St. Paul Weekly Cardinal Note

Be Bold, Be Strong

Mission Offerings – Operation Go

Collected Friday, May 18 - $81.76

Collected to Date - $636.43

School Dates to Remember

May 23 – Gr. 5&6 to Cave of the Mounds/Zoo
May 23 – Last Day for Preschool; End of Year Program 10:30 AM
May 24 – 8th Grade Graduation 6:30 PM – Gr. 4-7 sing
                   NO CHILDCARE
                   Last Day of School Dismissal 12:00 – No bus
May 27 – Lakeside Graduation 2:00 PM


Jr. Choir and Band Students should wash and return their music shirts to the boxes in their classrooms by Wednesday this week.

Yearbook: We will have yearbook tomorrow from 3:10-4:00. 

Report Cards will be handed out on Friday after the kickball tournament.

Supply Lists for next year will be inserted in the report card envelopes. Next year’s Kdg can get their supply list from Mrs. Hackbarth.

Read to Succeed Great America tickets will be inserted into the report card envelopes.


Our All-School Fun Day is Friday, May 25. NO lunch will be served. Dismissal is 12:00 with NO BUS. The morning will consist of an all school kick ball tournament in the grassy area. Come enjoy the fun and cheer on your children. We are still asking for volunteers to help throughout the morning. Please sign up at

L.D. Fargo Library Summer Reading Program runs from June 11 to July 20.  Sign up online or at the library beginning June 1.  Collect an event calendar and punch card.  Record every 20 minutes you read.  Weekly coupon prizes!  10 hours of reading earns a $6 credit to the July 18 Book Fair.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION:  2018 Vacation Bible School at St. Paul Lutheran Church  Blueprints are being drafted and plans are underway for VBS at St. Paul: Build on the Rock!  Join us Monday, July 30-Friday, August 3rd for a week of Building and Creating: Building Crafts, Games, Snacks, and Creating Music! Most importantly, we will be building faith through connecting students going into 3k-6th grade to God’s Word.  Invite a neighbor, tell a friend! For more information, check out the church website- Stay tuned for more details including a Service Project, Volunteer Information, deadlines, and more!

Registration/School Pictures & Back to School Night – Mark your calendars. Registration for next school year is scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th. School Pictures will also be on that night. Two nights later we will have our Back to School Night.

Commencement & Graduation Service for St. Paul Lutheran School will be held on Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 PM.  Parents, students, and friends of our school are invited to join us as we conclude another school year. A reception for graduates families and friends will be hosted by the 7th grade class and held immediately following the service in our gym.  May God bless our graduates with success; earthly success through college and career, and heavenly success, as measured in step with our Savior.

Please Note:  No Childcare the last day of school, May 25th.  Childcare will reopen for the summer on June 4th.

Only 1 Week of School Left!  Where has the time gone?  It seems like only last week we opened the doors for another school year.  For those of you who agreed to pay school fees in monthly payments, please double check your totals now.  Call the office if necessary & finish your obligation by May.  Thanks!  If unusual circumstances exist, call School Bd. President Dennis Gulczynski, 920-648-8976.

Band payment   Final band payment for the year should be paid to Mr. Pierce in May.  If you are unsure if you have a balance, call the office, 648-2918.

Preschool Program - On May 23rd at 10:30 the preschool students will have their end of the year program. The families are encouraged to attend to see all they have learned this year. A light hot dog lunch will follow at no cost to the families.

Summer Program

Summer Program information has been sent home with information on the various field trips being offered. If you are interested in signing up, please fill out the form and return it to school with the activity fee.

4th Quarter Mission Offering

The 4th quarter mission offering will be designated towards Operation Go. Operation Go consists of Lakeside students going out to various parts of North America from as far south as the Caribbean, as far north as Alaska, out east to New York, and as west as Idaho. Each designated group will have its own mission focus. A number of our past St. Paul students will be involved in these mission outreach ventures. Let’s remember these teenagers in our prayers and our offerings.

School Calendar 2018-2019 – Please mark these important dates on your calendar for next year. More activity dates will be added in the weeks to come.

August 14 – Registration Day/School Pictures
August 16 – Back to School Night
August 22 – 1st Day of School K-8
August 27 – 1st Day of School – Preschool
August 31-Sept 3 – Labor Day Weekend
September 28 – No School – Curriculum In-service
October 25-26 – No School – Teachers Conference
November 2 – No School – Parent Teacher Conferences
November 21-23 – No School – Thanksgiving
December 22-January 2 Christmas Vacation
January 3 – School Resumes
February 14-15 – No School – Curriculum Conference
March 18-22 – No School – Spring Break
April 19-22 – Easter Break
May 23 – 8th Grade Graduation
May 24th – ½ Day – Noon Dismissal