|| St. Nicholas Grades Pre-K-4th
| Dec. 4
||Chapel Mrs. Ledford - 6th Grade
December Birthday Celebration
| Dec. 5
|| St. Nicholas Grades 5th - 8th
| Dec. 6
|| Soccer Tournament at Neighborhood Church
Christmas Tree Auction
| Dec. 11
|| Chapel - Mrs. Lynch 4th Grade
| Dec. 13
||Parent's Guild Christmas Coffee 10:00 a.m.
Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten Christmas Program during Chapel
Soccer at SPS vs. Palo Verde 1:00 p.m.
Santa's Workshop 3:00-5:00
| Dec. 18
|| Chapel - Mrs. Shelton Kindergarten Class
| Dec. 20
|| Sing Along - 12:00 Dismissal
2nd Quarter Ends
| Dec. 23 - Jan. 6
|| Christmas Break
| Jan. 6
|| Staff Workday
No School - Daycare Available
| Jan. 7
Articles for the Newsletter
Please email articles for the newsletter to Mrs. Appling at email@example.com
The deadline is on Tuesday's, no later than 10:00 a.m.
LOST AND FOUND!!!
St. Paul's School lost and found is OVER FLOWING! All items with no name will be donated to a charity during Christmas break.
Come check to see if any belong to your child before it is too late.
Lost and Found is located next to basketball courts.
The 8th grade fundraiser was a HUGE success!
The plants will be delivered on Friday, December 6th. If you ordered a Poinsettia, please stop by the chapel that day to pick up yours.
Thank you for your support!!!
Christmas Break - December Break - Dec. 23 - Jan. 6th - Students return Tuesday, January 7th.
Daycare is available on these days - Dec. 20th (noon dismissal), Dec. 23rd, 26th, 27th, 30th, Jan. 2nd, 3rd, and Jan. 6th (staff workday)
Daycare will not be available on these days - Dec. 24th, 25th, 31st, and Jan. 1st
St. Paul's School Christmas Tree Auction!
We are looking for any gold, silver or black ornaments for this year's Christmas Tree Auction. Any type, size or style, moderate or inexpensive in price...we will take anything! OR if you would like to make a financial contribution to SPS Parents' Guild we will do the shopping for you! There will be a decorated drop off box in the office for any ornaments or contributions. The SPS Christmas Tree is displayed on Friday, December 6th at the Visalia Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree Auction Event.
We are proud to display to the community that St. Paul's School is a "top notch organization".
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Lisa Beno at 804-0893. Thank you!
St. Nicholas Day- Regular Chapel Time
Tuesday, December 3rd: grades PreK through 4th
Thursday, December 57h: grades 5th through 8th
Students are asked to bring a toy for a less fortunate child.
Gifts need to be unwrapped or in a gift bag. Please indicate whether it is a gift for a girl or boy and the appropriate age.
Thank you for your support in this worthy project.
Holiday Scrip Ordering
The holidays are nearly upon us, please remember the scrip office when doing your holiday shopping. Some of our holiday favorites include See's Candy and Glick's Meat Market. Please see the scrip order form for a complete listing. We will continue to order scrip on Tuesday for Friday delivery, however during the foggy season sometimes our shipments are delayed.
We will be placing a special scrip order on Friday, December 13th for delivery by December 19th. This will be the last order before Christmas; we will not be placing an order the week of December 16th.
Thank you to everyone who has participated in the scrip and Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S program so far this year. Your continued support is appreciated!
SANTA'S WORKSHOP IS COMING TO SPS!
On Friday, December 13th, Santa's Elves will once again be hosting Santa's workshop for kindergarten through 8th grade students from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Students wishing to participate must PRE-REGISTER BY DECEMBER 9TH.
Click here for Santa's Workshop Registration Form
December 13th Chapel
The Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classes will be putting on a Christmas Program during Chapel at 8:20 a.m.
8th Grade Fundraiser - La Mejor Tamales and Enchiladas
The 8th grade class is having a fundraiser to help out with their Catalina Island Trip. For more information see below.
8th Grade Catalina Island Fundraiser.pdf
8th Grade Catalina Island FUNDRAISER ORDER SHEET.pdf
ATTENTION!! --- Another Change of Date!
Parents' Guild Christmas Coffee
New date --- Friday, December 13th at 10:00 a.m.
Hello wonderful St. Paul's parents! Between chapel programs and field trips, we are trying to accommodate as much SPS family as possible during this busy holiday season.
We truly hope to see you at our Christmas Coffee. Come enjoy a cup of coffee, a lovely bite to eat, and some holiday socializing!
What a successful year, so far!! Thank you to all who do so much to make St. Paul's School great!
San Joaquin Memorial High School Information Night:
7th and 8th grade parents and students are invited to attend an information night about San Joaquin Memorial High School at the Campbell home in Visalia.
Join SJM President, Mrs. Lisa Nilmeier, and Principal, Mr. Ed Borges, for dinner and information.
Tuesday, December 10th at 6:00 p.m.
Residence is located in Siena at 5517 W. Delaware Avenue (off Akers, just north of Ferguson).
RSVP to Raquel Hotz @ 475-5837 or call Jane Campbell at 901-5300.
Marquee! Your Name in Lights!!!
Purchase space on SPS Marquee, only $20.00 per day. Forms are available in the school office.
2nd Quarter - AR Goals:
December 2nd - 75%
December 20th - 100%
St. Paul's School Shirts/Hoodies Ordering Information
We will begin ordering SPS shirts and hoodies on a quarterly basis. The ordering deadline dates are as follows: 1/17/14; and 3/21/14. Students must have a red SPS 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
Box Tops for Education
Box Tops will be collected from each classroom on February 21, 2014!
As before, we will be rewarding the class who collects the most Box Tops with a donut party. Please encourage family and friends to collect as many BOX TOPS as they can!!
Karen Steele and Mary Vorst
Get your pictures in the yearbook!
Click here for further information:
Buy Your Yearbook Today!
We only order a limited number.
DON'T MISS OUT!
If your not sure whether you bought a yearbook this year check with the front office.
Click below for your order form:
Order Yearbook Today-Order forms 2013-2014.pdf
As we did last year we will be offering the 'PERSONAL SECTION' in the yearbook for families to express their good wishes for students. Each announcement will be allotted one quarter of a page for only $50.00. Announcements are due by FEBRUARY 1, 2014. If you wish to include photographs please email them to Puri DeJonge at firstname.lastname@example.org in jpg format.
PLEASE NOTE THE YEARBOOK STAFF MUST APPROVE ALL SUBMISSIONS.
Please fill out the Personal Annoucement form below and return to the Front Office.
Yearbook Personal Announcement Order Form 2013-2014.pdf
Study hall is available on Mondays and Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 in Room #409.
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 email@example.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.
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:
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.