Mar. 3, 2019
Ellen Jurgens is 2019 Valedictorian

We are proud to announce the Valedictorian for the class of 2019 is Ellen Jurgens! Ellen was selected through a rigorous process, not only for her impressive valedictory address, but also because of her commitment to the CSJ mission, dedication to the Carondelet Sisterhood, impressive academic and extracurricular achievements, and meaningful volunteer work. Please join us in congratulating Ellen!
Upcoming Events & Special Schedules
(be sure to check Carondelet's online calendar for updates and full information)

Sunday, March 3
  • Ven-a-Ver San Diego
Monday, March 4
  • Periods 0-7
  • Ven-a-Ver San Diego
Tuesday, March 5
  • Periods 0-7
  • Ven-a-Ver San Diego
Wednesday, March 6
  • 8:05 a.m. Start
  • Ash Wednesday Liturgy                       9:25 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Ven-a-Ver San Diego
Thursday, March 7
  • 8:50 a.m. Start
Friday, March 8 
  • Periods 0-7
  • Third Quarter ends
Sunday, March 10
  • Look for your E-News at 3:00 p.m.

Carondelet Dance takes JAMZ School All-Star Dance and Cheer Nationals in Las Vegas by storm

Carondelet Dance 2019
Jazz Routine
Carondelet Dance 2019 2
Pom Routine

Carondelet Dance and Cheer took three first place finishes in the  JAMZ School and All-Star Dance and Cheer Nationals in Las Vegas. "Whether performing in practice or on stage, the adrenaline and energy from others around me motivates me to push harder and ultimately perform routines to the best of my ability," said Kamryn Hunziker '19.  Read More.
Basketball and Soccer finish thrilling seasons

Basketball and Soccer concluded their seasons with NCS Championships and runs to the CIF Nor/Cal Regional Semifinal Playoffs.  Basketball and Soccer showed the type of play this season that again drew the attention of collegiate scouts from across the nation and consistent showings in national rankings. Read More.
Math Department draws attention 
of Stanford University 

Carondelet's Mathematics Department was acknowledged, as a school on the forefront of a cultural shift in how students learn mathematics, at the YouCubed's  Mathematics Leadership Summit Conference at Stanford University. Read More.
Heart to Heart:
Generations of women come together to celebrate, renew, and deepen bonds

Over 100 women (current, past, and future Carondelet students and the special women in their lives) gathered for our 17th annual Heart to Heart celebration. Through prayer, talks, and art, women shared the wisdom of generations to deepen relationships that help all women to become their most authentic selves. Read More.
Junior Prom Tickets on Sale

Purchase your Junior Prom tickets by selecting Junior Prom 2019 or select the image to the left.  

Also, Please download the guidelines here to understand the essentials for appropriate dress and other information. 

When in doubt, or if you have any questions, please check with Ms. Main, Ms. Lettire, or your class moderators. 
Join us for the Cougar Classic
April 15, Round Hill Country Club

The Cougar Classic is a fun-filled day on the course. The day includes a scramble-style format at the exclusive Round Hill Country Club; where we will have prizes, awards, a premium hosted bar, and a clubhouse banquet. All proceeds benefit young women's education. 

Cougar Classic
Round Hill Country Club
Monday, April 15 
Single Golfers: $350 each*
Foursomes: $1,300*
Early Bird pricing ends March 14.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Thank you for considering a Cougar Classic sponsorship. Proceeds from our annual Carondelet golf tournament support programs and provide opportunities that benefit every Carondelet student. Your partnership helps Carondelet in our pursuit of educational excellence.   

Please click here to review the sponsorships packages.

Please contact Lauren Barbano '99, Director of Special Events, for assistance.  Thank you for your support of the Cougar Classic! 
Smart Tuition and 
schedule-change fee

Dear Parents, we wanted you to be aware of a $25.00 fee for any 2018-19 schedule changes. These fees are added to your Smart Tuition accounts in March.
Please check your March billing to add this fee to your March payment.   If you need to discuss this fee, please email Elaine Vecchi  or call 686-5353 ext.162.   
Re-enrollment Registration

Carondelet's student Re-enrollment Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will open in April. Look in upcoming E-News for your daughter's Re-enrollment Registration dates.
Positive Student Action Assembly - March 14

Carondelet and De La Salle are joining for a Positive Student Action Assembly on Thursday, March 14 to discuss the importance of thoughtful decision making when it comes to alcohol and drugs. This assembly will empower students to make the right decisions for themselves and develop the confidence to take the proper steps to assist those in need. Look for more details in next week's E-News.  
Upcoming Cougar 
sporting events
Spring sports this week

Varsity Lacrosse 

Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Varsity Lacrosse vs.Granite Bay at  Granite Bay HS
Friday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Varsity Lacrosse vs  Monte Vista at CAC    
JV Lacrosse

Tuesday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m.
JV Lacrosse vs.Granite Bay at  Granite Bay HS
Friday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Varsity Lacrosse vs Monte Vista at CAC 
Varsity Softball

Tuesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m.
Varsity Softball vs. Clayton Valley at CAC

Thursday, March 7 at 3:30 p.m.
Varsity Softball vs Concord HS at Concord HS
Saturday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m.
Varsity Softball vs Irvington at Irvington 

JV Softball

Tuesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m.
JV Softball vs. Clayton Valley Charter at Clayton Valley Charter

Thursday, March 7 at 3:30 p.m.
JV Softball vs Concord at CAC

Varsity Swimming

Schedule Coming Soon
JV Swimming

Schedule Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Varsity Cheer vs. California HS at Granada HS

Friday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Varsity Cheer vs Doherty Valley HS at Dublin HS

Schedule Coming Soon
Track and Field

Saturday, March 9 at TBA
Track and Field compete in the EBAL Center Meet at Dublin HS

Go! Cougars

The best way to get the most timely updates is to follow us on twitter 
@Go_Carondelet and Facebook   @cougarathletics.
Athletics Recruiting Night - March 20
College and Career sports update

Is your daughter interested in playing collegiate sports? 

Join Tom Williams, Catherine Arroyo, and Kellie Elliott on Wednesday, March 20 from 7:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m. in the Garaventa for an important workshop for student-athletes interested in pursuing athletics at the collegiate level. Our Athletics Program continues to become a national model for high school athletics, routinely drawing the attention from colleges and universities across the country.

Who will this workshop be for? 
This unique workshop will be open to all levels of student-athletes who want to pursue athletics scholarships and play sports at Division I, Division II, and Division III colleges and universities across the country.

Please click here or click the letter above to learn more about the topics of discussion as well as the opportunity to ask your specific questions.

College and Career Updates

Career Exploration Lunchtime Speaker Series: Environmental Science
Dr. Kathleen Ward Jennings '81 will speak with students about her career in environmental science and her experience working on the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Team for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Join us on  Wednesday, March 6  during lunch in the College and Career office.  If your daughter is interested in a career in environmental science, we hope you will encourage her to attend. All grade levels are welcome.

Save the Dates for March and April College and Career Events 
  • March 19, Coffee with the College Counselors: D rop in for a cup of joe and an informal chat with the college counseling team.
  • April 3, College Preview Night for Juniors: Hear application advice from a panel of college admissions officers representing the UCs, CSUs, Community Colleges, out-of-state public colleges, and private colleges.
  • April 10, Sophomore Road to College Night - Date Change:   In an effort to streamline and maximize your time with us, Sophomore Road to College Night is being moved from March 27 and combined with Testing Information Night.
  • April 10, SAT and ACT Information Night:  A testing expert will cover the basics you need to know for the SAT and ACT.  The program will begin with the critical information sophomore students and parents need now to plan ahead for college. This event is essential for sophomores and open for freshmen and juniors.
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
Grad Night volunteers needed

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. To learn more, go to CERVIS to sign up or text Dorothy Lowery at 530-320-5892 for the volunteers hours that can be completed at home.

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, please make sure to look out for an e-mail from Maggie Lettire as it has important details about the next few months.
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 ( or email
Parent-Volunteer opportunities

Parents interested in volunteering in the Carondelet Student Store should contact Kathleen Henggeler at All store volunteer time counts towards PIP Hour Requirements.
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