The Weekly e-newsletter for Covington Catholic Parents
WEBSITE BACK ON-LINE
If you tried to access the school's website on Monday or Tuesday, we were having difficulty with the routing of our domain address to the correct server. All has been resolved and we thank you for your patience.
WEATHER RELATED DELAYS OR CLOSINGS
If you feel that there is a reason to delay or cancel classes due to inclement weather, please check with the local radio, and TV stations. An alert will be posted on the home page of the CCH Website at www.covcath.org.
NO SCHOOL THIS MONDAY
Don't forget that there will be no school in honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 16th.
Coach T featured today on The Catholic Beat.
Did you see us on The Catholic Beat, the new website about all things Catholic in the Cincinnati area? You can find it at www.thecatholicbeat.com. Just click on the big red square that says "The Catholic Beat" and you'll find news and feature stories about interesting Catholic people, places, and events -- including us! Stories are up on the main page for a week, but after that you can find them in the archive.
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EVAN TALKERS NOMINATED FOR "THAT'S MY BOY AWARD"
Evan received his official mailing yesterday naming him as one of the 10 finalists for the "That's My Boy" Award for Scholar-Athletes from the National Football Foundation - Cincinnati Chapter. Please tell the CCH community that Evan is very humbled and proud to be representing CCH.and is honored to be a finalist!
ZACK TOBLER IS BEACON ORTHOPAEDICS "PERFORMER OF THE WEEK"
Congratulations to Junior Zack Tobler for this recognition by WLWT. Zack is the son of Liz & Matt (the Bingo Guy!) Tobler. Watch the video clip that was featured during the Channel 5 newscast.
CCH IBL IS UNDERWAY
Over half of the CCH student body is participating in this year's Intramural Basketball League, affectionately known as IBL. Parents are encouraged to download this schedule to avoid last minute notices of when your son will need to be back at school to play his game. Despite what you have been told, parents are welcome to stay and watch the games. IBL League Rules are available.
CCH ALUMNI SPORTS HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2012 INDUCTEES
Congratulations to these outstanding Colonel athletes who will be inducted into the CCH Sports Hall of Fame
Tim VanSant 1974, Swimming
Dave Legeay 1988, Football
Tom Beechem 1999, Baseball and Football
Kurt Kreyling 1999, Soccer
Pat Anneken 1985, Cross Country coach
Friends, former classmates and current students and parents are invited to attend the induction ceremony that will take place at the The Gardens of Park Hills January 24 at 6pm. You may read more information on these athletes's accomplishments and make your online reservation.
SWIMMING AND DIVING REUNION JAN 28th
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the first state championship team, the CCH Alumni Association will be hosting a reunion for ALL former AquaColonels and Divers on Saturday, January 28th. The event kicks off with a home meet at Silverlake against Louisville Trinity (Alums are needed to be timers for the event - no swimming involved!). Appetizers will be served at 5:00 and a buffet dinner at 7:00 in the Griffin Alumni Centre. If you are an AquaColonel or have a brother or dad that was, encourage him to attend this fun reunion! Register for the event at www.covcath.org/swimreunion.
NHS/PHOTO CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Have your son start his day off with a hot breakfast homemade by Mrs. Diane Ruth! next Wednesday from 7:15-8:00 am, Mrs. Ruth and the NHS and Photo Club members wll be serving pancakes and sausage breakfasts in the cafeteria for a $3.00 donation.
UPCOMING LACROSSE MEETING:
There will be an important meeting on Wednesday, January 18th for the parents of all players who plan to play on the CCH Lacrosse Team for the upcoming spring season. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.
PREVIEW TO THE BLUE
All 8th grade boys are invited to attend the Preview to the Blue Fun Night being held on Sunday, January 15th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Prospective students have seen the academic, physical and spiritual part of CovCath, now come and see how fun it is to be a CCH Colonel! Pre-register online for $5. Please help spread the word to any students that may be interested in CovCath. They receive 2 hours of entertainment, pizza, pop, prizes and a Class of 2016 T-Shirt. AMBASSADORS ARE NEEDED TO HOST THIS EVENT. Please refer your son to see Mr. Flesch immediately.
COLONEL FOOTBALL PLAYERS RECOGNIZED
Congratulations to the following CCH Football players who were named to the Cincinnati/NKY Enquirer 2011 All Star Team
1st Team Offense - Bradley Way and Gabe Gray
1st Team Defense - Brady Reese
1st Team Kicker - Evan Talkers
Honorable Mentions: Jake Henderson, Max Halpin, Ben Maile, Blake Bir, Sam Williamson, Sam Burchell, & Austin Oberhausen
ALL COLONEL PARENTS & ALUMNI WELCOME TO ALUMNI CENTRE
Be sure to stop in the Griffin Alumni Centre after every home basketball game to visit with other parents and alumni as you recap all the highlights of the big win! Students are welcome when accompanied by their parent. Stop by this Friday night after the NCC game!
SWIM TEAM TAKES FIRST...TWICE THIS WEEK!
Congratulations to the swim team who took first place in the Scott Eagle Classic this past weekend. The AquaColonels dominated the meet by taking first place in every event. Along the way, Junior Max Williamson broke meet records in the 200 and 500 free events. The 200 free record was held by legendary Cov Cath swimmer and Olympian Nate Dusing. The 400 freestyle relay of Pasek, Williamson, Vennefron and Smith, broke the meet record originally set by the AquaColnels in 1995. Congratulations AquaColonels.
On Tuesday, January 10th, the AquaColonels traveled north to take on Lakota East and West in a tri-meet. The colonels dominated the meet by taking first in every event. Final scores were Cov Cath 101.5, East 50.5 and West 18. Senior Hunter Pasek continued his unbeaten streak with easy victories in both the fly and backstroke events.
KHSAA TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR SENIOR STUDENT ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIPS
Read here for more details on applying
DEADLINE TO ORDER YEARBOOKS IS TUESDAY
Every student enjoys reading the yearbook cover to cover! Make sure to order your son's copy today! Cost is $50. Very few extra copies are ordered. Send payment made payable to Covington Catholic with student's name, address, homeroom, grade and an email address to the office, attn: Mrs. Ruth or order online. Last day to order is January 17th.
There are also advertising opportunities for businesses and senior parents to put in congratulatory ads for their son. Please contact Mrs. Ruth if you are interested in receiving pricing information.
CCH TIMES - ISSUE III
Issue III of the CCH Times is now available on the website.
MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND MOM PROM
COLONELS GONE COUNTRY
Saturday, January 28th Receptions in Erlanger
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM Suggested Dress is Western Attire
$28 per person if paid prior to January 19th; if paid after the price is $32 per person
RSVP no later than Wednesday, January 25th
Make your credit card reservations online or download this form and mail in with check payable to Covington Catholic Parents Club to school in c/o Carrie Schuler.
You will be seated with boys and their mom's from your son's class year unless you specify your seating request with the reservation. ALL WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES:
Pall-Bearers for the Homeless:
Juniors and seniors who are interested in serving as pall-bearers for a homeless person who dies in Kenton County should see Mr. Snyder. We currently have two teams of Juniors and Seniors, a total of 20 students, assigned and on stand-by should a need arise. New teams will start this summer. Anyone interested in participating should sign up in the Ministry Office.
Fort Wright Fish Fry
Parents are asked to consider patronizing th Fort Wright Civic Club Fish Fry n February 24th.
If at all possible we would appreciate a bake good/dessert donation to sell for desserts. 100% of the dessert sale proceeds will go to the service program here at school, and we use the money to buy t-shirts.
desserts can be brought into school or dropped off the night of the fish fry.
thanks for your support.
Special Olympic Basketball
All games held at LLoyd High School's "old gym", located in the back of the school
1/21 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00
1/28 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00
2/4 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00
Keep score and/or referee games among mentally and physically challenged youth members of Northern Ky Special Olympics. Some knowledge of basketball is required. Wonderful opportunity for service. Contact: Mary Rogers
email@example.com to volunteer.
EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
On January 23, 2012 Covington Catholic will observe a day of Prayer and Penance for Life. Students, staff, faculty and administrators will gather in the gymnasium at 9:00 and conduct a prayer/rosary service. At approximately 9:45, Fr. Gallenstein will prepare our chapel for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Students will be encouraged to pray before the exposed Eucharist at various time increments from 9:45 until approximately 2:15 when Father will conclude exposition with Benediction.
Parents, friends and alumni are encouraged to schedule a time of prayer in our chapel during the day as well, to support the March for Life, and our students and faculty who will be in Washington D.C. on that day.
If you would like to pray with us during the day by signing up for a particular time of prayer in our chapel, please call Covington Catholic and ask for Lois Flaherty, school secretary, at 491-2247.
We believe very strongly about the dignity of human life as evidenced by our monthly rosary for life and our very active Right to Life Club here at Covington Catholic.
We hope that you can join us during this special day.
COVCATH TO HOST CAREER DAY
Covington Catholic will be hosting a Career Day from 8-12 am on Friday, March 2nd. This is a great opportunity for Covington Catholic students to broaden their prospective careers horizon and we hope to get a wide variety of professionals to share careers they may not be aware of. Do you have an interesting career or know of someone that would give a couple of hours (or even an hour) of time to present on their career? Please contact Jason Mott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLIMITED FREE SHIPPING FROM AMAZON
If you are starting to buy more and more from Amazon, then you should consider the Amazon Prime Membership. For one annual fee, you receive unlimited free two day shipping on most items, with no minimum purchase required. Your membership even gives you a monthly free download of a Kindle book! Especially during the winter months when you don't want to get out and shop, having items at your door in 2 days is a real convenience!
Did someone in your house receive an iPad or Kindle Fire for Christmas? Don't forget that just by entering the Amazon website through the school's link,
TWO WEEKS LEFT TO MAKE HOLIDAY RETURNS
The Spirit Shop has reopened with its normal hours of Monday-Friday, 11:30 - 1:00. Encourage your sons to redeem those Colonel gift certificates soon for the best selection! The LAST DAY for HOLIDAY RETURNS will be JANUARY 25th.
RETURN POLICY: The item MUST have the original tags AND receipt to receive a refund. Exchanges only for items without receipts. Items that have been worn or without tags will not be returned or exchanged.
Don't forget you can order online and have items shipped by UPS or sent home with your son! Be sure to check out the site frequently as items are placed on sale for clearance!
Chipotle Lunch Participants
Brooks, Chandler R.
Dinn, David R.
DiPuccio, Andrew P.
Flood, Jared M.
Foertsch, Lucas M.
Foote, Braxton T.
Galvin, Noah J.
Gillespie, Anthony R.
Green, Stuart M.
Haughey, Brian S.
Heeb, Nicholas A.
Helbling, Noah M.
Huber, J. Paul
Kindt, Benjamin R.
Knochelmann, Benjamin M.
LaFontaine, Matthew T.
Lee, Daniel P.
Mando, Matthias L.
McGhee, Craig J.
Micek, Tyler J.
Murrer, Sam H.
Pieper, Joseph S.
Romes, Grant R.
Ruwe, Adam J.
Schmidt, Benjamin A.
Schrage, Jack T.
Schuh, Bo M.
Schuler, Noah J.
Sheets, Jr., Todd A.
Shumate, Matthew J.
Smain, Bens E.
Sommers II, Kevin W.
Venard, Michael S.
Wagner, Adam C.
Wagner, Alexander P.
Woodcock, Grant M.
Bauereis, Brett D.
Boyle, Maxwell S.
Cheesman, Nicholas A.
Couch, Bradley T.
Cummings, Colin M.
Dehlinger, Marcus G.
Ellison, Matthew R.
Fischer, Adam J.
Hacker, David w.
Harden, Tanner B.
Henn, Michael R.
Hoerlein, Jon R.
Hoke, Cassiel B.
Kathman, Nicholas W.
Keller, Parker J.
Lawler, Thomas R.
Lonnemann, Nicholas V.
Matos, V. Alexander
McMurtry, William F.
Morris, Kyle A.
Nelms, Blake E.
Reitzes, William C.
Riedinger, Alex J.
Schult, Mark N.
Stansel, Neal K.
Vennefron, L. Chase
Wagner, Paul M.
Zimmerman, Jacob M
Blersch, Charles W.
Davis, Dalton A.
Davis, Nicholas B.
Futscher, Jacob A.
Hodge, Alex S.
Kline, Jason D.
Knipper, Nikolaus C.
List, Jacob M.
Litzler, Matthew M.
Metzger, Benjamin E.
Micek, Brett S.
Molony, Christopher D.
Moore, Casey S.
Nutter, William P.
Scanlon, S. Alex
Schuetz, Jan D.
Schwartz, Andrew M.
Schweitzer, Benjamin A.
Stratman, James J.
Tobler, Zachary M.
Verst, Patrick T.
White, Bryson A.
Zalla, David C.
Bernhard, Joseph B.
Cooney, Sean P.
Dehlinger, Mitchell G.
Fagel, Brian M.
Flynn, Alexander t.
Guess, Grant T.
Heidrich, Clayton F.
Henderson, Jacob R.
Mader, Charles D.
Nutter, James M.
Oien, Garret A.
Perkins, Blake A.
Reitzes, Thomas E.
Schieman, Eric D.
Schutzman, Daniel J.
Sketch, Edward E.
Weber, D. Nick
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