Weekly Insider - May 14, 2021
11th Annual Dad’s Softball Tournament Thank You! 
Thank you to all who participated in the 11th Annual St. Cecilia Catholic School Dad’s Softball Tournament benefitting the financial aid program at St. Cecilia Catholic School. Thank you to all who registered and played, to all the sponsors, and to the families that helped sponsor the after-party, made additional donations, and bought t-shirts and hats. Thank you to the tournament committee - Jason Koy, Clint Cobb, and Mike Bogue for an outstanding job in making the tournament a success - on a very compressed timeline - to raise the most money we’ve ever in this tournament. Congratulations to: Tournament Champions - Colt .45’s - the 7th (and a few 8th) grade dads, and the Fundraising Champions - Royals - the 3rd grade dads who just beat the Kinder team by $24!

Thank You to Our Sponsors:
  • Tournament Sponsor: St. Cecilia Knights of Columbus #13357
  • Gold Sponsors: SealFast, Desroches Partners, Melissa Marks & Cheryl Ford - Martha Turner Sotheby's, The Bogue Family
  • Silver Sponsors: America's Choice Home Loans, Danielle Deavers at Bernstein Realty, USI, Houston Dentists at Post Oak, The Koy Family
Field Day 2021
We are excited to be able to host Field Day 2021! This year's event will take place over two days - June 2nd and June 3rd.

All students will be able to participate in Field Day - a free lunch (individually boxed) will be brought to all students, and all students will be able to play games, go on inflatables and rides for no cost.

To help offset the cost of Field Day, HSA is asking for parents to contribute a "Flat Fee" per student - though this is not required. Families who contribute by paying the flat fee will receive a Field Day t-shirt for their student(s).

Additionally, also optional, you can purchase tickets for the Prize Room, and T-Shirts will also be for sale for adults. Please note that the deadline for all T-Shirt orders (included in the flat fee) is 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 18th.

Click here to view the schedule for both days.
Booster Club Athletic Awards 2021 - May 17th & 19th at 6:00PM
The St. Cecilia Catholic School Booster Club is excited to announce that we will be able to hold in-person awards ceremonies for our school sports programs this year. With current COVID protocols in place and still some capacity limits for indoor and outdoor spaces, this will be different than what we’ve done in the past – we won’t be in the Community Center, but outdoors on the school Pavilion in a more relaxed environment.

  • Monday, May 17th at 6PM: Cheerleading, Football, Baseball, & Softball
  • Wednesday, May 19th at 6PM: Soccer, Tennis, & Track

Please click here to fill out the online RSVP form to attend either one or both nights for this year's Booster Club Athletic Awards. The deadline to register for this event is today, Friday, May 14th. 

Dinner will be provided for all attendees. Please bring your own camp chairs and coolers with drinks. There is no fee to attend for adults or students. While we realize some families will need to attend both nights, this was the best way possible for us to have this event in person to honor the students. The attire for both evenings is casual – and students are encouraged to wear St. Cecilia spirit wear t-shirts.
Learning Commons Preview Day – Monday, May 17th at 2:00PM
You are invited to join us in person at the St. Cecilia Learning Commons Preview Day on Monday, May 17th at 2PM. We will have updates on Phase 1, as well as Vision Boards and information on Phase 2 construction which begins this summer. There will also be information on new Naming Rights opportunities coming up in the Virtual Auction on May 22nd. Please click here to sign up via the sign-up genius.
2021 HSA End of Year Luncheon - Tuesday, May 18th at 11:00AM
Please join us for a special "al fresco" luncheon on the outdoor patio at Ciro's to celebrate our Home and School Association. We would like to show appreciation for all parents and their volunteer service to the HSA during this school year. Additionally, we will be thanking our outgoing 2020 - 2021 Executive Board, formally install our 2021 - 2022 Executive Board, and say farewell to our 8th-grade parents. Please register to attend no later than Friday, May 14th.

Tuesday, May 18th at 11:00AM
Meeting followed by lunch
Ciro's - Outdoor Patio
9755 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024
$30 per person
Java With Jeff – Wednesday, May 19th – 11:30AM
Please join us for the final “Java With Jeff” of this school year on Wednesday, May 19th at 11:30AM. The topic for the 4th quarter Java With Jeff will be “IOWA Test Results, Wrap Up for This Year, and Looking Forward”. This will be the first Java With Jeff this school year that will be both in-person, and available on Zoom. You are welcome to attend in the Auditorium or participate by watching it live on Zoom. Temperature checks and masks are required for anyone who would like to attend in person, and the Zoom link will be sent out that morning for those who want to attend via Zoom. As we have done with all the Java With Jeff sessions this year, the meeting will be recorded and shared in the Insider later next week. 
Yearbook Pictures Needed/ Reserve Your Copy
This year has been one like no other. Though many of our traditional events were either modified or canceled due to COVID protocols, yearbook is still in need of pictures from any school events that did take place. Please email pictures (at their highest resolution) to klowrey@saintcecilia.org or upload them here. We need pictures from everything, including school sports, the first day of school, homecoming, field trips, remote learning, grade-level activities, etc. 

Also, don’t forget to order your yearbook for the 2020-21 school year. Delivery will be in August/September. Click here to reserve your copy today!
School Supplies: 2021 – 2022 Year
Use this simple process to order pre-packaged supplies through EPI. Supplies will be sent to the school and delivered to your child’s classroom before school starts.

Our teachers have taken the time to select grade-specific items for the supply packs. Each supply pack is discounted for bulk purchasing. By purchasing these packs through EPI, our HSA receives $10 per pack. These funds are used to provide many programs for the students. Thank you for supporting our HSA with your purchase.

Online ordering through EPI will be available until June 13th.

Click on this link to order your supply pack EPI School Supply Packs - Educational Products, Inc.
Our school ID is: STC002 (three letters, three numbers)

Questions? Contact Leslie Moeller
4th - 7th Grade Girls Basketball Skills & Drills Camp
Beginning next week, Coach Inman and Coach Kinnick will be hosting a Girls Basketball Skills & Drills Camp for girls in 4th through 7th grades. They will focus on skills and drills in preparation for their summer camp. More information on dates and times for the camp and online registration is available here.
Mini Cheer Summer Camp
Ready to kick off summer with your friends? Join us in celebrating the beginning of summer by attending our Mini Cheer Summer Camp! It will be 3 - half days of camp filled with fun games, crafts, and a focus on cheerleading skills with our very own 2021-2022 St. Cecilia Catholic School cheerleading team! Click here to register for the Mini Cheer Summer Camp.

Dates: Tuesday, June 15th through Thursday, June 17th
Time: 12:30-3:30pm
Ages: K-3rd grades
Cost: $150

Need a full day? Pair our half-day camp with the St. Cecilia VBS and we’ll provide lunch too!
Summer at Strake Jesuit
Summer Break is approaching, and that means that summer camps at Strake Jesuit are right around the corner! A variety of camps are available to elementary and middle school students, including Athletic Camps, the Higher Achievement Program, DECATS, Debate Camp, and more!
In-Person Mass Schedule
Each Friday a selection of grades will be attending Mass in-person through the remainder of the school year. If you are not comfortable having your child(ren) attend Mass in person, please let your child’s teacher know. The schedule follows below:

  • May 21st - 6th grade and 3rd grade
  • May 28th - 7th grade and Kindergarten
  • June 4th - 4th grade and 5th grade
St. Cecilia Catholic Church VBS
June 14th-18th from 9AM to 12PM

On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life's ups and downs.

Please click on this link for more information and forms. Registration is open now. We need adult volunteers too!
IGNITE Campaign
IGNITE commitment weekend is here! This weekend we come together as a parish to support our Archdiocese and to show our love for our Parish. If you have made your gift already, THANK YOU! If you have not please take a pledge card on your way out of Mass or visit this link and make your pledge today. Together we will IGNITE St. Cecilia!
Free COVID-19 Vaccines this Sunday, May 16 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church
Join us at St. Cecilia Catholic Church this Sunday, May 16th for your 1st dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from 1:30PM – 4:30PM. Anyone 12 years and older is welcome. The cost for the vaccine is free, no insurance is required, and walk-ins are welcome; however, registration is encouraged. Please click here to register.
HSA Caring Committee
If you are experiencing a hardship of any kind please contact the HSA Caring Committee for support or prayer requests. They are here to help!

The HSA Caring Committee is a volunteer group that supports St. Cecilia Catholic School families who are dealing with illness, death, or crisis.
Prayers for Our St. Cecilia Catholic Community
Prayers for the Deceased:

  • Marcial Salazar, Grandfather of Sara Martinez
Our mission at St Cecilia Catholic School is the ongoing Catholic formation and education of the whole child in mind, heart, and spirit, in preparation for an adult life of commitment and service.