September 11th Newsletter
September 11, 2017
In our prayers this week, we remember the following school families: Jacoby & Michelle Bowhay, Jarrod & Amanda Brand, Tim & Ruth Brisbois, and Adam & Kristy Brunner.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
The All School Field Trip will be held on Friday, September 22nd. We will travel as a school to Arbor Day Farm. The cost is $9/adult and $7/child for grades 1-5, and $13/adult and $8/child for Pre-K and Kindergarten. A permission slip and driver form with more information went home last week. It is due this Wednesday, September 13th!
CHAPEL OFFERINGS FOR AUGUST & SEPTEMBER- MERCY MEALS
We will be sending our offerings to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Odell, to assist with their purchasing of foods for Mercy Meals. Our current total is: $111.09.
This week, the K-5 students will be completing fall MAPS assessments. Please make sure they eat a good breakfast and are well rested so they can do their best on these tests.
A size 5 Carter’s jean jacket is missing from the church service on Sunday. If you accidentally took this jacket, please return it to the school.
JR. FIRE MARSHAL PROGRAM
This Wednesday, September 13th, the 5th Grade students will begin the Jr. Fire Marshal program sponsored by the Beatrice Fire Department. The program runs for 4 weeks, meeting one hour a week, and is taught by firefighter Anthony Zimmerman.
5th GRADE BAND
5th Grade students interested in participating in band are encouraged to attend an instrument display this Thursday, September 14th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Middle School. They will begin band class next week on Tuesday, September 19th in the morning with Mr. Lojo coming to St. Paul’s for lessons.
Our 2nd Grade class partners with Mosaic, traveling there once a month so our students can interact with the residents. They will make their first trip to Mosaic on Friday, September 15th.
PARENT TEACHER LEAGUE
St. Paul School has a parent organization, PTL, which gives all parents an opportunity to participate in your child’s school and education. The first PTL meeting will be held Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m. All parents of Pre-School through 5th Grade students are invited and encouraged to attend.
If you would like to order gift cards, please send in your Scrip order by Monday, September 25th.
PICTURE DAY-SEPTEMBER 28TH
Student pictures will be taken on Thursday, September 28th beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the school gym. Parent notices with envelopes for payment were sent home today. If you need more envelopes for younger family members, please stop by the office.
Checks should be made payable to LIFETOUCH, placed in the special envelope, and brought to school on or before September 28th. DO NOT make checks out to the school. Lifetouch requests that you do not combine orders or payment for several children in one envelope. All K-5 students will be photographed but a package of pictures will be prepared only for those who bring a completed envelope with payment.
Pre-School and Pre-Kindergarten students and younger children may have their pictures taken this day, but will have to make arrangements to be at the school between 8:00-8:30 a.m. as the photographer is only here in the morning. These pictures will be taken on a first come-first served basis. The photographer will pack up and leave as soon as grades K-5 pictures have been taken.
There will be no school for students in grades Pre-K through 5th on Friday, September 29th.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, October 3rd and Thursday, October 5th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. for Grades K-5 and Tuesday, October 3rd and Wednesday, October 4th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. for Pre-Kindergarten. Conference notes are coming home today with sign-up information. Please return conference notes by next Monday, September 18th.
SunMart cash register receipts update: our current total is $129,411.51. You can also collect Box Tops, Best Choice UPC labels (from Heartland Foods), Tyson Project A+ labels, and Our Family labels (UPC portion). We can turn in all of these labels to receive money for our school.