Cathedral School Weekly Newsletter

August 17, 2017

 Look Ahead

Thursday, August 17           4:30 Varsity Softball at Riverfield Academy

                                                5:30 pm JV Football at PCA

Friday, August 18               11:30 am – 1:00 pm (come & go) New Parent Luncheon

                                                7:00 pm HS Football at Brookhaven Academy               

Saturday, August 19            6:45 pm Girls/7:15 pm Boys Cross Country – Home D’Evereux Stadium

                                                Soccer Tournament at ACCS – Cancelled

Monday, August 21              11:15 am Early Dismissal Due to the Solar Eclipse

5:00 pm/6:30 pm Softball at Silliman

                                                5:30 pm V/7:00 pm JV Soccer vs. Brookhaven Academy – Home

Tuesday, August 22             5:00 pm/6:30 pm Softball at Franklin Academy

                                                5:30 pm Soccer vs. Parklane – Cancelled

Thursday, August 24           School Picture Day J

                                                4:00 pm Soccer at Discovery Christian

                                                5:30 pm JV Football vs. Brookhaven Academy – Home

Friday, August 25                 8:00 am Opening School Mass at St. Mary Basilica

                                                Senior Breakfast with Bishop Kopacz to follow

                                                7:00 pm HS Football vs. Central Private – Home

Cathedral School Mission Statement:

Our mission as a Catholic School is to develop, encourage and support the spiritual, intellectual, aesthetic, emotional, social and physical growth of each member of our school community. 

Ribbons & Tattoos   Cheerleaders will be selling ribbons and tattoos Friday morning (before school) for $1.00. 

New Parent Luncheon   Attention all new parents to the Cathedral family - please join us for the New Parent luncheon tomorrow Friday, August 18 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (come and go at your convenience) at the home of Dr. Keith and Natalie Schwager.   Invites were sent home last week in elementary students red folders and emailed to all new families.  If you have any questions, feel free to call the Development Office at 601-445-9844.  We look forward to seeing you there!! 

Fall Festival Mail Out – If you happened to not receive your Fall Festival mail out or would like an additional packet they are in all school offices.   For your convenience, we can easily slip one in your child’s backpack.   

Fall Festival t-shirt If you would like to order a Fall Festival t-shirt it is not too late!!  Click here for the order form, please fill out completely and return to school with payment.  September 8 is the deadline to submit a t-shirt order.  If you have any questions, please email your Fall Festival Chair Jessica Stubbs at or your co-chair Lee Carby at 

Turkey Dinner Volunteers We are looking for volunteers who would like to help with Turkey Dinner for the Fall Festival.  We work the Thursday evening, Friday after school, and Sunday early morning until about 2:00 pm.   We need your help - please sign up to volunteer whatever time/day is convenient for you and your schedule. This is a fun way to help your school AND it is not hard work!   If you would like to volunteer, please contact Jeanette Britt @ 601-597-0915 or   

Rah Rah Camp 2017 will be held August 28 – September 1.  Please turn forms in by Monday August 21 (Click here for form ).  Final Performance in Roy Garcia Gym Friday September 1 at 4:00 pm.  All AYA cheerleaders need to attend camp to learn your cheers and half time performance.

FATHER O’CONNOR SAYS THANKS:  I am making progress and improving each week.  I am blessed to have great physical therapists.  I am grateful for the parishioners who are doing the work of both parishes.  Parishioners also bring me three wonderful meals each day.  I want to thank all the people at Cathedral School for prayers and words of encouragement.  In a special way, I thank the teachers and classes for so many get-well cards.  Thanks.


Senior Information

Youth leadership packets are due by August 30, 2017.  Please turn them into the front office. If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Beach at