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Monday Mail for the Week of April 4th, 2011: Calendar Reminders - Tuesday, April 5th ---- Activity Day, 2:20pm dismissal - Wednesday, April 6th ---- 1st Wednesday of the Month, 2:00pm dismissal for Faculty Development - Friday, April 8th ---- Deadline for RSVP and money to be turned in for Mother/Son Dinner - Sunday, April 10th ---- Final Crossroads Concert, 6:30pm - Sunday, April 17th ---- Mother/Son Dinner at Colonial Country Club - Saturday, April 23rd ---- Deadline for RSVP and money to be turned in for Mother/Daughter Tea

First Friday Adoration First Friday Adoration at SBA is in immediate need for parents to fill 30 minute to one hour shifts on May 6. The time slots in most need are: o 7:30-8:00am o 8:00-8:30am o 10:00-10:30am o 10:30-11:00am o 1:00-1:30pm o 1:30-2:00pm o 2:00-2:30pm The United States conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Devine Worship states, “…a minimum of two people must always be present during Exposition of the Blessed Eucharist. During this time, under no circumstances is our Lord to be left alone.” Please help us to ensure that this does not happen at SBA on May 6. Please E-mail Cathy MacDonald at

Home & School Meeting Home and School Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 14th, 8:15 in the Dining Hall at SBA. The meeting is opened to all parents. If you are interested in serving in a posistion and can't attend the meeting, please contact Shannon Schulein at

St. Benedict Crossroads Concert Series closes season with Guitar Summit Jazz Guitar Summit with Gerard Harris, Chip Henderson, Charlton Johnson & Harold Smith Sunday, April 10, 2011, 6:30 p., St. Benedict Performing Arts Theatre The artists in this year’s Jazz Guitar Summit have over 100 years of combined experience as Memphis’ most highly respected guitarists. That experience ranges from the Count Basie Orchestra (Charlton Johnson) to Kool and the Gang (Gerard Harris), to Memphis Soul legend Ann Peebles (Harold Smith), and Memphis Jazz legends James Williams and Donald Brown (Chip Henderson).This evening promises to take the listener to dizzying heights of virtuosic guitar playing, and on a musical journey around the world of American Music. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these artists together for the first time, and shouldn’t be missed. Also performing will be the award-winning SBA Jazz Band. Tickets are $10 each – check or call 260-2871.

Seniors – Mother/Son Dinner (DEADLINE EXTENDED!!) The mother/son dinner for senior boys is scheduled for April 17 at 6:30pm at Colonial Country Club! Don’t miss out on this special evening with your son! Please RSVP via the Evite sent and send in $28 per person to the school office by April 8th! (please make checks payable to SBA) We are looking forward to a memorable evening! Please contact Nancy Wiley at 901-340-0244 if you have any questions.

The Eagle’s Eye Through the feedback we received from Monday Mail over the last several weeks, we have now published an online version of the school Newspaper, The Eagle’s Eye. Check it out at or you can see some of the top student-written stories by looking in the “Newsworthy & Notable” Section at the bottom of the school’s homepage.

Cheerleading Clinic & Tryouts!! Anyone interested in trying out for Cheerleading needs to attend the clinic and official tryout dates as follows: Tryout CLINIC: Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8, 4:30-6:30 pm in gymnasium TRYOUT: Saturday, April 9, 1:00 pm in gymnasium Further information including application and permission form can be found on our website,

Junior Guidance Newsletter The junior guidance newsletter has been updated! If you are the parent of a junior, please check it out for up to the date information pertaining specifically to our juniors.

Seniors – Mother/Daughter Tea The invitations to the Mother/Daughter Tea were e-mailed out Friday, April 1st. The event will be held on Sunday, May 1st, 2011 from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Colonial Country Club. The deadline to register is April 23rd. Please join us in celebration of our daughters, step-daughters, granddaughters, goddaughters, and nieces. Put on your best Sunday dress or your Kentucky Derby attire and don’t forget your hat!! To register and pay online, visit or for more information please e-mail Becky Siano at

SBA Sports Results (3/28/11 – 4/3/11) March 28th Boys Lacrosse: SBA 6, ECS 4 Boys Soccer: SBA 0, MUS 2 Softball: SBA 5, Huntingdon 8 Boys Tennis: SBA 8, Arlington 1 Girls Tennis: SBA 9, Arlinton 0 March 29th Baseball: SBA 14, SBEC 6 Girls Track & Field: 1st place vs. St. Agnes, St. Mary’s, Hutchison, & Germantown Boys Track & Field: 1st place vs. MUS & Germantown March 30th Baseball: SBA 0, CBHS 9 Boys Tennis: SBA 2, White Station 7 Girls Tennis: SBA 3, White Station 6 March 31st Baseball: SBA 4, CBHS 14 Boys Soccer: SBA 0, St. George’s 3 Softball: SBA 1, TRA 2 Softball: SBA 4, Bolton 6 Girls Tennis: SBA 9, Harding 0 Boys Tennis: SBA 5, CBHS 4 Girls Tennis: SBA 6, St. Agnes 3 April 1st Boys Lacrosse: SBA 3, White Station 11 Baseball: SBA 6, CBHS 10 Boys Soccer: SBA 0, Franklin 1 Softball: SBA 3, Munford 5

Community News Section SFA Fall Fest 2011 We are starting the planning process for the 2011 SFA Fall Fest event (formerly Oktoberfest). This year's event will take place on Friday September 30th and Saturday October 1st. We are always looking for SFA Parishioners that would like to assist in the planning and the weekend event. We are also looking for sponsors and this year it will include the ability to sponsor the "corn hole", "ladder toss", "chipping contest", "baseball fastest throw", "basketball free throw", and/or "putting contest" during lunch on Saturday. If you are interested, please contact Chris Lomasney at or 901-756-6822

Camp Marymount Open House (Sunday, April 10th, 2011, 4pm-7pm) Camp Marymount is currently accepting campers for the 2011 summer season. Marymount is a Catholic residential summer camp located in Fairview, just 17 miles west of downtown Nashville,TN. Our activities range from horsebackriding, arts & crafts, nature hikes, canoeing, archery, and many others. Please join us for our Open House, Sunday, April 10th, 4 pm 7 pm . For more information about Marymount visit our website at or call 615 799 0410. Space Available in the following sessions: Girl's Three Week Junior Camp- Sunday, June 12th Saturday, July 2nd (grades 1-8) Boy's Three Week Junior and Senior Camp- Sunday, July 10th - Saturday, July 30th (grades 1-8 and grades 8-11) **We are also accepting employment applications for counselors for boys' session. Employment dates are July 4thJuly 30th. If you would like more information, email or you can apply at

25th ANNUAL BISHOP’S OPEN Friday, May 6, 2011


Monday Mail - 4/4/11  

Monday Mail to the parents for the week of 4/4/11