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End of the Year!

Dear Parents, We’ve had a fun time wrapping up the year and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders We have sent home a lot of student work. Please check white folders. We had a wonderful year in JK and thank you for all of your support throughout the school year. We wish everyone a fun and relaxing summer! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Writing Center, we practiced tracing the entire a
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Getting Ready for Kindergarten!

Dear Families, We’ve had a fun week finishing up projects and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders Monday June 10th:  Last Day of JK, Lunch Bunch, and Enrichment. This day will be regular dismissal times. There will be an end of the year celebration on the field from 9:30-10:40am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. We have lots of student work to send home.  Please be sure to
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Nature Play

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about the nature all around us!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 28th: No School: Memorial Day Monday, June 10th: Last day of JK, Lunch Bunch, and Enrichment. This day will follow regular dismissal times. There will be an end of the year celebration on the Sport Court from 9:30-10:40 am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. More details to come s
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Spring: Birds

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week learning about birds and enjoying the spring weather on the Tot Lot! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, May 22nd: Fly Up Day–We will “Fly Up” to visit the Kindergarten Classrooms. Monday, May 28th: No School: Memorial Day Monday, June 10th:  Last Day of JK, Lunch Bunch, and Enrichment. This day will be regular dismissal times. There will be an end of the year celebra
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Spring- Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

Dear Families, We had a fun week preparing for Mother’s and Father’s Day!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 27th- No School – Memorial Day Monday, June 10th- End of the Year Celebration on the Sport Court and Field 9:30-10:40 AM.  Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment. Please remember to send your child with rain boots on these rainy Spring mornings. Thank you for your suppo
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Spring: Plants

Dear Families, We embraced spring and learned all about growing plants! Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 27th- No School – Memorial Day Monday, June 10th- End of the Year Celebration on the Sport Court and Field 9:30-10:40AM.  Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment.   Please remember to send your child with rain boots on these rainy Spring mornings. Thank you for your support!
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Spring: Earth Week

Dear Families, We had a short week celebrating the Earth and learning how to take care of it! Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, April 30th- Nature Talk 7pm Skokie School https://www.eventbrite.com/e/before-there-was-stem-there-was-nature-tickets-58531087057?utm_source=SFX+School+Newsblast+%26+Classroom+Blogs&utm_campaign=f4e677eb78-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2216590315-f4e677eb78-
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Easter!

We had an eggciting week celebrating Easter!   Important Dates and Reminders April 19-24 No School. Easter Break and Professional Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th.   Please send your child with rain boots on these rainy spring mornings! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used water colors to paint Easter crosses. At our Math Center, we rolled dice and counte
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Irish Dance Summer Camp!

Join Mrs. Siefer for Irish Dance Summer Camp here at SFX! Irish Dance Camp integrates Irish dance basic skills with an exposure to the Irish culture through arts and crafts, stories, and songs. Junior Dance Camp is offered to any incoming Kindergarten students who think they want to join Irish Dance next school year. There are two sessions of Junior Dance Camp available this summer. Emerald Isle and Shamrock Camps ar
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Week of the Young Child

Dear Parents, We had a wonderful week celebrating the “Week of the Young Child”.   Important Dates and Reminders April 19 – 24 No school.  Easter break and Professional Development Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th. Please continue to send your child to school with a warm coat, hat and mittens on these chilly Spring days. Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and A
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Transportation!

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about different types of transportation. Important Dates and Reminders April 19 – 24 No school.  Easter break and Professional Development Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th. Please continue to send your child to school with a warm coat, hat and mittens on these chilly Spring days. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At
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Kindergarten Kickstart

Join resident Kindergarten expert, Miss Lavelle for a quick preview of life as an SFX Kindergartner this summer! Our Kindergarten Kickstart program runs from 9-11:30am M-F from June 17th-28th and is sure to build excitement about the year ahead in Kindergarten! Miss Lavelle will build upon the literacy, math, and writing skills your child is learning this year in Jr. Kindergarten. Together, campers will explore Kinde
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Student Choice Week: Science Experiments

Dear Parents, We had a spectacular week with our student chosen theme of “Science Experiments”! Important Dates and Reminders March 25 -29: Spring Break April 1st: School Resumes   Please send your child to school with a warm coat, hat, mittens/gloves and boots. We will play outside every day weather permitting. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used watercolor
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St. Patrick’s Day and Grandparent’s Day!

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders March 25 -29: Spring Break April 1st: School Resumes Please send your child to school with a warm coat, hat, mittens/gloves and boots. We will play outside every day weather permitting. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we made “stained glass” shamrocks for St
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4Q Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration

The school office is now accepting changes to our 3 Yr Old and Jr Kindergarten students’ Lunch Bunch and Enrichment registrations for the 4th quarter. If you are satisfied with your current enrollment in Lunch Bunch and/or Enrichment programming, then no action is needed at this time and your child will continue with his or her current preschool selections through the end of the school year. If you wish to drop
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Author Study: Eric Carle

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about author and illustrator, Eric Carle.   Important Dates and Reminders Friday 3/15 – Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10 am Please remember to send your child with a warm coat, hat, mittens, boots and snow pants. We will play outside every day unless it is raining or feels colder than 15 degrees. Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and
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Healthy Foods and Dr. Seuss!

Dear Families, We had a fun week talking about being healthy, trying out different foods and celebrating Dr. Seuss. Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am.  Please call the office to RSVP a gra
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Happy, Healthy Me: 5 Senses

Dear Families, We had a fun week talking about being healthy and learning about our five senses!   Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am Please continue to send your child with a warm coa
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Valentine’s Week!

Dear Families, We had a loving week in JK celebrating Valentine’s Day.   Important Dates and Reminders Monday 2/18- No School: President’s Day Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am Please continue to send your child w
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Numbers Week

Dear Families, We had fantastic week celebrating 100 days of school and all things numbers!   Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 2/14 Valentine’s Day- Wear pink or red this day and bring 21 valentines for your classmates Monday 2/18 No School- Presidents’ Day Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots, a hat, and mittens. We go outside every day unless it is raining or feels colde
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Catholic Schools Week 2019

Dear Families, We had a short, but special week celebrating our Catholic education.   Important Dates and Reminders Monday- 2/4/19- No School- Professional Development for Teachers Monday 2/18/19- No School- Presidents Day Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots, a hat, and mittens. We go outside every day unless it is raining or feels colder than 15 degrees.  Thank you for your su
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Arctic- Polar Bears

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week continuing to learn about polar bears in the Arctic.   Important Dates and Reminders Sunday- 1/27/19- 9:30am mass in church to kick off Catholic Schools Week. Open House to follow in school from 10:30am-12:30pm. Friday- 2/1/19– 10AM We will attend the all school Catholic Schools Week mass with our 6th grade buddies. Monday- 2/4/19- No school- Professional Development
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The Arctic

Dear Families,     This week we began studying the Arctic and learning fun facts about polar bears!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, January 21st- No School- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tuesday, January 22nd- Start of Quarter 3 which begins any changes to Monday, Lunch Bunch or Enrichment schedules.   Sunday, January 27th- Open House 10:30am-12:30pm Monday, February 4th- No School- Professional Develop
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Q3 Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration

The school office is now accepting changes to our 3 Yr Old and Jr Kindergarten students’ Lunch Bunch and Enrichment registrations for the 3rd quarter. If you are satisfied with your current enrollment in Lunch Bunch and/or Enrichment programming, then no action is needed at this time and your child will continue with his or her current preschool selections through the end of the 3rd quarter. If you wish to drop
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