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2020-2021 Registration Due February 7th

Registration forms for current school families for the 2020-2021 academic year remain available through Docusign. Please take a moment to review this letter from Colleen Barrett which includes links to forms and information parents will find helpful as we look ahead to the coming school year. Returning students should register using this registration form, and siblings of current families who are new to SFX should re
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8th Grade Pizza Day Next Week

Next Monday, February 3rd is an 8th grade pizza day. All Lunch Bunch through 8th grade students who participate in our monthly pizza day program will be served a lunch next Monday. Please note that hot lunch does not operate on 8th grade pizza days. Questions regarding Pizza Day may be directed to kimshe66@sbcglobal.net.
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Join Us for an Open House Tomorrow, January 26th

School families are encouraged to drop in tomorrow, January 26th for an Open House from 10:30am-12:30pm. A parish mass proceeds this event at 9:30am in the church… join us at SFX Church at 9:30am in your SFX uniform, or at SJ Church at 6pm for a family mass, to help us kick-off Catholic Schools Week. We anticipate Sunday mass attendance to be robust, so families planning to join us should arrive early for seati
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Parent-Child Book Talk

Parents and and their 3rd-5th grade students are encouraged to join us for a Parent-Child Book Talk in celebration of our One Author, One Community Event! Join Mrs. Sawyer and Mrs. Kirk on Tuesday, February 11th from 6:30-7:30pm in the SFX School Library for a discussion of Candace Fleming’s Strongheart, an exciting animal story inspired by true events. A pizza dinner and beverages will be served and we encourage att
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Updates from the Office

We wish all school families a fantastic weekend! Please note these updates for Friday, January 24th: Moms & Tots meets today, January 24th at 8:30am at SFX. Parents and caregivers are invited to join us with little ones for music & movement, conversation and playtime. All are welcome! Family Hearts are due to the office today, January 24th. Please deliver your heart to the school office so that we may include
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Civics & Safety News

The HSO Civics & Safety Committee wishes to share news of two upcoming presentations geared toward Wilmette school parents that will be hosted by District 37 and District 39 communities. Learn more here about Like, a documentary regarding the impact of social media on social emotional health. Like will be screened this Wednesday, January 29th at 6:30pm in the WJHS Auditorium. Parents are also invited to a present
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Jackie Rhew Presentation

Thank you to the many parents who joined us this week for an evening with Jackie Rhew from the Center for Emotional Wellness of the Northwest Suburbs. Those who missed the opportunity to hear Ms. Rhew’s presentation, or anyone looking for notes from Wednesday evening’s dialogue, may download a copy of How to Raise Resilient Children here. Questions may be directed to laurenegan@sfx-school.org.
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Updates from the Office

Please note the following reminders from the school office: Today, January 22nd is a Birthday Celebration Day. All students who celebrate a birthday during the month of January are invited to dress down today! “Look Ahead” opportunities for current school parents begin today, January 22nd. Learn more here regarding dates and times scheduled for today, Thursday and Friday. Sign up here for a Showcase Warm-Up Party hap
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Altar Server Sign-Up Due Friday

SSJFX Parish seeks students in grades 5-7 who are interested in becoming an altar server at parish masses, both at St. Francis Xavier and St. Joseph Churches. Students can be trained at either St. Francis Xavier Church or St. Joseph Church, and mass scheduling is flexible. Download a flyer here for more information regarding this ministry and how to sign up for training. Download an overview of altar server expectati
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Family Hearts Due Friday

Catholic Schools Week is quickly approaching and we hope to showcase what makes our school great… our families! Download a copy of the family heart worksheet here and an overview of family heart directions here. Please take some time over the coming days to fill your family’s heart with the pictures or words that best represent your family and what’s important to you. Be sure to include your family
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Reminders from the Office

Welcome back, SFX! Please note the following reminders from the school office: Join us tomorrow, January 22nd at 7pm when Jackie Rhew presents How to Raise Resilient Children at SFX. All are welcome! Please enter through the school’s main doors. “Look Ahead” opportunities are scheduled this week for current school parents. Learn more here regarding these events happening tomorrow, Thursday and Frida
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Mass Today

This week’s all school liturgy takes place this morning, January 21st at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church. Today’s mass will be led by 5 GOLD. Friends and family are invited to join us!
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Birthday Celebration Day Tomorrow

Our January Birthday Dress Down and Celebration Day takes place tomorrow morning, January 22nd. Students whose birthdays take place during the month of January are invited to come to school out of uniform tomorrow. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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