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2020 Homecoming Information

The 71st Annual St. Vincent High School Homecoming will kick-off its festivities on Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. with the lighting of the SVHS Senior Class of 2021 followed by traditional Bonfire activities. The Homecoming parade will be held on Friday, October 16 with line-up at 5:30 p.m. and parade starting at 6:00 p.m. The football game will kick-off at 7:30 p.m. against the Grandview Eagles. There will be a Student and Alumni Mass at 4:30 p.m. held on the St. Vincent Football Field. For seating and class reservations, call the Parish Office at 573-547-4300 providing your graduation year and number attending. The student dance will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 10:30 p.m. at Split Rock Venue. Homecoming weekend is always a special time to reunite with old friends, show support for SV as well as showcase the outstanding tradition that unlike any other. 

Homecoming Court

Queen: Mary Schwartz, Escorted by Jesse Robinson
Maid of Honor: Lacey Best, Escorted by Owen Light
1st Maid: Genevieve Lipe, Escorted by Blake Schnurbusch
2nd Maid: Hannah Riney, Escorted by John Wibbenmeyer

Spirit Week Themes

Monday, October 12: Music Monday
Dress as your assigned music genre!
- 12th Grade: Rap Genre
- 11th Grade: Country Genre
- 10th Grade: Hard Rock Genre
- 9th Grade: Christian Rock Genre

Tuesday, October 13: Gender Swap
Dress as opposite gender day!

Wednesday, October 14: Powderpuff/Sports Team
"It's game day! Show up with your best sporting attire!"

Thursday, October 15: Trippie Thursday
Dress as hippie's!

Friday, October 16: All Out Blue and Gold
"Hey Indians! Show your SV pride and pop out in your blue and gold!"
- 12th Grade: All School Colors
- 11th Grade: White Out
- 10th Grade: Blue Out
- 9th Grade: Yellow Out

Events Schedule

Powder Puff Game
     
Wednesday, October 14 - 1:45 p.m.

Bonfire 
     Thursday, October 15 - 7:00 p.m.
- During the lighting of the Bonfire, Seniors and their immediate family are allowed in the
  area immediately around it; all other participants are asked to keep their distance from
       the lighting area.
- We encourage everyone to bring lawn chairs and social distance to minimize the number
           of people in the bleachers. 

Parade
     Friday, October 16 - Line-up 5:30 p.m. & Parade 6:00 p.m. 
- We strongly encourage participants to wear a mask during the event. 
- Candy throwing is PROHIBITED

Game
     
Friday, October 16 - Kick-off 7:30 p.m.
- We encourage everyone to bring lawn chairs and social distance to minimize the
           number of people in the bleachers. 

Alumni Open House - Cancelled for this Year

Cow Patty Plop - Cancelled for this Year
  
Alumni Mass
     Saturday, October 17 - 4:30 p.m.
- Mass will be held on the football field, weather permitting. Those that wish may bring
   lawn chairs to sit in.

Student Dance
     Saturday, October 17 - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Split Rock Venue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Parade Information

With multiple bands, floats, and class trailers, the St. Vincent Alumni boasts one of the largest homecoming parades in Southeast Missouri. Although there are some slight changes since it's beginning, the parade has been a tradition of Homecoming for over 70 years. Whether you're a participant or a spectator, we hope you enjoy this tradition of the St. Vincent Alumni.

Each graduating class is encouraged to get a group of classmates together to ride in the parade. Cars, trucks, and trailers with decorations and class year are all acceptable. We always reserve a spot for each class and there's no sign-up required.


All reunion classes are encouraged to participate in our annual parade float competition. Even if your class is not celebrating a reunion year, you can still enter in our competition! If you would like to enter into the competition, here are the rules you should follow and the scoring criteria we use:

Parade Float Competition Rules:

  • Floats must be themed in school colors (blue & gold).
  • The year of graduation must be displayed.
  • The width of the float must be thirteen (13) feet or less. There is no limit on the length.
  • No crude or graphic content or content that is against the Alumni's or High School's virtues is allowed.
  • The consumption of alcohol on or near the float (including non-class members) is not allowed.
  • A representative of the class must be present with the float at all times from the initial line-up for the parade until after half-time of the football game.

Participants failing to meet these requirements shall be disqualified from the competition.

Parade Float Competition Scoring:

  •  Overall Theme (40 points)
  •  Artistic Effort (30 points)
  • Overall Beauty (20 points)
  • Moving Parts (10 points)

The judges of the competition are non-Alumni members selected at random. The Alumni Association Board of Directors do not participate in the judging and do no select the judges. The scoring of the judges are final. In the event of a tie, the older graduating class will be deemed the winner.

If you are interested in participating in our parade, please contact us by clicking here. All non-alumni affiliated participants must notify the Board of Directors at least two weeks prior to the parade. Reserved spots for participants not notifying the Board of Directors two week before the event are not guaranteed. Failure to notify the Board of Directors will result in the dismissal from the parade. The Board of Directors do not allow participants who are intending to campaign for political bodies or entities, intending to advertise for a for-profit business, or are affiliated with an organization that is against the values and virtues of the Alumni Association and St. Vincent High School. The Board of Directors reserves the right to deny entry to any organization and all decisions made by the Board of Directors are final.

Save-the-Date: Homecoming 2021 Date

  • Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:30 p.m. vs. Jefferson R-7 Blue Jays

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The Golden Gala & Prom Dance Information
We have determined dates and venues for spring dances. Golden Gala will be held on February 27 at the SVHS Gym. Masks will be worn so feel free to mat...Read More

The Golden Gala & Prom Dance Information

We have determined dates and venues for spring dances. Golden Gala will be held on February 27 at the SVHS Gym. Masks will be worn so feel free to match with dresses or shirts and ties.

Prom will be held on April 24 at Split Rock Venue (same as homecoming).

Be sure to follow the dress code in the student handbook when shopping for dance attire.

Please see below message regarding Golden Gala:

We are excited to inform you that SVHS is hosting "The Golden Gala" again on Saturday, February 27. The dance will be at SVHS Gym from 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. The dress code is SEMI-formal. This means NO formal gowns, NO tuxedos, NO suits, etc. Dress code will be STRICTLY enforced. Please do not feel that you need to make a hair appointment, make up appointment, etc. This is a simple semi-formal dance.

There WILL be a "The Golden Gala Court" and "King & Queen " crowning. One male and one female representative from each class will be voted for prior to "The Golden Gala". The class with the MOST attendance (based on class percentage) up until crowning will be the class representatives that are crowned "King & Queen". Crowning will be at 10:00 p.m. Homecoming court is not eligible to be on Golden Gala Court. If you are a freshman-junior and are chosen for court, you WILL still be eligible for Homecoming and Prom court for future. If you are a senior and are on Golden Gala Court, you will not be eligible for Prom Court.

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, February 10 during lunch. Tickets will be $10.00 each.

Each SV student attending the dance will need a permission form that can be picked up in the High School office or printed below. This form is due NO LATER than February 19th. Form is also attached.

If you are currently dating someone from another school and wish to bring them, a permission form can be picked up in the HS Office and MUST be turned in NO LATER than February 19th. Form is also attached. These will be reviewed upon turning in and students will be notified if it is not approved.

Please be mindful that we are very lucky to be able to host the Golden Gala during a pandemic and this is possible by all students and families complying with our COVID policies.

Concessions will be available to purchase at dance.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Wheeler at 573-547-4300 ext. 230 or Mrs. House at 573-547-4300 ext. 237.

Golden Gala Dance Form - Date
Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation Scholarship

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Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation will begin accepting scholarships. Please note that scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage all families to apply as early as possible!

TTEF will not host in-person support sessions this year. TTEF has made application guides available for parents online in English and Spanish at their website: ttef-stl.org/info-for-parents. New AND re-applying family scholarship instructions are attached. Please read carefully.

The deadline for Beyond Sunday, Alive in Christ, Catholic Families Tuition Assistance is February 26.

All links to scholarships have been posted below.

Families have the opportunity to apply for all the scholarships listed below using the unified online application. To make the process easier for families and schools, one application is now being used for all scholarships funded by the Catholic Education Office, the Today & Tomorrow Educational Foundation, and the Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri. The Scholarship Office at TTEF will review your application and determine your family’s award(s) based on eligibility for the different programs.

NOTE: Any family who would like to be considered for these programs, even if they are applying for re-qualification for one of these scholarships, must apply between January 11th and February 26th, 2021. Up to 130 new awards will be available in the Beyond Sunday Elementary School Program, primarily in Kindergarten

Alive in Christ Scholarship

Beyond Sunday

Catholic Family Tuition Assistance Scholarship

**Please note : In order to be eligible for parish assistance you MUST apply for TTEF Scholarships.

If you know someone who plans to start or continue their journey through education at Saint Vincent Schools for the 2021-2022 school year, please share this information with them.

2021 New Family Application Guide

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