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D39 Bus Registration Due Today

Wilmette’s District 39 will again offer bus transportation during the 2019-2020 school year to all families who live within District 39 boundaries. The cost to SFX families for one-way transportation per rider 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 Re
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Summer Reminders

Happy Summer, SFX! Please note the following updates and reminders during the coming weeks of summer: We are busy implementing new structures around our partnership with Rush NeuroBehavioral Center! Among other things, this initiative informs how we think about school supplies and other materials that lead to student success. Watch for more information toward the end of July regarding a new system for ordering Fall S
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Summer Reading Resources

Happy summer, SFX! A comprehensive list of summer reading resources lives on the “summer” tab on the school website here. Preschool through incoming 8th grade students are invited to check this page for information regarding enriching summer resources and required Middle School reading assignments. Questions regarding summer reading resources may be directed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Spots still available for IRISH DANCE CAMP week July 15-19

There are still spots open for our fabulous Summer Irish Dance Camps the week of July 15-19th. The SFX Irish Dance Camps integrate exposure to Irish culture (songs, stories, arts and crafts, tea party) alongside learning Irish Step Dancing. Junior Dance Camp runs from 1:00-2:00 and is perfect for dancers NEW to our program. *Note: children who are also attending Crusader Camp are welcome to stay from 12:30-1:00 with
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Medical Forms for the 2019-2020 Year

Dear School Parents, Summer is here and I wish you and your little ones a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. It has been a pleasure to serve your students again this year as our school nurse and I eagerly await their return to SFX this fall! We ask that all families review this overview of health requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. Please take advantage of free time this summer to schedule any appointments your
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Welcoming New Families

SFX is thrilled to welcome new families into our community this fall. Many returning St. Francis families have requested contact information to help welcome new students by including them in gatherings with classmates over the summer months, and many have volunteered to serve as mentor families. Thank you! This week, the school office will begin sharing contact information with last year’s room parents and with
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Northwestern Speech Evaluations

Jr. Kindergarten through 2nd grade families, plus select families in grades 3-7 have received a mailing from the school office regarding our visit this spring from Northwestern University’s Center for Audiology, Speech, Language and Learning. Students for whom the recommendation of a full evaluation was made may contact Northwestern or a provider of their choosing for additional support. Find more information h
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Bus Registration Due July 12th

Wilmette’s District 39 will again offer bus transportation during the 2019-2020 school year to all families who live within District 39 boundaries. The cost to SFX families for one-way transportation per rider 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 Re
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Summer Reading

Happy summer, SFX! A comprehensive list of summer reading resources lives on the “summer” tab on the school website here. Preschool through incoming 8th grade students are invited to check this page for information regarding enriching summer resources and required Middle School reading assignments. Questions regarding summer reading resources may be directed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Summer Reading

Happy summer, SFX! A comprehensive list of summer reading resources has been added to the “summer” tab on the school website here. Preschool through incoming 8th grade students are invited to check this page for information regarding enriching summer resources and required Middle School reading assignments. Questions regarding summer reading resources may be directed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Summer Updates

Happy Summer, SFX! Please note the following updates and reminders during the coming weeks of summer: District 39 offers Bus Service during the 2019-2020 school year for all SFX families living within district boundaries. Learn more here and register no later than July 12th if you plan to participate this fall. We are busy implementing new structures around our partnership with Rush NeuroBehavioral Center! Among othe
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Final Mass & Last Day of School!

Today, June 12th, is the final day of school for 1st-7th grade students and dismissal takes place at 1:45pm. All families are invited to join us for our last school mass of the year today at 12:45pm in the church when our 7th graders lead our final liturgy. Please note that there is no After Care offered today, June 12th. We wish all school families a relaxing summer filled with adventure and treasured time with love
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School Yearbooks Come Home Today

2019-2020 School Yearbooks will come home with students who ordered them today after school. The office has a limited number of extra copies still available for purchase. If you missed the opportunity to place an order earlier this year online and would still like to reserve a copy for your child, yearbooks will be sold for $20 on a first come, first served basis. Please email office@sfx-school.org to place your orde
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Summer Reading News

Summer is here! We wish our school families a fabulous summer vacation filled with adventure, rest and…enriching summer reading! Watch for links to required summer reading assignments for Middle School students and to a summer reading page containing helpful enrichment resources for readers of all ages. Once these materials are posted to our website in the coming week, an update will be a shared through the New
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A Note from the School Nurse

Parents are asked to pick up any medications on file in the school office today, June 12th. For the safety of our students, any items left in the office over summer break will be delivered to the Health Department for disposal. Questions may be directed to catherinecerone@sfx-school.org.
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Donate to the Uniform Closet Today

The Uniform Closet sets up at SFX this afternoon, June 10th at 3:10pm to accept gently used uniform items as we wrap up another school year. Look for the Uniform Closet on the plaza following afternoon dismissal today. Questions may be directed to eliz989@gmail.com.
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Final Mass & Last Day of School

Wednesday, June 12th, is the final day of school for 1st-7th grade students and dismissal takes place at 1:45pm. All families are invited to join us for our last school mass of the year on Wednesday at 12:45pm in the church when our 7th graders lead our final liturgy. Please make note of this special date and time. Students who ordered SFX School yearbooks will come home with their copies on their final day of school
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Scrip Update

Looking for gift cards for teachers or in support of summer visits to Starbucks, Target, Jewel and other retailers? Stop by the school office to purchase scrip gift cards with a check made out to SFX HSO. SFX School earns a percentage of each transaction at no additional cost to you. Sign up for a standing scrip order and you split this rebate with SFX 50/50, with your profit earned in the form of an annual credit on
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Crusader Camp is Almost Here!

We’re busy putting the finishing touches on our camp preparations, and we can’t wait to welcome your Crusaders and Jr. Crusaders to SFX for summer fun this season! Mark your calendar for our camp Meet & Greet this Friday, June 14th from 11am-12pm. Drop off forms, meet counselors, and ask any questions you may have about camp programming. Crusader Camp begins June 17th and runs from 9-11:30am daily, wi
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SFX Parking Lot Closed This Morning, June 9th

SFX families joining us at 9th & Linden for mass in the church this morning, June 9th, are asked to park on the streets adjacent to campus and not in the SFX lot. The parking lot will be occupied this morning by our Showcase Sign-Up Party, the “SFX Farm.” Thank you for your flexibility locating parking on neighborhood streets this morning!
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