St. Paul Bulletin

St. Paul School - Kevin Brever, Principal - May 10, 2013

Inspirational Quote


“In school you're taught a lesson, and given a test. In life you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.” -

Tom Bodett


Table of Contents

  1. CATHOLIC IDENTITY Mass Schedule
  2. Important Dates
  3. Special Tuition Offer for New Families in 2013-14 school year
  4. Young at Hearts Italian Spaghetti Feast
  5. Technology - Middle School Laptop Summer Return
  6. Spring Concert
  7. Enrichment & Remedial Summer School Programs for Grade Level: K­- 8
  8. News from the Classroom
  9. Age-Appropriate Movies, Books, Apps, Etc.
  10. Cafeteria Volunteers Needed
  11. City Golf Tournament

1. CATHOLIC IDENTITY Mass Schedule

5-12-13 - Grades 8-7-K-PK - 9:30

5-14-13 - Grades K-3 (1) - 8:15

5-15-13 - Grade 4-6 (5) - 8:15

5-16-13 - Grades 7-8 (8) - 8:15

5-17-13 - All School Mass (8) - 8:15


Please attend the Mass of your choice Saturday or Sunday

2. Important Dates

May

9 - Thursday - May Procession - 1:30 PM

10 - Friday - - Bingo - 7:30 PM

11 - Saturday - Young at Hearts Dinner - 6:00 PM

12 - Sunday - Class Liturgy (8, 7, PK, K) - 9:30 AM

--------------------------------------

13 - Monday - 8th Grade Laptop Return

- - May Procession - 1:30 PM

- - Mens Club Meeting 7:00 PM

14 - Tuesday - Spring Concert - 1:00 PM

- - PK Ceremony - 7:00 PM

16 - Thursday - Donuts with Dad - 9:00 AM

- - Awards Ceremony - 1:00 PM

- - Awards Ceremony - 7:00 PM

17 - Friday All School Mass (Grade 8) - 8:15 AM

- - 8th Grade Breakfast - (after Mass)

- - 8th Grade Dismissal - 11:00 AM

--------------------------------------

20 - Monday - All School Mass (Grade K) - 8:15 AM

- - Kindergarten Graduation (at Mass)

- - Kindergarten Breakfast (after Mass)

- - 6th & 7th Grade Laptop Return

21 - Tuesday Market Day Pick Up - 6:00 PM

- - ------- This is the last market day sale for this school year. So you may need to stock up for the summer! Thanks to all that have ordered this past year!

- - 8th Grade Graduation - 7:00 PM

23 - Thursday Last Day of School - Dismissal - 11:00 AM

- - Final Conferences and Report Cards - 1:00 PM

--------------------------------------

27 - Monday Memorial Day

--------------------------------------

June

3 - Monday - 2013 CSAA Golf Tournament for girls and boys - 7th and 8th Grade Division.

4 - Tuesday - 2013 CSAA Golf Tournament for girls and boys - 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Divisions.

--------------------------------------

June 1 - July 31 - Remedial & Enrichment Summer School Programs for Grade Level: K­- 8


3. Special Tuition Offer for New Families in 2013-14 School Year

ST. PAUL PARISH SCHOOL - SPECIAL OFFER - NEXT SCHOOL YEAR - 2013-2014

St. Paul Parish School is offering a $1000 tuition discount to all new families enrolling their children in grades Kindergarten to 8th grade.

Also, offering, a $500 referral tuition discount to any current family who refers a new
family that enrolls their children in St. Paul School in grades Kindergarten to 8th grade for school year 2013-2014.

School Board
Kevin Brever

4. Young at Hearts Italian Spaghetti Feast

Saturday, May 11th, 4pm

St. Paul Cafeteria, 6901 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40258


HELP SUPPORT the YOUNG AT HEART SCHOLARSHIP FUND - Scholarships are given to 8th grade students attending Catholic High Schools

- After 4:00 PM Mass

- Adults - - $8.00
- Children under 12 - - $5.00


Menu

  • Bread Sticks
  • Spaghetti with our homemade sauce
  • Salad
  • Dessert
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Adult Beverages and soft drinks available at a small additional cost

PLEASE COME AND HELP SUPPORT THE YOUNG AT HEART AS THEY HELP SUPPORT OUR STUDENTS!


5. Technology - Middle School Laptop Summer Return

Middle School laptops must be turned in to the Technology Department for the summer.


8th Grade: The machines must be turned in by Monday, May 13th. They will be taken off of the SAINTPAUL domain and converted to privately owned laptops. Students will pick them up the day after graduation. Be sure to put your names on your laptops so that they can be returned to the proper owner.


6th & 7th Grades: The machines must be turned in by Monday, May 20th. They will be cleaned up, operating systems and all software updates completed. Be sure to put your names on your laptops and all accessories so that they can be returned to the proper owner. Students will pick them up shortly after school begins next year.

6. Spring Concert

Tuesday, May 14th, 1pm

St. Paul School Gym

Families. please join us for our Spring Concert. The elementary concert will highlight a patriotic theme.

7. Enrichment & Remedial Summer School Programs

Saint Paul is offering excellent educational support and enrichment for children in

grades K-­8. This program will be individually designed to fit your child’s academic needs. It is especially helpful for students needing reinforcement in the following areas: phonemic awareness, oral reading fluency, reading comprehension, and math fluency.


Description: In designing your child’s individualized academic program, a team of teachers will gather information from classroom performance, Terra Nova results, Stars Reading Diagnostic Reports, and on­going progress of SuccessMaker. Measurable and obtainable goals will be written for each child based on academic need.


On­going Progress:

SuccessMaker is an innovative, balanced educational computer program that incorporates common core standards and on­going assessment into a powerful results-driven learning system. This system offers intensive, interactive learning activities in language arts and mathematics. It provides teachers with immediate, on­going feedback regarding student progress; and guides teacher instruction based on the unique academic needs of the child.


Dates: June 1st ­July 31st Time: flexible Cost: $25 per hour/two sessions per week.


Open to: __x___ school community _____other students __x___ depends on enrollment (priority given to school community)


If interested in Summer Enrichment for your child, please contact: Sunni Sosna­Kelty

Phone: (502) 639­-6748 or (502) 935­-5511.

8. News from the Classroom

The Raider Report

st paul news april 29 2013

Pre-Kindergarten

Pre-K has been studying about money this week. They have really enjoyed this. We have also been watching our flowers grow that we planted from seeds. They are amazed and excited. Lastly we have been practicing for our ceremony on Tuesday night. They have done a wonderful job and can't wait!

4th Grade

The fourth grade class now has four beautiful painted lady butterflies! We are going to observe them for a few precious days. They are very active in their habitat as they sip sweetened sugar water (nectar) through their long proboscises.

Middle School Language Arts

The 7th and 8th grade, wrote, crafted and performed puppet shows for the pre-k and kindergarten.

The 6th grade created presentations giving advice to incoming middle school students.

Technology Class

Pre-K, K, 1st & 2nd Grades are creating Graphics with TuxPaint tools. So far they have created Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Graphics.


3rd & 5th Grade are learning basic computer programming skills with their account at tynker.com Ask them to show you what they can do!


4th Grade has finished learning about spreadsheets and how to create bar charts and pie charts. They are beginning to learn basic computer programming skills.


6th Grade are completing their word processing lessons and projects, including basic formatting, proof-reading, creating original works and technical writing.


7th Grade are completing lessons and projects as they learn about databases: how to create and maintain a database, including filtering, sorting, and updating records. The final project is to create and use a database about movies.


8th Grade has completed lessons in HTML, the computer language used to create web pages, including how to use attributes in tags and how to close tags that have attributes in an HTML document, as well as how to add links, or anchors, to a web page.

9. Age-Appropriate Movies, Books, Apps, Etc.


Find age-appropriate movies, books, apps, TV shows, video games, websites, and music that you and your kids will love. Browse the library of more than 18,500 reviews by age, entertainment type, learning rating, genre, and more at: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/reviews


10. Cafeteria Volunteers

We Have Some Shoes To Fill for the 2013/2014 School Year:


Cafeteria Volunteers - Part-time Cafeteria Assistant-Paid position, Monday through Friday.

If interested contact Debbie Skaggs, Cafeteria Manager

502-935-5511

11. City Golf Tournament

Attention students in 3rd through 8th grade. If you are interested in golfing in the City Tournament please sign up at the following link: http://www.stpaulparishlouisvilleky.org/sports_signups.php.


Here is some further information:

The 2013 CSAA Golf Tournament for girls and boys will take place on June 3rd and June 4th.The Boys 8th grade division will be an 18 hole tournament and 9 hole tournament for all others. A 4th grade division is being added this year.


DATES: Monday, June 3rd - 7th and 8th Grade Division.

Tuesday, June 4th - 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Divisions.

TIME: Tee times start 8:00 AM

We will be teeing off on hole #1 and #10 at 8:00 AM.

Everyone must arrive and register 30 minutes prior to your tee time. Late registration may mean disqualification.


PLACE: Seneca Golf Course

WHAT TO DO UPON ARRIVAL:

FEES: Current Greens Fees at Seneca Golf Course are $9.00. This fee must be paid on the day of tournament in the pro shop (Annul passes are valid).

2013 CSAA Tournament entry fee is $11.00 per participant. The CSAA fee is separate and must be paid to the CSAA, or we can bill the parish.


TEAMS: The top three finishing individual scores will determine the winning parish. If you don't have three golfers for a team, they may compete as individuals only.


REMINDER: Parishes may not merge together to form a team. They can practice together but must play for their own parish. The CSAA does not allow consolidation of parishes for individual sports.


AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team trophies will be awarded to each grade level (5th, 6th, 7th and 8th).

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place individual awards will be given out in the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade



TIE BREAKER: Score cards will be used to break ties for teams and individuals. Awards will only be given to the top 3 teams and the top 4 individuals after the tie breaker. The tie breaker will be determined from the score card using a hole from the front side and/ or the back side. This hole will be selected by the course professional or his designee prior to the tournament.


  • Each foursome that goes on the course will be responsible for another person’s scores in the group.
  • No personal coolers allowed on the course.
  • No range finders or GPS yardage/distance/slope measuring devices allowed.
  • No beginners. This CSAA event is tournament format and not a clinic.


Mr. Kevin Greenwell is the Head Professional at Seneca golf course. He will be the rules judge in this tournament and his decisions are final. Please be respectful of all course rules and regulations at all times. Improper behavior or unethical conduct will not be tolerated at any time. The CSAA appreciates the opportunity to utilize this facility and requires all participants to be respectful to all involved at all times.


Please fill out and return by May 1st, 2013. Please list each participant’s approximate score and indicate if the score is a 9 hole or 18 hole score.


Sincerely,


Rick Arnold

CSAA Executive Director


Dave Baron

CSAA Golf Director