More than 45 student organizations put their best foot forward during the Club Fair last Thursday. Check out the scenes from the packed Garaventa Center in our photo gallery.
Upcoming Events & Special Schedules
(be sure to check Carondelet's
for updates and full information)
|Wednesday, Sept. 19
||Sophomore Pancake Breakfast
7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. | Garaventa Center
Kairos Retreat: All Day Event
|Thursday, Sept. 20
||Dress Uniform Thursday
All students must be in dress uniform.
Peace Liturgy 9:25am - 10:40 a.m.
View Special Schedule
Kairos Retreat: All Day Event
|Friday, Sept. 21
||Kairos Retreat: All Day Event
|Saturday, Sept. 22
||Carondelet Athletics Complex - Open House
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Carondelet Athletic Complex
Class of '79, 40 Year Reunion
6:00 - 10:00 p.m. | Sauced BBQ & Spirits.
|Wednesday, Sept. 26
||Class Meetings/Test Prep
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
|Thursday, Sept. 27
||Photo Retakes 11:40 a.m.
Frosh Advisory 1:55 - 2:40 p.m. (X-block)
Ven-a-Ver Parent Meeting 7:00 p.m.
|Friday, Sept. 28
||College T-Shirt Day
Open House this Saturday
Saturday, September 22
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Carondelet Athletics Complex
3737 Valley Vista Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA
Join us this Saturday for an Open House at our new Carondelet Athletics Complex! Explore the grounds and check out the new home for our students today and for many years to come!
Dress Uniform on Thursday
All students must be in Dress Uniform for our Peace Liturgy this
Thursday, September 20
. Please review the
to ensure that your daughter is properly dressed.
Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts
Carondelet senior council designed this shirt to show individuals battling breast cancer and their families that the Carondelet Sisterhood supports breast cancer awareness.
Sales close next Monday, September 25.
Shirts are $20 each.
Proceeds from shirt sales will be donated to a worthy organization. Our students are still researching which breast cancer organization will receive the donations.
Students are asked to wear their shirt to the Pink Out Homecoming game on October 5. Shirts will be available for pick up in the Carondelet school store on October 4.
Carondelet / De La Salle Homecoming Dance
Saturday, October 6
Homecoming is an exciting tradition that culminates on a dance on Saturday night!
for more information on ticket sales, guest passes, and dress code!
CSF Applications open
Sign-ups for CSF have begun. Applications and information are available on the
Sign-ups will end on September 28 at 3:00 p.m.
No applications will be accepted after this time. If you have any questions, please contact
College and Career updates
Our calendar is now online!
We update our online College and Career calendar regularly with college events happening on-campus and throughout the Bay Area, like the upcoming NACAC Visual and Performing Arts College Fair and the Coast-to-Coast College Consortium information session. We post annual parent information nights and in-class student programs too. Bookmark our calendar and stay in the know.
Stanford Financial Aid Information Night
Monday, October 1
7:00 p.m. | Garaventa Center
The Director of Financial Aid at Stanford will speak about the FAFSA, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. This event is open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students and parents.
College and Career is Here On Wednesdays Late (HOWL)
Parents of seniors, encourage your daughters to drop by the College & Career Center on Wednesday afternoons. College counselors will answer questions, review essays, and help students with applications. HOWL Wednesdays are a fun tradition that we're excited to bring back this year.
Lunchtime Career Exploration Series
Is your daughter undecided about a future career path? Please encourage her to attend our lunchtime career exploration series. Join alumna Nicole Benevente '07 on Wednesday, October 3 to discuss the exciting world of project management for construction design. Students will receive list of colleges offering majors for this lucrative career.
Yearbook Family Ads for Seniors: Early Bird prices still available
Dear Families, help us produce the section most students immediately turn to - the family ad section. This is your opportunity to put in that adorable pictures of your daughter... or that hysterical photo you have threatened to show the world!
hese messages are traditionally kept secret from your senior until the book is distributed in May. Please keep this tradition.
Winter Sports Parent Meeting
Monday, October 15
Athletics would like to invite all winter sport parents to an Athletics Winter Sports Parent Meeting.
Meet your new Athletics Staff and receive some important information regarding your daughter's participation in sports at Carondelet High School.
In addition our head athletic trainer will be doing a live demo of Sportsware to hopefully make filling out your daughter's paperwork less stressful as there have been some changes.
We looking forward to seeing you on October 15!
Junior Ring Ceremony - Oct. 21
Juniors and Junior families, please join us as we celebrate our Junior Ring Ceremony to honor the Class of 2020.
Sunday, October 21, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Please stay after the ceremony for photos, desserts, and refreshments!
Close Up in our nation's Capital
Parents, get your Junior/Senior to experience Washington, DC!
Feb. 9 - 15, 2019
This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to experience our government in action through the
Close Up Foundation
. Get a front row seat to democracy in the halls of Congress as well as in meetings with Washington insiders and media. This experience is designed to help students make a personal connection to their role as a citizen and the issues that churn debate in Washington, DC.
Your help for Visions of Christmas
Visions of Christmas is Carondelet's largest fundraising event of the year! We entertain approximately 2,500 guests during five festive events. Here are a few ways to get involved:
- Supporting this cherished event is an opportunity to partner with Carondelet in our pursuit of educational excellence. For more information, contact
Lauren Seeno Barbano
- Looking to get involved? We are looking for day of event volunteer coordinators and centerpiece coordinators. Sign up through
Lauren Seeno Barbano
at 925.686.5353 x173.
- Please remember that you are required to participate in Visions of Christmas with a minimum of eight hours of service or through a gift-in-kind donation. Please
Sunrise Assisted Living - Sunrise of Walnut Creek is looking for people to visit residents in their memory care facility. Service could include taking a walk with residents, having conversations, doing art projects and reading aloud.
Opportunities to serve at Sunrise are available Fridays after school and on weekends. Volunteers who are bilingual/Spanish or have musical gifts are especially needed!
Students can sign up to serve at Sunrise and find out about other service opportunities by going to the Campus Ministry office or by filling out
this online form
One-time volunteer opportunities:
Walnut Festival - The 82nd Walnut Festival will take place at Heather Farm Park from September 20-23. Join the volunteer team to serve at the Information Booth or the Kid Zone!
Students may sign-up for additional service opportunities or receive more information by contacting
Mrs. Natalie Terry
, Coordinator of Service and Social Advocacy or visiting her in the Campus Ministry office.
Parent Volunteer opportunities
Parents interested in volunteering in the Carondelet Student Store should contact Kathleen Henggeler at email@example.com. All store volunteer time counts towards PIP Hour Requirements.
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