April 14, 2019
Bid Now! Cougar Classic Online Auction
closes on Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00 p.m.

Join in on the Bidding.

7 great items, including: 
* Second Row seats at Graduation
* Guaranteed on-campus Garage Parking Spot 
* Italian Dinner in your home
* Luxury Box at an Oakland A's game 
* And more!

Auction Closes Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00 p.m.

The Cougar Classic Online Auction supports programs and provides opportunities that benefit every Carondelet student.
Upcoming Events & Special Schedules
(be sure to check Carondelet's online calendar for updates and full information)

Sunday, April 14
  • Ven-a-Ver Appalachia
Monday, April 15
Tuesday, April 16
  • Holy Week Prayer Service       9:25 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Ring Order Make-up 11:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in Inner Court
  • Ven-a-Ver Appalachia
Wednesday, April 17
Thursday, April 18
Sunday, April 21
  • Happy Easter Sunday

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Pygmalion 

 
As Pygmalion comes to a close, the Cast and Crew would like to thank the Carondelet and De La Salle communities for all their support and invite you to our 24 Hour Play on Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm in the Brother Celestine Cormier, FSC Theater at De La Salle. 

We also wish the very best to our graduating seniors, we know you will go far.

This year's spring play,  Pygmalion, ran for 8 shows, with 2 casts and over 50 crew members composed of students from all grades on both campuses. 
Jesse Juinio musters 5 home runs and 11-hits 

"The feeling was so nice when my hitting came together after all the hard work in the offseason. I felt that I was seeing the ball really well," said Jesse Juinio '21.

Seeing the ball is an under statement for the hard hitting sophomore. Juinio mustered 11 hits; including 5 home runs and 3 doubles in a five game performance at the Livermore Stampede Tournament. Read More!
SOS Swimming meet draws fans

Parents, students, and swimming fans enjoyed a beautiful and sunny day for the SOS Swimming meet on Thursday. Swimming didn't pull of a team win but there were notable performances.

Cougars Varsity Jessica Davis won the 200FR and the 100BK. Christy Neufeld won the 500FR and Sarah Hamilton won the 100FL.

On the JV side, our Cougars won the 200 Medley Relay and Kylie Williamson won the 50FR and the 100BK.

April 14 Sunday song with Carondelet and DLS Choir

Bashana Haba'ah
Bashana Haba'ah
Enjoy this Sunday song with our Carondelet and De La Salle Choir.   

And don't forget to review our Winton Arts Festival calendar to enjoy upcoming events celebrating the visual and performing arts at Carondelet and De La Salle. 
A look at the Winton Arts Festival in April and May

The Winton Arts Festival is a celebration of the Arts by Carondelet and De La Salle students. Join us for a variety of visual and performing arts events over the months of April and May. 

See our events in the months of April and May below.


Wednesday, April 29 to Friday, May 3 

Art show in the Carondelet Inner Court during school hours. 
-Dessert reception 
 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, May 3 

Choir Concert and Dance Showcase: A collaborative program in conjunction  with the Kinesiology Department and Choir in the Carondelet Gymnasium at 7:00 p.m.
-Dessert reception 
  8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 4

24 Hour Play at the Brother Celestine Cormier FSC Theater on the De La Salle campus at 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 11

Concert Band and Jazz Band Concert at the Brother Celestine Cormier FSC Theater on De La Salle campus at 7:00 p.m.

A celebration of visual and performing arts with Carondelet and De La Salle
The cast and crew of Pygmalion that ended on April 13
Summer@Carondelet Sports Camps

Carondelet Athletics offers beginner to advanced skills training in 12 sports with Carondelet's  accomplished and encouraging coaching staff

In addition to the historic gym on the main campus, our new 6.5 acre $20 million dollar Athletics Complex provides a state of the art experience for each child. 

Sign your athletes up for girls and coed camps from rising 3rd graders to rising 9th graders.  

College Preview Night opens eyes to college process

College Preview Night for Carondelet and DLS juniors allowed our students to meet with UC, Cal State University, community colleges, in-state and out-of state private colleges, and a public out-of-state university. Representatives shared the evaluation process of applications and used mock applicants Carrie Cougar and Joe Spartan to walk our students through the process.  The event also included a mini-college fair. Lots of opportunities for parents and students to learn the review process and how they differ from one institution to the next. 
CarondeletHS.org quality survey

Later this year we plan to redesign our website, CarondeletHS.org. To help us understand how the website is working for you now and which areas can be improved, please take 1-2 minutes to fill out this brief survey

Families, students, alumnae, and friends are all welcome to offer their feedback!
2019-20 Academic Calendar

The 2019-20 Academic Calendar is now available online. 

Please keep in mind that some dates listed here may change. If there are changes, we will send an update in the weekly e-newsletter. The online link will always be the most current version and we encourage you to check it and the online calendar for the latest updates.
Want to earn TRIPLE PIP Hours?
Come help out at the Cougar Classic 

We are looking for volunteers for the following jobs. 

Set up - 2 Volunteers Needed
8:15 - 11:00 a.m.; Earn 9 PIP Hours
 
On Course Help - 25 Volunteers needed
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; earn 21 PIP Hours
(no golf experience needed)
 
Event Clean-up - 3 Volunteers Needed
4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; earn 12 PIP Hours

Please sign-up on CERVIS.
Upcoming Cougar 
sporting events
Spring sports this week

Varsity Lacrosse 

Varsity Lacrosse  vs. Foothill High School  at Foothill High School
JV Lacrosse

Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m.
JV Lacrosse  vs. Foothill High School at Foothill High School

Varsity Softball

JV Softball

Varsity Swimming

Wednesday, April 17 at 3:45 p.m.
Varsity Swimming vs. Amador Valley High School at Amador Valley High School
JV Swimming

See varsity schedule
Cheer

Tuesday, April 16 at 5:00 p.m.
Cheer vs. Dougherty Valley High School at Dublin High School

Friday, April 19 at 5:00 p.m.
Cheer vs. California High School at Granada High School

Diving

Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 p.m.
JV Diving vs. JV EBal at CAC

Track and Field


Go! Cougars

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Important Senior Celebration message

Parents of seniors, your daughter's attendance is required at Senior Celebration on Tuesday, April 30 during the afternoon X-Block.  We will share the necessary steps and action items for graduation and college transcripts. Then, we will celebrate their accomplishments with ice cream, a photo booth, and more. Please remember that a ttendance is taken during this important meeting.  
College and Career Updates
  • May 1 Road to College Night, Part II:  Sophomore and junior parents, Please take advantage of this important event on May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Garaventa Center.  What sets this event apart? College representatives will be leading intimate, breakout sessions on topics ranging from community college options, transition programs for first generation and underrepresented students, applying to highly selective colleges, the benefits of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), Financial Aid and Scholarships, and the CSU System.
  • College Kick Start: Junior parents, Please sign-up your daughter for our annual college application workshop, College Kick Start, that runs from June 3 to June 7. 
Our Calendar is now online!
We update our online  College and Career calendar  every week with college events happening on-campus and throughout the Bay Area.  We post annual parent information nights and in-class student programs too.  Bookmark our calendar  and stay in the know.  Check out the calendar here
7th grade HPST practice test

We have a wonderful opportunity available exclusively for 7th-grade students. Carondelet will be hosting a practice HSPT (High School Placement Test) on Saturday, May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Garaventa Center on the Carondelet campus. The HSPT is given to all students applying to any Catholic High School in the Oakland, San Jose, or San Francisco Dioceses.  

Our HSPT practice exam is available for girls and boys at $50 per student. This practice exam will help students familiarize themselves with the HSPT and will give insight into current areas of strength and growth. Please select HPST Practice Exam Registration or visit our Admissions Page to learn more.
Update: Grad Night volunteers needed - May 26

Pay it forward: Grad Night still needs chaperones and volunteers. For the parents/guardians of juniors, this is the perfect opportunity to have a fresh look into Grad Night for your rising seniors. Help us set a new trend that pays it forward and offer to volunteer as a chaperone! 

To learn more, go to  CERVIS  to sign up or text Dorothy Lowery at 530-320-5892.

The Parent Association needs volunteers for  Grad  Night. Some of the volunteer opportunities are tasks people can complete from home and other tasks require chaperones, food items, set up, and other needs. 

Thank you for helping our students make safe choices. Click the Grad Night link to learn more about our  all-night, drug and alcohol-free celebration for Carondelet and De La Salle High School's graduating seniors .  
2019 graduation page is live!

The Graduation and End of the Year Activities page is live on our website under the Parent tab. Here you can find all information pertaining to the end of the year for your senior. From Senior Ball to Grad Night and everything in between, we have you covered on this page. Senior Parents, an email from Maggie Lettire went out on Friday morning, March 8, regarding graduation and other details.
Carondelet Shuttle Service

Some seats are still available for reservation for the Spring Semester Shuttle.  Reservation requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are available for the full length of the spring semester ($500) or on a monthly basis ($160/month).  
Reservations are available to: 
  • Carondelet students
  • DLS siblings of current Carondelet students 
For more information and to make a reservation, visit the  Carondelet Shuttle webpage ( https://www.carondeleths.org/students/transportation) or email
Parent-Volunteer opportunities

Cougar Classic
Join us for a fun day out on the golf course (no golf experience needed) at Round Hill Country Club or volunteer to donate food and beverages for the tournament. Sign up on CERVIS. Thank you for helping!

STUDENT STORE

Parents interested in volunteering in the Carondelet Student Store should contact Summer Staino at sstaino@carondeleths.org. All store volunteer time counts towards PIP Hour Requirements.
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