Founder's Day 

Founders Day 2017 - Friday, October 13th

Founders Day is a tradition which provides us with a wonderful opportunity to build our community, honor our Mission and celebrate our rich Dominican Heritage. Students and Staffulty are invited to participate in all of the day’s events as we join together to celebrate  Homecoming Week! 

Start Time and Transportation: Start time for all students is at 9:25 am. Busses will run on their normal daily morning and afternoon schedule.

Attire: Students are to arrive at Bishop Lynch in appropriate shorts/pants and a t-shirt. Each student will receive a commemorative “Founders Day 2017” t-shirt once the day begins.

•  8:00 am – 9:20 am Drop off Homecoming Baskets in Legacy Gym
      - Parents Association volunteers will be available to assist
      - Homecoming Baskets will be organized by gender and last name
      - Frist and Last Names should be on all Homecoming Baskets
•  9:25 am School day start – Students will report to their 3A
•  9:35 am Dismissal to assembly
•  9:45 am – 11:00 am Speaker/Presentation
•  11:00 am – Group Prayer/Founders Day Dedication
•  11:15 am Further instructions and dismissal
•  11:45 am – 12:45 pm Lunch Dismissal
•  12:45 pm Dismissal from Lunch
•  12:55 pm – 2:00 pm Outdoor/Indoor Activities
•  2:00 pm – 2:20 pm Pep rally
•  3:00 pm End of Pep rally
      Students pick up HC baskets from 3A class
      Dismissal from school
      Students clear out the building and parking lot

Thank you for all of your help and participation in this year’s Founders Day! 

 Food Truck Night 

Hey there Friar Food Lovers, do we have an announcement for you! The BL Brigade is hosting their annual Black and White Food Truck Night. this Friday from 5-8pm in the BL Plaza between the Competition Gym and the Fieldhouse.

Friday, October 13th
5-8 pm
BL Plaza between the Competition Gym and the Fieldhouse

There will be 3 different food trucks on site. If you are hungry for pizza, Yummy Food Truck will be back again to satisfy your pizza craving. Ruthie’s Rolling Café will have the best-grilled cheese you’ve had in your life!  And for your sweet tooth, Kona Ice will have their always awesome snow cones.  

So bring some cash or card and an empty stomach and help support your BL Brigade! 

 Homecoming Dance 

Homecoming Dance - Saturday, October 14th, 8:00 pm-midnight

•  Held in the Bishop Lynch Atrium and Gym
•  This year’s Homecoming theme is Mardi Gras.
•  The dance is a semi-formal event and students should dress accordingly
•  The dance begins at 8:00 pm
•  Students must check into the dance by 10:00 pm
•  Students who leave the dance before midnight will not be allowed back in
•  Upon arrival to the dance, all students must check in with the chaperones at the door
•  In order to ensure the safety and well-being of all, each student and guest will be asked to submit to a breathalyzer test at check-in (this takes only a few seconds per student and several breathalyzers will be in use) 
•  BL students who are bringing a date from another school must turn in a ‘Dance Visitor Permission Form’ by Friday, October 13th
These forms are available at the time of ticket purchase, or online on the Homecoming page
•  Dance ticket prices are $25 per person and are sold during lunches
•  Tickets will be sold at the door for $25
•  The ticket price includes a 2017 Homecoming T-shirt
•  Tickets are purchased/charged to your student’s ‘My Kids Spending’ (MKS) account

 Future Friar Nights 

Join us this Thursday, October 12 for the first Future Friar Night event of the year. The varsity volleyball team takes on Ursuline starting at 6:00 PM. This is a special night when K-8th-grade students receive free admission to the game, a free t-shirt, prizes and participate in fun games. The next Future Friar Night will be on Friday, October 27 at 7:00 PM. The varsity football team hopes to extend their winning streak against Liberty Christian of Argyle. We look forward to seeing all our Future Friars at these two events.

 2017 Choir Poinsettia Sale 

Get a head start on your holiday decorating! The Bishop Lynch Choirs will be selling poinsettia plants for the Christmas season! Plants come in three sizes (based on the diameter of the pot) - 6”, 8” and 10”. Each size also comes in three colors: red, white or pink. Proceeds assist choir students with their travel to compete in various competitions. This spring the Choirs will travel for a performance tour to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 
You may order poinsettias in several ways: 
1. Placing an order directly through a choir student. 
2. Forms are available in the Lynch Locker - be sure to include the name of a choir student on your order form (if you don’t know a choir student, your order will be assigned to the choir’s general fund). 
3. Forms are available on the BL Choir website: and can be turned in to the Lynch Locker or to any choir student.
4. Parish Sales after Masses on various weekends in October and November.  Check with your parish to see if this is happening! Poinsettia pick up for these sales will be after Masses on December 2nd - 3rd. 
ALL Orders must be received by Monday, November 13th, and payment must accompany the order.  Plants will be delivered by the choir student who places your order.  Thank you for supporting the BL Choirs!

 From the Office of Vocations 

National Vocations Awareness Week is November 5-11, 2017. Please see the events from the Office of Vocations listed below to help promote and encourage vocations.

November 2-5, 2017 Come and See Weekend at Holy Trinity Seminary
This weekend is an event for 17+-year-old men who wish to discern their vocation more seriously by experiencing the daily life of a seminarian. They will experience the seminary’s routine of prayer, classes, meals, and brotherhood with other men seeking after the Lord’s will in their life.  Contact the Office of Vocations for more information 214-379-2860

November 7, 2017, St. Andrew Dinner at Holy Trinity Seminary
This evening is for young men between the grades 9th - 12th who would like to explore more about the priesthood.  The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with Mass followed by a short program, dinner and a tour of the seminary. If you know of a young man that is interested in more information please have them contact the Office of Vocations at 214-379-2860 or register at   

November 10-12, 2017, ABLAZE Retreat
All youth from grades 8th – 12th are invited to attend this fun, faith, and joy-filled weekend Retreat celebrating our Catholic Faith.  There will be great music, fellowship, talks, Mass, Adoration and more at this Eucharistic centered Retreat.  Talks will be given by the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.  


 Save the Date, 4th Annual Fashion Show 

Join us for the 4th Annual Gala Fashion Show! 
Benefiting BL scholarship funds

Wednesday, October 25th
7:00 pm
at Bishop Lynch High School

"Fashion fades, only style remains the same." - Coco Chanel



 Weekly Guidance Updates 

In this week's Guidance updates, you will find:

•  Quarter 1 - How ineligibility works
•  Mandatory Study Halls

•  Seniors: College Admissions and Scholarships
•  SAT and ACT Prep
•  Important Information for dual enrolled students
•  College Rep Visits to BL

•  Learning Center Update

Click here to download: October 12, 2017, Guidance Updates 



 After sweeps, Lady Friars one win from district title 


 Lady Friars sweep Sunset, lead BL tennis to win 


 BL announces newest Sports Honor Roll inductees 

 BLHS names homecoming sponsor

 XC teams nab Top 10 finishes at Jesuit meet 


 Friars dominate pool against Woodrow Wilson 


 Lewis, Friars put Trojans in rearview during 28-7 district road win 


 BL's Warren Walls chosen as Ford Player of the Week 


 Live video stream available for Thursday’s volleyball game 

The Lady Friars host Ursuline Academy on Thursday with a chance to clinch the district title with a win. The match can be seen on the Bishop Lynch Athletics official YouTube channel: The live stream begins at 6 pm.

 Live video stream available for Friday’s football game 

The Friars host Prestonwood Christian on Friday for homecoming at Roffino Stadium with sole possession of first place on the line!! The game can be seen on the Bishop Lynch Athletics official YouTube channel: The live stream begins at 6:45 pm.



 An Important Reminder from the Business Office 

ACH debits are processed on the 15th of each month, with the last debit taking place on April 16, 2018. At any time, you may make additional payments payable to Bishop Lynch Attention: Business Office to reduce your monthly amount.  Below is the list of dates the accounts will be drafted. Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

October 16, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 15, 2017
January 15, 2018
February 15, 2018
March 15, 2018
April 16, 2018

If you pay monthly to the Business Office, please make sure you are current with your payments to avoid any disruptions.

My Kids Spending (MKS)
If you haven’t set up your account, please do so ASAP ( – contact if you encounter any issues). The kids are making purchases that you need to be aware of in order to maintain a positive balance PLUS fees for their organizations/classes have been put onto their account. 

Please sit down to discuss the student’s spending and assist them in keeping a monthly budget for purchases. This will be helpful to ensure the balance isn’t out of control by the end of the quarter when it must be positive.

If you have questions, please contact Betsy Arciniega in the Business Office at



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