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SAINTS UPDATE

May 10, 2019
FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
Our Spring Fine Arts Festival is just around the corner! On Thursday, May 16, come on out for an evening of art and music presented by our St. Peter students. The musical concert will be presented from 7:00-8:00 pm in the gyms. See you there!
CUPCAKE BAKE OFF IS ON!
The PTL and Student Council will be hosting its annual cupcake fundraiser event on May 16 from 5:30-8:00pm in Bartz Hall during the Fine Arts Festival. The cause this year is for a community organization, Northwest Compass in Mt. Prospect. The monies raised will be going toward their youth and teen pregnancy programs. Also, we will be having our cupcake wars competition, so come and vote for your favorite cupcake.  The classroom that wins the cupcake competition will have their own classroom cupcake party!  We hope to see you for a wonderful night of art, music, and CUPCAKES!
PARENTS PLEASE SLOW DOWN!
Parents as you drive to drop off or pick up your children please adhere to the speed limits. There are children and adults walking to school. Everyone wants to be proactive in safety. Our neighbors are sharing their concern about your speeding. Please know the speed limits and realize the police will be reinforcing this when they are in the area. 
FIELD DAY PICNIC ORDER FORM
Field Day is coming up on May 28. Please fill out the attached form and return to the school office. Unfortunately we will not be able to accept any forms after May 20. Find the order form HERE.
STAFF RECOGNITION 
On Sunday, May 19, our school & church will recognize the following staff for their years of service at St. Peter and in ministry. You are welcome to send a card or note in acknowledgement of their milestone. 
Kristin Drake                        20 years
Mariana Knea                      20 years
Sherry Hoffman                   10 years
Emily Strickland                   10 years
Joel Campbell                      5 years
Kristen Cordell                     5 years
Jen Graf                               5 years
Chelsea Masterson              5 years
Sigi Mueller                          5 years


We thank God for their faithfulness and the ways they all have impacted our school & church. Congratulations to all! 
Some of our guitar and piano students put on a recital for family and friends this Sunday! We are proud of the hard work of each and every one of our young musicians, and we are thankful for their teachers, Mr. Craig, Mrs. Gerson, Mrs. Neumann. Well done, everybody!
ALL FEES DUE! 
All account balances are to be paid in full by May 31. This includes lunch fees, extended care, extracurricular, etc. Should you have questions, please contact Angie Blaesner in the finance office at ablaesner@fulllifeinchrist.org. Thank you for your prompt attention in this matter. 
ATHLETIC BANQUET
Please make sure that you have marked your calendars for the athletic banquet on Thursday, May 23 at 6:00pm. Official invitations will be sent out next week with more details! This banquet is for all athletes who participated in a season of competition this year.
STAFF CHANGES
As we close out our school year, we will regretfully bid farewell to the following staff members: 
Mrs. Machonga- Grade 1 Teacher- positioning to full time mom.
Mrs. Lang- School Nurse- positioning to care for family members.
Mrs. Wickboldt- Preschool Teacher- moving to Watertown, WI to serve as preschool teacher.
Mrs. Chaussey- Grade 1-5 Resource Teacher- pursing other educational opportunities. 

We are sincerely grateful for their work amongst us. They have served faithfully and impacted greatly the lives of children and families. We pray God's richest blessing upon each of them in their transition!
PRINCIPALS FOR A DAY
We look forward to our Principals for the day won at our Auction Gala, Monday!

Evan Hill for Mrs. Klopke
Emma Van Meveren for Mrs. Smith
Genevieve Larson and Harper Hubbel for Mr. Rudi
SUMMER MUSIC CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
The Music Department will offer one week of music camp for St. Peter students from August 12-16. Single and combination camp options are available. Band Camp (open to incoming 5th-8th students) Choir Camp (open to incoming 3rd-8th students) Register Here
PARENT BOARD OPENING
Are you interested in serving on our Parent Board (Parent Teacher League) for the next school year? Position openings include:
  • Publicity Coordinator
  • Box Top Coordinator
  • Education Event Coordinator
  • Dad's Breakfast Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Assistant Fundraising Coordinator 
  • Care Team Coordinator 
Let Principal Rudi know via email of interest and/or questions. brudi@fulllifeinchrist.org or sburrackwatson@gmail.com. 
MAY LUNCH MENU
A SWEET ENDING TO A NEW BEGINNING
Celebrating Bruce’s Retirement
The PTL would like to invite our school and church community in helping us celebrate Bruce Rudi’s retirement on Saturday, May 18. We will be hosting an appetizer/dessert reception in Bartz Hall after the 5:00 service till 7:30 on Saturday evening. Please stop by and thank Bruce for his dedication to our school and church throughout his years of service. On Sunday morning, we will be celebrating all the staff members with milestones in ministry and will also say goodbye to the staff who will be leaving us in between the services in the living room. Please sign up if you plan on attending the open house on Saturday night. 
JOIN CUB SCOUTS EVENT 
Attention boys going in to 1-5 grades next year! Are you possibly interested in joining Cub Scouts? St. Peter's Cub Scout Pack 37 will be hosting a Recruitment Night on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30PM in the Life Center. Come and see some of the fun activities we take part in throughout the year and meet current Scouts and leaders. There will be pizza and drinks provided. We hope to see you there! 
SEE WHAT'S NEXT ON THE SCHOOL CALENDAR
We offer four unique worship services every weekend.
SATURDAY: Traditional-5:00 pm
SUNDAY: Traditional-8:45 am • Encounter-9:15 am •  Contemporary-11:00 am 
Learn more
St. Peter Lutheran School is committed to preparing students for a Full Life in Christ by engaging them with a comprehensive, Christian education.
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St. Peter Lutheran Church and School
111 West Olive Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847.259.4114      
Fax: 847.259.4185

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