Anti Bullying Policy

Our Positive Behavior Support System helps to promote consistent school-wide expectations and procedures in every location on the campus. Expectations and procedures are below. Our faculty and staff learn about the menacing nature of bulling: characteristics, negative effects, strategies for protecting oneself, and how to intervene on another’s behalf. Our Catholic faith guides us and Jesus’ life of peace and acceptance model the behavior we embrace.

Our students learn the concepts and skills of anti-bullying, along with the school-wide expectations and procedures. We are aware that one occasion, students will display behavior that interferes with learning, or that hurts a person’s body, feelings, or reputation. Students who display this behavior will receive an Office Referral. If your student receives an Office Referral, a copy will be sent home. If your student accumulates three Office Referrals, you will be required to meet with the classroom teacher and/or the principal.

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St. Paul the Apostle School Procedures

Practice Respect 

  • Use quiet voices and quiet, walking feet, so as not to disturb others
  • Close lockers quietly
  • Hold the door open for the person behind you
  • Walk around others, not in between them; yield to adults
  • Greet adults
  • Stay in a straight line and keep personal space
  • Use restaurant voices
  • Say please and thank you
  • Raise your hand and request help politely
  • Use table manners: chew with your mouth closed, no talking with food in your mouth
  • Be caring and kind to those with food allergies
  • Take turns, play fair, and be a good sport; use words of encouragement
  • Respect play equipment, adults and other students
  • Take care of all of God’s creations in nature
  • Include everyone
  • Obey recess supervisors
  • Leave wood chips, sticks, and snow on the ground
  • Use quiet voices
  • Knock on stall door
  • Give others privacy
  • Flush toilet after use
  • Respect those who clean the restrooms
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Follow the dress code
  • Be on time
  • Use appropriate voices
  • Active listening: eyes on the speaker, silence, quiet hands
  • Wait for your turn
  • Raise your hand
  • Keep personal space
  • Complete and turn in your assignments
  • Use quiet voices
  • Keep personal space
  • Use active listening: eyes on the speaker, silence, quiet hands
  • Keep kneelers quiet
  • Display reverence
  • Participate in responses and songs

Act Responsibly

  • Keep quiet, walking feet on the floor
  • Keep hallways and cubbies clean
  • Keep hands and bodies away from walls, not on each other or artwork
  • Go directly to your location
  • Use restroom before
  • No trading or giving away food
  • If you want to sit at the Allergen Safe Table, your lunch must be food allergy safe
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Stay seated until you are excused
  • Dress for the weather
  • No jumping off the equipment
  • Slide: climb the ladder, slide down on bottom, feet first
  • No fake fighting or aggressive play
  • Flag or tap football only
  • Return equipment to class
  • Flush toilet after use
  • Use toilet paper, paper towel, and soap sparingly
  • Wash your hands; throw paper towel in the trash can
  • No climbing or standing on any bathroom fixtures
  • Be on time
  • Return borrowed items in same condition
  • Take care of your property
  • Active listening: eyes on the speaker, silence, quiet hands
  • Keep personal space
  • Complete and turn in your assignments
  • Use quiet voices
  • Keep personal space
  • Sit up straight with feet on the floor
  • Keep kneelers quiet
  • Display reverence
  • Participate in responses and songs

Work Hard

  • Go directly to your location
  • Stay focused on the learning that you are moving towards
  • Line up when asked by an adult
  • Always walk quietly so as not to disturb others
  • Line up as soon as you hear the bell
  • Walk in quietly so as not to disturb others
  • Walk into the classroom and focus on the new activity
  • Return to the classroom as soon as you are finished
  • Walk in quietly so as not to disturb others
  • Be on time, walk in quietly
  • Sharpen pencils right away
  • Attempt everything, even when it’s hard
  • Find out how and when to ask for help

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St. Paul the Apostle makes every effort to create an environment that is safe and secure for all of our students. Click here for our Violence Prevention Rubric.

Electronic Info Access and Use Policy

Parents of students in grades 2-8 must sign and return the final page of the policy. The form can be found in registration packets or downloaded here.

Emergency Drills

2015-2016

Fire Drills

9/15/15 9:45 am

10/7/15 2:05 pm

11/9/15 12:50 pm

3/15/16 1:25 pm

Tornado Drills-

9/23/15 1:15 pm

3/13/16 1:30 pm

3/15/16 9:20 am

Lockdown Drills-

9/11/15 8:45 am

1/12/16 1:00 pm

2016-17

Fire Drills – 

9/15/17 12:50 pm

9/26/17 10:35 am

10/12/16 2:00 pm

2/16/17 10:15 am

4/11/17 9:05 am

5/11/17 10:45 am

5/16/17 9:20 am

Tornado Drills-

9/21/16 9:30 am

3/6/17 1:20 pm

4/19/17 1:00 pm

Lockdown Drills- 

11/9/16 9:00 am

1/12/17 1:00 pm

4/19/17 11:10 am

2017-2018

Fire Drills –

9/11/17 1:15 pm

10/19/17 1:25 pm

11/29/17 9:15 am

4/16/18 2:20 pm

5/2/18 9:30 am

5/25/18 1:30 pm

Lockdown Drills-

10/3/17 8:30 am

12/7/17 2:00 pm

2/21/18 1:20 pm

Tornado Drills-

4/11/18 1:00 pm

4/24/18 1:30 pm

 

 

 

 

Home and School

Overview of Volunteer Opportunities

  • Room Parents coordinate with volunteers to provide class parties. They also assist classroom teachers with anything else they may need.
  • Hospitality Committee works to provide food for teachers’ dinner during November Parent/Teacher Conferences. May include other events as needed.
  • Hot Lunch helps serve lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year, the time commitment is from 11:00 – 12:30. Help with serving the students and a quick clean up.
  • Library Aides work reading aloud to the students and assist students in checking out books.
  • Other committees are formed based on that years need for party planning such as Daddy-Daughter Dance, Mother-Son Night, Family fun activities, etc.

Contact

Katie Gutwald

Home & School President

kgutwald@gmail.com

School Uniforms

The purpose of a school uniform code and personal appearance guidelines is to provide a school environment in which clothing items and hairstyles are not a focus of attention.  Student individuality is not encouraged in this area.  St. Paul’s students are expected to wear the designated uniform on all days.  It is the responsibility of the parent that the child is dressing according to the uniform. Students coming to school out of uniform code will be asked to call home for an appropriate change of clothing.

Parents must check with the school office before purchasing items or permitting hair coloring and hairstyles not specifically addressed in the uniform code.  All clothing worn should be of a correct size, neither too tight nor excessively baggy.  Skirts may be no more than two inches above the knee. Pants may not drag on the floor. Frayed or overly worn clothing may not be worn. The Dress Code Policy can be found in the Family Handbook.

Gym Uniform: T-Shirt Must be purchased from Schoolbelles.com or SPA Spirit Shop

  • K-4th Grade – Wear Gym Uniform all day on gym class day
  • 5th-8th Grade – Change out of uniform at school
  • All: Navy gym pants (track pants) or mesh navy shorts(depending on time of year) These can be found at Landsend, Old Navy, Target etc. They also can be ordered on schoolbelles and SPA Spirit Shop, these come with the SPA logo (which is not required). NO SWEATPANTS allowed. Gray t-shirt with school gym logo (See picture below), optional navy fleece or navy gym jacket

New Jumper style & Leggings option

  • The new jumper style will be a drop waist jumper, the old style jumper may still be worn.
  • Girls may wear navy, white or black leggings with socks under any jumper/skirt

Spirit Day 

  • Casual Day bottoms with St. Paul the Apostle or Catholic Central top (ex. Gym t-shirt, spirit wear, cougar dash tshirt, St. Paul sports jerseys). Bottoms cannot be ripped, frayed or super short/tight.
  • To ensure that our students are both comfortable and also representative of our Catholic identities students are permitted to wear jeans, sweatpants, track pants, shorts (when weather appropriate). Bottoms cannot be ripped, frayed, super short shorts, or have inappropriate logos or sayings on them. Please note that with the updated fashion trends of leggings for girls, we ask that full-length tights/leggings/yoga pants and skinny jeans may only be worn under other longer garments. Garments worn over leggings, tights, yoga pants or skinny jeans must be mid-thigh in length and have a hem that extends to that length all the way around.

Optional Navy Polo Shirt 

  • Middle School Boys & Girls may wear navy, white or green polo shirts
  • K-5th grade Girls with PLAID skort may wear navy, white or green polo

Optional Mass Day Uniform:

  • Boys & Girls: Pants (Middle school:Khaki, K-5th:Navy), white oxford collared shirt, navy v-neck sweater/sweater vest, belt
  • Middle School Girls: Plaid skirt, white blouse with collar shirt, navy v-neck sweater/sweater vest, white, navy knee socks, tights or leggings
  • K-5th Grade Girls: Plaid jumper, white blouse with collar shirt, optional navy cardigan sweater

Optional Pre-School Uniform:

  • Boys & Girls: Navy or Green sweatpants, gray t-shirt with gym logo, optional navy fleece or crew neck sweatshirt
  • Girls: Navy or green polo dress with navy shorts and navy or white knee or ankle socks or navy or white leggings 
    • Entire Uniform can be purchased through Schoolbelles:
       
      Logo application fee: Free
      Layaway program available
      Loyalty Program
      www.schoolbelles.com/register or
      TEST “schoolbelles” to 22828
      to be added to their email list and
      be the first to know about upcoming sales, special
      store hours and career opportunities.
       
      Daily Uniform:
Girls  Boys
K-5

 

Bottom:

  • Uniform plaid jumper or skort
  • Uniform navy shorts* (May1st-September 30th)  
  • Uniform navy pants
  • Solid Navy, Black or White socks, tights, or leggings 

Tops 

  • White or evergreen polo or uniform white blouse and optional navy v-neck sweater/sweater vest with school logo
  • Solid navy, black or white knee socks, tights, anklets or leggings with socks
K-5

 

Bottom:

  • Uniform navy shorts* (May1st-September 30th) 
  • Uniform navy  pants
  • Solid Navy, Black or White socks (must be visible) 

Tops:

  • White or evergreen polo with optional school logo
  • White oxford cloth shirt and optional navy v-neck sweater vest with school logo
6-8

 

Bottoms

  • Uniform plaid skirt
  • Uniform Khaki shorts*  (May1st-September 30th) 
  • Uniform Khaki pants
  • Solid navy, black or white knee socks, tights, anklets or leggings with socks

Tops

  • White, navy or evergreen polo w/ optional school logo 
  • White blouse and optional navy v-neck sweater/sweater vest with school logo
6-8

 

Bottoms

  • Uniform Khaki shorts*  (May1st-September 30th)   
  • Uniform Khaki pants
  • Solid navy, black or white socks (must be visible) 

Tops

  • White, navy or evergreen polo w/ optional school logo 
  • White oxford cloth shirt and optional navy v-neck sweater/sweater vest with school logo
All Students:

 

Footwear:

White, brown or black leather dress type shoes are preferred, tennis shoes are acceptable but they must be in modest colors- please NO BRIGHT COLORS and MUST NOT flash lights or make sounds.

Belts:

Solid brown or navy belt

Sweaters/Fleece:

Navy quarter zip fleece jacket, full zip fleece jacket, a navy v-neck sweater, navy v-neck sweater vest  or girls only navy cardigan with the optional St. Paul the Apostle embroidery, which must be purchased from Lands End or schoolbelles.

Family Handbook

To ensure that you and your child(ren) are familiar with the procedures and rules of St. Paul the Apostle School, you are asked to read through the handbook each year. If you have questions concerning any handbook item, contact the school office for clarification.

Download the Family Handbook

Virtus Training

Prior to volunteering with our students you must take VIRTUS training. The VIRTUS programs empower organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the students in the school Church settings.

Click below to register:

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