St. Paul Newsletter

St. Paul School-Kevin Brever, Principal-September 18, 2015

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Inspirational Quote

"People seek out retreats for themselves in the country, at the seaside, on the mountains...but nowhere can a person find a retreat more full of peace than one's own soul. Make use then of this retirement continually and regenerate thyself."

--Marcus Aurelius (121-180) Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

From Desk of the Principal
  • St. Parish School Calendar Link

  • Pope Francis in America and World Meeting of Families

  • 8th Grade Retreat
  • Altar Server Application 2015-16 Link

  • 7th Grade Will Provide the Liturgy for the 9:30 Mass - 9/20/15

  • Lunch Menu
From the Classrooms
  • Ms. Young's Classes
  • Mr. Streble's Classes
From the PTO
  • 8th Grade Casino Night - 10/10/15

Community Happenings

  • Events at Local Branches of the Louisville Public Library

Special Links

  • St. Paul Catholic School Facebook Link

  • Sacrament Information
  • Inclement Weather Policy
  • EngradePro Support Articles for Parents

  • Saint Paul Catholic Community App
St. Paul Parish School Calendar

Click on this link for Upcoming Events

Pope Francis in America and World Meeting of Families

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This week there will be opportunities to view highlights of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States and programming from the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, PA. The Archdiocese of Louisville has created a website in support of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia that will feature streaming video of programming from the World Meeting of Families. Visit the site at http://archlouwmof.weebly.com/.

In addition, the Faith Channel will air highlights of Pope Francis’ various stops on his trip to the United States. See program listings and times at www.archlou.org/PopeFrancisVisitsUSA. View the Faith Channel at Time Warner Cable channel 19 for those with a cable box, channel 13.79 for boxless TWC cable, and TWC digital channel 279.

- Cecelia Hart Price, Chief Communications Officer, Archdiocese of Louisville

8th Grade Retreat

The 8th grade retreat has been scheduled for September 24-25. The focus of the retreat will be the movie “Save a Life” and will be excellent time for the students to learn, share and collaborate. It fits very nicely in the goals that have been established with the students in the areas of Respect, Responsibility and Reaching Out and incorporates the 4 C’s of 21st Century skills (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication and Collaboration). I am personally very excited in being able to provide the students this wonderful opportunity and very much looking forward to it. I will be a group leader along with Mr. Neeson, Mr. Streble, Mr. Gottbrathe and two parents.

The cost for the retreat is $20 per student and the money is due by September 22nd along with the permission slip.

If you are available to provide transportation to and/or from the retreat, please indicate on the permission slip. We will be leaving after attending liturgy September 24th at 8:15 AM.

What to bring:

  • Favorite snacks (we will be sharing with everyone)

  • 12 pack (cans) of their favorite drink (these will also be shared, no energy drinks)

  • Sleeping bag

  • Pillow

  • Toiletries: toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, etc. Shower facilities are limited; therefore no evening or morning showers are available.

  • Casual clothes, including sweatpants and sweatshirts. Dress for the weather. Check the weather forecast on Monday to determine. We will be doing some outdoor activities.

  • If any student takes any medication on a regular basis I must be aware of this, so please let me know by completing the Permission Slip for Mediation and returning with the Permission Slip by Tuesday, September 22nd.

  • You may pick up your son or daughter at the Youth House at Incarnation at 2:00 PM on Friday, if you wish. If not we will take them back to St. Paul before dismissal.

What not to bring:

  • No electronic devices including cell phones, MP3 players, iPods, Laptops, etc. The adult team leaders will have their cell phones. In the event of an emergency and you need to contact your child, please call Kevin Brever 502-439-1391.
Altar Server Application 2015-16

Click this link to download a copy of document. Complete the form and send back to school. ----- Thank you for your interest in becoming an altar server. It is an honor and privilege and one of the best ways to show your love to God.

Sunday Student Liturgy - 9/20/15

7th Grade will provide the liturgy for the 9:30 Mass this Sunday, 9/20/15.

From the Classrooms

Third Grade

  • Math - We took a test this week over place value, rounding, and comparing numbers. Our next unit will cover counting money, making change, telling time, and elapsed time.
  • Science - We took a test over the branches of science and science tools this week. Our next unit will be on plants.
  • Reading - We started Wonders, our new reading series this week. Students learned about the genre fantasy. We also learned how to use context clues and synonyms to help us figure out words we don't know. We took our first reading test today.
  • Spelling - Our spelling words focused on the short a and short i sound.
  • Grammar - We learned about sentences and fragments.
  • Religion - We talked about how we get to know God better.

Ms. Young's Class

The students in my classroom are using their laptops for almost everything. They are taking notes in their Google Docs, completing their assignments on Google Docs, and I can even send them their worksheets to do in our special learning management app, called ...Hapara.

Mr. Streble's Class

In the math classes we use the Front Row math app on our laptops at least once a week. In science they are used on a daily basis. I have the notes from every chapter prepared for the students. I just share them and we go through the lessons together in class. All of their science assignments are completed on their laptops including tests, quizzes, and projects. We also utilize Kahoot and other online sources for in-class supplements.

From the PTO

8th Grade Casino Night - 10/10/15

Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday evening? The 8th-grade class is having a casino night fundraiser October 10th. A motor coach will be departing St Paul at 4:00 for an evening of Las Vegas style gaming at Horseshoe Casino! We will be at the casino from 5:00 - 10:00. Tickets are $25 per person and include $15 meal and $5 token vouchers. Please contact Tina Harper at 216-2353 or any 8th-grade parent to purchase tickets. Thank you in advance for your support!

St Paul class of 2016

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Community Happenings

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Events at Local Branches of the Louisville Public Library

Special Links

St. Paul Catholic School Facebook Link

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EngradePro Support Articles for Parents

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

Saint Paul Catholic Community App

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