Cardinal Weekly Note - May 14

Mission Offerings

Viet Nam – Hmong Mission

Collected Friday, May 10 - $87.42
Collected to Date - $552.35

School Dates to Remember

May 16 – Art Fair 5:30; Band & Jr. Choir Concert 6:00
May 17 – Grade 8 to Wisconsin Dells
May 17 – Kilowatt Kitchen 2:00 for Gr. K-4
May 20 – Gr. 5&6 to MacKenzie Center
May 21 – K-2 to Betty Brinn Children’s Museum; 4K to Busy Barn
May 22 – Last Day for Preschool, End of Year program 10:30 AM
May 23 – 8th Grade Graduation 6:30 PM; Gr. 4-7 sings
May 24 – Last Day of School – Dismissal 12:00 PM – NO BUS

Music & Performing Arts

May 19 – K-3 (M-Z) sing 8:00; K-3 (A-L) sing 10:30


May 15 – Softball at Faville Park 4 PM
May 17 – BLAC Softball Tourney at Brandt Quirk Park in Watertown

What’s New?

Thank You! – On behalf of the all the teachers, Thank You to all the parents who made last week so special. Last week may have been Teacher Appreciation Week, but we are so blessed to have such supportive parents throughout the school year.

Also, on behalf of Mr. Gartner, thank you so much for your words of encouragement for Principal’s Day. I always tell everyone we have the best students, parents, and staff anyone could ask for and once again you proved my point. What a blessing it is to work for the staff, parents, and students here at St. Paul. Thank you!

Softball this Friday  Those 5th-7th graders who are playing in the softball tournament this weekend will eat lunch on Friday then be dismissed at 12:45 to play a 2 PM game.  Parents are asked to pick up their softball student at 12:45 and transport them to Brandt Quirk Park in Watertown for their 2 PM game.  Carpooling is encouraged.

Grades K-3 will be singing with the Lakeside choir this week Sunday.  Those students with last names beginning with M-Z should meet in the CHURCH by 7:40 AM to warm up with the choir.  Those students with last names A-L should meet in the CHURCH by 10:10 AM to warm up.  During the service, students will sit with their families and come forward at the appropriate time.  

Art Fair Reminder – All projects should be brought to school on Wednesday, May 15th, in order to be judged. They will be on display Thursday, May 16th, beginning at 5:30.


Parents and students are welcome to see the wonderful art projects each students made. The doors will open at 5:30. Then stay for the choir and band beginning at 6:00. The Lord has truly given each of the students a wide variety of talents!

Jr. Choir/Band members should wash their shirts after the concert this week and return those shirts to the box in their classroom by Tuesday, May 21st.

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.

Luther Prep offers many types of summer camps.  Go to for more information and go to to sign up: for more information:!/home/auth/login?r=lutherprep

Our All-School Fun Day is Friday, May 24. 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. If there is inclement weather there will be no school that day.


ATHLETIC SURVEY  Please provide the following information to our Athletics Department so that we may develop and accurately plan sporting events for the 2019-2020 school year.  This information is necessary to obtain referees, reserve facilities, secure coaches, determine scheduling of extra games, coordinate volunteers, etc.  Thank you assisting us in developing a successful sports programs. 

Kohls Gift Cards – We have Kohls gift cards in $10, $25, and $50 denominations in the office. We are selling these for a 10% discount since you can only use these to buy merchandise and not pay for your bill. Also, these cards will not go towards your scrip bonus rebates.

Vacation  Bible School  Come Sea what St. Paul VBS has on deck for kids going into 3k-6th grade this summer!  We will be making waves through interesting experiments, making nautical crafts, singing songs, and learning how we are all ANCHORED IN CHRIST. Our ship sets sail July 29-August 2nd From 8:45-11:30 each day.  Registration is open online. You are shore to have a fun time!

Registration/School Pictures & Back to School Night – Mark your calendars. Registration for next school year is scheduled for Tuesday, August 13th. 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 23 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 24th.  Childcare will reopen for the summer on June 3rd.

Preschool Program - On May 22 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 lunch will follow at no cost to the families. Look for a Sign Up Genius to RSVP by Friday, May 3 for the meal.

Yearbook: We need pictures to complete the yearbook. Grades 3,7,8 are in desperate need of candids. If you have candids from any (except the Harvest Hop) so far this school year it would be appreciated. Please email to


May 20 – May 24

Sunday          God’s Word in Church
Monday          Turkey & Ham Roll-ups
Tuesday          Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Wednesday          Grilled Cheese & Soup
Thursday               Sloppy Joes

All menus subject to change

Check out the school web site for complete monthly menus at