September
2018

CLASSES START THIS COMING WEEK -  

Sunday, September 16th
Pre-K & Kindergarten 
during 10:00 a.m. Mass

Monday, September 17th
Grades 1-8 
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday, September 18th
Grades 1-8 
4:15 - 5:30 p.m. 
 
Letters with your child's classroom assignment were mailed yesterday. Look for your letter at the end of the week.

Parent Gathering/Conversation/Visit Your Child's Classroom
Second week of class 
 
Monday,  September 24th, 6:30- 7:45 p.m.         
Tuesday, September 25th, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
 
Canfield Education Center, St. Paul School 
  • Refreshments
  • Prayer led by our Pastor
  • Information to help your family grow in faith
  • Table discussion with other families
  • Visits to your child's classroom and a chance to meet your child's catechist
First Communion Families
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is made before First Communion.  There will be a meeting for all parents of children preparing for  First Reconciliation during R. E. class time on October 1st/2nd. Please mark your calendars. 
 
Seventh Grade Save the Date!
The 7th Grade Student/Parent Meeting and Workshop is scheduled for Sunday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m. in the gym. All seventh grade students beginning their preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation will celebrate their Mass of Acceptance following the meeting at the 6:00 p.m. Youth and Family Mass in the Church. We know those calendars fill-up quickly!  Additional information will be provided during the month of October. 

Important Save the Date For Students in the Confirmation Program
(8th grade and High School Chosen) 
The St. Paul overnight retreat for all students preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th-overnight-Sunday, October 28th. Additional details will be sent to your home address on file during the first weeks of October.

Parents of Children in Grade 7-8
All parents of children in Grades 7 and 8 who have not yet taken Chosen for Adults  should plan to do so.  It is an excellent program, very enjoyable and interactive, and will give you some excellent material for conversations with your children.  
We hold sessions during R. E. class time so give us a call to sign up.  There is a $20.00 book fee.  
 
Following Our God (FOG)  Junior High Ministry 
FOG is a place for young people in 6-8th grade to eat snacks, play games like Dodge-ball and Capture the Flag, and talk about faith. Thursdays from 7-8:30pm in the Religious Ed Library starting Oct. 25th. Please contact Beth Allison with any questions, ballison@stpaulonthelake.org .  
Fees: 1 child- $45, 2 children- $65, 3+ children- $70        
 
SPIRIT  High School Youth Ministry
SPIRIT is a place for young people in 9-12th grade to take the time to think and talk about the big questions of life- faith, God and our purpose. Join us for dinner and a good conversation. Sunday nights from 7-9pm in the Canfield Center starting Sept. 16th. 
Please contact Beth Allison with any questions, ballison@stpaulonthelake.org . 
Fees: 1 teen- $75, 2 teens-$110, 3+ teens- $130 

Service Opportunity for 7th and 8th Graders
Seventh and eighth grade students can earn service hours as a classroom assistant or as a babysitting room assistant on the day that they do not attend Religious Ed. Please contact Tricia Kesteloot at 885-7022 for details.
     
Let Us Know What Is On Your Calendar...
We are always looking for ways to better know and serve the needs of our students and families. From time to time, we are made aware of an event in the school community (e.g. a vocal music concert, awards or banquet night, etc.) after the event has taken place. Even though our calendars are finalized months in advance, it is helpful to know when such events are scheduled. If there is a date you think we should have on our calendar for future reference, please contact our office. 

Also Happening at St. Paul Church and School... 

 






Religious Education Department (313) 885-7022
Judith Jones, Director of Religious Education: jjones@stpaulonthelake.org
Katie Cook, Section Head for Grades 1- 4: kcook@stpaulonthelake.org
Tricia Kesteloot, Section Head for Grades 5 - 8: tkesteloot@stpaulonthelake.org