Thursday, May 9th
Teacher Appreciation Week Continues
5:00 PM - Middle School Dance

Friday, May 10th
Teacher Appreciation Week Continues
1:00 PM - Touch A Truck
1:30 PM - Kindergarten Orientation

Saturday, May 11th
11:0 AM - Flag Football Championship Playoffs (Weather Permitting)

Monday, May 13th through Friday, May 17th
Student Council Campaign Week

Monday, May 13th
8:30 AM - Grandparents & Special Friends Day
4:00 PM - Club Knight Closes (No Afterschool After 4:00 PM)
7:00 PM - Spring Sing at Western Alamance High School Auditorium

Tuesday, May 14th
6th Grade Math Placement Test
5:30 PM - Athletic Banquet at the Koury Center/Knights Castle

Wednesday, May 15th
7th Grade Spanish Placement Test
8th Grade Math Final
1:30 PM - Middle School Talent Show
3:45 PM PECCSA Golf Tournament @ GCC Irving Park Course

Thursday, May 16th though Friday, May 17th
Middle School Field Trip

Sunday, May 19th
3:00 PM - 8th Grade End of Year Family Picnic

Monday, May 20th
9:00 AM - Egg Drop
1:50 PM - Yearbook Signing

Tuesday, May 21st
1st & 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Greensboro Science Center
Cross Country New Course Inauguration
1:45 PM - K & 6th Grade Field Trip to Paul's Bakery

Wednesday, May 22
Student Council Campaign Speeches and Voting

Thursday, May 23rd
8:15 AM - 8th Grade Graduation Practice
12:00 PM - Kindergarten Muffin Baking

Friday, May 24th
Field Day - Dismissal at 12:00 PM (No Club Knight Available)
Juice and Muffins (J.A.M.) Sale for Make-A-Wish

Monday, May 27th
No School - Memorial Day
Club Knight Closed

Tuesday, May 28th
8th Grade Last Day of School
8:45 AM - Middle School Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, May 29th
5th - 7th Grade Last Day of School
Club Knight Closes at 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - Little Knights Celebration
6:00 PM - 8th Grade Graduation Mass & Middle School Awards

Thursday, May 30th
10:00 AM - Kindergarten Graduation and Last Day of School

Friday, May 31st
8:30 AM - Mass and Elementary Awards @ Blessed Sacrament Church
10:15 AM - Student Pickup at the Church
11:15 AM - Faculty/Staff Lunch
Knight News
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Honors Principal Gomez

The North Carolina State Board of Education has appointed our own Mrs. Gomez to serve as a member of the North Carolina ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Committee of Practitioners.

Mrs. Gomez is the only member on the Committee from a private school.

Congratulations, Mrs. Gomez! We are so proud of you!

For more information about the NC ESSA committee, click here .
Burlington Writers Club Award Winners

Congratulations to Quinten, Ella Kate and Sarah!
BSS Teachers and Staff wish to THANK YOU for all the wonderful gifts and treats they are receiving this week.

We know it is a lot of hard work in coordinating, prepping, volunteering to cover lunch and recess duties, and all the little things you do to make it a wonderful week for us.

We do feel appreciated, and we know we have the best families around!
Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Grandparents and Special Friends Day is Monday, May 13th. Our students are hard a working making special invitations for their Grandparents and Special Friends. We will be sending out these personalized invitations in the next day or two, and we need your help.
Please RSVP to David Lynch at , or (336) 570-0019.
We are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable day and Spring Sing Night.
Spring Sing!

Please be sure you have marked your calendars for the upcoming Spring Sing! It will be held on Monday, May 13th at 7:00pm at the Western Alamance Auditorium.

Performers: Please go around to the BACK parking lot and enter through the doors straight ahead at the circle drive. The exact arrival time is 6:30 PM

All Middle School boys will wear black shoes, black pants, a long sleeved white shirt, and a royal blue bow tie that have been order on behalf of the students.
Middle School Girls will wear black shoes/tights, black skirts, white shirts, and an optional royal blue bow (or other hair accessory).
On Monday, May 13th, After School Closes at 4:00 PM for the Spring Sing! Please plan accordingly!
Field Day Tee Shirt Design Winner

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Field Day tee shirt design contest. The winning submission was designed by Zachary Gonzalez. Congratulations Zach!
7th Graders Visit Bishop McGuinness High School

Our 7th Grade class had a marvelous time visiting Bishop McGuinness. They had a wonderful opportunity to learn about this outstanding institution, while being involved in engaging activities, and meeting new friends from other schools.
Burlington Royals Home Run Reading Program

The Burlington Royals and Bingo came to BSS to announce their 2019 Home Run Reading Program.

Students can hit a "home run" this summer by tracking the minutes they read! Prizes are awarded for each "base" they reach!

1st Base, 90 minutes = Free game of bowling from Buffaloe Lanes of Mebane
2nd Base, 180 minutes = Chick Fil A Sandwich
3rd Base, 270 minutes = Free Medium Grape Kids Package
Home Run, 360 minutes = Ticket to Reader Appreciation Night at Burlington Athletic Stadium and a tee shirt from the Burlington Royals

See the Flyer in this week's Wednesday folder.
Project W.I.L.D. Visits BSS

We had some interesting visitors this week from Project W.I.L.D. The students now know the differences between a snake and a legless lizard.
May Crowning

May Crowning is always a beautiful and moving event in tribute to Our Lady. Below is a photo of our 8th Graders' last service.
Altar Server Training

Altar Server training will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. Altar Serving is open to Catholic boys and girls who have received their 1st Holy Communion. To sign up, click here
Athletics News
Spring Pep Rally

All of our spring athletes were recognized for their participation in the various Spring sports this year. The spirit was high, and the cheers were LOUD!
Flag Football!

The final results of the flag football regular season are....
  1. The Burlington Pigeons
  2. Burlington Blowfish
  3. The Benchwarmers
  4. Costco Coupon Collectors
  5. Team 2

Therefore the schedule for the Knight's Cup Playoffs is as follows:

  • Game 1 will be at 11:00 am between The Costco Coupon Collectors and Team 2.
  • Winner will play The Burlington Pigeons in Game 3 at 12:40pm
  • Game 2 will be at 11:50 am between The Burlington Blowfish and The Benchwarmers. Winner will play the winner of Game 3 in the Championship game at 1:30pm.

Below is the link for the Signup Genius page for volunteers. Students and parents are both welcome to sign up to be officials or scorekeepers.

Coach Champion
Prayer Requests
Please pray for:
April Vaughn (Xavier, 3 rd ) as she recovers from surgery.
All those suffering from the tragic shootings at UNC-Charlotte and the STEM School in Colorado!
From the Principal's Desk
Wishing you all the love and happiness on
 Mother’s Day!

Grandparents/Special Friends/Spring Sing
Looking forward to see you at these celebrations on Monday, May 13.
Admissions Desk

If you have not yet signed you contract, have not received a contract, or have not received a confirmation of your contract, please contact David Lynch - 336-570-0019 ext 212.
Classroom Connection
Knight's of Columbus Visit Kindergarten and 2nd Grade

The Knight's of Columbus showed off their uniforms and explained about the purpose of the K of C organization. The students especially liked the swords!

Thank you to Tommy Robards, Wayne Komen, Anthony Thompson, Dick Golec, Joe Baker, Jean Dion, Jack Murray, and Tom Ernest for a wonderful visit.
STREAM Buddies

1st and 2nd grader’s with their STREAM Buddies working together to save Fred the gummy worm using paper clips - no hands!! .
Knights of Summer 2019
2019 Knights of Summer Registration is open!

Contact our Summer Camp Director, Faith Antonek with any camp questions.
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!
Community News
FREE Catholic Summer Camp Scholarships
Middle School Youth
(rising 6 th to current 8 th graders)
and One Adult Chaperone
July 8 th – 13 th
Camp Hidden Lake in Dahlonega, GA
in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains
Transportation available with other parish parishioners
Limited spaces available. Contact Ann Imrick or 336-226-8796 ext. 308
Check out this video of the fun events offered at this camp
Hidden Lake has a number of amazing activities to do.
* full-size basketball gym equipped with A/C *
* volleyball courts * Ga-Ga pits *
* fields for soccer and Frisbee *
* art barn * pool * ping-pong tables *
and so much more!
Whether you are sports-oriented, musically talented or just want to go swimming,
we have something for everyone. Hidden Lake has everything you’ll need to make sure there isn’t a single boring moment.