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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10Jul

Tuesday, July 11th

Summer E-backpack 1.) Cheerleader Car Wash. Sunday, July 16th (Noon to 4pm) in front of school – $10 per car. Come out and support our Cheer Team! Go BIG RED…. 2.) The online calendar has been updated for the 2017 – 2018 calendar year and will continue to be updated as events are scheduled or modified.…

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26Jun

Monday, June 26th

Summer E-backpack   1.) Order School Supplies today to avoid the rush in August!  Flyer with more details: School Tool Box Kit Order Info St. Edward School has partnered with School Tool Box again this year so that you can get your school supplies shipped to your house this summer. This is not a fundraiser, but rather…

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16Jun

Friday, June 16th

Summer E-backpack Our very own, Fr. Dom, in this week’s Time Magazine!  To read the God Squad article – click here. Be a permanent part of St. Edward’s Legacy Wall –  BUY A TILE program, click here.  An engraved tile can show appreciation for those who are important in our lives and also memorialize loved…

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9Jun

Friday, June 9th

Summer E-Backpack will be updated and posted every 2 weeks.  Check in over the summer to see updates on school website, E-backpack and the school Facebook page. End of the year school newsletter – click here Coming Soon – Order your school supplies for next year! St. Edward has arranged for School Toolbox to provide school…

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31May

Wednesday, May 31st

SCHOOL NEWS: End of year celebrations –  May 31st: 8th Grade Dance, 6pm (La Villa) June 1st: Class of 2017 8th Grade Graduation, 7pm (Church) June 2nd: Fiesta De Verano/Grades 4-7, 3:15 – 4:15, (lower church hall) June 2nd: Talent Show hosted by Student Council, 7-9pm (Buckley Hall) June 4th: 8th Grade Parent Garden Party,…

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24May

Wednesday, May 24th

SCHOOL NEWS: The 2017-2018 Tuition Rates are now posted – click here FIELD DAY SCHEDULE, Friday, May 26th (Students can dress down/Spirit Wear day) PK & K participate in the minim lot from 8:00-9:00 (pretty much right at drop-off) 3rd-5th grades participate in the main lot from 9:15-11:15 1st & 2nd grades participate in the…

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17May

Wednesday, May 17th

SCHOOL NEWS: 3rd annual BIG RED RUN packet pick-up is today, Wednesday, May 17th (3-6pm) in front of school or lower church hall, if inclement weather. You can register on-site today or on race day, Saturday, May 20th (8am until start of race/8:30am). Race day and post party/rain or shine. We are still in need…

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10May

Wednesday, May 10th

SCHOOL NEWS: Tentative 2017-2018 Calendar dates are now available – Click here or print the download pdf posted below. Join us Thursday, May 25th for the Academic & Fine Arts Fair (7-9pm/Buckley Hall). The gym will be filled with artwork in a dazzling array of colors, materials, and styles along with displays of curriculum based special projects across all…

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4May

Wednesday, May 3rd

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly parent letter is now posted – click here . I ask that you also please read the attached Principal Memo. College Now Advising Program offered as a St. Edward fundraiser and hosted by a St. Edward Parishioner and former school parent. Learn about key dates for college aid and how to navigate…

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27Apr

Wednesday, April 26th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly parent letter will be posted next week, May 3rd.  I ask that you please read the attached Principal Memo. Reminder(s): Early Dismissal, 11:30am, Friday, May 5th: Grandparents Day The Lion King: Saturday, May 13th.  Two performances – click this link to purchase tickets,cast information and times. Our annual Grandparents Day with our…

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12Apr

Wednesday, April 12th

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder(s): Living Stations of the Cross, Wednesday, April 12th @ 1:45pm, Church Easter Break begins on Friday, April 14th and school resumes on Monday, April 24th. Open House while school is in session, Thursday, April 27th, 9 – 11am.  Please share with friends, family and neighbors. Intramural Basketball Spring League – Registration is…

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6Apr

Wednesday, April 5th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is posted – click here. Reminder(s): Walk/Bike to School: Monday, April 10th Living Stations of the Cross, Wednesday, April 12th @ 1:45pm, Church Easter Break begins on Friday, April 14th and school resumes on Monday, April 24th. Sports Dress Up Classroom Signup Day: Thursday, april 27th. Give your child and his/her entire…

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1Apr

Wednesday, March 29th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is posted – click here. Reminder(s): Monday, April 3rd: Warm weather policy begins. Uniform policy can be found in your school calendar hard copy or by clicking here. Easter Break begins on Friday, April 14th and school resumes on Monday, April 24th. 3rd annual 5K/1mile walk is now open for…

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22Mar

Wednesday, March 22nd

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder(s) No School on Friday, March 31st. Easter Break begins on Friday, April 14th and resumes on Monday, April 24th. Calling all handymen (and women)! The St. Edward School Playground is scheduled to be installed on Saturday, April 8th. We would appreciate your support and your tools! For additional details and volunteer sign…

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15Mar

Wednesday, March 15th

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder(s) Friday, March 17th: Accent Day.  Accent uniform in red for St. Joseph’s Day or green for St. Patrick’s Day. Friday, March 17th, ST. JOSEPH TABLE : Each student’s food item is to be at school by 8 am March 17th. Items should be sent in a disposable container. All food items should…

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8Mar

Wednesday, March 8th

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder(s) Early dismissal on Friday, March 10th at 11:30am and No School on Friday, March 31st. Yankee Candle Orders due March 8th.  Return to Ms. Rosasco ASAP. Did you know that…the last order for the 2016-2017 TRIP year will be placed on Wednesday, March 15th? Read more for TRIP TIPS LONDON LIGHTS, Dance…

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1Mar

Wednesday, March 1st

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly parent newsletter is now posted – click here. St. Edward School Board News.  It’s time for the Annual School Board Elections! Would you like to support St. Edward as a member of the School Board? Is there someone you’d like to recommend for serving in this way? The St. Edward School…

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22Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 22nd

SCHOOL NEWS: Father Daughter Dance will be held on February 24th, 7 -9:3pm. Additional information can be found on the flyer posted below. Solo Musical Instrument Adjudication (March 4th): The solo contest for instruments will take place in the school building on Saturday, March 4th. It is not a competition. It is an adjudication. The…

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15Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 15th

SCHOOL NEWS: Movie Day Classroom Purchase is now available: 11 classrooms still available!! Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to watch a movie of their choosing (with teacher’s approval of course) the week of feb 21st (teacher will select the best date). Purchase via this link Now. Father Daughter Dance will be…

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8Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 8th

SCHOOL NEWS: Father Daughter Dance will be held on February 24th, 7 -9:3pm.  Additional information can be found on the flyer posted below. Solo Musical Instrument Adjudication (March 4th):  The solo contest for instruments will take place in the school building on Saturday, March 4th. It is not a competition. It is an adjudication. The student is…

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1Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 1st

SCHOOL NEWS: Monthly parent letter is now posted for your review.  Open House, Feb. 2nd, while school is in session from 9am – 11am.  We are looking for volunteers to meet prospective families and give tours.  If you are available please contact Krista Dustin (krista_dustin@hotmail.com). Pinball (“Early Risers”) 2017, now in its’ 24th year, will…

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25Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 25th

SCHOOL NEWS: Catholic Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, January 29th with 9:30AM Mass followed by our annual Open House/Discovery Sunday.  The teachers and staff have come up with a week of special activities.  Schedule of Events Reminder that school will start at 9am on Friday, February 3rd as the staff and teacher’s enjoy an Appreciation…

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18Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 18th

SCHOOL NEWS: Reminder that school will start at 9am on Friday, February 3rd as the staff and teacher’s enjoy an Appreciation Breakfast! Discovery Sunday, January 29th is the main open house of the year for St. Edward School. Please join us in showcasing our school to prospective families! Click here for the Sign Up Genius…

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11Jan

Wednesday, Jan. 11th

SCHOOL NEWS: No School:  Monday, January 16th/Martin Luther King Jr. Day Calendar Change:  First Reconciliation on Saturday, January 21st is at 10AM not 11am as previously listed.  The winter session of Chess Scholars starts Monday, January 23.  click here for details.  Please register by Friday, January 13, 2017 for the early bird price of $110.…

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14Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 14th

SCHOOL NEWS: Student Athletes in Grades 3rd – 8th will participate in Concussion Baseline testing tomorrow (12/15/16) during school. For more information please click this link to refer back to the email letter that was sent out last week. St. Edward Mission Committee reminder that Advent Mission Drive envelopes are due December 20th. Christmas Break…

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7Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 7th

SCHOOL NEWS: SEPO Cookie Walk 2016: We would like to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in the 27th Annual Cookie Walk and helped to make it such a great success. Santa’s Breakfast, too!! We couldn’t do it without you!!! You donated from your heart…we thank you from ours!!  This link shows classroom participation totals Annual Christmas Program…

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30Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 30th

SCHOOL NEWS: My monthly newsletter is now posted and can be viewed here. Sign up for Spring Windy City Music Theatre /after school program:  The Lion King.  Programs for 1st and 2nd grade, 3rd-8th grades.   Follow this link to find out about class times and performance info.   2nd Annual Eve of the Eve…

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23Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 23rd

SCHOOL NEWS: Do you work in a Science-related field? Interested in exploring the minds of our young scientists here at St. Ed’s?  Then Science Fair Judging is just what you are looking for! Read more, click here Santa’s Workshop: Call for Volunteers. Form attached below. We are looking for many volunteers to help run this year’s…

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16Nov

Wednesday, Nov. 16th

SCHOOL NEWS: Pajama Day classroom signup event, Nov. 21st or 22nd.  Price: $40 per classroom.  To purchase – click here Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to wear pajamas to school on either nov 21st or 22nd depending on your teacher’s preference. Santa’s Workshop:  Call for Volunteers.  Form attached below. We are looking…

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