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Camp Meet & Greet Is Tomorrow

All Crusader Campers are invited to drop by tomorrow, June 16th from 11am-12pm on the Sport Court! We’ll be on hand to greet Junior Crusaders, Crusaders, Sporty Crusaders and Creative Crusaders and to accept any outstanding forms. This is a great opportunity for campers to become familiar with the people and places he or she will encounter at Crusader Camp. If you are able to join us, please bring a Ziploc bag
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Bus Registration Closes July 1st

Wilmette’s District 39 will again offer bus transportation during the 2017-2018 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. You can learn more here in the attached letter to St. Francis families from D39. If you would like to register for bus transportation for your student for the fall, please downl
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SFX Block Party

Summer is finally here and our Summer Block Party team is hard at work planning an event you won’t want to miss on August 26th! Be sure to save the date, and also consider signing on as a family or small business sponsor of this year’s party. Learn more here. Questions may be directed to erinbrown44@gmail.com.
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Faith in Action Campaign Update

If you have not done so already, please be sure to review Friday’s letter from the SFX capital campaign committee providing an update on campaign facts and figures, as well as a listing of St. Francis school families who have made gifts toward our current total of $6.3 million. The committee is grateful to all families who have played a part in this momentum to date! Download a copy of Friday’s letter her
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Summer Reading

Happy summer from the St. Francis Xavier School Library! We invite all school families to visit our Summer Reading page of the website, located here under the Summer tab, for enriching reading suggestions and links to useful summer reading resources. In the coming weeks, Middle School summer reading lists will be posted to this page as well. In particular, we ask that you take a moment to review information regarding
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Camp Meet & Greet Is Friday

All Crusader Campers are invited to drop by this Friday, June 16th from 11am-12pm on the Sport Court! We’ll be on hand to greet Junior Crusaders, Crusaders, Sporty Crusaders and Creative Crusaders and to accept any outstanding forms. This is a great opportunity for campers to become familiar with the people and places he or she will encounter at Crusader Camp. If you are able to join us, please bring a Ziploc b
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Backpack & Lunch Box Donations

Families who wish to donate gently used lunch boxes or back packs to our friends in Haiti are invited to drop these items in our collection bin just inside the school’s main entrance. Donations are being accepted today through Friday, June 16th. Simply buzz at the front door and office staff will let families in. Thank you!
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SFX Bridge Club

Interested in playing bridge and supporting the HSO? Join this fun group of SFX women for seven plays of bridge throughout the year, concluding with bridge and a luncheon. Each player donates $25. A significant portion is donated to the SFX HSO and the remaining money collected is awarded to bridge winners. Questions? Contact Missy Ware, 847-386-9055 or whowhatware@att.net.
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Happy Summer, SFX!

We wish our school families a happy, restful and rejuvenating summer vacation that includes plenty of time with loved ones. Thank you for the opportunity to grow and learn along with your children this past school year. We look forward to welcoming you back to campus on August 23rd!
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Mass & Early Dismissal

All parents, siblings and SFX friends are invited to join us for our final school mass of the year today, June 9th at 12:45pm in the church. This liturgy will be led by our 7th grade class. Please send children to school today with uniform vests. 1st-7th grade students will return to homerooms at the conclusion of mass to collect their belongings. Students will then be dismissed for summer vacation at 1:45pm this aft
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Reminders for Today

Please make a note of these reminders on our final day of school: The Uniform Closet opens a final time today at 1:45pm dismissal. Questions may be directed to aschae10@gmail.com. Students are invited to donate supplies to Haiti today, as well as backpacks and lunch boxes during regular office hours next week. Learn more here. After Care is available today at 1:45pm dismissal for parents in need of extra coverage bey
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TLTW Thank You

On behalf of our teachers, the school office and the HSO would like to thank our many school families who donated to this year’s Teachers Light the Way campaign. Teachers will receive your gift in tandem with their final pay check of the school year, sending them off for summer break reminded of your generosity and support. Thank you for the many ways you foster a warm and collaborative learning and teaching en
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SFX Block Party Seeks Sponsors

Summer is finally here and our Summer Block Party team is hard at work planning an event you won’t want to miss on August 26th! Be sure to save the date, and also consider signing on as a family or small business sponsor of this year’s party. Learn more here. Questions may be directed to erinbrown44@gmail.com.
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Uniform Closet

The Uniform Closet opens a final time this school year to provide parents an opportunity to turn in or pick up gently used SFX uniform items. Look for the Uniform Closet in the courtyard at 3pm dismissal today, June 8th and again at 1:45pm dismissal tomorrow, June 9th. Questions may be directed to aschae10@gmail.com.
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HSO Thank You Party is Tonight

The HSO invites all SFX school parents who have volunteered their time and contributed to another successful school year to join the HSO this evening, June 8th, for our HSO Thank You Party! The party runs between 6:30-9pm at Michigan Shores Club, at 911 Michigan Avenue in Wilmette. Please look for our group on the North Porch overlooking the paddle courts on the second floor. Whether you chaired an event or assisted
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Back to School Dates in August

The school office will release the 2017-2018 school calendar in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please mark your calendars for the following dates in August: Our Family Orientation takes place on Monday, August 21st from 10am-12pm. This is an open-house format event when students and their families are invited to drop in classrooms to greet teachers and deliver their school supplies. Our first day back to school i
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School Supply Donations for Haiti

Today and tomorrow, June 8th and 9th, students will be invited to donate composition notebooks, Elmers Glue bottles, pencils, pens, crayons and pencil sharpeners to Haiti. These items will be collected in designated bins outside of homerooms. The office kindly asks parents to talk to children about whether or not they want their supplies to be donated or brought home. Next week, from June 12th-16th, families who wish
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Last Call for Camp Forms & Payment

Our Crusader Camp Directors kindly ask that all camp forms and remaining balances please be delivered to the school office by 2pm this Friday, June 9th. We can’t wait to kick off another exciting year of Crusader Camp on June 19th! Questions regarding our camp programs may be directed to camps@sfx-school.org.
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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 tomorrow evening, June 8th, for our HSO Thank You Party! The party runs between 6:30-9pm at Michigan Shores Club, at 911 Michigan Avenue in Wilmette. Please look for our group on the North Porch overlooking the paddle courts on the second floor. Whether you chaired an event or assis
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Field Day is Today

Field Day is scheduled for today, June 7th during the school day. Students are invited to dress down in their Crusader Community colors and t-shirts, and should come to school excited for fun, outdoor activities. A pizza lunch will be provided for all Kindergarten through 7th grade students. If your child would prefer to bring a lunch from home, please send him or her with a brown bag lunch to enjoy outdoors. 8th gra
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Uniform Closet

The Uniform Closet opens a final time this school year to provide parents an opportunity to turn in or pick up gently used SFX uniform items. Look for the Uniform Closet in the courtyard at 3pm dismissal tomorrow, June 8th and again at 1:45pm dismissal on Friday, June 9th. Questions may be directed to aschae10@gmail.com.
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Final School Mass & Early Dismissal Friday

All parents, siblings and SFX friends are invited to join us for our final school mass of the year on Friday, June 9th at 12:45pm in the church. This liturgy will be led by our 7th grade class. 1st-7th grade students will return to homerooms at the conclusion of mass to collect their belongings. Students will then be dismissed for summer vacation at 1:45pm that day. Questions may be directed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Important Reminders

Please make note of the following reminders from the school office: There is no school mass today, June 6th. Instead, we invite SFX families to join us this Friday, June 9th at 12:45pm in the church when our 7th graders lead our final mass of the school year. Tomorrow, June 7th, is Field Day. K-7th grade Crusaders should come to school dressed in their community colors, ready for outdoor play. A pizza lunch will be s
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HSO Meeting Today

Our final HSO Board Meeting of the school year is scheduled for this morning, June 6th, following morning drop off in the Providence Room of the Parish Office. Parents are invited to join us to learn more about how they can get involved. Little ones are welcome!
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