St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Parish
Catholic Schools Week Open House 9:45 - 10:45 AM, Mass at 11:00 AM.

News and Announcements

WEDNESDAY EMAIL 1/22/20

 

Week at a Glance:

Wed., Jan. 22

Report Cards go home

Religious Education 6 - 7:30

Thurs., Jan. 23

LAST CHANCE to order spirit wear/ SPS uniform approved ¼ zip sweatshirts

Hosting games in gym

Vision Screenings for KGN, 1st, 3rd, 5th & 7th grade, Dental screenings for KGN

Fri., Jan. 24

Students may wear Spirit wear tops with uniform bottoms

Spelling Bee 12:45 - 2:45 Denning Hall

1st Grade Read and Feed 2:15

Sat., Jan. 25

SEIBA

Sun., Jan. 26

CSW begins - Book Fair - 8AM - 1PM Media Center

Open House - 9AM - 11AM (teachers in classrooms from 9:45 - 10:45)

CSW Mass - 11:00AM

Boy Scout Pancake breakfast 9:30 - 12:30 Denning Hall

Mon., Jan. 27

CSW - Out of uniform - Favorite T-shirt, sweatshirt or jersey

1:00 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest

Book Fair - 8:00 - 3:00 Media Center

Bingo with the Principal 2:40

Tues., Jan. 28

CSW - Out of uniform - Mismatch (wear clothes that do not match)

Book Fair - 8:00 - 3:00 Media Center

Dodge Ball Tournament (Admission is free will donation to buy diapers for Birthright, Women’s Choice Center and Bethany for Children and Families)

Bingo with the Principal - 2:40

Wed., Jan. 29

CSW - Out of uniform - Hawaiian or bright colors

Teacher/Staff appreciation luncheon - 11:00 - 12:00 (Parent volunteers needed to cover classrooms during lunch/recess)

Volleyball Game 12:30 8th grade vs. Teachers/Staff

Book Fair 8:00 - 11:00 Media Center

NO ALL SCHOOL MASS

Bingo with the Principal 1:40

Dismissal at 1:55 - Buses run

Religious Ed

If you have a submission for the Wednesday email, please submit it to the school office no later than 8AM on the Tuesday before.  Please email announcements to kelly.boche@st-paul.pvt.k12.ia.us

 

ITEMS IN WEDNESDAY FOLDER (AND/OR ATTACHMENTS)

SPS

Report Cards (in folders)

Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast Flyer (attached)

Ned’s Mindset Flyer (attached and in folders)

CSW Schedule (in folders and attached)

Talent Show Sign Up (attached)

Screenagers Flyer (In folders and attached)  

SPS Night at Portillos (in folders and attached)

Spelling Bee info (attached)

Vision & Dental Screening Note (KGN, 1st, 3rd, 5th, & 7th only in folders)

SPC

AHS

OTHER

Catholic Princess Retreat (attached)

D East day at Altitude (attached)

DEADLINES/DUE DATES

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NEW INFO

SPIRIT WEAR AND UNIFORM APPROVED RED AND BLUE ¼ ZIP SWEATSHIRTS

Order closes tomorrow! This may be the last Spirit Wear order of the year, and the last opportunity to purchase SPS uniform tops and the red and blue ¼ zip pullover sweatshirts (these are only available when the spirit wear link is live).  The Spirit wear store will be open now until January, 23rd. Delivery will be February 14th. Click on the link below to order:

https://stores.inksoft.com/saint_paul_davenport/

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VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED

Thank you to those of you who have volunteered for vision/dental screenings, recess, and the teacher/appreciation luncheon next week.  We still need volunteers to cover the following grades:

 

KB Ms. Nelson

1B Mrs. Miller

3B Mrs. Paxton

4A Mrs. Maro

6A Mrs. DiIulio/Mrs. Darland

7B Mrs. Tallman

8A Mrs. Harvey

Lunch Mrs. VanCamp

 

Volunteers must have completed Virtus training and have a background check within the last 5 years. There is a new training that was just assigned this month.  ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE THIS TRAINING BEFORE VOLUNTEERING NEXT WEEK.  Sign into your account at www.Virtus.org.  If you need assistance please let me know.

Please email Kelly.boche@st-paul.pvt.k12.ia.us if you can help supervise students during their lunch/recess from 11:00 - 12:00 next Wednesday, Jan. 29. 

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CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK (CSW)

Next week is Catholic School’s Week!! Please join us for an Open House this Sunday from 9 - 11 (teachers will be in classrooms from 9:45 - 10:45) and the book fair in the Media Center from 8 to 1. SPS students will sing at 11:00AM Mass and there are lots of activities planned throughout the week.  Please see flyer in Wednesday folder.

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SCREENAGERS

Join us for a special screening of “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, February 11 in Denning Hall.  Doors open at 6:00 PM and the movie begins at 6:30. See flyer in Wednesday folder for details.

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SPS NIGHT AT PORTILLOS

January 30 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Show the attached flyer or take in the paper copy coming home in today’s Wednesday folder and 20% of the proceeds will benefit St. Paul’s School.  See flyer for more details.

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YO-YO’S FOR SALE IN SCHOOL OFFICE

On Thursday January 23, we have the wonderful opportunity to participate in the NED's Mindset assembly at school!  NED'S Mindset is an assembly where they use humor, story-telling, illusions, and yo-yo tricks to teach our students about never giving up and The Power of Yet!  It's an assembly geared at activating growth mindset in our students!  This assembly is at no cost to us due to a pay it forward system.  So, for one week after the show, we will be selling NED's mindset yo-yo's in the school office over lunch (11-noon).  If you are interested in purchasing a yo-yo, the order form is attached to this email. 

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VISION/DENTAL SCREENINGS 

Nurses from the Scott County Health Department will be here tomorrow to do vision screenings on KGN, 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th graders; and Dental screenings for KGN.  If you do NOT want your child to be screened, please email Kelly.boche@st-paul.pvt.k12.ia.us.

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THANK YOU

Thank you to Stacey Schlichting for volunteering to be the coordinator for Spruce Up the School on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 7AM to 11AM.  Please come help make our school shine!!  Earn volunteer hours for yourself and an out of uniform day (Feb. 3) for your kids!!!  Hope to see you there!

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CATHOLIC SCHOOL’S WEEK TALENT SHOW 

If you are interested in being in the talent show, please fill in the information below and return to Mrs. Kamp by Monday, Jan. 27th.  The talent show will be the afternoon of Jan. 30.  Acts and costumes must be appropriate, and acts no longer than 90 seconds in length.  You may only be in two acts, and only one of those may be by yourself.  The day of the show you will be given a number so that you know the order of acts.  Let me know if you need time for a costume change.  If you need music for your act, please put that on a CD or on a flash drive.  We must have that by Jan. 28th to make sure it works.    

 

K-5 students need to have their acts approved by Mrs. Lucas/Mrs. Delaney.  6-8 students will need to be pre-viewed by Mrs. Kamp/Mrs. Delaney during their recess time.   Dates for this will be announced later.  If found inappropriate, adjustments will have to be made.  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Kamp at ann.kamp@st-paul.pvt.k12.ia.us

 

Sign-up sheet is attached.

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST

St. Paul the Apostle Boy Scout Troop 20 is putting on a pancake breakfast to start off Catholic Schools Week.

Proceeds to benefit St Paul the Apostle’s Boy Scout Troop 20

Menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, cheesy eggs, sausage, milk, OJ, and coffee

Sunday, January 26th 2020 Denning Hall

Serving from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Minimum donation $5 per adult, kids 8 and under $3

Hope to see you there!

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MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

Do you have a loved one that suffers from mental illness?

You are invited to join the Mental Health Ministry Family and Friends Support Group. Our first meeting will be on:

Thursday, January 23rd
from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
in McEleney Hall

We plan to meet on the fourth Thursday of each month to provide an opportunity for faith, fellowship and support for those, who care for a loved one that suffers in this way.

No need to register in advance! All are welcome. If you have any questions, free to contact Tory Dohrn at 563-359-5575, Jean Jackson at 563-320-1938 or Erin Darland at 563-508-2808.

If you would like to submit a confidential prayer request, feel free to email stpmhmprayers@gmail.com any time.

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ST. PAUL’S BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, January 30th
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Denning Hall
Appointments start at 2:00 with the last appointment at 5:30.
To schedule an appointment, call Susan Meenan at 515-971-5843 or go online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org.
Walk-ins are welcome and first-time donors are especially needed.
Please eat before donation. Must have photo ID to donate.
Thank you for helping St. Paul’s save lives!

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UNIFORM ALTERATIONS

WOW! The year is 1/2 done. Your kids are growing fast. Do their uniforms need the hems adjusted? Rips repaired? I am your answer. I have very reasonably priced alterations and repairs.

 

Cathy Carton (St. Paul's parish member) 

Email: carton5@hotmail.com

Home Number:   563-359-5732

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STILL CURRENT

IMPORTANT - VOLUNTEERS

If you have volunteered for anything at St. Paul the Apostle since July 1, 2019 or plan to do anything before June 30, 2020, that requires you to complete Virtus Training (coaching, VBS, etc.), there is a MANDATORY training that has been assigned to all volunteers that needs to be completed by Feb. 2, 2020.  Please login to www.virtus.org and click on the training tab to see the link that takes you to this training titled: Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Module 1.  Please complete this training as soon as possible.  

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WYLDLIFE CAMP

Camp- We are sooooo excited for camp!  You'll have the first opportunity to sign up for camp on Thursday, January 16th at our camp signup and hangout at Altitude from 7:00-8:00!  All are invited to come to Altitude even if you're not signing up for camp!  If you want to sign up for camp and can't make it that night, fill out the attached flyer and drop if off at the parish office sometime that week, along with your deposit check.  Also, see the attached camp scholarship application- we never want money to be the reason someone doesn't go to camp!

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ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL PACK THE GYM KNIGHT

Pack the Gym Knight Friday, January 31st at AHS 

JV Game: 6:00

Varsity Game:  7:30 PM

 

All grade school students are invited to join us prior to the Varsity game from 5–7 PM in the AHS Knight Café for pizza, drinks & dessert! Free while they last! The first 100 students who attend will receive a free AHS gift!

 

GO KNIGHTS!!!

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STEAM

You’re invited to Introduce a Girl to STEAM at St. Ambrose University!

 

WHO: Girls in grades 2-8 and their guests

WHAT: Learn how fun and exciting STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) can be through hands-on activities 

WHEN: Tuesday, February 18th, Open House 4-7pm

WHERE: St. Ambrose University, Rogalski Center Ballroom

 

THERE IS LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE, PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!

 

Online registration using this form is required, or copy and paste the link below.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScUqfKbLmc-SHWXvgaJTvKF_5QwQ1MFdK_uVUeoJuhZjvtYsg/viewform

Feel free to spread the word and share this flyer with anyone you think may be interested.

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CATHOLIC PRINCESS RETREAT

The retreat is designed to instill in girls from kindergarten - 4th grade a sense of their dignity as daughters of God, and to remind them of their beauty and honor in God’s world. The retreat will teach the girls that every person is made in the image and likeness of God, with a unique personal beauty.  See attached flyer for details.

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D EAST DAY AT ALTITUDE TRAMPOLINE PARK

Sunday, January 26, 2-5PM

 

Jump into Baseball Season at Altitude Trampoline Park! 3 hours of jump time for only $15. Come between 2-5PM and Altitude will donate 10% back to the League. Open to everyone!!

 

Make sure to mention you are with D East!

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The code for St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School is 2683803