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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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Winter!

Dear Families,     We  had an exciting week back at school and checking out our new spaces! 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.  Please contact the office to make any changes. Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots,
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Merry Christmas!

Dear Parents, We had a joyous week celebrating Christmas together!  We had a wonderful time performing at the Early Childhood Christmas program and loved watching the kindergarteners tell the story of Jesus’ birth. Thank you to Mrs. King for delicious Santa cookies and Mrs. Danielak for coming in and making adorable button wreath ornaments with us. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!  See you back
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Christmas!

Dear Families,     We had a busy week preparing for Christmas! Important Dates and Reminders Monday, December 17th- Early Childhood Christmas Program in the Church at 10am.  Please arrive early.  Students should dress up and wear green or red this day. Thursday, December 20th- 1:35PM dismissal for Enrichment. If your child will be skipping Enrichment to go with you to Follow the Star, please let us know.  There is af
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Preparing for Christmas!

Dear Families,     We had a fun week as we continue to learn about Winter and prepare for Christmas!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, December 17th- Early Childhood Christmas Program in the Church at 10am.  Please arrive early.  Students should wear green or red this day. Thursday, December 20th-1:35 dismissal for Enrichment. There is after School Care this day. We love to practice our writing skills!  If
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Winter!

Dear Families,     We had an awesome week beginning to learn about Winter and getting ready for Christmas!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, December 17th- Early Childhood Christmas Program in the Church at 10am.  Please arrive early.  Students should wear green or red this day. We love to practice our writing skills!  If you have extra blank holiday cards that we could use in our Writing Center, please se
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you to Lucy’s Mom for bringing in delicious turkey cookies and Isa’s Mom for making adorable paper turkeys with us!    
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Families and Thanksgiving

Dear Families, We had another fun week learning about families and preparing for Thanksgiving.   Important Dates and Reminders Monday  November 19th and Tuesday November 20th – NO Lunch Bunch or Enrichment due to parent-teacher conferences. All JK students will be dismissed at 11am at the 9th St. Westside doors. No School November 21st through November 23rd. Happy Thanksgiving! School resumes Monday Novemb
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Family!

Dear Families,     We had a fantastic week learning about families and talking about our families!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th- NO Lunch Bunch or Enrichment due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.  ALL JK students dismiss at 11am.  Watch the Newsblast for information on signing up for conferences.  Assessments will be mailed home a few days prior to conferences. Pl
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Halloween and Families

Dear Families,     We had a fun week celebrating Halloween and beginning to learn about our families.   Important Dates and Reminders Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th- NO Lunch Bunch or Enrichment due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.  ALL JK students dismiss at 11am.  Watch the Newsblast for information on signing up for conferences.  Assessments will be mailed home a few days prior to conferences.
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Pumpkins and Halloween!

Dear Families, We had a spooktacular week continuing to learn about pumpkins and celebrate Halloween.   Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, October 31st- Halloween: costumes may be worn to school; however NO masks, face paint or weapons. We will parade with the rest of the school around the block at 10am. Students are encouraged to bring or wear regular clothes under their costumes, especially if they go to
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Pumpkins!

Dear Families, With pumpkins as our theme, we’ve had a fun and busy week. Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, October 31st- Halloween: Costumes may be worn to school; however NO masks, face paint or weapons. We will parade with the rest of the school around the block at 10am. Students are encouraged to bring or wear regular clothes under their costumes, especially if they go to Lunch Bunch and Enrichment. Please
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Community Helpers

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week learning about all the different Community Helpers that contribute to our community.   Important Dates and Reminders Friday, October 19th: No School- Professional Development for teachers Wednesday, October 31st: Halloween:  Costumes may be worn to school; however NO masks, face paint, or weapons.  We will parade with the rest of the school around the block at 10am. Student
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Apples!

Dear Parents, We’ve had a fun and busy week learning about apples. Important Dates and Reminders Friday, October 19th: No School – professional development for faculty Please remember to dress your child for the weather each day. We will go outside every day for recess unless it is raining. Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we made apple prints using sliced apples and paint. It was messy and
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Wrapping Up On the Farm

Dear Families, We had a fun and busy week wrapping up our farm unit.   Important Dates and Reminders Friday, October 5th: Picture Day Monday, October 8: No School- Columbus Day   Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used cotton balls to make sheep and painted them black to go along with our nursery rhyme. At our Math Center, we continue to identify shapes and work on counting.  We’ve als
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