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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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On the Farm!

Dear Families, We had a fun and busy week learning about the farm. Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, October 2: Picture Day Monday, October 8: No School- Columbus Day   Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we sponge painted muddy pigs. At our Math Center, we focused on shape identification using puzzles and foam shapes. At our Literacy Center, we worked on our class book: If I Lived on a Fa
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Down on the Farm!

Dear Families, We had a fantastic week beginning to learn about the farm and the animals that live there. Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, September 18th- Back to School Night 6:30PM Tuesday, October 2nd- Picture Day Monday, October 8th- No School- Columbus Day   Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used our feet to make cow paintings. At our Literacy Center, we learned the nursery rhym
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Getting to Know You More

Dear Families, We had another fun week in JK getting to know each other. Important Dates and Reminders: Tuesday September 18th 6:30 – Back to School Night  for parents. Watch the School Newsblast for details. Please check your child’s white folder each night Please label everything (backpacks, jackets, lunchboxes, water bottles etc.) that comes to school. Theme of the Week and Activities We continued our “
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Getting to Know You!

Dear Families, We had a fun week getting to know one another!   Important Dates and Reminders: 8/31 & 9/3  No School- Labor Day Break Please check your child’s folder each night Please label EVERYTHING (backpacks, jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles, etc) with your child’s name, that comes to school.   Theme of the Week and Activities: Our theme this week was Getting to Know You.  We spent the wee
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Your Class Blog Subscription

Thank you for subscribing to your child’s classroom blog for the 2018-2019 school year. Your subscription is now active and blog posts will automatically push to your email’s inbox the morning after any new posts are logged. You may also check blogs anytime on our website here. Please add office@sfx-school.org (blogs and Newsblast) and sfxschool@mail.vresp.com (SFX School News) to your contacts so that th
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Off to Kindergarten!

Dear Families, We’ve had a wonderful week enjoying our last days in Junior Kindergarten!   Important Dates and Reminders June 18th- First Day of Crusader and Kindergarten Kickstart Camps   Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we drew our June self portraits. At our Literacy Center, we read some of our favorite stories from the year. At our Writing Center, we practiced writing the entire upp
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Early Childhood Titles Available at the Book Fair

The SFX Spring Book Fair runs through tomorrow, June 8th at The Book Stall in Winnetka, and with limited hours also here at the SFX Library. A full 20% of your purchase benefits SFX School – be sure to tell The Book Stall that you are shopping for St. Francis Xavier to claim our library credits! We promise lots of fun, including an exciting raffle for all those who visit the store and submit an entry form (one
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Getting Ready for Kindergarten!

Dear Families, We’ve had a fun week talking about and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders June 8th-Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment.  JK End of the Year Celebration at 9:30am on the sport court. June 18th- First Day of Crusader and Kickstart to Kindergarten Camps Please continue to send your child with a sweatshirt or jacket each day. Thank you for your support! Th
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Exploring Nature!

Dear Families, We had another fun week exploring nature!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday May 28th-No School- Memorial Day June 8th-Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment.  JK End of the Year Celebration at 9:30am on the sport court. Please continue to send your child with a sweatshirt or jacket each day. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center,
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Nature Play!

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week beginning to learn about nature!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday May 28th-No School- Memorial Day June 8th-Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment.  JK End of the Year Celebration 9:30am-10:40am on the sport court. Please continue to send your child with a sweatshirt or jacket each day. Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and Acti
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Spring: Birds and Mother’s & Father’s Day

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about birds and preparing for Mother’s and Father’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders Monday May 28th-No School- Memorial Day June 8th-Last Day of Junior Kindergarten Please continue to send your child with a jacket on these chilly Spring mornings.  Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used cut celery bunches as stamps in our M
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Spring: Plants

Dear Families, We had a busy week learning about spring and flowers!   Important Dates and Reminders Monday May 28th-No School- Memorial Day June 8th-Last Day of Junior Kindergarten June 18th- First Day of SFX Crusader Camp- Contact the office for registration info Please continue to send your child with a jacket on these chilly Spring mornings.  Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and Activitie
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Spring: Earth Week

Dear Families, This week we celebrated the Earth and began to learn about spring!   Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, May 1st- 7-8:30pm Wild Play Parent Talk with David Sobel: Washburne School’s Little Theater in Winnetka Wednesday, May 2nd- 1:35pm Early Dismissal Day Monday, May 28th- No School – Memorial Day June 8th- Last Day of Junior Kindergarten Please remember to send your child with a hat and
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Student Choice: Science Experiments

Dear Families, Last week we voted on many ideas for Student Choice Week. The winner was Science Experiments!   Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, May 1st- 7-8:30pm Wild Play Parent Talk with David Sobel: Washburne School’s Little Theater in Winnetka Wednesday, May 2nd- 1:35pm Early Dismissal Day Please remember to send your child with a hat and mittens on these chilly Spring mornings. Thank you for your supp
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Author Study: Eric Carle

Dear Families, We were happy to return to school and had a fun week learning about author/illustrator Eric Carle. Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, May 1st- 7-8:30pm Wild Play Parent Talk with David Sobel: Washburne School’s Little Theater in Winnetka Wednesday, May 2nd- 1:35pm Early Dismissal Day Please remember to send your child with a hat and mittens on these chilly Spring mornings. Thank you for your suppor
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Easter!

Dear Families, We had an eggciting week celebrating Easter!! Important Dates and Reminders Saturday, March 24th-April 8th- Spring Break- No School.  Classes resume at the start of the 4th Quarter on Monday, April 9th. Please continue to send your child with a hat and mittens on these chilly spring mornings. Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used water colors t
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration Now Open

4th Quarter Registration for Lunch Bunch and Enrichment for Preschool students is now open. Our current 3rd Quarter of programming ends tomorrow, March 23rd. Q4 Lunch Bunch and Enrichment programming begins on our first day following spring break, on Monday, April 9th. Download this registration form and return it to the school office by Monday, April 9th indicating your selections for the 4th Quarter. If you choose
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