Principal’s Message 5-13-2014

May 13, 2014

2013-2014 Theme:

Opening Doors

to

Faith

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 14 – Grade 4

Wed. May 21

Grades 2 & 5

Wed. May 28 – Grade 3

Wed. June 4 – Grade 7

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 13, 2014

Dear CCS Families,

For the month of May, we are focusing on Faithfulness as the last of
the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit. We are talking with the students
each week about examples of faithfulness. Being faithful involves
commitment and dedication. As students, they are expected to be
dedicated to giving their best effort and having a positive attitude
in their classes. They are being faithful when they listen to their
teachers and complete their assignments by the due dates. Please
reinforce this virtue of faithfulness at home.

Congratulations to Paul Rosenblum, one of our CCS Board members, who
was ordained a Deacon by Bishop Guglielmone this pastFriday. Deacon
Paul will serve the parish of Saint Mary of the Annunciation and the
Seafarers Ministry at the Port of Charleston. For his “day job”,
Deacon Paul is a Professor of Biology at The Citadel. Paul asks for
your prayers as he begins his new role in the Church.

Yours in Christ,

Fred McKay

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

Field Day Fun!

Friday’s Field Day was a huge success! Thank you Ms. McDivitt for
organizing wonderful games! Thank you Mrs. Kandl & Mrs. Flanders for
organizing all the water bottles and snacks. Thank you Mrs. Lehr &
Ms. McGuirk for supplying us with a healthy yummy lunch! Thank you
to our volunteers who helped make Field Day so much fun for the
students!

Congratulations!

We would like to congratulate all of our students who received the
sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion this week end! What a
great way to celebrate Mother’s Day! We are so proud of everyone!

School Communication

Wed. May 14: Saint Bucks orders due

Thurs. May 15: Upper School Drama, Chorus and

Movement 6 PM (Call time 5:30)

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

and Reception

Thurs. May 22: Concert Band & 4th Grade Band 6:30 PM

(Call time 5:30 PM)

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 9:00 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

No Aftercare

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

Tournament Time!

Red Saints: Tues. May 13th @ Jack Adams @ 3:30

White Saints: Tues. May 13th @ Lenevar @ 4 PM

Black Saints: Thurs. May 15th @ Jack Adams 4 PM

Student Activities

Important Upcoming Dates:

Karate: K – 4th grade, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30PM
Jr. High Youth Group: The Final Youth Group Meeting will be SUNDAY,
18th @ Station 17 & Middle Street. There will be bonfire, parents
and siblings are welcome.
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, PrincipalFmckay@charlestoncatholic.org
School Office: (843) 577-4495

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