You can now deposit hot lunch money online through e-Funds for Schools. Please go to Marian’s e-Funds site here to set up an account and log in. You will be able to track meal transactions at PowerSchool Parent Portal > Balances.
Monday, Dec. 9: Alfredo or marinara pasta with meatballs and breadsticks
Tuesday, Dec. 10: Boneless chicken wings with potato wedges
Wednesday, Dec. 11: Pizza
Thursday, Dec. 12: Teriyaki chicken with stir fry vegetables
Friday, Dec. 13: Sub sandwiches
Monday, Dec. 16: Chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks
Daily Menu Items
Small or large salad with toppings bar
Chicken tender salad
Sandwiches – ham, turkey, peanut butter
Apples and caramel
Are you interested in being a TAR, a Technical Aide Resource to students and teachers? Marian Technology is accepting applications through Dec. 16. Applications available in your mailbox. Please talk to Mrs. Campbell or Mrs. Raabe in the Library for more information.
Final Exam Schedule
During finals week, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, students must be picked up by 1:30 pm.
8 – 9 a.m. | World Language
9:10 – 10:15 a.m. | Science (PA 9:10-9:15)
10:25 – 11:25 a.m. | Psych, AP Psych, English, Social Studies conflict exams
8 – 9 a.m. | English
9:10 – 10:15 a.m. | Social Studies (PA 9:10-9:15)
10:25 – 11:25 a.m. | AP Statistics, Statistics, Math conflict exams
8 – 9 a.m. | Theology
9:10 – 10:15 a.m. | Math (PA 9:10-9:15)
10:25 – 11:25 a.m. | Language, Science conflict exams
St. Robert’s Dodgeball Tournament
Students can be very stressed during finals time and don’t always have an outlet for receiving stress or anxiety. St. Robert’s youth group is hosting a dodgeball tournament where students can come and play in a tournament, and the cafeteria will be open for group study and separate rooms for individual study between games. We will provide snacks and drinks, and give out several fun prizes throughout the day. We will also have a lunch for sale.
The Finals Shutdown: A Dodgeball Tournament
Sunday December 15 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (roughly – this will be more fine-tuned once we have all teams). Enter at St. Robert Bellarmine Cafeteria
Registration Form – There will be teams of six that owe $50. Or $8.25 each. The cost for each student will include a tshirt, snacks, drinks, and random prizes. All additional proceeds go to youth group programming. Students can simply fill out the form and pay onsite or through the paypal link.
Free Creighton Basketball Admission
Cheer on the Jays during the holiday break! The Creighton student section is being opened up to students at select high schools for winter games. Just show your student ID for free admission. See the game schedule and more information here.
National WWII Museum Essay Contest
On Sunday, November 21, 1945, American Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson delivered a speech to open one of the most important cases of the 20th century: the trial of defeated Nazi leaders at Nuremberg. For its 2019 student essay contest, The National WWII Museum is asking high school students to consider Judge Jackson’s quote and to explain what you feel the “grave responsibility” of justice means and why it is important for today and for how “history will judge us tomorrow.” Submissions are due Dec. 27, 2019. More information here.
Cambridge Summer School Essay Competition
The Immerse Education Essay Competition provides the opportunity for students aged 13-18 to submit essay responses to a pre-set question relating to their chosen subject. Our essay questions are pre-defined according to your age group and preferred subject. You are encouraged to tailor your essay response to reflect your interest in your chosen subject. A full list of questions can be found here. The deadline for submission is Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. See more information here.
Engineered for Learning Essay Contest
Participants will create and submit an original piece of writing that responds to the following contest prompt: Tell a story about a person learning to live on a new world while traveling through space. Submissions are due Feb. 1, 2020. See more information here.
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Essay Contest
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Submission deadline is Jan. 17, 2020. See more info here.
Tribute to the Rescuers Scholarship and Essay Contest
The Tribute to the Rescuers Essay Contest is an excellent multi-disciplinary assignment that gives students the opportunity to participate in a regional contest, with the possibility to win a cash prize and be honored for their talents. The contest is offered to students in two categories – 9 & 10th grades and 11 & 12th grades with cash prizes ranging from $100 to $800 in each category. Postmark deadline is Feb. 21, 2020. Click here for more details.
ACT Basic Review
These sessions will be held at Westside High School in Room 220. As in the past, these sessions provide student motivation, assist with relieving test anxiety, test-taking tips and test-taking strategies. Their intent is not to teach subject content, but rather to help students feel more comfortable in a testing situation. See more information here.
- ACT Basic Review – $30 – March 19 – 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Signet Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to juniors and seniors. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Wuthering Heights. Essays are due before April 22, 2020. See more information here.
Penguin Classics Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to freshmen and sophomores. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Ceremony. Essays are due before April 24, 2020. See more information here.
Nebraska College of Architecture Career Explorations Workshop
This workshop, developed for high school students, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The workshop provides learning opportunities in the form of design studio explorations, seminars and discussions, field trips and video presentations. The workshop takes place June 14-19, 2020. Click here for more details.
Exploring is a career education program for ages 14-20 years old. Local businesses in our community help young adults make a more informed decision about their future career and determine if a particular career is the right fit for them. Exploring Omaha provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, Exploring is a great place to start. See all program opportunities here. Upcoming programs include UNL Durham School of Architecture Program, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Program, Omaha World Herald Program and more.