Thursday, April 11th
3:15 PM - 4th Grade FLL Group B
4:00 BSS Tennis vs Southern @ Southern Alamance HS
5:30 PM - STREAM Night

Friday, April 12th
8:45 AM - Mass
10:15 AM - PIF Color Run - Pre thru 2nd
11:00 AM - PIF Color Run - 3rd & 4th
11:45 AM - PIF Color Run - MS
2:00 PM - I Am That Girl Workshop (5th & 6th)
4:00 PM - BSS Tennis vs Mebane @ Burlington Tennis Center

Saturday, April 13th
10:00 AM - Maker Faire @ Holly Hill Mall

Monday, April 15th
Spring Dress Down Day
8th Grade Cap & Gown Pictures
Kindergarten Cap & Gown Pictures
8:00 AM - Spring Pictures
12:30 PM - Spring Sports Pictures
3:30 PM BSS Golf vs. St. Leo's @ Tanglewood Golf Club
4:00 PM BSS Tennis vs SPX @ Pinetop Sport Club

Tuesday, April 16th
Dress Down Day - Free

Wednesday, April 17th
EARLY RELEASE @ 11:30
Club Knight After School is CLOSED
Little Knights Easter Egg Hunt & Party
10:45 AM - 8th Grade Shadow Stations of the Cross

Thursday, April 18th through Friday, April 26th
EASTER BREAK

Monday, April 29th
Classes Resume
Knight News
When:  Thursday, April 11th

Where: Blessed Sacrament School – Burlington, NC

Time:   5:30-7:00 Hands On STEM Activities
            6:30 –7:30 Keynote Speaker—David Brown*

Fee:    FREE to all families in the community

What:  Geode Table, How to make Slime, Talking Vortex Table, How to Fit your Body through an Index Card, Bubbles, Amazing Levitating Orb, Cartesian Diver and Jitter Rings, Ollie Maze, Salt Water Power Cars, Van de Graff, Pirate Hats, Furniture of NC, Gems of NC- Places to Visit, Businesses of NC, NC Food Products, and Food Trucks!
* BSS is excited to host David Brown as the 2019 guest speaker. Mr. Brown will be discussing the present and future of electric cars. His own Tesla will be on display!
Blessed Sacrament School's STREAM projects will also be on display at the 2019 Burlington's Maker Faire on Saturday, April 13th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Holly Hill Mall. Be on the lookup for volunteer sign-up opportunities.
Afterschool Care News

Wednesday April 17th - Early Dismissal
There is NO Afterschool Care!
Happy Easter and Spring Break!
Basketball Fun and Pizza Party for MS students at the Knight Castle!

We still have room left!

What are your middle school students doing on early release Wed April 17th? Let them have some basketball fun with Coach Cunningham, Mrs Nora, and Mrs Wetter! Limited to 20 students.

What better way to spend the afternoon then by eating pizza with your friends and participating in basketball activities.

Activities may include musical basketball, all star shoot out, scrimmages, knock out, and shooting games. Who has the best granny underhand shot? Prizes awarded! You do not need to be a professional basketball player to have fun at this party! 
 
All children must be picked up by 2pm

The cost is only $20 and payable at the office by April 16th. Sign-up for the basketball party using the link below:

IMPORTANT DATE CHANGES

Our May Crowning has been changed to Wednesday, May 8th from 8:45 to 10:15 AM in the Multi Purpose Room

Grandparents & Special Friends Day, and our Spring Sing will be help on Monday, May 13th. Grandparents Day is from 8:30 to 10:30 AM here at BSS, and the Spring Sing will be from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Western High School Auditorium.
8th Grade Pay It Forward Initiatives
Penny WARS!

The Penny Wars Pay It Forward Project was a huge success. 2nd Grade were the winners for elementary, and 5th Grade won for middle school. A total of $1.284.34 was raised. All of the proceeds will go to Catholic Relief Services.
Babysitting

Need a night off? Four of our Middle School young ladies are offering babysitting services. They are all experienced and will work in teams of two. They will come to your home and will arrange their own transportation. 

All proceeds they earn will be donated to the UNC Women's Hospital. Their rate is $15 per hour per team

They are available on the following day/times until April 15th:
Sundays - Afternoons & Evenings
Mondays - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wednesdays - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday - After school until 11:30 PM
Saturday - 5:00 PM to 11:30 PM

If you are interested, please contact:
Yesenia (336) 512-8068, Kathryn (248) 939-7893, Patricia (336) 343-5907 or Mrs.Kelso (336) 124-2317
Elementary School Dance

Jose, Justin, and Ryder’s Elementary School Dance

On April 16th Jose, Justin and Ryder will be a hosting an Elementary School Dance for grades 1-4! The cost to enter the dance will be $3. The ticket includes drinks, and snacks. All money will be sent to Catholic Relief Services.

Date: April, 16
Time: 3-5
Where: Multi-Purpose Room
Pay It Forward C o l o r R u n
As part of 8 th Grade Religion Project, our team- Eleanor, Quinten, Sean, Paulan, and Tristan, will be sponsoring a C o l o r R u n for all the students, parents, family and friends!

Date : Friday, April 12 th

What: You will run/walk a mile in the recess yard while fun colored powder is thrown at you.

Where : Blessed Sacrament School Field

Time: 10:30-Little Knights; K-2 at 12:00; 3 rd -4 th at 12:45; and MS-1:20

Dress wear : White or light colored T-shirt and pants that you don’t mind getting powder on and sunglasses to prevent powder from getting in your eyes

Price: $ 1.00 for Little Knights and $2 for K-MS
Feel free to donate! Proceeds will be donated to Color Blind Awareness.

The permission slip and money must have been submitted for the student to participate.
From Jackson Benes - Paper Cat Face

For my Pay it Forward project, I would like you to create as many Paper Cat Faces as you can, and then when you turn them in to me, a sponsor will donate money. That money will go to the Humane Society to help all the real kitties and puppies. So please help those animals, and make Cat Faces!

Steps to create a Paper Cat Face
  1. Acquire any type of paper
  2. Go to this website https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/origami-finger-puppet-tutorial-2540979.
  3. Follow the directions
  4. Decorate your cat
  5. Turn in your cat face
Only 13 Yearbooks Left

It is not too late to order your yearbook, but there are only 13 left. Don't miss your chance secure lasting memories. When they're gone, they're gone ( click here).
Order Scrip!

A percentage of each gift card purchased through the Scrip Program is donated to BSS. If you would like to order scrip to support our school, please complete the order form ( click here) and submit to the school office with payment.
Prayer Requests
Please pray for:

Jeremy Sears, uncle of Kierstyn (8 th ) for good health.

Gomez Family (Wilmer 6th and David, Pre-3) as they mourn the loss of their grandfather, Roger Molina.
From the Principal's Desk
Dear BSS Community,

Please check your email as we have gone online with the 2019-2020 contracts. Please sign as soon as possible. Please contact Mr. Lynch you are having trouble viewing your contract. Thank you.

STEM Night/Maker Faire
Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow at our STEM Night. On Saturday, April 13, our exhibits will be on display at the Maker Faire at Holly Hill Mall from 10:00-4:00. 

Principal Gomez
Classroom Connection
2nd Grade Dino Day
The 2nd grade classes hosted the Dinosaur Expo. They displayed all of the projects they created while learning about dinosaurs, and invited other classes and family members to attend.
3rd Grade STREAM Project with Mrs. Wetter: "Spud Buddies"

Our 3rd graders discussed loving ways they could be like Jesus and help the world. Their Spud-buddy creation has a potato battery and a mission to save the world!
6th Grade and Kindergarten Buddies
6th graders worked with the kindergarten class decorating Easter Eggs.
8th Grade Outing
8th grade went out for lunch, and then visited the public library
Knights of Summer 2019
2019 Knights of Summer Registration is open!



Contact our Summer Camp Director, Faith Antonek with any camp questions. fantonek@bssknights.org
Parent's in Partnership
Messages from our Head Class Captain

Want to learn more about the teachers and staff at BSS? The link below shows responses to a questionnaire they were given. Feel free to use this information to spoil any of these amazing employees!
Scroll across the bottom to see all responses! These will be updated throughout the year!
Link Your VIC Cards
Each school year VIC cards must be "re-linked in order for Blessed Sacrament School to receive the benefits of your shopping. Visit www.harristeeter.com and look for the Together in Education section to link your card. Every dollar helps our school
Link Your Lowes Card
With Cart to Class, Lowes Foods will give up to a quarter of a million dollars to local schools this year. To participate, just enroll Blessed Sacrament School on your Fresh Rewards card, and start earning for our school. Click Here
Community News
Good News from Troop 9.

Troop 9 awarded Jackson Benes, his Eagle Scout Rank.  Jackson earned 27 merit badges in addition to completing his Project.  Jackson's project centered on the Flag Retirement Program.  He built a flag retirement box for the VFW and Margin Corps League, Webb Ave, conducted 2 Flag Retirement Ceremonies, and set up a retired Flag Collection Program with the Knights of Columbus.  Congratulations to Eagle Scout Jackson Benes.


Jeff Benes, Scoutmaster
BSA Troop 9 
Middle School and High School Youth Ministry Events

Zoo Trip
Middle and High school youth are invited to go our Blessed Sacrament Youth Ministry Spring Trip to the North Carolina Zoo on Saturday, April 13th. There is room for 40 youth and 10 adult chaperones. Cost is $13/person. A bus will be provided for transportation. RSVP by April 5th to Leo Quinn 336 226 8796 to reserve a spot.
Inviting all 6th, 7th and 8th graders to join "The Edge" Junior Youth Ministry (JYM). Get to know other youth of our Parish community while having fun participating in social and service activities and learning about our faith. Meetings are at the school on Fridays of the second week of the month from 5:30 - 8 pm (includes pizza supper) and on the 1st Sunday of each month from 6 - 8pm.

Meeting dates & locations for the year are as follows:
Fridays
April 12      BS School
May 10      BS Church
Sundays at BS Church
May 5th
USA Basketball June Youth Clinic
When and Where:
  • June 16 at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (Kernersville, NC)

Times:
  • 1:00-2:15 or 2:30-3:45
  • Participants can choose which session they would like to attend.

Costs:
  • Free

Apparel and Equipment:
  • Each participant will receive a USA Basketball T-Shirt.
  • USA Basketball will supply basketballs, participants do not need to bring a ball.

Requirements:
  • Each participant must have a signed waiver on file before participating.

For More Information:

Clinicians:
  • Brian Robinson, USA Basketball Youth Regional Coordinator, will be the head clinician at each site.
  • Other clinicians will all be certified USA Basketball Gold License coaches.