September 1, 2015

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The CKS Cross Country has started off with a bang. At the first week's meet, CKS won every division. Week 2, they won 3 out of 4 age groups. Many students have finished in the top 5: Emma James Bryant, Callie West, Tyler Smith, Lydia Kennedy, Rowen Williams, and Owen Lane. CKS runners keep striving each week to improve their times and help their team.


Thank you for a good start to the year. Just a reminder, though: Please keep your carline number visible until your children have loaded. Thank you for helping us keep your children safe.


We will have a used uniform sale from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Life Center on Wednesday, September 2nd. If you have anything to donate, please drop it by the elevator next to the front entrance.

Elementary Back-to-School Night is for parents only of students in grades 1-5. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Hehman Hall, before moving to homerooms.
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Due to Oktoberfest set-up in the back parking lot, we will begin our staggered dismissal pattern in the front on Tuesday, September 8th. Students in grades 1-5 will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. Grades 6-8 and their younger carpool members will dismiss at the regular time 2:48 p.m. The Preschool- & Kindergarten-only (by the O'Neill Center) will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. EDP, walkers, and those staying for extra-curricular activities will dismiss at their regular time after 2:48 p.m. We will send more details about this next week.


Sign up today for our first OktoberDash 3k in Chevy Chase! Enter this coupon code: Oktdash2015 and save 10% if signing up online!
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WHO CAN'T USE $25,000 IN CASH??!!

Buy an Oktoberfest raffle ticket today and win your choice of a 2015 Colorado or Camaro from Dan Cummins, or $25,000 cash! Each ticket is $50, and the drawing is Saturday, September 12th, at 9:00 p.m. You do not need to be present to win! Tickets are available for purchase in the school office or from Oktoberfest committee members.
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CKS Dads' Club - Fantasy Football League

Show your knowledge, win prizes, help our school

All fathers are encouraged to join the Christ the King School Dads' Club Fantasy Football League. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with other fathers, enjoy the NFL season and win great prizes - all while helping Christ the King School.

The Fantasy Draft will be held Sunday, September 6, from 5-8 p.m. at Beerworks (213 N. Limestone). The goal is to have as many 10-player leagues as possible. It is $50 to enter a team. Half the proceeds will go to a project to get new outdoor basketball goals at Christ the King. The remaining half will go to the three top winners in each league: 1st place - $125 in cash or tab at Beerworks; 2nd - $75 in cash or tab at Beerworks; 3rd - $50 in cash or tab at Beerworks.

In the event you cannot be there in person, you're still welcome to play as you will be able to draft remotely! We plan to use ESPN Fantasy Football as our platform.

To sign or if questions, please contact Brant Welch at Thanks to all those who have already signed up!


The next training session will be held Thursday, September 10th, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the school library. Questions and RSVP to
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ABLE Youth Service Organization

What is Able Youth?

ABLE Youth is a non-profit service organization, specialized for kids ages 10 and up. It is a branch of ABLE Missions, Inc. The service projects that the youth participate in are geared to their ability, so they are able to help. Things such as playing games with the elderly or making sandwiches for the homeless are things that ABLE Youth does. We hope you will join us!

How to join ABLE Youth?

To join ABLE Youth, please fill out the registration form available at under Service Opportunities, and submit a $15.00 yearly registration fee. The yearly calendar will run from September 1st of each year. Your new membership will last until September 1st of 2016.

Please mail or turn in paper work to :

Rachel Scanlon - Adult Chairperson for ABLE Youth, 607 Brookgreen Lane, Lexington, KY 40509.

Or, send in an envelope to the CKS office, Attn: Rachel Scanlon

Your membership includes email updates about events, a t-shirt, and ABLE Youth meetings.

Tentative Schedule of Upcoming Events:

· September 13- Oktoberfest clean up

· October 23- Volunteer at ABLE’s Halloween Party Fundraiser (TABLES for ABLE)

· November- Military Missions

· December- Catholic Action Center Christmas Store

· January- Game day at Arnett Pritchett Place nursing home

· February- Bake Sale to help fundraise for the 8th grade Jamaica Mission trip in June

· March – TBA

· April- Seedleaf

Questions?: Please contact Rachel Scanlon at (859)536-7463 or



Head to LCH to catch the middle school team in action! The LC Knights will take on LCA on Tuesday, September 8th. The 8th grade team plays at 6:00 p.m., and the 7th grade team at 7:30 p.m. Don't miss it!
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We need you! Sign up to volunteer in our school cafeteria...




AGES 0-12

6:00-9:00 p.m.

$20 Per Family

Activities, Movie, Pizza, & Popcorn

October 16, November 13, December 11, January 29, February 12, March 18, April 18 & May 6

See under Events in the Diocese. Questions? Karen Kirkland


Who: CCD, CKS, CLOW, All Parish Children – Grades 1-8

When: Thursdays, 4:15-5:15 p.m ., beginning Thursday, September 24

Where: Christ the King Gym

Cost: $25.00 per child (includes jump rope and t-shirt)

Registration form: or CKS school office

Return form and fee to:

Karen Kirkland

Christ the King School

412 Cochran Road

Lexington, KY 40502

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For more information... under Special Opportunities.


• Drama Production: Skin of our Teeth on September 16th, 18th, and 19th

• Hoagie Day: Saturday, September 19th

• LCHS Prep Football Youth League Teams – Interested in helping coach? Please contact Mark Perry at

• Parents of 7th and 8th grade students: The LCHS Bowling Team invites you to our open practices each Thursday, beginning August 20th, from 3:30-5:30 at the Southland Bowling Lanes. Cost is $1.75 per game and bowling shoe rental is included. Tryouts for the 2015-2016 season will be held on October 1st at 3:30 at Southland Bowling Lanes.

If you are looking for something to get involved in that is fun, competitive and has the potential of college scholarships, please give the Bowling Team a try. For more information please contact Head Coach Jim Dunn (, or Assistant Coach Leslie Hinkle (

• LCHS Middle School Basketball: We will form teams for the following grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th

All 4 teams will have their own schedule and will play in Lexington and around the area. Teams will practice 2 to 3 times per week till the season starts and then play 2 or 3 games a week. The season will run from October to February.

The coaches for the teams are members of the Lexington Catholic basketball staff. They have expansive knowledge of how the high school team runs its program. Most of Lexington Catholics High School basketball team’s players have come from the middle school team. There will be cuts for each team and there is no guarantee of playing time. Please see under LCHS.

If you have any questions please contact Coach Brandon Salsman:


September 2 - Elementary Back-to-School Night (grades 1-5) 6:30 p.m. Hehman Hall
September 7 - Labor Day - No School
September 8 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting - Confirmation & DC trip 6:00 p.m. Hehman Hall
September 10 - Virtus training 6:30-8:30 p.m. School Library
September 11 & 12 - Oktoberfest
September 14 - Jeans Day
September 15- Picture Day grades 4-8
September 17 - Picture Day grades Pre K3-3
September 22 - 2nd grade First Reconciliation Parent Meeting
September 24 - PTO General Meeting 6:30 p.m. Hehman Hall