Friday, April 5th
8:45 AM - Mass
9:00 AM - AYLA @ Elon Community Church
2:00 PM - I Am That Girl Workshop (7th & 8th)
4:00 PM - BSS Tennis vs Southern @ Southern Alamance HS

Monday, April 8th
National Spanish Exam
Pay it Forward Bake Sale
3:00 PM - Flag Football

Tuesday, April 9th
Pay it Forward Color run

Wednesday, April 10th
8th Grade Lunch & Library
1:30 PM - Second Grade Dinosaur Expo
3:00 PM - Flag Football
3:15 PM - 4th Grade FLL Group A
4:00 PM - BSS Golf vs IHM @ Indian Valley Golf Course

Thursday, April 11th
3:15 PM - 4th Grade FLL Group B
5:30 PM - STREAM Night

Friday, April 12th
8:45 AM - Mass
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
Knight News
Congratulations BSS Writers!

The Burlington Writers Club held their annual middle school and elementary writing contests. BSS was well represented and is so proud of winners for their incredible writing skills.

Sarah Palmer - 1st Place Middle School Fiction
Ella Kate Porfilio - 2nd Place Middle School Fiction
Quinton Onder - Honorable Mention Middle School Fiction
Julian Acaro-Burbridge - 2nd Place Elementary Fiction
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.
National Spanish Exam

Dear Parents,
If you are received and email from Mrs. Schmitt, your child will be taking the National Spanish Exam on Monday, April 8, 2019. The National Spanish Examinations are online, standardized assessment tools for Grades 6 -12, given voluntarily by about 4000 teachers throughout the United States to measure performance (interpretive communication) and achievement of students who are studying Spanish as a second language. This exam will not impact their grade.

Please make sure your child is well rested. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Schmitt.
Scholastic Book Fair Grandmothers!
Thank you to the grandmothers, all the volunteers, and all of those who purchased books at the book fair.

A special thank you to Mrs. Wieting for making this years book fair a tremendous success.

A BIG, BIG THANK YOU to Mrs. Kelso for the many years she ran the book fair!
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:


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

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
We have a surprise!
By: Timothy Hackman, Joey Leupold and Luke Andress

Get ready for your taste buds to be blown away because on April 8th we will sell all of your favorite bake sale items and even more!

Our Bake sale items will be sold for $1 and we will also accept donations. You will be able to purchase the baked goods during your lunch time. We will accept cash, as well as checks. I hope you guys are as ready as we are for this amazing bake sale!

We will be donating to the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Foundation of America who is a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring combat veterans and their families with post traumatic stress.
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 : Tuesday, April 9 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.

A flyer with permission slip was included in your Wednesday folder. Please return the slip and money to your teacher by Friday, 4/5/2019
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
  3. Follow the directions
  4. Decorate your cat
  5. Turn in your cat face
Only 23 Yearbooks Left

It is not too late to order your yearbook, but there are only 23 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.

Cano-Solis Family, (Tania, 6 th and Saul 5 th ), as they mourn the loss of their grandfather.
From the Principal's Desk
Dear BSS Community,

It is contract time! Please check your email as we have gone online with the 2019-2020 contracts. Please sign as soon as possible. Thank you.

STEM Night/Maker Faire
Looking forward to seeing you as BSS holds STEM Night on Thursday, April 11and on Saturday, April 13, our exhibits will be at the Maker Faire at Holly Hill Mall from 10:00-4:00. 

Principal Gomez
Classroom Connection
Kindergarten - SLIP, SLOP SLAP

Kindergarteners learned about safety in the sun!
Knights of Summer 2019
2019 Knights of Summer Registration is open!

Contact our Summer Camp Director, Faith Antonek with any camp questions.
From the Office of Admissions
All remaining contracts for 2019-2020 will be issued today (4/4). Thank you for your patience during this transitional process.
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 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
Hanging Garden Workshop

All 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in Alamance County are invited to participate in our second annual Hanging Garden Workshop. As part of the Art Park beside Alamance Arts and behind the Graham Public Library, we have partnered with ACC Horticulture Department to create a hanging garden display. 

This FREE workshop is 
Saturday, April 6
9 a.m. - noon

Installation will occur Saturday, April 27 
Call Alamance Arts 
to reserve a seat: 336-226-4495

Good News from Troop 9.


Scout Troop 9, Blessed Sacrament Community Church, recently attended the American Legion Sponsored Camporee. At Camp, the Scouts developed skills in Archery, Rifle & Shotgun Shooting, Tower Climbing, 
Metal Works, and outdoor Cooking. Everyone enjoyed "Gaga" Ball. It was an Awesome Weekend.

Jeff Benes
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.
Our next time together is Sunday, January 6th from 6-8:00 at the church.

Meeting dates & locations for the year are as follows:
April 12      BS School
May 10      BS Church
Sundays at BS Church
April 7th
May 5th
USA Basketball June Youth Clinic
When and Where:
  • June 16 at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (Kernersville, NC)

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

  • 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.

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

For More Information:

  • 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.