12Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 12th

New this week: Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Matching Gift Program: Triple your Gift’s Impact!  Learn more IL tax credit scholarship dates 2019 Tax Credit Match Info Sheet For information about the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship application process, visit the Archdiocesan website at https://schools.archchicago.org//tax‐credit‐scholarships  Also, visit the Scholarship Granting Organizations: The Empower Illinois application process begins January 15,…

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12Dec

IL Tax Credit Scholarship Info

5Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 5th

New this week: St. Edward Food Drive collection Dec. 3rd – 11th. Student Council is teaming up with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry to donate items to their Holiday distribution which occurs on December 19th. See flyer for classroom details. Food Drive items and  Food Drive Letter Pajama Dress Down Signup day/Date:  Week of December 17th/Price:…

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27Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 28th

New this week: Santa’s Workshop (Friday, Nov. 30th): All students are invited to shop at Santa’s Workshop. There are a variety of inexpensive items for the kids to purchase as Christmas presents with prices from $.25 to $15. This is a cash only event and kids are responsible for handling their own money. More information will be…

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15Nov

Principal’s News – Nov. 14th

Dear St. Edward School Families, Report cards will be sent home this Friday for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school year.  While it’s important to celebrate “good grades” on the report card, we should not lose sight that the report card is only one indicator of student growth and development.  As parents, we need…

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15Nov

Big Red Auction Raffle Tickets – Purchase by Dec. 2nd and get 3 tix for price of 2!

7Nov

Principal’s News – Nov. 7th

Dear St. Edward School Families, St. Edward is one of a few schools in the Archdiocese piloting a program called I-Ready for kindergarten through second grade.  In the next few weeks, all of the students in kindergarten through second grade will take an online assessment in both reading and math.  The assessment is adaptive meaning that…

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7Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 7th

New this week: Big Red Auction Raffle Tickets are on sale now!  Tickets will be sent home this week in backpack mail and details are in the attached flyer.  Tickets can also be purchased online at  https://www.stedwardschoolbigredauction.com/big-red-raffle.html Big Red Auction Raffle flyer  Trivia Night hosted by Class of 2019 – Form attached – January 19th.  Tables…

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31Oct

Principal’s News – Oct. 31st

Dear St. Edward School Families, Happy Halloween!  Thank you to all of the volunteers who made the Fun Fair a success this year.  While we celebrate ghosts and goblins today, tomorrow is an even more important day for us.  Tomorrow is the Feast of All Saints, a day we set apart to honor and remember all…

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30Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 31st

New this week: Stage Crew Permission Slip:  Want to be part of the Stage Crew for the upcoming performance of Peter Pan? New this session! Great opportunity for students in 5th – 8th grade. Attendance at all tech rehearsals and performances is required. Sign the attached permission slip. TRIP form HOLIDAY 2018 BIG RED Games –…

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24Oct

Principal’s News – Oct. 24th

Dear St. Edward School Families, Thank you to the Student Council and all of the staff and students who participated in the Pink Out Day on Monday.  All of the funds raised were donated to the Women’s Health Center at Swedish Covenant Hospital. Halloween and the Fun Fair are next Wednesday, October 31!  Students are allowed to wear…

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24Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 24th

Community Days TONIGHT: Thursday, October 24 from 4pm-10pm (Note date change from 10/25 to 10/24) Nick’s Pizza & Pub 2434 W Montrose Avenue Chicago, IL 60618 Nicks Pizza Oct 24th Flyer Needed  New this week: We’re looking for new Altar Servers! Any 4th-8th grader who would like to serve at the Altar of the Lord…

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17Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 17th

New this week: Tired of cooking? Enjoy an inexpensive, homemade, delicious dinner by purchasing tickets to St. Edward Boy Scout Troop 904 annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, November 17. Grab some friends and enjoy great food, live music and camaraderie as you help the boys raise funds for their summer camping trip. Tickets will be sold after…

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14Oct

King of Hearts Raffle – 50/50 Split the Pot

Raffle Tickets: Six for $5.00  (Cash Only) PURCHASE TICKETS AT Old Irving Brewing at 4419 W. Montrose or St. Edward Rectory    Next drawing on Saturday,  October 20th, at 9:30 PM at Old Irving Brewing. King of Hearts 50/50 Raffle Rules “The King of Hearts” is a weekly progressive raffle. 54 playing cards including two jokers are…

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10Oct

Wednesday, Oct. 10th

New this week: FSP hot lunch – online ordering Class of 2019 will be selling Taffy Apples ($2 per apple) at Friday Dismissal in front of main school. Big Red Raffle Auction Tickets available at HC Game Purchase by Dec. 2, 2018 and get 3 tickets  for the price of 2! GET YOUR BIG RED…

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26Sep

Wednesday, September 26th

New this week: PAINT PARTY  ST EDWARD-Order Form 2018 Community Days for October Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 3pm-7pm PotBelly’s 4185 W Irving Park Road #1 Chicago, IL 60641 No Flyer Needed Monday, Oct. 8 from 3pm-9pm Little Lulu’s Italian Ice 5035 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60641 Little Lulus Flyer Needed Thursday, October 25 from…

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16Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 19th

Links for E-backpack Newsletter  (click on link for details and form information) Youth Choir St Edward Youth Choir Permission Slip ACT Aspire Parent Letter for Returning Students 2018  Archdiocese of Chicago System_Wide_Grades_3_8_2018 Cheer Clinic, Homecoming 2018 Football Clinic, Homecoming 2018 Scout_Parent_Form_0918 Snapology_SUPERSTRUCTURE_Flyer_2018 CANTS (Authorization for Background Check) SEPO meet n greet Thursday, Sept. 20th, 7:45am…

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11Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 12th

Newsletter Links MSW Parent University 2018 BIG Red Car Wash Football Clinic Homecoming 2018 Cheer ClinicHomecoming 2018 SEPO Sept2018 Meeting  E-Backpack Newsletter: Dear St. Edward School Families, Here are some reminders for the week: We celebrated a beautiful Mass yesterday morning on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks prepared by the 7th grade.  Father…

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5Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 5th

Guide to Accessing ACT on PowerSchool  Parent Letter for Back to School Junior High Dance on Friday, September 14, 2018 at St. Cornelius    Dear St. Edward School Families, Here are some reminders for the week: Follow St. Edward School on Twitter @StEdwardChi.  The classrooms will be tweeting regularly throughout the school year to give you an…

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31Aug

Welcome Wednesdays (Come Tour our School)!

29Aug

Wednesday, August 29th

Links for E-backpack Newsletter: Making Disciples is a group of adults who meet almost every other Wednesday evening to discuss the faith and to grow in our relationship with Jesus.  Learn more: Fr Dominic Parent Letter Making Disciples Schedule Liturgy Schedule for all school Masses, special liturgies and prayer services.  Check here by Grade/classroom as…

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3Aug

Summer E-Backpack: Friday, Aug. 3rd

Family welcome and informational packets for the 2018 – 2019 school year will be mailed out this week. The mailing will include the following: Principal Welcome letter (attached here) Preschool Letter (attached here) Pastor letter Emergency forms Tuition contract (attached here) Homeroom/class assignment Creative Corner is the extended after school program and is open to preschool through eighth…

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23Jul

Monday, July 23rd

The countdown is on….a little less than four weeks before school starts on August 16th.  We welcome all parents to stay after 1st morning drop-off for Welcome Back to School coffee and donuts hosted by SEPO (St. Edward Parent Organization).  Location: Corner of the main parking lot near the mailbox.  School Board is hosting the…

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27Jun

Smart Tuition & 2018-2019 Tuition Rates

St. Edward uses Smart Tuition to manage and collect tuition payments. New Families: Have you set-up your account?  Follow this link to register at https://enrollwithsmart.com/#/enroll?Session=New 2018-2019 Tuition Rates  <CLICK HERE>

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27Jun

After School Theater Program (Fall Show: Peter Pan) – Register Now

  Windy City Theatre registration is open for the Fall program starting 9/7/18 and runs through 1/12/19.  New this year – a separate program just for 6th – 8th Grades! Enroll now. Session groups are as follows:  Grades 1st – 2nd, Grades 3rd – 5th and Grades 6th – 8th.  Please note that the performance will be on…

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27Jun

Summer E-Backpack, June 27th

No School Days 9/3, Labor Day 9/21, Staff Development 10/8, Columbus Day 10/19, 11:30am Dismissal, Parent-Teacher Conferences 11/2, Staff Development Thanksgiving Break, Starts Wednesday 11/21, School resumes on Monday 11/26 Christmas Break, Starts at 3pm, Friday, 12/21, School resumes on Monday, 1/7 1/21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2/1, 9am start to school, Teacher’s Appreciation…

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6Jun

Wednesday, June 6th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is posted – click here. School Dates: No FSP (Hot Lunch Program) or milk service next week (6/4-6/8) Final Day of School for 1st – 7th Grade: Friday, June 8th with a 10am dismissal. First Day of School, 2018 – 2019 school year, Thursday, August 16th, 8am – 10:30am. First…

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6Jun

Principal’s News – June 6th

June 6, 2018                                                    Dear Parents, Yes, this is my final parent letter. My twenty-seven years at St. Edward School has been such a blessing. I had no idea when I arrived in 1991 that I would be here until 2018. Where has the time gone? St. Edward will always hold special memories for me and,…

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30May

Wednesday, May 30th

SCHOOL NEWS: School Dates: Last day for the Creative Corner program is Friday, June 1st. No FSP (Hot Lunch Program) or milk service next week (6/4-6/8) Final Day of School for 1st – 7th Grade: Friday, June 8th with a 10am dismissal. First Day of School, 2018 – 2019 school year, Thursday, August 16th, 8am…

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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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