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Help Lead Today’s Classroom Rosary

Parents are invited to sign up for a slot leading the rosary in classrooms and advisories today, May 23rd. No experience is necessary and all are welcome! Visit our sign up genius here to claim a slot, and check in through the school office at 2:15pm. Questions may be addressed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Summer Theatre Club

Theatre Club returns for some summer fun at SFX! Join Corey Mills and a cast of fun St. Francis friends and dive into the world of Shrek the Musical Jr! Mr. Mills invites Crusaders ages 8-17 (SFX alumni are encouraged to join us!) for two weeks of singing, acting, dancing and more. Camp runs from June 17th-28th from 10am-3pm daily and cost is $500 per student. Download the Summer Theatre Club Form here. Questions may
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Reminders from the Office

Please note the following reminders from the office: Join the HSO tonight, May 22nd at 7pm for a “Thank You” party at exhibit in Wilmette. All parents who have donated time or talent to HSO efforts this year are invited and encouraged to join us! Learn more here. Order pizza through Lou Malnati’s tonight, May 22nd in support of the SJS Jubilee Jog. Learn more here. Important summer camp forms and in
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Mass of Gratitude

Join us next Tuesday, May 28th at 10am in the church when we celebrate a mass of gratitude led by Mrs. Georgalas’s 2nd grade homeroom. During this special liturgy, we thank those school community leaders who supported our parish efforts to raise funds for and construct the beautiful new addition to our SFX campus. In particular, we thank members of the Capital Campaign Committee, parent volunteers and School Bo
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Reduce-Reuse-Recycle at Lunch this Friday

Help us reduce our lunchroom waste this Friday, May 24th! Our students are working together to promote lunches on Friday packed with reusable containers – no plastic bags, disposable utensils or other waste. Help us achieve our goal of generating as little trash as possible this Friday as we strive to be good stewards of the Earth and its resources. Questions may be addressed to office@sfx-school.org.
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Parent Resources – Upcoming Events

Community programs and opportunities that may be of interest to St. Francis families are posted to the Parent Resources Page of the school website. Check there periodically for news and information regarding resources in and around our community that your fellow SFX parents recommend. Learn more about upcoming community events, camps and fairs hosted by the Winnetka Youth Organization, St. Joan of Arc, St. Norbert
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Mass Today

This week’s all school liturgy takes place this morning, May 21st at 10am in the church and will be led by Miss Stolberg’s 2nd grade homeroom. All SFX friends and family are invited to join us!
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A Note Regarding School Supplies

As we look ahead to the 2019-2020 school year, we strive to improve the resources, supports and programs available to our students and their families. With this in mind, we are busy implementing new structures around our partnership with Rush NeuroBehavioral Center. Among other things, this initiative informs how we think about school supplies and other materials that lead to student success. Watch for more informati
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Support SJS Jubilee Jog

Order pizza for your family tomorrow, May 22nd through Lou Malnati’s when 20% of your sale benefit our friends at St. Joseph’s School and their Jubilee Jog event. Download this flyer to learn more and be sure to mention the SJS fundraiser at the time of order.
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Reminders from the Office

Please note the following reminders from the school office this week: SFX families are invited to our Spring Band Concert tonight, May 20th at 6:30pm in the Atrium. Students performing in the concert should join Ms. Dagg in the cafeteria at 6pm, arriving through the gym entrance. Tomorrow’s all school mass takes place at 10am, May 21st, in the church and will be led by Miss Stolberg’s 2nd grade homeroom.
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School Supply Drive for Haiti

Immaculée Conception in Haiti is opening their new school building this fall, thanks to the help of many SFX families. Please consider supporting a special school supply drive to help provide the students with the supplies they need to start their school year off right! To contribute, search for “Immaculée Conception School Haiti” on Amazon’s public wish lists, or navigate through this link at smile
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Altar Server Training

St. Francis Xavier Parish is in need of Altar Servers! Our community is very appreciative of the assistance provided by servers during the liturgy and encourages all Middle Schoolers to lend a hand. Scheduling is flexible and dates are selected through Sign Up Genius so that families may select masses that work best for their schedules. SFX students in 4th through 7th grades who are interested in altar serving are in
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Key Dates for the End of the School Year

The final days of the school year are quickly approaching! Please note the following dates as we enter the remaining weeks of school: Final day of school for Seedlings and 2 Year Old Preschool, June 6 Last day of school for 8th Grade, June 7 (12pm “clap out” and dismissal through MS doors) 8th Grade Graduation, June 7 at 5pm Last day of school for 3 Yr Old Preschool and JK students, June 10 Kindergarten G
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Save the Date for the Book Fair

We can’t wait to sail into summer reading with this year’s Scholastic Book Fair! The Fair takes place in our sunny, new atrium and will run from Wednesday, May 29th through Friday, May 31st. Browse the detailed schedule of events below! TUES 5/28: Set-Up Day + Register Training (watch for a volunteer sign-up email) WED 5/29 (8am – 5pm): Student Wishlist Day / Open to Public THURS 5/30 (8am – 6
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Spring Band Concert

SFX families are invited to our Spring Band Concert this Monday, May 20th at 6:30pm in the Atrium. Students performing in the concert should join Ms. Dagg in the cafeteria at 6pm, arriving through the gym entrance. Performers should come dressed appropriately in their Sunday best. Music students may email dagg@bandfortoday.com with questions. Thank you!
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