December 21, 2017

Interim Principal's Letter

Important time sensitive information regarding the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship.

Last call to contribute to the the Home and School Association's Christmas Faculty Gift Fund!!  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 21st.

Please click here for details. 

Final day before Christmas break! 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.

Thank you from the Servants of St. Francis!

The Servants of Saint Francis want to thank all of the Saint Paul of the Cross families for their generous contributions to this year's Adopt-A-Family. With all of the gifts and monetary donations received, we will be able to complete all of our lists - providing Christmas gifts to nine families. THANK YOU!!

All gifts will be distributed to the to the families this Saturday, December 23rd in the school gym. If you or your child (must be 6th grade or older) would like to assist the families with loading their cars with the donated gifts and food please feel free to help! All volunteers must arrive at the gym by 7:30 a.m. for name tags and instructions. All distributions should be completed by 10:00.

Thank you and Merry Christmas from the Servants of Saint Francis!


On Our Way to Bethlehem


Christmas Concert DVD for Purchase! We hope you sat back and enjoyed the show! 
The Media Club and the Fine Arts Committee is offering Christmas Concert DVD's for purchase.

Click here for details.


Save the Date for the 10th Annual Celebrating the Spirit!
dancing2-copyFriday, March 9, 2018
Park Ridge Country Club
Roaring 20’s Theme  

Please contact Lesia Barank Forowycz ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Lisa Parisi ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you have any questions or would like any additional information. Please let us know if you are interested in helping to host a CTS party or if you (or your company) has sports, theater, or concert tickets you would be willing to donate.


8th Grade Fundraiser!
Lou Malnati's 

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.

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 

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 

Edison Park Indoor Youth Soccer Pre-K through 8th Grade! 
Click here to download the flyer!

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

Iceland Winter Intro to Hockey Rookie Rangers Flyer and Information