The Colt Classified

April 3, 2018

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"A Parent's Guide to Social Media"


Did you know there's no such thing as online privacy? Are you aware of the online privacy rules? Do you know how to keep your child safe online? Are you aware that someone as young as 10 years old can be arrested?


All parents are encouraged to join us on Thursday, April 12th at 6:00 p.m. in Prefontaine Hall as a representative from Crime Stoppers will discuss these topics and much more. Let's work together to keep our children safe!

Dine Out Tonight at California Pizza Kitchen, 1705 A Post Oak Blvd.

20% of sales, dine in or take out, will support our PSO's goal of installing a marquee. We hope to see you there!

Scholars Commemorate Jesus Washing the Feet of his Disciples with Special Prayer Service

IOWA and CogAT Assessments

IOWA and CogAT Assessments will be administered during the week of April 16th. The CogAT will be administered to 2nd, 4th and 6th graders on Monday, April 16th. All 2nd through 8th grade students will take the IOWA Assessments from April 17th to the 19th.


Please refrain from scheduling any appointments during this week. Additional information will be forthcoming.

"Theology of the Body" Middle School Parent Information Session, April 19th

Middle School scholars will participate in the Theology of the Body program. This profound teaching is based upon what Pope St. John Paul called an “adequate anthropology” – an examination of what it means to be human, made in God’s image and likeness, and how that reality is made visible in our human bodies.


Middle School parents are encouraged to attend this informative session to learn how the program will be implemented in the curriculum and how you can reinforce these teachings at home with your student. Please make plans to join us on Thursday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. in Prefontaine Hall.

Action for Apes

Our Student Council has accepted the Houston Zoo's Action for Apes Challenge!


Handheld electronics such as cell phones contain a material called tantalum, which comes from coltan, a metallic ore that is destructively mined in gorilla habitats in the African Congo.


You can help by recycling your everyday handheld items, such as tablets and cell phones. The collection begins today and runs through April 13th. Please spread the word!


Answer the Call, Save a Chimp! Recycle a cell phone.

Calling All Gardeners!

The Gardeners of Eden are hosting their second Spring Garden Clean-Up Day of the Conservation Site this Saturday, April 7th and could use your help! Please join us from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Be sure to bring tools, gloves and safety equipment.


This is a great opportunity for students to earn service hours and parents to earn volunteer hours!

Spring Raffle Tickets

April 5th is our first "Ticket Turn-in Thursday" for Spring Fling raffle tickets! Students - bring your raffle ticket envelopes containing sold raffle tickets with money collected and turn in to your homeroom teacher. Spring Fling t-shirts (earned for selling 8 raffle ticket books) can be worn to school with uniform bottoms each Thursday in April. Students' names will be entered into a weekly Colt prize drawing for every 12 books sold. Top 2 sellers will win a $100 Amazon gift card. And…if we reach our $23k goal, CCCS students will win a fun day on the Monday after Spring Fling, April 30th! Students will enjoy Pajama Day, a half day read-a-thon, music during lunch and ….Dr. McCoy will be dressed according to the whims of the 8th grade class!


The CCCS community supports the parish Spring Fling raffle with the sales of raffle tickets. A portion of the proceeds benefit our students by providing operating dollars to the school. This fundraising helps to bridge the gap between tuition fees and the actual cost to educate each student.


Ticket counters needed! We need help with counting raffle tickets on “Ticket Turn-in Thursdays” in April and the last Friday of April. Meet in the Jones room at 8:00 a.m. for coffee and counting. Get volunteer hours!


Thanks for your support in advance!

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New CCCS Athletic T-shirts

Show your Colt pride! Don’t miss your opportunity to order the latest Colt spirit shirt! Ordering information was e-mailed last week or find the order form in RenWeb under Resource Documents. Proceeds support our athletic program. Orders are due tomorrow!
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Auction News!

Have you signed your child up for fun auction parties taking place in April and May? There are still spots available! Join in the fun!


  • Pizza and Game Party,
  • Karaoke Party,
  • Soccer Game Party,
  • Duct Tape Design Party,
  • STREAM Take Apart/Discover/Recycle Party,
  • Tutus, Tiaras, Bow Ties and Fairy Tales Party,
  • Make a clay cross with Fr. Tom,
  • Purchase a free dress pass.


Thank you for your support of CCCS!

Congratulations!

Our Own Ms. Martinez and Mrs. Howe Welcome New Grand Babies!

Baby Lillyana Grace McMahon was born on February 20th weighing 11 pounds, 4 ounces! (Martinez)


Baby Danielle Shaw was born on March 27th weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz; 17 3/4 " tall! (Howe)

Prayer Requests

  • For the speedy recovery of Evan Ingram (4th)
  • For the speedy recovery of Jazmin Escoto, niece of Ms. Landa
  • For God's healing of Mr. Aaron "Skip" Deacon, grandfather of Ian (6th) and Gavin (2nd) Hernandez
  • For God's healing of Mr. Danny Granados, father of Vidalael (4th)
  • For God's healing of Mr. Luis Gomez, great uncle of Gabriella LaBarrie (K)

Upcoming Events

Family Dine Out

Tuesday, April 3rd, 5-9pm

1705-A Post Oak Boulevard

Houston, TX

PSO Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 4th, 5pm

library

Pastries with the Principal and Pastor

Friday, April 6th, 9am

Prefontaine Hall

Join us for refreshments and fellowship following the 8:00 a.m. school Mass.

First Communion Interviews

Saturday, April 7th, 9am-12pm

cafeteria

School Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 10th, 6pm

library

A Parent's Guide to Social Media Presentation

Thursday, April 12th, 6pm

Prefontaine Hall

Track Meet

Saturday, April 14th, 8am

Barnett Stadium

Mass with the Parish

Sunday, April 15th, 11am

9900 Stella Link Road

Houston, TX

IOWA and CogAT Assessments

Monday, April 16th, 8am to Thursday, April 19th, 12pm

4005 Cheena Drive

Houston, TX

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