Pioneer Press
May 17, 2018

Cleaners: May 21-27, 2018 (Miller)

Mission Offering: Our second semester mission offering will go to WLA, our area Lutheran high school.  Mission offering the last week was $14.60.  Mission offering for the semester is $385.04.
 
NO BUSING NEXT FRIDAY AFTERNOON:  Due to the picnic after school next Friday, May 25th, there will be no busing home from school that day.  Thank you for making sure your child will be transported home after they are done at the picnic.
 
Park Fun:  Next Thursday afternoon, May 24th, students in grades 1-4 will walk over to Optimists Park to enjoy some fun and games.  The 5-8 students will walk over to Lemieux to do the same. We will be eating lunch at school and heading to the park shortly after and returning around 3. If it is necessary to reach a child between 12:30-3:00, please either contact your child’s teacher via their cell phone or call the office and Mrs. Behnke will be happy to relay a message. 
 
8th Grade Graduation & K-8 Sing:  On Sunday, May 20th, our fifteen eighth grade students will receive their diplomas during our 10:15 worship service.  Our school will begin the service by singing our theme hymn for the year:  “The Lord is With Me”.  Thank you for making sure your child is in their classroom by 10:00am.
 
Extended Care:  Extended Care will not be available after school on Friday, May 25th.  Please take care of extended care bills with Mrs. Wright by that morning
 
Hot Lunch Help:  St. Paul’s will be looking for someone to take over the hot lunch program next school year.  Kerry Kollmann will be leaving to take a new position elsewhere.  Generally speaking this would entail working from 11:30am-12:45pm 5 days a week (or when school is in session).  If you’re interested please speak to Mr. Hartwig.
 
Dock Spiders Game:  Yesterday a sign-up sheet was sent home with all 7th and 8th grade students for their trip to a Doc Spiders baseball game on June 4.  Please complete, sign and return this form with payment as soon as possible.  Thank you.
 
School Yearbook:  If you’re interested in ordering a yearbook, your form with payment must be in the office by 8:30 tomorrow morning, Friday, May 18.  The yearbook is going to the printer on Friday and no copies can be ordered after that.
 
Rummage Sale:  Some St. Paul’s families are holding a rummage sale on June 13, 15 & 16 at the Phil & Julie Kemnitz home.  If you have items to donate or have questions please contact Julie Kemnitz or Cyndi Hintz.
 
7th & 8th Grade Play:  The 7th & 8th grade class is proud to announce that they’ll be performing the comedy No Body To Murder, a play by Edith Weiss, on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:00pm.  All are cordially invited to attend and to stick around after for some “8th Grade Night” cake.

School Picnic:  On the last day of school, Friday, May 25, we will have a school picnic.  This will be after the closing service and Kindergarten graduation.  We are planning to have it outdoors, if the weather allows it, so please bring a blanket or chairs to sit on.  The cost will be $1.00 per slice of pizza or hot dog.
Please bring a dish/drink to pass:  A-H: Dessert  J-L: Fruit or veggies  M-P: Chips S-Z: Hot Dogs buns (1 Pack)

2018-2019 Registration Information can be found on the school website.  Click this link to be taken to the registration page to download all the information.  Watch at school for hardcopies should you need them.  Registration will be open and board members available to recieve your down payments and check your paperwork May 24 from 3-5pm and May 25 from 8-12pm.
 
WEEK at a GLANCE:
Friday, May 18:
11:00am-K-4 Track Meet at Redeemer
 
Saturday, May 19:
6:30pm-Worship
 
Sunday, May 20:
7:45 & 10:15am-Worshp (10:15am-8th Grade Graduation – K-8 sing)
9:00am-Sunday School
9:00am-Bible Study
 
Tuesday, May 22:
6:00pm-7th-8th Grade Play followed by 8th Grade Night
 
Wednesday, May 23:
All school field trip to the Milwaukee Public Museum
 
Thursday, May 24:
3:00-5:00pm-2018-2019 School Registration
6:30pm-Worship (Summer Worship Schedule Begins)
 
Friday, May 25:
8:00am-12:00-School Registration
Last Day of school at St. Paul’s/ ½ Day
10:45am-Closing service with Kindergarten Graduation
Picnic to follow
 
Saturday, May 26:
6:30pm-Worship
 
Sunday, May 27:
9:00am-Worship (Summer Worship Schedule)
 
Last Day of School Teams:  Listed below are the teams for the last day of school games.  Please have your child wear a shirt that corresponds with the color team they’re on next Friday.
 
Red                 Green                         Blue                            Black
Grace              Cody                          Carson B.                     Wesley
Angel               Peyton                         Brooklin                       Paige
Jacob              Hannah R.                   Easton                         Logan S.
Marcus T.        Amelia                         Owen Z.                      Peter
Max                 Josh                            Spencer                      Giavanna
Maxwell           Kaleigh                        Jack S.                        Brianna
Savannah        Kali                              Carson Z.                    Austen
Logan              Olivia                           Kaitlyn                         Adelyn
Jenna              Lara                             Benson                       Ethan
Cooper            Marcus C.                   Anna C.                       Brennan
Kylar                Caleb                           Kaylen                         Riley
Sammy           Jadeyn                                    Isaac                           Braydon
Collin               Norah                          Izzy                              Cage
Jack                Sam                            Emmitt                        Owen 
Anna S.           Maddie                        Ema                            Miles C.
Aubryn            Braelyn                        Taylor                          Macy
Wynter            Owen D.                      Sawyer                        Averie
Cameron         Marcus K.                   Hannah K.                   Thomas
Sophia             Lincoln                         Addy                            Miles R.
Molly               Audry                          Zac                              Jesse
Griffin              Silas                            Mason                         Emma
 

 
 
AN IMPORTANT NOTE FOR FAMILIES
It could be worth $100 or more.

 
The Wisconsin Government has decided to give a small rebate from the state surplus to families with qualified children. 
A qualified child is a child under the age of 18 on Dec 31, 2017, a US Citizen and a resident of Wisconsin on December 31, 2017.
One parent files the claim.  One claimant per qualifying child.
The rebate is $100 per qualifying child.
There is a small window to apply.  There are no late filings.
A claimant can file:
Online at childtaxrebate.wi.gov. Available 24 hours per day/7 days per week, this method is the fastest and most convenient way to claim the rebate. A person can use a computer, tablet or smart phone.
By phone using 608-266-KIDS (5437).  Available Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., a customer service representative will file a rebate claim on a claimant's behalf. This option is available for persons who do not have access to the internet or have trouble using our online application. There may be significant wait times for a representative.
When can a claimant apply for the Child Sales Tax Rebate?
A claimant can apply for the rebate May 15, 2018, through July 2, 2018. Late claims will not be accepted.
What information does a claimant need to know before using the online application?

The claimant should know:
 
Claimant's:
Social Security number
Wisconsin residency for calendar year 2017
If married, your spouse's Social Security number (if you do not know this information, this data is optional)
 
Qualified child's:
Legal name
Social Security number
Date of birth
Wisconsin residency on December 31, 2017
United States citizenship
 
if you want more information, this is the State's website for Frequently Asked Questions.
https://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/ise-ChildTaxRebate.aspx#1