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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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Spring: Plants

Dear Families,   We embraced spring and learned all about growing plants! 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 support
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Spring Earth Week Blog 2019

We had a short week celebrating the Earth and learning how to take care of it! Important Dates and Reminders Tuesday, April 30th- Nature Talk 7pm Skokie School https://www.eventbrite.com/e/before-there-was-stem-there-was-nature-tickets-58531087057?utm_source=SFX+School+Newsblast+%26+Classroom+Blogs&utm_campaign=f4e677eb78-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2216590315-f4e677eb78-124407721&c
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Easter 2019

Dear Parents, We had an eggciting week celebrating Easter!! Important Dates and Reminders April 19-24 No School. Easter Break and Professional Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th. Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, hat and mittens on these chilly spring mornings. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we used water colors to paint E
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Irish Dance Summer Camp!

Join Mrs. Siefer for Irish Dance Summer Camp here at SFX! Irish Dance Camp integrates Irish dance basic skills with an exposure to the Irish culture through arts and crafts, stories, and songs. Junior Dance Camp is offered to any incoming Kindergarten students who think they want to join Irish Dance next school year. There are two sessions of Junior Dance Camp available this summer. Emerald Isle and Shamrock Camps ar
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Week of the Young Child

Dear Parents, We had a wonderful week celebrating the “Week of the Young Child”. Important Dates and Reminders April 19 – 24 No school.  Easter break and Professional Development Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th. Please continue to send your child to school with a warm coat, hat and mittens on these chilly Spring days. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities Musi
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Transportation Blog

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about different types of transportation.   Important Dates and Reminders April 19 – 24 No school.  Easter break and Professional Development Development for Teachers. School resumes Thursday April 25th. Please continue to send your child to school with a warm coat, hat and mittens on these chilly Spring days. Thank you for your support!   Theme of the Week and
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Kindergarten Kickstart

Join resident Kindergarten expert, Miss Lavelle for a quick preview of life as an SFX Kindergartner this summer! Our Kindergarten Kickstart program runs from 9-11:30am M-F from June 17th-28th and is sure to build excitement about the year ahead in Kindergarten! Miss Lavelle will build upon the literacy, math, and writing skills your child is learning this year in Jr. Kindergarten. Together, campers will explore Kinde
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Art and Science

Dear Parents, We had a colorful week exploring Art and Science. We chose this theme together and learned so much! Important Dates and Reminders Have a Wonderful Spring Break! Monday April 1st School resumes   Please send your child to school with a warm coat, hat, mittens/gloves and boots during the chilly Spring weather. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we did ma
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St. Patrick’s Day

Dear Parents, We had a fun week learning about and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Important Dates and Reminders March 25 -29 Spring Break April 1, 2019  School Resumes Please send your child to school with a warm coat, hat, mittens/gloves and boots. We will play outside every day weather permitting. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities At our Craft Center, we made stained glass shamrocks for S
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4Q 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 4th 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 school year. If you wish to drop
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Author Study: Eric Carle

Dear Families, We had a fun week learning about author/illustrator Eric Carle. Important Dates and Reminders Friday 3/15 – Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10 am   Please remember to send your child with a warm coat, hat, mittens, boots and snow pants.We will play outside every day unless it is raining or feels colder than 15 degrees. Thank you for your support! Theme of the Week and Activities &
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Dear Families,   We had a fun week talking about being healthy, trying out different foods and celebrating Dr. Seuss. Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am Please continue to send your ch
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Happy, Healthy Me: 5 Senses

Dear Families,   We had a fun week talking about being healthy and learning about our five senses! Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am Please continue to send your child with a warm coa
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Valentine’s Day Blog

Dear Families, We had a loving week in JK celebrating Valentine’s Day. Important Dates and Reminders Monday 2/18- No School: President’s Day Thursday 3/7 and Friday 3/8: Parent-Teacher Conferences- 11AM dismissal for all JK students.  No Lunch Bunch, Enrichment, or After School Care.  Watch the Newsblast for info. Friday 3/15- Grandparent’s Day and JK/6th Grade Mass at 10am Please continue to send your child with a w
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Numbers Week

Dear Families, We had fantastic week celebrating 100 days of school and all things numbers! Important Dates and Reminders Thursday 2/14 Valentine’s Day- Wear pink or red this day and bring 20 valentines for your classmates Monday 2/18 No School- Presidents’ Day Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots, a hat, and mittens. We go outside every day unless it is raining or feels colder than
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Catholic Schools Week 2019

Dear Families, We had a short, but special week celebrating our Catholic education.   Important Dates and Reminders Monday- 2/4/19- No School- Professional Development for Teachers Monday 2/18/19- No School- Presidents Day Please continue to send your child with a warm coat, snow pants, boots, a hat, and mittens. We go outside every day unless it is raining or feels colder than 15 degrees.  Thank you for your su
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