Newsletter


Newsletter for August 25, 2014

Articles for the Newsletter

Please email articles for the newsletter to Mrs. Appling at lappling@spsvisalia.com

The deadline is on Tuesday's, no later than 10:00 a.m.

St. Paul's School 7th Annual Golf Tournament Friday, October 3, 2014 

Ridge Creek Dinuba Golf Club

SPS golf sponsor information

Golf Tournament Entry Form

Save the Date! September 25, 2014  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Fourteen High School (day and boarding) will be at St. Paul's School with information regarding their programs.  It's not too early to be thinking about High School and what options are available!  There will be a question and answer forum at 6:00 pm.  After the forum, you are welcome to circulate among the tables representing each High School.  We are inviting our school community at large.  There is no cost to attend, please spread the word.  

If you have questions please contact Cathy Guadagni.

Box Tops for Education 

We are continuing to collect Box Tops just as we did before!

Box Tops will be collected from each classroom on October 24, 2014!

As before, we will be rewarding the class who collects the most Box tops with a donut party.  Please encourage family members and friends to collect as many BOX TOPS as they can!!  Each Box Top makes a difference, so we greatly appreciate your support!!

Thank you

Knitting Club

Knitting Club is Back!!!   St. Paul's knitting club will resume meeting weekly on Monday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:00 in the Library, beginning Monday, September 8th.

We welcome former knitters and invite newcomers who know how to knit or beginners who want to learn.

Suggested supplies are:  Needles- Bamboo or plastic (NO MORE THAN ONE FOOT IN LENGTH) Sizes #8, #9, or #10 preferred

                                           Yarn- Lion Brand, Deborah Norville, Patons or Bernat.  

These are available at Jo-Ann's.  Please check the package for recommended needle size.  Any worsted yarn works well with size #8 needles.

Hot Lunch Menu 

The hot lunch menu for the first quarter of school is available on the SPS website and ready for ordering. To place your orders, proceed to the SPS website and click on the Hot Lunch button.  Before entering your orders, please update your child(ren)'s profile(s) to reflect their grade and teacher for the 14/15 school year.  It is important to have this information correct in order for lunch distribution to run smoothly.

The deadline to order lunch is the Friday (at midnight) before the week you would like it.

 Also of note, the school will no longer be offering "walk-up" hot lunches.  All lunches must be ordered through the website.

 

Marquee!  Your Name in Lights!!!

Purchase space on SPS Marquee, only $20.00 per day.  Forms are available in the school office.


St. Paul's School 2014-2015 Donation Drives

August:  Duffel Bags

September:  Gently used shoes of all sizes

October:  Cat food, dog food, animal toys

November:  Canned food, frozen turkeys

December:  St. Nicholas Day gifts

January:  Jackets, sweaters, warm clothes

February:  Stuffed animals, dolls

March:  Gently used toys

April:  Hygiene supplies

May:  Gently used clothes

Items will be collected monthly in designated bins in front of the school, as well as in the Giving Corner shed located in the southeast corner of the parking lot.

Thank you for your participation!

St. Paul's School Shirts/Hoodies Ordering Information

We will begin ordering St. Paul's School shirts and hoodies on a quarterly basis.  Students must have a red St. Paul's School shirt for all field trips as well as any chapel presentations.  Should your child need a t-shirt  or hoodie, please order yours today!  Click on the link below for your order form or you may pick one up in the office.

SPS Shirt and Hoodies Order Forms

SPS on Facebook

Check us out on Facebook!

FACEBOOK/TWITTER

If you DO NOT  want your student's picture to be posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages, please email Mrs. Guadagni at cguadagni@spsvisalia.com .  Students are only posted in groups and are never identified.

Escrip Online Mall

Remember the Escrip Online Mall!  The Escrip Online Mall allows you to earn scrip credit while shopping online at many popular merchantssuch as:  Amazon, Apple, Macys, Williams-Sonoma, Target, Wal-Mart, Chico's, Sephora, and many more.

  You must register with Escrip using the St. Paul's School ID number.  St. Paul's School group ID number: 140581490.  Then simply log into Escrip and begin your shopping at the Escrip mall website.  Your purchases earn credit towards your scrip obligation.  It takes approximately 90 days for your credit to post.

Giving Corner

All donated items are being collected in the Giving Corner, located at the southwest end of the parking lot.    Thank you!

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IS IMPORTANT

We use email to communicate quickly and ecologically with our families. Some of the items sent by email include: 

  •  Weekly newsletter 

  •  Hot Lunch

  •  Special events information – concerts, movie nights, Santa’s workshop, etc. 

  •  Parent's Guild events 

  •  Health and Safety information that affects St. Paul’s School.

Grandparents or other family members are welcome to join our email list as well! To be included in our email list please email Mrs. Appling with any of the email addresses (home, work, family members) that you would like included on our e-mailing list.