Newsletter for April 22, 2014

 April 22-25  Earth Week
 April 23  Variety Show Dress Rehearsal - 8:20 a.m. - Chapel
 April 24  Variety Show - 6:30 p.m. - Chapel
 April 25  Spring Auction Fundraiser (Spring Garden Party)
 April 30  Chapel - Mrs. Dias and Mrs. Gipson's 3rd grade
 April 28-May 2  Teacher Appreciation Week
 May 7  May Birthday Celebration
 May 5-9  Book Fair
 May 8 Open House
 May 9  Parents' Guild Meeting, 8:15, Art Room
 May 12-16  Testing Week
 May 14  Chapel - Mrs. Logan and Mrs. Dotta's 3rd grade
 Volunteer Appreciation
 May 21  Chapel - Miss Tiffany and Miss Melinda's Pre-K class
 May 22  Affair of the Arts 5:30 p.m.
Spring Concert - 6:30 p.m.             
 May 26  Memorial Day - No School - No Daycare
 May 28  Chapel - 8th Grade Class of 2014
 June and July Birthday Celebration
 May 29  Awards Assembly - 8:20 a.m.
 Field Day
 Graduation - 7:00 p.m.
 May 30  Pancake Breakfast
 Last day of school

Articles for the Newsletter

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

Summer School Catalog is available on our website (click on the main menu above)

Summer School Dates:

Week #1 June 9-13

          #2 June 16-20

          #3 June 23-27

          #4 July 7-11

          #5 July 14-18



Straight from the St. Paul's School teachers' lounge---

Because the Rockette's could not make it for the Variety Show, The Paulette's will be performing their world debut as the final act of the show.

You will not want to miss it!!!

St. Paul's School Variety Show:  April 24, 6:30 p.m. in the school Chapel

The Variety Show dress rehearsal will be on Wednesday, April 23 at 8:20 a.m. 

Earth Week

Earth Week is here!

This year we want to continue with wearing a meaningful color each day of Earth Week.

The winning class will receive a bucket of rainbow skittles!!!

Tuesday, April 22nd 

Go Green - Wear GREEN to encourage the "renew, reuse, and recycle" practice.

Wednesday, April 23rd

 Rock Red - Wear RED to show our awareness of the dangers of overfilling our landfills and the need to protect our valuable farmland.

Thursday, April 24th

 Brilliant Yellow - Wear YELLOW to embrace solar energy and all renewable energy sources.  

 Recycled Art is due in the Library Thursday morning.

 Curious George Bike Ride  Thursday at 1:00 p.m. St. Paul's School Parking Lot. More information


Friday, April 25th -

Bold Blue - Wear BLUE to support the need to keep our water clean and abundant for all.

Curious George Bike Parade Thursday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m.  - Grades K-5 may decorate their bikes and bring them to school for a parade in the parking lot.  Students may also bring a tricycle or scooter (no roller blades or skate boards).  Bikes/ scooters need to be decorated before they are brought to school with decorations that allow the child to ride safely.  All participants must wear a helmet and bikes/scooters may be dropped off in the morning.  Space for bikes/scooters will be provided in the second row of parking spaces near the staff parking.  Please put your child's name on their bike/scooter.  

PARADE TIMES:  K-2nd 1:00 -1:45 p.m., 3rd - 5th 2:00 - 2:45 p .m.


We're building something Special!

Leave your child's mark and make a difference for future generations of St. Paul's School students!

For further information and printable order form please click the link below.



The St. Paul's School "Spring Garden Party" is just around the corner!  

Please plan to join us Friday, April 25 at the Visalia Country Club.

St. Paul's School "Spring Garden Party" is a fun, casual event and is our largest fundraiser of the year.  

Event Details:

*Friday, April 25th - 6:00 p.m.

*Visalia Country Club (all adults welcome; membership at the club not required for attendance)

*Hors d' oeuvres and no-host beverages

*Music and dancing after the auction 

*$40.00 per person

St. Paul's School Book Fair is Coming Soon!

Look for us in the chapel Monday, May 5th through Friday, May 9th.  We will also be open the evening of St. Paul's School Open House, May 8.

This is a great opportunity to support our school while stocking up on books for summer reading.  Look for more information to come home next week.

A.R. Checkpoints for the 4th quarter:

25% by Monday, March 31

50% by Tuesday, April 22

75% by Monday, May 5

100% by Friday, May 23

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 Shirts/Hoodies Ordering Information

We will begin ordering St. Paul's School shirts and hoodies on a quarterly basis.  The ordering deadline date is: 3/21/14.  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!


If you DO NOT  want your student's picture to be posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages, please email Mrs. Guadagni at .  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!


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.