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Conference Sign Ups

Parent teacher conferences take place this Monday and Tuesday, November 19th and 20th. Online booking for appointments with teachers closes this morning, November 16th, at 9am. Any changes or additions after 9am today should be made by calling the school office at 847/256-0644 or emailing office@sfx-school.org. We ask that parents refrain from contacting individual teachers to make changes. Instead, please contact th
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Book Fair Kicks Off Sunday!

Join us at the Book Stall in Winnetka this Sunday, November 18th when we kick off the book fair! Proceeds from your purchase come back to SFX to help purchase titles for our new library. Be sure to enter your name in our raffle when you visit for the opportunity to win prizes… and volunteer here if you are able. Store hours are 11am-5pm and special events will be happening in the store including: Silly Storytim
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Grab a Drink at Nick’s Next Wednesday

In conjunction with the SFX Dad’s Club, Nick’s in downtown Wilmette will donate 10% of bar sales back to our school from 7pm through closing next Wednesday, November 21st. Join your friends for a drink Wednesday evening to kick off the Thanksgiving holiday! Thanks for supporting St. Francis!
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Parish Update

St. Francis Xavier Parish shared an update this week regarding a joint consultation between the Archdiocese and Renew My Church leadership and both St. Francis and St. Joseph parishes. Learn more here about a meeting on December 10th at 7pm at St. Joseph’s parish, when SFX and St. Joe’s parishioners will have the opportunity to provide input on selection of our new pastor.
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Reminders from the Office

Please note the following news and reminders from the school office: Uniform vests or other Dennis sweaters with an SFX logo are a required part of our winter school uniform beginning today, November 15th. Please note that girls who wear uniform jumpers are not required to wear logo sweaters. The SFX Dad’s Club Father-Child Bowling Event takes place tonight, November 15th. Learn more here. Tomorrow, November 16
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Moms & Tots Meets Tomorrow

Join us this Friday, November 16th when Moms & Tots meets in Room 102 at St. Joseph’s School, 1740 Lake Avenue. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation and a music & movement sequence. Please park in the St. Joseph’s school lot and enter through the west doors (the doors with the green awning). We hope you can join us!
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Reminders from the Office

Please note the following reminders from the school office: Today, November 14th, is a Lifetouch Photo Make-Up day. If your children missed picture day, or if they wish to retake their photo, please send them to school today out of uniform (dressed in their picture day best). For those taking retakes, Lifetouch requires that students bring their original photos along with them to the photo session. Learn more here. T
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Thanksgiving Break

Next week students engage in an abbreviated schedule due to parent teacher conferences and the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish all families a restful and joyful Thanksgiving! Please make note of the following early release and school closure days: Monday and Tuesday, November 19th and 20th are both noon dismissal days due to parent teacher conferences. Lunch Bunch, Enrichment and After Care are canceled on these dates
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Book Fair Updates & Reminders

Join us at the Book Stall in Winnetka this Sunday, November 18th when we kick off the book fair! Store hours are 11am-5pm and special events will be happening in the store including: Silly Storytime from 1-1:30pm on Sunday, November 18th – Join Mrs. Clohisy, Mrs. Fahrenbach, Mrs. Larkin and Mrs. Sawyer for fun-filled stories and songs Bookmark Bonanza from 1:45-2:30pm on Sunday, November 18th – Join SFX A
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Updates from the Office

Please note the following updates from the school office: Happy Blue Ribbon celebration day! Be sure to send students to school in their Blue Ribbon t-shirts today (along with normal uniform pants, skirts and jumpers). Today, November 13th, we bless our new, Blue Ribbon flag during our 10am liturgy. Parents are invited to join the HSO this morning, November 13th, immediately following morning drop off in the Providen
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Blue Ribbon Mass Today

All members of the SFX community are invited to join us for mass this morning, November 13th, in the church at 10am when we celebrate our 2018 Blue Ribbon School Award. Students are invited to wear their “New & Blue” t-shirts to school today along with uniform pants, skirts and jumpers. Uniform vests are not required today. We hope to see you there!
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Picture Make-Up Day Tomorrow

Lifetouch returns to SFX tomorrow, November 14th to photograph students who request a retake or who were absent for Picture Day in October. If your child is participating in this event, he or she may dress up (out of uniform) for his or her photo tomorrow. Students who request a retake must bring their original photos on the 14th to return to the Lifetouch photographer. Preschool students brought in by parents for ph
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Uniform Policy Sweater Reminder

Uniform vests or other Dennis sweaters with an SFX logo are a required part of our school uniform every day between November 15-April 15. Please note that girls who wear uniform jumpers are not required to wear logo sweaters. After April 15, we will return to a mass-day only policy for logo vests and/or sweaters. Visit the Dennis Uniform link under “Resources” to view all uniform sweater options, includin
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News from the Office

Please note the following news and reminders this week! Sign up for Fall conferences continues online. Learn more here and contact office@sfx-school.org if assistance is needed. Beginning today, November 12th, students are invited to bring canned goods to donation bins located in classrooms and advisories as part of our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Learn more here. All families are invited to join us for this week’
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Book Fair Reminders

The SFX Book Fair kicks off this Sunday, November 18th at the Book Stall in Winnetka, and again in the SFX School Library during parent teacher conferences on November 19th and 20th from 12:30-8pm. Learn more about the exciting events in store at the fair this year here. In particular, please make note of the following reminders: Be sure to drop in at the Book Stall on Sunday for best inventory/selection during the r
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After School Club Final Meetings

Thank you to the many families who participated in this year’s Fall After School Club program! Please note these final dates that remain for the several of our clubs: American Girl and Game Time!, both Monday clubs, meet one final time today, November 12th as a make-up for our school closure on Monday, October 8th (Columbus Day). Theatre Club, which runs on a distinct schedule, continues to meet on Mondays thro
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SFX Father-Kids Bowling Event

The SFX Dad’s Club hosts the 3rd annual SFX Father/Kids bowling night this Thursday, November 15th from 6-8 pm at the Wilmette Bowling Center at 1903 Schiller Avenue in Wilmette. Be sure to review the Dad’s Club Evite here for additional details and let us know if you can join us. We hope to see you there!
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Moms & Tots Meets This Week

Join us this Friday, November 16th when Moms & Tots meets in Room 102 at St. Joseph’s School, 1740 Lake Avenue. Caregivers and their little ones are invited to join us for playtime, conversation and a music & movement sequence. Please park in the St. Joseph’s school lot and enter through the west doors (the doors with the green awning). We hope you can join us!
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Sign Up for Fall Conferences Begins Today

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, November 19th and 20th from 12:45-8pm daily and will be made available for students in 2 Year Old Preschool through 8th grade. Middle School families are asked to review this letter from Miss Barrett and to sign up for 5th-8th grade conference slots with core academic teachers here beginning at 8am today, November 9th. Preschool through 4th grade s
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