· Wednesday, May 31 – 8th grade graduation, 7:00pm, Church

· June 2 – 9 – send in a box or two of cereal to support Ladies of Charity and Children’s Hospital of Michigan

· Tuesday, June 6 – Field Day, dismissal at 12:55pm (there will be bus service)

· Wednesday, June 7 – Used uniform sale, front foyer

· Friday, June 9 – Last day of school, dismissal at 11:30am (there will be bus service)


· Last week’s TRACK winner, Lily Klein! Lily was observed by Mrs. Slifka in the classroom being helpful to a student. Keep up the great work Lily!

· The following St. Hugo alums who graduated on Sunday, May 21 from Notre Dame Prep: Ila Batah (University of Michigan), Alexandra Baylis (Northern Michigan University), Adam Calvaneso (Kettering University), Andrew Carpenter (Purdue University), Ryan Flaherty (Hillsdale College), Noah Ford (Purdue University), Richard Frost (Hillsdale College), Michaella Merlo (Valparaiso University), Nicole Oska (University of Michigan), Anthony VanDieren (University of Georgia), Edward Zelek (DePauw University).

THIS WEEK’S PARKING LOT DUTY: Tuesday – Quakenbush, Regan, Reid Wednesday – Rex, Rivera, Rodrigues Thursday – Cardillo, Fonville, Rudnick Friday – Roye, Sabagh, Sackman. Thank you to all families that cover their parking lot duty assignment!

FIELD DAY is right around the corner. There are MANY volunteer opportunities. Click the following link if you are able to help out.

USED UNIFORM SALE will be held on Wednesday, June 7 from 8:00am-9:00am outside the front office. Please bring your clean, gently used uniform skirts, jumpers, sweaters and fleece jackets to the office on Tuesday, June 6 (no early drop offs). Proceeds from the sale of gently used uniforms will be donated to the Tuition Angels fund. We will be accepting blouses, boy’s shirts (or button down) or boy’s pants. Any uniforms not sold will be donated to a school in Pontiac. We will NOT be accepting gym uniforms (including sweat pants/sweat shirts) or boy’s polo shirts.

ATTENTION CURRENT 7TH GRADE STUDENTS: We will be offering a summer session of the High School Placement Test Prep Course from Monday, June 12 through Tuesday, June 20. This course runs from 8:00 am -10:00 am and covers 12 hours of high school placement test strategies and a practice test. By taking the course in the summer, students have the advantage of using this information to study at a relaxed pace without classes, homework or other school activities competing for their time. As a bonus, summer students may attend the fall class at no charge. Tuition Fee is $225.00. Registration form is attached.

THE ST. HUGO ALTAR GUILD RUMMAGE SALE, which benefits many local charities and our school, is coming in June! We could use your help in filling the school with a wonderful variety of items to make the Rummage Sale successful. Donation Drop-off and Set-up: June 16-20. Rummage Sale: June 21-23. For information about volunteering, please go to There are opportunities for students to earn service hours as well as adult volunteer opportunities. More information about the sale can be found on the parish website and Facebook page. Thank you for your support!

AUCTION UPDATE: END OF THE YEAR PARTIES – Many End of the Year Auction Class parties are coming up especially on the last day of school. An email per grade will be sent out this week to sign up if you have not yet. Look for it from or you can go to and find your party at “Shop Items” in the menu bar. We prefer all sign ups to be done on Bidpal as it’s easier to keep track of the guest list for our hosts.

AUCTION PARTY HOSTS Thank you for your generosity hosting these wonderful parties. An email will be sent to you by the end of the week including your guest list or you can log in to Bidpal, click on your party and your guest list is published. We will send any updates as they come in. Please reach out to Yasmine Najor or Suzanne Tosto with any questions.

AUCTION ADULT SOCIAL SCENE PARTIES that are still open: 2nd Annual Italian Dinner: TBD,

Taste of the Middle East: Fri., August 18, 2017, Craft Beer Tasting Evening at the Ruschak Home: Sat., October 14, 2017, Hugo Happy Hour: Sat., September 8, 5pm, Bocce Ball Backyard Bash: Sat. June 24, 5pm,

Tennis with Principal Joe Vincler at Wessen: In October, 2017.


The eighth grade students had a very nice awards ceremony and lunch this past Wednesday. Some of the awards included: Tony Montagano – Elena Schwegman, Jason T. Hemak – Jayden Arabbo, Teacher Award – Elizabeth Carter, Jeffrey Michael Ureel – Joe Cosgrove and the Judy Martinek – Megan DeFrancesco. Congrats as well to Kathryn Torok who received a scholarship to Marian High School. We are looking forward to graduation this Wednesday evening in the church. We are very proud of our 2017 graduates!

Great job to Mrs. Stuart and her fifth grade students as they did an outstanding job with their declamation speeches. Students recited and acted out some of the more famous poems and speeches. It was a very entertaining class to observe!

Thank you to the many volunteers who have signed up to help with Field Day next Tuesday. We are going to update our Sign-up Genius with some other volunteer opportunities that we could really use help filling. Please be sure to volunteer next Tuesday as we can use help from everyone that can assist.

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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