National Lutheran Schools Week

January 22-26, 2018

NLSW Week Food Order  Form Due Wednesday, Jan. 17!

Click here for a printable order form.

Monday, January 22—ALL STUDENTS begin the day at the NC!

St. Paul's will once again celebrate National Lutheran School's Week with a week full of special days and events!  It is not mandatory to have breakfast at school on Jan. 22 or have the pizza lunch on Jan. 24, however, if your child will not be eating the pizza lunch they will need to bring a sack lunch from home that day.  The order form and payment is due Wednesday, Jan. 17.  Pre-payment is required for both of these events.

The week will conclude with Special Person’s Day on Friday, January 26.  That day will begin with “Special Snacks with Special People” from 7:30—7:45 AM.  Chapel will begin at approximately 8:30 AM and then the morning will continue with special activities for the students and their special people.  The day concludes with an 11:00 AM dismissal.  Special people can be a grandparent, other adult relative or adult family friend. 


  • Jesus is the MESSAGE of Scripture
  • Message: John 3:16
  • Praise Breakfast - All STUCO arrive by 6:00 a.m.
  • Wear dress code bottoms with plain blue or green tops.


  • Jesus is the TRUTH of the Reformation
  • Truth: John 8:21-32
  • Munchies with Moms
  • Amazing Bible Race
  • Chick-fil-A Spirit Day 12:00- 8:00 PM (Chick-fil-A in Des Peres on Manchester Road; metion St. Paul’s when ordering)
  • Wear Jeans or dress code bottoms with Faith Family t-shirt.


  • Jesus is the MISSION of the School and Church
  • Mission: Matthew 28:16-20
  • Pizza Lunch
  • Dress Down - International Day - “Make Disciples of All Nations” – Wear clothing that represents another country.


  • Jesus is the HEART of the Home
  • Heart: 2 Thessalonians 3:5
  • Donuts with Dads
  • Pep Rally / Faculty v. 8th Grade Volleyball Game - 8:10 a.m.
  • Wear Spirit Wear/Jeans/Black/Gray/Gold Sweatpants


  • Jesus is the FOCUS of Our Life
  • Focus: 1 Corinthians 2:2
  • Special Person’s Day
  • Snacks with Special People
  • Regular Dress Code
  • Dismiss at 11:00 AM

Cheer Clinic Set for Jan 15

St. Paul’s Cheerleading Squad is hosting a clinic for girls in Kindergarten through 5th grade.  In this fun and instructional session, girls will learn a cheer and short dance that they will perform, at the halftime of a St. Paul’s Boys Basketball game at St. Paul's on Tuesday, January 16 at 4:30 PM.  For the performance, participants will wear a specially printed t-shirt along with their own black shorts.

Here I Stand

Here I Stand

If you are Lutheran by heritage or family history, through confirmation or transfer, or you are connected to our church or school in other ways, you probably already know that the Lutheran Church is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School will be holding special music offerings, services, events, and lessons to focus on the anniversary and the five unique Latin themes of Lutheran doctrine.

Celebrating your child's baptismal birthday

Celebrating your child's baptismal birthday

Guest Blog by Ann P., Parent
I remember when I was registering our Ellie for Kindergarten (now in 5th grade), having a mix of emotions as I was going through all of the questions and lines of information. I could not believe that I was actually registering my baby for school!

The "Band Thing"

St. Paul's Music Education from a Parent's Perspective

Guest Blog by Heather L., Parent

Band starts in 5th grade at St. Paul’s. Your 5th grader gets to choose between band and choir. Some years they can do both but they have to pick at least one.

Simple ways to help your child develop his/her reading skills

Simple ways to help your child develop his/her reading skills

At St. Paul's Lutheran, we utilize the balanced literacy approach. Parents often ask how they can support the work their children are doing in class when they are home. 

Here are some ways that you can help your child further develop his/her reading skills: