January 22, 2019
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
ICE CREAM SALES
Ice cream will be on sale during lunch this Friday, January 25th.  



GEOGRAPHY BEE
The Geography Bee will be held this Friday, January 25th after morning prayer.  

            

FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEE DONATIONS
SCS students aren't just PeaceBuilders at school, we are PeaceBuilders in our community as well. As PeaceBuilders, we pledge to help other people.  We are coming together as a school community to help our local active duty Coast Guard and Federal Government employees, who are currently not receiving pay, with things to help them through this tough time.  We will be holding a bake sale next Thursday, January 24th, and all proceeds will go towards the purchase of gift cards.  Click here for more information and a printable flyer. 



AFTER SCHOOL ART - JANUARY
For more information, please click on the registration forms listed below. 




CATHOLIC SCHOOLS' WEEK IN YOUR PARISH
National Catholic Schools' Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, January 27 - February 3.   Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value of Catholic education and its contributions to our church, our communities, and our nation.
 
Below are a list of dates that Catholic Schools' Week will be celebrated in our supporting parishes. Please have your children wear their uniform to one of the scheduled Masses, and volunteer to assist.
 
St. John the Beloved - January 26th & 27th
Immaculate Conception Church - February 2nd & 3rd
St. Thomas the Apostle - February 2nd & 3rd
St. Theresa the Little Flower Catholic Church -  February 2nd & 3rd
St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church -  February 2nd & 3rd
 


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK DETAILS
Please click here for a printable Catholic School's Week Flyer. 

FEBRUARY HOT LUNCH
Hot lunch for February will be available for ordering until Wednesday, January 30th.  



REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020
Please check Tuesday Folders today, January 22nd for tuition quotes for the upcoming school year.    Registration for returning families will begin Monday, January 28th. 

To access Online Enrollment in ParentsWeb:
  • Please go to www.renweb.com.
  • Select Logins from the menu bar and ParentsWeb Login from the drop-down menu.
  • Our district code is SM-SCType in your username and password.  If you have forgotten your username or password, please click on the link provided.
  • After logging in, click on the Apply/Enroll button in the left menu.
  • Then click on Enrollment/Reenrollment to begin.


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



FROM THE DESK OF THE PRINCIPAL
This section contains interesting weekly tips or articles from Mr. Tisdale.  
CALENDAR
Please click here for printable January calendar.  

SPORTS NEWS 
TENNIS
Registration for Tennis (boys and girls in grades K5 through 8th) is now taking place. The registration deadline is February 1st. 



BASKETBALL
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls basketball team on winning three games in a row this past weekend! Great job!

Good luck to the Jr. Boys and Sr. Girls basketball teams in their games this weekend .


ARCHERY
Congratulations to the Archery team on winning second place in the Elementary School division and first place in the Middle School division this past weekend at the Divine Redeemer Archery Tournament.  

Individual Awards - Elementary School Division
Boys Girls 
Brady M. - 1st Place Cheyenne S. - 1st Place

Grace W. - 2nd Place


Individual Awards - Middle School Division
Boys
Girls
Jonathan H. - 2nd Place Susana Q. - 4th Place

Jacqueline C. - 5th Place


BISHOP ENGLAND TRYOUT INFORMATION
Please click  here for more information about try out dates and times for various junior varsity and varsity sports.  Students in 7th and 8th grade are eligible to tryout. 
LITURGICAL NEWS
UPCOMING LITURGIES
Date
Parish Celebrant Assisted By
1/23 St. Thomas the Aspostle Fr. AJ 4th Grade
1/30 Diocese of Charleston Fr. Mark 3rd Grade


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 CAMPUS CLEANUP
Starting at 8:00 AM on Saturday, January 26th, the Fathers' Association invites all members of the SCS family to participate in a campus outdoor cleanup effort.   We will be pressure washing, collecting leaves/debris, clearing the fence line and any other miscellaneous tasks assigned by Mr. Curtis.   After we are done, we will plan to have lunch together somewhere nearby, and we will be finished in plenty of time to attend the Ladle Contest at St. John the Beloved. 

Equipment/Tools
We are in need of lawn equipment such as wheel barrows, hedge cutters, rakes, and pressure washers to use during the day of cleanup.  If you are planning to attend and are able to bring your own equipment/tools, that would be greatly appreciated.  Don't forget your gloves! 


AT HOME VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
If you are interested in helping fold and stuff envelopes at home, please contact zrushin@summervillecatholic.org for more information. 


AUCTION VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
If you are interested in helping with this year's Auction, please plan to attend our Auction Committee Meeting tonight at 6:00 PM at the school. We hope to see you there!


LADLES CONTEST
Please join us for our annual Ladles Contest on Saturday, January 26th at St. John the Beloved after the 5:30 PM Mass. $5 per person for Unlimited Soup includes rolls, crackers, cookies, lemonade, and iced tea. Pizza will also be sold for $1. Guests may vote for their favorite soup(s) by purchasing voting tickets; 1 ticket for 50ยข or 3 Tickets for $1. Families can prepay for their reservations by filling out the reservation form and turning it in to the office with payment; cash or check. Makes check payable to 'SCS PSA.' Thank You!


SPIRIT NIGHT
Please join us for Spirit Night at Chik-Fil-A in Summerville on Tuesday, January 29th from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. Dine in or Drive-Thru, just mention you're there to support SCS! We hope to see you there!


AUCTION NIGHT
Please save the date for this year's Gala to Benefit Education, Lights! Camera! Auction! The event will be in the evening on Saturday, March 23rd. More information will be provided within the coming weeks. As always, 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 it may 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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