St. Paul News

St. Paul School - Kevin Brever, Principal - 5/13/16

Inspirational Quote

"It's Friday the 13th! It's only bad luck if you put it in your head. Think it's just another day & stay positive. Have faith with God!."


~unknown
From Desk of the Principal
  • St. Paul Trivia Night - 5/14

  • Summer Picnic Chances Sent Home

  • Remaining Calendar for the School Year

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR DATES 2016-17

  • Here Are Some Ideas for Writing Over the Summer

  • ---2016 Southwest Writers' Conference - 5/21

  • ---LFPL - Exciting Summer Reading Program

  • ---Summer Reading and Writing Bingo

  • Vacation Bible School- Expedition Norway - 6/12 to 6/16
  • Community Arts Organizations Kick Off Citywide Celebration of William Shakespeare

  • St. Paul Parish School Calendar Link

From the PTO

  • PTO Committee Members

SPORTS

  • Tryouts/Signups for Machine Pitch & T-Ball League

  • St. Paul Sports Calendar Link

  • STUDENT ATHLETE-INFORMATION & SIGN-UP FORM Link

  • Catholic Sports Athletic Association Basketball Website Link

Community Happenings

  • Mercy Academy Summer Camps

  • Bellarmine University Summer Youth Camps

  • Holy Cross Summer Athletic Camp

  • Events at Local Branches of the Louisville Public Library

Special Links

  • April Bookworm of the Month

  • Lunch Menu

  • St. Paul Catholic School Facebook Link

  • Sacrament Information
  • Inclement Weather Policy
  • Stay Connected with Engrade
  • Last Week's Newsletter Link
  • Saint Paul Catholic Community App

From the Desk of the Principal

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Summer Picnic Chances Sent Home

Picnic chances were sent home on 5/11 with your child. Please be sure you've checked their backpack. If you did not receive them, please let the school office know.
it is very important that you do your part and sell all your chances to ensure the success of summer picnic. Unsold tickets will have to be turned back in for gaming tracking purposes, so please sell them all and you will not have worry about this.

Remaining Calendar Dates 2015-16

  • May 18 - PreSchool Ceremony - 9:00 AM
  • May 18 -Pre-Kindergarten Ceremony - 7:00 PM
  • May 19 - Awards Ceremony - 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
  • May 20 - 8th Grade Last Day (Dismissal at 11:00) Breakfast - 9:15 AM
  • May 24 - Kindergarten Graduation - 8:15 AM
  • May 25 - 8th Grade Graduation
  • May 27 - Last Day of School Regular day - Report cards distributed to PS/PK/K
  • May 30 - Memorial Holiday
  • June 1 - Final Grades available for grades 1-8 on Engrade
  • June 6-10 - Kindergarten Camp (9:00 AM-12:00 PM)

Here are some ideas writing over the summer:

  • Write in a summer journal each day in order to keep a log of the exciting things that you do on summer vacation.

  • Start a Blog.

  • Write a letter or send a postcard to someone special.

  • Write your own poem.

  • Write a short story.

  • Participate in the

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    Summer Reading Program at LFPL

  • Attend the 2016 Southwest Writers' Conference at the Southwest Regional Library on Dixie Highway. (See the flyer below.)

2016 Southwest Writers' Conference - 5/21

Louisville Public Library Southwest Regional Library

Click to Visit Website

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LFPL-Exciting Summer Reading Program

The Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is almost here. Last year, the program encouraged more than 60,000 children and teens in the Metro area to read for fun during the summer, with 30,500 of them completing the program. That’s more than 290,000 books read! New this year, LFPL is offering online registration for Summer Reading through an exciting new digital service called...

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Beanstack

...is a parent engagement tool that connects families with free reading recommendations — helping take the guesswork out of finding books for young readers—as well as educational programs like Summer Reading and the Mayor’s Cultural Pass. Parents, caregivers, and educators can pre-register online for Summer Reading and the Cultural Pass and, by creating custom profiles for young readers, receive learning tips and book recommendations that are available for checkout from the Library. Parents can then easily track on a personal dashboard their child’s reading progress while their children earn special badges for reaching goals in the Summer Reading Program and participating in the Cultural Pass – all in a simple, fun, and easy-to-use format!

To preregister for the Summer Reading Program and the Cultural Pass, visit LFPL.org/SummerReading today. Preregistration will speed up the process for picking up a Cultural Pass once they become available on May 23 (all 18 library locations).

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Vacation Bible School

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June 12 - June 15, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Incarnation Gym, Lower Hunters Trace


COST: $10/Individual or $20/Family

DAY 1 When Life Changes…God is good!

DAY 2 When Life is scary…God is good!

DAY 3 When Life is sad…God is good!

DAY 4 When Life is good…God is good!

Parent Name: _________________________

  • Address: __________________________
  • Child’s Name: 1. _______________ Age:___
  • ----------------- : 2. _______________ Age___
  • ----------------- : 3. _______________ Age: ___
  • Parish: ____________________________
  • Phone: home ___ ____ cell# ___ ____
  • Alternate #___ ____
  • Email:________________________

Friend to be paired with: ___________________________

You can register online after April 1, 2016 @ www.dicaff.org

Community Arts Organizations

“...to be, or not to be...”

Celebration of William Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary

Kick Off City-wide Celebration of William Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary

  • Accompanied by representatives from Louisville’s arts and cultural institutions, Mayor Greg Fischer officially announced an eight-month-long, city-wide celebration of William Shakespeare called Will in the Ville. This collaborative initiative—spearheaded by the Frazier History Museum, University of Louisville, and the Louisville Free Public Library—involves more than 45 arts, cultural, and educational organizations throughout Louisville and Southern Indiana. As part of the international commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, it aims to make Louisville a “city of Shakespeare.”
  • Shakespeare events begin this month and continue throughout 2016.
  • “Shakespeare’s writing is timeless – beautiful and poetic – and the city is honored to host this important celebration of all things from the Bard of Avon,” Fischer said.
  • The First Folio, published in 1623, seven years after Shakespeare’s death, is the first collected edition of his plays, many of which were not published during his lifetime.
  • When the First Folio arrives in Louisville, its pages will be opened to the most quoted line from Shakespeare and one of the most quoted lines in the world, “To be, or not to be,” from Hamlet. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional digital content and interactive activities. "...this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come within inches of one of the most influential books in history,” said Penelope Peavler, President & CEO of the Frazier History Museum.
  • First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare premieres in Louisville at the Frazier History Museum on November 10 and will be free and open to the public. A schedule of programs, activities, and performances is available online at LFPL.org/WillintheVille. And you can follow the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using #WillintheVille.
St. Paul Parish School Calendar

Click on this link for Upcoming Events

From the PTO

PTO Committee Members

President -------- Stephanie Gayheart ----- 502-379-0323
Vice President -- Michelle Huber ----- 502-671-3851
Secretary -------- Melissa Logsdon ----- 502-762-5066
Treasurer -------- Becky Baird ----- 502-418-6343

Sports

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Community Happenings

Mercy Academy - Summer Camps

Mercy Academy is hosting over 25 academic and athletic camps this summer for students, including several new STEM camps! We would like to see if you can pass our camp information along to your families. I have included a small description and a link for our online camp registration form.

  • What Are You Doing This Summer?

Mercy Academy is hosting a variety of academic and athletic camps this summer. From Engineering Design through STEM to On Stage and Volleyball to Dance, we have something for everyone! Check it out and register online at mercyacademy.com/summercamps.

Thank you so much!

Angie Laemmle, Athletic Assistant

Mercy Academy alaemmle@mercyjaguars.com

w. 502.671.2010 x.2312 f. 502.491.0661

Bellarmine University Summer Youth Camps

This summer, Bellarmine University is offering a variety of Summer Youth Camps for students in Grades 3-8. A complete list of camps, ages and dates was sent home with your child earlier this month. Please look it over. There are some very interesting and good camps that would be very beneficial to your child.

You can view these Youth Camp offerings at this link: Bellarmine University Summer Youth Camps.

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Holy Cross Summer Camp Guide

Click this link to see the schedule flyer.

Events at Local Branches of the Louisville Public Library

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Special Links