me to say and keep me out of your way. [Fr. Mychal Judge, New York fire & police chaplain killed ministering to the dead and wounded on 9/11]

Attention all students who ride the Cheney Bus:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Wednesday, September 13th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Walkathon:  attention Students just an important announcement to remember to get your mailers filled out from your Walkathon packages and turned into your home room teachers by this Wednesday so you can enjoy a dress down day on Friday!

 

ECHS IEA Equestrian Team: Congratulations to the team who had a successful scrimmage at Windcrest Farm in Hebron Saturday!  Junior Valentina Magnabosco won blue and first place in Open Varsity on the flat and 5th over fences!  Sophomore Hugh Tyrell won blue and first place in Novice flat and freshman Morgan Chambers placed fourth in novice flat.  Great job by all!

 Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention freshmen and transfer students:  the Annual Club Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Friday, September 15th during 7th period [last period].

 

Attention freshmen:  Freshmen Class President applications can be picked up in Room 216.  Completed forms and a copy of your speech are due by, Wednesday, September 13th.  Any questions see Ms. Snihurowych in Room 216.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by Tuesday, September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Attention Seniors:  please make sure to check Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Visits are held in the guidance office at 1:40 p.m.

 

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Cross Country: the teams opened their season with a strong performance at

the Windham Invitational.

-Heath Olivieri led the boys Varsity Team with a impressive 4th place

finish.  Evan Kennedy and Cooper Shifrin finished close behind.  Caeden

-Bailey and Adrew Ferruolo also ran well for the Varsity Team.

-Josh Duvall, Mahi Hosein, and Kane Woods were the top three East runners

in the JV race.

-John Paul Oei, Joey Rice, and Kevin Harnett were the top three freshmen.

-Fiona Crowley and Molly Brown were a tight duo in the Girl's Varsity

Race followed by Brittany Leonard, Becka Villanueva, Sarah Ibrahim and

Connie Cai.

-Irene Soteriou, Amber Grzybowski, and Amanda Moran took the top 3 JV

places for the team.

-Our next meet is at Wickham Park Tuesday against Tolland and Enfield.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  important meeting for all interested in playing boys ice hockey today in Room 215.  Any questions see Coach Healey.

 2017 GIRLS POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL:  all those juniors & seniors interested in playing in this year’s Powder Puff game should come to a brief but very important sign-up meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, at 11:30 in Room 215.  Information about this year’s game vs. Rocky Hill will also be discussed.  Questions or if cannot attend see Coach Healey, or Coach Scorso before the meeting day.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Daily Announcements

Friday, September 8, 2017

One Book, One Community Convocation

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

 

Attention all students who ride the Cheney Bus:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Wednesday, September 13th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: the library will close today at 11:30.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention freshman and transfer students:  the Annual Club Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Friday, September 15th during 7th period [last period].

 

Attention freshmen:  Freshmen Class President applications can be picked up in Room 216.  Completed forms and a copy of your speech are due by, Wednesday, September 13th.  Any questions see Ms. Snihurowych in Room 216.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by Tuesday, September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Attention Seniors:  please make sure to check Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Check the schedule below for weekly visits.  Sign up for visits no later than two days prior to the visits.

 

Guidance College Visits -

September 11, 2017

Hofstra University

September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth

September 14, 2017

Adelphi University

September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

2017 GIRLS POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL:  all those juniors & seniors interested in playing in this year’s Powder Puff game should come to a brief but very important sign-up meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, at 11:30 in Room 215.  Information about this year’s game vs. Rocky Hill will also be discussed.  Questions or if cannot attend see Coach Healey, or Coach Scorso before the meeting day.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Boys Lacrosse:  there will be a mandatory meeting for returning players today after school in the Team Room.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  there will be a mandatory informational meeting on Monday, September 11th at 2:05 for all boys interested in playing ice hockey. Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Gym Uniforms: students who are currently enrolled in PE classes are reminded to bring in 20 dollars for a PE uniform. See Coach Calande down in the gym to purchase your uniform.

 

 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Day 3

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

 

Attention all students who ride the Cheney Bus:  Cheney Tech High School will have no school on Wednesday, September 13th.  Students who ride the Cheney buses should make arrangements to get alternate transportation that day. Students who do leave early must sign out in the Main Office.

 

Attention all: the library will close this Friday at 11:30.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention Seniors:  please make sure to check Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Check the schedule below for weekly visits.  Sign up for visits no later than two days prior to the visits.

 

Guidance College Visits -

September 11, 2017

Hofstra University

September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth

September 14, 2017

Adelphi University

September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Attention freshmen:  Freshmen Class President applications can be picked up in Room 216.  Completed forms and a copy of your speech are due by, Wednesday, September 13th.  Any questions see Ms. Snihurowych in Room 216.

 

Campus Ministry:  if you performed your community service over the summer, please return your record of service sheets to Sr. Barbara-Jean in Campus Ministry. If you are going to Foodshare on Saturday, please stop into campus ministry today after 9 AM to create your log-in and pick up forms for your parents to sign before you report on Saturday.  Sign-up sheets for South Park, Immaculate, MACC will be available next week.  Thank you.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by Tuesday, September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

2017 GIRLS POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL:  Meeting for all those Juniors & Seniors interested in playing in this year’s Powder Puff game should come to a brief but very important sign-up meeting on Wednesday, September 13th, at 11:30 in Room 215.  Information about this year’s game vs. Rocky Hill will also be discussed.  Questions or if cannot attend see Coach Healey, or Coach Scorso before the meeting day.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Choir: anyone interested in singing in the choir for Mass is welcome to join Liturgical choir on Thursday mornings at 7:00 am.  No prior experience necessary, please come on down!

 

Students interested in singing in the choir for the Christmas Concert who were unable to fit choir into their course schedule are welcome to join Concert Choir.  Concert Choir begins Tuesday, September 12.  All ability levels are welcome.  

 

National Honor Society: there will be a National Honor Society meeting this afternoon, Thursday, September 7th, from 2:00-2:30 in Room 129.

 

Boys Lacrosse:  there will be a mandatory meeting for returning players on Friday after school in the Team Room.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  there will be a mandatory informational meeting on Monday, September 11th at 2:05 for all boys interested in playing ice hockey. Questions see Coach Healey.

 

PE: students who are currently enrolled in PE classes are reminded to bring in 20 dollars for a PE uniform. See Coach Calande down in the gym to purchase your uniform.

 

Cheerleading:  if you have spirit the ECHS Cheerleading team may be for you.  Come check us out Thursday night in the small gym on September 7th from 6-8 pm.

 

 

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Attention Seniors:  please make sure to check Naviance schedule to see when college and university representatives will be visiting East Catholic.  Check the schedule below for weekly visits.  Sign up for visits no later than two days prior to the visits.

 

Guidance College Visits -

September 11, 2017

Hofstra University

September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth

September 14, 2017

Adelphi University

September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Campus Ministry:  if you performed your community service over the summer, please return your record of service sheets to Sr. Barbara-Jean in Campus Ministry. If you are going to Foodshare on Saturday, please stop into campus ministry today after 9 AM to create your log-in and pick up forms for your parents to sign before you report on Saturday.  Sign-up sheets for South Park, Immaculate, MACC will be available next week.  Thank you.

 

Mock Trial: the Mock Trial Club will have a brief info session for all those interested in joining this year today, Sept 6th, at 2:05 in Room 215.  Questions please see Mr. Healey.

 

ECHO: the ECHO, East Catholic’s school newspaper, will have its first meeting today, September 6th,  at 2:05 in Room 203.  If Writing, photography, or graphic design is your thing, please join us.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Choir: anyone interested in singing in the choir for Mass is welcome to join Liturgical choir on Thursday mornings at 7:00 am.  No prior experience necessary, please come on down!

 

Students interested in singing in the choir for the Christmas Concert who were unable to fit choir into their course schedule are welcome to join Concert Choir.  Concert Choir begins Tuesday, September 12.  All ability levels are welcome.  

 

Fall Drama Auditions for “Lend Me a Tenor” are today, Wednesday.  Be in the dance studio by 2:15.  If you have questions please see Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin.

 

National Honor Society: there will be a National Honor Society meeting tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, September 7th, from 2:00-2:30 in Room 129.

 

Boys Ice Hockey:  there will be a mandatory informational meeting on Monday, September 11th at 2:05 for all boys interested in playing ice hockey. Questions see Coach Healey.

 

Football:  students interested in playing football this season should meet with Coach Calande in the gym as soon as possible.

 

PE: students who are currently enrolled in PE classes are reminded to bring in 20 dollars for a PE uniform. See Coach Calande down in the gym to purchase your uniform.

 

Cheerleading:  if you have spirit the ECHS Cheerleading team may be for you.  Come check us out Thursday night in the small gym on September 7th from 6-8 pm.

 

 

 

Daily Announcements

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

 

Attention all students: those students who received a locker from last year, please come to the main office during a free period.

 

Guidance College Visits -

September 11, 2017

Hofstra University

September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth

September 14, 2017

Adelphi University

September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College

 

Mock Trial: the Mock Trial Club will have a brief info session for all those interested in joining this year on Wednesday Sept 6th at 2:05 in room 215.  Questions please see Mr. Healey.

 

ECHO: East Catholic’s school newspaper, will have its first meeting on Wednesday at 2:05 in Room 203.  If Writing, photography, or graphic design is your thing, please join us.

 

Junior Class Executive Board:  applications are available in Room 121.  They are due back to Mrs. Andrews by September 12th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Andrews or Mrs. Reilly.

 

Intramurals: sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

 

Weekly Rosary:  all are welcome to join us in reciting the rosary every Friday morning at 7:10 AM in our Notre Dame Chapel.

 

Liturgical Choir: anyone interested in singing in the choir for Mass is welcome to join Liturgical choir on Thursday mornings at 7:00 am.  No prior experience necessary, please come on down!

 

Students interested in singing in the choir for the Christmas Concert who were unable to fit choir into their course schedule are welcome to join Concert Choir.  Concert Choir begins Tuesday, September 12.  All ability levels are welcome.  

 

Fall Drama Auditions for “Lend Me a Tenor” are today (Tuesday) and tomorrow, Wednesday.  Be in the dance studio by 2:15.  If you have questions please see Ms. Moros or Mr. McLaughlin.

 

Football:  students interested in playing football this season should meet with Coach Calande in the gym as soon as possible.

 

PE: students who are currently enrolled in PE classes are reminded to bring in 20 dollars for a PE uniform. See Coach Calande down in the gym to purchase your uniform.

 

Cheerleading:  if you have spirit the ECHS Cheerleading team may be for you.  Come check us out Thursday night in the small gym on September 7 from 6-8 pm.

Daily Announcements

Friday,

September 1, 2017

 

Day 1 [Start with Day 2 Period 1 then follow Day 1 Period 1 on down]

 

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

 

Your journey has just begun - make the most of it!

Those students who received a locker from last year,  please come to the main office during a free period.

Mock Trial: The Mock Trial Club will have a brief info session for all those interested in joining this year on Wednesday Sept 6th at 2:05 in room 215.  Questions please see Mr. Healey.

Intramurals: Sign up for the 2017 Intramural Football League is now open, get information and roster forms from Mr. Healey in Room 215.

Football:  students interested in playing football this season should meet with Coach Calande in the gym as soon as possible.

College Visits:

September 11, 2017

Hofstra University

September 12, 2017

Catholic University, Dartmouth

September 14, 2017

Adelphi University

September 15, 2017

Assumption College, Mount Holyoke College