St. Paul Newsletter

St. Paul School - Kevin Brever, Principal - April 3, 2015

Inspirational Quote

“I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”


- John 11:25-26 (6 AD - 100 AD) one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament, outlived the remaining apostles, the only one not to die a martyr's death. His brother was James, who was another of the Twelve Apostles.

St. Paul Parish School - Calendar Link
From Desk of the Principal
  • A Dozen Reasons to Choose Catholic Schools #12

  • Good Friday Fish Fry - 4/3 CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING

  • Market Day - Order online by 4/15, Pickup - 4/20

  • Mary's Corner and First Communion - 4/25

  • Upcoming Parenting Classes

From the PTO
  • PTO Meeting and Officers

Sports News

  • Raiders Track
From the Classrooms

  • First Grade Has Published a Book!
  • ---Also this week in 1st Grade
  • 2nd Grade
  • SPD/Library/Technology News
  • ---Library/Computer Lab Renovation - Summer 2015
  • ------"Libraries in the Internet Age" Video
  • ---St. Paul SPD/Library News Website Link
Community Happenings
  • Exciting Events at the Public Library
  • ------World of Minecraft - 4/6
  • ------Let's Go Shopping - 4/9
  • -----Captain Underpants Party! - 4/10
  • Spring Break Mixer @ Holy Cross - 4/8
  • Channels of Grace Presentation - 4/13, 20, & 27

  • Celebrate Calm Event at St. Andrew Academy - 4/16

  • Summer Camps

  • ---Assumption High School Summer Camps
  • ---Mercy High School Summer Camp Programs
  • Saint Paul Catholic Community App is Now Available!

  • ---QR Codes for iPhone & Android

Special Links

  • Sacrament Information
  • Inclement Weather Policy
  • Stay Connected with EngradePro
  • EngradePro Support Articles for Parents
St. Paul Parish School Calendar

Click on this link for Upcoming Events

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A Dozen Reasons to Choose Catholic Schools #12

We provide a safe and welcoming environment for all.

-Courtesy of the National Catholic Education Association www.ncea.org

Good Friday Fish Fry - 4/3 CANCELED DUE TO FLOODING

Fish Fry Menu

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Market Day

Market Day can be ordered through Wednesday, April 15 online until 11p.m. for the pick up on Tuesday April 20th.

Mary's Corner and First Communion - 4/25

Parents and Grandparents,

  • Will your family be celebrating a First Communion this spring? If so, please visit Mary’s Corner (in the ushers' room near the main entrance of the church). We have First Communion missals, rosaries, pins, etc. that would make wonderful gifts for that special child in your life.

upcoming Parenting Classes

Hello all!

The next Parenting Class we are offering is April 15th and will focus on Communication and Discipline. It will be held from 7:00pm- 8:30pm at the Marshall Women’s Center. We have an excellent panel lined up and will encourage questions and conversation. Please forward to anyone you feel may benefit. We would love to have a large crowd! All parents struggle at times and it’s important for them to see that they aren’t alone. All classes are free!

** Girl Talk was cancelled due to snow and has been rescheduled for May 26

Please and thank you!

Amy Medley, BS

Coordinator, Office of Child Advocacy

Kosair Children’s Hospital

(502) 629-7346

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From the PTO

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PTO Meeting and Officers

  • The PTO is one of the most important support organizations for the school. The work of the organization allows us to have many things we would not be able to have without their financial support and volunteerism.
  • We are currently taking nominations for officer positions in the PTO for next year. We are in need of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. If you are interested in any of these positions, please e-mail Kevin Brever: kevin.brever@saintpaulschool.net.
  • Our PTO meeting is Thursday April 16th at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria. It is at this meeting we thank those who have served and introduce the new officers.
  • Please show your interest in your school and the children we serve by serving in an important position in an important organization. The work you will do with be very fulfilling and enjoyable.

Sports News

Raiders Track

Our Raider Track team participated this week in the Eastern High Track Meet. We had four athletes participate. Ally S, Maddie N, Ashlynn T, and Kayla W. All did great !! However, two really stood out.

Ally S. finished 1st in the Shot Put with a 24ft -11 inch throw. Awesome job !!

Maddie N. finished 3rd running a 5:56 in the 1600 meter. A mile under 6 minutes is awesome !!

Great job Raiders !!!

From the Classrooms

Pre-K Gray

In Pre-K red this week we have been learning about Easter. We've learned that Jesus died on the cross for us on Good Friday. He had his last supper on Holy Thursday and rose from the dead on Sunday, Easter! Easter and spring is a time for new life. We had an Easter Egg Hunt with our prayer partners, which was a lot of fun! We have also been reviewing things that we have learned this past year. And we are ready for Spring Break!

First grade has published a book!

The students wrote about what they loved about St. Paul and then illustrated their writing. A company named Studentreasures published and printed our book. We are very excited about them!

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Also this week in 1st Grade

  • Math: this week we have been learning to tell time to the hour and half hour. We have begun to learn about elapsed time also.
  • Science: we have been learning about the weather. We learned about the water cycle and even have an experiment in the classroom trying to reproduce the water cycle in a sandwich bag.
  • Reading: We learned about cause and effect and inflected endings -ed and -ing.
  • Religion: We have been discussing the Stations of the Cross and we are learning about Holy Week.

2nd Grade

The 2nd grade class spent time this last week finishing up the Geometry Chapter in Math and will begin a new chapter when we return from Spring Break. We will be working with counting money and telling time. They are all excited about telling time!!

We were also able to finish up our Habitat Unit in Science. We have discussed animals that live on land and in saltwater habitats. When we come back from the break we will begin our Unit on the Solar System.

We have also been discussing Holy Week and working in our First Communion workbooks. We will be finishing up the work book when we return.

SPD/Library/Technology News

Library/Computer Lab Renovation - Summer 2015

Libraries in the Internet Age

St. Paul's Library/Computer Lab will experience a major renovation this coming summer. We are in the planning process between now and June 1st. Why are we doing this now? The video below helps to explain the need for us to so.

St. Paul News
St. Paul SPD/Library News Website Link

Parents and students click here to check out all of the great things that are going on a daily basis.

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Exciting Events for Children at the Public Library!

World of Minecraft - 4/6

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Let's Go Shopping - 4/9

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Captain Underpants Party! - 4/10

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Community Happenings

Spring Break Mixer @ Holy Cross High School

Wednesday, April 8th, 7:30-10:30pm

5144 Dixie Highway

Shively, KY

Attention 6th, 7th and 8th Graders!


Holy Cross High School will host a Spring Break Mixer


$8 Admission

Channels of Grace Presentation - 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27

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Celebrate Calm Event at St. Andrew Academy - 4/16

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Summer Camps

Assumption High School Summer Camps

Now is the time to start planning for summer. AHS is offering more than 35 enrichment and athletic summer camps taught by our award-winning faculty and top-ranked coaches, for children in grades K-9. With over 25 new camps offered, there are interests for everyone. We hope your family will be able to take advantage of some of these opportunities, and we ask that you please help spread the word with prospective families that you know! Space is limited, so visit ahsrockets.org to learn more and register today! Contact lauren.alter@ahsrockets.org for questions.

Mercy Summer Camp Programs

Mercy is very excited to offer a wide variety of academic and athletic summer camp programs. Many of these camps are open to boys and girls. Click on this link for more information.

Saint Paul Catholic Community App

The Saint Paul app is designed to keep parents and students informed with recent news and information regarding the school and parish. Features include things such as push notifications, calendars, request for information forms, menu updates, athletics, etc.

To begin using the new app, scan the appropriate QR Code below for your device or click on the website links below the QR Codes.

EngradePro Support Articles for Parents

Learn all of the ways parents can make the most of EngradePro for their children at St. Paul.