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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of December 3rd-7th

  The second grade had such a fun-filled time at the Museum of Science and Industry this week! We loved seeing all the beautiful Christmas trees from different countries around the world. This was the perfect way to kick off our Holidays Around the World Unit! We also enjoyed learning about the science behind how Pixar animations are created with lots of hands-on activities.   Religion This week, we created
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SFX Alumna to Kickoff RED Campaign

We are happy to share that our RED campaign for the 2018-2019 school year will feature the theme “We are Changemakers.” The Respect Each Difference (RED) campaign, now in its 4th year, serves to help our students understand that our differences are to be celebrated and not judged. On Tuesday, December 18th, Erin Marie Nolan-Tella (pen name Erma Note and SFX’94) returns to Wilmette from her home in M
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of November 26th-30th

What a wonderful last week of November! We all enjoyed the surprise snow day on Monday and loved playing in the snow during recess!     Religion  This week, we continued to learn about the Ten Commandments and also focused on kindness. As we prepare for the start of Advent, we have been discussing ways that we can turn each day into a ‘Kindness Day’ and do small acts of kindness. Next week, we w
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of November 19-20th

  Thank you to everyone for your continued support and wonderful communication during conferences this week! It means so much to us to hear all the positive growth you are seeing at home with your children. We also loved sharing all the wonderful progress our 2nd graders have made throughout this school year so far with you all! They have been working so hard and we know we will continue to do so over the coming
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of November 5th-9th

It was a wonderful first week of November! The 2nd graders really enjoyed our author visit this week with Laurie Keller. We learned how to draw illustrations and learned a lot about her fun characters and stories! Religion  This week, we continued to learn about how Jesus shows us how to love God our Father and others. We continued to discuss the Great Commandment and the Ten Commandments. The second graders also mad
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of October 29th-November 2nd

Our 2nd graders had a wonderful time celebrating Halloween this week! Thank you to everyone who made it out for the parade and those of you who helped make our Halloween party possible. It was a spooktacular day! Religion This week, we continued to learn about how Jesus shows us how to love God our Father and others. We continued to discuss the Ten Commandments and the Great Commandment. In order to follow the Great
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of October 22-26th

It was a wonderful full week of school filled with lots of fun, learning, and special events. We really enjoyed watching the 6th graders perform their Stories Around the World dance – it was such a neat way to tell a story! Religion This week, we reviewed Unit 1 in which we focused on God’s love for us. Next week, we will learn about the 10 Commandments and how we can celebrate the Lord’s Day. We also enjoyed another
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of October 15th-18th

Our second graders did a beautiful job leading Mass this week! Thank you to everyone who was able to make it and celebrate in prayer with us. Religion This week, we learned more about the parts of the Mass as we prepared to lead the school liturgy. We also discussed the story of the Lost Sheep and the stories’ importance as we begin our preparation for the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. We enj
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Laurie Keller Author Visit

We are very excited to have the opportunity to host award-winning author/illustrator Laurie Keller here at SFX on Thursday, Nov. 8. Her visit is made possible by our partnership with the Book Stall of Winnetka. Ms. Keller will be here promoting her hilarious new picture book, Potato Pants. She will be speaking with our Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade classes sharing how she generates the ideas for her books and
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of 10/8-10/12

What a wonderful, short, and busy week we had in second grade! We enjoyed our PINK dress down day supporting Colleen Pope Vitu Memorial Haiti School Fund and loved hearing from a Wilmette Firefighter during our fire safety presentation! Religion This week, we prepared to lead the school Mass. The second graders worked hard to practice their readings and songs to be prayerful leaders next week. We hope you can join us
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2nd Grade Weekly Update! Week of 10/1-10/5

It was a great first week at SFX! I loved getting to know the wonderful second graders and feel so blessed to get the opportunity to be their teacher this year! I enjoyed meeting many of you and look forward to meeting the rest of you in the weeks to come. Religion This week, we discussed how God is always with us and always listening. With God’s help, we can try to live like Jesus did and treat everyone with love an
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