February 12th Newsletter

February 12, 2018 

PRAYER FAMILIES
In our prayers this week, we remember the following school families: Ted & Brooke Paben, Dan & KJ Patel, Gregory & Holli Penner, and Rod & Melody Philippi-Aden.

CHAPEL OFFERINGS FOR FEBRUARY
The offerings for the month of February will go to Nebraska Campus Ministries. This is the Nebraska District Hearts for Jesus project, with money being collected by all the Lutheran Schools in Nebraska. Our total collected so far is $14.62.

LUNCH & TUITION BILLS
January lunch and February tuition bills were sent home last week. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

PTL
Parent Teacher League will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the school. Please plan to attend!

B.E.A.R. FAIR
B.E.A.R. Fair ended last week. Our top seller was Ethan Rosenthal who sold $1,154! Great job Ethan! We sold over $21,000 total.  Thanks for making B.E.A.R. Fair a big success, great job students!  Cookie dough delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21st.  Please mark your calendars for picking up cookie dough that day.

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.  Serving will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for a free will donation. Proceeds will be used for youth to attend the National Youth Gathering.

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. Proceeds of the event will go towards the purchase of additional school-wide S.T.E.M. and computer coding curriculum.  Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. An informational note about tickets is coming home with your child today.

KINDERGARTEN CHAPEL
The Kindergarten class will present their class Chapel this Wednesday, February 14th at 8:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to worship with us on that day as well as any Wednesday morning.

VALENTINE’S DAY
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.

NO SCHOOL
There will be no school on Friday, February 16th and Monday, February 19th for students in all grades, Pre-Kindergarten through 5th.

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Conferences for Kindergarten through Grade 5 students are scheduled for Tuesday, February 20th from 4:00-8:00 p.m., and Thursday, February 22nd from 4:00-7:30 p.m.  Conference notes were sent home last week indicating the time of your conferences. They were scheduled similar to the time of the 1st quarter conferences last September. If the time scheduled for your conference will not work, contact your child’s teacher to schedule a new time.  Mrs. Duever will be out of town on Thursday attending the Best Practice in Ministry Conference in Arizona, so all 5th Grade conferences will be on Tuesday.

UPCOMING FIELD TRIP
The 2nd Grade class will make their monthly visit to Mosaic on Friday, February 23rd.

NATIONAL LUTHERAN SCHOOLS WEEK
NLSW will be celebrated March 4th-March 11th. An information sheet is coming home today indicating the activities planned for this year’s celebration. Please keep this sheet for future reference. 

GRANDPARENTS DAY
Grandparents Day is Friday, March 9th with students in grades K-5 presenting a variety program beginning at 10:00 a.m. 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.) 

ROLLER SKATING PARTY
The PTL sponsored Roller Skating Party will be held on Sunday, March 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Beatrice Rolla Rena. Everyone is invited to come and have fun skating with us. Ask a friend to come and enjoy the evening with us too. The cost is $4.00 per skater.

YEARBOOK COMMITTEE
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 kariek76@yahoo.com. Thank you!

2018-2019 APPLICATIONS
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 RECEIPTS
SunMart cash register receipts update: our current total is $32,663.38. 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.

In Christ,

Amy Duever

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