CPS Weekly Update
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Weekly Update: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Parent-Teacher Conference
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 3 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, and on Friday, October 4 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm—there will be no school for students on Friday, October 4. Please visit the following link to schedule your conferences: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Concordia_Prep_School  

Spirit Week and Homecoming 2019
Thursday, October 3:
  • Volleyball, Girls' Soccer, and MS Soccer can wear jerseys with uniform bottoms. 
  • Parent/ Teacher Conferences: 4:00 to 8:00 pm
  • JV Volleyball at home vs. Oldfields at 4:00 pm
  • Varsity Volleyball at home vs.Oldfields at 5:30 pm
  • Varsity Girls' Soccer at home vs. Mount Carmel at 4:00 pm
Friday, October 4:
  • No School- Parent/ Teacher Conferences 8:00 to 12:00 pm
Saturday, October 5:
  • Homecoming Dance: 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Tickets are on sale during lunches for $10. $15 at the door.
Monday, October 7:
  • Dress Down Day: PJ Day
Tuesday, October 8: 
  • Dress Down Day: Decade Day
Wednesday, October 9: 
  • Dress Down Day: Out of This World Day
Thursday, October 10: 
  • Dress Down Day: Jersey Day
  • Powder Puff Football game at 9:40 am
Friday, October 11:
  • CPS School Spirit Day: Class Colors Day
  • Pep Rally at 2:25 pm, school gymnasium.
  • Varsity Boys' Soccer at home vs. AACS 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 12:
  • Open House for Prospective Families, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Renew and Rejoice Ribbon Cutting-Dedication at 12:00 pm.
  • Varsity Football vs. AACS at 12:00 pm.
  • Presentation of the Homecoming Court during halftime.
  • Athletic Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni Induction Ceremony during halftime.
Monday, October 14:
  • No School
Wednesday, October 16, Noon Dismissal
  • PSAT Testing Day (grades 9-11)--Students should be in uniform.
  • Senior College Visits (no school for seniors).
  • Middle School Field Trip: wear comfortable clothes (see below).

From the School Nurse
Please remember with cough and cold season approaching students needs an  Over the Counter Medication Authorization Form  on file for the nurse to be able to give them cough drops. throat lozenges, acetaminophen or ibuprofen. This form is completed by the parent and also signed by the doctor. The form is available on the website under "middle school or upper school parents", "forms and publications' an OnCampus.

If your student will be using cough drops frequently or if they have certain ones they use, please send in a supply to be kept in the health suite.

CPS Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A, Thursday, October 10, 5 - 8 pm
Come support Concordia Prep Girls' Basketball for a Spirit Night at the Chick-Fil-A, 2008 E. Joppa Rd Parkville, MD 21234. 20% of sales PLUS $1 for every cookie purchased will be donated back Concordia Prep!

Operation Christmas Child
The art club is getting started on the Operation Christmas Child project. We will be packing shoeboxes with gifts and supplies to send to children living in poverty around the world. A gospel book is included. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to participate in the great commission of sharing the gospel with the nations. Please bring in standard-sized shoeboxes throughout the month of October. The collection will begin next week, Oct. 7 – 11, Hygiene Week. Please bring in toothbrushes, bar soap in a box, combs brushes, and washcloths. NO liquids or aerosols, please.

CPS Open House is on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 
If you would like to volunteer some of your time to help with setting up or for greeting prospective families, please send the Admissions Staff an email:
We also need help with donations of snacks, baked goods, and cases of water. If you are willing and able to contribute to this cause please contact the Admissions Office and let us know what you are willing to contribute. Also, please bring in all donated items to the admissions office on Friday, October 11. We are also in need of support with set up and registration. Please call Mrs. Stefanelli at 410 825-2323 if you would like to assist us during this special day at CPS.

Middle School Service Day: Wednesday, October 16
We are excited to announce all Middle School students will be going to First Fruits during the half day on  Wednesday, October 16th.  Students must arrive by 8 am to board buses up to First Fruit for a day of learning and serving. Middle School students will be dressed down and should be prepared to get dirty. Work gloves, training, and water will be provided by First Fruits. We will arrive back on campus at noon and students will be dismissed to go home. All students are required to complete two permission forms. The Concordia Prep permission form must be submitted to Mr. Miller ( CurtisMiller@concordiaprepschool.org ) by  Friday, October 11th.  The First Fruits liability waiver must be submitted online to First Fruit by  Friday, October 11th.    As a reminder, there will not be EDP on October 16th.

Please download and email the interactive PDF or print and send into Mr. Miller: CPS Permission Form

Extended Day Program
A reminder for all Middle School students and parents:  All students who are not picked up by 3:30 pm will be escorted to EDP. Students in an extra-curricular (sport or drama) must be picked up within 15 minutes of the end of the event or they will be escorted to EDP.

If a student would like to stay for a game an email must be sent to Mr. Miller by noon on the day of the game to be excused from EDP.  If a game starts after 4 pm, students must report to EDP and they will be released 30 mins before the start of the game.

Please contact Middle School Principal, Mr. Curtis Miller with questions at  curtismiller@concordiaprepschool.org .

Calling all Moms!
Come join us at Moms in Prayer on Friday mornings, when school is in session, to pray for our students, our families, our teachers and staff at Concordia Prep School. You can pray silently or out loud. We meet from 8 am - 9 am. We welcome new prayer warriors! God bless you!
Athletic News
Upcoming Games
  • Wednesday, October 2: Varsity Boys’ Soccer at Park at 4:15 pm (this game was moved from Tuesday), Varsity Cross Country at Gerstell at 4 pm, the JV Football gave vs. St. Mary's has been postponed.
  • Thursday, October 3: Volleyball at home vs Oldfields, JV at 4 pm and Varsity at 5:30 pm, Varsity Girls’ Soccer at home vs Mt. Carmel at 4 pm, MS Girls’ Soccer at AACS at 4 pm, MS Boys’ Soccer at AACS at 5:15 pm.
  • Friday, October 5: Varsity Boys Soccer at Glenelg at 4:15 pm, Varsity Football at St. Mary's at 7 pm.
  • Monday, October 7: MS Girls' Soccer at home vs. Garrison Forest at 3:45 pm, and MS Boys' Soccer at home vs. McDongh at 4:45 pm.
  • Tuesday, October 8: Varsity Girls' Soccer at Joppatowne at 3:30 pm, and MS Girls' Soccer at Glenelg Country School at 4 pm.
2019 After Prom Meeting: Tuesday, October 22
The first meeting to plan for the after prom will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm in the Media Center.Contact Ms. Bainbridge with questions: marthabainbridge@concordiaprepschool.org .

Saints Boosters Club Corn Hole Tournament: Sunday, November 10
Help the Boosters Club raise money for locker room renovations to benefit all the students of our school. The Ravens game will be broadcast! For complete details email Saintsboosters@concordiaprepschool.org or visit our website http://saintsathleticboosterclub.org .

Check-in is at 12 noon, bags fly at 1 pm, $30 for singles/$50 per team, food, beverage, including beer*, included in the fee. Cash prizes for first, second, third-place finishers. *This is a 21 and over event.
2019 Saints Bingo: Friday, November 15, 2019
Mark your calendars for the 19th Annual Saints Bingo on Friday, November 15 in the gymnasium. Doors open at 6 pm.

Saints Bingo featuring Dooney & Bourke, Coach, Kate Spade, Thirty-One, Vera Bradley, and more. Twenty Bingo games are included with the ticket as well as a Tie Bingo Drawing and Lucky Loser Bingo. Door Prizes will be given throughout the night. There will also be an Early Bird Game and three special games and raffles. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Additional game boards will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tables of 10 are $180.

We need your help to make this a great fundraiser. The PTL is collecting a donation of $10 per student to purchase items to fill the bags.

You can pay by cash, check (made out to Concordia Prep, include BINGO in the memo line) and return to Gloria Murphy at Concordia Prep or PayPal by going to  ptl@concordiaprepschool.org . When returning your donation, please write the name and grade of your student on your envelope or the memo line in PayPal!

Each participating student will get a pass for an out of dress code day on Bingo Day, November 15, 2019. Send in your donation by October 18th!

Cindy Hoerl and Meredith Hieber
Saints Bingo Co-Chairs

Please contact Director of Advancement, Mrs. Gloria Murphy for sponsorship opportunities: gloriamurphy@concordiaprepschool.org.

Reminders about Notifications with OnCampus
The school sends out emergency notifications via email and OnCampus. You may set up to receive email and text messages when the school posts the Daily Announcements, Weekly Update, and emergency notifications. Once you have logged into OnCampus, under Settings, you may set up your notification preferences. If you need help with your login information, please contact Director of Technology Mrs. Amanda Trapani at amandatrapani@concordiaprepschool.org.

The Concordia Prep Theatre Department Presents Secondary Cause of Death on November 1, 2, 3
Performance Dates: November 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and November 3 at 3:00 pm.

For More Information: Contact the Director – Mrs. Joy Johnson, joyjohnson@concordiaprepschool.org

News from the PTL
The PTL has an ongoing Box Tops 4 Education (BTFE) fundraiser. People may sign-up by using this link(same one above)   https://www.boxtops4education.com/Consumer-Login-Page , clicking on join free, entering Concordia Prep School, and complete online form. 

Once signed up there are two options in which they may scan their clip-less box tops receipts electronically or send in the original clip-it box tops on clip-it form to school PTL mailbox labeled Box Tops. 
2019-20 School Year

Thursday, October 3: Parent-Teacher Conferences, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Friday, October 4: School Closed for Students, Parent-Teacher Conferences, 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Saturday, October 5: Homecoming Dance at 8 pm.

Monday, October 7 - Friday, October 11: Homecoming Spirit Week Dress Down Days.

Tuesday, October 8: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center

Wednesday, October 9: Saints Boosters Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Media Center

Thursday, October 10: Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A, 2008 E. Joppa Road, Parkville, MD 21234, Supports Girls Basketball

Friday, October 11: Homecoming Bonfire at 6 pm, Variety Show at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, October 12: Open House for Prospective Families, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon, Homecoming Football game vs. AACS at 12 noon, Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame

Monday, October 14: School Closed, Faculty Professional Development

Wednesday, October 16: PSAT Testing, No School for Seniors, Noon Dismissal

Tuesday, October 22: 2020 After Prom Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center

Thursday, October 30: End of First Quarter

Friday, November 1-Sunday, November 3 : CPS Theatre Department Presents Secondary Cause of Death

Wednesday, November 6: Saints Boosters Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Media Center.

Friday, November 8: Picture Retakes, Reports Cards Issued

 Sunday, November 10: Saints Boosters Corn Hole Tournament at 12 pm

Tuesday, November 12: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center

Wednesday, November 12: Prospective Family Forum, 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Upper School Families

Friday, November 15: CPS Bag Bingo

Tuesday, November 26: Thanksgiving Chapel

Wednesday, November 27 - Friday, November 29: School Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, December 7: Junior Class Ring Dance

Tuesday December 10: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center

Wednesday, December 11: Prospective Family Forum, 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Middle School Families.

Thursday, December 12: Upper and Middle School Christmas Fine Arts Festival at 7 pm.

Monday, December 16: Christmas Chapel at 8:05 am

Tuesday, December 17 - Friday, December 20: Mid-Term Exams, Noon Dismissal

Monday, December 23 to Friday, January 3: School Closed for Christmas Break

Monday, January 6: School Resumes

Daily Attendance
You may email the Attendance Office : attendance@concordiaprepschool.org

Lunch Orders
Order lunches from Terri’s Cafe here: 

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