CPS Weekly Update
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Weekly Update: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Congratulations to the Newly Inducted Members of the NHS
Congratulations to the newly inducted members of Concordia Preparatory School's chapter of the NHS. These students have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character: Tori Lassahn, Samantha Lassahn, Colin Seifert, Joseph Kim, Jonathan Davis, Anatasia Godat, Wes Carter, Adia Thomas, Lyla Martin, and Janiya Foreman.
Saints Athletic Boosters Club Meeting
Saints Athletic Booster Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Media Center. All are welcome to attend. The Boosters Club is selling Saints Stadium Chairs (pictured right) for $46 each. Contact Dan King or Dan Ehm to purchase.

After Prom Meeting
We will have the first After Prom meeting on Thursday, October 4th at 6:30 pm in the Media Center Conference room. If you would like to help with the 2019 After Prom, please join us. If you are not available and would like to help, please email  marthabainbridge@concordiaprepschool.org . This is also the night of Parent Teacher conferences, so stop in when available. The meeting should last about an hour.
PSAT Testing for Grades 9 - 11, Wednesday, October 10
On Wednesday, October 10, grades 9 - 11 will be taking the PSAT. Students must arrive on time by 8 am. The test will be administered starting immediately at 8 am and will end at 12 noon. Upper School students should be in uniform. School will be dismissed at noon. If you have questions about the PSAT, please contact Mrs. Kim Grill, Director of Guidance/Academic Dean at kimgrill@concordiaprepschool.org, ext. 235.

Seniors, No School: The senior class is not required to be on campus on Wednesday, October 10.

Middle School Field Trip: Wednesday, October 10
We are excited to announce all Middle School students will be going to First Fruits during the half day on Wednesday, October 10.  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 Monday, October 8th.  The First Fruits liability waiver must be submitted online to First Fruit by Monday, October 8th.   As a reminder, there will not be EDP on October 10th.

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

Games This Week:
  • Wednesday, October 3: Varsity Girls Soccer at SJCP at 4 pm, Volleyball at Garrison Forest: JV at 4 pm and Varsity at 5:30 pm, Varsity Cross Country at Beth Tfiloh at 4 pm.
  • Thursday, October 4: MS Girls’ Soccer at Friends at 3:30 pm and Varsity Boys’ Soccer at Park at 4 pm, JV Football at St. Paul’s at 4:15 pm.
  • Friday, October 5: Volleyball at Patterson Mill: JV at 4 pm and Varsity at 5:30 pm, Varsity Girls Soccer vs. St. Tim’s at home at 4 pm, Varsity Football at Mt. Carmel at 7 pm.

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.

CPS Open House is on Saturday, October 13. 2018 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 us an email:

Spirit Week and Homecoming 2018
Thursday, October 4
  • Dress Down Day: Wear your PJs to school.
Friday, October 5:
  • School is closed for students during Parent-Teacher Conferences
Monday, October 8:
  • Dress Down Day: Dress as your favorite hero.
Tuesday, October 9:
  • Dress Down Day: Maryland Pride Day.
  • Powder Puff Football game at 9:40 am
Wednesday, October 10: 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.
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.

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

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

Friday, October 5: School Closed for Students, Parent-Teacher Conferences, 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Monday, October 8-Friday, October 12: Spirit Week

Wednesday, October 10: Middle School Field Trips, PSAT Testing, No School for Seniors, Noon Dismissal, No EDP

Monday, October 8: Spirit Week Begins

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