Volume 6 | October 24, 2018
PawPrints is your bi-monthly news source for school news and the latest happenings around both campuses!
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEW INNOVATIVE STEMM COMPONENTS FOR k2-5th GRADE FALL 2019
There is a reason that we say you truly get "MORE" at St. Luke's! We are so excited to collaborate with our Biomedical Health Science, Engineering, and Robotics programs to bring you the BEST STEMM program in Mobile.

Click the link below to watch the video. Please go to our Facebook page and "share" this video! Thank you.

HUMORIST JEANNE ROBERTSON - COMMUNITY EVENT FUNDRAISER FOR SLES
Let's raise $30,000 by selling tickets to the Jeanne Robertson event!  VIP tickets are sold out
General admission still available $40.

Look for our billboard ad on the corner of Airport and McGregor.
SAVE OUR SEATS (S.O.S.)
As most of you have heard, we are hosting internet sensation, Jeanne Robertson, November 6 and 6:30 pm in the auditorium on the University Campus. Our deadline to purchase the existing bleachers is November 2. We have the opportunity to have the community help fund this purchase. Our goal is to have your co-workers, neighbors, civic groups, and social organizations (Red Hats, Mardi Gras, Sunday School, etc) support this project. We would love for you to attend, but you can better help us by spreading the word.
Can't attend, but want to purchase a ticket to be used as part of our media production package?

ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL ON JAPONICA
Fall festival is TONIGHT! Food, trunk or treat, DJ, inflatables, haunted house and MORE!
Can't wait to see you there ~ it will be SPOOKTACULAR!
8th GRADE: WASHINGTON TRIP DEADLINE OCTOBER 25th.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Banks. Click the link below for the permission letter.
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL HOSTING HALLOWEEN DANCE 10/28/18
Middle School Student Council is hosting a Halloween dance Sunday Oct. 28th from 4:30-7 in the cafeteria on University. $5 admission. Costumes encouraged. Costume contests and prizes! Dance will have a DJ!

MR. NOTARO, JEANNIE AUSTIN, AND DR. KEESEE ATTEND ANNUAL SAIS CONFERENCE
Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), hosted their annual conference in Charleston, SC last week and Mr. Notaro, Dr. Keesee, and Mrs. Austin were in attendance. They met with innovators and leaders in the field of Independent Education and collaborated with other administrative teams. They attended sessions about hot topics facing parents, students, teachers, and administrators in private schools today. St. Luke’s will continue to utilize sound practices and resources like SAIS, to help you fulfill your child’s potential. SAIS featured School coming soon! #Morethanaschool
SAVE THE DATE: VETERAN'S DAY INFORMATION
Save the date and come help us celebrate our Veterans on BOTH campuses November 12th! Please click the link below for more information. Also, the form is due back by Friday, November 2. If you have any questions, please email sbanks@stlukesmobile.com for the upper campus or sdowning@stlukesmobile.com for the lower campus. Thank you!
K3-K5 ENJOYING THEIR NEW PLAYGROUND
Thanks to ALL who participated in Boosterthon last year! The students couldn't be happier!
DONATE YOUR OLD MARKERS - SUPPORT OUR GIRL SCOUTS
The Girl Scouts have boxes at both campuses set up so you can drop your used markers off!

JAPONICA CHRISTMAS UNDER THE OAKS & OPEN HOUSE- SAVE THE DATE
This wonderfully fun event is held on Japonica, but all SLES families are welcome!
JAPONICA CHRISTMAS PARTY DAY INFORMATION
This year, we will have "Japonica Jingles" starting at 9:00 a.m. before Christmas parties and dismissal.
SCHOOL CALENDAR
SPOTLIGHT
OUR 3rd/4th GRADE TEAM REMAIN UNDEFEATED
We were all quite disappointed that Chickasaw cancelled the game last night! We used this time to get this priceless photo of our 3rd/4th Grade team with our varsity boys! **Notice the top pic says "We want Bama!" One thing is for sure......we are still undefeated and this team is FUNNY! Click the link below to watch our 3rd/4th Grade team perform on stage! **Thanks to Laura Stevens for sending in the photo collage below!


VOLLEYBALL SENIOR NIGHT
Senior, Lauren Bailey, receiving hugs from her volleyball team as they celebrated Senior Night.
HOMECOMING QUEEN 2018
Congrats to Homecoming Queen, Michaela Holt! Michaela was crowned the first Homecoming Queen at "Home!"
CONGRATS TO MR. WILDCAT 2018
Zack Norman was crowned Mr. Wildcat - what an HONOR!
CONGRATS TO KENDALL MCLEMORE
Kendall won the costume contest at the Homecoming Pep-rally on Friday! Way to GO!
THANK YOU TO THE VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM AND VARSITY CHEERLEADERS FOR COMING TO CELEBRATE ON JAPONICA
Our Varsity Football players and cheerleaders visited the classrooms followed by a Pep-rally for K2-K5!
A 4TH GRADE WILDCAT DOING GREAT THINGS
Savannah Haynes placed 3rd in traditional weapons at her first NATIONAL tournament in Orlando. We are so proud of this Wildcat.
SPORTS/CLUBS
FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL, AND CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULES
Schedules are subject to change.
ELISE CHASTAIN AND CONNOR FERGUSON QUALIFY FOR SECTIONALS
Left picture, Elise Chastain, winning her heat. Right picture, Connor Ferguson preparing to start his swim. Way to go!
EXTRA MILE WISH LIST
EXTRA MILE WISH LIST
Administration has met with our faculty, and at their request, we are implementing a St. Luke’s "Extra Mile Wish List" that will have an ongoing list of items that will help us “go the extra mile.” As items are received, we will mark them off and add a new one.

In each paw prints, we will include a few of the items on our list and we will update each publication. If you have the means or skills to help fulfill a wish, please contact Diane McCleery before purchasing to ensure that the wish has not been fulfilled. Simply email dmccleery@stlukesmobile.com. Thank you in advance for any wish that you can help with. We appreciate our school family!
JUST A REMINDER
USE THESE HASHTAGS TO WIN
We will be randomly, but frequently, checking out social media to see just who is using our hashtags and checking in on our Facebook page! If we see you are using our hashtags, you will be entered into random fun drawings. The more you use our hashtags, the more chances you have to WIN!
SHOPPING WITH SCRIP
To find out more about shopping with Scrip and earning money for our school, please contact dmccleery@stlukesmobile.com

Plan ahead for Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping by ordering eScrip or gift cards and earn money for our school.

750+ merchants are participating. 
Best deals this week are:

American Girl 9%
Dillard's 9%
Land's End 15%
Honey Baked Ham 12%