St. Paul School News
Our new library is open! Thank you to everyone who made our new library possible!
2012-2013 School Year Events Schedule
January 9: FOLKS Meeting 6:30 p.m.All preschool and K-5 parents are welcome to attend the FOLKS meeting to plan for upcoming events. The meeting will be held in the school library and last about an hour.
January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. DaySchool will be closed to observe MLK Jr. Day.
January 25: End of Second Marking PeriodWow - we're halfway through the school year!
January 27: K-5 Students Sing at St. Paul 8:30 a.m.K-5 students will sing at the St. Paul early service to start National Lutheran Schools Week.
January 27-February 2: National Lutheran Schools WeekThis is every student's favorite week of the year! NLSW is a whole week spent celebrating being a Lutheran School. Monday is bring your Pastor to school day! Pastors can enjoy chapel time with their students at 9:30 a.m. and then refreshments and games at 10 a.m. On Wednesday, grandparents are invited at 10 a.m. to share time with their grandchildren at St. Paul. Grandparents will stay for lunch and students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. to share the rest of the day with their loved ones. On Friday, students will swim and enjoy gym time at the YMCA. Students, parent chaperones, and teachers will depart at 8:45 a.m. and return by 12:30 p.m. This is a great way to be active in the winter weather!
January 30: Grandparents LuncheonWednesday is Grandparents Day for NLSW. We look foward to sharing a wonderful luncheon with our students' grandparents. Our parent volunteers are preparing a delicious meal of baked chicken, mashed potatoes (the real ones), fruit, and salad. It is a great opportunity to enjoy special time with a loved one.
February 2: School Auction Fundraiser 3:30 p.m.Going once, going twice, sold! This event features a wonderful selection of items that are sold via a live auctioneer. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and bidding begins at 4 p.m. in the school lunch room. A bake sale will offer delicious items and the Super Snack Shack will provide dinner options. An auction item list will be posted here as more information becomes available.
February 6-7: Parent-Teacher ConferencesParents can meet with teachers Thursday evening or Friday evening to learn about their children's progress and pick up report cards.
February 15: Field TripK-5 students will tour the Kazoo Factory in Eden, NY.
March 4: Visit Kindergarten Day 9:30 a.m.New friends may join us for chapel at 9:30 a.m. and then visit the classrooms and talk with parents of currently enrolled students. All grade levels (K-5) are welcome! This is a great chance to see our awesome little school. This year's enrollment is Kindergarten/1st Grade 17 students, Second/Third Grades 17 students, and Fourth/Fifth Grades 8 students, and we look forward to continuing to grow! If you know of a family who is interested in attending, please tell Mrs. Werk so that she can send them an invite and details about the day.
March 29-April 5: Easter VacationSchool will be closed so that students may enjoy time with loved ones for the Easter holiday.
April 10: FOLKS Meeting 6:30 p.m.All preschool and K-5 parents are welcome to attend the FOLKS meeting to plan for upcoming events. The meeting will be held in the school library and last about an hour. This is our last meeting of this year!
April 12: End of Third Marking PeriodWow - the year is going by quickly!
April 17: Field TripK-5 students will see "The Wizard of Oz" at the Riviera Theater.
May 3: Spring Program & Bake Sale 6:30 p.m.Students will perform at the annual spring program. FOLKS will host a bake sale afterwards. This event is hosted in the St. Paul sanctuary.
May 7: Science Fair 7:00 p.m.Come support our students as they present their projects. Students will provide posters and other hands on activities, and they will discuss their research.
May 17: Field TripK-5 students will travel to the Father Baker Museum and Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Buffalo.
May 24-27: Memorial WeekendSchool will be closed for Memorial Day weekend.
May 31: 4th/5th Grade Cleveland TripMrs. Werk's class will travel to Cleveland to meet their pen pals, visit the U.S.S. Cod Submarine Memorial, see historic Little Italy, and attend a Cleveland Indians game.
June 14: Last Day for PreschoolOur preschool program will conclude on Friday, June 14. Have a great summer!
June 17: Field TripK-5 students will tour the Erie Canal and enjoy a boat ride. Parents are welcome. Tickets are $10 each for parents.
June 20: Last Day of School and Awards & Graduation CeremonySchool will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. and the Awards and Graduation Ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Paul sanctuary.
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