Important Dates

Wednesday, May 2nd
Mass and Baptism, 8:45 (No Mass on Friday)

Thursdsay, May 3rd
Middle School Dance - Hello 4th Grade, Good-bye 8th Grade, 5:00

 Friday, May 4th
(No Mass)
International Festival Day 8:45
Early Dismissal, 11:30
Faculty and Staff Meeting 12:30
AJTF Middle School Tennis Tournament 4:00 at Olde Forest Tennis Center (200 Pinedale Dr.)

Saturday, May 5th,
AJTF Middle School Tennis Tournament 9:00 at Olde Forest Tennis Center (200 Pinedale Dr.)
PECSAA Kickball Tournament and Family Barbecue, 10:00 at Triad Park (Kernersville)
Second Collection at Mass for BSS

Sunday, May 6th
Second Collection at Masses for BSS
First Communion, 10:30 at Blessed Sacrament Church
Middle School FLL, 2:00 p.m.

Monday, May 7th
Teacher Appreciation Week Begins
BINGO and the Burlington Royals Visit for Summer Reading 8:00
NJHS Induction 9:15

Tuesday, May 8th
Teacher Appreciation Week

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.

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

Wednesday, May 16th
Admissions Testing 1:00

Thursday, May 17th
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
DARE Day in the Park (5th Grade)
Mass 8:45
NJHS Sponsored Pizza BINGO 5:30
Knight News
Congratulations on your Baptism Xavier Charles VanWeest!
International Day

Blessed Sacrament School’s International Day will be on Friday, May 4. The festivities will begin at 8:45. There will be class performances from Preschool, 2nd grade and 4th Grade. In addition, there will be other performances.
All students may dress in their heritage colors or red, white and blue.

BSS joined with over 130 makers from across North Carolina and beyond at the Alamance Makers Guild Annual Maker Faire.
Thank you to all the students, parents, and staff who made this event a success. 

Multiplication Master
Congratulations to Wesley Swanner, our newest Multiplication Master!
Special Guest Speaker
Dr. Thomas Botzman, President of Misericordia University in Dallas, PA, spoke to the Middle School students last Friday about the opportunities at the university and how to begin preparing for college.
Dr. Botzman is the uncle of our own Sean Botzman!
School Supply Drive for Greensboro Tornado Victims

The Student Council collected a great number of school supplies to assist the victims of the recent tornado that afflicted Guilford County.

Class Winners!
1st and 2nd Grade - Dress Down Day
3rd Grade - Dress Down Day and Ice Cream Party

Thank you for your generosity!!
Student Council
8th Graders Pay It Forward
Keira Dappen, Mae Glenn, Connor Ramous, Nathan Amyot and Anna Hirose collected items for Military Missions in Action. On Friday they will be delivering three big boxes of toiletries and other personal items along with the $200 they raised from their bake sale!
Thank You!
Thank you to our volunteers for milk pick-up and delivery - Karla Newberry and Amy Jennings.
Welcome Back Old Friend!
Pizza Bingo Night at BSS!

When: May 18th
Where: Multipurpose Room
What Time: 5:30 p.m. (Bingo will start @ 6:00)
Sponsored by the NJHS
to benefit Greensboro Tornado victims

We will have pizza, snacks, beverages and a
Bake Sale!

You could win $100 dollars in the final game of BINGO!

More details and order foms will ne be in the Wednesday envelopes next week!

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.

Order Your Yearkbook!
If you did not place a yearbook order on the One Form, follow  THIS  link to place your 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 Mr. Champion, fiancé of Ms. Kelley, as he underwent surgery this morning.

Remember in your prayers for all the children of our BSS Church and School Community as they receive their First Communion this weekend.
Please pray for Ann Freeman, close family friend of the Amick Family (Haven, 8 th and Brody, 6 th ) as they mourn her passing.
From the Principal's Desk
Dear BSS Community,

This past weekend, BSS did an awesome job with their sound exhibits at the Burlington Maker Faire! The projects demonstrated the creativity of our students. Thank you to Mrs. Weigand, teachers, students and parents for another successful display of our STREAM program at our school.
Mrs. Gomez

Summer Reading
The summer reading assignments went home today in your child’s folder! 

International Day
Hope you can join us for our International Day on Friday, May 4 at 8:45. It is going to be a great morning as we celebrate our diversity.

Pizza Bingo
Welcome back Pizza Bingo! Look for more details in the KC about this event sponsored by National Junior Honor Society. Mark your calendar for Friday, May 18.
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
Spring Open House
Wednesday, May 9th
Drop in between 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m
Prospective families with children rising Preschool through rising 6th grade are invited to attend our Spring Open House!
Knights of Summer-2018 Summer Camp News
2018 Knights of Summer Registration is open!

Contact Coach Eggleston with any camp questions!
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!

We will be collecting $5.00 gift certificates that will be divided up between all teachers, office staff, after school teachers and other helpers around the school. If all students send in one $5.00 certificate, we will be able to give all these deserving people approximately $30.00 in gift cards! Please send these in a bag or envelope addressed to the front office. Please send these in by Monday, May 7 th .

On Wednesday, a taco lunch will be provided. We’d like to have lunch and recess coverage to give teachers a full hour to enjoy their lunch. We will need parent and grandparent volunteers to make this happen!
Sign up HERE.

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 week:
  MONDAY- Love From You Garden
A few ideas…a flower, something you’ve grown in your garden, a drawing of a garden/flower, something that smells like a flower and/or gardening supplies!

*A small breakfast will be provided in the lounge. Sign up HERE
TUESDAY- Love From The Heart
Write your teacher a note/poem/song to let them know how much you appreciate them!

WEDNESDAY- Love For the Specials Teachers
Send in a note, flower and/or small gift for the specials teachers!

*A taco lunch will be provided today in the lounge.
Sign up HERE
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 -
Classroom Connections
PreKindergarten Fun!
PreKindergarten built a train for the Maker Faire and this week they got to play in it!
PreKindergarteners checking out their pumpkin plants!
Track has wrapped up after a great season with Middle School finishing in 4th place and the Elementary team finishing in 3rd at the PECSAA meet.

Today is the last kickball practice with our tournament this weekend beginning at 10:00am and running through the day at Triad Park in Kernersville.

The AJTF Tennis Tournament will be held at Olde Forest Country Club on May 4th at 4:00pm and May 5th at 9:00am.

The PECSAA Golf Tournament will be held on May 10th at High Point Country Club starting at 1:00pm.

Lastly, the end of the year sports banquet will be held on May 15th at 6:00pm at the church. 

Great year of athletics! Way to show what BSS is about!

Coach Eggleston

Our annual athletic banquet is Tuesday, May 15th at 6:00 p.m. in the Gathering Space at Blessed Sacrament Church. Watch for more details from Coach Eggleston closer the event!
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