Jan. 20, 2019

During this week's prayer service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we reflected on his legacy. Dr. King said: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." We asked ourselves: What about us? How do we use our voices to shed light on things that matter?

Upcoming Events & Special Schedules
(be sure to check Carondelet's online calendar for updates and full information)

Sunday, Jan. 20

  • No School on Monday, Martin Luther King Holiday
  • SOS Game on Monday!
Monday, Jan. 21
  • No school for Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday.
  • SOS Game vs. Mitty on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Carondelet Gym: Wear Black
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Wednesday, Jan. 23
  • Faculty/Staff Meeting 8:00 a.m.
  • 8:50 a.m. start
Friday, Jan. 25 
     
  • Periods 0-7
  • Shalom Retreat
  • Spring Athletic Registration Due
Sunday, Jan. 27

Catholic Schools Week Begins

Our Erica Miller SportStar of the Week

Erica's performance against Pinewood earned the  Carondelet basketball shooter, SportStar of the Week honors.

Read more.

Wear Black! SUPPORT OUR SISTERS! AGAINST MITTY
January: 21
Location: Carondelet Gym
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Special Gift!
Varsity soccer beats undefeated Livermore to stay perfect

When our Cougars matched up with Livermore on Thursday, both teams were undefeated.  The Cougars won 2-0 and continue their undefeated season. 

 

National Portfolio Day connects students to colleges and institutes

The students from Ms. Easthope's AP Studio Art class attended National Portfolio Day at the City College of San Francisco, Fort Mason campus. The event, hosted by San Francisco Art Institute, gives students the opportunity to connect exclusively with admissions representatives from the most prestigious art schools representing the highest standards of visual arts education available in the United States and Canada.

Our students shared their portfolios and learned about potential schools for them. 


California Scholarship Federation due Jan. 25

It's that time again!  If you are interested in joining the California Scholarship Federation using your 1st semester grades, please use the CSF link here to apply.

You do not need to provide a copy of your transcript.  You can find the instructions for the application on the second link here and there are extras in front of Mrs. Silveira's office.

Freshman are now eligible to apply using their 1st semester grades.  All applications are due no later than 3:00PM on Friday, January 25th. 

If you have any questions about the club, please stop by Mrs. Silveira's office.
2019-20 Tuition Assistance Applications due February 18, 2019

Tuition Assistance applications for the 2019-20 school year are available on our website and due February 18.  You must reapply each year aid is needed.  Please see the website here for all pertinent information, due dates, and required documentation.  

Contact Terri Meehan at  tmeehan@carondeleths.org  or 925.686.5353 x152 with any questions you may have.
Cougar dance teams delivers

Varsity and JV Dance participated in the JAMZ Regional Dance Competition. The varsity and JV teams took first place in both Jazz and Pom.  

Carondelet Crab Feed - Sat. March 2

Enjoy an evening of food, music, and lots of fun while helping to support our programs. Bring family and friends to this fun evening.

The Crab Feed is the biggest fundraiser for the Carondelet Parent Association, which supports students with programming and scholarships throughout the year as well as parent education. 


Tickets are now on sale here!

If you still need PIP hours, and can volunteer, please register on CERVIS.

The Parent Association thanks you.
Service opportunities

1. Tutors needed for children: A little time can make a big difference in the life of a child. Help serve as a tutor for children at Monument Crisis  Center. 
Wed., January 23 to May 9 on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Click here to sign up for Monument Crisis and receive a volunteer application with more information. 
Rise Up: Bay Area Tech-In for Social Justice

Join high school students from around the Bay Area.  The Bay Area Teach-In for Justice is a forum to discuss injustices in our world today. Together with members of the community, social justice advocates and experts, and high school students, we brainstorm on ways to utilize our own unique abilities to work towards solving injustices. 

Saturday, January 26th at Bishop O'Dowd High School

Click Here to sign up. For more information, contact Natalie Terry
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 contact
Library books are due

Just a friendly reminder that the library is sending out overdue notices via students' Carondelet email. Please remind students to check their email to see if they have overdue books. Thank you for cooperating.

If you have any questions, contact 
Sports photos needed

Yearbook needs your photo help!  We are currently working on the Cheer, Dance, Soccer & Basketball pages for the yearbook. If you have any photos you are willing to share please send them to us at  yearbook@carondeleths.org . We will accept photos for these teams until February 15.

If you have any questions, please contact  
Upcoming Cougar 
sporting events

BASKETBALL

Varsity Basketball
JV Basketball
Frosh Schedule
Mon. Jan. 21, MLK Day
2:00 p.m. at Carondelet Gym vs. Mitty

Sat. Jan 26 
7:00 p.m. at Dublin HS vs. Dublin

Mon. Jan. 21, MLK Day
12:30 p.m. at Carondelet Gym vs. Mitty

Sat. Jan 26 
5:30 p.m. at Dublin HS vs. Dublin
Mon. Jan. 21, MLK Day
11:00 a.m. at Carondelet Gym vs. Mitty

Sat. Jan 26 
4:00 p.m. at Dublin HS vs. Dublin


SOCCER


Varsity Soccer
JV Soccer Frosh Soccer
Tues., Jan. 22
6:00 p.m. at Granada HS vs. Granada

Thur., Jan. 24
6:00 p.m. at CAC vs. Amador Valley

Tues., Jan. 22
4:00 p.m. at Granada HS vs. Granada

Thur., Jan. 24
4:00 p.m. at CAC vs. Amador Valley

Wed., Jan. 23
6:00 p.m. at CAC vs. Granada HS



College and Career Updates

Course Advisement Meetings
After your daughter submits her Course Selection Form on the scheduling website, she will be prompted to schedule her course advising meeting with her college counselor.  Your daughter is responsible for remembering her appointment time. On the day of her appointment, she should notify her teacher at the start of the class period of the time that she will need to leave class to attend her 20 minute course advisement meeting.  

If your daughter does not know who her counselor is, here is the alphabetical breakdown:

Class of 2020 and 2021
A-D:  Liz Paz-Rumore, JD
E-L: Colleen Lim
M-Q:  Lisa Sciacca
R-Z:  Ginger Jessop

Class of 2022
A-C:  Liz Paz-Rumore, JD
D-K: Colleen Lim
L-Q:  Lisa Sciacca
R-Z:  Ginger Jessop

Action Item for Seniors: Updating Colleges about Changes
Parents of seniors, the college counselors automatically sent mid-year reports
and transcripts to every college on your daughter's Naviance list. If your
daughter changed her schedule, dropped a class, or earned a D or F grade, she
should notify each college on her list via email.

Career Exploration Lunchtime Speaker Series: Nursing & Health Sciences
On Friday, January 25 during lunch in the College and Career Center (room 13), Anne Harty from Creighton University will talk with students about majoring in nursing and health science in college.  If your daughter thinks she may be interested in a career in health care, we hope you will encourage her to attend. All grade levels are welcome.

Summer Enrichment Opportunities
We encourage your daughter to pursue her intellectual interests or personal
passions this summer by participating in a summer program, volunteering,
working, or interning. We have a curated list of summer opportunities on
Schoology in the Resources folder. Many free or low-cost programs exist and
these programs are often viewed as more impressive than "pay to play"
programs. Now is the time to explore these options and apply.

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
Parent-Volunteer opportunities

STUDENT STORE
Parents interested in volunteering in the Carondelet Student Store should contact Kathleen Henggeler at khenggeler@carondeleths.org. All store volunteer time counts towards PIP Hour Requirements.
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