Newsletter for January 6, 2017

 

Lunches ~ Lunches for January 4-27 were ordered in December.  The next order is due January 23.

 

Bible Breakfast Club ~ All 1st thru 8th grade students are invited to be a part of our Bible Breakfast Club. We will meet each Sunday at 9:00 am in the school gym.  There will be Bible study, activities, games, and of course, breakfast.  Afterwards, we will go to church together at 10:00 am.  If you are interested or have questions, please contact Miss Winston at 313-610-7941. Note:  We will resume on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

 

Pancake Breakfast – Our Board of Education will sponsor an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 9:30 am on Sunday, January 22.  Pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, orange juice, grape juice, milk and coffee will be served.  Omelets will be available for an extra $2.00.  The cost is $4.00 for children and $6.00 for adults who purchase tickets in advance.  The cost at the door is $5.00 for children and $7.00 for adults.

 

Lanyards are available for $2.00. They are maroon with St Paul School printed on them.  See Mr. Bersie if you would like to purchase one.

 

Candy Sale – Our annual PTL-sponsored candy sale will begin January 27, 2017 and end February 13, 2017.  This year we will again have the variety pack of candy.  The variety pack includes Hershey’s, KitKat, Reese’s, and Twizzlers.  There are 30 bars in each box and each bar sells for $2.00.  The student who sells the most will receive a prize of $100.  Second place will receive $75, third place will receive $50 and fourth place will receive $25.  The classroom with the highest sales per student will receive a pizza and make-your-own ice cream sundae party.  A special added incentive will be announced on the day of the kickoff.

 

Singing In Church – Students in grades PK-8 will be singing in the 10:00 am worship service on January 22.  Start the day off with breakfast by coming to the Pancake Breakfast being sponsored by our Board of Education.

 

ABCs of Vitamins – Vitamins are necessary for the normal growth and function of our bodies.  Because our bodies cannot produce vitamins, our diets need to include foods that contain them.  Each week a key vitamin will be highlighted.

*Vitamin A – helps with night vision, makes red blood cells and boosts your immune system.  Sources include sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, spinach, carrots, shrimp, and salmon.

 

Upcoming Events

Jan       16 No School, Dr King’s birthday

20 Second quarter ends

22        PK-8 sing in church

Pancake Breakfast

22-29 Lutheran Schools Week

27        PTL meeting

Candy Sale Begins

Feb      10        Teachers’ Conference, No School

 

Worship at St Paul ~  Bible Breakfast Club and Bible Class begin at 9:00 and our worship service begins at 10:00. Everyone is invited.

 

St. Paul Online – If you are on Facebook, check out our page.  Also, visit our website at stpaulaustin.com.

 

No School – In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, there will be no school on Monday, January 16.

 

2016 Educational Expense Tax Credit – If you made payments in 2016 for tuition, book fees, or other educational expenses to St. Paul, you are eligible for a tax credit or your 2016 Illinois Income Tax Return.  If you need a receipt from qualified expenses, please call or send a note to Ms. Marvin.

 

From Martin, To Martin, To You – Concordia University Chicago is presenting a special program on Monday, January 16, 2017.  They are commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by hosting an inaugural event for the Reformation 500 activities.  There are several activities planned for the day, including a special worship and a keynote address by Rev. Dr. John Nunes, President of Concordia College-New York.  If you are interested in attending this event please review and RSVP on Concordia’s website cuchicago.edu.