Are you interested in learning more about how you can volunteer at Blessed Sacrament?
Are you curious about the function of the Home and School Association?
Join us at the Volunteer Fair
Thursday, September 30 (5-7pm)
BSS Blacktop
*Spirit Wear and Uniform Exchange will be available for Sale*

Directory Update
Last call for directory changes! Please check the class lists that were emailed home mid August to see if your contact information is correct. Please email any corrections to Caitlin Hall at chall@blessedsacramentdc.org but Monday!! The hard copy directory is going to press next Tuesday, September 21.
September 25

Join us for the first Home and School Association fundraiser of the year hosted by the Beemsterboers.

The A Toda Madre food truck will be serving up delicious Mexican cuisine.
Sponsored by Dr Karen Benitez and Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry.

Ticket sales close Wednesday, September 22, so purchase your tickets NOW!
The ribbon sale to support the Haiti relief efforts raised over $700!!! Way to Bulldogs!!
Thank you for your support!

Sponsored by the 8th grade.

Attention 8th Grade Parents!  
You are invited to 
High School Information Night
Wednesday, September 22 at 7:30pm in the auditorium.  
Principal Kelly will discuss the High School Placement Test (HSPT) as well as the high school application process. Each family will be given a folder with information pertaining to the process and an ADW directory of high schools. We encourage you to attend. Only one parent per student. Masks are required.

You are invited to the
Blessed Sacrament Fall Fest and Ministry Fair
on Sunday, September 26,2021
from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
on the blacktop.

Bring the family for snow-cones while exploring the ministry tables and find out ways to get involved. Register HERE to take part in the potluck lunch and catch up with friends in the community. Have a prize-winning chili recipe? Enter the Chili Cook Off by emailing welcometoBSDC@gmail.com.

Come and try your luck to win one of the prizes at the raffle. Click here to signup to volunteer to help out at the Fair. Forward. Together.
Get Bulldogged!

Show your Bulldog Pride and wake up to a Bulldog Surprise!
Your kids will be thrilled to wake up one morning to a yard full of bulldogs. Each evening from 9/21-10/25 our stealth team of doggers will fill one yard with a pack of bulldog signs. The bulldogs will remain in place for 24 hours - until the next family gets dogged.
Want to get dogged more than once? Go for it!
Want to bulldog a friend? Or a new incoming BSS Family? Go for it!
Click here to purchase Get Bulldogged!

Bulldogging only happens 2x a year, so don't miss out!

Don’t forget to take pictures of your kids in the morning and send them to media@blessedscaramentdc.org or tag us on Instagram @bssbulldogsdc
Monday, October 25
Kenwood Country Club
1 pm shotgun start

The Smyth Fund Golf Classic is a fundraising golf tournament that brings Blessed Sacrament supporters together for an enjoyable afternoon of golf, games, prizes, food, and beverages to benefit the Monsignor Thomas G. Smyth Endowment Fund. The Endowment Fund is used for the support and aid of the school; primarily in the form of tuition relief and teacher enrichment.
Golfers of ALL abilities and skill levels are encouraged to play! There will be a post-round happy hour and great giveaways for all participants, so start putting together your foursome (or register as an individual and we'll pair you up)! If you aren't able to participate, please consider sponsoring this event.
Visit bssgolf.org  for registration and sponsorship information. 
For more information, please contact Javier Aguirre at javier_e_aguirre@yahoo.com or Chris Connolly at chris.connolly@bfsaulco.com.
Calling all 1st through 5th grade boys!
Cub Scout Pack 90, right here at Blessed Sacrament, is one of the oldest Cub Scout Packs in the city with a long history of connection and service to the Blessed Sacrament parish and neighboring communities. We’re planning a robust calendar of events for the 2021-2022 school year (e.g., pinewood derby, model rockets, food drives, exploring historic sites, etc.) and are focused on growing the number of boys who would like to be a part of the Pack where they will learn about nature, science, leadership, civic responsibility, teamwork, and sportsmanship in a fun, friendly, and safe environment. 
Our first in-person Pack meeting of the year will be on Friday, September 17th at 7:00 PM in the BSS Auditorium and is open to all boys and families interested in joining or just learning more about Scouting with Pack 90. We will follow CDC and BSS safety requirements and protocols.  
Please feel free to contact Bryan Knowles at BMDKnowles@gmail.com or 202-423-5915 with any questions.

Save the Date
In-Person Class Socials

Evites will be sent with additional information.
K - Hosted by the Leachmans - November 6
1st - Hosted by the Schlegels - October 2
2nd- Hosted by the Warrens - October 8
3rd - Hosted by the Olivers - October 9
4th - Hosted by the Navarros - October 1
5th - Hosted by the Hopkins - October 22
6th - Hosted by the Brunos - October 23
7th - Hosted by the Choquettes - October 16
8th - Hosted by the Pagliaros - October 16 
Support Blessed Sacrament!

It's shopping season and one of the easiest ways to support the HSA and our school is by shopping through Amazon Smile!   
Click here to shop Amazon and be sure to bookmark the link. Amazon will donate a percentage of all purchases to Blessed Sacrament.

If you use the Amazon Shopping app on your phone or tablet, go to the Settings menu and under Programs and Features click 'See all Programs' and click 'AmazonSmile'. Search "Shrine Most Blessed Sacrament" to add BSS to your rewards program. Then every time you shop Amazon on your phone/tablet, BSS will receive a percentage of your purchases, including orders from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods! Just remember to shop through the Amazon Smile Link! You can ask friends and family to consider registering as well!