Abbreviated Preschool Schedule This Week

Due to conferences and the Thanksgiving holiday, SFX will observe a special schedule this week. Please make a note of the following abbreviated programs and services impacting our preschool students: Lunch Bunch and Enrichment will not be held on Monday and Tuesday. Preschool parents should plan to pick up their students at 11am on both days. There is no After Care on Monday or Tuesday so that faculty may participate
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Picture Day!

Picture Day for all SFX preschool students, Seedlings through Jr Kindergarten, takes place on Monday, October 3rd. Please place a picture order online indicating which package you prefer. Parents may visit mylifetouch.com and enter Picture Day ID# RN076023Q0. Lifetouch requests that you place your order prior to October 3rd. Orders placed online require no paperwork or receipt. If you prefer to use a paper order form
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Join Us for the 8th Grade Play

Preschool and Kindergarten families are invited to join us this Thursday and Friday, April 28th and 29th, at 7pm in the gym for the SFX Class of 2016’s presentation of “Shrek The Musical, Jr.” This is a fun, family-friendly event, and a wonderful St. Francis tradition. Plus, our youngest Crusaders love seeing our older students in action! Tickets are available at the door and are $5 each. Bring the
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SFX 8th girls basketball to play at Northwestern!

Come support the SFX 8th grade girls basketball team as they take on the 8th grade girls of Faith Hope and Charity next Thursday, January 14th at 4:30pm at Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena. Following their game, stay and watch the Northwestern Women’s Basketball team take on Ohio State at 7pm! By purchasing tickets for $3.00, you will gain entry to both events! Tickets are available through this link: NUSp
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Blogging Update

2015-2016 blogs are now in place for all homerooms and teachers will begin posting to classroom blogs the week of August 31st. Watch for an SFX School News email this week with a link to subscribe to all blogs and to our school’s Newsblast through a new feed service. All families are asked to take a moment subscribe to these important news sources. Questions may be addressed to jackiepetrozzi@sfx-school.org.
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Park-a-Day Challenge

SFX School is a proud member of The Alliance for Early Childhood, a local resource that promotes the healthy growth and development of children through age 8. We invite all school families to participate in this year’s Park-a-Day Challenge extended by the Alliance, which takes place June 8-12. Learn more here.
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Open Gym This Morning

Preschool through 2nd grade students accompanied by a parent or caregiver are invited to drop in between 8:30-10:30am this morning (Saturday, January 10th) for Open Gym time at SFX! Teachers will be on hand to share gym equipment. We ask that all who attend please bring a clean/dry pair of shoes so that wet winter boots may be checked at the Xavier Lobby door. We hope to see many of of you there!
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Animal Fun Wrap Up

Thank you to the many families who joined us for our animal adventure on Saturday morning in the Gym. Playing with tarantulas and boa constrictors was a fabulous way to top Halloween fun on Friday night! View photos from our visit with the exotic animal zoo here.
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Memorial Day Parade

We need YOU! Is your family attending Wilmette’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26th? If you are willing to be the point person for our SFX group marching in the parade, please contact jackiepetrozzi@sfx-school.org. Responsibilities include bringing the school’s parade banner to/from the parade site, finding a meeting spot at 10:15am in the St. Joseph’s parking lot where all SFX families may mee
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