The Colt Classified

December 10, 2018

Congratulations to November Saint of the Month Award Recipients!

The following students were recognized for displaying Saint Margaret of Scotland characteristics:

Mia Arroyo, Cristina Boone, Amy Burdzinski, Madison Cormier, Daniela Cross, Kayla Duenez, Grace Farnum, Joseph Galligan, Alyssa Garrido, Gemma Garza, Willem Hymel, Avalon King, Jasmine Lewis, Anne Marie Miguel, Zoe Meuser, Michelle Nguyen, Fransis Mung, Joshua Onuoha, Thomas Raley, Dylan Roberts, Isla Rodriguez, Jacqueline Rohlfs, Mary Rosero, Diego Ruiz, Fabiola Velazquez, Raina Winfrey

Middle School Scholars Participate in Homily to Gain a Better Understanding of Advent

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Advent Reconciliation

All 3rd-8th graders who have received the sacrament of Reconciliation, will participate in Reconciliation after Mass this Friday, December 14th.

Christmas Holidays

Please be reminded that all students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21st. Afternoon Colt Camp services will not be provided. The Christmas holidays will take place from December 24th to January 4th. Monday, January 7th will be a teacher in-service day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 8th. Happy Holidays!

Annual Christmas Program is this Thursday

Kindergarten through fifth grade students have been rehearsing and are eager to present to everyone. Students should arrive to their homerooms on Thursday, December 13th, by 6:10 p.m. dressed in their costumes. As a reminder, costumes for each grade level are listed below. The program will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. You may want to arrive early to get a good seat. We look forward to seeing you there!

"The Present is the Future"

Thursday, December 13, 2018

6:30 p.m.

Prefontaine Hall

Kindergarten students will dress as towns people during the Bible days. They should dress as Jesus did e.g. robes, towel with headband.

1st grade students will be angels wearing white, long robes and carrying flashlights. Wings will not be needed as there are so many different styles; however, please provide a flashlight.

2nd grade students will be sheep or other barnyard animals. The sheep costumes will be provided by the drama department or parents may provide other barnyard animal costumes if desired. Animal headbands or masks are acceptable. Socks should be the color of the costume.

3rd grade students will be wearing white, long-sleeved shirts with collars and dark pants or skirts with socks. Santa hats (red and white only) are also needed and should be brought to class next week for rehearsal. Christmas ties will be provided for the hats.

4th and 5th grade students will wear choir robes, which will be provided by the drama department. The exceptions will be those who have feature roles (roles with short or no speaking parts). In that case, robes will be worn over those costumes, such as Mary and Joseph, and parents will be notified.

Drama students' costumes will be provided by the drama department.

Please contact Ms. Hanovich,, with any questions. Thanks for your help to make this a great program!

STREAM is Coding

The middle school Coding elective class is building, modifying and programming their Sumo Robots in order to be ready for battle this week!

Wreaths Across America

CCCS is applying for the David Guite Spirit Award (Steps for Students) again this year. One of the requirements is to fulfill a service project. CCCS will participate in Wreaths Across America. This is the way Houston shows the Nation how we honor our fallen soldiers, by placing a wreath on all 60,000+ grave sites at the Houston National Cemetery. All families are welcome to join us. Middle school scholars may earn service hours. Please click on the following link for more information We hope many of our CCCS families will be able to participate. Be sure to wear your favorite CCCS Spirit Shirt! Questions? Contact CCCS Steps4Students Chair, Lily Reyes,

Parents Day Out

The 8th grade class is sponsoring a "Parent's Day Out" this Saturday, December 15th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the gym. VIRTUS trained parents and Ms. Fucheck will chaperone. Permission forms were sent home in last Tuesday's folder. All students must pre-register. Please submit registration by this Wednesday. All profits will benefit the 8th graders' trip to Washington D.C.

Please note that students picked up after 5:00 p.m. will be assessed $3.00 per minute.

Middle School Exam Schedule

Middle school exams will take place December 17th thru the 20th. Morning exams will take place from 8:10 to 9:45 a.m. Afternoon exams will be held from 12:45 to 2:20 p.m.

Monday, December 17 - History

Tuesday, December 18 - Math and Reading

Wednesday, December 19 - Religion and English

Thursday, December 20 - Science and Spanish

STREAM Integrates Music- Los peces en el rio ( Fishes in the River)

Pre K 3 Spanish Band enjoys performing!
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Steps for Students T-shirts

Catch the Steps Spirit and order your CCCS t-shirt today! These awesome patriotic t-shirts can be worn every Tuesday with uniform bottoms until race day! Deadline for ordering is Friday, December 14th with delivery when students return from Christmas break.

Click here for details:

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Steps for Students Registration Fridays

Join the CCCS team for the 14th Annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk on February 16, 2019! Onsite registration help available every Friday morning from 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. in the Jones Room. Stop by for a doughnut and register your family!

To register or donate visit

Catch a glimpse of the Steps spirit in the 2018 official race video!

Diamond Jubilee Auction Gala

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Box Tops for Education

The holidays are a great time to clip! Thank you for your support!

Congratulations to the 5th grade class for winning the first quarter's competition. The class was treated to cupcakes and received free dress passes!

STREAM is Creating Algorithms

First grade students learned that an Algorithm is a list of steps that you can follow to finish a task. They created multi-step Algorithms to get their Flurbs to the Flurry!

Tuition Assistance

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year were sent home in last Tuesday's folder. Please contact Ms. Calzado in the business office with any questions.

STREAM is Creating Codes

Scholars wrote lines of code to create their own "Dance Party" to some of their favorite music!

Prayer Requests

  • For the repose of the soul of Mr. Chester Patrick, Mr. Joe Patrick's father (choir director)
  • For God's healing of Mr. Vince Freeman, stepfather of Ms. Fucheck(MS ELA)
  • For God's healing of Mrs. Barbra Kennedy, mother-in-law of Mrs. Carla Kennedy (MS Math)
  • For God's healing of Mr. Frank Perez, Ms. Perez's (PreK4) grandfather
  • For God's healing of Mr. Pete Perez, grandfather of Emman Perez (8th)
  • For God's healing of Mr. Joe Nguyen, father of Tiffany (6th)
  • For God's healing of Michaela and Alisia, aunts of Alex Stevens (7th)
  • For God's healing of Ms. Gloria Jackson, grandmother of Micah (5th) and Nyla (3K)

Upcoming Events

Boys Home Basketball Game

Monday, Dec. 10th, 4:30pm

Colt Dome

Girls Home Basketball Game

Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 4:30pm

Colt Dome

School Board Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 6pm


Boys Home Basketball Game

Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 4:30pm

Colt Dome (change of location)

Christmas Program

Thursday, Dec. 13th, 6:30pm

Prefontaine Hall

Middle School Dance

Friday, Dec. 14th, 7-9pm

Colt Dome

Wreaths Across America

Saturday, Dec. 15th, 11am

10410 Veterans Memorial Drive

Middle School Exams

Monday, Dec. 17th, 8am to Thursday, Dec. 20th, 3pm


See schedule above.

Class Christmas Parties

Friday, Dec. 21st, 1-2pm


Early Dismissal

Friday, Dec. 21st, 2pm


Christmas Holidays

Monday, Dec. 24th, 8am to Friday, Jan. 4th 2019 at 3pm


Classes resume Tuesday, January 8th.

Teacher In-Service Day

Monday, Jan. 7th 2019 at 8am-3pm


Classes resume Tuesday, January 8th.

Classes Resume

Tuesday, Jan. 8th 2019 at 8am