October 3, 2014

2014-2015 Theme:

Every Child

a Gift,

Every Teacher

a Blessing.

Core Values:

Sharing Faith

Loving Family

Celebrating Diversity

Experiencing Art

Achieving Academic Excellence

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Mass Schedule:

Sacred Heart Church

888 King Street

9:00 AM

Wed. Oct. 8 - 3rd Grade

Wed. Oct. 15 - 8th Grade

Wed. Oct. 22 - 7th Grade

Wed. Oct. 29 - 6th Grade

Diocese of Charleston
Safe Environment Program:

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops established the
Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in 2002.  The
Charter has the goal for creating a safe environment for children and
young people.In 2012 The Diocese of Charleston revised The Policy
Concerning Allegations of Sexual Misconduct or Abuse of a minor by
Church Personnel and adopted the updated Code of Conduct for Church
Personnel.  This policy works in conjunction with the Charter.The
Charleston Catholic School operates under the Code of Conduct for
Church Personnel for all of its employees and volunteers.

Principal's Message

October 3, 2014

Dear CCS Families,

On Monday, October 6th, all CCS Families will receive an email asking
you to take a survey as part of our school's Internal Review for
Accreditation.  We would like for every family to complete the
survey.  The estimated time for the survey is 15 minutes.  You will
have two weeks to take the survey.  The results are anonymous, and
the feedback will help with our school improvement plans for the rest
of this school year and future years.  Thank you for your attention
to this matter.

In addition, the upper school students (grades 5-8) will take a
survey in class for the Internal Review.  They will complete the
survey within the next two weeks.

Please make plans to attend our next PTO meeting on October 14.  Our
PTO meetings are opportunities for us to gather as a school community
of adults -- Parents and Teachers.  Our guest speaker for the meeting
will be Mr. Patrick Finneran, Principal of Bishop England High
School.  As you might know, Bishop England is having a year-long
celebration of 100 years of providing Catholic education in
Charleston.  BEHS was founded in 1915.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Yours in Christ,

Fred McKay

Principal
The Charleston Catholic School
888-A King Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Spiritual Reflection

This past week, the Catholic Church celebrated
the feast day of the Archangels
(Gabriel, Michael and Raphael) on
September 29 and the Guardian Angels
on October 2.

Angel of God, my guardian dear,
To whom his love commits me here;
Ever this day be at my side, To light and guard,
to rule and guide.
Amen.

5th Grade Visits Ft. Sumter

The 5th grade enjoyed a beautiful trip to Ft. Sumter today.  In
addition to seeing one of the Civil War's famous landmarks, the class
enjoyed the privilege of raising the flags this morning.

What a great day to be a Saint!

http://www.charlestoncatholic.com

School Communication

Wed. Oct. 8: Auction meeting 8 AM in the Library

Wed. Oct. 8: Make up day School Pictures

Mon. Oct. 13: NO SCHOOL Columbus Day

Wed. Oct. 15: Saint Bucks Orders are due.

Frid. Oct. 17: End of the 1st Quarter

Sat. Oct. 18: Athletic Department Annual Walk-A-Thon

Hampton Park 8:30-11:00AM

Mon. Oct. 20: Grandparents Day

Mon. Oct. 20:  Daughters of St. Paul Book Sale

Mon. Oct. 24:  NO SCHOOL Parent Teacher Conferences and Report Cards.

Mon. Oct. 27: Box Top$ due

Mon. Oct. 31: T.A.G. Day

Stay connected by logging onto the CCS website:
www.charlestoncatholic.com or on Facebook

Be sure to link your Harris Teeter VIC card to: 1902

After School Activities

Mondays: Mad Science, Grades 1 - 6
Tuesdays: French Lessons, K4 - 1
Wednesdays: Karate, K4 - 8

Thursdays: Dance Moves, K4 - 2

Athletic News

Volleyball Practice Schedule

Fri. Oct. 3: 5:00-7:00 PM, @ CCSMS
Fri. Oct. 10: 5:00-7:00 PM, @ CCSMS
Wed. Oct. 15: 3:30-5:00 PM, @ St. Joe's

Volleyball Game Schedule

Mon. Oct. 6: White Vball vs. Buist @ 6:30PM @ BLRC
Tues. Oct. 7: Red Vball vs. G.C. @ 5:30PM @ G.C.
Wed. Oct. 8: White Vball vs. D.I. @ 7:30PM @ JIRC
Wed. Oct. 8: Red Vball vs. P.G. @ 7:30PM @ JIRC

Sat. 10-18: Diocesan Volleyball Tournament @Summerville Catholic

Mission Statement

The Charleston Catholic School educates a socially diverse student
body in a nurturing family environment within the sacred tradition
and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.  Teachers challenge the
students to discover their own unique gifts through creative inquiry
and critical thinking in the core academic subjects and the arts. 
Our small, loving environment enables students to learn self
discipline through responsible decision-making and to develop a sense
of compassion for others.

Fred McKay, PrincipalFmckay@charlestoncatholic.org
School Office: (843) 577-4495

- http://www.charlestoncatholic.com/
www.CharlestonCatholic.com

 

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