March 5, 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
KIDS HEART CHALLENGE THANK YOU
Thank you to all who donated to the American Heart Association.  Totals are not final yet, but we are close our goal of $4,000.  Also, thank you to all the volunteers, faculty and staff who helped run the stations. 



2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR
Please click here for a printable 2019-2020 School Calendar. 



NO SCHOOL 
As a reminder, there will be no school or EDP on Thursday, March 7th and Friday, March 8th, because our teachers will be attending the Diocese of Charleston Teacher Conference.  



NOON DISMISSAL
Friday, March 15th will be a noon dismissal.  EDP will be provided.  



END OF QUARTER
Friday, March 15th will mark the End of Quarter. Third quarter report cards will be distributed in Tuesday Folders on Tuesday, March 19th. 



SPIRIT WEAR DAY
Spirit Wear Day is next Friday, March 15th.  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.



MARCH TAG DAY
The tag day for March has been rescheduled for Friday, March 22nd to accommodate for the Spring Show and the Kids Heart Challenge. 



ILLNESS REMINDER
Students with a fever are unable to attend school, until they are fever free (under 99.9) without the assistance of medication for 24 hours.  Students must also remain home 24 hours after the last episode of diarrhea and vomiting.   Therefore, if your child is sent home with a fever, vomiting, or diarrhea, he/she may not return the following school day.



ART SUPPLIES

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






YEARBOOKS
Don't miss out on this year's yearbook.  The cost is $34.24 (including tax). Please send all payments to the front office.  Yearbooks are available on a first come first serve basis, and payment is needed in order to reserve your copy.  
CALENDAR
Please click here for printable March calendar.  

SPORTS NEWS 
SOCCER
Good luck to the U6 and U8 teams at their matches this Saturday at the YMCA.


TENNIS
Good luck to the K5-2nd grade team at their first match tomorrow. 


ARCHERY
Congratulations to the Elementary team for placing 1st and to the Middle School team for placing 3rd at their tournament this past weekend.  

Elementary Individual Awards
Brady M. - 1st Place
Cheyenne S. - 1st Place
Bobby N. - 2nd Place
Grace W. - 2nd Place

Middle School Individual Awards
Jonathan H. - 2nd Place


SAVE THE DATE
Sports Banquet
May 2, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Summerville Country Club
More information to follow. 


BISHOP ENGLAND CHEER TRYOUTS
Tryout D ates: Tuesday, April 2nd - Thursday, April 4th
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Parent Meeting: Tuesday, April 2nd @ 6:00 PM in the gym
Final Tryouts: Thursday, April 4th @ 4 PM
Please click here for more information. 
PSA NEWS
AT HOME VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
If you are interested in an at home volunteer opportunity, please contact our Librarian, Jan Neuroth at jneuroth@summervillecatholic.org. 


WINE DONATION REQUESTS
There is still time to donate wine! Please consider donating one (750mL) bottle of wine for the Wine Pull at this year's Auction Gala. ONE TAG DAY and TWO SERVICE HOURS will be given to all that have already donated and all that donate wine before Wednesday, March 6th. Thank you for all your donations and support to our school!


AUCTION NIGHT
Tickets are now on sale for this year's Gala to Benefit Education - Lights, Camera, Auction! $50 per person or $90 per couple. The event will be held at Knight's Barn on Saturday, March 23rd from 6PM to 11:00PM. This is an adults-only event. To purchase tickets and for more information please visit 


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!
LITURGICAL NEWS
CONGRATULATIONS
Congratulations to the following second grade students who have received their First Reconciliation.

St. John the Beloved
Anastasia G., Emma A., Charlotte E., and Melanie E.

Immaculate Conception
Natalie D., Rebecca M., and Emilie W.

St. Theresa the Little Flower
William C., John Paul D., Noah F., Sophia D., Logan H., Anzlee M., Veronica F., and Morgan M.

God Bless!


UPCOMING LITURGIES

Date
Parish Celebrant Assisted By
3/5 St. John the Beloved Fr. Jacob Vocations Club & Beta Club
3/13 Divine Mercy Chaplet No Mass ---


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.
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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