Announcements 5/16/2017

God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease. 
Bernie Siegel

On this day:   May 16, 1975 Via the southeast ridge route, Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world.

Knitting Workshop rescheduled for this Thursday, May 18, in the Maker Space! Knitting is a craft that brings relaxation to many and allows you to create clothing, accessories and more for both yourself and as gifts. Come on Thursday, May 18, during Lunch/Channel One and Destiny Gaiser (sophomore) will share tips and techniques to get you started. Already a knitter? Then bring your current project to share and work on during this time! Treats provided as well.  Please fill out this Google Form if you are attending to help with our planning.

Lost & Found from ACT Festival Day is in Mrs. DeYoung’s room.

New Swim Coach – We will be introducing the new girls swim coach in the gym after school on Monday, May 22.  Any girl interested in swimming next year should plan on attending.

OPEN SPIN NIGHTS – The CC Colorguard will be hosting Open Spin Nights for anyone in grades 8-11 interested in auditioning for the 2017 Competitive Season.  Colorguard generally uses flags and sometimes other props along with movement to visually represent the music of the marching band.  Come spin a flag and see what it is all about!
Thursday, May 18  6-8pm  CC Music Room
Tuesday, May 23  6-8pm  CC Music Room
Attending all three dates is not required but encouraged.  Attire must be PE appropriate.  Summer schedules will be available at each tryout date.
Questions?  Please contact Liz Vanden Berg (Instructor)    OR   Mrs. Reinhard (

Optional Spring Retreat
What do you think about when we say science and religion?  While many consider these to be opposites, they are actually quite similar.  In both science and faith, we seek to understand the unknown.  Sign up to explore how the two are related in a retreat atmosphere through your religion classes.

2017-2018 Registration Forms were distributed to all students through their English classes before Spring Break.  We are still missing many of these packets.  Please return your signed packets to the  Guidance office a.s.a.p.

The Princeton Review will be hosting free practice ACT and SAT tests at Catholic Central during the month of May.  This is an opportunity for students to experience an actual test and get feedback from Princeton Review on their performance.  The test schedule is as follows:
Scores Back & Strategy Session:  Saturday,  May 20th from 11am-1pm (CC cafeteria)
Parents and students are welcome to attend the  Scores Back and Strategy Session on May 20th.  Students will receive individualized diagnostic score reports and learn strategies for taking each test.

PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU –   May God the Author be with you. May that God be revealed to you in the scripture of your life. May you give God the freedom to develop the plot of your life with divine vision and love. May the word of God spoken in you at your creation grow and flower and become incarnate as you minister to others. May God the Author bless you. –©Maxine Shonk, OP

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