The Red & White

The Red & White is the weekly newsletter for parents and students sent via email each Friday. It functions as an announcement sheet for upcoming events and activities with links to pages on our website where more information can be found.

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Red & White - September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018
INSPIRE & IGNITE: STORIES FROM THE HEART OF REGIS JESUIT

JIMMY TRICCO: MAGIS—CHOOSING THE GREATER
St. Paul puts it this way: “The Spirit comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes with inexpressible groanings” (Rom 8:26). May these groans be not for our students’ homework load or our teachers’ stacks of grading, but rather for our yearning of a deeper connection and understanding of God’s grace...READ FULL BLOG POST

ALL SCHOOL NEWS
RAIDER RAFFLE—TWO WEEKS LEFT!
This year’s Raider Raffle drawing takes place on Friday, October 5, at halftime of the Homecoming football game, and we need every Raider's help to reach our goal of 6000 tickets sold! This year’s grand prize is a 2018 VW Jetta, generously donated by Michael & Jane McDonald of McDonald Automotive Group. Second prize is $5000 cash, and third prize is $1000 cash. All proceeds support Phase II of upgrades to software and hardware for campus-wide video broadcasting in every student classroom.
Students: Please return completed Raider Raffle ticket stubs with either cash or checks (made to Regis Jesuit High School) to the Raider Raffle Collection Box in either of the Main Offices no later than the end of the school day on Thursday, October 4. Please DO NOT throw unsold tickets away. If you cannot sell all tickets, please return the unsold tickets by Thursday, October 4. Have friends or relatives out-of-state? Raider Raffle tickets are also available for purchase online! Ticket buyers do not have to be present at the drawing to win.

PROGRESS GRADES AVAILABLE
The first six-week grading period will end on Friday, September 28. By Friday afternoon, October 5, report cards will be available for viewing on RaiderNet. These grades are progress grades and will not be reflected on transcripts. To view and print the online report card, login to RaiderNet, click on (Your Student's Name) Grades and click on Report Card.

BUS TRACKER LIVE MAP
Did you know that Regis Jesuit has a webpage that displays and tracks our buses during their daily routes? Visit www.regisjesuit.com/livebusmap (you must be logged in to view the map). At the top right of that map, click on Menu and from select the route of your choice from the dropdown. The bus indicator is an arrow and will be green when the bus is in motion and red when at a stop. We hope this information will be useful to all our families taking advantage of our bus program.

REGISTER FOR THE SAT/ACT PREP COURSE
The first session of this year's divisional SAT/ACT Test Preparation class begins in both the Girls and Boys Divisions after school the week of September 24. This class is open to juniors and seniors and covers both tests. Information and the registration form can be found online at www.regisjesuit.com/satact. Four sessions are scheduled this year. If you wish to take the course, register as soon as possible to make sure your session fits with your schedule. If you have questions, please contact Caroline Howard (choward@regisjesuit.com) in the GD and Robert Bowers (rbowers@regisjesuit.com) in the BD. We hope to see you there!

LIFETOUCH PHOTOS & RETAKE DAY
Lifetouch photos were delivered to your students on Thursday, September 20. If you do not receive your order, please contact Lifetouch directly at 303.565.5203. If you did not order photos, but would like to, please contact Lifetouch at 866.955.8342. You can log into the RJ website to access your student’s school ID number if needed. If you want retakes, please note the following:
Photo Retake Day is scheduled for Wednesday, September 26.
Lifetouch photographers will be on campus starting at 8:00 am through 1:30 pm on the second floor of the Steele Center. Simply return the original photos to the Lifetouch staff, and your new photo packet will be delivered a few weeks into October. Senior boys must be in an oxford-style shirt, coat and tie for this photo; senior girls must be in Mass attire (see Student Handbook for details).

INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A CONFERENCE AT REGIS UNIVERSITY?
The Community Partnership Initiative invites sophomores, juniors and seniors to a two-day experience of reflection and conversations about the vision of Pope Francis that can be summed up as seeking Mercy in a Suffering World. We will meet as a group, listen to the talks, reflect as a group, engage in conversation with other high school students and make a plan to bring what we learn back to the Regis Jesuit community. Students will be excused from last period on Thursday, October 11 and the entire day on Friday, October 12. Applications have been emailed to students and can also be picked up from either Main Office. They are due on Wednesday, September 26. For more details please contact Mrs. Cole, Mr. Fagnant or Dr. Kabadi.

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED
Regis Jesuit has the opportunity to host students from Instituto de Guadalajara, a Jesuit high school in Mexico, this coming second semester. We are in need of several host families for boys or girls. This is an amazing opportunity for a student from Mexico to become a part of your family and to learn about our culture while attending RJ! This is a wonderful program that many RJ families have taken advantage of in the past in which they have created life-long friends from Mexico. For information please contact Christina Vela, boys Diversity Director or Rosalba Gonzalez-Hill, girls Diversity Director.

ORDER CLASS RINGS
Representatives from Balfour were on campus on Monday, September 10, regarding ordering class rings. All sophomore students attended a presentation in The Z Theatre and received an informational packet on purchasing class rings. However, students of all grade levels are invited to purchase rings and can ask questions and get sized when Balfour returns to campus to take orders. Additional informational packets are available in each Main Office. Balfour returned to campus on September 19 and 20 in the Boys Division to collect orders and answer any questions during the lunch period. The will return on September 26 and 27 during lunch in the Girls Division. You can also order online at rmbalfour.com.

RAIDER SHOP UPDATE
The Raider Shop will have extended hours today from 5:00-7:00 pm before the home football game. Come by to stock up on your Raider gear! We will also open before the homecoming game on October 5 from 4:00-7:00 pm.
We have an upcoming letter jacket fitting on Tuesday, October 2, during lunch in front of the Raider Shop. Please return your order forms to the shop by Thursday, October 4, to guarantee delivery before Christmas. We also have a framed option available for those who might not want a jacket. Come by to check it out!
Please do not forget to come by the shop to pick up your 2022 class hoodie that was ordered over the summer.

SHARE NAMES FOR REMEMBRANCE MASS
Regis Jesuit invites all alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff to join us in the celebration of Remembrance Mass on Friday, November 2, at 7:00 am in the Blessed Rupert Mayer Chapel. We will acknowledge those members of our community who have passed away this past year (October 2017-present) in a celebration of the Eucharist. Afterwards, join us for light refreshments and fellowship in the Steele Center. Please share the names of those whom you would like the community of Regis Jesuit to include in our prayers by emailing us at events@regisjesuit.com or 303.269.8140.

HOME FOOTBALL GAME & ARMED FORCES/FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION—SEPTEMBER 21
Please plan to come out and cheer on the Raiders TONIGHT as they take on the Horizon Hawks. Join us by 6:45 pm sharp as we honor our country’s servicemen/women and first responders with a Color Guard march, National Athem performed by Blake Mann '20, a flyover and special halftime program featuring God Bless America performed by Delaney Card '20 and an eagle. Free admission and food/drink will be extended to all veterans and current service members in uniform or with military ID. You are encouraged to share the details, and bring any relatives who have served or are currently serving our country or community. It’s our way of giving thanks!
Never been to a Raider tailgate? New families and student groups are highly encouraged to attend the tailgate festivities in the Girls Division parking lot between 5:00-6:30 pm before each game. Bring your Raider spirit along with chairs, lawn games, snacks and drinks. This week's food theme is American (think hotdogs, apple pie, deviled eggs and potato salad). A reminder that we do NOT permit any alcohol or open containers any place on campus where students are present.
The more, the merrier, so come and socialize with other RJ families and cheer on the Raiders as they take on Horizon and honor those who protect and serve us!

BOYS SOPHOMORE RETREAT & SERVICE DAY—SEPTEMBER 27-28
On September 27-28 the entire boys sophomore class will be participating in either the Sophomore Retreat or Sophomore Service Day. The retreat is an overnight experience from Thursday to Friday. The Service Day is only on Friday. If your son participates in the Sophomore Retreat in the fall, he will participate in Sophomore Service Day in the spring, and vice versa. March 21-22 are the spring dates. Please also mark the dates on your calendars as dates that your son will need to be on retreat or service and not at any other event, appointment or trip. Fr. Ramirez, SJ and Mr. Mattacchione will meet with the sophomores and give them much more specific information as needed. Thank you for your help. Please pray for our boys and their leaders!

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR MOTHER-SON MASS & BREAKFAST—SEPTEMBER 30
The Raider Parent Community Association is hosting the Mother-Son Mass & Breakfast on Sunday, September 30, beginning at 9:00 am (check-in opens at 8:30 am). Mothers, grandmothers, aunts and other important women in the boys' lives are welcome! Start the school year by celebrating a beautiful Mass with your son. Following Mass, this extraordinary event continues with a delicious breakfast and an opportunity to get to know our very own Jimmy Tricco, the new principal at RJ. Online registration is open; register before the September 24 deadline. We will not be able to accept late registrations. We still need volunteers for this event. Sign up online to use your gifts and talents to volunteer for this inspiring morning for moms and sons.

LARK 2019 KICKOFF AND FALL GIFT GATHERING: LARKTOBER FEST—OCTOBER 11
All parents are invited to join us for LARKtoberfest on Thursday, October 11, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Steele Center. LARKtoberfest and a spring Gift Gathering will replace all individual class LARK Gift Gatherings. Join us as we kick off the planning of the LARK Dinner-Auction—Regis Jesuit’s largest annual event fundraiser! This is a great opportunity for Regis Jesuit parents to get together and have fun in support of Regis Jesuit. Come meet the LARK Co-Chairs, find out the exciting theme of this year’s event and learn how you can help make LARK 2019 the best ever! There will be door prizes given away at this fun event, including a ticket to LARK 2019 (worth $150). Suggested gift ideas to bring with you include gift cards ($25 increments preferred), use of vacation properties/mountain homes and cash donations. RSVP here!

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! MOTHER-DAUGHTER "PRETTY IN PINK" JAMFEST—OCTOBER 21
Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Mother-Daughter JamFest! Our "Pretty in Pink" event will be on Sunday, October 21, in the Steele Center. Dinner will be served, and there will be lots of fun female-bonding festivities. Moms and daughters, get ready to "jam in your jammies" and purchase your tickets today! JamFest T-shirts will be sold online at the time of registration—this is the only opportunity to order your t-shirts for this event. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we will be collecting voluntary donations for Clinica Colorado at the event. This wonderful organization supports underprivileged women who are in need of breast exams, mammograms and other preventive and diagnostic care. If you would like to join our planning team sign up here, or if you have questions, contact the rpca@regisjesuit.com.

ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES UPDATE

Here is a recap of the most recent highlights for our athletics (varsity) and activities. If you have a highlight to share, send it to webmaster@regisjesuit.com.

BOYS ATHLETICS
Cross Country: Took home the first team championship on September 18. #GoRaiders
Football: 1-3
Golf: Advanced all four players to State: Freddie Ingham '19, Eddie Custy '19, Bo Wardynski '20 and Walker Fuller '19!
Soccer: 3-2-1
Tennis: 9-0

GIRLS ATHLETICS
Cross Country: Finished fourth with a win from Isalina Colsman '20 and an 8th place finish from Lizzy Somer '20.
Field Hockey: 5-1-1
Softball: 8-7-1
Volleyball: 7-4

MANDATORY GIRLS SWIM & DIVE MEETING—OCTOBER 4
RJ Girls Swim & Dive season is almost here. Please attend this mandatory meeting for all parents, swimmers and divers on October 4 from 6:00-8:00 pm in the girls cafeteria. At this meeting, you will learn more about the upcoming season and how to order your swimmer or diver gear and spirit wear. More detailed information will be sent out as the date gets closer.

COMMUNITY NEWS

The information in the Community News section of the Red & White is provided as a service to our families and community. Inclusion in this section does not imply endorsement by Regis Jesuit High School.

BOYS HOPE GIRLS HOPE
Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars are doing a Sock Drive for Denver Rescue Mission. You can help by dropping socks off at our office, 3090 S. Jamaica Ct. #212, Aurora, 80014. New Hanes men's white crew socks are preferred.

INTERESTED IN CHICKTECH DENVER?
ChickTech High School revolves around creating events that get high school aged girls interested and excited about technology. The goal is to reach girls who would make great engineers, but because of stereotypes and a lack of opportunity, may not realize it until they are already doing something else. ChickTech strives to show the relevance of each workshop to the girls lives–and help them to understand that they have the ability use tech to transform their world! This is a 100% free program. It includes food during events, transportation to and from events and child care if needed. Each participant will attend one technology related workshop and leave with a take-home item from the workshop. Girls are all nominated by an educator. For all details, visit denver.chicktech.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, September 21
- RED DAY
- Girls Kairos 53
- Moms in Prayer Meeting, 8:15 am

Saturday, September 22
- AP Chemistry Review Session, 9:30 am
- Fall Theatre Retreat, 10:00 am

Monday, September 24
- WHITE DAY

Tuesday, September 25
- RED DAY
- Senior Yearbook Photos, 8:00 am
- Girls Immersion Trip Meeting, 12:25 pm

Wednesday, September 26
- One-Hour Late Start
- WHITE DAY
- Girls Senior Silent Retreat
- Senior Yearbook Photos, 8:00 am
- Retake Photo Day, 8:00 am
- Balfour Girls Ring Orders, 12:35 pm

Thursday, September 27
- ACADEMY DAY
- RED DAY
- Girls Senior Silent Retreat
- Boys Sophomore Retreat
- Senior Yearbook Photos, 8:00 am
- Balfour Girls Ring Orders, 12:25 pm
- Alumni Parent LARK Gift Gathering, 5:30 pm
- Girls Spanish Honor Society Induction Ceremony, 5:45 pm

Friday, September 28
- WHITE DAY
- End of first grading period
- Girls Senior Silent Retreat
- Boys Sophomore Retreat
- Boys Sophomore Service Day
- Moms in Prayer Meeting, 8:15 am
- Speech and Debate Team Retreat, 4:00 pm

View the full list of upcoming events at www.regisjesuit.com/upcomingevents

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