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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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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13Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 13th

SCHOOL NEWS: The Soup-er Stadium Challenge asks every Catholic school student, teacher and staff member in the Archdiocese of Chicago to donate at least one non-perishable food item to stock the Catholic Charities’ food pantries. Our goal is to collect enough food to fill every seat in Soldier Field…twice. This effort will provide more than…

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6Sep

Wednesday, Sept. 6th

SCHOOL NEWS: Friendly reminder to return Chalk Walk T-shirt Pre-order Form and Pledge Sheets ASAP. No School/Friday, Sept. 22nd.  Teacher Inservice Day. PAJAMA DRESS UP/CLASSROOM SIGNUP DAY/DATE: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11TH/PRICE: $40 PER CLASSROOM: Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to wear pajamas to school with this special dress down day! To make a…

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30Aug

Wednesday, August 30th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly parent letter is now posted – click here .  Welcome, Mr. Gordy Malis to the St. Edward faculty. Mr. Malis will be teaching Computer. Please see his staff bio by clicking here.  Parents! We are still trying to fill in Room Representatives for SEPO. It is a critical role. This is an…

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23Aug

Wednesday, August 23rd

SCHOOL NEWS: Please check your child’s school folder as many important forms were sent home today.  Fun Lunch envelopes need to be returned by Friday.  Welcome, Mr. John Newman to the St. Edward faculty.  Mr. Newman will be teaching Science to the 6, 7, and 8th graders while he awaits a CPS assignment. He is a…

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17Aug

Wednesday, August 16th

SCHOOL NEWS: Welcome, Mr. Luis Romo to the St. Edward Faculty.  Mr. Romo will be our Spanish Teacher this year.  A brief bio will be provided next week. Calling all handymen (and women)! The St. Edward School Playground is scheduled to be installed on Saturday, August 26th. We will need at least 4 volunteers on…

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15Aug

August 15th: Back to School

Back to School E-backpack 1st Day of school reminders: Return completed forms – tuition contract, emergency contact form and medical forms, if applicable.  Send in updated/corrected or confirm family directory listing to website@stedwardschool.com All are invited to coffee and donuts in the main parking lot after 8am drop-off. Used Uniform sale/drop-off & swap ‘n shop all morning,…

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10Aug

Wednesday, August 9th

Summer E-backpack Class Rosters & Important Forms were mailed out the 1st week of August. Reminder to return the completed forms on the 1st day of school.  The mailing included August newsletter – click here to read.  If you have not received this information, please contact the school office.  Reminder to send in updated/corrected or…

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2Aug

Wednesday, August 2nd

Summer E-backpack Teacher Update(s):   Welcome Mr. David Cho – St. Edward Physical Education Teacher!  Click here to read his bio. Mrs. Pam Kay will be the moderator of the Before Care Program.  This program allows parents to drop off students as early as 7am.  The program will start Wednesday, August 16th. Ms. Tracy Mortimer…

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23Jul

Monday, July 24th

Summer E-backpack Teacher update:  As mentioned in my June newsletter, Mrs. Amy Marsh Vitale (Kindergarten, Room 104) will not be returning to St. Edward as she plans to stay home with her newborn.  I am pleased to announce that Mrs. Marie Browne Murphy (previously the PreK/3yr old teacher) will now be the Kindergarten teacher in…

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