Faith Feature

Join Us at the Franciscan Christmas Fair

The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist invite you to their annual Franciscan Christmas Fair on November 17, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm (271 Finch Ave., Meriden).

Join us for a joy-filled day of Christmas spirit and fun at the Fair. Enjoy the living crèche, Santa Claus, Franciscan Pottery, homemade jams, jellies, pickles, cookies, children's activities, fresh cut Christmas trees, and don't miss Sister Marie Benedict's homemade breads! 

Students can also earn service hours. Contact Sister Marie Benedict ( smbenedict@spchs.com ) or Sister Mary Mercy ( smmercy@spchs.com ) for more information.

St. Paul Athletics 

Today the boys soccer team won 1-0 after hosting Coventry in the 1st round of the class S state tournament. Onto the 2nd round! 
 
The volleyball team will host Immaculate HS on Wednesday night @ 6:00pm for their 2nd Round Class S State Tournament Game.
 
Wrestling Pre-season parent/student meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8th @ 5:30 in the Cafe.
 
Also, Baseline Concussion Testing Sessions on Nov. 13th, 14th & 15th for all winter student athletes who need a test. Testing will be begin each day in the computer lab @ 2:20.
 
The football team travels to Torrington on Friday night - Kick Off @ 6:30pm. 
 
Good luck to the girls Swim Team at the State Class S Trials on Saturday at Cheshire HS.  Congratulations to Adrianna Raymond who had a great performance at the NVL Dive Championship last week. 
 
Congratulations to Kailyn Bielecki and her effort at the CT XC State Open Championship. 

 

Open House and Placement Exam Time
 
If you or someone you know has a prospective 6, 7, or 8th grade student, come visit us at our next Open House.
 
At our open houses families have an opportunity to speak to current students, teachers and administration about our academic, athletic and extracurricular activity programs. Visit our campus and see for yourself all we have to offer.


If a prospective grade 9 or grade 10 student is interested in taking the placement exam for the 2019-20 school year, please register below. There is a test fee of $25. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Crowley, Director of Admissions at 860-584-0911 Ext. 34 or mcrowley@spchs.com.


Such a Great Night!
Forever Falcons Gala 2018 
 
Our Forever Falcons Gala was held this past Saturday evening! A fun time was had by all. It was great to be at a new venue this year, the Aqua Turf Club. Our auctioneer was amazing and many great items made it to new homes.  
 
We especially want to congratulate our 2018 Circle of Honor inductees:
Mr. Roland Corbin
Mr. Thomas Kulig '85
Mr. Thomas Peloquin '78
Thank you for your dedication to St. Paul!  
     
  The night would not have been possible without these amazing sponsors! Thank you for all you do and your  
continued support of St. Paul Catholic High School!  
    Thank you to those who were in attendance as well. We hope you enjoyed your evening.
Here are a few photos from the evening.
 
 
     
 
   
Have photos from the gala you'd like to share?  
Email them to Melissa at mlindquist@spchs.com 

Tickets Are On Sale!

Visit www.spchs.com to reserve your tickets!
 
Did you know... last year over 49 million people supported high school theatre programs nationwide. Do your part in supporting the arts at St. Paul Catholic.
 
St. Paul Drama has an outstanding history of providing some of the best high school theatre in Connecticut. Come see this year's offbeat comedy, Penny Dreadfuls.  



Events and Fundraisers for
St. Paul Classes and Clubs
    
ST. PAUL'S ANNUAL LIGHT UP ST. PAUL AND WREATH SALE
The annual Light Up St. Paul event will be held on Friday, December 7 starting at 6:30 p.m. Keep a look out for more information to be sent within the next week. ***NEW*** We will be selling Christmas Wreaths this year (pre-order soon or purchast at Light Up St. Paul) and we will have a Santa Corner for the kids! Come and enjoy the beginning of the Advent season! 
 
 
PERFORMING ARTS FUNDRAISER 
 
THIS SATURDAY - 11/10  
from 10:00-12:00
 
Donate clothing and household items to our FUNDrive being held on November 10th from 10-12.  
 
Clean out the closets and drop off in the St. Paul High School Annex driveway - it's as easy as that! Questions? Contact Tina Posten at tlposten@aol.com or Kim Daly at kdaly74@gmail.com  
 
 
 
BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL - PASTA DINNER 
No need to cook next Friday night!  
The annual Boys and Girls Basketball pasta dinner will be held on Friday, November 16th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. All proceeds support the boys and girls basketball teams. Adults are $12 and children are $10. Tickets can be purchased from players and staff or at the door.  
 
 
 
PERFORMING ARTS POINSETTIAS FUNDRAISER  
 
Single 6 1/2" pot - $12 
Double 7 1/2" pot - $16 
Triple 8" pot - $20
 
All orders must be submitted by Tuesday November 27th. Pick up is at SPCHS on Thursday, December 6th from 5:00-6:00pm. To order please fill out this form and send in to the SPCHS main office (1001 Stafford Ave. Bristol 06010) or purchase from a drama student.  
   
 
 
 
CHEERLEADER STADIUM CUSHION -
Nice comfy seat for those metal bleachers for our outside games or for those new gymnasium bleachers for our inside games.  
 
Also, visit home game concession stands!
 

Calling all Class of 2019 families - Yearbook Ads!
 







Wish your graduating Senior good luck in this year's edition of the Kaleidoscope (yearbook). Take out an ad in the yearbook for your special someone!  Click  HERE for a form to fill out and send in!
 
Calling all families - Yearbook Orders!!! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Make sure to purchase your yearbook too!
Click HERE for more information!
 

St. Paul Spirit Wear

St. Paul Spirit Wear is a great gift for students, parents, alumni and grandparents! START THINKING OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS!  
 
The school store will be open beginning tomorrow 10/24 during lunch waves (1130-1:00) or just stop in to St. Paul at anytime.  
 
We have GIFT CERTIFICATES too!   
 
 
 
Would you like to help out at the School Store during November and December? Here is a SIGN UP and you can choose which week you can make it. It's from 11:30-1:00 each Wednesday until 12/20. We would love to have parents, grandparents, neighbors, alumni ... we love our volunteers! 

Your Expertise is Needed


The Senior class and the sewing club are looking for help in putting this year's Senior quilt together. If you would like to help with cutting fabric, sorting and sewing squares we would appreciate it! Please contact Mrs. Zillich if you are interested. 

Family Cruise to Bermuda -  
Coming Summer 2019!
 
Our next informational meeting will be Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 in the St. Paul library. Bring your friends, family and neighbors and gather information for a great get away this summer!  
Questions? Contact Shelley at smendoza@spchs.com 
 


Summer Trip to Costa Rica!

Current and Former St. Paul Spanish Students
There are only A FEW SPOTS left for this once-in-a-lifetime educational tour of Costa Rica from June 28 to July 7, 2019. Mrs. Jalbert is organizing this trip/tour with the help of the program Explorica. They offer fun, learning as well as providing everything the group will need.
 
If you would like to be a part of this educational immersion travel experience - please contact Mrs. Jalbert ASAP at njalbert@spchs.com. We are encouraging current and former Spanish students of St. Paul to take advantage of this great opportunity. HURRY though, time to sign up is running out!
 

Spring Break Trip to England and Scotland

 
LAST CALL to guarantee a place on the spring break trip to England and Scotland!  We only have a few spots left and enrollment closes soon. Take advantage of this opportunity to see the world from a different perspective and stand-out on college applications!
 
To secure your spot, visit www.eftours.com/2098710VB
 
Please contact Ms. Strycharz at  cstrycharz@spchs.com  for more details!

Host Families Needed!
 
Hosting an International student is a wonderful opportunity for your family to learn about another culture, share your home with a dedicated student who wants to learn about the United States, and experience the once-in-a-lifetime gift that comes from hosting a child.

Interested St. Paul families are asked to contact the following agencies for more information:
 
AnB Education
 
Apex International Education Partners, LLC (AIEP)
 
Boston Global Education, Inc. 
ICES
 
Ivy Bridge Group

Is It Your Reunion Year?
Start Planning NOW! 

Classes with the years ending in
"8" or "3"
will celebrate reunions this year.
 
If you or a classmate have something in the works or would like to plan your reunion, please let us know if we can be of any help.      
 Questions about getting your reunion information in our newsletter or on our website? Contact Shelley Mendoza, in our Advancement Office at 860.584.0911, ext. 21 or  smendoza@spchs.com.

 
Are you or do you know a St. Paul Alum? 
 
We are looking for St. Paul Alum to share a testimonial, a quote, and good news! 
 
Visit our Alumni Page on our website OR email mlindquist@spchs.com with a few words about your time spent here at St. Paul Catholic High School, a quote about the faculty, staff, sports, performing arts, or academics. 
 
Do you have good news to share too? 
Recently married? 
New baby? 
Service?
Travel? 
Reunions? 
Other Fun News and Photos? 
  
Share with your fellow classmates too!
Visit our Alumni Facebook Page  and  LIKE  us to keep up-to-date on  all the happenings here at St. Paul! 

St. Paul SCRIP Program

SAVE the DATE: Thank-Scrip-ing Day is Tuesday November 20 - Families can earn huge bonuses on eGift cards and physical gift card reloads just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping.  
 
St. Paul offers SCRIP gift certificates to current parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of St. Paul. If you are interested in learning more CLICK HERE
 

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