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PreK3 Glow Run Update

SFX Glow Run Families, The SFX Glow Run is tomorrow! Thank you to all of our families who have been working hard to raise funds for our school. We truly appreciate your support! There is only one day left in the program. That makes tonight THE LAST NIGHT FOR PLEDGING before the SFX Glow Run. We are currently at 31 states, and we are trying to get pledges from ALL 50 STATES!! Would you consider reaching out to one or
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SFX PreK3 Update

SFX PreK3 Update 11/4-11/8/19  In Spanish this week we learned niño vs. niña (boy vs. girl), and practiced counting in Spanish how many girls in class and how many boys. We learned the word baila-dance, and agara-grab.The students were able to hold puppets and help act out a story about a perro (dog) and a gato (cat). Before Señora Adriana left, she taught us an hasta luego (see you later) song!  In Music we sang 
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SFX PreK3 Update

SFX PreK3 Update 10/21-11/1/19  Together this fall we’ve explored sensory bins filled with sticky, goopy black worms and spiders (spaghetti dyed black and plastic spiders). Sensory bins provide opportunities for learning in meaningful ways with our eyes, ears, and hands. Learning experiences where we can see, smell, touch, and hear are more effective, and provide opportunities for open-ended, creative, explorative pl
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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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PreK3 Weekly Update

SFX PreK3 Update 9/30-10/18/19 We’ve had a busy few weeks in PreK welcoming autumn, noticing signs of fall, and watching and feeling the weather begin to change… all while gearing up for Halloween! In Spanish we had our last session with Señora Rocha. We listened to a story called May I Please Have a Cookie? /¿Me puedes dar una galleta, por favor? all about learning our maneras (manners) – saying please and tha
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Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration for 2Q

Three year old and Jr Kindergarten families interested in adding or changing their registration for Lunch Bunch or Enrichment during the 2nd quarter are now invited to submit preferences through this form. Changes to Lunch Bunch or Enrichment programming during the 2nd quarter must be shared through this enrollment form by this Friday, October 25th and spaces are awarded on a first come, first served basis. If your f
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Fall Updates

The 2 Year Old and 3 Year Old Preschool classes have settled in nicely to the routine of school! All our teachers are so happy to see these little angels when they come to school! Fun photos of what’s going on in our classrooms continues to be posted to our Blogs for both 2’s and 3’s. Parents of 3 Year Old Preschool students who wish to follow us on Twitter are also invited to subscribe to the Twitt
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Prek3 Weekly Update

SFX PreK3 Weekly Update 9/23-9/27/19 Happy Fall! We used red, green, and yellow paint with noodle tube pieces to make apple imprint artwork this week! Our apples are displayed outside of the classrooms and we’ll be discussing and observing all things autumn in the coming weeks!  In Spanish we listened to Buenas Noches, Luna (Goodnight, Moon) and we learned two new games from Señora Rocha- practicing arriba/abajo (up
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Prek3 Weekly Update

SFX PreK3 Weekly Update 9/16-9/20/19 We’ve had a busy start to the school year in the preschool classes!! We’ve been getting to know each other better, learning ‘all about me,’ and sharing about our families, as well!  In Spanish we practiced saying ‘hola, buenos dias, y adios.’ We listened to the book Margarita y Margaret. Margaret speaks English but not Spanish, and Margarita speaks Spanish but not English, despite
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Preschool Pick Up Procedures

Dear Early Childhood Families, We are thrilled to kick off extended day programming for our littlest Crusaders today, September 3rd. Should you have any questions regarding your Lunch Bunch/Enrichment selections this morning, please email office@sfx-school.org and we will be happy to confirm your enrollment. Please review the overview below for pick up of all Preschool students: MORNING PICK UP 11am dismissal for Jr.
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Welcome to 3 Year Old Preschool!

Thank you for subscribing to Ms. Vanderbosch’s Three Year Old Preschool blog! Subscription feeds for the 2019-2020 school year were set Friday evening, August 23rd. If you subscribed to blogs prior to that time your selections may have changed. To confirm your 2019-2020 selections now that new feeds have been established, please submit a new subscription form here and check every box (for both Newsblast and ALL
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School’s Out For The Summer!

“A child can  teach an adult three things: *To be happy for no reason *To always be busy with something and *How to demand with all his/her might that which they desire” I have truly learned that this year.  Thank you to the families and especially the students who contributed to this being another outstanding year at St. Francis Xavier! I wish everyone a safe and relaxing summer.  I hope to see you all i
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4Q Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration

The school office is now accepting changes to our 3 Yr Old and Jr Kindergarten students’ Lunch Bunch and Enrichment registrations for the 4th quarter. If you are satisfied with your current enrollment in Lunch Bunch and/or Enrichment programming, then no action is needed at this time and your child will continue with his or her current preschool selections through the end of the school year. If you wish to drop
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JANUARY 17, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES: January 21st-No School, MLK Day February 1st–3s will help lead the all school mass with their 7th grade buddies. February 4th-No School, Professional Development February 18th-No School, President’s Day Please check the SFX web site for all the fun camp offerings this summer. Luke has snack the week of 1/21 Elise has Museum of Me All the students will celebrate Catholic Schools Week begin
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Q3 Lunch Bunch & Enrichment Registration

The school office is now accepting changes to our 3 Yr Old and Jr Kindergarten students’ Lunch Bunch and Enrichment registrations for the 3rd quarter. If you are satisfied with your current enrollment in Lunch Bunch and/or Enrichment programming, then no action is needed at this time and your child will continue with his or her current preschool selections through the end of the 3rd quarter. If you wish to drop
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January 8, 2019

Dear Parents, Happy New Year!  Miss Butterworth and Mrs. Gazda are looking for volunteers to help wash the rest time blankets from Enrichment.  Every Friday, volunteers will pick up 2 loads of blankets to wash over the weekend and return to school on Monday morning.  Please see the link for further directions and to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0949a4ad22a2fe3-enrichment. Please direct any questions to
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DECEMBER 25, 2018

Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means “God is with us.” Thank you all for the care and your generous support you show myself, the students and the entire SFX community.  It is very much appreciated. MERRY CHRISTIMAS  
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DECEMBER 12, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES: December 17th–Early Childhood Christmas Program, 10am in the church December 21st–Follow The Star (see the Newsblast for details) December 22nd–Begin Christmas Break January 7th–School Resumes No Snack or supplies will be needed next week The Christmas Program will begin promptly at 10am.  Our students will be on the right when facing the altar.  Please send your child to scho
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NOVEMBER 20, 2018

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.  
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NOVEMBER 16, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES: November 19-20th –11:00 am dismissal, no lunch bunch or enrichment November 21-23rd–Thanksgiving Break November 29th–Sip N Shop December 1st–Breakfast with Santa December 17th–Early Childhood Christmas Program 10:00am December 20th–Follow The Star December 21st-Christmas Break begins Luke has play dough for December THEME OF THE WEEK Thanksgiving SPOTLIGHT ON LEARN
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OCTOBER 19, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES: October 20th–HSO Fall Party (adults only) October 29th–Start of the 2nd Quarter October 31st–Halloween* We have enough snack and supplies for next week.  We will not need any additional items. *Halloween will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 31st. Students are invited to wear their costumes to class.  Please following the guidelines listed below: -costumes must be easy for the st
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OCTOBER 5, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES: October 8th-No School Columbus Day October 19th-No School Professional Development October 20th-HSO Fall Party (parents only) October 29th-Start of 2nd Quarter SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING We were greeted on Monday with Blue Ribbons around the whole school.  What an honor to be declared a National Blue Ribbon School.  This is a back to back honor. The lesson in religion this week was “Jesus Welcomes t
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

October 5th-Picture Day October 8th-No School Columbus Day October 19th-No School Professional Development October 20th-HSO Party (parents only) October 29th-End of 1st Quarter Tommy O has snack the week of 10/1 Wilder has play dough for October THEME OF THE WEEK Getting To Know You (continued) SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING The students are really settling  into the school year.  We have been talking and learning about each
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SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES: September 28th-Homecoming, Please refer to email sent for activities October 5th-Picture Day October 8th-No School, Columbus Day October 19th–No School, Professional Development October 20th–HSO Fall Party (parents only) Wilder  has snack the week of 9/24 Thank you to everyone  who stopped by during our back to school night.  I hope you enjoyed seeing the classroom and learning about our
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