IRISH WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONS!
Events the Week of February 10-16
Monday, February 11
Regular Schedule

Tuesday, February 12
Regular Schedule
Joe's Pizza Dine & Donate 3-9PM
Parents Association Meeting 7PM Faculty Lounge

Wednesday, February 13
Convocation Wednesday

Thursday, February 14
Happy St. Valentine's Day
Regular Schedule
Guest Day
Accepted Students Night at Irish Basketball 

Friday, February 15
Regular Schedule
CONGRATULATIONS HONOR ROLL STUDENTS
FRESHMAN-
Distinguished Honors
SOPHOMORES-
Distinguished Honors
Isabella Diaz Nayeli Gomez
Hope Elgart Isabella Granieri
Mario Feliciano Elena Leahy
Macallister Gallagher Sophia Martino
Robert Gardner Laura McCann
Rocco Giegerich Krystal Nguyen
Eilijah Iwanoff Michelle Nguyen
Carolyn Janco Mary O'Callaghan
Sarah Johnson Adriana Palma
Anne Magrino Olivia Parry
Lana Matthews Justin Seo
Gianna Miller SOPHOMORES-Honors
Cristian Moore Gwenn Maxinne Abano
Angelica Rivera Caroline Amorelli
Melvin Rodriguez Megan Arnold
Emma Shannon Kylie Atkinson
Emma Tomczynski Daron Chen
Gianna Tran Sohye Sophie Choi
FRESHMEN-Honors Sophia Conte
Kayleen Accetti Joshua Contreras
Justin Beatty Kayla Cornaglia
Daniel Becker Alaina Cornely
Grace Brennan Mollie Crumpton
Christian Caminotti Taj-Amirah Dargan
Kelly Campbell Aryannah Desty
Chase Casey Mattigan DiBease
Chinonso Chukwueke Sydney Eisenmann
Andrew Ciquero Amy Fortuna
Branden Clark Brooke Foster
William Clewell Joseph Giegerich
Martin Cosgrove Quan Ha
Ethan Czepiel Faith Hardy
Dean Damato Kyle Hardy
Nicoletta DelRe Justin Hawkins
Jackson DiBease Jacob Horn
Brianna Dutterer Isabella Ilagan
Margaret Ensell Quintina Johnson
Devon Foster Kayla Kirk
Alicia Garlic Joshua Kolasa
Harrison Gueiss Phuc Le
Jacqueline Hand Wam Wam Lin
Leanna Hobbs Hayden Lyons
Deacon Houston Christiana Lyras
Devin Hughes Tam Mai
Rhiana Jackson Annaliah Maldonado
Caitlun Janco Madison Marks
Chelsee Kamande Joseph Martorano
Samuel Kotch Genevieve May
Davis Lu Raelyn Menon
Emily Mai Patrick Miller
Vincent Manfredonia Suzy Ndandji
Isabella Martinez Valerie Nguyen
Colleen McGill Jason Nguyen
Taylor Megee Khoi Nguyen
Donaji Mendieta-Silva Evan O'Toole
AiNhi Nguyen Sean Otremsky
Bryan Nguyen Sophia Palese
Quynh Nguyen Jennifer Pham
Kaitlyn Onosa Jack Rabenhorst
Anthony Palma Aedan Rosolia
Cataruna Paolini Rianna Rudica
Olivia Pawlow Katherine Saranchak
Andrew Prete Jadin Shaw
Giavonna Rebilas Samuel Smial
Michael Rodriguez Brian Spagna
Aliyah Rojas Sofia Toro-Killion
Lilly Ruske Ronald Torres
Zoey Schaeffer Franklin Tran
Ashlyn Spinosi Thy Tran
Jada Thach Jackson von Hohenstein
Vicki Wang Stephanie Vu
Janasia White Fallon Walsh
Kayla Williams Minghan Nathaniel Yang
Anna Wills
Braden Wixted
JUNIORS-
Distinguished Honors
SENIORS-
Distinguished Honors
Marchello Barile Jessica Clancy
Dalton Foster Brelyn Friedman
Edward Guerra Anna Hatch
Hunter Kiedis Megan Hulsey
Zachary Toles Matthew Manfredonia
Mya Whiles Sara Otremsky
JUNIORS-Honors Hayley Pierson
Cassandra Arencibia SENIORS-Honors
Jordan Beasley Amanda Busa
Natalie Berry Alexandra Calzaretto
Hannah Campbell Yiting Christina Chen
Amanda Conover Matthew Coffey
Eric Cunning Patrick Cunning
Jordan Davis Jade Di Santi
Nicolas Davis Sarah Dunn
Pietro DelRe Brandon Enoch
Matthew Denton Kieran Garrity
Xavian Diaz Gabriella Giegerich
Sierra DiCupe Camryn Harrell
Sean Folcher Zhuoxian Charles Huang
Giavonna Gaw Colin Hughes
Matthew Glass Gillian Kenney
Andrew Godley Julia Kimber
Austin Granroth Mariah Kirk
Andre Hatcher Tianyun Skylar Lei
Trinity Henderson Grace Martorano
Harrison Hinojosa Maura Mealy
Margaret Hoban Emily Moffett
Patrick Hu Jennifer Nguyen
Kaylee Johnson Nicholas Obuchowski
Laura Kennedy Erin O'Callaghan
Gavin Lynch Uche Okafor
Gabrielle Mboya Sara Otremsky
Collin Miller Erianni Reyes
True Moore Elizabeth Sampson
Olivia Musick Sayndia Sando
Vinicius Nakata Francesca Spinosi
Katherine Nguyen Nimmol Thach
Breanne Nunn Trang Truong
Isabella Ochalik Joanna Wallace
Lauren Owens Michael White
Darren Parker Yudiandian Dion Xia
Paige Parks
Carly Pearce
Jayson Perez
Christopher Prisco
Hailey Quicksill
Tamara Rene
Analiz Santana
Timothy Sawn
Fernando Sepulveda
Quianna Tabb
Colleen Tanzola
Aimee Torres
Elizabeth Wolpert
Rainie Wu

Model UN at Moorestown H.S.

Ruby Jiang named Best Novice.
Suzy Nndanji '21 Wins  American Freedom Essay  Contest  hosted by the Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia.

Suzy was among 400 students who submitted essays.
Click here to read Suzy's essay. She is pictured here with her family. Congratulations!
2019-2020 REGISTRATION DUE FEBRUARY 22

Last week each class had a grade level assembly to review the course selection process.

The Camden Catholic High School Course Selection Guide is posted on Parents Web and the CCHS website ( CLICK HERE).  Please review this document with your students as it outlines the course selection procedures and gives a description of all of our course offerings. During the course selection assemblies, your student received copies of the tuition contract, transportation form, textbook loan form, and course selection worksheet.  

These documents have been emailed home and are also posted on Parents Web for your convenience.  These documents must be filled out and returned to your student's homeroom teacher by February 22.  You may return the forms to school as you complete them.  It is not necessary to wait until February 22.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH ESSAY CONTEST
"But racism still profoundly affects our culture, and it has no place in the Christian heart. This evil causes great harm to its victims, and it corrupts the souls of those who harbor racist or prejudicial thoughts. The persistence of the evil of racism is why we are writing this letter now."
- Open Wide our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love
 
Students interested in entering the contest must write a formal essay based on the following prompt:
As racism continues to be a presence within our communities, how can Catholics help to bridge the growing divide?
 
Requirements
  1. Any Camden Catholic student in grades 9-12
  2. Essay must be 1-2 pages, typed, double spaced, 12 point font
  3. Student may use the following essay as a resource: "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love" http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/racism/upload/open-wide-our-hearts.pdf 
  4. All entrants must give their essay to Ms. Bittinger in room 228 by 3pm on February 20, 2019. No late essays accepted!
Winners announced on Wednesday February 27, 2019
First Prize: $25.00 Wawa gift card
Second Prize: $15.00 Wawa gift card
Third Prize: $10.00 Wawa gift card

STUDENT AFFAIRS NEWS 

Christian Service Progam
Verification of Christian service hours for the first semester were due December 10, 2018.
As a reminder  Christian service is an annual school requirement and students will not be eligible to participate fully in other extracurricular activities and events if they have not fulfilled their service obligations.

Parents and students who have not completed their first semester requirement are ineligible to participate in any extracurricular activity, including but not limited to practices, dances, club meetings, etc. Eligibility will only be updated on Fridays so if a student turns in hours on Monday they will remain ineligible until the coming Friday.

Additionally students who have yet to submit their service verification for the first semester are REQUIRED to attend Campus Cleanup on TUE, February 12th from 3pm to 5pm. Students should report to Rm 231 at 3pm. If students fail to show they will be issued a detention on Thursday, February 14th.

Service Hours are posted on Renweb under the Family menu option on the left hand side and then selecting Service hours at the top of the page.


Christian Service Reflections 
due March 1, 2019. All students will be receiving the Christian Service Refection for the 2018-2019 school year in their Religion classes. These reflections are required of all students to complete their annual Christian Service Program requirements. There is a different reflection for each grade level and can be found at

Upcoming Service Opportunities 

VOLUNTEER FAIR: Sat, Feb 23, 10:30AM-2PM, Pennsauken Free Public Library
Looking for a new way to serve the community? Consider going to the Pennsauken Free Public Library Volunteer Fair on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10:30am to 2:00pm. This event seeks to match potential volunteers with organizations in need of helpers. Contact the library at 856-665-5959 with questions.

Christ the King Religious Education in Haddonfield  is looking for student volunteers to help us out during classes on Mondays. See flyer on bulletin board outside of the Dining Hall for more details or stop by Rm 114 and see Ms. Clinton.

The Knights of Columbus Council is looking for volunteers to help with their Intellectual Disability Drive April 25th to April 28th. The collection is at the Westmont and Audubon ACME. Help is needed in two hour shifts from 9:00am to 9:00pm. Please call or email JJ Buttil of the Knights of Columbus at johnbuttil1952@netzero.com or 856-547-7096. This is a great opportunity if you need more hours prior to the 2nd semester turn in date.

Special Olympics South Basketball League- From January 14 - March 4 (Sundays), our athletes compete and show their skill in  basketball  during the 2018 South Basketball League season. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. To volunteer register at https://2019sonjevents.my-trs.com/select_activities for Basketball south. Must be 16 to volunteer and volunteers are on a first come basis. There are different jobs and time slots to register. They will send you a confirmation.
 
The St. Vincent De Paul society of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Somerdale NJ holds a food drive one Saturday a month. If you live in the area and are interested please contact Ms. Ann Clinton for the parish point of contact to help with this important work of mercy.

KAIROS VI Retreat
Our Spring KAIROS VI retreat will be held March 28-31st at the Diocese of Camden Kairos retreat house on the property of Holy Spirit High School in Absecon NJ. This retreat is open to juniors and seniors and the cost is $195.00 for the four day, three night retreat. KAIROS means "right time" meaning God's time and is a powerful retreat experience for young people to step away from every day demands and reflect on their relationship with Christ and others. We will start sign ups at the end of the week.

Senior Parent Meeting
Senior Parents please mark your calendars with the a mandatory meeting on February 28th at 7pm at CCHS. This meeting will cover information on graduation including requirements, activities and tickets. It will be followed by the Senior Trip meeting for parents of students attending.

SUPPORT THE 2019 SPRING MUSICAL AD & PATRON DRIVE! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 13
Purchase ads securely online and help support the talented and hardworking students who will perform on the stage, on the crew and in the show band! Thank you in advance for your support. CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE
Addition to Spring Uniform - Effective Spring 2019
When Camden Catholic students return to summer uniforms in April 2019, they will be permitted to wear khaki shorts. The uniform khaki shorts must be purchased at Flynn and O'Hara. Only the khaki shorts purchased at Flynn and O'Hara will be permitted. In April 2019, the summer uniform is:

Boys Grades 9-11:           
Green Camden Catholic Polo Shirt
Grey uniform pant or khaki uniform shorts
Black or White Crew or Ankle Socks
Uniform Shoes and Black or Brown Belt
 
Boys Grade 12:                   
White or Yellow Camden Catholic Polo Shirt
Grey uniform pant or khaki uniform shorts
Black or White Crew or Ankle Socks
Uniform Shoes and Black or Brown Belt
 
Girls Grades 9-11:            
 Green Camden Catholic Polo Shirt
Plaid uniform skirt with black tights or grey uniform pants with black or white ankle or crew socks or khaki uniform shorts with black or white crew or ankle socks
Uniform Shoes
Black or Brown Belt (worn with shorts or pants)
 
Girls Grade 12:                  
White or Yellow Camden Catholic Polo Shirt
Plaid uniform skirt with black tights or grey uniform pants with black or white ankle or crew socks or khaki uniform shorts with black or white crew or ankle socks
Uniform Shoes
Black or Brown Belt (worn with shorts or pants)
From the Office of Academic Affairs
Parent- Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019. The evening begins at 6:30 PM and concludes at 8:30 PM. The PARENT-TEACHER INTERVIEW PROGRAM is designed to promote close collaboration between the parent/guardian and faculty in a way that is productive for our students as they face the challenges of high school education. This is the day before registration materials are due, and will provide a final opportunity to ask questions about your child's courses for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Teen Summer Expo:
Monday, February 1 5:30pm - 8pmat the Katz JCC, Cherry Hill, 1301 Springdale Road
Bring your teen and meet with directors of a wide variety of summer enrichment programs, from local day programs to worldwide adventure and travel. It's FREE and open to everyone. Learn about programming, supervision, costs and culture and make the best decision for your child.
For more information: https://www.teensummerexpos.com/cherry-hill


CATHOLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Please use this link to send a letter to Governor Murphy asking him to continue funding the nonpublic school accounts at the current levels. It is a proven fact that large numbers of contacts by New Jersey voters to the Governor's office play a decisive role in the outcome of his proposed budget. Thank you for your help in this important campaign.

Please use this link to access the letter and affix your signature.
NEWS FROM GUIDANCE: PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS
  • John's Hopkins Summer Programs: CLICK HERE
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) offers two rigorous Summer Pre-College Programs for motivated students to challenge themselves academically while gaining college experience. Click here for details.
  • Temple University provides several opportunities for high school students to live and learn on campus during the summer. Click on any of the programs below to learn more. Click here for details.
BURLCO MISS ST. PATRICK 2019:
Do you know a female who would be interested in a chance to be the 2019 Miss St. Patrick of Burlington County and hold place of honor in the 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade? If so, please let us know!
 
We are currently in the process of accepting applications to become this year's Miss St. Patrick. The chosen recipient will be crowned by this year's Parade Grand Marshal, at the Grand Marshal Dinner in February 2019. On Saturday, March 2, 2019, she will ride at the front of the Burlington Co St. Patrick's Day Parade in Mt Holly, New Jersey. Additionally, the winner will receive a scholarship award in the amount of $500.    
 
Interested applicants should be between the ages of 15 & 23 and meet one of the following requirements:
  • Be a resident of Burlington County, New Jersey and, or
  • Attend school in Burlington County and, or
  • Have relatives or a sponsor who belongs to an local Irish organization or belong to one themselves (AOH, parade committee, Irish Dance Group, Emerald Society, etc)

CLICK HERE FOR FLIER

TUTORING PROGRAM
Camden Catholic offers a wide array of tutoring opportunities for students both during the daily Activity Period and/or after school. Below is the tutoring schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. 

CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS
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TRACK RESULTS: 
South Jersey Track Coaches Meet #12
1st place medalists: Boys 4x800M Relay
Denny Kelly, Richie Castaneda, Matt Coffey, Ray Derman
3rd place medalist: Girls 400M Dash Sierra DiCupe'

Tuesday, February 12
Boys Basketball @ Eustace: Freshman 3:45, JV 5:15, Varsity 7
Girls Basketball *SENIOR NIGHT* vs. Eustace: 
Freshman 3:45, JV 5:15, Varsity 7

Thursday, February 14
Boys Basketball vs. Cherokee: Freshman 3:45, JV 5:15, Varsity 7
Girls Basketball @ Cherokee: Freshman 3:45, JV 4:15, Varsity 6

Saturday, February 16
Boys Freshman Basketball @ Gloucester Catholic 10
Boys JV Basketball vs. West Tech 11:30, Varsity 1