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St. Paul Parochial School News

October 18, 2017

WEEKEND ALTAR SERVERS 
Saturday, October 21st, 6 PM – Juliana Marshall
Sunday, October 22nd, 8 AM – Grady & Lila Wolf
10 AM – Logan Connor & Noah Hockett

SLE of the week:  SPPS Students are Effective Communicators who: Speak and write clearly and effectively.

IT’S EASY AS PIE!..... The 5th/6th Grade Outdoor School Fundraiser at St. Paul Parochial School is now underway. Orders are due by Tuesday, October 24th. If you are interested in placing an order please contact the school by email at office@saintpaulparochial.orgor call 503-633-4622. Pie distribution will take place in the school lunch room on Thursday November 9th at 12:00 PM.

Large 9” pies $14.00 – American Apple, Cherry Crunch, Marionberry, and  
Raspberry/Rhubarb.  
Large 9” Specialty and Artisan Pies $16.00 – Caramel Apple, Peach Raspberry, and Pie of the Month Pumpkin Chiffon.  
Cobblers $12.00 – Forest Berry, Marionberry, and Peach.  
Bags of IQF Frozen Fruit $10.00 – Blueberry, Peach, and Strawberry. 
Mini-Pies (box of 6) $35.00 – Apple, Cherry, Marionberry, Peach, and Raspberry/Rhubarb or Varity Pack (1 Apple, 1 Cherry, 1 Marionberry, 1 Peach, and 1 Raspberry/Rhubarb).

PICTURE RETAKES...are Thursday, October 26th. If you need to have your child’s pictures retaken, please send the original picture packet with them on Thursday. They will need it to give to the photographer to get their picture taken. If you have any questions, please call the school office.

REMINDER…Unless arrangements have been made with the office, please do not drop your students off at the school until 7:30 or after in the mornings. There is no supervision for students prior to that time. Thanks! 

SHOPAROO…Don’t forget to sign up for the Shoparoo program….The person who submits the most receipts and has the most points at the end of October will receive a free drink from Banker’s Cup. The school received a check for $66.01 from last year. Let’s all get on board and see if we can’t double, triple or quadruple the amount for this year. It only takes a minute to snap those receipts from shopping!

LITURGY OF THE WORD…We hope our younger parishioners will enjoy the Children’s Liturgy of the Word activity sheets, which are located in the entryway of the church. On the sheet, you will find age-appropriate readings, Psalms, Gospel messages that correlate with the readings for each week, and activities for the children to color during weekend Masses. At the end of Mass, we kindly ask that you return the bag on crayons so other children can enjoy them as well.  

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR….is coming November 1st -12th. Scholastic flyers will be coming home with your child next week. Hours of operation will be: 
Wednesday, Nov. 1st – 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM 
Thursday, Nov. 2nd – 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM
Friday, Nov. 3rd - 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM 
Sunday, Nov. 5th – 9 AM – 12 PM 
Monday, Nov. 6th - 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM
Tuesday, Nov. 7th - 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM
Wednesday, Nov. 8th - 11:00 AM-12 PM & 3-4 PM
Thursday, Nov. 9th - 11:00 AM-12 PM 
Sunday, Nov. 12th - 9 AM – 12 PM

We are looking for volunteers to work the various shifts. For every shift you volunteer, you will receive $5 in Book fair credit. Please see the attached signup sheet for details and sign up in the office.  
For your added convenience, online shopping will be available November 4th – November 24th at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/spps

CALLED TO PROTECT ONLINE TRAINING…If you are background checked and volunteer 4 or more times a year, an online training course is required. The training this year is through a company called “Covenant Eyes”. Attached is a flyer that explains how to log on and set up your account to view the video. Once you have viewed the video, print out the certificate and bring it to the office so we can mark you as having viewed it. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

BOXTOPS CONTEST…October 2nd -20th. For every ten box tops a student brings in, they will receive a raffle ticket for an entry into a drawing for tickets to the movies. Please have your student put their BoxTops in a Ziploc bag with their name on it and place them in the BoxTop container in the office. Good luck!

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE…Our 4th-8th grade students will be taking part in our SPPS Geography Bee this winter. To prepare for the Bee, our students can use the online study corner at https://www.nationalgeographic.org/bee/study 

  CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR HIGHLIGHT AWARD WINNERS….
  KG – Addysen Davidson
  1st/2nd Gr. – Sienna Meza
  3rd/4th Gr. – Entire Class
  5th/6th Gr. – Entire Class
  7th/8th Gr. – Lance Tuck

DATES TO REMEMBER:
  -October 18th – 20th – Accreditation
  -Friday, October 20th – Noon Dismissal 
  -Monday, October 23rd – NO School – Accreditation Day
  -Thursday, October 26th – Picture Retake Day
  -Tuesday, November 7th – 1st Quarter ends
  -Thursday, November 9th – Noon Dismissal 
  -Thursday, November 9th – Pie Pick Up in the Cafeteria 12 PM
  -Friday, November 10th – No School – Veteran’s Day
  -Wednesday, November 15th – Report Cards out 
  -Thursday, November 16th – SPPS Parent Club meeting, 7 PM
  -Wednesday, November 22nd – 11 AM Dismissal (no lunch at school) 
  -Thursday, November 23rd – Friday, November 24th – Thanksgiving Holiday
  -Wednesday, December 13th – Progress Reports
  -Thursday, December 14th, 7 PM Christmas Concert
  -Tuesday, December 19th – Last day of school before break – It is a full day!
  -Wednesday, December 20th – Conferences as needed 
  -December 20th – January 1st – Christmas Break 
  -Tuesday, January 2nd – School Resumes

FAITH FOCUS
Readings for the Week: Isaiah 45: 1, 4-6
Psalm 96:1, 3, 4-5, 9-10
1 Thessalonians 1:1-5
Matthew 22:15-21

Being chosen to do something specific gives each person in the family an opportunity to learn about the unique gifts God gives to each member. We are all different, and we are called to celebrate our differences by recognizing the uniqueness of each person. This acceptance of each member makes family ties stronger and works to help us be the best that we can be for God’s kingdom.

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING ATTACHMENTS: 
  -Child Protection Online Training flyer
  -Book Fair sign up