Family Envelope | FEBRUARY 14, 2017

FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Published February 14, 2017 21:48

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Dear School Families,

The last several weeks have been an incredible reminder of the strength in this community. We are so thankful for the kindness, compassion and generosity displayed by so many of you. Thank you to those who brought some measure of comfort to the Bucci family during this difficult time.
Thank you to those who worked so hard to prepare and support the Auction. And a huge thank you to so many of you that did both.
They say it takes a village... You are the village. Thank you and God bless you.

REQUEST FOR PRAYERS: For Bob Bucci, the husband of Jeanne Bucci, and father of Michelle (’86), Nicole (’88), Noelle (’91), Mark (’93), John (’96) and Matt (’00) who went to heaven last week. For those who are sick, homeless, hungry, without work.

My family and I are so very grateful for your support and prayers. You have given comfort and strength to each of us
during this very difficult time.

DIOCESAN SCIENCE FAIR NEWS: We had a group of students represent Christ the King School at the Diocesan Science Fair this past Saturday at St. Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda.

All of our students placed in their respective category!

Seventh Grader: Audrey Jullien received 1st place in the Behavioral Science Category.

Seventh Graders: Nicole Abudayeh and Kylie Williamson received 1st place in the Physical Science Category.

Eighth Grader: Claire Sherwood, received 2nd place in the Environmental Science Category.

Eighth Graders: Sarah Mitchell, Matthew Ruscio, Marcus Stich, Kieran Brown, and Blake Wilson, received 1st place in the Environmental Science Category.

We are proud of all the accomplishments of our students and commend them for their hard work! Nicole, Kylie, Marcus, and Matt will move on to compete at the Contra Costa County Science Fair next month. We wish them the best of luck!

AUCTION NEWS: Thank you to all who joined the auction committee, made class projects/quilts, donated, attended and volunteered their time for our Black & White Gala. We do this annually to keep our tuition rates down and afford our children state of the art technology and education.

• Please submit all reimbursements to the school office by the end of the week. We look forward to reporting back the funds raised.
• If you need to pick up an item from auction please email Kasey Curran or Julie Mullane to coordinate.

LOST AND FOUND: Lost and found items will be out in front of the school tomorrow through Friday. Unclaimed items will be delivered to St. Vincent de Paul.

MOTHER SON NIGHT: Moms get ready for a night of fun with your son! Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 25th from 6:00 - 8:30 PM at Diablo Rock Gym in Concord. The committee has been hard at work planning another fun mother and son event. You’re sure to have a night filled with team building and bonding with your son! Some of the fun from last year included moms vs sons tug of war, rock climbing and team competitions. All ages and fitness levels welcome! We’ll have a photo booth and food and beverages are included! Tickets are $75/mother/son couple and $25 each additional son. Please turn in your payment with information on bottom of flyer by Wednesday, February 15th. Contact Eileen Brinker @ with any questions.


The girls volleyball season is about to begin and we’d like to invite all who are interested to participate in this Spring’s season. If you are a parent and interested in coaching this year, please contact John Hanecak by phone at
925-969-2722 by 2/21/17. We will schedule a coach’s meeting later that week. If your daughter is interested in playing, please print and complete the attached registration and permission forms and turn them in to the CTK office by February 24. We expect to begin practices March 1, 2017, with dates and times decided after our coach’s meeting (most games and practices take place between 3 and 6 p.m., M-F). If you have any questions, please contact May Hanecak at 925-708-1317. More information to follow.


Wednesday, February 15:
Dismissal – 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 16:
Hot Lunch – Pasta

Friday, February 17:
Mass – Gr. K-8 8:00 a.m. –Gr. 3 Prep

Monday, February 20:
Presidents’ Day – School Holiday


Christopher Caban

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