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    Contact Numbers

    School office:

    495 Earhart Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

    Beth Yoskovich, Administrative Assistant


    734-665-0604 ext. 100.
    Office hours are 8:00 am to 3:30 pm M-F (full days of school)

    Absence line:

    734-665-8822

    After Care / Student Care (K-8):

    495 Earhart Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

    Wendy Vredeveld, Director of Student Care

    734-665-0604 ext. 119

    Preschool - Main School Campus:

    495 Earhart Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

    Monica Slack, Director of Early Childhood Programs, Main School Campus


    734-821-2606

    Infant Toddler House/Preschool - Downtown Campus:

    420 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

    Cheryl Crawford-Gore, Director of Early Childhood, Downtown Campus


    734-668-0887

    Facts

    Welcome to our student information system, FACTS. This system will allow parents to update their contact information and pay tuition and fees online. This is also the link to check your student's grades, assignments, and attendance.

    Policies/Procedures/Forms

    School Supplies

    Welcome to the 2024 - 2025 school year! Please use the following list to purchase supplies for your child for the coming year.
    Please label as many of these items as possible with your child's name. Clicking on the classroom grade highlighted in blue will bring you to an Amazon supply list for your convenience. Please note: not all school supplies are on the Amazon lists, such as gym shoes, backpacks, etc. Please refer to the paper copy for the complete list of items needed for each grade.
    The Amazon lists are for item verification and ordering if you choose. Please make sure to refer to the paper copy of the supply list for quantities needed. You are welcome to order from Amazon, but please be aware that if you only need 1 of a certain item, you may not be able to order a single item from Amazon.

    SCRIP

    Do you know there is an easy way for you to help support our school AND get a discount on your tuition? It's simple! When you purchase gift cards through our SCRIP program, the school receives a percentage of the money you spend, and YOU receive a percentage of the money as a credit on your tuition! Everyone has to buy gas and groceries ... your purchases can help St. Paul. All it takes is a little planning on your part. They make great and easy gifts too.

    What is Scrip?

    Scrip cards are gift cards from national and local retailers. They are the same ones that you buy at the store.

    How does St. Paul School make money from Scrip?Participating retailers sell us the gift cards at a discount. School families buy the gift cards for face value and redeem them for face value.

    How do families get money off their tuition?

    Half of the money the school earns from each Scrip card purchase is credited to the family's tuition. Each retailer returns a certain percentage of the card value to St. Paul, anywhere from 1.5% to 18%, and half of that amount goes toward the purchasing family's tuition. For example, Speedway returns 4% to St. Paul, so a $100 Speedway card returns $4. (St. Paul buys the Speedway card for $96 and sells it for $100.) $2 goes to PTL and $2 comes off the purchasing family's tuition.

    What stores participate?

    There are hundreds of retailers that participate with Scrip, including Meijer, Walmart, Kohl's, Speedway, Red Robin, Panera, Land's End, Gap, BP, Wendy's and many more. You can see a complete list of the participating retailers and their percentage returns at:

    How do I buy Scrip?

    You can purchase Scrip in person or online. Several cards (especially gas cards) can also be reloaded, meaning that you add funds to your existing Scrip cards.

    A. In person -Scrip has a desk in front of the school office. Our hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:15 a.m. - 9 a.m. You may purchase cards that we have on hand or place an order for a specific retailer or a specific amount. Orders are placed on Monday and your cards will be available on Friday morning.

    B. Online -You may also place an order online for pick up at school or email delivery. Please go to the following website. The St. Paul School ID Code for Shop With Scrip online registration is 849E214B3L78

    https://shop.shopwithscrip.com/

    Does Scrip have grocery store cards?

    Yes! Several stores, including Busch's, Meijer, Walmart and Target have regular Scrip cards. KROGER and BUSCH'S have special instructions/programs with Scrip.

    • KROGER Community Rewards - Reigster your Kroger card on line for school benefits. Even if you registered for Kroger last year, YOU MUST RE-REGISTER EACH YEAR IN APRIL. Go to krogercommunityrewards.com to sign in with an existing account or create a new account. You need to enter the following ID number for St. Paul School: 83428
    • Busch's Cash for Education - Register your Busch's cash for education cards online through the My Way Program. Cash for Education cards are available at the scrip desk.

    Click below for further instructions on using the Kroger programs.

    KROGER Scrip Instructions

    Volunteering

    St. Paul encourages parents to actively participate in school life, supporting our students and staff and fostering productive and positive relationships between parents and school. Various volunteer opportunities enable parents to select areas of interest. Many parents help out with Parent-Teacher Leagues (PTL) - sponsored school activities. Family fellowship events such as back to school picnics and the PTL Benefit Auction build relationships among school families and staff. Assisting in the classroom, library and computer lab enriches our programs, and our kitchen volunteers enable us to offer a complete hot lunch program. St. Paul Church families, see the information below about Parent Partnership volunteer hours.

    All volunteers who work with children at St. Paul Lutheran School must comply with clearance screening.
    Parent-Teacher League
    Click to find out all that PTL has to offer! St. Paul utilizes a variety of fundraising opportunities and events through the Parent-Teacher League. Its purpose is to bring a closer relation and better understanding between the Board of Christian Education, teachers and parents of St. Paul Lutheran School. It is also set up to encourage more intelligent cooperation in the training of the child, and to promote such united efforts that will secure for the child the highest advantages in his/her spiritual, mental, physical and social development. The PTL board is a voting board that decides where fundraising monies might be well spent to enhance the education of our students and continuing educational needs of our staff. These decisions are made with the input of the principal, teachers, staff, and parents.

    Outreach and Service Projects

    We promote mission work, service projects, and community outreach by teaching proper stewardship of the many blessings given to us. Recent projects have included making Valentine cards for Mott Children's Hospital, collecting and filling bags ("Hope Totes") with toiletries to be distributed through the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, and visiting nursing homes. We have also collected offerings for such ministries as International Child Care and Hearts for Jesus.

    Kitchen

    The kitchen relies on many volunteers to help provide tasty, healthy lunches for our students. You can assist by coming into school and helping to prepare and serve food. From time to time, we also need people to help from home by washing the aprons and other kitchen linens.

    Library

    The library loves to have visitors! Preschool classes have regular "Mystery Readers" from parents, grandparents, or family friends who sign up through classes. You are always welcome to email the librarian if you wish to read to your students in the lower elementary grades during their library time. Mrs. Altevogt can always use help with other tasks, including re-shelving books or processing new books. Please use the Sign-up Genius in the eNews for volunteer opportunities.

    A note about book donations: if you have current books in very good condition that you wish to donate, it is most helpful to snap pictures of the covers and send them in an email directly to Mrs. Altevogt to consider.  
    This helps prevent things from piling up in the library.  Thank you for your generosity!

    Referral Program

    Student Referral Program
    Kindergarten - 8th Grade
    St. Paul Ann Arbor
    This program will encourage current St. Paul Preschool through 8th-grade families to
    recommend St. Paul School to people in their community. The goal of this program is
    to offer the opportunity for more families to put faith in their child’s education through
    word of mouth referrals, which are strong, personal motivators. Additionally, this
    program will invest in building relationships with the people that matter most, our
    current families. It will give current families a direct opportunity to promote St. Paul, and
    it will reward them financially for their efforts.

    1.  “Referring family” is defined as any current St. Paul school family, and “new family” is
      defined as Kindergarten through eighth grade families that are applying and have been admitted to St. Paul (K-8) for the first time.
    2. The enrollment process in TADS contains the following question: “Did someone refer you to St. Paul? If so, please provide their name.”
      a. New families may only name one referring family.
      b. The referring family’s name must appear on the application in order for them to receive credit.
    3. The referring family will receive a $250 credit on their tuition statement after the new family (K-8) has been enrolled for three months and is in good standing.
    4. The credit is per new family; additional credit is not given for multiple children in that family.