Weekly Parent Email

Parent emails are scheduled to be sent each Sunday evening during the school year but may be delayed on occasion due to circumstances beyond our control. If you are not receiving the emails from info@bishopkelley.org you might try checking your spam filter. 

To be added to our parent email list, please send an email to info@bishopkelley.org. Incoming freshman and transfer parents will automatically be added to our email list, as long as email contact information was provided with the student's registration. 

Parent Information Week of December 10, 2018      

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

PSAT/NMSQT Test Results

On Monday, December 10 students can access their PSAT/NMSQT test results.  If you have any problems accessing scores, please contact College Board Customer Service at 866-756-7346.  Bishop Kelley counselors or administration will not be able to help you with access problems.

 

Getting PSAT/NMSQT Scores

Click here, then click on Students:Get your PSAT/NMSQT scores link.

 

For more information on the test results please check out the following:

Score Structure

Student Score Reports

Understanding Scores

Who Sees Your Scores

 

Gift Deadline for the St. Nicholas Toy Drive

Each second block class has been assigned one or two children or teens with specific requests. Students will bring the unwrapped gifts to their second block classes to be distributed through Catholic Charities' St. Nicholas Toys for Family Toy Drive. Thanks so much for helping provide a brighter Christmas for those in need!

 

Winter Concert

7 p.m. / STC

Celebrate the sounds of the season as Bishop Kelley's String Ensemble, Men's Choir, and Jazz Choir perform a wide variety of music plus your favorite Christmas songs. There is no charge for admission.

 

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Club 22 Cookie Exchange

7-9 p.m. / Student Commons

Come join fellow freshman parents and guardians for an evening of food, friendship and fun! Please bring 4 dozen cookies on a platter or basket to exchange. Don't forget a container in which to bring your shared cookies home. RSVP on Facebook or contact Laura Wilson at 281.384.1637 or longhornlaura@me.com to RSVP or ask questions. If you are not already a member of the Club 22 Facebook group, click here to be added.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

All-School Mass

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

10:40 a.m. / Gym

All are welcome.

 

Brother Bernardine Scholars Presentations

6 p.m. / Student Commons

The following Brother Bernardine Scholars will present their capstone projects:

Caroline Godfrey

Eddie Liechti

Shelby Flahive

William Kobos

Skylar Musto

Conner Montross

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13

Sacrament of Reconciliation

8-11 a.m. / De La Salle Chapel

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered this week to students, faculty, and staff. Students will go to the Reconciliation Services with their Theology classes. Students who are not in Theology this quarter may obtain a pass from one of the campus ministers, located in the Chapel.

 

Spain and England 2020 Parent Meeting

6:30 p.m. / Student Commons

Ms. Thach and Mr. Saunders will travel with students to the northern part of Spain, starting in Barcelona and taking stops on the Camino De Santiago ending at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela before venturing to the next destination of England. While in Spain the group will bike on the beach in Barcelona, tour the remodeled Barcelona soccer stadium Camp Nou, hike and stroll in the Pyrenees mountains, explore Monserrat Monastery, see the influence of the architect Antoni Gaudí and visit some of his creations, Casa Batllo and Sagrada Familia before traveling the northern coast of Spain. While in England, students will visit London’s exciting attractions: Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Harry Potter Studio tour and more before traveling to Stratford and Oxford. where the group will visit Shakespeare’s House and Oxford University.

For more information on the trip and to sign up go to worldstrides.com/enroll.

Trip ID - Thach-1568

Contact - Elisha Thach ethach@bishopkelley.org



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Sacrament of Reconciliation

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. / De La Salle Chapel

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered this week to students, faculty, and staff. Students will go to the Reconciliation Services with their Theology classes. Students who are not in Theology this quarter may obtain a pass from one of the campus ministers, located in the Chapel.

 

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Lasallian Service Day

6:30 to 9:30 a.m. / Begin at Bishop Kelley

Students will help distribute Christmas food baskets at Catholic Charities. Students must reserve a spot by signing up through the HelperHelper app. Contact Mrs. Jerri Berna if you have any questions.

 

Spirit Store Christmas Hours

2-4 p.m. / Cafeteria

This is the final Saturday before Christmas for the Spirit Store to be open. The Spirit Store will continue regular weekday hours through December 19:

 

Lunch hours: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Afternoons: 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday

The Spirit Store will be closed on finals days, December 20 and 21.

 

Christmas Dance

8-10 p.m. / Student Commons

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Children’s Play: “The Emperor's New Clothes”

6 p.m. / STC Auditorium
Free Admission

Come join the fun as Acting I and Play Production present this beloved classic.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

All-Club Lunch

12:30 p.m. / Jamil’s, 3823 East 51st

Join all of the PTO Parent/Guardian Clubs for a Christmas luncheon! The cost will be $18 per person. RSVP to yboykin@bishopkelley.org or 918.500.4220.

 

 

Para-Professional Help

Bishop Kelley Inclusion program is seeking an individual to assist students with special needs in the classroom; full or part time position available. Education background preferred, but not necessary. Strong communication skills and experience with behavioral strategies would benefit the position. Please contact Pat Hinson (phinson@bishopkelley.org) for more information.

 

 

Senior Transcripts

Any senior who needs a transcript sent before we return to school in January must make their request through Parchment no later than noon on Thursday, December 20th. Requests made after this time will not be processed until after January 3rd when school opens. Note* This is a change from the information included in Senior Bulletin #10 released the last week of November.

 

 

Teen Alcohol Use

Adolescents do listen to their parents when it comes to issues such as drinking and smoking, particularly if the messages are conveyed consistently and with authority.  Click here for more information on Parenting to prevent childhood alcohol use.

 

 

ACT Classes in Preparation for the February 9th Test

We will offer three classes leading up to the ACT given on February 9, 2019. Click here for more information and registration forms. These classes will repeat before the April, June, and July tests. Email MeganNeelyLLC@gmail.com for more information on those dates.

ACT Intensive Review - Meets Sundays, January 6th, 13th, 27th, and February 3rd from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. This 10-hour instructional course includes instruction and content review in all subject areas tested on the ACT as well as helpful tips and testing information.  

ACT Advanced Math Review - Meets Thursdays, January 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. This 6-hour instructional course is designed for students who have a solid grasp of math content and want additional review and practice on more complex math topics found on the ACT.  Topics include but are not limited to: matrices, advanced probability, vectors, conic sections, trigonometry, logarithms, and more.

ACT Science Saturday Review - Meets Saturday, January 26th, from 9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.  This 2.5-hour instructional course will teach students tips and tricks to get through the science section faster while improving their accuracy on the test.  Students will learn how to interpret scientific graphs and charts and apply sound reasoning techniques to passages on the science test. Students will practice with various types of passages found on the test.

 

 

Booster Club Sponsorships and Memberships

If you are attending home basketball games, it’s not too late to join the Booster Club! The Booster Club provides financial support for all athletic programs by funding the majority of Bishop Kelley’s annual athletic budget. By being a part of the Booster Club Membership, Corporate Sponsorships, Game-day Program Advertising, and Merchandise / Concession Sales, you contribute to the Booster Club’s positive impact on our athletic program. A family pass for admission to all regular-season home games is included with membership. Click here for more information or to sign up for a sponsorship or membership online.

 

 

Trivia Night Volunteers Needed!

We need volunteers to join in the fun with “Friends”, Bishop Kelley’s Trivia Night on January 19, 2019. Volunteers get a Trivia Night t-shirt, food and drink for the evening, and lots of fun with the Kelley community. Contact Yadi at yboykin@bishopkelley.org to volunteer.

 

We have a few Trivia Night tables available in the large gym. Click here to reserve a table. Sponsor tables are $650 and standard tables are $300. (Each table seats 10.) Click here to learn more.  

 

 

Call for Volunteer Bus Drivers

Bishop Kelley is looking for volunteers with a CDL license (P and S endorsement) who would be willing to drive our activity buses throughout the year. If interested, please contact Susan Limekiller at slimekiller@bishopkelley.org for more information. Drivers will need to be Virtus compliant.

 

 

Duke University Summer Program

Applications for Duke Summer Sessions for High School Students are now open. Details are available here.

 

 
GO for Catholic Schools
Click on the video below to learn more about the impact of GO for Catholic Schools on the schools in our Diocese.

 

 

  

 

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