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Catholic Schools Week Coming Jan. 26th-Feb. 1st!

CTKC School will celebrate Catholic Schools Week, a nationwide celebration of Catholic education during the week of January 26 through February 1. The week’s theme — “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”  highlights the schools’ focus on faith development, academic excellence and dedication to community service.  We will start the week at the CSW Dinner and Dance […]

Open House Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser!

Let the Sophomore Class take care of dinner for you!  The Class of 2021 is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the All-School Winter Open House on Wednesday, January 30th.  They will be serving from 5-7pm in the CTK Café.  Pre-orders are greatly appreciated, so click here for a form to print, fill out and […]

Congratulations to CTKC School’s Newest Eagle Scouts!

CTK High School seniors, Tanner Hook & Ben Wanjura, recently received the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scout program, Eagle Scout.  Their accomplishment was made official at the Troop’s Court of Honor on Monday, January 14th.  Family & friends joined to congratulate Tanner & Ben as they were awarded their new rank.  These seniors […]

1st Semester Box Tops Collection Winner…. Mrs. Jackson’s Class!

Congratulations to Mrs. Jackson’s 3rd grade class on collecting the most box tops during the 1st semester!  The class collected  427 clippings!  Close behind Mrs. Jackson’s class was followed by Mrs. Lozada’s class who collected 293 clippinsgf and Mrs. Esparza’s class who had 282!  There was a very tight race for places 4th – #9.   […]

Judges Needed for CTKC School Science Fair on Wed., 1/30!

The 4th – 12th grade students will participate in the CTKC School Science Fair on Wednesday, January 30th.  Dozens of judges are needed to help as judges throughout the day.  A science background is not required, just an understanding of the scientific process!
Details are as follows:
Date:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Judging Times:  9:45-12:00 – 5th grade […]

Photography Students Place in TAPPS Competition

Congratulations to these high school photography students on placing in the TAPPS Winter art competition!  Pictured from left to right: Senior Zhechen Wang placed 3rd in the waterscape/seascape category and 5th in both the cityscape/architecture and scenic/landscape categories. Senior Marco Quinonez placed 6th in the cityscape/architecture category.  Senior Marisol Chairez placed 8th in scenic/landscape category.  […]

Buy Your Tickets NOW for the Catholic Schools Week Dinner & Dance!

This fun community event is only ten days away!  Get your tickets now so you don’t miss out on a night of great food, the raffle drawing, and getting to know other school parents & teachers!  This year’s Catholic Schools Week Dinner & Dance is next Saturday, January 26, 2019, in the CTKC Family Activity […]

ALL Sold Raffle Tickets Are Due Back on Monday, 1/21/19!

In order to qualify for the raffle sale tuition credit incentive, tickets must be returned by Monday, 1/21/19!  ALL tickets should be returned to the school office no later than Wednesday, 1/23/19 to allow for the fundraising committee to log tickets for the drawing on Saturday, 1/26.

If you would like to sell your tickets after […]

Use AmazonSmile While Shopping Online!

Many people use Amazon for their shopping – especially during the upcoming holidays!  Here’s another way you can help the CTKC School community with no additional cost to you!   The AmazonSmile program is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features […]

CTK Yard Signs Available Now!

Thanks to the generosity of a CTK parent, we have yard signs for every CTK school family to show their school pride!  If you did not receive a sign at the recent parent meeting, please feel free to pick one up from Mrs. Guzman in the front office.

CTK Garden: Wishing You Lots of Green in 2019!

Lots of greens in 2019! We harvested almost 3 lbs of mostly greens (parsley, kale, arugula, spinach, mustard) as well as a few radishes right at the end of the holidays. A few bags were sent home with the families who helped harvest but the majority will go to the Catholic Charities Food Pantry. At […]

Safe Environment Training Is Required for ALL School Volunteers

All school volunteers (parents, grandparents, friends, or anyone helping at any event or activity involved with the school) are required to complete the diocese’s online Safe Environment Training.   To be in compliance with the Diocese’s Safe Environment Program (SEP), all school employees and volunteers who have contact with children must complete the diocese’s new […]

Don’t Forget to Order SCRIP Cards for ALL Your Daily Purchases!

You are encouraged to buy gift cards for over 300 major retailers to use for your own day-to-day purchases or give them as gifts!  Visit for a full list of retailers.  What a great way to help our school while taking care of your own buying needs!

Parents and friends of the school can order […]


If you need a refresher on how to order hot lunches, please visit the cafeteria page of the school website.  Cafeteria order deadlines are at 8am on the Friday before the menu week to give parents time to order.  Families can, if they wish, order for multiple weeks at once.  Here are the ordering deadlines for […]

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

All CTK families are required to complete 20 service hours (10 hours for single parents) for the 2018-19 school year.  To help you fulfill your requirement, here are some upcoming opportunities and contact information:
NEW!  CSW Dinner/Dance – 25 volunteers are needed to help set-up for the dinner & dance in the CTK Family Activity Center from noon-3pm […]