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Arctic Week 2, 2020

Dear Parents,  We had another fun week learning about the Arctic!   Important Dates and Reminders Catholic Schools Week- January 26-31 Check the School Newsblast for fun themes and activities throughout the week. Snow Clothes: Please send snow pants, boots, inside shoes, hat, and water-resistant mittens with your child everyday. You are welcome to leave extra snow pants and shoes in your child’s cubby. Extra soc
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Arctic 1

Dear Parents,   We have had a great week kicking off our Artic Unit! The children have enjoyed learning many facts about Polar Bears, just ask them to share some! Important Dates and Reminders Sunday Jan.26 – 9:30 am Mass followed by School Open House 10:30-12:30 12:30-2:30 – Parent-supervised free play with Imagination Playground Please remember we go outside as much as possible. This includes early
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Happy New Year!

Dear Parents,   Happy New Year! We had a fun week getting back into the swing of things in JK! Important Dates and Reminders Monday January 20th, No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Please remember to dress your child in warm winter clothes! Hat, warm coat, gloves/mittens, boots and snow pants. Everyone is welcome to keep an extra pair of shoes  and any snow gear at school. Theme of the Week and Activitie
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Winter/ Christmas 2

Dear Parents,   We had a fun week preparing for Christmas! Important Dates and Reminders Monday December 16th – Early Childhood Christmas Show at 10:00 am in Church. Please come to hear us sing! Children are invited to wear red or green today. Plan to come early as we sing at the beginning of the show.  We will dismiss as usual at the West doors at 11:00. Children who have lunch Bunch and Enrichment will f
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Winter/Christmas

Dear JK Families, We had a great week back from Thanksgiving break! It was a busy week as we began to prepare for all the Christmas festivities.  Please send children to school with warm coats, hats, mittens/ gloves and boots. We really need to be prepared for our early morning recess and it is cold out there! Monday, December 16th 10am -Early Childhood Christmas Program. This program will be held in the Church. Plea
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Parents,   We had a fun, short week! It was great to meet with all of you at conferences. Thank you for sharing your children with us! Happy Thanksgiving!  
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Thanksgiving! 2019

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about Thanksgiving! Important Dates and Reminders Today, November 26th – Final day of Parent Teacher Conferences. All JK students will dismiss at 11:00am at the West Doors. There is no Lunch Bunch or Enrichment. Please contact the school office at 847/256-0644 if you need to make any changes to your conference schedule. Please send children to school with hats, mittens/g
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Families 2

Dear Parents,   We’ve had a wonderful week learning about families. Important Dates and Reminders Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26 – Parent Teacher Conferences. All JK students will dismiss at 11:00 at the West Doors. There is no Lunch Bunch and no Enrichment on these days. Watch the school newsblast for sign-up details. Please send children to school with hats, mittens/gloves, boots and warm
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Families 1

Dear Parents,   We’ve had a wonderful week learning about families. Important Dates and Reminders Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26 – Parent Teacher Conferences. All JK students will dismiss at 11:00 at the West Doors. There is no Lunch Bunch and no Enrichment on these days. Watch the school newsblast for sign-up details. Please send children to school with hats, mittens/gloves, boots and warm
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Early Childhood Parent Get-Together

We are offering a twist on the traditional Early Childhood parent night out! All parents of Preschool and Kindergarten students are invited to join us for a FREE social/fitness opportunity at Shred415 this Friday, November 8th at 6pm. The class will run about 40 minutes, and parents who wish may stay after to use the locker rooms/shower facilities. We’ll hang for a while after class at SHRED with some H2O, adul
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Halloween!

Dear Parents, We had a fun week celebrating Halloween! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, November 6th is a 1:45 dismissal day. Enrichment will dismiss at 1:35. Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26 – Parent Teacher Conferences. All JK students will dismiss at 11:00 at the West Doors. There is no Lunch Bunch and no Enrichment on these days. Watch the school newsblast for sign-up details. Please s
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Pumpkins 2

  Dear Parents, Boo! We had another fun week learning about pumpkins.The children have become experts on how pumpkins grow and their many uses. Now we will turn all of our pumpkins into Jack-O-Lanterns!!! Important Dates and Reminders Thursday October 31st: HALLOWEEN! JK will have a fun day marching in the school parade at 10am, having a special snack, and doing a fun craft. Please send your child to school in costum
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration for 2Q

Three year old and Jr Kindergarten families interested in adding or changing their registration for Lunch Bunch or Enrichment during the 2nd quarter are now invited to submit preferences through this form. Changes to Lunch Bunch or Enrichment programming during the 2nd quarter must be shared through this enrollment form by this Friday, October 25th and spaces are awarded on a first come, first served basis. If your f
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Pumpkins!

Dear Parents,   We’ve had a fun week  in JK with pumpkins as our theme. Important Dates and Reminders October 31st – Halloween Parade, 10:00 am JK will walk in the school parade around the block. Wear costumes to school, please pack extra play clothes if your child stays for Enrichment.  For JK parents who would like to use the morning drop off line, we have 8th grade students waiting to walk JK students a
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Community Helpers 2019

Dear Parents, This has been a fun week wrapping up our community helpers unit! The children even met a real nurse! On Thursday Maggie Fahrenbach came in and taught us how babies are taken care of in the hospital nursery. The children really loved it! Important Dates and Reminders: Please remember we have a group of 8th grade girls who can walk JK students to class every morning, if you want to use the drop off line.
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Community Helpers

Dear Parents,   We’ve had a fun week learning about community helpers. Important Dates and Reminders Monday October 14th: No School, Columbus Day For JK parents who want to use the morning drop off line, we have organized a group of 8th grade girls to walk JK students all to their classrooms each morning. We hope that this plan will be helpful to any student who is overwhelmed by the walk in on his/her own. Plea
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Apples!

Dear Parents, We had a busy week with Apples as our theme. Important Dates and Reminders Monday September 30th – Picture Day  If your child does not normally attend school on Mondays, you are welcome to bring him/her between 8:30 -10:00 on Monday September 30th (parents are asked to stay with their children), or you can wait and have pictures taken on picture retake day which is scheduled for Friday November 15
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Farm Week 2

Dear Parents, We had another fun week learning about Farms. Important Dates and Reminders Monday September 23rd: Lock Down drill 10:00 am. We will practice what we will do in our classroom in the event of a lockdown in our school. We will talk to the students about hiding in our classroom and being quiet during this drill. Be assured that we will make this practice session as reassuring as possible for everyone..  We
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Preschool Pick Up Procedures

Dear Early Childhood Families, We are thrilled to kick off extended day programming for our littlest Crusaders today, September 3rd. Should you have any questions regarding your Lunch Bunch/Enrichment selections this morning, please email office@sfx-school.org and we will be happy to confirm your enrollment. Please review the overview below for pick up of all Preschool students: MORNING PICK UP 11am dismissal for Jr.
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Welcome to Jr. Kindergarten!

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Happy Summer!

Dear Parents, We’ve had a fun time wrapping up the year and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders We have sent home a lot of student work. Please check white folders. We had a wonderful year in JK and thank you for all of your support throughout the school year. We wish everyone a fun and relaxing summer! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Writing Center, we practiced tracing the entire a
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Getting Ready for Kindergarten 2019

Dear Families,   We’ve had a fun week finishing up projects and getting ready for Kindergarten! Important Dates and Reminders Monday June 10th:  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 field from 9:30-10:40 am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. We have lots of student work to send home.  Please be
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Nature Blog 2, 2019

Dear Parents,   We had a fun week learning about nature which is all around us! Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 28th: No School: Memorial Day Monday, June 10th: Last day of JK, Lunch Bunch, and Enrichment. This day will follow regular dismissal times. There will be an end of the year celebration on the Sport Court from 9:30-10:40 am. Parents and younger siblings are invited to attend. More details to c
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Spring: Bird Blog

Dear Families, We had a wonderful week learning about birds and enjoying the spring weather on the Tot Lot! Important Dates and Reminders Wednesday, May 22nd: Fly Up Day–We will “Fly Up” to visit the Kindergarten Classrooms. Monday, May 28th: No School: Memorial Day Monday, June 10th:  Last Day of JK, Lunch Bunch, and Enrichment. This day will be regular dismissal times. There will be an end of the year celebra
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Spring: Celebrating Parents 2019

Dear Families,   We had a fun week preparing for Mother’s and Father’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders Monday, May 27th- No School – Memorial Day Monday, June 10th- End of the Year Celebration on the Sport Court and Field 9:30-10:40 AM.  Last Day of Junior Kindergarten, Lunch Bunch and Enrichment. Please remember to send your child with rain boots on these rainy Spring mornings. Thank you for your suppo
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