SCHOOL NEWSLETTER
February 7, 2020
Monday, February 10
8th Grade Parent Night at the Home Basketball Games

Tuesday, February 11
MOPS Meeting 6 p.m.

Friday, February 14
Healthy Heart Challenge 12:30 p.m.
Valentine Classroom Parties 1:30 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Family Dance 
(PS-5th Grade) 5:30 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 9
8:00 a.m. - Deanna Zeilinger
10:30 a.m. - Rachel Mammel

Sunday, February 16
8:00 a.m. - Blake Lowe
10:30 a.m. - Emily EauClaire

Get Your Ticket for the Valentine’s Day Dance
Friday, February 14, 2020
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Children Preschool-5th grade and their families are invited to join us for an evening of pizza, pop, dessert, and dancing. You will need to purchase your ticket for the dance. Tickets are available in the office for $12 per family. Please purchase your ticket by today so that we can have enough food and drinks for everyone! If anyone would like to help decorate or set up, please let Mrs. Lara know!

Mops Meeting 
Join us on Tuesday, February 11, at 6 p.m. in the 1st & 2nd grade classroom for our monthly MOPS meeting. Enjoy time with other mothers of preschool and younger in the community as we support each other, discuss our different lifestyles and learn from each other, find new ways to bring God into our homes, and enjoy fun activities each month! Your children do not need to attend St. Paul School for you to join us. For more information, please contact Kayla Schlicker (989)450-8057. Childcare will be provided, courtesy of the Youth Group!

2020 Healthy Heart Challenge
The Healthy Heart Challenge is for grades Y5-8th grade. The goal is to raise money for the American Heart Association throughout the months of February and March. We begin our Healthy Heart Challenge with our kick-off event next Friday with several activities in the gym for grades Y5-8th grade. Please bring St. Paul t-shirts and shorts to school on that day to change into after lunch. The Healthy Heart Challenge kick-off event runs from 12:30-1:30 on Friday, February 14th, 2020. More details about fundraising and REWARDS will be published in the February 14th Potpourri.  

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!
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.

Items Needed for Valentine’s Dance
  • 12 dozen valentine cookies
  • 15 containers of Hawaiian punch
  • 3 dozen heart-shaped or red/pink balloons
  • 1 $25 helium tank
  • 3 people to help decorate Friday (Feb. 14) afternoon from 1-3 p.m.
  • 12 different gift cards ($5, $10, $15…) from various places for prizes
Please contact Lara Polzin if you have donations or are able to help!

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*

Perfect Attendance - 1st & 2nd Quarters
Y5-8th grade students with no absent/tardy time 
Charles Begick 
Adelynn Dent 
David Dent 
Isaac Hendrick 
Sophia Szczepanski 
Chase Wyman

Principal’s Honor Roll – 2nd Quarter
8th Grade:
Jake Appold
Caroline Douponce

7th Grade:
Natalie List

5th Grade:
Kennedi Ritt

4th Grade:
Remy Polzin

3rd Grade:
Sofia Glasser
Abigail Kowalski

High Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter
8th Grade:
Alina Damic
Emily EauClaire

7th Grade:
Lillian Garcia

5th Grade:
Charles Begick
Elise Helmreich
Alex Schlicker

4th Grade:
Olivia Matyas
Chase Wyman

3rd Grade:
Ava Begick
Elaina Garcia
Noah Helmreich
Isaac Hendrick
Landon Hoppe
Hayden Kusterer
Marley Polzin

Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter
6th Grade:
Nathan Coyer

3rd Grade:
Hannah Vermeesch

PTO Students of the Week
Congratulations to this week's Students of the Week—Nathan Coyer, Alina Damic, & Gatlin Duffey!

February's Hot Lunch Menu
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A Boys & Girls Basketball, Poms, & Dance Schedules

Boys A-Team: Coaches Brian Appold and Scott Lowe
February 7-8
Tournament at St. John's (WELS), Bay City

February 10
Parent Night for all 8th Graders
Home vs. Trinity, Monitor 6:30 p.m.

February 13
Away @ Zion, Beaver 6:30 p.m.

February 17 (Rescheduled from January 30)
Home vs. Zion, Bay City 5:30 p.m. (Note change of game time)

February 20-22
Tournament @ St. John’s, Midland

Girls A-Team: Coach Essa Roemer
February 10
Parent Night for all 8th Graders
Home vs. Trinity, Monitor 5:30 p.m.

February 13
Away @ Zion, Beaver 5:30 p.m.

February 20-22
Tournament @ St. John’s, Midland

Girls Poms & Dance: Coach Lara Polzin
February 10 & 17 (Practice & Home Games)
Combined practices 3-3:45 p.m. on days before the games 
Performances at home games those nights

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