April 23, 2018
The Early Bird Raffle drawing for the annual raffle will take place on Friday, April 27th. Every completed ticket stub returned to the office by this Friday will be eligible for the Early Bird drawing, with the winner receiving $500! All tickets in the Early Bird drawing will be entered in the main drawing as well. Children of families who have purchased their quota of $300 in tickets (or donated $300 to the school) by April 27th, will receive a non-uniform day on April 27th. The St. Hugo raffle page can be found here: www.bidpal.net/sthugoraffle
ALICE Presentation for Parents: Officer Chris Furlong will be offering an ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) presentation, on Thursday evening, April 26, at the church from 6:30-8:30. Officer Furlong is the officer in charge of safety for our school. All of the teachers and staff have already gone through this presentation, and now we are encouraging all school families to attend in order to help us reinforce safety awareness at home, and at school.
March Students of the Month: Each of the following students are being recognized for the month of March for citizenship, and for making good progress academically. Congrats to: Kindergarten Readiness-Azure Boulle, Kindergarten-John Paul Yaldo, 1st grade-Xavier Atisha, 2nd grade-Jackie Slifka, 3rd grade-Chloe Orow, 4th grade-Spencer Seneker, 5th grade-Ava Olah, 6th grade-Anastacia Wachowiak, 7th grade-Angelica Manni, 8th grade-Elliyana Yaldo, Art-Joseph Vittiglio and Alex Ruschak, Band-Maria VanDieren and Ania Petrosky. Keep up the good work!
Science and Engineers Thank you to Mrs. Elia, Mrs. Mayette, Mrs. Wieczorek, and former St. Hugo dad Mike Ernat, for running the Science and Engineering the next four Friday afternoons for the 5th-grade students.
CYO Baseball and Softball Congrats to the 7th and 8th-grade baseball team on a “team effort” rally to beat St Joan of Arc 6-5! It came down to the wire on Sunday, with St Hugo Vikings taking victory on a dramatic walk-off triple in the late innings that sealed their victory over St Joan of Arc. With the Vikings down 5-2, the bottom of the 7th inning 2-out rally started on a hard hit ground ball single by Craig Cleary, next Michael Wayne drove in 2 runs on a fly single to right. The Vikings trailed 5-4 when Aidan McGrath’s walk-off triple scored the two final runs of the game. Sean MacLean struck out 5 batters over the course of three innings. John Torok threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. St Hugo Vikings tallied eight hits in the game. Evan Fatur had an important hit to get the rally going. St Hugo Vikings tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases.
St Hugo Vikings Holds Off St Anne Eagles for 8-6 Victory – Michael Quaine led things off on the pitching mound for St Hugo Vikings. He pitched three innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out seven. Michael Wayne finished the last 4 innings striking out 10 batters. Bats blistered as St Hugo Vikings collected 16 hits and St Anne Eagles tallied five in the high-scoring game. McGrath, Quaine, Wayne, Fatur, and MacLean each managed multiple hits for St Hugo Vikings. St Hugo Vikings tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases.
Nice job to the softball team as they defeated St. Joseph of Lake Orion. Abigail Hannan led offensively with a grand slam HR and 5 RBIs. Anastacia Wachowiak wasn’t far behind with a 3-run homer and 4 RBIs. More contributed: Natalie Stanczak, Isabella Denipoti, Addison Smidt, & Ava Olah each got 1 RBI. Great base running lead by Kiera Maher, Audrey Thurman, Molly O’Brien, Ava Olah, and Molly Quakenbush. The girls did well defensively and the pitchers kept busy. Great job Vikings!
Fifth and Sixth-grade students enjoy a day at Comerica!