22May

Wednesday, May 23rd

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: No School: Monday, May 28th/Memorial Day Celebration/Graduation Dates: Class of 2018/8th Grade Graduation: May 31st @ 7pm (Church) PreSchool Celebration: June 5th @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Kindergarten Celebration: June 6th @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Final School Mass & Recognition Ceremony, Grades 1st – 7th:  June 8th @ 8:15 am…

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17May

New Principal Announcement

May 16, 2018 Dear St. Edward Community, Father Mike and I are happy to announce the new principal of St. Edward School. Her name is Sara Lasica and she is coming from Wood Dale, IL. She is presently the eighth grade teacher and assistant principal at Holy Ghost School. Mrs. Lasica holds a B.A. in Theology…

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17May

Wednesday, May 16th

SCHOOL NEWS: New Principal Announcement – click here School Dates: No School: Monday, May 28th/Memorial Day Celebration/Graduation Dates: Class of 2018/8th Grade Graduation: May 31st @ 7pm (Church) PreSchool Celebration: June 5th @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Kindergarten Celebration: June 6th @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Final School Mass & Recognition Ceremony, Grades 1st –…

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15May

Retirement Masses – June 3rd/Father Mike and June 10th/Sister Marie Michelle

15May

8th Grade Graduation/PreK & K Celebrations

  Class of 2018/8th Grade Graduation: May 31, 2018 @ 7:00 (Church) PreSchool Celebration: June 5, 2018 @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Kindergarten Celebration: June 6, 2018 @ 1:30 pm (Buckley Hall) Last School Mass & Recognition Ceremony, Grades 1 – 7: June 8, 2018 @ 8:15 am (Church) Last Day of School, Grades 1st…

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15May

Summer Tutoring

Summer tutoring in any subject area for students of any grade with Mrs. Kathryn Chun & Mr. David Chun. These sessions are a great way to build confidence, stay sharp, provide academic reinforcement, and prepare for the next school year. Details and contact information in the attached forms. PDF printable forms: Tutoring 2018 Cover letter…

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9May

Wednesday, May 9th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: No School: Monday, May 28th/Memorial Day Spring Program (Grades 3, 4 & 5) along with Jr & Sr. Orchestra will perform in Buckley Hall at 7pm. Have you registered yet for the 2018 – 2019 school year?  We still have quite a few current families that have not completed registration paperwork. …

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2May

Wednesday, May 2nd

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: Early Dismissal: Friday, May 4th/Grandparents’ Day No School: Monday, May 28th/Memorial Day Have you registered yet for the 2018 – 2019 school year?  We still have quite a few current families that have not completed registration paperwork.  Please note that our PreK classes are almost full.  click here for the registration…

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1May

5K Big Red Run – May 19th (Register by May 2nd for T-shirt!)

https://www.stedsbigredrun.com/ Ready. Set. Sign up!  Get ready for the 4th annual BIG RED RUN – featuring a 5K and 1 Mile fun run/walk on Chicago’s NW Side. Made for runners of all speeds, including our always-motoring kids, this race is all about having a good time. Each year it gets better & better. So keep that spirit moving and…

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25Apr

Wednesday, April 25th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is posted – click here. School Dates: No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice Early Dismissal: Friday, May 4th/Grandparents’ Day SEPO Flower Sale SHOP for gorgeous planters, hanging baskets, ferns and herbs and veggies for the garden.  Money raised benefits the Dominican Sisters of St. Edward Convent. Friday (May 4th) following Grandparents…

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25Apr

Principal’s News – April 25th

April 25, 2018            Parents, Blessed Easter season and happy spring. It will be a treasure to see grass and flowers and hear the birds sing again. Maybe this winter was a gift because it has made us all more conscious of the beauty that usually surrounds us each day. We have had to wait so…

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21Apr

Spirit Weeks hosted by Student Council starts April 23rd

18Apr

Wednesday, April 18th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice Early Dismissal: Friday, May 4th/Grandparents’ Day Register Now for the Big Red Run-click here:  Saturday, May 19, 2018. Race begins 8:30am. All proceeds to benefit: St. Edward School, The Vietnam Veteran Of America Chapter #242 Chicago & Juvenile Diabetes. Save the Date:  Saturday, May 12th – Willie Wonka,…

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12Apr

Wednesday, April 11th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice Early Dismissal: Friday, May 4th/Grandparents’ Day Save the Date(s):  Father Mike’s Retirement & Celebration Mass, Sunday, June 3rd, 11am Sister Marie Michelle’s Retirement & Celebration Mass, Sunday, June 10th, 11am Register Now for the Big Red Run-click here:  Saturday, May 19, 2018. Race begins 8:30am. All proceeds will…

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28Mar

Wednesday, March 28th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted – click here. School Dates: Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th Warm Weather Policy begins Monday, April 9th (refer to Uniform Dress Code) No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice St. Edward School Board News: Annual Election Notification.  Are you interested in serving…

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28Mar

Principal’s News – March 28th

March 28, 2018 Dear Parents, Holy Week is upon us. May you garner the graces and blessings of this sacred season. Please check the St. Edward Church website for the times of services during the Triduum, the Easter Vigil Service and Masses on Easter Sunday. Congratulations to Jennifer Hegener, mother of Matthew in Rm. 202,…

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25Mar

School Board Elections/Nominations – due by April 9th

St. Edward School Board News: Annual Election Notification.  Are you interested in serving on the St. Edward School Board? Do you know someone you would like to recommend as a potential fit for our School Board? The St. Edward School Board is seeking candidates for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. All school parents and parishioners…

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22Mar

Wednesday, March 21st

SCHOOL NEWS: St. Edward School Board News: Annual Election Notification.  Are you interested in serving on the St. Edward School Board? Do you know someone you would like to recommend as a potential fit for our School Board? The St. Edward School Board is seeking candidates for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. All school parents…

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14Mar

Wednesday, March 14th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th Warm Weather Policy begins Monday, April 9th (refer to Uniform Dress Code) No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice Living Stations of the Cross: 1:45pm in Church Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast: Sunday, March 25th.  All you can eat, meet the Easter…

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7Mar

Wednesday, March 7th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: Early Dismissal, Friday, March 9th, 11:30am Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th Warm Weather Policy begins Monday, April 9th (refer to Uniform Dress Code) Sports Dress Down Signup Day: Week of March 19th.  Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to dress down in…

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28Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 28th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted – click here. Copy of Sister Marie Michelle’s Announcement made February 23rd – click here. School Dates: Early Dismissal, Friday, March 9th, 11:30am Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th Warm Weather Policy begins Monday, April 9th (refer to Uniform Dress Code) Next…

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28Feb

Principal’s News – February 28th

February 28, 2018 Dear Parents, Believe it or not, we are only a few weeks away from spring. We have had a little taste of it in the past few weeks. What a welcomed change? You received a letter on Friday regarding my plans for next year. I just want to assure you that I…

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21Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 21st

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: Early Dismissal, Friday, March 9th, 11:30am March 9th at 11am/Trinity Irish Dancers to perform before Early Dismissal.  All parents, neighbors, extended family and friends are invited to this event.   Looking for something totally gnarly to do on Friday, March 2nd?! Student Council has your back! Come join us for a righteous…

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15Feb

Auction: Big Rad 80’s, April 21st, 6:30 – 11pm (Get Tickets, Sponsor, Donate)

        2018 SponsorshipPackages – Click & Download Form         2018 Big Red Auction Donation – Click & Download Form   Buy Raffle Tickets: Click Here

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14Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 14th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates:   No School, Monday, Feb. 19th Early Dismissal, Friday, March 9th, 11:30am MOVIE NIGHT (2/24) – Register Now-click here  Reserve a spot today to ensure your child(ren) get to participate.  We will be showing two movies in the gym/club room this year:  Leap will be showing in the club room with Wonder showing in the gym. This…

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7Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 7th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates:   No School Friday, Feb. 9th No School, Monday, Feb. 19th Father Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, February 16th.  Flyer posted below. Teacher Requests – Teacher Request Policy Letter for 2018 – 2019 Big Rad 80’s Auction:  We need your help: Donation Form – Looking for donations, big and small.…

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31Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 31st

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted – click here School Dates: 9am start on Friday, Feb. 2nd (**Please note there will be no Before Care offered this day as all teachers and staff will be enjoying Breakfast as an appreciation celebration hosted by SEPO**) No School Friday, Feb. 9th No School, Monday, Feb.…

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31Jan

Principal’s News – January 31st

January 31, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                Dear Parents, We are in the midst of Catholic Schools Week. Thank you to all of the families who made Discovery Sunday such a big success. We had a wonderful turnout and appreciate all those who helped in any way. As you know the flu is rampant in our country. We…

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25Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 24th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates:  9am start on Friday, Feb. 2nd No School Friday, Feb. 9th No School, Monday, Feb. 19th Catholic Schools Week calendar – check out the schedule for daily happenings. CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK – Jan. 2018 Big Red Raffle tickets went home this week.  The buy 3 get 1 free will be extended through…

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17Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 17th

  SCHOOL NEWS: It is time for pre-registration for the 2018-2019 school year. Pre-registration enrollment figures are used as a baseline to estimate enrollment for the next school year and are an essential first step in the school’s budgeting process. This process is used to determine staffing needs and the tuition rates we set each…

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10Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 10th

SCHOOL NEWS: No School Days: Monday, Jan. 15th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Musical Theatre/Winter Performance of Mary Poppins on Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 2:30pm & 5pm.  New this year – purchasing tickets is not required. Suggested donation (optional) at the door. Discovery Sunday on January 28th kicks off Catholic Schools Week.  Our most comprehensive…

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21Dec

Principal’s News – Dec. 20th

December 20, 2017 Dear Parents, Merry Christmas to each of you and your family and friends. May you have a happy and healthy New Year. Know of my prayers for all of you. Thanks to all of you for the many toys that you sent for our sharing parish, St. Thomas of Canterbury. There was…

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20Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 20th

SCHOOL NEWS: Snow Ball Dance:  Thursday, Dec. 21st.  Grades 6th-8th (and alumni), 6:30- – 8:30PM.  See flyer below for details.  Permission slip is mandatory for attendance. Chess Scholars: (Grades K – 8) Mondays, January 22nd – March 19th 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. No class: 2/19 (8 Classes) To sign up for Chess Scholars, click here  Enter class…

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13Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 13th

SCHOOL NEWS: Youth Sports Program is looking for coach(es) for Girls Volleyball Program (6th – 8th graders).  Practice starts after the holidays.  If interested contact Athletic Director, Mike Kelly at coachkelly75@gmail.com Save the Date:  Catholic Schools Week kicks off with Discovery Sunday on January 28th.  Our most comprehensive Open House with school tours, extracurricular showcase…

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6Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 6th

SCHOOL NEWS: Community Days (mark your calendars now): 3rd Annual Eve of the Eve Party, Dec. 30th, 8pm – 11pm  Join us in celebrating the new year by raising money for St. Edward. Legno @ 4250 N Central Ave. $60 per person. Includes light appetizers and open bar with top shelf liquor, beer and wine.…

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29Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 29th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted – Click Here. Movie in the Classroom: Signup Day/Week of December 11th. Price:  $40 per classroom.  Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to watch a movie of their choosing (with teacher approval of course) one day the week of Dec 11th!  Sign-up Now – click here!…

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29Nov

Principal’s News – November 29th

November 29, 2017                                                                                         Dear Parents, May the blessings of the Thanksgiving holiday be with you during this season of waiting for the birth of Christ our Savior. The holidays are upon us and this is a time to enjoy family and friends and try to live in the present moment We offer our sympathy and…

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16Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 15th

SCHOOL NEWS: No School Days:   Thanksgiving Break begins on Wednesday, Nov. 22nd.  School resumes on Monday, Nov. 27th. Christmas Break begins on Friday, Dec. 22nd.  School resumes on Monday, Jan. 8th.  Believe it or not, it’s almost time for Santa’s Workshop (Dec. 1st). This year we will transform the gym into a winter wonderland…

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9Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 8th

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder to turn in presale ONLY event forms for Santa’s Breakfast (9:30am seating nearly sold out!) and Trivia Night (only 12 tables left!). Don’t miss out on these great St. Edward traditions!  Forms posted below.  Picture Retake Day. We have scheduled the photographer for Tuesday, November 14th at 8:15 AM. Students having retakes or…

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1Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 1st

SCHOOL NEWS: Letter from Dr. Riggs regarding the IL Scholarship Fund for private school students.  Invest In Kids Act – Click Here Watch the  National Blue Ribbon Award Ceremony  via live stream as Sister Marie Michelle and Ms. Tracy Mortimer receive St. Edward’s recognition.  We will post to the school Facebook page.   Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday,…

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25Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 25th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted – Click Here. Save the Date:  Big Red Auction is Saturday, April 21st.  Theme is Big Rad 80’s. Take advantage of our early bird BIG RED RAFFLE ticket sale:  buy 3 get 1 free until Dec 1st.  Buy NOW – online!  Early bird drawing of $250.00 on 12/3/17…

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25Oct

Principal’s News – October 25th

October 25, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                             Dear Parents, How happy and honored we are to be a BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL. So many people are responsible for us achieving this prestigious award. Thank you for all your support through the decades. In recognition of our Blue Ribbon achievement on Sunday, October 29, Bishop Francis Kane will celebrate Mass…

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18Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 18th

SCHOOL NEWS: No School:  Friday, Nov. 3rd/Faculty Inservice SEPO Meeting:  Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 7:30pm (lower church hall) The meeting is a great opportunity to stay in touch with what is happening around school, events coming up for our community and chances for you to contribute. Stop by! Your attendance guarantees your child(ren) a NUT card.…

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11Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 11th

SCHOOL NEWS: The Scholastic Book Fair is now open and will run through Friday October 16th. It will be held in the Lower Level Library. Anyone who pre-orders the new Wimpy Kid book, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway” will receive a prize with their order. Visit the Book Fair during Parent Teacher Conferences…

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4Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 4th

SCHOOL NEWS: Parent Teacher Conference Links were sent out under separate email this morning.  If you have questions or any issues with the Signup.com site, please email community@stedwardschool.com Calendar update:  The Un-Canvas Paint Party has been cancelled for tonight due to the minimum sign-ups not being met. Picture Day is right around the corner on…

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30Sep

St. Edward School Video – Celebrating the Blue Ribbon Award

  DNA Info Article – click to read By Patty Wetli | September 29, 2017 5:56am @Pattydnachicago MAYFAIR — Students, faculty, staff and parents at St. Edward School celebrated a major honor Thursday when the school was announced as a National Blue Ribbon Award recipient by the U.S. Department of Education. Along with St. Josaphat…

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27Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 27th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted.  Click Here. Community Dining Days:   Tuesday, Oct. 3rd @ Potbelly’s (4185 W. Irving Park) from 4- 7pm. 20% back to the school. No Flyer needed. Tuesday, Oct. 17th @ Lou Malnati’s (3986 N. Avondale) from 4-10pm. 20% back to the school. Mention fundraiser when ordering. Flyer posted…

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27Sep

Principal’s News – September 27

September 27, 2017                                                                                                                                                                             Dear Parents, We raised $1,658.19 for Hurricane Harvey. The NCEA asked that each student donate a dollar for the Catholic Schools in Houston that were destroyed by the floods. We sent $600.00 from our students to the National Catholic Education Association and the rest of the money was sent…

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20Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 20th

SCHOOL NEWS: No School/Friday, Sept. 22nd. Teacher Inservice Day. The Archdiocese has requested that ALL parents and guardians of students in Catholic schools complete a Household Income (HHI) survey. This is a CONFIDENTIAL survey. Survey responses will be protected and used only by the Archdiocese to determine eligibility for our school and students. The survey will…

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20Sep

Spirit Week & Homecoming Schedule, 9/30 – 10/8

Spirit Week/Homecoming Schedule – Mark your calendars. We welcome all families, parents, alums, fans, BIG RED supporters & neighbors to these events. Saturday, Sept. 30th, 9:30AM-11:30, Football & Cheer Clinics at Gompers Park. (Registration closed 9/20) Monday, 10/2: School Spirit Day, show your pride in school colors. Dress Down Day Tuesday, 10/3: @ Dismissal, Cheer…

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