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Monday Mail for the Week of th August 27 , 2012: Important Upcoming Calendar Reminders - August 28th …..Meet The Teachers Night at 7:00pm; There will be a spaghetti dinner beforehand hosted by the Junior Class (more information below) - September 3rd…….. Labor Day – NO CLASSES - September 4th ……. Sophomore Parent Meeting (6:30pm in the SBA Dining Hall) - September 5th ……. 1st Wednesday of the Month – Professional Development; 2:00pm Dismissal - September 6th ……. Junior Parent Meeting (6:30pm in the SBA Dining Hall)

All-School Mass The 1st All-School Mass of the school year will be on Thursday, August 30th, at 9:55am in the SBA Gymnasium. All parents, family members, and alumni are invited to join us for any of our All-School Masses scheduled during the school year.

Spaghetti Dinner Don’t forget to reserve your spot for the Spaghetti Dinner going on in the SBA Dining Hall before Meet the Teachers Night on Tuesday, August 28th (5:00pm-6:45pm). The registration form is on the next page. Reservations are strongly recommended (you can e-mail Jennifer Brannon at but walkins are welcome.

Club Fair The Club Fair for this year will take place during all three lunches on Wednesday, August 29th. This is a great opportunity for students to see all of the clubs that are active in the SBA community. Please encourage your student (especially students new to SBA) to take a look around at the club fair on Wednesday to see if there are any clubs they would be interested in joining.

SUPPORT THE CLASS OF 2014 Join us on Meet the Teacher Night For a Spaghetti Dinner from Coletta’s St. Benedict Dining Hall August 28, 2012 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. $7 a ticket Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, tea, and dessert.

_________________________________________ Please return to the main office (Attention Mrs. Brannon). Please make checks payable to St. Benedict at Auburndale. Name:_______________________________________ Phone Number:________________________________ Number of tickets:____ x $7 = _____

First Friday Adoration If you are interested in signing up to stay in the Chapel for First Friday Adoration, you can e-mail Khira Rotty ( to sign up for a time slot.

Attention Juniors There are several upcoming items of importance for Juniors and their parents. Mrs. Brannon has some information regarding the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner at Meet-the-Teachers Night, college counseling, and much more. This information (preceded by a letter from Mrs. Brannon) is available on the website at

Also, on Wednesday, August 29th, Juniors will be meeting with Balfour Representatives regarding Class Rings. They should be bringing home information about how to order on that day. The following Wednesday (September 5th), the Balfour Representatives will return to take orders for Class Rings.

Senior Parent Meetings “The College Admission Process and a General Information Session for Parents of Seniors” There will be three sessions of this meeting designed for parents of seniors: -September 11th; 6:30pm in the DLC -September 13th; 1:30pm in the DLC -September 13th; 6:30pm in the DLC Please e-mail Mary Cox ( if you plan to attend one of the sessions.

Class T-Shirts Class T-Shirts are available in the Main Office for $15. There are shirts for 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th (ONLY SMALLS AVAILABLE). Cash or Check (Payable to SBA) will be accepted.

SBA Athletics Upcoming Events Monday, August 27th - Girls Golf vs St. Mary’s/TRA (AWAY) - Varsity Girls Soccer vs Collierville (AWAY)

Tuesday, August 28th - Boys Golf vs Briarcrest (AWAY) - JV Girls Soccer vs Collierville (AWAY) Wednesday, August 29th - Volleyball vs Arlington (HOME) o Freshman Game @ 4:00pm o JV Game @ 5:00pm o Varsity Game @ 6:00pm - Boys Golf vs MUS (AWAY)

Thursday, August 30th - Volleyball vs St. Agnes (HOME) o Freshman Game @ 4:00pm o JV Game @ 5:00pm o Varsity Game @ 6:00pm - Girls Soccer vs Arlington (HOME) o JV Game @ 5:00pm o Varsity Game @ 7:00pm - Boys & Girls Golf vs Munford (AWAY)

SBA Athletics Upcoming Events (Continued) Friday, August 31st - Varsity Girls Soccer – Seigel Tournament (AWAY)

Saturday, September 1st - Varsity Girls Soccer – Siegel Tournament (AWAY) - Boys & Girls Cross Country – Twilight Invitational (AWAY) - JV Volleyball – Beat the Heat Tournament (AWAY)


Internet Seminar at Harding Academy Young people today are smarter than ever about many things; but when it comes to technology safety, they can be frighteningly naïve. How can parents protect their children’s safety and privacy? What should parents know about cyberbullying, sexting, Facebook, Twitter, and texting? Next Monday night, August 27, at 6:30, Harding Academy invites you to hear our special guest, Deb Ireland, Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. Ms. Ireland works with the Department of Justice initiative called Project Safe Childhood, which aims to combat technologyfacilitated sexual exploitation crimes against children. She will share information that every parent must know. This seminar is free and open to the community. Invite your friends and join us at the Harding Cherry Road campus, 1100 Cherry Road, across the street from the Dixon Gallery and Garden. Enter the building through temporary main entrance at the end of the main drive.


TRIVIA NIGHT Saturday, October 27, 2012 At Christian Brothers High School Doors open at 6:00 to give you time to visit with “the competition” and decorate your table. Questions by Trivia specialist, Brother Ignatius Brown from CBU, will begin at 7:00. The cost is $15.00 per person. Mulligans will be sold for $5.00 each with five maximum per table. The contest will consist of ten rounds of ten questions for a total of 100 questions. Door prizes awarded between rounds. Categories cover a wide range-something for everyone!!! Light snacks, soft drinks and water will be provided. You can bring other edibles and beverages of choice. The top two teams with the highest score will win a Prize. The theme is “Halloween”. Prize for Best Decorated table. Reserve your team early. Six (6) players per team.

Please make checks payable to Wings of Ave Maria. Mail your reservation form and fee to: Sharon Thompson * 1687 Bryn Mawr Circle * Germantown TN. 38138 We are expecting a full house and tables are limited. TEAM MEMBERS 1._________________________________________________________ 2._________________________________________________________ 3._________________________________________________________ 4._________________________________________________________ 5._________________________________________________________ 6._________________________________________________________ TEAM CONTACT PERSON NAME________________________________ PHONE_________________EMAIL______________________________

For additional information please call Sharon Thompson (901)628-4175. Advance registration only. _____I am unable to attend, but wish to support the Wings of Ave Maria. My gift is enclosed.

Monday Mail - 8/27/12  

Monday Mail to the Parents for the Week of August 27, 2012