Christ The King School News Notes

August 4, 2020

A Message from our Teachers

WE LOVE OUR FACULTY AND STAFF!

Dear CKS Families,


As we prepare for the new school year, our faculty and staff are working so very hard, and we want to celebrate them to show our appreciation! The greatest gift we could ask is for your support and understanding of the situation as we bring our Operations Reopening Plan to life. Getting ready for a new school year is always a lot of work, but this year adds many challenges. Everyone is preparing beautiful spaces and wonderful plans to make our year one of learning and enjoyment.


Our focus is to provide a safe environment for everyone, and we hope that you will partner with us in this endeavor. I’m sure many of you are aware of Governor Andy Beshear‘s request that people avoid traveling to the hotspots during these weeks before school starts. If you do travel to those areas, he suggests quarantine for 14 days upon your return. School is set to start in two weeks so please keep this in mind if you travel.


At this time Christ The King School plans to start school, in person, on Wednesday, August 19. As I stated last week, we will divide our families during the first three days.

  • Families with last names that start with A through G will attend on Wednesday, August 19th, and will drop off between 7:30 and 7:40.

  • Families with last names of H through N will attend on Thursday, August 20th, and will drop off between 7:40 and 7:50.

  • O through Z families will drop off between 7:50 and 8:00 on Friday, August 21st.

  • On the days that your child(ren) do not attend that week, NTI is not available. We want teachers to concentrate on those students in attendance, intently covering procedures and expectations.


Thank you for your patience and support. Please click on this link to hear a message from our CKS teachers! Stay safe and take care of yourselves. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Many blessings,

Paula Smith

Principal, Christ the King School

Important Dates

August 6, 2020 Class lists are available to parents on RenWeb after 5:00 p.m.

August 9, 2020 Therese House Drive-In Movie (8:45-11:15)

August 13, 2020 Virtual PreK/K Parent Orientation

August 16, 2020 Virtual Back to School Blast (9:30 a.m. - Mass, will be Live-streamed)

August 17, 2020 Virtual 6th Grade Bootcamp (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

August 19, 2020 Only families with the last names A-G will come to school, with drop-off for this group being from 7:30-7:40 a.m.

August 20, 2020 - Only families with the last names H-N will come to school, with drop-off for this group being from 7:40-7:50 a.m.

August 21, 2020 - Only families with the last names O-Z will come to school, with drop-off for this group being from 7:50-8:00.

August 24,2020 -All students will come to school, with designated drop-off windows as above:

  • A-G from 7:30 to 7:40 a.m.

  • H-N from 7:40 to 7:50 a.m.

  • O-Z from 7:50 to 8:00 a.m.

Casting Call!

This Friday, August 7th, from approximately 9:00 -10:00 a.m., we will be recording footage to create instructional videos depicting our new drop-off and pick-up traffic patterns and screening processes. Please email ktaylor@ckslex.org if you are available to help. We will ask that you bring your child(ren) to run through the carline, and that they be in uniform.

COVID-19 Response


RESOURCES:

Recent communications from CKS, along with links to COVID-19 Resources: https://ctkschool.net/covid-19


PRAYERS:

Prayer list: https://ctkschool.net/covid-19/prayer-request-list

Prayer Request Form: https://ctkschool.net/covid-19/prayer-request-form


HELP:

If you would like to make a donation to those struggling during this time or if you need help, please contact us: https://ctkschool.net/covid-19/covid-19-tuition-relief-fund

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Fayette County COVID-19 Relief Resources

See this link for resources provided by Fayette County:


https://ctkschool.net/download_file/1088/317

Welcome to the CKS Family!

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Learn more about this year's Middle School Schedule

CKS Contacts

Renrollment/Tuition/ FACTS: David Stromquist, dstromquist@ckslex.org

Admissions: Amy Smith, admissions@ckslex.org

Technology Support: Vince Mongiardo, it@ckslex.org

Communications: Kelley Taylor, ktaylor@ckslex.org

Student Concerns: Christine Gibson, cgibson@ckslex.og and Kelley Taylor, ktaylor@ckslex.org

Absences: Child's Teacher and Kelley Taylor, ktaylor@ckslex.org

CKS Uniforms



As the school year quickly approaches, it is time to think about school uniforms. If you are a current or new family and need to order uniforms, please visit Shaheen's or Lands End to make your selections. Not sure what your child needs? Follow this link to view uniform choices by grade level. Stay tuned for a Used Uniform Sale very soon!

Middle School Summer Reading

Middle school students don't forget your summer reading. To see a list of titles, by grade level, please visit this link.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, so you don't miss out on special events

Many of our end-of-year events will include special video tributes. Please follow us on Instagram (@ckslex) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ctkschoolky/), so you can tune in!
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Check out this great article about CKS in the King's Connection

Parish Bulletin

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We want to see the amazing things our students are doing!

We know you have all been hard at work. Please continue to share pictures and tag @ckslex. We have been using #ckslove, #ckslearn, #ckspray. We are committed to continuing the growth of your chid's character, knowledge, and spirit during this time.

You can also email photos to ktaylor@ckslex.org

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CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT

Christ the King School develops Character, Knowledge, and Spirit in its students and community by living the Catholic faith through sharing the sacraments, promoting academic excellence, and engaging in service.
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