The Bear Bulletin

Christ the King Catholic School's Bi-Weekly Newsletter

November 19, 2020

Turkeys in Disguise

After reading the book "Turkey Trouble", kindergarteners disguised their turkeys to save them from being dinner! No turkeys to see here...
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Second Grade Message to Guardian Angels

The 2nd graders loved the messages they got from their 8th grade Guardian Angels and wanted to send a message back.
2nd Grade Guardian Angel Message

Headbands Review

Fifth graders (in-person and virtual) studied for their upcoming Social Studies test by playing Quizlet Live and Headbands.
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School-Wide Spelling Bee

Congratulations to all the class Spelling Bee winners who made it to the CTK School-Wide Spelling Bee and especially to our winners: 1st Place - Isabella Nguyen, 2nd Place - Alex Reyes, and 3rd Place - Joseph Goodwin.
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Sixth Grade Publishing Day

Sixth grade students wrote personal narratives and had their “Publishing Day” today. Their narratives were posted in the hallway and their classmates (in-person and virtual) and teachers wrote “glow notes” to let them know what they loved about their writings.
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Learning the Parts of Plants

Students were happy to get some outdoor classroom time to learn about the functioning parts of plants. They dissected and labeled the parts of the plant before heading out to find their specimens.
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Outdoor Class Time

It has been a beautiful November for outdoor classroom time!
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Kindergarten Feast

Queen Rainbow Dancer, Warrior Bear, and Gorilla King are just a few of the names students chose for their Thanksgiving Feast today. They learned about how the tradition of Thanksgiving began and even dressed the part while they celebrated.
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Computer Donations

Mrs. House and Mrs. Coppola loaded up the church van with old and outdate computers, monitors, printers, and other electronics and hauled them to be recycled.
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Virtual Open House

This year CTK's Annual Fall Open House for prospective families went virtual. Help us spread the word about our school by sharing our Virtual Open House video with family and friends who you think may be interested in Christ the King School. You can also refer a family by clicking the button below.
Virtual Open House for Christ the King Catholic School

The Bear Den

AAA Basketball

The Firecrackers and Mounties basketball teams took to the courts last week in their first inaugural game against the Horace Mann Bearcats. Our Mounties lead the league at 2-0. With a couple of close endings, our Firecrackers are still in the hunt at 1-2.

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Cross Country Bears

CONGRATULATIONS to our CTK Cross Country Bears. Both boys and girls took Runner-Up this year. Many of our runners finished in the top 10 but all of our runners scored points to put us in great position. Way to go runners!
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Volleyball Bears

Our school volleyball leagues have volleyed their way back on the court, working hard and winning to kick off this season. Stay tuned for updates in the next edition of the Bear Den.
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Sport Store

Shop in CTK's Sport Store for all your fan gear...just in time for basketball season! Hoodies, shirts, hats, and more!
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FAMILY FAITH FORMATION

Family Rosaries Begin December 4th

Advent is quickly approaching and is the perfect time to formally kick off the Family Faith Formation Committee that has been working hard to plan for the families of our school. In addition to the Advent calendar that came home with your youngest child, the Family Faith Formation would like to invite you to the monthly Family Rosaries.

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Daily At-Home Advent Activities

Join along with the Family Faith Formation Committee in participating with these family-friendly Advent activities. (Hint: take a screenshot for easy access later!)
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SANTA'S SECRET SHOP

Even during COVID times, Santa's Secret Shop must go on! Our wonderful PTO moms have worked hard to put together a great shop this year with custom pre-order items, kids' crafts, raffle baskets, a candy buffet, and a few extra fun surprises!

Gift Pre-Orders

Shop for friends, family, kids, grandparents, neighbors, (and yourself!) with these beautiful, personalized and locally-made gifts. Order by clicking the link below.
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Candy Buffet

Skittles, and Gummy Bears, and Sour Patch Kids...OH MY! All your kids favorite candy will be offered in the Santa's Secret Shop Candy Buffet! The only rule is, one order per child. Click the below for the order form.

Christmas Crafts

For $6 you can order a Christmas craft made by your child! This year the PTO is offering a Christmas tree keepsake ornament. Supplies have to be pre-ordered so be sure to fill out your form before December 1st!
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Raffle Baskets

Santa's Secret Shop is famous for the amazing raffle baskets up for grabs each year! We'll have dozens of baskets for kids to choose from...plus a few for teachers and moms and even an extra special family get-away basket this year! Be looking for more information on raffle baskets and how to buy tickets.

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