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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 12-11-20

Spring Semester With the arrival of the holiday season here, that means we are almost halfway through the school year!  The first semester’s mitigation efforts have prevented classroom and school-wide spread. Hats off to our students, their families, their teachers, and the staff at St. Paul’s for their resilience! We know there are several families […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 12-04-20

“Tis the Season” Be sure to log into the St. Paul’s Christmas Tree Decoration Timelapse to see St. Paul’s Church tree come to life. Also watch this week’s school worship Dec. 3, Baptismal Remembrance to learn more about the meaning behind each of the Christian symbols on the tree, the, Chrismons.  Each day during opening Pastor Arthur and Principal […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 11-20-20

Chromebook-Gift Last spring Candi Fredrick Brekus donated funds in honor of her mom’s teaching career which included 11 years as a preschool teacher at St. Paul’s Lutheran School. Her mother, Tedi Fredrick, loved the little children and nurtured their every need. So many of her students and their parents remained close to her throughout the […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 10-30-20

As we all know this pandemic has had a major impact on the lives of our families and students. Knowing all these struggles the Iowa Department of Education set the social-emotional-behavioral health of Iowa’s teachers, staff, students, and families as a focus for this school year. To help address some of our student stressors, we are excited […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 10-23-20

Financial Literacy is now a part of our Iowa Social Studies standards. These financial literacy standards start as young as kindergarten where we talk about jobs, how when something is borrowed it must be returned, and how financial institutions can help us save and invest.  In 6th grade they begin talking about how to protect their […]

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Curricular & Spiritual Connections 10-16-20

At St. Paul’s School we are working on building a cohesive plan around diversity by setting overarching goals, concepts, and vocabulary that build on one another in each grade level. Our teachers are doing an awesome job through books, stories, and social studies in providing opportunities for our students to recognize similarities and differences as […]

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Remote Learning at St. Paul’s 9-23-20

WAVERLY – Last Spring as Iowa schools shut down due to the pandemic, teachers across Iowa scrambled to bring educational opportunities to their students through the voluntary attendance model. This fall, as directed by the Department of Education, all Iowa schools are to give families an option to enroll their children in Remote Learning Services […]

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Church and School Working Together 9-01-20

WAVERLY – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School works hard to be one community. This partnership of church and school proved its worth this past week as high weather temperatures rose. “The first week of school at St. Paul’s Lutheran School here in Waverly was a hot but successful week,” said Tamela Johnson, principal of […]