Congratulations Graduates!
Last Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 6:00 pm, we celebrated the graduation of our Eight Grade Class!! Congratulations to our graduates: Oliver Adams, Lydia Andress, Callie Bryand, Saul Can-Solis, Alexa Carrera, Kevin Colmenares Lopez, Jacob Ferrell, Elizabeth Green-May, Jasleene Guido, Connor Jernigan, Matthew Johnston, Leah Kefauver, Katherine Kimrey, Isaac Kinsey, Timothy Klein, Avery LaPlante, Chelsea Melendez, Anthony Miranda De La Paz, Ethan Otero, Osiel Perez Garcia, William Ray, Josalyn Tyler, Bernard Vincent, Joseph Wetter & Nimue Williamson! We will miss all of you and your families. We pray for your continued success anywhere life takes you next year in your high school years! You will always be Knights!
The following day, on Thursday, June 2nd at 10 am, we also celebrated our Kindergarten Graduation! Congratulations to our graduates: Denzel Avila, Emma Bowie, Charles Chacon, David Gomez, Matthew Gonzalez Escareno, Mason Gonzalez-Lopez, Abigail Hill, Isley Kinsey, Avie Gael Mandangan, Avery Martin, Mateo Mendoza, Jordan Norris, Kalvin Prom, Jamie Ramirez Mejia, Elena Vicari, Cooper Younce, & Awut Yual! It was a blessing see each of you grow and develop this year! May God continue to bless each of your lives, enjoy your summer and see in August!
End of the Year Celebration this Evening!

Come celebrate with all of our BSS Families a wonderful year we had! 

Where: BSS Back Lawn
When: Today, Friday, June 3rd
Time: 5:00-7:00

Join us on the back lawn for a relaxing evening! Students can play while parents socialize. We will have hotdogs & chips available for purchase (bring cash). You are welcome to bring your own food and any beverage of your choice.

An 18ft inflatable slide will be set up for the kids and adults!

¡Celebración de fin de año esta noche!

¡Venga a celebrar con todas nuestras familias de BSS un año maravilloso que tuvimos! ¡Únase a nosotros en el jardín trasero para una noche relajante! Los estudiantes pueden jugar mientras los padres socializan. Tendremos hotdogs y papas fritas disponibles para comprar (traiga efectivo). Le invitamos a traer su propia comida y cualquier bebida de su elección.

¡Se instalará un tobogán inflable de 18 pies para niños y adultos!
Upcoming Dates
Friday, June 3 - .5:00-7:00- End of the School Year Celebration-Back Lawn

June 13-17 - Summer Camp Session I

June 20-22 - Summer Camp Session II

Jun 27- July 1 - Summer Camp Session II

July 11 - 15 - Summer Camp Session IV

July 18 - 22 - Summer Camp Session V

July 25 - 29 - Summer Camp Session VI

August 1 - 5 - Summer Camp Session VII

August 22 - Open House - Pick Up Schedules/Drop Off Supplies

August 24 - First Day of School!
Click here to see the official BSS calendar: BSS Calendar
Knights' News
End of the School Year Video

Take a look at a video made by Mrs. Fitzgerald. We had an amazing year with so many wonderful memories! 
Prepare for the Next School Year!

It has been an exciting year for BSS. We only have a few more days to go before the end of the school year and we wanted to send out some items to prepare for the next school year.

¡Prepárese para el próximo año escolar!
Ha sido un año emocionante para BSS. Solo nos quedan unos pocos días antes del final del año escolar y queríamos enviar algunos artículos para prepararnos para el próximo año escolar.

2022-2023 School Calendar-Click in the link to access it-First Day of School will be Wednesday, August 24th. Haga clic en el enlace para acceder a él. El primer día de clases será el miércoles 24 de agosto.

Little Knights Summer Reading List-Little Knights students-rising Preschool and PreKindergarten classes-We encourage these students to read 15 minutes a day in July and August-Click on the link to access our reading calendars to be turned in the first day of school. Estudiantes de Little Knights que ingresan a las clases de preescolar y prekínder. Alentamos a estos estudiantes a leer 15 minutos al día en julio y agosto. Haga clic en el enlace para acceder a nuestros calendarios de lectura que se entregarán el primer día de clases.

K-8 Summer Reading List- For the 2022-2023 school year, our summer reading program will be, once again, a school-wide focus on STEM topics. Each class will be required to read one book and when they return to school in August, teachers will follow up with additional meaningful discussions and assignments in class. For the MS students, please be prepared for a quiz on the first day of school. We will plan to have a STEM Summer Display sometime in September to see the wonderful work done by your children.
Please bring your book with you on the first day of school. Para el año escolar 2022-2023, nuestro programa de lectura de verano será, una vez más, un enfoque de toda la escuela en temas STEM. Se requerirá que cada clase lea un libro y cuando regresen a la escuela en agosto, los maestros harán un seguimiento con discusiones y tareas significativas adicionales en clase. Para los estudiantes de MS, por favor prepárese para una prueba el primer día de clases. Planearemos tener una exhibición de verano STEM en algún momento de septiembre para ver el maravilloso trabajo realizado por sus hijos.
Por favor traiga su libro con usted el primer día de clases.

Supply Lists-Click on the link to access the Supply List for the 2022-23 school year. Haga clic en el enlace para acceder a la Lista de útiles para el año escolar 2022-23.

Emergency Contact Form- Click on the link to access, fill and sign the emergency contact form for the 2022-23 school year. Haga clic en el enlace para acceder, completar y firmar el formulario de contacto de emergencia para el año escolar 2022-23.
Blessed Sacrament Church - Little Portion Food Pantry Distribution

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the next food distribution for the Little Portion Food Pantry sponsored by Blessed Sacrament Church is scheduled. Please share the information with your congregations.

MONDAY – JUNE 6th  – 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The food pantry is located at 408 West Davis Street, Burlington, NC. 27216

The streets are cordoned off to allow easier access for guests. Please encourage attendees when possible to arrive earlier in the day when the selection of fresh produce and other limited products is greater.

The distribution is open to anyone regardless of race, creed, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. There is no proselytizing of any sort permitted.

Volunteers to help with the distribution efforts are always welcome! We need all the help we can receive!

Little Portion Food Pantry Distribution

  • The program provides supplemental food support for individuals & families in need.
  • What: Fresh Produce, Potatoes, Onions, Bread, Dry Goods - Enough food to feed a family for approximately 5 days.
  • Who’s Eligible: Anyone in need of food support.
  • Where: Blessed Sacrament Parish Offices – 408 West Davis Street, Burlington, NC
  • When: Monday – 11:30 AM till 5:00 PM – Come early if possible for the fresh produce.
  • The streets are cordoned off to allow easier access for guests. Please encourage attendees when possible to arrive earlier in the day when the selection of fresh produce and other limited products is greater. 

Pax et bonum….

Fr. Paul
New Deck!!

We are excited to announce that our new deck is almost finished! Take a look at how it's coming along:
K8th Grade Painting Mrs. Lee's Art Columns

After 20 years, Our graduating Eight Grade Class got to paint the columns located in Mrs. Lee's Art Classroom. The students were tasked to paint a word that meant a lot to them. Enjoy!
2nd Grade Portraits

The 2nd Grade drew self-portraits the first week of school and then again on the last week of school. They were able to see how their artwork skills have progressed and matured over the school year. Take a look at some of their work:
BSS AWARDS!

We have had three awards sessions this week. Please loo back at the video recording of each of the classes:

CLICK HERE to watch a video recording of the 8th Grade Awards

CLICK HERE to watch a video recording of the Middle School Awards.

CLICK HERE to watch a video recording of the Elementary School Awards.

Knights of Summer Camp 2022!
Registration is open!

Mark your calendars! BSS will have our Knights of Summer Camp back again after two years of not having one. The camp will run from June 13th until August 5th. It will be closed for the week of July the 4th.

  • CLICK HERE to access the Camps Description Booklet.

  • CLICK HERE to access the Knights of Summer Camp Enrollment Form 2022 or scan the QR Code below:
¡Marquen sus calendarios! BSS volverá a tener nuestro Campamento de Caballeros de Verano después de dos años de no tener uno. El campamento se desarrollará del 13 de junio al 5 de agosto. Permanecerá cerrado durante la semana del 4 de julio.

  • HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para acceder al folleto de descripción de los campamentos.
  • HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para acceder al formulario de inscripción de Knights of Summer Camp 2022 o escanee el código QR arriba.
Congratulations on Your New Baby Tichy Family!

Welcome to your new baby girl Tichy Family!! Welcome to the world Siobhan Claire! 💞
BSS Sports
A special thanks to all of our coaches, teachers, and parents who made it possible to have our Spring sports this year. Students enjoyed playing track, golf, and tennis!
PECSAA website

We wanted to send out the link to our official PECSAA website. On this website, you can find team rankings, tournament brackets, rules, and also spirit wear!


Order your BSS spirit wear today!
Prayer Requests
Please pray for:

Our world, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Protect all of us from harm and be their comfort in this time of uncertainty.

We pray for the people of Ukraine, may there be peace in the region.

Please continue praying for Jasleene (8th) as she continues to recover from her kidney transplant surgery.

Please continue praying for Mr. Victor as he recovers from his motorcycle accident.

We stand and pray with the families and communities of Uvalde and Buffalo.
Principal's Message
Dear Parents,

Mrs. Gomez
From the Office of Admissions
Contracts, Contracts, Contracts...

At this point, all of our parents must have received our re-enrollment contract. Please sign it as soon as possible since we have limited space in kindergarten, 2nd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grades.

If you have not received a contract yet, please contact Mr. Rico as soon as possible at 336-570-0019 ext. 212 or by email at admissions@bssknights.org
NC Opportunity Scholarships

Great News! The NC Carolina Opportunity Scholarship awards have increased this upcoming school year to $6,168!! Furthermore, now all rising Kindergarteners, 1st and 2nd graders qualify for an award even if they did not attend a public school the previous year! Please review these guidelines and see if your family qualifies for an award.

Opportunity Scholarship renewal applications will open for the 2022-2023 school year on February 1 - March 31, 2021. If your family is currently a recipient of an opportunity scholarship, you are eligible for a scholarship for the next school year! Make sure you renew early since scholarship monies are given on a first-come-first-served basis. Follow THIS LINK to access the Opportunity Scholarship website. Applications for new students applying for a new award will open on March 1st.

CLICK HERE to access your Opportunity Scholarship account. If you need help with the application process, please contact Mr. Rico.
School Tours

Mr. Rico will be available at the office Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for any questions or concerns related to admissions.

You can reach Mr. Rico at 336-570-0019 ext. 212 or by email at admissions@bssknights.org Hablamos Español!

Here is a link to our admissions page: https://www.bssknights.org/admissions
Re-occurring Information
Lunch Information

My Hot Lunchbox is excited to be partnering with Blessed Sacrament School again this year as the hot lunch provider. To begin ordering lunches, click the link below to log in or follow the instructions to create your free account!

Important Note: You will need to Update Your Profile with the student's correct teacher to view the meal calendar.


Our new lunch menu beginning April 2022:
Monday: Chick-Fil-A
Tuesday: Cici’s Pizza
Wednesday: Subway
Thursday: Smithfields Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q
Friday: La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (888) 894-8295 or email us at info@myhotlunchbox.com. We are looking forward to serving your school!
If you are bringing lunch to your child, please make sure it is labeled with your student's name and grade level and leave it on the table just outside the front door of the school--Do not forget to buzz the office to let us know you dropped by.
Uniforms!


We are aware that Lands’ End is running behind on their orders. We do have a variety of items available in the swap shop. If you need uniforms let us know! If you have items to donate, we definitely need them (especially Middle School polo shirts).

UPDATE: BSS has partnered with Graham Sporting Goods to be co-suppliers for the PE uniforms for the school year. You can still buy the PE uniform through Lands' End for this school year, but next year Graham Sporting Goods will be the only supplier for the PE Uniform supplier. Graham Sporting Goods is still working on the fleece jacket option for us. It looks like they do have the zip-up hoodie jacket ready for purchasing, go check them out!
From the Office of Advancement
Nothing Bundt Cake Cards:
I have a few extra cards. They are $25 each. Starting now, you can receive a "free" bundt cake each month through April of 2023. If you would like a card, just reply to this email and let me know.

Attractions Books:
I have about 10 coupon books available. They are normally $25 each. The coupons in the book expire in December of 2022. I have reduced the price of these books to $15 each. You can reply to this email if you'd like to purchase one!

Yearbooks:
We still have some yearbooks available. They are $40 each.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Beth Fitzgerald
Director of Advancement
Link your AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Blessed Sacrament School every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to BSS. Just make sure you choose Blessed Sacrament Church/School as the charity organization you select.

Remember, only purchases made at smile.amazon.com, (not www.amazon.com or the mobile app,) generate AmazonSmile donations.

CLICK HERE to find out more about AmazonSmile
Box Tops For Education

No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone. Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit Blessed Sacrament School's Box Tops earnings online. Click here for a video of how it works.

Twice a year, your school will receive a check and can use that cash to buy whatever it needs! If you see this label, use the new Box Tops app to scan your receipt. Box Tops are still worth 10¢ each for your school. CLICK HERE
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
Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card

When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to Blessed Sacrament School if your VIC card is linked.
You link your card online (CLICK HERE), or you can ask your cashier to link your VIC card by providing our TIE code 1704.
Community Announcements
Order your Free COVID-At-Home-Tests

COVID-19 At-Home Tests are now available to the public. To order your FREE test kits, click here: https://www.covidtests.gov/

Las pruebas en el hogar COVID-19 ahora están disponibles para el público. Para pedir sus kits de prueba GRATIS, haga clic aquí: https://www.covidtests.gov/es/


Cristo Rey RT High School is still accepting applications for FALL 2022 in the 9th & 10th grades. Student applications can be found HERE.
Villain Walks

WELCOME SESSION FOLLOWED BY A GROUP TOUR FROM 9-10 AM

Please RSVP to the Admissions Office: kknox@bmhs.us or call (336)564-1011

Application Deadlines
Early application is encouraged to help avoid being placed on a waitlist.
Applications for grades 9-12 are accepted on a rolling, space-available basis.
Ordinarily, BMCHS does not accept 12th-grade transfer students from local (Piedmont) schools. We will consider seniors who are transferring from out of state or from outside of the Piedmont region.
The following are given priority consideration through February 1: PACS students (students attending Piedmont Area Catholic Schools); siblings of current and former BMCHS students; children of alumni; children of Bishop McGuinness faculty and staff members, and children of PACS faculty and staff members.
A placement test is required for ALL grade 9 applicants. 
Pre-registration is required-see application for more information.