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Catholic Schools Week Schedule 2018

     “Learn. Service. Lead. Succeed. “


Sunday – January 28th------Theme: Celebrating our Parishes

  • Masses:  Costa families (contacted by Mrs. Kreps) will be bringing up gifts and greeting parishioners.

(It would be preferred that children wear their Costa uniforms to Mass to show our Costa School pride!) 

  • Costa’s Jubilee Choir & Singing Friars will be singing at Corpus Christi 10:00 am Mass. Call time is 9:15 am in the choir loft.  Parents are invited to attend Mass to hear their student(s) sing.  

Monday – January 29th----Theme: “Celebrating Your Community” (Community Helper/Future Career)

Student Dress- Costa Uniform

  • 10:00 am: Parents, family members coming to take their student out to lunch and are invited to speak to their student’s classes about their own career or volunteer activity in our community.

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Special Lunch for students: Parents, grandparents, family members or a special friend will take their student out to lunch in the community.  The “Permission to leave school” slips will be sent home prior to this week.

Tuesday: January 30th -----Theme: “Celebrating Your Students”

Student Dress- Dress in “Crazy” clothes (please check for appropriateness).

  • Movie Day – Morning movie  for Preschool – 3rd grade.  PM Movie for 4th – 8th grade.

  • Popcorn Treat - Thank you Fr. Miller!

Wednesday: January 31st-----Theme: “Celebrating the Nation”

Student Dress- Red, White, Blue Day

  • Care Packages for our  Costa Troops on active duty

A list of appropriate/suggested items will be sent home.  Acceptable items may vary by deployment location.

  • Each student’s class will make “Thank you for your Service”/Prayer cards to send to military personnel of those Costa families and relatives in the military.  Please send the names and addresses of your loved ones that are currently serving in the military to your student’s homeroom teacher.

Thursday: February 1st-----Theme: “Celebrating Vocations”

Student Dress - Uniforms

  • 1:30 pm - All School Mass with Fr. Miller/ Costa Choirs to Sing! (All parents, grandparents and relatives are invited too!)

  • Prior to Mass: Students will have read the Gospel & readings prior to Mass (copies will go home on Tuesday) and older students can bring notebook to Mass to take notes.  We invite parents/guardians or grandparents to read the Mass readings with their younger child at home.

  • Religion Teachers will emphasize the prayers of the Mass in their religion classes.

  • Religion Teachers will teach students about vocations in their classrooms.

Friday: February 2nd----Theme: “Celebrating Faculty, Staff, and Volunteers”

Student Dress- favorite sports team or Costa Friars team wear

  • 7:50 am----Donation Activity --- “Souper” Bowl Day! Please bring a can or cans of soup for the hungry! All cans will be donated to help St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry at Corpus Christi.

1:30pm ---Grades 1st – 8th for Costa Olympics!


Costa Cash Raffle: Tickets being sold now through Friday, March 9, 2018. Drawing to be held at Costa Spring Auction on Saturday, March 10. Need not be present to win. $50 donation
-Prizes-$2,500, $1,500, and $1,000
-Contact Costa Academy for tickets at 309-344-3155.
COSTA CASH RAFFLE Tickets for the new Costa Cash Raffle are being sold now through Friday, March 9, 2018. There will NOT be a $10,000 grand prize as in the past. Prizes to be awarded are: $2,500 / $1,500 / $1,000. Tickets are available for a $50 donation per ticket. Drawing will be held at Costa Spring Auction on Saturday, March 10, 2018. You can get your tickets from any Costa student - in the Costa office at 344-3155. You need not be present to win. Don’t forget to put the Auction on your 2018 calendar!!