Community e-News l 3.1.20
Carondelet's students began the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday Liturgy created and led by their peers.
The Week Ahead...

Mon. Mar. 2
0-7 I 8:05 AM start
 
Tue. Mar. 3
0-7 I 8:05 AM start
Planning Ahead to Pay for College l 7 PM l DLS Hofmann Center
 
Wed. Mar. 4
Faculty/Staff Meeting l 8 AM l Library
X/1/3/5/7 I 8:50 AM start
Jefferson Award nominations due today!
Junior Prom tickets extended through today. Purchase tickets
 
Thu. Mar. 5
6/Class Meetings /2/4 I 8:05 AM start
Shalom Retreat l all day

Fri. Mar. 6
0-7 l 8:05 AM start
Shalom Retreat l all day
Urban Plunge l all day

Sat. Mar. 7
Junior Prom l 7-10 PM l Blackhawk Auto Museum

If you haven't yet, bookmark these pages:
Join us for the annual
COUGAR CLASSIC
Monday, April 20, 2020 @ Blackhawk Country Club
We’re excited for our annual golf tournament, Cougar Classic to be held at Blackhawk Country Club. It will be a fun-filled day of scramble-style format, prizes, premium hosted bar, clubhouse banquet, silent auction, “The Bag” raffle, and Fund-A-Need.

Single Golfers: $350 each*
Foursomes: $1,300*
Dinner only: $75
*Early Bird pricing ends March 31

Sponsorship Opportunities:  Thank you  for considering a Cougar Classic sponsorship. Proceeds from our annual Carondelet golf tournament support programs and provide opportunities that benefit every Carondelet student.

Please click HERE   to review the sponsorship opportunities.

Gift in kind/donation opportunities: If you have a service, business or items (vacation homes, sports tickets, etc.), please fill out this FORM and return to Lynne Kenny .
Jr Prom Boutonni è res - $5
The Grandparents Club are assembling beautiful rose boutonni è re's for only $5!

Order at lunch on March 2 in the Innercourt

Select either a red or white rose.
All orders must be in by Tuesday, March 3.

Pickup Friday, March 6 (2-4 PM) or Saturday, March 7 (11 AM - 1 PM) in the Convent.
Planning Ahead to Pay for College
Tuesday, March 3 l 7 PM
Note Location Change - DLS Hofmann Center
Open to all 9th -11th grade families

Our speaker is a college admissions professional with extensive experience in the financial aid process and in college admissions advising. She will present information about how families’ assets and their students’ academic profiles are evaluated and how the amount of aid a student might receive at different colleges is determined. She will also give an overview of the entire financial aid process and will present various ways to prepare for the cost of college.
Jefferson Awards Nominations
Open through this Wednesday, March 4
The Multiplying Good, Students In Action Program seeks to empower students to think big, choose their own public service passion, engage their entire school and broader communities, and create maximum impact. 

Through celebration, Multiplying Good grants Jefferson Awards that are meant to honor a person's commitment to service and inspire action in others to create positive change within their communities and the world.

Please nominate any Carondelet student, parent, teacher, or staff member who demonstrates extraordinary service. The nominee may qualify in one of two ways.

The Continuous Service Award - They have given an extraordinary amount of time to community service. 
The Special Projects Award - They have seen a need that was being neglected and created a service opportunity to take care of that need. 

Nominations are due by the end of the day this Wednesday, Mar. 4. 

Nominate a Carondelet Community Member. 

See or email Ms. Terry in Campus Ministry with any questions .
Essay Scholarship Competition
for all College Bound Seniors
Five $1,000 Scholarships Will Be Awarded

The Prompt :
“What are the three insights about your High School life that you want to share with the world?”

The Details :
Submit a 500-word essay to: chsessays2020@gmail.com

The Deadline :
Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Midnight

Essay must be in Word or PDF (MLA) Format
Include full name and student ID# in the subject line of the email
(All essays will receive a code to ensure anonymity with readers.)

Scholarships will be announced and awarded in May
Best of Luck to All Participants!
Dance Team Flying High at Nationals
Huge congrats to our talented Dance team who had phenomenal performances at Nationals last weekend! They earned 2nd in Varsity Jazz and 3rd in Varsity Advanced Pom.

They competed against teams from across the country and world and represented us with spirit and joy!
Apple cider needed Friday, Mar. 6. Sign up on Cervis
Last Chance to Purchase Junior Prom Tickets
March 7 l 7-10 PM l Blackhawk Auto Museum
If you are bringing a guest who does not go to Carondelet or DLS, you must obtain a guest pass.  Guest pass application  must be completed and turned into Mrs. Caitlin Main.

You can  preorder your photos  for Junior Prom now.
Coronavirus Update
The health and welfare of our students and staff is our top priority. With the continued concerns surrounding the Coronavirus the school is taking the following steps as a preventionary measure:

  • Additional Cleaning Support - The facilities team is bringing in temporary support to assist in cleaning efforts. Extra attention to all door knobs, rails and anything else students/staff touch frequently.
  • Bathrooms - We will ensure all sinks have access to individual soap dispensers. Where needed temporary soap will be provided to ensure all have access to individual soaps at sinks.
  • Bathroom Supplies - Extra checks will be made throughout the day to ensure all bathrooms are clean, trash emptied, and fully stocked with needed supplies. Bathrooms will be restocked immediately if soaps or paper towels and any other needed supplies are low.  
  • Hand Sanitizers - Hand sanitizers (alcohol based) will be placed at various locations throughout school to allow for frequent sanitizing.

We will continue to monitor the situation and take further steps as needed. Please continue to follow the below preventative measures to reduce your risk of becoming sick:

  • Stay home from school or work if you are sick;
  • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer;
  • Cover with an elbow or tissue when coughing or sneezing;
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth; and
  • Limit close contact with people who are sick.
Camp Carondelet
Registration Open
 
Camp Carondelet is an enriching, fun, coed summer camp for incoming 3rd-8th graders . Kids explore a balance between creative learning and outdoor play across two campuses.

  • Week 1 - June 15-19
  • Week 2 - June 22-26
  • Week 3 - July 13-17
  • Week 4 - July 20-24

Offerings include: Coding, Drones & Robotics, Entrepreneurship, 3D Printing, Videography, Wacky Science, Escape Room Adventures, Podcasting, Drama & Acting, Sports Broadcasting, and Zumba.
Sports Clinics
Registration Open
 
Middle school girls are invited to our campuses to train with Carondelet coaches, improve their skills, and have fun playing their favorite sport!

Choose from seven sports this June-July. (S trength and conditioning cub camps also available for incoming 2nd-5th grade girls .)

  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Strength & Conditioning
Creating Superhumans: register today for FREE on Eventbrite
Carondelet Giving Day l 3.19.20 l Earn 5x Volunteer Hours
We invite you to participate in our 24-hour campaign to support our students in a special way. For the first time, we will be hosting a Phone-A-Thon to encourage alumnae, parents, friends everyone! to participate in this exciting event. Parents will receive five PIP hours for every hour they volunteer at the Phone-A-Thon. Students can also sign up on MobileServe and receive service hours. It’s a fantastic opportunity to join your daughter in supporting the programs that set Carondelet apart!

Shifts available on March 18 and 19 from 3-7 PM. Sign up now !
Winter Sports

Soccer Updates: 
2/22/20 NCS Quarter Final Game vs. Heritage HS @ CAC 4-1 Win
2/26/20 NCS Semi Final vs. Berkeley HS @ CAC 1-2 Loss

Basketball Updates:
February 21 I NCS Round #2 I @ California HS 50-49 Win
February 25 I NCS Semi Final I @ San Ramon HS 67-74 Loss

Spring Sports

Competitive Sport Cheer Updates:
February 21 I vs. Monte Vista HS I 0-12 Loss

Lacrosse Updates:
February 25 I JV vs. Foothill HS I @ CAC 12-5 Win
February 25 I Varsity vs. Foothill HS I @ CAC 15-14 Win

Upcoming Athletic Events Calendar (bookmark this page)

Follow Carondelet Athletics on social media for updates: Instagram  @carondeletcougars   and Twitter  @Go_Carondelet !
In the last month, there were more than 25,000 views of Carondelet's website calendar.
The Carondelet Parents Association invites you to attend a presentation:

The Dangers of Vaping
Wednesday, March 11 at 7 PM l Garaventa

Students and parents are both invited to attend this event presented by the Youth Development Specialist on Tobacco Use Prevention from the Contra Costa County Office of Education .
Guys and Dolls is a spectacle of a musical running March 25-April 4 . Between the large dance numbers, high stakes gambling and soul-saving missionaries, tender moments of truth seep into the lyrics of the average guy and the average doll.

Ticket Prices
Adults: $12
Students/Sr. Citizens: $6
Tickets available for sale at the door and  online .
Class of 2021, mark your calendars:

College Kickstart
June 1-5, 2020

Build your college list, write your first draft of your college essay, and start your applications while surrounded by your friends and supported by the college counseling team and college admissions officers from over 15 different universities. Registration opens soon.
Carondelet's Online School Store
Students, families, alumnae, faculty and staff, and friends ~ Purchase Carondelet branded spirit wear, bags, drinkware, accessories, EcoSmart, and clearance items at the new School Store.

There are new alumnae and Cougar cub items!
Athlete Profile: Bella Rosa '20 will take the reins in the Lone Star state and continue her equestrian career at Baylor University. Congrats Bella!
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