Horizons Scholarship for Grade 9

Through the generosity of Johnson Inc, once again this year Memorial University will be accepting applications for the Johnson Horizon scholarship.  This is a prestigious program that rewards engaged student leaders with leadership learning opportunities.  50 awards will be offered to Grade 9 students across the province valued at $1200 – $200 to be received in August of this year and $1000 to be applied to tuition upon entry to Memorial University.  One student per school can be nominated.  Interested students should see Mr. Osmond for more information and an application form.

Fishcake Fundraiser – Part Deux

We hope you’re ready for more fishcakes…just in time for the break, we are once again having a fishcake fundraiser.

Important Dates:
Wednesday 29 March – Fishcake letter and order forms were distributed
Wednesday 5 April – Deadline for orders and money to be returned to the school
Wednesday 12 April – Fishcake pickup at school

If the order form doesn’t make its way home to you, you can get a copy of the LETTER HERE and the ORDER FORM HERE.

Active Living Day – Friday, March 24th

As a reminder, St. Paul’s will host our annual ‘Active Living Day’ on Friday, March 24th.  Students and staff will be going to the Techniplex for the afternoon to participate in a number of different activities.  Permission forms and $5 are past due; if you need another copy of the form please CLICK HERE.  Thanks to Mr. Smith for organizing this wonderful event!

SPJH Science Fair today!

We will have our SPJH science fair in the cafeteria and LRC after school today.  Students participating will go downstairs at the dismissal bell and will remain there until 5:00.  Parents and friends are invited to have a look at the projects between 4:30 and 5:00.  Thank you to all judges!

Closing at lunch…

due to the adverse weather conditions forecast for this afternoon, St. Paul’s will be dismissing at 12:00 today.

Spring Fling tickets on sale!

Spring Fling is a concert, dessert party, and raffle that takes place on Sunday March 26. Proceeds from this fundraiser support our breakfast program and music program. Tickets to this event are available at the school office. It is a delightful afternoon that showcases the musical talent of our students at St. Paul’s. Please join us for a wonderful good time.

Report Cards, Conferences and a PD Day, oh my!

Report cards were released today!  To accommodate student-parent-teacher conferences, students will be dismissed at 12:07 on Thursday. There are no classes for students on Friday – the staff will be working on school development.

Conferences will be held in the gym from 2:00 – 7:00 on Thursday on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you think you will require more than 5-10 minutes with a teacher, please email to make an appointment to see them at a mutually-convenient time.

There will be a bake sale on Thursday during conferences to support Zaira’s Make 150 Count fundraising effort.  Funds raised will support a The Gathering Place and Habitat for Humanity.

Updated mobile devices/cellphone policy

On Friday, we introduced new guidelines at St. Paul’s for the use of mobile devices/cellphones during the school day.  The information is contained in our newsletter as well, but you can also view it by CLICKING HERE.

We are spending this week reminding students about the revised expectations and as of next week it will be strictly enforced.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.