School Newsletter
January 14, 2022
Calendar Events
Monday, January 17
No School - Teacher Inservice

Friday, January 21
End of 2nd Grading Period

Sunday, January 23
National Lutheran Schools Week Kickoff
Y5-8th Graders Sing in Both Church Services 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Info Meeting 3 p.m.

Monday, January 24 - Friday, January 28
National Lutheran Schools Week (see details below!)

Thursday, February 10
PS-5th Grade Family Dance 5:30 p.m.
National Lutheran Schools Week!
Let's celebrate National Lutheran Schools Week at St. Paul:

Sunday, January 23
Y5-8th Graders sing in both church services

Monday, January 24
'Merica Monday - show us your red, white, and blue

Tuesday, January 25
Tacky Tuesday - show all those patterns at once

Wednesday, January 26
Decade Wednesday - choose a decade to wear (60's hippie, 70's afro, 80's neon, 90's oversized baggy)
"Hula + Science" All School Assembly @ 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 27
Comfy Thursday - wear those sweats, slippers, robes, and pj's (school appropriate)
Pancake Breakfast - Everyone's invited! @ 7:15-8:30 a.m.

Friday, January 28
Farm Flannel Friday - find some flannel, plaid, cowboy boots, overalls, straw hat, bandana, etc.
All School Field Trip to Snowfest in Frankenmuth (permission slips going home today!)
Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Classes
St. Paul PTO will be hosting Dave Ramsey Financial Peace classes for our church and school families for FREE. An informational meeting will take place on Sunday, January 23rd at 3 p.m. in the Ministry Center. The first in-person class is planned for January 30th.
Family Valentine's Dance
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Thursday, February 10, 2022
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 Monday, January 31, so that we can have enough food and drinks for everyone! There is also a sign-up sheet in the office to donate cookies, cupcakes, juice boxes, & water. If anyone would like to help decorate or set up or get gift cards for the event, please let Mrs. Lara know!
Get Ready for the 2022-2023 School Year!
Starting February 1, St. Paul congregation members will be able to enroll for the 2022-2023 school year. Enrollment will open to all current families on February 15, and to the community on March 1, 2022. More info will be available soon!
The Bay County Library Bookmobile will stop here on Tuesday, January 18. Y5-8th grade students with a BCLS card and a mask will be able to check out books.
COVID Guidance
Basketball Game Schedule
Everyone's invited to come to games & cheer on our Wildcats! Click here to view when our A & B Girls & Boys teams play.

Gym Locations:

Zion, Bay City
1707 S. Kiesel St.
Bay City, MI 48706

Zion, Auburn
1557 W. Seidler Rd.
Auburn, MI 48611
Auburn Area Catholic
1492 W. Midland Rd.
Auburn, MI 48611

St. John, Midland
505 E. Carpenter
Midland, MI 48640

All Saints (Blue & White)
619 Main St.
Essexville, MI 48732

St. Paul Lutheran
6094 W.S. Saginaw Rd.
Bay City, MI 48706
Parent Volunteers Needed at Home Games
Basketball, Poms and Dance Parents: Please take a look at your child’s game schedule and sign up for two or more games to help out during the home games. Shift times are listed on the sign-up sheet. 1st shift is during the first game scheduled on that date; 2nd shift is during the second game. If you like to watch your child play, then please sign up to help out for games before or after they play that particular evening. Thank you. Mr. Lustila
Cheerleading & Poms Info
Pom Pom Practice 3-3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, January 18th
Thursday, January 27th
Thursday, February 3rd

Cheerleading Practice 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 18th
Thursday, January 27th
Thursday, February 3rd

Performances on Friday, January 14th; Friday, January 28th; &
Friday, February 4th
Save Your Money
Church Extension Fund Saving Stamp Program: Every Monday from 7:30 until 8:00 a.m., Savings Stamps will be available for sale in the school gymnasium.
Students of the Week
PTO would like to recognize the following students of the week: Kennedy Wilcox, Emerson Walters, Cylis Kusterer, Kaleb Kusterer
Amazon Wish List Would you like to help buy something for one of our classrooms? Or know of someone who has said they'd love to support the school but don't know how? We've created an Amazon wish list for our classrooms. Click this link to see what's listed. We hope to update it periodically. Thanks for all the different ways you support our school!

Water Bottles Also, we are in need of small water bottles (8-10oz.) for the hot lunch program. Donations are appreciated.
Revised January Menu
Menu Change: Items for Tuesday, Jan. 25 & Friday, Jan. 28 have switched. Changes are highlighted.
Tuesday, Jan. 25 is now Popcorn Chicken Bowl or Pigs-in-a-Blanket.
Friday, Jan. 28 (when we return from the field trip to Snowfest) is now Nachos or Corn Dogs.

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8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Services
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We will teach, experience, and share Christ’s love, equipping disciples for a life-long faith walk with Jesus.