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Thank You from the HSO

Thank you to two of Santa’s favorite elves, Betsy Nielsen and Jennifer Stafford, for inviting Santa over for breakfast yesterday in the SFX Gym. Breakfast with Santa was enjoyed by all and the HSO is grateful to our chairs for spreading holiday cheer! Thank you!
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Final Days to Register for the Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe is a sweet SFX tradition that invites all K-8 students to personally select modest gifts for immediate family members – including parents, siblings, grandparents and even pets – and to bring them home wrapped and ready to place under the tree. Registration for K-8 students closes on Tuesday, December 10th, and the Shoppe opens to students during the school day on December 12th & 1
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Cub Scout Hot Chocolate Sale

The SFX School Cub Scouts Pack 4 will host a Hot Chocolate Sale on Tuesday, December 10th at 3:10pm dismissal on the school plaza. Cub Scouts will be on hand collecting socks and raising money for the homeless at Catholic Charities. Students and parents are invited to purchase hot chocolate with either the donation of a new pair of men’s socks, or with a cash donation. Thank you for remembering the homeless dur
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Showcase Holiday Bidding Now Open

Visit the Pre-Showcase online bidding site to purchase and bid on exciting opportunities and events here! Items available now include: Dress Down Passes School Movie Play Date Sleigh Ride Sign-up Party Front row pews at 4 different Christmas Eve masses Raffle tickets for a Grand Cayman Island beach house The raffle and auction will close on Wednesday, December 18th. Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 19t
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Christmas Ornament Sale to Support Haiti

Please support our 8th grade students as they work to raise money toward a class gift directed to sharing parish Imaculee Conception in Galette Chambon, Haiti. Money raised through their efforts will allow the parish to relocate the grist mill, a past SFX 8th grade class gift that is a primary source of income for the community, to inside the newly constructed school walls where it may be operated safely. 8th graders
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Irish Dance Winter Session Registration

Registration for the Winter Session of Irish Dance is now open! This session runs from January 7th through Saint Patrick’s Day Shows. Registration and payments are due by December 13th. Click here for Winter Session 2020 Information and register for the Winter Session HERE. Please contact kerrysiefer@sfx-school.org with any questions. Be sure to check out our Irish Dancers when they perform in our Christmas Sho
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Moms & Tots Meets Today

Join us this morning, December 6th for Moms & Tots at SFX. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation and music beginning at 8:30am and running through 10am. All are welcome! Please enter through the SFX School main doors. Questions may be directed to Ellie Hotchkiss (ecdhotchkiss@gmail.com), Shawn O’Gara (Ogara.shawn@gmail.com), or Carrie Moysey (carriemoysey@gmail.com).
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Save the Date for Christmas Performances

Please note the following holiday performances prior to Christmas vacation: The SFX-Foy School of Dance, led by Kerry Siefer, presents a Christmas dance recital on Tuesday, December 10th at 6pm in the SFX Gym. All school families are welcome and admission is free. Join SFX Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Students for festive carols and the Kindergarten’s re-enactment of the nativity. All are welcome in the St.
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Reminders from the Office

Please note the following reminders from the school office: Sip & Shop happens tomorrow, December 5th in the SFX Gym. Are you able to assist this year’s Sip & Shop chairs by signing up for a brief shift before or after you shop? Sign up for a job here or contact katie.hayes@waterstreet.com with questions. Sip & Shop runs from 6-9pm and admission is paid at the door. Learn more here. Registration for Chris
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SJS Early Childhood Christmas Program

SFX families are invited to join the St. Joseph School Community for an Early Childhood Christmas program in the SJS Gym at 10am on December 18th. All are welcome! SJS students will sing and celebrate the story of Christmas. Contact amybutterworth@stjosephwilmette.com with questions or to learn more.
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Moms & Tots Meets Friday

Join us this Friday, December 6th for Moms & Tots at SFX. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation and music beginning at 8:30am and running through 10am. All are welcome! Please enter through the SFX School main doors. Questions may be directed to Ellie Hotchkiss (ecdhotchkiss@gmail.com), Shawn O’Gara (Ogara.shawn@gmail.com), or Carrie Moysey (carriemoysey@gmail.com).
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Cub Scout Hot Chocolate Sale

The SFX School Cub Scouts Pack 4 will host a Hot Chocolate Sale on Tuesday, December 10th at 3:10pm dismissal on the school plaza. Cub Scouts will be on hand collecting socks and raising money for the homeless at Catholic Charities. Students and parents are invited to purchase hot chocolate with either the donation of a new pair of men’s socks, or with a cash donation. Thank you for remembering the homeless dur
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Happening at School This Week

Please note the following reminders from the school office: This week’s all school liturgy takes place this morning, December 3rd in the church. Mrs. Georgalas’s 2nd Grade Homeroom leads mass at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church. All are welcome! St. Francis hosts its second Open House event tomorrow, December 4th from 8:30-10:30am. Please encourage friends and neighbors interested in learning more about
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Sign Up for Christmas Shoppe is Now Open!

The Christmas Shoppe is a sweet SFX tradition that invites all K-8 students to personally select modest gifts for immediate family members – including parents, siblings, grandparents and even pets – and to bring them home wrapped and ready to place under the tree. Registration for K-8 students is open now through December 10th, and the Shoppe opens to students during the school day on December 12th &
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Visit with Santa Over 2 Saturdays in December!

Drop in and spend a Saturday with Santa over the next two weekends at SSJFX! Please take a moment to review details regarding Santa’s two upcoming visits to our campuses: Wake Up Santa takes place next Saturday, December 14th in the SJ Gym. Come dressed in your pajamas and enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa at St. Joseph School! Christmas crafts and photos with Santa are included. Parents and students in 8th
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Christmas Eve Mass Opportunities

SSJFX offers two unique opportunities to students who wish to take part in a special Christmas Eve liturgy on December 24th: 1- St. Joseph Church encourages any students ages 5-18 who are interested in participating in a re-enactment of the Nativity story to join them for the 3pm Christmas Eve liturgy. Three rehearsals are scheduled in anticipation of the mass. Students who may be interested should return this regist
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