Resurrection-St. Paul School
News and Notes
2019-2020 Year to Lead...I Have Called You By Name!
Monday, September 23rd
- 6:00 p.m. 8th Grade parent meeting in the media center
- 7:00 p.m. HSA General Meeting, special guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Nail re: Child Anxiety
Tuesday, September 24th
Wednesday, September 25th
- Race for Education mailers due
Thursday, September 26th
- Race for Education for students that have turned in their mailers
Friday, September 27th
- Grandparents' Day
- 12:30 p.m. Dismissal
- No bus service home
- 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Gym
- 11:15 a.m. Prayer service in the Church of the Resurrection
Saturday, September 28th
Sunday, September 29th
UPDATE: No Bus Service Home on 9/27/19, 12:30 p.m. Dismissal
RSPS Celebrates Our Grandparents on September 27th!
Please invite your grandparents to spend the morning with you on Friday, September 27th. We will celebrate with classroom activities and a special prayer service. It is sure to be a day to remember!
8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m. - Donuts, Coffee and Milk in Gymnasium
9:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m. - Prayer, Pledge and Welcome
9:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. - Classroom Activities
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Prayer Service in Church
12:30 p.m. - Dismissal
If your grandparents are unavailable, you are welcome to invite a special family member or friend in their place.
Please RSVP with the number of grandparents attending by 09/25. Students should not be included in the count. http://evite.me/CBGv32kVHZ
No Cafeteria Lunch Service on October 4th- Please prepare a bagged lunch for your student
Students will be eating in their classrooms on Friday, October 4th. There will not be food service from Abundance Catering on this day. If you have already pre-ordered for this day, your accounts will be refunded.
Please make sure your child has a bagged lunch for Friday, October 4th. Thank you!
Class of 2020 Information
The HSPT Online Registration system is set to open September 10th for students to begin registering.
The online registration link is: Baltimore.stsusers.com
· The student fee is $40. Students have the opportunity to pay this fee online via credit card during the registration process. All credit card payments collected will be forwarded to the school in the form of a single check after testing takes place. (STS does not keep any portion of student credit card payments.) If a student wishes to pay via cash or check instead of credit card, they should pay your school directly. (Do not send cash or check payments to STS.)
Dear 8th Grade Parents,
We are finally here! Your child’s 8 th grade year! We hope to make it a memorable one for all. We have lots of activities planned and we just wanted to make sure that you have the following dates marked on your calendar!
September 10th – May begin to register online for the HSPT to be taken here during the school day.
September 23rd- 8th Grade Parent Meeting in the media center 6:00-7:00 p.m. (General HSA Meeting with a guest speaker to follow)
September 27th – Field trip and graduation information forms need to be sent back to school.
October 14th – High School Fair here at RSPS 6-8 pm. (First hour in the gym, second hour in classrooms.)
September - November – Schedule shadow days. (Each student is given 3 excused absences to shadow.)
December 4th – HSPT to be given at RSPS 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (All students are to come to school this day.)
December 17th – 1:30 pm 8 th Grade Christmas Pageant
December 20th – High School Applications for Catholic Schools are due.
January 31st – 8th Grade vs. Faculty Basketball game 11:00 a.m. in the school gym (12:30 p.m. dismissal day.)
February – Receive High School Admissions Decisions/Scholarships
March – Register for Catholic High Schools
March 23rd -27th – ITBS Standardized Testing for Grades 2-8, on campus
April 3rd – Passion Play at 11:30 am in the church.
April –8th Grade vs. Faculty Kickball game (time and place TBD)
May 1st – 8th Grade Memory Boards due (school will provide the foam board)
May 6th – STREAM Night 6:00-8:00 p.m. (previously Cultural Arts Night)
May 20th – 8th Grade ELA exam
May 21st – 8th Grade Math exam
May 22nd – Field Day
May 26th – 8th Grade Science exam
May 27th – Graduation practice (during the school day).
May 28th – Retreat at Friary
May 29th – 10:00 a.m. 8th Grade Baccalaureate Mass (Last School Mass)
June 1st – 8th Grade trip to Hershey Park 7:00 a.m.– 8:30 p.m.
June 2nd – 8th Grade graduation and cookie and punch reception 5:00 pm in the church.
HSPT Prep Class for 8th Graders
Greetings Inquiring Minds,
Do you like to know what’s going on and share your knowledge with others? Are you a good communicator? Are you responsible and able to meet deadlines? If so, then we need your skills and talents on the Panther Press! If you (or your child) want to be a member of the intrepid staff of reporters on our school newspaper, please fill out the attached form making sure to include an accurate parent email address and phone number where requested and attend our first meeting on Wednesday, September 25 from 3:30 – 4:15 in room 207. Subsequent meetings will be Wednesdays after school.
FIRST LEGO League, Jr. Robotics Club
Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams research a real-world problem and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, and program a robot using LEGO WeDo 2.0® technology. Then, they showcase their work at a regional expo (held on various dates - our specific date TBA).
Who: Open to all students in grades 2-4
Where: Innovation Lab
When: Every Monday from 3:30-4:30 pm starting 9/30 and running until after the JLL Expo (date TBA, usually at the end of February or early March)
Cost: $50 per student (checks payable to RSPS with Robotics in memo line) - Please do not send payment until your spot has been confirmed. We are limited to 18 students.
Please fill out the information below and return to Mrs. Wells as soon as possible! Spaces are limited
It is the responsibility of the student's parent or guardian to discuss health concerns or medications a student might require with before or after school activity or club moderator and to make arrangements for supervision, or medication administration prior to the start of the activity or club. I am aware that medications provided to the school nurse are only available for use for my child during regular school hours and are not available for use before or after school hours.
Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdq9o19jt_4gmK0qDr7vuI9eESmLPgLMUAwEikYljg8AqQ2-Q/viewform
Kidz Art Club
Silver Knight Chess Club
Hip Hop and Intro to Dance Classes at RSPS
Volunteers Needed-Earn Your Service Hours
Required training for all volunteers
Grandparents' Day-Sign-Up Genius
Click on the Sign-up Genius below for volunteer opportunities: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4AA8A922A13-grandparents
Breakfast With Santa Meeting
We are looking for any volunteers to help again this year as well as the chairs of the different committees within BWS to attend.
PantherFest! Gala 2020
If so, please email Lauren Shutz at email@example.com to be included in the kick-off meeting planned for mid-October.
We can't wait for this adults-only event, now called PantherFest, which will take place on Saturday evening, March 21st at Rolling Road Golf Club!
October 5th- Fall Festival
October 8th -Lunches for the Homeless
October 9th-9:00-12:00 Race for Education,
12:30 p.m. Dismissal (No bus service home),
1:00-5:00 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences
October 11-18th -Scholastic Book Fair
October 14th -AOB High School Fiar at RSPS 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Home School Association (HSA)
H.S.A General Meeting
Dr. Jennifer Nail will be doing a presentation on childhood anxiety, and the School Board President, Dave Kociolek, will be reviewing information for the current school year.
HSA meetings are a wonderful way to become more involved in the school, and we hope to see you there! We are also looking for more parent volunteers in several of the fundraising committees. Please review the attached list and reach out if you're interested!
HSA Committee Contacts
Save Money and Raise Funds for RSPS While Shopping with SCRIP!
Restaurant Nights -Save the dates-More to come!
9/18- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
10/2- Chick Fil A (Executive Park Drive)
10/16- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
10/22- Peace of Pizza in Catonsville
10/28- Subway 9275 Baltimore National Pike
11/6- Chipotle Ellicott City
11/20- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
12/4- Chick Fil A (Executive Park Drive)
12/10- Subway 9275 Baltimore National Pike
12/18- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
1/7- Subway 9275 Baltimore National Pike
1/15- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
2/5- Chick Fil A (Executive Park Drive)
2/19- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
3/4- Chick Fil A (Executive Park Drive)
3/18- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
4/15- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
4/28- Subway 9275 Baltimore National Pike
5/6- Chick Fil A (Executive Park Drive)
5/20- Grilled Cheese & Company (Catonsville location & Columbia Mall location)
Religious Education begins this Sunday, September 15th with the 1st session 3:30pm-5:00pm and the 2nd session 6:30pm-8:00pm.
Attached below, you will find the Nursery, Wee Praise, Elementary, & the Middle School Schedules.
If you have any questions or concerns, please let Savannah or Kate know.
2nd Grade Sacrament Preparation Registration
Altar Servers Needed
Girls and boys entering fifth grade and older are eligible to become altar servers. The upcoming training sessions are:
Wednesday 10/16 AND 10/19, from 4 – 5:30 pm
Thursday, 10/10 AND 10/17 from 6:30 - 8 pm
Please R.S.V.P. to Fr. Tyler Kline, 410-989-5235 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 7.
Students will be met at the office for the Wednesday sessions at 3:45 pm and escorted to the church.
Church of the Resurrection Children's Choir
Community Fall Festival!
Plan to attend our Community Fall Festival on Saturday, October 5th. 10am-4pm
Volunteer hours are available by donating an hour or 2 of your time at a game or baking for our bake sale, cake wheel or food court. Sign up today here:
- Stuffed Animal Wheel needs your gently used stuffed animals.
- Scarecrow making needs long sleeve shirts, hats and bandanas.
- Kid’s Craft Corner needs any of the following: Gift wrap ribbon, sharpies (thin or medium), Tacky glue, Wood Stamps, Stamp ink pads, Bingo Daubers, Salad Spinners
Contact Cindy Desrochers (410-514-2022) with any questions!
Community Fall Festival Stuffed Animal Donation
We will be collecting stuffed animals from now until the Fall Festival
Tara DeCapite will be the point person collecting the animals.
We will be collecting *gently* used stuffed animals at drop off on October 1st and October 2nd for the Fall Festival.
Fall Festival Game Volunteers
2019-2020 Parent-Student Handbook
RSPS Referral Program-Earn $500 Tuition Credit!
At Resurrection-St. Paul School, students have unique opportunities for real life critical thinking, problem solving, and experiential learning through enrichment programs built into our curricula such as theater, art, outdoor education, and much more. We offer a well-rounded academic education rooted in the Catholic tradition of excellence and values. We prepare our students to assume responsible, creative roles in an ever challenging and changing world.
Resurrection-St. Paul School, through the teaching of the Catholic Church, is dedicated to the total formation of the child by preparing them for a global society through innovation, problem solving, and cross curricular collaboration.