* March 31 – End of First Grade Lenten Mission project, see attached flyer, all grades are to participate

* March 27 – April 3 – Power School is down

* Tuesday, March 28 – STEAM Day

* Tuesday, March 28 – Middle School Preview Night, 7:00pm-8:00pm

* Thursday, March 30 – 6th grade musical, 7:00pm, Gym

* Monday, April 3 – Report cards are available for viewing at 4:00pm

* April 3 – 7 – No bus service, carpool families dismissed at 3:20, bus families and walkers at 3:30

* Wednesday, April 12 – deadline to order May lunches

* Thursday, April 13-21 – Easter Break

CONGRATULATIONS TO last week’s T.R.A.C.K. winner Own Zidar! Owen was observed by Mrs. Merricle in the cafeteria picking up cones that had tipped over. Keep up the good work, Owen!

THANK YOU Mrs. Tosto, Mrs. Pawczuk, Mrs. Bujoll and the entire Auction Committee for a fun-filled evening of gaming and socializing all while raising money for St. Hugo! Thank you to the many sponsors, donors, and all who attended.

SAVE THE DATE! Current and prospective students and parents are invited to join the Middle School teachers, St. Hugo alums, and St. Hugo alum parents on TUESDAY, MARCH 28 from 7:00pm-8:00pm in D5 for a St. Hugo Middle School Preview Night. Brief presentations from teachers will cover academic expectations and student and parent alum presentations will include how St. Hugo prepared students for high school.

HELP WANTED! Grade 6 is in need of empty, clean milk cardboard cartons 1.75L size for our STEAM activity. Please send them to D3.

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING! Get rid of those dusty old computers! Computer recycling will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 from 3:00pm-5:00pm and on Sunday, April 2 from 8:00am- 12:00pm. Please drop off your computers, printers, and other electronic equipment for recycling in the boxes stationed inside the St. Hugo Maintenance Garage, located between Ladies of Charity and the carport, behind the church. NO CRT monitors or TVs are accepted due to the mercury gas in them. Wooden speakers are also not accepted. Thanks for helping make us a “green school”!

THE ST. HUGO SPRING SPORT SPIRIT WEAR store is now open! Go to, our access code is STHUGO2. The online store will remain open until April 2. Orders will be processed and shipped within 3 weeks of the deadline to order.

ST. HUGO OF THE HILLS HEALING MASS The pleasure of your company is requested at the 44th Annual Healing Mass sponsored by the Altar Guild. A luncheon will be served after Mass in the Parish Hall. Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 11:00am. To better accommodate your needs, please R.S.V.P. to Bonnie Gentilia (248) 650-2223 or Mary Lou Kopmeyer (248) 642-2072.

THE NEXT ST. HUGO SCRIP ORDER of the school year is due Tuesday, April 4. Order by 10:00am Tuesday, April 4 by 10:00am and pick-up at the school office on Friday afternoon, April 8. Order online at . Your login is your email address and it can email your password. Pay by check payable to St Hugo PTG (send to the office attention SCRIP no later than Wednesday, April 6) or pay with Prestopay (debit from your bank account). Please contact Beth Nunning for more information or sign up details (


Auction – The auction was a great time this past Saturday evening! Thank you to Suzanne Tosto, Kristen Bujoll, Nicole Pawczuk, Gina Rook and the rest of their committee. This event was truly a fun first class evening. I am grateful as well to all of our sponsors and attendees. It is your support that allows our school to have so many wonderful programs and this event also helps maintain an outstanding facility. St. Hugo of the Hills Community shined on Saturday evening!

Tomorrow – We have a very busy day tomorrow. The first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Day take place all day tomorrow. Thank you to Mrs. Mueller for all of her work in making this day happen. Congrats to Anya Keena and Grace VanNorwick on winning the first STEAM Day art contest. Tomorrow evening at 7:00 is our first Middle School Information Night. We believe we have an outstanding middle school. Come out tomorrow night and find out why we believe this.

PTG – Would you like to have an active role in raising money and helping find ways to improve our school? Please consider joining the PTG. If you are interested in joining the PTG please contact Colleen O’Brien at

Art Grant Winner – Congratulations to Keely Nykerk on winning the MEEMIC FOUNDATION Meemic Masterpieces Art Contest and Grant. The Ploskonka Agency has the honor of presenting St. Hugo of the Hills School with Meemic GRANT and Keely an Amazon Fire HD Tablet this Wednesday. Great job Keely and the support of her art teacher Ms. Bitzinger!

Battle of the Books – The 4th grade team the RKO Readers will battle the 5th grade team the Rubber Duckz. Fourth grade team members include: Brenden Bieth, Patrick Jazrawi, Matthew Krzeszewski, and William Mervenne will battle the 5th grade team members including: Joseph Joulakh, Jacob Dallo, Ryan Wells, and Sam Karrick. Mrs. Braet has done an excellent job and it should be fun conclusion to March is Reading Month!

The Mission of St. Hugo of the Hills School is to provide students with an educational experience in which the teachings of the Catholic faith are instilled, nurtured, and demonstrated. These teachings constitute an integral part of the school’s academic program and the St. Hugo community. Strengthened by the values inherent in these teachings, students and staff are challenge to live with the conviction that, as followers of Jesus, it must be different with us.
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