March 26, 2018

Wednesday, March 28 – End of 3rd quarter
March 29 – April 6 – Easter Vacation
April 12 & 13 – 6th grade Lenten Bake Sale, supporting the Ladies of Charity, all items are $0.50, peanut free baked goods also available, outside Mrs. Bartoli’s office
Friday, April 13 – 7th/8th-grade charity dodgeball, gym
Saturday, April 28 – First Communion, 11:00 am, Church
Sunday, April 29 – First Communion, 2:00 pm, Church
Wednesday, May 2 – Special Person’s Mass for grades 5-8, Church
Thursday, May 3 – Special Person’s Mass for grades Kindergarten Readiness – 4
Tuesday, May 8 – Healing Mass, Church

PARKING LOT DUTY: – Monday – Stanczak, Stewart, Stork, Tuesday – Swider, Thalmann, Thurman, Wednesday – Tocco, Triculescu, Tuliao. If you are unable to fulfill your obligation, please trade with another family. Thank you!

Ashton Collins! Ashton was last week’s TRACK winner. Ashton was nominated by Mrs. Kender for being helpful in the classroom. Keep up the good work, Ashton!

 Academic or art scholarships recipients awarded to; Bianca Giglio, Jacob Kalil, Jenna Okka, Joshua Reid, Lauren St. Andre, Maria VanDieren, Grace VanNorwick, and Caroline Wells to attend Notre Dame Prep for the 2018-2019 school year.

The fourth-grade students held their annual Alms Auction on March 20. They raised $161 for the Ladies of Charity. Good job, fourth grade!

The 7th/8th-grade MUN students on a successful weekend of competing at the MUN event at Michigan State University this past Saturday! The following students received recognition: UNEP – General Assembly – Michael New, Verbal Commendation, DISEC – General Assembly – Natalie Burg – Best Delegate, ASIA Cooperation Dialogue – Paris Agreement – Specialized Committee – Wright Paddock, Verbal Commendation, Mia Mojares, Outstanding Delegate, Catie New, Best Delegate, Juan Peron’s Cabinet – Crisis Committee – Charlotte Mustion, Verbal Commendation, Zataari Refugee Camp – Crisis Committee – Catherine Carter, Honorable Mention, Robert Silaghi, Best Delegate, Best Large Delegation – St. Hugo of the Hills (2nd year in a row!)

The eighth-grade students who raised $800 from the bazaar supporting Missionaries of Charity.

First-grade boys Eddie O Youth Basketball team on their championship!

SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY! During morning drop-off, please make certain your students are prepared to exit the vehicle in a safe manner from the passenger side. Drivers should remain in their vehicle and let the parking lot duty parents assist students when needed.

APRIL BOOK CLUB Students in grades 4-6 who love to read are invited to join Mrs. Braet in the library on Fridays after school until 4:30 pm. April’s book will be The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni. Book Club will be $60 for a 3-week session (April 13, 20, 27). Weekly snacks, materials, and a purchased copy of the book for each student to keep will be included in 3-week session. If interested, please contact Mrs. Braet,, or send a check made payable to Katrina Braet in the amount of $60. There will be a limit of 12 students for each month’s Book Club.

PUBLIC LIBRARY VISITS FOR PRIZES DURING MARCH IS READING MONTH Any student, during the month of March, who visits their public library will receive a small prize when they bring Mrs. Braet their public library book receipt. Students can earn multiple small prizes if multiple visits are made to their public library. Please note, one prize per a weekly public library visit. Students must be able to voice what books they checked out at their public library to Mrs. Braet when claiming their prize.

The Art Room won a $100 grant from the Meemic Foundation in partnership with Lakeshore Learning.
The next clay class will be held Thursdays, April 12 and 19 from dismissal to 4:45 pm. Please send a check made payable to Anna Bitzinger in the amount of $45. Open to grades 1-8, kinders may attend if an older sibling is also signed up.

ST. HUGO ATHLETICS: Please take a few minutes to complete the following athletic survey. Athletic Survey

ST. HUGO HAS PARTNERED with AmazonSmile to raise money for our school! There is a great promotion going on right now for all those who have not yet made a purchase through AmazonSmile. Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase – through March 31! Go to and Amazon donates to St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic. Your account and Prime settings do not change…the only difference is that you are purchasing through, and therefore helping our school! Any questions, contact Colleen O’Brien,

MRS. PENNY CAROLIN will be returning to her classroom on Monday, April 9 and Mrs. Morgan will be assisting Mrs. Stacer in K2. Thank you, Mrs. Morgan, for your long-term help in A1. Welcome back, Mrs. Carolin!

Mrs. Lovasco presents a check to the Missionaries of Charity on behalf of the 8th grade.


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