May the month of Mary

May 7, 2014

2013-2014 Theme:

Opening Doors



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. May 7 – Grade 6

Wed. May 14 – Grade 4

Wed. May 21

Grades 2 & 5

Wed. May 28 – Grade 3

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

Spiritual Reflection

May 7, 2014

Dear CCS Families,

Prayer of Mother Teresa:

“Mary, mother of Jesus, be a mother to each of us, that we, like you,
may be pure in heart, that we, like you, love Jesus.”

The month of May is dedicated to the Mother of our Church, Mary.

This Sunday, is Mother’s Day, a perfect time to celebrate our
mothers. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our CCS
Mothers a Happy Mother’s Day.

Yours in Christ,

Fred McKay

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

Keating Kruisers

“Keating Kruisers” did a great job in the Dragon Boat Race on
Saturday. It was a great way to honor Mrs. Keating and Kennedy
Douglas. CCS plans to make this an annual event. Thank you everyone
for coming out for a family fun packed day!

Teacher Appreciation!

Teacher Appreciation Day was Tuesday May 6th. We would like to thank
all the Parents for providing a wonderful breakfast, treats and great
gifts. Thank you, also, Student Council for creating special baskets
for everyone on staff filled with our favorite things and fabulous
poems! Teachers, Administration and the Aftercare Staff appreciate
your kindness!

School Communication

Thurs. May 8: 5th Grade Field Trip to Neighborhood House

Fri. May 9: Field Day, Palmetto Islands County Park.

9 AM Drop-off – 1 PM pick up.

Sun. May 11: Mother’s Day

Sun. May 11: St. Mary’s First Communion 9:30 AM

Sun. May 11: Sacred Heart Confirmation 11:15 AM

Sun. May 11: Cathedral First Communion 11:15 AM

Thurs. May 15: Upper School Drama, Chorus & Movement

Thurs. May 15: Registration Due for Golf with the Saints

Fri. May 16: 8th Grade T.A.G. Day

Fri. May 16: Teacher T.A.G. Day

Sat. May 17: Fishing Club Meeting 9 – 11 AM

Sun. May 18: Athletic Banquet 5 – 7 PM @ CCS

Tues. May 20: PTO meeting 6:00 PM

Wed. May 21: 2nd Grade First Communion Mass & Reception

Thurs. May 22: Concert Band & 4th Grade Band

Fri. May 23: K4 & K5 Field Trip to the Farm

Mon. May 26: No School Memorial Day

Fri. May 30: K4 & K5 Moving Up Day 8:30 AM

Mon. June 2 – Wed. Jun. 4: 8th Grade Exams

Mon. June 2: Golf with the Saints

Thurs. June 5: Last Day of School

10:30 AM Awards Ceremony

11:15 AM Dismissal

Thurs. June 5: 8th Grade Awards Ceremony 5:30 PM

8th Grade Graduation 6 PM

Sacred Heart Church

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

Tennis Matches

All Matches Begin @ 4 PM

Black Saints: Wed. May 7th @ Jack Adams

White Saints: Thur. May 8th @ Jack Adams

Blue Saints: Fri. May 9th @ Jack Adams

White Saints: Mon. May 12th @ Moultrie

Student Activities

Important Upcoming Dates:

Karate: K – 4th grade, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30PM
Jr. High Youth Group: Wednesdays,
6-7:30 PM, Cathedral Hall
Dance Moves: 4 – 8 yr. olds Thursdays, 3:00-4:00PM

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,
School Office: (843) 577-4495


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