WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12
It was a Gibault sweep in the Sister Cities Art Contest!
1st place-Paden Schults
2nd place – Shayla Campbell
3rd place – Zoe Swip
Congratulations to all on a job well done!
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Congratulations once again to the victorious Varsity Scholar Bowl Hawks who brought home the Regional trophy last night. The team outscored all of their opponents by a wide margin. Next stop – the Sectional Tournament in Johnston City on Saturday. Good luck!
MONDAY, MARCH 9
The Varsity Scholar Bowl won 2 and lost 2 matches at the State Masonic Tournament on Saturday. The team of Spencer Biske, Josh Eichholz, Alex Gomez, Brennan Wills, and Noah Newton made a strong showing against formidable opponents. They will continue their season at Mater Dei tonight at the IHSA Regionals.
Congratulations to our Academic Challenge team who took first place in 7 of 8 subjects at the Sectional competition. The team took first place in their division and will all be competing at State on April 20th!
At the IHSA Solo and Ensemble competition on Saturday, all three entries from Gibault received first place scores. Congratulations to the Hawkappellas, Katie Grawitch, and Maria Biske.
FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Good luck to the Varsity Scholar Bowl Team in the Masonic State Tournament tomorrow!
THURSDAY, MARCH 5
Attention Lady Hawks. . .The softball team is very much in need of players for the upcoming season. We have 16 beautiful brand new uniforms and we’d like to have a player in everyone of them. We practice right after school, so if you have a glove and want to have fun and develop your skills, come see Mr. Montgomery and let’s talk!
Congratulations to Josie Hooten for placing 1st at districts last night with her FFA record book on vegetable production. Josie will advance to state.
There will be a quick meeting in Mrs. Hoke’s classroom tomorrow morning immediately after announcements, if you signed up to help with registration. If you have an AB class, please let your teacher know you will be about 5 minutes late.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
Service hour charts have been posted on the office window so students can see what hours they have turned in so far. Students are required to complete 10 service hours in order to attend prom, post prom, or sit for spring semester exams.
The Gibault Scholar Bowl team triumphed in their final home match of the season against Chester last night. The JV team of Captain Drew Schmoll, Jacob Whitworth, Elayna Hermanns, Jacob Durrer, Maria Biske, and Lauren Eichholz brought home the win. The Varsity team of Captain Spencer Biske, Josh Eichholz, Alex Gomez, Brennan Wills, and Noah Newton won by a landslide. Since it was Senior Night, a good time was had by all.
There will be no Waterloo bus for the afternoon route on Friday, March 6th. If you ride the Waterloo bus you will need to make other arrangements to get home Friday after school.
TUESDAY, MARCH 3
STUDENTS FOR LIFE:
The Gibault Students for Life meeting will be tomorrow at 7:45 in the cafeteria. All students are invited to come play Rock, Paper, Scissors. The winner will receive a McDonald’s gift card. Come join the fun!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
STUDENTS FOR LIFE:
The Coalition for Life is organizing a March to the Arch on Saturday March 7th. All students are welcome to participate. If you are interested in going or would like more information, please sign up in the office. This is a free event and a great opportunity to March for Life if you were not able to go to Washington D.C.
There will be no brew station for the month of March. It will return in April.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
STUDENTS FOR LIFE:
During lent we will have a prayer intention box in the office. If you have a special prayer intention, please place it in the box and we will include it in our morning prayers.
Once again the Math Team crunched their way to victory! At the regional math competition last Saturday we placed 1st in Algebra 1, Geometry, Calculator Team, & Freshmen/Sophomore 8 person. We took 2nd place in Algebra 2 & Pre-Calculus. Great job Hawks!
There will be a softball meeting Thursday, February 27th at 3:15 in the gym. All players are expected to attend. All junior players that will be on retreat, need to see Coach Bernal today.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
The Scholar Bowl match with Chester on Wednesday has been postponed. The new date has not been set yet.
All freshmen, sophomore, and junior volleyball players should see Mrs. Tepen to sign up for a job at the Jr. High volleyball tournament on March 6-7. You will receive service hours for your help.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24
ILLINOIS YOUTH SURVEY:
Your child is being asked to participate in a voluntary survey on March 25th, called the Illinois Youth Survey, whose purpose is to better understand Illinois youth risk and protective behaviors as they relate to the students and their success. Participation will involve completing a survey (with no names or identification numbers) that will be confidentially administered by a classroom teacher, counselor, or community member who has received training on administering this survey. Only students in grades 10 and 12 will be surveyed. Mrs. Mackin will be sending more information home via Teacherease.