May 12, 2017
BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC SCHOOL
“A NATIONAL SCHOOL OF CHARACTER”
ATTENDANCE LINE: (801) 572-0251, please be sure to call the attendance line by 8:00am.
The 8th Graders had a very special week this week. Confirmation Mass on Tuesday was amazing. Monsignor Servatius was able to come and celebrate the Mass with the Bishop and Father Sam. Wednesday they had their end of the year retreat where they talked about the Corporal and Spiritual works of Mercy. It was a very nice afternoon. Yesterday they had a very nice field day where they spent the whole day together in their community. Today is their last day of classes & next week we will celebrate their graduation. My how time flies.
DID YOU KNOW:
- Springfest was AMAZING. Final #’s are almost together. We should have them next week. You will be impressed J. Thank you to everyone for your generosity. The funds generated will add to the amazing programs, activities and education provided at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
- We are here to answer questions! Any time you hear something that you want more information about or concerns you, please call the office or me at 801-572-5311.
- We have a Refer-A-Family Program. If you refer a family and they register their child you are eligible for a cash reward! Tell your friends about our great school.
This week the PK-4 & Kinder students (and parents) went to Thanksgiving point! Oh the stories I was told when they got back. They had a great time. 4th grade had their Wax museum of the biographies they read. What great learning activities.
Thank you in advance for everyone who attends the Middle School Film Festival tonight. Ms. Parker did an amazing job helping the kids create amazing film projects. I loved watching each and every one of them.
Peace and blessings,
Comments about Springfest? Please take a minute to fill out our survey: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3536154/Springfest-2017
Your valuable input will be taken into account in the planning of next year’s event. Thanks.
The Blessed Sacrament School Board is looking for new members to serve on the board for the upcoming year, if you are interested please fill out the attached form.
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS
May 12 from 6-7:30: Middle School Film Festival. Check out the attached information.
CHRIST THE KING: YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD DAY
When: Saturday, May 13, from 8:30-11A
Where: Judge Memorial, McCarthey Stadium
For: Students K-8
Cost: $3 suggested donation
Contact: Judge Athletic Director, Brett Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org or Brian McCloud, email@example.com
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Thank you to all families who have cleared up their lunch balances with Granite School District. We still owe $1,564.40 in past due hot lunches to Granite School District. If you have not yet cleared up your balance, please do so by May 5. All unpaid balances will be deducted on May 10 along with the regular tuition payment. Thank you for helping us keep current with Granite School District!
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AND CALENDAR
Please be sure to continue to check the Blessed Sacrament Calendar on our website www.blessedsacschool.org! We try to keep this updated with the most recent news and events.
Are you interested in welcoming new families to the Blessed Sacrament School Community? If you and your family would like to be a mentor family for our new comers, please reach out to Mary Arndt at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a fantastic way to earn your volunteer hours and make new friends!
USED UNIFORM SALE
Mark your calendars for our annual Used Uniform Sale!
Wednesday, July 27- Uniform Drop Off
Thursday, July 28- Uniform Sale
Friday, July 29- Pick up
Don’t worry if you aren’t sure how this all works! There will be lots of information heading your way in June!
BOBCAT SUMMER CAMP
We are currently enrolling for Bobcat Summer Camp! The daily rate is $30. Campers will go swimming every Wednesday, hike, go to the local parks, have a monthly movie day, monthly field trip, and a lot of other fun activities! If your child is PK4 – 5th grade, they may attend. Please complete the attached registration form. Camp capacity is 30 students.
LOVE AND LOGIC
Do you know people who are trying to create a perfect environment for their children? Are they more concerned about getting the world to adjust to their kids than they are about helping their kids learn to cope with and deal with the world as it exists today?
In spite of the efforts of many to create a perfect country where no one will ever be offended, where bad decisions will have limited consequences, where good outcomes are guaranteed regardless of effort and sacrifice, and where kids never have less than the neighbors’ kids, our kids are still living in a world that requires effort and resilience.
Our love for our kids tempts us to do all we can to make their childhood better than ours. It tempts us to try to eliminate disappointment, struggle, and inconvenience from their lives.
Each day we need to remind ourselves: Whose needs are being met when we attempt to guarantee that our kids are never disappointed, never get less than an “A” grade, never have to struggle, never take risks, never fail, and never have less than the neighbor kid?
Is it my job to make the world adjust to my kids, or is my job to help my kids develop resilience so that they can fit into a world they’re going to face?
Trying to create perfect environments for our children is about as successful as creating perfect children. In my eyes, to think otherwise is a delusion.
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