SCHOOL NEWSLETTER
March 6, 2020
Tuesday, March 10
MOPS Meeting 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

Sunday, March 22
Auction Fundraiser for Ministry Center

Wednesday, March 25
Art Fair & 7/8th Grade Lenten Supper 4 p.m.

Friday, March 27
Early Dismissal 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, March 29
9:15 a.m. Confirmation Questioning

March 30-April 3
No School - Spring Break

Saturday, April 4
Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, April 5
Confirmation 10:30 a.m.
Acolytes
Sunday, March 8
8:00 a.m. – Sawyer Bebow
10:30 a.m. – Riley Jimenez

Wednesday, March 11
3:15 p.m. – Blake Lowe
6:30 p.m. – Brooklynn Garrett

Sunday, March 15
8:00 a.m. – Deanna Zeilinger
10:30 a.m. – Emily EauClaire

Wednesday, March 18
3:15 p.m. – Hogan Bourdow
6:30 p.m. – Hayden Swartz

Operetta – Next Friday!
The Y5-4th graders will be presenting “GT & the Halo Express” in the school auditorium on Friday, March 13 at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. You’re invited to see a brother and sister learn about God’s love and a fun way to memorize Bible verses with the help of GT & the Halo Express. Come enjoy a fun time and catchy music!

Lip Sync Battle
Get ready for the Lip Sync Battle (see flyer above)! Rules and Registration Forms can be picked up in the school office or from Mr. Garcia. Registration opens March 11, 2020 and closes on March 27, 2020.

Lenten Season 
We will have Wednesday midweek services during Lent at 3:15 and 6:30 p.m. Supper will also be served on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. at school. All are welcome! A free-will donation will be taken at each supper to support the different groups hosting. Below is the schedule: 
March 11 – France Mission (Menu: Baked Potato Soup, Chicken Noodle, Soup, & salad)
March 17 – Poland Mission 
March 25 – 7/8th Grade
April 1 – Recreation Committee

Mops Meeting 
Join us on Tuesday, March 10, 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!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sign up today! Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. St. Paul will participate in Bay City's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Join the fun! Very few spots remain for children riding on the float. Older children may walk with their parent. Participating families are encouraged to either donate a few dollars or a few bags of candy to distribute at the parade. A waiver must be signed prior to the event. Contact Kristen Glasser at 989-529-2962 to participate.

Auction Fundraiser 
Join us in the school gym on March 22nd for the Ministry Center Auction Fundraiser. The event is FREE, family-friendly, and open to the public. Baked potato supper (by donation) includes drinks and desserts. Supper and Silent Auction are from 4-6 p.m. Live Auction begins at 6 p.m. Bid on a 65” Samsung TV, power recliner, cabin rentals, wine tours, quilts, and much more! Come for supper and fellowship. Stay for the fun! 
Congratulations Mr. Garcia!
Our 5th & 6th grade teacher, Mr. Justin Garcia, will receive a Saginaw Valley State University “Heroes in Education Award” during a special ceremony at SVSU on March 21st from 4-6 p.m. The SVSU College of Education recognizes alumni educators, like Mr. Garcia, for their outstanding work and commitment to inspire, impact, innovate, and be involved both at school and in the community. Thank you, Mr. Garcia, for your dedicated service here at St. Paul over the last 17 years. Congratulations!

Do You Have An Auction Donation? 
Donations for the Ministry Center Auction are kindly requested by March 13th. Contact Ray Garcia (989) 662-6050 or Kristen Glasser (989) 529-2962 to make arrangements. Items can also be brought to the school office. Thank you for your generosity!

Preschool & School Registration 
Paperwork is coming home today with current students. This packet includes instructions for re-registering, forms for PS-K to complete, along with the school calendar for 2020-2021.

Volunteers Needed 
If you are willing to lend a hand the day of the Ministry Center Auction on March 22nd in the St. Paul gym, please contact Kristen Glasser (989) 529-2962. Thank you!

PTO Students of the Week
Congratulations to this week's Students of the Week—Ethan Matyas, Sophia Szczepanski, & Colton Weiss! 

2020 A & B Volleyball Season Passes
The A and B season passes for volleyball are now available for purchase in the school office. Passes may also be purchased at home games. The family pass is $20, the adult pass is $10, and the student/senior pass is $5. Yes, you saw that correctly, seniors of the age of 55 or older can purchase the five dollar pass. Come out and root on your St. Paul Wildcats!
Pee Wee Basketball Schedule
Team 1: Coach Matt Schlicker
Team 2: Coach Troy Duffey
Team 3: Coaches Ryan & Danielle Bach
March 6, 12, & 19
Practice 3-4:30 p.m.

March 7 Home Games
Team 1 8:30 a.m.
Team 2 10 a.m. (Please note change of time)
Team 3 9:15 a.m. (Please note change of time)

March 14 Games
Team 1 @ Zion, Auburn (Beaver) 10 a.m.
Team 2 @ St. John’s, Midland 9:15 a.m.
Team 3 @ Zion, Auburn (Beaver) 8:30 a.m.

March 21 Games
Team 1 @ Trinity, Monitor 10 a.m.
Team 2 @ Immanuel, Bay City 8:30 a.m.
Team 3 @ Immanuel, Bay City 10 a.m.

A & B Volleyball Schedule
A-Team: Coach Melanie Bourdow
March 9
Home vs. Zion, Beaver 6:30 p.m.

March 10 (Moved from 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 6-8 (Changed from April 17-18)
Tournament

B-Team: Coaches Kelly Wyman & Rachel Abraham
March 9 (Green Team)
Home vs. Zion, Beaver 5:30 p.m.

March 10 (Moved from March 12) (Yellow Team)
Game @ Trinity, Monitor 5:30 p.m.

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

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

March 23 (Green Team)
Game @ Zion, Bay City 5:30 p.m.

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

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