Announcements 11-28-2017


Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

On this day – November 28, 1520, After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan enters the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first European explorer to reach the Pacific from the Atlantic.

Hour of Code in the Maker Space – Join us on the 2nd floor of the Student Center during your lunch/Channel One time on Wednesday, December 6th or Thursday, December 7th for an Hour of Code activity! Participants will be entered to win a gift card!

Madrigal Dinner – presented by the CC Choir – we are celebrating our 22nd Annual Madrigal Dinner next weekend at Aquinas College.  Madrigal Dinner is a two hour medieval dinner experience with singing & acting (the Seniors are the royal actors). Tickets are $20 for Adults and $10 for students.  Details:
Friday – December 8Saturday – December 9 & Sunday – December 10
Doors open at 5:30 pm; show begins at 6:00 pm. Done by 8:00 pm.  Sunday doors open at 1:30 pm and show begins at 2:00 pm.
Aquinas College Wege Ballroom in the Wege Student Center

Tickets must be purchased by this Friday, December 1st.

BAKING CLUB: Bake It Down will be selling brownies Wednesday morning before school for $1. The proceeds for this week will go to God’s Kitchen.

Earth Club will meet today, Tuesday 11/28 in room 502 from 3:05-4:00 pm.

Smart Aid – Applications for Smart Aid are due today, November 27, 2017.

FCSE Scholarships

– Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education Scholarship applications are due on January 5, 2018

Placement Needed – One of our international students (male/senior) is in need of a home for the second semester.  Please contact Helena Copeland at the Education and Cultural Exchange Program (616-951-7010) if you are interested in hosting a student.

Guidance Announcements


– Interested in a career in public service? Wednesday, November 29 during A/B lunch Jenine Torres, MPA, from the Grand Rapid Community Foundation will be here to share on philanthropy and what she does to make GR one of the best cities in the country! Please see the guidance office for permissions slips or more information. All grades are welcome. 

Testing Dates:
Catholic Central’s High School code is 231-685.
Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Register by November 2, 2017 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Register by February 9, 2018
Saturday, December 9, 2017 – Register by November 3, 2017
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – Register by January 12, 2018

Joke of the Day:  Q: Why aren’t Teddy bears ever hungry?
A: Because they’re always stuffed.

PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU –   We are grateful for the gift and the blessing that your presence and support are to us. When we journey together, we care for one another as God calls us to do. We invite you to celebrate this Giving Tuesday and the wider season of giving, by considering a gift to the Dominican Sisters today.  Thank you.

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