Important Dates



Wednesday, May 9th
Teacher Appreciation Week
Spring Open House 10:00
4th Grade FLL 3:15

Thursday, May 10th
Teacher Appreciation Week
PECSAA Golf Tournament 1:00 at High Point Country Club (800 Country Club Drive)

Friday, May 11th
Teacher Appreciation Week
Mass and May Crowning 8:45
Kindergarten Orientation 1:30

Sunday, May 13th
Middle School FLL, 2:00 p.m.

Monday, May 14th
Student Council Campaign Week Begins

Tuesday, May 15th
Student Council Campaign Week
Take A Look Tuesday 10:00
Athletic Banquet 6:00 at Blessed Sacrament Church

Wednesday, May 16th
Student Council Campaign Week
Admissions Testing 1:00

Thursday, May 17th
Student Council Campaign Week
Grandparents and Special Friends Day 8:45
Spring Sing 7:00 at St. Mark's Church (1230 St. Mark's Church Road, Burlington)

Friday, May 18th
Student Council Campaign Week
DARE Day in the Park (5th Grade)
Mass 8:45
NJHS Sponsored Pizza BINGO 5:30

Monday, May 21st
Middle School Field Trip

Tuesday, May 22nd
Middle School Field Trip
Third Grade Field Trip to Morehead Planetarium
Take-a-Look Tuesday 10:00

Wednesday, May 23rd
First and Second Grade Field Trip to the NC Zoo
Student Council Speeches 10:00
Student Council Elections after the Speeches

Friday, May 25th
Field Day - Dismissal at 12:00 (No Club Knight)

Monday, May 28th
Memorial Day - No School

Tuesday, May 29th
Last Day for 8th Graders
Middle School Recognition Ceremony 8:30
Kindergarten Graduation 11:00

Wednesday, May 30th
All School Dress Down
Last Day for 5th-7th Grade
Little Knights Celebration at City Park (Last Day for Little Knights)
8th Grade Mass and Graduation 6:00 at Blessed Sacrament Church

Friday, June 1st
Mass and Elementary Awards 8:30 at Blessed Sacrament Church
 (Dismissal from the Church right after Mass)
Knight News
International Day

Blessed Sacrament School celebrated its first ever International Day on Friday, May 4th. This special event allowed us to learn about and explore the extremely diverse cultures of the students of Blessed Sacrament. Each and every student of Blessed Sacrament was given the opportunity to show off his or her heritage. Students ranging from ages 3 to 14 shared with the members of our community words, phrases, and songs from their respective cultures. In addition, parents of students, as well as alumni, enlightened everyone with their talents and customs.

In this day and age, we are so blessed that we are able to hold such an event. Occasions like this are what makes our country great. The fact that we have the freedom to express and celebrate so many different heritages is truly one of the greatest blessings we have been given. 
 
Noah Goodman
NJHS Induction
On Monday, we inducted 14 new members to the BSS Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. Congratulations!!


National Junior Honor Society Inductees
 
Luke Andress
Jackson Benes
Zachary Gonzalez
Ty Lagana
Joseph Leupold
Quinten Onder
Lillian Young

Corey Amyot
Ava Goodman
Kennedy Grace Joyce
Mary Klein
Olivia Long
Bacall Sellars
Grace Stalek

CONGRATULATIONS TO 7TH GRADER TRISTAN GALLOVICH!
The Piedmont Community Lacrosse Association is sponsoring their first annual All-Star game for U13. Players were selected by league coaches and Burlington Parks and Recreation. The All-Star game will be held on May 17th at Southwest Guilford High School, (time is TBA). Please join Burlington Parks and Recreation and the coaches in congratulating Tristan Gallovich on his selection to the All-Star Team!
Thank You!
Thank you to Michelle and Jason McEwan, our volunteers for milk pick-up and delivery for the remainder of the school year!





Pizza Bingo Night at BSS
Sponsored by the National Junior Honor Society  
All proceeds will benefit the victims of the Greensboro tornado.

When: Friday, May 18th
Where: Multipurpose Room at BSS
What Time: 5:30 p.m. (Bingo will start @ 6:00)
We will have pizza and beverages, and be sure to bring money for the NJHS Bake Sale!
All proceeds will go towards the tornado victims in Greensboro.
You could have a chance to win $100 dollars in the final game of BINGO!

Details:
Pre-Order food – a limited quantity will be on hand that night.
Bake sale will be held by NJHS - baked goods and salty snacks will be sold
Pizza from Sal’s in Burlington! 
We will play 10 rounds of BINGO - lots of prizes - every child will win a prize!

Questions? Email Mrs. Bost - abost@bssknights.org

Look for order forms in the Wednesday envelopes today!

All orders and money are due by Wednesday, May 16th!
(no late orders will be accepted)



Save the date for Grandparent & Special Friends Day!
Blessed Sacrament school faculty, staff, and students look forward to hosting Grandparents and Special Friends Thursday, May 17th.
Follow BSS Athletics on Twitter
Stay up to date with the sports report from Coach Egg @bss_athletic on Twitter.

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!
YEARBOOKS!
Our new yearbooks have arrived. We have a very limited supply available to purchase from the office. Please send in $37.00 cash or a check (made out to BSS) if you would like one and have not already ordered one.
First come, first serve - once they're gone, they're gone!
Prayer Requests
Our prayers for all teachers for their work and dedication to children throughout the world.

Please pray for Father Joseph Vetter as we mourn his passing. He graduated from Blessed Sacrament School. Father Joseph Vetter served in campus ministry, parishes, hospital ministry and communications.

Please remember in your prayers, Rick Champion, fiancé of Ms. Kelley as he recovers from surgery.

From the Principal's Desk
Dear BSS Community,

What a wonderful surprise to see all the wonderful messages of appreciation to the teachers/staff on the pathway, sidewalk and stairs of our school. In addition, the treats, flowers, notes and today’s lunch has been truly heartwarming. On behalf of all of us, thank you for a great teacher appreciation week!
Mrs. Gomez

Grandparents and Special Friends Day
The RSVP’s are coming in and we are looking forward to our Grandparents and Special Friends Day, next Thursday, May 17 beginning with a prayer service at 8:45. Later that night, join us at St. Mark’s for our fabulous Spring Sing. You’ll be rocking in your seats and perhaps dancing in the aisles!
From the Admissions & Advancement Office
Spread the word to prospective students! Visit BSS!

Take a Look Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
May 15th & 22nd

Knights of Summer-2018 Summer Camp News
2018 Knights of Summer Registration is open!



Be sure to check the school website for our Basketball and Volleyball summer camp opportunities as well as other STEM based camp sessions throughout the summer!
Contact Coach Eggleston with any camp questions! ceggleston@bssknights.org


Our April, 2018 Box Tops for Education payout was $ 981.00!
Thank you to our coordinatiors - Mickey Segura & Kara Wroblewski

Our Dine-Out at Sunset Slush raised $100!
Thank you to everyone who supported this fundraiser!


TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
May 7 th - May 11 th
We  LOVE  our teachers!

Throughout the week there will be so many opportunities for families and students to show the teachers and staff at BSS how much we  LOVE  them!

Each day there will be a new theme. Students are invited to bring in something fun for their teachers. These can be store bought or homemade items. We can’t wait to see what our creative students come up with for their teachers!! Please do not feel obligated to participate each day!

Schedule for the rest of the week:

THURSDAY- Love For Your Classroom
Teachers have created wish lists that will be sent to each class. We told them to send us their dream items and everyday necessities! Let's stock the classrooms to finish out the school year!
You can find the lists HERE (Wish Lists)

FRIDAY- Love From Your Kitchen
Bake your teacher your favorite sweet treat, send in a frozen casserole, provide them with your favorite kitchen utensil…you can have a lot of fun with this one! 

Any Questions? Contact Beth Fitzgereald - bethfitz1@gmail.com
Classroom Connections

Kindergarteners did some planting last week with volunteer Mrs. Anderson.

6th Grade Religion celebrated diversity by sharing a dish from their culture.
Preschool celebrated International Day and had some fun on the playground.
Athletics



Congratulations to the tennis team for another awesome season and to Ty Lagana for making it to the semi-finals of the AJTF Tennis Tournament last Friday!




Congratuations to the Varsity Kickball team for their 2nd Place finish in the PECSAA Kickball Tournament! Way to go KNIGHTS!

The PECSAA Golf Tournament will be held on May 10th at High Point Country Club starting at 1:00pm. Good Luck Knights!
Join us for the end of the year sports banquet on May 15th at 6:00pm at Blessed Sacrament Church. 
All athletes (K-8th) will be recognized.
We will be having cake and punch.

Coach Eggleston
Community News
Legs for Lungs 5k

When: Saturday, June 9th at 9 AM
Where: American National Bank & Trust, 3101 S. Church Street, Burlington, NC
Why: Benefiting Macavan Baird, a husband and father with Stage 4 Lung Cancer.


Calling all runners.

Here is your chance to participate in a USATF Sanctioned 5k Race in the Triad.

Join us on Saturday, June 9th in Burlington for the 2nd Annual running of the Legs for Lungs 5k. This year we are working for Macavan Baird that needs your help.

This event is part of the  Piedmont Race Series  powered by  Finish Line Timing.

Awesome award prizes courtesy of DICK'S Sporting Goods for Top 3 Overall Male & Female Winners and Top 3 Male & Female Age Group Winners 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+.

Early Packet Pick-up on Friday, June 8th at DICK'S Sporting Goods, 1465 Boone Station Drive, Burlington from 4-7 PM. Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration will OPEN at 7:30 AM and CLOSE promptly at 8:30 AM.

Yeti Cooler Raffle, 50/50 Raffle, Food Truck and much more

Come out for a fun filled day for the whole family and Pets are Welcome.

Click HERE to register and for more information