Weekly Academy Announcements

Here’s what’s happening this week at Shrine Catholic Academy

Monday, September 25

  • Cafeteria Menu TBA

Tuesday, September 26

  • Once again, Shrine Schools will participate in the  Catholic High School League’s annual clothing drive, Champions of Charity, in conjunction with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.  We asking our Shrine Catholic families to donate gently used items such as: coats/jackets, pants, shirts, dresses, skirts, belts, shoes, etc. Students from participating Catholic League high schools will compete to see who can collect the most clothing and shoes from their local communities. The Pod will be at Shrine Catholic High School/Academy parking lot, at the west entrance doors.  Champions of Charity III

Wednesday, September 27

Thursday, September 28

Friday, September 29

  • Mass, 9:00am.  All students are reminded to wear their Mass uniform. 

Looking ahead……

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, October 5th.  The online sign up for conference times is now open.  PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE SIGN UP

  • Registration is open now for the Step by Step Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, October 7 at 8:30am.  Register at WWW.STEPBYSTEPRUN.COM
  • IOWA testing for 7th and 8th grade students begins Monday, October 2
  • 7th Graders Vocations Day visit to the Seminary, Tuesday, October 10
  • School Picture retakes, Monday, October 16th.
  • 8th Grade Retreat, Thursday, October 19th
  • Halloween Dance, Thursday, October 26, 3:30-5pm, Student Center

Tuesday, October 10th, Shrine HS Volleyball plays Cabrini at home in a “Pink Out” game playing in honor of breast cancer survivors. Click on the link for more information Pink Out flyer

High School Placement Test Prep Class #1 • Saturday, October 14th • 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
High School Placement Test Prep Class #2 • Thursday, November 2nd • 3:30-5:30 p.m.
$25 includes test prep book and snack.  Learn test taking strategies and practice sample questions.  Class size is limited, registration deadline for October class is Monday, October 2nd. Deadline for November class sign up is Monday, October 23rd.  Please contact Mrs. Meg Armstrong ’92 at armstrong@shrineschools.com to reserve your seat in the class. High School Placement Test (HSPT) Registration (PDF)

Shrine Catholic High School & Academy Basic Calendar

2017-2018 School Year

August 21st – New Family Welcome BBQ
August 22nd – Orientation Day for all students
August 23rd – First day of classes (half day)
August 24th – Full day of classes for students
September 1st  & 4th – off (Labor Day)
September 5th – Classes Resume
November 22nd – Possible day off for Step by Step Incentive
November 23rd & 24th – Thanksgiving Break
December 22nd – Half day; Christmas Break begins at Noon
December 23rd – January 7th – Christmas Break
January 8th – Classes resume
February 16 & 19th – Winter Break
March 29th – April 8th – Easter Break
May 24th – HS Graduation
May 25th & 28th – off (Memorial Day)
June 6th, 7th, 8th – Finals