December 18, 2018
SCS MISSION STATEMENT
As a Catholic school community, we believe in the uniqueness, dignity and potential of every student.  Following the life and example of Jesus Christ, we strive to build character while teaching compassion. By strengthening our students in spirit, mind and body, we prepare them to lead lives based on faith, values, and learning. 
NEWS & UPDATES
OFFICIAL SUMMERVILLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL VIDEO
The official Summerville Catholic School video has been released.  Please click on the video below to watch this amazing video highlighting all of the wonderful things about SCS. 


Summerville Catholic School Testimonials
Summerville Catholic School Testimonials


DECEMBER TERRIFIC KIDS
Each month a student in 1st through 5th grade is selected by their teacher to be recognized by the Kiwanis Club.  Students are selected by displaying good character traits; such as being thoughtful, inclusive, friendly, and capable.  

Congratulations to the students who will be recognized at the Terrific Kids Ceremony on Thursday, November 15th at 7:45 AM in the library. 
First Grade - Leylah Y.
Second Grade - William C.
Third Grade - Jacob S.
Fourth Grade - Preston H.
Fifth Grade -  Emily R.



SPIRIT WEAR DAY
Spirit Wear Day is this Friday, December 21st.  Students are allowed to wear the 2018 spirit wear t-shirt in place of the uniform top on this day.  Previous spirit wear, Fun Run and camp t-shirts are not permitted. 



EXTRA SPIRITWEAR SHIRTS
We have a limited supply of extra spiritwear shirts available for $15.  Shirts are available in the office on a first come first serve basis and must be paid at the time of receipt. 



NOON DISMISSAL
This Friday, December 21st will be a noon dismissal.  EDP will not be available. 



END OF QUARTER
This Friday, December 21st will be the end of the second quarter.  Report cards will be distributed on Tuesday, January 8th. 



JANUARY HOT LUNCH
Hot Lunch for January will be available for ordering beginning, January 15th, and will remain open until Wednesday, January 2nd.   



MIDDLE SCHOOL EXAM SCHEDULE
7th and 8th grade exams will begin tomorrow, December 19th.  Please click here for the full exam schedule. 



PSA TEACHER CHRISTMAS COOKIE DROP



SCS CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS
Get your Summerville Catholic Christmas Ornament today for only $5!  There is a limited supply! Oranaments are available on a first come first basis and must be paid at the time of receipt. Please click here for an order form.




YEARBOOK ADS
Yearbook Ads are currently on sale. Personal Ads or Business Ads for the yearbook are due by February 15th.  The Ads must be created and paid for online through Jostens. Anyone wishing to create/purchase a yearbook ad, please click here to create a Jostens account.  



Yearbooks are currently $32 (plus tax).  Yearbooks can be purchased online or through the office. Please send questions to  jfox@summervillecatholic.org



NCEA PARENT NEWS



FROM THE DESK OF THE PRINCIPAL
This section contains interesting weekly tips or articles from Mr. Tisdale.  

CALENDAR
Please click here for printable December calendar.  

Please click here for printable January calendar.  

SPORTS NEWS 
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Sports Program!
LITURGICAL NEWS
UPCOMING LITURGIES
Date
Parish Celebrant Assisted By
12/19 Immaculate Conception TBA Staff


SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
All sacramental preparation is done through the local parishes.  Please check with your parish if you would like your child to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, First Penance (Reconciliation) or First Holy Communion (Eucharist). Many of the parishes require a one or two year preparation, please contact your parish's Director of Religious Education or Faith Formation Coordinator as soon as possible.  Registrations are almost over for many of the parishes.  Anyone seeking the Sacrament of Baptism, please contact your parish office secretary to guide you to the right person responsible for the preparation of this sacrament.
PSA NEWS
FATHER'S ASSOCIATION
There will be a Fathers' Association meeting, Friday, January 4th at 7 PM at Top Dawg Tavern. Please contact Richard White at rwhite@summervillecatholic.org or Steven Smith if you have any questions or able to attend.  The group will be discussing campus cleanup, the Flowertown Festival, and Lowcountry Boil preparations. 

Save the Date
Father's Association Campus Cleanup
Saturday, January 26th 
Begins at 8:00 AM 
Please be on the look out for more information. 


YANKEE CANDLE
Families still have an opportunity to make online purchases now thru January 15, 2019. Visit  www.yankeecandlefundraising.com and enter our school's Group Number 990088889. Thank you for your continued support to our school!


AMAZON SMILE
Do you know that you can support SCS when you shop on Amazon? You Shop, Amazon Gives. Simply visit  www.smile.amazon.com. Login using your existing Amazon login info and choose Summerville Catholic School as your supporting charity. Always start your shopping at  www.smile.amazon.com to support SCS!


SCRIP
Scrip is Gift Card Fundraising. Purchase gift cards from the school, and the school receives a rebate. The school maintains a gift card inventory for top retailers such as Target, Walmart, Starbucks, and Tanger Outlets, just to name a few. Visit the School Office to view a complete list of retailers.


SERVICE HOURS
If you have any completed Family Service Hours please make sure to submit a Family Service Hours Report Form so that it can be recorded with the school. Each family must complete a total of 20 Service Hours throughout the 2018-2019 school year.


VOLUNTEERS
Are you interested in volunteering in the school?  All SCS volunteers must go through a background screening and take an online class if they will be in contact with any of our students.  Some examples include helping in art class, chaperoning/driving on field trips, room moms, etc.  If you will be doing at-home volunteer opportunities, there is no screening or class required.  Please click here for information needed to complete your screening paperwork. 


PSA CONTACT INFORMATION
Please email psa@summervillecatholic.org, if you are interested in receiving more information about the PSA and how to get involved!
PARISH NEWS
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church - Goose Creek
http://www.icgc510.org

St. John the Beloved Catholic Church - Summerville

St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church - Moncks Corner

St. Theresa the Little Flower Catholic Church - Summerville

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church - North Charleston
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