13Mar

Wednesday, March 13th

New this week: Classroom Big Red Auction Dress Down Day:  Date:  March 22nd/Price:  $40 per classroom Sign Up Now – Click Here.   Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to enjoy an extra dress down day wearing his/her favorite age appropriate TV themed t-shirt with jeans in support of this year’s Big Red…

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6Mar

Wednesday, March 6th

New this week: Come see Trinity Academy of Irish Dance troupe along with a few of our very own St. Edward students perform on Friday, March 8, from 11 am – 11:30 am in the St. Ed’s school gym, right before our early dismissal. All St. Ed’s families, parishioners and neighbors are welcome!  For more info…

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27Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 27th

New this week: St. Edward students will be participating in a St. Joseph Table on Friday March 15, 2019.
The celebration of St. Joseph is a Meatless Meal. Each student is asked to bring a specific item for approximately 10-12 people as listed in the attached letter. St. Joseph letter – items needed by Grade St.…

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20Feb

Wednesday, Feb. 20th

New this week: Summer Camp: Invention Camp at St. Patrick HS Who: For children entering grades K–6 Date & Time: July 29 – August 2, 2019 from 8:30a.m. – 3:00p.m. Flyer for more details: Camp Invention Multi flyer 2019 26th Annual, Family friendly event on Sunday, March 3rd, Noon to 5pm.  The annual scholarship dinner is…

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13Feb

Wednesday, February 13th

New this week: Big Red Auction tickets are ON SALE NOW!  This is St. Ed’s biggest fund raiser of the year.  Early bird ticket price is $45 and $60 at the door.  Join us for a night of silent and live auctions, music, dancing, food and drinks.  Purchase tickets at  https://STEDS2019.givesmart.com.     2019-2020 St. Edward Registration  – Registration…

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6Feb

Wednesday, February 6th

New this week: 2019-2020 St. Edward Registration  – Registration Form 19-20 Register by February 15 for the early bird registration fee.  After February 15, the family registration fee will increase by $50. It is time for registration for the 2019-2020 school year. Registration enrollment figures are used as a baseline to estimate enrollment for the next school year…

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23Jan

Wednesday, January 23rd

New this week: Join St. Edward School families for an afternoon at the Chicago Wolves game at All State Arena on Sunday, February 24.  Game time is 3pm vs. the Texas Stars.  Tickets are $22 each (discounted rate) and vouchers may be purchased for $6 hot dog/soda ($11.50 value).  Order forms (Click Here) are included and must…

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16Jan

Wednesday, January 16th

New this week: 2019-2020 Registration Form – Registration19-20 It is time for registration for the 2019-2020 school year. 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…

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9Jan

Wednesday, January 9th

New this week: Classroom Movie Signup Day:  https://www.stedwardschoolbigredauction.com/sign-up-events.html Date:  Week of January 14th / Price:  $40 per classroom Give your child and his/her entire classroom the opportunity to enjoy a movie in class one day the week of January 14th.  Your teacher will decide which day that week is best and will work with the purchaser…

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19Dec

Wednesday, Dec. 19th

New this week: Join us on Jan. 11th/12th for the Windy City Theater Performances of Peter Pan and The Star Catcher: 1/11 @ 6:30pm, 6th-8th graders (Level 4) 1/12 @ 10am, 1st and 2nd graders (Level 1 & 2)  1/12 @ 12pm and 2pm, 3rd-5th graders (Level 3) Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Matching Gift Program:…

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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