Principal’s Message February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015

2014-2015 Theme:

Every Child

a Gift,

Every Teacher

a Blessing.

Core Values:

Sharing Faith

Loving Family

Celebrating Diversity

Experiencing Art

Achieving Academic Excellence

Stay connected!

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We have 555 likes! Are we up for the challenge of 1,000? As the old
saying goes the more the merrier! Keep inviting friends, family and
alumni to “Like” us!!

Mass Schedule:

Sacred Heart Church

888 King Street

9:00 AM

Feb. 25 – 5th Grade

The Bishop will be Celebrant of this Mass

Mar. 4 – 4th Grade

Mar. 11 – 3rd Grade

Mar. 18 – 8th Grade

Mar. 25 – 7th 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

February 20, 2015

Dear CCS Families,

This past weekend was fantastic for Charleston Catholic! On
Saturday, our ten middle school math and science club students
participated in the Bridge Building Competition at the Citadel as
part of National Engineering Week. Two of our bridges that we
submitted for the competition won first and second place for holding
100 pounds and weighing the least amount. In fact, our second place
bridge held 240 times its weight and our first place bridge held 280
times its weight. It was great to see the enthusiasm of our students
at the competition. Great job Math & Science Club!

On Sunday, our Senior Girls Basketball team won the Parochial League
Championship by defeating Christ Our King in the finals. The team
displayed great attitude, effort, sportsmanship and teamwork in their
victory (and throughout the season). Great job Lady Saints!

This weekend, our Junior Boys, Senior Girls and Senior Boys
basketball teams will compete in the Diocese of Charleston Youth
State Basketball Tournament here in the Charleston area. We wish our
teams the best in all of their games. Go Saints!

This past Thursday, February 19, we had our 1-year anniversary of
occupancy in our new school building. Again, thank you to everyone
in our school community who helped to make this new facility a
reality on our campus.

Finally, next week, we will have our Accreditation review on Tuesday
and Wednesday. We look forward to meeting with the Review team and
getting their observations about our school. On Wednesday, Feb. 25,
at 9:00 a.m. we will have our school Mass and Bishop Guglielmone will
be the celebrant. All are invited to join us for this Mass.

Yours in Christ,

Fred McKay

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

Spiritual Reflection

Dear Lord, remembering the hour when You experienced death
So that we might have Eternal Life,
May we appreciate in our hearts
the necessity of Your sacrifice for us
And with Your help, Your guidance, and Your grace,
May we be made worthy of it.

Good Luck Jr. Boys, Sr. Boys & Sr. Girls

Good luck in the Diocesan Basketball Tournament this weekend!

Go Saints! – –

School Communication

Feb. 23: Box Top$ Due
Feb. 23: Hot Dog Sale

Feb. 24: Saint Bucks Orders Due

Feb. 27: ALL Auction Donations Due

Mar. 5 & 6: No School (Teacher’s Conference)

Mar. 13: Jump Rope for Heart Donations Due

Mar. 13: End of 3rd Quarter

Mar. 14: Saints Alive Auction

Mar. 17: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Stay connected by logging onto the CCS website: or on Facebook

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

After School Activities

Tuesdays: Chess Club

Wednesdays: Karate

Thursdays: Dance Moves, K4 – 2

Athletic News

Basketball Games
Feb. 20: 6PM Jr. Boys vs. St. Gregory @ Stall

Feb. 20: 6PM Sr. Boys vs. St. Michaels @ St. Joe

Feb. 20: 10:30AM Sr. Girls vs COK @ St. Joe

Feb. 25: 7PM 9/10 Boys @ St. Joe

Feb. 27: 5PM 7/8 Boys @ St. Joe

Feb. 28: 1PM 9/10 Boys @ St. Joe

Mar. 3: 7PM 9/10 Boys @ St. Joe

Mar. 4: 5PM 9/10 Girls @St. Joe

Mar. 11: 7PM 9/10 Boys @ St. Joe

Mar. 13: 5PM 7/8 Boys @ St. Joe

Mar. 14: 10AM 7/8 Boys @ St. Joe

Cheerleading Practice Schedule
Tuesdays 3:30 – 4:30 PM Auditorium
Coach Leopard and Coach Macmurphy

Tennis Practice
Mondays and Thursdays @ Jack Adams 3:30-5PM

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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