The Cardinal Connect is our weekly newsletter to parents and guardians full of important information about school events. Read on to stay connected:

November 9  click here to download PDF

Core Virtue of the Month: “Wonder”

No school Friday in honor of Veterans Day. 

Thank you Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. Goon for a beautiful chapel service honoring our veterans.

Auction: It’s never too early to start thinking about the Annual Auction. Even though it on April 21st, we need to start planning. If you would like to be a part of that special group, the planning committee or subcommittee, please let the school office or Mr. Zinnel know.

Operation Christmas ChildOperation Christmas Child collects shoeboxes filled with gifts and delivers them to children in need around the world. St. Philip Lutheran School is collecting these boxes through November 13. If you would like more information about this, please see Mrs. Agnew or stop by the school office. We have boxes available for you to fill.

The HOLIDAY SEASON IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER….GIVE THE GIFT OF CHOICE. Purchase Scrip (Gift cards) for your loved ones and friends. Stop by to purchase your cards from the school and save yourself a trip to the mall! You’ll save time & gas and support our school. THAT’S A DEAL YOU CAN’T PASS UP! Why not ask your neighbors, friends, and co-workers to purchase from SPLS, too. Our kids are worth it!

Copy Psalm 136 verse 1 and turn it in to Mr. Zinnel for your prize today or Monday.

Tickets are now on sale for the Christmas Breakfast and Craft Boutique… 

Stop by the school office to purchase your tickets now! 

 Date: Saturday, December 2nd

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon 

Where: St. Philip Gym & Library 

 Cost: Adults & Children over 12 $7.00

Children (3-11) $5.00 

Children under 3 FREE!!!

Pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice and coffee will be served. 

Crafter’s Boutique – Spaces are still available 

Raffle Basket 

Pictures with special guest…Santa! 

Do you need PPP hours? 

We need volunteers to help set up, clean up, cook, serve and take pictures with Santa. 

Please email Mrs. Mitchell at

Calendar of Events:

November 10th – Veteran’s Day Observation – NO SCHOOL for preschool – 8th grade 

November 17th – FREE DRESS DAY for kindergarten – 8th grade

 November 20th – 24th – NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Vacation for all grades

 November 27th – School Resumes

 December 1st – 1/2 Day for Jr. K – 8…Early Dismissal @ 12:00 noon

 December 2nd – Christmas Breakfast and Craft Boutique 8:00am – 12:00 noon

 December 6th – PTO Meeting in the school library 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 December 6th – Advent Service led by Jr. k – 8th grades @ 7:00 p.m.

 December 15th – FREE DRESS DAY for kindergarten – 8th grade

 December 18th – PTO sponsored school assembly @ 8:40 in the Gym. All grades are invited.

 December 18th – Preschool 4’s a.m. – Christmas Program in the church @ 10:30 a.m.

 December 19th – Preschool 3’s a.m. Christmas Program in the church @ 10:30 a.m.

 December 19th – Preschool 4’s p.m. Christmas Program in the church @ 2:30 p.m.

 December 20th – Preschool 4 a.m. & 4 p.m classes have school

 December 20th – Jr. Kdg. – 8th grade Early Dismissal @ 12:00 noon because Christmas Vacation begins!

 January 8th – School Resumes