CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL NEWS NOTES

February 9, 2016

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DIOCESAN & DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIR RESULTS

The following Christ the King students did an outstanding job representing our school at the Diocesan and District Science Fairs. Fifth grade students representing Christ the King were: Michael Blanche, Drew Bowles, Ethan Crump, Matty Fuentealba, Dylan Ginnan, Jaycee Mair, Graham Miniard, Wyatt Miniard, Cole Montgomery, John Clayton Sanders, Molly Thompson. The 8th grade students were: Benjamin Adair, Wyatt Combs, Zach DeGraff, Ethan Frazier, Audrey Harper, Elise Minion, Sheridan Schrader, Jackson Smith, and Maddie Yohon.


At the Diocesan Science Fair, Drew Bowles placed first in Earth Science; Graham Miniard placed second in Physical Science; Ethan Crump placed third in Earth Science; Molly Thompson and Jaycie Mair finished second and third, respectively, in Life Science. Audrey Harper placed second in Behavioral and Medical Science; Elise Minion placed second in Earth and Environmental Science and Maddie Yohon placed first in Earth and Environmental Science.

At the District Science Fair, Ethan Crump placed second in Physics and Astronomy; Jaycie Mair finished first in Microbiology; Graham Miniard finished first in Engineering, and Wyatt Miniard finished second in Earth and Planetary Science. Audrey Harper placed second in Medicine and Health Sciences. Graham Miniard and Benjamin Adair received direct invitations to compete at the Regional Science Fair. All of our District Science Fair winners will advance to the Regional Science Fair later this month.

ONE MORE DAY TO ORDER FROM THE ART FAIR!

Order by Wednesday to get your child's artwork! The pieces are framed and shipped for $27.

Please contact Ms. Z tzivkovic@ckslex.org if you would like to place an order.
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FISH FRIDAY FRIDAY'S! PROCEEDS FEBRUARY 12th BENEFIT CKS...

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VALENTINE CANDYGRAMS

Get your candygrams now! $1 each or $20/class. If you purchase for the class, we will fill them out for you. Please be sure to specify class/grade and what you want on the “from” line.

Visit http://ctkschool.net/cks/parents/webnotes under Fundraisers for the order form.


Please send orders to the office addressed to Candygrams, ATTN: Jill Johnson


Thank you for supporting the 8th graders in their efforts to raise funds for their trip to Washington, D.C!

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KING'S CLOSET SPRING CONSIGNMENT SALE

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The spring children's consignment sale will be held April 8th & 9th. Registration for the sale is now open, and sellers may register at https://www.myconsignmentmanager.com.


For specific information regarding the process, please visit our website at www.kingsconsignment.com.

GIRLS ON THE RUN

Girls on the Run Spring season will begin in February! Online Registration is now open. Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based on positive youth development for girls in grades third through fifth. We teach life skills through interactive lessons and running games. The sessions are embedded with a self-esteem enhancing curriculum and uplifting workouts in preparation for the 5K running event. The benefits of the program include a stronger sense of identity, a greater acceptance of self, a healthier body image, and an appreciation of being part of a positive team.


We will practice Wednesdays and Thursdays after school.


Please feel free to email hhoward@ckslex.org if you have any questions.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ CAMP

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You can always find camp opportunities at http://ctkschool.net/cks/parents/webnotes under Special Opportunities/

CAFETERIA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We need your help in the cafeteria in February! Volunteer to help out during lunch at

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0445A4A623A0FB6-cafe2

RICE BOWL COLLECTION

Dear Parents and Families of CTK School,


This past Saturday morning, Fr. Paul sent a note (see below) to the entire parish with a reminder that Lent gets underway this week with Ash Wednesday. He invited each family in the parish to enter into the spirit of Lent by partaking in the Rice Bowl initiative. Both I and Father Paul will be in all the classrooms sometime this week to explain the Rice Bowl project to all the young people. Making use of the Rice Bowl during Lent is one of the best ways to draw your whole family closer to Jesus by way of the tried and true Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and alms-giving. And while we make use of the Rice Bowl, not only do we draw closer to Jesus spiritually, we draw closer to Jesus who lives in the people who are the most vulnerable and hungry in the world. So if your children come home with a Rice Bowl (and/or you picked one up when you were at Mass last weekend), please make use of it so together, your family and our larger parish family can change lives this Lent. Thank you!

In Christ’s abundant love,


- Deacon Tim


Dear Christ the King family & friends of the Cathedral ...


Lent gets started with Ash Wednesday this coming week. We have many ways planned for you to make this one of your best Lent's ever.


Today I am inviting you to participate in the Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl, which has been a staple here at the Cathedral for many years. The beauty of the Rice Bowl is that it can engage the entire family in the three pillars that make up Lenten Spirituality - Prayer, Fasting, and Alms-giving.


Jesus calls us to draw near to Him; to recognize that Jesus is the only one who has the power to free us from the chains of sin that prevent us from being everything God created us to be. But he also reminds us that we can find Him present in the least among us. By using the Rice Bowls, we can feed Jesus himself as we pray, fast and give alms so that others may have food to sustain them.


CLICK HERE to hear Cardinal Timothy Dolan's great perspective on the Lenten Journey we are about to begin. Rice Bowls will be available at all the entrances of the Cathedral when you come to Mass this weekend. Please take one and allow your family to feed Jesus; the same Jesus who laid down his life so that we could be fed the Bread of Life.


Your brother in Christ,


Fr. Paul

Change Lives This Lent

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH

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CATECHESIS FOR CHILDREN


FRIDAY NIGHT CATECHESIS

FOR CHILDREN


AGES 0-12

6:00-9:00 p.m.

$20 Per Family


Activities, Movie, Pizza, & Popcorn

February 12, March 18, April 18 & May 6


See http://ctkschool.net/cks/parents/webnotes under Events in the Diocese. Questions? Karen Kirkland ctkccd@cdlex.org

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LCH

Regional Admissions Reception: Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the High Marks Center. Visit with faculty and staff, learn about our challenging curriculum, and take a student-led tour of our school. Questions? Please contact Mindy Towles, Director of Admissions, at mtowles@lexingtoncatholic.com or (859) 277-7183 ext. 231.


Air + Space Academy: Applications are being accepted now! For more information, please visit www.lexingtoncatholic.com/airspace


Attention 7th and 8th grade girls interested in LCHS Softball: There will be pre-season conditioning on Monday-Thursdays 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Lexington Catholic’s softball field. Please enter and leave through the main stadium gates. Bring clothing for indoor and outdoor work, as well as glove and tennis shoes. Contact Coach Larry McCullough with questions at: lMcCullough@lexingtoncatholic.com Lexington Catholic High Softball Tryouts are schedule for February 15th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at LCHS.


Middle School Baseball Pre-Season Workout Opportunity for 7th and 8th grade Boys:

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6-8 pm, and Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the LC Hitting Facility. The middle school tryout schedule:

7th Grade - Thursday, February 11th: Sign-ups - 6:00 p.m.; Tryouts - 6:30 p.m.

8th Grade - Friday, February 12th: Sign-ups - 6:00 p.m.; Tryouts - 6:30 p.m.

Make-up Day - Monday, February 15th (for anyone who cannot make their assigned tryout date): Sign-ups - 6:30 p.m.; Tryouts - 7:00 p.m.

Head Baseball Coach: Taylor Brooks (859) 230-9272

SAVE THE DATES

2/9 State of the School
2/10 Ash Wednesday Mass 8:00 a.m.
2/15 President's Day - No School