Community e-News l 3.8.20
Principal Cushing announced Lindsey Huguet as the 2020 Valedictorian! Read more about this remarkable young woman and her many accomplishments.
Northern California Champions!
Carondelet Soccer are the CIF NorCal Champions! The Cougs defeated Mitty 1-0 to win the championship with Ellie Ospeck scoring the lone goal in the 65'. The team finished the year 23-5-1 and champions of the EBAL. Congratulations on a year to remember! 
The Week Ahead...

Mon. Mar. 9
0-7 I 8:05 AM start
 
Tue. Mar. 10
0-7 I 8:05 AM start
 
Wed. Mar. 11
X/1/3/5/7 I 8:50 AM start
Parent Education Night l The Dangers of Vaping l 7 PM l Garaventa
 
Thu. Mar. 12
X/6 /2/4/X I 8:50 AM start

Fri. Mar. 13
0-7 l 8:05 AM start

If you haven't yet, bookmark these pages:
Parent Education Night: The Dangers of Vaping
This Wednesday, March 11 l 7 PM l Garaventa
The Carondelet Parents Association invites you to attend a parent education presentation:

The Dangers of Vaping
Wednesday, March 11 at 7 PM in the 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 .
Coronavirus Update
We continue to monitor the Coronavirus, and we will make decisions on a case-by-case and day-by-day basis as there are new developments from the CDC , Contra Costa Health Services , and the California Department of Public Health .

Please continue to keep your students home if they are sick. Prayers go out to those affected and to all the first responders working to contain the spread in California and around our world.
Lenten Project: Care for Creation
This year during the six weeks of Lent, the Spiritual Life Council and Green Team will host schoolwide initiatives and events that focus on a different environmental issue and include an action item for each of us to work on.  Learn more about this week's community call to action and participate in a brief survey!

You can find out more about the seasonal Lenten Project on the Carondelet website .
Explore the Carondelet Tales Website
“My sister’s name is Liberty so I wanted to draw something special for her.” ~ Faith Banister '20
This week marks the revival of Cougar Tales, Carondelet’s literary and art magazine . As a completely student-run club, this feat has required many months of collecting submissions, editing, and revising. We are proud to announce that our website is up and running! Click here to explore the creativity of Carondelet students. Any student can submit a piece or portfolio. We are currently featuring poems, artworks, photos, and short writing pieces. Please browse the amazing collection and share the link with anyone who may be interested. Thank you to everyone who has supported this endeavor!
Early Bird Pricing currently available for the
COUGAR CLASSIC
Monday, April 20, 2020 @ Blackhawk Country Club
Calling all golfers! Grab your foursome and tee it up for a spectacular day on the golf course. If you are interested in golfing at our annual Cougar Classic, please register today. It will be a fun-filled day of scramble-style format, prizes, a premium hosted bar, clubhouse banquet, silent auction, “The Bag” raffle, and Tee-Off for Education that supports the Fathers Club Scholarship Fund !
Sponsorship Opportunities are available and are an amazing marketing opportunity! Please click HERE   to review the sponsorship opportunities or contact Lynne Kennedy .

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 .

If you need some PIP hours or want to volunteer at this fun event, please sign up through CERVIS .
Creating Superhumans: RSVP today for FREE on Eventbrite

VIP Reception ($40/1 or $70/2 from 6-6:45 PM): Chat with Jody Medich and other guests during an exclusive, pre-event reception as you enjoy wine, refreshments, and hor d'oeuvres. You also get reserved seating in the first two rows and reserved parking in the covered garage next to the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation. As a special thank you, the first 15 people to register for the VIP Reception will also get a copy of Esther Wojcicki's book, How to Raise Successful People , for you or a friend.

All proceeds from the VIP Reception support student entrepreneurship programs at Carondelet High School!
School Store new items and March Madness bundle sale!
March Madness Carondelet bundle on sale now (a $68 value for $55)!

New items at the school store include:

Additional Alumnae Category Items
Additional Cougar Cubs Items
Additional Sweatshirts on Clearance
Carondelet Giving Day l March 20
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.

Students can also sign up on MobileServe and receive service hours. It’s a fantastic opportunity to come together as a community supporting the programs that set Carondelet apart! Shifts available on March 18 and 19 from 3-7 PM.

This year we have many generous donors that are offering $1 match for every $1 donated, so your gift will have 2x the impact! Sign up now !
Carondelet Career Day
Thursday, March 26
Save the date for your student!

Also we are looking for interested parents or guardians (especially those in the biotech world or from companies like Google, Facebook, etc.) to be on industry panels at the upcoming Career Day on Thursday, March 26 from 2:30 - 3:45 PM with an optional reception from 3:45 - 5:00 PM in the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation.
 
If interested, please contact Ann Schiffenhaus.
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!
Winter Sports Updates

Soccer: 
Nor-Cal Tournament
3/3 Quarter Finals @ Clovis North 3-2 (W)
3/5 Semi Finals @ St. Francis of Sacramento 3-2 (W)

Spring Sports Updates

Competitive Sports Cheer:
2/28 vs Dublin HS (L)
3/3 vs California HS (L)

Lacrosse:
2/28 JV @ Dougherty Valley HS 16-6 (W)
2/28 V @ Dougherty Valley HS 20-5 (W)
3/3 JV vs Novato HS
3/3 V vs Novato HS 15-10 (W)

Softball:
3/2 JV @ El Cerrito HS 17-5 (W)

Swimming:
2/28 Time Trials (inter-squad: Cougars)

Track & Field:
2/29 Super 7 Invite (no score kept)

Upcoming Athletic Events Calendar (bookmark this page)

Follow Carondelet Athletics on social media for updates: Instagram  @carondeletcougars   and Twitter  @Go_Carondelet !
The 2020 Carondelet Varsity Lacrosse Team
Update on Grad Night l May 24
 Sorry for the delay this year. More information is on the way. Keep checking the e-News.
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.
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
Athlete Profile: Carissa Capinpin '20. Carissa will continue her career on the field, playing soccer at San Francisco State University. Congrats Carissa!
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