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Dear Families, We have been having fun at school, throughout the past two weeks, celebrating St.Patrick’s Day and reading “Jack and the Beanstalk!” We are all very excited for Spring Break and it has been a lot of fun to hear all about the children’s travel plans!! IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS Spring Break Week is March 27th-April 1st. Classes resume on Monday, April 3rd! Fairytale Celebratio
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March 11th Newsletter

Dear 3’s Families, Thank you for taking the time to meet for parent/teacher conferences! It was so nice to catch up with all of you and talk more about your child! We enjoyed our Fairytale Unit this week and read the Fairytale, “Cinderella!” IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS Friday, 3/17- St. Patrick’s Day! Student are invited to wear green! Wednesday, 3/22- February and March group birthday celeb
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Lunch Bunch and Enrichment Registration

Our second quarter of Lunch Bunch/Enrichment programming ends next Friday, January 20th. This will be the final day of Lunch Bunch and Enrichment classes for the Q2 session. The first day of our Q3 session for Lunch Bunch and Enrichment is Monday, January 23rd and the session runs through March 24th. Learn more about how to sign up for our Q3 session and download the registration form here. Registration forms are due
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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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Fun with the 3’s!!

Having So Much Fun with our 3’s Preschool Class!!
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Mrs. Ellis’ Classroom Newsletter

The 3’s have been having a lot of fun in Preschool and had such a special day today, as we celebrated our Grandparents!The children took their Grandparent on a scavenger hunt throughout the classroom, completed a “handprint” project with their Grandparent and added wishes to our “Grandparent Wish Tree” when the morning was over! We would like to thank all of our Grandparents for coming t
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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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Mrs. Ellis’ Classroom Newsletter

Happy Fall Everyone! While this past week marked our first day of Fall, our weather has still felt like Summer! We have been taking advantage of the warmer weather (while we can) and have spent a lot of time outdoors! We continue to celebrate one another in our classroom, by having fun with our “All About Me” theme. Our projects this week were… 1. Describing our homes and painting houses. 2. Learnin
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Welcome To Mrs.Ellis’ 3’s Classroom!

The 3’s have been off to a great start in Preschool! They have been getting used to our classroom routine and expectations, while having fun playing, creating and making new friends! A few “highlights” from our past two weeks have been… 1. Playing “Name” games! 2. Celebrating our “All About Me” unit by sharing our favorite things and learning about one another’s f
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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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4th Quarter Lunch Bunch & Enrichment

This week SFX kicks off our 4th and final quarter of the school year, and a new session of lunch bunch and enrichment has begun. If you would like to make a change or an addition to your last quarter registration, or you would like to sign-up your child for the first time, please contact Marge Kaup in the school office at margekaup@sfx-school.org or 847/256-0644. Spaces remain on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fr
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Screen Break Week

The Alliance for Early Childhood again invites partner school families to participate in Screen Break Week, scheduled for March 6th through 12th. Learn more about Screen Break Week here. Access links to information for this year’s events here. Over the coming days, the oldest child in each SFX family in preschool through 1st grade will come home with wrist bands and a Screen Break booklet. Please note that wris
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SFX Basketball Pack the Gym Night!

Come and cheer on our 8th grade basketball teams as they take on Faith Hope and Charity on Friday, February 26th! Stay for one game, or all three! The class with the most student attendance throughout the evening will win a pizza party.  The 8th grade boys green team will play at 5:30pm, the 8th grade girls team will play at 6:30pm, and the 8th grade boys gold team will play at 7:30pm. *All preschool-4th grade studen
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American Library Association Youth Literature and Media Awards Announced

Monday of this week was an exciting day for all of us who are passionate about children’s and young adult literature. The American Library Association announced their annual children’s book awards including the Newbery and Caldecott Awards. To many of us, it is like the Academy Awards for children’s literature. These are wonderful books you and your children may want to read. The complete list of al
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Fun Sign-Up Party!

All 3 Year Old, Jr Kindergarten and Kindergarten students are invited to purchase a spot at this year’s annual “Sleep Under” Party, hosted by Miss Sasso, Miss Vanderbosch and Mrs. Van Balen! The fun happens Saturday, January 30th from 4:30-6:30pm. Because this party is scheduled prior to our February Showcase event, we are sharing details now. Space is limited, so sign up before this popular event s
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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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November 13th Newsletter

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here! The weeks continue to fly by! We have been enjoying our “Frances the Bear” presentations, Monday “Show and Tell,” and learning about Nutrition and Colors! Here is a look at what we have been up to… We learned about colors all week and worked on a Color Book which focused on specific colors each day! The kids played color games, prac
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment News

The second quarter of Lunch Bunch and Enrichment begin on Monday, November 2nd. If you would like to add or delete sessions, begin as a new student enrolled in either program, or ask questions about these programs, please email margekaup@sfx-school.org by Friday, October 30th. Thank you!
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October 18th Newsletter!

Hello 3’s Families! As I sent home a newsletter on Friday, I thought posting pictures from the past two weeks would highlight even more of the fun that we have been having at school! The pictures below include Grandparents Day, our 1st Parent-Expert presentation, fun with the IPADS and Technology with Mrs. Claire Pritchard our technology teacher, “Show and Tell,” and fun in the classroom and outdoor
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Birthday Book Club

As a learning community, our students, faculty, and parents are very supportive of our school library. As your school librarian, I can’t tell you how much this support inspires me on a daily basis. I would like to share with you a new program that can help us gain more library materials for our students. The Birthday Book Club is about birthdays of course! It could be your child’s, a friend’s, maybe even a teac
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Oct 2nd Newsletter

It is hard to believe that we are already in the month of October! We have been enjoying the cooler, Fall-like days outside and continue to be thankful that we have had great weather almost every day that the children have come to school! While we can, we will take advantage of being outside!! For the past two weeks, we have been learning about the inside of the body as we continue with our “All About Me”
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October 2nd Newsletter

It is hard to believe that we are already in the month of October! We have been enjoying the cooler, Fall-like days outside and continue to be thankful that we have had great weather almost every day that the children have come to school! While we can, we will take advantage of being outside!! For the past two weeks, we have been learning about the inside of the body as we continue with our “All About Me”
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September 18th Newsletter!

We have been busy bees in the 3’s Classroom! We are still enjoying our All About Me Unit and are having fun playing games in which we learn one another’s names and sharing “news/stories” about ourselves! The kids completed a project in which they decorate a paper-person to look like themselves, created “potato print” families, did a painting project about their unique and special n
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