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Reconciliation Parent Meeting – New Location

Parents who plan to attend this morning’s reconciliation meeting (on Sunday, October 15th) should note that the location for this 9am gathering has moved to the Xavier Room.
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! Due to wonderful field trips, holidays, and special activities in the past three weeks some of the students did not have Spanish. In the past two weeks we have been working very hard on reviewing topics (with the groups that did not miss Spanish), and finishing new lessons (with the groups that did). We are building our Spanish knowledge as we go!  It is very important for students of the same grade and level
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 10/10-10/13

The second graders enjoyed their first Global Read Aloud session with a school in Canada in this week! We also enjoyed learning about and participating in African dances during our assembly on Friday, which kicked off our R.E.D. Campaign for this school year! Religion In Religion, we learned about a couple bible stories including Adam and Eve and The Lost Sheep. We also learned that God is everywhere and always watch
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 10/2- 10/6

Second grade had a great time sharing their writing and spending time with their grandparents/special people this week! Thanks to all our visitors for making this day extra special! Religion This week we enjoyed sharing our Baptism interviews with the class and learning more about the sacrament that welcomes us into the Catholic church. We also enjoyed another visit from Fr. Rodlin this week as we continue to ask him
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Reconciliation Parent Meeting

St. Francis Xavier Parish asks families of 2nd grade students who will receive the sacrament of reconciliation this year to select one of three mandatory parent meeting opportunities. Parents are asked to join us on Thursday, October 12th at 10am or at 7:30pm, or on Sunday, October 15th at 9am. This meeting will last no longer than one hour and will take place in the Providence Room of the parish office. Questions ma
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 9/25-9/29

The second graders enjoyed celebrating the First Responders from the Wilmette Fire and Police stations this week at mass! They were so excited to celebrate all that they do for our community! Religion This week we continued to learn about Jesus and how He lives in His church. We learned that God gives us new life in the sacrament of Baptism. We discussed how we are welcomed into the church during Baptism. We are exci
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 9/18-9/21

Second grade had a blast celebrating our August and September birthdays this week! Thanks to everyone for making it out to Back to School night! I truly appreciate all your support and communication, as we work together throughout this school year! Religion This week we continued to discuss God’s gifts and the ways we can act, love and pray as followers of Jesus. We also spent time reflecting and discussing those who
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we finished our project: La Mochila/My Backpack. All grades: We continued to learn about school supplies in Spanish. This activity not only helps students practice their Spanish writing skills and improve their Spanish vocabulary but also encourages them to speak in Spanish while using or asking for them. 3rd/4th/5th Grades: We ended up our weekend playing a school supplies matching game. Studen
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 9/11-9/15

Second grade had an awesome first full 5-day week of school! Our second graders continue to do a great job learning all our new routines and growing quickly into independent learners! Religion This week we discussed God’s gifts of life and love. We reflected on all the gifts we have in our own lives, especially God’s best gift, Jesus. We also practiced how to pray the Sign of the Cross properly and learned about the
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Knitting Club Sign Up!

There is still space in Knitting Club! It is on Tuesdays and offered to students in second grade and older! Please contact Colleen Larkin or the SFX office staff if your child is interested!
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we finished our project: Todo Sobre Mi/ All about me. After completing this activity, students took turns and introduced themselves to the rest of the class. We very much enjoyed getting to know each other a little bit more and at the same time learned new adjectives and verbs in Spanish. Also, after the oral presentations some classes did a project on School Supplies. This activity was modified
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! 9/5-9/8

The second graders continue to do a great job learning the routines and understanding our 2nd grade expectations! We look forward to a wonderful year! Religion This week we discussed “Bucket Fillers” and what that looks like in second grade! When we are bucket fillers, we say and do kind things, help others, act as Jesus would, and much more! Math We began our measurement unit by exploring how to measure
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates!

Our 2nd graders are doing a fantastic job getting into the routine of things at SFX! Each week, the 2nd grade team will post a weekly update to demonstrate what we have been doing in school!Religion  The second graders discussed the importance of attending mass and how we behave in church. We participated in prayer and share which allowed the students to share their special intentions with the class! We also practice
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola!   This past week we began our project: Todo Sobre Mi/ All about me as a way to introduce Spanish greetings and review previously learned topics for upper level grades. These worksheets encouraged students to review the fundamentals of the Spanish language at the same time that allowed students to interact with each other in order to complete all the information needed. We will continue to work on this nex
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! Welcome back! This is Señorita Rocha back again for this 2017-2018 school year at St. Francis! This past week I had the opportunity to meet with some classes to welcome my students to the Spanish program and to give them some information about the wonderful activities that we are going to do this year. I will continue doing this next week. This year for Kindergarten I will follow the same dynamic as last year:
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Happy First Week of 2nd Grade!

Welcome to 2nd Grade! 2017-2018 We had a fantastic first week back to school! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know each and every one of our new second graders these past few days. I look forward to a great year together! Please make sure to check our class blog every week for important updates and reminders! You can also follow us on Twitter @SFXStolberg. Please always feel free to reach out to me by email at j
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¡Adios Adios!

¡Hola a todos! First of all I would like to thank you all for the support throughout this school year! I am very happy with the results of implementing a new Spanish curriculum that encouraged students active participation and satisfied different learning styles! Also, I would like to let you now that I will continue this wonderful journey during the 2017-2018 school year at SFX. I hope you all have a wonderful and s
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Artwork Coming Home!

Hello Parents!   I just wanted to let you know that artwork should be coming home!! Thank you for all of your support during the year and especially at the art show—it was an amazing showing of all of our amazingly talented students! I still have artwork from this year’s 8th graders that was not picked up, as well as a scattering of works from 6th and 7th grades. If you want to pick anything up, I am avail
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2nd Grade Wax Museum 2017!

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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 6/5

We cannot believe that summer is almost here and we are sad to have to say goodbye to such a wonderful group of second graders! We could not be more proud of how much they have grown throughout this school year! We have begun to wrap up the year with review of many of the concepts we have learned about. Our second graders also continue to have a blast celebrating these final days together with our summer countdown ac
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Summer Reading and the Wilmette Public Library

Last Friday Mrs. Joseph from the Wilmette Public Library visited our school and spoke to students in Kindergarten-5th grade about all the great offerings the library has for children this summer. From great family entertainment to reading clubs, as well as volunteer opportunities for middle school students to help younger children over the summer, the library is the place to visit this summer. This summer’s rea
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 5/22-5/26

The second graders continue to work hard even as the summer days approach! We began our balloon countdown to summer, which includes an exciting new activity every day! Religion In religion, we continued to learn about Mary, the Mother of our church, as we prayed the rosary one last time with our parent volunteers. We also continue to practice all our prayers and praying for all the special intentions we hold in our h
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Kirby Larson’s One Author One Community visit

What a wonderful day we had on Friday with our visiting author, Kirby Larson. When Mrs. Larson arrived at SFX, she was greeted by our official student greeter, a 2nd grade student, who had read almost all of Mrs. Larson’s books as he was so excited that she was coming to the school. How wonderful to see so many students excited to finally meet Mrs. Larson and have her at our school. Mrs. Larson gave three prese
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2nd Grade Weekly Updates! Week of 5/15-5/19

2nd grade really enjoyed meeting Kirby Larson at our author visit this week! We loved learning about all the non-fiction stories she has written and about the hard work it took to turn them into actual books! Religion In religion, we wrapped up our First Communion memory writing. We also learned about Mary, the mother of our church, and how she helps to guide us and loves all of us. We also learned about praying the
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Post

¡Hola! This past week we covered: Yo puedo/ I can We read the Spanish version of the book From Head to Toe by Eric Carle. This book helped us not only to focus on our main topic: I can, but also to review previous lessons such as body parts and animals. Our portfolio activity consisted in writing complete sentences using the vocabulary provided in order to answer to questions related to activities that we can and can
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