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   you might try checking your spam filter. 

To be added to our parent email list, please send an email to  . 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 September 17, 2018  

 

 

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

BISHOP KELLEY TRIVIA NIGHT SPONSOR TABLES OPEN

7 a.m.

Bishop Kelley Trivia Night is January 19, 2019. Sponsor table reservations ($650) begin Monday, September 17 at 7 a.m. either online at www.bishopkelley.org/Trivia or by calling Yahaira Boykin at 918-609-7114. Standard table reservations ($300) begin Monday, October 8 at 7 a.m. Standard tables will only be available online.

 

PICTURE RETAKES

All lunch periods

This is the only school-provided opportunity for retakes for school pictures, yearbook, and student IDs. Please contact Mr. Hembrey if you have questions.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

RECEPTION FOR FRESHMAN PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

5:30-7:30 p.m. / Lexus of Tulsa

Community Room, 2nd Floor

Come meet other freshman parents, watch a video of your student's first weeks at Bishop Kelley, hear a brief report from Father Kastl about what's ahead for Bishop Kelley. You can enter the dealership off of 42nd Street and park on the southwest side of the main building. Please click here to RSVP if you have not already done so. (This event is for parents only.)

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

BR. BERNARDINE SCHOLARS INFORMATIONAL SESSION FOR FRESHMEN AND THEIR PARENTS/GUARDIANS

6 p.m. / Student Commons

Current Brother Bernardine Scholars and the moderator will be on hand to discuss the benefits of the Brother Bernardine Scholars Program and the application process, along with time for questions and answers. For more information, click here or contact Mr. Manning ( or 918-609-7169).

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

CLUB 19 DINNER

6-7:30 p.m. / Bread and Butter Kitchen

3837 East 51st Street

RSVP to 918-500-4220

 

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

OPEN HOUSE

2-4 p.m.

Open House is designed for parents, 5th-8th grade students, and potential transfer students to learn more about Bishop Kelley. Campus Tours will be available and faculty, staff, and coaches will be on hand. Please share the registration link with family and friends who might be interested in Bishop Kelley. Click here for more information.

 

OPEN HOUSE HELP NEEDED

We need help with treats for our guests. Please sign up here to bring refreshments. We’ll need volunteers, too! Please contact Pam Haden at if you can help on the 23rd. Volunteers who are not already Virtus compliant will receive information from Deb Butler that will need to be completed prior to volunteering.

 

 

MUSICAL TICKETS

Tickets for “Guys and Dolls” are available online. Don’t miss your chance to buy them.

 

7 p.m. Wednesday, September 26

7 p.m. Thursday, September 27

2 p.m. Saturday, September 29

7 p.m. Saturday, September 29

2 p.m. Sunday, September 30

 

New this year, attendees have the option of supporting our performing arts program by reserving a parking place adjacent to the STC entrance. $90 of the $100 price will be recorded as a donation to our theater program, benefiting students. There are a limited number of spaces for each performance; they can be reserved by clicking the performance links above.

 

 

PSAT/NMSQT

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

The PSAT/NMSQT Test will be administered to 10th and 11th graders on Wednesday, October 10 between 8 a.m. - approximately 1:30 p.m. This will be an 8 a.m. start on a late start day. This coming week 10th & 11th grade students and their parents will receive an email with test preparation information and students will receive a Student Guide with a practice test.  Please contact Kelly Jennings at or 918-627-3390 X192 if you have any questions.


→ Freshmen will have a follow-up orientation on October 10 from 8 a.m. to noon.

→ There will be no classes for Seniors on October 10.

 

 

LASALLIAN FOUNDER’S BANQUET

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Bishop Kelley will host the first Annual Lasallian Founders Awards Banquet to honor four outstanding Bishop Kelley alumni: Sister Mary Servant of the Cross (Angela Kmetz) '01, for service to the poor and social justice; Dr. Curt Adams '91, for dedication to quality education; Kelsey Ritchie '13, recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumni award; and Eugene Megyesy '63, our first Distinguished Alumni award recipient.

Join us in honoring these outstanding examples of Bishop Kelley alumni on Thursday, October 11th! Click here to purchase tickets and learn more about our honorees.

 

 

SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

Ms. Cogan and Ms. Lawler would like to meet individually with each senior and parent/guardian to discuss post secondary plans. These meetings will last no longer than 30 minutes.

 

Below is a link to sign up for a meeting. Please note that you will need to sign up using your student’s Google account.

 

Ms. Cogan (A-L)

Ms. Lawler (M-Z)

 

 

GRANDPARENTS' ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR NOVEMBER

We will host our 8th Annual Grandparent/Student Dance on Wednesday, November 14, followed by our 24th Annual Grandparents' Day Prayer Services on Thursday, November 15. Students and grandparents enjoy the opportunity to spend time together as grandchildren accompany their grandparents for both activities.

 

In order to make sure all of our grandparents are invited, we need your help now! If your student's grandparents have never received an invitation to Grandparents' Day, we have created an online form so you can easily provide their contact information. More information about our special grandparents' activities can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Jones at or 918.609.7142. Thanks so much for your help!

 

 

JOINING CLUBS AT BK

Over the next few weeks, students will continue to see club informational videos during homeroom. Students need to check the daily bulletin to get information about club meetings and events. More information about clubs can be found on our website.

 

 

VOLUNTEERING AT BISHOP KELLEY
There are so many ways, large and small, to contribute to the success of Bishop Kelley as a volunteer. Through our many volunteer opportunities, you will inevitably form lasting friendships with fellow parents who share similar interests.

 

We follow the guidelines from the USCCB's Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People and Virtus Train and Background Check all volunteers at Bishop Kelley. If you would like to volunteer at BK, the first step is to complete the volunteer form. You will be sent a follow-up email with information on how to complete your Virtus Training and background check if applicable. Click here for more information.

 

 

SENIOR YEARBOOK ADS

One of the best ways to pay tribute to your graduating senior is with an ad in the yearbook. The Crest staff is taking orders until November 9th. Click this link to place your order. Prices are as follows:

 

1/8 page ad: $100

1/4 page ad: $200

1/2 page ad: $350

Full page ad: $500

 

We will host free "AdLab" nights when you can come work with the yearbook staff to design the perfect ad.  Those nights are Tuesday, October 23; Thursday, November 1; and Wednesday, November 8 from 6-8 p.m. each of those evenings.

 

If you would like to create your own ad, please email for specs. Thank you for supporting your senior and and the BK Crest!

 

  

 

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