Pioneer Press
 March 15, 2018
Cleaners:  March 19-25, 2018 (Holmes/Augustyn)
Mission Offering: Our second semester mission offering will go to WLA, our area Lutheran high school.  Mission offering last week was $26.35.  Mission offering for the semester is $218.79.
April Hot Lunch Calendar:  The April hot lunch calendars are coming home with students today.  Please fill out the entrée menu and return it with payment by Friday, March 23.
Early Release:  There’s an early release from school tomorrow, Friday, March 16th.  St. Paul’s will dismiss at noon.  There is bus service home from school.
Third Quarter Report Cards:  Since tomorrow is the final day of the third quarter, you can expect report cards to arrive home on Tuesday.  Thank you for signing and returning the envelope after reviewing your child’s grades.  If you can’t wait till Tuesday, grades are routinely updated on your Powerschool account. 
Food for Thought Program:  During Lent we’ll gather nutritious food for the Fond du Lac area Food for Thought program that helps feed up to 600 disadvantaged children weekly.  Individual servings are needed, and no glass containers, please.  This is a simple yet meaningful way to show our Christian love and concern for neighbors in our community. There are marked bins in the school entry way for your donations.
4th Annual Kids Fishing Outing – May 19, 2018:  A generous member wants to pay the $5 registration fee for 25 kids from our school so that they can participate in the Foot of the Lake Fishing Clubs fishing outing at Lakeside Park.  There are all kinds of gifts and prizes available.  A lunch will also be provided.  Registration forms & official rules can be picked up on the table across from the office.  Registration forms should be filled out for each child.  Forms should be returned to the office by the end of April.  Please place the date in your calendars as meals are planned based on your registration. 

Boy Pioneers District Derby:  The Boys Pioneers District Derby is scheduled for Sunday, March 25, here at St. Paul’s, with open track time from 3:00pm until registration.  Registration begins at 3:45.  Opening Devotion, Craft Judging and Racing begins as soon as registration is complete.

Youth Rally Lenten Meal:  There are a number of students interested in attending the WELS Youth Rally in Bowling Green, Ohio, this summer.  To help defray some of the costs associated with the rally, these students are serving a Lenten Meal between services on Wednesday, March 21.  There will be a donation sign-up sheet on the entryway table for items needed for the meal. If anyone would like to donate Walmart gift cards or monetary gifts for this meal, you may give them to Julie Kemnitz or bring them to the office. 
Book Fair:  The Scholastic Book Fair is now online through March 20th.  You may find our school at   Teachers Wish Lists may also be found online.  You may visit the Book Fair at St. Paul’s on Friday, March 16th, from 12:00-1:00pm, Saturday, March 17th, from9:30-11:00am and Sunday, March 18th, from 9:00-11:30am.  Please contact Mrs. North at or (920) 517-4847 if you have any questions.
Forensics:  Forensic practice will be held every Tuesday in March.  St. Paul’s Forensics meet is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11th.  
St. Paul’s School Open House:  There will be an Open House at St. Paul’s Lutheran School on Saturday, March 17th, from 9:30-11:00am, followed by “A LIVE REPTILE SHOW” presented by Mr. David Stokes at 11:00.  During the Open House you may gather information for Preschool and Kindergarten, take a tour of the school, as well as take part in a Scholastic Book Fair.  Everybody is invited!  Bring your friends!
Pictures:  Please send or text photos from the recent basketball tournaments and ski trip to Mrs. North at (920) 517-4847 or  She’d like to put them in the church display.
Yearbook Pictures:  This year Tami Stettbacher and Julie Kemnitz are again heading up the school yearbook project.  They’re asking for pictures of sports, field trips and classroom pictures, etc.  Only digital copies can be accepted. Please email pictures to Tami at Flash drives will be returned. Thank you!
School Closings and Delays:  When we have a winter storm, school delays and closings will be announced on KFIZ 1450am, WTCX 96.1 and WFDL 97.7fm.  As a rule, if North Fond du Lac schools are canceled or delayed, St. Paul’s will be, too.  St. Paul’s may not be mentioned separately by name with school closings, it may be announced as North Fond du Lac schools, both public and private.  If you signed up for the Weather Alert system, you will also be notified of closings and delays in the way you requested.  North Fond du Lac has switched over to a different system so if you’re not notified after the first delay or cancellation, please contact the office.  When there’s a 2 hour delay there’s no Preschool or Before School Care.  There is hot lunch. 

Friday, March 16:
End of the 3rd Quarter
St. Paul’s dismisses at noon
12:00-1:00pm-Scholastic Book Fair
Saturday, March 17:
9:30-11:00am-St. Paul’s School Open House with Scholastic Book Fair
11:00am-“A LIVE REPTILE SHOW” presented by Mr. David Stokes
Sunday, March 18:
7:45 & 10:15am-Worship
9:00am-Sunday School
9:00am-Bible Study
9:00-11:30am-Scholastic Book Fair
Tuesday, March 20:
3:30pm-Forensics Practice
Wednesday, March 21:
3:30 & 6:30pm-Lenten Worship (3:30pm-Junior Choir sings & Junior Chimes play)
4:15pm-Lenten Meal