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Almost daily I hear a staff member whose actions, concerns or comments reflect the fact that we have an almost overwhelming responsibility serving children.
We are not only responsible for their physical well-being on campus, even though that alone is enormous. We are also responsible, partnering with parents, for their academic growth, their social maturing, and their spiritual formation. This is daunting!
Maybe this phrase rings a bell. It was the tag line of a long running program called “The Wide World of Sports.” And it is still referenced today to describe what happens in all sorts of life events.
Having a winner and others who do not win is part of life. And it is a difficult lesson for young people to learn.
The Harvard Grant Study is the longest longitudinal study in history. It was a study of 268 mentally healthy college sophomores at Harvard, between 1939-1944. It was done alongside the Glueck Study (1940-1945) of 456 disadvantaged youths in Boston. The studies tracked the lives of these students over the decades and continues to this day, although few are still alive. The goal was to discover patterns for what fostered
PTO is sponsoring the following to show appreciation for our Teachers and Teaching Assistant as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week Feb. 12- Feb. 16.
Monday, February 12
Drica’s Favorites will provide coffee/drink and a treat to all teachers starting at 7:00am-9:00am. Teachers will receive a ticket for a free beverage and a treat from Drica’s during those hours. (Parents dropping off children are encouraged to also make purchases from Drica’s).
Thursday, February 15
Catered lunch for teachers from Glory Days (set up in cafeteria) and a gift for each teacher. Lunch will be a grilled chicken pasta, broccoli and cookies.
Thank you PTO for all you do for our teachers and staff!!
Sometimes we get the order of things mixed up.
Recently someone contended to me that if Adam and Eve had not sinned, then they would have never had children. This seemed to imply that children were a punishment for sinful behavior. While it may seem like that some mornings before school, that would not be accurate.
The fact is that God’s command to Adam and Eve to be “fruitful and multiply” was part of God’s perfect plan before a serpent and piece of fruit contributed to messing things up.
St. Paul Lutheran School invites families to climb aboard a vast array of transportation vehicles for the enjoyment at our “Touch A Truck” event on Saturday, February 3rd. The event will run from 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., and is located at St. Paul Lutheran School, 4450 Harden Boulevard.
Among the vehicles on display will be big trucks, fire truck, law enforcement vehicles, farm equipment, boats, golf carts, and more!
Admission to the Touch A Truck event is free with the opportunity to purchase food from a local food truck.
For more information on Touch A Truck, please email email@example.com