Fall Sports Sign Up
It's time to sign up for fall sports!  Sign up at the link below to indicate if your BSS athlete will participate in middle school soccer, volleyball, or tennis or will join our running or cross country clubs.   The One Form is used to track payment for our fall sports but rosters are created from THIS sign up.  No additions to our rosters accepted after August 30th.  Students MUST have an up to date physical on file before they can attend the first practice or training session.  A copy of the physical can be found HERE.

Soccer 
Coaches: Zach Lezesque
Practice begins Monday, August 21 at 3:30 p.m. and is Mondays and Wednesdays from 

Schedule (additional game time & location details are on the BSS Google Calendar)
8/28: vs. BCA at 4:00 p.m.
9/6: @ The Burlington School at 4:00 p.m.
9/11: @ Joe Davidson Park at 4:00 p.m.
9/18: @ IHM at 4:15 p.m.
9/20: @ Immaculata at 4:30 p.m.
9/27: vs IHM at 4:15 p.m.
10/9: vs Sacred Heart School at 4:00 p.m.
10/11: vs SPX at 4:00 p.m.

Tennis 
Coaches: Tim Hackman & Chad Brasington
Schedule (coming soon)
Practice begins Wednesday, August 30th at 3:30 p.m. at the Burlington Tennis Center and is each Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
First Match is Friday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m., location TBA

JV Volleyball
Coaches: TBA
Practice: Tuesdays and Thursdays, details to come

Varsity Volleyball
Coaches: Jennifer Lee & Rodney Amick
Practice: Tuesdays and Thursdays, details to come

Cross Country
Coaches: Jennifer Klein, Keith Rugh & Tara Hackman
Training Schedule: Training begins Tuesday, August 29th at 3:00 p.m. and is each Tuesday from 3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Meet Schedule:
9/20: @ Sacred Heart School at 4:00 p.m.
10/18: @ Sacred Heart School at 4:00 p.m
Additional meets and trail run training dates are TBA.

Running Club
Coaches: Katie LaPlante & Jamey Cabell
Training Schedule: Mondays, start date TBA

Blessed Sacrament School is a Bronze Sponsor for the I Will Survive 5K
We hope BSS students and families will participate in the 2nd annual "I Will Survive 5K" to benefit the Survivorship Fund at Cone Health Cancer Center at ARMC for local cancer survivors in beautiful historic Burlington. This scenic rolling course begins and ends on Davis St taking participants through old charm of Burlington's historic district.

Register HERE for the I Will Survive 5K.


BSS Basketball Summer Camp-Register Now!
Monday, July 31-Friday, August 4th
X-STREAM Basketball Camp (Co-ed) (Rising 1st -8th Grade) Calling all future Blue Devils or Tar Heels! Improve your fundamental basketball skills and become better players through on court training and off-court educational session by exploring the mathematics and physics behind the game. Campers will experience quality, high-intensity, drill based exercises that focus on improving players' skill sets on the court, as well as build character and confidence off the court. Campers will strengthen their physical mentality while boosting their confidence to become more aggressive and skilled players. All levels of basketball players are welcome to attend this camp. Bring your tennis shoes and be ready to dribble your way to basketball success! 

Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm Add X-STREAM Afternoon Adventures and stay until 3pm!

Burlington Recreation and Parks BSS Biddy League Team
Must be 4 years old by October 26, 2017
Registration: June 19- July 13, 2017
Practices Start: week of August 14, 2017
Games Start: week of September 11, 2017

Join the BSS Biddy League soccer team coached by Jonathan Lopez.  Request the Blessed Sacrament Team and Coach Lopez when you register.  More details HERE.


Important Dates

Monday, August 14th
New Family Orientation (K-4th grade), 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
New Family Orientation (5th-8th grade), 6: 40 p.m.-7:10 p.m.

Friday, August 18th
Back to School Pool Party, 6:00 p.m. at Olde Forest Racquet Club

Monday, August 21st
Little Knights Welcome Back Play Date & Supply Drop Off, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
New Family Orientation (Little Knights), 10:30 a.m.
Unpack, Peek, and Connect, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Volunteer Fair, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Athletic Meeting for Parents of 5th-8th graders playing fall sports, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 23rd
First Day of School
Welcome Back Parent Breakfast  



   
View the summer camp  BROCHURE

There are still spots available in many of our camps!

2017 Summer Camp Weeks:
July 24-28
July 31-August 4 

Thank you!
Casey Eggleston, Summer Camp Director   
Lisa Allred, Marisol Asmar, Gracie Schmitt, Hiroko Solari, & Rebecca Wetter-Summer Camp Team


Summer Reminders!
 
Paperwork Due-ASAP
Please complete the forms linked below and return to Mrs. Libera in the office ASAP as forms are now past due.  Forms can be mailed, faxed, scanned and emailed, or dropped off in person.  You may also be print from the links below.

2017-18 One Form for Fees-- Note that you need to also sign up for fall sports on the sign up linked above.  No late sign ups after August 30th.
Parents in Partnership Overview and & Volunteer Opportunities --Updated with the latest Chairs and committee members


Summer Office Hours
The school office is open from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.  

     
 
2017 Summer Reading Assignments





Save the Date for our Summer Class Gatherings!
Please contact the Admissions Office if you are willing to serve as host or hostess this summer for a class play date or movie night!  This play date can be at the school playground or a local park and the movie night at BSS.  I'll provide the snack and beverages if you'll serve as the friendly and welcoming face of the event!  I'm looking for hosts or hostesses for preschool through third grade play dates and 4th grade through 8th grade movie nights.  Email thackman@bssknights.org for questions or to set a date! 

Scheduled Events
July 22nd: Rising Kindergarten Pool Party, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. hosted by the Newberry Family

July 29th: Rising 8th Grade Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. hosted by the Dappen Family

August 2nd: Rising 6th Grade Pool Party, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. by the Ehmig & Glenn Families at the Mackintosh on the Lake Neighborhood Pool.  

August 9th: Rising PreK & Rising 1st Grade Night at the Burlington Royals, 7:00 p.m. hosted by the Monahan family
Attendees must RSVP HERE.
 
August 11th  : Rising 7th Grade Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. hosted by the Young Family