Dear SPC Families,
As we approach the final month of school, I want to thank you all for your continued support of the guidelines and policies in keeping our kids in school all year! I know we all have questions about end-of-year activities and what will be required of us next school year. At this time, we are working to finalize the end-of-year activities to align with the current COVID-19 guidelines.
The Week of May 3-7 is Teacher Appreciation Week! I want to take this opportunity to thank our amazing faculty and staff for their strength, perseverance, and grace this year! We are so blessed at SPC with our team of talented teachers who have faithfully shown up each day this year despite the uncertainty and challenges!
MAY 7th: A reminder that there will be no school for students. Teachers will have PD all day.
MAY 14th: CTS Out of Uniform
MAY 19th: May Crowning (2nd and 8th Grade only). Students will watch May Crowning via Facebook live.
MAY 25th: 8th Grade Ribbon Mass during the 8:30 Mass
MAY 31st: Memorial Day-No School
Please see new information below from our Student Council and National Junior Honor Society.
COVID Dashboard April 29, 2021
Dr. Erika Mickelburgh
Dear SPC Parents/Guardians,
National Junior Honor Society
NJHS is collecting used and new jeans for donation! All jean material is welcome, including jean jackets, shorts, and pants. Please have your student bring them into school and they will be collected through Thursday May 6th. Thanks in advance for your generosity!
HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
Home & School Volunteer flyer Information
SHOP WITH SCRIP PROGRAM
We are pleased to share two scholarships available to our current 8th-grade students who will be attending a Catholic high school in the fall. The 8th-grade teachers are discussing these scholarship opportunities with their homerooms, and we also want to provide you with this information.
Cathleen A Russo Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Current 8th-grade students who will be attending a Catholic high school with an interest in Education.
Entry: Applicants will submit an essay with a minimum of 4 paragraphs regarding their favorite teacher and explain why they are interested in teaching.
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Evaluation & Selection: Please submit the essay to the UGC Office by May 14 at 8:00 am. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. The essays will then be given to the selection committee anonymously.
Scholarship Award Amount: $750
Payment will be made directly to the attending high school in the student's name. A certificate will be given to the student at graduation.
2021 SPC Men's Club Rising Star Scholarship Application
In an effort to promote and encourage Catholic Education, SPMC will award a $4,000 scholarship to be utilized at any approved Catholic High School Institution in the Chicagoland area. This scholarship opportunity is open to any 8th-grade male parishioner of St. Paul of the Cross. The Rising Star Scholarship will be awarded to the deserving individual who demonstrates these key requirements.
- Demonstrates aptitude for extracurricular activities and has contributed to his community through philanthropic opportunities.
- Completes an essay of 500 words or less titled "What I will gain from a Catholic Education."
- All Finalists will complete a virtual interview with SPC Men's Club Board Members the week of May 17 or 24.
REGISTER NOW for the Mini 2021 Chess-Ed Virtual Enrichment Program!
Keep your chess game sharp and join us for Chess-Ed’s 4-week Mini Session this May!
The 4-week Mini Session is offered Monday through Friday at a variety of times (4, 5, and 6 pm) with Beginner, Novice, Continuing, and Advanced program levels. The chess program runs from 5/3/21 to 5/28/21 and begins after the current Spring session ends on 4/30/21. The Mini Session is taught by Chess-Ed instructors using Zoom, lichess.org, and other chess software. Please refer to the Eventbee registration site for chess level guidelines.
To register, go to: www.a-mini-virtual-chess-ed.eventbee.com. Be sure to register early to take advantage of EARLY FEE pricing. For more information about the program, please refer to the program flyer and Eventbee website. Chess-Ed is looking forward to seeing your CHESS ENTHUSIAST this May!
FROM THE PARISH
We have an active and vibrant parish and encourage everyone to read the weekly bulletins for Fr. Britto's weekly letter and stay informed about all upcoming events and programs.
Please click here for the latest bulletin.
The Holy Family Guild will be coordinating a Virtual Blood Drive from April 1 - April 30th.
Anyone who would like to participate can make an appointment at one of the many local Vitalant (formerly LifeSource) donor centers and use our code - RG08.
All successful donations will be tested for the COVID antibody! You are also able to donate after you have been vaccinated.
FROM THE COMMUNITY
Edison Park Fall 2021 Outdoor Soccer Registration - Attention Pre K (4) – 8th Grade Girls & Boys
Download the details here.
Loyola Academy Summer Rowing Camps for 6th - Rising 9th Graders
Please click here to download the flyer with all the details.
Please click here to watch a video on a recent rowing season.
Loyola Academy Dance Camp
Calling all dancers! Join the Loyola Academy Ramblerettes this May for our Junior Ramblerettes Virtual Spring Clinic! Participants will work on dance skills and learn a fun routine too! Come learn what it takes to be a Ramblerette and have tons of fun dancing together...virtually! All dancers K-8th grade are invited to attend this Zoom clinic.
- K-5th Grade Jr. Ramblerettes Clinic: Tuesday, May 4th 4:30-5:30p
- 6th-8th Grade Dance Team Prep Clinic: Tuesday, May 4th 4:30-6:00p (Jazz) and Thursday, May 6th 4:30-6:00p (Pom)
Download the Loyola Jr. Ramblerettes flyer here.
Loyola Academy Junior High Summer Enrichment Program
Summer will be here soon! Loyola Academy will be offering their Jr. High Summer Enrichment Program for summer 2021. Please click here to download the flyer.
Regina Dominican Summer Athletic Camps 5th–8th Grade Girls
Girls in the 5th-8th grade are invited to join us this summer for one of our athletic camps! Meet Regina Dominican Coaches and current Panthers as you enhance your athletic skills while enjoying all summer has to offer!
To register, click here.
Download the flyer here.
Resurrection Summer 2021 Girls Athletic Camps 4th–12th Grade Girls
Basketball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Running, Softball & Volleyball!