Resurrection-St. Paul School

Encounter Christ's Presence - Year of the Eucharist

October 3rd, 2021

Dear RSPS Families,


Next week parent-teacher conferences begin marking the midway point in the 1st trimester. Two dates have been set aside for the conferences (10/14 & 10/20) from 1-5 PM. Conferences are a great opportunity to meet with your child's teacher(s) to touch base and address any questions or concerns you or they may have. This year, we will be offering the ability to meet with the teachers either in-person or virtually and a sign-up link is scheduled to go out early this week. If you are unable to attend on the dates and times set aside, please reach out to the teacher find another time to meet.


As we enter the cold/flu and allergy season, it is vitally important to continue to actively monitor the health of your child and household members daily and be alert to symptoms of illness, including, but not limited to; fever, cough, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, new onset of severe headache, difficulty breathing or a new loss of taste or smell. Nurse Julie Rice is working tirelessly to keep everyone healthy and safe. Please keep the lines of communication open and contact us if you have any questions.


The school administration and faculty/staff have contingency plans in place in the event that a class or classes need to temporarily transition to virtual instruction (not hybrid). If virtual instruction is needed, whether that be for an outbreak or we have exhausted our inclement weather days, we will communicate the specific plan for your child's class. It is important that you are able to log into google classroom and that you are familiar with the platform so that there can be a seamless transition if necessary.


Tomorrow we will be celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi at our school Mass. Please join us in prayer by saying the Peace Prayer by St. Francis.


Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.

O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
Amen.


- St. Francis of Assisi


Have a great Sunday and go purple team!


Sincerely,


Ryan Hellem

Principal

Mask Status - 10/4 - 10/8

Resurrection-St. Paul School is in Howard County. The transmission rate is Orange-Substantial. Masking is mandatory this week at our school. Thank you for your partnership and vigilance to ensure the safety and well-being of our school community.

Say BOO to the FLU!!

Receiving the annual influenza vaccine is the very best thing you can do to protect yourself, your family, friends and colleagues from becoming ill with the Flu. If you have not already done so, please arrange for you and your family members to receive the annual Flu vaccine this month. Say BOO to the FLU!

Flyers & Other Information

Community Fall Festival - The provided link has more details. In addition, we are collecting gently used stuffed animals for our stuffed animal wheel. Donations will be accepted every morning at drop off.


OXYGEN - Church of the Resurrection and St. Paul's Church middle school youth group are kicking off this year's activities with a "GLOW Night." All middle school students are welcome. You can find this year's schedule here.


Band - Begins Tuesday, October 5th. Band participants will head to the multipurpose room areas at their designated time.


CYO Basketball Registration Information can be found here


Sacrament Preparation Registration for St. Paul Parish


Art to Remember Flyer - order something with your child's artwork on it!

Club Announcements

Panther Press - open to grades 5-8

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for Library Volunteers - Friday mornings from 9:15-10:15


Recess Volunteers needed - Looking for ways to get involved? Help our faculty and staff during recess time! Playground supervisors work with faculty, staff and administration to ensure that the school's health and safety rules are followed as well as interact with students and encourage appropriate play and student behavior. Please review the available slots below for Grades 2-6 and click on the button to sign up. Volunteers are always welcome for the other grades as well. Thank you!

The Week Ahead 10/4 - 10/8

Monday, October 4th

  • All-school Mass - Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Friday, October 8th

  • Professional Development Day - School Closed for Students

The Week to Follow 10/11 - 10/15

Tuesday, October 12th

  • Panther's Pantry Collection

Thursday, October 14th


Friday, October 15th

  • No School for Students

Contact Information

School phone number: 410-461-9111 ext 241


Attendance line: 410-461-9111 ext 250

Attendance form: Online Form.


School email: office@resstpaul.org


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ResurrectionStPaul