First and eighth grade students and their families participated in a beautiful Thanksgiving Mass on Sunday, November 24, 2019. The Class of 2020 wrote prayers of gratitude, and the Class of 2027 created amazing posters celebrating the season. Father Truc brought the eighth grades up to the altar during the Mass to make the experience more personal for them. Chapel's choir reminded us all how beautiful music can increase the depth of the spiritual experience of the Mass. Thank you to all who made the celebration so meaningful and joyous. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
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Thanks to another great idea by our incredible student council, Chapel scholars enjoyed a day of free dress on Thursday, and the local food banks will have an ample supply of Thanksgiving supplies for next week's holiday. Anyone who brought in five items for the needy got to give their uniform a rest and show support for their favoirite team. (In Chapel speak, that's a WIN-WIN!) According to our results, the Bruins will be downing the Trojans this weekend.
Student council, student ambassadors, smiling students and proud parents showed everyone at the Larchmont Fair on Sunday, October 27th, exactly what our school is all about. Chapel is the Diamond of the Diocese. We cherish our diversity; we believe in God; we value hard work, and we strive for our students to become faithful Christians, responsible citizens, life-long learners, integrated individuals, and effective communicators. On Sunday our booth was filled with members of our school family celebrating our school and honoring its mission. Thanks to all who helped get our message out on this busy weekend that included a speech tournament and sports' playoffs. Gooooo Chapel!
They are quite pretty too! Yes, I am talking about our girls' volleyball team. They were perfect in league play this year and started the playoffs by beating Sacred Heart 25-6 and 25-16 on Sunday, October 27th. For fans who missed the first game, here are the stats: Kills- Althea 13, Yva 5 and Anabel 2; Assists-Izzy 12; Aces-Izzy 5, Yva and Althea 4; Digs- Jordan and Megan 3. The She Wolves are looking forward to next Saturday at 10:00 when they play St. Raymond at La Salle High School. I'm sure they would appreciate your support at their game. Chapel couldn't be prouder of them or more appreciative of their coaches, the Magnificent Morrises!
Friday October 19th, the faculty spent at the de Paul Retreat Center in Montebello. The day was spent in prayer and honest reflection. One of the many benefits of the day was the opportunity to share the gratitude felt for the blessings of working at a place like CCS where we can surround ourself with honorable, hard-working, creative, supportive, dynamic people who are dedicated to our Chapel students. Thank you, Father Truc, for joining us and celebrating Mass with us at the end of the day. We are so very blessed at CCS.
Thursday, following a beautiful Mass hosted by our 6th graders, our stellar student council shared skits with the student body. Their purpose was to remind us about the need to show respect to others and to not only refrain from bullying but to stop the bullying if we see it. Thank you once again, student council, for reminding us of the importance of building good character, showing moral courage, and embracing our diversity. God bless CCS!
For 11 years, Chapel has been blessed to have had Mr. and Mrs. Morris coaching our girls in volleyball. They coached their last home game for Chapel on Tuesday, October 15th. One would be hard pressed to find anyone on campus who remembers the girls' volleyball program without this amazing pair at the helm. Teaching the basics of the sport and instilling a strong work ethic was just the beginning. Since 2008 the Morriises have included character building as a pillar of their program. They have stressed the values of teamwork, trust, responsibility, integrity, and kindness. Following the game on Tuesday, Mrs. Morris hosted an extraordinary celebration that focused on the 8th graders. Her words were inspirational. Fans, parents, and teachers were brought to tears. The Morrises will be missed but always remembered with gratitude and admiration.
Our Wolves played tough on both sides of the ball in their weekend match against St. Paul. Chapel scored 20 unanswered points in the game. Thank you to our coaches and congratulations to all.
Chapel's She Wolves downed Holy Family, Christ the King, St. Bede, Sacred Heart, and St Thomas Aquinas on Saturday, October 13th. They made it all the way to the championship game at the Sacred Heart Volleyball Tournament, and although they battled mightily, they fell to St. Thomas Apostle 20-25. Congratulations to our talented, hard-working team and their amazing coaches: Mr. and Mrs. Morris. Congratulations to Althea Morris as well for being named to the All-Tournament Team. God bless you all!
On Monday October 7, 2020 our Chapel Girl's Volleyball Team traveled to St. Brendan's, where in spite of home court advantage, the team won 25-5 and 25-19. Congratulations to our girls and a huge thank you to Mrs. Morris for her coaching expertise and incredible work ethic.