• Tuesday, September 6 – bus service begins
  • Wednesday, September 7 – All School Mass, 8:30am
  • Wednesday, September 7 – Meet the Faculty Night grades 6-8, 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, September 13 – SCRIP order due by 10:00am
  • Thursday, September 15 – Picture day grades 4-8
  • Friday, September 16 – Picture day grades K-3
  • Wednesday, September 21 – PTG/Meet the Faculty Night grades K-5, 7:00pm, Gym
  • Friday, September 23 – Alana’s Foundation Free Flu Vaccination Clinic, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Library


ST HUGO ANNUAL IRUN4KIDS FUN RUN will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 9:00am-11:00am on the St. Hugo campus. It is a wonderful day of community, friendship, and fun so encourage all your friends to sign up. Besides a run/walk around the beautiful St. Hugo campus we also have tattoo artists, face painting, football toss, DJ Teddy Bear, and a raffle with loads of awesome prizes! Registration is attached and there are still sponsorships available so please check them out as well in attached pages. Register by September 9 to make sure you get a t-shirt and bag!


FUN RUN has partnered with Christ Child House which is a home for boys who have been removed from their homes due to neglect or abuse. The House becomes a place of refuge, healing, and hopefully the start of a new life. Please go to for a full wish list of items being collected. Donations will be collected until September 17 and can either be brought to the collection boxes outside the office or to Fun Run.


SAVE THE DATE!  Thursday evenings from September 29-November 3, Kathy Rheaume will conduct seven “Love and Logic” sessions for parents.  The sessions help parents learn a loving, balanced approach to parenting that is neither permissive nor punitive.  It shows parents how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect.  It helps children develop personal responsibility, self-control and learn good decision making skills.  The focus is on nurturing long term relationships and reinforcing good character.  The workshop will be held in the library from 6:30pm-8:30pm. To register, please email Mrs. Bartoli, Cost is $65. We hope to see you there!


GIRLS ON THE RUN (GOTR) IS BACK!  Girls in grades 3-5 are invited to participate in this program. We will begin the week of September 19th and end with a Fun Run on November 20.  GOTR will be held immediately after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and end at 4:45 p.m.  It a fun way to inspire girls to be healthy and confident.  Register Online at  See Mrs. Bartoli for details.


THE ST. HUGO LIBRARY is in need of parent volunteers to help in the library. Parent volunteers assist with the circulation desk, shelving books, book repair, and other special tasks throughout the year. Those who volunteer in the library tend to work either morning or afternoon for 2-3 hours at a time, every other week. If you are interested in volunteering your time in the library, please contact Mrs. Braet,, with your availability.


THE FIRST SCRIP ORDER of the school year is due Monday, September 13. Order by 10:00am and pick up in the office in the afternoon of Friday, September 16. 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, September 14) or pay with Prestopay (debit from your bank account). Order online at Please contact Beth Nunning for more information or sign up details, Thank you for supporting St. Hugo!




CONSIDER SUPPORTING the Brother Rice Mothers’ Club at their 2016 Autumn Boutique which benefits the Brother Rice Financial Aid Fund. The event takes place Wednesday, October 12 from 1:00pm-8:00pm in the Brother Rice gym. Tickets are $35 which give you access to 40 vendors, appetizers, desserts, wine and beverages. RSVP online at


HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS is just around the corner.  Eighth grade students and parents please consider attending one of the following informational events:

Brother Rice:  Check out “Head Start Night” to learn about the high school admissions process on Wednesday, September 14 from 7:00-8:00pm.  Information at

Notre Dame Prep:  Sign up for “Catholic School Information Night” to learn more about NDP on September 15 from 6:30-8:00pm.

U of D Jesuit:  “Admissions Information Night” will be Monday, September 12 from 7:00-9:00pm.

Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep: Offers “Parent Experience” day visit/tours.  Check out their website at

In addition to these sessions, there will be several “Regional High School Nights” to choose from and each school hosts an Open House.  Information about these sessions will be discussed at the Middle School Parent Teacher Night on Wednesday, September 7.


BOY SCOUT TROOP 1037 needs your help! Every year the Boy Scouts put up a beautiful luminary display for the Christmas Eve and Holy Thursday masses. The Boy Scouts are looking to upgrade the display from paper bags to large-size Clorox/Lysol wipe containers which will be much more weather resistant. If you have any empty containers of the larger size (think Costco size, 75+ wipes) containers please consider sending them via kidmail to Max Petrosky, D8. It takes approximately 250 luminaries to light the paths to the church and chapel so any contributions would be greatly appreciated throughout the year. Thank you!



It has been an enjoyable first week of school! The teachers have been very complimentary about the behavior and attitudes of students. Students have been very respectful of one another at recess and on the playground. This year all have been living the St. Hugo motto “As followers of Jesus, it must be different with us.”

Congrats to the 5th and 6th grade JV football team! They defeated the Raiders by a touchdown in the first game of the year. Rumor has it that it is the first win in the past 20 for the JV team vs. the Raiders. Great job Vikings and good luck this season!

I am excited to be at a school with so many valuable staff members besides the classroom teachers. I have been impressed with the Resource Teachers Mrs. Kowalewski, Mrs. Leahy, Mrs. Schoenfeldt and our Counselor, Mrs. Bartoli. They do a wonderful job assisting the classroom teachers to meet all student needs throughout the school. They come up with strategies to best help students learn and make sure to maintain good communication with staff and parents. We are fortunate to have such a caring staff.

The school and PTG are looking to add a marketing committee. Please contact Mr. Vincler if you are interested at I want to be sure people know that St. Hugo’s is different in a truly wonderful way.

I am looking forward to meeting the middle school parents next Wednesday evening at 7:00 for the Middle School Meet the Faculty Evening. The K-5 Meet the Faculty Meeting is Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00. Please sign up for the fun run. Many students will beat the principal in the 5K race on September 17. I have heard great things about this fun event!




5th/6th football v St. Anne W
7th/8th football v St. Anne W







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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