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DECEMBER 15, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: December 18th         Early Childhood Christmas Program 10am December 21st          Follow the Star 12noon* December 22nd        First day of Christmas break January 8th                School Resumes Snack   Abbey *Families are invited to walk the Follow the Star route along with the school.  If you are planning to join, please meet at the plaza at noon. There will be lunch bunch and enrichment on Th
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DECEMBER 8, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES December 6-10th:  Scholastic Book Fair (a list of recommended books is below) December 9th: Breakfast with Santa, 9am December 18th:  Early Childhood Christmas Program, 10am December 21st: 1:45 dismissal for Enrichment and Follow the Star* December 22nd: Christmas break begins January 7th: School Resumes No snack or supplies will be need the week of December 11th Mary Grace-Museum of Me December 13th
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DECEMBER 1, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES December 5th: Open House 8:30-11:00 December 6th: 1:45 dismissal for Enrichment December 6-10th:  Scholastic Book Fair December 9th: Breakfast with Santa, 9am December 18th:  Early Childhood Christmas Program, 10am December 21st: 1:45 dismissal for Enrichment December 22nd: Christmas break begins January 7th: School Resumes No snack will be need the week of December 4th Olivia–Museum of Me Novem
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NOVEMBER 21, 2017

It’s time to set the to-do lists aside And gather with grateful hearts! I hope you find joy in your togetherness……        in your child’s giggles, backyard football games with cousins,          or any special moment of           connections with loved ones.   I WISH YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
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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 10, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES November 20-21st: Parent-Teacher Conferences, no lunch bunch or enrichment November 22-26th: No School Holly has snack the week of November 13th. James–Museum of Me November 15th James–Play dough month   THEME OF THE WEEK Fall SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING Monday- As a class we went on a Fall Scavenger Hunt.  Each student had a bag with six colors on it.  We braved the chilly weather and coll
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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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NOVEMBER 3, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: November 4th, HSO Fall Party (parents only) 6pm November 9th, Picture Retake Day* November 20-21st, Parent-Teacher Conferences, no lunch bunch or enrichment November 22-26th, No School Isa has snack the week of November 6th. James–Museum of Me November 8th James–Play dough month *If you are planning of having your child’s picture retaken please come to the Xavier Room between 8:30-9
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OCTOBER 27, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: October 30th–Halloween Celebration* October 31st–Halloween Parade 10am* November 1st–1;35 dismissal from Enrichment We won’t need any  snack the week of October 30th. Tony–Museum of Me, October 25th James–Play dough month *The class will celebrate Halloween on Monday, October 30th.  The students may come to class dressed in their costume.  Please make sure that the
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment News

3 Year Old and Jr Kindergarten Preschool families are asked to make a note of the following updates as we look to the start of the 2nd Quarter on Monday, October 30th: Lunch Bunch and Enrichment Registration for 2nd Quarter is now open. Please complete this form if you are adding, deleting or changing dates of Lunch Bunch/Enrichment service during the 2nd Quarter. This form should be returned to the office by Friday,
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October 19, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: October 23-27–Bill Buczinsky, Poet- in -Residence Week Prek 3-8 October 30th–Halloween Celebration* October 31st–Halloween Parade 10am* November 1st–1;35 dismissal from Enrichment Olivia has snack the week of October 23rd. Ally–Museum of Me, October 25th *The class will celebrate Halloween on Monday, October 30th.  The students may come to class dressed in their costume.
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October 13, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: Maeve M has snack the week of October 15. THEME OF THE WEEK Fire Safety SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING Monday-No School Wednesday-We began our unit on fire safety.  The class watched a video on what to do in case of a fire.  They learned if they see smoke or fire tell an adult.  Then get out and stay out. Friday-We talked about how firefighters are our friends.  Ask your child how the firefighters help us.  W
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OCTOBER 7, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: October 9th, No School THEME OF THE WEEK Apples SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING Harvest/Apples We learned about the parts of an apple: the skin, stem,  and seeds. The students all painted their own apple orchard.  One of the questions of the day was “What kind of apple do you like best?  Red? Green? or Yellow?  The majority liked red apples the best. Our math activity involved one-to-one correspondence w
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Early Childhood Educational Screenings

District 39 provides Early Childhood families who are residents of Wilmette with free, educational screenings to help identify developmental delays in preschool children between the ages of 3-5. Vision and hearing screenings are also provided as part of this service. The first of four screenings this school year is scheduled for next Tuesday, October 3rd. Learn more about how to schedule a screening for your preschoo
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Picture Day for Preschool Students

Picture Day takes place this Monday, October 2nd beginning at 8:30am. Our Make-Up Picture Day is Thursday, November 9th beginning at 8:30am. We ask that families bringing preschool students to picture day (if they do not normally attend school on Mondays) please arrive no later than 10:30am on October 2nd or 9:30am on November 9th. Seedlings, Turning 3, 3 Year Old and Jr K students who DO NOT attend school on Mondays
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September 15, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: September 21st, Back to School Night September 22nd, No School October 2nd, Picture Day October 4th, 1:35 dismissal from Enrichment October 6th, Grandparents’ Day James has snack the week of 9/18 THEME OF THE WEEK All About Me SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING We started our religion series this week.  The theme was “Jesus Welcomes all Children”.  We are also learning the sign of the cross, our
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SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: September 10th, New family mass/dinner 4pm September 21st, Back to School Night 5pm September 22nd, No School October 2nd, Picture Day October 4th, 1:35 dismissal from Enrichment* October 6th, Grandparents’ Day** Tony  has snack the week of 9/11 *On 1:45 dismissal days, Enrichment will dismiss at 1:35pm **If your child’s grandparents are planning on coming to Grandparents’ Day pleas
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JUNE 14, 2017

Thank you everyone for another wonderful school year! I appreciate all the support I have received from the parents and students alike.  I will miss you all. I hope you all have a peaceful and restful summer! Personalize your own slideshow  
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May 18, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: May 29th, No School, Memorial Day June 7h, End of Year Party at 10:30 June 7th, Last day of school. There will be Lunch Bunch and Enrichment on June 7th Please check the SFX web site for all the fun camp offerings this summer. Daniel has snack week of May 22nd.. THEME OF THE WEEK Spring SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING Thank you to all who came to our Mother’s Day Tea.  The children love having you come t
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From the Library

Dear Preschool Families, We have enjoyed our recent visits from preschool families! Thank you for taking advantage of the opportunity to check out books through the library over these past several months. The final day for preschool families to check out new books will be this Monday, May 22nd. All books checked out through the school library will be due back to SFX by Tuesday, May 30th. Please contact me at lindasaw
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MAY 4, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: May 12th, Mothers Day Tea at 10:30 May 17th, Fly Up Day, Prek 3 will visit JK to have a sneak peak of next year May 29th, No School, Memorial Day June 5th, End of Year Party at 10:30 June 7th, Last day of school. There will be Lunch Bunch and Enrichment on June 7th Please check the SFX web site for all the fun camp offerings this summer. Mercer has snack week of May 8th. THEME OF THE WEEK Spring SPOT
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APRIL 27, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: May 3rd, Professional Development, Enrichment dismisses at 1:35 May 12th, Mothers Day Tea at 10:30 May 17th, Fly Up Day, Prek 3 will visit JK to have a sneak peak of next year May 29th, No School, Memorial Day June 5th, End of Year Party at 10:30 June 7th, Last day of school. There will be Lunch Bunch and Enrichment on June 7th Please check the SFX web site for all the fun camp offerings this summer.
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APRIL 20, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES: May 3rd,  Professional Development, Enrichment dismisses at 1:35 May 12th,  Mothers Day Tea at 10:30 May 17th,  Fly Up Day, Prek 3 will visit JK to have a sneak peak of next year May 29th,  No School, Memorial Day June 5th, End of Year Party at 10:30 June 7th, Last day of school.  There will be Lunch Bunch and Enrichment on June 7th Please check the SFX web site for all the fun camp offerings this su
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