Weekly Update – Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Homecoming 2021
Volleyball, Varsity Girls' Soccer, and Bonfire this Friday: All are invited this Friday, October 15, to the annual Homecoming Bonfire from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. There will be snacks and a Kona Ice truck available for purchase, as well as some lawn games and other activities. Come early and cheer for Varsity Volleyball and Varsity Girls' Soccer! Volleyball will take on Glenelg – JV at 4:00 pm and Varsity at 5:30 pm. Varsity Girls' Soccer play Bryn Mawr at 4:00 pm.

Homecoming Day – Saturday, October 16: Open House for Prospective Families from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm following by the Varsity Football game vs. St. Paul's at 2:00 pm.

Homecoming Dance – Upper School Students Only: The Homecoming Dance will be held outside from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 16. The Homecoming Court will be crowned at 7:15 pm. Students may bring a guest. Students are required to submit the Guest Dance Pass by Friday, October 15 – (download here) or pick one up from Ms. Stefanelli in the Front Office. You can drop it off with Ms. Stefanelli in the front office or Mrs. Ponton in the Main Office. 

COVID Testing for the Homecoming Dance: All students and their guests who plan to attend the Homecoming Dance must have proof of a COVID-19 PCR test that was taken no earlier than Wednesday, October 13. The test may be taken on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Parents and students may email the results to Mr. Johnson at brentjohnson@concordiaprepschool.org, or bring a copy (either paper or on their phone) the night of the dance. 

Testing facilities that offer 24-48 testing results are:
 
Athletic Department News
The CPS Athletic Department has an Instagram and Twitter account and almost every Upper School team has an Instagram account, which are listed under the calendar. Follow the individual team pages for the latest scores and updates.

Games this week:
  • Wednesday, October 13: Varsity Boys’ Cross Country at Friends at 4:00 pm, Volleyball at Key School, JV at 4:00 pm, and Varsity at 5:30 pm, Varsity Boys’ Soccer at home vs. John Carroll at 4:00 pm, JV Boys’ Soccer at home vs. John Carroll at 3:30 pm (grass field).
  • Thursday, October 14: MS Cross Country at Beth Tflioh at 3:30 pm and JV Football at home vs. Loyola at 4:00 pm.
PTL News
PTL Meeting: The October PTL Meeting was held yesterday, October 12th. Attached are the meeting notes.

Homecoming Weekend Volunteer Opportunities: Homecoming Weekend at Concordia is jam-packed with fun events! The PTL is looking forward to the Chick-fil-A School Lunch, Bonfire, Open House, Homecoming Game and the Homecoming Dance. Click the link below to see how you can volunteer and donate!

Sign up for the PTL Remind
Text @cpsptl to 81010
CPS Theatre Department Presents – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Tickets on Sale for Fall Play: Tickets are now on sale for the upper school fall play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which will be performed on October 29 & 30 at 7:30 pm and on October 31 at 2:00 pm. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens, this critically acclaimed production, which has astonished audiences around the world, received seven Olivier and five Tony Awards®. With the limited seating available, advanced ticket sales are strongly encouraged. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting the school website: https://concordiaprepschool.org/2021/10/fall-play-the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time/.
Operation Christmas Child Project
The Art Club is getting started on the Operation Christmas Child project. They will be packing shoeboxes with gifts and supplies to send to children living in poverty around the world. A gospel booklet is included. This is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to participate in the great commission of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the nations. There are different requests beginning next week through the first week of November. For complete details download a flyer: Operation Christmas Child
Order Your Boathouse Jacket
The boathouse jacket store is open until Sunday, October 17 at midnight. Jackets will be delivered to your home before Thanksgiving. The Boathouse Jacket store will not be open again until summer! 
From the Guidance Office
Edmit is a platform offered to Concordia Preparatory School students and families to:vCalculate the estimated cost of a particular college for that individual family;
  • Identify scholarships, grants, and different types of aid that may be available to a student; and
  • Deliver on-demand support for FAFSA completion.

Please click on the link included below to create an Edmit Account:

Saints Athletic Boosters Club Meeting: Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00 pm
The next Saints Athletic Boosters Club Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00 pm in the Media Center. Please contact Mr. Dan King with questions: dankinghome@msn.com.
CPS Spirit Nights at Chick-fil-A
Support CPS at the upcoming Spirit Nights at the Chick-fil-A on Joppa Road, 2008 E. Joppa Road, Parkville, MD 21234 on the following dates from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Twenty percent of the sales will be donated accordingly. Carry out, mobile carry out, mobile curbside, or drive thru. 
Please let your order taker know you are here for the Spirit Night when you order. Mobile carry out or curbside orders – state within notes/description that you are here for the Spirit Night.

  • Thursday, October 28 – CPS Cheerleader, view flyer
  • Tuesday, November 2 – Varsity Girls' Basketball, view flyer
Saints Bingo – Friday, November 19, 2021
SAVE THE DATE!! 21st Annual Saints Bingo – November 19, 2021, 7:00 pm. until 10:00 pm. (doors open at 6:00 pm) in the CPS Gymnasium. Tickets on sale soon!

We need volunteers to be a part of the Saints Bingo planning committee. If you can help, please sign up here or contact Director of Advancement, Mrs. Gloria Murphy: gloriamurphy@concordiaprepschool.org.
2021-2022 School Year

Friday, October 15: Bon Fire, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 16: Open House, Homecoming Festival, Homecoming Dance

Monday, October 18: School Closed, Faculty Professional Development

Tuesday, October 19: Saints Athletic Boosters Club Meeting at 7:00 pm

Sunday, October 24: Fall Upper School Sampler Music Concert at 4:00 pm in the gym.

Thursday, October 28: CPS Cheerleading Chick-fil-A Spirit Night, 5-8 pm.

Friday, October 29: End of First Quarter, Fall Play - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, October 30: Fall Play - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night at 7:30 pm.

Sunday, October 31: Fall Play - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night at 2:00 pm.

Monday, November 1: MIAA winter sports begin

Tuesday, November 2: Varsity Girls' Basketball Chick-fil-A Spirit Night, 5-8 pm.

Friday, November 5: First Quarter report cards posted.

Monday, November 8: IAAM winter sports begin.

Friday, November 12: All Together Now! Musical Review.

Saturday, November 13: Basketball Midnight Madness.

Tuesday, November 16: PTL Meeting at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, November 17: Prospective Family Forum for Middle School families.

Friday, November 19: Saint Bingo, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Wednesday, November 24-Friday, November 26: School Closed for Thanksgiving Break.

Monday, November 29: School Resumes.

Follow the Concordia Prep athletic teams on Instagram:

CPS Saints Athletics

Varsity & JV Girls' Volleyball

Cheerleading

Varsity and JV Football

Varsity Girls' Soccer

Varsity Boys' & Girls' Cross Country

Varsity Boys' Basketball

Varsity Girls' Basketball

Softball

Varsity Boys' Lacrosse

Varsity Girls' Lacrosse

Varsity Baseball

CPS Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)