Family Envelope | MARCH 21, 2017

MARCH 21, 2017

Published March 21, 2017 18:45

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Dear School Families,

Thank you to all the parents who helped prepare the special St. Patrick’s Day lunch for the students. It was a very special event. The food was delicious and the students enjoyed eating together in the Gym.
Thanks to everyone who worked hard to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day last Saturday night…It was a village effort from the Knights of Columbus to the many that assisted in the prep work.

REQUEST FOR PRAYERS: Prayers are requested for those who are sick, those who are recovering from surgery, those who are hungry and homeless, and those who need our prayers.

CONTRA COSTA SCIENCE FAIR: Congratulations to 8th Graders, Matthew Ruscio and Marcus Stich, who placed 2nd in the Environmental Science category and to 7th Graders, Nicole Abudayeh and Kylie Williamson, who placed 3rd in the Physical Science category at the Contra Costa Science Fair last weekend. These 4 students proudly represented Christ the King at the Contra Costa Science & Engineering Fair (CCSEF) at Los Medanos College. Great job!

REGISTRATION FEES DUE: A reminder that the 2nd installment for next year’s Registration Fees is due tomorrow, March 22nd, if payment has not been made in full.

AUCTION PHOTOGRAPH WEBSITE: There was a "space" in the link provided for the auction pictures on Google photos sent out last week. The correct link with the "space" eliminated is:

We apologize for the confusion.

CALENDAR INFORMATION: Please mark your calendars for:

• OFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 22rd, 2017 dismissal at 12:00 p.m.
• Thanksgiving Vacation – Tuesday, November 21st dismissal at 3:00 p.m. students return Monday, November 27th.
• Christmas Vacation - Wednesday, December 20th at 12:00 p.m., students return Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 (Dismissal 2:15 pm).
• Easter Vacation - Thursday, March 29th, (Holy Thursday), 12:00 p.m., students return Monday, April 9th, 2018.
The remainder of the calendar is still in the planning stages.

SCHOOL BOARD REQUEST: The school board would like to assess the current volunteer requirements and better understand how volunteer hours are being allocated. Please give us your input by completing this brief survey
The survey will close on April 4th. Thank you in advance for your participation!

REQUEST FROM FESTIVAL COMMITTEE: Do you have some totally awesome pictures from last year’s festival when we went Back to the 80’s? Please email them to Emma MacStay at so we can include them in our Facebook promotions for this year’s festival, coming up May 19-21. Many thanks!

ATTENTION ALL BOY SCOUTS AND WEBELOS SCOUTS: Boy Scout Troop 221 (Chartered by CTK) is recruiting new members. Boy Scouts is an outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship, leadership, and fitness for young men ages 11 through 17.

• Our Troop meets every Monday evening (typically at CTK) and has campouts at least once a month. We welcome Webelos Scouts, Boy Scouts, and their parents, to visit Troop 221 and join the fun! Are you new to Boy Scouts?
We welcome those interested in learning about the Boy Scout program to meet our Troop.

Please contact Scoutmaster Steve Lubeck at for details.

SUMMER CAMPS WITH MR. GUARAGNA: For details on dates see the flyer in today’s download.


Wednesday, March 22:
Loaves & Fishes – Gr. 7 & 8
Gr. 3 Field Trip - 9-1:30 p.m.
2nd Installment Re-Registration Fee Due
Dismissal – 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, March 23:
4th Gr. Field Trip – 7:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Hot Lunch – Pizza and Salad

Friday, March 24
School Holiday – No School Today

Sunday, March 25:
2nd Gr. – First Eucharist Retreat – Parish Hall

Monday, March 27:
PTG Meeting – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29:
Dismissal – 2:15 p.m.


Christopher Caban

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