Curricular & Spiritual Connections 3-11-22

Classroom Feature
-from Mrs. Adams, 6th grade teacher
What a fun and exciting year it has been in sixth grade. Sixth grade just finished their essays for The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This is an essay that they wrote in order to get a chance to lay a wreath at the tomb when we go to Washington D.C. in the fall. They also finished their memorial project and wow these are impressive. If you have a chance, walk through the Narthex where you can see the memorials and posters the students made.We’re having some fun learning Algebra and growing in our Earth Systems knowledge. While not all thought they would love algebra, there has been more of an appreciation as they start to learn. This also goes with the graphing of plate tectonics that we have in Science.Sixth grade has been working out of devotion and have been having great discussions about the nine Fruits of the Spirit. We have discussed how to live the Christian life and be guided by these fruits. The students have such insightful thoughts in these discussions.

I am so impressed with how hard the sixth graders continue to work on all their coursework, fundraisers and their extra-curriculars. At St. Paul’s, sixth grade is sure to be a rewarding year and this group is sure to leave a wonderful legacy for those to come.

Heart Association 
Mr. Rewerts has provided our students with another opportunity for a service project, the Kid’s Heart Challenge. What a great way to combine fitness, caring and the opportunity to support such a great cause. I received an email from the American Heart Association asking to share the following information. The 2022-2023 class of Youth Heart Ambassadors are the face and voice in the American Heart Associations’ in-school initiatives, assisting the organization to be a relentless force for healthier lives for all.

Youth Heart Ambassadors may be asked to participate in exciting things like:

  • Local and national marketing and promotional collateral
  • Local Kids Heart Challenge/American Heart Challenge school events with speaking opportunities
  • Local and national media interviews
The deadline for families to apply is March 31, 2022.

Student Newsletter
Dhani Miller and Isabelle Gidley have published their next edition of their student school newsletter.  Here is a link to their March 11, 2022 Edition, be watching our school newsletter for links to future editions of their student newsletter.

Spring Break
We want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support, prayers as we wind up Lutheran Schools Week and enter into spring break. We pause today on our second year anniversary and take some time to reflect back to the March 15, 2020, Coronavirus shut down. We pause to name the lessons we have learned, the new skills, values and abilities that have come with our adaptability and being wrapped in God’s love. We pause to think of the people, communities, towns, cities and countries that have been beaten down by hostility, war and weather. We pause to celebrate all the love and warmth our staff and parents have provided our students to help them thrive as they rebound. We pause to ask that today you openly thank our staff for something they did to help your child through the pandemic. We pause to be reminded of what is most precious, the values that we have recovered and the reminders of what really matters most in this life. We pause to thank you all for your prayers, patience and support and we wish you all a blessed break filled with fun, friends and family!