Family Envelope | SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Published September 26, 2017 22:41

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Dear School Families,

We are getting into my favorite season of the year now. College football season has started, the temperatures are hopefully cooling off, and the Chicago Cubs are about to crush my soul once again. Most importantly we are edging ever closer to the trinity of kid holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I mention this because it also a very busy season around school and it is critical that you read this bulletin and check the calendar regularly to help plan events for your families accordingly. We do our best to keep you updated but it only works if you read. Of course the people who need to hear this aren’t reading this right now so I am preaching to the choir…
Anyway, enjoy all the fun fall events!

WALK-A-JOG-A-THON:  You did it! You raised $25,714.24. This will send our 7th graders to Caritas Camp for one week next month. And it will help pay for other science activities and equipment etc. Thanks again to Heidi Nuti and the many volunteers, runners and those who came to help and cheer the runners and walkers on. It is such a great event for all.

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.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

SCRIP: Now earning towards your SFA is even easier. Be sure to read the flyer in this weeks download to start ordering and redeeming SCRIP directly from your phone. Check it out today www.MyScripWallet.com. Don't forget this week only SCRIP orders have no PrestoPay fees!! 

IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES

9/27: CTK SCHOOL DIRECTORY: Verification/Authorization form due were due last Friday, September 22nd. If you we do not receive your form tomorrow only your name will be in the directory. More details below.

9/21-10/2: PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES SIGN UPS: See information below to Sign-up for conferences.

10/3: PROGRESS REPORTS: Progress Reports go home with your child 3rd.

10/3: CLUB PAYMENTS DUE

10/14: FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE: The Father Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 5-9 p.m. Photo order forms are included in the Family Envelope today. Bring picture order form and payment with you to the Father Daughter Dance on 10/14.
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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

CTK SCHOOL DIRECTORY: All families received a Verification and Authorization form in their family envelope last week. Please verify the home address, home and/or cell phone numbers, and emails that you want listed in the CTK School Directory. This form is also an authorization to publish, if we do not receive it only your name will be in the directory. If you have updates, corrections or changes, please make them on this form, sign the bottom, and return it to the office by tomorrow (last chance).  Please contact Elaine and Maynard Maestro at 510-305-9310 or damaestros@sbcglobal.net 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.

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE INFORMATION: Don’t forget to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences.

• Parent Teacher Conferences for all students in grades K-8 will be held Thursday Oct. 5th and Friday Oct. 6th. Students in Grades 4-8 will attend the conference with their parent(s).

• Every family is responsible for signing up for one 15-minute appointment for each child with their homeroom teacher. Conference sign-ups are available using this link:
http://signup.com/go/digFrAq Sign-ups will close on Monday, October 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

• If you need a conference with a non-homeroom teacher, please email the teacher directly.

• This is a student holiday and there will be no classes or CLUB CTK on these days.

CTK AUCTION: CTK Auction 2018 - The results are in!  Find out the verdict and other great information here - - https://animoto.com/play/qKRLNJKrJJNw6LVmayHnBQ

Also a reminder that our next Auction Committee meeting will be on Wednesday, October 11th at 7pm in the Media Center.   If you're still looking for hours to complete, feel free to attend, we always have room for more helpers!

Thank you - The Brinkers and The Osmonsons

FAMILY SERVICE HOURS:  The family service hours time entry site will be available soon. In the meantime, please continue to track your time individually; you will be able to quickly enter it once the site is available.  Thank you for your patience.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE: If anyone is interested in earning some personal choice volunteer hours (need 10 volunteers) by helping out at the Father Daughter Dance on Saturday 10-14, from 4-9 p.m., please email Kirsten Sawyer at kirs431@aol.com, thank you!

****See the flyers/forms in your Family Envelope download for more information about:
Scrip Flyer

Hot Lunch Ticket Order Form/Milk Ice Cream Order Form

Partners in Faith Flyer
Home & School

IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:

Wednesday, September 27:
8:00 a.m. – Walk-A-Jog-A-Thon - Medal Ceremony
Loaves and Fishes Gr. 7 & 8
2:15 p.m. Dismissal

Thursday, September 28:
Hot Lunch – Kinder’s Pulled Pork Sandwich

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

Wednesday, October 4:
CTK Parish - Blessing of the Animals – 11:45 a.m.
Dismissal 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 5:
Parent Teacher Conferences
No School or CLUB

Thursday, October 6:
Parent Teacher Conferences
No School or CLUB

Monday, October 9:
School Holiday
No School

Peace,

Christopher Caban

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