October Cougar Chronicle
October Calendar
Week of October 7th
10/1 No School; Teaching & Learning Conference
10/2 Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi; Blessing of pets 8:15 A.M.
10/2 Mercy & Xavier Visit; 12:45 P.M. 
10/3 HSA Meeting / Gala Meeting 8:00 A.M.
10/4 Early Dismissal
10/4 Grandparent’s Day
10/8 Foster Farm Visit: Grades K-5
10/8 Saint Paul High School Visit: 1:00 P.M.
10/10 Northwest Catholic Visit: 9:15 P.M.
10/10 Rain Date: Foster Farm

Week of October 14th                     
10/14 No School; Columbus Day
10/15 Lyman Orders Due
10/15 Picture Day; Grades 1-8
10/17 Picture Day; Grades K & PreK
10/18 Class Picture Day: Full Uniform
10/18 Rosary Prayed: 10:00 A.M.
10/18 Grade 7 & 8 Dance 6:00 P.M.

Week of October 21st
10/22 Birthday Dress Down
10/23 Picture Retake Day
10/24 Early Dismissal/Conferences
10/24 Walk-a-thon  
10/25 Rain Date: Walk-a-thon                                                                               
10/25 Trunk or Treat                       

Week of October 28th
10/28 VIRTUS TRAINING at Coprus Christi School Gym 6:00PM
10/29 Box Top Dress Down
10/31 Happy Halloween  
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications DUE IN OCTOBER
Please join us for our first meeting on Thursday, October 3rd at 8 A.M. in the School Library.
Wreath Fundraiser
Wreaths are 22” in diameter and include a red bow!
Orders Due to School By: Tuesday November 5th
Wreaths available for pickup: Thursday December 5th
Cost is $20 each

Parking Lot Safety
The lower parking lot is extremely busy at morning drop off and afternoon pickup. To ensure the safety of ALL of our students, please SLOW DOWN and drive like your child is walking in the lot! Also, you need to remember that our younger students aren't tall enough to be seen between cars. Please drive slowly and proceed with caution.

After School Program Pick Up
For the safety of our students, parents are not allowed to move the orange gate at the entrance to the upper parking lot. The gate is moved every day by staff of the After School Program at an appointed time when it is deemed safe for our students. If the gate is closed, please park in the lower lot when picking up your children.
Just another friendly reminder from the Nurse:

The Early bird gets……….the Flu shot!!
It is a great time to get your children appropriately vaccinated against the Flu virus. Please be advised that Flu shots are mandatory if your child is in Preschool and due by December 31, 2019. Flu clinics are currently available throughout the State and Flu shots are covered by most insurance plans. I will need documentation from the Clinic or Doctor if your child receives a flu shot. Please act early as we can never predict when the Flu will make its way into Connecticut. It typically takes 2 weeks to build up an immune response and children that are immunized when the Flu is in the State, do not always get the chance to build up immunity as Flu can spread very quickly. Bear in mind too that when the Flu is here, there is typically a mad rush for Flu shots and Doctors can run out of preordered vaccinations very quickly.

Thank you;
Sue Cowan RN BS
Corpus Christi School Nurse
Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time to make last year’s HSA such a success. We were able to exceed our goal of $40,000!!  The purpose of the HSA to bring the Corpus Christi School community together and to raise money to cover the operating costs of the school. Achieving our goal is beneficial to the entire Corpus Christi School community, as it helps to keep our tuition down.  

Thank you to everyone who came to our first meeting of the year and thank you to Ania Simpson for typing up minutes for those who were unable to attend. Our next meeting to discuss the Gala will be held on Thursday, October 3 at 8:00am.  We hope to see you there!!

Dates to Remember
Cherrydale Farms Fundraiser
Orders Due Wednesday, 10/02/2019

Pies and Cookies (MCM) Fundraiser
Orders Due: 10/15/2019
Pickup Orders at CCS: 11/18/2019

Friday, 10/25/2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Details to follow.
Bertucci’s Glastonbury
Thursday, 11/07/2019 - All Day
Present flyer and 25% of proceeds will be donated back to Corpus Christi School.
(Click here for flyer.)

Sadie Hawkins Dance
Friday, 11/15/2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Details to follow.
Santa’s Workshop
12/16/19 - 12/18/19

Christmas is right around the corner!!
 If you come across unused/unwanted gifts or wrapping items that we could use in our Santa’s Workshop this year, please drop them off at the front desk. We are collecting all year long. With your help we hope to have a great shop this Christmas!

Contact: Carmela Indomenico