St. Paul Weekly Cardinal Note

Be Bold, Be Strong

Mission Offerings – Operation Go

Collected Friday, May 4 - $112.83

Collected to Date - $455.96

School Dates to Remember

May 7-11 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 9 – Yearbook 3:10-4 PM
May 10 – Ascension Service 6:30 PM – Jr. Choir sings
May 12 – Track Meet at Fort Atkinson
May 14 – Gr. K-2 to Milwaukee Zoo
May 15 – Gr. 8 to Seminary
May 16 – Yearbook 3:10-4 PM
May 17 – Great Authors Night 5:30 PM
May 17 – Band & Jr. Choir Concert 6:00
May 18 – Grade 8 to Wisconsin Dells
May 20 – Lakeside Commencement concert 7:00
May 22 – Gr. 7&8 to Jr. Achievement Milwaukee
May 22 – 4K to Busy Barn
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

 Music & Performing Arts

May 10 – Jr. Choir sings 6:30 PM
May 17 – Band & Jr. Choir Concert 6:00 PM
May 20 – K-3 (A-K) sing 8:00; K-3 (L-Z) sing 10:30


Lakeside will hold a summer running camp July 9-12.  Girls and boys entering grades 4-9 are welcome to attend.  Go to Lakeside’s web site to register.

Yearbook will meet Wednesday, May 9 until 4 PM.

Congratulations track team on taking 1st place at the Lakeside track meet for division 1.


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.

Parents & Students:   Great Author’s Night is Thursday, May 17 from 5:30-7:30 PM. Our very own student-publishers display writing on books produced over the past weeks and months. Write on!” Pause to browse through scores of student publications on display in the lobby.

Jr. Choir & Band final performance is May 17.  Jr.  Choir will start the night at 6 PM with their concert with the band following.

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.

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. Watch next week for sign up information.

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

3 on 3 basketball tournament June 10, 2018 -- 1 to 5 PM

Ready to ball for a cause? Help Lakeside students raising funds for Operation GO mission trips this summer and have an afternoon of basketball fun at Lakeside Lutheran High School!

Who: Guys and Girls ages 14 to adult

Cost $20 per person -- please register your team by May 20 at

In addition to the basketball tournament, we will be hosting a 3-point competition and a raffle. If your business would like to sponsor the event, your name will be advertised on the back of our event t-shirts. Those with questions or interested in sponsoring the event, or donating a raffle item should contact Jenny Krauklis at

Only 3 Weeks 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.

Read To Succeed – Information for the Read to Succeed program was sent home last week. Students in grades K-6 are eligible to participate. The students are to read 6 hours on their own time, record the hours on the reading log, and then return the reading log no later than Friday, May 11. Those who return the reading log no later than May 11 will receive a free Great America ticket. The ticket will be included with the 4th quarter report card.

Current and New Band Students are encouraged to register for summer private HALF HOUR lessons. A 6-weeks schedule starts June 14. Cost is $55 all summer. Lessons scheduled 7am thru day.  All students meet Thursdays.  Turn in forms now.

Jr. Choir Ascension Service Singing –Jr. Choir will be singing in the Ascension service on May 10th at 6:30. Please make sure this is on your calendar.

Yearbook Order Forms – Yearbook order forms are being sent home today. If you would like to purchase yearbooks, please return the form by Friday, May 11.

Early Bird Registration were sent home last week to help us plan as best we can for the 2018-19 school year. Please return the forms to the office by Friday, May 11.  Each class with 100 % return rate by May 11 will receive a special prize from the principal.

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. Look for a Sign Up Genius in the next few days to RSVP by Friday, May 4 for the meal.

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

Student/Parent Handbook Revisions – We are looking to revise areas of the student handbook in the near future. If you would be interested in helping out in these revisions, please contact Mr. Gartner either in person, or by emailing him at If we get enough volunteers, we can break off into several groups to take smaller sections.

Yearbook Photos: Please, please email any pictures you have for the yearbook to . We need sports, music, classroom candids like parties and field trips, Science sensations, Science Fair,  Spirit Week, etc. 


May 14 – May 18

Sunday          God’s Word in Church
Monday          French toast sticks
Tuesday          Walking taco
Wednesday          Chicken nuggets
Thursday               Hobo spaghetti
Friday          Fish sandwich

All menus subject to change