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20 Apr

Important Dates
Thursday, April 13 Holy Thursday, NO SCHOOL, Mass at 7 p.m.
Friday, April 14 Good Friday, NO SCHOOL, Service at 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 Holy Saturday, Vigil Mass at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 16 Easter Sunday, Mass at 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Mon-Wed, April 17-19 Easter Break, NO SCHOOL
Thursday, April 20 Classes Resume, Police K-9 Demonstration 1:40 p.m.
Friday, April 21 Final Day to turn in SchoolKidz order to school (order online until 4/28)
Saturday, April 22 SSPP School Choir to sing at 4:30 p.m. Mass
Monday, April 24 1st Grade Field Trip
Tuesday, April 25 Book Club: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26 2nd Grade Field Trip
Thursday, April 27 6th Grade Field Trip, Engineering Club: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 28 7th Grade Field Trip
Saturday, April 29 Young Author’s Conference at Edwardsville High School, Buzzy’s Dance Camp

Congratulations
Last Thursday, April 6, 2017, SSPP students participated in the Father McGivney’s Spelling Bee.

SSPP ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT – SCHOOL FUNDRAISING EVENT
To: ALL School Families – Golfers & Non-Golfers
What: SSPP 18th Annual Golf Tournament & Evening of Fun
When: Friday, May 5, 2017 Where: Stonewolf Golf Club – Fairview Heights, IL
Why: Money raised goes directly to our school – Meets our Fundraising Goal
How: Check out the link on our school website for details: www.sspeter-paulschool.org/golf-tournament
• Register for Golf – 4 person scramble and recruit other golfers
• Attend the evening – dinner, entertainment, silent auction
• Help raise money through obtaining sponsors and donations for silent auction.

NEEDED
After many years of chairing the golf tournaments, John & Renee Crowder would like to step down. They are in great need for someone to shadow this year’s tournament. If you are able to step forward, please contact the school office. We thank them for their tremendous support!

Free Easter Egg Hunt
The Grizzlies are hosting a FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th. They will have more than 12,000 eggs, candy, prizes, the Easter Bunny, and fun games for the whole family. For more information, contact Shannon Lacker, Director of Community Relations & Merchandise, Gateway Grizzlies Professional Baseball at phone # 618.337.3000 ext. 12

Police K-9 Demonstration
Jason Ramert of the Illinois State Police (and parent of Morgan 8th & Logan 4th) will provide a Police Canine demonstration on Thursday, April 20th at 1:40 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Accelerated Reader Store Request
It’s Spring so while you are cleaning out your child’s closet or shopping for Easter baskets please keep the AR store in mind for the following items: small or medium sized stuffed animals new or gently loved,
new toys, games, light up balls, squirt guns, craft items, scarves, new hats, sport items. If you would like to make a monetary donation instead, please send to the office marked AR store. These items are greatly appreciated to help keep the costs down for the store. Thank you! From the AR committee

Summer Enrichment Academy
St. Louis University High School offers unique opportunities for kids to participate in academic enrichment & challenge. We call it Summer Enrichment Academy, or SEA. As you make summer plans, please visit their website at sluh.org/summer-programs. There is detailed information and easy, online registration. Also, follow us on twitter at @SLUHsummer for up-to-date news.

This year there are some different options to our Summer Enrichment Academy (SEA). Rising 7th and 8th graders can take a variety of subjects in two unique sessions for a part or full-day experience. These classes are not remedial but offer an extra challenge to those students who already excel in math, science or English. For more information contact me at amurphy@sluh.org or (314) 269-2099.

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP SSPP SCHOOL:
SHOPWITHSCRIP.COM SSPP Enrollment Code: Contact LouAnne at 618-344-5450.
SCRIP:
The school office carries a variety of scrip cards and can order almost anything. Go to www.glscrip.com or www.shopwithscrip.com for the complete list. The school receives different percentages back on each card purchased. If you know you’ll be shopping at a specific store (ie shopnsave, etc) or dining at a specific restaurant (ie olive garden, etc), or paying your store charge (ie kohl’s, etc), please think about purchasing them from school. Thanks for your support!
SCHNUCKS E-SCRIP CARD:
If you don’t have one, contact the school office and we will get one to you. You only have to have them scan it at the time of your checkout – That’s it! Pretty easy, isn’t it?
Amazon Info
If you shop at Amazon, please use the website www.smile.amazon.com and select SS Peter & Paul as your charity and SS Peter and Paul School will receive a percentage of your purchases.

Father McGivney Catholic High School News & Events
• Father McGivney Catholic High School is pleased to announce that Joe Lombardi will be its next principal starting this summer. He will take over for interim principal Bobbie Madura. Mr. Lombardi is a resident of Edwardsville and has served Belleville West High School for the last 18 years as teacher, coach, chair of the science department and numerous other administrative duties.
• Summer Camps
Join us for our 2017 Griffin Summer Camps! Boys and girls basketball and soccer, girls volleyball and art camp are all on the schedule for the month of June. Online registration and more information can be found at mcgivneygriffins.com/athletics/summercamps/. Register early to reserve your child’s spot!
• 7th Grade Shadow Month – All of April
• ASPIRE Placement Test – Saturday, April 22nd at 8 a.m.