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Middle School Parents at SFX Tonight

Parents of students in grades 5-8 received a letter from Mrs. Elliott and Miss Barrett last night detailing this evening’s Back to School Night schedule for Middle School parents. Middle School parents are asked to review this letter here. Parents who did not receive this email should contact jackiepetrozzi@sfx-school.org to be added to our mail list. Those wishing to join tours of our new facility prior to our
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August & September Birthdays Celebrated Today

Our August and September Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day takes place today, September 19th. Students whose birthdays take place during the months of August and September are invited to come to school out of uniform this morning. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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October Rosary at St. Joseph’s

Our friends at St. Joseph’s parish invite all SFX families to join them for their October rosary event. During the month of October, the rosary is said in community in the church every evening at 7:30pm. The final evening of this event takes place on October 29th, when a reception follows the rosary and all are invited. The commitment each evening is 30 minutes or less. Questions may be directed to mosher1967@g
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Back to School Night

Parents of Preschool through 4th grade students should have received this letter from Miss Barrett last night sharing details of this evening’s Back to School Night event. If you did not receive this letter please contact jackiepetrozzi@sfx-school.org so that we may check your subscription. Parents of 5th-8th grade students will receive information regarding our Middle School Back to School Night schedule later
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Today’s Liturgy

This week’s all school mass takes place this morning, September 18th, at 10am in the church and will be led by our SFX Student Council. K-8 students should wear uniform vests to school. All are welcome! Download a copy of this year’s mass schedule here.
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Birthday Dress Down Tomorrow

Our August and September Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day takes place tomorrow, September 19th. Students whose birthdays take place during the months of August and September are invited to come to school out of uniform. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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SFX Parish Cubs Outing

School parents are invited to join SFX parish for its annual Cubs outing and fundraiser on September 27th when the Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Several tickets still remain! Contact David Ford at djbf@yahoo.com with questions, or learn more here.
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Updates from the Office

Please note the following reminders and updates from the school office: Back to School Night happens this week! Stay tuned for details from Miss Barrett via SFX School News and mark your calendars: PreK-4th grade parents join us tomorrow, September 18th at 6:30pm and 5th-8th grade parents attend Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30pm. All school families are invited to join us tomorrow, September 18th in the church for
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Fall After School Club Reminder

Fall After School Clubs begin next Monday, September 24th! Thank you to the many families who registered for one or more classes. Later this week, the school office will share registration lists confirming children’s placement in their selected clubs. Should a particular club not run due to low enrollment, families will be given the opportunity to make an alternate selection or receive a refund. Several clubs s
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Moms & Tots Update

Due to construction, our Moms & Tots schedule changes slightly this fall… we look forward to resuming our regularly scheduled meetings here on the SFX campus following Christmas break once big, new spaces are available to our community. Until that time, please mark you calendar for Moms & Tots in Wilmette’s Maple Park on Friday, September 28th and again on Friday, October 12th at 8:30am. Moms &
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Wilmette Catholic Spirit Wear

Wilmette Catholic t-shirts will be on sale just in time for Homecoming! Drop by our table after school on the plaza next Thursday, September 27th at 3:10pm, or purchase t-shirts at the big game at Howard Park in Wilmette on Friday, September 28th beginning at 6pm. Go Wilmette Catholic!
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SNAG Accepting Additional Students

SNAG (Starting New at Golf) @ SFX begins tomorrow, September 14th and runs from 3:10-4:15pm on the school field. Several spaces still remain for students in grades 4-6 who may be interested in enrolling. The program concludes on Friday, November 2nd. Download the SNAG @ SFX overview here for further details. Questions may be directed to colleenlarkin@sfx-school.org.
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After School Club Registrations Due Tomorrow

After School Clubs begin on Monday, September 24th and run for 7 weeks, through the week of November 12th. Registration is first come first served and closes tomorrow, September 14th. Please download our updated Fall Catalog when choosing your selections. Clubs run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays (see your club selection for its designated meeting day each week) from 3:10-4:15pm. Please note that Theatre C
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Back to School Night Events

Dear School Families, Back to School Night is a celebratory and community-building evening when all SFX School parents are invited to campus to tour classrooms, connect with teachers, and enjoy visiting with one another. Due to the temporary absence of our gymnasium, Back to School Night will look a little different for our parent community this September. Please make a note of the following parent-only events: Back
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HSO Meeting & ILLUMINATE Today

All SFX parents are invited to join the HSO board for its monthly meetings. Our first meeting of the school year takes place today, September 11th following morning drop off. All are invited and little ones are welcome! This morning’s ILLUMINATE speaker is Jamie Vehovsky, our school’s Occupational Therapist, who will share insights into her role at SFX. We hope to see you at 8:15am in the Providence Room
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Mass Today

This week’s all school liturgy takes place this morning, September 11th, at 10am in the church and will be led by 5 GOLD. K-8 students should wear uniform vests to school. All are welcome! Download a copy of this year’s mass schedule here.
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After School Club Reminder

After School Clubs begin on Monday, September 24th and run for 7 weeks, through the week of November 12th. Registration is first come first served and closes this Friday, September 14th. Please download our updated Fall Catalog when choosing your selections. Clubs run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays (see your club selection for its designated meeting day each week) from 3:10-4:15pm. Please note that Theatr
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SNAG Program Begins Friday

SNAG (Starting New at Golf) @ SFX begins this Friday, September 14th and runs from 3:10-4:15pm on the school field. The program concludes on Friday, November 2nd. Download the SNAG @ SFX overview here for further details. Questions may be directed to colleenlarkin@sfx-school.org.
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Reminders from the Office

Please make a note of the following reminders from the office: Today, September 10th, is our first Pizza Day of the school year. All JK-8th grade students who have registered for the 8th grade pizza day program will be served a lunch at school today. There is no hot lunch service today due to Pizza Day. Our first HSO meeting of the year takes place tomorrow, September 11th, in the Providence Room at 8:15am. Join us a
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Revised Fall Club Catalog

Dear JrK-8th Grade Families, St. Francis is pleased to offer a number of enriching after school programs again this fall in support of our goal to educate and celebrate the whole child. Clubs begin on Monday, September 24th and run through the week of November 12th. Registration is first come first served and closes this Friday, September 14th. Please note the following: Knights of the Art Table with Miss Taubensee h
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Chik-Fil-A Fundraiser is Wednesday Night

Save the date for this Wednesday, September 12th for Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A in Skokie! This is a school fundraiser organized by the HSO. Dine in or carry out and Chick-Fil-A will give back 20% of all sales to SFX. Be sure to mention “St. Francis Xavier Fundraiser” when ordering… Thank you from the HSO!
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