December 14, 2017

Assistant Principal's Letter

Custom-Book-BindingDo you have any hardcover books you are looking to clear from your book shelves? Ms. Kelly is looking for hardcover books for an upcoming art project. If you have any hardcover books that you are willing to donate it would be greatly appreciated! Any size book is fine as long as it is a hardcover.




Information For All SPC Families Regarding The 2018-2019 School Year Re-Registration and the Illinois New Tax Credit Scholarship Program 



Christmas treeStill time to contribute to the the Home and School Association's Christmas Faculty Gift Fund. This is a convenient way for parents to give Christmas gifts to all of their children’s teachers and the staff at our school. The SPC teachers and staff truly appreciate this gift fund! Please make checks out to St. Paul of the Cross Home and School or donate online by clicking on the link below by December 16th.
Please click here for details. 

Christmas is coming! T.R.I.P. can help you take care of some of your shopping while saving you money in the process! We will be in the UGC tomorrow morning between 8:00 - 9:00 a.m! We will have cards for purchase (cash or check) that can be taken home with you! Buy cards for your holiday shopping or to give as gifts!

Click here for more information.

You're invited to St. Paul of the Cross School's Christmas Program

On Our Way to Bethlehem


Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Featuring Kindergarteners, First Graders, Second Graders,
and the SPC Choir and Chamber Singers
Please click on this link to download the invitation and for student program information.

Christmas Concert DVD for Purchase! Sit Back and Enjoy the Show! 
The Media Club and the Fine Arts Committee is offering Christmas Concert DVD's for purchase. Click here for details.

8th Grade Fundraisers!
Lou Malnati's and Wine Styles

Lou Malnatis The SPC 8th Grade class is selling Lou Malnati’s Pizza certificates to raise money for the many activities that occur during the 8th grade year and graduation experience. Certificates cost $13 each and can be redeemed at any Lou Malnati’s location for a frozen 9” pizza (cheese, sausage, pepperoni or spinach). These certificates make great stocking stuffers and gifts for neighbors, college kids, etc. Keep some certificates handy for a quick dinner option or last minute gifts this holiday season! See the attached order form for more details.

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Stock up for the Holidays at Winestyles, Park Ridge. The 8th grade will receive 10% of sales ALL DAY! Stop in anytime todayThursday December 14th. Cheers! 

Thank you for your generous support of the Class of 2018

SPC Spring 2018 Musical! Calling all SPC 6th-8th Graders

Enrollment is limited and registration is now open. Please click here to download information. 

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Winter Camp
December 28th 9am-12pm
January 4th 9am-12pm
As the snowflakes fall, don’t let your child’s curiosity and creativity freeze up! Ignite their desire to learn with the fun and exciting model plans offered at Bricks 4 Kidz®! With these STEM-based programs taught using LEGO® Bricks, they think it’s fun, you know it’s educational! Click here for more information and to sign up!

Winter Session at SPC for Students in Grades K-4
01/24/18 – 02/28/18
Click here for more information.

St. Paul of the Cross Parish Educational Endowment Fund Maureen McCambridge Scholarship Event

Maureen McCambridge wished for an endowment fund to help St. Paul of the Cross students and teachers. She began this concept in 1999 and it became a reality a few years later. After her passing in 2005, the Endowment received several donations and a scholarship was created in her name. Please click here to read more! 


From the Parish 

Adopt a Family 2017
Wish lists are available from families in need. We are responding to their basic wishes for clothing, household items, books, toys, etc. Families come in all sizes from individuals to families of 8.

We ask that you spend $50 to $75 per family member to help make Christmas wishes come true.
If you would like to anonymously adopt a needy family or individual for Christmas, please contact Adrienne Timm, at Social Service Ministry, 847-692-6767 -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Let us continue to hear the cry of the poor while we wait for the Christ child to be born.


Cookbook flyer largeSt. Paul of the Cross Parish Cookbook Sponsored by St. Paul’s Boy Scout Troop 24!

The book will be ready in the Spring of 2018 but we need YOUR FAVORITE RECIPES! Please fill out the submission form and drop it in the boxes marked “Recipes” located inside all the entrances of church. 
This is for SPC teachers, school staff, students, church staff and parishioners. THANK YOU!
Please click here to download the submission form.


From the Community

Attention Star Wars Fans! Please join the Park Ridge Friends of the Parks to see Star Wars:The Last Jedi at the Pickwick Theatre tomorrow, December 15th, on opening night at 7:00pm!

Last Jedi poster

Please click here to download the flyer for details about purchasing tickets.







The WIP Training Center Presents Elf! December 16th & 17th.
Click on the elf image below to download the flyer.

Elf Poster


niles-parks Niles Park logoIceland Winter Learn to Skate Session Flyer and Information

Iceland Winter Intro to Hockey Rookie Rangers Flyer and Information