Don’t miss out on these FUN contests that could win you a reserved parking space or your class a tasty treat! We’re looking for 100% participation!
Gala Procurement Contest! Open to all!
WIN A RESERVED PARKING SPACE
We’re giving away two spots this year!
Donate an item to the Gala (retail value equal to or greater than $100) and your family name will be entered into a drawing for a reserved parking space in the school parking lot!
Parking space is available March 3-June 30, 2014. Contest ends February 28, 2014. Limit (5) entries per family. Two lucky winners will be chosen!
Class-Sponsored High School Vacation Packages!
Attention High School Parents and Students
Please help us build Class-Sponsored Vacation Packages to bid on at the VCS Gala on April 26, 2014.
Suggested Donation: $25 or more per student ($100.00 would enter your family into the procurement contest)
It is a tradition that we ask each high school class to donate a trip to support the Gala. We ask each high school family to contribute to help cover the cost of these vacation packages.
- Each class will receive spirit points for donations received January 27-29 a 4:00 p.m.
- The class with the highest participation will receive a tasty treat!
High School Class-Sponsored Vacation Packages FAQ
What is a Class-Sponsored Trip?
Every year at the annual Valley Catholic School Gala, each high school class donates a vacation package to be auctioned off during the Live Auction portion of the Gala. We appeal to each family to contribute to the cost of a class-sponsored vacation package.
How are the vacation packages chosen?
At a recent class meeting, each class (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors) brainstormed ideas for an ideal vacation package they would like to donate to the Gala. Each class then raises money to cover the cost of their dream trip. If a class succeeds in raising the funds they need, they get to plan their perfect package. If they fall short, they revise their trip plans.
What are Spirit Points?
During Catholic Schools Week (aka Spirit Week: January 27-31), each class will receive spirit points based on a variety of events and activities, including procuring donations for the class-sponsored trips. Points will be awarded based on participation. The class with the highest participation rate will receive 500 points. The class with the next highest participation rate will receive 400 points, then 300 points. The class with the lowest participation rate will receive 200 spirit points. Class trip donations received Monday—Wednesday by 4 pm of Spirit Week will qualify for spirit points.
How much should I donate?
We respectfully request a minimum donation of $25 per high school student. The donation is considered a family donation, so each child will receive credit for spirit points during Spirit Week, regardless of the amount. However, for families with more than one student, we highly encourage a donation of $25 per student so that each class succeeds in creating the special trip that they have chosen for the Gala.
Class Baskets! K-5
Each classroom is responsible for procuring a theme-based class basket. These baskets are collections of items and/or gift certificates donated by parents in grades
K – 5. Each basket has a theme which is presented in an attractive display. The values of the baskets vary and they are auctioned off in the Gala’s silent auction. Please contact your room parent for more information on your class basket.
Each grade level creates a project as part of the school’s Gala. These one-of-a-kind, collaborative pieces of art involve every student and will be auctioned at the VCS Gala, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Please contact your class project coordinator for more information on how you can get involved.