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1803 Granville Pike
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-654-1231
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MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL:
Today we will celebrate Baccalaureate Mass at St. Bernadette at 7:00pm.  This is the last mass that the Class of 2017 will celebrate together.  Their long journey through elementary and high school will come to an end Sunday at 2:00pm as they graduate from Fisher Catholic High School.  We wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors and we would like to congratulate the graduates and their families on this accomplishment.

If you would like to join us at either the mass or the commencement exercises we would love to see you.

Diocesan Tuition Assistance letters have been sent out.  Please note: These letters are for Diocesan Tuition Assistance which does not include tuition assistance from the school.  Tuition assistance directly from Fisher Catholic has not been determined at this time, however, will be in the near future.

Sincerely,

Joe Jasinski
Principal

QUIZ TEAM NEWS:
2nd, 2nd,  The Fisher Catholic Quiz Team took 2nd Place in Columbus on Saturday, May 13 at the OAC State Finals. That means that out of about 732 teams from all over Ohio... big schools, small schools...we are 2nd.  Beavercreek ( Dayton) defeated us in the afternoon after we had defeated them in the morning. Beavercreek with enrollment of over 2,300 students against our 161. Goliath vs. David.  We are very, very proud of our achievement, and much of the  credit goes to Mr. Michael Sedlack who was with these boys all the way...coaching, encouraging, preparing  them since their Sophomore year.

Playing for Fisher were:  Hunter Wotruba, Captain; Brock Conrad,  Zach Vogel, Carter Corcoran, Alex Blackston. Four of the boys are Seniors, only our junior Alex will be returning to lead the team next year.

On Friday, May 26, we leave to compete in the NAQT National Competition in Atlanta.  There we will play against 270 schools from all over the country and four foreign countries. NAQT is big, very well-organized and gives us a chance to compete against some excellent teams.

Our last competition of the year will be at PACE in Chicago.  Parents and students and friends will drive to Chicago on June 9. PACE is very academic and very serious.  The competition takes place on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11.

The success and unity this team has enjoyed is due to our hard work and your loving support.  Thank you for your monetary donations, your words of praise and encouragement, and your prayers.  We know you have been with us step by step. We look forward to building next year's team.   

Lynn Stevenson, Coach

THEOLOGY OF DANCE:
Elizabeth and Mark Ficocelli are presenting "Theology of Dance" at St. Peter Parish hall in Chillicothe and we want a packed house!  This will be a great opportunity for our entire diocese youth and parents to get together for a fun evening!  The cost is reasonable ($20.00 per couple) and that includes food!  For more information click here.

BOYS' BASKETBALL OPEN GYM IN MAY:
There will be boys' basketball open gym in May on the following days & times:

Tuesday, May 16th ~ 3:30pm to 5:00pm ~ Alumni Gym
Thursday, May 18th ~ 3:30pm to 5:00pm ~ Alumni Gym
Tuesday, May 23rd ~ 3:30pm to 5:00pm ~ Main Gym
Thursday, May 25rd ~ 3:30pm to 5:00pm ~ Main Gym
Tuesday, May 30th ~ 3:30pm to 5:00pm ~ Main Gym

If you have any questions, please email Coach Wollenberg @ pwollenb@sbcglobal.net.

NHS NEWS:
Information about the application process for NHS for next school year went home with students (10th and 11th grade) on Wednesday.  Ask them about it! 
Formal invitations to join the National Honor Society will be mailed in early June.  Application packets, which will be included with the invitation, will be due on September 1, 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

CHEERLEADING NEWS:
**MANDATORY CHEER CLINIC**

There will be a cheer clinic held June 12th-16th from 5-7pm. This clinic is mandatory for anyone entering grades 9-12 who is interested in cheering for FOOTBALL AND/OR BASKETBALL for the 2017-2018 school year. Please contact Erin Hesterman 740-438-0719 or Katie Gillium 740-215-3779 with any questions.


REFLECTIONS FROM THE DESK OF THE DEAN:

Life Abundant
Concerning Commencement


The class of 2017 is graduating this weekend.  It has taken a village; but off they go.  You parents should be proud of your sons and daughters.  They have worked hard, they have struggled, they have had fun and now they are off to the next chapter in their lives.  I like the notion of commencement rather than graduation. To commence means to begin something, to set off on a journey, to move forward and that is what our seniors are doing.  So, that being said, let us pray for these young men and women as they commence upon their next steps.  Let us pray for their safety.  Let us pray for their sanity in college.  Let us pray for their success; which will be measured by the quality of their lives rather than the amount of money they make.   And, finally, let us pray that, like us, they go to church every Sunday.  Let us, indeed, continue to lift them up in prayer from today onward. 

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NEXT WEEK AT A GLANCE:

Friday, May 19
Baccalaureate Mass @ St. Bernadette Church  7:00pm

Sunday, May 21
Graduation in Main Gym  2:00pm

Monday, May 22-25
Final Exams for Grades 9-11

Thursday, May 25
Last Day for Students

Friday, May 26
Teacher In-Service