Lumen News – 05/19/2018

Posted on May 19, 2018

Important Upcoming Dates:

  • May 21st, 22nd, 23rd:  Finals
  • May 23rd:  Last Day of School
  • May 24th & 25th:  Teacher Inservice

Announcements:

HELP NEEDED!-PVO:  Please prayerfully consider being a part of PVO next year.  We are looking for a President and Secretary. Danielle Rybicki has done a fabulous job this year and has decided take on the Gala Co-Chair position next year.  If you have questions on what the job(s) entails, please contact the office or Danielle Rybicki and we will be happy to talk details with you.

Jador Needs a Summer Home:  Mrs. Craig is looking for a home for the class rabbit, Jidor, for the summer.  Jidor gets along very well with people and most pets and would love to spend the summer with a loving family.  Please let Mrs. Craig know if you have any interest in taking care of the rabbit for the entire or part of summer break.  Thanks!

Semester 2 Finals Schedule:  On May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd we will have our semester 2 finals and will follow the schedule below:

  • Monday, May 21st:  Finals in periods 1 & 2 with school dismissal at 11:15am.

  • Tuesday, May 22nd:  Finals in periods 3 & 4 with school dismissal at 11:15am.

  • Wednesday, May 23rd:  Finals in period 5 & 6 with school dismissal at 11:15am.

A Prom Thank You!!:  Matthew and I want to thank all the parents that came and helped with set up and clean up for this year‘s prom. It was a great success, I think the kids had a wonderful night. It couldn’t have been done without all your help especially the senior parents.

Thanks again, Matthew and Michell Goodwin

Class of 2019 Seniors: Summer and Fall is a great time to get your Senior Portraits taken! When we return for the 2018-2019 School Year, your senior portraits are due on Wednesday October 31st, 2018.

Tuition Assistance for the 2018-19 SY:  For those wishing to apply for tuition assistance, please click on the following link and complete the application through Covenant Tuition Services no later than July 13, 2018.  http://cts-tuition.com/app/lumancak  Please let us know if you have any questions.

New Uniform Company-Tommy Hilfiger:

Click on the following link to access Lumen Christi’s store on Tommy Hilfiger https://www.globalschoolwear.com/school_lume01/school-search/ There are a couple changes on the site that are being ironed out.  Currently the selection for the 12th grade class is not accurate yet in regards to the Senior logo and sweaters are not available yet.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Estes.

Tax Cut and Jobs Act:  Congress recently passed tax reform measures which now permits qualified education expenses to include elementary schools and secondary schools, not just college.  Parents and grandparents can now use tax saving “529” plans to fund education at Lumen Christi. Here are two websites with information on how families can take advantage of this new opportunity:

http://www.marinerwealthadvisors.com/insights/2017-tcja-and-your-529-plan

http://www.uacollegesavings.com/public/ua529/Save-for-K12-Education-with-529

Calling All Photographers!: Do you have any great pictures of your students playing sports or participating in extra-curricular activities? Although our Yearbook team tries to be at as many events as possible, we can’t be everywhere. Please send any pictures you have to Mrs. Spillers, so that we can try to include them in the yearbook. E-mail: mspillers@lumenchristiak.com

ACYC 2018:  ACYC will take place from June 3-6th.  Registration opens on April 1, 2018. Click the following link for more information:  https://www.archdioceseofanchorage.org/?s=acyc&submit=Search

Campus Ministry:

All are invited to join us for Mass at 7:15 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays in our School Chapel!

  • Our teens are growing up in a world that constantly challenges their Faith; evil calls out, looking beautiful and exciting.  “Be Not Afraid” – This year’s theme for ACYC

  • Thanks to all who helped with our May Procession and Crowning. It was beautiful!

  • Mary Mother of the Church Holy cards are in the main office for all

  • Campus Ministry is planning service projects for the 2018-19 school year. Please contact Mrs. Loeffler with ideas you might have!

  • Sign up sheets for Friday service hours at The Archangel Attic can be found on the bulletin board across from the school office. Students please sign up!!

  • If you know of a worthy cause in need of volunteers let us know so we can get the word out!

Prayer Corner:

(prayer requests can be sent to Liz Loeffler – eloeffler@lumenchristiak.com)

Please Pray for:

  • For the victims, families, and community of the Santa Fe High School tragedy

  • Those in danger of the effects of the Kilauea eruption in Hawaii

  • Our local, state, national, world, and Church leaders

  • Those who are lacking adequate food and shelter

  • Respect for all life

PVO News:

Please prayerfully consider if you or your family could help with one of the open PVO roles for the 2018-19 school year.  Your help and support is needed. We NEED someone to help coordinate the concessions for the Gun Show on August 4th & 5th- Can you help with this?

2018-19 PVO OPEN ROLES

PVO PRESIDENT:

  • Lead our group of parent volunteers by communicating with parents and staff

  • Conduct 3-4 PVO meetings a year

  • Sit on School board and provide monthly PVO updates

PVO Secretary:

  • Advertise Meetings and Take Notes

  • This will be for 3-4 PVO Meetings that take place on weekday evenings

Concession Special Events Help/Leads:

  • Gun Shows (August/November)

  • Special Athletic Events- Tournaments & Jamborees

If you have any questions or can help with any of these roles please contact Danielle- pvo@lumenchristiak.com or 227-7080.