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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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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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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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30Aug

Principal’s News – August 30th

August 30, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome back to another school year. We are off to a good start and the weather has certainly cooperated. Hope you all had a relaxed summer with some time for vacation and family time. WE HAVE A PLAYGROUND! Thanks to the many volunteers, both present and…

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10Aug

Principal’s News – August 1st

August 1, 2017 Dear Parents: We will soon begin another school year and you will once again share your children with us. St. Edward School offers your children a fine academic curriculum, excellent teachers and, most importantly, formation and instruction in the beliefs, values, and traditions of Catholic Christianity. This packet of information is sent…

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9Jun

Principal’s News – June 2017

Dear Parents, How fortunate that we had such a mild winter which made it possible for us to say good-bye a few days earlier and have a chance for some much needed vacation and rest. Before we know, it will be Wednesday, August 16th and we will be ringing the school bell again. As we…

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3May

Principal’s News – May 3rd

Dear Parents, Thanks to Joan Krohn for another successful Pinball Tournament. Also, special thanks to the Student Council and teachers who helped with the two day tournament. We are also grateful to our alumni especially, Kwame Achampong (Class of 2016) who was one of the refs. Our students completed the ACT Aspire Summative Test and…

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1Apr

Principal’s News – March 29th

March 29, 2017                               Dear Parents, We have had an exciting month with many activities and visitors. We were also blessed with snow and 80 degree weather all in the course of a week. Chicago at its best! Anyone who put on their Hawaiian shirt and Lei and ventured to the gym for Lei’d Back Luau…

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1Mar

Principal’s News – March 1st

March 1, 2017 Dear Parents, Catholic Schools Week is always the last week in January and it focuses on the great gift that a Catholic Education provides for our students. Our parents make great sacrifices to send their child/ren to a Catholic School but the benefits last a lifetime. It is, by far, one of…

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1Feb

Principal’s News – January

January 31, 2017 Dear Parents, On behalf of the faculty and staff, thank you all for all of your greetings gifts, and goodies during the Christmas season.   We are most appreciative of your generosity. A very happy, healthy, and blessed New Year to all of our families and friends. It is always good to have…

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30Nov

Principal’s News – November 30th

Dear Parents, We are now beginning a new church year and Advent is upon us. These four weeks are preparation for the beautiful season of Christmas. May it be a family time, a quiet time, a joyful time, and a time to just enjoy the present moment. The first trimester is over and we are…

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26Oct

Principal’s News – October 26th

October 25, 2016 Dear Parents, October was a month filled with much activity both in and out of school. Hopefully, you found time for family, friends, and quiet reflection. Autumn lends itself to ascetic beauty and cool crisp air. Enjoy! Our parent/teacher conferences went well this year. We tried the online sign-up. It went well…

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28Sep

Principal’s News – September 28th

September 28, 2016           Dear Parents, Happy Autumn! Hopefully, you and your family will have some time to enjoy the beauty of this season. It is so important that we take time from our hectic schedules to just enjoy life and the beauty that surrounds us. We live in a world filled with violence and negativity.…

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31Aug

Principal’s News – August 31st

August 31, 2016       Dear Parent, Welcome back to a new school year. We have already been in school for two weeks and the students are adjusting to the routine and bidding the summer farewell. Hopefully, everyone had some fun in the sun and time to relax, refresh, and renew. We were happy to see many…

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4Aug

Principal’s News – Back to School

August 1, 2016 Dear Parents: We will soon begin another school year and you will once again share your children with us. St. Edward School offers your children a fine academic curriculum, excellent teachers and, most importantly, formation and instruction in the beliefs, values, and traditions of Catholic Christianity. This packet of information is sent to…

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25May

Principal’s News – May 25th

May 25, 2016          Dear Parents, Well we survived another year and a different kind of winter and spring the results of El Nino. Now it is time to say good-bye and have a chance for some much needed vacation and rest. Before we know, it will be Wednesday, August 17th and we will be ringing…

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27Apr

Principal’s News – April 27th

April 27, 2016 Dear Parents, On Sunday, March 20th, Vicariate IV had a Youth Leadership Awards Banquet at the Hanging Gardens Banquet Hall. The following graduates from St. Edward School were honored for their service to St. Edward Church. They were: Sam Asplund, Hugh Quigley, Mary and Julia McDermott, Ivan David, Maureen Dunne, Leo Erickson,…

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23Mar

Principal’s News – March 23rd

March 23, 2016 Dear Parents, Blessings during this Holy Week and Triduum before the great feast of Easter. May you have a very happy and joyful Easter! We hope you have time to rest and relax and enjoy the onset of Spring. Because we have had a very mild winter, we did not use any…

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2Mar

Principal’s News – March 2nd

March 2, 2016 Dear Parents, Our Auction was a great hit. Talk about timely with the Academy Awards. We won the BEST of Everything. Thanks to our committee Adrienne Chan, Lauren Miller, and Jen Burke and all of their helpers for another successful year. This Friday our school will be evaluated by the Archdiocese. We…

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27Jan

Principal’s News – January 27th, 2016

January 27, 2016 Dear Parents, On behalf of the faculty and staff, thank you for all of your greetings, gifts, and goodies during the Christmas season.   We are most appreciative of your generosity. We have started the New Year with both feet running. This is always a busy time of the year. Hopefully you had…

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16Dec

Principal’s News- December 16th

December 16, 2015 Dear Parents, As we approach Christmas and the New Year, we thank God for His constant care and concern for our families. May this year be one of peace in our families, neighborhoods, city, country, and the world. The great gift of Peace is needed at this time in history. Thanks to Tina…

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24Nov

Principal’s News – Nov. 25th

November 25, 2015 Dear Parents, I was shocked when I realized one month from today is Christmas. Time keeps marching on and so do we! So much has happened in the past few months and we are heading into the busiest time of the year. Just take a deep breath and enjoy the present moment.…

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28Oct

Principal’s News – October 28th

Dear Parents, Ahh! Yes! It has finally cooled off and we have completed ten weeks of school. The students are diligently working and enjoying their new classes and teachers. Thanks to all of you for helping them along the way and encouraging them with their studies. Each year the Mayfair Lions Club presents an award…

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30Sep

Principal’s News – September 30th

September 30, 2015 Dear Parents, Welcome to the season of Autumn. It is a time for fresh cool air, football, pumpkins, and beautiful leaves. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Enjoy! Our students are well into the routine and culture of St. Edward School. They are working hard and have…

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26Aug

Principal’s News – August 2015

August 26, 2015                                                                     Dear Parents, We are always so surprised when we realize that school is beginning again. However, time marches on and life continues its dance and so we have started a new year. I saw a bumper sticker the other day that rings so true, “SUMMER SHOULD GET A SPEEDING TICKET.” Thank you…

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3Jun

Principal’s News – May

June 3, 2015 Dear Parents, Well we survived another cold and snowy winter. Now it is time to say good-bye and have a chance for some much needed vacation and rest. Before we know, it will be Wednesday, August 19th and we will be ringing the school bells again. As we end another year, we…

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29Apr

Principal’s News – April

April 29, 2015 Dear Parents, Happy Spring!  The flowers are here but we could use a little more sunshine and warmth.  We are quickly winding down and there is much buzz and activity going on at school.  After Easter break, I always say that we put our feet on the ground and we don’t stop…

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25Mar

Principal’s News – March

March 25, 2015 Dear Parents, Well, spring has finally arrived.  It seems like it has been a long winter’s night.  Cheers for sunshine and warmer weather, flowers and budding trees.  Well, I decided to leave the above sentence since I wrote it before the snow storm when it was 70 degrees.  I forgot this is…

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25Feb

Principal’s News – February

February 25, 2015 Dear Parents, Catholic Schools Week is always the last week in January and it focuses on the great gift that a Catholic Education provides for our students.  Our parents make great sacrifices to send their child/ren to a Catholic School but the benefits last a lifetime.  It is, by far, one of…

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28Jan

Principal’s News – January 2015

January 28, 2015 Dear Parents, January is almost over so we have one month of the New Year behind us.  We have certainly had a mild winter compared to last year.  Thank God! Due to the extreme cold weather, we were closed for two days in January.   We have four days built into our schedule…

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30Dec

Principal’s News – December Recap

December 31, 2014 Dear Parents, Happy New Year 2015!  May all our families have a healthy and happy new year.  Peace and all good things to you and yours. Our sympathy and prayers are extended to Kim Malinowski, seventh grade teacher, on the death of her maternal grandmother, Evelyn Marchetta.  May she rest in peace.…

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25Nov

Principal’s News – November Recap

November 26, 2014 Dear Parents, “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”  May your Thanksgiving be a time of counting your abundant blessings and giving thanks. We welcome our new Archbishop Blase Cupich to Chicago with prayers and gratitude.  I had the privilege…

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29Oct

Principal’s News – October Recap

October 29, 2014 Dear Parents, Autumn. . .the year’s last, loveliest smile.  And indeed the beauty this year was worth many a smile.  Hope you took some time to enjoy it.  The weather has been perfect for a stroll in the park or time with the family to collect leaves and just soak in the…

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1Oct

Principal’s News – September Recap

October 1, 2014 Dear Parents, We are already beginning the second half of our first trimester.  I can’t believe we have been in school for six weeks already. Thanks to all of the parents who came for Orientation Night and also to the first SEPO Meeting.  We were very pleased with the turnout and the…

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27Aug

Principal’s News – August (Back to School edition)

August 27, 2014  Dear Parents,                                                                                                  Last week…

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5Aug

Principal’s News – August

Letter sent via US Mail on August 1st to registered families. Dear Parents: We will soon begin another school year and you will once again share your children with us.  St. Edward School offers your children a fme academic curriculum; excellent teachers and, most importantly, formation  and instruction in the beliefs, values, and traditions of…

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4Jun

Principal’s News – May/June

June 4, 2014 Dear Parents, Well we survived the winter that seemed to never end and yet in some ways it seems so long ago.  Now it is time to say good-bye and have a chance for some much needed vacation and rest.   Before we know, it will be Wednesday, August 20th and we will…

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30Apr

Principal’s News – April

April 30, 2014 Dear Parents, Blessed Easter season and happy Spring.  Isn’t it 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 surrounds us each day.  Sometimes we become so busy, we miss…

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