HELLO 4th GRADE!

Dear Families,

Welcome back to school! We would like to take the opportunity to introduce ourselves to the new families joining us this year and a big welcome back to the returning Saints! We are your new room moms — Sarah Nassiri (Kate’s mom) and Sara Mostafavi (Sasha’s mom) — and we are very excited to embark on this new year with you. This grade page will be updated with information regarding the class and school, so visit often! Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you to make this 4th grade year a success!

Warmly,

Sarah & Sara


Hot Lunch

The order link for Jersey Mike’s 1st trimester is now open! Sandwich meals are bundled and pre-ordered for the entire trimester.

Order Jersey Mike’s

FreshLunches will start hot lunch service on Wednesday, Sept. 7th. To avoid late fees, the deadline to order is every Wednesday by midnight for the following week’s delivery. Use the registration code stpaul-1 to add a new student or set up an account.

Order Fresh Lunches

If you have any questions, contact Hot Lunch Chair Jorge Gonzalez.


AFTER SCHOOL

Musical Theatre

Grades: 4 – 8

Have the musical theatre experience, complete with the audition process, rehearsals, and a final weekend of performances! Students will act, sing, and dance in a full musical theatre production while making memories that last a lifetime. For details and to register please click the link below.

Details Here

Show Dates are April 28th and April 29th.

Start date for 4th graders is October 5th.  Practice days are on Wednesdays.

For questions, please contact Ms. Newton at jnewton@sp-apostle.org

St. Paul’s Children’s Choir

Grades: 3 – 6
Day and time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays OR Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:00 pm

Start date: August 30

Instructor: Mr. Casey

Choir Sign-Up

Downbeat Music Club
(musical instruments)

Grades: K – 8
Day and time: Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4:20 pm (K – 2), 4:20 – 5:15 pm (3 – 8)

Start date: Sept. 21

Instructor: Mr. Oscar Martinez

Downbeat Music Sign-Up

Sewing Class

Grades: K – 5
Day and time: Fridays, 1:15 – 2:15 pm

Start date: Sept. 16

Instructor: Miss Shannon

Sewing Class Sign-Up

Yoga Class

Grades: 3 – 6
Day and time: Mondays, 3:15 – 4:00 pm

Start date: Oct. 2

Instructor: Miss Jess

Yoga Sign-Up

Chess Club

The SPA Chess Club is back! Advanced and Intermediate players will have club on Mondays and beginner students will have club on Tuesdays. Depending on demand we may open up a second beginner or intermediate group on Tuesday as well so please indicate in your registration if you prefer Tuesday. All levels of chess, from novice to advanced are welcome to join the Club (Grades K-8)

Questions? Contact Erin Atkinson Cook <mrserincook@gmail.com>

Sign-Un Links Below:

Beginner Chess

Intermediate Chess

Advanced Chess

After School Care Program

Remember to sign up! After School Care is available starting on the first day until 6:00 pm each day. After School Care is complimentary from 12:30 – 3:30 pm every Friday. On all days, parents are billed for After School Care starting at 3:30 pm.

After School Care Program

Sports

The Fall sports season at St. Paul’s offers Girls Volleyball, Flag Football (Co-ed), and a CYO Fall Golf Tournament (Co-ed). The athletic department would like to encourage 4th-8th grade students the opportunity to represent St. Paul the Apostle School on the field of play in competition alongside their classmates.

The Catholic Youth Organization is composed of local Catholic schools in the greater Los Angeles area. The CYO’s mission is to build teamwork, sportsmanship, and confidence for student athletes through sports. CYO leagues are offered to 4th-8th grades for all sports at St. Paul’s.

For questions, please contact:
Anthony Palmieri (Athletic Director)
Josh Clarke (Assistant Athletic Director)


Parent Teacher Conferences

When: Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 15-17 (see full schedule below)
Where: Classrooms

Please take a moment to note the following schedule in your calendar:

Mon 11/7 – 2:45 PM regular dismissal
Tue 11/8 – 2:45 PM regular dismissal
Wed 11/9 – 12 PM early dismissal
Thu 11/10 – 12 PM early dismissal
Fri 11/11 – NO SCHOOL Veterans Day

Mon 11/14 – 2:45 PM regular dismissal
Tue 11/15 – 12 PM early dismissal
Wed 11/16 – 12 PM early dismissal
Thu 11/17 – 12 PM early dismissal
Fri 11/18 – 12:30 PM regular early dismissal


Reminders

 

  • Check school supply list (attachment is available on this page).
  • Check uniforms – check handbook for requirements.
  • Updated Virtus training, fingerprinting and TB testing are required for volunteering on campus and field trips, but are not required for mandatory traffic duty and festival duty.
  • Turn in form for family badges, required for entry on campus at https://school.sp-apostle.org/school-info/family-badge-submission-form.

Important Dates

  • Month of September: 4th Grade Playground Duty
  • Friday, Oct. 14 – 16, 2022: Fall Festival
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9 – Friday, Nov. 17: Parent Teacher Conferences (early dismissal 12:00 pm)
  • Monday, Nov. 14, 2022: 4th Grade: Prayer Service & Liturgy Dinner
  • Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022: Night of Lights
  • Monday, Dec. 19 – Jan. 2, 2022: Christmas Vacation
  • Month of January: 4th Grade Traffic Duty
  • Thursday, March 16, 2022: Spring Sing I
  • Friday, April 7 – 16, 2022: Easter Vacation
  • Thursday, May 4, 2022: Spring Sing II
  • Friday, June 9, 2022: Last Day of School
  • Sandwich Builders: TBD