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Preparing for Christmas!

Dear Families, We had a fantastic week learning the story of Christmas and preparing for this special time.   Important Dates and Reminders Saturday, December 16th- Open Gym for Preschool-2nd grade.  9:30-11:30AM.  Adults must accompany children. Monday, December 18th- 10am Early Childhood Christmas Program– ALL JUNIOR KINDERGARTENERS SHOULD COME TO SCHOOL THIS DAY and wear red or green.  Join us in the Gy
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Winter!

Dear Families, We had a fun week preparing for winter and continuing the Christmas fun!   Important Dates and Reminders Saturday- 12/9- 9am Breakfast with Santa in the Gym and the Book Fair in the  Xavier Room Monday- 12/18- 10am Early Childhood Christmas Program– Join us in the Gym as we sing 3 songs for you and watch the Kindergarteners perform the Story of Christmas.  Be sure to arrive early for a good
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Getting Ready for Christmas!

Dear Families, We hope you had a great Thanksgiving! We had a wonderful week getting back in the swing of things and starting to get ready for Christmas.   Important Dates and Reminders Saturday- 12/9- 9am Breakfast with Santa in the Gym Monday- 12/18- 10am Early Childhood Christmas Program– Join us in the Gym as we sing 3 songs for you and watch the Kindergarteners perform the Story of Christmas.  Be sure
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Happy Thanksgiving!

We had a wonderful, short week together.  A special thank you to Mrs. Schaeffer for making us a delicious Thanksgiving snack and Mrs. Peyrin for getting us in the holiday spirit with an ornament craft- we loved it!  Enjoy your next few days together and we’ll see you back on 11/27.  Happy Thanksgiving!  
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Thanksgiving!

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about Families and getting ready for Thanksgiving. Important Dates and Reminders 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarteners due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 12/18- Early Childhood Christmas Program,10 am. More details to follow soon. 3/6/18 We will
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Family Reading Night Reminder

This week we will celebrate our 3rd annual Family Reading Night. It will take place in the Xavier Room starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 16. We hope you will join us for stories, a fun craft designed by our art teacher, Mrs. Kuhn, a visit from Mrs. Joseph of the Wilmette Public Library, and a book swap where children can bring in their own gently used books and swap them for some new treasures to take home
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Wilmette Holiday Parade Reminder

The Wilmette Holiday Parade takes place this Saturday, November 18th. Bring the entire family (strollers and wagons welcome) and march with our school community behind the SFX School Banner! Be sure to pay a visit to Santa at the end of the parade route in front of Wilmette’s Village Hall. If you are able to serve as our point person during the event on Saturday please contact caroline.c.keating@gmail.com. Happ
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Families

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week continuing to learn about families. Important Dates and Reminders 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarten due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will sing 2-3 songs on the altar.   Theme of the Wee
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Wilmette Holiday Parade

The Wilmette Holiday Parade officially ushers the holiday season in on Saturday, November 18th. Save the date and march with the SFX School community at 10:15am! We hope that many Early Childhood families will join us as we spread holiday cheer and represent our school at this signature Wilmette event. Early Childhood families with little ones are encouraged to bring strollers and wagons and to visit Santa at the end
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Halloween and Families!

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about families and celebrating Halloween. Important Dates and Reminders Thursday- 11/9 Picture Retake Day 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarten due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will sing 2-3
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Pumpkins and Halloween!

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week learning pumpkins and getting ready for Halloween! Important Dates and Reminders 10/31- Halloween!  Costumes may be worn to school.  Please make sure your child can easily use the bathroom in his or her costume.  Masks, face paint and weapons are not allowed.  At 10am, we will join the entire school in a parade around the block.  Find a spot off the sidewalk and get your camera
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment News

3 Year Old and Jr Kindergarten Preschool families are asked to make a note of the following updates as we look to the start of the 2nd Quarter on Monday, October 30th: Lunch Bunch and Enrichment Registration for 2nd Quarter is now open. Please complete this form if you are adding, deleting or changing dates of Lunch Bunch/Enrichment service during the 2nd Quarter. This form should be returned to the office by Friday,
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More Community Helpers!

Dear Families, We had another fun week learning about Community Helpers! Important Dates and Reminders 11/9 Picture Retake Day 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarten due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will sing 2-3 songs on the altar. T
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Community Helpers!

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about Community Helpers!   Important Dates and Reminders 11/9 Picture Retake Day 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarten due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will sing 2-3 songs on the altar.
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Apples and Grandsparents!

Dear Families, We had a awesome week filled with apples and grandparents! Important Dates and Reminders 10/9 No School- Columbus Day 11/9 Picture Retake Day 11/20 & 11/21– 11am dismissal for all Junior Kindergarten due to parent teacher conferences to begin in the afternoon and continue through the evening.  Check with the office for more details. 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will
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Ba, Ba Black Sheep!

Dear Families, We had a fun filled week wrapping up our last week on the farm! Important Dates and Reminders 10/2 Picture Day 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register here https://app.etapestry.com/cart/SaintFrancisXavierSchool/default/item.php?ref=1216.0.62567487 11/9 Picture Retake Day 3/6/18 We will join our 6th grade buddies at mass.  We will sing 2-3 songs on the altar.     Theme of the Week and Activiti
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Early Childhood Educational Screenings

District 39 provides Early Childhood families who are residents of Wilmette with free, educational screenings to help identify developmental delays in preschool children between the ages of 3-5. Vision and hearing screenings are also provided as part of this service. The first of four screenings this school year is scheduled for next Tuesday, October 3rd. Learn more about how to schedule a screening for your preschoo
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Picture Day for Preschool Students

Picture Day takes place this Monday, October 2nd beginning at 8:30am. Our Make-Up Picture Day is Thursday, November 9th beginning at 8:30am. We ask that families bringing preschool students to picture day (if they do not normally attend school on Mondays) please arrive no later than 10:30am on October 2nd or 9:30am on November 9th. Seedlings, Turning 3, 3 Year Old and Jr K students who DO NOT attend school on Mondays
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Down on the Farm!

Dear Families, Important Dates and Reminders 10/2 Picture Day 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register here https://app.etapestry.com/cart/SaintFrancisXavierSchool/default/item.php?ref=1216.0.62567487 11/9 Picture Retake Day Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used sponges to paint “pigs in the mud”. At our Literacy Center, we worked on our class book: “If I lived on a farm”. At our Math Cent
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Old McDonald Had a Farm!

Dear Families, We had a fun week starting to learn about the farm and the animals that live there! Important Dates and Reminders  9/21 Back to School Night for Parents 5PM. Please RSVP here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc33BLH2FTk-1mvh2MRgHDQNn0Ki6XX2b1tpcpzr_mVVzxvA/viewform?c=0&w=1 9/22 No School due to professional development for teachers 10/2 Picture Day 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register he
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Getting to Know You

Dear Families, We had another fun week getting to know one another! Important Dates and Reminder ***Please check your child’s folder each night*** **Registration is still available for my After School Club “Imagination Playground”.  The club will meet on Thursdays for the next 7 weeks from 3-4:10PM in the Xavier Room.  We will build creativity and teamwork with the Imagination Playground Block Set.  Sibli
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Getting to Know You!

Dear Families, We had a fabulous week getting to know one another!   Important Dates and Reminders ***Please check your child’s folder each night*** 9/21 Back to School Night for Parents 5PM 9/22 No School due to professional development for teachers 10/2 Picture Day 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register with the office if your child will be having a visitor that day Theme of the Week and Activities  At our Wri
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Nature Play!

Dear Families, We’ve had a fun week wrapping up the year and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, June 7th:  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 sport court from 9:30-10:40am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. We have lots of student work to send home.  Please be
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Getting Ready For Kindergarten!

Dear Families, We’ve had a fun week wrapping up the year and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, June 7th:  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 sport court from 9:30-10:40am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. More details to come closer to the date. Theme of the
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