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THE WEDNESDAY ENVELOPE

Corpus Christi Catholic School

October 16, 2019

 
FROM THE PRINCIPAL

NEW  Report cards will be distributed on Friday, December 13th . This is a gentle reminder that all
tuition obligations through the November 15th payment must be met in order to view your
student’s report card. If you need an alternate payment schedule, please contact Mrs. Synder
in the parish office by November 8th .

NEW  Confirmation will be conferred on Thursday, October 17th at 4PM. Due to the large number of
people arriving at 3:15, I need to make a change to the car line dismissal. On Thursday, car line
will be dismissed at 2:55 before the bus dismissal at Door B.
Please use caution when exiting
the parking lot with the extra cars whose drivers may not be aware of our dismissal procedure.
Thank you for your cooperation with this change to help keep our students safe.

FROM THE SCHOOL OFFICE 

NEW  We will be hosting a Pre-K Preview Day on Friday, October 25th.  Additional information can be found here.    

NEW  Grandparents/Senior Friends Day is Monday, November 11th.  Please look in next week's Wednesday Envelope for a link to RSVP.

NEW  We are pleased to report that our Fall Book Fair was an overwhelming success! Thanks to your generosity, we are able to purchase Scholastic magazine subscriptions for each grade. We are also excited to "go shopping" for items for our school with our remaining funds. Special thanks to everyone who volunteered their time to make this such a success! See you at the Spring Book Fair!

Reminder  Our KidStuff book sale is underway.  Each family received one coupon book.  Please note, this is not a free book.  If you would like to purchase it, please send your payment to the school office.  If not, please return the book in the envelope provided, with your student's name and homeroom.  This fundraiser will run until October 18th.

Reminder  During the month of October, the 3rd graders will be supporting The Montgomery County Knights.  The Knights are a Special Olympics Soccer Team.  Money raised will go towards funding the use of indoor facilities during inclement weather.  Many of these athletes look forward to their soccer events and we want to ensure the success of the program!  The 3rd graders will also be making posters this month to show our support and cheer on the athletes.  Contributions are welcome.  Look for additional opportunities to support this cause in the weeks to come.  Let's go Knights!

Reminder  To support the 3rd grade service project, we will be holding a Kick-a-Thon during the week of October 21st - October 25th.  This will take place in the gym, during school hours.  Look here to see how you can participate and support this worthy cause.

8th GRADE PARENT NEWS
  • The first installment of the Graduation Fee is due Friday, November 8th
  • A list of open houses and scholarship/entrance exam dates for local high schools can be found here
  • NEW  Your student is bringing home information and a volunteer form for the Patrician Society.  Please return this form no later than Friday, October 18th, in order for your student to participate.
 
FROM THE CCS OUTREACH CORNER

NEW  Thank you to all who donated to the Home & School/St. Vincent de Paul Society Clothing Drive held this past Sunday. It was a great success! We collected many bags of clothing, toys, baby gear, two bikes, lots of books and many other items that will go to help those in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Also, special thanks to Michael Chiango, who attends Lansdale Catholic High School, for giving his time and energy to help collect bags from the donors and load them on the truck. Thank you again for your generosity!
 

NEW  The Franconia Heritage Restaurant in Telford has long been doing a Thanksgiving Meal cooking and distribution to needy families in the area.  All that is required is that you sign up for a delivery time slot, pick up meals at the restaurant, and then take them to the homes of families.  If your family is interested, please contact Janet at janet@franconiaheritage.com



FROM THE SCHOOL NURSE
 

HOME & SCHOOL NEWS

For all news, information, and volunteer opportunities, visit our new website  https://www.ccshomeandschool.com/

Reminder  It's time for our Game Day Tailgate!  Looking to hang with friends while enjoying some college football and World Series baseball?  We have the perfect event for you!  Come join us for our 3rd Annual Game Day Tailgate on October 26th in the school parking lot.  This is open to Corpus Christi School parents only.  This is an adult event, and is not intended for children.  For additional information look here.

We need help to make this night even better.  Please take a look at our SignUp Genius to see how you can help.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d4dacaf2ba6fb6-2019

 

SCHOOL NEWS

Corpus Christi is Batty for Box Tops!  Continue to help earn money for our school with Box Tops.  Download the Box Tops app and scan your receipts.  For any traditional paper Box Tops, send them in on the attached collection sheet.  Please no expired Box Tops.

NEW  Trunk or Treat is this Friday!   All parking passes have been passed out.  If you have not received one and you think you should have, please contact Ann Marie Finley at atammara@yahoo.com.

FROM THE SCRIP OFFICE

NEW  Did you know you can earn money from Scrip anytime, anywhere on your phone?  Earning is easy with MyScripWallet.com.  Look here for additional information.

Nancy Hamaday, Scrip Coordinator
Corpus Christi SCRIP Office 215-362-0104 
cc.scrip@yahoo.com
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12:30pm (when school is in session)
Mon evenings 5:30-7:00pm (when REC is in session)


 View SCRIP order form here
 
PARISH EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES


CYO NEWS

Reminder  CYO POINSETTIA SALE – CYO is sponsoring a Christmas Poinsettia sale.  Please see the attached flyer for details and ordering.

Reminder  Special Olympic YMCA Titans Basketball Team 
Calling on all 7th and 8th graders. We are hosting the Special Olympic YMCA Titans Basketball Team on Friday, October 25th from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. Please email Mike Calafati at mcalafati@hotmail.com to reserve your spot on the Corpus team.  

Reminder  CYO Sponsorship - Corpus Christi CYO’s Sponsor Program allows businesses and individuals to donate to CYO in order to provide financial support to all of our sports for new equipment, uniforms, field improvements and to help keep our registration fees as low as possible. Participating Sponsors will have their name, logo and websites listed on our gym banners, CYO website and also names will be on intramural uniforms. Please see the following link for more information:   CYO Sponsor Program 2019-20.pdf 

Reminder  CPR/AED First Aid Class – Oct 16th
Corpus Christi CYO is hosting a CPR/AED First Aid Class on Wednesday Oct 16th from 7:00-10:00pm in the Fr. Doyle Social Hall.  This class is open to all. This is a great opportunity to learn CPR, First Aid and how to use the automatic external defibrillators (AED) that are available in most gyms.   Upon completion of the class you will receive a 2-year certification from the American Heart Association. Register for the class at the below link. $30 cost per person. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4babae2da5fc1-cpraed1

Reminder  CORPUS CHRISTI BASKETBALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN! 
K-8 basketball registration closes on 10/25.  Late fees will apply until 10/30 at which point no further registrations will be accepted.  

https://corpus-christi-cyo.sportssignup.com/site/

For more information about all of our CYO Sports and Activities please visit our website https://corpuscyo.wordpress.com/

OTHER

Reminder  On Saturday, November 23rd Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School's Mercy Effect team will be hosting their annual Bibbidi Bobbidi Breakfast. This event will take place from 9:30am-11:30am. Children’s tickets are $15 and adults and children under 1 are free. Please visit GMAHS.ORG/BBB  for more information or tickets!

Reminder  Bux-Mont Catholic Ice Hockey has created a program for students in Grades 5 through 8, who are interested in playing in high school.  For more information, please look here

CALENDAR REMINDERS
THU Oct 17th

Confirmation 4 pm

FRI Oct 18th

Trunk or Treat 6 - 8 pm

MON Oct 21st

Winter Uniform Begins

THU Oct 24th

All Saints Liturgy
10 am  All Welcome
 
CALENDARS
VOLUNTEER

 2019-20 Sign up Genius

We are in need of many volunteers throughout the school year. Just click the link above to review and add your name to any committees that interest you. Thank you!
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