CPS Weekly Update
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Weekly Update: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Middle School Spends the Morning in Service at First Fruit
 The entire Concordia Prep Middle School traveled to First Fruit today for a service project. They picked over 15,000 pounds of potatoes that will be donated to local food banks, homeless shelters, and soup kitchens.
Spirit Week and Homecoming 2018
Please join us for the many fun events during Spirit Week and Homecoming:
Thursday, October 11:
  • Dress Down Day: Under the Sea.
Friday, October 12:
  • CPS School Spirit Day: Wear your CPS Spirit Wear.
  • Pep Rally at 2:25 pm, school gymnasium.
  • Varsity Girls' Soccer at home vs. Joppatowne at 4:00 pm.
  • Bon Fire at 6:00 pm.
  • Variety Show at 7:30 pm in the school gymnasium. $3 at the door.
Saturday, October 13:
  • Open House for Prospective Families, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Presentation of the Homecoming Court at 12:50 pm.
  • Renew and Rejoice Ribbon Cutting-Dedication at 1:00 pm.
  • Varsity Football vs. St. John's Catholic Prep at 1:00 pm.
  • Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony during halftime.
  • Homecoming Dance: 8:00 to 11:00 pm.
Student Portraits and Retakes
The student portraits that were taken early this year will be returned to the students by Tuesday, Oct 9th. If you would like a retake, you will need to return the portrait package and $5.00 fee to Ms. Bainbridge by Friday, October 19th.

Students who did not have their portraits taken, and retakes, will be on October 23rd. Students will receive a pass that morning. If you any questions, please email-  marthabainbridge@concordiaprepschool.org

Operation Christmas Child Project 2018
Oct. 8-12:  is school supply week for Operation Christmas Child – In Malawi 12- year old Angella was delighted with her shoebox gift. Her parents couldn’t afford to buy school supplies but in her box, she found everything she needed. Reading the Gospel booklet proved to her that God is real. Now all 10 members of her family follow Jesus too. Please bring pens, pencils & sharpeners, crayons, markers, writing pads paper & coloring books (no used items) to the art room -105.

Sports This Week
The team schedules are available on the Concordia Prep website and OnCampus.

Upcoming Games:
  • Thursday, October 11: MS Boys' Soccer at Gilman at 3:30 pm, JV Football vs SEED away at 3:30 pm, MS Cross Country at Loyola Blakefield at 4 pm, Varsity Boys' Soccer vs. Severn at 4:15 pm.
  • Friday, October 12: Varsity Boys' Soccer away at AACS at 3:30 pm, Varsity Girls' Soccer at home vs. Joppatown at 4 pm.
  • Saturday, October 13: Varsity Football vs. St. Johns Catholic Prep at 1 pm.
  • Monday, October 15: No School for Students. Volleyball at home vs. Friends, JV at 4pm, Varsity at 5:30 pm, Varsity Boys' Soccer at home vs. Park School at 4:15 pm.
  • Tuesday, October 16: MS Boys' Soccer at Boy's Latin at 3:30 pm, MS Girls' Soccer at Gerstell Academy at 3:45 pm, Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Chapelgate at home at 4 pm.
  • Wednesday, October 17: Volleyball at home vs. C. Milton Wright, JV at 4 pm and Varsity at 5:30 pm *Senior Game*, MS Girls' Soccer at Mt. Carmel at 3:30 pm, Varsity Boys' Soccer vs. St. Peter and Paul at home at 4 pm.
2018 Saints Bingo
The 18th Annual Saints Bingo will be held on Friday, November 16 in the CPS Cafeteria. Doors open at 6 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tables of 10 are $180. You may purchase your tickets online via the CPS website: Saints Bingo tickets

Download a flyer for complete details: Saints Bingo

The Bingo Committee is asking for a donation of $10 per child to be used for the purchase of prizes. For your convenience you will be able to pay through Pay Pal: ( ptl@concordiaprepschool.org ) , please enter:  Parent/Guardian name, Student Name(s), Grade(s). You can send a  check or cash into the main office. We are asking that your donation be made by 10/26/18. Each child that has participated in the donation will get a pass for an out of dress code day to be used on 11/16/18 – the day of the BINGO event.

Any questions about this event can be directed to Cindy Hoerl at  cindyhpt@gmail.com ; Meredith Hieber
at  m3hieber@gmail.com  or Gloria Murphy, Director of Advancement at
Concordia Prep’s Theatre Department Presents: The Upper School-Alumni Production of The Great Gatsby

Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 4 at 3 pm

The Concordia Prep Theatre Department, as well as several alumni guest actors, will present The Great Gatsby November 2, 3, 4. As a way to celebrate the talents of our theatre students over the years and for many years to come, a portion of ticket sales will go towards the Renew and Rejoice Campaign and the renovation of the Black Box Theatre. Alumni actors include: Bayley Rabenau (’12), Colin Jones (’10), and Mark Bayne (’10), and choreographer Donna Stroh (’85).  

You may purchase your tickets online in advance for $12. Tickets will be $15 at the door, $10 for students and senior citizens. Seating is limited. Only 120 seats will be sold for each performance. Please keep your email receipt to show at the door. Tickets will be held at the door.

PTL ChIpotle Fundraiser: Tuesday, October 30
Come in to the Chipotle at 801 Goucher Blvd. in Towson on Tuesday, October 30th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Concordia Preparatory School. Chipotle Fundraiser Flyer

Moms in Prayer Group Meets on Fridays
Moms in Prayer are mothers and grandmothers of CPS students and alumni who meet to pray for the students, the faculty, and their families, and Concordia Prep School. We meet on Fridays when school is in session from 7:45 - 9:15 am.  You are welcome to stop in and pray with us for a few minutes or for the entire time. Please join us in praying, silently or orally. God bless you.

7th Annual Weidinger-Szczesny Bingo: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Doors open at 6 pm; Games begin at 7 pm
  • St. Paul’s Lutheran Church- Parish Hall: 12022 Jerusalem Road * Kingsville
  • Featuring Vera Bradley, Thirty-One, COACH & KATE SPADE
  • To Benefit the St. Paul’s Tuition Assistance Grant Fund
  • In Memory of Mr. & Mrs. John & Jean Weidinger and Mrs. Gail Szczesny
  • 20 games for $20
  • Raffles, Specials and Refreshments sold separately!

Contact Jenifer Schildwachter @  jeniferschildwachter@concordiaprepschool.org  443-686-0124 or Karen Woolsey @  saintsmom545@gmail.com  410-790-1818 to make a donation to stuff/sponsor a bag and to reserve tickets.

Thank you for your support as we raise money to help make a Lutheran education possible for many St. Paul’s families!
2018-19 School Year

Friday, October 12:
Lunch: Chick-fil-A, $4.50 per sandwish or eight nuggest, supports volleyball .

Bon Fire at 6 pm and Annual Variety Show at 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 13: Open House for Prospective Families, 10:00 am 12:00 noon, Homecoming, Alumni Hall of Fame, Homecoming Dance

Monday, October 15: School Closed, Faculty Professional Development

Tuesday, October 23: School Picture Re-takes and Senior Pictures.

Friday, November 2: Report Cards Issued

Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 4 : CPS Theatre Department Presents The Great Gatsby

Monday, November 5: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm

Friday, November 16: Saints Basket Bingo

Saturday, November 17: Ring Dance

Tuesday, November 20: Thanksgiving Chapel

Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23: School Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 3: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm

Tuesday, December 11: Middle and Upper School Fine Arts Festival at 7 pm

Friday, December 14: Christmas Chapel

Monday, December 17 - Thursday, December 20: Exams, Noon Dismissal

Friday, December 21 - Wednesday, January 2 : School Closed for Christmas Break

Lunch Orders
Order lunches from Terri’s Cafe here: 

Coca Cola Give Program
Concordia Prep is participating in the Coca Cola Give program.

Giant A+ School Rewards
Go to www.giantfood.com and sign into your account. You can register to support Concordia Prep