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January 5, 2017 - Whipple Weekly
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Shapiro & Smith Dance Tonight!
Don't miss Shapiro & Smith Dance tonight at 7:30 pm in Newhall Auditorium. Since its founding in 1985, the Minneapolis-based Shapiro & Smith Dance has earned a reputation for performing tales of beauty and biting wit that run the gamut from searingly provocative to absurdly hilarious. Dancing with breathtaking physicality and emotional depth, they have earned an international reputation for virtuosity, substance, craft, and pure abandonment. 
Parents' Association Online Auction

Help us have a banner auction year by donating! Consider donating items with SSM colors and emblems, home items, professional services, luxury and entertainment, art, and more. All donations are truly appreciated but act today, as items are due on campus by Friday, January 6 (tomorrow)! The annual Parents’ Association Online Auction will take place on January 15-22, and items will be available for pick-up during Winter Family Weekend on January 27-29.

For questions and more information, contact Lonnie Schroeder at Lonnie.Schroeder@s-sm.org or 507-333-1637.

Fall Term Honor Roll
Congratulations to all the students who made it on the Fall Term honor roll!
Honor Roll Listing
Day Student Parent Meeting
All day student parents are invited to attend the Winter Term day student parent meeting at The Inn on Tuesday, January 10 at 6:00 pm. The meeting is a chance to talk about how the year is going and ask questions. Please try to RSVP to erin.sellner@s-sm.org by Monday, January 9 if you plan to join. 
Alumni Soccer Games
On Saturday, SSM soccer alums along with current Sabres will take to the turf in the annual alumni games. The girls game will start at 4 p.m. with the boys following at 6 p.m in the Dane Family Field House. Come cheer on all the Sabres (past and present)!
Weekend Sports Preview
Back to school also means back to the ice, turf, or court for many of our student athletes. Check out the packed Sabre schedule for this weekend. Good luck to all teams!
Sabre Schedule
Middle School Events
Play performances and Minnesnowta Days are in store for the middle school students. The Rehearsal, this year's middle school play, will run Thursday, January 12 and Friday, January 13 in Newhall Auditorium. There is free admission for this play as well (no tickets required). On the following Thursday and Friday, middle schoolers will participate in the annual Minnesnowta Days. 
ScholarShift Story: Martin Luther and the Reformation

Students in Shattuck-St. Mary’s Honors Program, along with Latin students and ScholarShift module participants, attended the Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Wednesday, January 4.

SSM students spent the day at MIA, and explored the exhibit, which included paintings, sculptures, gold, textiles, and works on paper, in addition to Luther’s personal possessions and recent archaeological finds. Many of the items on display have never been featured outside of Germany, offering students a rare glimpse into the life and times of a man who made an enormous impact on religion several centuries ago.

Winter Family Weekend Conferences
Friday, January 27th: 8:00-10:30 am & 1:00-3:00 pm
Saturday, January 28th: 9:00-11:30 am

Conferences are all by appointment only and will be held in classrooms and offices. Conferences may be scheduled with a student's teacher, advisor, coach, counselor, and college counselor. 

To schedule conferences, please contact Colleen Johnson at cjohnson@s-sm.org. Please indicate who you would like to meet with and which conference times work best for you. Each conference will be ten minutes long. Appointment times are assigned on a first come, first served basis. 
Shot of the Week
Jack Davenport '18 and Gabi Clark '17 showed off the pasta race car their group made during this week's Sabre Cup events. 
President's Blog
The Faribault Daily News, in conjunction with the 2016-17 Faribault Virtues Project, is publishing a guest column each week that focuses on a specific virtue. This week, Nick Stoneman writes about “Excellence.”
Kim Hall is Live!
You can watch a live webcam of the Kim Hall project. Things are progressing quickly!
SabreSpeak
This week, SabreSpeak features Mr. Cavellier's article on The Major, which was featured in the latest issue of Independent School Magazine. Click here to check it out. 

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Upcoming Events

1/7 - SSAT Exam
1/10 - Day Student Parent Meeting 6-7 pm
1/14 - TOEFL Test 9 am - 1 pm
1/12 & 1/13 - Middle School Play - The Rehearsal

1/27 - 1/29 - Winter Family Weekend

Weekend Activites
Friday, 7-9 pm: Movie in US Student Lounge
Saturday, 7-10 pm: Board games, puzzles and snacks in SMH Student Lounge
Sunday, 12-3 pm: Indoor mini golf in Chaska. Prices are $7.50 for the first round and $3.75 for each additional round. 
Sign up by 4pm today.


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