Family Envelope | SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Published September 19, 2017 21:33

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Dear School Families,

Thank you to students, parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and all sponsors for participating in this year's WAJAT!  We are grateful for your support and enthusiasm!  Pledges are being calculated and we'll report final numbers next week.  If you forgot to return your Pledge/Prize Envelope today, please bring it to the office by Friday morning.  Also, thank you to Heidi Nuti and the WAJAT committee for organizing this fun and active fundraiser:  Maureen Johansen, Jen Wilson, Mechele Cobo, Laura Abel, Andrea Nilsen, Armida Marshall, And thank you to Denon & Doyle for donating DJ services for the event.

CONGRATULATIONS:  To Lenore Hernandez, mother of Natalie and Nicholas Hernandez (Gr. 5) who just earned her PHD!!

REQUEST FOR PRAYERS: Prayers are requested for those who are sick, those without work, those who are hungry, homeless and for peace in the world.

DEVELOPMENT-FESTIVAL TEAM: We'd like to thank Matt and Brigid Rose Lakin for stepping up to chair the 2018 Festival. Look for more information to come soon!


9/12-10/13: CTK YEARBOOK ORDERS: It’s time to order a yearbook for your student. Online ordering is open
at with yearbook ID code: 1069318. Order your yearbook for $20 before the price increases to $30 on October 13. Only online orders will be accepted.

9/22: CTK SCHOOL DIRECTORY: Verification/Authorization form due on Friday, September 22nd are included in the Family Envelope today. More information below.

9/22-10/4:   PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES: Conferences for all students in grades K-8 will be held Thursday Oct. 4th and Friday Oct. 5th. Students in Grades 4-8 will attend the conference with their parent(s). This is a student holiday and there will be no classes or CLUB CTK on these days. Every family is responsible for signing up for one 15-minute appointment for each child with the homeroom teacher.  Information on sign-ups will be available next week.

9/26: PICTURE MAKE UP DAY:. More Information below. See flyer in today’s Family Envelope for on line ordering.


10/14: FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE: The Father Daughter Harvest Ball will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 5-9 p.m. Invitations are included in the Family Envelope today.

10/27: SAVE THE DATE: The Parent Association (PA) will be hosting the Halloween Party and Ice Cream Social on Friday, October 27th. Join us for this fun event.


SCRIP: Having trouble setting up your SCRIP account or PrestoPay? We will have help available in the SCRIP room this Wednesday 9/21 from 8:15-9:15am to help you get going or answer any specific questions you may have. See the flyer enclosed for this week's specials! 

CLUB CTK: The first billings for this year are in today’s family envelope. Please read over your bill and don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions. The regular hourly rate is $6.00 and we round time at CLUB up to the nearest quarter hour.
To submit your payment:
• Enter your check number, date, and amount on your statement.
• Return the white copy along with your payment in the envelope provided. You can bring this to the school office or send it through your family envelope. Keep the yellow copy of the statement for your records.
• Families with credit balances will receive a yellow copy only. Please return your empty envelope.
All payments are due by Friday, September 29th. For families who wish to pay ahead, this option is available. You will receive a yellow statement each month so you can keep track of your credit amount. If you have special circumstances relating to your bill please contact us.


When contacting CLUB to change your child’s schedule, please use the following contact information:
• Email or
• Phone 925-685-0995 direct line and leave message


CTK SCHOOL DIRECTORY: All families received a Verification and Authorization form in their family envelope today. Please verify the home address, home and/or cell phone numbers, and emails that you want listed in the CTK School Directory. If you have updates, corrections or changes, please make them on this form, sign the bottom, and return it to the office by Friday, September 22nd.  Please contact Elaine and Maynard Maestro at 510-305-9310 or with questions. The 2017-2018 Directories will be distributed in the Family Envelope in a few weeks. There will be one directory per family. Additional copies will be available for $5 each.

SCHOOL PICTURES COMING HOME: Your child’s school pictures and student ID cards are coming home today with the Family Envelope. Class composite pictures are not included at this time since students who were absent have not had a chance to have their pictures taken yet. Picture make-up day is Tuesday, September 26th .

SCHOOL PICTURES RE-TAKE DAY: Picture make-up day is Tuesday, September 26th . The following students will be photographed:
• Students who were not photographed due to absence or did not turn in an order form to the photographer. Please stop by the office to pick up an order form, order online.
• Students who need a photo retake due to dissatisfaction with their previous pictures MUST bring their photo packets with them on Tuesday, September 26th.

ALTAR SERVERS NEEDED: Altar server sign-up forms (Grades 4-8) are enclosed in this week’s Family Envelope/Download. If you are interested in signing up, please return the form to the school office ASAP. If you have any questions please contact Mary Jo Robinson: 925-285-4337, 925-822-3559 or

BAND-METHOD TO THE MELODY (AFTER SCHOOL): See flyer in today’s Family Download for after school CTK Band.
****See the flyers/forms in your Family Envelope download for more information about:

¥ Scrip Flyer

¥ School Advisory Committee Application

¥ Altar Server Sign-Up Form Grades 4-8

¥ Handbook Agreement Signature Page

¥ Hot Lunch Ticket Order Form/Milk Ice Cream Order Form

¥ Band Flyer


Wednesday, September 20:
2:15 p.m. Dismissal

Thursday, September 21:
Hot Lunch – Fried Chicken & Rice Bowl

Friday, September 22:
8:00 a.m. Liturgy – Gr. K-8 Gr. 6 prepares
Dress Uniform

Monday, September 25:
Vision Testing – New Students only
Religious Education begins 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 26:
Picture Make-Up Day – Dress Uniform if student having retake picture

Wednesday, September 27:
8:00 a.m. – Walk-A-Jog-A-Thon - Medal Ceremony
Loaves and Fishes Gr. 7 & 8

Thursday, September 28:
Hot Lunch – Kinders Pulled Pork Sandwich

Friday, September 29:
8:00 a.m. Liturgy – Gr. K-8 Gr. 7 prepares
Dress Uniform


Christopher Caban

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