Daily Announcements

Friday, November 17, 2017                                                   



The Library will be closed during all lunch periods TODAY. Catapult will be open.


The Brother Rice Drama Club will meet for rehearsal on TODAY after school in the Theology Center.


Attention all Edmund Rice Camp counselors. We will hold a short meeting on Tuesday morning at 7:30 A.M. in the Theology Center. Please notify a leader or Mr. Augustyn or Mrs. England if you cannot attend.


Did you know that the ACT is written as a four hour test that you are only given three hours to take? One of the things that could help you finish well is increasing your reading speed. Brother Rice will host an Act Up Speed Reading Workshop this Sunday, November 19 from 1-4pm. Over the past few years, the average student who attends Act Up increases their reading speed 100 words per minute! Please visit for more information and to register. This is an excellent opportunity for any student taking the December 9th ACT.


There will be no JV scholastic bowl practice after school next Tuesday.  Practice will resume on Tuesday, November 28, in Room 206 after 8th period.


Attention all students: One of your classmates has proposed the formation of a new club exploring the various professions in the medical arena. If you might be interested, please give your name to Mr. Mathius in the Dean’s Office. Offering your name in no way obligates you to anything.


DRIVERS ED:  The following dates and times are for the Drivers Ed students who just completed the classroom session.  Range dates are Saturday December 2 and December 9 from 7:00-8:45 A.M.  Please check your blue cards.



Attention all students that are interested in joining the swimming and diving team:  There will be mandatory concussion testing Monday, November 20, at 3:00 PM.  Meet at the pool door with your CHROMEBOOK (no phones allowed), then go and see the trainer.


Attention all wrestlers:  Your hydration test is this Sunday.  Please see Coach Murzyn after school today for details.


Anyone interested in playing football next season, there will be a meeting next Tuesday, November 21 after 8th period in the Theology Center


Varsity football players must purchase your banquet tickets in room 214, by Tuesday.

Reminder to all students interested in joining the swimming and diving team, your paperwork is due to Ms. Stanley no later than Monday, November 20. If you do not have it turned in before then, you will NOT be allowed to join. Also, practice suits are available for $10. Please see Ms. Stanley in Room 210 with any questions.


Attention Rugby players: Anyone who is interested in playing rugby and going to Ireland with the team but missed the meeting please see Mrs. Buciak in the library.
There will be a mandatory full program meeting for players on December 6 at 3:00 P.M. Any questions – contact Coach Meany.


Next Tuesday, November 21, Br. Rice is hosting its annual Crusader Clash.  Anyone looking for service hours please see Mr. Frasor or Mr. O’Connell for more information.


The Brother Rice basketball team will kick off its season TONIGHT with a maroon and white game beginning with the freshmen at 6:00 P.M., sophomores at 6:30 and varsity at 7:00.  Come out and support the team.


Anyone interested in being a statistician or manager for the varsity basketball team, see Coach Frasor.

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