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THE WEDNESDAY ENVELOPE

Corpus Christi Catholic School

November 13, 2019

 
FROM THE PRINCIPAL

NEW  Corpus Christi Catholic School is very pleased to announce that two members of our eighth grade class, Matthew Rampulla and Brendan Paul, have been named Neumann Scholars by the Connelly Foundation.  Over nine hundred eighth grade students throughout the Archdiocese competed academically for forty-one scholarships. Scholars are awarded four year tuition scholarships to an Archdiocesan high school. We commend both young men and their parents for their effort, hard work and determination. Corpus Christi School is so very proud of you both!
 

NEW  Grandparents Day was a wonderful morning at Corpus Christi School this week!  We were happy to host over five hundred grandparents and special friends.  The morning flew by as the students shared their time and their schoolwork with our special visitors.  Thank you to all who helped to make it such a success.  It would not have been possible without the efforts of the teacher planning committee and all the parents who set up, served and cleaned up for the event. Grandparents Day was a lovely way to spend the morning.

NEW  Important Reminder:  The weather has turned colder. Please be sure your student has the proper clothing for outdoor recess.  We do not have the personnel to supervise children who are not dressed appropriately.  Recess in the fresh air is an important component of the student’s afternoon.  Thank you for your cooperation.

FROM THE SCHOOL OFFICE 

Reminder  It's time to order your Corpus Christi 2019-2020 Yearbook.  Orders are due Friday, December 13th.  Don't miss out!  Look here for details on how to order. 

Reminder  Muffins with Mom has been rescheduled!  The new date is Thursday, November 21st.  

8th GRADE PARENT NEWS
  • Reminder  All families should have received an Option C Alert with information pertaining to the CYO Thanksgiving Dinner.  Please complete and return the attached form as soon as possible.  We are also in need of parent volunteers.  All clearances must be up to date. Students and parents may sign up using this link.
  • A list of open houses and scholarship/entrance exam dates for local high schools can be found here  

FROM THE CCS OUTREACH CORNER

Update  In November, the Pre-K children show their gratitude by giving to others.  The Pre-K families contribute food items each week in November to support Manna on Main Street in Lansdale to help many local families. This year, Manna is in need of canned fruit, canned potatoes or yams, packages of mashed potatoes, spices, canned mushrooms, canned olives, foil, plastic wrap or Ziploc bags. Please keep these items in mind for the November 19th Canned Goods Collection.  If you would like to help us out, collection boxes will be outside of our classroom under our traditional Pre-K Family Turkey.  There is also a school wide canned collection on 11/19. The Pre-K will also sponsor a Dress Down Day on November 26 to further support local families and Manna on Main Street. We are so thankful!
                          
Last Call!  Our Annual Thanksgiving Meal Deal is underway.  The Sisters of St. Joseph Welcome Center is asking for our support to provide families with gift cards this year for their holiday meal.  Please consider contributing.  Additional information on how you can help can be found here.  
 
FROM THE SCHOOL NURSE
 

HOME & SCHOOL NEWS

NEW  CCS Spirit Wear is on sale now until Sunday.  All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 17th, for pre-Christmas delivery.  Use this link view the online store and to purchase your items.

NEW  The Annual Student Christmas Bazaar is HERE! Friday, December 6th the kids will enjoy a stroll through Santa's Secret Shoppe and purchase gifts for loved ones! This year the games, chances to win prize tickets from the games, 10 raffle tickets for the prize baskets, and the donation to our sister parish (Visitation-BVM in Kensington) can be purchased online! You can purchase the $10 all inclusive pass via this link. Simply choose your child's homeroom and add to the cart. This is per child and preK-8th grade. 

Reminder  Join us at the Parish Nativity Lighting and Christmas Movie "Knight" November 30th after the 4:30 mass.  RSVP here.

Reminder  The annual Christmas Craft Show is HERE! December 7th, 9am-3pm in the Gym! Over 50 traditional vendors! Start the Holiday Season off with some fun shopping and support our school! Check out the Facebook event here

Last Chance!  Calling all 3rd and 4th graders! Come have fun at Camp Corpus Cougars on November 15th from 6:30-8:00 in the Gym. Games, snacks, music and more!  RSVP here

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

 

SCHOOL NEWS

Reminder  Continue to help earn money for our school with Box Tops.  Download the Box Tops for Education App. After purchasing Box Tops products, scan your receipts and Corpus Christi will earn money. For any traditional paper Box Tops, send them in on the attached collection sheet.  Please no expired Box Tops.

Reminder  Each year CYO prepares and serves Thanksgiving Dinner to seniors from our parish.  This year, they expect to serve over 300 meals.  This wouldn't be possible without your donations.  Look here to see how you can help.

FROM THE SCRIP OFFICE

Christmas will be here before you know it, and ShopWithScrip can make shopping easier!  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

NEW  Tickets are on sale now for Breakfast with Santa!  For more information and to purchase tickets, see the attached flyer.

CYO NEWS

Reminder  Archdiocese of Philadelphia Play Like a Champion Coach Clinic
  • Monday December 2nd at  St. Genevieve  6:00 pm - 9:00pm 
For additional information and to register, click here.

Reminder  Cheerleading Registration is now open. Please use this link to register 

Date Extended  Last Call!  Christmas Poinsettia Sale Sponsored by our CYO program. Perfect for home or great to give as gifts! All orders and payments are due by Friday, November 22nd. Please see the attached flyer

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

OTHER

 

CALENDAR REMINDERS
FRI Nov 15th

3rd & 4th Grade Social
6:30-8 pm in the Gym

TUE Nov 19th

Picture Retake Day

Canned Goods Collection
PreK Outreach to benefit Manna on Main Street

THU Nov 21st

Muffins with Mom
7:30 am in the Gym
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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