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Seedlings Update

I hope you are all staying warm and cozy over these cold, cold days. If you would like to have a school picture taken of your Seedling, photographs will be taken between 8:30-9:45am this Friday, November 15th. Enter through the main school doors and you will be directed to the picture location. Questions may be directed to office@sfx-school.org. Also this Friday, November 15th, Moms & Tots will meet at SFX.  You
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Seedlings Update

Thank you for a wonderful Seedlings Halloween class. Your children were darling!   If you would like your Seedling to take a school picture, Lifetouch returns to SFX on Friday, November 15th from 8:30-9:45am to photograph students who request a retake or who were absent on our first picture day in October. Please enter through the main school doors to check in. Questions may be directed to office@sfx-school.org. Next
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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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Seedlings Update

Dear Seedlings Families, Thank you for hanging in during our circle and rhythm times this past week.  I love that the children are enjoying and are so interested in exploring our room.  I will keep engaging them in our songs and rhymes so they grow in our group activities.   We will have our Seedlings Halloween party this Thursday! Your child is welcome to wear his or her Halloween costume. Special thanks to Blake’s
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Seedlings Update

This past class we have had more side-by-side play and sharing. How wonderful to witness this growth and kindness! Although I consider our entire time together an absolute joy, some adorable moments from last week include the squeals of laughter during our freeze dancing (with Martha leading the giggles!), Will finishing his craft and running to the snack table yelling “snack time,” Lucy getting into drumming,
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Seedlings Update

Thursday mornings are such a joy! Even though we have only been in Seedlings for one month, it is wonderful to see the children already anticipating and participating in our centers. Our “side by side” play is getting more comfortable for the children as Will and Blake shared farm animals and Fletcher and Martha worked on a puzzle together. How great that they are getting to know each other. Halloween will be our the
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Seedlings Update

What a joyous class with our little ones! It was wonderful to welcome Lucy’s grandma, Grandma Katie, to join in our fun last week! School pictures will be taken for our Seedlings next Monday, September 30th between 8:30-10am. You may order class and individual student portraits by visiting mylifetouch.com and entering our SFX Picture Day ID# EVT7MRH78 (learn more and find a link to purchase here). You may select phot
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Seedlings Update

Dear Seedlings Parents, What a fantastic first Seedlings class we enjoyed last Thursday! It was so wonderful to see the excitement, interaction and joy expressed by your darling children. When you bring snacks, please remember that our classroom is peanut free. I always have extra snacks should you forget to bring your own! Please also know that our Seedlings class is all about having your children enjoy school while
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Welcome to Seedlings!

Dear Seedlings Families, I am excited to be with you and your child at our first Seedlings class on Thursday, September 5th.  Our class will run from 9:30-11am and we will meet in the preschool room. To find our classroom, please enter at the main school door and the office will direct you to our space. We have so much fun in Seedlings exploring play, art and dance.  Please know you can always feel free to bring a sp
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Welcome to Seedlings!

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Seedlings Update

Our last Seedlings class will be this Thursday, June 6. There is no need to add to your busy schedule by bringing something special to share. Let’s keep it easy and fun and have a regular snack time this Thursday!  It has been a joy and privilege spending Thursday mornings with you and watching your children grow.  They have blossomed from shy babes into a class that participates, prays, giggles, chats and danc
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Seedlings Update

Congrats to Patricia, Tony, Will and Tony Jr. on the birth of Claire!  We are so excited for you and wish you all the best! It’s hard to believe that we only have three Seedlings classes left!  For our last class on June 6, please feel free to bring a treat for moms or children to share to celebrate our wonderful year. We will follow the regular format in class. Please know that special guests are (always) welcome. O
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Seedlings Update

How wonderful it was to experience our beautiful new Early Childhood space last week! For the rest of this year, however, we will return to our “old” classroom in the Parish Office where the children can be comfortable in their familiar classroom and playground. This week we will make a special Mother’s Day craft for all you amazing mothers. Best wishes to you for a terrific, relaxing Mother’s Day! Moms and Tots will
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Seedlings News for Today!

This morning, May 2nd, our Seedlings class will take a “field trip” as we will hold our class in the beautiful new SFX Early Childhood room in new building. Please feel free to invite guests to join us today as we explore and play in our new spaces! Enter through the main school doors and our friendly office staff will direct you to our classroom! Tonight please join us for “Tip the Teachers” at Nick’s from 6-9pm whe
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Seedlings Update

Dear Seedlings Families, Please join us for an upcoming Moms & Tots date! Our final sessions this year meet: – Friday, April 26 at SFX with movement and music – Friday, May 10 at SFX with movement and music – Friday, May 24 at St. Joseph’s at Forest Park Questions regarding the Moms & Tots program may be directed to jahayes09@gmail.com. I regret that I will not be with you and your dar
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Seedlings Update

Thanks for making our Seedlings class so much fun as we celebrated spring and Easter! We will continue to dance the bunny hop and do Easter crafts and songs for the next two weeks.   This week SFX will celebrate “The Week of the Young Child” which highlights the importance of educating young children. You can read more about it here. The theme for this Thursday is “Artsy Thursday,” so we will
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Seedlings Update

What a joy to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with our darling Seedlings! Thank you to Caroline and Charlotte Sheedy’s mom Elizabeth for hosting the Seedlings St. Patty’s Day party after class. Thanks also to all who donated items for the Seedlings basket at the SFX St. Patrick’s Day Party. The basket looked so lovely and was in high demand! Moms & Tots will be held at SFX this Friday, March 22 from 8:30-10am in the
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Seedlings Update

It was wonderful to meet Will’s Grandma, Linda, at our Seedlings class. We love sharing our SFX Seedlings joy with family members! Thanks to Kelly, Lulu’s mother, for the delicious treats we enjoyed last class. How did you know that vanilla cupcakes would be perfect for our snowball theme? Now that our Valentine’s party and theme is finished, we will continue with our singing, dancing and reading about our snow/winte
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Seedlings Update

We continue to celebrate Valentine’s Day this Thursday. I will bring some Valentine treats to share with our littlest SFX sweethearts! We will miss Maggie and Nora, who will be in Florida for the next month—safe travels!  Also, we will miss Grace for the near future as Erica has her baby. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Erica. Hurry back soon, Maggie, Nora and Grace! Have a wonderful week—See you again t
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Seedlings Update

As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week here at St. Francis Xavier School, please know that it is a privilege to pray, play and grow with you and your child. Our community is grateful for the gifts your Seedling brings every Thursday. Please check the school website before coming to class this Thursday to make sure that school will be in session. Our next few weeks will focus on Valentine’s Day, hearts, fun and love! S
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Seedlings Update

How wonderful to have our whole class together last Thursday!  It was great to welcome Charlie’s Grandma Claire and O’Brian’s Grandma Katie to join in our fun. A special welcome to our new Seedling Jimmy and his mom Danni.  We are happy to have you be part of our Seedlings family!  Our new dancing song this week was “Baby Shark.”  See below for the a darling version of this song on youtube.   As we continue our time
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Seedlings Christmas Update

Merry Christmas, dear Seedlings families! A reminder that special persons are invited to join our class this Thursday, December 20. I will bring coffee and snacks so just come to enjoy our last Seedlings of the year! Also on Thursday is the St. Francis Xavier School Follow the Star. All are invited to meet outside of school just after 12pm for the procession to the living manger presented by our Student Council. Our
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Seedlings Update

What a joy to see our Seedlings rocking out with the bells during our rhythm section last week—more jingle bells to come!… A special thank you to Kelley Hawver and LuLu for hosting our Seedlings Christmas Cookie party.   A reminder that our last class of the year will be on Thursday, December 20. Please feel free to invite “special persons” to experience our SFX Seedlings spirit. That morning I’ll bring Christmas sna
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Seedlings Update

I hope you all have a wonderful, relaxing Thanksgiving holiday! Some dates to remember: The St. Francis Xavier Sip & Shop is Thursday, November 29th from 6-9pm at the Michigan Shores Club. Come enjoy browsing a room full of beautiful, artisan gifts! Breakfast with Santa will be held at the Wilmette Masonic Lodge on Saturday, December 1st from 9am-12pm. Bring the whole family for a fun-filled morning!   I am thank
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Seedlings Update

As we have one more class before Thanksgiving we will continue with our “Turkey Talk” — and of course our turkey dancing—next week. School photos may be taken (or re-taken) this Wednesday, November 14th. You are invited to enter through the main school doors to check in through the office. Photographs will be taken between 8:30-9:45am. Questions may be directed to office@sfx-school.org. One mom said this week that Th
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