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Wednesday, May 17th
Goodwill Challenge
Student Council Election Campaign Week
Student Council Egg Drop--Link to Instructions
Kindergarten Orientation, 1:30 p.m.
Athletic Banquet, 6:15 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church (1620 Hanford Road, Graham)

BSS Athletic Recognition Reception
for all athletes and their families
Wednesday, May 17th
Blessed Sacrament Church
Cake & Drinks at 6:15 p.m. 
Awards begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. 
Come celebrate our fantastic year in sports!
All athletes will be recognized.  
There is NO pot luck dinner this year and no need to RSVP!  We hope everyone will join us!

Thursday, May 18th
Goodwill Challenge
Student Council Election Campaign Week
Eighth Grade Field Trip

Friday, May 19th
Goodwill Challenge
Student Council Election Campaign Week
Middle School Field Trip to Dollywood--Field Trip Reminders

Monday, May 22nd
Yearbook Signing Party, 1:20 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23rd
Family STEM Night, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24th
Student Council Speeches and Election Day
Dress Down for the students who have their Bingo card filled up at STEM Night 

Thursday, May 25th
Summer birthday dress down for Middle School students

Friday, May 26th
Field Day, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Early Dismissal, 12:00 p.m. (No Club Knight After School Care
Annual Faculty, Staff, and 8th Grade Pizza Luncheon, 12:30 p.m.

Monday, May 29th
School Closed in observance of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 30th
Summer birthday dress down for K-4 students
Middle School Recognition Ceremony, 8:15 a.m. in the Multi Purpose Room
-New this year!  Students in 5th-8th grade will receive recognition for School Spelling Bee, Math Crunchers, AYLA participation, 3rd Trimester STREAM Award, and Academic Honors.  In addition, students in eighth grade will receive recognition for Student Council Participation and receive the Briggs Service Award and Scholar Athlete Award.

Wednesday, May 31st
Little Knights End of Year Picnic, 10:00 a.m. at City Park
-Little Knights and their families will meet at City Park at 10:00 a.m. for the End of Year Picnic.  Students will release from City Park at 12:00 p.m. and this is the last day of school for Little Knights.

Fifth-Seventh Grade 2nd Annual Dodge Ball Tournament & Ice Cream Sundae Party, 1:00 p.m.

Eighth Grade Mass & Middle School Awards, 6:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church
-All middle school students are asked to attend.  During the Middle School awards we will recognize 5th-7th grade recipients of the Geography Bee Award, Taffy Young Award, Volunteer Award, and Citizenship Award.
-Eighth grade awards include Knights of Columbus Patriotism Award, Knights of Columbus Citizenship Award, Charlotte and Charles Maye Award, Leonard Tyll Sportsmanship Award, Pastor's Award, and the Principal's Award.


Thursday, June 1st
Kindergarten Graduation & Reception, 10:00 a.m. in the Multi Purpose Room
-Kindergarten students will dismiss for the school year with their family after the reception.

First & Second Grade End of Year Party, 12:00 p.m. (Lunch, dessert, and activities provided by the first and second grade teachers.)

Friday, June 2nd
Elementary End of Year Mass and Awards, 8:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church
BSS First Annual End of Year BBQ hosted by the BSS Special Events Committee, 5:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament School

BSS Special Events Committee hosts Say Hello to Summer BBQ!

2017-18 School Calendar
Are you wondering about when a particular school event is taking place next school year?  Visit the BSS Google Calendar and scroll from August 2017 until June 2018 and you'll find most of the major school events scheduled on the calendar.  BOOK MARK this page for easy access throughout the school year and to help answer those 7:15 a.m. questions!
Knight News
National Junior Honor Society Induction
Last Friday The Blessed Sacrament School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society welcomed 13 new members to the 2017-18 class.  Congratulation to seventh graders Anna Hirose, Allison Orozco-Rosaldo, Noah Goodman, Mae Glenn, Keira Dappen, and Nathan Amyot and sixth graders Eleanor Arcaro-Burbridge, Caden Troutman, Alex Solari, Timothy Hackman, David Armstrong, Patricia Tayn, and Ella Kate Porfilio for receiving this honor.  Our four charter members were also recognized for their work this year.  Thank you Samantha Young, Daniella Urgiles, Srikar Kavirayuni, and Daniel Brasington for your efforts toward a successful Math-A-Thon and for the helping hands, "can do" attitude, and unwavering smiles assisting Mrs. Hackman in the Admissions Office.

Bingo Kicks Off Summer Reading!
Bingo from the Burlington Royals visited today to kick off our summer reading program!

2017 Family STEM Night

Tutoring News from Mrs. Franklin 
Parents, if you are looking for tutoring services over the summer and during the coming school year, there are a number of tutors at the school whom you can contact for more information. Your child's teacher can help you choose the resource that best suits your child. My contact information is provided in the document linked here.
Mrs. Lilian Franklin

Annual Goodwill Challenge is HERE! 
The Goodwill truck is in the school parking lot and remains available for donations through THIS FRIDAY.  The truck will be unlocked each morning and we can accept anything that you'd drop to a local donation center. Thank you for your support and donations!
Buy Your Yearbook!  
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 remember in your prayers the middle school students as they travel to Dollywood.
From the Principal's Desk
BSS is very happy to announce the birth of
Noah Milo Eggleston on May 17, 2017

Congratulations to Coach Eggleston and his wife Nicole!
"Every child born into the world is a new thought
                           of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility." - Kate Douglas Wiggin

From the Admissions & Advancement Office
Kindergarten Orientation
Today we welcome 25 rising Kindergarten students and their families to BSS!  The future is bright for Blessed Sacrament School and the Class of 2026!

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 29th: Rising 8th Grade Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. hosted by the Dappen Family
August 11th : Rising 7th Grade Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. hosted by the Young Family

July 22nd: Rising Kindergarten Pool Party, hosted by the Newberry Family

Credit Cards Accepted
Blessed Sacrament School is able to process credit cards on site for school purchases.  We accept the following credit cards:
A 3% processing fee will be added to each transaction.
Classroom Connections
Third Grade Visits Morehead Planetarium

Third graders enjoy the Science Stage Show - Phenomenal Physics!
First and Second Grade Visit the Greensboro Science Center

Student Council Egg Drop
Everyone enjoyed the fun and excitement of this morning's Egg Drop!


Summer Reading for Rising Little Knights-8th Grade Students
Knights of Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration is  NOW OPEN!  View the summer camp  BROCHURE. It is going to be a fun-filled  X-STREAM Knights of Summer!

2017 Summer Camp Weeks:
June 5-9
June 12-16
June 29-23
June 26-30
July 10-14
July 17-21
July 24-28
July 31-August 4 

Thank you!
Casey Eggleston, Summer Camp Director 
BSS Athletics 
The BSS Athletics year is quickly coming to a close.
 Please join us for the Athletic Recognition Reception on Wednesday, May 17th!

Please return all   Knights Athletics shirts and any other BSS athletic uniforms to Coach Egg by Thursday, May 18th!  

BSS Athletic Recognition Reception 
for all athletes and their families
Wednesday, May 17th
Blessed Sacrament Church
Cake & Drinks at 6:15 p.m. 
Awards begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. 
Come celebrate our fantastic year in sports!
All athletes will be recognized.  

Summer Volleyball Camp
Western Alamance High School is offering a volleyball camp  June 12th to June 15th .  It is from  8am to Noon .  Cost is $125 per participant.  

You can register through the WAHS Website!
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