* Thursday, December 1 – Wednesday, December 7 – Ladies of Charity Toy Drive

* Monday, December 5 – Moose Preserve Dining Fundraiser, see attached for details

* Thursday, December 8 – All School Mass, Immaculate Conception, 8:30am, Church, please bring $1 (or more) for our Parish

* Thursday, December 8 – OK2SAY presented to all students

* Friday, December 16 – Deadline to order January lunches

* Tuesday, December 20 – JK-2 Christmas Pageant, 1:30pm, Gym

* Tuesday, December 20 – St. Hugo Christmas Band Concert, 7:00pm, Gym

* Thursday, December 22 – Christmas break begins

* Wednesday, January 4 – Classes resume

* January 4 – January 6 – No bus service


* The 7TH Grade Quiz Bowl team on their 4th place finish in the Great Lakes Division! The team, comprised of Xavier Chow, Anya Keena, Charlotte Mustion, Jenna Okka, Maria VanDieren, Grace VanNorwick, and Bowen Waltz scored 1,042 points.

* The 8th grade girls basketball team! The lady Vikings won the Our Lady of Sorrows Thanksgiving Basketball tournament. Great job!

REGISTRATION FOR THE ST. HUGO SCIENCE EXCHANGE is open! Click on the following link for more information

Questions can be directed to your student’s science teacher.


THANK YOU to the many volunteers that made this year’s Mom2Mom Sale a success: Amy Monroe, Deb Wednieski, Allison Mayette, Laura DelPup, Jacquie Bluethmann, Katie Hierlihy, Sarah Tocco, Laura Sabagh, Pat Mayette, Erin Marsh, Laurie MacMichael, Andrea Brzustewica, Tressa Joseph, Bill Wednieski, Joe Carroll, the Albano family, Ladies of Charity, Christa Hanna, Brendan Marsh, Connor, Maddy, and Sammy Monroe, Colin Mayette, Erin Mayette, Ben Carroll, Ben Wednieski, Alice Wednieski, Jodi Carroll, and the St. Hugo maintenance staff. If you have any suggestions for making next year’s event even more successful, please email Jodi Carroll, The Mom2Mom Sale committee is looking for volunteers to chair the following areas for 2017: bake sale, volunteers, advertising, table sales/admissions, and large items.


THE TEACHER APPRECIATION COMMITTEE is still in need of a few raffle items for their annual lasagna lunch. If you are able to help, please drop your donation off in the office. Thank you!

THE NEXT ST. HUGO SCRIP ORDER of the school year is due Tuesday, November 29 and there will be a “last-minute” order on Tuesday, December 13 at 10:00am. Order by 10:00am on Tuesday, November 29 and pick up at the school office on the afternoon of Friday, December 2. Now available – low denomination gift cards. Scrip has a limited number of special small denomination gift cards, perfect for stocking stuffers and holiday gift giving. These cards will only be available while supplies last so don’t wait to place your orders! Please contact Beth Nunning,, for more information or sign up details.

ONCE AGAIN ST. HUGO will be partnering with the Ladies of Charity to help bring Christmas cheer to hundreds of low income families in Metro Detroit. We will be collecting new, unwrapped books, toys, games, teen items, and sports items for the needy from Thursday December 1 through Wednesday, December 7. Following are some recommendations:

Grades K-2: cars, trucks, blocks, craft kits, dolls, small train sets, etc.

Grades 3-5: building toys, Legos, Lincoln logs, craft kits, building sets, etc.

Grade 6: new books and board games

Grades 7-8: new, unused teen items such as make-up kits, sports items, hand-held games, jewelry, purses, etc.

Thank you for your generosity!

SAVE THE DATE! Parenting with Love & Logic workshop will be coming to St. Hugo in February/March. This six week program will provide you with simple and practical techniques that will make you more effective at raising your children and will provide you with tools to effectively handle challenging behaviors for children of any age. Flyers were sent home last week. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Bartoli,

ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 Junior Kindergarten through 2nd grade students will experience a yoga class run by Born Yoga (Ashley Goldberg) and St. Hugo alum Sydney Still. The class will include music, games, breathing/mindful meditation and yoga poses with a theme of peace, friendship, and kindness. The cost to students is $2 and the proceeds will be donated to the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Grades 3-8 are encouraged to bring a donation on November 30 as well as a way of giving thanks to our IHM Sisters.


Congrats to the varsity girls’ basketball team as they won the Our Lady of Sorrows Thanksgiving Tournament defeating Our Lady of Sorrows on their home court in the championship game. The girls also picked up a win over Our Lady of the Lakes and St. Pat’s. Several of our other Viking teams did well in their Thanksgiving tournament games. It should be a great season for our Viking hoops teams!

Great job to the Girls on the Run and a special thank you to Chelsea Estes, Megan Fleischer, Patrick Brogan and Ann Bartoli for their work with this great group of girls. The following girls were in the program: Katelyn Morgan, Emily Seifert, Julie Triculescu, Christianna Fakouri, Sydney Burke, Elle Ervin, Kaylie Lewis, Rafaella Saba, Maggie Scott, Jazzelle Yaldo, Rachel Royer, Meredith Herman and Annalisa Bortolotti. Many of the group braved the elements and ran a 5k at Belle Isle last Sunday. The girls learned many important life skills and got some great exercise.

It was good to see several classes working together before the Thanksgiving break. The 5th grade class did an outstanding job helping the kindergarten class with their reading, writing and drawing. The 5th grade started the day leading their kindergarten buddies over to church and also concluded the day eating together. During Halloween the 8th grade instead of doing a party of their own threw a party for their younger classmates. It has been great to see how well the older students support the younger students at St. Hugo of the Hills!

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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