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Family Reading Night Reminder

This week we will celebrate our 3rd annual Family Reading Night. It will take place in the Xavier Room starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 16. We hope you will join us for stories, a fun craft designed by our art teacher, Mrs. Kuhn, a visit from Mrs. Joseph of the Wilmette Public Library, and a book swap where children can bring in their own gently used books and swap them for some new treasures to take home
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Wilmette Holiday Parade Reminder

The Wilmette Holiday Parade takes place this Saturday, November 18th. Bring the entire family (strollers and wagons welcome) and march with our school community behind the SFX School Banner! Be sure to pay a visit to Santa at the end of the parade route in front of Wilmette’s Village Hall. If you are able to serve as our point person during the event on Saturday please contact caroline.c.keating@gmail.com. Happ
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November 9 Parent Update

Important Dates: Thursday, November 9- Picture Re-take Day Thursday, November 17- Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November 20- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Tuesday, November 21- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Wednesday, November 22- No School Thanksgiving Break Monday, November 27- School Resumes Monday, December 18-Early Childhood Christmas Program (details below)  PLEASE
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Wilmette Holiday Parade

The Wilmette Holiday Parade officially ushers the holiday season in on Saturday, November 18th. Save the date and march with the SFX School community at 10:15am! We hope that many Early Childhood families will join us as we spread holiday cheer and represent our school at this signature Wilmette event. Early Childhood families with little ones are encouraged to bring strollers and wagons and to visit Santa at the end
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Parent Update November 2

Important Dates Thursday, November 9- Picture Re-take Day Thursday, November 17- Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November 20- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Tuesday, November 21- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Wednesday, November 22- No School Thanksgiving Break Monday, November 27- School Resumes  HOLIDAY EVENT CALENDAR: K-8 Thanksgiving Feast, November 17th (during the sch
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Battle of the Books, PoetryPalooza, and Global Read Aloud Fun

What an uplifting and busy week we had last week! Early in the week we celebrated our two middle school Battle of the Books teams and their success at the Illinois School Library Media Conference’s State Battle of the Books Competition. Much thanks to all the parents who drove their children to Springfield and cheered on our teams. Our 8th grade team took the State Championship title and our 6th/7th grade team
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October 28 Parent Update

KINDERGARTEN DATES TO REMEMBER: Tuesday, October 31- Halloween Parade at 10:15am (details below) Wednesday, November 1- 1:45 Dismissal Day Thursday, November 9- Picture Re-take Day Thursday, November 17- Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November 20- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Tuesday, November 21- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Wednesday, November 22- No School Thanksgivi
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Parent Update October 19th

Important Dates: Tuesday, October 31- Halloween Parade at 10:15am (details below) Wednesday, November 1- 1:45 Dismissal Day Thursday, November 9- Picture Re-take Day Thursday, November 17- Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November 20- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Tuesday, November 21- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Wednesday, November 22- No School Thanksgiving Break Monday
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October 13th Update

Important Dates Wednesday, October 18- October Birthday Celebration Day Tuesday, October 31- Halloween Parade at 10:15am Wednesday, November 1- 1:45 Dismissal Day Thursday, November 9- Picture Re-take Day Thursday, November 17- Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November 20- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Tuesday, November 21- Early Dismissal (12pm) for Parent Teacher Conferences  Wednesday, November
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October 7th Parent Update

IMPORTANT DATES Monday, October 9: No School Columbus Day Thursday, October 12:  THREE PIGGY OPERA @ 10am in the gym! Dear Parents, Our first field trip was a HUGE success! We are so very grateful for our parent chaperones who did an amazing job helping us all day. We couldn’t of done it without you, so thank you so much! The children had a blast exploring the outdoors on the farm. We learned all about corn and
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September 27th Parent Update

 Dates for your Calendar: Monday, October 2:  PICTURE DAY! Wednesday, October 4: 1:45 Dismissal Day  Thursday, October 5: Pumpkin Farm Field Trip (see below) Friday, October 6: Grandparents’ Day, 8:30am Monday, October 9: No School Columbus Day Thursday, October 12:  THREE PIGGY OPERA (details to follow)   Dear Parents,   Please return permission slips and money for our field trip as soon as possible if you have not
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Parent Update September 14th

Important Dates Thursday, September 21  : Back To School Night, 5pm   Friday, September 22:  NO SCHOOL   Monday, October 2:  PICTURE DAY! Wednesday, October 4: 1:45 Dismissal Day  Thursday, October 5: Pumpkin Farm Field Trip (details to follow) Friday, October 6: Grandparents’ Day, 8:30am Monday, October 9: No School Columbus Day Thursday, October 12:  THREE PIGGY OPERA (details to follow)   Dear Parents, In La
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September 8th Parent Update

For your calendar: Thursday, September 21  : Back To School Night, 5pm   Friday, September 22:  NO SCHOOL   Monday, October 2:  PICTURE DAY!   Thursday, October 12:  THREE PIGGY OPERA (details to follow)   TBD:  Date of our Pumpkin Farm Field Trip (details to follow) Dear Parents,   Our four day week was packed with activity!  In Language Arts, we focused on retelling stories and connecting pages in books.  When read
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August 31 Parent Update

For your calendar: Friday, September 1:  NO SCHOOL (Labor Day weekend) Monday, September 4:  NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)   Wednesday, September 6:   1:45pm Dismissal Thursday, September 21  : Back To School Night, 5pm   Friday, September 22:  NO SCHOOL   Monday, October 2:  PICTURE DAY!   Thursday, October 12:  THREE PIGGY OPERA (details to follow)   Dear Parents,   If you have not yet signed on to Twitter, now would be a
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August 24th Parent Update

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR: Monday, August 28:  First full day for kindergartners and hot lunch service begins Friday, September 1:  NO SCHOOL (Labor Day weekend) Monday, September 4:  NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)   Wednesday, September 6:   1:45pm Dismissal Thursday, September 21  : Back To School Night, 5pm   Friday, September 22:  NO SCHOOL Dear Parents,   We have survived the first three days of kindergarten and
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