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Thursday, January 12th
Middle School Dance, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Friday, January 13th
Early Release for Faculty & Staff Professional Development, 11:30 a.m
Club Knight open until 6:00 p.m.
BSS JV Girls BBall vs SLS, 4:30 p.m. at SLS
BSS Varsity Girls  BBall vs SLS, 5:30 p.m. at SLS
St. Leo's Catholic School is located at 333 Springdale Avenue, Winston-Salem

Saturday, January 14th
BSS JV Girls BBall vs OLM, 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy
BSS JV Boys BBall vs OLM, 10:40 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy
BSS Varsity Girls BBall vs OLM, 11:50 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy
BSS Varsity Boys Bball vs OLM 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy
OLM is located at 1730 Link Road, Winston-Salem

Monday, January 16th
School Closed

Tuesday, January 17th
Time for Twos, 9:15 a.m.
BSS Varsity Girls BBall vs BCA, 4:00 p.m. at Burlington Christian Academy
BSS Varsity Boys Bball vs BCA 5:00 p.m. at Burlington Christian Academy
BCA is located at 621 E. 6th Street, Burlington

Wednesday, January 18th
Progress Reports
Chess Club, 3:15 p.m.

Friday, January 20th
Mass, 8:45 a.m.
8th Grade Sports Recognition, immediately following Mass

Saturday, January 21st
Reconciliation Workshop, 9:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church
8th Grade Recognition for Basketball and Cheer
BSS JV Girls BBall vs OLG, 9:30 a.m. at Burlington Christian Academy
BSS JV Boys BBall vs OLG, 10:40 a.m. at  Burlington Christian Academy
BSS Varsity Girls BBall vs OLG, 11:50 a.m. at  Burlington Christian Academy
BSS Varsity Boys Bball vs OLG 1:00 p.m. at  Burlington Christian Academy
BCA is located at 621 E. 6th Street, Burlington

Monday, January 23rd
Monday Morning Coffee at the Blend & Co hosted by Kidstunes 7:30 a.m. (127 E. Front Street, Burlington)   

Knight News
Little Knights Preschool requests items for Dramatic Play Center
Our Dramatic Play Center is in need of gently used costumes and hats or old felt and material we can use to make costumes.  Thank you for considering a donation to our classroom! 
Ms. Asmar and Mrs. Spradlin  

Catholic Schools Week 2017-Volunteers Needed!
Catholic Schools Week is January 29th-February 4th, 2017. The schedule is nearly complete but volunteers are needed to help make our week successful and fun!  

Sign up HERE if you are able to volunteer.  Click images below to visit the CSW page on our website.



soccer_goal.jpg BSS Animals Biddy Soccer Team-Spring Season
Registration is now open for the spring soccer season with Burlington Recreation and Parks.  BSS will once again have a Biddy team coached by Jonathan Lopez.  If you'd like to continue with the team or join as a new player, registration is open through January 27th.

2017 SPRING SOCCER
Must be 4 years old by May 4, 2017

Registration:  January 2- January 27, 2017
Coaches' Meeting  (head coaches only)February 9, 2017
Practices Start:  week of February 13, 2017
Games Start:  week of March 6, 2017

Additional details can be found HERE.

Help Stuff Our Auction Grab Bags
The auction committee is accepting items for our YETI Cooler raffle.  Every ticket purchase entitles you to a grab bag of prizes!  Is your bar overflowing with wine, beer, and liquor that aren't your drink of choice?  Send those bottles and cans in for the grab bags!  Receive an item for Christmas that just isn't quite your style? Donate to us!  Gift certificates in your stocking for places you'll never go?  We'll use them!

Thank you!
Auction Co-Chairs-
Nellie Angyal and Jamey Cabell


8th Grade Shadow Ticket Sales-Coming Soon!
Tickets for a chance to shadow an 8th grader will be sold January 17th-27th prior to morning meeting.  Tickets are $.50 each and each ticket is one entry into the 8th Grade Shadow drawing.  On Wednesday, February 1st students chosen to shadow will spend 7:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. with their shadow.

  
Monday Morning Coffee
Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of BSS meet us for coffee Monday mornings at The Blend!  Join us beginning at 7:30 a.m. for a complimentary small coffee and conversation.  

Each week is hosted by one of our BSS Corporate Sponsors. The Blend is located in downtown Burlington at 127 E. Front Street, Burlington.   See you Monday, January 23rd for coffee hosted by Kidstunes Music Academy.

   
Buy Your Yearbook!  Only 33 yearbooks left for sale!
Reserve your child's yearbook today!  Order at THIS link.  If you ordered your yearbook via the  2016-17 One Form, you do not need to place an additional order.



 

Support Blessed Sacrament School with AmazonSmile  
Shop with AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Blessed Sacrament School/Church.  Visit the SITE for details!

Prayer Requests
Please pray for the Brown Family as they mourn the loss of Barbara Brown, the niece of Mrs. Gomez. Barbara was an alumnus of our school. 

View the obituary here.
From the Principal's Desk
Dear BSS Families,

We are gearing up for our annual auction. Please take the time to look at the wonderful items that up for bid on our website.  Remember it is a "Knight For Our Students."

Mrs. Gomez
 
Progress Reports
Due to the inclement weather progress reports will be issued next Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
 
Friday, January 13
Do not forget that this Friday, January 13 is an early dismissal day as teachers continue to work on accreditation. There will be afterschool available from 11:30-6:00.  There is no school on Monday, January 16 in honor of MLK.
From the Admissions & Advancement Office



Support our Night for the Knights!
This year we aren't asking you to contribute to a classroom basket but there are still ways that you can support our event. Most importantly, buy tickets and attend this FUN night that raises money for our school!

Second, we are welcoming and accepting the following items:  bottles of wine, hotel or airline points, gift certificates in increments of $10 and above, or small items $25 or less in value.

Thank you for your support and please contact us with any questions!  Like our Instagram page and share our Facebook Invite!
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Jamey Cabell and Nellie Angyal, Auction Co-Chairs
jamey.cabell@gmail.com or nellieangyal@gmail.com

Credit Cards Now Accepted
Blessed Sacrament School is able to process credit cards on site for school purchases.  We accept the following credit cards:
A small processing fee will be added to each transaction.
 
Classroom Connections
The middle school Mythbusters elective testing the theory, "does toast always fall butter side down?" in last week's session.


Blessed Sacrament Alum David Letvak spoke to middle school students in last week's STREAM In Action series about his role at LabCorp.
   
HSA (Home & School Association)
 
The HSA Board and Chairs will meet the first Tuesday of each month at 2:00 pm and ALL parents are welcome at these meetings.  Meetings are held in the conference room on the second floor.  The next meeting is Tuesday, February 7th..


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Class Party Sign Ups




BSS Athletics 
Support our BSS YMCA Teams!
Our BSS YMCA teams are hard at work preparing for their upcoming hoops season! Stop by the YMCA on Saturday mornings and cheer on our Elementary School Knights.
BSS Knights Midget Girls-Team Andress

Thank you to coaches Mike Andress, Justin Stalek, and Blake Pinson for your volunteer commitment to our players!

Upcoming Games



Community News
Activities at the Alamance Public Libraries

Join library staff to create fun, easy seasonal crafts.  All supplies are provided and it's FREE but space is limited.  Call to reserve a spot today!


Adult Crafternoon
Sharpie plate craft!
Thursday, January 12th
3:00 pm
Mebane Public Library
Color Me Calm
Create fun snowman ornaments for your tree!
Wednesday, January 18th
4:00 pm
North Park Library
Color Me Calm
Relaxing, stress-free coloring.
Monday, January 23rd
4:00 pm
Graham Public Library
"Acts of Kindness" Card Making
Make Valentine's cards for home-bound people in our community! For ages 5-12.
Wednesday, January 25
Mebane Public Library



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