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Morning Prayer & Announcements 4/18/18

Morning Prayer
In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Jesus, shine through me and be so in me that every person I come in contact with may feel your presence in my soul .My God, send me the Holy Spirit to teach me. May the Passion of Christ be ever in my heart to draw closer and closer to Him.
In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit Amen.

  • Announcements:
    Birthday wishes go out to: Emily Allen, Alex Lensgraf
  • Irish Ambassadors, pictures for the yearbook will be taken on Thursday during the first part of lunch in the gym.
  • The Men’s Soccer First Team is back in action tonight, hosting the Webb School’s varsity, with kickoff at 7PM. Come out and support your Irish in this rivalry game! (Follow us on Twitter @kchs_soccer for game updates.)
  • Seniors, come to the table in the commons at lunch to vote for this year’s prom king and queen
  • Attention any boys not currently working out with the football team and interested in being part of the team, please see Coach Matthews at break today in the commons.
  • The Irish tennis teams both recorded another district win over West High school. Winners on the boys team were Davis Clem, Josh Borja, Abe Atwood, Towns Hughes and Chris Paul. Girls winners were Sara Allen, Ansley Turley, Keileen Cullen, Neely Wilson, Ann Caroline Harris, Alex Dally, Hazel Mitrik and Sam McClean.
  • Come out and support Irish tennis on Thursday at 4pm at Cedar Bluff Racquet Club against district rival, Bearden! Go Irish!
  • Chick Fil A biscuits will be sold during break on Friday for $3.00 each. There will be no sandwiches sold after school this week.
  • Auditions for the May 12th Coffee Fest will be April 26th and 27th after school. If you are interested in being an MC please contact Kate Cacopardo or Jessica Summitt.
  • Seniors: This Friday, April 20th is the deadline for all service hours to be turned in to Fr. Manning. Please contact him ASAP if you do not think you will be making this deadline.
  • Irish baseball takes on Farragut today at 630pm on the road. Come out and support the Irish.
  • Brianna Costello shut down Bearden to complete the sweep in the Lady Irish softball victor 8-0 yesterday. Katie Peery, Emma Schaad, Ellie Easterly, Anne Carter, and Costello had multiple hits in the contest. The team takes on Maryville at home today at 5:30.

Morning Prayer & Announcements 4/17/18

Morning prayer:

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Lord, in you we trust, and you will not allow this trust to be in vain. You rescue us from stumbling so that here on earth we will walk in the light of your hope and in the strength of your grace. May we always through faith hear your voice and be ready to do your will. Amen.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Announcements:

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Isaias Luna, Sara Allen, Olivia Ricche, Ofelia Sotero
  • The library will be closed from 8:30-11:30 today.  It will be open at break, lunch, and afternoon class periods.
  • Irish tennis had another great day yesterday! Both teams posted a district victory? girls 9-0; boys 6-3.
  • Winners on the boy’s side were Davis Clem, Josh Borja, Abe Atwood, Chris Paul. Doubles: Jack Newman/Josh Borja, Chris Paul/Towns Hughes. Winners on the girls side were Sara Allen, Keileen Cullen, Ansley Turley, Neely Wilson, Ann Caroline Harris, Alex Dally, and Abby Bedayo
  • Last night’s baseball game was cancelled. The Irish will take on William Blount at Gaylor Field tonight at 6 p.m.

Morning Prayer & Announcements 4/12/18

Prayer:

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Jesus, shine through us and be so in us that every person we come in contact with may feel your presence in our souls. My God, send us the Holy Spirit to teach us. May the Passion of Christ be ever in our hearts to draw closer and closer to Him.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Announcements:

  • Birthdays wishes go out to: Michael Berger, Anne Carter, Jack Hancock
  • Irish baseball picked up a big district win last night, beating Hardin Valley 19-5. Next home games are this Saturday vs Webb and Grace.
  • KCHS students invite you to check out their Pop Up Gallery in the Library.
  • Auditions for the May 12th Coffee Fest will be April 26th and 27th after school. If you are interested in being an MC please contact Kate Cacopardo or Jessica Summitt.
  • Teachers, please call sub attendance in today to “0” on the white phone.  Thank you!

Morning Announcements 4/11/18

Morning prayer:

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Today we celebrate the Memorial of Saint Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr.

O God, for whose honor the Bishop Saint Stanislaus fell beneath the swords of his persecutors, grant we pray, that we may persevere strong in faith even until death. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit Amen.

Announcements:

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Reece Kelley
  • The Men’s Soccer teams travel to Central today. Reserves take on Central’s JV at 5:00 and the First Team kicks off against the varsity at 7:00. Game updates on Twitter.
  • Congratulations to the following students for placing in the top ten in their subject area at the TMTA Math Contest yesterday at Carson-Newman.
  • Peter Ayo, Chase fuller, Alice LeTran, Lincoln Murr, Maggie Padgett, Katie Holt, Carly Slough, Matthew Valderama, and Riley Belt.
  • Irish baseball picked up a 6-3 victory over Lenoir City. The team is back in action tonight at 5pm @ Hardin Valley.
  • Both tennis teams added a district win yesterday, the lady Irish winning 9-0 while the boys won 5-4. Winning in singles were Jack Newman, Davis Clem, Abe Atwood and Chris Paul. Doubles winners were Josh Borja/Jack Newman. Singles winners for the girls were Keileen Cullen, Sarah Allen, Ansley Turley, Neely Wilson, Ann Caroline Harris and Abby Bedaya. Doubles winners were Sara Allen/Ansley Turley, Keileen Cullen/Neely Wilson and Ann Caroline Harris/Elisabeth Perry. Our next match is next Tuesday against West! Come out and support Irish tennis!
  • The Lady Irish softball team defeated West yesterday 17-1. Brianna Costello got the win; Kaitlin Gast had 4 RBIs in the contest. The team travels to Heritage today.
  • Chick Fil A sandwiches for sale after school Wednesday at concession stand.
  • Auditions for the May 12th Coffee Fest will be April 26th and 27th after school. If you are interested in being an MC please contact Kate Cacopardo or Jessica Summitt.
  • Attention, sophomores; if you are interested in being on the Prom Committee and planning next year’s prom, you must attend a brief meeting in Mrs. Chady’s room, B201, at the beginning of lunch today. All interested sophomores should attend.

Morning Announcements & Prayer 4/10/18

Morning Prayer:

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Lord Jesus, I unite myself to Your perpetual, unceasing, universal sacrifice. I offer myself to You every day of my life and every moment of every day, according to Your most holy and adorable Will. Since You have been the Victim of my salvation, I wish to be the victim of Your love. Accept my desire, take my offering, and graciously hear my prayer. Let me live for love of You; let me die for love of You; let my last heartbeat be an act of perfect love.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Announcements:

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Hank Bertelkamp, Shane McMillen
  • Irish baseball is back in action tonight at Gaylor Field. First pitch is set for 6pm vs Lenoir City
  • Chick Fil A sandwiches for sale after school Wednesday at concession stand.
  • The Book Club will meet at 12:00 today in room C18.

Morning Announcements & Prayer 4/6/18

Prayer

Today we celebrate Friday in the Octave of Easter.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

As we begin this day, Lord, we stand to admire and appreciate the wonders of your creation. We thank you for the gift of life and for keeping us alive. You carry us through hard times and embrace us in the joyful moments. We feel renewed in your presence. We desire to put you first in all we do and say, even when we find ourselves doing the opposite. Bless each person we meet and work with today. Amen.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Announcements

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Jackson Bucco, Laura Cunningham, Katie Henson,
  • Weekend Birthday wishes go out to: Coach Greer, Jenny Chaparro, Chase Fuller, Megan Garcia
  • The Power of Prayer club will meet in the library after school today.
  • Attention student council members, please report to the gym today, Friday at 12:30 for a group photo.
  • Irish baseball got a win last night vs McMinn Central. Varsity is on the road tonight, but you can catch the JV team at home this evening. It is a 6pm start. Go Irish!
  • Attention all students, next Monday is the liturgical celebration of the Annunciation. Students are permitted to wear fancy or festive socks for solemnities.

Morning Announcements & Prayer 4/5/18

Prayer

Today we celebrate the Thursday in the Octave of Easter

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Jesus, shine through us and be so in us that every person we come in contact with may feel your presence in our souls. My God, send us the Holy Spirit to teach us. May the Passion of Christ be ever in our hearts to draw closer and closer to Him.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Announcements:

  • Birthdays wishes go out to: Clara Hay
  • Attention student council members, please report to the gym this Friday at 12:30 for a group photo.
  • Yesterday was a really good day for Irish tennis! The girls defeated Farragut 7-2 and the boys won 6-3. Girls singles winners were Kaileen Cullen, Ansley Turley, Neeley Wilson, and Ann Caroline Harris. Doubles winners were Sara Allen/Ansley Turley, Kaileen Cullen/Neeley Wilson, and Ann Caroline Harris/Alex Dally. Boys singles winners were Davis Clem, Josh Borja, and Abe Atwood. Doubles winners were Davis Clem/Abe Atwood, Jack Newman/Josh Borja, and Towns Hughes/Chris Paul. The Irish tennis teams are off to Chattanooga for the Rotary Tennis tournament on Friday and Saturday.
  • There are opportunities to advertise your business in the Lacrosse Knight’s cup program. If interested, advertising forms are in the office. Deadline is Monday April 9th.
  • Irish baseball came away with a come from behind victory against Bearden last night 8-7. The team is back in action tonight at 6pm vs McMinn Central.
  • Spanish Honor Society members and new initiates: The induction ceremony is today at 4pm in the library. Attendance is mandatory. Due to this ceremony, the Library is closed after school.

Morning Prayer & Announcements 4/4/18

Morning Prayer:

Today we celebrate the Wednesday in the Octave of Easter.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Father, creator of all, you are the center of all life. Everything in this world points to you and leads us to you. Today we ask you for the grace to keep you at the center of our lives, to use you as the reference point of all our thoughts, words, and actions. Help us to get ourselves out of the center of attention, and put you there. In serving you, we hope to give our best selves to all whom we encounter this day. Amen.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit Amen.

Announcements:

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Hailey Rapien
  • Ping pong club picture will be taken the first half of lunch in the fine arts wing.
  • Irish baseball is back in action at home tonight against Bearden at 5:30. Come out and support the team.
  • Seniors, Jostens will be in the Commons at lunch on Thursday, April 5 to deliver graduation supplies.
  • Attention Mu Alpha Theta members: A reminder that the Yearbook picture will be taken in the gym today during the second half of lunch. Please be there by 12:10. The official membership certificates will be distributed to new members at this time.
  • Attention Acapella Club members: Please be in the gym today by 12:10 for yearbook pictures.
  • Chick Fil A sandwiches will be sold after school Wednesday at the concession stand. $4.00 sandwich, $5.00 with chips and water.

Morning Prayer & Announcements 4/3/18

Prayer:

Today we celebrate the Tuesday within the Octave of Easter.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

I offer you everything I do this day; my work, my prayers, all my thoughts, my time with family and friends, my difficulties, problems and stress.

I pray, that guided by the Holy Spirit and united to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, my life this day may be of service to you, and to all you send into my life.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen

Announcements:

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Sean Collins, Christian Kirk
  • The Men’s Soccer team takes on South Doyle in a district match Tuesday. The Reserve team plays at 5:00 PM and the First Team kicks off against South Doyle’s varsity at 7. KCHS students will get FREE PIZZA while supplies last (and with your student ID) during the First Team game!
  • Chick Fil A sandwiches will be sold after school Wednesday at the concession stand. $4.00 sandwich, $5.00 with chips and water.
  • Seniors, Jostens will be in the Commons at lunch on Thursday, April 5th to deliver graduation supplies.

Morning Prayer & Announcements 3/29/18

On this Holy Thursday we pray –

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O God, who willed your Son to submit for our sake to the yoke of the Cross ,so that you might drive from us the power of the enemy, grant us, your servants, to attain the grace of the resurrection. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Announcements

  • Birthday wishes go out to: Corbin Santos, Kaitlin Gast, Kaden White
  • Weekend Birthdays wishes go out to: Ethan Boder, Luke Semaan, Sarah Tackett, Patrick Pettinger,
  • The library will be closed during A block today.
  • Attention Students:  Next week is the Octave of Easter and students are permitted to wear socks for solemnities next Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • Congratulations to the Irish Baseball team for a 10-0 win yesterday over Notre Dame.  Sean Purcell picked up the win, throwing a complete game shut-out!
  • Congrats to Catholic Fight for Life for advancing to the Final 4 and winning at least $100! They will go head to head against Farragut Track & Field on Wednesday, March 28. Voting ends tomorrow (March 30) at noon.   Please go to https://www.facebook.com/KnoxACTprep/videos/1612562115491721/   The winners of the Final 4 will get up to $300 in total winnings and will be advanced to the Championship Round.