Newsletter 08/26/23

Dear Parents,

Welcome back to a new school year! We hope that you had a wonderful summer and are looking forward to a great year ahead!
Here are some helpful reminders and links to get ready for the first day of school – Tuesday, August 29th! Please remember that dismissal on the 1st day is at 12:30PM. There is complimentary after-care until 3:30PM.

1st Grade Supply List

New Students and Families

Please welcome these new students and families to our St. Paul’s family! We are working on a make-up date for a class playdate!

• Scarlett Corby
• Ruby Fischer
• Jacob Scherer
• William Wood
• Robert Johnson

First Grade Teachers and Coffee Social

Our 1st grade teachers this year are Ms. Theresa Au and Ms. Jennifer Newton. Students will find out their assigned teachers on the first day of school, posted on the classroom door.

Be sure to stop by the JCPC after drop off on the first day of school for a coffee social starting at 8:15am.

For any new families, the JCPC is the building at the corner of Selby and Ohio with the main entrance on Ohio.

Family Badges

Family Badges are required to enter campus, including on the first day of school! These are required for all parents and guardians and will be needed at drop-off and pick-up. If you have misplaced yours or need a new one, you can register at the link below.

Family Badges

Back to School Night

Mark your calendars for Back to School Night: Monday, Sept 11th at 6:30PM – where you’ll get a chance to meet the teachers and enjoy some refreshments with fellow parents. Please note that this is a parents-only event.

Grade Pages

The PWC Grade Pages are currently being updated. They will have teacher contact info, resources, important updates, sign up sheets, etc.

The PWC pages in general also have very useful information including the School Handbook, Calendars, Vendor Information, Faculty Directory, After school pages, Festival resources and much more.

Please make sure to refer to these areas often. You will need to create a log-in to access these pages. For tech assistance please email Mr. Enrique Lopez (

1st Grade Page

Virtus Training, Fingerprinting, and TB test

Virtus training, fingerprints, and TB test results are required for any school volunteers including but not limited to field trip chaperones, lunch/playground volunteers, and classroom volunteers. Make sure to complete these early so you don’t miss out on school activities!

Aug 31 – Fingerprinting only at SPA (all spots filled). If you were unable to secure a spot, please contact Mayora Hiney for alternatives. Fingerprinting must be completed through the Archdiocese. (

Sept 7 – Virtus training at 9:30am at SPA (there is still room!)
This is the initial training.

Sept 21 – Virtus re-certification 10:00am to 11:30am at SPA. This is for parents who have already completed the initial training 4 yrs ago and are due for renewal.

TB Testing – please return results to Nurse Van Anderson (

Please contact Mayora Hiney for more information or to sign up for the Sept 7th or Sept 21st Virtus Training.

Mark your calendar for these important dates:

• Saturday, Aug 26 – Uniform Exchange & Festival Wear Pop-up 10am to 2pm
• Sunday, Aug 27 – Parish End-of-Summer Picnic 5:30 to 8:30pm
• Tuesday, Aug 29 – First day of school & Coffee Social for parents at 8:15am


• Thursday, Aug 31 – Fingerprinting at SPA (all spots filled)
• Monday, Sept 4 – NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)
• Tuesday, Sept 5 – Hot lunch starts
• Monday, Sept 11 – Back to school Night 6:30PM
• Thursday, Sept 7 – Virtus Training
• Thursday, Sept 21 – Virtus Re-certification

• Friday, Oct 20 – * EARLY DISMISSAL 12PM (for Festival). Please note: There is NO after-care on this day.
• Oct. 20 to Oct 22 – SPA Festival
• Monday, Oct. 23 – NO SCHOOL (Festival Clean-up)
School Calendar

We are looking forward to working with you this year!
Have a great first week of school!
Please feel free to email us with any questions.

Nina and Lee

Nina Lin •
Leeanne Mancari •