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Monday Mail for the Week of April 2nd, 2013: Important Upcoming Calendar Reminders - April 3rd ……….. 1st Wednesday of the Month – 2:00pm DISMISSAL - April 4th-7th …… SBA Presents All Shook Up (Show times and ticket information below) - April 5th ……….. First Friday Adoration & All-School Assembly with the Friars, 9:55am - April 6th ……….. SBA Academics Day - April 9th ……….. Library Open House for New Families/Parents, 8:00-9:00am - April 17th ……… NCAA Spring Signing Day - April 17th ……...Athletic Orientation Night for New Students, SBA Gym, 6:30pm

Mother/Daughter Tea Pictures The date for the Senior Mother/Daughter Tea (April 14, 3:005:00pm at Colonial Country Club) is fast approaching - Please make sure to send in the pictures of your daughter to be included in the video and the money for your reservation. Evites were sent out last week so please make sure you RSVP ASAP! If you did not receive an Evite, have any questions or wish to email your pictures please send an e-mail to You can also contact either of the event sponsors: Debi Maddox (901-634-7152) & Laura Johnson (901-388-7736)

Attention Senior Parents! Our annual Mother/Son and Father/Son events are currently being planned so mark your calendars now for these two fun dates! Father/Son Bowling Sunday, April 14 Billy Hardwick's All Star Lanes 1:30pm - 3:30pm Mother/Son Dinner Sunday, April 21 Colonial Country Club 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Evites will be going out by the end of the week. SBA Class of 2013 Senior Boys Event Chair Nancy Wiley 757-0244 (home) and 340-0244 (cell)

“News” for New Students Athletic Orientation Night Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 SBA Gymnasium, 6:30pm

Library Open House Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 SBA Library, 8:00-9:00am

Athletic Orientation is an opportunity for new students to learn about all of the athletic teams that compete for St. Benedict. Each team will have information practices and try-outs and will have current players and coaches available to answer questions. Any new student who will be playing a sport at SBA next season is encouraged to attend.

New Parents! Join us for coffee and meet our Library Staff at SBA. You will discover the many resources and hidden treasures offered in our state-of-the-art library. To look ahead of time at some of online resources offered go to:

SBA Dance Clinics/Try-outs Try-out information for the SBA Dance team is posted on the school website. For more information, see the flyer in this week’s Monday Mail or visit the Dance Team page on the school website:

Jane Ross personalized tutoring 8317 Cordova Road, Suite 103, Cordova, TN 38016 901.795.7377

SBA’s Spring 2013 ACT Workshop Saturday, April 6, 2013 9AM-3PM (Instruction)


Monday-Thursday, April 8-11, 2013 3:30PM-5:30PM (Practice)

ALL 14 hours of sessions are included and all materials will be furnished. Students should bring a pencil, calculator and sack lunch. $185.00 The workshop is designed to prepare students for the ACT by familiarizing them with the format and general content of the test and each of its particular sections. In the instructional session on Saturday, students will be taught strategies, techniques, tips and tricks as well as work in each of the four areas covered on the test. The practice sessions Monday-Thursday, April 8-11, will allow students to practice what they learned in the workshop by taking an actual retired test with the appropriate instructor present to go over all questions and answers with explanation. You may register on-line @ or by calling the office at 901.795.7377 Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 3.

SBA Athletics - Upcoming Events Tuesday, April 2nd - Boys & Girls Tennis vs ECS (HOME at 3:15pm) - Girls Lacrosse vs St. George’s (HOME) o JV Game at 4:30pm o Varsity Game at 6:00pm - Boys Soccer vs MUS (HOME) o JV Game at 5:00pm o Varsity Game at 7:00pm - Track & Field vs MUS (AWAY) - Baseball vs Cordova (AWAY)

Wednesday, April 3rd - Softball vs Arlington (HOME) o JV Game at 4:30pm o Varsity Game at 6:00pm - Baseball vs St. George’s (Location TBD)

Thursday, April 4th - Boys Soccer vs Kingsbury (HOME) o JV Game 4:30pm o Varsity Game 6:00pm - Varsity Softball vs Tipton-Rosemark (HOME at 5:00pm) - Boys & Girls Tennis vs White Station (AWAY) - Boys Lacrosse vs Briarcrest (AWAY)

Friday, April 5th - Baseball vs ECS (HOME) o JV Game at 4:30pm o Varsity Game at 7:00pm - Varsity Softball – Play it Again Sports Tournament, Day One (AWAY) - Track & Field – Dyersburg Invitational (AWAY) - JV Boys Soccer vs MUS (AWAY)

Saturday, April 6th - Baseball vs Milan (HOME) o JV Game at 2:30pm o Varsity Game at 12:00pm - Water Polo vs St. George’s (AWAY) - Varsity Softball – Play it Again Sports Tournament, Day Two (AWAY) - JV Girls Tennis – JV Jamboree (AWAY)


National Autism Awareness Month April is National Autism Awareness Month! If you want to show your support for this cause and those people in our community who are affected by it, join us at the 4th Annual Opening Eyes to Autism 5-K, Friday evening, April 12. The race starts on Beale Street and your family can run or walk the course on Riverside Drive at sunset right beside the Mississippi River. It's a really fun event. For more information or to register for the event, visit This race benefits the Autism Society of the MidSouth

Monday Mail - 4/2/13  

Monday Mail to the Parents for the Week of April 2, 2013

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