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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Post

¡Hola! This past week we covered: K-2 Christmas/Navidad We made our own Mini Christmas Book that helped us learn in Spanish how to say Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus. Also we worked on two art projects: k-1 Grade: We made a Feliz Navidad’ card! 2 Grade: We filled out a worksheet about our Navidad’ costumes and wishes! Home enrichment: Ask your child to show you the mini books we made and to say Merry Christ
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Six Flags Great America Read to Succeed Reading Program

This week your child should have brought home a reading log from the Six Flags Read to Succeed Reading Program. This program is open to children in grades K-6. Any child who independently reads or is read to for 6 hours and completes the reading log will earn one free admission to Great America. Completed forms should be returned to the school library no later than February 5, 2018. Replacement reading logs are avail
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December 14 Parent Update

Important Dates: Monday, December 18-Early Childhood Christmas Program 10am in gym Wednesday, December 20- December Birthday Celebration (Dress down day for students who have December birthdays)  Thursday, December 21- Follow the Star 12pm (1:45 dismissal) Friday, December 22- Christmas Break Begins Monday, January 8- School Resumes Dear Parents, This week kindergartners worked very hard on their last practices for t
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we covered: K-1 The seasons of the year and the weather. We reviewed both topics by singing songs, watching videos and writing activities. Home enrichment: K- Ask your child to show you the art project that we did this week. 1- Ask your child if it is frio/cold or caliente/hot outside. 4 This week we learned about modes of transportation with the help of the verb go/voy. By working in pairs, stu
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December 7th Parent Update

Important Dates: Friday, December 8- Feast of Immaculate Conception, 10am mass Saturday, December 9- Breakfast with Santa, 9am Sunday, December 10, Scholastic Book Fair Ends Monday, December 18-Early Childhood Christmas Program 10am in gym Wednesday, December 20- December Birthday Celebration (Dress down day for students who have December birthdays)  Thursday, December 21- Follow the Star (1:45 dismissal) Friday, Dec
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November 30 Parent Update

Important Dates Wednesday, December 6- 1:45pm Dismissal Day (Scholastic Book Fair Begins) Friday, December 8- Feast of Immaculate Conception, 10am mass Saturday, December 9- Breakfast with Santa, 9am Sunday, December 10, Scholastic Book Fair Ends Monday, December 18-Early Childhood Christmas Program 10am in gym Wednesday, December 20- December Birthday Celebration (Dress down day for students who have December birthd
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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we focused in “Día de Acción de Gracias.” K-2 Students worked on an art project:  A mini book in which they got to practice colors and numbers in Spanish by coloring the pavo and the food we eat during Acción de Gracias. Also, we read the book: “Celebra el Día de Acción de Gracias con Beto y Gaby”/ Celebrate Thanksgiving with Beto and Gaby. This book taught us how to say Thank you God/Gracias Di
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Post

¡Hola! This past week we covered: K-3 Days of the week and months of the year. We reviewed both topics by singing songs, watching videos and writing activities. Home enrichment: Ask your child to show you the art projects that we did this week. 4-5 We continued our unit on our school. This week we learned about modes of transportation with the help of the verb go/voy. By working in pairs, students asked each other ho
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Post

¡Hola! This past week we covered: Day of the dead/Dia de los Muertos We focused on learning about this Mexican tradition by reading the book Pablo Remembers (k-2) and reading an excerpt with a 10 word vocabulary (3-5). Also, we made our own Dia de los Muertos books and colored different objects related to this wonderful celebration! 3-5 added an author’s note based on their own interpretations of this celebrati
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we covered: Kindergarten/1st/2nd/3rd Halloween/Dia de las brujas We focused on improving our Spanish vocabulary by learning the names of halloween theme words such as witch/bruja, ghost/fantasma, etc. Also, we made our own Spanish Halloween books and colored different characters! Home enrichment: Ask your child to show you the books and/or the coloring sheets we did this week. 4t/ 5th Grade We f
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we covered: Kindergarten/1st/2nd/3rd Shapes: Figuras We focused on: Circulo, rectangulo, cuadrado, and triangulo. We had very fun activities that helped us practicing our Spanish writing skills at the same time as reviewing previous lessons such as colors and numbers. Home enrichment: Ask your child about the shapes around your house! 4t/ 5th Grade We finished our unit on introductions in Spanis
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! Due to wonderful field trips, holidays, and special activities in the past three weeks some of the students did not have Spanish. In the past two weeks we have been working very hard on reviewing topics (with the groups that did not miss Spanish), and finishing new lessons (with the groups that did). We are building our Spanish knowledge as we go!  It is very important for students of the same grade and level
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we covered: Me llamo/My name is. We reviewed the book Margaret and Margarita and realized about the importance of learning how to introduce ourselves in Spanish! We finished an art project that consisted in writing down Me llamo…… and drawing ourselves under the statement. Then, we took turns and pretended to be Margaret and Margarita or George and Jorge and introduced ourselves to t
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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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¡Hola! Spanish Weekly Update

¡Hola! This past week we finished our project: Todo Sobre Mi/ All about me. After completing this activity, students took turns and introduced themselves to the rest of the class. We very much enjoyed getting to know each other a little bit more and at the same time learned new adjectives and verbs in Spanish. Also, after the oral presentations some classes did a project on School Supplies. This activity was modified
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