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September 17, 2021

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We are excited to cheer on our Lady Lions at the 12th Annual C-M Cares Volleyball Invitational today and tomorrow! Come support the team and a great cause!
Lady Lions Volleyball Supports Breast Cancer Research
 
Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory is proud to host the 12th Annual C-M Cares Volleyball Invitational today (Friday, September 17) and tomorrow (Saturday, September 18). Coach Jason Johnson, Varsity Girls Volleyball coach and Math Department Chair, shared that “The C-M Cares Volleyball Invitational is a 16-team volleyball tournament with competition from around the state participating. Besides allowing for great competition and camaraderie among the volleyball community, it is more importantly a fundraising event for Breast Cancer Research. There is a national campaign by volleyball coaches at all levels around the country to support this cause. One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Many of us know someone personally that has been diagnosed, so it’s a cause that hits close to home for many. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Bienes Comprehensive Cancer Center at Holy Cross Hospital.” 
 
On Friday, there will be 4 pools of 4 teams each that play in a round robin format. Each team will play against every team in their pool. On Saturday, teams are placed into a 4 team bracket based on their pool play results from Friday. First place teams play in the Gold bracket, second in the Silver, third in the Bronze, and fourth in the Copper. Each bracket plays a semifinal and either a final or consolation match. Every team will play 5 matches in the tournament.
 
This tournament started years ago as a single match event, and while it has grown in size, it also means so much more to those who participate. Coach Johnson said his favorite thing about the tournament is “The girls enjoy the atmosphere, decorating the gym, and playing in high level matches in their own gym. I enjoy seeing them compete and getting to see the high level of volleyball and competition throughout the weekend. As a coach at CMCP for many years, I also enjoy getting to spend time with other coaches that have become friends.” He also mentioned that the tournament was cancelled last year due to COVID, so there is a lot of excitement to be able to play this year and support a great cause! 
 
We encourage our CMCP community to attend and support our Lady Lions and a great cause. Click here for the ticket link. 

College Placement

Upcoming Events

Club Rush
Tuesday, 9/21  |  1:45 P.M.  |  Zaragoza Center
 
Senior Parent Night hosted by College Placement
Tuesday, 9/21  |  6:00 P.M.  |  Belanger Hall
 
Eighth-Grade Parent Night
Wednesday, 9/22  |  6:00 P.M.  |  Zaragoza Center
 
LIFE Meeting 
Thursday, 9/23  |  3:30 P.M.  |  Zaragoza Center

Athletics News

For more information about upcoming athletic events, including away games, please click here to view our entire athletic calendar.

C-M Cares Girls Volleyball Tournament
Friday, 9/17  |  1:00 - 8:00 P.M.  |  CMCP

VR Football at Buford High School
Friday, 9/17  |  7:30 P.M.  |  Buford High School (Georgia)
Please pray for their safe travels. Best of luck, Lions!

VR Boys and Girls Cross Country - Ave Invite
Saturday, 9/18  |  7:45 A.M.  |  Ave Maria University
 
C-M Cares Girls Volleyball Tournament
Saturday, 9/18  |  9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.  |  CMCP

VR Boys and Girls Golf at Westminster Academy
Monday, 9/20  |  4:00 P.M.  |  Palm Aire Country Club
 
JV Girls Volleyball at Cardinal Gibbons
Tuesday, 9/21  |  4:30 P.M.  |  Cardinal Gibbons
 
VR Girls Volleyball at Cardinal Gibbons
Tuesday, 9/21  |  6:00 P.M.  |  Cardinal Gibbons

VR Boys and Girls Swimming at North Broward Prep
Wednesday, 9/22  |  3:30 P.M.  |  North Broward Prep

JV Girls Volleyball vs. Pine Crest
Thursday, 9/23  |  4:30 P.M.  |  CMCP
 
VR Girls Volleyball vs. Pine Crest
Thursday, 9/23  |  6:00 P.M.  |  CMCP

VR Football vs. Champagnat
Friday, 9/24  |  7:00 P.M.  |  CMCP

Campus Ministry News

Check out the Campus Ministry board by room 216 to learn about upcoming events, retreat news, and to join the #cmcpcampusministry social media challenge!
 
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Our First LIFE Night meet and greet will be this Thursday, September 23 from 3:30pm-4:30pm in Zarazoga. Come and meet the leaders, find out more about LIFE and get to know your peers! If you would like to stay longer, we will be going to the Volleyball game to cheer on our Lady Lions as they take on Pine Crest at 4:30pm.

Clubs and Organizations

Odyssey of the Mind
The Odyssey of the Mind club meeting is today, September 17, after school in room 119. Come join us to learn how to become more creative problem solvers!
 

Student Government Association
Sophomore week is October 4th-8th! The sophomore class officers have been working hard to put together a fun-filled week to celebrate their class. Be on the lookout for fliers with more information!

Congratulations to the newly elected Freshmen Class SGA officers: Imony Housey (Secretary), Giulia Esposito (VP), and Deborah Walker (Class President).

Environmental Club
There is a beach clean-up this Saturday from 9AM to noon! Members of the Environmental Club will be out on the beach helping to protect our coast!

Alumni One Pride Corner

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Cheer on the Lions with us Friday, October 15, with VIP tickets to the Homecoming game! The Lions will take on Gulliver Prep at 7pm. 
 
VIP access includes grilled (on-site!) hot dogs and hamburgers, soft drinks, snacks, and tented seating on the field behind the end zone.
 
The 2021-2022 Alumni Hall of Fame & Athletic Alumni Hall of Fame Award Presentations will take place during halftime. We're calling on you to make this celebration extra festive! 
 
Who will you nominate for the Award Presentation? Click the photo below.

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