May 24, 2017 | Cougar Connection


2017 Spring Art Salon


You're invited to be charmed, dazzled, and amazed at the vibrant artwork created by the young artists in Kindergarten through Grade 8 at the 2017 Spring Art Salon. Please join us for a special viewing for friends and families in the Lower and Middle School Assembly Room and Hallway Gallery, following the Spring Concert on May 25.


Thank You from Susan Smith

Susan offers her heartfelt thanks to the many parent volunteers who made the Art Salon possible.


Thank you art volunteers: Together we did it! Your generous contribution of time and talent helped make possible this year's Spring Art Salon. You were such an enthusiastic team, full of positive energy, with an eye for detail and a desire to get things done right. Read more.

Spring Concert

This year's theme for the Spring Concert is "The Magic of Musicals." The concert will take place Thursday, May 25, at 7:00 p.m. in the PAC. No special costumes are required this year, so all students should come in their usual concert attire. Order DVD.


Around Campus


Grade 6 Presents Plastics Project at Aquarium


Six students in Grade 6 who worked to reduce plastic use in our school presented their project at the Ocean Plastic Pollution Summit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on April 29. The sixth-grade theme for the 2016-17 school year has been to raise awareness about the plastic problem in our school community. Read more.

Students Shine at Annual Mathletics Contest

Twelve students, three from each grade level 5-8, sharpened their pencils and their math skills to participate in the 49th annual Mathletics competition on May 13. Overall, six students earned Honorable Mentions, which means they placed in the top 10 percent of their age group in Monterey County. Read more.

Grade 3 Completes Woodworking Project

During their Technology Class, third-graders planned, researched, designed, and then sanded, hammered, glued, and painted delightful wooden boxes, each of which represented their Biography Night characters. Read more.

Important Dates

Friday, May 26

Pep Rally

11:00 a.m., Gym

Compass Color Free Dress and Activity Schedule

Monday, May 29

Compass Installation

1:30 p.m., Rosary Chapel

Chapel Dress, Mandatory Attendance for grades 7 & 8


Tuesday, May 30

Middle School Awards Assembly

2:00 p.m., Mary Johnson Recital Hall


Wednesday, May 31

Kindergarten Graduation

11:00 a.m., Hacienda Courtyard


Thursday, June 1 

Flag Lowering Ceremony

10:30 a.m., E.L. Wiegand Ampitheatre

Grades 1-5: 11:45 a.m. dismissal (no after school library)

Grades 6-8: 12:00 p.m. dismissal (no after school library)


Friday, June 2

Grade 8 Baccalaureate Mass

9:00 a.m., Rosary Chapel


Friday, June 2

Grade 8 Graduation

11:00 a.m., Lower Terrace

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Join Summer at Santa Catalina for some serious fun! We still have space for rising third through ninth grade girls in our day camp program. As Lower and Middle School families, you receive 25% off the day camp price. 


Campers who sign up for 5-weeks of summer camp are invited to join our musical theatre production. It's time to get excited for this year's summer camp musical: Disney's Aladdin, Jr


We can't wait to welcome new and old campers back for another fantastic summer and musical theatre production!


Call Katie Adams '09 at 831.655.9386 to get started! 


Photo of the Week

Thanks to everyone who helped make this year's Carnival a huge success. 


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