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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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Nature Play!

Dear Families, We’ve had a fun week learning about about Nature and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 29th: No School: Memorial Day 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
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From the Library

Dear Preschool Families, We have enjoyed our recent visits from preschool families! Thank you for taking advantage of the opportunity to check out books through the library over these past several months. The final day for preschool families to check out new books will be this Monday, May 22nd. All books checked out through the school library will be due back to SFX by Tuesday, May 30th. Please contact me at lindasaw
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Spring: Birds and Mother’s Day

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week  learning about birds and getting ready for Mother’s and Father’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, May 17th: Fly Up Day–We will “Fly Up” to visit the Kindergarten Classrooms. Monday, May 29th: No School: Memorial Day 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 cel
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Spring: Flowers

Dear Families, We had a fantastic week enjoying the spring weather and learning about flowers, seeds, and gardening! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, May 17th: Fly Up Day–We will “Fly Up” to visit the Kindergarten Classrooms. Monday, May 29th: No School: Memorial Day 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 y
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Author/Illustrator Study: Eric Carle

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week learning about the author and illustrator, Eric Carle! Important Dates and Reminders JK Students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office. Watch your email in the next week for important upcoming end of the year events and dates. Theme of the Week and Activi
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Celebrating the Earth!

Dear Families, We had a fun week celebrating Spring and Earth Day! Important Dates and Reminders JK Students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office. Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we worked on recycling and reusing by making vests from grocery bags. We used many different
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Happy Easter!

Dear Families, We had an exciting week preparing for Easter! Important Dates and Reminders JK Students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office. Friday, April 14th and Monday, April 17th– No School- Easter Break Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used watercolors to pa
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Student Choice Week: X-Rays & Bones

Dear Families, We had excellent week exploring x-rays and skeletal bones! Important Dates and Reminders JK Students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp Registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office. Saturday, April 8th– Easter Egg Hunt at SFX for preschool-2nd grade students. Meet at 10AM promptly on the plaza. Thursday, April 13t
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Transportation: Air and Sea!

Dear Families, We had wonderful week wrapping up our transportation unit! Important Dates and Reminders JK Students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp Registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office by April 3rd and save $100 on registration. March 25-April 2: Spring Break- School resumes Monday, April 3rd. Monday, April 3rd– Start
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Irish Dance Summer Camp Registration Now OPEN!

Join Mrs. Siefer and Mrs. Brown for a week long Irish Dance experience! Irish Dance summer programming integrates basic Irish Dance skills with an exposure to Irish culture and is open to all SFX students. Junior Dance Camp is a special dance camp for the incoming Kindergarten class of 2017-2018! This is a great opportunity for our youngest dancers to learn some basic steps and meet the Irish Dance staff before class
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St. Patrick’s Day!

Dear Families, We had an awesome week celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, March 21st: All JK students will sing during 10am Mass led by their 6th Grade Buddies. JK Students and their parents are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11am-12pm. Camp Registration is happening now! Submit your registration to the school office by April 3rd and save $100 on r
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Transportation: Week 1!

Dear Families, We had a terrific week starting to learn about transportation! Important Dates and Reminders Friday 3/17- St. Patrick’s Day- JK students are invited to wear green. Tuesday 3/21– All JK students will sing during the 10AM mass led by their 6th grade buddies. Parents are welcome to attend. JK students are welcome to check out books from our school library on Mondays from 11AM-12PM Camp registr
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Happy Healthy Me: Healthy Foods!

Dear Families, We had a great week continuing our Happy Healthy Me Unit! Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/9- Parent/Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students. No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care. Conferences will run from 1pm-8pm. Friday 3/10- Parent/Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students. No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care. Conferences will run from 1
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Happy, Healthy Me: The Five Senses!

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week beginning our Happy, Healthy Me Unit learning about the 5 senses. Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/9- Parent/Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students. No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care. Conferences will run from 1pm-8pm. Friday 3/10- Parent/Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students. No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School C
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