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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.   Theme of
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Grandparents and Apples

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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On the Farm Part 3

Dear Families, We had a fun filled week wrapping up our last week on the farm! Important Dates and Reminders 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register here 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 Activities At our Craft Center, we were inspired by the Nursery Rhyme, “Ba, Ba, Black Sheep”. We used cotton balls to give sheep wool
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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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Back to the Farm!

Dear Families, Important Dates and Reminders 10/2 Picture Day 10/6 Grandparents Day- please register here. 11/9 Picture Retake Day Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center we made pigs in the mud. At our LIteracy Center we worked on our class book: “If I lived on a farm.” Watch for it next week! At our Writing Center we continue to work on strengthening fine motor skills and color recognition. We are work
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Farm Blog

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*** 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 Writing Cen
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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 Writing Cen
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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. 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

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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Happy 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 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 year cele
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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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Earth Day

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 by making vests from grocery bags. We used many different items and a
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Easter, Eggscetera

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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Under the Sea

Dear Families, We had a fun-filled week Under the Sea! Important Dates and Reminders Thursday, April 13th: JK Enrichment will dismiss at 1:35 Friday April 14th-Monday April 17th: Easter Break, We will resume school on Tuesday, April 18th. At our Craft Center, we made starfish, dolphins, and colorful fish. At our Literacy Center, we worked on our April self-portraits. At our Writing Center, we learned the letter ̶
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Transportation: Air & 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 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
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Transportation

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 regis
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Happy Healthy Me Week 2

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 fr
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Happy Healthy Me

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 Schoo
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