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Monday Mail for the Week of November 12th, 2012: Important Upcoming Calendar Reminders - November 17th ….. Project Graduation Trivia Night (More information below) - November 21st - 25th ……. Thanksgiving Break – NO CLASSES - December 5th ……. Junior Ring Mass – 9:55am - December 5th ……. Religious Goods Sale in Front Foyer - December 6th-9th .. SBA Music & Theater Departments Present “The 12 Days of Christmas”


SGA Can Food Drive The SGA Can Food Drive Kicked off on Friday night at SBA’s Moonlight Madness and will continue for the next several weeks. There will be many opportunities over the coming to week to donate can food to the drive. This week we have several different events that are all benefiting the Can Food Drive:

Tuesday, November 13th – CAN-struction Competition

Thursday, November 15th – Powderpuff Football Game! Students can sign up to play outside of Mrs. Freel or Mrs. Seboldt’s room

Sunday, November 18th – Alumni Benefit Concert! The concert will feature several SBA Alumni coming back to play on stage together. Concert will be at 6:30pm in the SBA Theater. Can donations will be accepted at the door for admission


Graduation Invitations Senior parents: Please contact Leigh Ann (at 759-0116) with Balfour if you have not ordered graduation invitations. Orders must be placed before Thanksgiving to avoid late fees.

Project Graduation Reminder A reminder that Trivia Night supporting the senior Project Graduation Night is this Saturday, Nov. 17. It’s not too late to make reservations (see registration form attached). We want to remind the senior parents to please bring in their desserts, soft drinks and bottled water. Donation items for auction and prizes are needed, too. Your donations or food/drink items can be brought to the front office with your name, address and value of item (if donation) attached. See you at the “Big Turkey Give Away” for some fun trivia.


St. Benedict at Auburndale

February 23, 2013 SPONSORSHIPS PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP ____* $700 - $1000+ Recognition in SBA Annual Report & Swing and Bling Show Program Four Tickets ($100 Total Value) GOLD SPONSORSHIP ____* $250 - $699 Recognition in SBA Annual Report & Swing and Bling Show Program Two Tickets ($50 Total Value) SILVER SPONSORSHIP ____* $100 - $249 Recognition in SBA Annual Report & Swing and Bling Show Program Thank you for being a sponsor for the SBA Swing and Bling Fashion Show. Your sponsorship in the amount of $_____________________ is appreciated. Please select one of the sponsorship levels above and return with your check or billing request to: SBA Swing and Bling Fashion Show 8250 Varnavas Drive Cordova, TN 38016 Donor/Company: _________________________________ Contact: _______________________ Address: _________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: ____________________________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________________ Fax: ___________________________________ Amount Enclosed: $ ________________________ To be Billed: $ _________________________

Proceeds benefit the SBA Annual Fund


NEWS FROM HOME AND SCHOOL Join us this Wednesday MORNING, November 14th at 8:00A.M. for our next Home and School Meeting in the faculty dining hall. We will do our best to hold this meeting to an hour so we can all get about our busy work day and lives. We will be discussing upcoming events that include the Junior Ring Ceremony, National Honor Society, Teachers Appreciation Luncheon and the Swing and Bling Fashion Show. We are in need of help with our Annual Fashion Show coming up in February. Any businesses interested in sponsoring the event or donating items for our raffle baskets, please contact Romy Schaaf at rbschaaf64@att.net or by phone at 901.359.7821. As you are out shopping for the holidays, think of us and our baskets and pick up some extra gift cards. You can send them in with your students to the attention of Swing and Bling Fashion show. Don’t forget to volunteer at signupgenius.com for Monthly Teacher treats and First Friday Adoration. See the links below.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4CABAC29A64-sbamonthly - link to Sign Up Genius for Monthly Teacher Treats http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0945A5AE23A20-first -- link to Sign Up Genius for First Friday Adoration


Please read the details below on how your purchases at Kroger can help St. Benedict. It involves one step that you will have to take one time, but you won’t believe what a difference it makes! Please consider making SBA your Kroger Community Rewards school of choice. Thank you!

Do you shop at Kroger? Do you have a Kroger Plus card on your keychain? If so, you can earn money for SBA every time you swipe your card! Simply register your Kroger Plus card online today! The greater the participation, the more we earn, so ask everyone in your family to sign up too! If you will go to their website at Kroger.com, and create an account (it gives you the option to enter your existing Plus card number), you can then: Select “My Account” below “Welcome Back” once you have signed in. Select “Community Rewards” at the bottom of the list. Select “Edit Community Rewards Program Information”. Enter your contact information (if requested). Enter St. Benedict at Auburndale under “Find Your Organization”. Select the check box next to St. Benedict at Auburndale. Click SAVE CHANGES at the bottom. You can now see our school under your Community Rewards tab. Once you have completed this process, a portion of every shopping trip you make using your Kroger Plus card will now go to support St. Benedict High School.

We can earn UP TO $50,000 a quarter!!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!


THE BIG TURKEY GIVE AWAY “TRIVIA NIGHT” Benefiting St. Benedict Seniors Project Graduation Saturday Night, November 17, 2012 SBA Dining Hall Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.

Questions begin at 7:30 p.m. $15 per player

Teams will consist of 8 people. In the interest of fairness – no more than 8 people per team. Walk-Ins accepted at the door IF tables are available. GOLD SPONSOR TABLES $20 per player (these tables must consist of 8 players) Each of these tables will receive 2 bottles of wine, appetizer, priority seating and additional door prize drawings. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to give you time to set up and visit with competing teams. Questions by Brother Ignatius (CBU) will begin at 7:30 p.m. The contest will consist of ten rounds of ten questions for a total of 100 questions. Categories cover a wide range – something for everyone!! All team members placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd and last will receive prizes! Table Decorating Contest!!! Come up with a theme and decorate your table. Most outstanding table will win a prize!! Silent Auction / Heads & Tails Game Mulligans – tokens that can be used as a correct answer when a team is stumped on a question. ($5.00 each or 6 for $20.00) Limit 6 per team.

Call: St Benedict High School 260-2840, Darla Boston 277-8694; or e-mail SBAtrivia@yahoo.com for any questions. Mail completed registration forms with checks made payable to Project Graduation to: St Benedict High School 8250 Varnavas Dr. Cordova, TN 38016 Drop off at SBA High School office with envelope marked Project Graduation (Trivia Night)

We do expect a full house and tables will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. We are limited to 45 tables. Sign up early so you won’t be disappointed!


Trivia Night Registration Reservations will be accepted for teams at $15 per person; or at $20 per person for a Gold Sponsor table. To reserve a Gold Sponsor Table, you must have 8 players. If you prepay the registration fee – we will let you know your table assignment in advance and you will be able to go straight to your table and bypass the line at the registration table. If you pay at the door, the team captain is responsible for collecting the team’s registration fees and paying for the entire team at check-in, either by check or cash. Please select one: Gold Table__________________ or Regular Table____________________ Team Members:

(Please designate one person as team captain)

1. ___________________________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________________________ 4. ____________________________________________________________________ 5. ____________________________________________________________________ 6. ____________________________________________________________________ 7. ____________________________________________________________________ 8. ____________________________________________________________________

Team Captain:______________________________________________________ Address:___________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ Phone:_______________________ e-mail:________________________________

Please provide an e-mail address so a copy of the rules can be sent to the team captain. You are invited to bring your own refreshments and BYOB for your table. Desserts and soft drinks will be provided!! Door prizes will be drawn throughout the night and the silent auction will end during the 8th round. Brother Ignatius has promised two “heads or tails” contests, which will be fun for all!!


Practice ACT Opportunities There are still spots available for the Practice ACT on November 17th, but you MUST sign up with Mrs. Brannon NO LATER than Friday, November 16th! There are three opportunities for juniors to take a practice ACT this year; November 17, December 1 and January 19. Testing times are from 9 to 12:15 and the cost of the test is $8. These are actual ACT tests that have been retired for practice purposes. Students will receive their test booklets, answer sheets and scores the week following the test. Signup sheets for each test have been posted by Mrs. Brannon’s office. Contact Mrs. Brannon if you have any questions: brannonj@sbaeagles.org

Spirit Shop As Christmas gets closer, and closer, what better gift than to give some SBA spirit gear!! Don’t forget that the Spirit Shop is open during all three lunches EVERY Thursday at school. You can also order online and pick it up at school by visiting the Spirit Shop on our website at www.sbaeagles.org/store


Lost & Found Last call for Lost and Found items! Please encourage your student to come in the office and look thru the Lost and Found in case they are missing any items. We have shoes, uniform shirts and skirts, jackets, sweaters and a North Face jacket. Parents are welcome to come look as well. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity at the end of this week. Thank you.

Trip to Machu Picchu & the Amazon Visit the ancient world of the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Lima and Cuzco. Stay at the Eco-Lodge on the Amazon, travel Ox Bow lake, Puerta Maldonado and see the biodiversity capital of the world. Our trip is in June of 2013. It isn’t too late. There are still spots available. Please contact Ms. Burke at Burkel@sbaeagles.org.


The Rule: St. Benedict’s Newsletter St. Benedict at Auburndale

Saint quotes of the month: "You cannot be half a saint; you must be a whole saint or no saint at all." -St. Therese of Lisieux (Nov. 1: All Saints Day) "The nation doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are." -St. Teresa Benedicta “We must pray without tiring, for the salvation of mankind does not depend upon material success . . . but on Jesus alone.” -St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (Feast Day : Nov. 13) “As mariners are guided into port by the shining of a star, so Christians are guided to heaven by Mary" - Saint Thomas Aquinas (Nov. 21: Feast of the Presentation of Mary) “We have found the Messiah.” -St. Andrew in John 1:41 (Feast Day: Nov. 30)

November

“Keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the leader and perfecter of faith.” -Hebrews 12:2

Spiritual Events on Campus Pray at SBA Prayer Service Mondays at 7:15 a.m. in Chapel Nov. 1: All Saints Day Holy Day of Obligation...Go to Mass :) Nov. 2: 1st Friday Mass at 7:15 & Adoration Nov. 5: 1st Period Class Mass Nov. 6: 2nd Period Class Mass

Nov. 9: 3rd Period Class Mass & Sophomore Retreat Nov. 12: 5th Period Class Mass Nov. 13: 6th Period Class Mass Nov. 14: 7th Period Class Mass Nov. 15: 8th Period Class Mass Nov. 30: Sacrament of Penance (Available during lunch periods in Chapel)

Nov. 8: 4th Period Class Mass

Schedule of Lectors & Altar Servers Nov. 5 (1st Period) Lectors: Grace Davis & Kyle Anderson Altar Server: Hayley Walsh

Nov. 12 (5th Period)

Nov. 6 (2nd Period) Lectors: Gabby Velasquez & Malachi Marrero Altar Server: Eva Montgomery

Nov. 13 (6th Period) Lectors: Arielle Lahlles & Emma McDonald Altar Server: Hannah Jones

Nov. 8 (4th Period) Lectors: Amanda Slade & Danielle Morris Altar Server: Austin Prudhomme Nov. 9 (3rd Period) Lectors: Denise Sweeney & Robert Langley Altar Server: Jessica O’Brien

Lectors: Eloiza Tecson & Baylee Thielemier Altar Server: Alex Thompson

Nov. 14 (7th Period) Lectors: Sophie Bougeois & Payton Powers Altar Server: Jack Schaaf Nov. 15 (8th Period) Lectors: Grace Ann Shorter & Cayne Thomas Altar Server: Michael Lawrence

Director of Spiritual Affairs: Khira Rotty Email: rottyk@sbaeagles.org Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


The Rule: St. Benedict’s Newsletter St. Benedict at Auburndale

News From the Pope:

Year of Faith Check out this website: www.annusfidei.va/ content/ novaevangelizatio/ en.html

November

“Keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the leader and perfecter of faith.” -Hebrews 12:2

Diocesan Events: SEARCH: November 9-11 Pray for all attending this weekend! SEARCH: November 30-December 2 A few spots are still available! Get a registration form in Theology hallway!

Other News:

And this one: www.lifeteen.com Another great website:

BenedicTeens: Thursdays at 4:30 in Rm. A111 (Mr. Smith).

How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul Book Discussion group

www.chastity.com

Tuesdays (Oct. 30-Dec. 11) at 3:15 Room A109 Read 3 chapters each week and be ready to discuss Snacks provided!! ALL Chaplains meet with Mrs. Rotty after school on Thursdays. Check the bulletin board in the Theology hallway for Parish Mass, Confession and Youth Ministry schedules.

Director of Spiritual Affairs: Khira Rotty Email: rottyk@sbaeagles.org Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


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Day Camp! 9:00 A.M.—2:00 PM

WHEN: Friday, November 23 WHERE: St. Benedict at Auburndale High School, 8250 Varnavas, Cordova Start your Christmas shopping early and leave the kids with us! Age-appropriate activities will be provided for ages 4 - 10. n! Fun! Fun! Fu rafts Arts & C Games e Storytim Music

Sponsored by: The SBA Track & Field Team!

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($10 dis If regis count per sib tered b ling) ($50 aft efore 11/16/12

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SUPERVISED PLAY AND ACTIVITIES *Snacks will be provided but all campers must bring a sack lunch.*

Contact Coach Dianna Cervetti at 260-2865. cervettid@sbaeagles.org CHILD’S NAME ________________________________________________________________ ADDRESS ____________________________________________________________________ AGE ____ GRADE _____ SCHOOL _______________________________________________ PARENT’S NAME __________________________________ PHONE # ___________________ EMAIL ADDRESS ________________________________ 2ND PHONE #_________________ EMERGENCY CONTACT __________________________ PHONE # ______________________ I hereby authorize the directors of the SBA Jingle Bell Camp to act for me in their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I hereby waive and release the camp director, SBA administration and the Catholic Diocese of Memphis. I know of no medical problems that may prevent my child from participating in this camp and I will assume full responsibility for any medical or other charges in connection with participation in this camp.

SIGNATURE OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN ____________________________________________ DATE __________________________________ Mail checks (payable to St. Benedict) to: Dianna Cervetti, St. Benedict at Auburndale 8250 Varnavas Drive Cordova, TN 38016


EAGLE BUCKS YOU WON’T BELIEVE HOW IT ADDS UP! The Eagle Bucks program lets you earn money for St. Benedict OR tuition credit for yourself while shopping! All you have to do is buy gift cards from us! With more than 50 gift cards to choose from including, Target, Starbucks, Walmart, Kroger, Old Navy, Outback, Chili’s, Bahama Breeze and more, you are sure to find something for everyone in our selection. To place your order, fill out and turn in an Eagle Bucks form. They are available at http://www.sbaeagles.org/eaglebucks or in our main school office. You can designate the money to go to your Tuition Account, The SBA Annual Fund, or an SBA Organization. Orders are placed on a weekly basis and SBA receives a percentage of the sale of the gift card. Last year, this program raised almost $50,000 for SBA and that was with minimal participation. Can you imagine if we all took advantage of this? Especially with Christmas right around the corner!

Thank you so much for helping SBA!

The Scripps/Eagle Bucks Program raised over $50,000 for SBA last year. This makes a major difference in the programs we are able to offer our students. Please consider purchasing your holiday gift cards from SBA. Thank you for supporting the SBA Annual Fund.

8250 Varnavas Drive Cordova, TN 38016 sbaeagles.org 901-260-2840


Student Name __________________________ Family Code ___________________ Grade/Teacher ______________ Phone __________________ Retail Stores American Eagle Outfit.

Amt.

Qty/Total 25

$Restaurants Total Applebee's

Amt.

Qty/Total 25

Barnes & Noble

10

Arbys

10

Bass Pro Shop

25

Bahama Breeze

25

Bath & Body Works

10

Baskin Robbins

Bath & Body Works

25

Bob Evans

10

Bed Bath & Beyond

25

Bonefish Grill

25

Build a Bear

25

Burger King

10

Claire's

10

Chili's

25

Coldwater Creek

15

Chuck E. Cheese

10

CVS Pharmacy

25

Corky's

10

Dicks Sporting Goods

25

Corky's

25

Dillards

25

Cracker Barrel

10

Eddie Bauer

25

Dominios

10

Gap

25

Honey Baked Ham

10

Home Depot

25

Joe's Crab Shack

25

Home Goods

25

Kentucky Fried Chicken

Itunes

15

Logan's Roadhouse

25

Itunes

25

Macaroni Grill

25

JCPenney

25

O'Charley's

25

Kohl's

25

Olive Garden

25

Lowe's

20

On The Border

25

Macy's

25

Outback Steakhouse

25

Marshalls/ TJ Maxx

25

Panera Bread

10

Marshalls/ TJ Maxx

100

2

5

Panera Bread

25

Old Navy

25

PF Chang/Pei Wei

25

Payless Shoes

20

Pizza Hut

10

Pier One

25

Qdobas

25

Pottery Barn/Wm Sonoma

25

Quiznos

10

*Sam's Club

25

Red Robin

25

*Sam's Club

100

Ruby Tuesday

25

Sears

25

Ruth's Chris Steak House

50

Sephora

20

Spaghetti Warehouse

20

Sports Authority

25

Starbucks

10

Staples

25

Starbucks

25

*TARGET

25

Subway

10

*TARGET

100

Texas Roadhouse

25

TGI Fridays

25

Wendy's

10

Walgreens

25

Walgreens

100

*Walmart

25

*Walmart

100

Ulta

25

Total Cards - ________ Total Cost - $_______ Please make checks payable to SBA.

I would like my Eagle Buck Rebates to be designated to the following: ____Tuition Account ____Annual Fund ____SBA Organization ______________________ Send cards home with my child? Yes______ Will Pick Up _____ * These purchases only support the SBA Annual Fund.

$ Total


Just Imagine…

SBA

Saint Benedict at Auburndale Target REDcard SBA Annual Fund Great News! We received a check from Target’s Take Charge of Education Program for $2,095.38. This is such a great and easy way to beef up our Annual Fund each year. We are thrilled with this gift, but out of curiosity, looked in on our school’s progress using Target’s user-friendly website. Guess what? We only have 79 Target credit cards out there that over a period of time have totaled over $20,000 in donations over the years. CAN YOU IMAGINE IF WE ALL DESIGNATED SBA ON OUR TARGET CARDS AS OUR SCHOOL OF CHOICE? Who doesn’t go to Target? We are getting settled into the new school year, and are kicking off our Annual Fund drive. If you have a quick second, there are a few scenarios below. What a GREAT way to give to the school, and after the initial sign up, it is effortless. Please consider this super-easy way for SBA to receive a percentage of the amount of each Target purchase you make with your card. If you do not have a Target REDcard, you can go to Target.com to download the application, or pick one up in the store. If you already have a Target REDcard, you can go to their website to designate Saint Benedict as your school of choice. It is easy to search for by city and state. To see the progress report on our school and how much we have received from the Take Charge of Education program, check back to Target.com periodically. You will be amazed at how it adds up!

Thank you so much for supporting SBA!

SBA Development Office 8250 Varnavas Drive, Cordova, TN 38016 Phone: 901-260-2892 E-Mail: regisl@sbaeagles.org Web: sbaeagles.org


SBA Athletics - Upcoming Events Tuesday, November 13th - Girls Bowling vs Briarcrest (AWAY) - Boys Bowling vs MUS (AWAY) - Boys & Girls Basketball vs Jackson Northside (AWAY)

Thursday, November 15th - Boys & Girls Bowling vs Harding (AWAY)

Friday, November 16th - Boys & Girls Basketball vs Lausanne (HOME) o Girls JV – 3:30pm o Boys JV – 4:30pm o Girls Varsity – 6:00pm o Boys Varsity – 7:30pm - JV Wrestling – Cordova Preseason Tournament (AWAY)

Saturday, November 17th - Cheer/Dance – TSSAA State Competition (AWAY) - Varsity Wrestling – Cordova Preseason Tournament (AWAY)

Monday, November 19th - Boys & Girls Basketball vs ECS (AWAY)

Tuesday, November 20th - Boys & Girls Basetball vs Munford (AWAY)

Wednesday, November 21st - Wrestling vs Cordova, Brighton (HOME @ 5:00PM)


COMMUNITY NEWS SECTION


Here are some fast facts about the night: Place: Clark Opera Memphis Date: November 17, 2012 Benefiting: The Wings Foundation of the West Clinic Emcee: Andy Wise, of Action News 5 Drink: Cash bar; beer donated by Anheuser Busch St. Louis, Wine donated by Pat Powers, sodas & water donated by Stepherson’s SuperLo. Food: Heavy hordourves provided by Heart & Soul Catering by Michael Francis Entertainment: DJ Jimmy Harris of Blu Entertainment Autographed Auction Items: Baseball items (bats, balls, hats, jerseys), college items (footballs, basketballs, ticket package), Grizzlies ticket package, Duck Hunt trip, 1946 Stan Musial jersey. Our grand prize will be a weekend getaway to St. Louis including tickets to a weekend series, restaurant accommodations, and a 2 night hotel stay. To learn more about the event or to purchase tickets ($50/ticket) you can visit the following: Facebook: www.facebook.com/strikeoutcancerwithjasonmotte Twitter: @SOCwithJMotte30 Phone: 901.846.0933 Website: https://socwithjasonmotte.wufoo.com/forms/strike-out-cancer-withjason-motte/


PR E PA R I N G T H E W AY F O R C H R I ST M A S

ANGOTTI A Family Christmas Concert with John Angotti & Friends

7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012 The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, TN

Featuring St. Agnes Academy Ladies First, St. Benedict at Auburndale Show Choir, Bells of the Holy Spirit, Voices of St. Augustine Choir, a 100+ person all Diocesan choir and more! To Benefit the Programs of Catholic Charities of West Tennessee & St. Martin de Porres Shrine & Institute

Tickets $15 - $50

(save 10% when you buy four or more tickets prior to December 4th)

Call 901-722-4701 to order tickets! Presented by:

Benefiting :

Monday Mail - 11/12/12  

Monday Mail to the Parents for the Week of November 12, 2012