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7 September 25, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 0000Around the Diocese 1 'Open enrollment' Holy Redeemer School, Evansville. is in the first year of is three-year plan for continuing "open enrollment," according to tephen Waller, principal. ' "We have had a space shortage here for a number of years," Waller said. This year's school enrollment is 329 students. For this fall's enrollment, the school administration decided to continue having two kindergarten classes, however extra classroom space was need- ed to accomodate the students. Waller said arrangements have been made to use the former con- riP'vent as office space and for a music room, allowing additional space in the school building to be used for classrooms. Waller noted that the parish building goals eventually include building a new church and con- verting the existing church into a gym. Representatives Parent representatives on the  .Evansville Catholic High School Board are Mr. and Mrs. George Postletheweight for Mater Dei High School and Herman and Doris Rusche for Memorial High School. Scholarships Two students at Mater Dei High School, Evansville, have won scholarships to performing arts schools. Sophomore Kristy Dippel has won a dance scholarship to the North Carolina School of Arts. iiOnly thirty percent of all ap- .plicants were accepted by the school. She has attended the Evansville Dance Theatre's sum- mer workshops. Junior Todd Jest has won a scholarship to the Pittsburgh School of Fine Arts. He attended the school for six weeks this sum- mer, taking technique, partner, jazz, modern and men's ballet classes. New teacher Lonnie Monroe has been hired to teach shop to seventh and eighth grade boys and physical education to students in grades kindergarten through eight at Ho- ly Family School, Jasper. PTG officers Jim Siebert is president of the PTG at Holy Family School, Jasper. Gene Kuntz is vice- president. Mary Doane is secretary and Pete Murphy is treasurer. Directors are Virginia Knies, Louise Tagliareni, Father John Schipp and Sister Marilyn Schroering. School board Steve Schuler is president of the school board at Holy Family School, Jasper. Other officers in- clude Elmer Brames, vice- president and Judy Mehringer, secretary. Board members are Rose Eckert, John Hochgesang, Elaine Prechtel, Allen Seng, Jane Siebert, Father John Schipp, Father Fred Englert and Sister Marilyn Schroering. PTA officers Officers for the PTA Board at Christ the King School, Evansville, are Cindy Smith, president; LaDonna Goodwin, first vice-president; Karen Michel, second vice-president, and Kathy Elliott, treasurer. Coach Darla Edwards is Girls Volleyball Coach at Mater Dei High School, Evansville. The team motto this year is "110 per- cent in '87." Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Academy seeks host families Marian Heights Academy in Ferdinand is requesting that families in the Diocese of Evansville consider shar- ing their homes with the academy's international students during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays. Families interested in hosting one or more students for any or all of these vaca- tion periods may write or call Sister Mary Philip Berger, Marian Heights Academy, Box 202, Rural Route 3, Ferdinand, IN 47532. The phone number is 367-1431. ttt t I t t IPeople II i Holy Family, Jasper Holy Family Church, Jasper, has begun a CYO group for the youth of the parish. One of the goals of the youth group is to pro- vide skills for youth to create stronger bonds of friendship be- tween family and friends. The group is planning a bake sale, car washes, dances and maybe, a walk-a-then, as fund raisers. Teachers John Schroering, Cindy Streicher, Charlie Johnson, Kelly Dilger and Glen Sturm have volunteered to teach in the high school religious program at Holy Family Church, Jasper. Pete Murphy, Bill Montgomery, Bar- bara Hoffman, Monica Berger and Greg Berger will serve as substitutes. ISACS Chair Sister Mary Dominic Frederick, principal of Marian t t t tt Heights Academy, Ferdinand, will chair the Independent Schools Association of the Cen- tral States evaluation of the Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in Wheeling, W.Va. Also on the evaluating team will be Sister Mary Philip Berger, who will serve on the French, Latin, student activities and admissions committees. Celebrating Sister Marianna Gerteisen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. AI Gerteisen of Sacred Heart Church, Evansville, celebrated her 25th anniversary as a Sister of Providence. Anniversaries Congratulations to Charles and Margaret Mann of St. Theresa Church, Evansville, as they celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary. Congratulations to couples at Holy Family Church, Jasper, as Back-to-school workshop Sister Mary Terence Knapp, pastoral administrator at Holy Name Church, Bloomfield, was one of the presenters at the back- to-school workshop last weekend at the Catholic Center,' Evansville. Her talk was on the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Holy Rosary Groundbreaking The parish of Holy Rosary Church, Evansville, broke ground for its new $1.1 million ;parish expansion which will "include a gym- nasium/auditorium, classrooms and offices. At the groundbreaking are (from left), Ed Schmitt, Pat O'Neil, Nancy Scham, principal, Ted Ziemer Jr., Father William Deering, pastor, Michael Cashman, and Msgr. Kenneth Knapp, vicar general/chancellor for the Diocese of Evansville. -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul. tttt t t they celebrate wedding anniver- saries: Ralph and Loretta Vonderschmitl, 50 years; Leroy and Mary Fuhs, 40 years; Hilbert and Irene Hochgesang, 48 years; Edmund and Mercedes Brosmer, 50 years; Urban and Resells Fuhs, 44 years; Sylvester and Eleanor Seng, 42 years, and Roman and Veronica Schmidt, 54 years. Shower Members of the St. Monica Altar Society at Christ the King Church, Evansville, held a household shower for Father Raymond Kuper, former pastor of the parish. Father Kuper was named Director of Catholic Education for the Diocese of Evansville in August. St. Wendel Parish council members at St. Wendel Church, Posey County, are in the planning stages of enlarging and improving the church cemetery at a cost of about $20,000. Parishioners Urban Koester and Dorothy Wilhelmus have of- fered to pay part of this amount. Oscar Koester has offered to donate dirt and Bill Koester and Biankenberger Brothers have of- fered their equipment. Happy birthday Father Kenneth Graehler of St. Philip Neri Church, Bicknell, celebrated his birthday September 20. Father Robert Kress celebrated his birthday September 22. He is teaching in San Diego, California. Father Albertus Lutterbach of St. Joseph Church, Bramble, celebrated his birthday September 22, rather Herbert Muensterman who resides at St. John's Home for the Aged, Evansville, celebrated his birthday September 21. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date.