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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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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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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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March 11th Newsletter

Dear Turning 3’s Families, It was so nice to conference with you this past week and talk more about your child! We had a fun and busy week at school, as we introduced our Ocean Unit! IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS Spring Break, 3/27-4/3- Students do not have school the week of March 27th. Classes resume on Monday, 4/3/17! Circus Day, 4/11, 9:30- A parent or caregiver is asked to attend with their child and we wi
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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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Mrs. Ellis’ Classroom Newsletter!

The Turning 3’s have been loving our “Community Helpers” unit! We began this unit by learning about Firemen and how they help us stay safe, and protect us, from a fire! The children were so excited to see pictures of real firetrucks and firefighters and also enjoyed wearing a Fireman’s Hat and coat! For our projects about Firemen, the children created Fireman Hats, Firetrucks and had fun paint
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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’ Newsletter

Happy Fall Everyone! While our weather has still felt like Summer, we celebrated the change of season this past week! The children were excited to talk about the colors that they see throughout the Fall and we even started talking about how Halloween is in the Fall! Activites that we did were… Used our singing voices to sing an “Autumn Leaves” song, using our colored scarves! Listened to many storie
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Welcome to Mrs. Ellis’ Turning 3’s!!

The Turning 3’s are off to a terrific start!! The children come to school with happy faces and smiles and seem so excited about school, their friends and their teachers! Throughout these past two weeks, the children have… Practiced being good friends by sharing, playing cooperatively and being kind! Showed great listening skills when a story is being read in Circle-Time! Shared their own, personal stories
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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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Turning 3 Conference Reminder

Parents of Turning 3 students are invited to book a conference slot with Mrs. Ellis this week. Conferences take place on Thursday, March 3rd from 1-8pm and Friday, March 4th 1-5:30pm. Call the school office at 847/256-0644 to make or update conference slots. Thank you!
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