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School Mass Tomorrow

This week’s all school mass takes place tomorrow, May 22nd at 10am in the church. Our liturgy will be led by Miss Stolberg’s 2nd grade homeroom. All school families are welcome. We hope to see you there!
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Birthday Celebration Day

The final Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day of the school year takes place this Wednesday, May 23rd. Students who celebrate birthdays during the months of May, June and July are invited to “dress down” on Wednesday. (August and September birthdays will be celebrated once we return to school in the fall.) Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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Memorial Day Holiday

School is closed next Monday, May 28th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We wish all school families a relaxing three day weekend!
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Rosary Today

Parents are invited to say the rosary together in the church this morning, May 18th, immediately following 8:15am morning mass. Questions and special intentions may be directed to jschafer123@gmail.com. In addition, we invite SFX parents to help lead the rosary in classrooms this morning at 10am. Learn more or sign up here. Thank you to the parents who have already volunteered to lend a hand today.
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Moms & Tots Meets Today

Moms and Tots meets this morning, May 18th, at 8:30am in the Xavier Room. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation, and a music & movement sequence. Due to construction, we ask that families please enter through the Linden Avenue door on the east side of the Middle School (east) building. We hope to see you there!
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Bus Registration

Wilmette’s District 39 will again offer bus transportation during the 2018-2019 school year to all families who live within District 39 boundaries. The cost to SFX families for one-way transportation is $333; round trip service is $575. Learn more here through the District 39 site. If you would like to register for bus transportation for your student for the fall, please download the Transportation Registration
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2018-2019 Athletic Registration

Dear SFX Families, Athletic Registration for students entering 5th-8th grade during the 2018-2019 school year is now open. We are already busy planning for next year’s athletic events and look forward to another year of fun, development and growth beginning with the fall 2018 season. Registration forms are due to the school office no later than Wednesday, June 6th.  Both the Athletic Registration Form and the Athleti
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Say the Rosary Tomorrow

Parents are invited to say the rosary together one Friday per month in the church, immediately following 8:15am morning mass. During the 2017-2018 academic year, these Friday rosaries are scheduled for the 3rd Friday of the month, running through May 2018. Our next Friday rosary takes place tomorrow, May 18th in the church. Questions, and special intentions, may be directed to jschafer123@gmail.com. In addition, we i
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Thank You from Our Teachers

On behalf of our entire faculty and staff, thank you to the many parents who have volunteered to prepare, purchase, deliver or set up monthly lunches organized by HSO room parents for our teachers. Teachers very much appreciate the love and effort that has gone into each and every monthly lunch organized by grade. Monthly lunches are just one of the many ways our teachers know they are supported and honored by our fa
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St. Joseph’s Block Party

Our friends at St. Joseph’s invite all SFX families to kick off summer at the St. Jospeh’s Block Party in Wilmette on Saturday, June 23rd. Download a flyer here to learn more. This year’s headliner is the Freddy Jones Band, and food, drink and kids’ activities will be plentiful. St. Joseph’s has generously extended their parish discount to SFX families – purchase tickets online at
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Edukits On Sale Now

St. Francis is pleased to offer students entering grades K-8 the opportunity to purchase school supplies for the 2018-2019 school year online. Supplies ordered through Edukits may be purchased here through June 13th. Your child’s supplies will be waiting here at SFX on the first day of school! Alternately, families may choose to purchase supplies through local retailers – supply lists will be posted at th
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Special Liturgy Today

This week’s all school mass takes place this morning, May 15th at 10am and will be led by our 1st grade class in celebration of their Special Persons Day event. All school families are welcome. We hope to see you there!
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Parents Needed This Friday

K-8 classrooms and advisories are devoting Friday mornings this month to saying the rosary together. We are still in need of parent volunteers to join us this Friday, May 18th (K-7) and again on May 25th (K-8), from 10-10:20am. Parents will be stationed in our classrooms to assist with distributing and praying the rosary together. No experience is needed as guides will be provided for assistance and direction. Please
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Moms & Tots

Moms and Tots meets this Friday, May 18th, at 8:30am in the Xavier Room. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation, and a music & movement sequence. Due to construction, we ask that families please enter through the Linden Avenue door on the east side of the Middle School (east) building. We hope to see you there!
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Middle School Academic Camps

Calling all 3rd-7th graders! Summer is right around the corner… Be sure to check out our line up of fun Academic Summer Camp programs led by Miss Bigelow. Choose from Creative Writing Club, 3,2,1 Blast Off!, and The Keyboarding Party Continues. All three classes run from June 18-29, 2018 and meet at SFX. Learn more or register here. Questions? Contact kimberlybigelow@sfx-school.org.  
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Little Free Library at SFX

Be sure to read Mrs. Sawyer’s new post in the SFX Library Blog this morning here detailing the introduction of our school’s Little Free Library. We invite SFX families, neighbors and friends to borrow and donate books through this new resource on Linden Avenue.
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Mass Tomorrow

This week’s all school mass takes place tomorrow, May 15th at 10am and will be led by our 1st grade class in celebration of Special Person’s Day. All school families are welcome. We hope to see you there!
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HSO Thank You Party

The HSO invites all SFX school parents who have volunteered their time and contributed to another successful school year to join the HSO for a “Thank You Party” on June 6th from 7-9:30pm at Share in downtown Wilmette (1177 Wilmette Avenue). Whether you chaired an event or assisted in any way – large or small – please join us as we toast another successful year.  Please contact Nicole Keenan at nicolefkeen
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RED Campaign Save-the-Date

This year’s RED campaign and One Author, One Community initiative brought notable speakers to SFX, including award winning author, Jacqueline Davies. On Wednesday, May 30th, SFX students will participate in a Lemonade Stand project, in the spirit of Ms. Davies’ signature work, to support a budding culture of philanthropy. 3rd and 4th graders will host lemonade stands to raise money for charity. K-5 studen
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Birthday Celebration Day

A final Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day takes place this school year on Wednesday, May 23rd. Students who celebrate birthdays during the months of May, June and July are invited to “dress down” on this day. (August and September birthdays will be celebrated once we return to school in the fall.) Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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