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Dear Academy Families,
Years ago, a dear friend gave me a bracelet with the word ‘courage’ engraved on it. I can’t even remember why she gave me this bracelet. I just know I needed it at the time, and I still cherish it today. In times of uncertainty or challenge, I take the bracelet out of its box and reflect. Anthony Penna ‘15, an ‘SEA Lifer’ spent nine years here as a Lancer. I can still see him walking down the hallway with his perfectly knotted tie and pristine red blazer. His lapel was full of the gold pins he earned. Dave Derrickson, our Facilities Manager, recalled several afternoons when Anthony helped him assemble the benches donated by Rob and Mel Penna as they led the rehabilitation and redesign of the Academy’s Courtyard. Dave was so touched by a student that age taking the time (and maintaining the focus!) to help him complete this project in his free time. This week many of us have recalled our own experiences with Anthony. So much of what we’ve recalled has had the same tone. He was a kind and thoughtful young man. It was an honor to be part of his journey. Anthony will be profoundly missed, but  [Click here to finish reading.]
'TRUNK OR TREAT' HOSTS & HELPERS
We are looking for 'Trunk or Treat' hosts and some helpers for the Dark Lancer Castle ticket sales booth. Please sign-up by clicking here. ***Trunk or Treaters, we invite you to arrive earlier than the start to get settled and decorate your trunk, etc. Please also account for the very real possibility of many, many trunk or treaters when purchasing your candy/goodies! 
TIME TO REGISTER FOR BASKETBALL
-Varsity B-Ball (Grades 7 & 8)
-Junior Varsity B-Ball (Gr 5 & 6)
-3rd & 4th Gr B-Ball
-Instructional B-Ball (Gr 1 & 2).
Please sign up by clicking here.
Due to a new State of Delaware law, CYM sports leagues now mandates that this form be signed in order to be eligible to play any sport! This will 100% delay his eligibility to try out or practice without you taking care of this before October 16th.
PERFORMING ARTS NOTES
TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS Auditions for our annual talent show will be held Monday, October 16th at 6pm in the auditorium. TheTalent Show is Thursday, November 9th. More information will be available next week CHORAL

PERFORMANCE NEEDS ACCOMPANIST
ISO an experienced musical performers who play cello or French horn to accompany a choral piece for Christmas. Musician will prepare on their own with minimal rehearsal time with choirs.

SAVE THE DATE FOR TWO EVENTS
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
◊ The Scholastic Book Fair will arrive on Friday, October 27th and runs through 11/2.

◊ Our first 2017-2018
Barnes & Noble Night will take place at the Concord Pike location on Tuesday, 11/28.
BOX TOPS TOP BLITZ RESULTS
This was a very close race! Only five Box Tops separated the first and second place homerooms! The overall winning homeroom with 426 Box Tops was Mrs. Oswinkle's 5-1. The individual winner was Noah Narvaez (8-2) with 354 Box Tops! In just one week the school collected $308.70 in Box Tops. Thank you so very much to all of the families who participated. It was our most successful collection week yet! Thanks yet again to Janice Lehmann for the energy and dedication she brings to this very important library program.

DATE AND TIME CHANGED!
OTTER BASKETBALL CAMP -- an intense one day, 5-hour camp being held at here at SEA after school NEXT Friday, October 13th. Click here for the updated information. Register now!
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MOREAU
REFLECTION
WEEK of 10/9

"You must give yourself to studying the teaching and example of Jesus, because you cannot imitate what you do not know."

Fr. Basil Moreau, CSC, Exercises


SCOUTING

On Tuesday, 10/10 at 6:30pm there will be an info session in the Rollins Center for families interested in either the new Cub Scout Pack (K-5) or the existing Boy Scout Troop (gr 6 - age 18).


LUNCHROOM

VOLUNTEERS
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T 10/10 (need 3)
W 10/11 (need 2)
TR 10/12 (need 2)
F 10/13 (need 3)

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COMING UP
TOMORROW
NO SCHOOL

THIS MONDAY

NO SCHOOL

THURSDAY, 10/12
Jazz Band 2:45

FRIDAY, 10/13
Wear Pink
$2 Tag Day

FRIDAY, 10/20
Last Day of Warm Weather Uniform

MONDAY, 10/23
Free Tag Day

SATURDAY, 10/21
SEA Spooktacular

WEDNESDAY, 10/25
Portraits Gr 6,7 & 8

THURSDAY, 10/26
Portraits JK-Gr 5

LETTER DAYS

● TUESDAY-10th
'F' day

● WED -11th
'A' day

● THURSDAY12th
'B' day

● FRIDAY13th
'C' day

administrator@stedmondsacademy.org
 

An Independent, Catholic Academy for Boys Grades JK-8 in the Holy Cross Tradition