QUIZ TEAM NEWS The Quiz Team will be competing in the SE Regional competition to be held at Ohio-University-Lancaster to qualify for OAC State Finals. Only two teams from a field of 16 will advance to State Finals to join the winners from the other five regions. We thank Ohio University-Lancaster for agreeing to host this event which for fifteen years has been held at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth. Almost all our Quiz Team members are involved in some way. Mike has been working with our Varsity team who will be competing. I have been working with many of the others who will be helping to set up, monitor buzzers and clean up.
It was ten years ago (2004) that our Quiz Team first won the OAC State of Ohio Championship beating out 640 other high schools. It is interesting to note that almost all the 2004 and 2006 Championship Quiz team members will be Readers/Judges for us at OU-L on Saturday. What wonderful Irish commitment!
A sincere thank you to all who have supported the Quiz Team in helping to raise money for our (2) teams to compete in the National History Bowl in Washington, DC on April 26 & 27. The school held an out of dress code day and many of you have sent money, prayers and kind messages of support. Both our teams are well positioned to compete this year. We seem to have a team of "History lovers" this year. We will keep you informed as we proceed through the tournament brackets on Saturday. Finalist will play on Sunday.
Have a blessed Easter. Lynn
FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE Seniors, the deadline to turn in scholarship letters is May 9. You must have a copy of your letters turned in to the guidance office to be acknowledged in the graduation program and added to the class total.
As we enter 4th quarter, please be aware that a final average of 65 is required to pass a course for the year. For year long courses, 4th quarter is 20% of the final grade and the final exam is 10% of the final grade. For semester long courses, 4th quarter is 40% and the final exam is 20% of the final grade. Please remember to monitor grades in Progressbook. If you have questions about whether your student is on track to pass, please contact the teacher or Mrs. Kirby.
The Air Force Academy is hosting an information session on Sunday, April 27th from 1:00-4:00 PM at St. Charles. Learn about the facilities, faculty and staff, cadet life, nominations, and the application process. Admission staff, Congressional staff, and recent graduates will be available to answer questions. Seating is limited; register at http://is.gd/usafacolumbusohforum.
ATHLETICS NEWS Leo Genders Qualifies for NCAA Championship in Gymnastics Leo Genders, a member of the Army (West Point) Gymnastics Team and a 2013 graduate of Fisher Catholic High School, had his ticket punched for the NCAA Qualifying Meet in Gymnastics. Genders is one of three Black Knights to qualify individually on high bar and ranks second on the team with a season high 14.6. The National Qualifier will be hosted by the University of Michigan at the Crisler Center beginning Thursday, April 10. Good luck Leo!
Fisher Girls Basketball Team Earns Ohio All Academic Honors Congratulations to our Lady Irish Basketball Team for being named one of the top academic teams in the state of Ohio! The cumulative GPA of our varsity girls basketball team was 3.668, earning them Ohio All Academic recognition by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association. The Lady Irish Basketball Team's cumulative GPA of 3.668 ranked 56th out of 795 girls basketball teams in the state of Ohio, placing their team GPA in the top 7% in the state of Ohio. Getting it done on the court and in the classroom, we would like to recognize the following members of our girls basketball team for achieving a team GPA of 3.668: Kennedi Christie, Bailey Conrad, Bayley Fields, Alex Hill, Hannah Wilt, Kelly Delisio, Mary Kate Janita, Mara McGee and Sarah Wood. Way to go girls, we are very proud of you!
This Week in Fisher Catholic Athletics:
Our boys and girls track teams competed in the Rocky Brand Invitational this past Saturday at Nelsonville-York High School. This was a very large meet, with 28 schools competing. Our boys team finished in 7th place, with Brody Taylor finishing second in the long jump and Jake Stoughton fourth in the high jump. The 1,600 meter relay team Nicholas Klitzka, Eli Frazier, Wyatt Messerly and Jake Stoughton placed fourth. The Lady Irish, led by Leah Palmer, placed 14th. Leading the Irish was Leah Palmer, who finished second in the discus and fourth in the shot put. Our 400 meter relay team of Sarah Wood, Morgan Swartz, Kate Krauss and Ashlyn Quaintance finished sixth.
Our Boys Tennis Team was able to get a few matches in this week. Grant Stewart picked up a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles, and the No. 1 doubles team of Luke Schmelzer and Logan Gordon won 6-4, 6-4 as the Irish lost a very close match to Hamilton Township, 3-2. Our boys lost a league match on Wednesday to Logan Elm 4-1, with Grant Stewart collecting the lone win at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-4.
In softball, the Lady Irish lost a league game to Millersport at home 10-4 on Tuesday. They battled to the end last night, coming back from a 9-4 deficit, but lost to Whitehall-Yearling, 9-8. Multi-hit games for Mary Kate Janita, Libby Beiter, Emily Vandermark and Kiersten Woolum. Libby Beiter belted her first home run of the season in the loss. On the boys side, the Irish shut out Millersport in a league game on Tuesday. Josh Evans picked up the win with a complete game 2-hitter, and helped himself with a two-run homer in the seventh. Jared Faulkner was 3-4 and Shea McGuire went 2-3 for the Irish. Our baseballers scored 10 runs in the second inning, launching them to victory against Harvest Prep on Wednesday here at Fisher Catholic. Jared Faulkner picked up the win on the mound.
SAVE THE DATE: SPRING AWARDS NIGHT Our spring sports are just now getting underway, but now is the time to mark your calendars for our Spring Awards Night! Please plan to join us on Tuesday, May 27th at 7 pm in the Main Gym as we recognize all of our spring sport student-athletes. The end of the school year is a hectic time for everyone, so we wanted to make sure you that you saved this date. We look forward to seeing everyone on May 27th. GO IRISH!!
SPORTS PHYSICALS for STUDENT-ATHLETES All student-athletes entering grades 7-12 in the 2014-2015 School Year who plan on participating in a sport are strongly encouraged to have their Sports Physical taken on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 9:00 - 11:00 am here at Fisher Catholic High School. Cost is only $5.00/student. Physicals taken on this day will be good for the entire 2014-2015 School Year. We would like for all of our student-athletes to have their physicals taken on this day. Any questions, please contact our Athletic Director, Tony Delisio.
Make time to cheer your on all of our teams in the coming week . "We've got spirit yes we do, we've got spirit how 'bout you?" GO IRISH!!
MARCH MULCH MADNESS 2014! It is much more than just a mulch sale...
GIFT CARDS Ohio Mulch products ($25, $50, $100) are being sold now through May 25th by the Fisher Catholic Athletic Association.
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE Many varieties and colors of bagged and bulk mulches, stone, top soil, garden tools, grass seed, railroad ties, and landscape timbers. (listing of all products available at school office)
GOOD FOR All products sold by Ohio Mulch at any of their 16 Central Ohio retail locations. (listing of locations available at school office)
DELIVERY Gift cards can be picked up at school office during regular school hours. You may also have gift cards sent home with students. Special delivery arrangements may be made by contacting Angie Kerns at 740-654-2588, email@example.com.
ORDERING INFO Orders may be mailed to Fisher Catholic High School, 1803 Granville Pike, Lancaster, OH 43130. You may also send order form to school with students. Some gift cards will be available for immediate sale in school office. To insure you get gift cards when you need them please place order at least a week in advance.
UPCOMING EVENTS @ FCHS April 11 Boys Tennis vs. Whitehall-Yearling 4:30 pm Boys JV Baseball vs. Logan 5 pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Grove City Christian 5:15 pm Girls Varsity Softball @ Grove City Christian 5:15 pm April 12 Dick Del Track Classic in Wheeling, West Virginia 10 am Boys JV Baseball @ Fairfield Union 11 am Boys Varsity Baseball @ Fairfield Union 2 pm April 14 Berne Union Track Meet 4:30 pm Boys JV Baseball vs. Berne Union 5 pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Berne Union 5:15 pm Girls Varsity Softball @ Berne Union 5:15 pm April 15 Boys Tennis @ Bloom Carroll (Rising Park) 4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Shekinah Christian 5 pm Girls Varsity Softball vs. Danville 5:30 pm April 16 Boys Tennis vs. Franklin Heights 4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball vs. Fairfield Christian Academy 5:15 pm Girls Varsity Softball vs. Fairfield Christian Academy 5:15 pm April 21 School Resumes - Grub Day Boys Varsity Baseball @ Harvest Prep 5:15 pm Girls Varsity Softball @ Harvest Prep 5:15 pm April 22 Boys Tennis @ Logan Elm 4:30 pm Girls Varsity Softball vs. Harvest Prep 5:15 pm April 23 Boys Tennis vs. West Jefferson 4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Bishop Watterson 5 pm Girls Varsity Softball vs. Wellington 5:30 pm April 24 Boys Tennis vs. Hamilton Township 4:30 pm Boys JV Baseball @ Bishop Hartley 5 pm April 25 Early Dismissal 1 pm Boys Varsity Baseball vs. Millersport 5:15 pm Girls Varsity Softball @ Millersport 5:15 pm