Family Envelope | MAY 22, 2018

MAY 22, 2018

Published May 22, 2018 20:45

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Dear School Families,

Thank you very much to the Lakin and Symonds family and the rest of the Festival team. I had a fantastic time and enjoyed the mix of old standbys and new location. Such an enormous project only works when the whole team comes through.

IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES

Tuesday, May 22: 2018-2019 Packets go home

Wednesday, May 23: Loaves and Fishes - Gr. 7
Dismissal - 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 24: Last Hot Lunch 2017-2018 – Tacos
Gr. 8 Financial Obligations due

Friday, May 25: Dress Uniform
Mass 8:00 a.m. - Gr. 5 prep
Minimum Day Dismissal - 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 27: Confirmation - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 28: Memorial Day - School Holiday

Tuesday, May 29: Dress Uniform
Mass Honoring Mrs. Wilson & Mrs. Carini - 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 30: 2018-2019 Packets Due back to Office
Dismissal - 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 31: Dress Uniform
Graduation Mass 8:00 a.m. - Gr. 7 prep
8th Grade Graduation - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 1: Dress Uniform
Mass Honoring Mr. Caban - 10:00 a.m.

GENERAL INFORMATION

REQUEST FOR PRAYERS: For those who are sick, homeless, hungry, and without work. We pray for all those who work in Catholic education and we thank them for this valuable ministry to our church.

2018-2019 PACKETS: The 2018-2019 Packets are in your Family Envelopes today. Please read all items in your packet and online. Complete all necessary forms, return them to the manila envelope and turn it in to the school office by Wednesday, May 30th.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

FESTIVAL REIMBURSEMENTS: Festival receipts for reimbursement are due NOW! Please send them to the school office in an envelope marked: ATTN: Kate Halfon.

8TH GRADE PARENTS: This is a reminder to all 8th grade families who will be leaving our school community this May: All financial obligations (Tuition, School Fund Assessment, Extended Care and Family Service) must be paid in full by Thursday, May 24th.

FAMILY SERVICE HOURS STATEMENTS: Thank you to everyone that used the online system this year to submit their fundraising and personal choice hours. Your patience and constructive feedback as we rolled out the system is much appreciated.

Grade 8 Families: Eighth grade families with outstanding service hour balances will receive a statement today via email. If you receive a statement and feel there are additional hours to be recorded, reply to the email No LATER THAN 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 with a list of the missing hours so your statement can be adjusted.  Outstanding balances must be paid to the office no later than Thursday, May 24.

Grades K - 7 Families: The system has been re-opened until midnight, Thursday, May 24 to capture any outstanding fundraising and personal choice hours you may have. Please take this opportunity to confirm that all of your hours have been reported.  Grade K-7 families with outstanding service hour balances will receive a statement in next Tuesday’s family envelope.  Outstanding balances must be paid in full in the office by Thursday, May 31.

FIRST TUITION PAYMENTS FOR 2018-2019: No payments are due June and July. The first tuition payment for 2018-2019 is due on August 1, 2018.

FUNDRAISING

FESTIVAL THANK YOUS: Our Medieval Madness Festival is over and we want to thank our committee for putting on a truly amazing weekend! Countless hours were spent working on every aspect of the event to make it special. Thank you to the School, Clergy, and Parish Staff for all of your support and for your help when things came up throughout the weekend.

*Sponsors - A very special thank you to our sponsors:
• • Melo’s Pizza and Pasta
• Diablo Pacific Property Group
• Cushman & Wakefield
• Beckman Early Speech Therapy
• Hiroshi’s Catering
• Limos Therapy Services
• Martin Family Orthodontics
• Scotto Cellars
• Markstein Beverages
• Cider Brothers Cider
• Rock Steady Brewing
• Kinders
• Republic Services

*Special Thanks - to the following people and organizations who have gone above and beyond to get the event to where it is today:
• • Rachel Becker
• The Knights of Columbus
• The Italian Catholic Federation
• Eighth Grade Class
• Youth Ministry
• Religious Education

*Vendors - The event vendors help make our job easier and the event a success!

RAFFLE TICKET WINNERS: Congratulations to the winners of the Festival Raffle! They are:
Grand Prize: $2000 Mary Shepard
Second Prize: $1000 Logan Blair
Third Prize: $ 500 Chris Burns
Fourth Prizes: $ 100 Michael Overfield
$ 100 Marylou Lyttle
$ 100  Indiela Carlos
$ 100 Jacqueline Bradley
$ 100 S.P. Amantea


PARISH AND COMMUNITY EVENTS

BOB BUCCI MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT OF HOPE: Join the Bucci Family for the Second Annual Bob Bucci Memorial Tournament of Hope.  All proceeds raised will go directly to the Northern California Family Center (www.ncfc.us). Last year, with over 40 participants in the inaugural event, we raised over $6,500 for the NCFC, which has been placing foster children, training foster parents and providing intensive clinical, shelter and referral services for runaway, homeless, neglected and abused youth in Contra Costa County since 1978. The golf tournament is a scramble format and will be held on Friday June 15th, 2018 at Franklin Canyon Golf Course. Details for registering and/or to make a donation can be found on the event website: https://www.planmygolfevent.com/31555-BBMT 

PLEASANT HILL JULY 4TH FIRECRACKER RUN SCHOOL FUNDRAISER: As some of you may know, Christ the King School has participated in this great fundraiser each 4th of July in Downtown Pleasant Hill. We have been among the top three schools that bring participants to the race, and that has typically been simply from word-of-mouth. Last year CTK School received a check for $1,896. It's time to register for the Pleasant Hill July 4th Firecracker 5K Run and Walk school fundraiser. Remember, all net proceeds from your registration directly benefit Pleasant Hill schools, CTK School included. This event is celebrating its 14th year, has raised over $120,000 to benefit Pleasant Hill schools, and with your support it continues to grow each year! So, gather up the family, dress in your best patriotic gear, and join the fun while supporting our local schools. Early bird and family/group pricing available. Register early at http://phjuly4.com/5k-run/

Peace,

Christopher Caban

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