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Donation Made by Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus Weirton Council 3734 recently presented a check for $1,500 to St. Paul School to assist with the purchase of new window treatments for the school cafeteria.  Taking part in the presentation are, in front from left, pupils Alex Brinkley and Alexia Hayden, Principal Deena Tomshack, the Rev. Babu Joseph, Grand Knight Jim Kelly, Knight Robert Horvath, and pupils Ethaniel Baker and Ava Baker, and in back, Knights Jim Ceraolo, George Charnie, Jr. and Mario Patrizio.

Current Events at St. Paul School

September 25-Make PBJ (peanut butter and jelly) Sandwiches after school

September 25/26-Scholastic Book Fair during school hours

September 26-School Mass at 9:30 AM 5th grade in charge

September 28-Heritage Port Wheeling Field Trip for grades 5-8

September 29-St. Paul School Day at Madonna vs Notre Dame home game @ 1:00 PM

September 29-Saturday 5:00 PM Mass with students-8th grade in charge

October 1-3 Camp Magis Retreat for 7th grade

October 3- Mass at 9:30 AM 8th grade in charge

October 3-Make PBJ Sandwiches after school

October 4- 1/2 Day. Dismiss at 11:00 AM

October 5-No School. Professional Development Day for Teachers

October 8-Pumpkin Farm Field Trip for PK3- 4th grade

October 9-Make PBJ Sandwiches after school

October 10-Blessing of the Pets 9:30 AM

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 304-748-5225.

4th Quarter Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll

First Grade

Breena Bartley, Breea Birkhimer, Luke Buckler, Parker Grant, Brooks Kraina, Rachel Lazear, Scarlett Oliver, Zoey Ronevich

Second Grade

Geena Birkhimer, Daniel Hamann, Sarah Kuhn, Giana Mastrantoni, Kailyn Palm, Abigail Porco, Luke Wingett

Third Grade

Lane Blankenship, Andrew Caprarese, Madison Charles, Danyka DeCaria, Dominick DelSignore, Nicholas DiMatteis, Marlee Ewusiak, Jake Goddard, Mira Jasko, Justin Kaczmarek, Benjamin Lazear, Guy Meneely, Carter Oliver, Addison Orecchio, Madison Owens, Lacy Quering, Santino Sperlazza, Adalynne Welsh, Makenna Wiersbicki

Fourth Grade

Alenna Alatis, Ethaniel Baker, Teddy Glyptis, Tyler Kirkpatrick, Jacob Lazear, Mali Olivani, Grant Upright

Fifth Grade

Christany Bartley, Sophia Cecchini, David Connors, Annie Enos, Emanuel Enos, Kenneth Goddard, Joshua Kirkpatrick, Audrey Orecchio, Sophia Shafer, Chayce Stasiowski, Melina Upright

Sixth Grade

Mia Chiodo, Katelynd Costa, Dominic DeMarco, Mia Pietranton, Zoe Purcell, Onna Welsh, Ella Wingett

Seventh Grade

Luke Amaismeier, Hayden Enos, Mackenzie Sargent, Olivia Shafer, Luke Sweat, Julia Wingett

Eighth Grade

Vanessa Alatis, Matthew Amaismeier, Michael Burdine, Stefani Gresko, Morgan Owens, Mark Pietranton, Evan Quering, Olivia Tennant

Honor Roll

Second Grade

Alexis Miller, Kalie Moore, Giana Sloan, Abigail Tennant

Third Grade

Hannah Dalfol, Sophia Johnson, Evan Kaczmarek, Avery Morris, Lana Sauer

Fourth Grade

Blaine Beatty, Rylee Birkhimer, Jacob Cline, Matthew Crisci, Jaiden Palm, Emma Riggs, Lily Rocknich, Nicholas Snodgrass, Jackson Stevens, Lily Wootton

Fifth Grade

Cole Canterbury, Brian Charles, Jenna Costello, Grace Glover, Emma Impellicceiri, Sara Impellicceiri, Marissa Sole, Juliana Tomshack, Malesse Wiersbicki

Sixth Grade

Alaina Baker, Ava Budney, Antonio Cecchini, Trey Ingram, Cole LeFever, Mason Mackey, Noah Neill, Nicholas Sagan, James Sauer, Nicolas Serafine, Isabella Turrentine

Seventh Grade

Landry Bone, Zachary Dalfol, Ben Jasko, Deaven Miller, Speed Stasiowski

Eighth Grade

Angelina Baker, Evan Bone, Tommy Charnie, Brianna Glosser, Kristina Lesho, Camden Mackey, Payton Moore, Mitchell Sagan, Olivia Tennant, Tyler VanCamp

Gettysburg Address Competition

The annual Gettysburg Address Competition was held on April 30, 2018 at Brooke High School. This year a few things had changed from the previous years of the competition. The location was moved from the Brooke County Courthouse to Brooke High School and the students were allowed to have a prop to help set the mood of the speech. St. Paul School had three students compete: Mia Chiodo, Katelynd Costa, and Mia Pietranton. All 10 competitors did a wonderful job and our three sixth graders all did fantastic! In the end, Mia Pietranton won first place and brought the statue of Abraham Lincoln back to St. Paul School for the second year in a row! Special thanks to last year’s winner, Olivia Shafer, Chad Durante, and Mrs. Lorie Groh for all their help getting our students ready to be at their best. St. Paul School is so proud of the hard work put in by our students!

2018 Silver Apple Award and Aquinas Medal Honorees

Each year, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston recognizes a teacher from each school that makes contributions to Catholic school education that merits special recognition and is a role model for fellow teachers. This year, Ms. Rhonda Piccirillo was chosen as the Silver Apple Award representative from St. Paul School.

The Diocese also recognizes a student from each school to receive the Aquinas Medal. The Aquinas Medal recipients are chosen in recognition of their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to school, parish and community, reflecting the ideals of Catholic education epitomized by St. Thomas Aquinas, the Catholic patron saint of students. St. Paul School is being represented by Morgan Owens this year.

St. Paul School is extremely proud of Ms. Piccirillo and Morgan Owens for their hard work and how they represent our school! Congratulations!

3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll

 First Grade

Breena Bartley, Breea Birkhimer, Luke Buckler, Parker Grant, Brooks Kraina, Rachel Lazear, Scarlett Oliver, Zoey Ronevich

Second Grade

Daniel Hamann, Sarah Kuhn, Giana Mastrantoni, Kailyn Palm, Abigail Porco, Abigail Tennant, Luke Wingett

Third Grade

Lane Blankenship, Andrew Caprarese, Danyka DeCaria, Dominick DelSignore, Nicholas DiMatteis, Marlee Ewusiak, Jake Goddard, Mira Jasko, Justin Kaczmarek, Benjamin Lazear, Guy Meneely, Avery Morris, Carter Oliver, Addison Orecchio, Madison Owens, Lacy Quering, Santino Sperlazza, Makenna Wiersbicki

Fourth Grade

Alenna Alatis, Ethaniel Baker, Rylee Birkhimer, Teddy Glyptis, Tyler Kirkpatrick, Jacob Lazear, Mali Olivani, Jaiden Palm, Lily Rocknich, Nicholas Snodgrass, Grant Upright

Fifth Grade

Christany Bartley, Sophia Cecchini, Brian Charles, David Connors, Jenna Costello, Annie Enos, Emanuel Enos, Kenneth Goddard, Emma Impellicceiri, Sara Impellicceiri, Joshua Kirkpatrick, Sophia Shafer, Marissa Sole, Melina Upright

Sixth Grade

Katelynd Costa, Mia Pietranton, Zoe Purcell

Seventh Grade

Luke Amaismeier, Mackenzie Sargent, Olivia Shafer, Luke Sweat, Julia Wingett,

Eighth Grade

Vanessa Alatis, Matthew Amaismeier, Michael Burdine, Payton Moore, Morgan Owens, Mark Pietranton,  Evan Quering, Mitchell Sagan

Honor Roll

Second Grade

Geena Birkhimer, Alexis Miller, Kalie Moore, Giana Sloan, Abigail Tennant

Third Grade

Madison Charles, Hannah Dalfol, Jordan Jeter, Sophia Johnson, Evan Kaczmarek, Lana Sauer, Adalynne Welsh

Fourth Grade

Blaine Beatty, Jacob Cline, Matthew Crisci, Emma Riggs, Jackson Stevens, Lily Wootton

Fifth Grade

Thomas Boyd, Cole Canterbury, Grace Glover, Audrey Orecchio, Chayce Stasiowski, Juliana Tomshack, Malesse Wiersbicki

Sixth Grade

Antonio Cecchini, Mia Chiodo, Dominic DeMarco, Mason Mackey, Nicholas Sagan, Nicolas Serafine, Onna Welsh, Ella Wingett

Seventh Grade

Landry Bone, Haidyn Enos, Ben Jasko, Deaven Miller, Speed Stasiowski

Eighth Grade

Angelina Baker, Evan Bone, Tommy Charnie, Brianna Glosser, Stephanie Gresko, Kristina Lesho, Camden Mackey, Olivia Tennant, Tyler VanCamp

St. Paul School Wins the Battle of the Saints

St. Paul School went up against St. Joseph the Worker School in a “Battle of the Saints” to see which school could collect the most items measured in weight for the Community Bread Basket. The competition went from February 14th to March 14th. Non-perishable items were collected during that time. St. Paul School was able to bring in a total of 4116 pounds worth of essential items while St. Joseph the Worker School had a total of 2606 pounds. Both schools did a tremendous job of helping stock the Community Bread Basket, who gives assistance to Hancock and Brooke County residents.

Battle of the Saints

Once again, St. Paul and St. Joseph the Worker Schools will be in a “battle” to see who can bring in the most food for the Community Bread Basket. The friendly competition begins Wednesday, February 14th and goes through until Wednesday, March 14th. Please see the flyer for items that are needed most. Help St. Paul School win for the third consecutive year and most importantly, help those in need in our community.