January 29th Newsletter
January 29, 2018
In our prayers this week, we remember the following school families: Jeff & Kyla Moore, Andrew Moss & Steph Clark-Moss, Randy & Laura-Leigh Norris, and Joshua & Shannon Novotny.
CHAPEL OFFERINGS JANUARY
The offerings for the month of January will go to Lutheran Hour Ministries-Cambodia Missions. Our current total is $41.06. We enjoyed our mission trip to Cambodia last week and learned so much! Be sure to ask your child/children about the Cambodian culture.
The February calendar is being sent home today. Please save it for reference during the month of February. Remember, the lunch menu is on the reverse side.
LUNCH & TUITION BILLS
January lunch and February tuition bills will be sent home this week.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
St. Paul’s will be having a church service in the school gym at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 4th. The students will sing at this service, a celebration to begin Lutheran Schools Week. The LYF will serve a soup luncheon after the service.
WINE TASTING EVENT
Join us Friday, March 2nd, for a Wine Tasting Event at the 4 Generations Barn just north of Pickrell sponsored by friends of St. Paul’s Lutheran School. This 21 and older event will include wines, ales, appetizers, and entertainment. More details to come! Proceeds of the event will go towards the purchase of additional school-wide S.T.E.M. and computer coding curriculum.
The final turn in date for B.E.A.R. Fair is tomorrow, Tuesday, January 30th. Please turn in all order forms and money as soon as possible. Thank you for all of your support for our school fundraiser!
1ST GRADE CHAPEL
The 1st Grade class will present their Class Chapel this Wednesday, January 31st at 8:30 a.m. Parents are invited to worship with us at this special chapel, as well as any Wednesday.
The 4th and 5th Grade classes will be traveling to Omaha on Thursday, February 1st to hear “The Science of Sound” presented by the Omaha Symphony Orchestra.
PARENT VISITATION DAY
Parent Visitation Day will be held next week, Thursday, February 1st for students in Pre-School through 5th grade, and on Friday, February 2nd for the Pre-Kindergarten classes. Parents are welcome anytime at school, however, on these days, we extend a special invitation for parents to visit the school. If you wish to eat a hot lunch with your child, please notify the school office by 8:30 that morning. Adult lunch price is $3.55 and child lunch price is $2.90. We remind you that lunches from fast food restaurants may not be brought to school.
Since the 4th and 5th Grade students have a field trip on the 1st, parents in those grades are invited to visit Friday, February 2nd.
Information booklets about Summer Camps at Camp Luther went home with your child last week. Next Thursday, February 8th, we will enjoy a visit from the Camp Luther directors, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Next Friday, February 9th brings us to the middle of the 3rd quarter grading period. Mid-Quarter reports for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade will be discussed with parents at conferences on February 20th & 22nd.
NEEDED FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
The Kindergarten class needs large oatmeal boxes for Valentine’s Day. If you have any empty ones, please send them to school.
The Kindergarten class will present their class Chapel on Wednesday, February 14th at 8:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to worship with us on that day as well as any Wednesday morning.
Valentines may be brought and handed out at school for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14th (Pre-School- Tuesday, February 13th). To avoid any hurt feelings, we ask that the children bringing Valentines bring one for each member of the class or hand out none at school.
There will be no school on Friday, February 16th and Monday, February 19th for students in all grades, Pre-Kindergarten through 5th.
Grandparents Day is Friday, March 9th with students in grades K-5 presenting a variety program beginning at 10:00 a.m. Specially prepared invitations are available through the school to invite grandparents, “honorary” grandparents, uncles, aunts, and all other special friends. An information sheet will be sent home this week. If you need invitations, please let us know by Thursday, February 8th.
Cookies for Grandparents Day: If your last name begins with A-L (grades K-5) please provide one dozen cookies for our guests at Grandparents Day. You may send the cookies on Friday, March 9th. (Those of you whose last names begin with M-Z will be asked to provide cookies for the Spring Musical in April.)
The yearbook committee needs pictures! Grades K-5: We need pictures of field trips, class parties, New Year’s Eve, or any pictures of a St. Paul’s activity. Please e-mail pictures to email@example.com. Thank you!
We are in the process of accepting applications for new students in Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten through 5th Grade for the next school year (2018-2019). If you know of anyone interested in enrolling in St. Paul’s School, please give their name to the school office or ask them to contact the school.
SunMart cash register receipts update: our current total is $30,118.37. 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. labels.