Curricular & Spiritual Connection 9-17-21

Buddy Bench-Conflict Resolution Corner As adults we often take the responsibility to solve conflicts for our children and students, instead of giving them the responsibility in working through their disagreements with each other. This fall, we began implementing a strategic method to enable our students to be more responsible for working through their conflicts with […]


Curricular & Spiritual Connections 9-03-21

A few Announcements: We will be taking field trips and utilizing Waverly-Shell Rock school buses to go on many of these trips, to group music lessons as well as trips to the public library. All passengers riding in Waverly-Shell Rock’s transportation are required to wear face-coverings. Please ensure your child has a mask at school […]


Curricular & Spiritual Connections 5-21-21

Optional Masking Thank you for all the support and understanding that was extended to the board and myself as we made the tough decision about masking. Who would have known that a day later our Governor would put a stop to mandatory masking? On Tuesday, I talked to the kids about the importance of respecting […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 5-15-21

Buckets of Water On Wednesday, May 12, our 5th and 6th grade students had the opportunity to meet up with Wartburg and 7th grade WSR students to walk for “Water to Thrive”. All the students started out from the Middle School and walked to the Cedar River and filled jugs of water and returned to […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 5-07-21

College Savings Contest Celebrate 529 Day and Win $529! State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald and College Savings Iowa are celebrating 529 Day throughout the month of May by giving away 100 College Savings Iowa contributions! A winner in each of Iowa’s 99 counties will win a $529 contribution and one grand prize winner from all entrants […]


Curricular & Spiritual Connections 4-30-21

EWALU Adaptations are made so traditions can continue.  Since 1971 St. Paul’s students have traveled to Strawberry Point to the EWALU camp. Even during Covid we are still ensuring those travels are happening. As we all know during this past year the decisions we have had to make for our families and our organizations have […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 4-16-21

Junior Achievement We are so fortunate the Junior Achievement program brings quality volunteers from the community into our classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education. Our teachers report that students who participate in JA have a better understanding of […]


Curricular & Spiritual Connections 4-09-21

STO Student Tuition Assistance deadline date is April 15. Please let us know what we can do to help ensure that your family is considered for tuition assistance. Last year our students were awarded $40,009 total in scholarships. This winter we had seven generous donors that gave to Our Faith, Our Children, Our Future the […]