SCHOOL NEWSLETTER
February 14, 2020
Friday, February 14
Valentine’s Day Family Dance 
(PS-5th Grade) 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 15
Trivia Night 6 p.m.

Friday, February 21
Spelling Bee 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, February 23
5-8th graders sing in church 8 a.m.

Thursday & Friday, February 27 & 28
Parent-Teacher Conferences

Friday, February 28
Early Dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Saginaw Spirit Game 7:05 p.m.

Monday, March 2
Reading Night at School 6 p.m.

Friday, March 13
Operetta (Y5-4th) 1:30 & 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 15
Y5-4th Grade Cherub Choir Sings 8 a.m.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Friday, March 20
End of 3rd Quarter
Acolytes
Sunday, February 16
8:00 a.m. - Blake Lowe
10:30 a.m. - Emily EauClaire

Sunday, February 23
8:00 a.m. - Hayden Swartz
10:30 a.m. - Lexi Hutchinson

Sign Up for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Y5-8th Grade Parent Teacher conferences take place Thursday, February 27 from 3:15-7 p.m. and Friday, February 28 from 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. There are two sign-up sheets (one for each day) on the table in the hallway. Please choose a time by printing your student’s name in one of the time slots with your student's teacher for one of the days. Please make your choices by Friday, February 21. If one of these days/times will not work for you, please contact your student's teacher to make other arrangements.

Extended Care – Friday, February 28
Please sign up if you need Extended Care on Friday, February 28 after the early dismissal at 11:30 a.m. Sign-up sheets are in the office and with Mrs. Kramer, or you can sign up by contacting the office. Deadline will be Friday, February 21, and we will need at least 7 children signed up in order to provide care. Please plan to bring a sack lunch from home. 

Come And See What God Has Done! ― 4th Thursday Visual Faith 
"Truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer." Ps 66:19. Join in praising God as we recount His steadfast love in our lives! Together we'll draw snapshots of answered prayers, the amazing people in our lives, and the "awesome deeds" He has done. "But I can't draw people..." Sure you can! You'll be able to by the end of the evening, promise. Come and learn, be encouraged, and praise God in prayer and creativity! Thursday, 2/27, in the school auditorium, 6:30-8:30. Bring your Bible, a notebook, and a friend! Questions call or text Katie, 989.225.3532.

Save The Date! 
March 15th at 2 p.m. St. Paul will participate in Bay City's St. Patrick's Day Parade. St. Paul families are encouraged to join the fun. Limit of 25 children riding on the float. Older children may walk with their parent. Contact Kristen Glasser at 989-529-2962 to participate. A waiver must be signed prior to the event.

Classes for New Members 
Pastor’s “Lutheranism 101” class will meet Sundays at 4 p.m. in the school auditorium starting March 1. Anyone interested in becoming a member or anyone else who would like to learn is invited to attend.

Saginaw Spirit Teacher Appreciation Night!
Come join your St. Paul Church and School family for a fun night at the Dow Event Center! The Saginaw Spirit will be recognizing the importance of schools and educators at the home game 7:05 p.m. on Friday, February 28th, and they want to encourage families to come and be a part of supporting their school and teachers. Tickets are all $9.00 for everyone 3 years old and up, and can be gotten directly from the Saginaw Spirit. Here's how it works:
  1. Go to this website: https://www.saginawspirit.net/groupsales
  2. Enter the username: teacher and the password: spirit
  3. Purchase your tickets which will be held at the Will Call window under your name.
  4. Make sure you put in the "Notes" section that you are from "St. Paul Lutheran - Frankenlust" so that they put all of our people in the same section together!
Easy Peasy. Get your tickets soon as the site is active right now until the 27th. Enjoy the game!

Auction Fundraiser 
Get ready for our auction fundraiser for the Ministry Center! Sunday, March 22, 4-6pm supper (free will donation) and silent auction, 6:00 Live Auction. Auction will be held in the school gym. 65” smart tv, cabin rentals, quilts, Epson printer, a Traverse City wine tour and tasting, cornhole games, and many, many more items up for bid. Come for supper-stay for the fun!
Registration Is Open For The 2020-2021 School Year
Congregation members and current school families may now enroll for the 2020-2021 school year! Registration will open to the community on March 1, 2020. A $75 preschool registration fee will reserve your child’s spot for next year. Information and enrollment forms are available in the school office. If you desire your child to receive a Christ-centered education, please stop in the office to enroll your child. If you would like a tour and other information, please call the school office at 989.684.4450 to make arrangements.

Call to Manistee
Trinity Lutheran School in Manistee, Michigan, has extended a call to Lisa Stanley to teach 3rd & 4th grade. Please keep Lisa in your prayers as she contemplates her two calls, here to St. Paul and there at Trinity.

Spelling Bee Participants
Congratulations to the students who will be in this year’s Spelling Bee on Friday, Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium. Family is invited to watch! Alternates are noted with an asterisk. 
1st Grade:
Josie Boven
David Dent
Hunter Duffey
Dylan Switala*

2nd Grade:
Max Finney 
Ethan Matyas 
Lukas Schlicker
Emmiley Lusher*

3rd Grade:
Noah Helmreich
Hayden Kusterer 
Marley Polzin 
Hannah Vermeesch*

4th Grade:
Olivia Matyas 
Remy Polzin 
Chase Wyman 
Kaleb Kusterer* 

5th Grade: 
Kennedi Ritt
Alex Schlicker 
Maura Zeilinger 
Charles Begick*

7th Grade:
Lillian Garcia 
Natalie List 

8th Grade:
Jake Appold
Alina Damic 
Caroline Douponce 
Deanna Zeilinger*

PTO Students of the Week
Congratulations to this week's Students of the Week—Taylor Felmlee, Lukas Schlicker, & Chase Wyman!

Hot Lunch Menu Change
Lunch on Monday, February 17 has changed to Mr. Lustila’s grilled hamburgers & hot dogs.
A Boys & Girls Basketball, Poms, & Dance Schedules

Boys A-Team: Coaches Brian Appold and Scott Lowe
February 17 (Rescheduled from January 30)
Home vs. Zion, Bay City 5:30 p.m. (Note change of game time)

February 19-22
Tournament @ St. John’s, Midland

Girls A-Team: Coach Essa Roemer
February 19-22
Tournament @ St. John’s, Midland

Girls Poms & Dance: Coach Lara Polzin
February 17 (Practice & Home Game)
Combined practice 3-3:45 p.m.
Performances at home game

February 19
Poms & Dance End-of-Season Party 3-3:45 p.m.

Pee Wee Basketball Schedule
Team 1: Coach Matt Schlicker
Team 2: Coach Troy Duffey
Team 3: Coaches Ryan & Danielle Bach
February 21 & 27
March 6, 12, & 19
Practice 3-4:30 p.m.

March 7, 14, & 21
Games TBA

A & B Volleyball Schedule (Calendar Format Below)
A-Team: Coach Melanie Bourdow
February 24 & 25
Practice 4:30-6 p.m.

March 2 & 3
Practice 4:30-6 p.m.

March 5
Home Scrimmage vs. St. John’s, Midland 6:30 p.m.

March 9
Home vs. Zion, Beaver 6:30 p.m.

March 10
Practice 4:30-6 p.m.

March 12
Game @ Trinity, Monitor 6:30 p.m.

March 16
Game @ St. John’s, Midland 6:30 p.m.

March 17
Practice 3-4:30 p.m. (Note earlier time)

March 23
Game @ Zion, Bay City 6:30 p.m.

March 24
Practice 3-4:30 p.m. (Note earlier time)

April 17-18
Tournament @ Home

B-Team: Coaches Kelly Wyman & Rachel Abraham
February 24 & 25
Practice 3-4:30 p.m.

March 2 & 3
Practice 3-4:30 p.m.

March 5
Home Scrimmage vs. St. John’s, Midland 5:30 p.m.

March 9
Home vs. Zion, Beaver 5:30 p.m.

March 10
Practice 3-4:30 p.m.

March 12
Game @ Trinity, Monitor 5:30 p.m.

March 16
Game @ St. John’s, Midland 5:30 p.m.

March 20
Game @ St. John, Amelith 5:30 p.m. (B Team only)

March 23
Game @ Zion, Bay City 5:30 p.m.

March 26
Game @ Auburn Area Catholic 5:30 p.m. (B Team only)

April 8
Home vs. All Saints 5:30 p.m. (B Team only)

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