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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 January Blog

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 Lunch Bunch or Enrichment schedules.  Please contact the office to make changes. Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots, a hat and mittens. 
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Christmas

Dear Parents,   We had a fun filled week celebrating Christmas together! We enjoyed performing in the Early Childhood Christmas program and loved watching the Kindergarteners tell the story go Jesus’ birth. We enjoyed a Christmas party in our classroom with delicious snacks from Mrs. Johnston and a fun  Christmas tree craft led by Mrs. Tucker. Thanks so much helping us celebrate! Merry Christmas and a Happ
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Christmas Blog

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- 1:35 PM dismissal for Enrichment. If your child will be skipping Enrichment to go with you to Follow the Star, please let us know. There is after S
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Winter

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 you have e
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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 send them t
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Parents, We had a fun time celebrating Thanksgiving this week. Thank you to Julie Dix for the delicious Rice Krispie Pumpkins and to Lindsay Doyle  for the fun pinecone turkey craft. Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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Families

Dear Families, We had another fun and busy week learning about 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 will be dismissed at 11am. We look forward to talking with parents this week. No School Wednesday November 21st through November 23rd. Happy Thanksgiving! School resumes Monday Nove
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Families

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. Please contin
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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. Please con
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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 Lunch
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Pumpkin Blog

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 Blog

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. Studen
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Apples

Dear Parents, We’ve had a fun and busy week learning about apples. Important Dates and Reminders Monday October 8th: No School Columbus Day 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
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Farm Blog 3

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 also been
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Farm Blog 2

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 Farm. We
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Farm Blog 1

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 rhyme “Old
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Getting to Know you 2

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 your child brings to school. Theme of the Week and Activities We continued our ” Gettin
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Getting to Know You

Dear Families, We had a fun week getting to know one another! Important Dates and Reminders: 9/3 No School- Labor Day Please check your child’s folder each night Please label EVERYTHING (backpacks, jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles, etc) that comes to school.   Theme of the Week and Activities: Our theme this week was Getting to Know You.  We spent the week learning each other’s names, talking about some of our fav
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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 uppercase alphabe
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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.   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, we painted
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Nature Blog 2

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 Week

Dear Families, 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, we did tree bark rubbings. We had fun inve
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